- Choose Normal from the View menu. (This setting doesn't work in Print Layout view.) Choose Options from the Tools menu.
- Click the View tab.
- In the Outline and Normal Options section, check the Wrap To Window option.
- Click OK, and Word will display the text in the current window.
- Click the Office button and click Word Options in the bottom-right corner.
- Click Advanced in the Word Options dialog box.
- Check the Show Text Wrapped Within The Document Window option in the Show Document Content section.
- Click OK.
'Toggle WrapToWindow setting.
.ActiveWindow.View.WrapToWindow = _
End SubClicking the button toggles between the two states. In other words, if the WrapToWindow setting is enabled, clicking the button will disable it and vice versa. Don't struggle with text that flows past the right edge of the screen. Enable the Wrap To Window setting manually or automate the setting.
Susan Sales Harkins is an IT consultant, specializing in desktop solutions. Previously, she was editor in chief for The Cobb Group, the world's largest publisher of technical journals.