MS Word files change dramatically in size

  Quilljar 11:22 25 Jan 2005
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Can any tell me why, after editing a completed document, the MS word doc file will often drop in size by say a factor of six, yet the content stays the same?

  Gongoozler 11:40 25 Jan 2005

Some of the things that can bloat a Word document are graphics, "Fast Save" enabled, tables, TrueType Fonts are embedded.

  Quilljar 11:48 25 Jan 2005

I understand what you say Gong, but how is it that the size alters so with each edit? It goes up and down, say from 680Kb to 102kb and then back again when one re-edits?

  Gongoozler 12:19 25 Jan 2005

This is what MS have to say about this behaviour click here

  Quilljar 13:15 25 Jan 2005

Thank you. I see it all now!

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