MS Word File Size Limitation

Subject: MS Word File Size Limitation
From: "Harris, Michael" <Michael -dot- Harris -at- innocon -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 3 Oct 2006 10:35:49 -0400

Several years ago I remember reading that MS Word had problems handling individual files that were larger than 20MB. I was still able to create and effective work with master documents that could handle any number of sub-documents, as long as the total size of the files did not exceed the computer's available RAM. Does anyone know of the current limitation of the size of individual files?


Michael B. Harris
Technical Writer
Innovative Concepts, Inc.
8200 Greensboro Drive, Suite 630
McLean, Virginia, 22102 USA
Voice: 703/893-2007, X510
Fax: (703) 893-5890
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