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Old August 1st 08, 02:22 PM posted to microsoft.public.word.docmanagement
JCS
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Default unable to change default font

When i change the default font in Word 2007 it keeps reverting back to the
orginal font. I have acrobat 8 as well!! I see from previous replies to
other people it seems to be something to do with this but no-one has it for
2007.

thanks
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Old August 1st 08, 02:51 PM posted to microsoft.public.word.docmanagement
Graham Mayor
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Default unable to change default font

Open normal.dotm, make your changes and save it again. You will probably
need to add a character to the text space and delete it for Word to see the
change and allow a save.

Ab inability of Word to save its normal template is usually a problem
related to add-ins, however it is Acrobat 7 that is the usual problem, not
Acrobat 8 (however ensure that you have applied all the updates to Acrobat
8). Acrobat is not the only add-in that may cause problems. What else do you
have loading?

--

Graham Mayor - Word MVP

My web site www.gmayor.com
Word MVP web site http://word.mvps.org



JCS wrote:
When i change the default font in Word 2007 it keeps reverting back
to the orginal font. I have acrobat 8 as well!! I see from previous
replies to other people it seems to be something to do with this but
no-one has it for 2007.

thanks



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Old August 1st 08, 03:01 PM posted to microsoft.public.word.docmanagement
JCS
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Default unable to change default font

Hi Graham

Many thanks, that seems to have done it.

"Graham Mayor" wrote:

Open normal.dotm, make your changes and save it again. You will probably
need to add a character to the text space and delete it for Word to see the
change and allow a save.

Ab inability of Word to save its normal template is usually a problem
related to add-ins, however it is Acrobat 7 that is the usual problem, not
Acrobat 8 (however ensure that you have applied all the updates to Acrobat
8). Acrobat is not the only add-in that may cause problems. What else do you
have loading?

--

Graham Mayor - Word MVP

My web site www.gmayor.com
Word MVP web site http://word.mvps.org



JCS wrote:
When i change the default font in Word 2007 it keeps reverting back
to the orginal font. I have acrobat 8 as well!! I see from previous
replies to other people it seems to be something to do with this but
no-one has it for 2007.

thanks




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Old March 24th 10, 10:37 AM posted to microsoft.public.word.docmanagement
Ted Rumme
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Default unable to change default font



"Graham Mayor" wrote:

Open normal.dotm, make your changes and save it again. You will probably
need to add a character to the text space and delete it for Word to see the
change and allow a save.

Ab inability of Word to save its normal template is usually a problem
related to add-ins, however it is Acrobat 7 that is the usual problem, not
Acrobat 8 (however ensure that you have applied all the updates to Acrobat
8). Acrobat is not the only add-in that may cause problems. What else do you
have loading?

--

Graham Mayor - Word MVP

My web site www.gmayor.com
Word MVP web site http://word.mvps.org



JCS wrote:
When i change the default font in Word 2007 it keeps reverting back
to the orginal font. I have acrobat 8 as well!! I see from previous
replies to other people it seems to be something to do with this but
no-one has it for 2007.

thanks




  #5  
Old March 24th 10, 10:37 AM posted to microsoft.public.word.docmanagement
Ted Rumme
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Posts: 4
Default unable to change default font



"Graham Mayor" wrote:

Open normal.dotm, make your changes and save it again. You will probably
need to add a character to the text space and delete it for Word to see the
change and allow a save.

Ab inability of Word to save its normal template is usually a problem
related to add-ins, however it is Acrobat 7 that is the usual problem, not
Acrobat 8 (however ensure that you have applied all the updates to Acrobat
8). Acrobat is not the only add-in that may cause problems. What else do you
have loading?

--

Graham Mayor - Word MVP

My web site www.gmayor.com
Word MVP web site http://word.mvps.org



JCS wrote:
When i change the default font in Word 2007 it keeps reverting back
to the orginal font. I have acrobat 8 as well!! I see from previous
replies to other people it seems to be something to do with this but
no-one has it for 2007.

thanks




  #6  
Old March 24th 10, 10:49 AM posted to microsoft.public.word.docmanagement
Ted Rumme
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Posts: 4
Default unable to change default font


I have come back again and again to try to customize my Normal.dotm for Word
2007. I think I have tried everything. Several times. Including deleting ALL
Normal.* wherever on my machine, and starting anew. When I change from that
ugly Calibri font and increase the font to12 points and save the template
with the new font, I FAIL every time! It's Calibri , 11 pts in the next new
document. I am led to query, why can't MS publish a simple way to customize?
Is it cosmology there, or what? Che frustrato!

Anyone have a solution, by the numbers? Gracie.






"Graham Mayor" wrote:

Open normal.dotm, make your changes and save it again. You will probably
need to add a character to the text space and delete it for Word to see the
change and allow a save.

Ab inability of Word to save its normal template is usually a problem
related to add-ins, however it is Acrobat 7 that is the usual problem, not
Acrobat 8 (however ensure that you have applied all the updates to Acrobat
8). Acrobat is not the only add-in that may cause problems. What else do you
have loading?

--

Graham Mayor - Word MVP

My web site www.gmayor.com
Word MVP web site http://word.mvps.org



JCS wrote:
When i change the default font in Word 2007 it keeps reverting back
to the orginal font. I have acrobat 8 as well!! I see from previous
replies to other people it seems to be something to do with this but
no-one has it for 2007.

thanks




  #7  
Old March 24th 10, 10:49 AM posted to microsoft.public.word.docmanagement
Ted Rumme
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Posts: 4
Default unable to change default font


I have come back again and again to try to customize my Normal.dotm for Word
2007. I think I have tried everything. Several times. Including deleting ALL
Normal.* wherever on my machine, and starting anew. When I change from that
ugly Calibri font and increase the font to12 points and save the template
with the new font, I FAIL every time! It's Calibri , 11 pts in the next new
document. I am led to query, why can't MS publish a simple way to customize?
Is it cosmology there, or what? Che frustrato!

Anyone have a solution, by the numbers? Gracie.






"Graham Mayor" wrote:

Open normal.dotm, make your changes and save it again. You will probably
need to add a character to the text space and delete it for Word to see the
change and allow a save.

Ab inability of Word to save its normal template is usually a problem
related to add-ins, however it is Acrobat 7 that is the usual problem, not
Acrobat 8 (however ensure that you have applied all the updates to Acrobat
8). Acrobat is not the only add-in that may cause problems. What else do you
have loading?

--

Graham Mayor - Word MVP

My web site www.gmayor.com
Word MVP web site http://word.mvps.org



JCS wrote:
When i change the default font in Word 2007 it keeps reverting back
to the orginal font. I have acrobat 8 as well!! I see from previous
replies to other people it seems to be something to do with this but
no-one has it for 2007.

thanks




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Old March 24th 10, 11:45 AM posted to microsoft.public.word.docmanagement
Graham Mayor
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Default unable to change default font

The style at the cursor is highlighted in the Styles group of the Home tab
Right click the highlighted style (probably Normal) and select Modify
Change the font to whatever you require and check the button at the bottom
of the dialog for 'New Documents based on this template'.
Ensure that in Word Options Advanced Save you have checked the 'prompt
before saving the normal template' check box.
When you close Word you will be prompted to save the changes. Do so.

--

Graham Mayor - Word MVP

My web site www.gmayor.com
Word MVP web site http://word.mvps.org



"Ted Rumme" wrote in message
...

I have come back again and again to try to customize my Normal.dotm for
Word
2007. I think I have tried everything. Several times. Including deleting
ALL
Normal.* wherever on my machine, and starting anew. When I change from
that
ugly Calibri font and increase the font to12 points and save the template
with the new font, I FAIL every time! It's Calibri , 11 pts in the next
new
document. I am led to query, why can't MS publish a simple way to
customize?
Is it cosmology there, or what? Che frustrato!

Anyone have a solution, by the numbers? Gracie.






"Graham Mayor" wrote:

Open normal.dotm, make your changes and save it again. You will probably
need to add a character to the text space and delete it for Word to see
the
change and allow a save.

Ab inability of Word to save its normal template is usually a problem
related to add-ins, however it is Acrobat 7 that is the usual problem,
not
Acrobat 8 (however ensure that you have applied all the updates to
Acrobat
8). Acrobat is not the only add-in that may cause problems. What else do
you
have loading?

--

Graham Mayor - Word MVP

My web site www.gmayor.com
Word MVP web site http://word.mvps.org



JCS wrote:
When i change the default font in Word 2007 it keeps reverting back
to the orginal font. I have acrobat 8 as well!! I see from previous
replies to other people it seems to be something to do with this but
no-one has it for 2007.

thanks






  #9  
Old March 24th 10, 11:45 AM posted to microsoft.public.word.docmanagement
Graham Mayor
external usenet poster
 
Posts: 19,312
Default unable to change default font


The style at the cursor is highlighted in the Styles group of the Home tab
Right click the highlighted style (probably Normal) and select Modify
Change the font to whatever you require and check the button at the bottom
of the dialog for 'New Documents based on this template'.
Ensure that in Word Options Advanced Save you have checked the 'prompt
before saving the normal template' check box.
When you close Word you will be prompted to save the changes. Do so.

--

Graham Mayor - Word MVP

My web site www.gmayor.com
Word MVP web site http://word.mvps.org



"Ted Rumme" wrote in message
...

I have come back again and again to try to customize my Normal.dotm for
Word
2007. I think I have tried everything. Several times. Including deleting
ALL
Normal.* wherever on my machine, and starting anew. When I change from
that
ugly Calibri font and increase the font to12 points and save the template
with the new font, I FAIL every time! It's Calibri , 11 pts in the next
new
document. I am led to query, why can't MS publish a simple way to
customize?
Is it cosmology there, or what? Che frustrato!

Anyone have a solution, by the numbers? Gracie.






"Graham Mayor" wrote:

Open normal.dotm, make your changes and save it again. You will probably
need to add a character to the text space and delete it for Word to see
the
change and allow a save.

Ab inability of Word to save its normal template is usually a problem
related to add-ins, however it is Acrobat 7 that is the usual problem,
not
Acrobat 8 (however ensure that you have applied all the updates to
Acrobat
8). Acrobat is not the only add-in that may cause problems. What else do
you
have loading?

--

Graham Mayor - Word MVP

My web site www.gmayor.com
Word MVP web site http://word.mvps.org



JCS wrote:
When i change the default font in Word 2007 it keeps reverting back
to the orginal font. I have acrobat 8 as well!! I see from previous
replies to other people it seems to be something to do with this but
no-one has it for 2007.

thanks






 




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