Word Format

  sak41 12:51 05 Jun 2007

Hi I am using office 2007 Professional..when i produce a Word document and try to email it to someone who does not have office 2007, they are unable to open the document..well they can open it but they can not read it, its all in gobbled gook.

can anyone help, please.

  recap 13:00 05 Jun 2007

They require a converter click here

  Gongoozler 13:00 05 Jun 2007

Unless there are essential advanced features in the document, save it as Rich Text Format *.rtf. Then it will be readable by almost any word processor.

  Peter 13:01 05 Jun 2007


I believe that Office 2007, Word 2007 saves its files in a new format. Try using the Save As option and saving the file in Word 2003 or Word 97 format and email the saved file to your friends. Alternatively get them to used the new Word 2007 reader available from Microsoft. This will enable them to read your file, but not, I think, to edit them.


  Peter 13:02 05 Jun 2007


So many answers so quickly. Must learn to type faster.


  sak41 13:02 05 Jun 2007

thank you for your help once again

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