When seeking version information to compare with Blackbaud system requirements, be sure to note the version type, usually noted like Microsoft Word 2003 or Microsoft Office 2007. In Microsoft Word 2010 and later, the bit-version of 32-bit or 64-bit also needs to be noted. Here is how to find this information in different versions of Word:


Microsoft Word 2003 and earlier versions
  1. Open Word
  2. In top menu bar, go to Help and select About Microsoft Word

Microsoft Word 2007
  1. Open Word
  2. Press the Office button in upper left
  3. Press Word options at bottom of Office button menu screen
  4. Click on Resources in left menu
  5. Find about Microsoft Office Word 2007 and press About beside it

Microsoft Word 2010
  1. Open Word
  2. Press File
  3. Click on Help in left menu
  4. Version information will be listed on right under About Microsoft Word

Microsoft Word 2013
  1. Open Word
  2. Press File
  3. Click on Account in left menu
  4. Click on About Word in middle right of page
  5. Version information will appear in a new window called About Microsoft Word

Microsoft Word 2016

Please refer to the following regarding compatibility with Office 2016: Is the Raiser's Edge compatible with Microsoft Office 2016?


Additional Resources

For all Blackbaud products, please refer to the System Requirements for your specific products.

For additional information, refer to the Microsoft product support page:  What version of Office am I using? (NOTE: We provide links to third-party websites in an effort to help you resolve your issue. We are not responsible for the information on third-party websites, and we cannot assist with implementing resolutions from these websites.)