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From: Fraser Carr <>
Subject: Re: [ONT] Gedcom to Word Processor
Date: Mon, 21 Feb 2000 22:02:20 -0500
FTM will print out GenReports which you can copy to a worprocessor and print
off that way.
You can also send them by email.
Fraser Carr UE - Prescott, ON - President Colonel Edward Jessup Branch of
At 08:45 PM 2/21/2000 -0500, Liz Wallis wrote:
>At 11:19 AM 2/21/00 EST, you wrote:
>>Anyone out there know of a public domain program that can convert FTM or
>>Gedcom to a word processor?
>A gedcom is already a plain text file. You can read it with any word
>processing program. It may not mean much to you but you'll be able to read
>the words. If you just want a text equivalent of what you get with a gedcom
>to html conversion (in other words, you want to see the links between the
>people), use ged2html or one of the other similar conversion programs to
>get an html file. Open the file with WordPerfect or any other word
>processing program that can read html. Then save the file in the word
>processor's native format (.wpd for WordPerfect, .doc for Word, etc.).
>After you do that, you'll be able to open the file just like any other
>document you created with that program.