Microsoft Word/Adjusting Trim Size

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Hi, I have a drafted manual script that is written in a letter size document. I know how to chance the size of the document but is there a way where you adjust the size and Office would automatically adjust the font size too?

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Jackie,

This is not a feature that is available in Word but is available in Excel and PowerPoint depending on set up options. If you would like to reduce font size of entire document proportionally to each other, I would suggest the following as a quick alternative to modifying each style: Select entire document (CTRL+A) and click small A on home tab. This will proportionally downsize the fonts (large A will increase). Example of one click: Heading will go from 14 to 12; Title will go from 26 to 24 and Normal will go from 11 to 10. Repeat smaller (or larger) as many times as necessary to properly fit your requirements.

Other options are available such as shrink one page, etc. Please see link written by Suzanne S. Barnhill: http://word.mvps.org/faqs/formatting/FitCopy.htm

Hope this was helpful.

Michelle Howell, Microsoft Office PC and Mac
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