Trying to set Wordpad default to single space

  1.    11 Jan 2017 #1

    Trying to set Wordpad default to single space

    Hi! I'd like to change Wordpad's default to single space, so that I won't have to go into Line Spacing to change this on every document.

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    64bit Win 10 Pro ver 1809 Build 17763.168 and W10 Insider Build 18290
       11 Jan 2017 #2

    Hello Joan and welcome to TenForums :)

    Create an empty document called document.rtf with all the settings that you want to use such as line spacing of 1.0 and then save it.

    Change the Start Menu shortcut for WordPad so that it always opens with this default file.

    To do this add this new file to the end of the WordPad target location so that it always starts with your preferred file that contains the settings you want.

    The start menu shortcut for Wordpad is found by right clicking it in the Start Menu selecting More and then Open File Location:
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    Right-click the Wordpad shortcut to access its properties and then add the file location to the end of the Target as shown below changing xxxxx to your username.
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    Hope this will work for you.
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