Chapter 24

Multiple Documents, Windows, and File Formats

In This Chapter

arrow Working with more than one document at a time

arrow Comparing documents side by side

arrow Seeing one document in two windows

arrow Splitting the screen

arrow Opening a non-Word document

arrow Converting older Word documents

You need not limit your word processor usage to toiling with one document in a single window. Oh, no! You can open multiple documents, working on the lot and moving from window to window at your whim. You could even split a single document into two views in a single window, or open one document in two windows. Word does it all, plus it lets you work with documents in strange and alien non-Word formats.

Multiple Document Mania

It’s not a question of whether Word can work on more than one document at a time. No, it’s a question of how you open those documents. Let me count the ways:

  • Just keep using the Open command ...

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