Word 2007 pauses and displays an hourglass with every keystroke while editing a shared doc.

How can I fix this?

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    Sit closer together? ... – quack quixote Oct 2 '09 at 18:43
  • Do you have more information, e.g. has this always happened? Does it only happen on your computer? Does other software on your computer run fine? – Alex Angas Oct 4 '09 at 10:21
  • It happens occasionally, on and off, with no changes to what is installed on the computer. Being that I am editing a document on a sharepoint server, I suspect that it is network related. Other software and computer in general works fine. The problem goes away (and returns) on its own. – Chad Oct 4 '09 at 18:57

Check the document out to your Shared Drafts folder. Then your changes are made locally and only when you hit save does the new copy go back to the library.

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