Microsoft Word

  seagulls 15:26 29 Nov 2005
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Can anyone tell me if it is possible to have 2 Word documents open side by side so I can read them and make changes without constantly having to maximise or minimise windows? I am running Office XP Standard 2002 version.

  bremner 15:29 29 Nov 2005

If you have one document open and you click on your Word icon does it not open another instance of Word - because mine certainly does.

  Smegs 15:29 29 Nov 2005

Yes. Open both documents, at the top right hand side of the page, click the box that looks like a word doc, next to the red X. Do the same to both documents. You should be now able to re-size them.

  brambles 15:37 29 Nov 2005

There's always more than one way of doing something in Word. The method I use is to open the two files you want to review side by side.

Now RIGHT click on a spare part of the bottom right hand toolbar. Select 'Tile Windows Vertically' from the menu.

It always works for me

Brambles

  seagulls 16:45 29 Nov 2005

Thanks guys. Problem sorted. Never ceases to amaze me how quickly people come up with the answer and how helpful people are. Thanks again.

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