RE: ANSWER to Links break in Word table

Subject: RE: ANSWER to Links break in Word table
From: Fred Ridder <docudoc -at- hotmail -dot- com>
To: Nancy Allison <maker -at- verizon -dot- net>, <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 11 Jun 2008 15:52:06 -0400

Nancy Allison wrote:

> 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.

The end-of-cell symbol has a unique character code, and
MS Word apparently does not properly recognize it as a
whitespace character along with spaces, non-breaking
spaces, tabs, and end-of-paragraph marks. Instead of
seeing it as a delimiter, it considers it part of the preceding
string; but since it *knows* that a valid URL can't include
the end-of-cell mark it decides that the string can't be a URL.

Silly Word...


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