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Word97 Documents, How large can they Be?

katzwhite asked
Last Modified: 2012-05-05
I'm writing a family history, currently 50MB with lots of pictures, have maybe 10 chapters + index to add. Am having stablitiy problems with Word97 SR-1, it replaced pictures with red X, picture placement is unstable, etc. Recently upgraded to SR-2.  Microsoft tech support says 32 MB is about the limit and recommends I look elsewhere for applicable software.  ?1) Are they right?  ?2) What software is recommended that will allow transfer from Word97 without formating loss and can support file sizes > 70MB with 100+ pictures (Average 100k each)?

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