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

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Do you have to create a new document to access File menu and go to options?

In Office 2013, Word, I cannot access any menu regarding Word's options. I must create a new document then the menus are there. I specifically need to access File to see Activation Status and ...
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Word - Listing headings in an index

I can make an index in a MS Word document - for each indexed phrase, it will list all the pages that that word appears in. Is there a way to make it list the headings/sections that each phrase ...
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Office 2013 on Windows 8.1 gives out of memory error when opening files

We have the same error that has been posted here: Problems opening Excel attachments from Outlook Namely, when a user opens a file from the internet, the internal network or an outlook attachment ...
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Find text and replace paragraph as a style

I'm working with a large document in Word that was converted from .pdf so any outline formatting was stripped out. I'm looking to run find replace where I'm looking for wildcard "[A-Z]. " and want to ...
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Need to Selectively Merge Records to Different Places in a Word Directory-type Document

My company regularly creates "rosters" (or directory documents) that list contact info for people with roles for a trust fund. The rosters have a certain format -- people with an "Administrator" role ...
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How to strip formatting from a known string

We have a bespoke app from a defunct supplier which uses .rtf templates to create letters. The mechanism is that the templates have keywords in pipes that the app then replaces with data from the ...
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How can I put a background image on a certain position on all pages?

I want to have a background image on all pages of a document. I know about the watermark "trick", but that does not help in this case because a watermark image cannot be repositioned; it always covers ...
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MS Word becomes unresponsive

I realize that there are tons of questions with similar symptoms, but I swear I checked most of them and could not find an answer. What happens is that from time to time something happens to MS Word ...
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Transferring auto text and macros from one computer to another in MS-Word 2013

I have used this youtube video to create numbered equations in Word on one computer, allowing me to cross-reference the equations and having a proper design. On the other computer however, this ...
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MS Office files aren't synced to OneDrive if I'm not signed in to Microsoft account in MS Office

I reported problems with typing in IE11 and MS Word 2013 here: Programs in Windows 8.1 consume a lot of CPU resources while typing in them After many experiments I understood that the problem occurs ...
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Advanced heading styles in Word

Is it possible to do either of the following things: Add a background image to a heading style Add a rounded rectangle shape in the heading style where the text is in Note that this has to be a ...
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Change multiple heading levels

I want to reorganise the my Word 2010 document and have the heading styles update accordingly. For example, I realise that the "Insects" should really be a sub-section of "Animals" rather than its ...
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Track Change Option-Tack formatting

While working on a file using Microsoft word, I made some changes (untracked changes) and close the file. When I reopen the file and try to work on it, it shows the previous changes as Formatting ...
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Can't launch Word with .doc file found via Windows-8 Search

Asking for a friend... Windows-8 box. If we search for a known .docx file, file it, and launch it, Word comes up with the file, but if we search for an extant .doc file, word "rejects" the file and ...
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How to adjust the radius of rounded corners of cropped pictures?

I want to make an image look something like this: An image with round corners, so this is what I've done: Except the corners come out too deep compared to the first image. If you just make the ...
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issues in converting images in doc file to PDF

We have received word files from the author as in this link While converting the image to PDF using Adobe PDF/Acrobat Distiller, the image becomes distorted: The lines in the graph are misplaced. ...
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software for fixing specific format

I have a document where I want to write a name of person, village, location, and area of property of that person on specific location on document. First I want to create that format and then I just ...
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How can I set the captions style in Word centered as default?

When I insert a Caption in Word (in a Equation or an Illustration) their style is set as Caption + Left instead of Caption so even if I change the Caption style they appear left aligned and I have to ...
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MS-Word file is only showing strange characters

I had my ms-word file working properly the whole week but today a virus started corrupting my ppt files and now I can't open them. I went to check my word file because i have something really ...
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Why is the “Change Picture” button missing / disabled in Word 2013?

I'm working on a Word 2013 document containing mailing labels. (Well, actually I'm creating badges for a conference - but I'm using the mailing labels mail merge functionality for that.) I created a ...
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Paragraph style in Microsoft Word overrides color

For once I'm trying to write a technical document in Microsoft Word 2013 and I need to add some code snippets from time to time. I copy the code from Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio and paste ...
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Making a sidebar in LibreOffice writer

I'm trying to make a sidebar in a Libreoffice writer document, exactly like in the following template. The sidebar should have a different background color and a separate text section, but vertically ...
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How to print change bars but not the edit detail in Word 2013

I am trying to figure out how to print the vertical change bars to indicate locations where a change occurred, but show these on the final text. I have simple markup chosen as my tracking, which it ...
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From Macro to Add-in: Word 2010

tldr; I'm not sure how I can get the Add-in to recognize the active document! The goal is to set the macro to an Add-in button. I have lots of forms that have endless amounts of the old form field ...
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Align words around an image

I need an advice with settings for words around an image. So far I have achieved this: And I need to do this: The words should be aligned to the left side of the image.
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Microsoft Word. Insert circled minus sign

I need to insert in my document circled minus sign. But I can not find it, and I do not want to insert it as symbol. Typing Alt+2296 inserts different symbol. Any ideas ?
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Word to include grammatical errors upon printing (green and red underlines)

For my sister's Exam sheets, she wants to print word documents including the grammatical errors (green, red and blue zigzag underlines) so that her students can correct it. I suggested simply placing ...
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Word 2003 table row more than one page in height

I have a table in which the information in one cell is more than a page in height. The extra words disappear into nowhere and do not come out on the other page. Can I have a row that is higher than ...
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Why does my PDF have improper bolding/unbolding when saved from Word 2010?

I have the font "Alegreya" installed on my Windows 8.1 PC. In the "Fonts" folder, I see that this includes font styles "Black; Black Italic; Bold; Bold Italic; Italic; Regular." When I write a ...
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Scroll the reviewing pane to the current change in Word

I have a document with tracked changes in Word. I use the “Reviewing Pane” button to make the reviewing pane appear. When I click in the reviewing pane, the cursor in the main pane moves to the change ...
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Automatically splinting long images to fit multiple pages in word (2013)

I have a few long images that I need to get into word without having them go onto their own pages (separating themselves from the text), ideally having the image split up and go onto multiple pages ...
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Prevent unused text boxes “Click To Enter Text” from printing on completed form

I built a form in Word. There are several text boxes, all of which display "Click To Enter Text" before the user adds some content. Once they fill out the document and print it, it displays all ...
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IF field with HYPERLINK results in Word

How can I get different clickable hyperlinks as a result in an IF condition? Desired pseudo code: { IF { MERGEFIELD Condition } = "yellow" "http://www.yellow.com" "http://www.blue.com" } I've ...
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How to uninstall an App from Word 2013?

Word 2013 lets you install apps from the Office app store, which you can access from the Insert / Apps / My Apps menu. Being too curious, I did not make a proper research on this feature before ...
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Converting MS Word File to PDF and then converting to CMYK PDF for Offset Printing

I am a newbie to the knowledge of offset printing, what I am trying to do is to use MS Word 2007 to create a document containing both words and scanned images, and then use the PDFCreator software to ...
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Microsoft Word 2013 Template with Placeholders

I need to create Microsoft Word document to be used as a template for generating other Microsoft Word documents based on template with placeholders replaced with actual values. It must be like Hello ...
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How can I do find and replace with regex on Microsoft Word

I have a document that has (TL by user) all over the place. I'd like to replace this with nothing (thereby deleting it everywhere) but the user could be different or there could be many users (TL by ...
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How to use different numbering in multi-level lists on Microsoft Word 2010?

I'm styling my document and I need to number chapters using Roman numerals (I, II, III, …) but the sub-titles have to be all in decimal numbers, so it looks like this: I. … 1.1. … 1.1.1. … ...
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Showing certain levels in outlines in word

In word, when we create an outline, is there a way to close lower levels from view. For instance, if the outline is Then how can we just show the levels represented by the roman numbers (I, ...
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How to include HTML file in .docx file with sane styles?

I want to include the contents of an HTML file in a .docx file using Word 2010. The HTML file will contain generated content (so it doesn't necessarily have to be a HTML file, but generating RTF or ...
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How do I turn off bullet list formatting all of the lines to bullet lists in Word 2013?

I having the issue of bullet listing all of the lines when I just wanted to make 1 line be bullet listed. Here is a GIF showing what happens when I want to make "3 units" bullet-listed. How do I ...
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Formatting issues converting .pdf to .docx [duplicate]

I am having trouble with a .pdf document that needs converting to Word. I am using Acrobat XI Pro with Office Word 2013 and am on Windows 7 Pro. The original .pdf has Bold and nomal text, varying ...
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Word 2013 - Create index in other than alphabetical order?

I have a large document (70 pages) with lots of index entries (XE fields). The index entries refer to books of the Bible (Gen., Exo., Lev., etc.). I need for my index to be in biblical canonical order ...
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Why isn't the first line not aligning properly in Word?

I am trying to type a document but I find that on some pages on the right hand side it doesn't align. It is part of a sentence but just doesn't auto align to be justified. It would look like this it ...
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Disable editing read-only Word documents

Where I work we have many Word documents stored in our Subversion repository. These files are set as read-only most of the time (using the svn:needs-lock property in Subversion), to prevent multiple ...
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Microsoft Word Enable Editing error

When opening a Word document that I am the author of I receive this message "enable editing" and It says, “Document locked by another user”. How can I keep that from happening?
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Word table options greyed out

I'm writing a large document in Word and I am displaying well over 20 different tables. Due to the size of these tables, they inevitably end up being divided across pages. I obviously want to keep a ...
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MS Word 2007 - Insert shape but keep that tool selected

I am making a flow chart in Word 2013 which involves adding a lot of arrows. At the moment I have to do it like this: Select arrow tool Draw arrow Select arrow tool Draw arrow Is there a way to ...
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Switch between several versions of a Word document's content depending on a variable (equivalent of #if #else #endif)

I have two customers for a product and it gets really tedious to keep both documents up to date as some requirements are different but most of them are the same. If the content of the Word document ...
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How to keep track of completed “sections” in Microsoft Word?

i am writing a document which comments on the 114 controls of ISO 27001:2013 (Wikipedia ISO 27001) Although i would like to work on the document sequentially this is not an option so i will be ...