How to Combine & Merge Multiple Word Documents into One

While working on Word documents, sometimes you may need to merge many different documents into a single one. This article will show you how to do it.

Have you ever needed to combine and merge a bunch of separate documents into single one? Of course, you can copy and paste the content into one document file directly, if you do not have a lot of documents. However, what if you have a number of documents need to be merged? For example, an author who is writing a book may save each chapter as an individual document, which may make a lot of documents for a single book. When this book is finally finished, the author may want to merge all separate documents to a single one. Then in order to incorporate all these documents, please follow the tricky ways in this article.

Merge Multiple Word Documents

Using the method below, you don’t need to open each file that you are trying to merge, and you can merge them easily.

  1. Sort your documents and place the ones need to be merged into the same folder.Sort your documents
  2. Create a new Word document and then open it. And position your cursor on the place where you want the inserted files to be placed.
  3. Switch to “Insert” tab on the ribbon.
  4. Click on “Insert Object” drop down list, in the “Text” group and then select “Text from File”.Select “Text from File”
  5. In the subsequent “Insert File” dialog box, you can select all the documents that you want to merge into one.
  6. And to select multiple files, just press and hold down “Ctrl” key on your keyboard, and at the same time clicking on the files you want to insert one by one.
  7. Click on “Insert” button. All the documents you select have now merged into a single document file. (Note: the document placed at the top will be merged in the first place. Thus, in case you want to keep your documents in a certain sequence, you should better number each document that needs to be inserted.) If you want to keep it, remember to save the new document.Click on “Insert” button

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As we can see, Word allows us to merge a bunch of documents into single one without a lot of tedious copying and pasting. But occasionally, Word document may be corrupted due to human error or virus attacks. In such scenarios, a specialized and mighty word repair tool can be your preferred choice. We are assured that you can count on this tool to repair your Word with effortless ease.

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