The version of Word from Microsoft that came out in 2006.

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Importing tab based outline txt file into Word outline

Given a text file containing and outline with tabs to indent each level, I would like to import this into a Word 2007 document so that the each indentation level is converted to a H1, H2, etc heading ...
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section headings happen to be the last line on a page - how to fix that?

I am using Word 2007 under Windows XP. Often, a section heading (styles like "Heading 2", Heading 3") happen to be the last line on a page. This looks very ugly and destroys the logical flow of a ...
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Word: Resize Image by Percent - Macro

I routinely paste many screen captures into Microsoft Word 2007 and then have to manually resize them to around 75%, which becomes very tedious. The screen captures are all different sizes. I've ...
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Continuous page numbers in Word 2007 document with section breaks

I have a document with several section breaks and I want to add a page number to every page in the footer section. When I use Insert - Footer, it starts with 1 for every section. There are ...
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In Word 2007, how do I make a landscape table in a portrait page?

I have a portrait page with headers and footers. I have a table which needs to be in landscape orientation due to space constraints. How do I do that? EDIT: I actually need the table to be landscape ...
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Definition lists in Microsoft Word 2007

How can I create definition lists in Microsoft Word 2007? Something like the following: Term A     A definition goes here Term B     A definition goes here
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What's a good way to share a value in multiple places in a Word document?

Let's say I have a value: \\myServer\dir1\dir2\dir3. I'd like this value to appear in multiple places in an MSWord document. However I only want to write it down once. What's a good way to do this? ...
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How to properly work with images in Word?

I'm currently writing a larger document in Word again and images (especially with captions) pose a few problems. So far I have enumerated the following options and drawbacks: Insert images in their ...
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mail merge e-mail in Word 2007 with attachment

Is there a simple way to mail merge with Word 2007 and add an attachment? I've searched google, and all results point to pasting in VB code. I want to a small team of novice users to be able to mail ...
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When to use which built-in Microsoft Word style? [closed]

Or: is there any documentation from the MS regarding the usage of individual built-in styles that I can incorporate into SOP? Word has a real abundance of built-in styles. I guess a lot of them is ...
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Is there a way to make Word 2007 fail-proof?

My girlfriend has the absolute worst luck in using Word 2007, and it's very frustrating for her (and me, hearing: "OMG I LOST 3 HOURS OF WORK WHAT THE ####" every other day...). Basically, a lot of ...
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How to switch writing direction (LTR/RTL) in Word 2007?

I received a word document that was probably created on a machine with some sort of right-to-left locale (e.g. Middle East). All text is in English but editing it is a pain. However, I can't figure ...
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Converting a Word document to LaTeX format

I'm preparing a book to be published and keeping everything in .docx files. Other than text the files include graphs (jpeg) and lots of equations typed in MathType. Since MS Word is not fully ...
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Entering hash key on Word running on Mac

I have a document open in Word 2007 on Windows XP running within Vmware Fusion, hosted from Mac OS X 10.5 and using a UK keyboard. How do I enter the #(hash) key? I'm reduced to choosing it from the ...
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Control autoshape corner rounding for rounded rectangle in word 2007

I have some textboxes in word (some containing text, others dropped on to text with complex formatting) I have set the autoshape to 'rounded rectangle' The problem I have is that on the larger ...
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Internet Explorer does not open docx files, saves them as zip

I have several docx documents on an Intranet for my work, but IE8 refuses to open them, instead only saving them as a zip (filename_docx.zip). This seems to be only an IE8 problem as both FF and ...
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Microsoft Office Word (2007) - sidebar with document structure

Is it possible to visualize a sidebar with the document structure in word 2007? Something like this exists for PowerPoint (thumbnails of the slides) and in some PDF reader (thumbnails of the pages or ...
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How do I change the font color of a specific letter throughout the entire MS Word 2007 document?

I have a text content in MS Office Word 2007. Assume something like the following : Abcd Efgh ..... Now I wanna change the color of each A in the content to red. How can I do it in MS Office Word ...
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How can I prevent my reviewer name from converting to “Author” after saving a Microsoft Word document?

When I insert a comment or make a revision to some Microsoft Word documents the comment or revision correctly reflects my User Name as the reviewer. However, after I save the document, all of my ...
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Setting the first letter of a selection to be bigger and colored different than the rest

Is there an option or style where I can make a selection and on its first letter, have that be set at a larger font size, and possibly another color? Say I have a selection of text all set to 11 ...
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Two different page numbers in Word 2007 (one starting at 1, the other at VI)

I have a document (docA) with arabic page numbers in the header. Now docA is part of a thesis which has roman numbers in the footer. So I want to add roman page numbers to docA. This is no problem. ...
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Word 2007, Adding Page Numbers to Landscape, 5.5 by 8.5 Booklet Style Document

I am publishing a 5.5 by 8.5 booklet. I created this document in Word 2007 and will be converting it to PDF. It looks good as is, but I can't seem to figure out how to add page numbers automatically ...
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How do I add a version number field to an office 2007 docx document?

I've been having a crack at using fields in Word 2007 and have hit a slight stumbling block. I want to add a field which I can use in several parts of the document to represent the current version ...
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Symbol for statistically independent events in LaTeX, Unicode, etc

Can someone point me to Unicode and/or LaTeX symbol that's used to indicate that two events are statistically independent? Ideally, it should be possible to produce this symbol in the equation editor ...
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Page numbers in contents and footer

I've been trying to work out how to make page numbers skip the first two pages (title page and contents), and also how to have the footer say "page x of y", rather than just the current page which ...
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Cannot modify top/bottom space for header/footer in LibreOffice, and disabled Header/Footer after export to Office 2007

I have written my Thesis in LibreOffice. Everything is fine, but my University requires to provide the Thesis in a very specific format. In LibreOffice I cannot replicate the "From Top/From Bottom" ...
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Formatting a bullet list when text wrapped next to an image

I can't find any combination of list formatting and default or custom text-wrap settings where, for item 4, the second line of text lines up correctly - i.e. where the 'n' lines up with the 'S' as ...
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Font affects MS Word's spell check ability?

When I use the Wingdings font, the spell checker doesn't work (Wingdings isn't the only font I have this problem, there are others). How can I fix this, how can I force the spell checker to ignore ...
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Microsoft Word 2007 Landscape Printing

When printing a document in landscape mode using Microsoft Word 2007, the document is printed portrait and scaling (varies a little per printer). I made a new document with just text and the text is ...
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How to set English (UK) as default editing language in Word 2007?

How to set UK language in MS word 2007 for always as default language?
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Back/Forward navigation in Word 2003/2007

I've been using Adobe Acrobat Reader since version 4. While I am reading a PDF document, I can use the Back/Forward buttons to navigate between the previously browsed pages. For example, I am on page ...
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Complex auto numbering in table MS Word

I have the table with three columns. First two columns have complex numbering. I want to number elements of table like this: | First Column | Second Column | __________________________________ | ...
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Which style to use for simple paragraph text in Word?

How do I find out what the various built-in Word styles are intended for? There are seven built-in styles that describe something along the lines of "normal base text paragraph": Normal Normal ...
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How can I embed all linked images into a .docx file?

Usually people ask how to extract images from a Word file; I want the opposite. Let's say I have an image in an external file, which I've inserted into a document by linking to it (it is in the same ...
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How can I change the default Shape Fill color in Word 2007?

Whenever I create a new Shape (Insert tab > Shapes), and then draw a shape, the default fill is "white." I can change the fill color, and then set my shape to "Set AutoShape Defaults," but that will ...
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Change the comment font in Microsoft Word 2007

How do you change the default font of comments (whether inline or bubble) in Microsoft Word 2007?
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How/when are the Microsoft Word 2007 date properties set?

I am a professor and was emailed a Word document (.docx) by a student, which the student claimed to have completed by the deadline (about two months ago) but her partner failed to submit. The student ...
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How to convert a SmartArt object to regular shapes

The SmartArt tool in Word is a great way to quickly create relatively complex diagrams; however, occasionally I want to use that diagram as a basis and then tweak it - for example remove some nodes ...
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Word 2007 allows unwanted styles in Word 2003 protected documents

We use Word 2003 documents that have their styles locked down (via "Protect Document"). We have a strict list of styles because we later map the documents to XML. When we open our existing documents ...
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How do I stop track changes from turning on automatically in Word 2007

Whenever I open an existing document in Word 2007 (on Windows XP), word turns on track changes, and changes the display mode to "Final" (that is, not "Final Showing Markup" -- so I often don't even ...
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Is there an AutoComplete feature in Word 2007?

I need something like the google suggest, or just plain old t9 from mobile phones - allow the typing of full words based on the first letters. I saw there is such a feature in word 2003, but I ...
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Print some pages duplex and some not

In Word (2007), is it possible to set some pages to print duplex and some not? For example, I'd like the title and contents to not be duplex, and then most of the rest of the document to be duplex. ...
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Word 2007 prompts twice for “Opening this document will run the following SQL command” for Mail Merge

I am trying to figure out why my mail merge in the a Word document is prompting me twice for seemingly two different data sources. Both prompts look like the following: . The first prompt points ...
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Microsoft Word: delete blank lines or empty paragraphs

Ok, so if you search for "word delete blank lines" you get a lot of stuff but they are mostly talking about the special characters to replace two successive empty paragraphs, i.e. replace ^p^p with ...
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Improved APA citation format in Word 2007/2010?

By default the APA citation in Word 2007 doesn't quite match APA style (e.g. it doesn't convert a citation to et. al. when the citation has been made previously and there are many authors). Is there ...
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Using Split View in Word 2007 with Print Layout

Is it possible to use the Split View with the Print Layout in Word 2007? This was possible in Word 2003, but now it appears to only be possible in Draft Layout.
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Image spanning multiple pages

In Word (2007), is there an option that allows an image to be split, so it could span multiple pages? The width of the image is not the problem, it is just too long. According to what I found via ...
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Convert MathType equations to native Word 2007/2010 equations

Is it possible to convert equations typeset with MathType to native Office 2007/2010 equations? MathType doesn't seem to have that option, but I need it to parse LaTeX formulae in my Word document. ...
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Why is my Word document being cropped when I print?

I'm trying to create a landscape A3 (42.0 x 29.7cm) table plan for a wedding in Microsoft Word 2007. (Yes, I know it's not the best tool for the job, but it's all I've got and it's what I know best. ...
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Easy Update “Table of Contents” feature in Microsoft Word 2007 VS. Microsoft word 2010

I am currently working on a document that was written using Microsoft Word 2007 and I am also using Microsoft Word 2007 to update the document. It is just the way of the workplace I am now in. I ...