Frequently asked questions for self help.

Knowledge base article 148

Error "W048F32W.DLL Not Found" (or similar)
Cause: The needed import/export filter has not been installed.

The standard install of Ability Write comes with import filters for Microsoft Office files (97 and later, DOC and DOCX), HTML, plain text and RTF. For other file types, additional import/export filters will be required.


Additional import filters are available by seperate installation of the following:

Ability Import/Export filters - setup.exe

Note: the installer defaults to the Ability Office 7 install folder. If you have an earlier versions, please use the Options button in the installer dialog to locate the correct folder.

A full list of the filters in the above follow:

Lotus WordPro (96/97) Microsoft Works (up to version 3.0)
Microsoft Word (95 and earlier) WordPerfect (up to version 6.0)
Windows Write AmiPro (up to version 3.1)
Claris Works NACY DIF
COM OfficeWriter
CTOS DEF Peach Text
EBCDIC Quattro Pro
Enable Rapid File
Excel Samna Word/HP Adv Plus
FFT VolksWriter 3,4 & TW
Frame Maker MIF VolksWriter Deluixe
Frame Work Wang II SWP
Interleaf Wang PC
Interleaf 5 - 6 Wang WP Plus
Legacy, Winstar, onGo WITA
Lotus 123 WiziWord 3.0
Mac Word 3, 4, 5 WordPerfect Mac 1
Mac Write 4.x, 5.0 WordPerfect Mac 2
Mac Write II Wordstar
MacWrite Pro Wordstar 2000
Manuscript WPS-PLUS
MASS 11 WriteNew 3.0 (Mac)
MS Works 4.0 Mac Writing Assistant
Multimate XyWrite Signature

For a list of filter codes, please see filters.pdf. This list can be useful in identifying what the real document format is (for example, a .doc file could be from Word WordPerfect, RTF etc).