Thanks! I get the info re save as odt file.
Let me make sure I have this right. For example, I have three versions of one page. In order each file is tagged .doc, .docx, & ODT.odt. I can delete the first two and just keep the ODT.odt. Right?
"automatic file name extension" is checked.
Now. About that handling question. I need to be sure about that too because this article (file pages) will need to be handled by others. I am transliterating into English an article a Serb friend wrote in Russian. He will then review and need to edit content for accuracy for me to then improve in English. The finished product will then be made available to publishers. So, from my odt file, I convert it to pdf and then my friend can edit as he needs? (I am no great wizard on pdf files either except in cursing them). For some reason, I always have found pdf files to be burdensome, slow loading, hard to manage and generally hate them all around and often thought they were only created to discourage people from trying to read the content.
But, if they really work for others, I'm willing to learn.
Will all this work or should I go back to wrassling with MSword- bloated, over-complicated, and annoying but, pretty much universally manageable? Or maybe, convert my finished draft into MSword to pass along?