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

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Incorporating vector graphics (metafile) figures from R into Microsoft Word 2007

I use the statistical programming software R from The R Project to create graphs and figures that consist entirely of vector graphics elements (i.e. points, lines, polygons, text). R permits you to ...
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Put an auto-reference from a table into the footer

In Word 2007, I want to put a reference into the footer, which already exists in a table on the first page. I made a Word template for a letter and there is a small table on the first page. It ...
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How do I modify a multilevel list in MS Word 2007?

I'm looking at the MS Word 2007 official help page for multilevel lists, however I could not find any information regarding modifying them just like the way I can (right-click and) modify Styles. How ...
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How do I modify the default styles in Word 2007?

How do I modify the default styles in Word 2007? I need to change the style "Intense Emphasis" from blue to red. Updating the Normal.dotm works well and good when I open up a new 2007 document, BUT ...
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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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Aligning Numbered Bullet Points in Word 2007

I am putting together a very large business manual which incorporates numbered headings, steps to follow, diagrams, etc. When using the bullet points, they align perfectly as I work through the ...
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Page numbers in Word 2007

I'm gonna skip the usual rant which normally follows upon mention of the words "Word 2007" I have a numbered section. Which has page numbers. Then, I insert a new section break at the end of the ...
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Invalid XML Character in a Word 2007 (docx) document

I've written a Word 2007 document and now I can't open it. The error I get is: The file ... cannot be opened because there are problems with the contents. Details: Illegal xml character. Location: ...
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How to open recovered files in word?

My computer restarted while I was asleep because of system updates (need to turn that off), and when I opened up Word the first time after it restarted, it gave me a pane on the left hand side that ...
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Are formulas supported on fields in Office Word 2007

Scenario I'd like to use: I want to have two fields in a Word document. I would like to enter a date in the first one. Then I want the second one to display a value based on the date I entered in the ...
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Calibri Font is always Bold

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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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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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 use AND/OR Building Block content in a Word 2007 template

I am creating a Schedule of Work template and am successfully using Developer Tab and Quick Parts to allow user to choose content on an "either/or" basis: either A; OR B; OR C; etc., essentially ...
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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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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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How do I print a page that shows the various options for the different portions of a form?

I am using dropdown for various portions of a form. I would like to print a page that shows the various options for the different portions of the form. How do I do this?
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Microsoft Word 2007: different spacing when certain style is preceding

Is it possible to prevent Word form adding spacing between heading styles only? For example, there is a Heading 2 style, which has a "Before spacing" of 12px, which looks fine when it follows a ...
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Default bullet style in Microsoft Word

My company just came out with some branding and I've been tasked with developing the new Microsoft Word (2007+) template. The marketing consultant insisted that the first level bullets must be 12pt ...
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How do I search for higlighted text by color in MS Word?

In MS word, I have many differenet highlighted colors of text. How can I search for them by color in MS Word 2007?
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Cross reference an embedded Excel file cell to a form field in Word 2007

I have a Word 2007 document that is using the legacy form-fill tools in a table. Within this table, I have embedded an Excel table. The Word file is protected, except for the signature blocks and the ...
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Why are some options unavailable when recording a macro in Word 2007?

I am trying to create a macro that works with images in Word 2007. The problem is that when I start recording my macro I can't select some options, such as the one surrounded by a red border in the ...
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Why is my Word document losing connection to its template?

My client is having a problem with a Word template I've provided for them on their site. Specifically: They've placed the template on a shared drive (Windows mapped network drive) that everyone can ...
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Word 2007 shows the 2nd page when the file is double clicked [closed]

I've got a weird problem: When I open a word 2007 file by double-clicks, it always show the 2nd page when the file is opened. (instead of the first page or the last modified page) Have anyone a clue ...
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different language in the bibliograhpy feature of word 2007

I am looking for help concerning a university task. I am using Word 2007 (installed in a German version) and want to enter all the quotes/citations and books into the bibliography system of word. The ...
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Word: “Save As” does not save to current folder?

I open my customer.docx from a very nested folder. I make some changes and then I want to save the changed file as customer_response.docx in the same nested folder. That is, I want to have the ...
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VBE6.DLL Crashes Word 2007

When we open a Template created in Word 2003, with Word 2007, vbe6.dll crashes Word 2007. Any Ideas?
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Visual indication that the document needs saving in Microsoft Office 2007

Is there any visual indication that a document has been modified since it was last saved or opened in Microsof Office 2007 applications (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)? Ideally, I would like a star near the ...
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Swapping non-adjacent selections in Word

I've seen friends do the following on the Macintosh: you've written, say, "joy and comfort" and you realize it should be "comfort and joy" - on the Mac, you can select both 'comfort' and 'joy' and ...
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How do I get Word 2007 to stop changing the font when pasting special characters

When pasting text as "unformatted unicode text" in Word 2007, some special characters will be rendered in a different font, even when the current font at the place of insertion has these characters. ...
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Horizontal Labeled Hierarchy SmartArt in Word 2007 too tall

I have a Horizontal Labeled Hierarchy SmartArt object in my Word 2007 document and for some reason the background labels are just too tall. How I can I make it look more like this? Trying to ...
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How do I create an odd-numbered list in Word 2007?

Is there a way to automatically create an odd-numbers list in Word 2007 without having to manually change each line number by using the "Set Numbering Value" menu item in the Paragraph section of the ...
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Preventing ugly hyperlinks in Word-generated PDFs?

I'm creating a document in Word 2007 on Windows XP, and using the "Save As PDF" add-in. The document contains hyperlinks. When I open that PDF in Preview.app on a Mac (OS X 10.5.8), I see ugly ...
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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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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 disable new document at Microsoft Word 2007 startup?

Goal: open Word and open one or more of the recently used documents. Current steps: Start Word Close new document Open recently used document(s) Is there a way to skip the following step? Close ...
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Is Microsoft Word 2010 interoperable with Word 2007?

Microsoft provides a compatibility pack which helps with exchanging files between Office 2007 / 2010 and previous versions of Office. But it's not clear from the description whether this means that ...
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Microsoft Word: Combine different column types in one page

Is there a way in Microsoft Word to achieve the following lay out Column 1 ------- Column 2 Full page width text Column 1 ------- Column 2
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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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Word is ignoring my 'Match Destination Formatting' preference when pasting text

I'm stuck using word 2007 at the office. It has options for retaining formatting, pasting as plain text, and pasting text to match the destination's formatting. That last option is the one I want, but ...
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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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Word 2007 assigning “Outline Level” Level 1 randomly on document close

Sometimes when I open a document and view the Document Map, I discover that Word 2007 SP2 has completely destroyed my outline by assigning seemingly random paragraphs an Outline Level of 1. I then ...
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Controlling page length

I want to circulate a Word 2007 document, with a page within it, that people can add to, but I do not want the total content of that page to be able to continue on to another page. When that page is ...
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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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Word 2007. Different cameras creating different size pictures as inserted images

I take pictures with 4 or more different cameras. I batch re-size all images (using Pix-resizer) to 800x600 (or 600x800 for portrait). I use these in a Word document (using Word 2007, saving as .htm) ...
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Aligning numbers in Table of Contents in Microsoft Word

I am trying to create a table of contents page for my thesis. However, when am specifying my page numbers, am not able to set them in a straight line at all, compared to the previous entry. I have ...
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MS Word: How to disable spell/grammar checking on a custom style

I often write documents that contain code snippets in them. I created a custom code style so I can quickly differentiate words or paragraphs that are code. However, C++ code is not easy on Word's ...
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Issues Converting Plain Text Into Microsoft Word Bulleted Lists

I'm a programmer. I hate status reports. I found a way to live with it. While I am working in my IDE ( Visual Slickedit ) I keep a plain text file open in one of the file/buffer tabs. As I finish ...