How to Append Text to a Microsoft Word Document

You can easily append text from a different file into a Word document. Just follow these five steps.

This feature works the same in all modern versions of Microsoft Word: 2010, 2013, and 2016.

  1. Position the cursor in your document where you want to append the text.
  2. Select the Insert tab, and from the Text group, select Object.
    Insert Tab

  3. Select Text from File from the drop-down list.
    Select Text from File

  4. Select the file and select Insert.
    Select File and Insert

  5. The text from the file is inserted in your document.
    Inserted Text
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