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I was hoping someone could tell me how to save a Microsoft Office Excel document to the Microsoft Office Word document format?

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You know they're completely different document types right? –  random Jul 7 '11 at 3:40
Do you mean how to embed it? –  KCotreau Jul 7 '11 at 3:42

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You can always rename the extension from .xls to .doc, but that won't really be functional.

What you need to do is cut-and-paste each page from the Excel workbook into the Word document, and then save it in Word.

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I hope there is a better way than this but I think this trumps copy and paste. Save it as a PDF then save the pdf as word. still hoping for a better solution but it seems microsoft didn't consider switching among its own formats

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The trouble with that would be that you lose formulas and relationships between cells, which are one of the main purposes of a spreadsheet. –  cpast Jan 19 '13 at 16:26

A possible way is...open word and select INSERT...then SELECT TABLE...search for excel document.

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This is just embedding, not saving as... –  AthomSfere Jun 17 '13 at 19:53

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