Formatting in Word results in major headaches

By Tracey Capen

We’ve all been there — everything looks great in Word Print Preview, but when the final document comes out, it’s wasted paper.

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About Tracey Capen

Editor in chief Tracey Capen was the executive editor of reviews at PC World magazine for 10 years, from 1995 to 2005. He was InfoWorld's managing editor of reviews from 1993 to 1995 and worked in the magazine's test center and as networking editor from 1989 to 1992. Between his stints at InfoWorld, he was senior labs editor at Corporate Computing magazine.