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Using Foxit to create PDF document from Word document

I feel sure I successfully created PDF documents from Word documents some years ago, using an older version of Foxit. But now when I try to do the same, Foxit crashes. Any advice?
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MS Office menu key commands instead of ribbon - any solution? [on hold]

This is the bane of my life (particularly Word 2007 or later): "Continue typing the Office 2003 menu key sequence, or press Escape to cancel" Here I see this: "The only visual indication that ...
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How to Increment Page Numbers by 2 in the A-1, A-2, etc. Format?

I have field codes that currently work when an 11x17 page counts as two pages: First 11x17 page number: 1/2 Second 11x17 page number: 3/4 My question is "How do I increase an 11x17 page number ...
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In Replace command, match first word(s) of document only

I'm using Replace to italicize the first word(s) of each paragraph that are followed by a tab using this wildcard expression: ^13*^t The ^13 finds the start of a new paragraph. I only want to ...
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How to insert a black and white (i.e. no color information) image to Microsoft Word?

When printing a document on a printer with separate color and bw page counters for billing purposes, it's important to get the printer to not print color unless absolutely necessary. In this case I'...
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Automatically generate a table with certain content in Microsoft Word

I have a varying number of tables in documents I create with the following structure: +-----------------+--------------+ | Heading R1C1 | Heading R1C2 | | Paragraph R1C1 | | +--------...
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Possible to automate italics for first word of paragraph?

I'm doing transcription of a recording, and the style guide is that I start each paragraph with the speaker's name in italics with a colon after it, then tab over to 1.5" and their speech is not in ...
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What is paragraph TE000128012 OR what is \u switch for TOC in MS word?

I am reading a web page about the codes for TOC in MS word here. It explains the possible switches when creating a TOC, one of them being \u. \u Builds a table of contents by using the ...
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How to make changes in Word document in collaboration with another person?

When I send a Word document draft to my supervisor, it may take several days for him to respond. Meanwhile, I keep working on the draft, making changes to different parts of the document. In a few ...
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How do I print blank fields in mail merge in Word 2016

I recently upgraded to Office 2016 and I am trying to use an existing mail merge document. In the the past version, there was an option to allow blank lines to be printed when a merge field had no ...
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How to remove reference and Use vba code for every machine?

As you suggested I have done changes but still I am not able to make it user-friendly or you can say every time when i have to use this code I have to turn on Scripting Runtime on different computers. ...
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Best way to align paragraph text with heading text (not heading number)

I want to align all paragraph text with the heading text (not the number) as follows: Example: 1. Heading 1 ------->Paragraph text 1.1 Heading 2 ------->Paragraph text 1.1.1 ...
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Word 2016: Continuous break causes page break

Using Word 2016, I hit the problem "Section break causes an unexpected page break in Word" which is described here: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/292074 The MS KB says the KB applies through ...
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RTL footonotes MS Word

I am using a RTl language in Word, and have set up word for this. However in the footnotes, it is always from LTR. Now I know how to move the footnote seperater, that I did. However each footnote is ...
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How to force MS Word 2016 to enumerate the figures continuously

Although I prefer different processor I'm forced to report results in MS Word. The report contain many figures (graphs, figures) and few text, mainly comments to the figures and graphs that are ...
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Macro from source file to destinationfile

I have a source file with a macro in it (.docm). This source file is used to merge data from an excel sheet. The source file is used as a source :P and therefore word opens a new file where the ...
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Is there a conversion chart for Quick Styles from Word 2016 to Word 2010?

Need a Word 2010 Quick Styles chart for class training, purchased office 365/Personal (2016), before class began, and the 2016 doesn't have the same formatting as 2010, and most businesses and ...
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How to stop Microsoft Word wavy green lines from blinking with each keystroke

Word has this annoying behavior where if you dont tend to the green wavy lines in the beginning of a sentence, they will blink by appearing and reappearing with every keystroke. Ignoring the green ...
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Percent-encoding (URL encoding) does not work well in MS Word. Is there a fix?

In a text written in MS Word 2002, I want to include this: http://hdl.handle.net/2027/uma.ark:/13960/t7fr05w6z?urlappend=%3Bseq=1363 permanent link, that points to one of the pages of an old magazine (...
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Charts / text boxes in Word not appearing properly when saving as PDF

I have a Word document (Office 2007) that I'd like to save as a PDF. Most of the document saves perfectly, but some pie charts and text boxes are not appearing correctly in the PDF. They don't appear ...
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Endnote's in text-curly brackets {} issue

It looks like Endnote implemented in microsoft Word is recognized by the curly brackets {ref#}. The problem I am having is since my paper has some mathematical notations that naturally use {}, e.g., y ...
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Converting .docx to PDF, using Microsoft Word 2010, giving bad output

I am making a brochure for my school fest. This is the screenshot while editing in Word: But whenever I Save it as .pdf the following comes as the output: It can be clearly seen from the images ...
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What is this mystery paragraph mark in Microsoft Word that cannot be copied?

In Microsoft Word 2013 on Windows 7, I keep encountering a strange paragraph mark that cannot be copy-pasted properly, which causes all kinds of problems. Unfortunately, I do not know how to produce ...
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How to create a outline so that I can navigate it later

Microsoft Word 2013: how to create an outline so that I can navigate it later. I am doing a vocabulary list of rarely used long words, frankly, I would like to using my navigation panel and be able ...
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macro's gone before/after saving to .docm

I am working on an excel file that opens a source document(word) that I want to save to another name but with the macro's from the source. Opening the file is not the problem but after this merge (I ...
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How can I add several clickable links at once in Microsoft Word?

How can I add several clickable links at once in Microsoft Word? E.g., I want to be able to convert the following into at once, i.e. without having to make each link clickable one by one.
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MS Word 2013: path to local copies

I am using Microsoft Word 2013 Because I have a network share which is somewhat unreliable, I enabled the following option in File=> Options => Advanced : Copy remotely stored files onto your ...
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How to change color only of footers in Word 2010?

I have this Word document with 700+ pages. Most of the text is in black, some of it is in red (and it should remain red). The same happens with the footers, some of them are in black, some of them are ...
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How to build custom text that will have: (a) generic template creation, (b) usability across multiple documents, AND (c) automate update

Problem: Remove inconsistencies between documents. Let’s say I write 5 sentences for "generic provision" (GP) in document A, and use that same language in document B. But if I edit the GP language in ...
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Make numbered list item a member of previous item with a new sub-level list in the middle

I have a numbered list using a custom defined format of which I am utilizing several levels throughout the document. Here is an example of what I am getting: A. List item A 1. List item ...
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Hyperlink in Word: Open with non-default application

Here is my situation: I have been using word to create documents saved as htm pages so they act like a little offline website that my company will use on local computers as a wiki/file directory for ...
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How to maintain chapter number references using MS Word 2016

I am numbering my chapters using automatic numbering like chapter 1 1.1 Subchapter 1 1.2 Subchapter 2 chapter 2 ... etc. I have to use references to chapter numbers in my text like "It is ...
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Hotkey for “Previous search result word” in Microsoft Word

ctrl+f gets you to find words, and a simple enter brings you to the next word. What hotkey takes you to the previous word?
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How to add footnote citation in Word 2013

I want to use the traditional footnotes citation with superscript numbers, like the below example. My question: Is there any possibility in Microsoft Word to let me choose a specific book from my ...
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Heading numbering without messing the text

I'm trying to number the headings which divide a text in Word 2013. As recommended by Microsoft (https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Number-your-headings-ce24e028-4cb4-4d4a-bf25-fb2c61fc6585)), ...
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Working with multilevel lists in WORD 365, numbers are rendered as a black rectangle

When I save a document (I am using office 365 on a MAC), the user defined style for level 2 turns the numbering to a black box. None of the fixes suggested in this forum fix the problem. ItT occurs ...
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Multilevel numbering and text direction Microsoft Word 2010

I want to write a text in Persian language and as you know Persian is written in right-to-left manner. So far there is no problem and I can use the text direction. But when I want to use multilevel ...
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IEEE citation style word 2016: is automatic reordering possible, and if so how?

I'm currently working on my thesis in Word 2016 for Windows 10. I'm required to use the IEEE citation style and I want to have my bibliography ordered based on the order with which citations appear in ...
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Drawing canvas size in Word 2010

I frequently use the drawing canvas to insert and group figures and text. However, the page size and its margins, size of inserted figures, and figure position change according to type of manual I ...
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Word 2016 Printing background colour

I want to print a document including the background colour. I can get the background colour fine, but there is a coloured box around all text and images - like a highlight on screen. This isn't ...
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Word: Applying a border to columned text

Is it possible to put a border around text in columns such that the border goes around all of the columns? When I tried to do this, the borders ended up going around the individual columns, breaking ...
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Why doesn't AbiWord paste a table?

I was looking for a lightweight alternative to Word. I came across one of the questions where they said AbiWord. It looks good and lightweight, but when I am trying to paste a table from my mail, it ...
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Add heading numbers not working in Microsoft Word

I would like to add numbers to the headings of my Word file. I'm using Word 2016 with the latest updates. At first I put the cursor in the first heading, and then I added the "list with more level" ...
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Formatting similar MSWord (pasted from MSExcel) tables in batch

I've got a lot of similar spreadsheet (same dimensions, different numbers) in MS-Excel, like this : To present them in my report in MS-Word. I have to format them in this way : To avoid ...
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Word: Applying border through styles affects only paragraphs, not text

I have created a style for displaying code. I have set a border to it. However, in the border menu, there is only apply to paragraph option and not apply to text. Thus, every time I apply my style on ...
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How to cross out term in equation editor in MS Word?

I would like to cross-out a term in equation inside the equation editor in word 2016. This the effect I would like to achieve in equation editor in MS Word 2016. Can tex commands be made ...
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Caption numbering in Word 2010

The page numbering format can be different for each sections of a Word document. For example: section 1 will have roman numbers (I, ii) and section 2 will have numbers that have "Include chapter ...
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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 ...