Microsoft Word documents display differently on different systems because of differences between the systems. Getting Microsoft Word documents to display identically typically means processing them into something else.
Software vendors seem to think these days that everyone has high speed internet for downloading large files. What happens if you don’t?
It’s sometimes hard to tell why Word thinks a document has changed even though you haven’t done anything. We’ll provide a few clues.
Due to complexity of attachments in emails, changes you’ve made to a document that was emailed to you can disappear.
Microsoft Word tries to be helpful and format items based on what it thinks you’re doing. That’s handy, if it’s what you want. If not, it’s annoying.