RE: Word: "Formatted: French (France)"

Subject: RE: Word: "Formatted: French (France)"
From: "Jessica Weissman" <Jessica -dot- Weissman -at- hillcrestlabs -dot- com>
To: "Nancy Allison" <maker -at- verizon -dot- net>, "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 11 Jun 2008 08:04:44 -0400

Nancy mentioned Word text changing itself to French.

I've seen this happen to chunks of transcribed code when Word 2003 is
set to "detect language automatically". I have not figured out just
what code strings look like French.

After some persuasion and low-level bribery my developers have all
turned off "detect language automatically" on their machines. Some of
them even use the codeItem Word style, but not even the best plastic
toys from Archie McPhee can make a coder who writes documents only
occasionally use styles routinely and consistently.

- Jessica


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