Works 95: How to Change the Default Page Size (4.0)

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Works for Windows 95 sets the default page size for printing to 8.5 X 11 inches, regardless of the page size selected in the printer driver. In order to choose a different default page size for Works, you must modify the Windows 95 Registry to include a new string value.

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IMPORTANT: This article contains information about modifying the registry. Before you modify the registry, make sure to back it up and make sure that you understand how to restore the registry if a problem occurs. For information about how to back up, restore, and edit the registry, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
256986 Description of the Microsoft Windows Registry


WARNING: If you use Registry Editor incorrectly, you may cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall your operating system. Microsoft cannot guarantee that you can solve problems that result from using Registry Editor incorrectly. Use Registry Editor at your own risk.

To change the default page size

  1. If Works is running, quit the program.
  2. Click Start, and then click Run.
  3. In the Run dialog box, type regedit in the Open box, and then click OK.
  4. On the Registry menu, click Export Registry File.
  5. Specify a name and location for the backup Registry and choose Save.
  6. Double-click on HKEY_CURRENT_USER.
  7. Double-click on Software.
  8. Double-click on Microsoft.
  9. Double-click on Works.
  10. Double-click on 4.0.
  11. Select the MSWorks folder.
  12. On the Edit menu, click New, and then click String Value.
  13. Type PaperSize, and then press ENTER.
  14. On the Edit menu, click Modify.
  15. Enter the Value data for the string from the table below, and then click OK.
  16. On the Registry menu, click Exit.

PaperSize Registry Value Table

Value   Paper Size
1       Letter 8 1/2 x 11 in
2       Letter Small 8 1/2 x 11 in
3       Tabloid 11 x 17 in
4       Ledger 17 x 11 in
5       Legal 8 1/2 x 14 in
6       Statement 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 in
7       Executive 7 1/4 x 10 1/2 in
8       A3 297 x 420 mm
9       A4 210 x 297 mm
10      A4 Small 210 x 297 mm
11      A5 148 x 210 mm
12      B4 (JIS) 250 x 354
13      B5 (JIS) 182 x 257 mm
14      Folio 8 1/2 x 13 in
15      Quarto 215 x 275 mm
16      10x14 in
17      11x17 in
18      Note 8 1/2 x 11 in
19      Envelope #9 3 7/8 x 8 7/8
20      Envelope #10 4 1/8 x 9 1/2
21      Envelope #11 4 1/2 x 10 3/8
22      Envelope #12 4 \276 x 11
23      Envelope #14 5 x 11 1/2
24      C size sheet
25      D size sheet
26      E size sheet
27      Envelope DL 110 x 220mm
28      Envelope C5 162 x 229 mm
29      Envelope C3 324 x 458 mm
30      Envelope C4 229 x 324 mm
31      Envelope C6 114 x 162 mm
32      Envelope C65 114 x 229 mm
33      Envelope B4 250 x 353 mm
34      Envelope B5 176 x 250 mm
35      Envelope B6 176 x 125 mm
36      Envelope 110 x 230 mm
37      Envelope Monarch 3.875 x 7.5 in
38      6 3/4 Envelope 3 5/8 x 6 1/2 in
39      US Std Fanfold 14 7/8 x 11 in
40      German Std Fanfold 8 1/2 x 12 in
41      German Legal Fanfold 8 1/2 x 13 in
42      B4 (ISO) 250 x 353 mm
43      Japanese Postcard 100 x 148 mm
44      9 x 11 in
45      10 x 11 in
46      15 x 11 in
47      Envelope Invite 220 x 220 mm
48      RESERVED--DO NOT USE
49      RESERVED--DO NOT USE
50      Letter Extra 9 \275 x 12 in
51      Legal Extra 9 \275 x 15 in
52      Tabloid Extra 11.69 x 18 in
53      A4 Extra 9.27 x 12.69 in
54      Letter Transverse 8 \275 x 11 in
55      A4 Transverse 210 x 297 mm
56      Letter Extra Transverse 9\275 x 12 in
57      SuperA/SuperA/A4 227 x 356 mm
58      SuperB/SuperB/A3 305 x 487 mm
59      Letter Plus 8.5 x 12.69 in
60      A4 Plus 210 x 330 mm
61      A5 Transverse 148 x 210 mm
62      B5 (JIS) Transverse 182 x 257 mm
63      A3 Extra 322 x 445 mm
64      A5 Extra 174 x 235 mm
65      B5 (ISO) Extra 201 x 276 mm
66      A2 420 x 594 mm
67      A3 Transverse 297 x 420 mm
68      A3 Extra Transverse 322 x 445 mm
				

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Article ID: 135639 - Last Review: October 26, 2013 - Revision: 5.0
Applies to
  • Microsoft Works 4.5 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Works 4.0 Standard Edition
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