Ctrl + Up/Down Arrow behaves differently in Word 97/2003?



In Word 97, using Ctrl + Down Arrow in a bulleted list would make the cursor
move down one paragraph at a time, placing the cursor to the left of the
first letter in the paragraph.

In Word 2003, Ctrl + Down Arrow moves in a zig-zag fashion, alternating
between selecting the BULLET of the next paragraph, and then putting the
cursor to the left of the first letter in the paragraph.

Same principle applies to Ctrl + Up Arrow.

Does anyone know how to make 2003 behave like 97 for these two keyboard
shortcuts? Our WPOs are used to moving quickly up/down paragraphs and are now
going crazy with the double handling.


Klaus Linke

Hi Clammy,

I'm afraid you'd need macros to change back that behaviour.
And since 2002/2003 don't seem to allow you to intercept the built-in
ParaUp and ParaDown commands any more, you need to assign the shortcut keys
Ctrl+Up and Ctrl+Down to those macros yourself.

Sub ParaUpNew()
Selection.MoveUp _
Unit:=wdParagraph, Count:=1
End Sub

Sub ParaDownNew()
Selection.MoveDown _
Unit:=wdParagraph, Count:=1
End Sub



Hi Klaus

Thanks very much for this solution ... it worked perfectly and I'm going to
add it to one of our global templates for distribution to all users. Very
much appreciate your assistance.



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