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Rich Text Format

(RTF) An interchange format from Microsoft for exchange of documents between Word and other document preparation systems.
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org as attached Word or RTF files or submit via the "Submissions" page at www.
Users should try to stay away from RTF files, but if there is no other option, they could scan it with security software first.
Embedded image support: covers images in Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access and RTF files, as well as Outlook and Thunderbird emails, including images in recursively embedded files.
Babylon can handle translations from Word, Excel, PDF and RTF files, and it can also translate anything in email, instant messaging or internet browsers.
A convenient shortcut for doing this is to enter a sample of how you want a string to display into an editor capable of saving documents as RTF files, a commonly available example being Microsoft's Wordpad.
Almost any word processor, including Word, can read RTF files.
If you and your students use RTF files for the submission and return of work, you will be able to avoid many of the difficulties surrounding the importing and exporting of different file formats between platforms and word-processors.
What is novel about this virus is that it uses RTF files as a cover, something entirely new for this type of security breach.
You can eliminate the virus problem by saving the Word files as Rich Text Format or RTF files.
It is true that RTF files cannot contain a macro-program (macros) in basic form -- in the instance of conversion by standard means from other formats, the macros are automatically deleted - however, this same RTF feature has a flip side to it users are lulled into a sense of security, ignoring the basic principles of safety when working with RTF documents.
Despite this vulnerability, Sophos maintains that RTF files should be used as opposed to DOC files, which are still more likely to harbour viruses.
On import, footnotes and endnotes in DOC, ODT, SWC, and RTF files are transferred into Zoho Writer.