How to merge multiple Word documents into one

Note

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If you need to cope with Word documents often during work, merger of multiple Word documents into one might be required sometimes. You can copy and paste the content directly when the info quantity is small. But what if it isn't that case?

Note

The following method applies both to Word 2010 and Word 2007. Attention required: Formats will not be necessarily remained when you merge the documents. Please be careful of that.

  1. Select the Insert tab to subtly merge documents.

    Screenshot of the Insert tab

  2. Select Object, press a small triangle next to it, and then select Text from File from the dropdown menu.

    Screenshot of the Text from File option.

  3. After that, you can select files to be merged into the current document. By pressing and holding Ctrl to select more than one document.

    Note

    Documents placed at the top will be merged in the first place. Therefore, please sort and number each target document in case that you want to keep a certain sequence for your documents.

    Screenshot of inserting file

If it doesn't work all the same, you can dig the Forum to see if any solution can be best for you.