Converting from Publisher98 to Publisher2003

I am needing to convert some of my older data from Microsoft Publisher 98 to 
use in Microsoft Publisher 2003 - If I try to just open up the files from 98 
into 2003 it tells me that it can not be used from older versions.  Could 
someone tell me how I can convert these files?  Thank you...
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If you have Norton, disable "script blocking" and in Norton Options, misc. disable 
"Office Plug-in", if you don't have Norton, disable whatever anti-virus software you 
do have until the conversion is complete.

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Mary Sauer MSFT MVP
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"Oshutterup" <Oshutterup@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message 
news:000A0D34-82CC-458B-B317-366094F95040@microsoft.com...
>I am needing to convert some of my older data from Microsoft Publisher 98 to
> use in Microsoft Publisher 2003 - If I try to just open up the files from 98
> into 2003 it tells me that it can not be used from older versions.  Could
> someone tell me how I can convert these files?  Thank you... 


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gsauer (5093)
1/19/2006 7:21:18 PM
Mary,
I tried this technique and it didn't help me in converting my files to a 
newer versions.  Do you have any other ideas?
Sharryl

"Mary Sauer" wrote:

> If you have Norton, disable "script blocking" and in Norton Options, misc. disable 
> "Office Plug-in", if you don't have Norton, disable whatever anti-virus software you 
> do have until the conversion is complete.
> 
> -- 
> Mary Sauer MSFT MVP
> http://office.microsoft.com/
> http://msauer.mvps.org/
> news://msnews.microsoft.com
> "Oshutterup" <Oshutterup@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message 
> news:000A0D34-82CC-458B-B317-366094F95040@microsoft.com...
> >I am needing to convert some of my older data from Microsoft Publisher 98 to
> > use in Microsoft Publisher 2003 - If I try to just open up the files from 98
> > into 2003 it tells me that it can not be used from older versions.  Could
> > someone tell me how I can convert these files?  Thank you... 
> 
> 
> 
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P (87)
1/23/2006 4:30:02 AM
Publisher 2003 should open the 98 files without any issue. Are you getting an error? 
When you double-click a 98 file does it still say it can't open a different version 
document? In Publisher, view, pictures, click hide pictures, try opening again. Try 
opening the files in safe mode, Publisher 98 saved all the printer information with 
each publication, it could be a printer issue.




-- 
Mary Sauer MSFT MVP
http://office.microsoft.com/
http://msauer.mvps.org/
news://msnews.microsoft.com
"Sharryl P" <Sharryl P@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message 
news:DB48DE09-1CF3-431E-96FC-EA36EF585B5B@microsoft.com...
> Mary,
> I tried this technique and it didn't help me in converting my files to a
> newer versions.  Do you have any other ideas?
> Sharryl
>
> "Mary Sauer" wrote:
>
>> If you have Norton, disable "script blocking" and in Norton Options, misc. disable
>> "Office Plug-in", if you don't have Norton, disable whatever anti-virus software 
>> you
>> do have until the conversion is complete.
>>
>> -- 
>> Mary Sauer MSFT MVP
>> http://office.microsoft.com/
>> http://msauer.mvps.org/
>> news://msnews.microsoft.com
>> "Oshutterup" <Oshutterup@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>> news:000A0D34-82CC-458B-B317-366094F95040@microsoft.com...
>> >I am needing to convert some of my older data from Microsoft Publisher 98 to
>> > use in Microsoft Publisher 2003 - If I try to just open up the files from 98
>> > into 2003 it tells me that it can not be used from older versions.  Could
>> > someone tell me how I can convert these files?  Thank you...
>>
>>
>> 


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gsauer (5093)
1/23/2006 10:53:41 AM
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