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

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How to embed tables and figures so they are not included in word count

I need to embed the tables and figures in my thesis so that they are not included when the words are electronically counted. Any help would be appreciated. I'm sure it's straightforward but I can't ...
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delete a read only file & folders

In Microsoft word,I select properties from the folder, but it doesn't show a security tab in order to change it from a read only file.. Even if I attempt to delete a file from the folder, states I ...
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How to achieve this structure

I'm trying to create a word file with the following structure: A. Heading 1 1.1 Heading 2 1.2 Heading 2 1.2.1 Heading 3 B. Heading 1 1.1 Heading 2 1.2 Heading 2 1.2.1 Heading 3 etc. I've tried to ...
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Word VBA parse text and turn it into a table

Input: ##TABLE_START## ##ROWS=3 ##COLS=2 ##Value ##Decode ##0 ##Clock running ##1 ##Clock not running ##TABLE_END## ##TABLE_START## ##ROWS=4 ##COLS=2 ##Value ##Decode ##0 ##Off ##1 ##On ##Z ##High Z ...
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What are 'line-arrest' symbols? (Microsoft Word)

I recently send in a document for correction I created with LibreOffice. I received the correction with the remark that all "line-arrests" have to be removed. Apparently they are introduced because ...
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How to delete the table row dynamically based on condition in ms word?

How to delete the table row dynamically based on condition in Microsoft Word? Suppose: Take one table in Microsoft Word 2x2 matrix on the second column if the value is "0" then we should delete that ...
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how to send a pdf or ms excel/word file while it's open?

Upon viewing a pdf, ms excel/word file, i often want to send to my colleague for viewing, and after sending, i will still need to keep it open to use it further. While each time I have to close it and ...
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Word Syntax Error with NumPages and Formula

I'm trying to use the following as a field in word: { = { NumPages } - 1 } And I get the following error: !Syntax Error, { I seem to be using the right format per Microsoft. Any ideas? ...
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Microsoft Word - Antialiasing for font selection panel

Is there a way for me to enable anti-aliasing on the Font Selection pane in Microsoft Word? I know that there are other ways for me to search for fonts, but for a quick search the non-anti-aliased ...
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How do I Insert date of this coming Saturday in Word?

Is there a way in Word that I can insert the date of the coming Saturday in the format 'Saturday 4th October 2014'? This needs to update every time I print the document, so whenever I print the ...
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Add specific page of Visio diagram into Word document

I've got a Visio 2010 document that has multiple pages, with one workflow on each page. I'm trying to insert each of the workflows into a word 2013 document. I'm trying to do it as a direct link so I ...
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Add anchored shapes in the margin area in Word

I need to rewrite a resume in PDF to Word. The section headers are marked with additional rectangles in the margin area, like this: How would I do that in MS Word, in the .docx format? I found some ...
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Batch export text from one Word Document to a new Word Document

Several years ago one of our employees batch converted our documents (which are templates) onto new letterhead because the company logo changed. I know that the person used a macro. This happened ...
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table of contents in Word 2010 as sidebar

I have a short document and would like to use a TOC to illustrate its structure. The full-width default is overkill, but it seems impossible to put the TOC in a word-wrapped, right-aligned text box. ...
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How to search and replace in WORD a number string (d'Aboville number) at beginning of sentence?

I want to find and replace a number string, more specifically a d'Adoville number string that looks like this: 1. 1.1. 1.2. 1.2.1. 1.2.2. 1.3. it always has in my case a dot at the end, and it ...
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Generating PDF bookmarks from hidden text in Microsoft Word TC fields

I have a long Word document with various sections. The section titles are shown only in the running headers, so in order to include these in the TOC (table of contents) I use a TC field at the start ...
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How to combine an Excel spreadsheet with word documents using a field from the excel rows matching filename of word doc

I am trying to combine an excel spreadsheet with associated word documents. There is 1 word document per excel line. I have the Excel spreadsheet with all the rows. I have all the word docs in a ...
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Show page number only for headings of level 1 in the Table of Contents

I have a TOC that is driven from 3 heading levels. I want all the levels on the TOC but on the page number for heading 1. From the headers on the document: Document Number SPS SOP 2002 ...
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Remove hidden text and formatting in MS word 2010

A encrypted text is inserting to my word document 2010, by default word is treating the text as hidden text and its marked as red color. I got to know how to display that hidden text but, can any ...
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Word document open error

MS word document in .doc format opens well Word 2003 & the same doc opened in Word 2010 compatibility mode. It prompts to save the doc. There are several other docs, they never prompt to save ...
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Preserve links between copy-pasted Microsoft Word docs

How do I keep links functional between two Word Docs that are saved in the same folder, but that folder is regularly copied and pasted and given a new name? The documents always stay together, but ...
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Word 2013 template opens PowerPoint

When using Office Word 2013's new template home, I'm trying to apply a manuscript template that I found via the search bar (first option post-query). However, when I click the Create button it opens ...
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Everything turns into a word doc

All my desktop shortcuts look like the Word icon. When I use a shortcut to try to open a program, Word 2010 opens and then it tries to open the program so a file conversion window appears! What's ...
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Importing a template into Word

I am trying to import a .dot template in Microsoft Word for Mac 2011. I included my file in /Users/chris/Library/Application Support/Microsoft/Office/User Templates, but when I try to create a new ...
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Hotkey (or similar) to quickly switch to a monospace font (“teletype”) in either LibreOffice or Microsoft Office

I find myself doing a lot of writing where I would have to change fonts for certain parts of the text. The obvious example is writing code documentation, where you'd have to reference code frequently, ...
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Trying to make a Bibliography from book database

I try to transform a book database excel to a text bibliography index in word. We need to copy text and formats, in a one line per book text with negrita (for autor), and (cursive) for title, and i ...
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Number items in MS Word

I wonder if there is a simple way to achieve effect of numbering without lists. I have a document such as: Chapter 1 FR1 Name of request, description FR2 Name of request, description Chapter 2 ...
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Can't I add paper sizes to MS Word?

I do a lot of work with A5 size pages and I hate always going to Custom, and often having to re-enter the dimensions. I'd like to add A5 to the standard list of paper sizes, or at least to the ...
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How can I get a signature line to stay at the bottom of the page?

There does not seem to be a SE for MS Office? I have a Word document with a signature line (name printed underneath). Is there a way to force that paragraph to always be at the bottom of the page? I ...
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Convert tracked changes to highlighted

I am looking for an automated way to convert tracked changes in Microsoft Word 2010 to highlighted text. So, in essence what I'd like to do is: Highlight all text fragments with tracked changes ...
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How to change tab stop width for a specific style?

I've found a way to change the default tab stop width for all styles, but that is not something I want. I'd like to be able to set shorter tab stop width for source code block style only. How can I do ...
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how to align the left most border and right most border of all tables in word 07?

I have a word 07 doc with many tables interposed with texts through the whole doc, what i do is only to mouse click and drag one by one, and sometimes you can't see the previous table if they are far ...
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Are there symbols for newer Windows key icons?

Microsoft's Windows icon has changed multiple times throughout the past decade. In doing so, the Windows key's icon has changed as well, from Windows XP to the most modern iteration, Windows 8. Now ...
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How to scan for and remove (or recover) corrupted Word documents in a folder?

I have an old dying hard drive which I could not recover files from using TestDisk, so I instead used PhotoRec to scan the HDD to recover whatever files I can. I ended up with a lot of Word documents ...
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MS word: different caption style for figure and table

I'm trying to add captions for figures and tables in MS word. And I want to use different style on captions for figures and captions for tables. ex) font size 10 for captions for figures, font size ...
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In MS Word 2010: Change tracking: how can I permanently set color of my changes to red?

Assume a user that use change tracking a lot on different computers on a lot of documents. Can I go to MS Word options and permanently, for ever, set that user "johnk" will always have red color ...
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OneNote to Word images downsampling

Hello, I enjoy writing on OneNote more than in Word, probably because in OneNote I don't care about the layout of my document. So, I import vector images form visio into my OneNote notebook. In ...
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How do I stop a mail merge from adding zeros to the end of amounts of currency?

I am using an excel spreadsheet as my data source in a Word document mail merge. I have formatted the amounts in excel as currency with 2 decimal places. When I complete the merge, the amounts have ...
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Something has hijacked my CTRL+ALT+1 to 5 shortcuts

I am running Windows 8.1 and I can't use CTRL+ALT+1 to 5 in any programs that have these shortcuts defined. Mainly Word and Onenote. I have tried so many things to find out if a system wide shortcut ...
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In Microsoft Word 2007, is there a way to put in a variable which can be set and altered?

I am trying to make a document in which I can add a specific date at the top (for example, 03 October 2014). This date would be the main variable from which six other dates would align themselves to. ...
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MS Word tables as link from Excel only shows a single line

I have a Word document that functions as a template using a linked table to an external Excel sheet. My problem is that when i 'paste special' to insert the link, the table shows only the last line of ...
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Word won't save

I have a problem with Word document on endless save loop, crashing, hanging, etc. I've read other related problems on here but none of the solutions have worked for me. This is my dissertation so the ...
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How do I setup a Microsoft Word 2011 template that allows two pictures per page with room for text under each?

I am setting up a form that will be used for inspection reports. I am running Mac OSX (10.8.5) with office 2011 using word. I would like to have the area for the pictures predefined so that I just ...
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Chart accidentally inserted in Word 2007 document by voice command [closed]

Our voice recognition software command (Voicebrook for Pathology) is inserting a chart into Word 2007 document. Staff dictate "insert 2 part gross" and software hears chart instead of part. They try ...
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Keyboard shortcut for copy all highlighted text

How would I create a keyboard short cut to copy all the highlighted text in my Microsoft word document. (when I say highlighted text I mean text that has a permanent color on it not selected text.)
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Inserting Visio 2013 objects into Word 2010

I'm inserting Visio 2013 objects into a Word document. The diagrams are 8.5 x 11, and take up the full page in the Word doc. I've set up each Visio diagram to have a background page, which has ...
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Fixing Adobe Acrobat to Microsoft Word Line Munging

I have a PDF document that I am converting to Word using Adobe Acrobat (a recent version). The text converts perfectly fine, but the lines get screwed up. An excerpt from the original PDF looks ...
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How to add custom styles to navigation pane or change them with VBA

I have a Word2010 document that was created by a tool from Axure. Each heading is formated with a custom style ("AxureHeading1", "AxureHeading2", "AxureHeading3"). I was able to create a table of ...
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Microsoft Word 2013 View Page/Column Margins

In Microsoft Word 2013 is there a way to view the margins so I can see where the limits of my current column are (one column or multiple columns)? The closest I have gotten to this is by checking the ...
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Why is my Microsoft Word VBA form not showing on a MAC?

Not sure if this is the right forum but here goes... I created a word document with a form and macros then saved it as a template. The document was created with Word 2003 and saved as a template ( a ...