If the sender is using Word 2007, > >> ask > >> him or her to save in Word 97-2003 format. > >> > >> -- > >> Stefan Blom > Unfortunately I have already tried all the things > > you suggested. More About Us... Sign up now! http://midsolutions.org/word-document/word-document-looks-like-gibberish.html
Correct I don't have the old office program on my pc now. However, if the document will be opened in a Traditional Chinese language program that does not support Unicode, you can save the document with Chinese Traditional (Big5) encoding. In the Currently installed programs box, click the listing for Microsoft Office or Microsoft Word, depending on whether you installed Word as part of Office or as an individual program, and Suggest that the sender zip the file before sending it. >> Occasionally >> something happens to corrupt documents in cyberspace, and zipping seems >> to >> help. >> >> -- >>
Loading... Consider downloading and installing the MS Office 2007 Converter Package. You can open Word 2007, browse to the file and open it by selecting it.
When I double click a Word document with the extension .doc it opens with Wordpad and is not readable. The operator claims to have no idea how it > happened, I only wish I could have been standing at her shoulder that day! > > Thanks for taking an interest This site is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations. Microsoft Word File Conversion Encoding Error Click the arrow on the Open button, and choose Open and Repair (or something similar).
Sorry, my last post was slightly misleading. Word Document Opens With Weird Symbols The problem is that Word 2007 does not appear in the open with dialogue box. Unfortunately I have already tried all the things you suggested. Close and then reopen the file.
If the sender is using Word 2007, >> ask >> him or her to save in Word 97-2003 format. >> >> -- >> Stefan Blom >> Microsoft Word MVP >> >> Word Document Changed To Symbols Mac When Office 2007 is installed, it upgrades the old office and removes it. Stefan Blom, Jul 11, 2008 #2 Advertisements 82412 Guest I have Detect and Repair and I have Open and Convert (Word 2000). For some reason, when you have tried to set the file association to Word 2007, you cannot.
If the repair option doesn't exist, you could try opening the file after having set the file type to "Recover Text from Any File"; that way, you may be able to Good luck. Microsoft Word Gibberish Text Text formatted in the Symbol font or in field codes is removed from the file when you save a file as encoded text. Unicode Gibberish Generator Ron Microsoft Word Help 4 May 26th 07 01:03 AM Gibberish replaced text Camel777 Microsoft Word Help 2 November 20th 06 04:10 PM can i recover a replaced word document?
However, just go open a folder, go to tools, folder options, file types and go to the group starting with DOC (through something like DOCHTML) - they should all be set http://midsolutions.org/word-document/microsoft-word-virus-removal.html To choose a specific encoding standard, click Other encoding, and then select the encoding standard that you want from the list. Barnhill > >> Microsoft MVP (Word) > >> Words into Type > >> Fairhope, Alabama USA > >> > >> "82412" <> wrote in message > >> news:... > >> > kiwiguy, Apr 25, 2007 #10 slurpee55 Joined: Oct 20, 2004 Messages: 7,837 carfin said: Hi, That process you explained is how file associations are changed in Windows XP. Notepad Shows Gibberish
If you're new to Tech Support Guy, we highly recommend that you visit our Guide for New Members. Thanks Gavin carfin, Apr 24, 2007 #1 Sponsor slurpee55 Joined: Oct 20, 2004 Messages: 7,837 In WordPad you should be able to read older Word .doc without gibberish - slurpee55, Apr 25, 2007 #13 carfin Thread Starter Joined: Apr 24, 2007 Messages: 21 slurpee55 said: Okay, just to lay things out again. More about the author Thread Starter Joined: Apr 5, 2006 Messages: 5 Files are beiing saved but when I open them they are all scrambled in an useable type of jyberish text.
Guest, Sep 21, 2005, in forum: Microsoft Word Document Management Replies: 2 Views: 923 Jezebel Sep 21, 2005 Can't get a blank document, old document has replaced blank Guest, Jan 11, Word Document Turned Into Chinese I guess what I need is a programme of some sort which can read that code (if it is code and not just gibberish). "tedmi" wrote: I also don't remember if Users with Office 2007, and ESPECIALLY WINDOWS VISTA USERS WITH OFFICE 2007 MUST DO THIS FOR THIS PATCH TO WORK PROPERLY.
If you are still just doing Windows Update, note that you will be prompted to update to Microsoft Update. All rights reserved. Click Save As. Select The Encoding That Makes Your Document Readable Word 2010 I really am at a loss!
I think the compatability program is actuaklly more suited for Word 97 - 2003 users to allow them to open the new .docx files created in Word 2007. How can we improve it? Go to Microsoft update main site: http://update.microsoft.com/microsoftupdate/v6/default.aspx?ln=en-us and get the updates. click site Part of the problem is that this document was sent to me as an e-mail attachment in its present state, so from a purely technical point of view there isn't actually
Can't open a .doc file with Word 2007 Discussion in 'Business Applications' started by carfin, Apr 24, 2007. Unfortunately I have already tried all the > >> >> > things > >> >> > you suggested. Thanks, GavinClick to expand... All the other posts regarding file associations etc just don't work.
Choose an encoding standard Click the File tab, or in Word 2007 click the Microsoft Office Button . Change font to Arial and type a few words. To override this issue, when sending documents to other people, do a Save As and save the document in Doc format. Unfortunately I have already tried all the > >> > things > >> > you suggested.
Are you thinking that further corruption may have occurred?