I Messed up my WORD document?

  neil_raj 22:59 22 Nov 2006
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I created the letter in WORD, saved it in WORD, but me hearties, the blasted thing won't open in WORD.

I think I created it in the new Office Beta version, office 11 if my memory serves me right?

Instead of a WORD icon the letter displays the standard "W" but AS A DOCX FILE.

What can I do, the damn thing opens in gob-aldi-gook script.

Cheers me dears..... Regards, Neil.

  Technotiger 23:02 22 Nov 2006

Hi, can you change the documents prefix i.e. *name*.doc - then maybe Word will read it correctly.

Cheers

  neil_raj 23:05 22 Nov 2006

Tried that Technotiger - no joy!

Thanks anyway!

  Z1100 23:20 22 Nov 2006

that is a little gem sometimes.
Hanx!
K.

  Stuartli 23:28 22 Nov 2006

Have you tried a search for other (saved) versions of the file?

If you use Word Help you can read up about Troubleshoot Saving Documents and About File Properties (also try the AutoRecover information).

  Hertz Van Rentyl 23:29 22 Nov 2006

click here
May be of help.

  neil_raj 00:11 23 Nov 2006

Sorted... thanks to all for the help and advise..... I downloaded a pack from click here cheers all, regards; Neil

  neil_raj 00:14 23 Nov 2006

Thanks to all, cheers my dears, N.

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