WD2000: An Extra Paragraph Mark Is Added When You Update Database Fields

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When you update the database fields in a document, an extra blank line (paragraph mark) is inserted in the document for each corresponding database field location. If a database field is inline with the document text, the document text is moved down to the next line in the document.


This problem occurs because Microsoft Word does not properly remove the record terminator from the database entry.


Service Pack Information

To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Microsoft Windows 2000. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
260910 How to Obtain the Latest Windows 2000 Service Pack

Hotfix Information

The English version of this fix has the file attributes (or later) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in coordinated universal time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time tool in Control Panel.
   Date           Time       Size       File name
   06-Jul-2001   11:11          2,882  Readme.txt
   17-Apr-2002   17:04      3,996,188  Winword.msp
   17-Apr-2002   18:27      4,681,408  Winword_admin.msp
After the hotfix is installed, the following file will have the listed attribute or later:
   Date           Time  Version         Size       File name
   16-Apr-2002   17:26      8,814,644  Winword.exe


Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.

This problem was first corrected in Microsoft Office 2000 Service Pack 3 (SP-3).


Article ID: 319584 - Last Review: February 27, 2014 - Revision: 3.2
  • Microsoft Word 2000 Standard Edition
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