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Using Undo Command in Paint Undoes Unfinished Operation

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If you choose the Undo command while you are in the middle of an operationin Microsoft Paint, the current operation is undone as well as the previousoperation.
Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in Microsoft Paint. Weare researching this problem and will post new information here in theMicrosoft Knowledge Base as it becomes available.

Steps to Reproduce Problem

  1. Start Paint.
  2. Draw a box.
  3. Start a curve, drawing the endpoints only.
  4. On the Edit menu, click Undo. The box and the unfinished curve disappear. Note that you can undo the Undo command by pressing F4 or clicking Repeat on the Edit menu.
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Article ID: 129749 - Last Review: 11/15/2006 15:49:42 - Revision: 1.1

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