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I recently sent my resume out as an attachment. When I checked prior to sending, it opened in Document Map. This is frustrating as I don't want the recipient to receive it this way. I want the document to open as I wrote it, in print view. How do I disable the document map when I send a word document. The HELP feature did not have any satisfying answers.

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I send such things as .RTF attachments.

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This way it is compatible with a wider range of word processors.


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Word 2003

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R. Proffitt I read all your answers to questions posted.
You are definately a knowledgable moderator.
.RTF? How do I convert the doc to RTF? Or maybe I'm having a senior moment (this happens over 40)and know but don't know that I know.RTF.

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How to save a document in rtf-format.

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In Word: File>Save As. Then in the bottom box (that shows "Word Document" choose "RTF-file" (or whatever the precise description in Word 2003 is). That's about all.

It would be nicer still to send it as a pdf-file, but that format isn't supported by Word. The easiest way to do that is to use Open Office (free) or WordPerfect (not free) or Adobe Acrobat (not free), although there are other - rather clumsy - ways to do it.

Using pdf is the only way to ensure that the document looks as you want it whoever opens it. I don't think you can influence Word even when using rft-format. But, let it be a consolation, every resume sent by anyone in Word will look the same. So yours won't be negatively influenced.

Good luck with your job application.

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