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Opening legacy docs in MS Word
Authored by: ascanio on Jan 03, '12 11:29:17PM

You had interspersed and deleted text in the file because it was saved with the "fast save" option (usually default at the time). This allowed a faster save of the file, when the machines were quite slow, just adding the changes at the original saved files and keeping note of it. It was also the best way to lose a file in a crash event.
If the Word file were saved as new, you could have been recovering everything.
Fortunately this is no longer meaningful, and I think the option does not even exist anymore.

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