change the layout of the text boxs via format text box window



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change the layout of the text boxs via format text box window

Postby Engin Tarhan » Sat, 03 Jan 2009 16:12:51 GMT


Re: change the layout of the text boxs via format text box window

Postby Stefan Blom » Tue, 27 Jan 2009 17:42:37 GMT

What is the question?

Stefan Blom
Microsoft Word MVP

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