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

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Resizing of images (increase the size of the screen shot) in microsoft word automatically

I need to resize (increase the size) the multiple screesn shots in word document in a single click. i have a macro with me. Following is the one.. Sub ResizePics() Dim shp As Word.Shape Dim ishp ...
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Sort 'Drop Down List Content Control' form Alphabetically in WORD 2013

I'm using word 2013. I've created a drop down list using 'Drop-Down List Content Control' in the developer tab, but i can't seem to sort the drop down selections by Alphabetical order. Is this even ...
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Word won't paste images from web?

I had to rub my eyes. But Word will not accept copy pasted images from the web. I've scoured the internet and done everything here: http://wordfaqs.mvps.org/InvisibleGraphics.htm Naturally nothing ...
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About some Fonts

So I found some fonts that windows might read. Even when I copy some words on Word with those fonts, and past them on the Enternet explorer, on google. The font stay and I can save a Word page and ...
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MS Word 2013 Cross-Reference feature showing the actual figure

I am using MS Word 2013. I have been using the cross-reference feature to note figure name within the body of my report. So if the figure moves to another page the or I change the figure number the ...
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Changing default file open dialog setting “files of type'' behaviour to ”all files"

In MS Word in Windows XP if we click ‘open’ it will open and show files. There will be some default setting for Files of type. I want to change it to All files, such that every time I click ‘open’ ...
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MS Word autocomplete like notepad++ or MS Excel

I'm writing a big document in Microsoft Word 2013, and there are many common words. So I have to retype many words again and again. I know that there is a way to add words to the AutoComplete list but ...
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Quick Access Toolbar icons won't go away

I made a Word Template some time ago. Since then, it was renamed, removed, or replaced. I had created buttons on the quick access toolbar for this template. Those buttons are still there, but the ...
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Open Word weblink with non-default browser

Could someone please help me with a simple Autohotkey code to open the web link in word to open with portable firefox (not default browser) in USB folder. Thanks in advance for help.
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How to search for text from back to front

Backstory: I am copying and pasting search results from a website into word. the pasted text looks something like the image below: Goal: I only want two lines from each set of search results ...
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Word Template - Create default text in SmartArt like Content Control

I'm creating a bunch of word templates but are completely stuck when it comes to inserting default template text into SmartArt objects. Throughout the templates I use Content Control to add custom ...
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Make booklet into normal document

I was given a booklet that was made in MS Word manually - pages are split into two columns, first sheet contains first and last page, next contains second and second-to-last and so on. I was asked to ...
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Changing current mail merge to use new source data

I have a mail merge file that I created last year, I would like to use a new source data file to create new post cards. Can this be done and how do I go about doing it? I really don't want to create ...
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Word shortcut to start bulleted list

I know there exists a keyboard shortcut CTRL+SHIFT+L to create a new bullet point, but this does not add the appropriate indentation. Is there a keyboard shortcut that exists or that I can define to ...
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Word autocorrect options not included in template

I transferred an MS Word template to another computer making it the Normal template. Yet the auto correct options were not copied. I don't mean the word list. I mean the options such as autoformat as ...
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Remove everything before the colon character (regex) in ms word

I need a regex to remove everything before the : character. An example would be: UNIDENTIFIED MALE #1: Thank you. Roll camera. Do you have numbers moving out at the sound? UNIDENTIFIED MALE ...
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How can all blank rows in a table be automatically reduced to a minimum height In Word 2010?

How can all blank rows in a Word 2010 table be automatically set at a reduced height compared with those containing text?
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Alignment of equation in word

I have this equation: And I want to align the betas on the right, and the argument(QED,ED,QD) on the left. Currently I use brackets only. Any clue on how to do it? Thanks!
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Mouse issue in Word 2007

My mouse won't highlight text or move my cursor in Word 2007, but it will here. Strange. Can I run a diagnostic on Word? This is so aggravating. Thank you in advance.
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Diagnose MS Word's for bottleneck(s)

When merging two different Word documents I sometimes get really odd errors. Sometimes in the error message is stated, that a font is missing, sometimes - "insufficient RAM or disk space", sometimes - ...
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By changing language in word changes also in browser. Why? [duplicate]

Hello I am using word in windows 8 and when I change the language through short cut left alt + shift it changes also the language to the entire pc, for example when I click to write on a browser it ...
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Word macro referencing Excel worked in Office 2007 but fails in 2010

I created a VBA macro in Word 2007 that determines if Excel and a specific Excel workbook is open, opens the workbook (and Excel if needed), then performs various tasks in the workbook. Under ...
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Equation like font (Math Font) in MS Word outside an equation box

I'm unable to make the text outside an equation box looks like the same as inside it. Inside the equation box the font is Cambria Math Italic, I've set the normal text to this font, but it does not ...
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Word - vertical alignment of inline graphics

I want to vertically align an image that's Wrap Text option is In Line with Text. I imagine this as in css when having position: center; top: -1em; which places the image a bit higher while staying ...
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Creating Microsoft Word page template with table

I need to prepare a document with the format above. Dynamic parts are page number, date title, etc. I know a similar thing is possible with headers and footers but couldn't find a way to do this ...
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How do I get a number that increments for every document printed?

I would like a unique, increment, number on each document printed document. I need these numbers to start at, say, 83, for the first document. For bonus points, I plan on printing two A5 documents on ...
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How to import several worksheets from a single Excel file to Microsoft Word document as linked and updateable objects?

I have an Microsoft Excel file with several (about 10-20) worksheets. All sheets should be stored in one Excel file, because they are connected to each other (calculated values). Now I have to create ...
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Microsoft Word not allowing me to save in .docx

I hope someone can help. I'm having real problems with Microsoft Word at the moment. I have an Office 365 subscription, with Word 2013. For no obvious reason, Word no longer allows me to save ...
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How to create a macro for microsoft word to concatenate first and last name to generate username

I am trying to create a document in MS word that I can use to auto-generate logins and passwords for my users by just entering in a few details. The form looks like this (sample): First Name: John ...
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How to get the “middle hierarchy” element back on the smart art

I deleted the "middle element" on a hierarchy and I don't know how to get it back (other than creating the smart art again and copypasting) Is there a way to create a element like "b" in the ...
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Trying to combine 3 of 4 cells in a square in a table in word

I am trying to merge specific cells in a table. The table is setup like this: 1 2 3 4 I am trying to merge cells 3, 4, and 2. However, it will not allow me to do that. If I wanted to combine ...
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How do I delete text that has Track Changes comments without deleting the comments?

In Microsoft Word 2013, we are using Track Changes to add comments to the document, and then marking each comment as resolved once it is addressed. However, when the required action is to delete some ...
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How to add another Word document as a section in several and have it live linked

So I can't seem to find the answer, however, I have a handbook, 10 of them, and want the general sections to be managed from master Word Documents. A section on Library for example is identical in ...
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How to prevent the last page of an odd number of pages to be printed upside down on letterpaper?

I have a problem with my HP LaserJet 500. When I print a single page on letterpaper (pre-printed with a logo in the top left) there are no problems, when printing an even amount of pages in duplex, no ...
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How do you edit the name of a bookmark? (MS Word 2013)

I found no answer to the question above here, or on Google.
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How can I use Word to add inline styles to text as I type? [closed]

I don't want to select the text and style it, I want a combination of autocorrect and a macro so that I can type ">>> " and turn my style on (removing the ">>> " as well), then type " <<<" ...
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How not to show pasted hyperlinks as a hyperlinks?

When I copy a hyperlink text such as a website address and paste it in MS Word, how can I just paste it as a plain text instead of a hyperlink?
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Is it possible to remove a header and footer from a single page? (word 2010)

I've searched for it, I have to remove headers and footers in single sections of my document, not just the first page. How can i do it easily?
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How to align the content of 2 columns in a word table, horizontally? (Word 2010)

I'm trying to align a list of symbols, on the left column I have the symbol, on the right one its description. There's no paragraph editor that can help me fit the spacing between the lines, how ...
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How to make a table of figures that were created with a style but not with captions? (Word 2010)

I have the following figure and subtitle, that was created with a style, and therefore is not a caption i can choose to create a table of contents. How can I choose this style or numbering order, ...
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How to align spaced text in the same line, but vertically? (Symbol list, Word 2010)

I'm trying to align all of the definitions in a symbol list in word 2010. Now they all look like this Anyone knows how to do this? I wanna align the definitions as well.
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Regular expression to match cell boundaries

Is there a regular expression solution in Microsoft Word to match cell boundaries? Recently I had a table with several cells starting with a space and I had to remove them, unfortunately ^ to match ...
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How to align all the definitions in a symbol list (Word 2010)

I'm trying to align all of the definitions in a symbol list in word 2010. Now they all look like this Anyone knows how to do this? I wanna align the definitions as well.
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Compare two word documents to show only similarities

I am working with two huge Word documents and I want to see only the similarities between. I have been using the compare function under the review tab however it is showing a lot of deletions and ...
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Slow Word's startup as it tries to connect to something

Before, Microsoft Word on my PC startup very quickly and smoothly. I think it took less than 2 second to start. Recently the time to get to a ready screen suddenly increased a lot (~20s). I think it ...
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A Table in PDF looks different than in word

How is possible a well displayed table in Word looks different in PDF file? When printing this table it appears also cropped. Page is formatted this way: table is pasted as image, and caption is ...
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Insert Hyperlink in word to an excel file that will open read-only when clicked?

To manually open an excel file as read-only I usually use excel /r "filename" on the command line, or just click file, open, open as read only from excel. If I insert a hyperlink to an excel file in ...
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Extract numerical data from MS Word graph [duplicate]

I have a word document that includes chart objects linked to data held in unknown spreadsheets that cannot be accessed. The charts are 'frozen', in the sense that they are displaying the data ...
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Group IEEE citations in word

I'm writing my phd thesis and my problem is related to citations. Since my work is technical, I use IEEE references system. The issue here is that I use the Automatic references system from Word but I ...
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Set default view in open documents in Word (Office)

When I open a doc\docx file in MS OFFICE it opens in 2 page view. I always go to View->Zoom->One Page to change it. Then I change the Zoom itself to 100%. Is there a way to set it to open in this ...