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When a section of text is formatted with a specific style in Word 97 and then copied, using either CTRL+C keys or the Copy command (Edit menu) and then viewed as an enhanced metafile through the Clipboard Viewer, the text is displayed with the style defined in Normal.dot. This can result in clipping of the copied and pasted section due to the font conversion.
Word is using the default style from Normal.dot to create the metafile, as opposed to using the style in the document from which the source text is copied.
To resolve the problem described in this article, obtain and install the latest Microsoft Word 97 update from the following Microsoft Web site:
IMPORTANT NOTE: Microsoft Word 97 post-service release fixes are cumulative. The latest update contains all of the fixes since Service Release 2. If you install the latest update for Word 97, you do not need to install any other updates after Service Release 2.
For additional information about the fixes included in the latest update for Word 97, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
265374 WD97: Post Service Release Fixes for Word 97
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.