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You don't have to open the normal.dot for this one. Just click the default button in format, fon

Posted By: dialog box. nm on 2006-01-27
In Reply to: You have to change the normal.dot template...sm - Marie

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Click the default button in the font dialog box so every new doc is Arial.
Click the office button and then click word options. It's under proofing.
Click at the top of the column you want to order, then click on the AZ button in top toolbar.
If you have Word Perfect, it is easy. Just open any document, default the font and margins and do a

You can do a comparrison on gross lines versus 65 character line count by opening any document you have and counting lines both ways. 

I have almost always been paid the gross line and still am right now.  No matter what the margins or font is, all documents are converted to 1 inch margins and 12 Courier font.  You do not count blank lines.  I make an average of 0.08 a gross line, which the way I am paid would average out to about 11-12 cents a 65 character line.

Hope this helps!

If it's installed, click or F10 to open it, click on...sm
the little white piece of paper icon to bring up the window where you ADD your new entries to, type your abbreviation in the Keyword box, then drop down to the Text to Type box and put in what you need it to say, then click Okay. You're done! If you want to delete your entry, arrow down to it, then click on the Trash Can icon. It'll ask if you want to put it on the clipboard, say yes and hit okay. If you want to modify it, use the little hand on the piece of paper icon. I like to click on the Disk icon to save stuff once I enter it, too, as a backup. If you're working and want to enter a paragraph or a page, you'll hightlight your stuff, bring up the ADD window, copy and paste it into the Text to Type area using the commands on the bottom of that box, name it, and hit okay. To use hot keys and stuff, you'll have to read the instructions in the help file. Good luck! ..nm

Then the arrow at the bottom to bring up more choices.  Pick "background", then choose the color you want.

Did you by accident hit/click the Pay button twice? That will do that if you are not
Click the More button on the colors tab so you can
further customize the color in the right window.
electronically sign - just click the button
Click the "Load" button in Express Scribe and then
navigate to the drive where the files are. Highlight the files you want, and then click the "load" button at the bottom of the window.
Click the radio button for formatted text.
You'll find it just above the entry.
Click Tags button and select no space...sm

You can find this button on the left under where you enter your text and the abbreviation.  That's all you have to do.  Also, make sure you haven't accidentally added a space after last character.   

Right mouse click on button and choose customize. sm

Ignore the box that appears. Go back and right click on the button again and from the new popup menu make your choice. To see just a button image, choose Default Style. You can change the picture on the button by choosing Change Button Image and picking a new picture. If you're feeling ambition, Edit Button image will allow you to "draw" your own.

You can even put graphics in autocorrect. Just click the formatted button.
If it's in Word, just right click it and save it. If another format, copy
The autocorrect dialog box has an exceptions button. Click that and delete what you want.
Line was too long: Click the middle button to restore or maximize...nm
You need to open it first, then click on File, then Save As,
Click on the file in the Open dialog box and hit F2.
The filename will highlight and you can change it right there.
File - Open - Right click on dictionary and delete.
how about if you open play control and click 'properties' -sm
Does "MIDI Synth" come up there so you can put a check mark? No it's not the same as microphone. My other PC, instead of "MIDI Synth" says "SW Synth Balance."

Another thing that might help is to go into Control Panel, Sounds, audio tab at top, then click on advanced under playback preferred device. There are a lot of settings there. I have it set to stereo headphones now. A while back, on another job, "laptop stereo speakers" setting sounded best. I was using a headset and was NOT using a laptop, but that setting worked best for me.

With IT open, right mouse click on the glossary in the IT box that you want to save. sm
Choose from the pop-up menu, either Save As or Save active glossary list.
Open Word, click on Auto Correct, then..
click on the words you do not want and click Delete.
Right click on the file and choose Open With... Express Scribe nm
Open the normal.dot file and change your zoom. Hit the space and backspace and close it.
Please leave an email or email me at my address....click the email button. Thanks...nm
You can replace the 2007 Normal.dotm with your old normal.dot file. sm
Open the old normal.dot in Word and save as the new file format.

The easy way is to load the oldest version first and then upgrade.

One of my PAs constantly rides the microphone, click, fuzz, missing word, chew, click,

Left click on the taskbar and drag it back to the bottom. Once you've done that, right click on


I'm completely normal and met my normal husband online. sm
I also met casual dates online (read: real social dates, NOT sex hookups), and all were completely normal. I wasn't meeting who I wanted to meet in the other traditional ways (church, through friends, at work, etc) so I looked online and found someone whose sense of humor shined through in his writing, and that is who I eventually married after 2+ years of traditional dating. We are both college grads, gainfully employed, financially stable, non-perverted, normal people. BUT, I did have to sort through a LOT of personal ads, as there are certainly plenty of oddballs out there, as well, just like in the outside world. :-)
click on Tags, then Keystrokes, then click on the control box and the letter b
that should work!
You can't just open the attachment. You need to save it to a file and then open SM
your wave player and load it. 
Click on tools, AutoCorrect, and click on tab that says
AutoFormat as you type and uncheck the ordinals option.
set default
Same process, choose 1.0 then same drop down choose line spacing options...make sure "before" and "after" are both set at "o"...choose default. You'll get a message that you're changing default...choose "yes".

That should work for you.
Sometimes the default language gets (sm)
changed on a document when I am typing and I have to go back in and reset it to English. I notice this when my autocorrect entries do not work and I know that I have them in the file. It only happens every once in a while and I have to "select all" and then change the language back to English. Hope this helps in the future.
Weimraner and a shih tzu by default. :( nm
Even with AC, you need to use templates with default fonts so you sm
aren't constantly switching back and forth. Instant Text will work the same way so you don't have to save half a dozen entries just to get the correct font.
Editscript default font
I am currently typing on Version 8 Editscript and my default font needs to be times new roman 12 and I set it as my default, even in a blank document, but everytime I open up to work, it doesn't stick and I am at default Curier new 10....any help would be appreciated
normal? Normal means you have a.....S/M

There is no *normal* in this life..........

There ARE conformists and nonconformists but normal doesn't exist. Sorry. 

You must have a preconceived idea of what *sanity* is, eh?  *lol*

Is there a way to change the default setting in Word - sm

for line numbering?  It keeps indenting 1-2-3,etc. to the first tab and I need the numbers along the left margin.  I went to <format>, <bullets and numbering>, <customize>, and changed the number position and alignment, and it lines everything up on the left margin. 

However, if I have another numbered section in the report, it goes back to the default setting, indenting to the first tab. 

Is there a way to change the default, or do I have to go through these steps for each numbered list? 


This is why you should use templates with default font settings. sm
You create documents from one template that uses Arial and one that uses Times New Roman. When you create an AutoText entry in either one, you can use it in docs created by either template because you used the default font. Your entry will always expand in the font used if you just open Word and manually change the font and start typing because you didn't use the default. Hope that makes sense.
How do I set Express Scribe as my default for wav files??

You have to be working in the default font and size of the
document template to keep autotext from changing. IOW, when you open a document and change the font or size before you start typing, you are not working in the default of the template the document is based on.
setting default view in Word 2000
My default view has changed to 90% and I have to manually change every report. Is there a way to fix this so it pulls in on the normal view every time?
Does anyone know how to make Express Scribe default player for .wav files? TIA.....nm
If you set the default font then you don't have to keep switching for autotext or Instant Text.
Both entries will slip right in with the right font. You should really use templates if you switch a lot so you aren't constantly changing it.
How do I get it ST to open when escription is open?

Did not know about the button at the top
My eyes usually do not go up there. I reported it too.

YUCK, YIKE. He or she is probably too cheap to put an ad in the paper.
Is there an OKAY button there?
I was thinking there was something you needed to do to verify changing the volume, speed, etc., before you closed that box but I can't remember for sure.

Ellen S.
Here is our format.






The example given by the other poster is good, but you may also want to add the date of the exam.