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By brennand ·
I have encountered a problem with Word 97. Assume I copy some text from
Document A to Document B. In Document B, I then edit that text, perhaps
deleting words, typing new ones, and applying character formatting
(typically a superscript for a footnote reference). Finally, when happy with
the text, I apply a style to it.

Sometimes, the first character of the newly styled paragraph will be in a
different character size than that defined by the style for the paragraph
and the problem can only be overcome by using Ctrl-Spacebar. This works, but
of course, clears the character-formatting such as superscript. If I
re-apply the supersrcipt at this stage, all is OK. I assume, therefore, that
the problem lies in a conflict between Style and Character-Formatting, but
cannot see why or how to avoid it happening. I do not want to change my work
method by applying style before editing text. Can you suggest anything?

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by gday In reply to Word 97

Hello

You might want to check that all the latest service packs for word are installed,i dont know if this will fix the problem but its a good point to start

regards
Gary day

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by brennand In reply to Word 97

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by dmiles In reply to Word 97

Make sure the beginning of the paragraph the first letter of a sentence will be capital letter and therefore when you try to correct it you are deleteing your work,click and save as before editing.

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by xqgo In reply to Word 97

This problem you are a haveing could be linked to using templates to generate the oringal documents. As a rule of thumb for me personally that could help you is to first of all never use templates and 2nd get everything down on paper first then change the fonts and styles after all is done. If you have any more questions just email me.

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by kelsaidi In reply to Word 97

When you're back to document B, do NOT select PASTE, instead selesct SPECIAL PASTE, UNFORMATTED TEXT then apply your editing and your styles.
You'll notice the difference in pasting a copied HTML text through Paste and through Paste Unformatted Text

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by MikeDale In reply to Word 97

When you copy from document A to B, try highlighting all of document A except the last paragraph marker. Word stores all stores of formatting information in this character.

Hope this helps
Regards

Mike Dale

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