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    Question "Information" bug in Word 2003 thesaurus

    Ok, try this:

    Open a new Word document.

    Type "information".

    Either right-click on the word and select the thesaurus or, with the cursor on the word, hit Shift+F7 to bring up the thesaurus.

    Read the suggested synonyms.


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    Looks normal here.
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    In both Word 2003 and 2007, I get the following - which is not normal - but at least they're "in formation"!:

    Information.JPG

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gary Frieder View Post
    In both Word 2003 and 2007, I get the following - which is not normal - but at least they're "in formation"!:

    Information.JPG
    I get the same thing in Word 2003 and Word 2007.

    In Word 2010 I get
    thesaurus.jpg

    In Word 2010 I get something very close to the earlier versions if I search for in formation.
    Last edited by Charles Kenyon; 2012-01-24 at 22:25.
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    Thanks for the heads up.

    I guess it only took them 7 years to fix it. At least I now know who to contact the next time I need "information"... ;-)

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    I get the "in formation" version with Word 2003, on a machine that never has had Word 2010 installed. I suspect that maybe installing the 2010 version cleans up the Synonym/Thesaurus function in 2003 as well.

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    With XP and Office 2003 I get in formation in turn in a row and several similar. Also, the document will not close without using Task Manager. Strange

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