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Windows 7, Microsoft Word 2007 & compatibility mode

Q: Windows 7, Microsoft Word 2007 & compatibility mode

I am working on a Word document that has been saved in Word 2003 mode. The document is 94 pages long. Now, when I open it, the formatting is all funky, it does not let me correct it and it says I have opened the document in "Compatibility Mode".

What the heck it this?
How do I fix it?

The formatting issues are contained in the first 3 images I attached to this post (a black line on the left, forced space at the top most of the pages, and when I try to delete text, it just highlights it in red and draws a line through it.

The 4th image is the message I get about compatibility mode.

When I following the instructions and convert the document, the compatibility mode message goes away, but I still have the other 3 problems.

Ideas?

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A: Windows 7, Microsoft Word 2007 & compatibility mode

Try opening Word in Safe mode. Hold down the Ctrl key and then open Word, say yes to the pop-up.

If that does not work try this. I know it says - in an earlier version but try it anyway.
Word 2003 and later versions of Word have a feature that permits you to assign permissions to specific parts of a document to specific users. When you use this feature, you can make the overall content read-only while you grant editing permissions to specific users for specific parts of the document. When you open such a file in an earlier version of Word, the document opens as protected for comments, permitting users to make comments to the file but not permitting edits to the content. If you receive a document that is protected for comments, you can remove the protection.

To do this, perform one of the following actions:

* In Word 2007, click the Review tab, click Protect Document in the Protect group, click Restrict Formatting and Editing, and then click Stop Protection.
* In Word 2003, click Unprotect on the Tools menu.

If that does not work open it from a cmd.
In the Run dialog box, type this: winword.exe /a (note the space after exe and before the /a switch)

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You probably need the Office Compatibility pack. This MS website may help you, as it contains information about it & also a download site.

Open a Word 2007 document in an earlier version of Word - Word - Office.com

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First thing learn to do a "Save As" and save it where you know where it is, on any file when editing a attachment to emails.
It will save you a lot of grief..
Since you are using yahoo email I think you can kiss this file good by. As far as I know all internet mail attachments get cleared when closing out the file.
 

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Hi, is this what you mean.

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A:Microsoft Word 2007

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Blackhawk131


Well i hope someone can help me. I have noticed that any program in Windows 7 can be max. by clicking on the title bar and dragging it to the top of the screen and dropping. To restore the window to the last state just click the title bar and pull it off the top of the screen.


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A:Microsoft Word 2007 Keeps Crashing

We need to know more about your BSODs...Download BlueScreenView (in Zip file)No installation required.Unzip downloaded file and double click on BlueScreenView.exe file to run the program and When scanning is done, go to Edit > Select All.Then go to File > Save Selected Items, and save the report as BSOD.txt.Open BSOD.txt in Notepad, copy all content, and paste it into your next reply.Compliments of Broni

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A:Microsoft Word 2007 issue

Hello,

This is a common issue with Office applications.
You can find more information, and possible resolution at this Microsoft KB article.
 

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If you right click on a document and select "Open with" and then "Choose default program" you might be able to set the default program to Word 2002.

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Welcome to the forum. How are you opening the document from word or from an email or from explorer?

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Try this suggestion:http://www.tech-archive.net/Archive/Word/m...2/msg00976.html

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So recently, microsoft office 2007 has been giving me alot of problems.Do you have all the updates for office 2007 ? (i just received another one today.)good luck

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Quote: Originally Posted by Tester


Why i can't use my Microsoft word 2007 2 open doc. document?
When i open doc. document, it doesn't appear any alert message, it just a blind and automatic close my Microsoft word 2007.
If i open docx. document, it doesn't affected. Any experts on here mind to tell me wat's going on?
pls help me solve it as soon as possible..
Thanks..
i really ur hands, guys...


I think you mean .doc document, not doc. document, right?

Are you opening it from Explorer, or from within Word?

Have you tried opening another .doc file?

Try creating a new document, save it as .doc, close it, and open it again.
Report if that works.

Good luck

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A:Microsoft Word 2007 Problem

When you add blocks of text, before inserting, format it to the document format you already have. Another choice is in "Advanced" choose it as a Cut/Copy/Paste option. For the reopening problem, "Register" the title of the document choosing Formatted Text in the Auto Correct screen.

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A:word 2007 crashes in compatability mode!!!

Try running a repair on your install, If you go to the control panel and select add/remove programs, look for Office 2007 and then click change/remove. You will get a menu that will ask you want you want to do, add feature,remove or repair. Select repair and then go through the rest of the wizard. Also make sure that you have your office disk handy.
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Hello kf10,

Welcome to Seven Forums.

I don't know of a way to do this in word. Only way I know to accomplish this in word is to select all the answers, leaving the ans) portion. Hit delete, and print the page. Once it starts printing, you can use Ctrl.+Z to undo the deletion and then print the parents copies. Or, if you've saved a copy of the doc., you could print the parents page then select (hold down ctrl to multiple select) and delete the answers/print the students copies and when you close the doc. don't save the changes.

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Please do the following:

1. Click Start
2. In the search box, type cmd
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Report the output from the command window once it finishes.

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It does support Rich Text Format. In word click on the "globe" in the top upper left corner and click on "save as" and then "other formats"]Word help[/url]

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Welcome to Sevenforums!

Start - Control Panel - Administrative tools - Event Viewer.
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Your image is not found.
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Hello tagore.

9 crashes last day. Out of them, 6 are STOP 0x00000050: PAGE_FAULT_IN_NONPAGED_AREA (Usual causes: Defective hardware (particularly memory - but not just RAM), Faulty system service, Antivirus, Device driver, NTFS corruption, BIOS) and 3 are STOP 0x00000019: BAD_POOL_HEADER (Usual causes: Device driver).

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Anti-rootkit utility TDSSKiller
Windows Defender Offline
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Uninstall Avira using Avira AntiVir Removal Tool. Use Microsoft Security Essentials as your antivirus with windows inbuilt firewall, and free MBAM as the on demand scanner.

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"Windows cannot find C:documents and settings/administrator/desktop/charlie/d?

Can you please post the rest of that error message.
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A:Microsoft Word 2007 not letting me write

hello you probably had the trial of office if you did not purchace the program when you bought the computer. You will have to buy the software and put product key in. You can download open office it is free it is like microsoft office

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A:Microsoft Office 2007 looks like it is in safe mode

Have you tried to apply several themes in a row like Windows 7 basic theme and Windows 7 Aero theme (in Control Panel - Personalization). Sometimes switching through themes helps.

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A:Microsoft Word 2007 Stop Working Issue

Welcome to the Windows 7 forums ChiaWei!

Was this a clean install of Win7 or an upgrade?

If it was an upgrade you should not be having this problem, but try reinstalling Office 2007 on top of itself!

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A:Associate .doc and .docx with Microsoft office word 2007.

Hi Frank,

Seems that these Office doc's attributes are really sent to try us

Not sure from your post if you have followed the exact procedure, in your first method, that worked with the XLS files? - rather than select the Microsoft Word option from the available programs list, browse to the winword.exe file which should be in the same area as the excel.exe file from previous.

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another option would be to select change, and without actually changing anything proceed through the procedure, (basically this would re-install office over the top of itself.
Sorry if these instructions are a little vague, I do not have access to a copy of either Vista or Office 2007 at the moment

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Thank-You!
 

A:Help! Microsoft Word 2007 and USB file recovery. Urgent!

Where did you save that Word 2007 document after you completed it and before you saved it in a USB thumb drive?

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Try uninstall/reinstalling it probably one of the dll files might be corrupt.
 

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A:Microsoft Word 2007 and Adobe files not printing!

Is this printer networked from another PC?

If so, is it connected to a XP machine?

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A:Microsoft Word 2007 - I can't indent the second line in a paragraph

I should add this; I can get the second line to tab just like the first line, BUT it changes the margin then and when I go to the third line it also indents instead of going all theway to the left margin.
 

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A:I can't open Microsoft Word 2007 program and document

Hi Faridah, Welcome to Seven forums.

Lot of errors there.

Try this for starters. Fix MS Word.

Also, try to run MS Word after unchecking the option "Run as Administrator".

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A:How to make bullets work in Microsoft Word 2007

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A:Microsoft Word 2007, Initial Document Properties

See if this article can helphttp://office.microsoft.com

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