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MS Word changing my fonts when pressing enter or commas

I am using Microsoft Word 2007 and I changed the style normal in order to use another font (Droid Sans), but when I press enter or insert sometime a comma, Word changes the font into Arial. Yet in ...
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What determines the set of fonts that can be set in Equation Tools in MS Word 2007 and newer?

In Microsoft Word 2007 and newer, if you enter Equation Tools and then click on the Equation Options buttons (the very small button in the lower right corner of the Tools group in the Design tab), the ...
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87 views

What are fast ways to switch between text styles (font, size, etc) in Microsoft Word or other word processing software?

Many times I need to switch back and forth between 2-3 different styles when writing a document. I dislike needing to manually click to change the style in the user interface and would like to use a ...
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113 views

Word templates and custom fonts

I have recently undertaken a design branding job where I was asked to create Microsoft Word templates for invoices and reports. I have created the document with custom fonts, those which are used ...
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26 views

How do I reformat a whole Word doc so it's consitent throughout?

I'm using Word 2010 to write a simple doc. However, I've noticed that the text with Normal format under some areas is a different size and font than text marked as Normal under other areas. I'd like ...
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102 views

How to associate different templates with different file extensions in Microsoft Word?

How can I have different default settings, or templates, (font, margin, etc) when different file types are open in MS Word 2010? For example, .txt files should have a red font, .wri files green font ...
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106 views

Is it possible to split text over two lines in MS Word

Firstly, sorry if the title is not very accurate, I couldn't think of a better way to describe this problem. I am working on a CV and would like use a format similar to a pdf that was produced via a ...
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160 views

How to get font information or view a document of a Word 2003 .doc file?

I've just received a file containing text in hindi language. The document was created using a font installed on the document-creator's PC. So I don't have the language font installed on my system. I ...
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2answers
367 views

How can I save a Word document as a PDF *without* any embedded fonts?

I have Microsoft Word 2010 and I am trying to use it to create a PDF document with a catch. I do NOT want any of the fonts used embedded. However, all the save options I have tried result in ...
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83 views

The font used by Microsoft Word 2007 equations

I want to write some mathematical expressions in a web page and I really like the font used in Word 2007 equations; I want to use it but I don't know its name; can anybody help me, please?
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Use a different font for bold text, instead of synthetic bold

In Word, how can we make bold text (such as by pressing Ctrl+B/the B button) use the bold variant of a differently named font from that of the non-bold font? We're using the Light weight of the Open ...
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875 views

Microsoft Word: Why are some fonts bigger or smaller than others using the same point

The picture below depicts fonts that are all 14pt in MS Word. However, they all have different widths. Why is it that various fonts have different sizes in Microsoft word? Doesn't a "point" mean 1/72 ...
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Windows Fonts operating strangely

I have a handful of documents on a network share created in a specific font - which is installed on both the machine that created the document and the machine that is reading the document (different ...
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1answer
515 views

Why will Microsoft Word 2011 for Mac only let me type in Times New Roman?

I'm having a problem where Microsoft Word 2011 for Mac will only let me type in Times New Roman. Even if I change the Normal style it still reverts back. I do not want to change the default font for ...
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1answer
66 views

Apply font to words containing in custom dictionary in MS Word

I'm wondering if I can apply a specific font to a custom dictionary in MS Word? That way, if I add a new word to that dictionary, the font will apply to it automatically.
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620 views

Microsoft Word 2010 stops responding after change the font type

For some reason, Microsoft Word 2010 started having a problem. When I try to change the font type (touch the arrow next to the font box) the program stops responding. Same thing happens when I try to ...
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Microsoft Word font changing based on Java syntax?

So I'm making my own study guide for the SCJA (Sun Certified Java Associate) exam. Basically what I am doing is Reviewing the stuff on the McGraw Hill study guide, and then Typing up notes about the ...
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How to really change Default font in Microsoft Word 2010?

I changed Microsoft Word for default font Arial Unicode MS. I did it in Home-Font- little right arrow. When I export some document from some system which is created in Lucida Sans Typewriter and open ...
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Microsoft Word - How to use equation font elsewhere?

In Microsoft Word 2007 if I insert an equation the font style is Cambria Math (Italics). I like the look of this font for equations. However, I would prefer to use equation field codes rather than the ...
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666 views

Microsoft Word-safe fonts

If I type up my resume in, let's say, a Windows-specific font like Segoe UI and I send it to someone who opens in on a Mac, what font are they going to see? Maybe Segoe isn't a good example, but if I ...
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568 views

Can font substitutions in MS Word be controlled?

Suppose that I am typing text in MS Word (any version) and I enter a character that does not exist in the font being used. Say, I’m using Times New Roman and I type 2300 Alt X, which turns to the ...
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1answer
2k views

How to use different fonts inside Word Equation Editor, especially for tensor notations

Am I correct in assuming that it is impossible to change font inside MS Word Equation Editor? It seems that normal font changing tools have no effect there. (I’m using Word 2007.) In the Equation ...
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1answer
284 views

custom fonts in .doc & .pdf documents

I am using my own custom font for my .doc and .pdf documents. Now I want to make these files public (upload on my FTP-server). Is there a way for the other user to see the documents rendered with ...
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1answer
283 views

Can I use a custom font in Microsoft Word?

I created a custom font with Fony, and I want to use it in Word. I have it installed in the the system fonts, but Word won't use it, presumably because of security. Does anyone know why this happens, ...
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1answer
2k views

How can I set the default font in LibreOffice or Microsoft Office?

When I open Microsoft Word, Excel or LibreOffice Writer, I need to have a default font configured. How can I set this up in LibreOffice / Microsoft Office under Linux (e.g. Ubuntu), Windows XP or ...
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1answer
2k views

How to change the font of the heading number in Microsoft Word 2003?

How do you change the font of the heading number? If I get into the Styles and Formatting tab, then click on the drop down arrow of the heading I want to modify, and then edit the font in the Modify ...
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Is there a “super font” to simulate a typewriter?

I need to have a realistical output, as if I had typed with a typewriter. For this a font is not enough, I found many of them at this address but they are just fonts. I need something more, like a ...
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Large quotation marks in Word?

Is there a simple way in MS Word to get large quotation marks tightly round a paragraph of text, like you might see in print media to mark a quote? If you simply increase the font size of the quote ...
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5k views

Export font from Word 2010

I got a Microsoft Office 2010 Word document, which has a new font embeded. I can use this font in the document, but the font it self doesn't exist in my system. Is there any possibility to export ...
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1answer
952 views

A font does not render in Word, Windows says it is installed

I have the Meta font family as .ttf and .otf files. On a Windows 7 laptop, I copied them into the Control Panel -> Fonts directory. But when I open a word document using a font of the Meta family, it ...
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447 views

How do I get Word 2007 to stop changing the font when pasting special characters

When pasting text as "unformatted unicode text" in Word 2007, some special characters will be rendered in a different font, even when the current font at the place of insertion has these characters. ...
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2k views

not English characters (ă, ţ, ş) show up as squares on others computers (ms word)

I'm using Windows 7 Basic and Microsoft Office 2007 and I write word documents using not English characters (ă, ţ, ş). When I give them to other people, these special characters show up as squares. ...
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Swap two fonts in all styles in Microsoft Word?

In a sample document, there are a bunch of styles (in Garamond) based on Plain Text (Courier). I would like to change those styles to another font (Georgia, for example). Since the styles in question ...
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2k views

How to preview font in-line with Microsoft Word document?

In Microsoft Word, you can preview how each font looks very quickly by flipping through the fonts with the arrow keys. But the rendered font appears in a 'Preview' window. Is there a way to quickly ...
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950 views

How to tell if fonts are embedded in a Microsoft Word document

How can I confirm whether or not fonts are embedded in a Microsoft Word document? I already know the process to enable embedding in Word.