Solved

Bullet points and some other formatting options are missing??

Posted on 2008-10-02
3
839 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-05
Hello

We have some templates (about 100) that have been designed in Office 2003, all the PC's have now been upgraded to Office 2007 and now some of the formatting options are greyed out. Once including the bullet point menu option.

The strange thing being, if we customise the toolbar and add a bullet formatting menu to the ribbon the new one works, the old one is still disabled but changes color as if it's been clicked....

I have attached a template as an example to see if it's just our machines?


bullet.jpg
0
Comment
Question by:MikeSel
  • 2
3 Comments
 
LVL 37

Expert Comment

by:Joanne M. Orzech
ID: 22624494
Can you please attach template?
0
 
LVL 4

Author Comment

by:MikeSel
ID: 22632258
Sorry for the delay..

I have attached one of the many templates.

Thanks
Date.doc
0
 
LVL 4

Accepted Solution

by:
MikeSel earned 0 total points
ID: 22696838
I have managed to resolve this myself. The documents had been protected in Microsoft Office 2003 and a password applied. When  opened in 2007 it showed as unprotected. However a quick VB script proved otherwise.

So I then made an application to open each document, unprotect it and save it to a new location.

If anyone would like the source for this let me know.
0

Featured Post

Is Your Active Directory as Secure as You Think?

More than 75% of all records are compromised because of the loss or theft of a privileged credential. Experts have been exploring Active Directory infrastructure to identify key threats and establish best practices for keeping data safe. Attend this month’s webinar to learn more.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

I'm writing to share my clumsy experience in using this elegant tool so you can avoid every stupid mistake I made. (I leave it to the authorities to decide if this deserves a place in the Knowledge archives.)  Now that I am on the other side of my l…
Using Word 2013, I was experiencing some incredible lag when typing.  Here's what worked for me....
This video walks the viewer through the process of creating envelopes and labels, with multiple names and addresses. Navigate to the “Start Mail Merge” button in the Mailings tab: Follow the step-by-step process until asked to find the address doc…
This Micro Tutorial well show you how to find and replace special characters in Microsoft Word. This is similar to carriage returns to convert columns of values from Microsoft Excel into comma separated lists.

929 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

12 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now