[thechat] MS Word formatting insanity

Syed Zeeshan Haider szhorums at vfemail.net
Mon Jul 7 17:33:05 CDT 2008

From: "Joel D Canfield" <joel at bizba6.com>

> I'm formatting my book to print. I've added sections at the beginning to
> have unique headers and footers.
> When I select a single word in one section, and bold or italicize it,
> Word formats all the surrounding sections, every word. But, a single
> CTRL-Z undoes the mass change, but leaves the single change I intended.
> I'm not aware that I've changed any settings in Word. No one else uses
> my machine. Any thoughts on what would be causing this intensely
> annoying behaviour?

Just a thought: Did you disable "Link to Previous" button on "Header and 
Footer" toolbar.

Yeah, I used to mess a lot with section and unique 'headers and footer' in 
MS Word but never had such frustrating situation.
Syed Zeeshan Haider

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