Files Stored inside Word Document .docx Files

Q

What files are stored inside a Microsoft Word Document .docx file? According to Microsoft documentation, a .docx file is a ZIP file containing many XML files. How many files are stored inside a .docx file and what are they?

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The number of files stored inside a Microsoft Word Document .docx file is 11, which are stored in different sub folders as shown below:

.\doc
  <DIR>           docProps
  <DIR>           word
            1,312 [Content_Types].xml
  <DIR>           _rels

.\doc\docProps
              986 app.xml
              749 core.xml

.\doc\word
            1,513 document.xml
            1,031 fontTable.xml
            1,641 settings.xml
           14,840 styles.xml
  <DIR>           theme
              260 webSettings.xml
  <DIR>           _rels

.\doc\word\theme
            6,992 theme1.xml

.\doc\word\_rels
              817 document.xml.rels

.\doc\_rels
              590 .rels

 

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