RE: ANSWER to Links break in Word table

Subject: RE: ANSWER to Links break in Word table
From: "Lauren" <lauren -at- writeco -dot- net>
To: "'Nancy Allison'" <maker -at- verizon -dot- net>, <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 11 Jun 2008 12:49:37 -0700

You're so funny, Nancy. You ask a question that really gets me thinking and
before I can respond, you've answered your own question. Now if only we all
could be as effective at troubleshooting...

About the links in Word, this is sometimes an issue in Outlook, too, Word
will include any character after a link, except a space, as part of the link
and this may be what is happening with your sections. This creates
difficulty in documents where a link may be at the end of a sentence. Word
will pick-up a period typed at the end of URL, but not if a space is typed
first and then deleted after the period is typed.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Nancy Allison

> I dunno why this is, but if you insert a space between the
> end of the URL and the section symbol that appears at the end
> of every cell of a table, the link lights up and works. That
> was the problem.
> >From: Nancy Allison

> >I am copying URLs from the Address field in IE, and pasting
> them into two columns in a Word table.
> >
> >In the middle column, the links break. Control-click does nothing.


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