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change spacing in a document..SM

Posted By: cc on 2006-07-14
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I know I saw here a long time ago..a way to change your doc to single
space inside Word..I mean to change a typed page that has 2 spaces after periods
back to 1 space..Does anybody know how to do this. TIA

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Can't you change it in Format/Paragraph/Line spacing like
That does not change the name inside the document, does it?
It is obvious that we OK it, but still does not change name on document; only changes demo page information. If you know better how to do this, please post again.
Can you save the document as a Word document? nm
At ease, soldier! This isn't a medical document. I repeat, this isn't a medical document. nm
spacing after sentences

Does everyone space once after the end of a sentence now?  My daughter takes keyboarding in high school and I just realized they are not taught to double space after the end of a sentence.  Should I then change to single spacing after the end of a sentence? 

thanks for that - but I need help with double spacing - sm
not with spacing between sentences. Its when a doctor dictates a paper for a journal and he wants the whole thing double spaced so that he can write between the lines or make corrections or for easier reading for him.
Double spacing in an H&P

Where and when, if anywhere, is it acceptable to double space between anything in an H&P or any other report?  We have a double-spacing queen in our department getting paid by the line like the rest of us so I feel cheated on both line count and paydays. 

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automatic spacing


If you have automatic spacing enabled in IT, it automatically inserts a tentative space after every expansion. If you then type a punctuation key, IT will then automatically jump back and remove that tentative space and insert the punctuation.

If you have both the built-in Expander in Chartnet enabled, along with IT, the two programs may conflict with each other so it would be best to disable the Chartnet expander while using IT.

Lastly, be sure you are using the latest release of IT which is 5.44 with a built date of May 2007 and if you are using Vista, make sure the User Account Control setting is disabled.

how about under format/line/spacing? sm
there's a tip in help in that topic that explains it
Automatic Spacing and Decimals


There a few options available with regards to automatic spacing and decimals. For a summary of these options, please see the link below.

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Automatic spacing in shorthand?

Does anyone know how to set up 2 spaces after a period and 2 spaces after a colon in ShortHand version 10?  One poster here said that this:  {@@key Bksp}. worked and it did not work for me.  It worked once and then it erased the last letter as it put in the spaces.

Also Microsoft Word 2000 doesn't seem to have a spacing feature unless I am not looking in the right spot.  Wish I had IT as everyone says that is a no brainer to use and setup.  TIA.  


Even 4.5 is too low. doctors do not change - they still hem and haw, change, change stuff along wit
It is just not enough for the work. Speech is great on the wrists but you are not just reading what is typed, you are making a lot of changes. I have a hard time doubling a lot of days with all the changes I have to make. Just my opinion.
We started the new spacing about 2 months ago. At first I said "oh no". sm
Our QA dept did tell us about the tip Ctrl + Shift + F, 2 spaces, tab, 1 space. I was really surprised how quickly my brain accepted the new one space after periods and colons. I still do the double check, but I'm finding very few doubles now.
That only changes spacing between letters - it's called kerning.
Word does not automatically space after periods. You can only flag spaces in the spelling/grammar settings. There is something else running in the background (such as a text expander) that is adding the additional spaces.
Don't change. I had to change back to cable. SuddenLink DSL stinks! nm


Change provider vs change to business plan

In your place, I would seriously consider changing providers if there were others available in your area, but I'd ask around about their service quality first.  It may not be any better.  If there are no other providers, then consider changing your service package to a business account rather than residential.  They're usually more expensive, but they also tend to get faster service if there's a problem.

Last summer, I had no electricity for 3 days due to severe storms, but there were some 600,000 in the same boat with me.  We just had to wait it out.  It's a downside of working at home.

change attitude, change life
The first thing you need to change is that defeatist attitude! I know that's hard at times like this, but that's when you need to most.
I won't go into detail, but my financial situation is also at an all-time low, we couldn't even exchange gifts., daughter in hospital twice, & no med insurance)..but then I heard about how much worse things were for others around me this season. Now I'm thankful instead!
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What Document is that?
Is your document (sm)
going "full screen" when you do this? If so, use Alt-V to pull the View menu and change the view back to normal. I'm guessing you are hitting Alt-V instead of Ctrl-V for pasting. If you are in full screen mode, there should be a little box floating that says "close full screen." Clicking that will change it back too.
Do you want a new document to...
to show the template or the new blank page within the current document to show the template?  In other words, is every report created in a document of its own or are all the reports created in one document containing several reports?  Either way, I would think a macro would be very useful. You could use a macro to insert the template on the blank page of new document or, if several reports are joined together to form a document, you could make a macro that would create section break at the end of the current report and insert the template on a new page.
Don't get mad, just document.
Save QA e-mails in an e-mail folder. Then when you get conflicting messages, simply forward the conflict to the QA and very respectfully say that this feedback seems to be conflicting, so there must be something you don't understand.
If for some reason they do this over the phone, I'd ask if you could get that in writing so you'll be able to keep the rules straight.
Don't get mad, just document
The corrections go into an on-line type folder. I have e-mailed the person in charge stating that feedback seems to be conflicting. The response? There wasn't any. One Editor correcting the work will say "good report" while the next will do just the opposite even though you set up/type basically the same way. Some days I get so upset I could literally cry. I love the work but how can one please when the editors are not on the same page? Really broken at heart over the whole thing. :-(
So I can see the document (sm)
otherwise, it runs off to the right of the page.
Did you try it elsewhere in the document?
When I entered the cm2 as a formatted auto correct, it did make everything suprascript; however, go to another line and type the cm2 there. It should work correctly. Just don't know why it won't on the original. Let us know if you're successful.
Maybe it has to do with how you have your document set up?

did you try to hit F11 anyway? Usually you cannot see them after you save the document.. but they a
How do you move from one document
to another in the WordPerfect program without stopping to reach for the mouse.  I'm guessing there is a certain key(s) such as F1 or something like that that does it but I haven't been able to find it.  Thanks!
document where the IRS states this please? nm
document is a template
I am using a different computer in my house because my main one crashed. I had new templates sent to me, but when I open them to use them they have all of these arrows and paragraph symbols everywhere! Thanks for any help
I believe it is document preparation..nm
Word document
Here is what I do . . . sort of the same thing. I sometimes work on temp jobs and if I think I know how the client wants something, but I am not 100% sure I highlight the area. The MTSO will then return my work -- if she makes a change she will highlight so I can find it easily and if what I did was okay she simply will remove the highlighted area and the report is good to go on to the doctor. It is very simple to highlight an area and just as easy to remove it. It won't exactly show what your MT did wrong, but the MT will know that you changed something that is hightlighted and see the correct way of typing. If she has her original she can match your highlighted area with her original to compare.
Make sure you are at the top of the document
It has been a while for me, but I still have the function key template card that goes overtop of the F keys.
Word document
I have sent really large Word files as an attachment even using dial-up.
Why don't you still just type 1 document - sm
then when done with all the sound files, then upload that 1 document? I do short little blips for a doctor, and she sends me 30 or so voice files and I type them up in one document for her unless it is a letter, then that is its own file. The then cut/paste the correct paragraph into the patients file at their end. (each blip has the patient's name and visit date). Did your doctor decide to change things from how you were doing it before?
How do you encrypt a document before using
make sure that the document you want
is highlighted and then try the "view" button.
It goes back to 0 with each new document - is that what you mean?
Docs have the right to document their time
as much as anyone else -- for insurance purposes and any other reason they want.
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Jen: Is that the one in Gadsden? with Tina Parker as president? You can email me for more info, but I worked for them for 2 1/2 years and I would not recommend it to anyone.  Thanks, Beth
Document Enterprise System I think
If it worked earlier in the document SM
the paintbrush on the toolbar - highlight a paragraph (including the paragraph mark itself) that DOES work, click painter, then click in the paragraph you want to reformat and it should add that tab (as well as any other embedded formatting in the paragraph you copied from).
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Point is, the document is copyrighted
That is so true. A document that is signed
is read as having been approved by the signer of that document. We have no way of knowing whether the doctor reads the document or not. In the case of the digoxin dose mentioned above, even if an MT transcribes the wrong dosage (though one should be very careful not to), if the doctor read the note he/she should catch the error before signing his/her name.
RIU or RUI let's you type in a raw document, but their pay stinks! nm
Just last night I took a long document
with 3 jobs in it - figured it out with spaces and w/o spaces - both 65 character - note you said 55.... There was a 15.4% difference in pay.... I would suggest you just take a document in Word and do as I did but figure a 55 character line - Word does not have real accurate line counting program apparently - but I used the same document for all my figuring so worked for what I needed it for.
Can someone please tell me how to see document codes in Word?..nm
Open up a word document to use as a
template.  Do view header.  Go into th e header of your word document.  Go back to your scanned document, highlight the pic and right click to copy.  Then go back to your word document that you created and paste into the header.  Do the same if there is a footer.  Hope this helps.
I have a Word document question.
If anyone can help that would be great.  I have header and footer boxes that are really large, so now they are throwing off my already existing templates.  When I went for help in Word, it tells me how to make them smaller, but they just keep going back to the regular size.  Is there a way to change this across the board for all of my preexisting word documents? 
word97 to 2003 document help


  I have to use a form where I have the patient name and dob on the same line.  BUT when I type in the patient name, it moves the DOB over every time.  I then have to back it up to have it formatted right.  Could someone please tell me how I can get this to NOT keep moving?  I remember having this problem on a form I converted from word5.1  to 97 several years ago and someone here helped me with something that fixed that.  Please if anyone knows how to fix this would be such a time saver as some days I am doing this for 80 patient files.....urghhhhhh.


thank you.