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Wordpad in Win 7: How to change the default font and size?

When I open a new Win 7 Wordpad doc and start typing, the font is size 11 Calibri. Is there a way to change the default in a newly opened doc to size 12 Verdana?
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How do you toggle overwrite in Wordpad? (the insert key pastes, so doesn't help)

I was typing in wordpad and it started overwriting. If I push insert/ins, then it pastes, so that's not it. How do I turn overwrite off? Added- I got it now but i'm gonna include some screenshots. ...
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How to save file via wordpad with cmd?

I want to save a docx file as rtf file via wordpad, using cmd. How can I do it?
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Is there a way to put “copy to” in the context menu in IE9?

I have searched high and low. Maybe looking too hard. But surely there is a way to add "Copy to WordPad" as a right click option for the address bar in IE9. I could accept "copy to notepad" except ...
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Pasting text into Windows 7, WordPad

Everytime I paste text into WordPad, from pretty much any source, extra lines are inserted. Such as I want to paste - This is line 1. This is line 2. This is line 3. Becomes - This is line ...
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Wordpad wont let me type a letter between cursor after back spacing

Have I hit a button that is causing the titled problem? I recently lost my 23 year old daughter and I desperately need to write using wordpad. I am a doomed, computer stupid old mother who is about to ...
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Save wordpad to HTML?

Is there any way to save MS WordPad files (basically RTF) as HTML? I edited a document, made all my styles now I want to save it as HTML, is there anyway (add-in or extension?) to save it as HTML ...
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Clipboard bug in Wordpad in Windows 7 (accidentally pasting large file into application) [closed]

In Win7, I use Wordpad, and I really like it. For my needs it's lean and fast, yet has the formatting functionalities I'm after when working on my TXT/RTF files on a daily basis. I don't intend to ...
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How to divide .for file on parts with conditions

If we have for example very big matrix .for file 50MB shown down. I have to divide it on 50 separated .for files not bigger then 1Mb. How to make them automatically, not copy/paste manual? As we have ...
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Printing data in Mathematica

I have one problem about printing data in Mathematica. If the line so long for example ...
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Microsoft's WordPad - File Reformatting

I found this tutorial on "glitching" image files by opening/saving them in WordPad. This left me wondering: what kind of reformatting do the pre-Vista and Vista/7 versions of WordPad apply to binary ...
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Distortion in format of data in Wordpad file when shifted from Windows XP to Windows 2007

I have many data files which were set to open in Wordpad in Windows XP. Those files have a particular format for data, like following: Name of Data file No. of data columns Name of data in column_1 ...
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Why “Notepad” is the most popular default text editor in Windows? [closed]

Why not-very-tech users almost always trying to open text files in "Notepad" (and not in, for example, "WordPad" in spite of it is also installed by default)? Notepad seems the only popular text ...
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Wordpad loses pasted images after reopening

This is affecting just one computer of many I have access to, all running Windows XP Professional. I copy a selection from an image in MSPaint then paste into Wordpad. I save, close and reopen and the ...
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Is there a way to bookmark a wordpad or word file where you left off?

I work with very long .rtf and .doc files and am constantly opening/closing them. Is there a way to save where I am at in the file so when I reopen I'm back to that same spot?
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Have Microsoft Word save RTF documents in a leaner format (similar to WordPad RTF)

Are there any techniques one can use to have Word save RTF documents in a leaner (simpler, lighter weight) format than it does by default? We have large RTF documents that use basic formatting only ...
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Windows 7 start menu jump lists stop working for some applications

I am using Windows 7 Professional x64, and to start programs that I have pinned to the top level of the start menu, I very often use the jump lists of recently opened documents that appear when ...
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Can Mac users read .rtf files by default?

If I create an .rtf file in WordPad and send it to someone on a Mac, can I assume that they will be able to view it correctly?
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Text file saved in wordpad by mistake

I have a text file which was with nice linebreaks. By mistake my customer opened it in wordpad an saved it. All line breaks are now gone. Is there a way to restore the line breaks again?
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Wordpad does not show image properly

I have an .rtf file and there is an image in it. When I open that with MSWord it show image properly, but with WordPad it show a yellow rectangle instead. What's the problem?
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Unable to view data in notepad

I have a java code that reads an excel file and writes it to a text file. When i get the output text file, I can see only symbols like this in the notepad. "‷搮ㄱ〱〰㄰㄰〠〰〠〰〠〰〠〰〠〰〠〰〠〰〠〰〠〰〠〰〠" But if i open ...
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WordPad replacement

I'm looking for a lite (nothing fancy like notepad++, just simple notepad), open source WordPad replacement. It would be great if it could save and open hyperlinks and export files to HTML. Any ...
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How can I solve WordPad not being a “valid Win32 application”?

Somehow in trying to cleanup my computer's hard drive, I have inadvertently corrupted WordPad, which I have long used for viewing many types of files, including logs (i.e., log4j). Now, when I right ...