THIS STORY HAS BEEN FORMATTED FOR EASY PRINTING

Vote may aid Office software in Mass. dispute

By Robert Weisman
Globe Staff / December 8, 2006

E-mail this article

Invalid E-mail address
Invalid E-mail address

Sending your article

Your article has been sent.

Text size +

An international body yesterday certified a new Microsoft Corp. computer file format as a standard for reading and storing documents, a step hailed by Microsoft as a help to preserving use of its Office software on thousands of Massachusetts state government computers. (Full article: 331 words)

This article is available in our archives:

Globe Subscribers

FREE for subscribers

Subscribers to the Boston Globe get unlimited access to our archives.

Not a subscriber?

Non-Subscribers

Purchase an electronic copy of the full article. Learn More

  • $9.95 1 month archives pass
  • $24.95 3 months archives pass
  • $74.95 1 year archives pass