RE: Word: can't fix strange paper size

Subject: RE: Word: can't fix strange paper size
From: "Dan Goldstein" <DGoldstein -at- riverainmedical -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 26 Apr 2006 12:52:49 -0400

Hi Linda,

Laurel's right. I would only add that the first thing about Word that
you should learn is the standard use of templates and styles. I
recommend Suzanne Barnhill's "Creating a Template: The Basics," which
you can find at Its subsequent articles
include a chapter on your current bane, paper size.

As Suzanne writes, "it is usually a good idea to leave
alone... and make a custom template for each specific task you routinely

-- Dan Goldstein

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Laurel Hickey
> Sent: Wednesday, April 26, 2006 12:35 PM
> To: 'Hughes, Linda'; 'TECHWR-L'
> Subject: RE: Word: can't fix strange paper size
> ... Find the template, back it up and then
> delete the original. The next time you open Word, the
> program will create a new If you have any
> special styles in the old one, you can then copy just
> those styles over from the backup file (using
> Organizer: Tools > Templates & Add-ons and at the
> lower left of that pallet, Organizer)...
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Hughes, Linda
> > Sent: Wednesday, April 26, 2006 11:12 AM
> > To: TECHWR-L
> > Subject: Word: can't fix strange paper size
> >
> > Hi Whirlers:
> >
> > Yet another reason why I hate working with Word (2003). We
> > are mainly a Frame shop here, so I'm not a Word pro. Still,
> > this one is just plain weird.
> > When I open a new Word file, the page size shown is 7.25 x 9,
> > portrait. Not sure how it got that way...
> >

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