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Word 2003 Keyboard preference setting


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Davi3d

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Is there a way to set the keyboard in word 2003 to act like the word 2000 keyboard?

I use a whole lot of keyboard shortcuts in word 2000 (and excel 2000 also) that no
no longer work in word 2003.

If I'm going to have to learn a whole bunch of new stuff to use office 2003, maybe
I should look at Open Office 3.0 instead.

Any input would be helpful.

TIA,
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Neil Jones

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Far as I'm aware there were no keyboard shortcut changes between Word 2003 and previous versions.
That being said, look up the topic "Assign or remove a shortcut key " in the online Word help for how to change them.
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Sounds like it's time to move the users away from Microsoft's seemingly pathological
drive to churn applications - more pain for little gain.

Few ordinary people have the time or inclination to re-learn how to use a tool
just because some techie or marketing dweeb has decided that in addition to
a whole slew of new features, it's a good idea to rearrange how the existing
features work.

Repeated surveys show that the average user of an office suite uses less than
3% of the features and functions available.

It is like having to learn to drive again because some engineering idiot in a
car company thought it would be a good idea to swap the placement of the
brake and gas pedals, and switch the steering to the rear wheels. Although
an extreme example, there are at least four different locations for an auto horn
button - something the average driver seldom uses, but when the need does
arise, the horn is needed immediately. How many accidents have happened
because the driver could not sound his horn because he didn't remember it
was on the end of his turn signal?

Don't get me started on feature bloat, either.
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We all share the pain. :)
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