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

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MS Word reformats label on save

I am attempting to make labels with MS Word 2013 Standard. For reference it is an Avery US Letter, 5160 Easy Peel label specifically but this issue occurs with any label I create. It doesn't ...
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Create list depending on heading 1 in word

I need to create list depending on first heading. It looks similar to heading 2 - first number is heading 1, but second increments. For example: Appended numbers (green and red) are correct. Any ...
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How do you Find & Replace only in specific Styles in Word?

I have a document with sub-sections and text. The sub-titles for each sub-section starts with a number. I want to remove this number. I know searching for ^# and replacing with 'blank' removes all ...
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Can a button for Lock Anchor be created in Word?

Is it possible to add a button to the Quick Access Toolbar in Word that "Lock Anchor" on images? Usually I would, right click to image, go to Size and Position > Position > Lock Anchor..but this is ...
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How to make text/elements visible only in editor view in Microsoft Word 2010

I'm creating a template document for a client in Word 2010. I'm trying to implement some instructions in the document, so that if the file is either printed or exported as a .pdf file, those ...
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How can I add link class for Microsoft Office Word 2013 blog post?

I need to somehow add class for created link in Microsoft Office 2013, because I would like to use a lightbox for the link. I don't want open the wp-admin area, I would like to solve this in one ...
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In Word 2010 or 2013, is it possible to create a reference to a specific source in the bibliography?

In answering this question about automatically hot-linking from an in-text citation to its source in the bibliography, I discovered that bookmarks within a bibliography are deleted when the field is ...
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How to run a .gif animation by saving as .htm universallly?

I have a .gif animation which I inserted in word and saved as a .htm file. It works nice when I open in the browser on my computer. However, when only the .htm file is given to someone else who ...
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Customize TOC tab leader

In Microsoft Word I can choose between dot ..., dash --- and line for tab leader in the table of contents menu. But I want to increase the dots distance, for example with some spaces between them like ...
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2013 Word Doc printing smaller than full size

Just got a new computer loaded with Microsoft Office 2013, and this document that I've printed many times is now printing smaller than full size. This document was some kind of template created many ...
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Different “endnote reference” number styles in text and in endnotes

I'm using endnotes in a MS Word 2011 doc. The number used to signify the reference is formatted in a style called "endnote reference" and it puts the number in superscript. That's all well and good, ...
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Clearing Computer Documents

Okay, I have hardly any basic knowledge when it comes to computers and working these systems, so I am hoping someone can help me with this. On my laptop, I frequently use Microsoft Word. I have a ...
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How to lock a group of images in Microsoft Word 2007?

I am making a chart for my grandson. I have designed a stop light; a text box with three round images (sometimes colored) to form the stop light. I should be able to lock the images so that the ...
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Auto hot-linking in-text citations to a bibliographic entry

I'm trying to find the best way to automatically create hyperlinks within a document from an in text citation, "(Author, 2014)", to its respective bibliographic entry in such a way that is seen in ...
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pages in the Microsoft word suddenly disappear

I was using Microsoft word, But suddenly pages changes in the way that is shown in the picture. i cant access to some pages
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Creating substitution definitions in word

One of the amazing things about latex is I could create defitions in a separate source .tex file and inport those defintions into a working target file. For instance, I could define a term like ...
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How to copy text from PDF and paste into word without keeping the source format and linebreaks? [duplicate]

When I copy 2-3 paragraphs from a E-textbook PDF file and paste it to MS word,the new line(line breaks) in PDF also appears in MS word even though .It means a new line in PDF also becomes a new line ...
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How do you add variables in a Word Template?

For example, I'd like to be able to define company_name somewhere, and in the document have [company_name] and the pre-defined value will be displayed. Is this a feature that Word has?
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When creating a Document Index, all page numbers the number one (1) only

I need to build an index for a 200 pp MS Word 2013 document. I followed the steps correctly (I believe.). I selected text and then selected 'Mark All'. When I insert the index in the rear of the ...
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What is the data source of a merge document

I have a MS Word merge document (not of my own making). To get the data for the merge, the file accesses a query in an Access database. How can I discover exactly what that query is? I know I can ...
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Word allows users to create nested controls even during protection enforcement. Workaround?

I am trying to create a document with restricted editing in which users will only be allowed to fill in information in rich text controls. I will then programmatically grab the data from each rich ...
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Opening a word file in Recent documents - Office Word

There was a word .doc file I was working with in my flash drive, then after I removed the flash it has disappeared. Now I can see the file name in office in recent documents, is there any chance I ...
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shading for content controls not displaying always

I am using MS Word Professional Plus and trying to shade the content control fields, so that users of the form can easily identify the fields. I have gone under options, advanced setting and selected ...
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Insert Excel chart into Word template [on hold]

I want to create a Word template. Is it possible, that template will take information from another Excel file automaticaly? And can it use charts? User story: The user should open the template, ...
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How you do you insert a space above the second page of a table with a repeated header row in a multi-page table?

I have a table that is multiple pages and includes a repeated header row at the top of each page. However, I also need to have a space on the top of each page to add a title (Appendix X Continued). ...
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Creating a box that pops up to fill in categories [closed]

For microsoft word 2013, I am looking to make a box that pops up to just fill in the categories for a template. I know you can do the fill in under Developer, but I am wondering if there is a variable ...
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Complex auto numbering in table MS Word

I have the table with three columns. First two columns have complex numbering. I want to number elements of table like this: | First Column | Second Column | __________________________________ | ...
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How to move lines to table cells

I have some data separated into lines and want to move it to some table cells, each line in a cell, so if I have 1000 lines it will be in 1000 cell, like: line1 line2 line3 will be a table with 3 ...
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How to divide paragraph by numbers

I have a paragraph that contains some numbers into some spaces in it like the following: test test test 98 test 12 test test 877 test I want to divide in into many paragraphs, bullets, or lines ...
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Can't edit document while stuck in page layout view

I don't know what the hell happened but my word doc went frozen and stuck in "print layout view" and I have zero options, I can't even close the document.
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MS Word Master document - display all subdocuments on opening

I wonder if there is any possible way to make a master document open with all subdocuments expanded, and Master document shown in normal mode. I would prefer that the readers do not need to open the ...
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moving files from one location to another while they are being used

Today I tried to move my Microsoft Word document file from one place to another when it was open in Microsoft Word. But then it said it is unable to move since it is open in Microsoft Word. Similarly ...
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Convert THOUSANDS of Word (doc) to PDF [duplicate]

I have roughly 30,000 .doc files that I need to convert to PDF. What's the best way to go about this? I have every flavor of OS you can think of...
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How can I sign an MS Word macro with a digital certificate from the local machine certificate store?

I am trying to find out how I can digitally sign a Microsoft Word macro using a valid 3rd party CA issued VBA code-signing certificate that is installed into the machine rather than the user ...
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Bug in Microsoft Word with Find and Replace when searching text containing a hyperlink?

I was trying to replace a text with a email address in the middle of it in a Word document. If I only use the Find command, then it works fine, and Microsoft Word finds the text I wanted to replace. ...
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Word 2010 Template is humongous

I created a word template from scratch to use for reports, the file is 46MB. How can I make it smaller? Why is it so big?
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Using a shortcut in Word 2013 to apply subscript with Swedish layout keyboard

I am experiencing an issue to use a shortcut to apply subscript with the given shortcut CTRL + = Since = on a Swedish layout keyboard is inputed by pressing Shift + 0. I remember this problem on elder ...
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How do I prevent new sections in a word document from using the background image and styling from the title page?

I have a document derived from a template in MS Word 2007 I inherited from a predecessor in my company and am having some difficulty making it behave. The first page of the document includes a fancy ...
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Table of contents based on custom heading style

I'm pretty sure you can do this, one of the systems analysts at an old company I worked at had this set up. Basically I want a table of contents in my page, but I don't want it based on the standard ...
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MS Word Hyperlink to Files Located in Same Folder as Document

I want to setup hyperlinks in a Word document to files (jpg) that are always located in the same folder as the Word Document I want to distribute a package of the Word document plus the supporting ...
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Why does the first page footer display in print preview, but does not print?

I created a word document which contains 4 pages. It has both header and footer. And in print preview everything is displayed well. But when I take the printout only the footer on first page is not ...
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How to embed YouTube videos in Microsoft Word 2013?

How do I embed a YouTube video into Microsoft Word 2013 in the website editor?
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MS Word 2010 - How do I create a universal macro that will auto-insert a header if none exists?

I'd like to create a macro enabled template that will automatically insert a header into a document if none exists. This is in order to work around a printing issue that cuts off the top of the ...
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Exclude during search and replace but in Word

This is an extended version of question Is there a way to search for a pattern in MS Word document?. What if there is a number as below? 124/555% 123/3333 1233345/1222% So how can I ...
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Is there a way to search for a pattern in a MS Word document?

Is there a way to look up patterns inside an MS Word document instead of an exact match? I have a document where all decimals have been written as / instead of .. For example, 1.02 has been written ...
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How to group a picture and a shape in Word 2013?

How to group a picture and a shape in Microsoft Word 2013? I have discovered that I can't group pictures as well. Does "Group" command concerned with grouping shapes only? Are there any workarounds to ...
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How can I get certain toggle switches to work in Windows 7?

I'm using PC computers at my local library. The OS's on all the patron computers have been updated from XP to a version of Windows 7 (some professional version to allow the computers in all the ...
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Chart format corrupted or size is wrong when I copy from Excel 2013 to Word 2013

When I copy charts from Excel 2003 or Excel 2013 to Word 2013 the charts are corrupted: the fonts are too big so the titles and legend text is a mess. If I don't want the chart to update in Word ...
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VBA code to select the first shape in the current active paragraph

In Word 2013, I need a simple VBA code in my macro which selects the first shape that exists in the current active paragraph. Note: the shape that I need the code to select is a custom shape that I ...
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Microsoft word 2007 numbering the sites

I have to number my pages in Word 2007, problem is, that the number 1 has to start on actual site 9. I have also 2 laying sites, so thats why I used the section brake already, and now I cant use the ...