To display hidden folders in Finder, follow these instructions.

Alternatively, you can search for the Normal template in Finder.

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If you don't see these folders and want to make them visible, see the related article How to make hidden folders visible in Windows.

By default, your Normal template is located here: Note that these folders may be hidden on your Mac, so you cannot see them by default in Finder.

If you remove the file from its location, Word will generate a new, fresh copy of it.

This can solve many problems in Word and/or Wordfast Classic.

It is usually located in Microsoft's Templates folder: App Data and Application Data are hidden folders.

Hidden folders are not visible in Windows by default.All sorts of MS Word and/or Wordfast Classic troubles may be caused by corruption of the the MS Word global template.Its file name is in Word 2007 and newer or in Word 2003 and older.Ultimately I want to eradicate extra spaces after a carriage return for any new blank documents.No method that I have tried so far appears to make that style option "stick" for newly created documents.The Normal template is always open (it stores the keyboard shortcuts and some other settings), so closing it requires closing the whole program.