WD2000: VBA: CharacterWidth Property Returns 9999999

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SYMPTOMS
When you use the CharacterWidth property in its function form to return the width of a character or characters in a Visual Basic for Applications procedure, the value returned is 9999999.
CAUSE
You have installed the Japanese or Korean Input Method Editor (IME), and your macro has set the character width using the wdWidthFullWidth constant of the CharacterWidth property.
STATUS
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.
MORE INFORMATION
For more information about multilanguage features in Word, click Microsoft Word Help on the Help menu, type Language in the Office Assistant or the Answer Wizard, and then click Search to view the topics returned.
REFERENCES
For more information about getting help with Visual Basic for Applications,please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
226118 OFF2000: Programming Resources for Visual Basic for Applications
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Article ID: 210038 - Last Review: 02/21/2014 00:31:58 - Revision: 2.2

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