This was driving me nuts. Operator ASCII art Why won't curl download this link when a browser will? share|improve this answer edited Jun 6 '14 at 19:24 Canadian Luke 15.6k2375124 answered Jun 6 '14 at 19:08 Chris 1 add a comment| protected by Community♦ Sep 2 '14 at 20:35 In the regedit tool: navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Office\Word\Addins Go to the LoadBehavior item in the right-hand pane and double-clicking on it will allow you to change the value from 3 to 0. http://culturahq.com/in-word/can-39-t-select-text-in-word.html
This is a different thing, but yes. Clicked start button - in search box - typed regedit32 - response is no items match your search also tried regedit 32 with space and still didn't work Expert: Qin Xia I could really use some suggestions here... It worked. http://superuser.com/questions/704656/cant-select-text-with-mouse-in-word-or-outlook
Before I was unable to go to Word Options.Then I went to Add-Ins-Manage-COM Add-ins-Go- to see which Add-Ins needs to be there. I have no more problem. Advertisement Recent Posts How to change a colored image... Suggests to me that there is a background library problem.
Hope it helps :) share|improve this answer answered Jan 21 '14 at 6:46 Jay 37126 add a comment| up vote 0 down vote I run Microsoft FixIt 50123 and the problem I had a look at active templates. Then when I > go to close the document it tells me there is a problem that Windows > is trying to fix, and then closes itself. > > The solution Mouse Won't Highlight Text There was one called FlashPaperWordUITemplate.2302.dot.
Guest, Mar 15, 2006, in forum: Microsoft Word Document Management Replies: 3 Views: 419 garfield-n-odie [MVP] Mar 15, 2006 HP system with Vista - Mouse will not select text within Word Quick Google found your solution - thank you so much I thought I was going mad for a while there ;) Left by tony on Jun 14, 2009 5:44 PM # Customer Question I can't get my mouse to select (highlight) text in a Word document. https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/office/en-US/2524103f-a8ad-40eb-b762-2e67411dbbc1/cant-select-text-in-word-2007-and-unable-to-go-to-word-options?forum=officesetupdeploylegacy Note When you delete the Word Data registry key, Word resets several options to their default settings.
Have you run diagnostics from the Microsoft Outlook menu? Mouse Won't Highlight In Word For this, press the start button and type regedit in the search box to get to the regedit.exe program. so thanks again :D. Hello,Give a try to us a fix program from microsoft.Click here and in the page, click Fix it Ask Your Own Computer Question Customer: replied6 years ago.
Tim Microsoft improves Windows Subsystem for Linux: launch Windows apps from Linux and vice versa: Thanks David. http://www.pcreview.co.uk/threads/cant-use-mouse-to-select-text-in-word.3620280/ Arrow keys-yes. Can't Select Text In Outlook Hello and welcome to PC Review. Can't Highlight Text With Mouse Now let me go blow more time reading the Microsoft fixes.
Microsoft, you have a problem. this contact form Wednesday, July 08, 2009 3:44 PM Reply | Quote All replies 0 Sign in to vote I made few test on Word 2007. The problem is - I am using Office 2007, on Windows Vista. Just go to > http://support.microsoft.com/kb/940791/en-us?spid=11377 -----will guide you > through a couple of EASY steps, only takes 2 minutes and it fixed the > problem. Can't Highlight Text In Word 2013
it worked... > Zali > > Isidra, Nov 15, 2008 #8 DonF Guest I tried it and it worked! I can't select text, click around the document, > right click, or basically do anything with my mouse. I tried running the Office 2007 Diagnostic which reported everything as fine (it really wasn’t). http://culturahq.com/in-word/word-can-39-t-select-image-behind-text.html To view these options in Word 2002 or Word 2003, click Options on the Tools menu.
I'm running office 07 on a 64bit Windows 7 Samsung R480 Intel i3 4Gb RAM Sunday, February 20, 2011 6:02 AM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote ... Mouse Not Selecting Text Properly Gerard, Oct 6, 2008, in forum: Microsoft Word Document Management Replies: 15 Views: 3,783 dcoeli Sep 28, 2011 Cannot Select Text with Mouse in Word 2007 charissa, Jun 15, 2009, in Thanks Bill, I owe you a beer!!
Wahoo! > > Good Luck! > > DonF, Dec 12, 2008 #9 Advertisements Show Ignored Content Want to reply to this thread or ask your own question? Not only that but clicking on the slider is also useless, I must use the double arrows up or down. The fix-it button worked great. Mouse Not Working In Outlook I am operating with Vista Ultimate.
If you still have a problem follow the next section. Dax December 20, 2010 at 10:39 pm I followed a link from another forum site who had problems where their mouse could not select text on their Outlook. This will cause Word to recreate this registry node. http://culturahq.com/in-word/how-to-select-a-picture-behind-text-in-word-2010.html The result is the same as Andre posted.
Was shocked to discover that it immediately worked again after right clicking in the message body. The time lost waiting for this product is extremely, especially given the "maturity" of Word. To view these options in Word 2007, click the Microsoft Office Button, and then click Word Options. Please enter a comment.Allowed tags: blockquote, a, strong, em, p, u, strike, super, sub, code Verification: Copyright © Bill Evjen | Powered by: GeeksWithBlogs.net | Join free Popular Posts on Geeks
A quicker route might be to uninstall Macromedia Flash Paper, unless you use this of course. Advertisements Latest Threads Sony PlayStation 4 Pro review Becky posted Nov 7, 2016 at 7:21 PM What Were These Doing In Malvern, Worcestershire? Yuri May 13, 2010 at 2:35 am Thank you!!! It also will not move the cursor from place to place in a Word document, I have to move the cursor with the arrow keys.
Exit all Office programs. 2. The only way to move around within a > document is by using my arrow keys. Removed Snagit Add-in from Options>Add-ins>Templates, closed and re-opened Word and it works like a charm now. (Vista, MS office 2007, Laptop) Friday, November 06, 2009 11:15 PM Reply | Quote 0 Anne Troy, Jul 1, 2008 #2 jimr381 Jim Joined: Jul 20, 2007 Messages: 4,189 Also try unplugging and replugging the mouse and keyboard.
The solution posted that didn't work for me (it did work for that person) is - "The DataKey MUST be in the registry: it cannot work at all without a DataKey. Style Default Style Contact Us Help Home Top RSS Terms and Rules Copyright © TechGuy, Inc. I thought it might have inadvertently unchecked something, but I have had no luck finding the problem. Guest, Apr 11, 2005, in forum: Microsoft Word Document Management Replies: 1 Views: 503 Jay Freedman Apr 12, 2005 How do i re-enable my mouse to select text & right click