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Opening a pages document in Word

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Jan 6, 2010 3:42 AM
Hi there. I am mainly using Pages to edit documents that have been generated in Word by other computers. I have no problem opening and editing these files but when I am finished, is there a way of saving them so that I can email them back to the other computers (work colleagues using Word on PCs) so they can open them? The one document I have tried this with won't open on their computer.
Thanks.
MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.5.8)
  • dwb Level 6 Level 6 (19,695 points)
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    Jan 6, 2010 4:38 AM (in response to Tigali)
    Pages saves in its own format and you cannot change that. However, you can export as a .doc file so Word can read it. Note: depending on how/what formatting has been done the document you export into .doc may or may not look the same in Word as it did in Pages.
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  • fruhulda Level 6 Level 6 (14,735 points)
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    Jan 6, 2010 7:02 AM (in response to Tigali)
    In addition to dwb says get the Pages User Guide by clicking on the name in the Pages Help menu. It does tell you a lot about what you can do.
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