Microsoft Word/Word 97 Sort Function
I have a certified copy of Office 97. I use it to install only Word 97. I don't install Excel, Outlook etc. I have installed Word on many computers & am currently using it with Windows 7 Home premium.
Every thing works except the sort function. If I try to sort a column (even a short colum), Winword stops working. I have reinstalled the disc but no luck with sorting.
I have google this problem but nothing comes up. If you have any ideas...
I'm afraid I haven't come across this, although you are using an older version there is no logical reason I can think of why it SHOULDN'T work - it is possible there is an add-in (or macro?) which could be causing the problem so MIGHT be worth deleting the normal.dot file - as you probably know, this will be re-created from clean when word restarts. IF you have settings on this file, I would rename it instead of deleting as if it doesn't solve the problem you can simply name it back again, or else you can re-import any settings from that file. Other than that, I'm afraid I'm out of ideas too!
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