Microsoft KB Archive/47561

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DDE LINK with Hidden Text in Word for Windows PSS ID Number: Q47561 Article last modified on 07-14-1994

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WINDOWS

The information in this article applies to:
- Microsoft Word for Windows versions 1.0, 1.1, 1.1a, 2.0, 2.0a, 2.0a-CD, 2.0b, 2.0c

Summary:

A DDE link from Word for Windows to another document or Windows application does not transfer hidden text if the hidden text exists in the selection or bookmark used in the link.

Workaround

Change the formatting of the hidden text in the source document from hidden to normal, and the text will transfer to the destination document or application correctly.

Additional reference words: w4wother 1.00 1.10 1.10a 2.00 2.00a 2.00a-CD winword 2.00b 2.00c noupd

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