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Massive Blank Space To Right Of All Word Pages?

So my grandfather has been working on writing a book. All goes well until he rings me to state that he has somehow messed up the file. If you look at the image below, he has someone added something ...
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1answer
21 views

How can I create a PDF with a different full-page background image for each page, perhaps using Word 2011 or OpenOffice Writer 4?

I've searched and seen how I can create a watermarked Word document with a background image that applies to the whole document. What I have not yet found, for Mac Word, 2011 OpenOffice 4.x, or other ...
2
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0answers
74 views

Convert rtf to pdf removing the hidden text of rtf file

I am using Ted on CentOS 6, for conversion of RTF to PDF documents via shell_exec command from php script like: shell_exec(rtf2pdf.sh test.rtf test.pdf) But the issue is that if the RTF file has any ...
2
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1answer
32 views

How do I check if the document formatting is right?

I have to submit a paper to a competition. They have strict rules on the formatting that is to be used. For example, the size of the font, the margin, the space between the paragraph and so on. I ...
2
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1answer
128 views

How to count the number of review comments from a specific author in Word?

I have a large MS Word document with a high number of review comments (track changes feature). I'd now like to get a list of authors and the number of review comments. The number of authors is not too ...
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9 views

How can I include a chapter title in a header in Word or OO Writer? [duplicate]

I would like to include a chapter title in a page header in either (Mac) MS Word 2011, or OpenOffice writer. How can I set a segment of text (the title) on either a chapter-by-chapter basis, or ...
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1answer
807 views

The JPG file on my Open Office document is blurry when exported to PDF

I have tried both Open Office and Word, and the issue is the same. All looks fine until the document is exported to PDF, then the JPG image on the document becomes blurry. I hope someone can help.
2
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80 views

How to change size of embedded openoffice/libreoffice draw object in ms word document?

I am using MS Office 2010 and LibreOffice 4.1.0.4. I wanted to embed a few draw diagrams in my Word document (copy pasting from LibreOffice Draw into MS Word is not an option for me because I want to ...
2
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0answers
149 views

Numbering sheets (not pages) in MS Word or LibreOffice

I work at a Brazilian government office. Our paper processes, which are due to retirement in favour of an eletronic one but just not yet®, require us to number sheets, not pages. So pages 1, 2, 3, ...
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292 views

Why recovered .xls and .doc files show as symbols?

I formatted an NTFS drive (and re-installed windows) which had some important .doc and .xls files, I used 2 recovery software and both recovered my files but seem to be corrupt, when opened they ...
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2answers
65 views

Potential issues with working on the same document with Open Office and Word

I'm writing a report and plan to edit it using Open Office 3 and Word 2013. Open Office 3 can save in the .doc format but not .docx, which is the default of Word 2013. Will there be any compatibility ...
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4k views

Why can I open .docx with OpenOffice but not .odt with Word?

I am using Office 2007 and OpenOffice 3.3. I have to be able to open and save documents in both formats .docx and .odt. As .odt is an open format why can't Word open and save documents in that Format? ...
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2answers
58 views

Create selected lines into table in Microsoft Word/Openoffice

I want to move the entire content of an MS Word file into a table. The content consists of Objective Questions like: Question 1 a. option1   b. option2   c. option3   d. option4 ...
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2answers
823 views

Can MS Word read OpenOffice formats?

I am using Ubuntu 10.04.4 LTS, but am required to produce a document readable by MS Word. Can MS Word read .odt documents, or is OpenOffice capable of exporting into a .doc format so that it is ...
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1answer
525 views

How can I turn off auto-completion in word processing apps?

In both Word and Open Office, these word processors try to be clever and guess where you want to indent, or automatically complete a word you've started to type. In my experience, they are wrong a ...
4
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6answers
6k views

Which doc format should I use in LibreOffice if other users open it in MS Office

I often share documents with colleagues. I use LibreOffice (and OpenOffice). But my colleagues use Microsoft Office. My documents always look differently when opened in MS Office (.doc and .odt ...
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1answer
72 views

Include the URL of all hyperlinks in the document's text

In an effort to go "all txt" I need to find a way to make the links in .doc files visible in the text, so that the URLs will remain accessible when I paste the the text into .txt documents. Will any ...
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1answer
901 views

Batch rename multiple bookmarks in Word .docx file

Is it possible to rename multiple bookmarks in standard Word 97-2003 doc file? I just finished a 400 page document, in Word 2010, with several hundred bookmarks that must be renamed and I definitely ...
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1answer
2k views

How to remove a Page Break in a .docx file that was converted from an .odt file?

I recently converted an OpenOffice .odt (word-processing) file to an MS Word 2010 (.docx) file. The .odt document contained a page break. The page break appears in the .docx file in MS Word, but ...
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1answer
199 views

Mass-replace in a bunch of Word files?

Is there a way to do string replacement automatically in a large number of Word files? Bonus points if your answer includes a way to do it for OpenDocument files as well!
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1answer
4k views

How to print word documents with comments using OpenOffice?

I received a word document that contains comments which are shown to the right of the page. When I print the document the comments are not printed, whereas the changes in the text are. How can I also ...
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0answers
157 views

Opening .odf requires admin rights?

One of our users and one of her colleagues is getting an error when opening an ODF file (open office word), something about XML and then a second error message asking to repair the file (which does ...
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0answers
90 views

What's the proper way to use each style in office suites?

In LibreOffice 3.3, the default range of paragraph styles include the following: "Addresse, Bibliography, Caption, Complimentary Close, Contents…" and character styles include: "Bullets, ...
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1answer
114 views

Microsoft Word changing document view on scroll

I have a friend who is trying to view a Word document, consisting of a large table (nothing to do with me), that was fine until today. Whenever they scroll down past a certain limit, the content on ...
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5answers
4k views

OpenOffice vs LibreOffice - what's the difference?

I'm considering switching from Microsoft Office (too expensive) to an open-source option. What's the difference between OpenOffice and LibreOffice?
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1answer
1k views

How can I print a document out so that each page is printed twice as small on each page?

How can I (in Word or Open Office) print out a document so that each page is printed twice, two times as small, and rotated on each page, like this:
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0answers
1k views

Open Office doc imported from Word stuck on read only

I am trying to edit a document I was mailed as a Word document (.doc), but Writer will not let me edit it as it is read only. The security setting "Open this document as read only" checkbox is clear. ...
3
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3answers
1k views

Can MS Office or OpenOffice.org open Pages documents from an iPad?

Can MS Office or OpenOffice.org open Pages documents from an iPad?
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2answers
2k views

How can I accept all changes when opening a Word document with Openoffice?

I sometimes get Word documents from my co-workers to put their content on the web. Sometimes, the changes that the previous editor of the document made are visible. Additions are underlined and ...
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1answer
430 views

Preventing text from moving between pages in Word 2007 or Open Office

I have been working on revising a novel using pen and paper, and I am fast approaching the point in which I will be making all these revisions to the original document. In order to more easily ...
5
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5answers
8k views

LaTeX Equations in MS Word/OpenOffice?

How can I turn something like: \[ H = \sum_{x \in X} p_x \log p_x \] into an image file that can be used to place into a MS Word or OpenOffice Document?
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3answers
112 views

How do I place text to the right of a heading in OpenOffice.org?

I'm writing a CV using the Word processor of OpenOffice 2.4 (the version in the normal Ubuntu Gutsy (maybe using backports, I can't remember)). I'd like to have text in the Timeperiod style (yellow ...
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1answer
575 views

Using OpenOffice.org, is there a way to print not only the content, but also the comments for a document?

I received a Word document with comments attached. The material added inline appears in a print preview, but none of the annotated comments do. Is there a way to print everything?