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Block of text duplicates, then turns black when typing. Word 2010 RRS feed

  • Question

  • Working with a large word document (roughly 2mb), The document has a lot of comments in it. When typing in an area that has comments Word glitches, the text "duplicates, then overlaps" and then will eventually turn completely solid black with random red lines. This is not a machine problem, I have tried using the same document on several different computers. Any ideas?
    Wednesday, July 18, 2012 5:10 PM

Answers

  • This might be a corrupt document. On a copy of the document, try the following: Delete all section breaks. Then copy everything minus the final paragraph mark to a newly created document.

    To see paragraph marks (¶) as well as other nonprinting marks in Word, click the ¶ button on the Home tab (Word 2007-2010) or on the Standard toolbar (Word 97-2003).

    Stefan Blom, Microsoft Word MVP
    Wednesday, July 18, 2012 11:59 PM