Save documents in a previous file format by default

If you frequently save Microsoft Office Word 2007 documents as Word 2003-97 (.doc) files, you can change the settings so that Word saves documents in that file format by default.

  1. Click the Microsoft Office Button Office button image , and then click Word Options.

  2. Click Save.

  3. Under Save documents, next to Save files in this format, select Word 2003-97 Document (*.doc).

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