The Portable Document Format (PDF), a file format developed by Adobe, allows a user to read any type of file, regardless of whether that type of software is. Given the program’s discontinuation, some users may find it useful to convert PageMaker files into other formats. Knowing how to convert a PageMaker file . Adobe PageMaker was developed in as the first desktop publishing software on the market. While the software was replaced in by Adobe InDesign.

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Please type your message and try again. Click “Save” to complete the process. Pagemaker is not supported in any new system. I think you don’t want my answer: Use your pointer to select the “object” in the document that contains the text you wish to view in Word.

I did not miss it.

This content has been marked as final. Small Business – Chron. Accessed 31 December Resources 1 Adobe Systems: Adobe’s Pagemaker software was once one of the most powerful page design tools available for the PC. But from your very first post it seems that you are already converting to INDD.

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Or is there a way round this? What is not clear with my answer? With an old PageMaker you’d also need a very old computer and very old system. Can I get Pagemaker from somewhere? I would recommend to leave PageMaker and invest your time only in InDesign.


How to Open a Pagemaker Document in Microsoft Word

Alan Sembera began writing for local newspapers in Texas and Louisiana. For what it’s worth, this link to a PM7 trial was posted today in another thread filed it still works: If you don’t see it, select “Rich Text Format” as the type of file you wish to open.

Sembera now writes full time about business and technology. Tip If you have access to Pagemaker 7.

How to Convert an Adobe Pagemaker 6.5 File to a Word File

The file opened, some of the captions and headings have moved and some of filea most recent illustrations are missing but its OK. I tried to repair the first link and after waiting about a minute it told me it had repaired 77 links!

Go to the Edit menu and select “Edit Story. Open the document in Pagemaker.

I don’t have Pagemaker. His professional career includes stints as a computer tech, information editor and income tax preparer. Skip to main content.

The P65 File Extension

That is what I wrote. No, PageMaker is an ancient program and is not available any more. Sorry, Willi, that wasn’t clear; so the question now is, can I get hold of an old Pagemaker from some where, or have I got to completely filfs the book I’ve been writing for the last thirty years? A Pagemaker document may incorporate several sources of text, so it may be necessary to repeat the process for each “story” found in a Pagemaker document.


I tl just purchased InDesign because Pagemaker is no longer available but I have P65 files which have broken links because of new hardware and software and need to be reconnected in Pagemaker otherwise I just get a blank page.

If you connvert have PageMaker running you cannot do it. Navigate to the correct folder; the RTF file should appear on the list.

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Please enter a title. References 3 Microsoft Support: Go to original post. If the file was originally created in Pagemaker versions 6 or 7, you can also open it using Adobe’s InDesign software, which incorporated many of Pagemaker’s features after Adobe stopped supporting Pagemaker in Now we are getting somewhere, thank you. Do you still have the linked files available? Thank you Willi, but I think you have missed the whole point.

Open the file conbert you would any other Word document. Under the “File” menu, select “Export” then “Text. If you want to use Word to view the text in a Pagemaker file, you will first have to open the file in Pagemaker and then save the text to a separate file in a format readable to Word.