If we use Microsoft Word 2010, Word 2007 or 2003, usually when creating new documents, the paper size is Letter (8.5 x 11 inches or 21:59 cm x 27.94 cm). Whereas in Indonesia, which rarely uses this measure, but most use A4 size (21 cm x 29.7 cm).
Although we can change it to A4 with ease, but to facilitate it’s a good idea if we set the default settings to be A4.
Microsoft office default paper size (English – U.S.) is the Letter’s understandable, because it seems in America (U.S.) paper size is the most often used.
Because the default size (default) is a letter, not infrequently one forgets to turn it into A4 when printing, so at the bottom, empty look wider spacing. Letter size of approximately 7.1 cm shorter than the A4.
Here are easy tips to change the default size (default) to A4 when creating a new page of Office 2010, 2007 or 2003 (perhaps also Office XP – have not had time to check for Office Xp).
1. Open Microsoft Word
2. Click the Open Icon (File> Open)
3. Copy this text:% USERPROFILE% \ Application Data \ Microsoft \ Templates, and then paste it in the file name. Then click Open (see picture below for more details)
4. To open the file Normal.dot Word 2003, Word 2007 or 2010 to open the file Normal.dotm
5. After open a blank page (normat.dot or normal.dotm), set the paper size to A4. For Word 2003 via File> Page Setup, and Word 2007 and 2010 through the Page Layout tab.
After doing the steps above, should any of us to create new pages, A4 size paper. If we want to set the default paper size to Folio (21.5cm x 33cm), follow the steps as above and in step 5 to change the paper size Select Custom and made to be 5.21 cm and 33 cm