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

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Summary
Works for Windows 95 sets the default page size for printing to 8.5 X 11inches, regardless of the page size selected in the printer driver. Inorder to choose a different default page size for Works, you must modifythe 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 Size1       Letter 8 1/2 x 11 in2       Letter Small 8 1/2 x 11 in3       Tabloid 11 x 17 in4       Ledger 17 x 11 in5       Legal 8 1/2 x 14 in6       Statement 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 in7       Executive 7 1/4 x 10 1/2 in8       A3 297 x 420 mm9       A4 210 x 297 mm10      A4 Small 210 x 297 mm11      A5 148 x 210 mm12      B4 (JIS) 250 x 35413      B5 (JIS) 182 x 257 mm14      Folio 8 1/2 x 13 in15      Quarto 215 x 275 mm16      10x14 in17      11x17 in18      Note 8 1/2 x 11 in19      Envelope #9 3 7/8 x 8 7/820      Envelope #10 4 1/8 x 9 1/221      Envelope #11 4 1/2 x 10 3/822      Envelope #12 4 \276 x 1123      Envelope #14 5 x 11 1/224      C size sheet25      D size sheet26      E size sheet27      Envelope DL 110 x 220mm28      Envelope C5 162 x 229 mm29      Envelope C3 324 x 458 mm30      Envelope C4 229 x 324 mm31      Envelope C6 114 x 162 mm32      Envelope C65 114 x 229 mm33      Envelope B4 250 x 353 mm34      Envelope B5 176 x 250 mm35      Envelope B6 176 x 125 mm36      Envelope 110 x 230 mm37      Envelope Monarch 3.875 x 7.5 in38      6 3/4 Envelope 3 5/8 x 6 1/2 in39      US Std Fanfold 14 7/8 x 11 in40      German Std Fanfold 8 1/2 x 12 in41      German Legal Fanfold 8 1/2 x 13 in42      B4 (ISO) 250 x 353 mm43      Japanese Postcard 100 x 148 mm44      9 x 11 in45      10 x 11 in46      15 x 11 in47      Envelope Invite 220 x 220 mm48      RESERVED--DO NOT USE49      RESERVED--DO NOT USE50      Letter Extra 9 \275 x 12 in51      Legal Extra 9 \275 x 15 in52      Tabloid Extra 11.69 x 18 in53      A4 Extra 9.27 x 12.69 in54      Letter Transverse 8 \275 x 11 in55      A4 Transverse 210 x 297 mm56      Letter Extra Transverse 9\275 x 12 in57      SuperA/SuperA/A4 227 x 356 mm58      SuperB/SuperB/A3 305 x 487 mm59      Letter Plus 8.5 x 12.69 in60      A4 Plus 210 x 330 mm61      A5 Transverse 148 x 210 mm62      B5 (JIS) Transverse 182 x 257 mm63      A3 Extra 322 x 445 mm64      A5 Extra 174 x 235 mm65      B5 (ISO) Extra 201 x 276 mm66      A2 420 x 594 mm67      A3 Transverse 297 x 420 mm68      A3 Extra Transverse 322 x 445 mm				
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