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

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Word doesn't let me navigate to where I want to save my document

When I try to save my document, Word only lets me select "Favorites" or "Recent Places". If I select Desktop, it does not let me drill down from there. I am on a 2014 Mac Pro.
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Arabic Text shows in wrong-direction in Word, but not Google Docs

I have a word document that shows Arabic text in the wrong direction to expected. I opened the same doc on my colleagues machine and the text shows in the correct direction. I uploaded the doc to ...
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Microsoft Office Word 2013 - Turn Off the Dang Templates

When you open Word 2013, it automagically offers you up several templates to choose from for use. 'Welcome to Word', 'Blog Post', 'Icon design', etc. These are interesting and I am proud of the ...
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How do I add invisible colums in Microsoft Word for only parts of the page? (Writing a CV)

I am trying to write a CV/Resume but having a lot of trouble organizing items in neat lines. I tried inserting invisible tables first, but they introduce a slight intent. What I am looking for now ...
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Technical Detail Within the Word 2013 Program

My question refers to the clipboard feature in word 2013. I am currently a college student and during a test, I had difficulty with my answers to the following questions. Actually, my problem lies ...
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Multilevel numbered equations

I need to number my equations as follows: If it is under Heading 1 => "Heading 1 #"."Equation #" If it is under Heading 2 => "Heading 1 #"."Heading 2 #"."Equation number #" If it is under Heading ...
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dealing with citation frame in Auto hot-linking in-text citations to a bibliographic entry

There is a frame around the citations in my document that prevents the follow macro from working. I have not been able to find an option in either Word 2007 or 2010 to turn off the frame. Any advice ...
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Hide Margin Guide in MS-Word [duplicate]

This border only appears when I'm typing. Can anyone explain to me how to hide this dotted margin guide? Thanks.
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MS Office COM add-in registry location

I have some COM add-ins in Outlook/Word that I'm trying to manually configure in registry, but I am unable to locate the corresponding entries. According to ...
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Preventing Multiple Letters to One Person in Mail Merge

I'd like to use Mail Merge in Word using an Excel sheet to send the following letter to people who have borrowed my gardening tools: «GreetingLine» My records indicate that you have borrowed a(n) ...
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Adding “Calendar Type” field to “Insert Date and Time” Dialog Box

My wife got a new computer at her work, and I set it up with all of the software she had on the old machine. The old machine was a single core Intel Celeron running Windows 7 Home Premium. Her new ...
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Replace text with images in Word using VBA and avoid dialog box

I've been trying to replace specific text with a related image, but cannot stop the 'word reached end of doc, start at beginning' (press OK to keep code going) from coming up, despite Find.Wrap = ...
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Removing Framed Paragraphs from RTF

At work I have been informed one of our RTF files is causing errors in 3rd party software due to it having framed paragraphs. I have been told to remove them. Using MS-Word how do I see/view these ...
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Word replacing “next page” section breaks with continuous section breaks

I have a Microsoft Word document with many section breaks, most of which are of the “Next Page” variety. On the last page I have a continuous section break. If I try to remove this continuous break, ...
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How to add a patterned shade (fill) (like diagonal strips or checker board etc.) within a table in Word 2010?

Is there a way to add a patterned shade (fill) (like diagonal strips or checker board etc.) within a table in Word 2010? If not - I guess the only way is to insert a shape and auto fit it to the cell ...
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Merge & Reformat text

I have a lot of Bible text looks like Gen 1:1 In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. Gen 1:2 The earth was empty, a formless mass cloaked in darkness. And the Spirit of ...
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How to add padding to images/chart in MS Word with 'in line with text' wrapping?

I have a justified paragraph at the end of a two column page. On inserting a chart with "in line with text" mode under text wrapping in the middle of the paragraph, the image appears fine. How can I ...
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How can I draw a perfect circle without an enclosing square in Word?

In Word, I'm trying to draw a circle, that is a perfect circle. When I copy this circle, I only want to copy the circle part. Yet there's always a white square that encloses this circle. I don't want ...
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Mac Office 365 Home Application Crash

I know what's causing my MAC PRO to crash, any Microsoft Office 365 app, but I don't know how to fix it. Either does MS tech support. So far their only answer has been to reinstall - now 3 times! ...
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Different numbering style for the same level in a multilevel list

Is it possible to achieve the following with Multilevel Lists in Word: 1. Heading Part II. Another Heading Part III. Another Heading 4. Another Heading Ideally, I'd like to use "Heading 1" style ...
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my thesis saved, open again, only a little content left, the file is same size

My thesis saved, open again, only a little content left, the file is still same size, but only several words left, still 610 Kb, but only 300 words. i spent a whole night without sleep, please help ...
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How do I print 4 documents on one sheet with text in landscape orientation?

I want to print my document in the below format (4 pages in a sheet, with text written vertically) in Microsoft Word: I tried with the options in printing form of Microsoft Word, but it prints my ...
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what is fixed column width option in word?

I draw a table and select the column. in the layout tab there is auto-fit option that we can select fixed column width. but when I select this option nothing happened. how can I use this option?
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Word 2013 - Header and Footer in blank page created by odd page section break

I'm doing my dissertation and new chapters must begin in an odd page. So everytime a chapter ends I insert an odd page break. Whene exporting the blank pages are added, however, without the header ...
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Maintaining parallel versions of documents

I would like to maintain parallel versions of my cv (résumé). What are good ways of doing this? Either with a "master document", or merging between versions? I would prefer a WYSIWYG way of editing ...
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How to solve problems relating to failure in accessing Temp Folder: C:\Users\Username\AppData\Local\Temp?

I'm running Windows 8.1 64 Bit. For about two weeks now I've been having problems with many of my program which seem to have been caused by failure to access the Temp Folder ( ...
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Word - Change styles without changing formatting

I've been given a document where the majority of the text is styled as Heading 1 for some reason. I want to change it to Normal without changing the formatting - is this possible? I want the font, ...
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Find and high light all numbers in a certain range: MS Word 2013

Using Microsoft Word 2013, how do I highlight all numbers in a certain range. I already found out how to find and highlight all of a certain number, but this would be a big help. Example: I want to ...
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Microsoft word 2007 date printing

I have a MS Word 2007 file , which is my company's daily stock format. Now I want to print whole of months (30-31 days) pages at the beginning of each month. Now my query is "how to print individual ...
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Word Restrict Editing - still need Paste Unformatted?

I am creating a Word template for a large project team and have locked down the styles to a specific set using the Restrict Editing feature. Will this enable the team to use the normal copy and paste ...
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What is the application of 'align to page and align to margin' in word 2007?

In the Page Layout tab there are align options. When you open it there are several options, for example, align to page and align to margin. I select a picture and choose this option but nothing ...
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Cursor stuck on Mac

I have a graphic at the top left of my page in Word using a Mac. I cannot get the cursor below the graphic so that I can just type. The return key and arrow keys don't work.
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How to build a form in Word that changes based on drop down selection

I don't know if this is even possible. I want to create an improved checklist for our internal operations. The issue we are having is we have one master checklist and not every item on the list ...
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Is there a way in Microsoft Word to have it also recognize the plural of words that have been added to its dictionary?

Often I'll have a word in my document that MS Word doesn't know, maybe a somewhat technical/scientific word, like 'plasmon'. I'll have it all over my document, so I'll often right click and do 'add to ...
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Is there a way to make Microsoft Word's autocorrect more aggressive?

Often when I'm typing quickly, trying to get a fleeting thought down, I make small mistakes typing. If I do it several times in a sentence, I have to go back and right click on each word and correct ...
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Is there a way to “tether” figure numbers in the text to the corresponding figures in MS Word?

so I have a large manuscript with about a dozen figures throughout it. I'm editing it, so the figures end up getting moved around and such. The problem is that I have, many times throughout the text, ...
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Change Word Mass Mailing Sender

I'm using the Fusion & Mailing tool on Word. I've set up 3 mails adresses in my Outlook. I've noticed that Word sends the mails with an adress which is the first one I entered on my Outlook. ...
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Strange graphical glitches in Outlook, Word and Excel

My coworker is experiencing strange graphical glitches while using Outlook, Word and Excel: When she is composing an email in Outlook and she types in the body of the message, the text often appears ...
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how to merge two word documents in two columns

I have two MS Word documents containing pictures, chapters, tables , text boxes One document is in English and the other is in Serbian (with correspnding pages). I need to create a new document with ...
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Missing the “L” shaped formatting icons in Microsoft Word

I am missing the "L" formatting (or maybe layout) things in Microsoft Word and don't know how to get them back. Below screenshot I found shows the missing parts in red circles: How can I ...
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How to create a list where every number shows twice?

I have created a word table. I need to sort that table from time to time. The table has 3 columns. the cells in the first columns are merged vertically for every two rows (in other words - the cells ...
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Microsoft word 2013 - if statement not working

I have a field code with a strange behavior. When I put the code, { IF NUMPAGES=NUMPAGES "A" "B" } I get A as expected however, when I reverse this, ie { IF NUMPAGES<>NUMPAGES "A" "B" } I ...
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Microsoft word - automatic text shift above the table

We are writing scientific text in Microsoft word which includes many tables. When the table is too big it is moved to another page. Thus between the text above the table and the table the blank gap is ...
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Aligning single-digit and double-digit numbers in Word 2010 table of contents

Problem: I have a table of contents in Word 2010. It has aligned the single-digit numbers on top of the left-hand digit of the double-digit numbers, instead of on top of the right-hand digit. Example. ...
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I properly sized a picture smaller and saved it, then when I copy/pasted on Word 2003, it showed the original larger version

I have Win7, Word 2003. Could someone help me with 2 problems please? (1) I learned how to reduce the size of a picture, so I saved it and proceeded to copy/paste it on to my Word, but oh surprise! ...
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Mixing bullet list and numbering - how to restart numbering after every bullet?

I'm trying to create a multi level list, with bullet points and numbering. Everything is fine, all the levels are ok, however bullet points won't restart the numbering for me. When I right click on ...
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Word 2013 - captions will not be update

I have copied a section of text, which contains figures and tables, from another Word 2013 document into a new template document from an older version of Word. For some reason the table and figure ...
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Can I change the user name for Word 2013 track changes while signed in to an Office account?

I've been provided a hard copy of comments and changes to a document. My task is to add them to the electronic file. I changed the user name via Track Changes Options (pictured) to the original ...
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Word 2013: moving table rows with mouse changes column size in auto-adjusting table

In Word 2013, one can move a row in a table by selecting it and dragging it to another place in the table. So far so good. However, on all computers I've seen, almost always this leads to a random ...
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How to setup a building block header with a different front page?

I have a header that I have added into the building block gallery. However, I want to set it up so that it has a different front page. How do I do this? Whenever I add a header in from the building ...