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Thread: Font size

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Sep 2004

    Default Font size

    The seminary I attend is pretty particular when it comes to formatting for research papers. In light of this, I've noticed that the addition of Bwgrkl and/or Bwhebb text increases the line spacing from what it normally is when using Times New Roman, MS Office 2000. Is there a way to set up line spacing so that no change occurs when entering Greek or Hebrew font or is this just a reality of the BW fonts?


    Scott Wells

  2. #2
    Join Date
    May 2004


    Philip Brown answered a question like this back in the Topica days. I kept a copy of the email:

    1. I handled the line height issue in my dissertation
    by setting the line height to an exact pt size. For
    example: Format | Paragraph | Line Spacing -- set to
    Exactly 14 pt -- that's about the equivalent of the
    normal "Single" line height. This will ensure that
    all line's stay an equal height.
    Note: It will also visually cut off the vowel
    markings below the line, but they will print fine.

    2. To change the default font size when using the
    BibleWorks Word Add-in, do the following steps
    a) Tools | Templates and Add-ins -- uncheck
    b) Find where your is located. In Word:
    File | Open | set file type to Templates *.dot
    c) Look in c:\Documents and Settings\<your
    directory\Application Data\Microsoft\Word\STARTUP
    If you can't find it there, use the Windows search
    tool -- that's how I found mine. (But don't open the
    file from the search tool)
    d) Open in Word.
    e) Tools | Macro | Visual Basic Editor (or Alt + F11
    if you're already familiar with the VBA IDE in Office)
    g)In the Project Explorer pane (View | Project
    Explorer}, expand the Modules folder under
    h) When you expand this folder you will see, among
    others, the following Modules:
    i) Double click on which ever you use (or do the
    following in both modules)
    j) Find the line that reads WordBasic.Font "Bwhebb",
    k) Replace 18 with whatever font size you want it to
    default to.

    Save everything and close
    Go back to Tools | Templates and Add-ins -- recheck

    Hope this helps.

    David Kummerow.

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