Font colour in word keeps disabling!

  Russ100 11:44 04 Mar 2005

This is driving me nuts.

In Word 2000, the font colour button keeps disabling itself, so that I have to remove it from the toolbar then replace it. This works for a while then I have to do it all over again.

Has anyone else come across this - more importantly, has anyone got a solution?

  Russ100 12:00 04 Mar 2005

When I say disable - what I mean is it doesn't bring in the palette - it will only use the last diplayed colour.

  Graham ® 12:09 04 Mar 2005

Are you using Format, Font, or the A in the taskbar?

  Russ100 12:31 04 Mar 2005

'A'in taskbar

  VoG II 12:36 04 Mar 2005

Try Detect and Repair on the Help menu.

  Russ100 13:42 04 Mar 2005

Tried that VoG. No change.

  Fellsider 16:01 04 Mar 2005

What happens if you select some text,

go to 'Format'
and then select 'Font'
and then open 'font colour' ?

does the colour palette appear then?

  Russ100 09:07 22 Mar 2005

Yes it appears. Then the toolbar button works - for a while - then ceases to function again. It's more of an annoyance than anything else.

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