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Converting WordPerfect Version 6.0 for DOS Documents PSS ID Number: Q103966 Article last modified on 09-03-1993 PSS database name: APpsConV

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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 version 3.1

WordPerfect 6.0 for DOS has a new file format that differs from WordPerfect 5.1 and 5.0 file format. In order for Word for Windows to read WordPerfect 6.0 for DOS documents, you must save them in WordPerfect 5.1 file format or another file format that Word for Windows can read. For best results, choose WordPerfect 5.1 file format.

WordPerfect 5.1 and 5.2 for Windows and WordPerfect 5.1 for DOS all share the same file format. When you convert WordPerfect 6.0 files to WordPerfect 5.1 format, WordPerfect 6.0 features do not convert.

The WordPerfect products included here are manufactured by WordPerfect, Inc., a vendor independent of Microsoft; we make no warranty, implied or otherwise, regarding these products’ performance or reliability.

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