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Patch release 9.8.1 for SmartSuite (Word Pro) for Windows

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IMPORTANT NOTE: This document contains a link to a patch release (9.8.1) for Lotus SmartSuite/Word Pro for Windows. All fixes in this patch are now incorporated into SmartSuite for

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IMPORTANT NOTE: This document contains a link to a patch release (9.8.1) for Lotus SmartSuite/ Word Pro for Windows. All fixes in this patch are now incorporated into IBM Lotus SmartSuite for Windows, Release 9.8.1. Therefore, this patch will work if you apply it to SmartSuite Release 9.8. Patch 9.8.1 fixes several problems with printing and general functionality. Apply this patch to an existing installation of Word Pro Release 9.8. For a list of specific issues that are fixed by Patch 9.8, refer to "Fix List For Word Pro For Windows Release 9.8," If you have already updated to SmartSuite Release 9.8.1, there is no need to install this patch. For more information, refer to the following documents: -- "Fix list for SmartSuite for Windows release 9.8.1" -- "Fix list for SmartSuite for Windows releases 9.8 fixpacks 3, 2, and 9.8.1"


Previous installation of SmartSuite/Word Pro 9.8.

Installation Instructions

IMPORTANT: By downloading and using this Code, you agree to these terms and conditions: The software samples, updates and fixes ("Code") available in this archive or on this web site for this Program are copyrighted materials. By clicking the download link below, you agree that the Code is provided under, and is subject to, the terms and conditions of the license agreement(s) which accompanied or were contained in the copy or copies of the Program for which you are obtaining the Code. You are not authorized to install or use the Code except as part of a Program for which you have a valid Proof of Entitlement or other authorization as specified in such license agreement(s). You further agree that you will comply with all applicable laws and export regulations. You must install the patch on top of Release 9.8. 1. Exit Word Pro. 2. Back up the existing file, \lotus\wordpro\wordpro.exe. 3. Click the following link and download the patch to your computer: 4. Unzip the file and copy the file, wordpro.exe, to the \lotus\wordpro directory. 5. Relaunch Word Pro. 6. Print any document at least once, and then exit Word Pro. The print command must work successfully at least once to create the following NEW Registry key: HKCU\Software\Lotus\Wordpro\99.0\Lwpuser.ini\WordProUser\PrinterBinSelection =0 7. Exit Word Pro. 8. Open the Registry from the Windows TaskBar by choosing Start --> Run --> typing "regedit" (without quotes) --> clicking OK. 9. Navigate to the NEW Registry key you created by printing in Step 6: HKCU\Software\Lotus\Wordpro\99.0\Lwpuser.ini\WordProUser\PrinterBinSelection =0. 10. Change the default value from zero (0) to 1. 11. Relaunch Word Pro.

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Download RELEASE DATE LANGUAGE SIZE(Bytes) Download Options
Patch for Word Pro Release 9.8 2/25/03 English 2673826 FTP

Product Alias/Synonym

Lotus SmartSuite
Lotus Word Pro

Document information

More support for: Lotus End of Support Products
Lotus Word Pro for Windows

Software version: 9.8

Operating system(s): Windows

Software edition: All Editions

Reference #: 4004401

Modified date: 22 October 2004

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