Microsoft Word is the word processing software from Microsoft that lets you create and edit documents.

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Captions gets extra line between object

My problem is pretty annoying I am adding caption to my table, image etc any object And these captions sometimes gets extra new line I mean an empty line between caption and the object When i ...
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Adding the word “page” to each entry in an index

I'm using Word 2010, and I could not find any way to do this. I am inserting an index at the end of my Word document. It shows the page number fine, e.g., "Zoology, 8". I would like to add "page" ...
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How do I make a numbered list skip numbers by default?

I have a list in MS Word with the following: 1. Outermost text 1.1. Second level text 1.1.1. Inner text 1 1.1.2. Inner text 2 1.1.3. Inner text 3 1.1.4. Inner text ...
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Disable British to American spelling Autocorrect feature

Microsoft Word keeps Autocorrecting my British spelling (e.g. organise) to American spelling (organize). How do I disable this feature, while still retaining all other features of Autocorrect?
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Word Mail Merge with Excel - Can't open both at the same time

I have a word mail merge for letters using an excel file as the data source. My problem is that I am not able to have both files open at the same time for editing (i.e. the excel source data and the ...
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How to create links in a drop down menu

I have a document which I use in work. It's large and dangerous. Part of the danger lies in the chance for confusion due to the amount of information held on it. I am trying to mitigate this. I ...
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How can I modify inline citation style in Word 2015 for Mac?

My professor insists that we use Chicago style of bibliography, but also wants inline citations to be in this format (Author, Year). However, the default Chicago style is (Author Year). Is there a ...
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Index of Special Paragraphs in Word

I have a Word 2010 document where I'm using multi-level lists for numbering headings. I also want to have "special" paragraphs sprinkled throughout that are numbered sequentially in the whole ...
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Inserting EPS file into a word document without converting it to wmf

I came across a word document (docx) with an EPS file embedded in it. When I examined the archive, I noticed that the eps file is within the media section of the word file: I tried to create a ...
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How to make a Word document force me to fill in some fields when I open it?

I have a Word document that I use for quotations. Every time I make new one, I need to change some fields (company name, person addressed, etc.). I want the file to require me to fill in those fields ...
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How can I Find and replace all text that has a style in MS Word 2013 without changing style on line below

I have a MS Word 2013 document with several headings that are styled as "Heading 4". My goal is to replace all text that is styled as "Heading 4" to ###### and style "Heading 5". I use the ...
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Make letterhead print on only the first page in Word

I have a letterhead document created for me. When inserting info into the document I would like the letterhead to show on the first page, only! Now it shows up on all subsequent pages, also.
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PDFmaker freezing/crashing computer?

I convert a lot of Word documents and Powerpoints into PDFs for work. Lately my computer has consistently been freezing about once a week. I don't have enough time to sit around and wait for it to ...
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How do I batch-change the case of words in a Document with Word 2010?

I have a document with a scientific text. Some words (author's names etc.) are in small caps, but they need to be hard-coded all-small-caps, because the book designer asks for them that way and there ...
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Fill one Word Form and Get Several Different Docs Filled with same information

In my word form there are spaces for name, surname etc. I also have some other documents that have similar spaces for similar things. Every time when there is a new case, I have to fill the form, fill ...
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Autotext on Word 2011

Is using autotext the only way to have a text autofill in another part of the document? I am looking to create a document that is similar to this one: http://www.kidzmet.com/files/trivial_pursuit.pdf ...
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Bibliography Feature in Word 2007/2010 APA style “et. al” in spanish

I'm using the APA Bibliography References built-in in Word 2007. When I insert a reference with multiple authors, there is an undesirable "y otros", (which means 'and others' in spanish). That is ...
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Paste as image adding extra padding inside image

So whenever I am doing a 'paste as image' from excel table to word or outlook, the table image is given extra padding both beneath and to the right. I used to be able to copy images flush with one ...
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For either Libreoffice or Word, how do I insert chapter and scene fields?

I am writing a play, and I want to be able to insert two fields, much like Page #. Let me explain... Each time Scene 1, Scene 2, Scene 3, etc., I want the pages in that particular field to be named ...
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Changing total page count in Word 2010

I'm creating a document with a cover page, then some copyright information, followed by a table of contents. Only then do I actually start putting content in the document worthy of a page number. ...
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Preview Microsoft Word in Greyscale?

If I have a Microsoft Word document with colour images, but I have a monochrome printer, how can I preview the document in greyscale to verify what the printed document will look like?
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Streamlining formatting in large document that has been modified by several versions of Word

I'm fixing up the formating of a large old Word document that has been modified using several versions of Word. I've converted it to the newest file format .docx. I'm working on formatting issues, ...
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How do you restrict table size input in Word?

The table has 44 lines in two columns. The right column has 4 areas of 11 merged cells each. They are picture holders. When typing text into the left table rows, the row will automatically expand ...
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MS Word Insert hyperlink to heading of same name

I have a document with about 200 subtitles at the "Heading 2" style level and approaching a thousand pages. In addition to the table of contents, there's a table that links to different headings and I ...
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Brother MFC-8710 DW no longer displaying an option to print a Word Doc two-sided on a macbook pro running El Capitan.

I installed the update for El Capitan on my MacBook Pro over a month ago, and have had no problems. Now, suddenly, the option to print a word document as two-sided has disappeared. I would ...
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Microsoft Word Find/Edit Text

I have a lot of documents with the following lines sprinkled through out: `# Text ^p Example: `1 FooBar They either have a paragraph end of line OR a carriage return char. I need to remove the ...
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Finding raw text on disk drive

I have lost a document I have worked very hard on. I have a backup that is three days old, but a lot of work has gone into it in the last three days. Here is the details: File still exists on my ...
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Cross Refence Appendix without Label

I have a document with a lot of appendixes, normally I cross reference the appendix just like any paragraph number and it brings in the entire label, for example "Appendix A." Now in my document I ...
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Word to Pdf with assigned location for pdf signature

I've been able to add digital signature locations on both word an pdf files for a while now. However some of my word files are automaticly generated and than saved as PDF. when this file is saved I ...
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Hide the comments when writing the Word document

I added some comments to the word document I'm writing, but I don't want to display them on my screen. This is what I see now: I want to hide the grey panel that contains the red blocks. I tried ...
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Stop the text getting separated into two columns

I am writing a journal paper using IEEE style. In that, each page is divided into two columns. The content is written in the first column and once the space is over the content goes to the second one. ...
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Fill column in Microsoft word

Is it possible to set Microsoft word for two column and then when write something instead of going to next line go to next column? You know that in default it fills one column and then go to next ...
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File Modified Date different than Word Last Saved Date

How can the FILE SYSTEM - DATE MODIFIED change without the MS Word DATE LAST SAVED not changing? There have been numerous occasions where a user states that they VIEWED a FILE then closed it without ...
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Replicating MS Word Bookmarks [closed]

I have to create a Word based report on products that our firm offers. Each product has about 100+ metrics. I created a table to display the metrics, and inserted bookmarks into every cell so that I ...
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word - merge mailing with specific fields if another specific field has a certain value

I want to do a merge mailing and I got the following issue My word document is on the screenshot capture below I want to put specific merge fields like adr_A1 in Adresse1when my specific ...
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Opening Word Doc 2016/2013 (or editing doc) causes Windows 10 to freeze

I have a new computer workstation with ASUS X99-E MB, I7, 64 GB Ram with Windows 8.1 installed and then upgraded to Windows 10. Office 2016 was installed after upgrade to Windows 10. Opening a ...
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Is it possible to use conditional formatting in Word 365?

Is it possible to use conditional formatting in Word 365, as it is possible to do in Excel 365? I know that you can add an Excel sheet inside a Windows document, and use conditional formatting inside ...
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Best way to insert high quality figures in MS Word

I need a way to insert hight quality PDF figures into Word without them distorting. The figures are mostly scientific graphs generated through Python and Matplotlib. The main problem is the text ...
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Document format: Two columns first page, one column second

I am trying (and failing) to create a Microsoft Word document that has two columns on the first page, and one column on every succeeding page. The idea is that the first page has a list of people ...
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Copy from txt file fails?

When I copy a line in txt file such as 7318912227725338960527291316 and paste into Word, it pastes a column instead of a row such as 731 981 222 772 533 89 60 527 291 316 This happens in ...
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Cannot adjust table padding

Tables cannot have the padding adjusted in the cell. When the 'same as the whole table' option is removed, and exact padding is entered, it does not save, or apply the padding to the table. ...
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How to add custom document property to MS Word

I just need add some new properties in the following menu. How do I can do it? Thanks!
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Navigating in numeric bullets in Microsoft Word

I have a list of questions numbered by numeric bullets like s s s Each bullet point is of variable length (from few lines to few pages). This makes me to scroll a lot to go to next bullet. I felt ...
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How to fix “open in read only” failing with MS Word?

We have MS Word (2013-2011) and documents on shared drives. Usually we have the author of the document editing it, and multiple other users that should access the document in read only. ...
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How do I prevent Word from shifting text down when trying to combine fonts?

I'm trying to write Byzantine music sheets (but that doesn't actually matter), but when I try to type in a character from another font the line automatically shifts down a little bit. I attached a ...
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Navigate among word headings with keyboard shortcut?

Is there a way to navigate between headings of the same type in word with keyboard? This would be equivalent to ctrl+arrow in emacs. In outline or draft view. Can't find anything like it in help ...
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Is there a way of setting a different footer size on the last page of a word document?

Using Microsfot Word 2013: Is there a way of setting a different footer size on the last page of a document? So far I have only found ways of having different footer contents, but nothing on ...
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How can I add an image as header and footer in Word template 2010

How can I add an image as header and footer in a Word 2010 template? Also, I want to allow user control on this; e.g., place a check box, which if selected, would apply header and footer otherwise ...
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Headings shortcut in Word?

I use headings a lot in my document and I like to use the navigation pane to quickly look through them. The "issue" is that the only way I know how to open the navigation pane is to hit ctrl+f and ...
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Spacebar fails randomly on MS Word 2016

I can't replicate the bug, I only know that sometimes, when switching between the English keyboard and the Japanese Microsoft IME, the spacebar starts failing on Microsoft Word. I can't insert spaces, ...