Help with word. frozen bar
Thread poster: karine Richardson

karine Richardson
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Feb 14, 2004

hi,

Could someone help me unlock my toolbar in Word. I am now stuck with an urgent work and every time I want to go to file and click on it there is a small rectangle that stops me from going any further. I cannot even close Word. Would it be an idea to restart the computer and hope that it will recover the document?

many thanks

karine Richardson


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Anon
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Help with word. frozen bar Feb 14, 2004

If you hold control&S, or click on the save icon, it should be able to save it, then shut computer down, restart again.

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Desi_vdb
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shortcuts Feb 14, 2004

Try to use the shortcuts of your keyboard:

safe: control-S (hold the control key pressed and then press the S key.

With the alt keys you can normally access your menu. Does this work? For example:
Alt-F opens up the file menu, and then you can go down using the arrow keys.

If you manage to safe restart word. Does it work now?


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davidgreen
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copy file to A:\ drive first Feb 14, 2004

if you haven't shut down the computer yet, go into file manager or windows explorer and try to copy the file into the a:\ drive. You're welcome to call me and I'll talk you through it. go to my profile for phone number (in England).

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karine Richardson
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thank you Feb 14, 2004

Thank you very much to all of you who came to my rescue. I somehow managed to restart word and everything miraculously came back as it was before. I will certainly keep those handy tips if anything like this happens again .

Once again many thanks your help was greatly apreciated.

karine


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