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Are you looking for "landscape?" In word it is under file-page setup--nm

Posted By: Debra on 2006-03-26
In Reply to: need help with project - iagirl


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Your problem may be in the Page Setup
Go to File, Page Setup and set your margins to what you want them to be. Make sure under Preview that you have it set to whole document. Click OK. Does this help?
Did you try changing your margins in Page Setup?
After you make the changes save that document as something...ex:  Template Form.  Then when you work on that account you can pull your form, use it, and when done save it as whatever it needs to be.  That way your Template Form will always remain the same.  I don't know if this is what you wanted or not..hope it helps.
click on EDIT and printer page setup

I got one of those printers when I ordered my last Dell and I gave it away free-of-charge - looked too much like a cheap toy to me.  However, do what the other poster said in the control panel and if that doesn't work, try clicking on EDIT at the top left of your browser and click print or printer page setup and check things there....

also - if you reboot your computer, your settings might all come back the way it was before. 

Setup.exe file does not work in Smartype?
I am trying to install an old Smartype disk and when I click on the setup.exe file nothing happens.  Why is that?  I am using Windows XP if that helps.  Thanks
Couldnt get Express scribe setup to play dss file
Rename your normal.dot file to something else then restart Word. It will create a new file.
Help..I lost my word file. How can I retreive a file that has been changed? sm

I was working on a large file and had saved it in Word. I then went back to work on the file and hit a key that made the page go blank.  When I went to close the document it asked me to save any changes on the document. I answered yes, and now when I click on that document it is all blank! Shouldnt the previous info saved be there, even if the current stuff is not? Please help me!! Thank you

Microsoft Word Help Please -- New Template Setup

I have done this before and for the life of my I cannot remember how I did it. Can someone help me out?  Okay.  This new doctor would like heading and numbers under each heading.  He wants me to tab over from the number to begin typing and the words to sort of "wrap" so that the second line would not return to under the number.  I will try to show it here.


1.     The patient will ____________________________

        the rest of the sentence would continue under the words "The patient.

If you picked the correct Word version at installation, if you pull up a blank Word page & do an inc
I need help in MS Word. I have a new doc that requires almost every page to have different margins.

I used to have an account that we could type Control and L and that would make a page break with the margins for a letter.  I don't know how to create this.  I looked into macros in Word and am totally confused and have no idea what to do.

Can anyone help me figuer out a way I can assign Control and L for the letter margins and control P for progress note margins.  I'd really appreciate any help

Was it a Word file?
It's a real pain, but if you do a wild card search (*.doc) you might be able to find it. Requires sifting through a lot if irrelevant stuff, but if it works...hey. 
Read the Word help file.
Your auto correct file has an .acl file extension. Your auto text are connected to the template you use (probably normal) but you'll have to transfer that template to the new computer as well in order for those entries to be retained.
Were is *acl file in Word 2000? NM
Where is *acl file in Word 2000? TX
Word lists more than one .acl file so you want to be...
sure you find the correct one for your version of Word. Each version names that file differently. There are also different language .acl files.
Need some help sending a Word file by e-mail...

We are selling our house and I am trying to send flyers via e-mail...however, I saved the file in Word (2 pictures and basic information, not very big) but it is too big to send via e-mail...is there any other way to save this so I can send the information via e-mail...I tried copying and pasting the document directly into e-mail but the pictures then do not show up..

I usually am able to figure out most things on the computer but I am getting frustrated with this...any help is appreciated...



I believe you would need to make changes to the normal.dot file in Word.

There are two ways to do it.  You can open up your existing normal.dot file and change your view to 200% and then save it.  Or you can create a whole new normal.dot file with the settings you want, but if you do it this way, you have to find and delete the original normal.dot file.

Either way, every new document should be magnified to 200% and in whatever font you set the default as.

Word has a wonderful help file. It will tell you how to do lots of things.
PLEASE HELP!! Just accidentally deleted 1 hour file in Word...sm
It wasn't one I was currently working on.  Is there a way to recover it??
The most explicit directions can be found in the Word Help file.
You can print out the directions and follow them step-by-step. It can also explain auto text to you, just type that in the search box.
I just pull up in word and save as Rich Text File...nm
Click on File and then New (top left corner of window of MS Word)
Sometimes if I right clink on the word file in the status bar, it will "unfreeze" it. Be caref
Files are emailed with password protected zip file attachments done in Word...(sm)
So I could use OE and send this way and ask for a reciept. I love that idea....
Well, I love some Autocorrect features--best thing about Word-- and I backup *.acl file---so I never
Well, I love some Autocorrect features--best thing about Word-- and I backup *.acl file---so I never lose it. Just replace it in the Windows folder (copy and paste my newest backup *.acl file--which I copy once a day--into the Windows folder on the C:drive). takes less than a minute, never "lose" Autocorrect anyumore. For years I did, though, before I figured out where it was. Just search for *.acl on your computer and copy the file that comes up as owner.acl or whatever you named your computer-- and then put it on the desktop as the backup file, jsut make a folder or whatever, newest backup acl-- along with Normal.dot-- and copy these once a week onto a disk.
Just open glo file in Word, highlight all, then change case and save back
to glo file. Use the Alt key trick to highlight just the column of words, then Shift + F3 to toggle through the change case commands. First save your glossary under a different name so you also keep the original.
Personal page/web page resource

Thanks a lot for sharing these great websites!
I think it is the same type of file, so rename it and replace your autocorrect file with your DQS us
Depends on the file format of the Short Cuts file.
ShortHand comes with a utility file that can import various formats. You can get that file with the trial download of SH.
Depends on the file format of the Short Cuts file.
ShortHand comes with a utility file that can import various formats. You can get that file with the trial download of SH.
Gross line = each line on page counts as a line, even if it's only 1 word. nm
...with your user.aco file. Save your autocorrect file to somewhere else. nm
You can save the SH file in a text file and import to IT that way. sm
You may have to do some cleanup in the SH text file, but it sure would be faster than re-entering them all manually.
File taxes under the name on file w Social Security....
Name on W2 doesn't have to match, but your tax return has to match SS records. They don't want your marriage license or anything else. Did that for 13 years as instructed by IRS. Didn't have to change it with SS until state changed rules requiring drivers license to match SS records. Still use my maiden name in some limited circumstances.
Well..Here is my setup

I have two different IC positions.  I sought out the second one when the first started shorting my pay and paying late, intending to replace the first completely. 

However, both are IC positions..The one requires that I type 1000 lines between the hours of 6 a.m. and 10 p,m. I can work overnight if I want to, and often do...

The other just has a daily requirement and I can do that anywhere in a 24 hour period...

However.  I can put out 1000 in four hours..and so I usually do 2 hour blocks...I will do 2 hours for one company, and then two hours for the other...and so on and so forth...the first company, which I now have a part time commitment but still do full time work(they consider FT 10,000 lines in a 15 day cycle), has had a tendency to be slow and run low on work recently...The second company does not ever seem to run low as it is a MAJOR hospital in a largely populated area and there is both inpatient and outpatient dictation. 

I am a single mother of two children under 5, with a car payment and a mortgage.  I am not accustomed to living beyond my means but their father just left last year and I have bills to pay(he took 4,000 a month in income with him when he went and the odd twist on the whole thing is the judge ordered no child support because we agreed on joint custody, even though I am primary)

Stuff happens and we all have to make a living..I remember six years ago making more than I am now and that is insane...wages are supposed to go up, and not down...and that was a local service and I now work for two national!!! go figure


How this is unethical or illegal I do not know as long asthe requirements for both are met.  I think perhaps the definition for both terms needs to be revisited if poster is using them to refer to a situation that meets the criteria for neither. 


Just my 2 cents worth, anyway

op setup
Look in BOS, appendix a, page 443.  I always use them.  No colons, returns after the capped heading.
setup in the car
I like to think that the three day drives to Massachusetts that my family took each year prepared me for this! :)

I have a converter that I can plug into the cigarette lighter so I can plug my laptop in (you can get them at Walmart for 20-30 dollars) and I have Verizon's PC card that works just about anywhere in my area. I usually just stick my foot pedal in the floor board and go to town. The only bad part is my husband likes to take corners quickly so I have to hold on to my laptop or it ends up in his lap! :-D
did you setup?
There's a setting to go in and define what a line is, did you set that?
I had the same setup...
and it worked just fine.  I hope everything works out for you.
Well, that's the setup at my doctor's ofc.
he places the chair where he can see you while he types. It is as if you are dictating and he is transcribing and he types fast! His nurses come in first, and they also type your complaints, vital signs, etc.

I have typed ER in the past, so maybe I will go back to that since it will be the last to go EMR. I just hope I can retrain for something else soon.:)

P.S. more info re: my setup
Sorry, I should give more info. I'm currently using "pre-Stedmans" ST for Word 2000.

Oh, and yes, I too found out the hard way about the weird behavior with Word 2003 and went back to Word '00. Hey Stedmans and M-Soft, keep up to date and work with each other.
I have that setup and may have tiny lag...
but its only a bit more than I had using wav pedal without Vonage. I do find the C-phone pedal to be a different cat from my wav pedal, though, and not very fond of it! Mine has gone psycho a few times and does its own thing, totally unresponsive to controls. As they aren't too expensive I may just replace it at some point with another used one and see what happens. If your C-phone is not new, you might cosider replacing the pedal to see if that helps. I have been told the pin-plug setup is very sensitive and easy to disrupt. Good luck!
My setup is working
I've never tried using a PS2 to USB adapter so can't comment on that.

I'm just started using StartStop today with a USB 3-pedal footpedal and an ergo keyboard plugged in via USB to the laptop (have been slowing setting up the new laptop for the past month).

My keyboard has USB ports in it also. Maybe he means you can't plug the USB footpedal into the USB ports on the keyboard? I have the footpedal plugged into a USB port on the laptop expansion base and the keyboard plugged into a laptop USB port.

Hope you can get it going.
EXZText setup, at wit's end

If I double-click on the EXText icon first, it will not load Word and I get a "dump" message. If I load Word manually, the EXText program doesn't respond. However, if I load Word first, EXText loads just fine, I TransNet also connects, but none of the EXText keyboard commands are working.

If anyone else had this problem, how did you solve it? 

router setup

i set up a router on my main computer to my son's computer.  i then set up the e-mail account on his to match the ones on mine.  now, my son's computer is getting all the e-mails and mine gets none.  How can i set it up so both computers get all the e-mails.


Okay, here is a pic of my recliner setup

from the sitting in the chair view

It really depends on your setup s/m

I stay that if your CPU is down there, then it is not safe.

I personally have a corner style desk that has a room for a space heater, which is what I use.  All of my cords are tacked to the desk, so no accidents waiting there. 

I do like the idea of an electric throw blanket though.  I did use a heating pad for years (an extra large one) draped over my feet.  The heater I have now does great wonders for heating up my small office area, otherwise I would spend the money on the blanket. 

Yep, $2.00 a page and the page has about 30-40 lines on it nm
NJ $3 page, though I have heard as low as $1 page.

When I worked for a national, up thru 2 years ago, I was getting $1.75 page and heard they got $4.

For work, I have it as a desk setup

I have a table that doubles as my sewing craft table and my work desk, depending on the day.  I set up my laptop for work as such:  laptop used as a cpu and monitor, external keyboard and mouse attached via USB/PS2 adapter cord, placed ergonomically, and footpedal attached through a USB port.  It works pretty well for me, especially once I had everything set up comfortably.  When the work day is done, I can grab the laptop, disconnect all of the wires, and sit on the couch with it and surf the internet or whatever via my secure wireless connection.  I know some people take more advantage of the flexibility of a laptop, but I just cannot type on the integrated keyboard for more than a short while and it is nice to have a comfortable set up for work, and the convenience of my written reference materials next to me on the table. 

I have used it on the road in a hotel with hotkeys, but I still brought my external keyboard with me!

Good luck. I love laptops - so much less bulky than a regular PC. 



Where I work for they can tell during the setup process.
And, they'll take someone who has accelerated dialup.
Those using digital, what software/setup?

For those of you using digital recorders iwth your clients, what software do you use to manage sending/receiving dictation and sending transcribed work back?  I use Olympus recorders and have just been using the software that comes with them, but I'm wondering if there is a better way/better software??

I am by no means an MTSO, I have 3 physicians right now and 3 more starting within the next few months.  I do not have any subcontractors or employees.  Is there any better software out there or a better/more simple way to set this up?  Just wondering and any input is greatly appreciated.  Trying to make things as simple as possible for me and the docs. Thanks!