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Microsoft Word 2000 Close Button Vanishes

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When opening multiple files in Office 2000 Microsoft Word the document close button vanishes.  I understand that in office 2000 multiple document opening will initiate a new instance of the program for each document, but in powerpoint, excel etc. this button does not vanish!  Please try it and advise, it is driving me nuts.
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Question by:nicky_mckay
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Apparently, it's another one of those "features" not a bug.  Since it opens another instance of Word for each document, you "don't need" a document close button -- you just need a program close button.  You close the instance of Word for that document, and the other instances with other documents stay open.  You should have a separate instance showing on your task bar for each document, so you could right click on a document and close it there, as well.
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by:calacuccia
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Hi Nicky,

As micro66 has said, oneof the features of Word 2000. This article explains a little bit why you can't change this setting:

http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/Q230/6/84.ASP?LN=EN-US&SD=gn&FR=0 


Good Luck
Calacuccia
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by:nicky_mckay
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Thanks, but I still miss that button! Powerpoint and Excel have it and I want it back! but there you go.

Thanks again

Nicky
Northern Ireland
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