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  1. #1
    2 Star Lounger
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    I have a on a shared network drive that I use to replace users' when they get corrupted.
    Here is something new. I copied the normal to the appropriate directory on the users computer and some of the settings wheren't in the normal when the user opened Word- specifically, reading layout was checked and drawing canvas was turned on. I opened the dot on the network drive and they were not turned on.
    Extra wierdness -- on some computers the normal copies, well, normally. On others, the settings are different.
    All are running Office 2003 SP-3.
    Any suggestions?

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    Plutonium Lounger
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    Settings such as whether or not to use the Drawing canvas aren't stored in but in the user's registry, so doesn't influence those settings.

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    If you have templates with identical names in both the workgroup location and on the user's template location, Word will always default to the version on the user's pc.


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