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Changing the default opening folder/directory in the Works word processor

Q: Changing the default opening folder/directory in the Works word processor

I have Windows XP Pro SP and version of Works Now when I start up the Works word processor and I use the quot Open quot function it always opens in quot My Documents quot When I use quot WordPad quot it opens in the last folder used Is there a way to make the Works word processor act like this If not is there a way to change the default opening folder Also is there a way to change the default location where a file is saved Also since this is closely related I ll ask this When you use the Open function in the Works wp you get the quot Open quot dialog box At the bottom there is a drop down box called quot Files of type quot It always opens with quot Works Document wps If you click the drop down box one of the options is quot All Files Is there a way to change Changing default opening Works the in the folder/directory word processor it to this Thanks royeo nbsp

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I Windows XP Pro, SP2.

Can you change the default folder that displays when you open a file in the Works word processor? It always displays My Documents. I'd like to have it display something else or at least the last folder you were in. Like in WordPad.

royeo
 

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A:Changing my default from Works to Word...

What is works?
 
Thank you.

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A:Microsoft Works Word Processor Font keeps changing

Just like Word, each area can have its own font and other settings.

You are going to have to put up with this, as the author did not set up the study guide to be used in this manner.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/microsoft-works-word-processor-font-keeps-changing.949341/
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A:Opening Windows Explorer to default directory

This string: %SystemRoot%\explorer.exe /n,/e,c:\ will open Windows Explorer to the C: drive instead of the default opening My Documents. RIGHT click the Explorer shortcut and choose Properties and simply add the last part of the string that is missing.
 

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A:How to change default directory when opening or saving a file?

Why not create a folder on your desk top, and when you save files save them there.

hope this helps.
 

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A:Microsoft works word processor to word format

Check this Microsoft page and see if helps.
 

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A:ms works word processor into word format

Welcome to the forum.

Save it as a Rich Text Format file type (.rtf) or you can also have them install the converter which allows Word users to open up Works files.
 

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A:Making Word my default word processor

Control Panel > Folder Options > File types (tab) .. and set the system default program for the file type (extension) desired.

Something Like so .. maybe.
 

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A:M/S Works Word Processor

Mine does the same thing.
 

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A:MS Works Word Processor

Don't know what's going with the installation of the Word viewer, but I will tell you about opening up .wps files:MS Works and MS Word (full version) can open up .wps files. You would either have had to save the Works file as a .doc file first, or convert the file using Word after the Works Converter was added to your Word program.Read this Microsoft KB article regarding this issue: How to open a Works document in WordMy students have come to me many times for assistance with something like this, and without the converter, you can't open it. Rather, you can, but it looks like jibberish.

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A:xp works 7.0 word processor

re..

also...before anyone replies with:
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A:Works word processor

Here is a microsoft article on your problem http://support.microsoft.com/kb/268762
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/works-word-processor.821142/
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A:MS Works 8 Word Processor

Dear Robbie,

Please post a screenshot of that very moment, when Word is displaying empty folder in the open window.
Screenshots and Files - Upload and Post in Seven Forums

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A:MS works word processor

1. You can't repair a CD-ROM with scandisk.
2. Files on CD-ROM cannot be changed unless you have a re-writable CD-ROM disk.
3. I would never suggest anyone even attempt to work directly from a CD-ROM, rewritable or not.
4. Copy files from CD-ROM to hard drive, then right-click in Windows explorer and remove the read-only under properties.

Ask in the Other Software forum about CD-writer software.

Sorry! Wish I could help more.
 

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A:Microsoft Works Word Processor

We've had more than a few Works problems latelyYou might want to look at these:http://support.microsoft.com/kb/297061http://support.microsoft.com/ph/1188

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A:Works Word Processor going slow

>> It's "running"

Sorry, but LOL.

>> Is this a known "design feature"

Stop it, you're killing me.

Err, apparently yes.

http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=239983

Regrets,
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You mentioned that you changed the file association, so when you click on a .doc file, what program is starting up right now?
 

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A:Works Word Processor Freezes

Does this freeze happen with other programs? If so, then perhaps the processor chip is getting too hot and everything will lock as you stated. If it's a desktop, make sure the fan on the processor is spinning and a wire is not touching it (causing the fan to not spin).
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/works-word-processor-freezes.281910/
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I was typing a document, saved it and closed it. When I went back to get I got this message:"In order to open this file Works needs to use a file converter, which may pose a security risk if the file you are opening is a malicious file. Choose OK to open this file if you are sure it is from a trusted trusted source."

When I click OK I get this:"Works cannot open (file name). The file may be in use by another application, the format may not be supported by any of the installed converters, or the file may be corrupt." and then receive a blank page.

Does anyone know what this is and how I can get my doc. back. This is happening with a few docs. but not all.

Thank You

A:Microsoft Works Word Processor

Please consider this only a suggestion as I am not sure I understand the program problem you

are having, . . as I am only familiar with word pad, etc.

but open a new file of the word processor and click save and then check the drop down under
the title window and check the options you have to save as, is it possible that an optional choice may be what you need to do ?

Are you able to find the documents that you are not able to open ?

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I really need to get this open so I can print it and hand it in, any ideas?

Jannas.
 

A:Microsoft Works Word processor

Oh, and I'll send it to someone willingly if they could turn it or transfer all the stuff onto a Microsoft word documant or Openoffice. I'll be eternally grateful.
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/microsoft-works-word-processor.76589/
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I have Googled the message without success and no previous relevant messages can be found in the Bleepingcomputer forums



Please can anyone suggest the cause of the problem and how it can be resolved?

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Thanks - bill [EMAIL addr removed by mod.]
 

A:Vista works word processor HELP!!!

bill718 said:


Hi Folks- My wife is trying to write a short story on Microsoft Vista works word processor. The margin settings keep changing as she writes, no matter how many times she changes them back, they won't stay on the settings she has chosen....also after 2-3 pages of written text, the whole screen goes blank and she loses everything she has written. Any help would be greatly appreciated (before she throws her new computer through the wall.

Thanks - bill Click to expand...

First, remove your e-mail address immediately. Click edit under your first post and you can then delete it.

Second, welcome to TSG!

Third, Works-doesn't, I'd get Open Office. You can download the whole office suite free.
http://www.openoffice.org/

It is compatible with MS office files by saving document as word type file.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/vista-works-word-processor-help.858294/
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A:Microsoft Works Word Processor

Microsoft Office 2013 is capable of opening Works 6-9 documents in a Compatibility mode.

To do that in Word 2013 you need to go File - Open - Computer - Browse.
In Open window you have to select a filter:
All files (*.*) or Works 6 - 9 Document (*.wps)

http://www.sevenforums.com/microsoft-office/275694-microsoft-works-word-processor.html
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A:Microsoft Works word processor

it is discontinued software now
you still see copies on Amazon or Ebay, but it is very much buyer beware
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/microsoft-works-word-processor.1109951/
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Hi --

I've just bought a new computer (running on VISTA) with Microsoft Works 8.1 pre-installed and am having a problem. When I type a document and try to e-mail it, nothing happens. I don't get error messages -- just nothing happens.

Will appreciate any suggestions.

Thanks,

Roselover
 

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A:Microsoft works word processor

I downloaded this program and it fixed the problem

]http://office.microsoft.com/downloads/2002/wp6rtf.aspxconverter[/URL]
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/microsoft-works-word-processor.71839/
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A:Problem with Works Word Processor

Ah, the joys of the intuitive Microsoft selection of programs... What you need to do is open up the program options for auto-correct and tell it to stop doing automatic capitalization. If you like this feature, you could type "A. " (with the space), select the "A" and then type "a", and then click after the space.

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All help will be appreciated.

Gloria

A:Change the default word processor.

Generally the easiest way to do this is right click the file you are trying to open.
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You will then need to navigate to word manually.
Since you are on 64 bit it should be located somewhere within the program files (x86) area.
Since I don't have it installed on this machine I can't give you the full path name.

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A:(LOOK AT THIS) Installing XP, does it have microsoft works word processor???

Ah, neither....they are stand alone programs.
 

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A:Solved: Microsoft Works Word Processor

This only applies for the Works word processor, the common one in Works NOT spelled with a capital W, as in Word.

First, only do this with the Work word processor not going.
If you really only want one default word processing template in Works (and it sounds like you do), and if you have no other templates that you want (and it sounds like you don't) then you can just delete all templates in this folder:
C:\Users\<YourName>\AppData\Roaming\Template\
Then, just start up the word processor and see if it is fixed.

If that is not the case, just let me know and I will adjust and tell you what else you can do, instead.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-microsoft-works-word-processor.786765/
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A:Microsoft Works Word Processor Problem

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Any help on this would be great.

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Hi

For some reason I can no longer open Microsoft Works Word Processor or any of the files I created using this programme. When I try to do so I get the following error message "Windows cannot access the specified device, path, or file. You may not have the appropriate permissions to access the item".

I uninstalled the programme and then re-installed it subsequently but still have the same problem. All other programmes in the suite such as Microsoft Calender, Database, Spreadsheet etc. are all opening OK.

If anyone can throw some light on this issue I would be most grateful.

Brian Mulligan.
 

A:Can't open Microsoft Works Word Processor

goto

program files>
microsoft works>

do you see a file called

WksWP.exe

if so double click on it and see if it runs

then we can work out the shortcut for programs
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/cant-open-microsoft-works-word-processor.531618/
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A:copy and pasting into MS works word processor

Are you using Rich Text Format?http://support.microsoft.com/kb/268762

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A:Need fonts larger than 72 in works word processor 7.0

In Word at least you can highlight the font-size, then over-type with whatever size. Try that in Works-WP
 

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A:About Microsoft Works Word Processor (that which I hate).

Kelly_Chartier,

I have been pleased with AbiWord 2.6.2, which is a freeware based word processor similar to Windows, but a little bit better. Here's the link.

http://www.freewarefiles.com/AbiWord_program_13670.html
 

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A:Microsoft Works Word Processor History

MS Works has nothing to do with Word Perfect! MS Works is related to MS Office. If you are looking for your documents, have you tried launching Works and going to File/Open to see what is there? Perhaps you had a trial version of Word Perfect in your computer, too. If you like the word processor in Works, perhaps you should upgrade to Word 2007 instead -- Word is a much larger, more diversified program than the abbreviated version in Works.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/microsoft-works-word-processor-history.594901/
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Thanks in advance
 

A:Microsoft Works Word Processor problem

You might have to reinstall the Works suite, or try restoring your computer to an earlier state. but have you considered using a different, more modern productivity suite such as Open Office at openoffice.org ?
 

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A:changing which default program opens a file no longer works

Dear pintree3,

you can use very simple trick to change the default programs which well work on all computers by following this steps:

1. Right click on the file. you need to change the default opening format program.
2. Select " Open with..."
3. Select the program suiting you and click on the below tick < Always use the selected program to open this kind of file >
4. click OK and all your files with the same format will be opened with.

Enjoy
I hope this is helpful for you.

Regards,
Mahmood Shehab

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A:Solved: changing default for opening pictures saved

Hi, welcome to TSG.

Right-click on one of the image files > Open with > Choose program > Select the original program and check "Always use the selected program to open this kind of file".
 

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A:Microsoft Works Word Processor-Want it to open with another Font.

Easy
Instructions at the link below:
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/250307
 

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A:Opening or converting a WPS (word processor) file?

Do you have word? If not email me the original file and I will open it and send it back to you in a format you can use.
 

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A:Works word processor files not searchable because of embedded nulls

Hi Donalds, welcome to the Seven Forums.

It's years since I have even seen Microsoft Works, I am afraid I am not able to tell you how to search files with those embedded nulls.

However, if I recall it correctly Works can also save using the Rich Text Format (.rtf). If so, you could try if the document content is searchable when saved as .rtf. If so, you would not only solve your issue but also make your documents more interchangeable, as the .rtf files can be shared, opened and edited with almost every modern word processor.

Trying to remember the various features of Microsoft Works word processor, I think I'm not too much wrong by recommending you the Windows 7 native WordPad word processor, to use it instead of Works. WordPad has all features needed for composing, editing and formatting complex documents. It also handles embedded images very nicely.

Kari

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A:Changing default layout in Word 2000

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A:ms word: changing default enevelope setting

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Any hints or suggestions?
 

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A:Changing Default Temp Folder

Nevermind this post guys, lock/delete it or whatever.

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A:Changing default folder Icon?

You might try this.

http://www.sevenforums.com/customization/11023-changing-default-folder-icon.html
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A:changing default folder view

  
Quote: Originally Posted by artoo


How do you change the default folder view to be "List" for all folders? I set a few manually and when I go back the view to those folders the view has changed to "titles".

Is there a way to have "list" be the default view for my DVD drive as well?

Thanks
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It is in control panel>folders. see pic

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A:how do i keep the default folder icon from changing

Hello Boyer90, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Did you use the method in the tutorial below to change the default folder icons?

Folder Icon - Change Default Icon

http://www.sevenforums.com/customization/358699-how-do-i-keep-default-folder-icon-changing.html