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Dynamically Inserting Text Based On Dropdown In Word 2007

I'm trying to make an automated report form in Word 2007 without using a lot of scripts that I don't have time to learn. Basically, the first page is a table with a bunch of dropdown fields. When the ...
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link field is saved as embed field

I insert { LINK Package ... } field to my document, but when I save and reopen the same document it is replaced as {EMBED Package}. How can this be avoided?
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When I reduce header size in Word all hell breaks loose

I am using Microsoft Word 2007 and suddenly noticed that the height of the headers was really large -- a few cm. The only way I could change the height was to drag the bottom margin up on the left ...
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how to add page numbers in Word

How can I add page numbers to my document? When I try to select the menu entry, it is greyed out. Why? Translation: Seitenzahl(en): Page number(s) Seitenanfang: Page begin Seitenende: Page end ...
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Filter Word mail merge data using current date

I am trying to semi-automate an email merge in Word. Excel is the source. Under filtering, I want the "Notice Date" column in the spreadsheet to equal whatever the current date is. Can I do that so we ...
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How to stop Word 2007 from inserting a line break at hyphens, without using a nonbreaking hyphen

I have a long URL that contains some hyphens, and would like to include it in a Word document. Unfortunately Word sees the hyphens and creates a rather ugly line-breaking scheme. If I replace the ...
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DocProperty “Pages” changed by printing

I'm using a feature in Word that has worked for me for more than a decade: in the Footer, I select "Insert", "Quick Parts", "Field..." then Field names: "Page". I type "of", then insert the ...
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word won't put diacritics before other character is typed

I've got a problem with one of the computers I use (running Win7 Pro x64 with Office 2007). Word won't let me type any diacritics (like AltGr+a = ą, AltGr+e = ę, etc) before any other character is ...
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Microsoft Word - Paragraph > Borders - Set default as “All Borders”

I'm trying to figure out a way of setting Microsoft Word's default 'borders' setting to be 'All Borders' rather than the 'Bottom Border' that it is currently. I've been searching through forums, but ...
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Need to add a number to a pageref in word 2007

I am trying to add a number to a pageref in word. I have a bookmark at a certain page, and 17 pages later I need to restart page numbering from that page, but there's a section in between. I'm trying ...
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How can I get 2 different styles to show on one line in a Table of Contents?

In my report body, I have a section heading which must be formatted as 2 paragraphs with 2 different styles to start the section. For example: Chapter 2 [style A] Project History [style B] section ...
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How to position a table on Top of the text in MS Word

let's say we have some text and we would like to drag the table on top of that text, how to do this?? Because there is no such option in the table properties window
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Alt Select - Office 2007 - Not working

For some weird reason, rectangular selection using alt+left button select doesn't work. The actual box can be drawn and I can even make the text bold using the buttons on the ribbon panel. But when I ...
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Does the search in Microsoft Word have a proximity operator?

I need to search for a word within a certain number of words of another word. Is that possible in Microsoft Word? For example, word1 *3 word2 would return the results for 'word1' where it is 3 words ...
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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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Embeding along with editable image in Word Document 2007

I got stuck in a Word document file where I have to embed a picture. I want that picture to be browsable, which means, if a user wants to change the image, he/she should be able to change the picture ...
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How to convert a lengthy Word document to a single image?

In my Microsoft Word 2007 document there is a text format board. I want to convert this document to an image but can't take a screenshot of the entire file due to its length. How do I accomplish this? ...
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Word 2007 issue - pasting images shows just the bottom few pixels of image

I'm running MS Office 2007 on Windows 8. I used MS Office 2003 on Windows 7 before this and never encountered this problem. Note that this is a clean install of Office 2007, not an upgrade. Two ...
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Table of Contents does not work correctly

I made three different headings, one for each numbering level. For example "1. Topic" will be always Heading 1, "1.1 Topic" will be always Heading 2 and "1.1.1 Topic" will be always Heading 3. Table ...
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Is there a way to view a list of comments in Microsoft Word 2007?

I know how to make comments appear on the right side of the document. But is there a way to list down all comments made in the document so I see all of them at once instead of scrolling down the ...
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MS Word line numbers with a split 1 page document?

I have 2 large extracts of text from a story. I would like to fit those extracts side by side on the page with line numbering for each. What is the best way to do this? I am using Microsoft Word 2007
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Office 2007: How to sort an Excel Table from within a Word macro

I have written a Macro in WinWord2007 which lists styles and their properties in an Excel table. The table is made accessible by the following 3 lines: Dim Oxl_Sheet As Object Set Oxl_Sheet = ...
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How to define two multi-level headings styles in a same document? [duplicate]

I have this kind of requirement Heading 1 1.1 Heading 2 1.1.1 Heading 3 and at the end if you have appendix which needs following style A. Heading 1 A.1 Heading 2 A.1.1 Heading 3 and ...
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How to restore the format style after paste a formatted text?

For example, I copy and paste some red text and keep typing. The newly typed text will remain red. Is it a quick way to restore the format style the same before pasting the red text? (And keep the ...
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Inserting Section Break Odd Page does not correctly insert a blank page in Microsoft Word 2007

I have been working on a document in Word 2007 in which the new sections are supposed to start on odd pages. Initially, when I would place the cursor in the page immediately preceding my desired new ...
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Word 2007: Table of Contents dialogue box does not appear

According to the Microsoft Office 2007 training and locations elsewhere on the Microsoft help forum, if a user of Microsoft Office Word 2007 selects References->Table of Contents ->Insert Table of ...
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How to copy [just] the alignment and the indentation?

If i have many paragraphs and i want to (Format paint) just the alignment and the indentation of the first paraghragh to the others without other styles like the font and colors how to do that ? for ...
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Display text only in a merge master document (not in the resulting merged document)

I'd like to put some instructional text in a Word 2007 merge master document, but upon merging, not have the text present (or at least, not visible). The text won't print, because it is hidden, but ...
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how can I convert all my word equations into images?

I have a file full of equations (inline and not), written in Microsoft Word 2007 and saved as a "Word Document" (.docx). I want to convert them all to images. So far, the only way that I have is to ...
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Why is Word 2007 not allowing me to select or edit above text with cursor?

I have a problem selecting or editing text in Word 2007 which is above the cursor's current position. I am unable to select any text or even just click in the upper part of the document text, but I am ...
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How to convert a Word 2007 document to an image file? [duplicate]

Someone asked me to find a way to convert Word documents to image files, so he can create a photo email in Outlook (as opposed to attaching the images to the email). I suggested saving the documents ...
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How can different people track changes in the unprotected text form fields?

I am working on a protected word 2007 form. How can different people track changes in the unprotected text form fields? The text appears in black and changing the track changes option doesn't change ...
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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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Protected Word 2007 Document not working

I have an annoying problem that I've never had before. I've created forms within Word 2003 many years back and protected the document so that users can only complete the fields. However, I'm having ...
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Word Document (2007) missing pages?

I was working on a Word 2007 document that was about 50 pages long. I don't know what I did, but now when I open the document, only the first 5 pages appear. I tried emailing the file to my friends, ...
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The recent files area is always empty

I installed Microsoft Office Enterprise 2007. When I use Word 2007 , opening a word document, closing it, exiting Word, reopening Word then the recent files area is empty ! The system is Windows XP ...
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Normal.dotm Management Best Practice in Corporate Environments where standard look must be enforced

Is there solid guidance out there concerning the management of Microsoft Word in corporate environments where documents must conform to a standard look and layout? How to manage Normal.dotm (eg. ...
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Ms-Word introduces line breaks in RTF

I'm using a template system based on RTF + Velocity. In my RTF's I've got several VTL sentences, such as: #foreach($item in $somevar.someProp)Some may-be RTF text #end If I open the RTF file with ...
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Set “Fit Text Width” as default when opening Word Document

I'm partially sighted and as such have difficutly reading word documents unless I set the zoom level to "Fit Text Width". I've been doing this manually and was wondering how I set it as the default ...
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Fully inline non-static citations

I would like to have fully inline non-static citations in my text that do not fit with the default form of "(author et al., year)", though I would like to keep those also. Basically I would like to ...
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Word 2007/10 hide figure label in table of figures

I have a load of figures in a document with standard captions ("figure n: some caption") and would like a table of figures. However, in the table (not the captions) I don't want the label "Figure" to ...
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How to convert PDF to Microsoft Word 2007-format ? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Convert PDF to Word document? How to convert pdf in to word. I need same formatting texts like in pdf to word document. Is there any option to convert like as pdf ...
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in MS Word 2007: how can I define a custom keybord shortcut for Display:Final (for reviewing tracked changes)

In MS Word, shortcuts can be defined by user. Where in the menu would I find to assign a shortcut so that with one keyboard click, I can switch to review view that says 'final'.? There is in Word ...
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How do I open an HTML file in Microsoft Word without it rendering the HTML?

I would like to open an HTML file in MS Word 2007 directly so I can use some of its search and replace features. I don't care about the file's encoding and will not actually use the final thing as ...
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Can I get text wrapping with “Through” to completely surround an irregular shape?

I'm trying to get text to wrap around an irregular shape using the "Through" text wrapping option, but it can't seem to fill in space between two parts of the image sticking out of the bottom. ...
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Save docx as 2007 without 2010 features?

Is it possible to save a 2010 docx in "compatibility mode" for 2007. I am specifically thinking of the 2010 wordart and shape features, which don't exist in 2007, so although the document will open ...
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Cannot Add Particular Word to Dictionary

I am trying to add a particular word to my custom dictionary using Word 2007. (The word happens to be "deserialized".) When I right-click on the word and click Add to Dictionary, the red underline ...
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Custom pagination in Microsoft Word

I'm using Word 2007, and I need first page to bi without pagination, next 7 pages of document to be I, II, III, IV... and rest of them 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. Is this possible? Thanks.
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How to type a small fraction in Word 2007 equation editor?

In Word 2007’s equation editor, I can enter “1/2” and I will get a properly formatted fraction. However, there is another kind of fraction that uses a smaller font size. How do I type that one using ...
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Microsoft Word 2007/2010 tripling typed characters and becoming unresponsive

I've already seen this issue on a couple of machines and on the web (see for instance http://help.lockergnome.com/office/Triple-letters--ftopict1004117.html). At random, Word 2010 (in my case) ...