Top of lines being cut off when printing from Word 2003

When I print a document from Word 2003, the top of the lines of a new paragraph are being cut off.  The document shows up fine in print preview.  I am using an hp Deskjet 5740.  I have checked, cleaned, and aligned the cartridges.  Printing a test page works fine.  Also, if I copy and paste the text from Word into Publisher or Notepad, it will print fine.  Word 2003 is the program I am havnig a problem printing with.
christian_academyAsked:
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dlc110161Commented:
If you have the line spacing set to Exactly, and if the amount of space is not sufficient for the fonts to properly display. Also, print preview is not exactly What you See is What you Get - as much as we would like to hope that it is.

Dawn Bleuel
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jbizzle979Commented:
Have you tried copy and pasting it into a new word document?
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christian_academyAuthor Commented:
I just copy and pasted my text into a new blank document on Word and the same issue occurred.
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jbizzle979Commented:
try opening word fro the command prompt like this:

winword.exe /a

Then copy the text in and try.
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christian_academyAuthor Commented:
Seems to still have the same issue.  The letters showed up slightly more visible but are still noticeably cut off.
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jbizzle979Commented:
Go to file, page setup.
Look and see if some of the text is outside of the margins.
If it appears to be, then adjust the margins accordingly.
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christian_academyAuthor Commented:
The margin settings did not seem to have an effect.  Here is a scanned picture to give you a better idea of the issue.
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tech_trudyCommented:
The line spacing of your text may be set to an exact height. When you set the line spacing to Exactly and select a measurement that is equal to or less than the height of the font, underscore characters may not be displayed and characters that have an ascender, descender, or an umlaut may be cut off. For example, if you set line spacing to Exactly 9-point for a 10-point font, underscore characters may be cut off.
Look in Paragraph and see what you have for line spacing.
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christian_academyAuthor Commented:
This is what I have after going to
Format > Paragraph > Spacing

Before:  0 pt
After:     0 pt
Line Spacing:  Single
At:          (blank)
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christian_academyAuthor Commented:
That seemed to do it for now.  I highlighted all of the text and set the line spacing to Exactly and it printed properly.  Thank you for the help!
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