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How do you make a Microsoft Word document appear longer?

How do you make a Microsoft Word document appear longer? Topic: Margins for mla papers
July 20, 2019 / By Della
Question: Yes, I'm a cheater. I'm writing a paper for English and need to know how to change the margins and whatever in order to make the paper look a little longer. I've got a minimum requirement and would like to write as little as possible. It needs to appear as though it's in MLA format. Help me...
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Bunty Bunty | 9 days ago
all teachers catch onto that. you can up your point font, the space between lines, and pull in the margins a bit but they can easily tell that it doesn't match the other papers.
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Bunty Originally Answered: Accidentally opened Microsoft 2007 document using 2003 Microsoft Word and the file is weird?
Did you install the compatibility pack on your home computer so that it will open 2007 documents? If you didn't, do it so that you can see your documents: http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/det... If you have already done this, then most likely you created your document using a font that is not available to Word 2003 ---- newer versions of Word always have new features that its previous versions do not. But, it sounds like most likely you just need to install the above compatibility pack.
Bunty Originally Answered: Accidentally opened Microsoft 2007 document using 2003 Microsoft Word and the file is weird?
I'm surprised that the 2003 version actually opened it, but it depends. Did you save it as a .doc file? You can check the file extension if you are familiar with this concept. .doc is the 2003 version, and .docx is the newer, 2007-2010 version. A recommendation is uploading the file into Google Docs, then copying it's contents back. Go to http://docs.google.com/, then click the red disk button next to 'Create' (recently, Google Docs has changed, and this may not have changed for you. I believe the button is called 'Upload' in the older version, next to 'Create' as well). It will upload and create a Google docs file. It should display fine and copy all the contents into a new word file!
Bunty Originally Answered: Accidentally opened Microsoft 2007 document using 2003 Microsoft Word and the file is weird?
You can download microsoft office compatibility pack it's free and will convert your office files no problem....http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/det...

Allison Allison
STEPS 1. Make a title for your essay and make it in a big size font, make it bold and underline it. It helps to make it with a fancy big font. If your title is long, break it in the middle so it takes up two lines, instead of one. 2. If your teacher told you to double space it, make it 2.5 size the space instead. 3. Your teacher will most likely make you use the Times New Roman font at 12pt. Make it 12.5 (or 12.3) pt instead. 4. If you are allowed to use it, use “Courier New” This is a big font at 12pt so it is very useful. If you need a simpler font, use “Arial” or “Euphemia UCAS”, which are almost as good. 5. If you are not given font restrictions, use fonts that are large and have fancy serifs and other embellishments on them. If you have a Mac running Mac OS X or later, then you will have the perfect font: “Zapfino”. If you are running Windows, try to find a nice, large font to download for free. (Dafont.com) 6. Restate your opinion in a sentence at the end of each paragraph. Make your last sentence be a repeat of your first, but try not to overdo it. 7. Change the margins of the paper... just enough so it's not obvious. 8. This one is a little less known, but works quite well. For Office 97-2003: Format -> Font -> Character Spacing -> Expanded. For Office 2007: Highlight text -> Right Click -> Font -> Character Spacing -> Spacing -> Expanded. This makes the spacing in between letters a little larger and is not very noticeable. ' 9. Use as few contractions as possible. Instead of “it's” use “it is”. Also, write out numbers and make sure to indent on the first line of each paragraph. Every little bit helps! 10. Make every period 16 pt. font, it will add plenty of space and isn't noticeable whatsoever. Highlight Text -> CTRL+F -> Replace -> Replace With “.”-> More -> Format -> Font -> Font -> Size “16”. You can also do the same for commas. 11. Put an extra space between each paragraph. 12. Double space after every period. 13. If the last sentence of a paragraph ends near the edge of the paper, add a word or two until it expands into the next line. (Adjectives are your best friends! Just keep thinking about how to describe a noun... use a thesaurus to find big words.) 14. Break up big paragraphs into two or more smaller paragraphs. 15. When you get near the end of the page, put a couple blank lines in so the computer makes it go to a new page. 16. Add things in the right hand corner such as your name, the course, the period, the teacher, the date, etc. 17. Don't use abbreviations. For example, use "United States" instead of "U.S." It all helps in the end. 18. Try to use longer synonyms. Example: "Television programs" instead of "Television show". 19. Use a lot of quotes! Instead of just giving a snippet, include the entire quotation and then explain it. If you have included a quotation, use a parenthetical citation afterwards including info about the quote (Author, Source, Page Number, etc.) Just don’t make it too excessive 20. Don't over-do these steps!
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Allison Originally Answered: How do you unlock a word document in microsoft word 2007?
That sounds like a free trial copy of Microsoft Office that was good for 25 uses (of all Office programs combined) or 60 days. At the end of that time it stops letting you edit your files or create new ones. You have to purchase Microsoft Office 2010, or at least Word 2010, to do that. Note: The 25-character product key on the computer case or laptop bottom is NOT the key for MS Office. It’s only for the Windows operating system. Here are some of your options for legally paying less than full price for Microsoft Office 2010: First, if you're a student, you may qualify for the Office 2010 Professional Academic edition at a pretty good price ($79.95): http://www.microsoft.com/student/en/us/d... Second, if you’re interested in buying just Word, check out this URL, especially the second group of listings. http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/buy/of... Also, if you have files that are locked up in the new Word 2010 file format (.docx), here’s a possibility for salvaging them. Microsoft offers a free Compatibility pack that allows earlier versions of Word (and Microsoft Works) to read and write Word 2010 files. If you have access to an earlier version, this can at least give you back your documents. Some new features of Word 2010 will be lost or converted to straight text in the conversion to the earlier version. Good luck.
Allison Originally Answered: How do you unlock a word document in microsoft word 2007?
If someone gives you a Word ( 2003 ) Document on a Floppy ( for example) and if you already have Word 2007 installed on your computer, then Microsoft Word 2007 will automatically convert it to the new Version and open it for you. But if: If someone gives you a Word ( 2007 ) Document on a Floppy ( for example) and if you already have Word 2003 installed on your computer, then Microsoft Word 2003 will not automatically convert it to the new Version and open it for you. This is because Word 2007 being a newer and updated version, there will be too many things different in it then Word 2003. The best option for you will be to get Word 2007 installed on your computer. Good Luck.

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