Product Updates

Now available for download—WordPerfect® Office 12 Service Pack 1
Service Pack 1 is now available for WordPerfect® 12 users. Find out more >>

Introducing the WordPerfect® OfficeReady Employee Handbook Solution Pack.
Every small business needs a written policy handbook. Corel's innovative Employee Handbook Solution Pack will help you implement company policies quickly and economically. Pack features include:

  • More than 100 in-depth business and information systems policies
  • A comprehensive eBook that shows you how to write an employee handbook
  • Eighteen workplace U.S. Department of Labor Posters in PDF format
Find out more or try a free sample of templates >>

New additions to the Corel Knowledge Base: 11 innovative How To videos* to help you get the most of WordPerfect Office.
Topics covered by these videos include how to:

  • Add an address to your WordPerfect address book
  • Back up the WordPerfect address book
  • Create a calendar with the calendar project
  • Disable reveal codes
  • Dock a toolbar
  • Create labels
  • Merge data
  • Resize an image box
  • Create a resume using the resume project
  • Insert a textbox in a margin

Take a look at the at the latest WordPerfect How To videos in the knowledge base >> *Please note: How To videos do not contain audio.

 Ask a WordPerfect® Expert

Challenge our experts with your toughest WordPerfect® questions
In every issue of WordPerfect Expert, we answer one of your most intriguing questions. Here's this month's query:

How can I convert Microsoft® Word documents easily into WordPerfect documents?


  1. First, turn on the Microsoft Word Compatibility Toolbar*. To do this, select View and Toolbars. Check the box beside Microsoft Word Compatibility and select OK. A new toolbar will appear.

  2. The third icon from the left on the toolbar will launch the Conversion Utility.

  3. Select the folders of documents you wish to convert. Options include: batch convert folders and subfolders; create a log file; convert to a new folder to keep the originals safe; and specify how to handle duplicate file names.

*Note: there are two alternate ways to access the Conversion Utility:
  1. Select Start/ Programs/ WPO12/ Utilities/ Conversion Utility.
  2. Change workspaces by selecting Tools/ Workspace Manager/ Microsoft Word Mode.

The "Ask a WordPerfect® Expert" content is created from customer emails sent to Customer Support at

 Industry News

WordPerfect 12: Secure, functional, Word compatible—and very affordable
By Jim Trageser Staff Writer,

"Not only can you make WordPerfect look and behave just like Microsoft Word, but WordPerfect 12 is better than ever at opening Word documents, and saving to Word formatted-files. In an online demonstration provided by Corel, even complex documents with tables and graphics created in WordPerfect and saved to Word format opened just fine in Word—and vice versa.

So if you use Word at work, you don't need to use Word at home just to stay compatible."

Find out more >>

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Download free pics—with no catch!
Looking for free photo images? We have an ever-growing picture library available exclusively to WordPerfect® users and each month we make new images available free of charge. Take a look at September's great PhotoSpin images.


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