Re: SAVING INTO FLOPPY DISK

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On Thu, 2004-08-26 at 21:29, ipmsmbe wrote:
> HI,
>  
> I HV THIS PROBLEM OF SAVING FILES IN THE FLOPPY DISK.  I HV BEEN DOING
> THIS USING THE TERMINAL WINDOW, WHICH IS QUITE LENGHTY.  IS THERE ANY
> SHORTER WAY JUST LIKE WINDOWS 98?
>  
> FURTHER THAN THAT, I COULD NOT OPEN THE FILE SAVED USING OPENOFFICE IN
> MICRSOFT EXCEL, EVEN THOUGH I HAVE SAVED IT IN THE MICROSOFT 97/XP
> FORMAT.
> WONDER WHERE THE PROBLEM IS.
----
re - excel format (.xls), open office? should be able to load the file.

re - floppy - floppy is located in /mnt/floppy - you can copy files
using File Browser instead of terminal window. You must 'unmount' the
floppy drive before ejecting the floppy to make sure that the caching of
writing to the disk is flushed first.

Craig


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