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

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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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Word 2007 displaying {FORMTEXT} in place of forms

My friend is suffering from an issue in Word 2007. All the files with a form open incorrectly, with all the form fields replaced with {FORMTEXT}. I opened the same files in Word 2010 and they open ...
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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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Preventing a confirmation pop-up when updating fields in Word

In Word 2007, an obvious candidate for updating all the fields in a range is myrange.Fields.Update But if the range is the element of ActiveDocument.StoryRanges corresponding to the footnotes, ...
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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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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 couldn'...
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Vertically align some text to top and some to bottom on same page

I know how to vertically align text with Word 2007. However, I would like to vertically align some text at the top and some text at the bottom, all on the same page. I tried doing this by adding a ...
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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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How to insert caption for multiple figures side by side

I'm working on a Word document, and I would like to put two figures side by side, using the same figure number (e.g. Figure 1) but with a letter for each figure (1a and 1b). What is the cleanest way ...
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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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How do I stop track changes from turning on automatically in Word?

This was originally posted as a Word 2007 question, but the issue and the solution are common to other versions of Word. Whenever I open an existing document in Word 2007 (on Windows XP), word turns ...
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Move to next selection in Word 2007

When I have multiple selections in a Word 2007 document, such as after selecting all instances of a style, how can I move from one selection to the next? When you issue the select all instances ...
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Change only the font of numerics/numbers in Word 2007

How do I change the font used by numbers, or numerics, in a Word 2007 document? For the rest of the document, they would be using another font for the letters and such, but I would like the numbers ...
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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. I'...
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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 ...
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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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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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How to get around caption length limit?

For one of the figures in a Word 2007 document, when I add a long caption (4 lines of text) only the first few lines of text show up in the caption. I am generating the document from a command-line ...
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Underbraces in Word math zones and dealing with stretchy parentheses

Parentheses in Word usually stretch with whatever they're containing. This might be un-noticeable for things like: For stuff like: It's definitely nice, especially compared to the fact that ...
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Swap words next to each other in Word?

If I have a Word-document and want 2 words next to each other to change places with oneanother is that possible with some function or logic in Word?
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What is the keyboard shortcut for capitalization on Word 2007?

Also, is there an easy and comprehensive list of Word keyboard shortcuts anywhere ? Common tasks like capitalization should not require mouse usage, and probably Word has some "hidden" or obscure ...
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How to display page breaks in Word 2007

Is there a way to display page breaks (the horizontal dotted line) in Word 2007 within the Web Layout and Draft views? I am aware of the "Show all formatting marks" options, which isn't what I want as ...
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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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How to store VBA Macros for Office 2007 to have them always available and share them with others?

I have created some useful VBA macros for Word, Excel Outlook and PowerPoint 2007. Now I want to have them always available in the corresponding application via keyboard shortcut or icon to click ...
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Easiest way to get fully qualified/absolute paths in XP?

I am writing a procedure telling users how to insert a hyperlink into a Word document. Since our corporate network allows users to create their own drive mappings, not everyone has the same drive ...
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Save as .pdf extention for Office 2003

For Office 2003, does it support the Save As .pdf plug-in (free) as found in Office 2007?
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Why did Microsoft Word switch to French spell check on me?

I was editing a document in Office Word 2007 on Windows XP and suddenly all sorts of words are underlined as misspelled. I go into Word options and it talks about French dictionary! In the ...
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How do I modify a style so that it will appear as a section heading in a Table of Contents?

I'm creating a document in which I have used Heading 1 for chapter titles and Heading 2 and Heading 3 for sections within a chapter. Then I realize that I'd like to break the document into Parts, so I ...
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What does the anchor symbol mean in MS word?

What does this anchor symbol mean in MS word ? It comes up to the left of some images when 'show hidden formatting' is on. I think it might be restricting group selection of an image (text boxes and ...
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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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MS Word: Chapter number always showing 1 (but zero in Figure) througout document

I am trying to include Chapter number before Figure numbers for each Chapter in MS Word 2007. Every new Chapter would start with Figure number 1. For example the caption for first figure of Chapter 4 ...
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How do I create multi-line tabulations in Microsoft Word 2007?

I have Microsoft Word 2007 document: However you can see with longer word it doesn't go like I want, it would be better if it would spawn a new line like in another example below (I made it but ...
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What is the Word 2007 shortcut key to go to the header/footer?

I need to record a macro that involves the header/footer. I want to run the macro inside several files based on the same template. While recording a macro, I cannot use the mouse to navigate through ...
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How do I create a Word 2007 form that will tab between text fields, and not within the text field?

I am trying to create a protected form in MS Word 2007. However, once created it won't tab between the text fields, or from a text field to the next field, it only tabs inside of the text fields. It ...
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How to update image captions in Word 2007 after you add new ones?

I can work with Image captions, they are added fine in the doc. But when I add new ones in the middle, the captions are not updated and I end up having two or more captions having the same number. ...
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Can I keep columns from breaking across pages?

In Microsoft Word 2007, if I put a passage of text into a column layout that spans two pages, Word first puts everything that fits on the first page into a column layout on the first page, then the ...
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Keeping a footnote on the same page in Word 2007

How do you keep a footnote together on the same page if it is a bit longer, it spills over to the next side?
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how to compare 2 word file? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Diff software for Word files I've a 2 ms word file and both has almost same content? I just want to see any changes between documents in content. if is there any. can anyone ...
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How to create an augmented matrix in Word 2007+ Equations editor?

How to create an augmented matrix in Word 2007+ (2010) Equations editor? Is it possible?
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Custom word 2007 headings not showing in outline view or document map

My company has created custom word styles for headings that I am supposed to use in my documents. There are two problem I'm experiencing with the custom headings: they do not show properly in ...
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How to Apply a general Size to pictures in Microsoft Word 2007

Is it possible to apply a specific size to all the images in a microsoft Word 2007, while it's being edited. If so how can this be done. Thanks
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Numbered paragraphs in Word 2007

I have the following styles defined in Word 2007. They all have outline levels 1-6. They also correctly show up in the Table of Contents (not all, I only set the TOC up to Level 3). 1 Heading 1 ...
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Hide some text when word prints

I created a template in MS word that has our letterhead layout on it which is great if we're printing to PDF or just holding onto the document. However, if we're printing to actual paper, we'd like ...
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How to de-bloat Word 2007 .docx file

I've got a 84 page document that is over 13M in size! Another related document is much less than 1M, and it has a similar number of pages, pictures and tables. Is there a way to compact or clean up ....
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Making CTRL+(mouse scroll) work with word 2007 for zooming?

I am using Word 2007 and am trying to use the combo: Ctrl + mouse scroll To zoom in and out of the doc. This function works fine in other programs (like google-chrome) Is there a place to fix ...
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Numbering sequences in MS Word?

I'm trying to find a feature that MS Word likely excludes, but it's worth a shot. At my job I have documents which must be formatted like so: REQ 16: The application must open maximized. REQ ...
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In Word is it possible to have references to captions in different colour?

References to captions are part of normal text, but they're not exactly "normal". With that in mind, and to ease on what words are captions and what are my "regular" text is it possible to have ...