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Adding custom dictionaries
1 replies , 6/30/2003, 5:57:43 PM
Office:mac 2001, 9.2 I saw a post by Beth Rosengard dated June 6, 2003 that told of a procedure to add dictionaries. I just purchased the American Heritage 4th Edition, E Version and was wondering...

moving word files from Toshiba Portege 3500 to Mac
1 replies , 6/30/2003, 8:03:11 PM
Hi! I am interested in getting the new tablet PC from Toshiba., the Portege 3500, but am concerned that I will be not be able to move the word files saved on this to my Mac - any advice would be...

problems with saving II: A cure?
4 replies , 6/30/2003, 8:51:08 PM
Hi All, Maybe I've found a little cure for the "too many files are open -word won't save"-bug. I tried a lot today (incl. disk permission repair, copy - paste without the last paragraph, disenable...

Custom Dictionary
3 replies , 6/30/2003, 11:41:14 PM
How do you fix it when it says that the custom dictionary is not available in the preferences folder?

Paul Schaller
Word Slow to Launch
2 replies , 7/1/2003, 2:53:52 AM
Hi, My Microsoft Word for OSX has just started to take about 10 seconds longer to launch. The blank document pops up but it won't allow you to type for 10 seconds. Does anyone know what may be...

Joe Chomiczewski
Problem with header and footer !
3 replies , 7/1/2003, 11:51:09 AM
Hello, I am using Word X SR 1 French and have updated both patch up to 10.3 I have a problem with a document that I have created where header and footer are no longer accessible; First page has a...

Greg Bernard
Where's Privacy Options - Remove Personal Information?
1 replies , 7/1/2003, 12:43:30 PM
I'm looking for Tools/Options/Security/Privacy options/remove personal information, which is found in the current PC version of Word. I can try saving in RTF - but not everything is eliminated when...

EPS to PDF, Any new developments?
4 replies , 7/1/2003, 2:00:02 PM
There have been many complaints about the way Word vX (and I think XP) messes up eps embedded pictures in the PDF conversion (see below for example). Any new developments or fixes? WMF/EMF have not...

2 replies , 7/1/2003, 2:42:58 PM
Oftentimes when I tell Word to print, it doesn't bring up the print dialog box, but sends the job directly to the printer. I've discovered that if I assassinate the Word Settings (10) file that Word...

Custom save locations?
3 replies , 7/1/2003, 3:58:53 PM
I was wondering if there was a way to do the following in Word 2001: I open a particular file in the finder, and then when I go to "Save as..." the dialog automatically defaults to saving the new...

I'm trying to create a new form document and save it as either a Stationery Pad or a Template (whichever works best). I can create the document (with its form fields) just fine. Let's call it...

Hi John, thanks for the response. > By far the easiest way is to place the template in the same folder as the > document. This takes advantage of an undocumented feature of Word: Word > searches a...

Working with WordPerfect Document
1 replies , 7/1/2003, 11:05:18 PM
I have a document I need to edit. It was created in Word. Then someone edited it in Word Perfect. It was then sent to me in .doc format and my computer said it was corrupted. They resent it in .wpd...

Martha Bowes
Hi Sirius: Yes, I know what you are doing wrong :-) You are trying to use Word X! Sorry, all the File dialogs in Word X are actually Apple OS X Finder Windows, and they are not addressable from...

Hi Greg: That document contains one or more corrupt elements. Here's how to proceed: First, let's try the quick way. You must be using PC Word 2000 or above to do this, but it usually sorts...

Don't leave your edit history lying about
3 replies , 7/2/2003, 10:03:30 AM
Several times in the past, I have been able to use the edit history of Word docs sent to me for commercial advantage. Here is a story of a bigger fish being, if not caught, jagged with...

Elliott Roper
In article <a6f2fvcdg6d38sns3t28i9kvk12ibgicub@4ax.com>, "John McGhie [MVP - Word]" <j***************rmation.com.au> wrote: >OK, there are two kinds of "pot-boiler text that arrives...

unable to play imbedded sound file in word doc
1 replies , 7/2/2003, 4:45:55 PM
Anyone with experience getting word X for mac to be able to play an inserter/ embedded sound file? I received a joke word .doc from a friend, at the end, the punchline is in a sound file. There is...

Word Printing
1 replies , 7/2/2003, 7:06:07 PM
When printing to an HP 5000 printer I cannot print tabloid size / 11 x 17. Other applications such as Quark will print and Word will print other sizes . Any thoughts?

Auto Numbering
1 replies , 7/2/2003, 9:01:53 PM
Please explain why a document created in WD98 that contains a list with auto numbering does not retain the auto numbering when re-opened. When opened later, the numbers repeat throughout the...