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OpenOffice Tutorial: Save Text Document in Microsoft Word format

How-To: OpenOffice Tutorial: Save Text Document in Microsoft Word format
  1. To save a document in Microsoft Word format, click on the "File" menu.
  2. Select the "Save As..." item from the menu.
  3. The "Save As" dialog appears.
  4. Click on the arrow of the drop-down list for the "Save as type: " field.
  5. To define the type of the file, select "Microsoft Word ... (.doc)" item from the list.
  6. Click on the "Save" button to finish the dialog.
  7. By default OpenOffice.org warns you if a target file type can not save all formatting information.
  8. Click the "Yes" button to confirm your decison.
  9. Watch the progress of saving the new copy of the file in the "Status" bar.
  10. Remember that from now on you are working on a new copy of the file under a different name.

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Show OpenOffice Tutorial: Save Text Document in Microsoft Word format

Save OpenOffice Document as Microsoft Word® file (doc)

This screencast demonstrates how to save an OpenOffice document as file (*.doc) using the "File" menu. You learn:

  • How to save an text document in a different format.
  • How to use the "File" menu to save a to Microsoft doc format.
  • How to watch the progress while saving a document.
  • How to confirm that a document has been saved.

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