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[Forum] Office (Word) 2016 Doesn't Open with Alt-E.   [Forum]

By: Laurent Duchastel     Montréal, Québec  
Date: May 12,2019 at 14:41
In Response to: [Forum] Office (Word) 2016 Doesn't Open with Alt-E. (Steven James)

> All,
>
> For better or worse, I recently installed Office 2016 (Pro) on my
> Windows 10 (x64) Home system. Ever since, MS Word will not open a .DOC or
> even .DOCX using Alt-E with settings CO-B: "C:\Program Files
> (x86)\Microsoft Office\root\Office16\WINWORD.EXE". The Default Apps
> setting for both is Word.
>
> I've also tried both: "C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start
> Menu\Programs\Word.lnk" and
> "C:\Users\steve\OneDrive\Desktop\Word.lnk" both of which DO open
> Word, but there's a residual command screen behind them. The original
> Alt-E always opened Word files just fine using Office 2007 etc.
>
> Does anybody have any suggestions to this Alt-E[dit] problem?
>
> Regards,
>
> SJ

Best is to leave Alt-E for text editor and use O for Open the document with Windows default association.


Laurent Duchastel

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