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Formatting problems. I need some help here.


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I use my laptop in school and use Microsoft Word everyday. I accidentally must have hit a combination on my keyboard to change the formatting of the keyboard. The problem is with my "tab" button. When I am using the bullet points in Microsoft Word, and I hit "tab", the bullet doesn't move over and change like it is supposed to. Instead, the cursor just moves over five spaces. Also, when I hit "shift+tab", it doesn't move the cursor back five spaces like it is supposed to, instead it continues to move the cursor over to the right. I called the customer servide at HP and they couldn't help me at all. If anybody knows what I did to mess up my formatting, and most importantly, knows how to change my keyboard formatting back, please let me know.
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First, confirm the "Tab" key behavior in Word, but not while using Bullets and Numbering. Does it happen then also?

If the behavior is specific to Bullets and Numbers, then you might have somehow changed the default settings. Look at this article: http://www.shaunakel...rolbullets.html, especially 3.3 that talks about setting tab stops.

Move your normal.dot file to the desktop and reopen Word. This file should be at C:\Documents and Settings\Username\Application Data\Microsoft\Templates. If you can't find it here, click Start, Search to find it.

Now reopen Word and check the "Tab" key. Did that fix it?

If not, try running Detect/Repair. In Word, click the Help menu, Detect/Repair. Check both the box for "Restore my Shortcuts" and for "Discard my Customizations".

Now open Word and check the "Tab" key behavior. Did this fix it?

If not, please provide additional information:

1. What version of Word do you have. Be include the SP number. You can find this in Word on the Help menu, by clicking About Microsoft Word.

2. Confirm your operating system, including Service Packs. You can find this information by right-clicking My Computer and choosing Properties.
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You're tip on repairing Office worked. Thank you very much.


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You're tip on repairing Office worked. Thank you very much.


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