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Keep heading type with number when adding a cross reference in Word 2011

I've got a document I'm cleaning up for a customer that they want fully cross-referenced with internal hyperlinks. Headings for the main areas are in the format of: Phase I: [description of phase ...
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Noticeable delay when quitting Microsoft Word on OS X [closed]

Whenever I quit Microsoft Word (mac 2008 version) on OS X (version 10.9.3) there is a quite noticeable delay of up to a few seconds. During this time Word shows only the Apple and Script icons in its ...
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Multilingual spell check on Word 2011 on OS X (English and ancient Greek)

Using Word 2011 on OS X Mavericks, I frequently produce documents using both English and polytonic Greek (i.e. ancient Greek with accents and breathings, from before the spelling reforms of 1982). ...
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How to use a bibtex (xml) library in word

I need to use ms word, but I want to use my bibtex library for citations. Therefore, I installed jabref and exported my library to an xml file. However, I do not know how to import my xml file into ...
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Microsoft Word: {command|option} + delete behaviour on Mac

The behaviour of the sequences command+delete and option+delete are annoyingly inconsistent using Word 2011 for Mac. If the character after the cursor is a space, then the key combinations above ...
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Select all text with similar formatting in Word 2011 for Mac?

I'm using Word 2011 for Mac. I'm writing my thesis and I now need to format them. I initially wrote some using Google Docs, and when I downloaded and try to format using word, I found that I need to ...
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How can I delete a row in a case system in MS Word 2011 for Mac?

I gave up trying to make MS Word work with LaTeX syntax, so I decided to learn to use its equation system. I'm using MS Word for Mac, 2011. I wanted to insert a case structure. I usually accidentally ...
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Up and down arrows change table cell, not line, on Apple Word

I'm using Microsoft Word on my Macbook. The document is a pre-existing form that I need to write in. This form is tabular in nature. When I'm editing text, the left and right arrow keys act normally ...
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How to share Word documents based on same template (.dotm) between Word 2010 and Word 2011 users on a network?

I have a large problem in sharing a Word template (more precisely; the rendered document from the template) between Windows (Word 2010) and Mac (Word 2010) users on a network. In my test environment ...
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33 views

Is there a (reasonably easy) way to run word usage statistics on a document?

I have a rather lengthy Word document file. I would like to run an analytical report on this document that summarizes the most common words and provides a count of how often each word appears. Does ...
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How Do I Set Document Language in Word for Mac?

You can change the default language, but Word for Mac doesn’t seem to have a document setting, and it brings English (US) in from other docs when you import text and infects the whole thing. Why no ...
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MS Word Doc showing logo/watermark only in Finder preview

I have a word doc where when you look at the file preview in the Finder window on a mac (osx), it shows the first page and on the upper right corner of the page, theres a Qlikview logo (im guessing ...
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Microsoft Word said it was saving the file, but opening it brings up very old version

(I ended up solving this, see my self-answer.) I was typing in a Microsoft Word 2011 document on Mac OS X 10.8.2 that was originally four pages, and saving every one or two pages, for at least ...
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114 views

Add plus/minus buttons to the zoom slider in the status bar in Word for Mac 2011

In Microsoft Word (for Windows) 2010 there are plus and minus buttons besides the zoom slider in the status bar (bottom right) that allow to zoom in/out by jumps of 10% rounded to the next 10%. ...
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Word for Mac 2011 cannot do Thai word breaking

I'm using Word for Mac 2011 to write a Thai document. It doesn't know how to do Thai word breaking. The previous version (e.g., Office 2003, 2007 for Windows) can do the word breaking. How can I ...
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How to copy/paste fully qualified file path from Microsoft Word on Mac

The Properties dialog is NOT copy-able. And the "Save as" dialog does not display full paths. Highly frustrating. Any suggestions here?
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31 views

How can I view the entire name of a file when browsing through files/folders in Word for Mac 2011, without having to open each file?

Probably a stupid question, but I just recently purchased a MacBook Pro, with which I use Office for Mac 2011. It's great, but when I am browsing for a file to open, I sometimes have difficulty ...
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Changing Hyperlink Defaults in Word:Mac 2011

I am creating an electronic document in Word that contains hyperlinks to several other Word and pdf docs. I am using Web layout for my Word docs. When I reopen them directly, they open in Web ...
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38 views

Mac iBookG4--MsWord and Safari Error

I have mac ibook G4. Ms office (word) gives me error when I start the program and doesn't open. Also Safari closes unexpectedly while I am browsing. I created another user account. I did follow MS ...
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60 views

Can I edit Microsoft Word 2011 Mac grammar (capitalization)?

The house style of the company I work for is to not capitalize "internet". Microsoft Word for Mac 2011 flags this as a grammar error. I tried added lowercase "internet" to the spelling dictionary, ...
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363 views

Word for Mac 2011 - Not Saving Properly

So, whenever I try to save a specific document (saving regularly, and even auto-save), Word on mac screws up. If it saves as .docx, it doesn't save the text (maybe it's saving as a template??), and ...
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692 views

Mac OS X - shortcut for changing text color?

does anyone know the shortcut to change the text color on Word 2011 on a Mac? I would like to ideally select a part of the text, press a key combination, and change the color of the text to the color ...
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29 views

Programming Microsoft Word Letterheads To Automatically Alternate

I was wondering if there was some code or programme for a Microsoft Word document that would allow for a letterhead to change every time it was saved as/printed. Basically the idea for the logo on ...
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94 views

Word 2011 for Mac: How to get to the top or bottom of a document?

In Windows I used Ctrl+PageUp, currently on a Mac Air, doesn't have those buttons, how do I do either one of this? "Get to the top (page 1) of a document" or "Get to the bottom (last page) of a ...
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201 views

How to avoid linebreak when a long hyperlink / word is added in word on mac

I am trying to create a strictly formatted document. The problem is, when I try to add a long hyperlink, it formats it like below: (320-330) Retrieved from: ...
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457 views

How to get track changes version of document back after after closing document?

I'm wondering if there's a way to get tracked changes back after accepting them, saving the document as a new title, and closing out the document? I'm working in Word on a new MacBook Pro running OS X ...
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1answer
156 views

cmd+backspace = delete word on OSX

How can I make OSX backward delete one word by pressing cmd+backspace? Currently it deletes the whole line. Alt+Backspace works, but I want it to be cmd+backspace, like in Windows. I tried Spark ...
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998 views

How can I change the cursor style of MS Word for Mac (2011)?

I find it difficult to see the blinking, thin vertical bar cursor in MS Word (Word for Mac 2011, ver. 14.2.5). Is it possible to change the cursor style to a box or something more easily seen? I ...
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248 views

Show embedded images in Mac Word

I have a client who insists on sending me screenshots as images embedded in MS Word docx files. I can view these images by opening the documents in Word on my Windows machine but on any Mac machines ...
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95 views

create a style that is shown in the TOC mac 2011 word

how do i create a style in MS Word 2011 for the mac that will automatically be shown in the table of contents, just like header 1,2 etc are. i have tried creating one that is based on header 3, as ...
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303 views

How can I link an EPS file into Word for Mac 2011?

I'm trying to import an EPS file generated in ChemDraw into Word for Mac. I've used the Insert>Picture and Insert>Object options and have chosen to "Link to file". However, it appears that the EPS is ...
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389 views

Exporting an audio recording in MS Word 2008 (Mac)

I have recorded a lecture in Microsoft Word 2008 for Mac. Now I would like to export the recording from the Word file as an .mp3 or some other audio format. How can I go about doing that? This is my ...
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237 views

Word for Mac 2011: Documents not opening

I'm having trouble opening some files in Word for Mac 2011. The files have been though a series of conversions which may be relevant. They started out as Pages '08 documents. I then wanted make ...
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Every character I type in Word 2011 (Mac) gets written two places

I somehow toggled a switch in Word 2011, which makes every key I press appear both at the position of the cursor and at the end of the sentence. If I had this sentence (| = cursor position): Foo ...
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264 views

Hotkeys don't work in MathType equations in Office for Mac 2011

For work-related reasons I recently switched from LaTeX to Word. I heavily use the MathType equations editor (in-line; not the pop-up editor) in Office for Mac 2011 14.1.0 on Mac OSX 10.8.2 Mountain ...
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How to copy equations as MathML from Word for Mac 2011

On Windows Word 2007 and later includes a new style equation editor. When copying equations they are placed onto the clipboard as MathML (in addition to other formats), and can be pasted into ...
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Force Word document to be in one language no matter what

When using Word 2011 for Mac, when I paste an image or create a new line after selecting all text and changing the language, the document will at those places change language. This is very annoying, ...
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TOC on the footer of too many pages

I have a Word: MAC 2011 document where the bottom of the first 40 pages or so say "TOC: Page x". This notation appears to be in the Footer, as it is gray until I click on it (then the rest of the text ...
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Trying to print 4x6 pages on US Letter paper

Here's the goal. I'm trying to make 4x6 notecards for the play Twelfth Night. My idea was to create a Word document with page size 4x6 and then print it 2 pages to a page. The problem is that Word ...
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How to change the language of dictionary in word for mac

My friend is using Microsoft Word for Mac (which is a total train smash). and we want to change the spell check from English (US) to English (UK). This is what I have tried: Make a spelling mistake ...
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1k views

Open and Edit a Dotm File

So, at my company, we have a bunch of shared files on a share folder that everyone can read, edit, and update, etc... What we primarily have are macro-enabled reports such as: "Report_1_2012.dotm" ...
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Resetting Styles to Default in Microsoft Word 2008

I want to reset all my MS-Word "Styles" to their default settings; i.e. fonts, sizes, spacing, etc. There doesn't seem to be an option to do this in the "Styles" panel. Is there any other way to do ...
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158 views

URLs with hypen - converting MS Word to PDF

I'm writing a document with MS Word for Mac 2011. This documents uses a lot of URLs that are also hyperlinks. When converting the document to a PDF by using the save as... option, the URLs that ...
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603 views

How can I get Word to open in draft view automatically?

I am using Word for Mac 2011 (Version 14.1.2) and I would like it to default open files in draft view as opposed to print view. It is not obvious to me what settings to change to get this result.
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239 views

Pressing Enter in fillable form breaks layout

I am trying to create a fillable form in Word for Mac 2011. I have my form all completed and it functions properly, except when the user hits the ENTER key instead of the TAB key, it inserts a line ...
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573 views

Word document versions in Mac version of Office?

In the windows version of Microsoft Office (at least in Word 2003) it is/was possible to create a "versioned" document - essentially creating many versions of the document within the same document. ...
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517 views

Mac Microsoft Word 2011 stripping RTL format from doc

I copyedit articles for a psych journal using Microsoft Word 2011 for Mac. I occasionally get articles with right-to-left formatting (in English), and I can't seem to rid the doc of this format. Bad ...
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426 views

Identifying .doc/.docx files that contain images

I'm moving my notes to evernote. To this end I need to convert .doc/.docx files to rtf. The reason for this is that I have a script to import rtf into evernote. However, some of my .doc/.docx files ...
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re-zipped docx files don't open in Word

I've had success unzipping and examining the interior of a .docx file, but I can't seem to get the re-zipping to work properly. I've tried no compression (command line: zip -0r ...), the archive ...
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How to create forms in Word 2011 for Mac

Using Word 2011 for Mac, I want to create a form that other users can complete. However, the documentation provided by Microsoft is sparse. What controls do I use for which purposes? How do I ...