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I emailed a document to a friend, for translation and proofing in Spanish. When she opened it, some of the words are all squished together, without the normal spacing.

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What is causing the words to run together? And how do I stop it? Thank you.
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by:jcimarron
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normanwillis--What form was the document in?  .pdf, .jpg. .doc, body of an email, etc?
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Thanks for responding. It was a Word 2010 .docx attached to an email. I believe she opened it in Word 2007 (which does not normally cause an issue). I have another editor who opens in Word 2007 all the time, without issue.
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normanwillis--
See this
http://blogs.technet.com/b/office_sustained_engineering/archive/2011/02/24/addressing-word-2007-docx-compatibility-and-missing-spaces.aspx?Redirected=true
If that is not the solution:
Has this happened more than once?  
Try sending a different .docx file to this recipient and also to yourself.  What happens?
Look at the new .docx file before you send it.
And look at the original .docx file ( assume you kept a copy) before you sent it.
Is this happening with more than one recipient?  Versions of Word before 2007 may not be able to handle .docx.
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by:normanwillis
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That sounds like it might be it. Please let me write my friend, and see if she has SP2 installed (or if she will install it). I will try to get back with you as soon as I know. Thanks!
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by:normanwillis
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Great solution!
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normanwillis--You are most welcome!
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