Microsoft KB Archive/107584
The information in this article applies to:
- Microsoft Word for Windows, versions 6.0, 6.0a, 6.0c
- Microsoft Word for Windows NT, version 6.0
Word incorporates an option that allows Word to emulate the behavior of WordPerfect. Selecting WordPerfect Help will cause unexpected results from what is the normal function of Word. Below is a list of expected outcomes for Word and a corresponding list of outcome if WordPerfect Help has been selected.
To select WordPerfect Help from the Tools menu choose Options, choose the General tab and select the Help for WordPerfect User's checkbox. When WordPerfect Help has been select the letters WPH will appear on the status bar in box furthest to the left.
Normal Word Behavior With Word Perfect Help Selected -------------------- ------------------------------- Set an indent for a paragraph Set an indent for a paragraph and the next paragraph will and press Enter and the next continue with the same paragraph reverts to a normal indent. paragraph. Create a bullet or numbered Create a bullet or numbered list and a hanging indent is list and a hanging indent is created. not created. Press the Delete key to Press the Delete key and delete selected text. respond to the prompt on Status bar, "Delete Block? No(Yes)." ToolTips will display when After using HOME+LEFT ARROW selected key combination, ToolTips disappear. The workaround for this problem is to re-select ToolTips.
To Disable Help for WordPerfect Users
- Double-click the status bar button labeled WPH.
- Choose WordPerfect Help from the Help menu, choose Options, clear the "Help for WordPerfect Users" check box, and then choose OK.
For more information about Navigation Keys for WordPerfect Users, query on the following words in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
wordperfect key strokes defined
Additional query words: 6.0 word perfect winword confirm word6
Keywords : kbualink97 kbusage
Issue type : kbprb
Last Reviewed: November 4, 2000