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I am running MS Office 365 on a Windows 10 computer.  I converted an old PDF file into Word format, and subsequently reformatted and edited the document extensively.  I checked all the formatting marks, and eliminated everything other than paragraph marks (e.g. section breaks, etc.).  Yet, when I try to change the margins on the document I get the following error message that does not allow me to use normal margins (I'm trying to get 1" top & bottom with .7" left & right):

Word formatting error
Can you please advise how I can get rid of this restriction?  I am also attaching the problem document if you want to check it out.

Thanks,

Phil
Mike-LOI-letter-of-Intent-for-Mint-.docx
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John Hurst earned 500 total points
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Go to the Layout Tab in the Ribbon, and open Page set up. Adjust the Margins inward.

Make sure your Style choice is Normal
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Thank you, John.  I had tried the "Normal" style to no effect.  Then I tried changing the margins through the normal Layout options to no effect.  What finally worked was selecting one of the pre-set margin options under "Layout", which seems to have fixed the hiccup ... I can now adjust them normally.  Thanks!
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You are very welcome and I was happy to help you resolve this.
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