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by: user4574 May 9, 2007 4:50 PM PDT

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MS Word 2003 Header Problem

by user4574 - 5/9/07 4:50 PM

I am having a weird problem with MS Word. I am running Windows XP Professional on a Tecra A4 laptop.

When I open a document in Word or when it starts on a new blank page the cursor is above the header at the very top of the page. If it is an existing document the type is at the top. If I pick "View Headers/Footers" and close it the cursor or type move down to where they are supposed to be.

I have tried deleting the Normal.dot file in all its incarnations; it did nothing. I have uninstalled and reinstalled Word. This cleared it up for a few months but then it began happening again.

I have not found any clue to this problem anywhere. Please help.

-Ellen

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