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

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How to change a format of inserted date in MS Word?

There are shortcut keys in MS Word to insert a date: Shift + Alt + D. But it inserts a date in this format: 1/26/1015 even when my Windows system wide settings are set for this format: 2015-01-26. ...
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How do I typeset equations in Word as pretty as LaTeX does?

This might be the N+1 th question about how to put vector graphics and/or equations in MS Word, but none of the solutions I found on the net satisfy me. My ultimate goal is to be able to embed Latex ...
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Word VBA to insert Relative Hyperlinks [on hold]

I'm looking for VBA macro to do the following: Search a document identified as CM1010 and find the following three types of document references to insert a relative hyperlinks for the following: ...
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Formatting bibliography in Word 2013

I want to change the formatting of my References page, how would I do it? Ideally, I want to add breaks at the end of each reference (where the red lines are) without making the content static? ...
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How to increase font size of first letter in each word on a sentence automatic in Microsoft Word?

I'm trying to do that in automatically way: Is possible in MS Word?
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Why does some selected text highlighted differently Microsoft Word?

Usually, when I select text, the selected text remains black and Word shows me what is selected by highlighting it with a light blue background. However, for some text, when I select it, Word shows me ...
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In Microsoft Word 2010, is it possible to automatically retrieve a list of page numbers for tracked changes?

I have an upcoming project that will require a detailed list of document changes. We can either use change bars in the document itself, or provide a detailed list of revisions, including each page ...
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Footnotes in MS Word 2007 as incrementing asterisks

Is it possible to organize the footnotes in MS Word 2007 in such way that they would be automatically incremented asterisks for one page. Page1: Some text here* (first footnote). Some more text** ...
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Strange Grammar for Capital Letters

Please write down these two sentences in MS Word 2013 x64 Win7 It is a Memory-Based CF. So, we use it. It is a Memory-Based DB. So, we use it. You see that only in the first line, it asks you to ...
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Determine The Encoding of a specific character in Word 2010

I'm having a problem with a generated document (coming from crystal reports engine). Initially hyphens are visible but if the text is copied and pasted with "keep text only" option or "remove ...
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WordArt for Office 2013

OK... so I have a shiny new copy of Office 2013. (AKA Office 365) I set out today to make some WordArt in the shape of a pennat flag. However, there is not option to change the shape of the WordArt ...
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Keyboard shortcut for copying filepath in MsOffice 2013

For example, in Word2010, you can copy the document filepath pressing: Alt, F, Tab , Ctrl+C. In Word 2013, the last Ctrl+C does not copy the filepath because then you have the options of: a) Copy ...
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word 2013 figures not referencing numbered heading correctly

I am writing a large document with many tables, images, and references (using endnote), and everything was working out fine. As the document grew I decided to add Numbering to the captions and this is ...
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Archiving Several hundred Webpages to a doc or pdf [on hold]

I work for a University Library and have to archive our University Bulletin (the rules, regulations, departments, courses, etc). I have done the most recent one but now have to do every year back to ...
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How to define some fields in Word document editable

I have a word document. There are some empty space in my doc and I want to define some fields that cursor only stays at there and when pressed tab cursor will go to the next field. Anyone have any ...
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categorizing files like that of Wikipedia

Is there any tool to put each of our files in a certain category like Wikipedia so we could call them with that category? there may be several category for one file (so we could not use a simple ...
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How to fix the position of a picture on a fixed page, in MS Word 2013?

I, took advantage of 'fix position on page' layout option of MS Word 2013 for fixing the position of a picture, in the page. But, it only pays attention to the position of paper related to page, but ...
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How can I set layout options for my table in, MS word 2013?

MS Word 2013 has several options for setting the layout of a picture (in-line, top and bottom, ...) (fix position, move with text). But, about tables it lacks such options. When I write something in ...
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Microsoft Word Footnote Number Deleted by A Contributer

I have a problem with Word that I have no idea how to address. A contributing author has gone through every single footnote in the document and deleted the 1automatic number and replaced that with ...
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MS Office 2007 - change UI display language from German to English

Microsoft Office 2007 comes in different languages. This includes different formula names in Excel, e.g. =Summewenn instead of =sumif. This is quite inconvenient if you're used to the English names or ...
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Can I use MS word offline on my chrome book?

I want to use MS word and excel on my chrome book while I am offline. Is this possible? I don't want to use google docs as when I sent them to other people they cannot open them.
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Opening old Word Documents in Openoffice

I have just installed Windows 7 on my computer after using XP for years and Microsoft word. The computer will not now accept my Microsoft Word software. I now have all these important Word documents ...
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Overlap of text and grouped image in MS Word

I am an MS word 2013 x64 Win 7 user. I 1- insert an image (less than half of the page) 2- make the layout to be 'Top and Bottom' 3- insert a caption for image. 4- group the image and its caption ...
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Word 2013 Automatically Generated Table of Contents Numbering Issue

I am having a strange issue with an automatically generate table of contents in Microsoft Word 2013. The document is about 110 pages long with 7 headings to which the TOC links. The text is correct ...
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Mailmerge and HTML

There may be a better solution than this, I'm open to suggestions. I've pulled a CSV file from a database. The database is a repository of online form submissions, and the submissions are built from ...
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Table of Content Numbering Issues

How may I fix a numbering problem in the table of contents in Microsoft Word 2013? Problem is as follow 6.1.1.1 6.1.1.2 6.1.1.3 4.1.1.6 instead of 6.1.1.4
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How MS Word can automatically locate pictures?

When you write a document in TeX paragraph 1 \begin{figure} ... \end{figure} paragraph 2 after compiling, you see that the final placement of the figure will not be necessarily between paragraph 1 ...
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regex delete line contain result in office word 2013

I have a document in word. My paragraphs like: asdfasdfasdf abcYear052014 asdfasdfasdf acbYear122013 I want delete line xxxYearyyyy so in notepad++ I put .*[0-9]201[0-9]$ and replace with ...
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Remove Windows Live credentials from Microsoft Word

I have a Windows 7 Professional 32 bits with all service packs and Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2010 with all service packs. I use OneDrive to store my docs and I open it from Internet Explorer ...
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Restricted Editing - Select Sections - restricts other sections as well

I am using MS Word 2010. I am creating forms, and I want to restrict the editing to a particular section to 'filling in forms' for that section only. I can get this to work but unfortunately it ...
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Control Content lacking bookmark functionality

I'm using Microsoft Word 2010 and I am using the Developer/Forms functions. As opposed to the newer Control Content functions, I am only using the Legacy Forms, because they have a bookmark function ...
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How to replace fonts of some characters as typing in Microsoft Word 2013

I want to replace fonts of digits and some other characters automatically as I type in Microsoft Word 2013 (something like word Auto-correct option). How can I do this by Macros?
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How to get a table to change from letter-sized to legal-sized when it is copied

Using a third-party software, I can generate my Outlook calendar into a Word document. When I do that, the calendar is generated in letter-sized, landscaped format. I have a legal-sized, landscaped ...
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How to keep cursor in its place in MS word?

I am an MS word 2013 user; in my previous version of MS word, when I was writing something and meanwhile I wanted to check a reference at the end of my document, I moved the scroll by mouse and check ...
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How to determine EMET caller mitigation?

I run EMET on my Windows machines. It works great - it stop a number of threats in their tracks by enforcing some mitigations on applications. I can't count how many times it stopped Internet Explorer ...
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How to remove blank space at the end of a line, quickly?

While copying from Outlook and then trying to paste it in MS Word, the pasted email in MS Word appeared detestably as follows, with the trailing blank spaces: (I just took some arbitrary text ...
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In MS word, how can I make caption of an image like “2-1” instead of “II-1” if heading one is numbered under roman numbers?

In MS Word. If heading one is numbered using roman numbers, when the figure caption also includes chapter numbers, roman numbers will be used like this: "II-1", but what I want is "2-1". How can I ...
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Google Talk Notifications Mess Up My Current Active Window

While I was working on a word file, a gTalk notification poped-up. Before it did the search box in the word document was the active part. After the notification, I found the cursor active at the body ...
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Microsoft Word : Formatting paragraphs

I am using Microsoft Word 2007. I have a word resume with below content: How can I bring the Phone and Email lines to the top, so that they perfectly fit with the height of the Name above. ...
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Opening MS Word maximized

Each time I open my MS Word, it is not in its largest size. I want it to me maximized when being opened. How can I do it?
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How to align a long title in a table of content so that it won't be over page numbers

I'm trying to change the alignment of the TOC of this document in order to make a long title, which occupies more than one line, to break to the next line before they are vertically aligned to the ...
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Exclude a sentence from punctuation grammar checking

Word complains about the grammar of the following sentence: The XML prolog is the text <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> that must appear at the beginning of the document. It wants ...
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Word 2010 freezing after typing a few characters

I have a weird problem with Word 2010 on Windows 7. After typing a few characters, the program just stops responding. Sometimes it becomes responsive again, but most of the time it doesn't. I tried ...
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How to add multiple reviewers in Microsoft Word 2007 and at the same time keep track of interim document versions?

I'm using Microsoft Word 2007. I've received a document which I need to revise, but the original document already has revisions built into it. I would like to be able to stack my revisions on top of ...
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Mail merge doc doesn't automatically link to data source

I have a mail merge doc that when opened, doesn't give me the "opening the document will run the following SQL command" message. Once I'm in the doc I have to do Select Recipients" & then connect ...
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How to resize embedded word file properly in word 2013?

I love to embed an external file into Word .docx file since that helps me to "outsource" the content - I don't have to put the whole big content into one-only file. Below is how we can do such ...
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Office 2013 - Paste Special Shows 'Unformatted Unicode Text' only - Show Options Turned on in Advanced Options

About two weeks ago my "Paste Special" stopped working in Office 2013 products. Before, I could paste and choose how I wanted it to work. But, since, all I have in the Paste Special options is ...
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Word 2010 always automatically update entire table-of-contents when printing word documents [duplicate]

Word 2010 has the bad habit that it asks before printing what i want to update before printing: I know that i can disable this box, by unchecking File > Options > Display > 'Update fields ...
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When I past an image to word 2010/13, can I apply a default picture style

Microsoft Office Ribbon has a convenient gallery of styles to apply to pictures. It functions much like the Styles gallery in Word for quickly applying formatting to text. But whereas one can ...
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MS Word not embedding Math font

I have created a document with two bespoke fonts (company fonts). I have set Word to embed fonts so maintain the look of the document when it is distributed outside of the company, and the main body ...