SIGNUP - FREE Membership and 1 FREE Sewing Lesson
| FAQ | Login
 

Platinum Sponsor
Bernina
Bernina

Forum > Computers AARGH!!! > Microsoft Word ( Moderated by Pyrose, Deepika)

Please LOGIN or Join PatternReview
Go to Page:
Microsoft Word
Layout (template) keeps randomly changing
Vintage Joan
star
Vintage Joan
Ontario Canada
Member since 7/16/07
Posts: 11070
Skill: Intermediate
Send Message

      



Date: 6/14/13 7:31 PM

This is so weird -- has anyone else had this happen? The default setting has been messed up -- no margin at the bottom, and the page keeps going back to landscape view even when I reset the default to portrait view.

Crazy! Any clues? Resetting the default does nothing -- it lasts a minute, then returns to the crazy changes, or makes new changes.

------
my shield and my very great reward ~ Gen. 15:1

Image: many years ago

Sew Confused
star
Sew Confused
Member since 7/13/07
Posts: 2548
Skill: Intermediate
Send Message

      
thumbsup 1 member likes this.



Date: 6/14/13 9:38 PM

I would try making the changes I wanted, then saving a new normal template.

------
Paula

"In Seattle you haven't had enough coffee until you can thread a sewing machine while it's running."
- Jeff Bezos, Amazon.com founder

Visit my blog at www.sewconfused.blogspot.com

Vintage Joan
star
Vintage Joan
Ontario Canada
Member since 7/16/07
Posts: 11070
Skill: Intermediate
Send Message

      



In reply to Sew Confused <<


Date: 6/14/13 11:30 PM

Quote:
I would try making the changes I wanted, then saving a new normal template.

I tried choosing a new template and saving it as the default, but when I close Word and restart it, I have to change it all over again. This never used to happen.

------
my shield and my very great reward ~ Gen. 15:1

Image: many years ago

Sigrid.
starstarstarstar
Sigrid.  Friend of PR
Netherlands
Member since 11/14/06
Posts: 691
Skill: Advanced
Body Type:
Send Message

      



In reply to Vintage Joan <<


Date: 6/15/13 2:34 AM

The way to make sure that Word starts with its default settings is removing (or renaming for backup reasons) the normal.dot (Word 2003) or normal.dotm (Word 2007 and up) file. Word automatically makes a new normal.dot(m) file when you start Word when the file can't be found anymore. Any changes you made to the normal.dot file (styles or macro's for example) will be lost.

------
http://sigridsewingprojects.blogspot.com/

Go to Page:
Please LOGIN or Join PatternReview

printable version Printable Version

* Advertising and soliciting is strictly prohibited on PatternReview.com. If you find a post which is not in agreement with our Terms and Conditions, please click on the Report Post button to report it. Computers AARGH!!! >> Microsoft Word

 
adv. search»
pattern | machine | member
        
Online Class
Sewing with Slippery & Drapey Fabrics
Sewing with Slippery & Drapey Fabrics

Class Details

Online Class
Fun with Fitting - PANTS
Fun with Fitting - PANTS

Class Details

You Sew Girl City Bag Pattern

You Sew Girl City Bag Pattern

Pattern Details
Bluegingerdoll Odette Dress Paper Pattern

Bluegingerdoll Odette Dress Paper Pattern

Pattern Details
BurdaStyle Magazine 05-2004-130

photo
by: liliv

Review

Conditions of Use | Posting Guidelines | Privacy Policy | Shipping Rates | Returns & Refunds | Contact Us | About | New To PR | Advertising

Copyright © 2015 PatternReview.com® , OSATech, Inc. All rights reserved.