RE: MS Word's "One Page View" Rant (and fix?)

Subject: RE: MS Word's "One Page View" Rant (and fix?)
From: "Margaret Cekis" <Margaret -dot- Cekis -at- comcast -dot- net>
To: "'David Harrison'" <dharrison -at- moldmasters -dot- com>, <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 3 Oct 2011 20:12:06 -0400

David Harrison complains about MS Word's "One Page View" Rant (and fix?)"
"I tend to use MS Word in "Print Layout" most of the time and when I want to
do a quick "look-see" review of my document I switch to One Page and flick
through the pages. But what annoys me here is the way MS Word insists on
showing 85% of your page and then puts footer (of the previous page) at the
top. It's caught me out on occasion (eg even page and odd page line-up) but
what I'd really like to see is a "One page" view with one whole page at a
Does anyone know an easy fix to this irritation?"

You didn't say which version of Word you're using, but I know what you mean.
My least favorite quirk is IE opening every Word document in a 2-page
"Reading Layout" view with default 1-inch + margins, even single-page
documents that should only fill one page..

I use the "Print Layout" view, but reduce the size from 100% to whatever
will just fit on my flat screen monitor, usually 80, 85, or 90%, and scroll
down the pages when Word insists on separating each page from its header or
footer. That's a quirk that's been there awhile, probably because the
headers and footers are handled on different panes from the rest of the page
layout. Word needs a page viewer that works like a PowerPoint slideshow, I

Margaret Cekis, Johns Creek Ga.


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