Opening, Saving & Converting Word 2013 Documents

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How to Save a Word 2013 Document in a Sharable Format

Not everyone can read Word 2013 documents. You may need to save in a sharable format. In fact, users of ancient versions of Word might not be able to read the Word documents you create in Word 2013. To [more…]

How to Open a Non-Word Document in Word 2013

Word 2013 can magically open and display a host of weird, non-Word documents. This may seem like it wouldn’t work, but it does. So, give it a shot. Here’s how it works: [more…]

How to Update an Older Word Document in Word 2013

Microsoft Word has been around for a long, long time with its newest update in 2013. In 2007, Word changed the file format used for its documents, moving from the older DOC file format to the present DOCX [more…]

How to Create a Master Document in Word 2013

The Master Document feature in Word 2013 allows you to collect and coordinate individual documents — called subdocuments — and cobble them all into one, large document. When you have a master document, [more…]

How to Use the Open Command in Word 2013

Open is the standard computer command in Word 2013 used to fetch a document that already exists on the computer’s storage system. You use Open to hunt down documents that were previously saved and open [more…]

How to Open One Document Inside Another in Word 2013

It’s possible in Word 2013 to open one document inside of another. Doing so isn’t as rare as you’d think. For example, you may have your biography, résumé, or curriculum vitae in a file on disk and want [more…]

How to Recover a Draft in Word 2013

Computers crash. Users forget to save in a pinch. Or perhaps another type of disaster has befallen your unsaved Word 2013 document. When the planets are properly aligned and the word processing gods are [more…]

How to Lock a Word 2013 Document

When you really, really don’t want anyone messing with your Word 2013 document, you can apply some protection. The key is to lock your document. Several levels of protection are available, but you start [more…]

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