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Word to PowerPoint: Equation Trouble

I'm preparing a PowerPoint presentation from a report I've already written in Word, with carefully typed-out mathematical equations in MathType or MS Equation Editor format. However, unlike text, when ...
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How do I accept tracking changes for a specific symbols and reject for the rest of the text?

I would like to accept tracked change only for specific symbols like manual line break and break section and reject any other changes. How can I proceed? I guess it should be a macros which looks for ...
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Version Control for Microsoft Word

Is there a good version control method for strongly formatted word docs? Ideally something that works with git and shows the diff in an easy-to-view format. Most of the questions I've seen on this ...
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Microsoft word - how to remove weird spaces

Suddenly in some lines in my document, the space between the words is longer than usual look the space between the red boxes is more than the normal, and that for example just happend in two ...
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How to align (set) the copied and pasted text into the justified manner in ms word?

Friends I copied the long text from a pdf file and pasted it into the word document, but here the problem is it pasted the text into word document unevenly. Now I have to set the every line of the ...
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how to make table cell height smaller than text height in word

I have a table in word where I need to have cell's height smaller than the actual font permits it. I tried settting vertical cell padding to negative amounts but word doesn't let me. Can anyone help? ...
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Word does not let me edit images using Photoshop (anymore)

Lately, whenever I try to edit an image using Image Object > Edit the following message appears: The program used to create this object is Photoshop. The program is either not installed on your ...
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In Word 2016 how to Show all documents in the same window

In word 2010 I could combine all word documents so word would only take up one slot in the taskbar. I could switch between word documents with Alt+Tab. How can I do this in word 2016? In word 2010 ...
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Program that reads format in a word document? [on hold]

Is it possible to write some codes that automatically read the font color of each character in Word, and then set the outline color to that color? The character may be other languages as well. Pseudo ...
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Ensure Copy-and-Paste Image Positioned at the Cursor MS Word

I am trying to copy an image from Excel to a Word doc. Here you can see the red circle is where my cursor is at. But when I pasted the image, the image is shifted upwards a lot and covers my ...
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Word 2016: Define New Number Format dialog

I'm trying to add a multi-level numbering Style in Word 2016. The Define New Number Format dialog (see image) appears to enable this. But how does it work? The text box to enter a style functions ...
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How to prevent Word 2013 from detecting a comma used as a thousands separator as a grammar mistake?

I have a text, which contains a lots of numbers, in which a comma is used as a thousands separator like this: 1,000, meaning one thousand. When I check spelling and grammar Word underlines these ...
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Automatically build hyperlinks to the content of chapters

I'm creating some document in Microsoft Word, I was wondering if it was possible to have Word generate some hyperlinks under the heading 1 (chapter title) to all heading 2 (sub chapters) that are ...
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Word 2016 inserted RevNum field will not auto-update

I inserted the document revision from Insert->Quick Parts->Field->RevNum into my document. It never updates the number unless I use F9 after highlighting it. This occurs for all fields including ...
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Is there any way to prevent the next pages from changing when I edit spacings on current page?

In Microsoft Word, the common problem most of us face is when we are in the middle of a document (reviewing or formatting a page), and we delete some text or make some text small and the text from the ...
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Is there a way of adding columns to a section inside a left column?

I have my Microsoft Word document already broken down into two vertical columns. It currently looks like this Left Section 1 | Right Section 1 Left Section 2 ...
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How to replace straight quotes with curly quotes in pasted text

I am using Word 2007 SP3. The autoformat option, "Change straight quotes to curly quotes" is turned on. If I type text into Word directly, then straight quotes are converted correctly into curly ...
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Text boxes in Word 2010 do not print to actual size

In Word 2010, I'm trying to make text boxes that are an exact size when printed. However, when I print them, they come out smaller than that specified size. For example, if I make a text box that is ...
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How to change Microsoft Word Blog document to LTR?

I've started to write a blog using the Word template, and for some reason, the whole document is aligned to right, instead to left. How can I change the direction so it will Left-to-Right and not ...
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Is it possible to add text in front of a numbered list in word 2010?

I made a list as shown in the image. I want to type the month names before the numbers. So Month name will come first, then the numbering, and the remaining text. eg: April 1.Capsicum ...
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Generate Microsoft Word documents from plain text + style definition

I have to generate a Microsoft word document (many, but all of them using the same template), I would like to generate it in the same way in which I generate PDF documents from LaTeX sources, i.e. ...
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Ugly equations if a doc file is saved as a web page. What can be done?

I have tried to save, as web pages, doc files written in MS Word and containing equations. All formulas became quite ugly (see the image). I also copied documents in FrontPage, arranged them a bit and ...
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How to autofill content controls based on a seperate dropdown list in Word?

I have a form with multiple fields. Three of these fields are dependent on the selection chosen in a dropdown list at the top of the form. For example: if Location = New York City, then the ...
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Shortcut keys in ScreenTips Word 2016 not shown even when checked

In Word 2016 you should see shortcut keys in ScreenTips, when you have the option turned on. Like this: Even though I have this option turned on, I never see the shortcuts. See here: What's the ...
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Creating chart in microsoft word from existing table in it

I have a CRM template word file I have a table in it, which will be dynamically generated How can I draw a chart for particular table column? say Goal status column? Whenever I goto insert and add ...
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change default direction to l2r in comments in MSWord

In MSword, when I try to comment in a file someone shared on Dropbox, the text defaults to right to left, even if the whole document is in English. The owner of the text has r2l languages installed, ...
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MS Word goes into read-only mode when trying to save document

I just installed a clean copy of MS Word 2016 for Mac today. I opened and started writing a essay, but I can't save it. When I try to save, either with ⌘+S, ⌘+⇧+S, the save option under the file ...
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In word, the columns isn't continuous when meeting the page break and how?

Here is my question: I use three columns in the middle of my document to put three tables side by side in a sperate section. However, these columns aren't continuous when they meet the new page. What ...
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Genko Page layout Microsoft Word 2010 and 2013

One of teacher in my school wants Genko page layout which is basically page layout for japanese. I check on internet i should be seeing something like this: This is my add-in snapshot. I am ...
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Why do the borders of table in rotated textbox don't show?

I am using Word 2016 (Windows) and I copied a table from Excel into a textbox. Since the table was too wide for portrait orientation (and I didn't want to insert one landscape page using a section ...
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MS Word 2010 hyperlink issues

I'm revising a MS Word procedural document not of my creation using Word 2010. As I attempt to create hyperlinks from the Table of Contents to newly added document content, the hyperlink window that ...
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DOCX merged field automation

I am using a peice of software to help with some invoicing for my dads small business. He writes in the app his invoice item, and then it gets merged onto a DOCX file. Unfortunately, it is plain ...
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Same Bookmark for Multiple Locations MS-Word

I am feeding Excel data into a Word document with Excel VBA. When doing this, I have many bookmarks in Word. Sometimes I need to pull the same value from Excel and feed it to multiple bookmarks in the ...
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Sending PCL codes into a Word document creates a blank page

I am creating a dynamic word packet filled with multiple merged documents, depending on the MERGEFIELD's passed in. One import part of this is to change the duplex and simplex merged documents. The ...
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How to balance columns in MS Word to make them of equal length

How can I balance the two columns of text written in MS Word (see the picture) to make them of equal length? This is the address of the *.doc file. You can try to format it.
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What are “Forms” in Microsoft Word 2010?

I'm trying to add a legacy ActiveX control (a radio button) to a Word Document in Microsoft Office 2010, but when I select it from the Controls section of the Developer tab, I am prompted with this ...
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MS Word 2010 - Issues creating hyperlinks within a document [on hold]

My problem is the hyperlink window doesn't show newly added document content I want to link to from the TOC. The major constraint is I'm revising a document not of my own creation so this is all being ...
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How to format multiple 'paragraphs' with the same indent settings in Word?

I'm not sure if this has come about as a result of pasting from a Windows generated Word doc into a Mac one but some of the paragraph formatting is now slightly off. Is there a way to select blocks ...
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Why does decreasing the display size of an image in Microsoft Word decrease the file size?

So I stumbled across this while trying to keep a word document under a certain file size for email sharing. On a whim, I tried just re-sizing all of the images in the document to be smaller. Now, ...
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Spacing Problems with Microsoft Word with usage of Text-wrapped photos

I am writing an essay in writing workshop in which a picture is needed. Each time I add a photo the spacing between words becomes extended. When I press backspace at the end of the large space the two ...
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How to repair or recover my Word and PDF files

My Windows 7 was infected and the malware destroyed both of my Word and PDF files. I searched the web much but couldn't find a way to really help me on recovering or repairing those two files. I found ...
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Richtext, excessive markup by Word

My Scenario is I have to create letters in Microsoft Word (Standard 2010) using the RTF format. When users create the letter it is serialized against a SQL server. None of those facts can change. I ...
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Switching languages

I'm a translator, I type in Russian and frequently check online dictionaries. I just got a laptop with Windows 10 and encountered an unfamiliar problem. When I switch between Word (really old version) ...
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MS Word Section Numbering (e.g. A.1.1) includes Chapter (A.1) but not Changing with Chapter Number

I have a large document with sections>chapters>subsection The first subsection in Chapter B.1 should be numbered B.1.1. I get 1.13 or something like that. This figure shows the config window in the ...
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Microsoft Word 2013 failing to print checkbox character

In my .docx file, I have a checklist typed out like this: ☐ Read the prep doc ☐ Look up client notes But when I print the document, the boxes don't appear. Everything else about the document ...
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Converting pdf files to word safely if pdf's contains equations? [duplicate]

As I indicated in the title, I need to convert files to word by keeping format fixed. Is it possible?
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How to adjust paragraph spacing between header and top of page?

I have a header at the top of the page. There is an image at the top of a page body. The problem is that I need 8 pts of space between that image and the header. I defined a style for that. The ...
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MS Word - convert outline to a chart?

I have an outline in MS Word I would like to convert to some kind of tree chart to visualize it. Is that possible?
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Converting a Docx file to PDF without losing any formatting

I am attempting to convert a Docx file that I have to a PDF. I have done this many times before, but this particular file has a lot of unique formatting with page breaks; some pages are landscape, ...
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Maps add in for Microsoft Word

I want to write a guide for a walking path near my home. I would have to add a lots of maps images (~300) at different locations and zoom levels. I want to be able to generate high quality static ...