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    .docx to .rtf

    Is there a problem converting a .docx file in most recent version of word to a .rtf file? Secretary claims she tried and lost entire file.

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    I've not seen any but that does not mean there aren't problems. If the .docx file has new Word 2010 features that could be a problem. Is she just saving the .docx file as a .rtf? What does she mean by "lost the entire file" - the .rtf is empty or she can't find it?

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    How was she 'converting' the .docx file to the .rtf file? Surely only by loading the .docx file into Word 2010 and then saving it as a .rtf. So she should have not zero files but two!
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    Word has become somewhat finicky about file extensions when opening documents. To avoid problems, it is best to use the default extension for the format and NOT save a DOCX with a DOC extension or an RTF with a DOCX extension, etc.

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