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iWork.com: Downloading shared document in Word format adds .dot file extension

Symptoms

Downloading a document from iWork.com as a Microsoft Word document may result in a ".dot" extension added to the end of the downloaded file.

Resolution

The extension may be added if you currently have a version of Microsoft Office 2008 older than 12.1.2. To resolve this issue, update your copy of Microsoft Office 2008 to 12.1.2 or later.

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Last Modified: Jan 6, 2009
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