RE: Word 2007 - adds bookmark to auto-correct (tm) in text box...

Subject: RE: Word 2007 - adds bookmark to auto-correct (tm) in text box...
From: "Combs, Richard" <richard -dot- combs -at- Polycom -dot- com>
To: Monique Semp <monique -dot- semp -at- earthlink -dot- net>, TechWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 8 Mar 2012 12:13:12 -0800

Monique Semp wrote:

> This happens only in text inside a Text Box, not in regular body text.
> When I type the characters left paren-tm-right paren, Word auto-
> corrects it to the TM symbol, including putting it in upper-case.
> Excellent. But... I recently set the view options to show bookmark
> symbols, and so now I can see that Word is deciding to encase the auto-
> corrected TM symbol inside a bookmark.

Are you sure there was no bookmark there before? A bookmark can be applied either to an item/string (in which case, it's enclosed in square brackets) or to a location (in which case it's an I-beam).

I assume if there were square brackets there before, you'd have noticed. But maybe you didn't notice a location bookmark, and the autocorrect process in some mysterious way inserted the (tm) _within_ that (theoretically zero-width) bookmark, turning it into a square-bracket-enclosed item bookmark.

Just a guess â

Richard G. Combs
Senior Technical Writer
Polycom, Inc.
richardDOTcombs AT polycomDOTcom
303-223-5111
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303-903-6372
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