by Allen Wyatt
(last updated October 4, 2017)
When you save a document, Word normally saves it in Word format, meaning that all the formatting and objects your document contains are saved, as is. Word also allows you to save your files in a number of other formats, however. One format that has long been available in word is "MS-DOS with Line Breaks." This format seems to be missing from Word 2002 and Word 2003, however.
Never fear--a file format by that particular name may no longer be available in the Save As Type drop-down list, but the functionality is still built in. Follow these steps:
That's it; you have now created a text file that is the same as the older MS-DOS with Line Breaks format.
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