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The following table lists fixed problems in Word for Windows 95, version 7.0a. This is not a comprehensive list and is current as of February 6, 1996. For more information about each issue, query in the Microsoft Knowledge Base on the article identifier (ID).
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Summary List for Word for Windows 95 7.0a
Article ID Article Title ------------------------------------------------------------------------- Q134043 Pen Windows Support Not Available with Word for Windows 95 Q134808 CopyFile Command Altered by Hide MS-DOS Extension Option Q134724 Word 95: "Invalid Page Fault" in Files with Many OLE Objects Q134332 No Result or GP Fault After Clicking Printer Properties Button Q134350 Pressing F1 with No File Open Causes Word to Shut Down Q140862 Numbering Contains Odd Character After Converting to Text Only Q136381 Object Lost When Dragged from PowerPoint to Word Q139789 WordBasic Kill Statement Deletes All Files in Folder Q137158 WD: "There is not enough memory..." Opening RTF or WordMail File Q139465 Word for Windows 95: Problems Merging to Fax Q138730 Word Is Hidden Behind Taskbar Q116728 Word for Windows 95: Files Installed During Setup Q139330 WD95: Both Display Bitmap and PostScript Image Print for EPS Graphic Q145446 Can't Edit Embedded Spreadsheet or Word Object Q145205 Can't Open Attachments in Read-Only Message Q133692 Index Heading, TOA Heading, TOC Styles Don't Reflect Changes Q145502 Small Amount of Memory Lost for Each Document Created Q134142 GP Fault When Custom Toolbar Docked in Normal View
Additional FixesThe following fixed bugs are documented only in this article.
Updated Wdreadme.txtThe Wdreadme.txt has been updated to provide new or more complete information about the following topics:
Deleting an Object from a Template Containing a Field May Hang WordWhen you open a new document based on a Normal template that contains a field, if you insert an object such as a Word document, and then delete the object, Word may hang (stop responding).
Incorrect Mapping of Some Characters When File Saved in Text-Only FormatWhen you save a document as text only, some of the extended characters are mapped incorrectly. For example, some Greek characters may be changed to 1/2 or 1/4.
Dialog Update Causes Incorrect Conversion in Insert Picture Dialog BoxIf you click Picture on the Insert menu and select a picture that has extended characters in its name, the picture may not be displayed.
Word 6.0-7.0 Converter Updated Because of Far East Version Number ChangeA new Word 6.0-7.0 converter for Asian Word was shipped because of a version change in Korean and Simplified Chinese Word.
Imager dll updated to work with new HP scanning softwareAn updated Imager Dynamic Link Library (DLL) file to work with new Hewlett-Packard scanning software will ship with Office Pro 95a.
Word .doc Files Are Registered as Safe File Types for Internet ExplorerBefore this release, you received the following warning from Internet Explorer:
Now, Word .doc files are registered as "safe" for Internet Explorer, and Internet Explorer does not flash the warning message.
the document may contain a virus...do you want to continue?
Updated Pict FilterIn Word for Windows 95, version 7.0, a supporting file called Msvcr20.dll was not installed properly. In version 7.0a, the dependency on this file is removed.
Word Now Integrates with NetscapeIf you have Netscape installed, Word updates the registry entries so that Word is the program that is used with .doc, .dot, and .rtf files from Netscape. Before the release of 7.0a, Word was not used.
Pasting Information from a Closed WordMail Note May Cause a GP FaultWhen you open a WordMail note, copy the note, close the note, compose a new note, paste the information, and then start typing, these actions may result in a general protection (GP) fault.
Word Doesn't Create "My Documents" Folder When Installed on Windows NTAfter you install Office 95 on a computer running Windows NT 3.51, the "My Documents" folder is not created, and the Open dialog box (on the File menu, click Open) defaults to the Winword folder.
Pressing ESC to Exit In-place Editing Causes GP FaultIf you click Object on the Insert menu in a Word document in some container programs, you may receive a GP fault.
Always Prompted to Save Changes When Closing Text File After SaveIn Word 7.0, if you save a file as Text and then close it, you receive another message asking you if you want to save formatting. In Word 7.0a, you do not get the second message prompting you to save formatting.
Character Style with Hidden Text in Template Loses Hidden Attribute When Saved with Rich Text Formatting (RTF)If you have one character style based on another character style that is formatted as hidden, the "hidden" formatting attributes are lost when you save the document as RTF and reopen it.
Odd Behavior Opening Many WordMail Messages and Clicking Send on the File Menu in WordOpening approximately 20 e-mail messages using WordMail can produce unexpected results such as MAPI errors, hangs, random text placement, and screen redraw problems.
Article ID: 145523 - Last Review: January 11, 2015 - Revision: 1.1