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

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How to insert the date as quarter in Word 2010?

In Excel the quarter can be calculated by using a formula. How about in Word 2010? Is there a way to insert the current quarter such as "Q1-2008"? It should be an auto-updated field such as the ...
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How would I increment an alpha field in a table

I would like to increment an alpha field in a table. a000001 a000002 a000003 a000004 etc.
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MS Word - Edit space after numbers in titles list

In a word document, I have several levels of titles, and I gave a different style to each one (Title 1, Title 2, ... Title 5). These styles are the default ones provided by Word, just edited the size ...
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Auto Update Table of Contents in Word when saving as PDF

Every time I save my document as PDF I get this dialog (multiple times since I have table of contents for each section). Is there a setting to automatically update all tables of contents and avoid ...
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Word exports empty non-working Bookmarks additionally to the working ones I generated

Currently I am working on a bigger Word file with many chapters. I export this file to PDF with the following options: The export works fine but when I decide to display all exported Bookmarks in ...
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filtering/removing potential dangerous content from word files?

Word (.docx) files can be dangerous. I often receive word files from other people, which may or may not be safe. For the most part, I am only interested in getting the textual content, like text and ...
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Ctrl-V not working in Word 2013

I am running Word 2013 on a Windows 7 (this is a work computer) and I can use Ctrl-C and Ctrl-X, but Ctrl-V just produces a slight 'ding' sound and does not paste. I have to use the right click menu. ...
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MS Word (2013) How to put bullet points in a row?

I want to have something like: • Item1 •Item2 •Item3 • Item4 •Item5 •Item6 So I can just tab between items in the list with indentations and spacing being the same for ...
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Template Not Acting as a Template in MS Word

I have saved a template in Word 2010 professional. When I open the document, it is supposed to create a new document "Document 1" so the users cannot overwrite the original template. It is not doing ...
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How to wrap text around a textbox which overlays a table with multiple columns

How can I wrap text around a textbox or image which overlays a table with multiple columns?
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Mouse selection in Office products?

I am always pulling my hairs out of my head when I have to use Microsoft Office. Especially when it comes to select a piece of text with the mouse. I would like to clarify this once for all. ...
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Exact selection on word 2013 [duplicate]

When I try to make a selection on Word with the mouse pointer it often expand the selection to the next white space or so instead of selecting the text exactly. Is there a way to disable that annoying ...
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Dynamic text in Word based on Excel output [on hold]

I am trying to print a brochure for clients. The client selects the options from an excel sheet. Based on the selections, i prepare a word output, which has some standard terms and conditions and some ...
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Multiple numbering series within a single document

I have a large multilingual document which has each content page twice, one in english and one with the same content in another language. The content has many headings with multilevel numbering. ...
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Command prompt says I have no Microsoft Word files?

I opened a command window and typed dir *.docx at the prompt. The command did not find any files. However, I have 3 Microsoft word files in My Documents. This confuses me. I tried other experiments ...
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Word 2010 saving only a FEW and not all changes

THis has happened twice to me ina span of 6 months. I would make a lot of changes in my document and then save them. Later when i would open them, i would see that most of the changes were not saved ...
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How to make Microsoft Word selection behave like it would in a plain text editor

Whenever I select a section of text in MS Word, it automatically alters the selection to add or remove whitespace depending on the context of the selection. As a developer that works with plain text ...
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Can't “Change All” in Word 2013 grammar checker

I am using the classic spell checker* in Word 2013. "Check grammar with spelling" is selected, writing style is "Grammar only," and "Spaces required between sentences" is 2. For some reason, when ...
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MS macro to copy and paste Outlook bodytext to Word document [on hold]

It sounds pretty simple. I am trying to create a macro to copy and paste Outlook’s e-mail bodytext to a placeholder text in a Word document. I have been trying for hours to record different workflows. ...
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Switch Microsoft Word spellcheck dictionary

How can I change the dictionary used by Word's spellchecker to use British English instead of American English? I am using the Windows version of Word.
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How to obtain a Level 1 format that is not listed on the summary

Is there a way I can use a MS Word format that is Level 1, so I can see it in the Navigation Pane, but it is not listed in the Summary?
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Student can't open Word 365 document

I am trying to help a student. She has .edu in her email address and is trying to use Word 365. She has logged on, but when she tries to open a new document, she gets the following error: Sorry, ...
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In Chrome, Opera et al. PDF Web Hyperlinks from Word Docs Still Need Ctrl-Click (like Word) for Hyperlink to Work

This has been driving me nuts for at least a year. When viewing a PDF created in Word (save as menu, as PDF) the hyperlinks survive the transition and they work great in Internet Explorer with just a ...
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How to use wildcards to find the years between 1900 and now

I want to know the number of times that any year from 1900 through the current year is mentioned in a Word file. I know how to use a wildcard expression to do this in two steps as follows: ...
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MS Word, can we write a multilingual regular expression?

I want to find all the occurrences of the from x.y and change it to x,y where x and y are numbers: I was using this: ([0-9]).([0-9) and doing the replace using \1,\2 but here is the catch , if the ...
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Is there a way to view or set custom Microsoft Word shortcuts for Mac OS when working in Windows?

I'm using a Microsoft Word 2010 (Windows version) to make some templates that contain custom shortcuts for styles, macros, etc. The templates will also be used by coworkers using Word 2011 on OS X. ...
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Applescript to create hyperlink at cursor location on MS Word

I want an applescript to create a hyperlink at the blinking cursor. I can't change the range so that it matches the cursor. Any help on this? Thanks! tell application "Microsoft Word" tell ...
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How can i change the background color of text in cells, instead of the background color of the cells themselves?

I have a standard MS-word table. When I created the table, I had some text with a background color marked, and now every cell has this as default. I am not talking about the full cell background ...
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Page numbers of Microsoft Word 2007 document are wrong; how can I correct them?

I'm writting an article and I need to do it in a specific format. To help me with that the "staff" provided me with a template. Unfortunately the template is bugged: the first page is being counted as ...
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Saving word file prompts with two save dialogs

I opened a word 2007 file, made some changes and while saving the new file, I change the file name to xyz. The moment I press save, a new window opens and asks to save again so I type the same name ...
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Word - printing booklet

In previous versions of Word, it was very simple to print a booklet by changing the settings in printer preferences to 2-sided, then click the book icon. You then got exactly what it said on the tin. ...
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How do I link my image files in MS word?

I want to link my image file so whenever I have update for that image it will also update the image file inside my document.
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Scheduling mail merge in MS Word

Without using macros is there way to delay sending of emails in Microsoft word mail merge ? I googled already but could not find any relevant solution
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Copy text and border from Word to MS Paint

I have a Word document with a border. When I copy and paste the whole document into MS Paint only the text is copied. The border is not copied. I have tried this with Office 2007, 2010 and 2013. How ...
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How to replicate a MS Word document's layout and formatting in a MS Access 2013 report

I'm building an order processing system in MS Access 2013 that allows the employee to input order details from the customer's form, then the system records this in the database and generates an ...
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error while inserting Biblography - ms word 2013

I am using MS word 2013 for writing a report. Before I use to write Biblography manually, but after seeing few tutorial videos in youtube, i reliazed using citiations in reference section it is very ...
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In Word, how does one write around a full-page table?

When a table appears in an academic journal, the writing usually just continues around it as if it weren't there. Here's an example [ note how the text continues a sentence from the previous page. ...
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Babylon dictionary does not appear on microsoft word when check one word with translate babylon [duplicate]

Babylon dictionary does not appear on microsoft word when I type one word or lick one word with translate babylon but babylon does not appear
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The word does not appear with translate babylon on microsoft word

When I type one word or check one word on microsoft word 2013 on windows 8.1. I lick it with translate babylon but it does not appear
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Get LibreOffice to change the margins for all pages and not just the last page when select all pages is active?

I am using the template for a book from Createspace that is owned by Amazon. The template is a word document and there are various formatting styles in this template, and I want to change the margin ...
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How do I edit a missing template used in a Word document?

I have a Microsoft Word document which was created using a template. I have only the finished document, and want to edit the template it was based on (which I don't have). I cannot find a way to do ...
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Print a list of all fonts used in all documents in a directory

Suppose you have a directory which contains (perhaps in sub-directories) Word 2000 (.doc) files. Now I want to analyze which fonts are actually used by a specific user. So, how can I scan this ...
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How can I recover a deleted docx file?

I have a very important Word 2010 file that has been deleted. I believe the kids may have deleted it as it's not available on the desktop where I had saved it as well as in the recycle bin. I have run ...
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Can background images in Word be build into paragraph styles?

Is it possible to replicate the "background-image" CSS functionality in a Word style? I'd like to create a icon-ized callout box -- so a box that is set-off from the main flow of text, and has an ...
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Trouble running Word 2007 for legacy software with a Microsoft Office 365 installation

I have Microsoft Office 2007 installed on my work desktop. It's essential that I keep Microsoft Word 2007 as my primary word processor, as I have legacy corporate software that interfaces with it. I ...
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Open docx in bookmark location, through a hyperlink

I'm using Word 2013 and when I try to open a docx file with a hyperlink (e.g., 'file://docx_file.docx#BOOKMARK'), it will always open the document at the beginning, instead of opening it at the ...
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Certain rtf or docx files are not opening in Microsoft Word 2010 and no error is shown

On one of my computers Microsoft Word can't open certain rtf and docx files. The Word's intro window is shown then nothing happens, the document is never opened and the intro animation goes forever. ...
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OS X 10.9.5 and Microsoft Office 2011 corrupt table formatting troubleshoot

My task was to take three columns of data – "item #", "description", and "quick ship" (each column contains lots and lots of data...) from Excel and move that into information into a table in Word so ...
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Turn a word document into one long jpg [duplicate]

This sounds like a silly question, I know. For work, one of the departments has a long list of names that makes up 8 separate pages in a word document. They then format that to one enormously long jpg ...
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How to make a Word document template with selectable sections?

I want to make a Word template for a standardized contract for my sales team. Depending on what the customers wants, some sections of the template may not apply. Is there a way to let the salesperson ...