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    Insert a file into another in Word 2010

    Looks simple,.but it ain't working.

    I open the file I want to insert INTO, and press "Insert/Object/Create from file" then go to the file I want to import and select it, then press OK.

    But it's only inserting the first page of a multi-0page document.

    How do I get the whole thing to come in?

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    Hi Chuck,

    You should use the 'Text from File' option.
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    Paul, that gets all the text there, but the formatting went to hell. How would I do it and keep the formatting? Isn't there some type of "merge" function so that I could say "OK, starting here, insert Document X, retaining all of it's formatting."? This is assuming that both documents are Word 2010.

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    That suggests the Style definitions in the two documents differ. You could just open the second document & use copy & paste - with the 'retain source formatting' option checked.
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    Yea, that'll work...thanks.

    Chuck
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