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

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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)

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 office 2013 - heading 3 - vertical [closed]

I used word office 2013 and I have problem with heading 3. For some reason, it is vertical in a right side. I try to move it to the left side and horizontal but it is not moving. I don't know how to ...
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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 ...
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Customise heading 1 style starting number in MS word 2007

I am trying to get MS word to start a chapter number at 3. I have set the Heading 1 style numbering format to start at 3 - this shows as 3 Heading 1 in the styles list. However, when I use the style ...
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Don't print ActiveX checkbox

I have a 50~ page Word document with an ActiveX checkbox on each page. I do not want these to be displayed when I print the document in any form, ie to a printer or PDF. I have Googled around and ...
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Partial populate dropdown list Word 2007

I need to build some reports defining what equiptment is Company Owned/Customer Owned. I need a dropdown list next to each Item. Since each report is for different customers. I would like the list to ...
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Make all sentences paragraphs in MS Word

I have text in MS Word 2007. It is needed to make all sentences paragraphs. I can go over text and press Enter after each sentence but want to do it automatically. I am thinking about using ...
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Word 2007: Arabic/Persian number in picure caption

I am working on a Word document that contains both Arabic/Persian and English words and numbers. Problem is if I add a caption for an image, its sequential number is in Latin format(123456789) not ...
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Mouse-click or other short cut to select formatting you want to find and replace? (Word 2010)

I want to replace one style with another. Both styles are available to me. Before: 1.1 This Text is Styled as H2 with Numbers After: This Text is Styled as H2 without Numbers Instead of opening ...
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How to combine sections of text, line by line

Is there a way (in Microsoft Office, Notepad++, etc), to combine multiple sections of text, line by line, so, for example, my text would changes from this: section 1, line 1 section 1, line 2 ...
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English fonts displayed RTL and mirrored in Hebrew document

Word-2013 displaying English fonts mirrored and RTL-ed when opening a word document containing English and Hebrew fonts. Example: NET Framework (LTR) while it is displayed as krowemarF TEN I created ...
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Table of Contents Titles Spanning Two Lines

I have a table of contents with titles that span more than one line. How can I get those page numbers to line up to the right?
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Endnotes and Microsoft Word 2013 [closed]

I have several sections/chapters in my document. I suppress Endnotes until the Endnotes section. Then I have an appendix section that has endnotes. How can I get these endnotes to show up ...
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How to save printer-friendly version of Ruby on Rails (Redmine) app as HTML?

E.g. there is the issue list in Redmine. When I show print preview there only the table without headers will be shown and there will be a bit different style of the table (css for printer-friendly ...
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Can't open .asd file

I have .asd file wich I wish to open. I have tried everything with word I think. And when I open in notepad that file, it shows random simbols, maybe its corrupted and can't be restored? By the way ...
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Run-Time Error - The directory name is not valid

I am using a domain computer, and I am unable to use a macro which saves a file to a specific location. I get the error message exactly in the title of this post. I've tried disconnecting and ...
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Printing parts of a documents using mergefields

I am compressing 30 documents into a json file. When i want to print it, I want to be able to select only those pages that refer to a specific mergefield from the json file. There are 5 mergefield ...
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Copy and paste without tracked changes in MS Office 2013

I'm copying and pasting from a document with tracked changes to a text-only document. Previously when copying and pasting from such, text that was strike-through (ie, changed) was not copied and did ...
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Default Adobe reader 9 with internet exp

have 2 PDF apps installed: Adobe Reader 9 and adobe professional 6. For whatever reason, professional 6 is the default PDF plugin for Internet Explorer and not open the file. How do I make Adobe ...
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How do I keep Word from downloading templates over the company network?

we have our templates stored on a central company server. Every time trying to open a document generated from a new template that I made, Word tries to download that template which is quite a slow ...
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Protecting images in header and footer areas in Word 2013

We're trying to create Word templates based on our corporate identity but we need to prevent changes to the images (size, position, etc.) in the header and footer areas of the documents. Is there a ...
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Pressing Tab deletes all text after cursor in a bulleted list - MS Word in Office 365

I cannot tab anymore the text inside lists. Every time I press the tab on my keyboard to insert the tab character, instead of doing so, it deletes all the text on the same line I wish to insert Tab. ...
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Making a new heading style

I am trying to understand styles in Microsoft Word. How do I make a new heading style? Built-in heading style in word have more than just the formatting. They are collapsible in the document, they ...