WD: How to Set/Restore the Window Size/Position for a Document
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Microsoft Word saves the window placement and window size for eachindividually saved document. When you edit a document, its window sizeand placement are saved when the document is saved.
NOTE: References in this article to the Zoom Window key combination,COMMAND+OPTION+], apply to versions of Word for the Macintosh earlier thanversion 6.0
To change the window size or placement, follow these steps:
- Zoom the window.
Click the Zoom box at the upper-right edge of the window or use the Zoom Window key combination, COMMAND+OPTION+]. This alternates the size of the window between its current size and its last size.
- Move the window.
Click the window's title bar and drag the mouse while holding down the mouse button.
- Resize the window.
Click the Size box icon in the lower-right corner and drag the mouse up and to the left while holding down the mouse button.
You cannot change the default window size for a new document; Wordopens a new document in a full-size window. To start Word with aspecific window size, create a template document that has the desiredsize, and start Word by double-clicking the template document. Whenyou create a new document in this manner, remember to choose Save Asfrom the File menu and change the name of the document.
If a document window, or a portion of it (such as the title bar)disappears from the screen, you can use the Zoom Window key command(COMMAND+OPTION+]) to return the document window to its defaultposition.
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Article ID: 44217 - Last Review: 12/04/2015 09:03:28 - Revision: 3.0
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