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Suddenly I cannot change the orientation of my spreadsheet.

When I try to change to a different orientation ie. landscaping, I get an error message as follows: This is not a valid measurement...enter a number between ? and ?. This makes no sense, because all the measuements are correct ie. 11 wide by 8 tall. Please help.

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Try going to help/detect and repair.
if it doesn't work, reinstall office.

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3) Uninstall printer completely (again). Unplug the printer from the computer. Reboot computer. Download the lastest driver from HP website. When installing the driver software, choose (type)a different directory,( ie. C:\MYHP\HP4180\ ). Plug Printer back to computer.

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5) Click START, click RUN, type SPOOL. Double click printer folder, clear (delete) any files in this folder.

6) Download the latest version of Microsoft Works 9.0.

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Make sure the correct printer driver is installed.Check your user guide.Read the information below.

Printer Settings
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access all of the printer options you need when using your
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review and change the settings needed for your print job.
Your printer properties window may differ, depending on your
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Properties window for Windows 98.
Your printer driver Properties window that appears in this User’s
Guide may differ depending on the printer in use.
If you access printer properties through the Printers folder, you
can view additional Windows-based tabs (refer to your
Windows User’s Guide) and the Printer tab (see “Printer Tab” on
page 10).
NOTES:
• Most Windows applications will override settings you specify
in the printer driver. Change all print settings available in the
software application first, and change any remaining settings
using the printer driver.
• The settings you change remain in effect only while you are
using the current program. To make your changes
permanent, make them in the Printers folder.
• The following procedure is for Windows XP. For other
Windows OS, refer to the corresponding Windows User's
Guide or online help.
1. Click the Windows Start button.
2. Select Printers and Faxes.
3. Select your printer driver icon.
4. Right-click on the printer driver icon and select
Printing Preferences.
5. Change the settings on each tab, click OK.

Layout Tab
The Layout tab provides options to adjust how the document
appears on the printed page. The Layout Options includes
Multiple Pages per Side and Poster. See “Printing a
Document” on page 6 for more information on accessing printer
properties.
Orientation
Orientation allows you to select the direction in which
information is printed on a page.
• Portrait prints across the width of the page, letter style.
• Landscape prints across the length of the page, spreadsheet
style.
• Rotate allows you to rotate the page the selected degrees.
Layout Options
Layout Options allows you to select advanced printing options.
You can choose Multiple Pages per Side and Poster.
• For details, see “Printing Multiple Pages on One Sheet of Paper
(N-Up Printing)” on page 12.
• For details, see “Printing Posters” on page 13

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