How to merge documents in Word

Dec 05, 2019

Frequently, it happens that you want to merge documents in Word. You think copy & paste is enough, don’t you? Of course, these functions can already help you to merge text documents. However, merging documents in Word is more difficult when working more complex layouts, where not only text modules are used. We have created a step-by-step guide to show you how to merge documents in Word.

 

Simply follow the two steps below:

 

  1. In the ribbon, click under “Insert”.
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  2. In the category “Text”, you will find “Object”. Then select “Text from File”.
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Now, select the document that you want to insert into your existing document. It will be inserted at the very position where the cursor is located. You can insert different file formats (docs, pdf, xml…) into the Word document. However, the original formatting is only guaranteed for Word documents and most RTF documents. Results may vary for other file formats.

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