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I changed the normal page margins when I was working on a document. I do this
all the time, so it was no big deal. However, everytime I open a new document
now, the right margin is at the 6 in. mark on my ruler. When I go into the
page setup it says the margin is at 0.5 in. which is where I had it set last.
Obviously, that's not where it is though! When I try to change it, I get a
pop up message saying "increasing right margin causes last column to become
too narrow in some sections having unevenly spaced columns". Can anyone help
me at least get the settings back to the default ones of 1.25" and 1"?

Thank you!!!!
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Try whether the following solves the problem:

Select Format Columns. In the "Apply to" field, make sure "Whole document"
is selected. Click the "One" icon (even if it is selected). Click OK.

If it solves the problem, you will need to apply the same change to
Normal.dot (since you tell the problem is in all new documents). See:
http://word.mvps.org/FAQs/AppErrors/...ocNotBlank.htm

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"Valliegirl84" wrote:

I changed the normal page margins when I was working on a document. I do this
all the time, so it was no big deal. However, everytime I open a new document
now, the right margin is at the 6 in. mark on my ruler. When I go into the
page setup it says the margin is at 0.5 in. which is where I had it set last.
Obviously, that's not where it is though! When I try to change it, I get a
pop up message saying "increasing right margin causes last column to become
too narrow in some sections having unevenly spaced columns". Can anyone help
me at least get the settings back to the default ones of 1.25" and 1"?

Thank you!!!!

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You should be able to go page setup, select default and it reverts back to
1.25.

"Valliegirl84" wrote:

I changed the normal page margins when I was working on a document. I do this
all the time, so it was no big deal. However, everytime I open a new document
now, the right margin is at the 6 in. mark on my ruler. When I go into the
page setup it says the margin is at 0.5 in. which is where I had it set last.
Obviously, that's not where it is though! When I try to change it, I get a
pop up message saying "increasing right margin causes last column to become
too narrow in some sections having unevenly spaced columns". Can anyone help
me at least get the settings back to the default ones of 1.25" and 1"?

Thank you!!!!

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Thank you soooooooo much!! It worked! You have no idea how excited I am.

"Lene Fredborg" wrote:

Try whether the following solves the problem:

Select Format Columns. In the "Apply to" field, make sure "Whole document"
is selected. Click the "One" icon (even if it is selected). Click OK.

If it solves the problem, you will need to apply the same change to
Normal.dot (since you tell the problem is in all new documents). See:
http://word.mvps.org/FAQs/AppErrors/...ocNotBlank.htm

--
Regards
Lene Fredborg
DocTools - Denmark
www.thedoctools.com
Document automation - add-ins, macros and templates for Microsoft Word


"Valliegirl84" wrote:

I changed the normal page margins when I was working on a document. I do this
all the time, so it was no big deal. However, everytime I open a new document
now, the right margin is at the 6 in. mark on my ruler. When I go into the
page setup it says the margin is at 0.5 in. which is where I had it set last.
Obviously, that's not where it is though! When I try to change it, I get a
pop up message saying "increasing right margin causes last column to become
too narrow in some sections having unevenly spaced columns". Can anyone help
me at least get the settings back to the default ones of 1.25" and 1"?

Thank you!!!!

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Selecting "Default..." saves the current settings as the default; it does
not cause the document to revert to the default settings.

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You should be able to go page setup, select default and it reverts back to
1.25.

"Valliegirl84" wrote:

I changed the normal page margins when I was working on a document. I do
this
all the time, so it was no big deal. However, everytime I open a new
document
now, the right margin is at the 6 in. mark on my ruler. When I go into
the
page setup it says the margin is at 0.5 in. which is where I had it set
last.
Obviously, that's not where it is though! When I try to change it, I get
a
pop up message saying "increasing right margin causes last column to
become
too narrow in some sections having unevenly spaced columns". Can anyone
help
me at least get the settings back to the default ones of 1.25" and 1"?

Thank you!!!!






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I'm having the exact same problem. Can't find answer anywhere. Gonna try
what was suggested here - I'll let you know
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plib


"Valliegirl84" wrote:

I changed the normal page margins when I was working on a document. I do this
all the time, so it was no big deal. However, everytime I open a new document
now, the right margin is at the 6 in. mark on my ruler. When I go into the
page setup it says the margin is at 0.5 in. which is where I had it set last.
Obviously, that's not where it is though! When I try to change it, I get a
pop up message saying "increasing right margin causes last column to become
too narrow in some sections having unevenly spaced columns". Can anyone help
me at least get the settings back to the default ones of 1.25" and 1"?

Thank you!!!!

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Go to Format | Columns and click on the preset picture for One (even if you
already have 1 column selected). Then click OK. Now try again.

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"pb" wrote in message
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I'm having the exact same problem. Can't find answer anywhere. Gonna try
what was suggested here - I'll let you know
--
plib


"Valliegirl84" wrote:

I changed the normal page margins when I was working on a document. I do
this
all the time, so it was no big deal. However, everytime I open a new
document
now, the right margin is at the 6 in. mark on my ruler. When I go into
the
page setup it says the margin is at 0.5 in. which is where I had it set
last.
Obviously, that's not where it is though! When I try to change it, I get
a
pop up message saying "increasing right margin causes last column to
become
too narrow in some sections having unevenly spaced columns". Can anyone
help
me at least get the settings back to the default ones of 1.25" and 1"?

Thank you!!!!




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thx Suzanne; I had tried that from the suggestion of another post. I ended
up opening a "new" doc, and then setting the columns to "one", then cut &
paste my doc into "new" doc. It worked - thx again, plib


"Suzanne S. Barnhill" wrote:

Go to Format | Columns and click on the preset picture for One (even if you
already have 1 column selected). Then click OK. Now try again.

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Microsoft MVP (Word)
Words into Type
Fairhope, Alabama USA

"pb" wrote in message
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I'm having the exact same problem. Can't find answer anywhere. Gonna try
what was suggested here - I'll let you know
--
plib


"Valliegirl84" wrote:

I changed the normal page margins when I was working on a document. I do
this
all the time, so it was no big deal. However, everytime I open a new
document
now, the right margin is at the 6 in. mark on my ruler. When I go into
the
page setup it says the margin is at 0.5 in. which is where I had it set
last.
Obviously, that's not where it is though! When I try to change it, I get
a
pop up message saying "increasing right margin causes last column to
become
too narrow in some sections having unevenly spaced columns". Can anyone
help
me at least get the settings back to the default ones of 1.25" and 1"?

Thank you!!!!





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