Articles tagged: Microsoft Word

.doc to .docx

Tip of the Day: Prefer “docx” Over “doc”

Word to PDF

Why Does My Microsoft Word Document Display Differently on Different Computers?

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.

Office 2013

Why can’t I get software on CDs or DVDs?

Software vendors seem to think these days that everyone has high speed internet for downloading large files. What happens if you don’t?

Why does Word tell me a document has changed when it hasn’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.

Mailboxes

Why do the changes I’ve made to a document that was emailed to me disappear?

Due to complexity of attachments in emails, changes you’ve made to a document that was emailed to you can disappear.

How Do I Turn Off Automatic Formatting in Microsoft Word?

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.