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Old 02-07-2019, 04:49 PM
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Default Normal Layout replaced by Read Mode Word 2019


While attempting to access the header, I got into some unusual views/modes. Now, when I start Word 2019, I see a Read Mode instead of a Normal Mode in the View tab. I much prefer the Normal Mode. What can I do?
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Old 02-07-2019, 08:10 PM
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What was called the normal view is now called the draft view.
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Old 02-07-2019, 08:54 PM
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Thanks for the head-up. I found the Draft mode, but it is now a small box not at the far left, where It was before. The new Read Mode occupies that spot (a useless option, as far as I'm concerned). Although different, I'm able to use Word again and finish my income tax.
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Old 02-08-2019, 09:56 AM
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As far as Word development goes, the inmates are in charge of the asylum.


The people who code Word, do not use it. They use text editing and coding software. They do what the folks in marketing tell them to do.
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At File | Options | General, disable the option that makes Word open uneditable files (such as e-mail attachments) in reading view (reading view = Read Mode).
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