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The toolbar with the page number in MS Word has disappeared
Thread poster: Marcelle Bethancourt

Marcelle Bethancourt  Identity Verified
Panama
Local time: 16:11
Spanish to French
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Sep 18, 2008

I have MS Word 2003; the toolbar at the bottom of the screen with the page number, section, line, column, language, etc. has disappeared and the screen does not scroll down automatically. What can I do?

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Andres & Leticia Enjuto  Identity Verified
Argentina
Local time: 18:11
Member (2005)
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Check Options menu Sep 18, 2008

Hello Marcelle,

Go to Tools, Options. Under the field "Show" there are several options, make sure "Status bar" and "Vertical bar" (or something like that, I have the Spanish version) are marked.

Hope this helps.

Andrés


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xxxJPW  Identity Verified
Local time: 22:11
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try this: Sep 18, 2008

Go to Tools ---> options. Click on the "view tab" and make sure there's a tick next to "status bar".

That should bring up the page number, etc. again. Not sure about the 'scrolling' problem, maybe that will be solved too.

HTH,

jp.

[edit: whoops, we both hit reply at the same time, methinks!]

[Edited at 2008-09-18 23:41]


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Jack Doughty  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 22:11
Member (2000)
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Full page or variable-size window? Sep 19, 2008

I usually have Word set to variable-size window (single box in upper right corner) expanded out to cover the full screen, but in this setting I cannot see the bottom bar with page nos. etc. If I switch to full page (double box), I can see them.

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Marcelle Bethancourt  Identity Verified
Panama
Local time: 16:11
Spanish to French
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Status bar Sep 22, 2008

Hello Andrés,

Thank you for your timely and helpful answer.

Marcelle

Andres & Leticia Enjuto wrote:

Hello Marcelle,

Go to Tools, Options. Under the field "Show" there are several options, make sure "Status bar" and "Vertical bar" (or something like that, I have the Spanish version) are marked.

Hope this helps.

Andrés



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Marcelle Bethancourt  Identity Verified
Panama
Local time: 16:11
Spanish to French
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Status bar Sep 22, 2008

Hello John Paul:

Thank you very much for your helpful answer.

Marcelle

John Paul Weir wrote:

Go to Tools ---> options. Click on the "view tab" and make sure there's a tick next to "status bar".

That should bring up the page number, etc. again. Not sure about the 'scrolling' problem, maybe that will be solved too.

HTH,

jp.

[edit: whoops, we both hit reply at the same time, methinks!]

[Edited at 2008-09-18 23:41]


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Marcelle Bethancourt  Identity Verified
Panama
Local time: 16:11
Spanish to French
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Status bar Sep 22, 2008

Hello Jack,

Thank you for your help.

Marcelle

Jack Doughty wrote:

I usually have Word set to variable-size window (single box in upper right corner) expanded out to cover the full screen, but in this setting I cannot see the bottom bar with page nos. etc. If I switch to full page (double box), I can see them.


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