How do I stop word from opening in full screen view

Posted on 2010-08-24
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How do I stop word from opening in full screen view when opening a document from my email?
Question by:TheQuietShadow
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ID: 33516189
In Word Options, under then General section is "Open email attachments in Full Screen Reading View".  Uncheck that.
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chapmanjw earned 400 total points
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It is under the Start Up Options header.

Expert Comment

ID: 33516215
To turn off full-screen mode and switch to the previous view, click Close Full Screen on the Full Screen toolbar (toolbar: A bar with buttons and options that you use to carry out commands. To display a toolbar, press ALT and then SHIFT+F10.), or press ESC.

Reference http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/word-help/troubleshoot-document-views-and-screen-displays-HP005189672.aspx
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Larissa T earned 1600 total points
ID: 33516306
in Office 2007, select option, un check
"Open e-mail attchement in Full screen reading view"

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