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    Enter key creates black box (Word XP)

    I had a call from an out-of-town friend who recently installed Word XP (I don't run it). He says that when he opens a blank document and touches the ENTER key that he gets a black box on the screen. If he touches the ENTER key again, it gets larger. Anyone see this type of behavior? Very weird!

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    Re: Enter key creates black box (Word XP)

    I have two suggestions - check font files for corruptions (most likely) and video driver for conflicts.

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    Re: Enter key creates black box (Word XP)

    I have seen this odd behavior in a document sent to me. The document included a font not installed on my PC. Every space and cr-lf ([Enter]) displayed as a square box.

    Simply changing the document font to one of mine fixed the problem.
    Kevin <IMG SRC=http://www.wopr.com/w3tuserpics/Kevin_sig.gif alt="Keep the change, ya filthy animal...">
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