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

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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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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 to switch writing direction (LTR/RTL) in Word 2007?

I received a word document that was probably created on a machine with some sort of right-to-left locale (e.g. Middle East). All text is in English but editing it is a pain. However, I can't figure ...
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Convert MathType equations to native Word 2007/2010 equations

Is it possible to convert equations typeset with MathType to native Office 2007/2010 equations? MathType doesn't seem to have that option, but I need it to parse LaTeX formulae in my Word document. ...
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Replace newline character with another in Word 2007

Using Microsoft Word 2007, is it possible to replace the newline character (\n) with some other character? What about vice versa? (That is replace a character with the newline character).
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Word 2007 jumplist missing

For some reason the jumplist showing recent documents on my pc has gone. The link is still pinned to the taskbar but the list shows no documents. How can I get the jumplist to show recent documents? ...
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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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Back/Forward navigation in Word 2003/2007

I've been using Adobe Acrobat Reader since version 4. While I am reading a PDF document, I can use the Back/Forward buttons to navigate between the previously browsed pages. For example, I am on page ...
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How to change the template that Word 2007 is based on?

How do I change what template is based on by default?
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How do I update all fields in a Word document

I want a way of updating all fields in a Word 2007 document (if it works in other versions, all the better). This includes cross-references, page numbers, tables of contents, indexes, headers, etc. If ...
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Tab key in Microsoft Word does not increase indent in bullet lists

I create a bullet list, of any type and after pressing Enter then Tab instead of increasing the indent it just injected white-space. I'm using the default template (.dot), there's been no changes to ...
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Any way to set a default view in Word 2007 or 2010 and keep among restarts?

Every time I open a document in Word 2007 or Word 2010 on a wide-screen display I get the two-page view (which is actually very annoying for me). I would like to make Word display the one-page view, ...
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How to change some of the numbers in word to be arabic numbers within Word

I have a Word document. It has two parts: one English and one Arabic. The problem is that all the numbers are English numbers [0123456789], but I want the Arabic part's numbers to be Arabic numbers ...
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How to ignore spelling and grammar for certain text styles in Word 2007

Is there a way to ignore spelling and grammar for certain text styles in Word 2007? Some of the stuff I'm writing is pre-formatted text that looks like this and usually has stuff like if ...
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Microsoft Word restores all open documents when clicking on a .DOC file

I tend to have a few Word documents that I keep open all the time, with notes for a long-running project. Normally they are all minimized. The problem is that when I click on a different .doc or ...
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Converting a Word document to LaTeX format

I'm preparing a book to be published and keeping everything in .docx files. Other than text the files include graphs (jpeg) and lots of equations typed in MathType. Since MS Word is not fully ...
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How to change the name of a reviewer in Word?

How can I change the name that is displayed in the track changes baloons and comments of another person (not myself)?
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How to make a Table of Content auto-update?

I am using Word 2007, but saving my documents in .doc (as opposed to .docx) formats because that's company policy. I have the ToC set up fine, but is there a way to have it update automatically (at ...
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In Word 2007, how do I make a landscape table in a portrait page?

I have a portrait page with headers and footers. I have a table which needs to be in landscape orientation due to space constraints. How do I do that? EDIT: I actually need the table to be landscape ...
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How can I embed all linked images into a .docx file?

Usually people ask how to extract images from a Word file; I want the opposite. Let's say I have an image in an external file, which I've inserted into a document by linking to it (it is in the same ...
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Microsoft Word 2007 - Force 'Word Count' to just count a specific part of document

In Microsoft Word 2007, I'd like the 'Word Count' feature to just count the words/characters in a specific part of the document automatically. I know that if I highlight a specific section, it will ...
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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 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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How to change the style of a source reference in Word?

I have a number of references in Word 2007; there is several way of referencing them and the one I find the most fitting is purely numeric, e.g. (3) for reference number 3 in the list. But since I ...
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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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How can I set “Final” as the default selection instead of “Final showing markup” in Word 2007's review section?

How can I set "Final" as the default selection instead of "Final showing markup" in Word 2007's review section?
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Which style to use for simple paragraph text in Word?

How do I find out what the various built-in Word styles are intended for? There are seven built-in styles that describe something along the lines of "normal base text paragraph": Normal Normal ...
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Microsoft Office Word (2007) - sidebar with document structure

Is it possible to visualize a sidebar with the document structure in word 2007? Something like this exists for PowerPoint (thumbnails of the slides) and in some PDF reader (thumbnails of the pages or ...
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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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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 to set English (UK) as default editing language in Word 2007?

How to set UK language in MS word 2007 for always as default language?
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Page numbers in contents and footer

I've been trying to work out how to make page numbers skip the first two pages (title page and contents), and also how to have the footer say "page x of y", rather than just the current page which ...
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How do I create multi-line tabulations in Microsoft Word 2007?

I have Microsoft Word 2007 document: However you can see with longer word it doesn't go like I want, it would be better if it would spawn a new line like in another example below (I made it but ...
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Numbered paragraphs in Word 2007

I have the following styles defined in Word 2007. They all have outline levels 1-6. They also correctly show up in the Table of Contents (not all, I only set the TOC up to Level 3). 1 Heading 1 ...
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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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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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Swap words next to each other in Word?

If I have a Word-document and want 2 words next to each other to change places with oneanother is that possible with some function or logic in Word?
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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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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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Labels mail merge repeats on subsequent pages?

I'm trying to do a mail merge to print to labels. The first field in the document does not contain a { NEXT } field code, and because of this the records repeat between label pages for example: ...
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Can I make Gmail the default 'send mail to recipient' program in Word 2007? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I use GMail as my primary e-mail client? Can I make Gmail the default 'send mail to recipient' program in Word 2007? Now that Outlook is not sold with the ...
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How to make something like that with columns in MS Word 07

It's following after this question: How do I create multi-line tabulations in Microsoft Word 2007? I was told that I should make it with tables or columns. Yes I can make with tables but will it be ...
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How do I associate a shortcut key combination to a macro in Word 2007? [duplicate]

I've created a macro that inserts a reference to a table When I did the macro, I configured the access to this macro through a button. But, now I want to change it to use the keyboard instead of ...
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How to convert MS word 2007 file into JPG file?

How to convert MS word 2007 file into JPG file? I need portable, freeware and off-line tool/method for Windows XP.
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How to hide numbering of custom headings in MS Word 2007?

I would like to force Word to create headings like this: heading 1 1.1 heading 2 1.2 heading 2 1.3 heading 2 heading 2 2.1 heading 2 2.2 heading 2 2.3 heading 2 Is it possible? I've ...
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Word mergefield wildcard not correctly matching

Below is my mergefield code: { IF { MERGEFIELD Subs_State } = "GA" "blah blah" "{ IF { MERGEFIELD CEOrgStates } = "GA" "blah blah" ""} "} I'm pulling records from a MS Access db. My goal is to check ...
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Word 2007 “Out of Memory or Disk Space” Error on launch

Word 2007 is installed on a Vista Home Premium machine and whenever it starts up it opens what appears to be a dynamic installer to do something and then throws up the "Out of Memory or Disk Space" ...