Total Editing Time Reset to Zero When Document Saved

This article was previously published under Q155121
This article has been archived. It is offered "as is" and will no longer be updated.
Symptoms
The Total Editing Time property for a document is reset to zero minuteswhen the document is saved for the first time. (To locate this option,click Properties on the File menu, and then select the Statistics tab.)

This problem occurs, for example, when you create a new document, edit itfor an hour, and then save it. The Total Editing Time displays zero minutesinstead of sixty minutes. In contrast, when you open an existing documentand edit it for an hour, the total editing time increments to sixtyminutes.
Status
Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in Microsoft Word versions7.0. and 7.0a. This problem has been corected in Word 97 for Windows.
Workaround
To work around this problem and track the editing time for a new document,save the file before you begin editing.
7.0 edit amount
Properties

Article ID: 155121 - Last Review: 10/26/2013 15:15:00 - Revision: 2.0

  • Microsoft Word 95a
  • kbnosurvey kbarchive KB155121
Feedback