Tip: If you want to create a specific type of document, such as a business plan or a resumé, you can save time by starting with a template. I have checked it is not read only and that users have permission to edit but this doesn't appear to be the problem. Whether you start a document from scratch or rework an existing document, you can follow a few basic steps to ensure high-quality results and you can quickly complete a professional, well-designed document. What's next After you create your document, you might want to change the formatting, or you might want to add a picture, a table, or a cover page. I've created many documents in the past. Second: If the first step doesn't help, you probably have a damaged registry entry. After I type a name, I hit enter, then hit enter again, and then the document opens and I can type in the body of that document.
Save and reuse templates If you make changes to a template that you download, you can save it on your computer and use it again. Hi Pavan, Unfortunately the hotfix didn't solve the issue. I'm scratching my head over this one, so hopefully some Spiceheads have some inspiration. I have exactly one Windows 7 user who, upon opening Word 2013 and selecting a blank template or opening any document, is unable to type anything. Select the black color swatch.
I have 3 word documents on my file server that I can't edit. The wikiHow Tech Team also followed the article's instructions and validated that they work. My table span was over 4 pages with only 1 page being affected. After I type a name, I hit enter, then hit enter again, and then the document opens and I can type in the body of that document. Any idea how to persuade Word to let me fill-in these fields? I have a few users with this issue.
That doesn't prevent editing, but it will prevent you from using the new features of 2007 that don't exist in earlier versions. This is probably one of the greatest and well hidden! I can open documents as usual, change name of new folder, but cannot type in the body of the document area. Just roll up your sleeves and jump right in. Where precisely is it located? Note: the editing controls for Microsoft Word forms are not shown in the ribbon by default, so you first have to to use them. Again, what I've done is in my other posts. I just purchased a new computer this week and am having the exact same problem with Word.
If the entire document is protected it will always jump back to the start of the document. My advice is to use either all legacy fields formfields and checkboxes in a protected document or all content controls in an unprotected document. Again, what I've done is in my other posts. You can find out more about all of these additional document elements by typing any of these terms into the Search box while you are using Word. Selecting commands eg Select All are greyed out. . It's easy to find all your customized templates by clicking My templates in the New Document dialog box.
If not, check to make sure your font has not been changed to white. So I appreciate your assistance. I haven't used or created Word templates in 2013. When opening a new Microsoft Word 2013 document blank doc the keyboard will not type, only give the beeping as though you're pressing the wrong key at a dialog, until you either right click, open a new document or activate sticky keys. I tried also to copy those tables into a new word, but got same result.
When opening a new Microsoft Word 2013 document blank doc the keyboard will not type, only give the beeping as though you're pressing the wrong key at a dialog, until you either right click, open a new document or activate sticky keys. The only time it works how I think it should is if the first thing you do after logging into Citrix is to launch Word, then you can begin working as usual. When I do what you said you do in your 2nd post, it opens File explorer. I'm surprised you got it to work as well as you did. I'm going to try ripping out all of the addons and see if that helps at all. That is a pretty vital piece of information that is really helpful. Though there is a workaround minimize and restore , this is driving the user nuts and generating a lot of tickets for me when she forgets the workaround.
But I want to avoid it if possible. Restarting Your Computer Sometimes restarting your computer will help your programs to function properly again. Note that you can use the Previous Row and Next Row buttons to move between the table rows. I have a few users with this issue. Once the tool is installed, you can run it at any time to scan for hundreds of known issues in Office programs. We have noticed that when the app is launched the mouse actually functions just not the keyboard. Hi, I have really random problem.
If you have opened any other apps and then Word the issue occurs. I ended up either giving up by printing the document and filling it out manually, or replacing the grey fields with normal text. Someone on another forum had a similar issue and their fix worked for us. That did work for a while but now its up to its old tricks again Hi, In this forum we discuss questions about Office for Windows, since you are using Office for Mac, I suggest you post the question in Office for Mac forum to get more dedicated assistance: The reason why we recommend posting appropriately is you will get the most qualified pool of respondents, and other partners who read the forums regularly can either share their knowledge or learn from your interaction with us. I read on several user blogs that by turning the projects gallery off that pops up when you start the program its solves the problem. Compatibility mode doesn't have anything to do with not being able to edit.