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Tremendous WF conflict with MS Outlook 2003
Thread poster: Fabiene Rocha

Fabiene Rocha  Identity Verified
Brazil
Local time: 17:59
Portuguese to English
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Sep 1, 2008

I've recently migrated from Outlook Express to MS Outlook (2003) which uses Word as word processor. The WordFast icon appears at the top left-hand corner of every message.
Now I've found out that Outlook doesn't work at all properly if I have a WF file open. The delete and backspace keys prompt a SAVE/ CLOSE/ CANCEL dialogue box every time they are pressed. The mouse is disabled, doesn't work. And if Outlook is open I cannot open any Word file, it doesn't work.
Has anyone experienced anything similar ? Is there a solution ??
Have I done anything wrong ?
Is there a way to sever this connection between the two programs ??

Thank you very much for your time and attention


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Boyan Brezinsky  Identity Verified
Bulgaria
Local time: 23:59
English to Bulgarian
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A workaround Sep 2, 2008

A quick workaround would be to prevent MS Outlook from using MS Word to edit messages. This is done through Tools -> Options -> Mail format.

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