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Windows 7: Word 2003: Is something changing normal.dot?

23 Apr 2016   #1
Newmaven

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Word 2003: Is something changing normal.dot?

From time to time, when I close a document in Word 2003, I'm asked if I want to save the changes in normal.dot, when I don't recall having made any. What causes this? Is there any way to see what changes it's talking about?


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23 Apr 2016   #2
GEWB

Linux (Mint is primary) / XP, Win7 Home / Win7 Pro, Ultimate / Win8.1 / Win10 archived VM
 
 

A number of things could do it -

  • Did you copy and paste from a different document, and include the style?
  • Did you change the indent or a tab setting?
  • Did you change margins?

In other words, did you change ANYTHING from the original .dot style settings?

If so, there you are. If not, then I'm not sure!

Regards,
GEWB
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