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Subject:Re: MS Word Templates From:Judith McCrea <judith -at- ZETA -dot- ORG -dot- AU> Date:Mon, 5 Jul 1999 09:44:24 +1000
A safer way to use Jeffery's idea is to set your user-templates directory to
point somewhere else (use Tools->Options->File Locations:User Templates).
When you have done this, close Word, restart Word, create a new blank
document, write something in it (your name perhaps) save and close the
document, close Word (save changes to the Global templete). Voila! Word has
created a brand new Normal.dot in your current user-templates directory.
This normal.dot has all the Microsoft defaults. Now you can use the
Organizer to copy macros etc from your old Normal.dot to the new Normal.dot
From: JEFFREY GAGE
>This might sound a little crazy, but if all you want to do is restore the =
>original defalts that came with Word, try this:
>Close Word 97
>Find and Delete Normal.dot
>Open Word 97 and it'll recreate the Normal.dot file with the original =
>Caution: Try this if you are sure you know what you are doing. This =
>method will delete all your custom macros, including a fem macros that =
>Hope this helps
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>>>> Gil Yaker <gyaker -at- CSC -dot- COM> 07/02 12:24 PM >>>
>Help, I'm going nuts here!
>I'm trying to get the standard .dot stylesheet in MS Word to be active,
>that is the style sheet that's the default that should be included =
>you start MS word. Somehow the styles that I use for my robohelp projects
>load up instead. I've tried to re-attach normal.dot which has a create =
>of months ago when this worked, but to no avail.
>Is there a separate file than the .dot that contains styles in Word?
>Is there a good reference for all the features of word that seem to only
>half work? Like figure numbering, styles, formatting, placing images,
>creating TOCs? Sorry, but I'm feeling quite bitter towards MS at the
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