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Microsoft KB Archive/102494

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Table Borders Lost with Some WinWord File Converters PSS ID Number: Q102494 Article last modified on 08-11-1993 PSS database name: APpsConV

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WINDOWS

The information in this article applies to:
- Microsoft Word for Windows, versions 2.0, 2.0a, 2.0a-CD, 2.0b, 2.0c - Microsoft Windows operating system versions 3.0 and 3.1

SUMMARY

Sometimes table border formatting is not retained when you convert a document to a different file format using one of the converters supplied with Word for Windows. This article explains how each export converter handles table borders.

MORE INFORMATION

Key to Table Border Conversion Table

Y - Supported in conversion.

N - Not supported in conversion.

D - By design: Table borders are lost, and text formatting is retained as supported by target application.

File Format Converts? ———– ———

DOS Text with layout D

Microsoft Word for the Macintosh version 4.0 Y

Microsoft Word for the Macintosh versions 5.0, 5.1 Y

MultiMate (all versions) N

Rich Text Format (RTF) Y

RFT-DCA Y

Text only D

Microsoft Windows Write D

Word versions 1.x and 2.x for Windows Y

Word for MS-DOS (all versions) N

WordPerfect versions 4.1, 4.2, 5.0 N

WordPerfect version 5.1 Y

WordStar versions 3.3, 3.45, 4.0, 5.0, 5.5 N

REFERENCES

CONVINFO.DOC, supplied with Word for Windows

Word for Windows “User’s Guide,” version 2.0, pages 675-679

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Copyright Microsoft Corporation 1993.