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

08 Nov 2010   #1

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.

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08 Nov 2010   #2

Win7 HP (x64)/Win7 Ultimate (x64)


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)


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

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09 Nov 2010   #3

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

Win7 HP (x64)/Win7 Ultimate (x64)

Thanks for letting us know.
Take care and regards
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