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Microsoft Word - Converting MS Works documents

Converting a MS Works document for Use in MS Word

To open a Microsoft Works 6.0 word-processing document in Microsoft Word, follow these steps:

  1. Start Microsoft Word
  2. On the File menu, click Open
  3. In the Open dialog box, follow these steps:
    1. Change the Look in box to the location of your Works 6.0 word-processing document
    2. In the Files of type box, click Works 6.0
    3. Select the Works word-processing document (*.wps) that you want to open, and then click Open
  4. On the File menu, click Save As
  5. In the Save As dialog box, follow these steps:
    1. Change the Save in box to the location where you want to the Word - format version of the document
    2. In the File name box, type a new name (if needed) for the Word version of your document
    3. In the Save As Type box, select Word Document (*.doc) and then click Save
  6. On the File menu, click Close to close the document before you attempt to open the document in Microsoft Word
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