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

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Microsoft Word Variable without Macro

Is there a way in MS Word 2007 (& up) to have a document variable that I can define and have updated across the document when I update that variable's value. For example: My crazy neighbor has &...
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Microsoft Word restores all open documents when clicking on a .DOC file

I tend to have a few Word documents that I keep open all the time, with notes for a long-running project. Normally they are all minimized. The problem is that when I click on a different .doc or ....
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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 ^p....
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How can I insert a page break using Find/Replace dialog in Word 2007?

I'm trying to replace "----------" with a new page or a CTRL+enter keyboard shortcut. I pasted "CTRL+ENTER" into the "Replace With:" field in Microsoft Word 2007, hoping that when I clicked "Replace ...
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How to make a Table of Content auto-update?

I am using Word 2007, but saving my documents in .doc (as opposed to .docx) formats because that's company policy. I have the ToC set up fine, but is there a way to have it update automatically (at ...
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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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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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Change default font in MS word 2010?

I don't believe this has been asked before, and I'm curious, Is there any way to change the default font in MS Word 2010 beta? Or MS Word 2007? I'm getting really tired of changing fonts every time ...
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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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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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How to follow a TOC link with keyboard in Microsoft Word 2007

I prefer to use the mouse as little as possible. So far I have not been able to find a way to follow a TOC (table of contents) link in Microsoft Word using the keyboard. My goal is to be able to ...
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How make Word 2007 update all fields upon save

How do I make Word 2007 update all fields upon save? This should include fields in headers and footers. If possible, no macros and VB code please. I want to keep the documents clean.
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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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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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In Word 2007 how can I set up a repeating section for Mail Merge

In Word 2007, I want to set up a mail-merge template where multiple rows from the data-source will appear on a single page. So, something like this: ---Page-Boundry-------- Header blurb 1 Header ...
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Microsoft word, How to change lowercase to uppercase, and uppercase to bigger uppercase

In Microsoft word, how to change lowercase to uppercase, and uppercase to bigger uppercase. Like this:
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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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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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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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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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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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Adding Images side-by-side

I have three images of unequal size. I want to add them side by side horizontally in MS Word 2007/2010. Currently when I manually add them through Insert -> Picture then they are added without ...
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How to remove Word heading style without losing the formatting?

I have received a word file where lots of text has the style Heading 1 but was later formatted to not look like the Heading 1 style. Whenever I do a refresh of the TOC it will insert the complete ...
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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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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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Calibri Font is always Bold [closed]

until yesterday the Calibri font has been normal - it has regular, bold, italic styles. However, it changed suddenly. All characters turn out as if they are bold. Clicking the 'Bold' function does not ...
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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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Reference number brackets wrapping to next line in Word 2007's bibliography

Anyone ever encounter this problem in Word 2007? Word's automatic bibliography is not making the reference numbers column wide enough, so it's wrapping the closing bracket onto the next line. Is ...
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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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Prevent style from modifying color in Word 2007

How do I prevent a style from changing the font color. I have "Automatic" selected as the font color (and the "Default" button under "Font" is disabled by the way), but whenever I apply the style, the ...
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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 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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How can I create limits of integration in Word 2007's equation editor?

Specifically, how can I create the limits of integration for the antiderivative of an integral (see freehand circle)?
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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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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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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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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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What is the simplest way to remove all hyperlinks in a MS Word document?

What is the most simple way to remove all hyperlinks in an MS Word 2007 document? I have been copying and pasting contents pages and would like to remove the automatically created hyperlinks.
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Word 2007 Equations: How to stack symbols

Does Word 2007's equation editor have any equivalent to the \stackrel or \overset commands in LaTeX? I'd like to be able to stack custom text on top of = signs, etc.
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Fields and Properties in Microsoft Word 2007

I have added some advanced properties into my Microsoft Word 2007 document. These were created by doing the following: Click the Office button -> Prepare -> Properties. Under the Document Properties ...
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How to add arrow as accent with keyboard in Word 2007 Equation Editor

I'm entering equations with vectors in, and getting a bit tired of having to use the Accents menu to add the arrow across the top of the vector symbols. So I'm looking for a way to do it using the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...