Re: stubborn fonts

Subject: Re: stubborn fonts
From: Keith Hood <bus -dot- write -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: Haim Roman <haim -dot- roman -at- gmail -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 24 Apr 2014 10:04:19 -0500

If anyone ever publishes a book that explains why Word has this built-in
land mine and how to avoid it, I'd buy that sucker at black market prices.


On Thu, Apr 24, 2014 at 9:44 AM, Haim Roman <haim -dot- roman -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:

> 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
Re: stubborn fonts: From: Haim Roman

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