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Publisher Special Characters: No Update on Background Page

Publisher Special Characters: No Update on Background Page

Q101335

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The information in this article applies to:

 - Microsoft Publisher for Windows, versions 2.0, 2.0a
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SYMPTOMS
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When the Show Special Characters or Hide Special Characters option is
selected while you are on the foreground page, the special character
status on the background page will not update initially. This applies
only to text frames; table frames update correctly.

STATUS
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Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in Publisher versions 2.0 and
2.0a. This problem was corrected in Publisher version 3.0 for Windows 95.

WORKAROUND
==========

Force the frame to be redrawn by doing one of the following:

1. Use the Zoom controls to zoom in and back out.

   -or-

2. Scroll to another portion of the page and back.

   -or-

3. Minimize the Publisher application window and then restore it.

Steps to Reproduce Problem
==========================

1. In a new file, on a blank page, draw a text frame and fill
   the frame with text.

2. From the Tools menu, choose Show Special Characters.

3. From the Page menu, choose Go To Background.

4. Draw a text frame on the background page and fill it with text.

5. From the Page menu, choose Go To Foreground.

6. From the Tools menu, choose Hide Special Characters.

Additional query words: 2.00 background background bkgrnd scheme
mspub 2.00a