Robert Stanton <rstantonu.washington.edu> wrote:
It's possible that your hd was reformatted as HFS Plus instead of the> I'm using MS Word 5.0 on a power Mac 7300/180 with OS 8.6. Recently I had
> to have my system completely rebuilt (partly, I think, because I had too
> many extensions): disk reformatted, OS reinstalled, a much smaller number
> of extensions, and my applications and doents replaced.
> Since then the MS Word "Find File" doesn't work. I've always liked this
> feature because it can search for a Word doc using any internal text, not
> just the file title. But now, although the Find File dialog box looks the
> same, the OK button is always dimmed and inactive.
> Any suggestions? I still have the old extensions on another disk, but if
> one of them is relevant, I don't know which one it is. I tried using
> Tools/Commands to remove Find File from the menu and replace it, but that
> didn't help.
older HFS. I seem to remember that Word's Find File won't work under HFS
Plus. (You should be able to find out if this is the case by selecting
th hd icon and doing 'get info'.)
Otherwise, look in your MS Word folder, in the Commands folder and check
that the Find File 'extension' is still there.