Saving a report to Word

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Saving a report to Word

Postby cbattino » Sat Jul 20, 2019 6:39 pm

I am using Word in Office 19. PowerChurch saves reports in a .DOC format. Is an update in the works? This seems to be at the very brink of incompatibility.
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Re: Saving a report to Word

Postby NeilZ » Sun Jul 21, 2019 3:41 am

cbattino wrote:I am using Word in Office 19. PowerChurch saves reports in a .DOC format. Is an update in the works? This seems to be at the very brink of incompatibility.


MS Word will continue to support importing files in DOC format which you can then save in the newer format. MS doesn't want to lose potential customers. The problem is that often when you do save as DOCX, MS Word loses the formatting due to the 'improvements'.

The issue is that the report writer being used does not export in the newer .DOCX format. This is a third party component that Powerchurch has no control over, thus they can't change it, and there aren't that many available that will not charge a very exorbitant licensing fee that would cause Powerchurch to increase the price of PCPlus by at least 20 to 25% of what it currently is.

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Re: Saving a report to Word

Postby cbattino » Mon Jul 22, 2019 1:48 pm

Thanks, Neil, for a prompt response and for clarity. Wish it were not so, but I get it.
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