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I have a problem with a word template created with Microsoft Word 2003. On my PC it is perfect, and prints perfectly, but on other company users it's goes crazy and doesn't fit on a page. . . . Please help . . .
I created a hyperlinked document index in Excel. I want to know why a document in Windows XP looks different when opened directly than when I open it via the hyperlink. The view I want to see is a word doc showing the following EMail fields at the top: To; CC; Subject, and Introduction fields .
I had a similar issue, one of our clients PC suddenly decided to go a bit weird and display all the Word docs they usually use differently to everyone else. It also decided to screw up some of the Outlook fonts too, but not as bad as it screwed Word, which is odd.
Solution in the end was to copy fonts over from a good PC and then for the hell of it go into regional settings, and then to the tab with roman, japanese etc on. from here tick the tickbox at the bottom to reapply language (and i was hoping font size and regularity too). Did a restart after both those things and worked a charm!
Think I got a bit lucky but worth a try if you've tried nearly everything else :)
If you do not want pdf, you can install the MS Office document image writer. Create document in word, excel etc, select print from file menu and change the default printer to the document image writer. It will give you an image of your document which will not change in different systems and can be viewed same as the original document by every one whom you forward it.
We recently converted to Microsoft Windows XP and Microsoft 2007 applications. Subsequently, we received larger (24-inch) monitors. When using MS Word 2007, we made the dicovery that the on-screen view (and printed version) of a document page is not necessarily the same view (and printed version) that another user will see when viewing (or printing) the same page. For example, my page 19 may be another's page 22. My layout looks great on-screen (and printed); another user's layout (page endings, etc.) is different and not what we want. What is the source of this problem? How do we fix this so that we can ensure that what we see is what others will see when we distribute our documents?
When I send MS Word document via MS Outlook, the client sees a much larger document that takes up their entire page beyond the Margins. How do I assist to allow them to see the document as I see it, whichout it being "super-sized?"
In 1995-6 I "wrote a book" on my Shakespearian laptop (already out of date at the time!). Now laptop is "broken" (no display on screen), how can I "read" this old format programme? (Old Word prog) Also have it on floppy disc but of course current PC's have no floppy input, and please I don't want to have to spend any money on new kit 'cos I don't have any spare! Many thanks, Hilary
If you wrote it with a version of Word from long long ago, the new word will probably be able to convert it. Your big problem is getting the file off that old machine. Perhaps a local computer store will have an old computer with a floppy disk and can download it for you.
Does the old broken laptop have a hard drive? If so, your best conversion option might be to have the hard drive pulled out and copy the files directly off it.
"I had a similar issue, one of our clients PC suddenly decided to go a bit weird and display all the Word docs they usually use differently to everyone else. It also decided to screw up some of the Outlook fonts too, but not as bad as it screwed Word, which is odd.
Posted by: Neil at June 7, 2010 2:06 PM"
Just wanted to post my thanks for this, had a verry similar issue at working using a clients custom fonts, installed them to a few machines. Same document, connected to same printers and same word settings, a number of extra pages would randomly been added to any documents using the fonts but revert back when moved to a good machine. Been searching for a week and done the same as above seems to have solved it!!!
The secretary at my church sends be the bulletin to check and make corrections in each week. She uses Windows XP, Office 2003 Pro. and MSOffice 2003. I have the same programs on my computer, and my settings are the same as hers on here machine, however, the lines do not show up the same on mine as hers. She has two pages she sends and when I open it, there are three pages. I do not understand why.
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