Strange sizes in MS Word

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Strange sizes in MS Word

Post by voetsak » Mon Jan 04, 2016 7:09 am

Please can someone help me seeing I don't know how to describe the problem properly.
If I type on a Word page, the letters are huge. I always use Verdana 12. I've never had a problem with this.
But for the last few months, if I cut and paste the words into an email, it's a normal size.
If I want to type smaller, then the cut and paste in the email is tiny.
Please tell me how to be able to type the normal size on a Word page and transfer the message and it will be normal.
If anyone can understand what I'm trying to say, and you can help me, I'd be most grateful if you can tell me, please.
Thank you very much. :v

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Re: Strange sizes

Post by qik5l » Mon Jan 04, 2016 7:22 am

Sounds like you need to change the default font size in Word.

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Re: Strange sizes

Post by LordDan » Mon Jan 04, 2016 7:47 am

Might also be a zoom setting in it too which gives the impression the text is larger/smaller than it really is?

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Re: Strange sizes

Post by voetsak » Mon Jan 04, 2016 8:26 am

qik51 and LordDan, thank you both for writing to help me, so promptly.
The only thing is that I don't know how to do any of what either of you said.
I'm not trying to be difficult, but please could you tell me how to comply.
qik51, how would I change the default font size in Word? Please.
And LordDan, please say how I go about doing something to the zoom setting? Please.
Again, thank you both.

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Re: Strange sizes

Post by voetsak » Mon Jan 04, 2016 8:35 am

I meant to say, it's 6.30pm now, and I have to finish making supper for Alan.
So if I don't get back here for a while, that's why.
Sorry, but I have to feed the man.
Thank you.

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Re: Strange sizes

Post by LordDan » Mon Jan 04, 2016 9:35 am

It'll depend on what version of Word you're running... but generally speaking, the way to change the zoom setting is under the VIEW menu dropdown list and selecting Zoom. A window should pop up that allows you to change the default. Another way to do it is with the standard formatting banner - there should be a simple drop down list and you can select the setting you want.

Changing the default font setting is done by selecting the FORMAT option in the menu bar and choosing the Font item in the dropdown list. From there, make the appropriate selections in the lists and then click on the Default option near the bottom of that window.

Again, it'll depend a little bit on which version you're using, so some options/selections may be in different locations.

Hope that helps...

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Re: Strange sizes in MS Word

Post by voetsak » Mon Jan 04, 2016 12:37 pm

Thank you so much, LordDan. I'll get on to it 1st thing tomorrow.
You're so kind.

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Re: Strange sizes

Post by Will-I-Am » Mon Jan 04, 2016 1:52 pm

qik5l wrote:Sounds like you need to change the default font size in Word.
She has MS Office 2007 unless she changed.

How to set default Font in Word 2007 - YouTube
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AlFzLCaRvJ4

Change or set the default font - Office Support
https://support.office.com/en-us/articl ... 7a92b9294a

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Re: Strange sizes in MS Word

Post by voetsak » Tue Jan 05, 2016 1:02 am

Yes Will, I do. Thank you, thank you for making it work for me.
All good now.
LordDan, it did help. Thank you very much for going to all the trouble for me.
And qik51, I thank you too.
All three of you have fixed my problem for me, and I am really so grateful to you all.

Many, many thanks. It's so good when I can come here, and have my problems solved, by such kind people.

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