Re: stubborn fonts

Subject: Re: stubborn fonts
From: Haim Roman <haim -dot- roman -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: "techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 24 Apr 2014 17:44:45 +0300

from what people wrote, perhaps selecting the entire paragraph & clearing
all formatting might erase those behind-the-scenes formatting code causing
you this problem. If you're able, maybe include the paragraphs before
and/or after it.

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On Thu, Apr 24, 2014 at 5:30 PM, Keith Hood <bus -dot- write -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:

> I've seen things like this happen in Word many times. It's like an area of
> the binary code behind the words gets corrupted, and then it persists until
> you do something to manually force a rewrite of that area. It seems to be
> tied to particular areas in the document. Sometimes I've had to manually
> recreate paragraphs above or below the trouble spot, and then delete the
> trouble spot content. I have no idea why this kind of thing happens, but
> Word is well known to occasionally have spells like this. It seems to me
> that Word has invisible limits on document size and complexity, and if
> those are exceeded it starts hiccupping. And this isn't unique to Word
> 2010; I've seen it in every version I've ever used.
>
> Be glad it's just a few words. Several times I've had Word decide to throw
> away formatting, and the only way I could fix it was to copy the text to a
> new file and then manually reapply formatting to everything in the new
> file. With a 385-page document, that gets real old real fast.
>
>
> On Thu, Apr 24, 2014 at 1:29 AM, Debbie Hemstreet <
> D_Hemstreet -at- rambam -dot- health -dot- gov -dot- il> wrote:
>
> > Hi All,
> >
> > I have run into a new problem with Word, 2010 and honestly have no idea
> > how to fix it.
> >
> > I have some isolated bits of text that are suddenly appearing with the
> > incorrect font applied. I try updating the style, selecting and pressing
> > Ctrl+Space, changing the font manual... NOTHING works! The font remains.
> > I've verified that Track Changes is turned off.
> >
> > I must manually DELETE the character, and then retype it, and THEN the
> > correct font is applied!
> >
> > Has anyone ever had this problem before?
> >
> > Have I missed something?
> >
> > Thanks in advance!
> >
> > Deborah
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References:
stubborn fonts: From: Debbie Hemstreet
Re: stubborn fonts: From: Keith Hood

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