Re: Prompted to save changes when no changes are made (ANSWER)



Jeni Q
07-09-2005, 11:02 PM
Aha! The problem was the Office 2003 Flipped Pictures Add-In.
It checks a setting in every file that is opened, so it appears to be making
a change to the file even when you don't touch the document.

"Jeni Q" <jennifer.dickens@nospamsrc.org> wrote in message
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: Greetings. If this is not an appropriate place for this post please
redirect
: me - I couldn't find a more general kind of category.
:
: I have a user who is complaining that in Word 2000 (and Excel 2000), he is
: prompted with "Do you want to save the changes you made to 'File
Name.doc'?"
: every time he opens and closes a document. Typically, a user is only
: prompted with this message when changes have been made. In his case, he
: receives the prompt when no changes have been made. This appears to be
: happening with all documents, not just a select few. The Update Fields
when
: Printing selection is unchecked, and the problem is reproducible without
: printing the document. If the document is prompting to save changes
because
: of a field, what is activating the field when the user does absolutely
: nothing to the document?
:
: I have tried renaming all of his normal.dot tempaltes to normal.dot.old so
: that it would recreate the normal template, but this had no therapuetic
: effect.
:
: I would love some suggestions here. We're running Win2KPro SP4 with Office
: 2000SP3.
: Thanks in advance for your kind advice.
:
: Jennifer
:
:

Charles Kenyon
07-09-2005, 11:02 PM
Thanks for letting us know. It adds one more possible culprit to the (long)
list of Add-Ins.
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"Jeni Q" <jennifer.dickens@nospamsrc.org> wrote in message
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> Aha! The problem was the Office 2003 Flipped Pictures Add-In.
> It checks a setting in every file that is opened, so it appears to be
> making
> a change to the file even when you don't touch the document.
>
> "Jeni Q" <jennifer.dickens@nospamsrc.org> wrote in message
> news:uvvBUfnRFHA.648@TK2MSFTNGP14.phx.gbl...
> : Greetings. If this is not an appropriate place for this post please
> redirect
> : me - I couldn't find a more general kind of category.
> :
> : I have a user who is complaining that in Word 2000 (and Excel 2000), he
> is
> : prompted with "Do you want to save the changes you made to 'File
> Name.doc'?"
> : every time he opens and closes a document. Typically, a user is only
> : prompted with this message when changes have been made. In his case, he
> : receives the prompt when no changes have been made. This appears to be
> : happening with all documents, not just a select few. The Update Fields
> when
> : Printing selection is unchecked, and the problem is reproducible without
> : printing the document. If the document is prompting to save changes
> because
> : of a field, what is activating the field when the user does absolutely
> : nothing to the document?
> :
> : I have tried renaming all of his normal.dot tempaltes to normal.dot.old
> so
> : that it would recreate the normal template, but this had no therapuetic
> : effect.
> :
> : I would love some suggestions here. We're running Win2KPro SP4 with
> Office
> : 2000SP3.
> : Thanks in advance for your kind advice.
> :
> : Jennifer
> :
> :
>
>


Re: Prompted to save changes when no changes are made (ANSWER)