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    visio file sizes (2003 sp2)

    I'm new to Visio and so i may have used it for something it's not meant to be used for. I just made a six page flow chart with quite a few images in it. it looks great, but when i check the file size...
  2. Replacing more than one paragraph (Word 2003 sp3)

    I have saved a mile of emails from outlook as a text file. I then saved the text file as a word file. My problem is what should then be a 100 plus page doc is coming out as 3000 plus pages because...
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    Re: Forms in word (2003 sp 2)

    now to fast track my learning on how to create a userform.
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    Re: Forms in word (2003 sp 2)

    I've thought of that, but wouldn't that involve creating individual 'undo' macros for each potential for incorrectly pressing yes instead of no?
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    Re: Forms in word (2003 sp 2)

    sorry can't do that, but i have attached a sample with the macro and details of what happens. teh problem isn't that it doesn't work. The problem is users want to be able to reverse their mistake and...
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    Re: Forms in word (2003 sp 2)

    it's a protected form. for example choosing yes may cause a macro to unprotect the form then drop in an additional six fields then reprotect the document then lock the document - result user has six...
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    Forms in word (2003 sp 2)

    I recently created a fairly detailed form template in word - with much help from HansV. The templates up and being used, the problem is the inability to undo a drop down selection is killing me in...
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    autotext won't accept table (word 2003)

    I'm trying to have the table in the zip file accepted as autotext, but autotext will not recognise it. if i highlight only rows 1 to 5 it will accept it, but rows 1 to 6 and it will not preview or...
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    Re: autotext in a form (word 2003)

    thanks Hans, it does work, i just incorrectly referenced bookmark1instead of dropdown1. My next problem is slightly different. I can't get the table in the attached zip file to be accepted as...
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    Re: autotext in a form (word 2003)

    Perhaps I spoke a little too soon. I had been presuming that DropDown.Value = 1 equated to if Yes was selected the macro worked, if no was selected the macro was ignored and the cursor tabbed to the...
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    Re: autotext in a form (word 2003)

    thanks Hans, they both worked and then i refined them to this
    If ActiveDocument.FormFields("Dropdown6").DropDown.Value = 1 Then
    ActiveDocument.Unprotect
    Selection.MoveDown...
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    Re: autotext in a form (word 2003)

    Thanks Hans, I tried that macro and it did merge the cells, however it didn't seem to place the cursor in the field (Example F). example G shows my utter failure to provide a similar macro to a...
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    Re: autotext in a form (word 2003)

    Thanks Hans, I've been playing around with this and have had some success. i've attached a template and you'll see my amateurish attempts have led me to Example D which seems close to the mark, but...
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    Re: autotext in a form (word 2003)

    thanks Hans, I'll give this a try.
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    autotext in a form (word 2003)

    I'm wondering if it's possible in a form to have autotext drop into a document if someone clicks on a check box or selects yes from a multi answer box. i tried to do this by attaching a macro, but...
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    Re: template won't open (2002/sp2)

    i've tried this and i have other similar templates in the same directory that do work for other users - there seems to be no logic to it.
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    Re: template won't open (2002/sp2)

    yes, i just double checked and the autotext is in the template - not in the normal.dot template.
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    template won't open (2002/sp2)

    i've created a template with several forms in it as individual autotext entries. the user opens a doc then selects the form from a unique drop down menu of macros which opens the autotext as a locked...
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    Re: table text properties (2002 sp2)

    thanks, here is a sample table - first cell has table text left para style, second cell has table text centre para style then the gizmo outside the table has normal style. in other cases i will...
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    table text properties (2002 sp2)

    I'm having this problem with a template containing a number of tables where the text in a cell will have its style properties overridden by the style properties some evil genius seems to be giving to...
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    screenwriting continued (2002/sp2)

    i was wondering if it is possible to do the following: if i have a dialogue style and it runs from the bottom of one page to the top of the next page. is there some way, i can have continued next...
  22. Re: why are templates so unkind (word 2002 sp2)

    Edited: <!t>[Post=DisplayText,PostNumber]<!/t> tag added to make the post number live. Also tidied up the language. <img src=/S/smile.gif border=0 alt=smile width=15 height=15> -Mod.

    just when i...
  23. Re: why are templates so unkind (word 2002 sp2)

    Andrew, thanks for your reply. the problem is - i never applied that style. i had the text as normal style then next time i pulled it up it was the doc title style and it would not change.
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    sample template attached.
    open and select sample1 autotext. when i originally created this i used normal style but now you will see that for the date etc the template applies doc title style. why -...
  25. why are templates so unkind (word 2002 sp2)

    i've been creating a template that consists of a number of form autotext entries the user can select. they then drop down and a macro locks the form. suddenly for no apparent reason Word is changing...
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