Microsoft KB Archive/49903

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Word: Saving As MS-DOS File Format Loses Font Characteristics PSS ID Number: Q49903 Article last modified on 08-17-1993 PSS database name: APpsConV

3.00 3.01 3.02 4.00 5.00 5.10


The information in this article applies to:
- Microsoft Word for the Macintosh versions 3.x, 4.0, 5.0, 5.1


When a Microsoft Word for the Macintosh document is saved in an MS-DOS file format, many fonts will not transfer correctly. To retain the most accurate font information, save the document as a Rich Text Format (RTF) file.

More Information:

For more information on the RTF file format and transferring files to and from Word on the Macintosh to Word for MS-DOS computers, query on the following words:

rtf and file and transfer

Additional reference words: 3.0 3.00 3.01 3.02 4.0 4.00 5.0 5.00 5.10 msdos

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