Microsoft KB Archive/41308

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INCLUDE Field File Options in WinWord 1.1a PSS ID Number: Q41308 Article last modified on 08-08-1993 PSS database name: APpsConV



The information in this article applies to:
- Microsoft Word for Windows version 1.1a


The INCLUDE field is used to name the appropriate converter file for the format of a document that is to be inserted. The code used is the string that appears in the Options pull-down menu in the dialog box that appears when you choose Save As from the File menu. This string must be spelled in exactly the same manner as it appears in that menu, and must also be enclosed within double quotation marks.

Text Converters

Format —— ——-

DCA-RFT “DCA (RFT)” Microsoft Windows Write “Windows Write” Microsoft Word for DOS versions 4.0, 5.0, and 5.5 “Word for DOS” Microsoft Works for DOS versions 1.0, 1.05, and 2.0 “Microsoft Works” MultiMate Versions 3.3, “MultiMate 3.3” Advantage (3.6), and “MultiMate Adv” Advantage II (3.7) “MultiMate Adv II” RTF (Microsoft Rich Text Format) “RTF” Text Only (ANSI) “Text Only” Text Only (PC-8) “Text Only (PC-8)” Text Only with Line Breaks (ANSI) “Text+breaks” Text Only with Line Breaks (PC-8) “Text+breaks (PC-8)” Text with Layout (ANSI) “Text with Layout (ANSI)” Text with Layout (PC-8) “Text with Layout (PC-8)” WordPerfect versions 4.1 and 4.2 “WordPerfect 4.2” WordPerfect versions 5.0, and 5.1 “WordPerfect 5.1” WordStar Versions 3.3, 3.4, 3.45, 4.0 (Professional), 5.0, and 5.5 “WordStar 4.0”

Spreadsheet Converters

Format —— ——-

Multiplan “MP” Excel (BIFF) “BIFF” Lotus 1-2-3 (WKS, WK1) “WKS”

More Information:

Conversions that are not built-in to the Word for Windows .EXE program are provided through the use of conversion DLLs that are installed during setup. To include files that require these conversions, specify a within the INCLUDE field that names the converter file for the format of the document that is to be converted.

For example, to include a Microsoft Word version 5.5 file, you would insert the following field:


In this example, DOSWORD.DOC is the name of the document, and Word for DOS" is the code that tells Word for Windows to use the Microsoft Word for MS-DOS converter CONV-WRD.DLL to convert this INCLUDE file.


“Microsoft Word for Windows User’s Reference,” version 1.1, page 99

Additional reference words: 1.00 2.00 4.00 5.00 5.50 textconv

Copyright Microsoft Corporation 1993.