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Thread poster: Sherefedin MUSTAFA

Sherefedin MUSTAFA
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Oct 27, 2008

Hi,
In Word 2003 running under Windows Vista I get an unexpected space behind special characters such as č, ž, ć, š... Any suggestions how that comes and how to avoid this unecessary spaces?

TIA
Sherefedin


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Spiros Doikas  Identity Verified
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Is it OCR text? Oct 27, 2008

If it is OCR text then try pasting the text to Notepad and see what happens.
If not, are you using a unicode font? Try with Arial Unicode MS and see what happens.


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Sherefedin MUSTAFA
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Arial Oct 27, 2008

Hi Spiros,

I am using Arial where I normally use shortkeys for special characters, ex.
Ctrl+Shift+C=Ć or Ctrl+Alt+c= ć.

When I use this method for inserting special characters I get a space after the inserted ones:
ex.
Kovač ević instead of Kovačević.

When I paste this words in Notepad the spaces are away.


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Daniel Todorovski
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Hi Sherefedin, Oct 28, 2008

Have you checked AutoCorrect and AutoFormat As You Type settings?

They are so annoying I usually turn everything off, but sometimes they reset themselves.

Or you can try the opposite approach - delete Normal.dot to reset everything to defaults (you lose all customisations you've made).

Daniel


[Edited at 2008-10-28 03:53]


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