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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Continuous page numbers in Word 2007 document with section breaks

I have a document with several section breaks and I want to add a page number to every page in the footer section. When I use Insert - Footer, it starts with 1 for every section. There are ...
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Mmake 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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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 ...
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How to define a table so it shows on every page, but doesn't interfere with editing?

I need a table in Word 2007, which needs to be on every page of the document. It is actually not a table per se, but a frame with three columns. The problem is it cannot interfere with editing, so I'm ...
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“macros have been disabled” message in Word 2007 but no macros

I open a .doc file in Word 2007 (sorry I am unable to supply the .doc) which pops up with a message above the document "Security warning: Macros have been disabled" but there are no macros shown in ...
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How do I allow page breaks between list elements, but not inside them?

I know it is possible to keep MS Word from inserting a page break in the middle of a paragraph. Now, however, when trying that with list elements, it takes the whole list as a paragraph. I want it to ...
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How to change tab stops for a single paragraph in Microsoft Word 2007?

In previous versions of Word, I could just put my cursor into a paragraph or select the whole paragraph, and change the tab settings - it wouldn't change the settings of any other paragraph. In Word ...
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Word 2007 sending mail tries to use Exchange address book

My son has Office 2007 installed on Windows XP, although not Outlook - we use Thunderbird for email. In Word 2007 when he does File / Send / E-mail, he gets an error saying that Word cannot contact ...
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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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How do I create a nicely formatted directory with mail merge in Microsoft Word 2007?

I am trying to create a directory with mail merge in Microsoft Word 2007 and I hit a few issues. «Forename» «Surname» «Address_Line_1» «Address_Line_2» «Address_Line_3» «Address_Line_4» «Postcode» ...
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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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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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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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Word 2007: keyboard shortcut to autocorrect a word in front of the cursor

Is there a way to make a keyboard shortcut in Word 2007 that autocorrects the word directly in front of the cursor? Much like the autocorrect feature on mobile devices. It should automatically accept ...
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Email Mail Merge via linked Excel sheet

I have a MS Word 2007 document setup as a Mail Merge doc. I am using Excel as the data source. The MERGEFIELD ClientData contains an Excel file (test.xlsx). I want to merge the data from the Excel ...
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Selecting an exact number of words in Word 2007

How would I go about having Word 2007 select an exact number of words from the cursor position? The count according to Non-Asian words would be particularly helpful.
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How to recover data from or repair a corrupt Word 2010 file

This is posted by proxy for a friend with no current internet access: I created a password-protected Word 2010 doc at work, brought it home using a flash disk, tried opening it using Word 2007, and ...
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How to make word to print the header picture from the edge of the page

I have a document in which I have inserted a picture as the header. It is a banner. In print preview, the picture is placed on the edge of the page. There is no space on the top or on the left side of ...
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Draw single round cornered rectangle in word 2007

In word 2007, is there any single round cornered rectangle shape available (i.e only one corner as rounded) ? or do we have to draw our own ?
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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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Highlight/select current item in numbered list in MS Word 2007

I often type up procedures in MS Word using a numbered list. I'm looking for a way to quickly move between items so I can very quickly select the item that I am on. I realize I can select the entire ...
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How to maintain original figure numbers in pdf document saved from Word 2007 file?

I have a Word 2007 document in which the Figure numbers and List of Figures are listed exactly as I want. I generate a pdf (Adobe Reader X, Version 10.1.2) from Word 2007 document using the save as ...
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how to change the page number to A-1 in word 2007

I am doing my appendix for thesis. I need to include the appendix and I have already done section breaks.The page numbers for the appendix should go like A,A-1,A-2,A-3 and B-1,B-2,B-3 so on. I can't ...
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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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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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Customizing New Document dialog in Word 2007

Just wondering whether the New Document dialog can be customized so the first screen displays the contents of the Workgroup Templates folder. At the moment you have to go New>My Templates>Workgroup ...
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How do I automatically italicise text in Microsoft Word 2007

How do I automatically italicise text in Microsoft Word 2007 in a way that is font agnostic (preferably as I type)? E.g: I want "in situ" (in any font) to change automatically to "in situ" (in the ...
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How to add instructional placeholder text to a Word 2007 template

I am creating a Word 2007 template for others to use as a starting point for creating Product Requirements documents. I would like to embed instructional text in the template which will guide users ...
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How to ensure 300+ pixels per inch for images when creating a pdf from Word 2007

I have a large Word 2007 document (a book) which contains around 20 images. All the images are currently in the word document, but I also have them stored separately as high resolution png files. I am ...
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Table of Content not getting Updated in MS Word 2007

As title - I customized the Headings style for a document from 'x' to 'x.x.x.x.x' and used the same. Even after updating my TOC is showing sub headings only upto 'x.x.x' for any section. How do I get ...
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Windows 7 Print Spooler causing Word to crash

I've been looking into this problem on one of my client networks for a couple of weeks now, trying different things. I found this post on Microsoft Technet from a guy having exactly the same ...
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Creating a profile or template for Word 2007 to use on different computers?

I work in an office settings where a user may find himself sitting at a different computer on any given day of the week. Using Word 2007 (at the office), I often customize the Quick Access Toolbar ...
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Can you insert line breaks into a Rich Text Content Control

I have a rich text content control on a Word 2007 document which is auto-populated from a database query. The control just contains text but ideally I'd like to be able to insert a new line inside the ...
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Word 2007: Annotate picture with numbers?

I would like to annotate a bitmap picture with numbers. The numbers should simply be in the middle of circles with a solid white fill and a black border: ➀, ➁, ... Probably the numbers are only from 1 ...
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How do I remove parentheses/brackets around a term in Word 2007 equation?

Say for example I have A = (B) + C, I can't work out how to remove the parentheses/brackets around B without also deleting B. There's no way to select the brackets individually, as far as I can ...
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How i can set “-” instead of “•” in list of MS Word 2007?

How I can change the bullets in a list? I want to set - instead of black filled circles.
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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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How do I get Word 2007 to stop adding an extra 0 to the end of a line when I save as a PDF?

I have a Word document (DOCX) that has a line that ends with "2010". When I view and print the document with Word, everything is OK. When I save as a PDF in Word 2007, a 0 is appended to the end of ...
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Can you set different text colors for different “list levels” in Word 2007?

How do you make a list style that causes the text at various list nesting levels to show up in a particular color? I assume it's in the multi-level list tool options, but cant seem to make it work. ...
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In Microsoft Word can I split a document into sections and then export different versions of the document for different audiences?

I have a document (a persona description) that has multiple audiences. For example - the executives who read it care about the problem statements but not the technical bits, the developers care about ...
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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 ...