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I'm uploading a Word document to Google Docs, however when I upload it, all the text boxes that have been carefully positioned in the Word doc all mash up to the top.

Is there any reason for this? It happens both programmatically and when using the web ui.

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Which version of word is the document saved as? – inquam Jun 22 '11 at 13:43

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Not every document is compatible with Google Docs. The conversion process isn't perfect.

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I thought so thanks for the reply, just as I expected. – Ian Jun 22 '11 at 13:43
well, also try to upload those problematic documents to MS Office Online, (MS is the .DOC and .DOCX format owner...), so if you have success, you can save them in the cloud. – kokbira Jun 23 '11 at 1:23

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