troubleshooting Question

Word 2010 adds "Description:" to alt text on pictures

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JimR123bFlag for United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland asked on
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Hi,

I have Word 2010, and am experiencing a strange thing when saving a Word 2010 document in .doc (Word 97-2003) format.

If I create a new document, insert a picture and add alt text to that picture, when I save it in .doc format (rather than .docx) it adds "Description:" to the beginning of the alt text.

Why does it do this?

Is there something I can do to stop it happening, other than save it in .doc format before doing any editing?
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