Right. You have at least one corrupted paragraph in that document. A
Maggie won't fix corrupted text components.
Let's try saving to a Web Page: That forces Word to re-create the internal
code of the document. It may fix this (if Word doesn't hang trying to do
Save as Web Page
1. Open the document
2. File>Save As... And choose Web Page
3. In the bottom of the dialog, make CERTAIN ave entire fileis checked.
4. Save the file and close the document
5. Quit Word and re-start it
6. Open the Web Page version of the file
7. Fil>>Save as and this time choose ocument
8. Give the file a different name, so you have the old one to go back to.
9. Check the file for missing bits.
If you choose ave Display information onlyyou strip out the code in the
file that enables Word to re-create a document from it later. By forcing
Word to re-express the file in a different format, you cause it to discard
any code it cannot understand. That fixes the problem, but it can lead to
Hope this helps
On 16/10/08 11:17 AM, in article XXXX@XXXXX.COM ,
> If it helps, I have confirmed that creating a table of contents from headin>
> styles also hangs word during the repagination>
> I have deleted preferences and the font cache, additionally to the norma>
> template. I have also repaired permissions after the latest (12.1.3) update>
> It also seems that it is only this file in question that hangs during creatin>
> a list of figures or a table of contents. I tried the tip I read somewhere t>
> copy and paste the original document minus the last paragraph indicato>
> ("Maggie the File" method?), but without success>
> Perhaps I have a corrupted file, but I would like to avoid recompiling th>
> 100+ page document, if possible.
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