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Problem with Word - size of letters

by nik / March 31, 2004 7:06 PM PST


All of a sudden when I open a new document in Word the letters are a lot thicker then they should be. All the settings formally remain the same and the size is given as 12, but I have to change to 10 for them to get their normal size.

Anyone knows what has happened?



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Re:Problem with Word - size of letters
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 31, 2004 8:24 PM PST

I can't know what happened, I will share that the NORMAL.DOT sets such things when Word starts.

I'd delete NORMAL.DOT, start Word (it will make a new one) and see if that's ok.


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Re:Problem with Word - size of letters
by Josh K / March 31, 2004 10:37 PM PST

Could it just be that the page is being viewed at a higher magnification? Check the zoom level (should be on your top toolbar in Word).

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Re:Re:Problem with Word - size of letters
by TomD / April 29, 2004 5:46 AM PDT

Are they really larger? Did you try printing the page? Is it different? Look at the formatting to see if "bold" is turned on. You have to select text first, then "format", "font".

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