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Microsoft Office 15 Applications display errors when attempting to preview in Windows Explorer

In Windows Explorer (WIN 7 Pro SP1, 64-bit), if I click on a file belonging to any of the 3 Office programs that Explorer will preview in the Preview pane, I get an error, and no preview is generated. ...
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How do I remove unwanted text in footer?

How could I remove (setup) text which is moving below the line of footer? I set up text field as "align above and below" (screen 2) and it doesn't work :(
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Generation of internal and external versions form MS-Word

I have in my organization some reports, where we want to keep an internal version including all paragraphs, but we need also to publish an external version, where the user can exclude paragraph by ...
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Different caption numbering throughout file

I want different figure numberings in my thesis. I'd like the thesis itself having caption numbering depending on heading 2, while in my appendix I don't want any heading to influence the captions. I ...
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How to proper align table of contents in Word 2013?

I'm struggling with following problem: I have generated table of contents and one of the item has quite long title as seen on the screenshot below. And because of that long title the page number ...
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How do you prevent text in a TOC from flowing into the next line?

Issue is here Essentially, for all other sections, the TOC is flowing normally, up until I get to a double digit situation where the TOC causes it to flow into three lines instead of one.
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Word 2016 file displays lines (not borders) between paragraphs in Edit mode only - how to turn it off?

A file created in 2010 and saved to 2016 now displays squiggly lines between every paragraph (see graphic). The lines display in Edit mode, whether working with a file created in a previous version ...
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Issue with TOCs creating multiple lines when line is more than 1 digit [duplicate]

I'm trying to figure out as to why having more than 1 digit for the in particular is causing it to split into multiple lines.
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Printable Area Error

I have a Microsoft Word .docx file that I am attempting to print in Microsoft Word for Mac 2011. After I click print, I receive an error that says A header of section 1 is set outside the ...
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Add text inside of numbered cross-references in Word

I have cross-references to numbered items in a long Word document with the format (1), (2), (3), etc. However, I'd also like to reference items with the format: (4) a. example 4a b. example 4b c. ...
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How to place in MS Word footnotes at the bottom of the column on which they are referenced

There is a text in two columns, I insert a footnote on the right column of the text, but the Word always star text of the footnote at the bottom of the left column and distribute text of the footnote ...
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How do I remove all Background and images except text?

I have exported a powerpoint presentation to the MS WORD. It has background color and texts in text box. I want to remove them all need just text. So how can i do this in MS WORD. Currently i have ...
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MSWord 2010 text won't shift across the entire line

I copied some text from a pdf file and pasted it onto a word document. The problem is that the text does not run on the entire line, rather appears only in a small section of the word page. Snapshot ...
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How do I force Word to recognize a three-letter name if it's also an initialism

Unfortunately, by boss goes by "Asi" for short (pronounced Ozzy), which is identical to the initialism ASI. I have already added Asi to my custom dictionary, but Word always assumes I meant ASI ...
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Generate index formated as a table

What I want to do is generate a list of acronyms. What I use are indixes. So I mark entries and generate a glossary. It looks like this: ACRONYM Acronym explanation Acronym2 Acronym ...
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In Microsoft Word, how do I align words across lines regardless of length?

I have the following lines of text I wish to format: I was certainly rather taken aback when I heard they were engaged I would like to format these lines in MS Word into a grid X x Y words and ...
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How to use font substitution in Word Online and Office 365 in general?

I'm trying to make a Word template for my company and we use a custom font in our brand assets, it looks fine when the font is installed but when we send the files to our clients it looks pretty bad ...
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Custom space after continuous section break

I have a Word document with a few short sections (say two or three on each document page). Each section has 1 or + paragraphs and is separated from the others by a continuous section break. I want to ...
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Word displays a line separator between pages instead of page breaks

I want Microsoft Word to display page breaks between pages, instead of this line separator between my pages as in the following picture: How can I change this?
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In the Table of Content of a Word document, how to refer to the page numbers printed if they are not the physical page numbers?

Thanks to The answer of Bob on a question on changing page numbers, I am able to start numbering the pages in my document only after the preface. This means cover page and preface do not get a page ...
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Word: LInked graphics resize to their original size when saving as PDF

I work with MS Word 2010 on Windows 7. In a DOCX-document with about 200 pages, I have linked the pictures via Insert/Quickparts/Field/IncludePicture. I have always checked the options "Data not ...
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MS Word: How to remove all tables?

I need to run text-check program on my doc (Grammarly), and I need to remove all the tables. How can I do it? I find ...
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MS Word Macro to change string to Numbers in long documents?

I am as beginner as it gets with VBA and macro. I am looking to record a macro for MS Word documents that converts string to number. For example the document will have like (one thousand and four) or ...
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How can I use the keyboard to choose how to paste text in MS Word?

While using a word processor I prefer to user the keyboard almost exclusively, but when pasting text in MS Word I seem forced to use the mouse. I can find no way to specify how to treat formatting ...
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Page numbers of multi-page tables in Word

I have a long table that breaks over a page, and I have placed a caption at the bottom of the table. I wish to refer to the page number on which this table starts (for a "list of tables" listing), but ...
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Word template is filling very slowly on VM

My program opens MS Word 2013 template and is filling him. The Word template on ANY physical machine is filling very fast. But on virtual machine - very slow. How to fix it? PS: VM - server 2012 R2 ...
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ms word 2013- corruption and margins set outside print area

if i have an ms word 2013 document with background rectangle shape of gradient color covering the whole page (so the margins are set outside the printable area) and get the error "one or more marins ...
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Efficient Find/Replace Heading in MS Word that Contains text

I have multiple Heading 3s in MS Word. Some of them contain specific text: "MYTEXT". I want to find all Heading 3s that include "MYTEXT" and remove that word and all text to it's left while ...
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Microsoft word page numbering resets at 99 and goes back to 1. How to fix it?

The so the sequence of page number is from 1 to 99 and then it goes back again to 1. i wonder if I could just go in the page 100 and start a new numbering sequence customized starting from 100 to fix ...
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How to design a table in MS Word that wraps text around a cell in a corner?

Here's what I want to achieve: Screenshot 1: Desired output In other words, I want the whole grey area to be one cell, the content of which wraps itself around the cell with white background. While ...
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Insert Chapter number in header or footer in Word 2016

I'd like to have the chapter number in a Word 2016 document's header. I do not see this in the 'Insert Field' options. There is a section number, but I want the header to tell the reader which chapter ...
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CRM Dynamics 2016 MS Word 2013

In Dynamics CRM 2016 we have the merge documents. I do miss the former switch options. I saw you can manipulate the format in the docx by renaming to .zip and edit the xml... but what to do? I want to ...
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Set width / height of all images in Word document

I have many images, about 100. They may have different width/height. Is it possible to import them all (insert into) Word document and set the same width or height, in centimeters, regardless of an ...
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Variables in MS Word doc

Is there something you can do when writing a MS Word document that allows one to link a variable name to any selected text? And do so in a user friendly way using the tools available out of the box? ...
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Cross-reference to footnote with superscript on hover and scrolldown on double click

I use MS Word 2013. I want to reference the same footnote from different places on the same page. I know how to add cross-references to them, but those don't work like the original footnote - I can't ...
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MS Office Word 2013

I just downloaded MS Word 2013. Firstly I cant find it easily on my PC. How can I make a shortcut called WORD 2013 on my desktop like the 'old' computers we used when we were younger. Secondly, after ...
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Number formating and “Quick parts” and SharePoint 2010

We have a issue when using quick parts in a word document that has it's source i a SharePoint list, and formatting of numbers. We need the formatting to be "##,##" not "##.##". We have tried to set ...
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Update same text in ten documents easy?

I am using Microsoft Word in 2016. I have ten documents with same header, text in the beginning and text in the end. The text in the middle of the dokument is custom for each document. I do not want ...
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I need to sort a list of bullets (and sub bullets) in alphabetical order

I have an issue with word's alphabetical sorting. Here is an example of what's going on: Question 1 Answer 1 Question 2 Answer 2 When I press sort, this happens: Question 1 Question 2 ...
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How to make a nice partial horizontal line in MS Word?

Creating a paper form, with lines like this: Name______ Date_______, except I want nice continuous lines that look like full horizontal lines from the paragraph menu. The lines need to start at the ...
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MS Word Find Style spanning 2 lines that contains text and replace part

I will be creating a macro for this, but first I just want to get the find/replace to function. I have occassions in my Word document where there are 2 lines of Heading 3s in a row. The first line ...
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How to change the color of some part of a caption in word

How can I change the color of some part of a caption. For example I want to have this as a caption: Table 4: The Data of oil recovery (Table 4) for appears as blue color while the other parts ...
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Is it possible to mail merge a tables from the database into word?

I'm trying to use MS Word as an alternative to some basic reporting using mail merge from an MS Access database. I'm able to do basic mail merge with fields from one table. What I want to do next is ...
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update rich text content control with out distribuing already existed data using VBA?

I need to update the Rich text content control with some new lines. I have to keep the previous data as it is and to insert new data after that in content control using VBA. Can any one help me on ...
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Force new Excel/Word document to be saved right away, while still empty

I'm really bad about having tons of things open and getting them saved. Seeing book57 open in Excel is not uncommon for me. Other than changing my computing habits, is there a way I can force Excel ...
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How can type letter “kappa” in Microsoft word 2010 with this font?

it sure looks weird but I am trying to type a specific type of kappa in my article. If I use the kappa available in "Equation" and "symbols" in "Insert" tab it looks exactly the same as small letter ...
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Saved over word document with blank document. Can I recover the old version?

I had written up my assessment and saved it. However, at some point I have saved over it with just my heading title. Can I recover my original document? I am using the current word and a MacBook Air. ...
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Making numeric bullets indent properly in Word

When I type "1." or "10." in Word, it auto generates bullet properly as follows: But when I change its value to three digits it gets extra indent which definitely looks bad : I have to manually ...
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Mathtype delay startup

For some reason or the other, when I load MS Word (Office 365), and try to create an equation with Mathtype, there is a delay load for the Mathtype interface. It takes about a minute or so to start. ...
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How to add a constant text to all headings in Office Word

In an effort to manually change my Office Word document to Latex, I would like to change all text with heading style with a text containing the \section{heading}, in which heading is the actual text ...