If you have attended one of my workshops, you may already know what a huge fan I am of the Crabby Office Lady. Here's a terrific article she wrote about many of the "troubles" people have with Word. I know I've answered my share of these questions myself. Even though this article is from September 2005 and deals with Word 95-2003, it's still worth reading. The topics are still relevant to 2007, but you will have to find them in the new places.
Word has a mind of it's own: So do you
"I get a lot of inquiries about how to institute a restraining order on Word to stop it from guessing what you want to do with your documents. I created a video about it, and now we'll delve a little deeper..."