When I export a report to Word it opens in a different application even though I have Word installed - why?

Last updated April 1, 2020 by Tekla Structural Designer Global Support tekla.structuraldesigner.ghd@trimble.com

When I export a report to Word it opens in a different application even though I have Word installed - why?

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The report export to Word function uses a simple approach to creating the report. It generates a rich text format (rtf) file and then requests the operating system to open said file. It's then up to the operating system to determine which application to open the file in. Usually,