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  1. #1
    Bronze Lounger
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    Jan 2001
    La Jolla, CA
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    KB shortcut for formatting not working (20002)

    Positing the cursor within a word used to be enough to select a format (e.g., CTRL+U). It no longer works. The entire word must be selected.
    The only new software on the system is Adobe Pro that the problem? Any other ideas?

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    Plutonium Lounger
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    Re: KB shortcut for formatting not working (20002)

    This is linked to an option in the Edit tab of Tools | Options...

    If the check box "When selecting, automatically select entire word" is ticked, you can format a word by clicking anywhere in it and clicking the appropriate toolbar button or pressing the appropriate shortcut key.
    If that check box is clear, you must select the word before applying the formatting.

    It's up to you which is the lesser of two evils...

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