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Excel hangs when using italics

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Been using Excel for a very long time and never had anything like this.  Using Excel for Office 365 (64bit).  Everything works as normal until I try to put something in italics.  Then Excel hangs for up to an hour before I quit.  I've tried safe mode.  I've tried removing all add-ins.  I've reinstalled Office and Excel.  Rebooting.  Same issue.  Live chat doesn't work, and cannot find another way to contact MS.  Any help would be appreciated!  Thanks!

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@James145 

That's a pain.

 

Maybe try Disabling Hardware Graphics Acceleration

 

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@James145 

also check if changing the Language option helps at all 

 

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Thanks for that. I tried it and it didn't work but I am willing to try anything! I restarted Excel after applying the change as well.
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Best Response confirmed by Wyn Hopkins (MVP)
Solution

Sorry, new to this community so don't know how to flag as resolved, but in case anyone else has the same issue, I resolved this by completely uninstalling Office and reinstalling.  The original problem was that Excel hung every time I would try to:
Use italics

Use bold

Underline

Go into font settings
@Wyn Hopkins thanks again for helping out