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Windows 7: how to set Word 07 to open draft view by default

08 Nov 2010   #1
gerribol

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 
how to set Word 07 to open draft view by default

When I open a new document it only takes up a small portion of the screen. When I click the draft view icon the page fills the whole screen. I would like the document to occupy the whole screen by default.
Thanks


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08 Nov 2010   #2
Lomai

Win7 HP (x64)/Win7 Ultimate (x64)
 
 

Hi


Couple of hits on Google:

Default to Draft View in Word 2007
How Do I Change My Default Page Layout View in Word 2007?

Also note the following (sourced from eggheadcafe)

Quote:

Note also that documents, even if saved in Draft view, will not open in
Draft view unless you have explicitly selected that option in Office Button
| Word Options | Advanced: General: "Allow opening a document in Draft
view."

Regards
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09 Nov 2010   #3
gerribol

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Thanks Lomai

I discovered that some features of Word 07 don't work in draft view (Live preview eg).The e-How article is a help with the problem I was having.

Thanks again
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10 Nov 2010   #4
Lomai

Win7 HP (x64)/Win7 Ultimate (x64)
 
 

Thanks for letting us know.
Take care and regards
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