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WD97: Selecting Text in Form Field Selects All or to Field End

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When you attempt to select a portion of text within a form field and thatform field is in a table cell or a frame, you get one of the followingresults:
  • The entire form field is selected.

  • The text is selected from the insertion point to the left or right end of the form field.
In contrast, when you select a portion of text within a form field that isplaced outside of a table, you can select individual characters.
To delete characters, position the insertion point before or after thetext you want to delete, and then press either the DELETE key or theBACKSPACE key, respectively.

To type over existing characters, enable Overtype mode. To do this,double-click the OVR indicator in the status bar.

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Article ID: 195482 - Last Review: 10/11/2013 15:38:59 - Revision: 1.1

Microsoft Word 97 Standard Edition

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