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

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Why did Microsoft Word switch to French spell check on me?

I was editing a document in 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 preferences, my ...
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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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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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MS Word field code error - “Error! No text of specified style in document”

I just opened a word document, in MS Word 2007, and the following error appears before the Figure and Table numbers: Error! No text of specified style in document The figure/table names code (after ...
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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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Viewing pages from right to left in microsoft word

On 2-page view, I want to see the pages from right to left, like so: instead of This has something to do with right-to-left languages. I found a few suggested solutions that didn't work (one ...
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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 ...
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Find/Replace Paragraph End (^13) in Microsoft Word 2007 Merges Paragraphs

I need to replace a target at the beginning of lines with something else. Without wildcards, I can say to replace "^pTarget" with "^pReplacement". With wildcards enabled, I use replace "^13Target" ...
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Problem in MS Word figure number formatting

I use Microsoft Word 2007 & my figure numbers follow this style "Figure ‎1-3" I want change my style to "Figure ‎1.3" would you please help me to do that?
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Renaming the initials in word comments

Is there a way to go through and change the initials of comments made in a word document?
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How do I show the built-in heading styles in Word 2007's Quick Styles Gallery?

I've inherited a 200+ page Word 2007 document that uses lots of individually-formatted paragraphs rather than paragraph styles. I want to generate a table of contents, but before I can do that, I need ...
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How do I create ruled lines in Word 2007?

My aim is to set up Word to use the 'Cornell Notetaking method', and I would like to be able to have 'ruled lines' as part of my page in word. Currently, I have a split textbox, however obviously ...
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Interacting w/ Graphs Using VBA in Word 2007

I have a long MS Word 2007 document, in which I occasionally need to replace all of the embedded graphs. The changes are simple enough and regular enough that I could probably write a VBA macro to ...
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Bullet problem with Microsoft Word 2007

I'm having a problem with bullets in Word 2007 that is driving me insane. I have two items in a list and I just want each one to be preceded by a bullet, like this: This is my first item, which is ...
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Setting transparency to a picture in Microsoft Word 2007

In older versions, there was a button in the picture toolbar which I could click, and then select a color on a picture. Then that color would be considered transparent so it wouldn't overlap onto ...
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Customise heading 1 style starting number in MS word 2007

I am trying to get MS word to start a chapter number at 3. I have set the Heading 1 style numbering format to start at 3 - this shows as 3 Heading 1 in the styles list. However, when I use the style ...
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How do I add placeholder text in Word 2007?

I'm working on a report but some data, which will be repeated throughout the document, are not yet ready. Is there any way to put a placeholder of some sort that will automatically adjust other than ...
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“Preview” Track Changes in Word 2007/2013

I hate using Word's track changes feature, because it is very difficult to determine what the document will look like without accepting changes to the document: I don't know how many lines the ...
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MS Word - Export image with overlayed text boxes as image

I am trying to export an image with overlayed texboxes, arrows and shapes as a single image with a dpi of >300. At the moment I am exporting as a pdf and copying the image to Paint.NET. However, the ...
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How do I unlock a read-only Word document form?

Someone sent me a Word doc that consists of a form full of checkboxes and freeform fields. I am trying to insert an image version of my signature and a few extra freeform text fields so I don't have ...
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how to select floating graphics in word using keyboard shortcut?

In MS Word, floating graphical objects such as these are considered to be on a different layer above the "page" where the text stays: However, to select these floating object I need to manually ...
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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 can I print the template lines in a in Word 2007 template?

I'd like to print the label outlines from this Word label template onto some plain paper, but no matter what I try I cannot make them print; if I enter text into the template, the text prints fine ...
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Dragging image file appears on incorrect line

I have MS Word 2007, every time I drag an Image from a folder (lets say a .PNG file) into my Word Document the Image will always appear on the line the cursor was when I left Word, not where I dragged ...
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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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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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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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Hiding figures and tables from document structure in Microsoft Word

In MS Word it is possible to show the document structure on the left side? Is it possible to remove the figures/tables from that list (and keep only the paragraph captions)?
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Create a cover page from image

I want to create a cover page in MS Word 2007 from an image file that I have. I want the image to occupy the full page and I want to add a few textboxes and images ON TOP OF that image. How can I do ...
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How can I add the level 1 and 2 paragraph name as field in the header text in MS word 2007

I'm using MS word 2007. I want to add in the header text (on each page) the chapter (level 1) and sub chapter (level 2) name at the top of each page. I guess I have to add fields for it, but I cannot ...
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How to open a file created in Word 2007 pre-release version

When I try opening some old Word 2007 docx files in Word 2010, I get the error message: This file was created in a pre-release version of Word 2007 and cannot be opened in this version. I tried ...
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How can I copy tables between word documents without having the format change?

I have two both word 2007 documents, A and B. I want to copy a table from A to B, and that table's format is totally the same as I see in A, not automatically changing the format to B's template ...
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Word 2007 document property field “Update Field” changes metadata, not display

To get the word "Author" document property you would normally enter Ctrl+F9 and type "DOCPROPERTY Author". { DOCPROPERTY Author } In the particular instance I am dealing with, the code has been ...
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Microsoft Word 2007 Does Not Allow Special Characters In Its Hyperlinks

I am trying to put a hyperlink in a MS Word document using MS Word 2007 which links to a URL that includes curly brackets ('{', '}') and ampersands ('&'). Word 2007, however, does not allow these ...
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Microsoft Word 2007: top and bottom margins are gone?

So take a look at the following screenshot: As you can see, the top and bottom margins of the page are gone, but the left and right side still are still present. Any idea how to get them back? I'm ...
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Disable “Send as XPS Attachment” Word 2007

Is there a way to disable this option either via Group Policy or via some form of registry hack? Normally I would go down the route of telling users not to send as XPS and send as something else ...
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copying text from web to Microsoft Word 2007

I have some problems with my Word, usually when I was pasting some text from web, Word also saved format of the text and backgrounds but after I changed some settings and lost this ability of Word, ...
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How to replace a word with Regular Expression in Microsoft Word 2007?

How can I replace a word with Regular Expression in Microsoft Word 2007? For example, I want to find and replace all \n with some spaces.
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sharing microsoft word file?

Is there a way to share a word file amongst user, just like google docs? I am tired of using google docs because when I port it to ms word the layouts are all messed up. I want to be able to make ...
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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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Make Microsoft Word change number literals to spellings?

In English, it's better style to spell numbers out. How can I make Word flag this as a grammar error or auto-correct it? (specifically 2007)
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Style window not appearing in Word 2007

In Word 2007, when I click the expand button on the Styles area of the ribbon, nothing happens. I have tried reinstalling Word but am still having this issue. Does anyone have any ideas?
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Word 2007: Tooltips showing footnotes no longer appear

On a normal installation of Word 2007, when you hover with the mouse over a footnote reference mark, a tooltip appears containing the text of the footnote. Lately, this has stopped happening on my ...
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Format a Word 2007 table to display currency values

When I apply a formula to the table, it allows me to select a format. How do I apply a currency format on the numbers to the other cells in Word 2007?
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Word 2007 problems auto advancing bullets

When working in a list - doesn't matter if its bulleted, numbered or multi-level - the next line of the list does not advance to the next bullet or number when I press ENTER. The next line reverts to ...