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Word 2007 Error Message: "Word could not create the work file."

Q: Word 2007 Error Message: "Word could not create the work file."

Hi,

I have started getting this as an error message on opening Word 2007.

"Word could not create the work file. Check the temp environment variable."

Am not able to save any word document. Also, on trying to close Word I get this error message;

"Changes have been made that affect the global template, Normal.dot. Do you want to save those changes?"

Have checked my environment variables, User Variables are set to as under;

Variable - Value
Temp - C: Documents and Settings/ABC/Local Settings/Temp
TMP - C: Documents and Settings/ABC/Local Settings/Temp

Also, the Value in the registry HKEY_CURRENT_USER >Software >Microsoft >Windows >CurrentVersion >Explorer >User Shell Folders >Cache is as %USERPROFILE%\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files.

Pls assist in resolving this issue.

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A: Word 2007 Error Message: "Word could not create the work file."

There are 2 registry paths to change:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER >Software >Microsoft >Windows >CurrentVersion >Explorer >Shell Folders
HKEY_CURRENT_USER >Software >Microsoft >Windows >CurrentVersion >Explorer >User Shell Folders

Both have the "Cache" String which should be changed. And the correct Win7 Cache path in both entries is

%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Termporary Internet Files

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Hi there,
I've searched a lot on the web for the answer to this problem, but none that fit my particular situation.

Recently this error message has started popping up when I use word 2007 on my home computer:

"Word has lost data due to a bad network connection or missing floppy. Documents relying on this data are going to be saved and then closed"

However, despite its threatening intent, I have never lost data. Its bloody annoying because it stops me typing, I press 'ok' and it goes away, only to pop up at a seemingly random time later.

From my ultimately fruitless googling, I have an idea that it is related to me syncing with an external hard drive, and then using this external hard drive at my work computer. When I do this I save directly to my external drive. Unfortunately I have no choice because my work computer crashes if I try to sync it with my hard drive.

I don't know if my suspicians are right or wrong, but I really hope that somebody can help me with this problem!

Thanks for your time.
 

A:word 2007 annoying error message: "...lost data due to a bad network..."

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Have HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook PC
Intel(R)Core(TM)2 Duo CPU
P7450 @ 2.13 GHz
6.0 GB RAM
64-bit OS
No Pen or Touch Input is avail for this display
I have Windows 7 Ultimate, Service Pack 1; MS Office 2007

The message I get is:
"You are attempting to open a file that was created in an earlier version of MS Office. This file is blocked from opening in this version by your registry policy settings."

I have tried to run "Fix It," and it failed.
The old Word file from 1994 is before Windows 95; probably Win 3.1 or Win 3.11.

I am hoping someone out there can help me read my really old files! Thank you!

I also have some old database files I need to run (not Access); but are Borland's Visual dBase Pro 5.5 or slightly older (1992 .dbf files). I actually have the CD-ROM for the Borland program. Do I dare install it? (The CD cover says it "supports Windows 95 & Windows 3.1, and the Crystal Info Report Builder program that goes with it). Or, is there a way to convert these to Access, and the old Word files to 2007 (without having to buy the 2010 ver of Word)?
 

A:Attempting to read (1994!) Word file on 3.5" disk using MS Word 2007

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Hey does anyone know how to fix this problem?
whenever I open up my microsoft word 2007 home edition, it pops up"
Quote:




Word could not create the work file. Check the temp environment variable




I am using an HP Pavillion dv9000
Windows Vista Home edition (or the one above the basic edition)
Can someone respond as soon as possible?
I have a paper to write and this problem is not helping me at all.
Thanks.

UPdate** - I found out that my microsoft word is missing a template called Building Blocks.docx

Location: C drive/program files/ Microsoft Office/ templates/ 1033

Does anyone know where I can get a copy of this template on any website or does anyone have it to send to me?

A:MS Word 2007 error~!!! "Temp Environment Variable"

I have the same issue with the same error message and problem, but I haven't seen a response to this earlier question.

I have gone to "Control Panel" > System > Environment Variables. Once there, I have no idea what to look for or what to edit.

By the way, I just read on this forum that registry cleaners create problems. Perhaps my registry cleaner is the culprit.

I have another problem that may or may not be related. When I attempt to install software online and/or from a CD, installation is aborted becuase my system is pointing to an H drive rather than my D drive.

Any help will be appreciated.

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I have a Dell Pentium 4 (1.7MH) running Windows XP SP-2. When I trie and save a file from the command prompt using an application such as a text editor, or word processor (dos based) I received the above message. There is a box (from MS Edit) with buttons "retry" "cancel" "help". I clicked on help and this information was displayed:

Edit is unable to create or access the specified file, which might be due to the following reasons:

» You may be trying to create or write to a file on a drive that is read-only, such as a CD-ROM or a read-only network drive.
» You may be trying to overwrite a file that is read-only.
» You may be trying to access a file that is locked by another user or program.
» You may be trying to read or write to a directory name.

The situation is this: I can only save a file if I rename that file (using save as.) I've made sure that this happens with or without long file names. I've have 3 hard drive installed and the same thing happens on all the drives and in root and sub directories. I've used different DOS based programs in CMD.EXE console including MS Edit; Wordperfect 5.1; and PEDIT (among others) all showing the same behavior.

There is no problem in Windows based programs. I have not changed my environment variables, etc. The behavior was sudden and it's still continuing.

I must rename the file in order for it to be saved, then copy it at the prompt to the file name that I really want. I'... Read more

A:CMD.EXE ERROR MESSAGE "Edit is unable to create or access the specified file"

You need to enclose the entire path and file name in quotes if there are any spaces in the path or file name.
 

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I am using Microsoft Office 2016 on a windows 10 laptop and I have a copy on an Android phone. Documents, photos, etc. are saved to Microsoft OneDrive. There is one document that, when I try to read or edit it on the phone gives me an error message: Word found unreadable content. Do you want Word to resolve the issue (or words to that effect)? The message goes on to say that if I trust the source, click yes.

I click yes, but the same message appears. I can click yes ten times, the message pops up again and again. Same if I click No.

The same document behaves just fine when I view or edit it on the laptop. I have tried uninstalling OneDrive on the phone, without improvement. I have uninstalled Office 2016 on the phone but have not yet reinstalled it, waiting for some advice from here.

Any help will be much appreciated.

Thanks in advance.
 

A:MS Word "Unreadable Content" Error Message

If it only occurs with that one file, I would suspect an issue with that file. Could be the format in which it is saved, embedded content, scripting, etc.
 

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I am running Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit and Office 2010.

All of a sudden, when I tried to paste text I copied from an internet page, I got a message "Word could not create the work file. Check the temp environment variable" .

It worked fine this morning and is working fine now.

I had to paste it into Word Pad to use it.

I made no changes to Word. Any idea what is going on?
Thanks, cb

A:Word could not create the work file. Check the Temp... Word 2010

Did you check the temp environment variable as it suggested?

Open a command prompt.
Type echo %temp%
What is the result?

On my Win 8.1 computer, it's set to: C:\Users\accountname\AppData\Local\Temp

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Hello, 
One of my users is having this issue. She is is using Windows 7 Pro x64 bit with Internet Explorer 11. Everytime she tries to access a specific website IE stops working and gives the following error message:
create file mapping failed (6), wc_registry_mmap_name
No one else is having this issue when visiting the same website on their computers, it only happens to her. I reset IE's settings on her computer but that didn't fix the issue. I can use a different web browser on her computer to visit the website, so I
know the website isn't the problem. 
Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!

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I am using Excel 2007 on Windows XP. I have been keeping a daily log in Excel. Yesterday I tried to open the file to make an entry and I received this message; "Expense.xls:: file format is not valid." Any idea what could have happened and how to retrieve the file. I checked all the forums I could find on the subject, but none helped. I have a lot of valuable info in that file and would sure hate to lose it. Thanks for any help.

For ur Refernce, am attaching the file.
 

A:Solved: "file format is not valid" error message in excel 2007

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Hi ,
I have faced an issue as Graphics filter is unable to convert the the file "

For this issue i upgraded the version of my MS Office from  2010 to 2016.
Now another issue is raising as "Invalid filename Try another one or more on the following "
Kindly help me with this issue.

Thanks in Advance!!!!!

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I think something i installed had virus. Chrome, Explorer, Firefox, Microsoft word 2007, Memo and everything except pictures is not opening. Instead a file opens saying,"Do you want to open and save file?" Clicking everything does not work. everything
except pictures is shown by a internet explorer sign. I have another account on this computer but it works fine. I searched this on bing on Hp dock. Please help.

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I think something i installed had virus. Chrome, Explorer, Firefox, Microsoft word 2007, Memo and everything except pictures is not opening. Instead a file opens saying,"Do you want to open and save file?" Clicking everything does not work. everything
except pictures is shown by a internet explorer sign. I have another account on this computer but it works fine. I searched this on bing on Hp dock. Please help.

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I installed some software to assist me in converting .pdf docs. I didn't keep the name of the software but did uninstall it via control panel.

I now have mulitiple "File" menu entries: 29 entries between "open" and "save". The entires are all idenical, "Open PDF"

Nothing happens when I click on them. How can I remove them from my "File" menu?
 

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Every time I open Word this pops up. I can no longer insert pictures of clipart into my documents and I looked into the system properties/environment variables but am at a loss....someone who knows what this means please inform me as to what needs to be done so that my
program begins to work properly again. Thank you.

A:Error : Word could not create a work file. Check Temp Environment Variable

There is some sort of problem with the Windows temp folder (perhaps deleted by mistake?). To check (and fix if needed) right click on "my computer" and select "properties". In the box that opens click on the "advanced" tab. Now click the button near the bottom marked "environment variables". The path to the Windows temp folder will be shown at the top part of the box. Check to see if the path actually exists or edit it to a folder of your own choosing. Check both "TEMP" and "TMP" and, if you alter them, make them use the same folder. Okay your way out and reboot. Now try the programs you are having difficulty with.

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For the most part this thread has helped immensley. However I have installed MS Office 2007, and now I have options to create new PowerPoint, Word and Excell documents. How would I go about removing and restoring these?

A:Add or Remove create "New" PowerPoint, Word, and Excell documents

Microsoft's TweakUI (for XP) renames the ShellNew key:

It works on W7 too - but some patches or updates will change them back

If you play with this - and you rename it back to normal - then you might have to select the desktop and press F5 to refresh the context menu... or just restart the computer. If you ever do a repair of Office, they might come back too. One way to halt this is to make the keys read-only.

My guess is that there are several apps to pick from that will do this for you - I've just never gone hunting. I do it manually and I make them read-only. [Can you say "control freak"? :-]

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hello :

i want to create a survey form in Word format. i have 2 challenges here.

1. i want to create an radio button like excel one.
how can i do it ? (user restricted to select 1 option only)
some users suggest to use frame but i was not able to create it successfully. (still cannot select multi options)
can anymore give me more in details?

2. i want to create a button/icon in the survey form whereby it will capture the survey data in the document and then it will generate an email from the outlook apps. the email also includes To: email address + subject line as well. seen a difficult task here...

cheers
fatchai.
 

A:how create "send emai" button in Word ?

You need to add option buttons from the control toolbar in Word. If you have more than one set of radio button options then you will need to embed the objects within a frame. If you want to use a button to generate an email you will need to use some VBA code for this. The problem you will face is that some users will not have macros enabled in their program. The will affect functionality and make the users confused. Here is a link that you may find helpful

http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa140269(office.10).aspx

Regards,
Rollin
 

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Dear friends;

I have MS office 2003. I have a problem with MS Word that before, when I created a list and list down the items and wanted to create sub numbers, I just pushed “Enter” and then pushed “Tab” button and the sub number created but now this function is not working. If I push Tab before a number, sub number doesn’t create. (see the attached image) Please help how to fix this problem.
 

A:Solved: Problem to create "Sub Number" in MS Word

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I've got some strange behavior going on with .doc files at the moment. Whenever I try to open a .doc file from Windows Explorer or a desktop shortcut, Word opens with the error message "Word experienced an error trying to open the file. Try these suggestions. * Check the file permissions for the document or drive. *Make sure there is sufficient free memory and disk space. *Open the file with the Text Recovery converter."

After clicking OK, the .doc file then opens in Word, apparently with no problems at all (I can edit, save, etc.). So basically the error message seems to be wrong, since the file does open properly.

I can open .doc files from within Word (File -> Open) with no error message.

The issue is more of an annoyance than anything else (since the file eventually opens up just fine), but I imagine it'll just become more irritating as time goes on. Any suggestions on how to resolve it? I've been poking around in the Folder Options -> File Types in Explorer without a clear sense of purpose.

I'm running MS Word 2003 SP3 on Windows XP Service Pack 3. If you need any further info, please let me know.

Thanks for your help!

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Hey guys?

I need to figure out how to transfer my "master list" in my bibliographic data to a different computer. My laptop has a problem and I need to take it in to fix it before the warranty runs out in less than a week... but I need the sources to write a paper! I have searched the web and just can't figure out how to do it.
Kim
 

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Some Technical Specs (more available upon request):
Microsoft XP Professional, v2002, SP2
Microsoft Office 2007: Word 2007
I have found two very frustrating problems when I revise documents that other people have created.

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PROBLEM 1: Invisible, delete-proof fields.

I highlight and delete all the text in a document. Then I highlight the first line and right-click. However, the menu doesn't list "Font, Paragraph, Bullets, Numbering" like it should normally. Instead, it lists "Update Field, Edit Field, Toggle Field Codes" like someone had put in a field into the document body, and that field didn't get deleted with the rest of the text.

And if I add a blank page, or type text, or add spaces, etc. the invisible field still won't go away. With a new page, it moves to the new page and now the first page is normal, but if I delete that new page, it goes back to being on the first page. If I add text, the first word of the new text is now the field, and the rest of the text is normal, but deleting that field text will just move the field to the NEXT first word. I can't think of anything else to try.

Why won't the field delete with the rest of the document body? How can I get rid of it??

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PROBLEM 2: Invisible tables.

As with problem 1, this occurs in documents other people have created. As I move my cursor along the body using the left and right arrows, sometimes my cursor vanishes at the end of a line of text. It does not... Read more

A:Word 2007 Problem: "Invisible" Fields & Tables

While I'd have to see the document to be sure, I can suggest a few things:

1. Click where you believe the table to be, and hit select table. Then delete. Or select above and below the table area and hit delete.

2. Turn on viewing of field codes colored gray ALWAYS. That way you'll be able to see where this field starts and ends.

3. View the field codes directly by hitting Alt+F9 to turn it one/off.

If you still have problems, I'm happy to look at the doc.
 

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when i try to run word 2007 i get the following error message:
There is not enough memory or disk space to run word 12

I have 1Gb RAM with 550Mb free and 2Ghz Turion with 7Gb free space on the system partition and 15Gb free space in the other partition

can any tell me why its doing this?

thanks
 

A:OFFICE 2007 - "Not enough Memory or Disk Space to run word 12"..?

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I run a volunteer group and have been donated a number of XP-based PCs with Office 2007 suite. The machines have had little use and are all in good condition. I would like to configure the "save as" function in WORD and PowerPoint so that users can only save any file they have created to an external USB drive (thus preventing files being saved to the hard drives).
If this is not possible can Windows XP be configured so that any file saved to hard drive is deleted as soon as machine is switched off? This would certainly focus user's minds in the future!
Thank you for any help on this.
Steve
 

A:Solved: modify word 2007 to force "save to USB only"

To do the clean up at reboot one needs to get a third party program such as "DeepFreeze".
See http://www.faronics.com/products/deep-freeze/enterprise/

Most any program can NOT be set as default that a USB device to be set as the place for saving files.
What would you expect to happen if such a device was not found by the program.
 

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Word
Office 2007
Windows XP

I have been creating 2 seperate documents with 2 sets of exact styles. We post one of the documents to the Web (so it is a posting template) and the other is one that we utlitize for internal. Because of this we have created 2 template with exact styles except that in the template we created for internal, the styles are slightly different.

Example:
I'll call the first style 1_Body.
Posting template: 4pt space after (equivelant to a solid return online [our vendor for our Web platform developed this])
Internal template: same style has 12 pt space after (equilant to a solid return)

When the text from the posting template is placed into the internal template it automatically switches (eg, use destination styles) to the internal template (12pt space after). The problem is that it doesn't work as well for bullets.

With bullets what normally happens is any attributes associated with the posting template don't translate over the our internal template. It basically will change everything else to the internal template styles except for the bullets.

Does anyone know of a way to remedy this? From what I have found, the best that I can do is reapply the styles after I have pasted the text in for the bullets. Not sure why this isn't a smooth translation. A problem for this is that I'm not the end user when the templates are finished. Thoughts?
 

A:Word 2007 "Use Destination Styles" problems with bullets

Are you actually using a style for your bullets or are you just clicking the bullet button? Make SURE you're using a style.
 

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Greetings, and thanks in advance for your help.

First off a little background...

We have many documents that we use on a regular basis in which we make small corrections to and save them and print them using a MS word template that we created. Unfortunately we were not able to save and protect the formatting of those templates because we need to add more information to the document. And after working perfectly for many years we finally had someone that thought they could "improve" what was already working....and changed the formatting of our "Printdate" Word macro, but not on all the documents only a few.

My question for you is....

1) Is there a way to do a "Search and Replace" with all of the documents to update the "PRINTDATE /@ mm/dd/yy HH:mm" formula that works correctly, with whatever is currently in use on specific pages?

2) Is there a way to protect the template and still alow users to type on the form? Currently the templete itself is protected, however when someone creates a new document it is saved as a .docx file

Thanks for your help.
 

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I have been using Word and “Microsoft office 2007 - Document Imaging” for doing OCR and passing text to WORD. Recently it has been doing something very strange. When I try to send the OCR’d text to WORD (“Send text to Word”), WORD gives an error message:
“Server Busy. This action cannot be completed because the ‘document 1 - Microsoft Word’ program is not responding. …”
If I can minimize the empty Word document window, a small dialog box appears asking me “Do you want to convert from
[list of file formats] to WORD?” If I select HTML, The text finally appears in Word. Sometimes the Word/Document Imaging programs hang up completely and I have to go to “Task Manager” to get out of the predicament.
I have un-installed and re-installed “Microsoft Office 2007” with no success in solving the problem.
Can anyone tell me what is going on? How can I go directly to Word instead of having to convert from HTML? How did it get to HTML in the first place?

A:Office 2007 Word and "Document Imaging" software

Hello Frank,

Welcome to the Vista Forums.

Have you gotten all of the updates for Office? Did this start after installing other software? You could try a system restore to a point before this started. Info if needed: System Restore - How to

Hope this helps. Sorry for the slow response.
Please keep us posted.

Gary

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Hi guys

I have a MS Word 2007 document, with a table of content, showing 4 levels of titles.
The problem is that the table of content shows, when I update it, some parts of the body text. It is more precisely, some titles of figures, tables, etc.. I have the feeling Word interpret them automatically as heading style 1, even they are in style normal. Maybe because they are centred??
I select the title of the figure then I click on:
- clear formating, or
- i select normal style again, or
- i select references, then add text, and select option do not show in table of content.

each time the title disapear from the TOC immediately. Then I save the document, but when i re-open, it the title is present again in the table of content....

i've tried saving the document in both .doc or .docx, same result.

Any idea what is going on??

thank you in advance for your reply
 

A:"Normal" style text permanently in table of content in MS Word 2007

The biggest thing I dislike about Word (any version) is all the automatic stuff it's by default set to do. The worst is the "Autoformat as you type" feature. Have you checked the settings there?
 

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When I insert one of the calendars in my building block organizer, I cannot figure out how to change the month.
 

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INFO ONLY for those suddenly having "no response" with MS Office 2003/2007 Word:

Weeks ago I suddenly got a problem with Microsoft Word (Office 2003) usually failing to respond , unable to open or save files, and just "hourglass thinking". In fact I frequently had to go to Task Manager to close it. Tried everything I could think of and read in sites (renaming "normal.dot", reloading MS Office 2003, loading MS Office 2007 with same result, removing Adobe 9 Pro that had been loaded a week before, using "repair" command.............and nothing worked. Finally I found a solitary blog input somewhere saying that the person with same problem on Vista resolved it by uninstalling "Office Live DD-on 1.4". I had installed that a few weeks before I discovered the problem and never used Office on Vista PC since installation. I uninstalled "Office Live Add-ON 1.4" after many hours of trying other things.............and PROBLEM FIXED!
On my XP laptop and desktop, that Add-On has no impact on Office programs but is apparently a problem with Vista. I did not see any such notice on Microsoft site.

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My OS is XP Pro and I am using Word 2007. I am trying to copy Word text that has been compared to a similar Word document w/all the differences shown between the two documents and then paste this formatted text into a different Word document. When I do that, the formatting disappears. I tried the following solution, without success:
Click on the round office icon found at the top left hand corner of the msword window.
Then click on Word options, bottom right of drop down window.
Now go to the advanced tab.

In this window you will find a cut copy and paste section.
Here you can select how word handles things that have been pasted. Click on the drop down boxes and select "keep source formating" .
Is there a different fix for this problem? Thanks!
 

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My OS is XP Pro and I am using Word 2007.

I am trying to copy Word text that has been formatted to a client specific style which includes heading level auto numbering. I need to paste it into a document that also has heading level auto numbering but the numbering is different. When I paste from the source document into the destination document the heading level numbering changes all numbers to bullets.

SAMPLE RESULT-
Mauris et orci. Aenean nec lorem. In porttitor. Donec laoreet nonummy augue. Suspendisse dui purus, scelerisque at, vulputate vitae, pretium mattis, nunc.
· Heading 2
· Heading 3
Proin pharetra nonummy pede. Mauris et orci. Aenean nec lorem. In porttitor. Donec laoreet nonummy augue. Suspendisse dui purus, scelerisque at, vulputate vitae, pretium mattis, nunc. Mauris eget neque at sem venenatis eleifend.
· Heading 3
Mauris et orci. Aenean nec lorem. In porttitor. Donec laoreet nonummy augue. Suspendisse dui purus, scelerisque at, vulputate vitae, pretium mattis, nunc.
-END SAMPLE RESULTS

I tried the following solution, without success:

Click on the round office icon found at the top left hand corner of the msword window.
Then click on Word options, bottom right of drop down window.
Now go to the advanced tab.
In this window you will find a cut copy and paste section.
Here you can select how word handles things that have been pasted. Click on the drop down boxes and select "keep source formating" .

Is there a different fix for this problem? Tha... Read more

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I have MS Word 2007 and vista. Word worked fine, but now when i try to open a word doc it says "preparing to install" for a brief moment and then i get an error message saying:

This update package could not be opened. Verify that the update package exists and that you can access it, or contact the application vendor to verify that this is a valid Windows Installer update package.
 

A:"This update package could not be opened" Word 2007

I had the same problem with my Office 2007. I found that I had actually installed a trial version of Office 2007 Professional that came with my Office Basic. When it expired, nothing worked.

So, I went to http://www.microsoft.com/office/backup and selected the option to download a backup copy of the software (since it didn't come with a CD). When it's done downloading (I have 1.5 MBps down and it takes roughly an hour), I have the license key that came with the computer to activate the version I should have installed to begin with!

Hope that helps!
 

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Hello,
(Following text has been translated from French)

I have two PC:
- one HP Pavilion dv7-7180sf Notebook PC, i7-3610QM CPU
- one desktop HP p6242fr, Core2 Quad CPU Q8300
This last one has a default of file association with .doc, default describes hereafter that the first does not have although they run both under Windows 7 Family Premium (64 bits) SP1 and that the version of MS Office used is the same, i.e. 2007 SP3. The two machines are regularly updated each week by Windows Update.

Description of the default (only Word of MS Office 2007 is concerned):
First of all, I must say that to open a file .doc with the Open command of the Office Button of Word does not present any problem.
However, by double clicking on a file .doc, this one opens under another application (OpenOffice or NotePad also installed on my PC) whereas the same action on the files .docx normally opens them under Word 2007.

Of course, to solve this problem consists in modifying the files association with .doc file type by using the contextual menu ?Open with?, check the text ?Always use the selected program to open this type of file??, ?Browse? the tree structure ?C: > Program Files (x86) > Microsoft Office > Office 12? and double-click on ?Winword.exe?. But surprise, Winword does not appear in the programs list of the ?Open with? window.

Several tests were carried out:
- after having carried out the Microsoft Office 2007diagnoses (Office button > Word Options > Resources),
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A:Can't get Word 2007 associated with .doc files in "Open with" window

Go to Control Panel/Default Programs.

In the Set Your Program Defaults you can set MS Word 2007 as default.

In the Set Program Access and Computer Defaults you can associate file types with desired programs.

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I love the Change Tracking system from Word 2002, where deletions are listed off to one side, with a line indicating the former position of that block of text. Additions are then shown in red in place in the text. each change can be independently accepted or rejected.

For some reason, Word 2007 uses the awful system from Word2000: both additions and deletions show in-place within the text, both in red, with deletions shown as stuck-out. Very difficult to use for complex editing, and prone to error.

Is there a way to set Word 2007 to show changes the way Word 2002 does?
 

A:"Change Tracking" Style in Word 2007

Got it: Review tab>Tracking>Track Changes.

Choose "Always" under "Use Balloons", and make sure you're in Print View to see the balloons.

Yay! Hope my problem helps someone else!
 

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I have Outlook 2010 and Windows 8.1.  When attempting to open e-mail in Outlook 2010 or documents in Word I get the following error:
"Outlook could not create the work file.  Check the temp environment variable."
I've read several Microsoft KB articles and several forums on this issue.  According to these articles, This problem occurs when the Cache string value in the registry doesn't point to a valid directory.  The solution provided is to:
Locate and then click the following subkey:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders
Right-click the Cache key, and then click Modify.  Then modify the sting value to:  %USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\INetCache
When performing this step, the cache value was already set to the value above.  I attempted to overwrite by typing the same value for the string, but that did not solve the problem.  I attempted to change it to a different value, save it, and then
modify it to the correct value and save it, but that did not solve the problem.  I also attempted to go in to the INetCache folder under Users\"user"l\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\INetCache, rename it, recreate a new folder and copy all subfolders
into it, and that did not solve the problem.  
I am out of things to try from the user forums I have researched.  Appreciate any insight anyone might have on how I can solve this problem.

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I'm having an issue with the Comment function of Word 2007...

When I hit 'New Comment', a new comment appears like it should, except that the text in the comment is reversed. So instead of it looking like

Comment[DA1]: ...text here...

It looks like this

...text here... :[DA1]Comment

It's forcing me to insert the text before the comment (before the semi-colon). Is there any way to change this back to the way it should be? It's really frustrating because when I type in the comment, everything is reversed (in order to backspace I need to hit delete etc.) and my text doesn't always follow the order that I enter it in (mid sentence the cursor will move back to the beginning of the sentence).

Thanks!
 

A:Word 2007 "Comment" Issues

What's your language set to be?
 

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I just had Word 2007 installed on my new laptop (Windows 7) and it won't open. The little peach colored box with the logo on it pops up and freezes every time. I ran troubleshooting on it and it says it is an "Incompatible Application". I tried running it in compatibility mode for Windows Vista, in safe mode, and as an administrator, and it won't open. Help?
 

A:Word 2007 "Incompatible Application"

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Normally when updating the table of contents you get the option to either update the whole TOC, or just the page numbers. This feature (a dialogue box that pops up to ask which one you want) is usually available after clicking "update TOC." It has always worked for me in the past on the same computer, running same software. All of a sudden now it only lets me update the whole table - the dialogue box that asks which one I want no longer pops up. This is a big problem for the work I'm doing. I'm a publisher and owner of http://www.lymebook.com . All the wise ones out there - help! Thanks
 

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Guys,I want to put "tick"sign in the box on my cv but I not able to do.
I have followed this way http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/wo...001116601.aspx
BUT the tick sign set just besides it the box but I m can not to put into the box.Hope u guys got it.
BYE
 

A:How to put "tick" sign into the box in MS Word 2007?

If you can't replace the blank boxes w/ box w/ check mark, then try to insert a text box w/ check mark. Change the background color to none, resize the box and drag it over the box you want to check. Copy, paste and move checks to other boxes.
 

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Frequently when I start up Word 2003 (& Xp before that), in Windows XP, I get the message on the bottom left "Running virus scan ..." and it takes forever to open. And the same thing happens sometimes when I open a file. I'm using Norton Anti-Virus and Zone Alarm firewall. They take care of the email virus scanning. I really don't need internal scanning like this that holds me up for so long. How do I put a stop to it?
 

A:"Running virus scan ..." message in Word

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I went from Word 97 to Word 2002. From the beginning, Word 2002 kept giving me a startup message that macros were "disabled" and I could not figure out how to enable them to stop reappearance of the message. By lowering my macro security level in Word 2002 from high to medium I found that Word 2002 would report the source of the macro. It was a non-user document in a directory Microsoft Office/Office 10/STARTUP/AWARE97.DOT. This document could not be deleted because, no matter what, it was always "in use". No reason for this document being active could be found in the registry or anyplace else. I had no recourse but to use my old Windows 98 boot disk so that I could delete the document with MS-DOS. Now Windows 2002 loads without the offending macro message and everything seems cool. Question is: When am I going to get the penalty for deleting this file "Aware97.dot"?
 

A:"Macros Disabled" message in Word 2002

I seem to recall "Aware97.dot" being part of OmniPage Pro. Do you have it installed?

I think it was used to integrate the scanning engine with Word. Deleting it may only break some links between the two packages.
 

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I have a Kodak Easyshare SV811 digital frame. I copied several photos from my computer picture file to the frame via usb cable. However, some of the pictures didn't copy over and when I tried to do it individually I would get the message "Cannot copy...(file #) directory or file could not be created" why will come photos copy over to frame but others will not? The frame still has 45% memory left so it's not a space issue. I cannot tell that any of the photos that won't copy over are any different than the ones that did, they are all jpeg
 

A:"cannot create directory or file" message for digital frame

Try a new media card (if the photo frame uses a media card, of course). Then you can put the media card into a card reader, copy the files across, then put the media card in to the frame. This will bypass any problems that the frame might have writing files to itself.
 

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My dad was recently doing some work on this computer and he REALLY changed the settings in Word around. I was able to get most of them back to how I like it, except one.

When I highlight text and click "delete" to erase it or highlight it and start typing to replace it... it doesn't work. It's like some "text protector" where it doesn't delete it.

How do I fix it back to the original way? (I remember this happening once before).

-sachit
 

A:WORD: Highlight text and click "delete" doesn't work!

Come on, someone's gotta know.
 

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"Insert" key doesn't work with Word 2007. Any advice. It's not a toggle on and off.

A:how to use "Insert" key with word 2007

Hi shrink and welcome to Vista Forums

Sorry for any delay in replying, but is this what you're looking for?

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I get the message, "There is not enough memory or disk space to complete the operation", when I attempt to open a 2meg .doc file. I can successfully open a 21meg .doc that is a report generated by the same application. Help.
 

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I receive this error message every time I email my friend. I can send one word only and get the same message with nothing attached. I am emailing from my home computer. Vista, Windows mail.

Any ideas. Thanks Mitch

I get this message:

This message exceeds the maximum message size allowed. Microsoft Exchange will not try to redeliver this message for you. Please make the message smaller -- by removing attachments, for example -- and try sending it again, or provide the following diagnostic text to your system administrator.

Then body of the returned email has this textif it helps:

#550 5.2.3 RESOLVER.RST.RecipSizeLimit; message too large for this recipient ##

Original message headers:

Received: from p02c11m023.mxlogic.net (208.65.144.245) by hubnlb.hsc.wvu.edu
(157.182.102.106) with Microsoft SMTP Server id 8.3.279.5; Sun, 30 Dec 2012
15:28:03 -0500
Authentication-Results: p02c11m023.mxlogic.net; spf=pass
Received: from unknown [68.230.241.144] (EHLO fed1rmfepo102.cox.net) by
p02c11m023.mxlogic.net(mxl_mta-6.16.0-0) with ESMTP id
2d3a0e05.0.1697369.00-2244.2423962.p02c11m023.mxlogic.net (envelope-from
<[email protected]>); Sun, 30 Dec 2012 13:28:03 -0700 (MST)
Received: from fed1rmimpo306 ([68.230.241.174]) by fed1rmfepo102.cox.net
(InterMail vM.8.01.04.00 201-2260-137-20101110) with ESMTP
id <[email protected]>
for <>; Sun, 30 Dec 2012 15:28:02 -0500
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A:Message to large but its only one word "test"

Hi mihali and welcome to Vista Forums

Do you get this problem only with this recipient, or do you get it with others as well? With this particular recipient, can s/he email you successfully?

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I am having a goofy problem with .doc and .xls files. If I attempt to open them from either Windows Explorer or My computer, I get the "This file is already open" error but then you can then change the file and save it.
However, I can then execute the application and open the file from within the app, it works fine and doesn't give the error.
Any help would be appreciated. I have found traces of this error on the internet but have not found any satisfactory solutions to it. Thanks

A:"File Already Open" when Word or Excel file opened with WinExplorer or My Comp

Have you tried closing word then clicking start/run and typing

winword /regserver

Type this one for excel.

excel /regserver

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