Create Files for Older Versions of Microsoft Word

Q

How to create word documents to be opened by older versions of Office Word? For example, I am running Office Word 2013, but my friend is still using Word 2003. Can I create a word document for my friend to open with Word 2003?

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A

Yes, you can create a word document with your current version of Word for your friend to open with Office Word 2003 in 3 steps:

1. Open your word document in Word.

2. Click the File menu, then click Save As menu item. You will see the Save As box showing up.

3. In the "Save as type:" dropdown list, change the selection to "Word 97-2003 Document (*.doc), then click the Save button. A new word document will be created for your friend to open in Word 2003.

 

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