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WD: "Shrink to Fit" Repaginates Document Several Times

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When you click the Shrink to Fit button on the Print Preview toolbar, Wordmay repaginate your document several times. It may appear that Word isrepaginating your document in an endless loop.
Sometimes Word must perform several repagination operations to maximallyreduce the number of pages in a document. If you choose the Shrink to Fitbutton and Word is unable to reduce the number of pages in your documentafter repaginating the document several times, one of the followingmessages may appear:
After several attempts, Word was unable to shrink the document by one page.
Word could not shrink the document by one page because the document is already one page.
"Microsoft Word User's Guide," version 6.0, page 513
repagination multiple endless loop continuous infinite looping

Article ID: 110143 - Last Review: 08/16/2005 18:48:51 - Revision: 1.1

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