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

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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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MS Word 2007--Spacing between headers using “stylized” styles

We have a document with Styles: Heading 2, Heading 3 and Heading 4 that have color blocks around them and the double-line style border at the top and bottom of the paragraph. These styles work great ...
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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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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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Microsoft Word cannot Save

I use Microsoft Word 2010 to write long documents. These typically include a lot of sections, graphics, formulae, footnotes, a TOC, an index, a bibliography, and inline cross-references and source ...
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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 to persuade MS Word that .NET is one word?

I'm writing a text about my work in .NET and the word ".NET" makes Word think that the dot is the end of a sentence. How can I persuade MS Word that .NET is one word? PS: I know I can use dotNET but ...
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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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Microsoft word 2007 unusual problem

Hey guys,i was working today on Microsoft word 2007.their on the first line, as soon as try to save the file, then one sentence is written automatically. the sentence is like this This text was added ...
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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 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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How can I use the keyboard to choose how to paste text in MS Word?

While using a word processor I prefer to user the keyboard almost exclusively, but when pasting text in MS Word I seem forced to use the mouse. I can find no way to specify how to treat formatting (...
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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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In Word, failure of numbered list under Heading

I am working on a Word document with headings. Under one heading, I would like to create a numbered list. However each numbered item appears as a new Heading, so I end up with a bunch of headings ...
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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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Office 2007 Mail Merge: How do I view field names instead of data?

I've just received a document which forms the basis of a mail merge as an attachment and I need to view the field names like they display in 2003 with the double chevrons e.g. <<titles>&...
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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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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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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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How to index tables and pictures in Word so you can get a list of them automatically?

I'm writing one of those things where you have to provide a list of all the tables and pictures at the beginning of the text. I know how to insert caption for a picture, but I'm not sure as to how can ...
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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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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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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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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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Remove section break in Word without merging formatting with previous section

I'm having a heck of a time deleting section breaks after rotating page orientation in the same document: NOTE: When you delete a section break, the text that was above the break becomes part ...