Importing data for subdocuments

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You can create subdocuments by inserting other files into your master document.

You can also create subdocuments by inserting other files into your master document. In this case, follow the next steps:

   1.   Open or create the master document (how to create a master document, see The Master Document View).

   2.   On the View menu, in the Document Views group, click the Outline button:

Document Views in Word 365

   3.   Place the insertion point where you want to add the subdocument, and then click Insert Subdocument on the Outlining tab, in the Master Document group:

Master Document in Word 365

   4.   In the Insert Subdocument dialog box, choose the document that you want to add and then click Open:

Insert Subdocument in Word 365

Microsoft Word inserts a next page section break before the subdocument and a continuous section break after it:

Inserted Subdocument in Word 365

Note: After you add a subdocument to a master document, do not move or delete it unless you first remove it from the master document.

How to rename or modify a subdocument, see Modifying subdocuments.

See also this tip in French: Comment importer des sous-documents sur le document maître.

If you have any questions or suggestions, please feel free to ask OfficeToolTips team.

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