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I should have said that BEFORE step 2, not after (about backing up your
Actually, I was taught, a long time ago, by experience and colleagues -
NEVER save ANY macros you need in Normal.doc...
I have a personal template where I store all my critical macros. I test
in Normal, then save in a different template.
Has saved me lots of sorrow... You have no idea how often I've deleted
Normal.doc - the standard solution for all too many problems in Word...
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Subject: RE: Word not behaving
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> Step 2: Close Word again and delete Normal.dot
Yikes. I think there should be a note to back-up Normal.dot in location
away from the templates folder so that it can be re-built if necessary.
Otherwise, everything else Deborah says sounds right.
I have had the "can't select or copy" issue, but it was years ago and
fix then was to either restart Word or reboot my system; I don't recall
which. I think the problem was related to some form of graphics memory
other memory issue on a work machine.
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