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File Web Page Preview When opening one version of a document while another version is open, Word tiles both versions so they can be compared side-by-side. Opening more than two versions of a document pushes the oldest version into the background, since only two windows can be shown at any time. When closing a version window, Word does not resize the re- maining window; that must be done manually. File Web Page Preview This command displays a document as it would look if viewed in the default browser. Actually, the document is saved temporarily as an .htm file in \Windows\Temp\Word and is opened in the default browser by this command. When publishing complex pages to the Web, however, it is a good idea to see what the HTML looks like in other browsers (e.g., Netscape Navigator). Word generates a lot of excess HTML code used to later convert the file back to a Word document with all formatting intact. Although this excess code may be fine for intranet purposes, we don't recommend using these HTML files on the Internet, since they can take longer to load in a browser. Try working in Word's Web Layout view (View Web Layout), to get a good idea of how the page will look in Internet Explorer as you work. For more on Word's views, check out Chapter 6. For more on cleaning up Word's HTML, see Chapter 16. Cleaning Up Your HTML Microsoft has posted the Office HTML Filter utility on the Of- fice Update web site ( that removes Office-specific markup tags embedded in Office 2000 docu- ments saved as HTML. Learn more about this tool in Chapter 16. File Page Setup Use this command to configure settings that affect an entire document, or at least large parts of it. Open the Page Setup dialog with the menu command or by double-clicking in the dark gray (margin) areas of the ruler. The Page Setup dialog box is divided into four tabs: Margins, Paper Size, Paper Source, and Layout. These tabs are covered later in this section. Here are a few items that apply to all tabs in the Page Setup dialog (see Figure 4-10): · The Preview section changes to reflect all settings made between the time the Page Setup dialog is opened, and the time OK (or Cancel) is clicked. Thus, changes on every tab can be made to see what the collected changes look like at once. · The "Apply to" setting affects the entire Page Setup dialog, not just the settings on the current tab. The "Apply to" list may contain the following choices: -- "Whole document" applies settings to the whole document. 112 | Chapter 4:File