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

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How do I disable snap-to in drawings in Word 2007?

How do I draw lines in a Word 2007 drawing without them automatically snapping to the nearest whatever? Currently I'm forced to draw them to one side, then drag them into place. Please tell me ...
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In MS Word, how do I un-indent a bullet?

In MS Word, I have this: But what I want is this (below) How do I bring my cursor (and current-place-bullet) back to that indentation-bullet-point-level?
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Emulate Repeating Section form behavior in Word 2007/2010

I have created a form in Word 2013 which has several blocks used to input user data. Each of these blocks correspond to one type of item, and each block is surrounded by a repeating section form to ...
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Align paragraph to the bottom of the page in Microsoft Word

In LaTeX, one could use \vfill before a paragraph to align it to the bottom of the page. Is there a similar function in Microsoft Word 2007? I am trying to avoid multiple new lines or text boxes since ...
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Bibliography Feature in Word 2007/2010 APA style “et. al” in spanish

I'm using the APA Bibliography References built-in in Word 2007. When I insert a reference with multiple authors, there is an undesirable "y otros", (which means 'and others' in spanish). That is ...
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Document Map in MS Word 2007 going bonkers

I’m working on a large project report in Microsoft Word 2007 and have been using the document map to generate the index. I have been carefully selecting the headers that need to be added to the ...
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Scroll Lock Equivalent In Word 2007/2010?

In excel you can use the scroll lock key to toggle the arrow keys to move about the spreadsheet. Can this be done in Word? If so, how?
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How do you restrict table size input in Word?

The table has 44 lines in two columns. The right column has 4 areas of 11 merged cells each. They are picture holders. When typing text into the left table rows, the row will automatically expand ...
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Is there a way to make Word 2007 fail-proof?

My girlfriend has the absolute worst luck in using Word 2007, and it's very frustrating for her (and me, hearing: "OMG I LOST 3 HOURS OF WORK WHAT THE ####" every other day...). Basically, a lot of ...
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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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Navigating in numeric bullets in Microsoft Word

I have a list of questions numbered by numeric bullets like s s s Each bullet point is of variable length (from few lines to few pages). This makes me to scroll a lot to go to next bullet. I felt ...
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How can I prevent my reviewer name from converting to “Author” after saving a Microsoft Word document?

When I insert a comment or make a revision to some Microsoft Word documents the comment or revision correctly reflects my User Name as the reviewer. However, after I save the document, all of my ...
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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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Make all sentences paragraphs in MS Word

I have text in MS Word 2007. It is needed to make all sentences paragraphs. I can go over text and press Enter after each sentence but want to do it automatically. I am thinking about using ...
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What is the simplest way to remove all hyperlinks in a MS Word document?

What is the most simple way to remove all hyperlinks in an MS Word 2007 document? I have been copying and pasting contents pages and would like to remove the automatically created hyperlinks.
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Get Table of contents to include “title” style

I know Word automatically generates a table of contents using heading levels 1 and 2. I was wondering if it was possible to make Word include the Title formatting also? I am using both Word 2010 ...
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How do I add a version number field to an office 2007 docx document?

I've been having a crack at using fields in Word 2007 and have hit a slight stumbling block. I want to add a field which I can use in several parts of the document to represent the current version ...
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How do you copy raw Microsoft Word fields codes to another text document?

Is it possible to copy text from a Word document containing field codes, so that when asted into another application, the FIELD CODES REMAIN AS RAW TEXT. i.e. something like This is about whales { ...
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Quickly switch between most recently used (or last/previously used) font in word 2007

The majority of the document I am writing uses exactly two fonts: The default font that is used for the current theme + style and Courier New. Is there a way to quickly switch to the first Recently ...
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Fix irregular shape of merged tables in MS Word 2007

I have been looking for the answer to this for quite some time, but to no avail, so I hope someone here will be able to help me. I have recently exported a document from FineReader 12 to word. The ...
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What is this odd artifact in my Word 2007 document?

I used ABBYY to scan some documents into a Word 2007 document. After doing dome clean-up on the formatting, I started noticing strange text artifacts like this that appear throughout my document: ...
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Improved APA citation format in Word 2007/2010?

By default the APA citation in Word 2007 doesn't quite match APA style (e.g. it doesn't convert a citation to et. al. when the citation has been made previously and there are many authors). Is there ...
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In Microsoft Word, how can I prevent a find what command from being searched when mentioned in the document?

I am using the Find what section of Microsoft Word (I'm using version 2007) to find file paths, which begin with a double quote and end with a double quote followed by the paragraph mark. I am using ...
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Remove carryover multiple-line spacing before paragraph

I have a long document that is in single-line spaced paragraphs, with Space Before paragraphs of 10 points. At a few locations, I have inserted bullet points, and set these in multiple 1.15 spaced ...
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“This file originated from an internet location” - How to mark this file as local and safe?

I opened a dotx that was emailed to me and I get the prompt saying the file originates from internet location. That is fine. But I now made changes and Save As a new dotx but when I open it, it still ...
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Formatting a bullet list when text wrapped next to an image

I can't find any combination of list formatting and default or custom text-wrap settings where, for item 4, the second line of text lines up correctly - i.e. where the 'n' lines up with the 'S' as ...
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How to remove Word heading style without losing the formatting?

I have received a word file where lots of text has the style Heading 1 but was later formatted to not look like the Heading 1 style. Whenever I do a refresh of the TOC it will insert the complete ...
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Microsoft Word is skipping table caption numbers - how to debug?

I have a series of tables in a document. The caption numbers should be Table 3.1, 3.2, 3.3 etc. Unfortunately however, there is one being skipped (i.e. 3.1, 3.3, 3.4...). Perhaps this is because I ...
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Importing tab based outline txt file into Word outline

Given a text file containing and outline with tabs to indent each level, I would like to import this into a Word 2007 document so that the each indentation level is converted to a H1, H2, etc heading ...
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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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Filter Word mail merge data using current date

I am trying to semi-automate an email merge in Word. Excel is the source. Under filtering, I want the "Notice Date" column in the spreadsheet to equal whatever the current date is. Can I do that so we ...
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MS Word 2007 - debug incorrect heading numbering

I have a large word document with the following: The section number does this 2.1 2.2 ... 2.7 1.2 2.8 Note that one of the headings does not pick up on the ordering. I have tried right ...
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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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Varying Length of Chapter Name and Page Number in a Header in MS Word

I have Chapter names with varying length and In the header I want the Chapter and the page number in the same line irrespective of the length of the Chapter name. I have tried the options, Insert > ...
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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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Restart and reformat section/heading numbering

I have a document with the following heading numbering system: Chapter 1 Chapter 2 Chapter 3 Appendix 1 Appendix 2 I'm trying to change this to: Chapter 1 Chapter 2 ...
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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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Application.EnableEvents in Word VBA?

Word has no equivalent of Excel's Application.EnableEvents method. I found..: The workaround is generally to create a global or module-wide variable called, say, bEventsEnabled as a boolean. ...
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How to merge Excel 2007 table with pre-existing Word 2007 table

Using Word 2007 and Excel 2007. I have a client technical document that contain tables that have very specific formatting (borders, fonts, font colors) that I'm not allowed to change. The tables are ...
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How to reset color in Microsoft Word linked style

I defined Heading 1 to Heading 9 styles so that Heading N is based on Heading N-1 with some extra style changes. This allows me to update the Heading styles consistently across all levels. However, ...
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Word 2007: “Sentence case” behaviour when open a new document (without selecting before)

How can I write sentences so that the capitalized appear automatically at the beginning of sentence? I know that by selecting the text and going to "Font" and then selecting "Tipo oración" ("Sentence ...
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Why does the margin on a numbered list over 99 become large (2007 Word)?

Have a numbered list in 2007 Word. Everything was fine until item 100. At 100 and on, the margin between the number and the text is very large. How do I make it normal? Thanks! i.e.- 98. ...
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Page numbers of Microsoft Word 2007 document are wrong; how can I correct them?

I'm writting an article and I need to do it in a specific format. To help me with that the "staff" provided me with a template. Unfortunately the template is bugged: the first page is being counted as ...
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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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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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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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'0' inserted when cross-referencing numbered equations in MSWord 2007

I am inserting numbered equations using tables and multi-level lists as described in http://blogs.msdn.com/b/microsoft_office_word/archive/2006/10/20/equation-numbering.aspx I want to cross-reference ...
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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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Numbering multi-level lists in Microsoft Word

I created a multilevel list with numbers for the headings. The hierarchy works with the headings. Now, I need to have regular list numbers under each heading that continue the heading number. If the ...
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Edit Microsoft Word 2007 table of contents indent?

I am using Microsoft Word 2007 and I have an automatically-generated table of contents. However, my margin is 2cm all round and the page numbers are right-against the margin. I would like to bring ...