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    Typing errrors in Outlook 2007

    I use Windows 7 ultimate.

    When typing parenthesis in Outlook 2007, it opens and closes in this way: () instead of ( to open it and ) to close it and this on both sides of the inserted comment.

    In other words, it always appears double close at the beginning and at the end, ''()".

    Can anyone help to correct this error in typing?

    Thank you.

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    I am not sure I understand you. So when you start a parenthesis "(" outlook adds two "()"? And you are just typing normally or doing some other action?

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    I just type normally, hitting the over 9 and 0 and it comes () both at the opening of the parenthesis and same at the end''()''.
    I don't understand why it does that either, unless suddenly my wireless keyboard has become faulty.

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    I couldn't find a setting that could cause that in my own installation, to be honest. You could check the autocorrection options, in Tools->Options, but I have doubts that it could be that.

    Does it happen just in Outlook?

    You know, you could actually take advantage of that, since you will always need to close the parenthesis, so when the opening one creates a pair, it's easy to go back one position with the cursor and just fill in whatever needs to go inside the parenthesis.

    Sorry I can't be of much more help .

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    It does happen just in Outlook. I think I may have to buy a new keyboard, although this one is relatively new. Thank you for your help and the tip about moving one step ahead.

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    If it just happens in Outlook, I doubt it's the keyboard. The keyboard would do the same in other applications. I guess Outlook may just be trying to help you a bit too hard .

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    Check your Autocorrect settings in Outlook 2007 at Tools, Options, Spelling (tab), Spelling and Autocorrection..., Autocorrect options..., Autocorrect (tab)

    Bruce

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    Fixed! Thank you Bruce, the problem is no more!

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