Landscape and portra

Subject: Landscape and portra
From: Win Day <winday -at- CML -dot- COM>
Date: Thu, 16 Feb 1995 14:24:18 -0500

To: techwr-l -at- vm1 -dot- ucc -dot- okstate -dot- edu

Grant Lowe wrote:

LL> I have a document (document number one) where currently all the
LL> pages are in portrait. I need to add three new chapters from
LL> document number two. Problem is, document number two is in
LL> landscape, and when I import it into the first document, formatting
LL> gets screwed up. There are two problems: document number two has
LL> tables that are too wide for portrait, unless I shrink the font way
LL> down. Second problem is a header/footer problem: I would like to
LL> have portrait headers/footers, but landscape text, and Word 6.0
LL> can't do it (at least according to Word support).

The importing problem I think I can solve: before you bring in the
landscape stuff, put in a section break that starts on a new page. Then
define that section as landscape, with all the proper margins etc. THEN
bring your text and tables, etc. After that stuff, if you want to go
back to portrait, put in another section break...

But I don't know how to turn the headers/footers sideways once you do
that. The last time I worked on a document in Word6 that had that kind
of mix also ended up with landscape headers/footers on the landscape
pages. Since our landscape pages were "sample" documents (graphics
really) we just resigned ourselves to our inability to solve the problem
in the short time we had.

Try the import, and look at the page layout with the landscape headers
and footers. You may be able to live with it too.

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