Word Document Displayed Differently with Frames

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SYMPTOMS
When you open a Microsoft Word document in a Web page without frames, theWord toolbar is displayed. However, Web pages with frames do not displaya toolbar when opening a Word document.
CAUSE
This is a result of the ability of Word components to handle activewindows. When you open a document in Internet Explorer, the toolbar isnot available if the Web page uses frames.
RESOLUTION
To see the Word toolbar, the document must be opened in Internet Explorerin a web page designed without frames. From the original page, check tosee if there is a non-frame version of the page available to view.
MORE INFORMATION
If the document is called by a hyperlink, right-click the link, and then click Open In New Window to force the document to open in a new browser window without frames.
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Article ID: 154380 - Last Review: 01/10/2015 11:04:28 - Revision: 3.2

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