Why are the Microsoft Word documents different sizes?

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I've run into a peculiar issue. I have two Microsoft Word documents with a similar word count (roughly around 500 words). But when I saved both documents - one says it's around 6 KB, the other is around 750K. Why are the documents different sizes?
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Strange, unless you have images or special text features. Are the document using the same layout,margins and spacing? Does one have a table of contents and the other does not? the only other thing would be if one document has large technical words with 10 to 12 letter each and the other rarely hist 5 or 6 . But a difference that is that large my bet is on a hidden image or some thing else. Try highlighting everything (ctrl A) in the larger document so it will show everything. This may expose it.

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  • Kevin Beaver
    That is odd. Sounds like possible corruption in the larger document. Try copying its contents and pasting into a new document and then compare file sizes. If it's still large, the second document could have an image or code embedded - something along those lines.
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  • Subhendu Sen
    Also it is possible, if some/more words of any one document have bold/italics/colored etc. Also font style/name may cause for the same issue.
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