Appendix B. Converting from Other Word Processing Systems

In this chapter

Converting from Previous Word Versions 986

Converting from Microsoft Works 986

Converting from WordPerfect 987

Converting from an Unsupported File Format 987

Confirming File Conversions 987

Sharing Word Documents with Other Programs 988

Setting a Default Save Format 989

Displaying Word Files on Computers Without Any Version of Word 989

Converting from Previous Word Versions

If you are upgrading to Word 2007 from any other version of Microsoft Word, you’ll be pleasantly surprised at the ease with which your new program handles your old files. In most cases, they open seamlessly and automatically, with no warnings or decisions to make.

Ever since the earliest versions, Microsoft ...

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