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

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Word cutting off part of legal document

This has been a problem for a week now, and I cannot seem to find a solution. I have tried to recreate the issue by adjusting the scaling and sizing options in Word, but I cannot do it. I have also ...
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Automatically insert characters based on selected Word style

Straight to the point. Is there any possibility, preferably without scripting, to use the styles in word to insert characters in the beginning and the end of the style? For example, say I have ...
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How to scroll last inserted line to top of view in MSWord?

In MSWord when using the web layout view is there an option to allow scrolling the last inserted line to the top of the display view? For instance I am working on a long list of items using the web ...
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Automated process for password protecting a Word document

Is there a way to automate the process of adding a password to a Word document? It's easy in Adobe with an action wizard, but I don't see how that would be possible in Word. We use the same password ...
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MS Word — Unable to open <link>. Cannot open the specified file

RE: http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/office/forum/office_2010-word/some-hyperlinks-to-pdfs-will-not-work-in-word/79274141-b55e-4ce1-9a37-e07f7f77c816 I'm experiencing the same problem as above, ...
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Change the numbering list style in Microsoft Word to custom ordinals

How may I change the numbering list style to something other than the built-in ordinal style (First, Second, Third, ...) in Microsoft Word 2010, for example to something like zuerst, zweite, dritte, ...
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How to map a custom MS Word keyboard shortcut to a button and add it to the quick access toolbar on the ribbon?

I have several custom keyboard shortcuts for styles that I want to map to buttons on the Word ribbon. For example, my custom keyboard shortcut for a Heading 4 is Ctrl-Alt-4. I managed to find and ...
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Can I set the default image type for home/paste special/picture?

If I'm about to paste, say, a graph copied from Excel (just the default "copy" command), I can select Paste/Special in Word to get a dropdown menu to select PNG, JPG, GIF, and a few others. If I ...
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Emulate Repeating Section form behavior in Word 2007/2010

I have created a form in Word 2013 which has several blocks used to input user data. Each of these blocks correspond to one type of item, and each block is surrounded by a repeating section form to ...
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Formatting paragraphs in Word based on leading characters

I'm trying to prepare some VBA code to be easily readable, so I'd like to highlight all the comments in the code by applying a more visible Style. However, there's quite a lot of them, so I'm looking ...
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Indent paragraph following heading to match heading's indentation

I want MS Word to indent a paragraph to the indentation of the heading immediately before it. I know I can select having the paragraph style to be based on the previous paragraph's style, but I don't ...
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Table of contents shows up in hyperlinked document

I have a table of contents that i have used to access documents in a manual using hyperlinks. However, when i click on the document in the TOC, the TOC shows up in the document itself. If i scroll up ...
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Is there a way to make text selected via drop-down field be repeated throughout a document?

Basically, I have a drop-down list content control with two possible values, Apple and Orange. When I select either one of them, I want that word to be repeated throughout the document. Until now, ...
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How do I find a rogue keyboard shortcut?

Sometimes, I highlight text in an MS Word document and wish to add a comment about it to send to a co-author. Following this official documentation about keyboard shortcuts, I then press ALT+CTRL+M ...
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Page numbering in word

I have a word file. I changed from that file two middle pages from portait to landscape in order to be more visible. However that transforamtion change the page numbering of the file. In order to ...
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Printing multiple sheets with Mail Merge (Excel/Word)

I need to create letters with MS Word. On each letter we need a code which is placed on the letter using Mail Merge. Some letters need to be printed more often than others. I need to find a way to ...
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Captions gets extra line between object

My problem is pretty annoying I am adding caption to my table, image etc any object And these captions sometimes gets extra new line I mean an empty line between caption and the object When i ...
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Adding the word “page” to each entry in an index

I'm using Word 2010, and I could not find any way to do this. I am inserting an index at the end of my Word document. It shows the page number fine, e.g., "Zoology, 8". I would like to add "page" ...
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How do I make a numbered list skip numbers by default?

I have a list in MS Word with the following: 1. Outermost text 1.1. Second level text 1.1.1. Inner text 1 1.1.2. Inner text 2 1.1.3. Inner text 3 1.1.4. Inner text ...
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Disable British to American spelling Autocorrect feature

Microsoft Word keeps Autocorrecting my British spelling (e.g. organise) to American spelling (organize). How do I disable this feature, while still retaining all other features of Autocorrect?
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Word Mail Merge with Excel - Can't open both at the same time

I have a word mail merge for letters using an excel file as the data source. My problem is that I am not able to have both files open at the same time for editing (i.e. the excel source data and the ...
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How to create links in a drop down menu

I have a document which I use in work. It's large and dangerous. Part of the danger lies in the chance for confusion due to the amount of information held on it. I am trying to mitigate this. I ...
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How can I modify inline citation style in Word 2015 for Mac?

My professor insists that we use Chicago style of bibliography, but also wants inline citations to be in this format (Author, Year). However, the default Chicago style is (Author Year). Is there a ...
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Inserting EPS file into a word document without converting it to wmf

I came across a word document (docx) with an EPS file embedded in it. When I examined the archive, I noticed that the eps file is within the media section of the word file: I tried to create a ...
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How to make a Word document force me to fill in some fields when I open it?

I have a Word document that I use for quotations. Every time I make new one, I need to change some fields (company name, person addressed, etc.). I want the file to require me to fill in those fields ...
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How can I Find and replace all text that has a style in MS Word 2013 without changing style on line below

I have a MS Word 2013 document with several headings that are styled as "Heading 4". My goal is to replace all text that is styled as "Heading 4" to ###### and style "Heading 5". I use the ...
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Make letterhead print on only the first page in Word

I have a letterhead document created for me. When inserting info into the document I would like the letterhead to show on the first page, only! Now it shows up on all subsequent pages, also.
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PDFmaker freezing/crashing computer?

I convert a lot of Word documents and Powerpoints into PDFs for work. Lately my computer has consistently been freezing about once a week. I don't have enough time to sit around and wait for it to ...
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How do I batch-change the case of words in a Document with Word 2010?

I have a document with a scientific text. Some words (author's names etc.) are in small caps, but they need to be hard-coded all-small-caps, because the book designer asks for them that way and there ...
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Fill one Word Form and Get Several Different Docs Filled with same information [on hold]

In my word form there are spaces for name, surname etc. I also have some other documents that have similar spaces for similar things. Every time when there is a new case, I have to fill the form, fill ...
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Autotext on Word 2011

Is using autotext the only way to have a text autofill in another part of the document? I am looking to create a document that is similar to this one: http://www.kidzmet.com/files/trivial_pursuit.pdf ...
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Bibliography Feature in Word 2007/2010 APA style “et. al” in spanish

I'm using the APA Bibliography References built-in in Word 2007. When I insert a reference with multiple authors, there is an undesirable "y otros", (which means 'and others' in spanish). That is ...
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Paste as image adding extra padding inside image

So whenever I am doing a 'paste as image' from excel table to word or outlook, the table image is given extra padding both beneath and to the right. I used to be able to copy images flush with one ...
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For either Libreoffice or Word, how do I insert chapter and scene fields?

I am writing a play, and I want to be able to insert two fields, much like Page #. Let me explain... Each time Scene 1, Scene 2, Scene 3, etc., I want the pages in that particular field to be named ...
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Changing total page count in Word 2010

I'm creating a document with a cover page, then some copyright information, followed by a table of contents. Only then do I actually start putting content in the document worthy of a page number. ...
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Preview Microsoft Word in Greyscale?

If I have a Microsoft Word document with colour images, but I have a monochrome printer, how can I preview the document in greyscale to verify what the printed document will look like?
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Streamlining formatting in large document that has been modified by several versions of Word

I'm fixing up the formating of a large old Word document that has been modified using several versions of Word. I've converted it to the newest file format .docx. I'm working on formatting issues, ...
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How do you restrict table size input in Word?

The table has 44 lines in two columns. The right column has 4 areas of 11 merged cells each. They are picture holders. When typing text into the left table rows, the row will automatically expand ...
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MS Word Insert hyperlink to heading of same name

I have a document with about 200 subtitles at the "Heading 2" style level and approaching a thousand pages. In addition to the table of contents, there's a table that links to different headings and I ...
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Brother MFC-8710 DW no longer displaying an option to print a Word Doc two-sided on a macbook pro running El Capitan.

I installed the update for El Capitan on my MacBook Pro over a month ago, and have had no problems. Now, suddenly, the option to print a word document as two-sided has disappeared. I would ...
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Microsoft Word Find/Edit Text

I have a lot of documents with the following lines sprinkled through out: `# Text ^p Example: `1 FooBar They either have a paragraph end of line OR a carriage return char. I need to remove the ...
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Finding raw text on disk drive

I have lost a document I have worked very hard on. I have a backup that is three days old, but a lot of work has gone into it in the last three days. Here is the details: File still exists on my ...
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Cross Refence Appendix without Label

I have a document with a lot of appendixes, normally I cross reference the appendix just like any paragraph number and it brings in the entire label, for example "Appendix A." Now in my document I ...
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Word to Pdf with assigned location for pdf signature [on hold]

I've been able to add digital signature locations on both word an pdf files for a while now. However some of my word files are automaticly generated and than saved as PDF. when this file is saved I ...
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Hide the comments when writing the Word document

I added some comments to the word document I'm writing, but I don't want to display them on my screen. This is what I see now: I want to hide the grey panel that contains the red blocks. I tried ...
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Stop the text getting separated into two columns

I am writing a journal paper using IEEE style. In that, each page is divided into two columns. The content is written in the first column and once the space is over the content goes to the second one. ...
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Fill column in Microsoft word

Is it possible to set Microsoft word for two column and then when write something instead of going to next line go to next column? You know that in default it fills one column and then go to next ...
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File Modified Date different than Word Last Saved Date

How can the FILE SYSTEM - DATE MODIFIED change without the MS Word DATE LAST SAVED not changing? There have been numerous occasions where a user states that they VIEWED a FILE then closed it without ...
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word - merge mailing with specific fields if another specific field has a certain value

I want to do a merge mailing and I got the following issue My word document is on the screenshot capture below I want to put specific merge fields like adr_A1 in Adresse1when my specific ...
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Opening Word Doc 2016/2013 (or editing doc) causes Windows 10 to freeze

I have a new computer workstation with ASUS X99-E MB, I7, 64 GB Ram with Windows 8.1 installed and then upgraded to Windows 10. Office 2016 was installed after upgrade to Windows 10. Opening a ...