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Select all text with similar formatting in Word 2011 for Mac?

I'm using Word 2011 for Mac. I'm writing my thesis and I now need to format them. I initially wrote some using Google Docs, and when I downloaded and try to format using word, I found that I need to ...
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Format code and include line numbers in MS Word

I want to paste Android code both Java and XML into MS-Word. However the formatted code especially the line numbers are affected by the XML declarations. So some of my line numers are in black, others ...
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Enable Microsoft Word Heading Styles in a table

I have a table with content in it. I highlighted the content inside one of the table cells and set the Heading Style to Heading 2. But Word doesn't recognize it when I do a Table Of Contents. Only ...
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Microsoft word - conditional formatting in mail merge?

Is it possible to use conditional formatting in Microsoft Word 2007 Mail merge? I would like it to color the font, depending on the field value, for instance: if "Priority" field equals 1, color the ...
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1answer
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Adding a bullet point in Word 2003 causes Heading 3 to be applied

Without warning, Word 2003 is now turning any bullet point into Heading 3. In addition, when I press Enter after typing my bullet point, the style is reverted back to Normal - whereas I would have ...
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How to disable tracking of formatting changes in Word for Mac 2011?

I use change tracking in Microsoft Word to collaborate with others while jointly editing a document, however, I am not interested in tracking formatting changes. On the Windows version of Word, I was ...
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In Word is there a way to have a numbered list with an extra space between items?

For example is there a way to have lorem ipsum... blah blah blah insert text here as opposed to lorem ipsum... blah blah blah insert text here As it is now if an extra line is created and the ...
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Is there a way to copy & paste a format style in Word?

I export some data (daily) from Access to Word and each time, I need to take certain formatting steps (about 6 steps) for the final Word Document. Instead of going through each step, one by one, each ...
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MS Word: Changing selection to a custom style affects entire paragraph

I have a document with some custom styles. One of them just has bold, but it happens regardless of the custom style I choose. When I select a word within a line/paragraph (currently set to the ...
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Word 2010: unsolicited white space

I'm using Office Word 2010 on a Windows 7 (64 bit) OS. I've got a large document with multiple tables and images (some of which are grouped). I've managed to lock each table or image into the ...
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Is it possible to split text over two lines in MS Word

Firstly, sorry if the title is not very accurate, I couldn't think of a better way to describe this problem. I am working on a CV and would like use a format similar to a pdf that was produced via a ...
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Change the Default Date setting in Word 2010

I am using Word 2010 and Windows 7. You know how when you start typing a date in Word it will automatically suggest what it thinks you want? Like if I start typing “6/29”, a little grey bubble will ...
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How do I number headings with the 'Heading 3' style in Word without affecting the other heading styles?

I would like my document to have the basic heading styling for Heading 1 and Heading 2 but for Heading 3 to be numbered. I can get close by defining my own modified multilevel list style but it ...
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Notepad - replaces returns with line breaks when stripping format from text

I've used Notepad for years to strip out formatting from Word or web pages when using that text in html. Recently, the default behaviour (using returns between paragraphs) has changed, and now Notepad ...
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In Word 2013 is it possible to make the first few pages numbers Roman Numerals and the rest normal digits? [duplicate]

For example I want the first 3 pages to have the footer i, ii, iii and after that I want 4, 5, 6 etc. Is it possible?
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How do I spell out the page numbers in Word?

In MS-Word (any version, but I"m using 2010) is there a way to set the page numbers as using alpha-values instead of numeric values? For example, I would like the page numbers in my header to display ...
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1answer
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Inserting Section Break Odd Page does not correctly insert a blank page in Microsoft Word 2007

I have been working on a document in Word 2007 in which the new sections are supposed to start on odd pages. Initially, when I would place the cursor in the page immediately preceding my desired new ...
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I want to remove all images from my word document without losing the data formatting

Can any body help me, in this regard. I just want to remove all the images in my word document. I have about 365 pages document, in which there are images in almost all pages. I can not delete one by ...
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1answer
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Formatting a bullet list when text wrapped next to an image

I can't find any combination of list formatting and default or custom text-wrap settings where, for item 4, the second line of text lines up correctly - i.e. where the 'n' lines up with the 'S' as ...
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1answer
189 views

How can I get two list levels on the same line in Microsoft Word

So my problem is similar to this one except for the fact that I don't need a header, but only the subheaders, is there a way to set a list with just sub headers? Example: 1.1. Heading 1 of item 1 ...
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Change text style and highlighting automatically

I want to know if there is an option in MS Word, that a line in the text is highlighted by color or the style text changed when I put a ":" or a ";"... in the end of this line. For example: when I ...
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336 views

Microsoft Word suddenly lose the whole formatting

I was working on a document in MS Word when all of a sudden the whole formatting went lost. I don't remember the exact sequence of operations I did, and I understand this could be a problem, but I ...
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2answers
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Keep lines together in Word; but the heading gets cut off

I recently found out about the 'keep lines together' option in Word, and it has saved me vast amounts of the worst kind of proofing. What remains are odd headings here and there in lengthy documents ...
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1answer
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How can you add two lines of text on a single line in Word 2010?

Odd title, wasn't sure how to word it. Basically, I have two separate fonts I want to be on the same line, for resume purposes. My name is in a large font at the top, and I want my email and website ...
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Word stuck in strange mode

My father's Word 2010 installation is stuck in a strange mode so when I create a new document (based on the blank template - so it doesn't seem to be caused by a template). This strange mode is ...
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1answer
64 views

Some way to reset formatting when ENTER is pushed in microsoft word

When I do some special formatting when writing text (such as bolding or italics) it carries over to the next line when I push ENTER automatically. Is there any way to set it so that when ENTER is ...
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MS Word 2010 Table of Contents text formatting

In Word 2010 I've set up the Table of Contents to create entries for Heading Styles. It is working fine with this exception: Some of my headings are in tables that are built from templates in quick ...
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1answer
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Mac Microsoft Word 2011 stripping RTL format from doc

I copyedit articles for a psych journal using Microsoft Word 2011 for Mac. I occasionally get articles with right-to-left formatting (in English), and I can't seem to rid the doc of this format. Bad ...
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Create a Microsoft Word Quick Style for a Code Snippet Box

I'm trying to format some text in my Word doc to have a background color of gray. This is for me to have a Quick Style to apply this formatting. I want to use a monospaced font, like Consolas, and ...
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272 views

How do I prevent Word from applying disabled formatting to pasted plain text?

I've got some plain text (from Notepad) copied to the clipboard. I enable italics, and then paste the text into a Word document with Ctrl+V. The plain text shows up in Word italicized, which is what I ...
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1answer
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Flatten Word document

I have a document with some precise formatting, created in Word. This doc was converted to PDF for distribution. Now the original is lost, and reconverting to Word using a PDF to word add-on from ...
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Formatting code with line numbers

Looking for a way to format my code in MS Word I found this question on Stack Overflow and combined the two high rated answers to create an openDocument with the code keeping its formatting: Go ...
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How do I put a border on only the top and bottom of an image in Microsoft Word 2010?

I upgraded to Word 2010 (from Word 2003), and am no longer able to apply only top and bottom borders to photos and charts that are inserted or copied into my document as pictures. I used to use the ...
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2answers
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What does it mean to have a line spacing multiple at 1.15?

What does it mean to have a line spacing multiple at 1.15?
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Word is ignoring my 'Match Destination Formatting' preference when pasting text

I'm stuck using word 2007 at the office. It has options for retaining formatting, pasting as plain text, and pasting text to match the destination's formatting. That last option is the one I want, but ...
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2answers
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Large quotation marks in Word?

Is there a simple way in MS Word to get large quotation marks tightly round a paragraph of text, like you might see in print media to mark a quote? If you simply increase the font size of the quote ...
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3answers
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Merging and re-formatting paragraphs in Microsoft Word 2007

After a copy/paste mishap in Microsoft Word 2007, I ended up with text looking like this: This line breaks up here continues here, and so on here, when it should all be in a single line ...
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A thousand JPEG images in a Word document: how can I format them in the same way?

Please suppose you have a Microsoft Word 2007 document: you have just inserted in it about a thousand of JPEG images. With the first image, you do right-click, then FORMAT PICTURE, then option ...
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MS Word: Derive Styles from Formatting

I have copied text from a web page to MS Word (2010). The formatting of this document is done via CSS, and all headers and text is formatted in a consistent way. The formatting is retained by Word ...
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Format text as code snippet in any word processor, like we do in Stackexchange sites

Its been more than six months since I'm using stackexchange, so everyone out there knows that we're speechless about how much it has been helpful to us. But a small thing about the these sites that ...
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How do I automatically number headings in Microsoft Word? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Word: continued title numbering I have a Microsoft Word document which consists of (more or less) the following heading structure (this is just the heading structure, ...
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292 views

Headings and TOC in Microsoft Word

I created a table of contents that updates according to the text I mark as "Heading 1" (or "Heading 2" for subchapters etc.). The table of contents works. But I noticed that the chapter titles (i.e. ...
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How to configure and move text in a raw text file including keeping spaces

What I need to do is move a column of text over to another part of the file; however, each line needs to be a specific amount of spaces at the end and I cannot copy the lone column over because it ...
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2answers
272 views

How to convert a document in some form of mark-up to a formatted Word document

My team has to produce a large number of reports in the coming months and these reports have to be to a very specific Word template with defined heading styles, bullet styles etc. Ideally I want my ...
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Prevent Microsoft Word from wrapping tables across columns and pages

When writing technical documents, it is often required for tables to not wrap across columns and page breaks, so that all data from a given table are displayed in one place. In LaTeX, there is a ...
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2answers
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A dot between two numbers is converted to comma

For example when i want to write 1.1 in MS Word, the . is suddenly converted to ',' when i write the second 1. Here is a illustration of what happens: Notes: I am typing in Arabic and i want the ...
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1answer
298 views

Setting page numbering on Word

I have a word document. The first four pages are title and index. After that, the “Chapter 1” starts. I want page numbers to begin from the “Chapter 1” onwards only. The first 4 pages should not have ...
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Stop Text Wrap in Word 2010 for an Equation Object

In Word 2010, I have an equation object that wraps at the end of a line. Is there a way to stop it from wrapping? (Since it's an equation object, I can't just use a no break space like would be ...
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2answers
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How to hide text formatting popup (Mini Toolbar) in Microsoft Word 2007

In Microsoft Word 2007 when you select a piece of text, a pop-up toolbar will display containing the common font formatting tools like font-name, font-size, bold, italic, etc. (The Mini Toolbar.) Is ...
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Formats for storing recipes?

In the past, I've know people to type up all their family recipes in microsoft word. The problem later is formatting them. If they decide they want headlines to be a different font, it's a pain to ...