RE: corrupt word file

Subject: RE: corrupt word file
From: John Posada <JPosada -at- book -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 9 Sep 2002 16:05:33 -0400

Without making any other changes, what happens if you save the .doc as an
.rtf, then open the .rtf and resave it as the .doc writing over the old

John Posada
Senior Technical Writer
jposada -at- book -dot- com

-----Original Message-----
From: Sean Hower [mailto:hokumhome -at- freehomepage -dot- com]
Sent: Monday, September 09, 2002 3:56 PM
Subject: corrupt word file

Over the last couple of weeks, I've been sending along questions about Word.
(thank you everyopne) Well, here's another. Before anyone says anything bad
about me, let me just state that I inherited this doc, so it's not my
fault!!! :-)

Here's the problem. I've been owrking on this doc, and at various points
during my work, the file comes up corrupt and crashes everything. BIG
surprise. I think I've pinned it down to a corporate logo in the header.
Everything works fine until I delete the logo. Then Word suddenly doesn't
like the file any more. Does anyone know if deleting a graphic can cause
file corruption, and if so, does anyone have anidea on how to go about
fixing it? I could spend days fussing with it, but I'd rather not. I suppose
the ultimate answer may be to start a new file and do a massive copy/paste

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