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In Word 2000, a negative number that is enclosed in parentheses is not aligned correctly at a decimal alignment tab. The number is aligned so that the closing parenthesis, instead of the last digit, is aligned at the tab stop position.
This problem occurs when the number is the display text of a Macro button field.
To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Microsoft Office 2000. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in theMicrosoft Knowledge Base:
276367 OFF2000: How to Obtain the Latest Office 2000 Service Pack
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article. This problem was first corrected in Microsoft Office 2000 Service Pack 2.