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

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Automatically insert data into Word-Templates

Word-Templates often consist of Content-Control Boxes and I wonder if it is possible to store some data like my adress or phone number in Word to automatically insert it into the respecting boxes and ...
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Way to get Microsoft Word to remember “Find and Replace” entries for auto complete the next time after closing Word?

After you use “find what”, or “replace with”, the entry will be remembered for auto complete the next time. When you quit Microsoft Word, the suggestions are no longer remembered. Is there a way to ...
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How do I make columns the same (balanced) length (or depth) at the end of a document?

A style guide recently instructed me to use a two-column format, saying "The two columns on the last page should be of approximately equal length." On the last page of my document, the first column ...
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How do I repair supposedly corrupted MS Works Word files?

I have a lot of old .wps files which I'd like to open. Word 2007 reports that some are corrupt but doesn't attempt to recover them. I know some have some defunct Greek polytonic fonts and maybe ...
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Ms word easy way to cross reference?

Is there an easy way to cross reference like a keyboard short cut or a copy and paste method. I have a document with a lot of equations in it (in the hundreds) and it is becoming a pain to add cross ...
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Parse .docx, Put data into excel? [on hold]

I already have an idea on how to do this (using python-docx and openpyxl), but I wanted to see if there are any other more efficient / faster / easier ways to do this. I am using LiClipse as my ...
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Save a range of pages in a separate doc?

I am working with Windows 8.1, x64 and Word 2013. Both of them are fully patched. I need to extract two pages from an existing word document. If I were printing, I would be able to print only those ...
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Content suddenly converted to strange letters after save

I was working in a .docx Microsoft Word document, and when I hit save to save the document, all the characters were transformed to unknown characters, well unknwon characters to me at least, because ...
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Microsoft Word on my laptop is not displaying complete pages [on hold]

Microsoft Word on my laptop is not displaying complete pages. Pages are appearing as a small strip and get longer as I type. Please help on how to fix this.
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How can I scrape only word data from a website? [duplicate]

I want to download all the word content from a particular website. Save the results in MS Word, Excel or Notepad and check which words are repeated most often and how many times.
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Counting specific words within a batch of Word documents

I need a count of the number of times an acronym (e.g. ‘ABC’) is used in a collection of word documents. The acronym is always three letters and in block caps. All the word documents are contained ...
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Find and replace with nothing in MS Word

How can I replace any word of specified size, color, text font... with nothing, i.e., I want to remove all the words with such criteria?
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MS Word: Find/Replace multiple doc's at once

I have about 50 document's in which I need to replace certain word's. Is there a way I can do this at once, not opening one by one. Also it would be very useful if I can use search option. Thank's
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Why do (esp. background) colors invert when Pasting, but not Inserting, images into documents?

Many images on the Web show an object on a white or transparent background. When that image is copied and pasted into a document (e. g. MS Office Word/Powerpoint), the colors (esp. background colors) ...
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How can I print only pages I have selected by a checkbox to print in MS Word?

I have a protected Word document with many macros. It is approximately 45 pages long. I want to add a checkbox on the top of each page and run a macro so that only the checked pages will be printed. ...
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Crop an object in Microsoft Word

I have a document with some drawings that are made using word itself and they have some texts in textboxes. I want to give this doc to someone else and he maybe do some edits on whole of the document, ...
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Word two page layout: odd on the right, even on the left [duplicate]

How can I set up MS Word to display the even page on the right and the odd page on the left, when using the two page layout (like programs as the adobe reader do)? Here is an example. On the left is ...
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MS Word replace/remove multiple lines starting with same pattern

Here is an example: 6374-6375 | Added on Wednesday, February 18, 2015 9:18:24 Each teacher had thousands of students, and they would regularly challenge the students of the other teachers. ...
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word Formula : combine bookmarks name with text

real problem - I work with word 2013, i want to make a formula that takes a text and combined it with the PageNum to link to a bookmark in the document example: the bookmark name : "PAGEREV2" = 5 i ...
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MS Word regex insert carriage return in match

It appears that MS Word accepts regular expressions for finding and replacing strings. I would like to use regex to add carriage returns to a block of text, in order to parse out individual lines. ...
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Partial formatting in Microsoft Word find and replace

I want to use Word's "Advanced Find and Replace" tool to find this string: See, e.g., And replace it with this: See, e.g., The difference between the two strings is that the second comma ...
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“The file is potentially damaged” when try to save docx file

I have here a Word 2003 and I've opened a docx-file. I made some updates while monitor changes is enabled. Now I want to save the file, but he always writes The file is potentially damaged. ...
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Office 2010: OSETUP.DLL error after uninstalling 2013

I recently upgraded to Office 2013, but then wanted to go back to running 2010 for compatibility purposes with a client. I wasn't sure if the two would play nicely together, so I uninstalled 2013 ...
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Word Outliner - How to collapse all the text that is NOT marked red?

I am using the word 2010 Outliner to write paper. As I am currently working on it, I am putting all my sources in my outline. However, some sources have to be researched further. Therefore, I am ...
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Considerations for restyling Word “Default Paragraph Font” ? (Word 2010 / Screenshots) [closed]

Questions For those of you with experience in creating Word templates, do you or don't you restyle the Default Paragraph Font (DPF)? Why or why not? Or stated another way ... Given that the ...
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Windows 7 breaks appearance inside office documents (word, excel)

When I scroll the excel sheet, sometimes the ribbon and even the top bar are being covered by cells. The visualization is being broken. The same thing occurs with MS Word, too. The problem occurs even ...
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Disable a specific addin for a Word document?

I have a subset of our general use documents at our office that do not play well with a particular duo of addins (Worksite related). Is there anyway to configure these documents to not use these two ...
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Word 2010 Appearance in Windows 8

I installed Word 2010 from a legitimate source using my own product key, however there seems to be an issue with the appearance. There's some sort of weird box over the drop down menu and the shadow ...
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Can MS Word detect single-sentence paragraphs?

Setup: I have a long (>100 page) document and have been asked to make sure there are no single-sentence paragraphs. While this is not necessarily a strict rule of style, it is a reasonable request ...
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Select a rectangular block of text in Word 2013

I'm pretty sure that older versions of Microsoft Word would let me select a rectangular block of text by holding down the Alt key while dragging the mouse from one corner to the other. When I try it ...
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adding image from excel to word using mail merge

I'm using mail merge to generate a word document from an excel sheet and some cells contain images (office 2013). Is it possible to export them as well to word directly with mail merge without putting ...
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How can I remove space between Footnode and Text?

I have a friend, who is writing a homework for their studies. She has a problem, that the max lenght of text, sould be 20 pages. We are now trying to reduce the pages ;) We have the following foot ...
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Formatting inside a form field on a locked word document

I need to be able to write material with formatting like colors, font and text size in a form field on a locked word document. I also need to be able to cut and paste pre-formatted material into ...
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How can I move the Microsoft Word Styles Pane when the top is off the screen?

The Microsoft Word Styles Pane is opening with the top 20% off the top of the screen. How can I move it? Normal windows can be moved via the keyboard using the alt-space shortcut, but that doesn't ...
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Stop Word from creating a new row when I press enter when in a table

I am writing a document (in Microsoft word 2013) with a lot of tables in it. I need each table to have only one row. Consider the diagrams below. If I press enter when the cursor is in position A ...
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Can the order of pages for “multiple pages per sheet” be changed?

I'm using Word 2013's feature to print multiple pages per sheet. I want the pages to be placed on a sheet ordered in columns / vertically instead of per rows / horizontally. That is, Word does this by ...
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Words 2013 inserts whole object itself when caption is cross referenced

I am inserting object -> Open Document Text After I added the object, I added a caption by right-clicking the object and adding the caption. Everything is fine until now. However, when I cross ...
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How do I easily highlight PyMOL code in Microsoft Word 2013?

Now I realize that several questions similar to this one exist on Superuser (e.g., How do I easily highlight the syntax of PHP code in Word?) but I believe there is enough difference for this not to ...
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How do I get rid off Babylon's text suggestions in Microsoft Word 2013?

I have tried all the suggestions and none of them seem to work - eg: C:\Program Files\Babylon\Babylon-Pro\Utils and it wont let me remove it from Word Options\Add ins. It is really annoying and ...
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List style in Word when both Heading- and non-heading styles are linked to a list level

I would like to create the following styles that can produce something like below: [Heading1] [Heading2] [Normal] Text text text 1. [ListHeading1] 1.1 [ListParagraph2] Text text text 1.2 ...
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Issues with spacing when mail merging

I have set up a mail merge document in Word 2010, I have 4 colleagues (currently on Word 2007) who use the document, for two of them, when they merge it removes any spaces between mail merge fields - ...
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Creating multiple links in single Microsoft Word file

I am using Microsoft Word to create a CV that needs to contain multiple links all within a single Word document. I have tried creating multiple hyperlinks in a single Word document but wasn't ...
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Word 2013 Textbox Margins

I'm creating a document and i'm using textboxes to create columns in it. However, the picture i'm inserting is always getting cut off and is unable to stretch to the max of the textbox width Example ...
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Formatting multiple pictures in Office Word 2013

How to select and format all pictures to Brightness 20%, Contrast -40% and Sharpness 100% and select Wrapping Behind Text in Word 2013 with few clicks?
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Effects of leaving Track Changes on when accepting or rejecting changes? (Word for PC)

I used track changes to accept or reject edits that I made to my own document. The next day I continued my work (accepting/rejecting changes) and discovered that edits that I thought I had finalized ...
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Word 365 on RDS does not open

I just installed a new W2012R2 server with RDS and Office 365 ProPlus. I can open Word correctly. I added it to my RemoteApps but when I try to open Word from my local PC by going to the RDS website ...
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Micorsoft word is skipping caption numbers - how to debug?

I have a series of tables in a document. The caption numbers should be Table 3.1, 3.2, 3.3 etc. Unfortunately however, there is one being skipped (i.e. 3.1, 3.3, 3.4...). Perhaps this is because I ...
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Mail Merge comparison between fields

I have a meeting merge document which is populated from a CSV file with data entered online from a facilitator. I am unable to work out how to do multiple conditions, there are a maximum of 10 clients ...
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How to turn off the odd blank page beside my page in Word office?

I have a weird problem. I don’t know what I have done. It have a blank page next to my page which like a extend but O cant insert any text. It look like a margin but it not. Just see my demo image, ...
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How to ignore auto-capitalization for specific words but keep it intact normally in Microsoft Word?

I have a brand name (similar to iPhone, in that it's camal-case with a lower-case first letter) that I always want to keep lower-case, even when it's at the beginning of a sentence. I'm using ...