Word Font Headaches

Copper Contributor

I'm an editor and writer, and I'm sent manuscripts all the time. Authors are cray-cray, no worries, I include myself in that statement. It's amazing how attached authors are to their style sets. The first time I open a manuscript, I need it to open without any defaults set on my end. It needs to be exactly what they typed it in right away without having to go through changing everything. 

Every ms is different. I save style sets, but the default font set for all documents still drives me to distraction and causes problems.

Please help me! I've put up and shut up for years, and I'm finally done messing around with every new author. I've literally cried a few times because there are so many styles to change, and deadlines are always looming...

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