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MS Word Plugins to “Send File”

I am trying to find a way for word 2013 and up to have the ability to "Share" a file to get it onto a server. I am flexible with any method of sending. If there is a way to send it into an ftp server, ...
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Autoupdating an excel table in a word document

Not really a microsoft/windows user so apologies if the answer is obvious. I am running a windows 7 machine using microsoft office 2007. I have an excel spreadsheet in which a series of different ...
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Word Wildcard Search and Replace Formula Elements

(vn = vp = 0) Does anyone know if its possible to search and replace in Word, using Wildcards, to italicize the vn = vp ? Also, the same search and replace but v1 = vp , with the subscript numbers ...
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Can I save a Word Document that has been “Compared” without the Formatting Changes

When using the compare feature in Word, I would like to select that the formatting changes not show then save the document. When the next user opens the document, I would like for it to open without ...
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Microsoft Word Merge Field Problems

I'm doing a mail merge to a template with data pulled from an Excel table. I'm attempting to add text if the letter is for Program A or Program B, and different text if it's from Program C. The method ...
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How to link Microsoft Word Field Codes and References

Sorry if this question has already been asked, I can't find it anywhere on the internet. I have a document that shows many photos, and beneath each photo has a caption, eg: "Photo 1: A picture of a ...
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Word 2010: Macro or Automatic Method to Remove Space Between Table Cells

I have a large document full of tables that need to be formatted, including removing the spacing between cells. I currently use a macro for most table formatting and was hoping to incorporate this ...
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Getting a timestamp from VLC into a word processor

I'd like to be able to get the current playing time of a file in VLC media player and insert it as a timestamp into a word processor - so something like a hotkey combination that will output "[HH:MM:...
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Space before paragraph with bulleted lists in tables

I have a table of three cells, each cell containing a separate bulleted list. My "Normal" style is formatted with an 18pt space before the paragraph. However, in this table, the 18pt space is only ...
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How to design table in MS Excel or MS Word with varying cell sizes? [on hold]

How can I design a table in Microsoft Excel with varying cell sizes? I do not want to have the entire row as one size, but single cells as a specific size.
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My Apostrophe Key is Making Commas

While using MS Word in Windows 7, when I type the ` key and if it's not at the end of a word, it turns into a ,. I've never had this issue before and it's driving me crazy! I tried googling it to ...
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Text input field displays incorrectly for Arabic input in Word 2016

I do Arabic translation at my work and I create fillable forms using Word. Today I noticed the text field for Arabic input looks like a small square instead of a rectangular shaded area. Please see ...
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I am using Microsoft word on a mac and getting {MERGE} hyperlinks every time I type

I am using Microsoft word on a mac and getting {MERGE} hyperlinks every time I type. Please help me remove this from a mac? Thanks
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Microsoft Word Hide page numbers on non sequential pages

Hi I am formatting my document and I am trying to figure out how to hide specific page numbers. For example my pages go: i, ii, iii, iv, v, vi, vii, 1, 2, 3, 4, etc.... and I need to hide the page ...
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Updating link paths with Word VBA

I have the following links to Excel in a word document: The issue is that when changes are made the document version on both the excel sheet referenced and the word document change. As such I will ...
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Showing paragraphs from other pages in Word

Have a word document with Heading 1 paragraphs starting on every single page. I would like to show the Heading 1 paragraph of the NEXT page on each page, so having page X showing the Heading 1 of page ...
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Word 2010 … keeping a string of text from splitting onto two lines

I am writing a memo that will go out to all our customers in which we refer to a period of dates (from 06-10-2016 to 12-06-2016 inclusively). Is there a way I can keep this date period from splitting ...
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Swapping multiple cases of two varying blocks of text, with MS Word find-and-replace

I have a few very long and large documents in MS Word, containing iMessaging history. I want to reorder the current format a bit, so it is more intuitive to read. Currently a sample of one document is:...
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Microsoft Word - creating a double-sided letterhead template with only an image on the back

I am attempting to create a Word template for letterhead that was designed in Illustrator. I am using headers and footers to recreate the look of the original letterhead. I'm running into a snag with ...
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How can I change the date format in MS Word 2016 to show only hours and minutes when mailmerging with an Excel file?

I'm trying to mail merge a MS Word letter with a MS Excel file which contains dates and times as well as other fields. I'm trying to put together for calling people to interviews at different times. ...
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How to find and remove implicit page break in Word?

In Word 2010 style formatting, just before one of my level 2 numbered heading (not before the others, at least before most of them), I get a page break that is invisible in the paragraph marks view. I ...
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How to include in a style a new section?

I want to define a "title" style in word 2013 which include a new page and new section. Actually, I want to set my title in a new page and centered on this page. I can change the style of the title ...
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Microsoft Word: Text space automatically being introduced when inserting citations. How to stop this?

I am using MS-Word 2010 professional and trying to submit a document to my professor, and he requires citations to hug the text. My problem: The top-right red arrow points to me highlighting the ...
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How to put AVI videos or animated GIFs in Word and then save as PDF?

How can one put videos (AVI format) or animated GIFs in a Microsoft Word document and preserve the animations after saving it as a PDF?
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How to hide the “send a smile” Office 2016 icon?

a recent update added the yellow icon "Send a smile" at the top right of Office 2016 applications and I wonder how I can get rid of it.
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Word Macros missing from a word doc in the network drive

I had lot of macros/VBA scripts for processing comments, merging etc in one few he word doc(word 2013)files on shared drive. i changed my computer and now i don't see any of the macros in those ...
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How to have full-width horizontal lines in Microsoft Word?

How can I have full-width horizontal lines inserted between the lines of a long text? I do not want to use Ctrl+U to add underline to the text because it does not add lines to the empty spaces. Also ...
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Word 2007 - two digital signatures (with a change in between)

In Word 2007, I'm trying to create a form for providing a procedure to deviate from rules. A user would enter some information and sign the form. Someone else would then select APPROVED or REJECTED ...
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Word, Regex for brackets, word, whitespace or lf

In Word, I would like to use the regular expressions to match "Po" followed by either a whitespace or end of line character. [[Policy.PolicyNumber]] [[Po [[Po John So in the above example I would ...
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Are Word 2000 dictionnaries compatible with later versions of Word?

I have a French version of Microsoft Word 2000 on my computer. If I install a later version of Word (for example 2016) in Swedish without uninstalling Word 2000, will both versions of Word be able to ...
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How to draw such (e.g. 5 by 5) a grid with thick boarders efficiently in Word 2016?

In Word (or Excel or Visio or any other similar), how to quickly draw such grid? For example, for each 5 by 5 squares, the boarder are thicker. Thanks.
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“Draw” tab is missing in Word 2016

I have a UDB Pen Mouse device that I like to be able to draw with it on Word 2016. My PC is not a touch device but the USB pen mouse works nicely. My word 2016 is part of Office 365 ProPlus ...
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Word 2013, form, developer

I am building a form in word 2013, I have set up a drop down box with multiple choices, is there a way to have the words in another paragraph change based on which choice is made above in the drop ...
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How can I link some text inside a word 2016 document?

I am preparing a word 2016 document which is to be resused several times. This document contains some month-year date, like e.g. "Nov 2016", which is the same throughout the document, and appears on ...
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Search and include some text in Microsoft Word

I don't know if it is possible to do. I have a Word document with a lot of text (sorted and unsorted lists, styles, images, etc) and I want to write specific text depends on the content. For example,...
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Get Words to refer to last modified Excel (2013)

So now I have tables in Excel and I am going to link the tables into Words, so whenever there are changes in Excel, Words will be updated accordingly. But the people who are updating the Excel, are ...
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How do I return a microsoft word document to the default styles

Often when I open a word document or copy from another word document the styles end up being poorly structured. In this scenario how do I set the styles back to the default structure. Example of ...
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Word Template for Automatic Object Placement?

I have a series of data "objects" that are typically used to prepare reports. One class of objects are MS Excel tables. The second set are graphs from a stand alone app (GraphPad Prism) - these can be ...
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How to get Word to repeat a Heading?

I'm writing a Word document using MS Word for Mac version 15.22.1 (2016). My document uses the Heading X styles. If content below a heading spills on to another page, I would like Word to add the ...
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How to convert tabs to indents in Microsoft Word

When copy pasting text from another editor to microsoft word, paragraphs come with tabs in the beginning. How to convert those to paragraph indents, to get better formatting?
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Table cell text has gap on top in Word

I can't seem to understand why, but even though I align it on the center of the cell in the layout tab, the text doesn't have equal spacing from the top and the bottom of the cell. How to get rid of ...
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Remove spacing before tab in Microsoft Word

I want to get rid of the red marked spacing in the following demonstration: Word is placing a small amount of spacing before a tab I place at the start of a line. While this may not be very ...
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How to auto-update exports of a document?

Assuming I have a document Report.docx which gets frequently updated and has exports as say Report.pdf and Report.md. How do I adjust Word to automatically update the PDF and Markdown-Versions of the ...
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MS word: a macro to turn ON/OFF some proofing settings

What macro could turn ON/OFF some proofing settings? (Unfortunately macro recording doesn't record the setting change) I'm looking for a way to turn ON/OFF 2 proofing settings (at the same time): ...
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Code background from Visual Studio

I want to paste some code in my Word document from Visual Studio 2016, but the text has a white background. For readability I want to keep the formatting and the colors of the code. When I try to ...
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Converting Word html files to pdf

I have a collection of about a thousand web pages which were exported from Word. I would like to convert them to some other sensible format like pdf. Is there any way to do this for all the html files ...
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Printing a footer background that extends to the edge of the page

I have a letterhead that was designed in Word. When I attempt to print the letterhead on US Letter paper (or A4, for that matter), the footer background does not extend to the edge of the page, as ...
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Best way to prevent running malicious/virus macro on PC

I've got a question. Could You provide some hints/solutions about preventing running suspicious macro's in Office apps? What I've already know: there is a possibility to turn off all macro's without ...
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grammar check ignoring spell check in Microsoft Word

I think there is an option to do grammar check alone in Microsoft word. Does anyone know how to do grammar check ignoring spell check in Microsoft Word?
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What's the keyboard shortcut for MS Word's AutoCorrect Options menu?

I'm looking for the keyboard shortcut to open the AutoCorrect Options menu (I'm using that name since it's what the tooltip shows) that's added when it makes corrections. When MS Word (I'm using ...