- How to understand MS Word deletions and insertions
Re: How to understand MS Word deletions and insertions
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On Thu, Mar 10, 2022 at 11:36 AM Luke Davis <luke@...
I am the first to admit that I am no advanced MS Word user. Running Word 2019,
Win 10 20H2, latest NVDA alpha (and earlier versions).
I am reviewing a protected document.
With UIA on, it contains the following line:
To that end, our client is proposes a settlement based on the following terms:
There is an obvious grammar error there. When I turn off UIA, I see that line
To that end, our client is deleted proposes inserted not deleted a not inserted settlement based on the following terms:
My question is: how am I to understand the final result of that line? It seems
as if it would be:
To that end, our client is a settlement based on the following terms:
Which makes even less sense than the original grammar error.
And then, reading character by character, yields a completely different
(First part the same)
inserted not deleted
(rest the same)
Which makes me think that now the line should be expected to look like:
To that end, our client is roposes a settlement based on the following terms:
(Where the final result has the "p" missing from "proposes", and includes the
But which does it actually look like?
Obviously this is a legal document, and before I complain about parts of it, I
should avoid looking like an idiot by complaining about what the final result is
meant to be, not partial edits that have already been inserted/deleted.
As a side note, thank God I turned off UIA, or I would have no idea that this
thing was covered with edits in the first place.
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