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Windows 7: drag & drop from IE8 to Word 2003 in W7?

21 May 2010   #1

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drag & drop from IE8 to Word 2003 in W7?

Hello everyone,

I have been using drag & drop to grab text and graphics from the internet and put them into Word (or Excel) since I can remember. It works fine in XP & Vista, but it won't work in Windows7. I get a message on my Word status bar "Cannot drop at current location". My mouse icon also changes to the circle with a slash through it. If I try to drag & drop to Excel, my icon changes, but I don't get a message.

I am able to copy the material using copy & paste keystokes and / or mouse strokes.

On Vista & W7, I'm running the same setup: Office Pro 2003 & Internet Explorer 8. I've checked all the options in Word & IE and they are the same on both systems.

Any suggestions would be appreciated!


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31 May 2010   #2


Interesting, I never knew that you could drag & drop images like that.
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