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Solved: Saving Wordpad docs problem

Discussion in 'Business Applications' started by redoak, Sep 30, 2008.

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  1. redoak

    redoak Gone but never forgotten Thread Starter

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    I have both WORD (Office 2000) and MS WORKS in my computer. When I save a "Wordpad," document it automatically is in WORKS format. Is there a way to have files saved in WORD format rather than WORKS?

    The choice of saved file format does not include WORD's.

    Thanks, {redoak}
     
  2. draceplace

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    You can force it to save by typing "filename.doc" in the file name. It won't be a true 'Word" file and will nag you to save in lastest version of word, but it will open with Word.
     
  3. redoak

    redoak Gone but never forgotten Thread Starter

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    Thanks for the reply and advice. I have sent these files to others who were unable to open them, presumably with the usual "two left clicks." I now know that if they right click and go to "Open with" there are a number of possibilities that work. I will have to give that advice when I send a Wordpad file.

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