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Word 2003 Task Pane Question

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#1 Tinwoodsman


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Posted 12 May 2010 - 01:14 PM

When I open Word or Excel in Office 2003, I get a Column on the right headed by a task pane "Getting Started" I can eliminate on a per case basis but want to eliminate it for all documents when opened. Is there a way to do this?

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#2 petewills


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Posted 13 May 2010 - 10:07 AM

Word 2003

Tools / Options / View / uncheck 'Startup Task Pane'

Same procedure for Excel.

If that doesn't work, (it does on mine) there is a registry edit, but you will have to Google for that,
and you should backup your registry first, if you go that route.

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