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FORMATTING NIGHTMARE



ldeloresmoore
China

FORMATTING NIGHTMARE
 
Hi, Gang --- 
 
I ´ve been away a while, but I ´m back. And, apparently, in my absence I became an idiot. 
 
I ´m now doing materials for primary school text books, and I put together a nice little worksheet for modals. 
 
http://www.eslprintables.com/printable.asp?id=920626#this 
 
Problem is, when I open it on my computer? It looks great. When I upload it here? The formatting gets all out of whack, nothing lines up right, and all my beautiful work is for naught. 
 
Help???  Any thoughts or suggestions? What am I doing wrong? 
 
Thanks in advance. 
 
Dee 

21 Nov 2017      



Gi2gi
Georgia

You could try changing the word version of your worksheet from  .docx to .doc, this might help. To do so, In the ´Save as type´ dropdown list, select ´Word 97-2003 Document (*.doc)´. Reupload the ws and see if it helps.
 
Giorgi 

21 Nov 2017     



ldeloresmoore
China

Nope. That actually made it worse!! 😭😭😭. If I could just upload it as a pdf this wouldn’t be happening 🙁

21 Nov 2017     



yanogator
United States

Hi, Dee,
I went to the link, but the worksheet isn ´t there, so I can ´t see it.
 
If the set-up is right for it, putting it into a table is often a nice way of getting things to line up.
 
Bruce 

21 Nov 2017     



Antonio Oliver
Spain

Hi,
 
I agree with Giorgi that an older Word versión may help -at least it sometimes fixes my WS when I have a similar problem to that described.
 
But, the link isn ´t working, Bruce is right.
 
How about a screenshot pasted onto Word? It ´s a cheap job but if the quality is good enough all of us will be able to use it, if not edit it.
 
Hope you can fix it 

22 Nov 2017