Mac Newbie (Iwork Office 08 Question)

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by danielNew2mac, Mar 16, 2008.

  1. danielNew2mac macrumors newbie

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    Mar 16, 2008
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    Hey everybody,

    I am a Mac newbie. I just bought the new Macbook with 2.4ghz and 2 gig of ram standard that was recently released.

    My goal is to switch completely to a Mac except for the few apps that require windows so I am using parallels when on the road.

    I have one question that I can't figure out. I purchased both Iwork and Office 2008 for Mac.

    When Excel or Word opens everything seems really small on my screen (cells and font are tiny). Is there anyway to fix this other than zoom? :confused:
    Thanks in advance!
     
  2. mackindergarten macrumors 6502

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    Feb 21, 2008
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    Hi,

    do you mean everything is really "zoomed-in"? Or are the cells really small and a really small font size (say, 6 or 7)?

    /Rupert
     
  3. shwc macrumors regular

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    Jul 2, 2005
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    It sounds like you need to set the default zoom setting on excel and word to be nearer to your visual comfort zone. Access the preferences from from within the programs.
     

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