I want to know how can I open this .docx file (read-only) in such a way that it looks the same as in SkyDrive or Microsoft Office 2007+

I'm on Ubuntu 12.04 amd64. So far I've tried with Google Drive and LibreOffice 4 without any luck.

  • Interesting ... Goggle Drive viewer opened this file on my pc Ubuntu 12.10, chromium, – pfeiffep Mar 16 '13 at 12:18
  • It opens too on my end, but it's missing the figures and the formatting is completely different than what I see in skydrive – ivotron Mar 16 '13 at 17:58

So I found that I can export to PDF from SkyDrive. This will be the way to go, unless someone else comes up with a better alternative.

  • This indeed is the best way I think. Nor Abiword nor LibreOffice correctly (on my computer) correctly open the file. – don.joey Mar 16 '13 at 8:58

Alternatively you could use Online Converter, too.

There you can easily upload your docx file and convert it online into pdf / odt.

  • I get a 504 error – ivotron Mar 16 '13 at 17:58
  • when you click on the link above or while converting? – IndexOutOfBoundsException Mar 17 '13 at 9:18
  • at that moment, it was when I was clicking on the link. I tried converting the file I linked in my question and it didn't work (document looks different from original). – ivotron Mar 27 '13 at 0:40

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