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Microsoft KB Archive/177289

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Article ID: 177289

Article Last Modified on 12/23/1999



APPLIES TO

  • Microsoft Word 97 Service Pack 1



This article was previously published under Q177289

SYMPTOMS

When you save a file in Microsoft Word 97 SR-1 as a Word 6.0 or Word 7.0 document, there are two different Word 6.0/95 converters listed in the Save As Type box.

The two converters listed are:

  • Word 6.0/95 (*.doc)


-and-

  • Word 97 & 6.0/95 - RTF (*.doc)


CAUSE

You have installed any of the following:

  • Microsoft Office 97 Standard SR-1 Enterprise Update


-or-

  • Microsoft Office 97 Professional SR-1 Enterprise Update


-or-

  • Microsoft Word Service Release 1 Update (non-patch)


MORE INFORMATION

Word 6.0/95 (*.doc)

When you save your document using this file converter, it is saved in a binary file format with a .doc extension. This binary file format is the same native file format that both Word 6.0 and Word 95 (version 7.0) use.

NOTE: In the non-patched version of Word 97, this converter saves your file in Rich Text Format (RTF).

Word 97 and 6.0/95 - RTF (*.doc)

When save your document using this file converter, it is saved as Rich Text Format (RTF) with a .doc extension.

For additional information, please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

171684 WD97: Differences Between RTF and Binary Export Converter


REFERENCES

For more information about the various file converters available in your version of Word, click the Office Assistant, type "file converters," click Search, and then click to view "File format converters supplied with Microsoft Word."

NOTE: If the Assistant is hidden, click the Office Assistant button on the Standard toolbar. If Microsoft Help is not installed on your computer, please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

120802 Office: How to Add/Remove a Single Office Program or Component


For additional information about obtaining Service Release 1, please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

172475 OFF97: How to Obtain and Install MS Office 97 SR-1



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