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

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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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DOCX Scrubber for multiple Word files [on hold]

I need to remove metadata from many .DOCX files at once, and I don't know how to do it. The metadata remover that comes with Microsoft Word 2007 can only clean one file at a time. There is a program ...
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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 ...
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Copying and Pasting from Word to Outlook

When I compose written copy in Word 2010 with boxes and copy and paste to Outlook, the colour of text changes completely. Also, if I hide the borders on box in Word document, when I paste to Outlook ...
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How can I alternate fonts each letter in MS word?

Is there any way I can "loop" through a list of fonts, changing each letter? example: a b c d e f where normal bold italic are all different fonts?
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How can I create lists of links in Word 2013?

I have a set of Microsoft Word documents, and there are text links from one to another, so they all interlinked somehow. They could be placed just as a text or as a hyperlinks to other documents. I ...
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Combining MS Word “track changes” comments from multiple readers/editors

I am a writer and use MS Word (Mac 2011) for pretty much everything, and especially the Track Changes function, which allows you to add comments to the document. I have been circulating my work to ...
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What is the fastest way to show an open document in the finder using Alfred or any relevant technique?

At the moment I am particularly interested in Word documents, but this also relates to Photoshop, Illustrator, and any other program I use frequently. I want the finder to open location of the ...
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Can't change table background color in the header in Microsoft Word 2011

Here we have 2 tables, one is in the header and another one is outside of the header. (content of the page) As you can see, I can simply change the background color of each cell in the bottom table ...
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Why can't I use “Find” in a password read-only Word document?

After some testing, it appears that if you use the "password to modify" feature on a Word document, and you opt to open it as read-only, it disables almost every feature, including things like "Find", ...
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Word stopped creating list elements on enter. How do you get it to do start again?

I created a custom list in word. When I'm done with one element in the list and I press enter to start a new line, I expect it to start with a new list element such that I can hit enter to come out ...
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Is there a printer feature to combine printed documents to save paper?

Is there a feature on printers in general that would allow multiple documents to be sent to the printer, and have each document pick up where the last one left off, whether the next document is on a ...
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Same Header Infomation on Different size pages in the same document

I need to be able to have the data entered in the first page header be shown on all subsequent pages. This is easy if all the pages are all the same size. How can this be achived if the pages are of ...
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Always show comment highlights in Word 2013

To comment on text in Word, I highlight the text, click add comment, type a comment, etc. When I go to print, the commented text is highlighted. When I mouse over the comment, the commented text is ...
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Microsoft Word 2007: Caption with many pages in Table of Contents

I was wondering if it is possible to have a caption with more than one page in the table of contents for Microsoft Word 2007. For instance, let's say I have "Equation 1. Linear Model" on page 5 and ...
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Arabic Fonts are gutting reversed while copying from one Word 2007 document to another

I have a word 2007 document in Arabic. I try copying a part of the document to a new Word. The Words get reversed in the new document generated. For example if the original document has the following ...
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How do I recover a unsaved portions of a word 2011 document on Mac?

I am a Mac user and am working on a paper with Word 2011. I was last working on it a couple days ago and saved it to my desktop. I'm certain of this because I later reopened it to keep working . Today ...
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Excel is pausing my word doc each time it refreshes the link between the tables that I have in excel and my word doc

I have a word doc with many linked excel tables in it. Every so often, word has to pause while the excel automatically refreshes it. How can I slow down the intervals between refreshing to say once ...
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content control in word (2007) linking a value in a drop down box to a textbox

ive searched listed code and word help and tried to manipulate others code ive got as far as creating a developer combo box with two fields the display name and a value. i have also managed to use the ...
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Word to HTML Conversion- Loss of image quality

I have a word document which has formulas and other things as images.Now when I convert this document to a HTML file (Save as Webpage) the images experience a loss in quality. This is negligible in ...
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Why is wrap text disabled around my inserted image in a Word document?

Whenever I insert an image into my Word document, it inserts it as aligned with text, and I cannot change it to the other options. They are disabled.
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Different numbering prefixes on the same header level

I have different sections in a document that use the same level of heading, Heading 3 in this case. The headings for each section need to have a numbering system with a prefix of A, B, C, etc. I am ...
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Reset Numbered List with Text Style VBA macro MS Word

I'm trying to make a VBA macro to create a Word document from Excel... Currently I'm having issues with setting up the Lists properly. I want the list indexes linked to my 2 header types. Like so: ...
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Generate an index from a Word document based on a list of words

I have a list of words: Avocado Banana Canteloupe I also have a Word doc. I want to know the page numbers where those words appear in the Word doc so that I can generate an index like this: ...
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Can I force Microsoft Word 2013 to only Undo 1 keystroke at a time?

In case there's a different solution for my use case, here are my reasons: I often use Word for writing documents with lots of lists, and when I accidentally hit enter, instead of ctrl-enter, I want ...
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Show Lync Status on Interactive Page

I have an idea for a concept and i'm not sure in what format it can/will be: Our organisation has many employees that sit across a very large office. We have a desk plan hard-copy that shows names ...