A pal of mine doesn't have office installed on system and wants to know how can he view this file (urgency u see) without OFFICE in his PC
Way 1 Use Microsoft Viewers
With the help of these converters and viewers from the Office Download Center, you can share your Microsoft Office files with people who have versions of Office programs different from your own, or even with people who don't have Office at all.
MS Viewers enable people who don't have Office programs to see your work. Simply provide them with the appropriate viewer along with your files.
- Microsoft Office File Converter Pack
- Microsoft Word
- Microsoft PowerPoint
- Microsoft Outlook
- Microsoft Excel
- Microsoft Access
Way 2 Go For Openoffice.org
OpenOffice.org is a multiplatform and multilingual office suite and an open-source project. Compatible with all other major office suites, the product is free to download, use, and distribute.
Way 3 Gmail and Google POWER
You can either use Google Docs & Spreadsheets or you can attach the file using GMAIL and click on view as HTML Link
Viewing attachments as HTML is a quick and easy alternative to downloading files. Gmail allows the following types of files as HTML: .pdf, .doc, .xls, .ppt, .rtf, .sxw, .sxc, .sxi, .sdw, .sdc, .sdd, and .wml. Know More
To learn more about Google Docs & Spreadsheets, click here.
With Google Docs & Spreadsheets, you can:
- Use our online editor to format documents, spell-check and more.
- Upload Word documents, OpenOffice, RTF, HTML or text.
- Download documents to your desktop as Word, PDF and more.
- View your documents' revision history and roll back to any version.