Problem with Bullets - tab will not indent

I have been having problems with Microsoft Word 2002.

The problem is that bullets will not indent when using the tab key

Normally in Word when you insert bullets and hit the tab key it will indent the bullet to the next tab stop

However for me when the tab key is pressed the text after the bullet is indented instead of the bullet itself

What makes this problem interesting for me is that I have on my computer (running windows xp pro) I have multiple accounts and this is only a problem for one account

Any help will be appreciated

So far I have
1. Repaired the program which did not work
and
2. uninstalled and reinstalled Office which did not work

Thanks in advanced
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estenAsked:
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Joanne M. OrzechManager, Document Services CenterCommented:
Sorry - I was looking at a different version of Word.  Here it is:

On the Tools menu, click AutoCorrect Options, and then click the AutoFormat As You Type tab.
Under Automatically as you type, select the Set left- and first-indent with tabs and backspaces check box.
To indent the first line of a paragraph, click in front of the line.
To indent an entire paragraph, click in front of any line but the first line.

Press the TAB key.
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SheharyaarSaahilCommented:
Hello esten =)

>> I have multiple accounts and this is only a problem for one account

that is doubtfull.....
try going C:\Documents and Settings\ur username\Application Data\Microsoft\Templates
and delete the Normal.dot file to recycle Bin
restart and open Word to check for the problem now ??

!! GOOD LUCK !!
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Joanne M. OrzechManager, Document Services CenterCommented:
Go to Tools, Options, Edit.
Check "Tabs and backspace set left indent"

Hope that helps
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estenAuthor Commented:
Response to SheharyaarSaahil

Yes this problem is indeed with only one accout
I have logged onto the three other accounts and they do not have this problem

I tried your solution and it did not make a difference
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estenAuthor Commented:
Response to JOrzech

I looked under Tools, Options, Edit and the option "Tabs and backspace set left indent" is not listed.


A sample of this problem is

normally if you insert a bullet and then hit tab the bullet will indent

Normal Bullet
* Text Here

After indent
        * Text Here

My Problem is that when tab is hit the bullet will not indent

Normal Bullet
* Text Here

Problem After indent
*         Text Here

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estenAuthor Commented:
That was it JOrzech

Thank You Very Much
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Joanne M. OrzechManager, Document Services CenterCommented:
Thanks very much esten - glad you got it resolved!
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