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Subject:Re: MS Word Bloat From:"Susan Kirsch" <susan -at- virtualcyber -dot- com> To:"Jo Francis Byrd" <jbyrd -at- byrdwrites -dot- com> Date:Wed, 29 Mar 2000 11:14:24 -0700
Nope, no fast save. I did have auto recovery on, though. I'm working in
Office 2000 and have had Word shrivel up faster than Glinda's sister's feet.
I know, whine-whine.
But truly, all I had on was create backup copy, prompt to save Normal.dot,
background saves and auto recovery.
I'll turn off the auto recovery, though, and see if it staves off the
----- Original Message -----
From: Jo Francis Byrd <jbyrd -at- byrdwrites -dot- com>
To: Susan Kirsch <susan -at- virtualcyber -dot- com>
Cc: TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Sent: Wednesday, March 29, 2000 10:51 AM
Subject: Re: MS Word Bloat
> Check Tools/Options and see if you have auto save or fast save selected.
> do, turn them off! Probably ought to disable auto recovery, too, if it's
> enabled. I've not found it worth while to use; usually you end up with a
> corrupted document.
> Jo Byrd
> Susan Kirsch wrote:
> > I am writing a doc in Word that jumped from 200KB to 9MB. This doc has
> > graphic. What is the deal?
> > I know that I knew this once, but I can't recall it from the haze.
> > Incidentally, I copied and pasted all but the last paragraph mark, so it
> > back to bantam weight again. But I am under a huge deadline and would
> > change whatever setting is causing this sudden weight gain.
> > TIA
> > Susan Kirsch
> > Virtual Cyber Systems
> > Tempe, AZ