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Word 2002 has no margin on right side- Line keeps going

by ssly1 / March 27, 2008 12:23 AM PDT

My MS Word 2002 has no margin on the right side. When I type, the line just keeps going and I have to hit the enter key about where the margin should be in order to keep it from showing off the line the page. I checked the page
setup and it all looks fine.

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Just checking.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 27, 2008 12:33 AM PDT

I ran into this on a machine that didn't have a printer driver installed and no "default printer." Fix? Install any printer and make it the default.

"Not a bug" according to you know who.

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Word with no right margins
by ssly1 / March 27, 2008 1:04 AM PDT

Thanks. But I have two printers installed with one as the default. Do you think I should reinstall one of the the printers.

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Give us a screenshot of
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 27, 2008 1:25 AM PDT

Word and the Ruler bar showing so we can see where you set the right margin.

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Right Margin - Lines keep going of document right side
by ssly1 / March 27, 2008 1:50 AM PDT

I tried to past in a screenshot of the margin problem, but it won't paste in. The ruler shows the margin mark (a little triangle)in the right place on the line on the top, but on the next few lines keep going out of sight and when I click on them the little margin triangle on the ruler disapears.
How does one put a screenshot in these messages?

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Re: Word has no right margin
by Kees Bakker / March 27, 2008 1:55 AM PDT

Apparently something wrong with the style in the template. So I'd start with deleting normal.dot (your default template). That's a file somewhere in your Documents and Settings (assuming you've got XP, not Vista). Some people have some problems to find it, but it surely is there.

You can't post pictures here. You copy them to some website and put a link to it in your message. But I don't think it's necessary anymore.

Kees

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Word 2002 Margin
by ssly1 / March 27, 2008 2:24 AM PDT

I replace the normal.dot but I still have the problem.

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Do other styles than the standard ...
by Kees Bakker / March 27, 2008 5:39 AM PDT
In reply to: Word 2002 Margin

paragraph style exhibit the same behavior? Like the headings, for example.


Kees

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Kees covered it.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 27, 2008 2:03 AM PDT

But in case it doesn't there is some issue of how "exact" the WYSIWIG is in Word. I sometimes get a few characters past the margin but print preview is ok.

-> Also, is this Word all patched up? That is, the SR version is?

Bob

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MS Word 2002 Margin problem
by ssly1 / March 27, 2008 2:07 AM PDT
In reply to: Kees covered it.

About help says that my MS Word is MS Word 2002 SP3.

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