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VBA Macro to convert thousands of .doc files to .docx (Word 2011 for Mac)

Last Modified: 2016-10-16

I need a VBA Macro for Microsoft Word 2011 (Mac) that converts thousands of files in a given folder from .doc format to .docx format.  The converted .docx files must be in full, true XML format (not "Compatibility Mode").  The script must cycle through the folder, converting 1 (one) file at a time, until all files have been converted.  The faster, the better.  There are 3 (three) additional requirements:

1.  The macro must convert without prompting -- or skip -- any one of the .doc files that does not have recognizable encoding.

2.  Formatting, tables, images, lists, etc. must not be lost upon conversion.

3.  I need very specific, step-by-step instructions on exactly how to install and use it, because I have zero experience with that.
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