WD2000: Word Stops Responding When You Use Polish Proofing Tools

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When you use the Polish proofing tools to check the spelling and grammar of text formatted as Polish, Word may stop responding (hang).


To work around this problem, do not check grammar in the document. To prevent Word from automatically checking grammar as you type and from automatically checking grammar when you check spelling, follow these steps:
  1. On the Tools menu, click Options.
  2. On the Spelling and Grammar tab, click to clear the Check grammar as you type and Check grammar with spelling check boxes.
  3. Click OK.


To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Microsoft Office 2000. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
276367 OFF2000: How to Obtain the Latest Office 2000 Service Pack


Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article. This problem was first corrected in Microsoft Office 2000 Service Pack 2.


For additional information about a related issue, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
256890 WD2000: Word Stops When You Check Grammar Using Polish Grammar Checker

Steps to Reproduce Problem

  1. Use Word 2000 Polish, or Word 2000 English with Polish proofing tools and Polish keyboard installed.

    NOTE: In Microsoft Windows 2000, double-click Regional Options in Control Panel (click Start menu, point to Settings and then click Control Panel). On the General tab, click to select Central European language support.
  2. Type the word suwalki (the l should be the Polish lowercase l with a stroke through it).
  3. Press F7 to check spelling and grammar.


Article ID: 279222 - Last Review: December 6, 2000 - Revision: 1.0
  • Microsoft Word 2000 Standard Edition
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