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Add Macros not stored in normal.dotm to a toolbar in Microsoft Word 2011 for Mac

I know I can customise a toolbar in Microsoft Word 2011 (there is a fairly comprehensive guide here). My question is the following: When I select "Macros" in the "Command" tab of the "Customize ...
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Can't remove a line or border in Word 2013

How can I remove this border or line from Ms Word I can't recall how it got there in the first place, or what it is. And I can't see a borders button in Word 2013. (I see a borders dialog box under ...
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MS Word: chapter numbers within captions reset to 0 despite displaying correct chapter number in the dialogue box

I'm editing a document for a coworker, and one of the things I've fixed is inconsistent headers. After defining my list styles and getting the headings just right, I've continued to encounter a few ...
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Mac preview doc&docx weird pages layout

I have my CV in docx format on Mac and when I open it with preview (or view get info), second page overlaps first page but when I open it in open office for example it's OK. Do you know how to fix ...
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Mail Merge Multiple Rows into one document

I have an excel file with different fields in each column: Field 1__ | Field 2__ | etc. F1 Item 1 | F2 Item 1 | etc. F1 Item 2 | F2 Item 2 | etc each field has a different number of items in it. ...
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How do I position my Table ? -Word 2013

How can I position my Table according to my desired one? As you can see in screenshot, when I hover over top-left corner of table, it shows + button to add more rows. Not the icon to change position ...
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Add shared OneDrive document to my drive

This seems like something that should be very simple, but I can't figure it out. A colleague has shared a OneDrive document with me. When I click the email, the document opens in Word Online. I can ...
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Inserting Autotext (or Quickpart) into Word (2013) on the basis of a Boolean value from Access (2013)

Haven't found any info on this anywhere on the net (at least any that works--more on that in a moment). What I am trying to do is have, at the push of a button that I have created in an Access Form, ...
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Cross-reference list is empty in Word 2010

I have been given a Word file (.docx) that has about 35 figures and tables. When I try to add a cross-reference I get an empty list like this: I made sure that: 1) The figures and tables are ...
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Mac Word 2011 Regex

So my question is about regular expressions in Mac Word 2011. I have the following phrases that need to be found within a document and would like to get rid of them all at once. Examples: [set C/G, V ...
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Why can't I save as picture? (Word 2010)

I have some images in a Word document that I want to save. However, the 'Save as Picture' option that usually appears when you right-click on an image in Word is not available: My images are in a ...
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MS Word, allow a word in the middle of a sentence to have capitalized first letter

More details about my question: As shown in the above screen capture, I think paragraph 1 and 2 had the same formatting, but why "The" had an indication that needs to be decapitalized? I want ...
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Why does OneDrive - Person appear twice in MS Word's “Save As” dialog?

Here is the Save As dialog in MS Word 2013 running on Windows 8.1 with Update. One Drive - Personal appears twice. Why is that? The first listing of it allows me to browse my files and to save. The ...
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Change the character that is appear with Merge Field in Microsoft Word

I'm trying to add a MergeField in Microsoft Word. When I add the field (QuickPart->Field->MergeFeild) it adds the field and it appears like this: «GAP WAIVER», but I need it appear like this: **GAP ...
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How can I prevent my reviewer name from converting to “Author” after saving a Microsoft Word document on Mac's MS Word 2011?

Upon insertion of a comment or revision change Microsoft Word documents correctly reflects my User Name as the reviewer. However, after I save the document, all of my comments and revisions are ...
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keeping the formatting on a fillin field

I created a Word 2013 template, with a fillin field with references ({SET module {FILLIN "What Module do you want to install?"\o}}). Some of the reference locations have underlined formatting {REF ...
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How to do a move symbol in word?

Is this move symbol available in Word? I can find the left right arrow (↔) and the up down arrow (↕), but I can't find it combined. Is there an alt code or something?
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MS-Word: how to set a textbox with 100% width of the column in a two-columned document?

I have the following word coument, in which I would like to fix the position of the two figures on the right top of the page. Thus I inserted a text box where I want to put the two figures inside. ...
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Auto Sequential numbering based on cell criteria - create two independent automatic numbering sequences

Is it possible for the numbering in column A to skip any rows that have the Word "TOTAL" in column C but pick right up again in the next rows? At the same time can the rows with the word "TOTAL" in ...
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How do we view and resolve the difference between my version and the server version of a file?

In our MS Office Upload Center, I have a file: Name MyFile.docx Location d.docs.live.net/2234hksjdfhk2j34/Documents/Work/ (this is OneDrive) Last in Sync 10/26/2014 2:50 PM Status Please Refresh ...
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windows 8.1: auto input language change when switching from MS Word

When I used Windows 7, Windows used to automatically switch to English when I switched away from MS word in which I was writing Persian. This was really handy because I only needed Persian input when ...
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MS Word: preserve hyperlinks when exporting to PDF

How can I convert a Word document to PDF and preserve all hyperlinks? I have Word 2011 and Acrobat XI available on OS X. Save As -> PDF from Word doesn't preserve hyperlinks. Acrobat's File -> ...
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Why can't I see bookmarks in another word document when trying to create a bookmark based hyperlink?

So the document I have already has headings and a table of contents (TOC) and thus it has bookmarks However I need to link to this document from elsewhere but when I go to the other document and ...
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Where can I find the exact reverse feature found at http://www.codecogs.com/latex/eqneditor.php [closed]

How do I get the TeX or LaTeX code for an equation created in Microsoft Word? In other words, where can I find the exact reverse feature found at http://www.codecogs.com/latex/eqneditor.php
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Arial always show up as bold in my system

Lately (I'm not sure exactly when, but sometime during the last couple of weeks) pages in my browser has looked strange, and that is because the default font (Arial) looks bold all the time. Here is ...
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Resizing multiple objects in word

I have a flowchart that I made in word which is made up off different elements such as a text box within a box and lines connected to the boxes. My question is, I want to increase the size of these ...
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troubleshoot freezing process WINWORD using windbg

Background info: A few users in our network reported hanging of the WINWORD process as soon as they try to save a Word (2010) file after editting the document. Since they are working on a Citrix ...
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How to Position a table/picture or both two pictures fixed on the top of a page in MS-Word?

I have two figures which are required to be positioned on the top or bottom in the same page in Word. I have tried the solution in ...
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I want to make a printable Bible with a note section on each side.

I want to make a printable Bible with a note section on each side of the text. I have made a template with text boxes to the right and left of the single column document. I have added Genesis CH 1 to ...
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Microsoft Word 2013 Suddenly Erases Page

This has happened four times now. I will be typing along, minding my own business, when all of a sudden, the document I am working on starts erasing itself, racing upwards from the bottom all the way ...
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DocBook and Commenting like Word

I'm looking into using DocBook for a couple for projects. Currently, the projects use Word, but there's a couple of gaps we would like to try to address in these projects. One area that Word excels ...
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Word document loads incredibly slow

I have a word document (286kb) which takes almost 2 min to load. The document contains a large number of excel objects (as links from the same workbook). This is what I've tried: Remove the "old" ...
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How do I add placeholder text in Word 2007?

I'm working on a report but some data, which will be repeated throughout the document, are not yet ready. Is there any way to put a placeholder of some sort that will automatically adjust other than ...
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MS Word 2011 for Mac: Can the header and footer be unlinked so I can have different numbering in each?

I am working on a lengthy document. I need to have this information in the HEADER: Author, chapter #, page # OF THE CHAPTER And in the FOOTER: Consecutive document page numbers I have used ...
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Verify word document by vbscripting

Do you think vba will help me learn how to verify a word document by vbscripting. Or I have to strictly learn vb scripting for word documents. My main problem is I want to start verifying from line 7 ...
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MS Word 2010: Numbered headings in header

I have a Word document in which I use a multilevel list in my headings headings like so: Section 1: ___ 1.1 __ 1.2 __ Section 2: __ 2.1 __ My problem is that I have The first ...
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Hiding Table Borders in Microsoft Word 2011 for Mac

I want to see the table borders in the document when I am editing it but not when I go to print the document. I am using Microsoft Office 2011 on a MacBook Pro. Is there any way to do this? Aside from ...
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How to highlight the current row in MS Word 2010?

Is there a way to highlight the current/active row, so that you can easily read the document like UltraEdit? Please see below picture: Update: I mean how to "automatically" highlight the current ...
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Use 2 different page number formats in same document - MS Word 2013

I have first 10 pages numbered by Roman digits. I want that the 11th page's numbering should start by 1, 2, 3 and so on... How do I do that?
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MS Word: formatting reveals no section breaks, but header/footer show multiple sections

I'm working with a document that has completely screwy section breaks. I can find and remove or change both continuous and next page section breaks, and if I add a section break, it shows up in the ...
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Getting non collapsed version Microsoft Word equations in front of bullets

I have a numbered bullet followed by an equation on the next line as this: When I go to start of the equation and hit backspace to bring it in front of bullet, equation formatting changes to occupy ...
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Add “flush space” / Justify a single line of text in Microsoft Word

Adobe Indesign allows you to insert flush space. Flush space is expanded so that all items on one line are equally spaced and the line is filled completely. Here is what the result should look like: ...
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content control in Microsoft Word 7

What I require seems simple to me but I'm really struggling to sort it. I need a drop down box (combo box) that has a list containing two values. I want the first value to be displayed so the user ...
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Which Preview Pane, in Word 2013 or Windows 7?

I apologise if this question is too primitive, but where's 'the preview pane' described at ...
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Fit content in MS Word webpage to screen

I've created a basic webpage in Microsoft Word, which is just a table with some button links. It looks great on my screen, but when I switch to a lower resolution, it doesn't shrink to fit. Rather ...
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Trying to “automate” an MS Word Template

Using MS Word 2013. I can automate documents using C#, but for simple files I previously used bookmarks (for an older version of Word). I would CTRL+A to select all the text, then press F9 to update ...
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Table with two or more header rows

I'm trying to create a table with two header rows in Word, formatted using one of the available Table Styles. The second row contains the headers, and the first row is "categories". The table is ...
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Converting a .txt file with tab as separators into a excel spreadsheet

I have lines of data in a text file where each entry is separated by tab. I want them in different columns and each line to form a separate row in excel. I tried using Data > Import but it all comes ...
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Incomplete ListViews for CrossReference

I am using Word 2010 and have to often insert cross-references. Items to be cross-referenced are mostly table numbers and figure numbers, such as Talbe 1-2 or Figures 2-4. They always include chapter ...
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Changed file name and lost editing--can old version of file's previous name be recovered

I was highlighted text in a document that is a foreign language. I finished marking where I needed to get clarifications, and changed the file name (not 'save as' a new file name, but I changed the ...