Conversion has made file uneditable
Thread poster: quincey

quincey  Identity Verified
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Sep 11, 2010

A file was sent to me that had been created in .docx format. I use Word 2003 and when the file was converted it became uneditable.

Is there any way to make the file editable? I have tried saving it in a number of different formats to no avail.

Any help or suggestions would be very much appreciated.

Thank you


 

Fedja Imamovic
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Answer Sep 11, 2010

stephen mewes wrote:

A file was sent to me that had been created in .docx format. I use Word 2003 and when the file was converted it became uneditable.

Is there any way to make the file editable? I have tried saving it in a number of different formats to no avail.

Any help or suggestions would be very much appreciated.

Thank you


Maybe you should try to send the original file to someone who does have MS Word 2007. Then, the person who opens the file can convert it in Word by choosing the Save as MS Word 2003 file, and your problem will be solved.
I could help you out if you like, and if you're willing to send the file, in case it's not something confidential.

[Edited at 2010-09-11 14:35 GMT]


 

quincey  Identity Verified
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Problem now resolved Sep 11, 2010

Actually in the end the solution was very simple. The document had been protected and all I had to do was to go to Tools and Unprotect document!

Thanks for your help in any case.

Steve


 

Lars Jelking  Identity Verified
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If you really get the problem... Sep 12, 2010

You may want to download and install the converter from this URL.

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?familyid=941B3470-3AE9-4AEE-8F43-C6BB74CD1466&displaylang=en


 


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