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Microsoft KB Archive/174994

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WD97: Autoexec Macro Runs Twice When Reference Is Added

Article ID: 174994

Article Last Modified on 1/20/2007


  • Microsoft Word 97 Standard Edition

This article was previously published under Q174994


In Microsoft Word 97 for Windows, if you have an Autoexec macro that contains code that programmatically adds a reference using VBA, the Autoexec macro will run twice when executed.


To correct this problem, obtain Microsoft Word 97 Service Release 2 (SR-2).


Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in the Microsoft products listed at the beginning of this article. This problem was corrected in Microsoft Office 97 Service Release 2 (SR-2).

For additional information about SR-2, please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

151261 OFF97: How to Obtain and Install MS Office 97 SR-2

Additional query words: Autoexec macro twice second winword.exe

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