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I need to reset the left margin.

Somehow the left margin got messed up and is not in the correct place. I would like to know how to reset it. Unfortunately I do not have a user manual. Thanks.

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Re: I need to reset the left margin.

Use the code key..hold down while you press the left margin set key...if you have to go beyond the left margin press the mar rel key and backspace to the spot you want the margin to be. Then proceed using the code key and left margin set . On some typewriters turning them off resets all th margins..some it does not

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