|All word processing programs, whether
on a Mac or PC, have the ability to open and use a document saved
as an RTF ("Rich Text Format") file. In other words, think
of RTF format as a universal word processor language. Other file formats,
such as the .wpd format used by WordPerfect, are only read by the
program itself. Patches are available so that other word processors (e.g.
Microsoft Word) can read these file formats. But, the availability
and use of these is limited. Saving documents you share as Rich Text Format
ensures that all your users can open and read your work.
To save a document as RTF, follow these steps:
Depending on the particular word processor you are using, the steps might vary slightly; but the procedure is basically the same.
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