We often find ourselves needing to merge multiple documents or parts of different documents into one in Microsoft Word. The task might seem complicated, but with the right steps, it can be quite simple and straightforward. In this blog post, we will walk you through the steps to merge documents in MS Word.
Steps to Merge Documents in MS Word
Step 1: Start by opening both documents you wish to merge.
Step 2: In the document you want to move content to, place your cursor at the point where you want the content from the other document to be inserted.
Step 3: Go to the Insert tab on the main menu.
Step 4: Click on the Object drop-down menu in the Text group, then select Text from File.
// Steps to use the "Text from File" feature Step 1: Go to Insert > Object Step 2: Click on Text from File
Step 5: In the Insert File dialog box, locate and select the file you want to merge, then click Insert.
Merging Specific Parts of a Document
If you only want to merge specific parts from a document, you can do this by copying and pasting.
Step 1: Open both documents.
Step 2: In the document you want to copy from, highlight the text you want to move by clicking and dragging your cursor over it.
Step 3: Right-click the highlighted text and select Copy.
// Steps to copy text from a document Step 1: Highlight the text Step 2: Right-click on the highlighted text Step 3: Click on Copy
Step 4: Go back to the other document, right-click where you want to place the copied text, and select Paste.
// Steps to paste text to a document Step 1: Go to the location in the document where the text should go Step 2: Right-click on the location Step 3: Click on Paste
And there you have it! You’ve now learned how to merge documents or specific parts from one document to another in MS Word. Practice these steps a few times, and you’ll be merging documents in no time.