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The option settings for the Text with Layout converter are not available when you use the EditConversionOptions macro in the Convert8.Wiz template.
You cannot use the EditConversionOptions macro to change how Word converts a Text with Layout document.
To change how Word converts a Text with Layout document, you will need to create a MSTXTCNV.INI (if one does not already exist) in WordPad with the following information, and then save it as a TXT file with the name of MSTXTCNV.INI in the Windows folder:
If there is a MSTXTCNV.INI file, open it in WordPad, type or change the information, and then save and close the file.
[TextLytConv] CharMaps=a,a Width=80 PointSize=24
Once the MSTXTCNV.INI file exists in the Windows folder, the Text with Layout converter will use it when a Text with Layout file is saved or opened in Microsoft Word.
The MSTXTCNV.INI text file is used to modify how Word converts documents by changing the converter's filter options. For example, if you want to open a Text with Layout file in a point size of 14, you would need to modify the Text with Layout converter filter options for a point size of 14.
The following information defines each of the available settings within the TextLytConv section of the MSTXTCNV.INI file:
For information about how to access the EditConversionOptions macro within Convert8.wiz, please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/162490/EN-US/ )WD97: How to Access Sample Macros for Word 97
Article ID: 172385 - Last Review: October 7, 2013 - Revision: 1.2