Saving Documents Created in Word 2007 to be Compatible with Word 2003


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    Saving Documents Created in Word 2007 to be Compatible with Word 2003


    Windows Vista Home Premium SP1, Office 2007

    I know how to save documents created in Word 2007 so it can be used with Word 2003 done manually.

    Can someone inform me whether I can set my "save as" so documents created in Word 2007 will be always saved as default to be compatible with Word 2003?
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    Re: Saving Documents Created in Word 2007 to be Compatible with Word 2003


    You can us this compatibility update to read Office 2007 docs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) In earlier versions of Office - Download details: Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint 2007 File Formats. Meaning you can save your Word docs in their original format and Word 2003 will read them.

    You might want to check this link out as well - http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/wo...444731033.aspx

    As far as setting a "default" save, to be honest, I'm not sure if this can be done or not.

    Hope this helps.
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    Re: Saving Documents Created in Word 2007 to be Compatible with Word 2003


    Quote Originally Posted by snoma01 View Post
    Windows Vista Home Premium SP1, Office 2007

    I know how to save documents created in Word 2007 so it can be used with Word 2003 done manually.

    Can someone inform me whether I can set my "save as" so documents created in Word 2007 will be always saved as default to be compatible with Word 2003?
    Yes, you can. Here's how:

    From inside MS Word, click on the Windows logo button (top upper-left corner of screen) and select: Word Options. In the left-hand column, go to: Save, and then: Save documents. Under the heading, Save files in this format, from the drop-down menu, choose: Word 97-2003 Document (*.doc). Click: OK
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    Re: Saving Documents Created in Word 2007 to be Compatible with Word 2003


    Thank you for the tip!

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    Re: Saving Documents Created in Word 2007 to be Compatible with Word 2003


    Quote Originally Posted by Imperfect1 View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by snoma01 View Post
    Windows Vista Home Premium SP1, Office 2007

    I know how to save documents created in Word 2007 so it can be used with Word 2003 done manually.

    Can someone inform me whether I can set my "save as" so documents created in Word 2007 will be always saved as default to be compatible with Word 2003?
    Yes, you can. Here's how:

    From inside MS Word, click on the Windows logo button (top upper-left corner of screen) and select: Word Options. In the left-hand column, go to: Save, and then: Save documents. Under the heading, Save files in this format, from the drop-down menu, choose: Word 97-2003 Document (*.doc). Click: OK
    That works! Sometimes we get so caught in things we tend to over look the little things like "options". Yes I overlooked it too
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