Microsoft KB Archive/102498

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ToolsSpelling Command Causes GP Fault in Document Footnote PSS ID Number: Q102498 Article last modified on 11-30-1993

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The information in this article applies to:
- Microsoft Word for Windows, versions 2.0, 2.0a, 2.0a-CD, 2.0b, 2.0c - Microsoft Windows operating system version 3.1


If you perform a spelling check operation by running the ToolsSpelling command in a Word for Windows macro and correct a misspelled word in a footnote, your computer may hang (stop responding) or a general protection (GP) fault may occur if you edit the corrected word in the footnote after the spelling check is complete.

This does not happen if you run the spelling checker by choosing Spelling from the Tools menu.


We are researching this problem and will post new information here in the Microsoft Knowledge Base as it becomes available.

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