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  • Hello. Our saved documents in Office default to document type as 97-2003 rather than our latest document type [we have Office 2013]. Should our file types be defaulting to a more recent version of the document and if so how do we change the default settings for the document type? thank you. 
    Monday, December 14, 2015 3:17 AM

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  • Hi,

    Please check this option in Word 2013:

    FILE -> Options -> Save -> Save documents -> Save files in this format:

    You may have selected "Word 97-2003 Document (*.doc)", please select "Word Document (*.docx)" and click OK to try again.

    Regards,

    Melon Chen
    TechNet Community Support


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    Tuesday, December 15, 2015 3:14 AM