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I have a HTML document with lots of internal links. Something like this:

<h1 id="anchor">A Heading</h1>
A
LOT
OF
TEXT
<a href="#anchor">Click to return to the beginning</a>.

The problem is that the id is not being recognised, so when you CTRL+Click on the link in Word, you're returned to the beginning of the document.

Why is my id not begin recognised, and how do I fix it? (I've already tried changing it to 'name', and that didn't work.)

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It works in LibreOffice. (Portable version that doesn't require installation is also available.)

So, Your code works just fine in MS Word, if You'll do the following:

  1. open LibreOffice Writer and create the new document (File > New > Text Document)
  2. open your file in Internet Explorer > ctrl + A (select all) > ctrl + C (copy) > ctrl + V (paste to LibreOffice Writer)
  3. save as "Microsoft Word 97/2000/XP/2003 (.doc)" using LibreOffice Writer
  4. open with MS Word

Tested with LibreOffice Portable Version 3.6.2.2, IE 8 and MS Word 2007.

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  • Thank you. I'd previously tried importing to LibreOffice and then exporting as .docx and .odt, without success. But .doc is working. – Mark Barnes Feb 21 '14 at 15:53

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