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click and my prose is a poem

by Azeriblu / July 8, 2009 7:48 PM PDT

When I am writing anywhere, whether an email or comment
-ing on a blog,there be a click and suddenly all my sentences are one line with the last word tucked nicely under the first
words of each sentence.
This is vastly annoying! How can I fix this. I have tried
re downloading both Thunderbird and Firefox thinking it
might be a glitch in an installation.
I see that it's tried to do it again .
I have an HP pavilion ze5000 laptop,it's my first computer and I bought it used.
I have Windows XP and as I said Mozilla's Thunderbird
and Firefox. I want to keep them as they offer a richer
selection on many fronts.

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Using MS Word As Your Default Editor?
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / July 9, 2009 12:42 AM PDT

It appears the page formatting is set to perform the action you're seeing.. Certain types of email programs use Microsoft Word as their text editor.. In such cases, strange formatting issues occasionally occur.. Try changing the text editor or it's formatting.. Maybe it's Notepad and it's set to "Word Wrap". If so, disable such.

Hope this helps.

Grif

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Qordwrap
by Azeriblu / July 10, 2009 8:21 AM PDT

jonah,
Thank you so much! I found it and Notepad had everything
'wrap to rule'(what ever that means) I changed them to 'no
wrap'. Great help!.....Azeriblu

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(NT) glad we could help
by jonah jones / July 11, 2009 2:43 AM PDT
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wordwrap
by Azeriblu / July 9, 2009 2:22 PM PDT

I really am a newbie,I learned what I know by trial and error
since I am isolated where I live. I looked everywhere and
did not find MS Word or Notepad. There is of course the
fact that I might not know where to look.

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Notepad.exe is in C:\Windows
by jonah jones / July 9, 2009 2:32 PM PDT
In reply to: wordwrap

Wordpad.exe can be found in C:\Program Files\Windows NT\Accessories


hope this helps

jonah

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