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How to save a word 2007 document to be compatible with Word 97-2003

If you want to save a document to be compatible to open in word 97-2003 you cannot simply automatically save the document because it will save as a .docx. Therefore you cannot click on the disk icon at the top to save your document.

1: Go to the at the top left corner
2: Choose Save As. Another menu will appear
3: Choose Word 97-2003 Document from the list
4: Choose where to save your file.
5: After the file has been saved as a .doc you can now just press save instead of save as. You can also press on the save symbol (a floppy disk) to automatically save the file now.
Yes you can but you must download a compatibility pack from Microsoft. This will enable you to open Word 2007, PowerPoint 2007, and more in your Office 2003 program. You can also download the free Open office program. It will open .docx files already. Go to the Microsoft website to download Word viewer
And you will also need Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint 2007 File Formats.

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Its simple just follow the steps;
  • When you are done with your document, Click the Round Office Button on the top let corner.
  • Just Mouse Hover on Save As
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  • Click Word 97-2003 Document, if it is MS Word, or accordingly if its some other suite.
Now, if the case is that you have a document and don't have office 2003 instead of 2007 and want to open it up on that, simply download the Microsoft Office compatibility pack from here.
I hope I have covered your query efficiently. If you are having any questions, do ask.

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