Word 2016 Blank Preview Problem

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Problem: Sometimes when opening a document created prior to Word 2016, it will show a blank page in the print preview and/or be missing multiple pages. Below are the directions to solve this problem.

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Fig1: The problem shows itself during printing with a blank page.

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Fig 2: Select "Convert Document" from the file menu.

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Fig3: Click the "OK" button to convert the document.

After the document is converted save it (preferably with a different name). Quit Word and then open the newly saved document.

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Fig 4: Preview showing properly. Document should print as expected.