, Damaia De Cima Portugal (PressExposure) July 02, 2009 -- Many people find they have a love-hate relationship with their computers but increasingly it seems we can no longer live without them.
The fast progress of the IT industry has brought us so many benefits: professional looking paperwork and presentations, databases, faster banking, online shopping, the ability to do business quickly and easily all over the world.
But we also hear countless reports of home users tearing their hair or brought to tears by a programme, printer or document that wonât perform in the desired way and businesses who lose precious time and money because the IT has failed.
The latest spanner in the works for some has been the introduction of Microsoftâs new .docx files, the exciting new file format for Word documents, which has left some IT users stumped because they cannot integrate it with their old versions of Office.
Step forward new website www.docx.net, an unofficial guide to .doxc files which aims to offer advice and solutions to anyone struggling with the new software.
The docx file is here to stay. It is used natively by Microsoft Office 2007 and the soon to be released MS Office 2010 and with plugins, can be used by MS Office 2003, and even MS Office 2000.
Other major office software such as Sun StarOffice, the free OpenOffice suite, Abiword, and future versions of Corel Wordperfect are also capable of opening and saving docx files so itâs important that anyone regularly using a computer is up to speed with the new format.
By adding Docx.net to your bookmarks you can keep abreast of any developments, tips and advice relating to the new software and help to ensure happy, trouble-free computing in the future.