Re: Word: Nasty little surprise

Subject: Re: Word: Nasty little surprise
From: Peter <pnewman1 -at- home -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 26 Feb 2002 07:04:11 -0500

Steve Hudson wrote:
>
> Here's one to play havoc with your VBA and general life. It exhibits itself
> nastily under word 2k, I assume the worst and think 97 at least as well.
>
> Get yourself a virgin paragraph. Type any sequences of characters, also
> called a word, and then leave a space. If we pretend the [ is the backwards
> P of the paragraph end, we can use this as an example:
>
> Heretical [
>
> Now, select that space at the end of the paragraph all by its lonesome. Make
> sure the entire space character is selected and highlighted.
>
> Now press backspace 1 million times. Amazing huh! No change
>
> Now press delete once. What the heck? It DIDN'T delete it, but it did
> unselect it.
>
> Wow. Whatta PITA that was a few days ago. My fnr ^w^P --> ^P didn't do boo
> :-)

I did not experience the problem with Word 2K and Win2K.


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Peter

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