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    automate limiting no of lines on a page (Word XP)

    Can any one help me with this problem please.

    Is there a setting / option in Word XP that allows me to limit the number of lines allowed on each page of my Word document, I need to have 30 lines per page for this particular project document. I am limited to New Times Roman 14pt Normal font, and have the 'Widow / orphon' option set to on.

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    Re: automate limiting no of lines on a page (Word

    There are plenty of complicated ways to do this, but how about setting your bottom margin to a larger number that wraps the text to the next page once you have "about" 30 lines? Then you can clean it up more precisely later once the actual text is final.

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    Re: automate limiting no of lines on a page (Word XP)

    You can experiment with the line spacing (Format | Paragraph...)

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    Re: automate limiting no of lines on a page (Word

    Thanks for the swift reply, will try it out - much obliged

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    Re: automate limiting no of lines on a page (Word

    Thanks for the swift reply, had a go at that a bit ago but lost interest at the time, will give it another go after a caffein intake, many thanks

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    Re: automate limiting no of lines on a page (Word

    I have found that with the font and size you want, a bottom margin of 3.25" will limit the page to 30 lines of text. This assumes a top margin of 1".

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    Re: automate limiting no of lines on a page (Word

    Thanks for your swift reply, I'll try that thanks very much

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