If Microsoft Word’s document scrolling has gone awry, here’s a fix
My wife felt like she was back at a typewriter – her text in Word kept scrolling to the right as she typed, moving the left edge of her virtual paper off the screen to the left. I expected to hear a chime and have to find a virtual carriage return lever.
Fortunately, the problem in Word was easy to fix – a negative right margin was the culprit. (And the solution discovered by our 14-year-old son, which shows that the Mac 911 boost is a family slant.) This can be set by accident when setting up stylesheets or using the Format> Paragraph dialog to set margins.
With a stylesheet, choose Format> Style, select the style sheet and click Modify. From the Format menu in the lower left corner, select Paragraph and establish Correct below Indentation to 0 or a positive value.
To modify local formatting, select within an offensive paragraph or select a range of text or all text, and then choose Format> Paragraph and change the Right value in the Indentation section.
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