What should companies and governments migrating to LibreOffice do to succeed, but don’t?

By Eric Bright

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For the ecosystem of LibreOffice and its related software to show its true potentials, they need to be supported by volunteers, users, companies, and governments that make the choice to move away from lock-in models to an open source model.

Most companies and governments do not support such projects, or any open source project for that matter. In not doing so, they almost guarantee their trip through the road they have chosen will be bumpy.

The strategy to support an open source project such as LibreOffice is a no-brainer, and yet not followed by most who benefit from that project. When you look at the millions that most large companies will save in licensing fees when they migrate to LibreOffice, no other option can meaningfully be justified. Of course, there is a cost to the migration and the maintenance of any software framework. Nevertheless, the cost to do it is dwarfed by the associated cost of acquiring and deploying a proprietary software, assuming the ongoing maintenance cost for any software would eventually average out to a similar number.
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Please cite this article as: Bright, Eric. (2018) What should companies and governments migrating to LibreOffice do to succeed, but don’t?. BlogSophy. https://sophy.ca/blog/2018/08/what-should-companies-and-governments-migrating-to-libreoffice-do-to-succeed-but-dont/

How to convert Zarnegar files to RTF or HTML formats

By Eric Bright
Updated on May 19, 2018
Updated on Dec 28, 2017

Solution

1- Download Zar2RTF Converter from here:

http://dl.noorsoft.org/download/free/Zar2RTFConv.zip
https://nofile.io/f/otc9n1jtG3J/Zar2RTF.exe

https://nofile.io/f/3emQ7vjWMmE/Zar2RTFConv.exe

SHA-256:
fb702685bba13ef508e59487dd5ba2e3ea82a38bc6e7d5785d95d89fcc88b40e

Here is the VirusTotal scan report of that file.

2- Use the software to convert your Zarnegar files to RTF or HTML

3- The converter keeps the line-breaks of the original Zarnegar file by using soft return in Word. It can be edited out with finding and replacing all instances of ^l with blank (^l is a regular expression. So, make sure that the option for “Regular expressions” is checked in your find-and-replace dialogue box. Use \n in LibreOffice and OpenOffice instead). read more...

Please cite this article as: Bright, Eric. (2014) How to convert Zarnegar files to RTF or HTML formats. BlogSophy. https://sophy.ca/blog/2014/08/how-to-convert-zarnegar-files-to-rtf-or-html-formats/