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    Symbol - inserting problem (2002/SR2)

    Hi -

    When using Insert/Smbol, I very often get an accompanying character (i.e., a box, a

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    Re: Symbol - inserting problem (2002/SR2)

    Does this happen with all fonts, or just with specific fonts?

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    Re: Symbol - inserting problem (2002/SR2)

    Hans -

    Verdana, Times New Roman, Ariel all have this problem. (I didn't try more since these are the fonts I most often use).

    Thanks,
    Curious

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    Re: Symbol - inserting problem (2002/SR2)

    Sorry, no idea about this one. You could try Help | Detect and Repair. Hopefully someone else has a better suggestion.

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    Re: Symbol - inserting problem (2002/SR2)

    Thank you, Hans, for your time.

    Curious

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    Re: Symbol - inserting problem (2002/SR2)

    I've been trying to solve this problem and I came upon something that might help someone figure out what is going on:

    When I insert a symbol, i.e., euro and hit Close, the box appears. (

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    Re: Symbol - inserting problem (2002/SR2)

    What you describe is definitely *not* standard behavior. You might try Phil Rabichow's <!post=Systematic Approach to Behavioral Problems in Word (97/2000),197827>Systematic Approach to Behavioral Problems in Word (97/2000)<!/post>. If that does not help, it would seem that there is something wrong with your installation of Word.

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    Re: Symbol - inserting problem (2002/SR2)

    Hans (and Phil) - Thanks. It was a corrupt normal.dot

    I am trying to print out a list of my key assignments, but don't remember how to do it: if I have a document on screen and then go to Print/Key Assignment, I only get the keys for that document (though I seem to remember that there was a way to get ALL key assignments, and since I only use Normal.dot, I thought all assignments would print out regardless of what document was on screen.)

    Thanks for pointing me in the right direction.

    In the past I used this macro, which doesn't "work" now:
    Sub KeyAssignmentsPrintToScreen()
    Dim mykey As Integer
    Dim mycount As Integer

    CustomizationContext = NormalTemplate
    mykey = KeyBindings.Count
    ActiveDocument.Tables.Add Range:=Selection.Range, NumRows:=mykey, NumColumns:=2

    For Each aKey In KeyBindings
    Selection.InsertAfter aKey.Command
    Selection.MoveRight Unit:=wdCell
    Selection.InsertAfter aKey.KeyString
    mycount = mycount + 1
    If mycount >= mykey Then Exit Sub
    Selection.MoveRight Unit:=wdCell
    Selection.Collapse Direction:=wdCollapseEnd
    Next aKey
    End Sub


    Thank you.

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    Re: Symbol - inserting problem (2002/SR2)

    When I select Key Assignments to print in a document based on Normal.dot, I get both key assignments valid for that document (if any), and general key assignments.

    Your macro lacks a declaration for aKey:

    Dim aKey As KeyBinding

    With that declaration, it creates a table with key assignments in Normal.dot for me.

    Since you had a corrupt Normal.dot, I assume you deleted it. Unless you have re-created the old key assigments, the new Normal.dot will have no key assigments.

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    Re: Symbol - inserting problem (2002/SR2)

    Thanks for the speedy reply. Yes, I've named it Normalold.

    I thought those assignments would copy over. Guess I'll have to do it manually. Or, I suppose I could "restore" the corrupt Normal.dot, print the assignments, then send it back to its graveyard..........................

    Curious

    Where does the missing line in the macro go: after the last Dim line?

    Thank you.

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    Re: Symbol - inserting problem (2002/SR2)

    Keyboard assignments are stored in Normal.dot, so if you disable it by renaming it, the keyboard assignments disappear. You could indeed temporarily rename it back.

    The Dim line can co anywhere among or immediately below the present Dim lines.

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    Re: Symbol - inserting problem (2002/SR2)

    Thank you much.

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