Using Word to create other types of documents

Updated 2011.12.22

Word can be used to create documents in a number of formats:

·        .doc: Word, pre-2007

·        .dot: Word template, pre-2007

·        .docx: Word document, 2007

·        .dotx: Word template, 2007

·        .docm: Word macro-enabled document, 2007


·        .csv: comma-separated values

·        .tsv: tab-separated values


·        .mht: Single-file web page


Other useful download: Microsoft provides a free download that is an add-in for Word 2003 that will allow users of Word 2003 to read files created by Word 2007.