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Margin Problems I have an IBM Wheelwriter 30 Typewriter Series II, and I can set the left and right margins fine, but when I get close to the right margin, the typewriter beeps and as I keep on typing, the carriage moves past the right margin and ***** skips down to the next line. I checked the formatting and the typewriter knows that it is past the right margin, but it doesn't do anything about it. Thanks

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It sounds like you have auto return turned on

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You are in auto return. Press code and R

This should doit

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