Public Sub AutoOpen()
ActiveWindow.ActivePane.View.Zoom.Percentage = percentage
End Subwhere percentage is the exact setting value. For instance, to open a document at 200%, you'd specify the value 200. If you don't know how to add code to a Word document, do the following:
With the document open, press [Alt]+F11 to open the Visual Basic Editor.
From the Insert menu, choose Module.
Enter the above code
Return to the Word document and save it.
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