microsoft word problem

  patso 19:40 06 Oct 2004
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when i try to copy paste or cut text on the tool bar from a document using word i can only use thr short cuts using the control+c button etc as the three buttons on the menu bar are greyed out. Is this the norm or how do i get them to work on the tool bar.any help.Im using xp home thanks

  VoG II 19:53 06 Oct 2004

Which version of Word please?

It is not "the norm" - the paste button should be greyed out until you have cut or copied simething, but cut and copy should be available unless it is a protected document.

  patso 20:07 06 Oct 2004

im using office suite with word 2002 thanks

  VoG II 20:11 06 Oct 2004

Try Detect and Repair from the Help menu.

If that doesn't work try click here

  patso 20:27 06 Oct 2004

thanks vog i have just found out that i havr to select what i want to cut or copy before the buttons become visible.silly me

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