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Importing Symbols to Microsoft Word 2003

Q: Importing Symbols to Microsoft Word 2003

I've created a character at unicode hex E000. Whenever I try to enter it into Microsoft Word, however, it ends up giving me some kind of Chinese character. I tried saving the character at unicode hex E010, as well, but it just gives me another Asian character.

I don't want to have to find those Asian characters and change them, as I may need them in the future.

A: Importing Symbols to Microsoft Word 2003

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Microsoft Word 97 contains many useful double arrow fonts including reaction arrows / harpoons .

I wish to use a double arrow font / symbol where the arrow head is connected to a broken or dotted line.

These are not available in Word 97.

Can I download such a font from the internet ?

Any suggestions please ?
 

A:Microsoft Word 97 Symbols and Fonts

that arrow should be found in Wingdings 3

you can download it from (examples):
http://www.pcnineoneone.com/tweaks/scripts2.html
scroll down and look for
Microsoft Character Map Display Tool
Characters gives a much more readable display of symbol characters than the Microsoft Character map. You get to choose from "symbol", "Wingdings", "Wingdings 2", "Wingdings 3", or Webdings. The output shows the ASCII index number, the equivalent character in Verdana and then the symbol. Download Characters now! It works in either Win9x or Win2K.

or try

http://private.addcom.de/Taste-of-Mystic/html/ressourcen.html

cheers
MDM
 

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Hi - I am desperate and need to locate help for finding the codes using the "ALT" plus zero and numbers to enter symbols in a Microsoft word document. I cannot find my old "cheat" book.
 

A:Solved: Microsoft Word Symbols

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i just went from windows 2000 to windows 7 professional and we had to reinstall all programs....
problem:
i need to open my company logo which was saved in microsoft office word 97-2003 - my new program is microsoft works word processor - i have tried saving it in different formats on my old computer but nothing seems to be working....
any suggestions?
 

A:Converting files from Microsoft Office Word 97-2003 to Microsoft Works Word Processor

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Hi,
I'm not sure when this started as I have not used Office in a few weeks.  My computer uses Windows 7.  Today, I went to open a document in Word and it said "File Conversion--Select the encoding that makes your document readable."  I can choose between Windows, MS-DOS, or other encoding.  I went to check another file and it says "The file cannot be opened because there are problems with the contents."  It also says "The file is corrupt and cannot be opened."  I get the same kinds of messages with every document and with my PowerPoint as well.  All of my Office is 2007.
I tried running my AVG Free and SUPERAntiSpyware Free Edition and they did not pick up anything.  I also tried restoring to my last update, but was told that I cannot because the file was changed in the process.  I had to restore for another, unrelated issue about a week ago and it worked fine.
I'm thinking this is some kind of virus but I have no idea how to handle it since nothing is picking it up and I can't restore to even three days ago.  Any help would be IMMENSELY appreciated, as I am a college student and need to be able to hand in final papers!
Thanks!

A:Cannot Open Microsoft Office Files; Word Docs Appear as Symbols

Update--I'm starting to think that one of my antiviruses cleaned out the virus because nothing is showing up, but my documents are still corrupted.  I deleted my normal.dotm file, and also scanned my C Drive for errors so I could revert to my backup from November 18, but everything is still corrupted.  I would like to know if 1) I got the virus, or if it is still lying dormant in my system somewhere; 2) if my computer is safe to use; and 3) if there is any way to get my documents back!
Thanks.

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I have created in Microsoft Word 2003 on an XP OS some lengthy documents. I created them using a view setting of 150%.

I sent them to my employer, who is using Windows 98 and Microsoft Word 97. My boss opened them with his system and they displayed on the screen at a view of 200%. He wants me to send him Word documents that he can open from the CD-R that I send that will automatically display at 100% view on the screen so that he does not have to set the view for each document as it displays.

So what is the answer.

Is there a way that I can save my created documents so that when my boss gets them on a CD-R that they will open on his system at a view setting of 100%.

Is there also a way that his system can be set to default to 100% in reading from the CD-R.

My boss does not want to copy the documents to the system hard disk from my sent CD-R, preferring to read and copy directly from the CD-R that I send, so that the original documents will not accidentally be changed.

Any help would be appreciated.

A:Microsoft Word 2003 To Microsoft Word 97 View Setting

Welcome to BCWhat if he were to download Word 2003 Viewer?Mark

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I have Microsoft Office 2003 installed and also the Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack 2007. However, when I receive an e-mail with a Microsoft Word 2007 attachment, the document will not open even with the Compatibility Pack installed. I can not convert .docx to .doc. Any advice please?
 

A:Microsoft Outlook 2003 - Attachments in Microsoft Word 2007 will not open

Hi again,

Anybody able to help me with this please?
 

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I am a 3rd year university student studying Forensic Science and i have to admit im not much of a writer and these long essays absolutly kill me...i spend so much time bringing up the word count window (time i probably should be spending writing). my question is...is there any way of having a word count always on the screen counting as i go?

does anyone know if this can be done...if so how?

please let me know if i need to download something (and where to get it) or what settings i need to change in word if that needs doing.

Many Thanks
 

A:Microsoft Word 2003 word counter....

View->Toolbars->Word Count

You still have to click the recount button though.
 

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i have reciently occured a problem with opening of microsoft 2003 files(all of them), when i go to open the file it prompts me for permision from the user control (the computer never done this until reciently). once i give permission an error box appears(no error codes) saying that the file cannot be found. once microsoft word opens a black screen appears. i have repaired, system restored, and re-installed the programme and have now ran out of ideas. any help please???

thanks
 

A:Microsoft word 2003

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Hi Guys

i'm running windows xp, i'm having trouble opening certain e-mails, when i open one sometimes a blue Microsoft Word screen comes out in the background, you know like if i was going to write a letter, and then i get a window that states " The Command cannot be performed theres a dialog box open, close the box and continue ' but when i close it i get another window asking me for my 25 product key which i found and i type it in with caps or no caps and i get a window that states i put in the wrong product key, i can finally open the email opening it with Note Pad, but still i think i might have future problems with this product key thing is there anything i can do, like maybe download Microsoft Word ?? i'm totally lost here, any help would be greatly appreciated.
 

A:Microsoft Word 2003 !!!!!!

You have to type in the product key exactly as it appears. It is case sensitive and make sure that you type a 1 for number and l for letter, same for 0 number and O capital letter.
 

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I assume this is some sort of TOGGLE.

I had been trying to turn OFF the damned automatic text replacement buttons, etc (as when a word should be capped or is spelled wrong).

Apparently, I tossed these BOTTONs out--or more likely toggeled them off.

Any help Most Appreciated.

THANKS

A:Microsoft Word 2003

How about Tools > Options > Spelling and Grammar > UNtick 'Check spelling as you type'?

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With Word, I have words that i use that are correct, but it keeps underlining them in red and i know you can add the words into its dictionary so that this doesn't happen for those words anymore. I forgot on where you do it, i know i should know as i've been using word since Office '95. I just always click on ignore. Someone did tell me once, but i need my memory refreshed.

A:Microsoft Word 2003 - Need Help

The easiest way I found was to run spell check and when the pop up dialog box appears on words not in Word's dictionary( red squigglies) , there is an option to ignore, change, etc., or "add to dictionary". It is there that I make a decision whether to add or not, and I add it to the general dictionary. Check the HELP to determine how to set up a *special* dictionary, if that is what you want to do, just for these words.
Hope this helps.
John

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I rebooted my computer because of a problem and on the restart the microsoft office requested the install disk which I supplied. Now I have an asian layout and numerous other things related to that in microsoft word. Any suggestions on how to get rid of this layout? Thanks in advance for any help. Joyjj

A:Microsoft Word 2003

Which program in Office?
Which Office?

Let's assume for a moment it's Word. Did you try Tools > Language > Set Language ...

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im wondering, how do i square root a number in MW?
does it have to do something with like Insert>Object>Equations ?? or something like that? because if it is im having that problem =/

can anyone help? thanks
 

A:Microsoft Word 2003

Hum.. You want to insert a mathematical expression in your text? Or do you want Word to calculate a quare root for you?

In case of the former, you have to install an Office component called Equation Editor.
If you have that, then you can do Insert->Object->Create New->Microsoft Equation

Otherwise, you can always draw the formula in Paint and then copy-paste to Word
 

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I presently use Microsoft Word 97 to do web pages. I have been asked to take over the maintenance of a site that has used Microsoft 2003. They have used frame and I would like to get rid of frames altogether. I guess my main question is: Can I disable frames in Microsoft 2003.

Thank you

Rob
 

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I was having issues with my Outlook 2003 and so I backed up my files and did an uninstall of the Microsoft Word 2003 and used MS clean uninstall tool as well.
I went to do a new install and my disc kept stopping at the same spot.
I have my licence key and now a corrupt disc. How do I go about getting an app Microsoft Word 2003 to download?
Thank you.
 

A:Microsoft Word 2003

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Hello:

I have a new computer.

I have 'Microsoft Office Word 2003' on my old computer and I wanted to place the program on my new computer except that I can't find the cd.

My Question:

Is there a command that I can use, say in the "run" program to transfer all the files of 'Microsoft Office Word 2003' of to a thumb drive and transfer the 'Microsoft Office Word 2003' to my new machine?

Thanks to all.

A:Microsoft Office Word 2003

I believe the answer is no, if you don't have the CD; see this link:http://ask-leo.com/can_i_transfer_my_softw...ew_machine.html

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Good Morning, I got a new laptop. Successfully loaded out MS Office 2003 from disc. I was successful in registering/validating it with Microsoft. All works fine. I am able to perform all Word functions. The only problem is every time I open Word it presents me with the End User License Agreement and asks that I ACCEPT or DECLINE. I have accepted it over 10 times, but it will ask me again the next time I load Word.

Any ideas as to whats going on? Or, any suggestions as to how I can stop the EULA persistence.

Thank you all for your help and assitance.

MHEMLOCK

A:Microsoft Word 2003 Eula

Maybe this information from Microsoft will help:"You must accept the Office End User License Agreement every time that you start an Office program":http://support.microsoft.com/kb/884202There is also this page, which references the same Knowledge Base article from Microsoft:http://uksbsguy.com/blogs/doverton/archive...-coming-up.aspx

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Hi there,

I asked a similar question before in that it involved Microsoft Word 2003; and I have another in a related vein now. Is it okay/or safe to have 100 and more pictures in one .doc file? I don?t mean that the pictures here are ?as-is? -- in other words, big pictures -- but they are in fact shrunken down in the document ? sort-of like small stills, lined up. Is this okay to do?
 

A:Care with using Microsoft Word 2003

I don't see why there would be ay issues having that many images in one file.
At least if anything, it would be up to the computer, not MS Word, MS Word is made for large documents, if required in the office.
 

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I bought a new Dell XPS 420 with Microsoft Works Plus 2003 preinstalled. Everything works fine except Word 2003. Certain things I try to do take forever. For instance, trying to insert a chart, print anything, copy and paste something into Word, and several other things can take 60 seconds or more to load. During this time, the program is basically froze until it completes. If I try to close it, I get the ever present ?program not responding? message.
I've tried uninstall/reinstall and ran ? repair Word?. Nothing seems to help. I downloaded the trial version of Word 2007 just to see if it would work, and it worked fine.
I'm running Vista Home Premium 64bit.
If anybody has any ideas, I would appreciate it. System Info below.


OS Name Microsoft? Windows Vista? Home Premium
Version 6.0.6001 Service Pack 1 Build 6001
Other OS Description Not Available
OS Manufacturer Microsoft Corporation
System Name
System Manufacturer Dell Inc.
System Model Dell XPS420
System Type x64-based PC
Processor Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU Q8200 @ 2.33GHz, 2327 Mhz, 4 Core(s), 4 Logical Processor(s)
BIOS Version/Date Dell Inc. A06, 6/23/2008
SMBIOS Version 2.5
Windows Directory C:\Windows
System Directory C:\Windows\system32
Boot Device \Device\HarddiskVolume3
Locale United States
Hardware Abstraction Layer Version = "6.0.6001.18000"
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I have never had a problem with Microsoft Word until now. I can use Word fine on my computer. In the past week or so, however, when I send Microsoft Word documents to people, sometimes they say they can open them and sometimes they say they can’t open them. It depends on the person.On some of my e-mail clients (I have multiple e-mail accounts), I can open the files I send myself (i.e. I will send an e-mail to my multiple e-mail accounts and I will attach Word documents to that e-mail. On some clients I can open the files I send myself, and others I can’t...I did a check disk /r (checkdisk repair) on March 9 and it fixed the problem. I could send Word documents and everyone could download them and I could send Word documents to myself and download them via AOL Mail, Yahoo, and everything. And then the problem came back again.When I click on the file in the mail client that doesn’t read the documents correctly, the attachment comes up as saying that the mail client interprets the .doc file as being related to Notepad (specifically listing Notepad as the program it wants to open the file in), not Word. Then when I try to open it (either straight from the e-mail or after downloading the file back to my hard drive), it tries to open in word and gives me the converter message.When it was working for a little while on March 9, the way I knew a Word document would work correctly even before trying to open a file is that AOL.com Mail would list it as being a Word doc... Read more

A:Microsoft Word 2003 nightmare

I haven't read nor absorbed your entire message.
There's one thing that comes to mind immediately - your clients may have slightly different Word. If they have 2007, you need to send them the 2007 version or have them open as previous version (if possible).

Long ago there was an office update which added some sort of converter to my Office2003. Perhaps if you save as some other than 2003 .doc it would work. That update permitted me to open a document or two someone sent me.

Edited: what is one supposed to do with that megaupload site? All I see to pay lots of UK currency. I'm willing to try to open your
files in my Office2003 but not under those conditions.

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.1
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium , 64 bit
Processor: Pentium(R) Dual-Core CPU T4500 @ 2.30GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 23 Stepping 10
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 4058 Mb
Graphics Card: Mobile Intel(R) 4 Series Express Chipset Family, 1805 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 290143 MB, Free - 247709 MB;
Motherboard: Dell Inc., 0N7J7M, , .7TMFZM1.CN701660CB01TO.
Antivirus: Lavasoft Ad-Watch Live! Anti-Virus, Updated and Enabled

I use WORD 2003 and I cant get a verticle ruler on the left
 

A:Solved: Microsoft WORD 2003 help

Welcome to TSG.

Are you in print layout view? That's the only view that will display the ruler in Word 2003. If so, go to Tools/Options and select the View tab. Under Print and Web Layout options, check the Vertical ruler box. Hope that helps.
 

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When I try to open Microsoft Office Word 2003 a window pops up that says window installer then it says installing microsoft office word feature. It stops half way and another window pops up that says Installation error file not found. A required installation file SKU112.CAB could not be found. Original installation source required. If you installed Microsoft Office Standard edition 2003 from cd please insert your cd. If you installed Microsoft office standard edition 2003 over your computer network please browse to the installation source on your computer. Also a window popped up that says Microsoft word has not been installed for the current user. Please run setup to install application. I don't have the cd its lost. This just started doing this about a month ago. I can't open any files through microsoft office word or power point. I have windows xp. I don't know hardly anything about computers so I don't know what to do. Any help will be appreciated
 

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Professional, Service Pack 1, 32 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 3.06GHz, x86 Family 15 Model 2 Stepping 7
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 1918 Mb
Graphics Card: VIA Chrome9 HC IGP Family WDDM, 128 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 76216 MB, Free - 44454 MB;
Motherboard: BIOSTAR Group, P4M90-M4
Antivirus: avast! Antivirus, Updated and Enabled
I can fax directly from fax and scan OK. But when I try to fax from microsoft word 2003 it doesn't work. When I get into the fax wizard using "send to recipient using fax modem" it skips over where I put recipient, cover sheet and sender in so I can't send the fax.
When I try going thru printer, it inserts my doc in attachments and is unreadable. THANKS
 

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Hi, I've been having this problem with MS Word 2003 for a little bit.

What happens is, I open the application, and the Word box pops up like it's about to open like it should, but then it takes forever to open, maybe over 10 minutes or so, unless I just end the process like I usually do since it takes so long.

The only thing I've noticed different about anything when I open it is, Navw32.exe starts running, and if i end that, an alert window opens that says "The document C:\Documents and Settings\David Solis\Application Data\Microsoft\Normal\Templates.dot is still infected. Do you want to delete this file?". I'll click no, and Word opens.

Any idea what any of this is, why it's doing it, and how to stop it? Thanks!

Dave
Here's a HJT log:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 9:00:30 PM, on 11/22/2006
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\eHome\ehRecvr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\eHome\ehSched.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\dllhost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\hpq\HP Wireless Assistant\HP Wireless Assistant.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\hkcmd.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\igfxpers.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
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A:Microsoft Word 2003 Problem

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In the old microsoft word, when you had more than one document open, they would all use the same window, and minimize within itself. However I now have 2003 and when I open a new document, they are completly seperate windows and use two buttons on the task bar. I liked having all my documents open in the same program that i can control with the x in the corner. This is hard to explain so i Hope you know what i am talking about. I know it is possible to change this setting because ive used antoher computer where it has done this. I just can not find it in the options or anywhere I have looked. Any help would be appriciated. Even maybe a term i could use to look for it. THank you
 

A:Microsoft word 2003 question

In Word 2002 (XP version) you can go to Tools > Options, click on the View tab and clear the checkbox labeled "Windows in Taskbar". According to the Word Help, this will force all Word document windows to be represented by a single button on the taskbar. Word 2003 should be similar.

M-dash
 

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I have a new laptop with Windows 7 pre-installed. I'm running Microsoft Office 2003 and want to change the normal.dot file, but I can't get at it. Windows Explorer tells me it's at C:\Users\Owner\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Templates\normal.dot, but I don't see andy AppData in the Users\Owner display. Currently to open a Word file, I basically go through C - Users - Owner - My Documents - WORD.DOC

I have similar ACCESS.DOC, EXCEL.DOC, PDF.DOC, PPT.DOC folders in My Documents to get into files for those Microsoft Office programs.

A:Normal.dot in Microsoft Word 2003

In Explorer go to Tools menu, Folder Options, View, then make sure to enable Show Hidden Files Folders and Drives.

Otherwise you wont' see AppData.

Also select to Set all Folders with those settings.

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hi i'm new here but hope someone can help me! i use word all the time, recently when i highlight text and press the back space it doesnt delete also when highlighting to change to another word that i would like the type, the new word is just inserted and doesnt replace the highlighted text.im assuming this is something i have pressed as the problem is only a few days old! can anyone help me????thank you in advance (Moderator edit: thread moved to more appropriate forum. jgweed)

A:Microsoft Word 2003 Problems

can anyone help me????

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Hey,

I have a problem where Word 2003 crashes when I open a document, especially if that document is an email attachment, or something I havn't authored, it happens about 95% of the time. It usually freezes and i can't type, or use my mouse on the page, i usually have to right click on the window bar to close the window. It then pops up a window that I have chosen to close the unresponsive program and asks me to send notification to microsoft. I have dloaded all the latest security packs etc., checked the msoft website, visrus checked and run the office recovery software as well and havn't had any luck in fixing the problem.

Any ideas?

Cheers,

thelaceman
 

A:Microsoft Word 2003 keeps Crashing

word keeps crashing

Wondering if you found a solution to your problem because I have the same issue. Please let me know [email protected]
 

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I have Windows XP and Microsoft Word 2003. I am trying to print a greeting card for the first time. The card size unfolded is 7 1/2 by 11. Once folded it wll be 71/2 by 5 1/2. When I choose print, I get the message "The margins of section 1 are outside the printable area of the page". I don't understand what section 1 is. I've moved the margins and I still get the same error.

Thank you for your help,
Kaye
 

A:Margins in Microsoft Word 2003

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Hi!

This is driving me nuts. When trying to open a word doc microsoft word shuts down or opens in safe mode.

I have had this HP TX1410US for two weeks. I transfered files from another computer with XP using a Belkin Sync Cable.

Any ideas?

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I am trying to print a flyer I made in Word 2003. I created it with borders. When I try to print it, the bottom border will not print. I am using Vista Ultimate. Can anyone help me with this? I've tried adjusting the bottom margins but still no luck. It prints just fine without a border, but with borders, the bottom one will not print. Any advice would be welcomed. Thank you.
 

A:Microsoft Word 2003 and HP 5610v all in one

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hello all
I am having problem loading MS word 2003. I have windows xp installed, and had office 2003 installed on my PC. It was working fine, but lately it wont load word. it goes to start the application but just hangs there and will not start. I have tried different copies, uninstalled and reinstalled it. i run into same problem every time. when i restart my computer word starts into safe mode and i have used detect and repair from help menu.all other applications ( excel, access, power point ) work except word. I have also tried updating from Microsoft support. I am stuck, any help would be appreciated.thanks
 

A:microsoft word 2003 will not load

do a search on your system for normal.dot and when you find it, rename it to normal.old

try to open Word

if it works, and you have no macros or personal changes made to your normal.dot, then simply delete normal.old
 

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For some reason, I cannot even open my Word 2003. I click on the icon and it shows in the bottom toolbar but doesn't open. This happens if I try to open a word file or the program.

HELP!

A:Microsoft Office Word 2003 problem

Hi Sallysara,

if you go to Add/Remove Programs, (Start, Control Panel or (My Computer Then Control Panel) The Double Click On Add/Remove Programs, Then Go Down To Microsoft Office) Click On Change Then A New Window Will Open And Click On Repair. That Should Work. If Not Put You Windows Disk In And When It Opens Click On Repair.

That Should Sort It. If Not Just Message Here Again

Jaymie.

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I've been using word 2003 in windows 7 for a couple years now and it always worked fine. Recently, I have been experiencing this issue where if I click on "save as" to save the file and then double click the C drive it just sits there and freezes for a couple minutes (and I get the "not responding" box with everything whited out). I tried to uninstall and reinstall microsoft office 2003 and the problem is still there. I don't know why it's doing that when I click on the C drive because I can save the file to the desktop or under documents right away without any freezing and then move the file -- but this is a hassle. How can I fix this problem?

Please help!

A:Microsoft word 2003 issue in windows 7

Your C: drive/partition may need defragmenting:

Windows Button >> All Programs >> Accessories >> System Tools >> Disk Defragmenter

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I have typed documents in word 2003 before and saved to my USB , today when I tried it tried it said "cannot save due to file permission error " Is there any solution to this problem?
 

A:Microsoft Word 2003 permission error

most USB sticks use the FAT file system and so there shouldn't be any file permission issues. Check your USB stick for errors.
 

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The Symbol option has disapppeared from my Word application under Insert. I can't find it anywhere to recover it to the Insert tab. Can someone please tell me to how to recover it?

Thank you.
 

A:Solved: Microsoft Word 2003 problem

try this
Tools
Customize
Toolbars/Menus,
select the Menu Bar
Reset,
it should set all your main menus and built-in toolbars back to the default.
 

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When I try to open Microsoft Office Word 2003 a window pops up that says window installer then it says installing microsoft office word feature. It stops half way and another window pops up that says Installation error file not found. A required installation file SKU112.CAB could not be found. Original installation source required. If you installed Microsoft Office Standard edition 2003 from cd please insert your cd. If you installed Microsoft office standard edition 2003 over your computer network please browse to the installation source on your computer. Also a window popped up that says Microsoft word has not been installed for the current user. Please run setup to install application. I don't have the cd its lost. This just started doing this about a month ago. I can't open any files through microsoft office word or power point. I have windows xp. I don't know hardly anything about computers so I don't know what to do. Any help will be appreciated
 

A:Can't open Microsoft Office Word 2003

duplicated thread - closing this one
 

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I am using a computer in the office. There are two of us that use this computer, myself and my boss. Neither of us are really computer saavy, we understand the basics and thats about it. We only work in the office on rainy days, any other time we are outside. But we have been using Microsoft word 2003 for a few years and have never had a problem loading it until now. It takes up to 5 minutes sometimes to load the program. We are using Windows XP 2002 edition, service pack 3. The computer is a dell Dimension DM051 Intel (R) Pentium (R) D CPU 2.8GHz, 2.79 GHZ, 1.00GB of RAM. All our reports are in Word format and every time we open any report it is taking up to 5 min. to load. Is this a virus, spyware? I dont' think its the computer itself because we've never had a problem with this or any other program before. Any support or suggestions would greatly be appreciated thank you.
 

A:Microsoft Word 2003 is slow to open

Does this happen with other programs?
How full is the hard drive?
 

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Hi im trying to do a numbered list in word, which I know how to do, but i need to do a subsection in a couple of them ie: 2.a & 2.b etc. anyone know how to do this?

thanks
 

A:Microsoft Word 2003 numbered list?

Hope this helps.

http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/word-help/create-a-multilevel-list-HA010065017.aspx
 

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Hello there.

Microsoft office 2003 problem.
When starting microsoft word on vista ulitmate, there seems to be a problem

This will automatically shut down, saying there was a problem and is shutting down...
The other programs seem fine, Excel, powerpoint, etc.

I havent a clue what this could be, has anyone else had this problem.
In the top right corner of microsoft word it will say "Finalizing Installation" and then after you type a couple of sentences it will shut down on its own..

This is for a friend of mine, who had microsoft office put on when she bought the laptop of a friend, though she does not have the disk, so i wondered if this is an installation problem.

Would this be some sort of copy of microsoft office 2003, that was put on for her
She has only found this out now as her son needs to use word for school
( vista ultimate, 64 bit, sp2)

A:Microsoft office 2003/ Problem with Word

I assume that you're opening up Word from the Start menu here...

Open up the Start Menu and go to Word. Right-click on it. Open up its Compatability tab which is the third tab.

2003 is an XP product. Therefore, Word (and Excel and Access if they're 2003 versions) should be run in compatibility mode for "Windows XP (Service Pack 2)."

If this is not so, check the box and select Windows XP from the list to make it so amd OK the box to close it.

See if it runs now.

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I was using Word normally only a few hours before this started.

Word types random sentances by itself. It also prints multiple pages, opens new windows and changes the page set up all by itself.

I brand a file onto the computer from my USB device just before this.

Anyone got any idea what the problem is and how i can fix it.

I have already uninstalled and reinstalled the program, but the problem remains.

Help!
 

A:Freaky problem with Microsoft Word 2003...everyone please look

Virus?
 

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Hello,

I am trying to create a letter template that has drop downs in it so that a user can choose which paragraph to put in the letter.

I can create one by using the Drop down form field but it will only let me put a certain amount of text in there.

Is there a way I can do this?

I dont want to do auto texts just the drop down.

Any help would be really really appreciated.

Thanks very much.

Kirsten
 

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When I open microsoft office word 2003 i can perform all functions except for the menu. The menu drop down fields are frozen. It was working fine and then all of a sudden i cannot use the menu. I'm using Windows Vista operating system. Any suggestions on how to fix this problem? Thanks
 

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Every time I get a word file as an attachment and open it up, it defaults to the reading layout, then I have to close that to get it to display as I want. Is there a way to disable that and only put it in that format if I want? Thanks
 

A:Solved: Microsoft Word in Office 2003

Disable opening file in reading layout in Outlook or Word.

Courtney sends...

PS: I have Office 2007, so I don't remember the exact location, but it is probably in Tools, Options.
 

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Hello,

I currently have about 30,000 lines of macros. Occasionally the people I work for want an updated list of all the macros in that file (most are user specific) so that they know what macros they have and if then need a different one or edit a current one.

What have been looking for is a way to print the names of the macros only, and not the entire marco file/code.

the first macro looks something like this..

Sub hinj()
'
' hinj Macro
' Dr. H's Corticosteroid Injection
'
Selection.TypeText Text:= _
"DESCRIPTION OF PROCEDURE"
Selection.TypeParagraph
Selection.TypeText Text:= _
"The patient's * was injected with."
end sub

(cut short for brevity)

then the next macro, and so on and so forth.

What i have been looking for is a way to print a list of the macros but not the macro themselves.

IE.. I wold like it to print out...

hinj Macro
Dr. H's Corticosteroid Injection

hhyal
Dr. H's Hyalgan Macro

hspi
Dr. H's Supartz Macro.

so on and so forth with all 375 macros printed.

Is there a way to do this? I would be most appreciative for any clue as to how to do this.
 

A:Microsoft Word 2003 macro print

Bump...

Is this not possible?
 

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For almost a month iam having this problem.Whenever i paste any words in Microsoft Office Word 2003......a Popup comes saying :Please wait while Windows configures Microsoft Office Professional Edition 2003and then it pastes.It is annoying.Each time when i paste,it comes.msiexec.exe runs in the process.I disabled it in services.Then no problem in pasting.I installed a software later,then it asked for windows installer as it is needed.Then once again i enabled it.How to stop that popup from coming without disabling msiexec.exe ?

A:Microsoft Office Word 2003 problem

I have seen several suggestions for dealing with this problem, some work for some people, others don't and
some of them are potentially destructive, in my opinion, therefore I do not propose to supply any links.

However, I will tell you that I had the same problem recently. I run Office 2003 Professional Edition and
downloaded the Office 2007 trial. It was not for me and I uninstalled it. My problems then started,
with these 'Please wait while Windows configures' messages.

I tried all the usual 'repair' methods, but the only thing which fixed the problem was a complete
uninstall and reinstall of Office 2003. That would be my only suggestion and in addition,
I left the setup files on my hard disk, when asked, because there are some features that are not
immediately installed by the program, even on a full install and it saves digging out the CD/DVD
whenever you come across these features. (Don't remember too clearly which ones, I think it
may have been in connection with Publisher).

I appreciate this may be stating the obvious. If you can find an easier method, which you trust,
good luck.

btw, I am assuming that your computer is virus, adware, malware and spyware free.
You should run something like Malwarebytes and SuperAntiSpware if you haven't
checked recently; presumably you have a realtime antivirus scanner.

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hi there:
Where can i find info on the difference bet. Microsoft Outlook 2002 and 2003 and Microsoft Word 2002 and 2003?

Thanks.
Liz
 

A:Microsoft Outlook and Word 2002/2003...

You could try a Google search, Lizzy:

http://www.google.com/search?q=what...=&rls=GGLG,GGLG:2005-32,GGLG:en&start=10&sa=N
 

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I'm using an Asus Laptop K52F running Window 7 with 4 GB RAM. Suddenly the Microsoft Office 2003 has developed a problem whereas I can not save, and/or open/close various files. When I open Word to a blank page I get the message "Windows cannot open the existing (normal). When I try to close it I get different messages that I don't understand concerning saving to "normal" "yes/no", etc. then finally closes to my desktop. I uninstalled the program and then reinstalled to only get the same thing happening. Is this repairable and are there any options to fix/resolve? Thanks
 

A:Solved: Microsoft Office Word 2003

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Hi,
I'm having this problem with Microsoft Word.
I has never happen before and it doesn't happen with other office program like PowerPoint or Excel. Just Microsoft Word.

My Office is: Microsoft Office Word 2003 (11.5604.5606)
Part of Microsoft Office Professional Edition 2003

The problem is when I'm using my Khmer Font (Limon) and I type a certain letter (only this one letter) which use Ctrl + Alt + T it change my font to Time New Roman size 10 and the cursor also change appearance.
I'm attaching the pictures of screenshot and logs I scan with MBAM and CCleaner. Although I don't think it's virus problem.
Please help me.

Thanks,
Rasmey
 

A:Microsoft Office Word 2003 Problem

Sorry on the go

But all it is. Is that you have size 10 and then size 22 after it

I can't explain it clearly it's 10 10 10 10 10 22 22 22
And when you backspace the 22 size it stays 22 until you make it size10 again
As for that little dot, it must be the font at that size, or something
 

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Whenever I try to open a saved Word document (or even a PowerPoint), the file doesn't open and I get the following message:

"The file ____ is not available.
You may be encountering this message because an anti-virus program is not allowing the file to open. This can be caused by one of two conditions. Either the anti-virus program needs to be updated (due to a compability problem with this application) or there is a virus in the file but the anti-virus program cannot properly remove or process the virus it has found....etc."

Then when I close the document, I get the following message:
"The file Normal already exists. Do you want to replace the existing file?"

I've tried deleting the file. I've restarted my computer, deleted "normal.dot" through my computer's search engine, and then opening word. I've tried renaming the file to "normal.old", and followed the instructions after that like I found on a website.
Also, I went to Tools > Macro > Macros and gone to the "Macros in" list, clicked "All active templates and documents", but there weren't any macros listed there.

I tried using the Macro Organizer, and there weren't any macros listed there either.

Many websites suggested that I open the file through MS word and then hold shift before opening it. When I try to open a file, it just says that it isn't available.

Oh, and I'm running on Windows Vista.

Is there a... Read more

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Scenario:

Multiple windows of word are open and when I start flipping back and forth, Word Crashes. The temp files that start with the ~ don't recycle when Word crashes either. I've been having this problem since I installed Office 2003 and I've tried reinstalling it several times.

Any ideas what could be causing this?

Thanks for your help?
 

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Hello,
I have been trying to reset my setting so when I type the indent basically starts on the top left hand corner like it used to do, but when i open word it starts all the way on the top near the beginning of the page but slightly towards the right hand side. I am trying to fix this problem but can't seem to do so, any suggestions?
 

A:Microsoft Word 2003 Indend problem

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Heya Guys,

Not sure if this is the right place too ask, but I am all out of options.

I have this problem with Outlook 2003 & text wrapping: When the email is busy being typed, the wrapping works and it flows over to the next line automatically but when the recipient opens the email its just one long line

We use html email formats.. This problem also onle seems to happen sometimes...

If someone can point me in the right direction i would be gratefull

Thanks
Timmy

A:Microsoft Outlook 2003 & Word Wrapping

Sheesh, not even a I dont know :|

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Hi,

I've a little problem, when I start Word 2003, it takes around 20 seconds and then I can use it.
Some times there is even a force close. (then the word 2003 freezes)

And if I type: winword /a in Start it starts up directly.
So now my default program for .doc files = winword. (which is slow)
I can't change it to /a.
(/a is add-ins??? so winword /a = word without add-ins?)
Can i disable those add-ins?

My Pc specs = the 2nd in my computer specification
vista home premium x64
4gb ram
640gb harddisk

Thanks in advance
 

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I am running windows xp and my Word application takes close to a minute to open up. Once open it works fine, saves quickly. I was advised to change the template normal.dot to another name....or to delete the file.....I have tried both....the first time after doing so, Word opens in a second....but then there is another normal.dot created and the next time I try to open it I am back to waiting?? any words of wisdom will be appreciated
Katy

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Hello, I have Windows XP purchased in 2005, and came with Microsoft Office.

I was using Microsoft word early this morning and something happened and now it won't open.

Of all my desktop icons, everything has color except the Microsoft is WHITE, which I suspected right away had been compromised.

I don't have any Microsoft word software, it came with my computer.

Help, can I get it back? I need to write some letters.

Thank you.
 

A:Solved: Microsoft Office Word 2003 is gone and won't open

This link should prove useful http://support.microsoft.com/kb/821593 often the installation files are left on the computer under c:\msocache however the above links gives the easy way to repair the installation.
 

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I'm trying to get a Word template that has the auto-text "file name and path" inserted into the footer. I want it to update automatically whenever I save the document into a new directory. Right now it stays the same. Can anyone point me in the right direction? This is a work computer that does NOT have the ribbon.

thanks!
 

A:Microsoft Word 2003 Header-Footer Question

you just want to to state where it resides in the footer? in the header/footer section, select footer > tools button on the toolbar > insert auto text > filename and path. Then save the template, should be good to go.

and welcome to tsg.....
 

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Hi Guys

I just install Microsoft word professional 2003 edition along with the service pack for office 2003, but windows XP can't seem to ready any of the files.
this is what i installed, is there something missing or do I need a driver?
office2003sp3-kb923618-fullfile-enu
office2003sp3-kb923618-fullfile-enu(2)
office2003sp3-kb923618-fullfile-enu.exe.part

I'm getting messages of: is not a valid win32 application, for the first file, and the second file it just loads the service pack, and the third file Windows need to know who created the file. I have windows look it up on the internet but it wants to download a file like "PC Mighty Max" to correct the problem. Should I do this?

Any help would be appreciated.
Thanks
Dale
 

A:Microsoft word professional 2003 install problems

spursume,

The first file [office2003sp3-kb923618-fullfile-enu] is the Office 2003 SP3 file, the second file [office2003sp3-kb923618-fullfile-enu(2)] is just a second copy of the same file. Both should be 117.7 MB in size. If neither of them are the correct size, you will need to re-download the SP3 file here.

The third file [office2003sp3-kb923618-fullfile-enu.exe.part] is an incomplete download attempt of the Office 2003 SP3 file. This is indicated by the .part extension.

You indicate that the second file " just loads the service pack." This exactly what it is supposed to do. Did you receive any errors during the install? Did the Office 2003 CD install without errors?
 

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I've run into a bit of a weird issue with my Microsoft Word. Whenever I highlight/select text, and press any button (space, "x", backspace, delete, etc.), instead eliminating all that text and performing the action that I pressed, the text just stays in place as if I never highlighted in and the action is carried out at the beginning of the selection. I've never seen anything like this before, and I'm really not sure how to search in the help function for it, so does anyone have any idea how I might fix this? Let me know if you need more information or anything and I'll be happy to share. It's just a very irritating, very bizarre issue. Thanks!

- Carder
 

A:Microsoft Office Word 2003... Weird Issue

I don't have Word on this comp to test, but hit the insert button, and then try again, see if that changes anything.
 

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I am attaching a bmp image of a word document with strange markings.

Can anyone tell me what they are and how do I remove them ?

Regards

FLYNNE
 

A:Solved: Microsoft Word 2003 strange markings

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When I bought my new computer its' 64 bit, I transferred everything from my old 32 bit computer and

everything went fine, but my word 2003  will not load the Pleading Wizard.  It loads everything else in the
word program but the PLEADING WIZARD, it was working fine in windows 10 at 32 bits
Does anyone know how to get my 2003 32 bit program to work on my new 64 bit computer?

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Just recently something has changed with my Microsoft Office Word 2003 app.

I'm a writer and I have always been able to drag my pages that I have written today to a folder in My Documents and the same file would stay on my desktop for immediate access later. I realize other may not work this way but it is how I prefer to work as it has become my habit

When I try to drag and drop it now, it drops into the My Documents folder but it no longer remains on the desktop.

Now, in conjunction with this problem, I have another new problem, which is that when I write a page of text in Word and save it to a My Documents folder it doesn't go there. Also when I save a picture to My Pictures as I've always done it won't be there when I look for it. Something is preventing me from saving things and I haven't a clue what it is. I have to open the My Documents folder and drag the Word text page into it. It's the only way I can save stuff for some reason.

Can someone please tell me how I can fix this problem?

Thank you in advance.
 

A:Solved: Microsoft Office Word 2003 question

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I'm having a strange problem with Microsoft Word 2003 SP3.

It only happens on new docs. I'm a writer and when I open ongoing projects in Word everything is fine, but when I open a new doc. my Page Setup doesn't work. If I set it to have 1" of space top, bottom and sides, it doesn't work on the top. My first line starts at the very top of the page.

Also, the ruler up the left side should be dark where that top inch of space should be, but it isn't because it's not working. I discovered a temporary fix in Page Setup by setting the top space to be 2" and the sides and bottom to be 1". However, even doing this I don't get the dark inch or so at the top of my left margin ruler.

I did a repair in ADD Remove Programs but it didn't change anything. It might be a corruption in Word because I have the same Office 2003, SP3 on my laptop and I've compared all the settings on both computers and they appear to be identical.

Has anyone here run into this problem, and do you think uninstalling and reinstalling Office might solve the problem?

Thanks in advance.
 

A:Solved: Microsoft Office 2003 Word problem

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Hello,

I am having issues with Word and Outlook 2003. I just upgraded them from 2000 and now I am running into a couple of issues. Help!

Microsoft Word 2003
- Can't highlight or select an area on my Word page with my mouse. I can use my keyboard, but that becomes quite annoying as you can imagine.

Microsoft Outlook 2003
- Can't highlight or select an area on my page with my mouse. I can use my keyboard, but that becomes quite annoying as you can imagine.
- Can't open Word document attachments only. I can open excel, pdf, etc..., but not Word.

I have restarted my pc, reinstalled office 2003, erased the normal.dot profile, removed the 11.0\Word\Data registry and no luck. Any solutions would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!
 

A:Can't highlight in Word 2003 and Outlook 2003. Can't open Word 2003 attachments.

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Hi, my problem is that when I was using Microsoft Word 2003, I reduced the font of one of the files I was working on and the entire file just transformed so that:
after every line, this symbol appears:
before some lines, this symbol appears:
and between words, this symbol appears

This actually happened before, but i, ah, don't remember how i got rid of it. I know it's kind of a small problem, but it's really driving me crazy.

Thanks.
 

A:Solved: microsoft word (2003) files keep showing this after every line: ¶

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I keep getting error messages when trying to open files created in Word 2003. The files burn to cd without a problem but when I try to open them off of the cd I get the file may be corrupt try to use recover text option or open and repair option. The odd thing is these word 2003 files open in Office xp without any issues. I have also got an error stating I do not have adminstrative rights on my cd drive. The cd drive is not a network shared drive so I am confused by this error. I have replaced the old cd-r/rw drive with a dvd r/rw and still get the same problems. Any ideas would be greatly appreciated.

Jay
 

A:Solved: Microsoft. Word 2003 will not open files burned to cd

I think I fixed it. I replaced the ide cable and all seems to work now.
 

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Hi all,
I just switched OS from XP Media Center 2005 SP3 to Vista Home Premium SP1 x64. I moved all of my MS Word files over to the new OS. Now I need to know if I can install my copy of 2003 Word on Vista x64 and have it run properly, and open my 2003 Word files. MS Office 2007 Home/Student comes with EXcel and PP which I would never use and would be a waste of money for me.
Any information on this would be most appreciated.
Thanks,
Jakeman97

A:Microsoft Office Word 2003 in Vista Home Premium x64

it should work fine. you will have to reinstall any office updates and/or service packs, though.

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I've got a document about 41 pages, broke into multiple sections. Track changes have been on, I've been able to edit the file for a while up until an hour. Now, when i make any changes this document just closes, this has been tried and same phenomenon occurs on 3 other computers, so it must be something with the file? Any idea would be appreciated.

Some interesting characteristics:
when change is made word shuts down.
but when you use auto recover and word opens back up, the change that caused word to close is actually made.
 

A:Microsoft Word 2003 closes in error when I make a change with track changes

do you have the remove hidden data feature installed and turned on?
Otherwise, I would suspect a corrupt Normal.dot file - close Word, find and rename or delete it (Word will rebuild it when you open it again).
 

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Good afternoon people,

Firstly, I would like to say hello to everyone who've helped me in the past with my Access help. It's been a long absence with study commitments and such, but as is the purpose of this group, I would like to ask for some tech help:

The situation: Microsoft Word (as part of Office 2003 Professional Edition) frequently closes without user notification on my dad's laptop (Windows Vista Basic). It's recently started, and it interrupts his work. He says that the issue occurs when he minimises documents, but he didn't indicate a frequency of this occurrence. He also told me that once he successfully saves a document and closes Word, he then encounters issues when opening said document; it says that the file has been "corrupted" (I can't remember exactly what the dialog box says), and that the data can be recovered, or to proceed with opening the document. Data recovery doesn't work, and when he proceeds to open the document, Word returns "Program not responding" and "Critical error caused by the program" and other prompts of this nature, which then forces the program to quit.

I am aware that a similar problem is in the Microsoft Knowledge Base for Word 2003, but was last revised in 2004 (so covered only xp and 2000), and am not certain if this issue is the same for Windows Vista. It related to the "Handwriting Recognition" program.

Additionally, as always, there are a multitude of ... Read more

A:Solved: Microsoft Word (Office Professional Edition 2003) frequently closes

Any chance of anyone helping?
 

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For some reason my undo typing and redo typing options in Microsoft Office Word 2003 have disappeared. They should be under Edit. Will someone please tell me how to find and reset them.

Thank you.
 

A:Solved: Microsoft Word 2003 problem-Edit Menu missing commands

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Windows Vista Home

Installed Microsoft office 2003 Installed custom install of Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and Publisher. They all work you can type in them and print the page ect. However all of them if you go to save the file such as a word doc to the desktop like always did type whatever and then go to file and save as have the file named etc and with all of them it comes up with an error sayin

A problem caused the program to stop working correctly. Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available. YOu can save a file from any of them, like I said you can open them and do whatever you want and print them out but cannot save them. Can someone tell me why I am gettting the error and why it wion't save?
 

A:Solved: Windows Vista-problem with Microsoft word 2003 won't save a file get error me

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Today I was viewing an e-mail. It had a jpeg file, which I opened, & also some text. I wanted to save the text as a joke, so I set about rearranging the words (you know how in some e-mail messages the words are not lined up & the text is different colors?...). I was almost done, & all of a sudden (I don't even recall hitting a particular key) the whole message was full of those < and > signs & those paragraph symbols, in front of & behind every line. I have Outlook 98 & use Word 97 as my e-mail editor. So I checked my view menu, thinking I had somehow changed to page layout, but I was still in normal view. Then when I went out of my e-mail program to check my Word program, it does the same thing in new, blank documents & also my previously saved documents--little paragraph symbols before & after every line! I thought I had a virus, so I deleted the jpeg & e-mail, then ran an antivirus program on both my hard drives & on all my Outlook files--no viruses found. So how can I get rid of those symbols in all my documents? It makes my Word program virtually unusable. Any help would be appreciated, thank you!
P.S. In case it matters, I have Windows ME. My CPU is an HP 7320, Pentium with MMX, 166mhz, 128 MB RAM.
 

A:Weird Symbols in Word '97

I think you might be viewing all the formatting marks. I do not have Word 97 anymore (gone to Word 2000) but if you can get into the Options area, on the View tab, make sure you do not have "All" checked. Actually, in standard writing, the only thing you should have checkmarked is "hidden".
 

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Is there any place to get additional symbols for MS Word? I am particularly looking for more cooking symbols, such as 1/8, 1/6, 2/3, etc... I have searched for math symbols & fonts, as well as more MS Word symbols, but I can't find anything.

When I type in 1/2 (then hit the spacebar) the symbol automatically changes to . I want all the measurements in this size, but this only works in the m most common ones.

Any suggestions?

Ktsmom02
 

A:Additional Symbols for Word?

The most common symbols can be accessed in Word by clicking INSERT >> SYMBOL. If you need additional symbols you can also click the Windows start button and then click RUN and then type CHARMAP You can select various symbols and characters and copy them directly to your clipboard to paste into other applications.

If you want to turn off the fraction feature altogether in Word you can click Tools >> AutoCorrect and then select the AutoFormat tab and uncheck "Fractions 1/2 with Fraction character ."

Another option is to press SHIFT + F9 to turn on your field codes and then type the following inside the curly braces eq \f(x,y) (just replace the x and y with your actual numerator and denominator) and then press SHIFT + F9 again to convert to a fraction.
Regards,
Rollin
 

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My specific problem is that a formatting symbol showed up in a Word document that I'm not familiar with. It is a little circle like a degree sign, or sometimes two of them. What does it mean?

More generally, is there a resource available that explains unknown symbols? Searching for them is frustrating because you can't type a degree symbol into a search box.
 

A:Solved: Symbols in Word

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I pasted the following from a Word document, which has dots between all the words, and at the beginning and end of the text, a weird looking symbol I cannot paste here. I must have been too tired and whacked the wrong key, while working in Word, because I cannot get out of this weird format, and as you can see below, I cannot paste the text as it appears on my Word document. Please help.
Know Your Numbers
It is crucial to "Know Your Numbers" with respect to Blood Pressure. Life-threatening complications can develop over a course of years when hypertension exists. Increased pressure on the inner walls of blood vessels make the vessels less flexible over time and more vulnerable to the buildup of fatty deposits in a process known as atherosclerosis. Hypertension also forces the heart to work harder to pump adequate blood throughout the body. This extra work causes the muscles of the heart to enlarge, and eventually the enlarged heart becomes inefficient in pumping blood. An enlarged heart may lead to heart failure, in which the heart can not pump enough blood to meet the body's needs.
 

A:Weird Word symbols

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In Word 2007 a symbol (shaped like a "Lightening Strike" or perhaps a zigzag) sometimes appears on my screen.
Can anyone tell me where to find the descriptions of the Word 2007 symbols which may appear when an action is performed?
Thanks
John
 

A:Word 2007 Symbols

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Integrate Microsoft Project 2003 in Microsoft SharePoint 2003 Server ???

Hi!

Know someone if an integration of Microsoft Project 2003 is
possible in Microsoft SharePoint 2003 Server ???
regards,
gicio
 

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Hi Everyone,
Right i'm more hardware orientated so not sure on this one. In word '97 (i know, ancient) my friend is trying to insert special characters and suchlike.
Now when she goes to Insert - Symbol and the windows appears, half of the characters are missing all that is in the space is a small square. Sometimes she can see the symbol/character but on inserting it is either a square or space that is inserted.
I'm no expert but on reinstalling Word the problem is the same, could it be the installed Fonts on the system that are corrupt or does the problem lie elsewhere.
Cheers Guys
 

A:Special Symbols/Characters in Word

Yes. Try reinstalling the fonts on her system. Also, clean up the hard drive too, and possibly even troubleshoot Word.

http://www.theofficeexperts.com/cleanyourpc.htm
http://www.theofficeexperts.com/word.htm#TroubleshootingWord
 

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Hi,

Just the last couple of days the symbols on my word document (that I've been using for the last year) does not display.

My computer is Vista 32-bit SP2. I'm running Office 2007 SP2.

I could go to another user computer that has the exact same setup and open the word document from there and the symbols display with no problems at all.

The symbols I'm using that are not appearing on the word document are the trademarks (TM).

I tried detect/repair and reinstalling Office 2007 but that did not help.

Please Help!

Does anyone knows how to fix this?
 

A:Symbols does not display on word document.

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How does one get character map symbols to show up in MS-Word 2000?

In Windows XP, Program Files > Accessories > System Tools > Character Map will show the symbols in the character map for a given font. After clicking on a symbol, the keystroke combination will show in the lower right (for example, ALT+0230 for ''). So, far, I've been copying and pasting the symbol from the character map to get it to appear in text (as I did here to get the '' to show up).

But this is going to get tedious. I can't figure out how to get it to appear by using keystrokes. Pressing the ALT key (either the left one or the right one) and typing the numbers (e.g., 0230) doesn't bring anything on the MS-Word screen, even when the font matches that of the character map. So, I need a step-by-step set of instructions on how to key-in ALT+0230, for example, on the keyboard and get '' to appear on the screen.

And to make it even easier, there must be a way to map a symbol or a set of keystrokes to a keyboard key. But, I can't figure out how. Can someone give me some directions?

kamull01
 

A:MS-Word 2000/Character Map Symbols

It should work, unless your keyboard driver does not support it for some strange reason.

You are using the number pad keys I assume, and not the numeric keys above the main keys? (only Number Pad keys are usually supported on many standard keyboards)
 

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I have two users running 2000 pro and Office 2000 pro that are having problems with only part of a document changing to symbols/characters. The last time this happened document was saved ok, then four days later the user reported opening and printing it and part had changed to symbols.

Doc as saved on 3/16:
the vote being: Miller-YES, Ensley-YES, Kane-YES.

Parks and Recreation Director John Knight was present.

COMMISSION
ITEM NO. 1: The drainage at 18th and Urish was discussed.

Those present were: Public Works Deputy Director Tom Flanagan, Office Administrator Jane Rezac and Engineer Mike Engler with Bartlett and West Engineers.

After printing on 3/20:
the vote being: Mill % "
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Engineer Mike Engler with Bartlett and West Engineers.

In word the spaces are boxes and this cover 2 and a half pages.

Thanks for the help.
Marc
 

A:MS Word part of document changes to symbols.

Does the word document just print like that and look normal when on screen? if so it is probably the printer drivers that are causing it. Can they print to another printer to see.
 

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Hello,

My system:
MS Windows XP Pro SP2
MS Office XP Pro SP3

I convert PDF files to Word documents. When I do, however, I find the symbol, which Word informs me is the "NOT SIGN" placed randomly within the converted text. The symbol has the character code 00AC. It looks like a horizontal line with another line attached to its right side going perpendicularly downwards (like an L turned upside down and the base horizontal line pointing downwards).

Is there any way of removing these without having to scan through pages and pages of text and removing them manually? Microsofts TechNet pages are of little use in this matter.

Thanks in advance.

Lane
 

A:Solved: Removing symbols from MS Word XP

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I am trying to download the Microsoft Symbols Package. The problem is that I am not on the Internet and am allowed only one hour at a time on the local library system. Because the file is 195MB and the Microsoft transmission speed is very low it never completes within the hour. Is there any way to download the file using a faster link?
 

A:Microsoft Symbols Package

Joe Webber said:

I am trying to download the Microsoft Symbols Package. The problem is that I am not on the Internet and am allowed only one hour at a time on the local library system. Because the file is 195MB and the Microsoft transmission speed is very low it never completes within the hour. Is there any way to download the file using a faster link?Click to expand...

Hi Joe,

Here's are some ideas:
Explain the problem you are having to the librarian, and ask if their connection to the Internet is broadband or DSL and what speed is it? Ask if you could make a special arrangement to stay on one computer to finish your download and copy it to CD. Don't expect them to change their policies - but, if you ask nice they may be able to help you. Given that you know at the time you are at the library and how much download you can get, you can come up with an approximate estimate of the time it would take to get the entire download - which also depends not just on the connection speed, but the traffic load on the Internet during the download time period - some are better than others - early morning vs mid-afternoon.

If they are unable to help, then ask them if they belong to the "Interlibrary loan consortium" and if it would be possible to visit another library (where they explain the problem to a cooperating librarian) and make an arrangement for you to the other library (where they have a faster connection to the Internet - make this a requirement and ask th... Read more

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Microsoft Word 2003 on my Sony Vaio laptop doesn't have a Save As function, either in the File menu or as shortcut Alt+F A. It's not even there as a disabled/greyed out option - the options under File go straight from Save to Save as a webpage. Any ideas what could have happened "Save As" or how to restore it?
 

A:Microsoft Word 2003 doesn't have "Save As" function

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Inserted symbols in Word 2007 (the fractions 1/2, 1/3, 1/4, etc) were reading correctly a week ago. When I bring the files back now, the symbols are gone (replaced with little rectangles). Other symbols, such as the one for degrees, are unaffected. Any ideas how to fix and prevent this from happening again?

I am using Windows 7 and Windows 8 on separate computers.
 

A:Inserted Symbols in Word 2007 disappeared

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Just started up my new computer with Windows 8.1. I plugged in my flash drive into the USB port and I think I hit note pad by mistake while reading one of the files on the flash drive. Now I go to read any of the files and all I get is a page full of different letters and symbols that look like some kind of a code. This only appears on all the files in word pad. I can not eliminate those crazy looking screens and get back to normal text. What happened?
 

A:Solved: Strange lettering and symbols in word pad

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Hi: Can anyone give me an answer as to why my HP Deskjet 612C printer is not printing properly from MS Word 2002? This is the only time i cannot get it to print right- it will print a bunch of weird webding symbols on the first line or two and spit out page. But if i print from email, net, or other places it seems to print fine. Also, if i print from MS Word and my text is all in boxes it will print it but it seems to not print any title or heading that is not in the box.?? I really hope there is some help out there. thanks again!

A:weird webding symbols printing from Word??...

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Originally Posted by vwrobb


Hi: Can anyone give me an answer as to why my HP Deskjet 612C printer is not printing properly from MS Word 2002? This is the only time i cannot get it to print right- it will print a bunch of weird webding symbols on the first line or two and spit out page. But if i print from email, net, or other places it seems to print fine. Also, if i print from MS Word and my text is all in boxes it will print it but it seems to not print any title or heading that is not in the box.?? I really hope there is some help out there. thanks again!




Have you tried getting the latest driver from HP?

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I know it's a fairly easy process, but I can't find the way to turn off the formating symbols in word. Can anybody tell me how to do this. Every new file I open already has a Paragraph symbol in the upper left hand corner and then as I write a document all the spaces and all other formating symbols show. Thanks for your help.
 

A:MS Word formating symbols show in all documenents....

It's in Tools menu - Options - View - Formatting Marks.
 

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When I open a new blank sheet of Word the sheet contains a bold paragraph symbol.
Whenever I open a Word document it is full of paragraph symbols, periods
between words, etc. Some documents have other symbols before each line. I
have tried doing a repair install of Office, a re-install and finally
removed it and did a clean install. This has me baffled. If I send the
document to another person it is fine. If I send it to the printer it is
fine. This makes reading the document very difficult. Does anyone have any
ideas? I have looked through all the menus and options for a clue and have
found nothing that seems to apply.
 

A:Symbols are suddenly appearing in Word documents

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After opening a Word doc I noticed that some of my text has either disappeared or become corrupted (text replaced with numbers, symbols and little squares).

Does anyone know of a way to restore the corrupted text? Thank you in advance.
 

A:Text in Word Doc replaced with numbers and symbols

Have you tried making a copy of the whole file and seeing if that one is corrupted as well?
 

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