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WD2000: Footer Text Cut Off in Print Preview When Using A4 Paper Size

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When you use Print Preview (on the File menu) to view a Word document with a paper size of A4 (210 x 297 mm), the footer text may be cut off.

NOTE: The footer text is printed on the document but may not appear in print preview.
To work around this problem, turn off the Allow A4/Letter paper resizing option, using the following steps:
  1. On the Tools menu, click Options.
  2. On the Print tab, click to clear the Allow A4/Letter paper resizing check box.
  3. Click OK.
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.
More information
For some countries, the standard paper size is Letter, for others, the standard size is A4. Select the Allow A4/Letter paper resizing check box if you want Word to automatically adjust documents formatted for another country's standard paper size (for example, A4) so that they will be printed correctly on your country's standard paper size (for example, Letter). This option affects the print-out only, not the formatting in your document.

Article ID: 224731 - Last Review: 01/12/2015 16:26:01 - Revision: 2.0

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