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Microsoft KB Archive/170901

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WD: Section Number Field Format Converted to Roman Numeral

Article ID: 170901

Article Last Modified on 8/17/2005


  • Microsoft Word 95 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Word 95a

This article was previously published under Q170901


In Word 7.x for Windows 95, when you open a Word 97 document, section number fields formatted with arabic numerals may be converted to roman numerals.


The Word 97 Import Converter, Mswrd832.cnv, may incorrectly convert the section number field format to roman numerals.


To resolve this problem, upgrade to the latest version of the import converter. For additional information, please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

162214 WD: How to Obtain the Word 97-2000 Import Converter


Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem with certain versions of the Word 97 Import Converter.

This problem is corrected in the version of the converter available with Microsoft Office 97 SR-2.

Additional query words: Roman Arabic converting

Keywords: kbbug kbfix kbformat kbconversion kbfield KB170901