Windows 10: For my next Dumb Question... WPS Writer and MS Word Solved

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  1.    28 Jun 2018 #11

    You can try using the PrtSc key assuming your laptop has one. Then paste the clipboard into eg Paint.

    I've just modified a blank document (margins), saved it as a template, (dotx), relaunched Writer and opened a document with that template- margins as I set them...

    (I vaguely recall there's a choice of GUI- whether that's at install time I can't remember).
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  2.    28 Jun 2018 #12

    I'm on a Desktop. I can save a blank Template and if I open the saved Template that will give me the proper margins. It just won't save as default.

    I'll have to look around if there is a way to screen capture the dropdown before it disappears.
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  3.    28 Jun 2018 #13

    milford said: View Post
    Same thing happens in MS Word.
    I can tell you that in MS Word you need to update your normal template - not sure about Writer.

    When I install Word it likes to use US letter size (which is longer and thinner than normal paper) and I must always change the normal .dotm to use A4 instead. In MS Word it is just in preferences.
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  4.    28 Jun 2018 #14

    Wps: how to set default page setup:
    How to change the default page setup?

    Else as we've said you can create a template and then use that.

    Doubt there's a way to set a 'default template'.
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  5.    28 Jun 2018 #15

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    I got it. Snipping Tool. Hit Alt+ F12+PrnScrn all at the same time. That thing under the Margin info is the Custom settings. See box below.
    Last edited by milford; 28 Jun 2018 at 14:48.
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  6.    28 Jun 2018 #16

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  7.    28 Jun 2018 #17

    Dalchina... The Snipping Tool and Duck Capture do not play well together. I used Snipping Tool, and Duck Capture popped up and FROZE on my screen. Had to do a re-boot to get red of it, then deleted Duck Capture.
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  8.    28 Jun 2018 #18

    I can use the snipping tool (with a mouse) quite happily with Duckcapture running in the tray.

    Or are you talking perhaps about a hotkey? Tried Alt + F12 (which is?), ALT + SHIFT PrtSc (normally it's SHIFT + PrtSc) your key combo doesn't make a lot of sense.. sorry.

    I think my previous may answer your question about default settings.
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  9.    28 Jun 2018 #19

    This is my keyboard...Saitek Eclipse PZ30AU Wired Keyboard | eBay

    It has an "ALT" key, an "F12" key and a "PRTSCRN" key to the right of "F12" key. Press all three keys at the same time when the Snipping Tool is open. It worked for me.

    Got it from here...April Pierson: How to Take a Screenshot of a Drop Down Menu

    See the first comment. I used "F12" for the "FCN" key and it worked.
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