Microsoft KB Archive/44168
Word: “Scrap Is Empty” When Defining Character Style
PSS ID Number: Q44168 Article last modified on 11-02-1994
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In Microsoft Word for DOS versions 4.0 and 5.0, inserting a character style with a variant of 1 and no assigned key code in a style sheet causes the error message to appear:
Scrap is empty
The error message occurs if there is not a Character Style of variant 1 already defined in the style sheet.
Steps to Reproduce Problem
- Go to the Gallery menu.
- Choose Transfer Clear if the current style sheet has a character style with a variant of 1 already defined.
- Under the Insert command, select character usage and a variant of
- The error message “Scrap is empty” appears.
Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in Word versions 4.0 and 5.0. This problem was corrected in Word version 5.5.
KBCategory: kbother kberrmsg KBSubcategory: Additional reference words: 4.00 5.00 5.50
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