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

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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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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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How to programmatically iterate through subscripts,superscripts and equations found in a Word document

I have a few Word documents, each containing a few hundred pages of scientific data which includes: Chemical formulae (H2SO4 with all proper subscripts & superscripts) Scientific numbers ...
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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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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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Can a Word document be recovered, when its physical storage media is absent?

I have written an essay, and I saved it on my USB memory stick. Being an idiot, I have proceeded to lose my memory stick. With a deadline pending I was curious as to whether anyone knew of any way ...
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Is it possible to assign a specific style to all cross-reference in Word 2007?

Nothing more to add, I would like to change the style of all cross-reference I have in a Word 2007 document at once. But I have not idea how to do it.
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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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Adobe distiller: Cambria not found, using Courier

Whenever I try to print to PDF from an MS Word 2007 document, I get this error: Cambria not found, using Courier. (Even though I believe I removed ALL occurrences of Cambria from the document) ...
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MS Word - Reference to highest number in a numbered list?

I have a list like this: Step one Step two Step four As the list grows, I want a reference at the top of the page to say something like: The last step in this document is step 3. I want that ...
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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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Changing the font style of line numbers in Microsoft Word 2007

I added line numbers to my document in Microsoft Word 2007. How can I change the font style of these line numbers?
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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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How to show “only number” in picture cross-reference in Word 2007 document?

I have many pictures in a document and I reference them very often in text. I don't want to lose the order so I am using Insert -> Cross-reference. This opens the cross-reference dialog where I can ...
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Float table to bottom of page in Word 2007

Is it possible to float a table to the bottom of a page in Word 2007? I am making a template for revisable documents for work (specs, routines etc) and I want the front page to contain the document ...
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How do I copy a word document with pictures into a blog post?

I am trying to copy a word document with some formatting (e.g. bulleted lists) and pictures to a blog post using Google's Blogger. When I do direct copy/paste, everything seems to copy over ...
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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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Word 2007 files on emacs?

Is there a word-2007 mode for emacs?
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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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Word count excluding specific Styles?

I was wondering if there's a way to get a word count that excludes text with a specific Style in a Microsoft Word 2007 document? I've seen this related question, but I've got blocks of source code ...
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Microsoft Word 2007 diff

Does Word 2007 come with diff functionality? If not, what's the easiest way of creating a patch file between two documents showing the changes I have made?
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How to fix missing equations in Word 2007 when printing/converting to PDF?

I don't know why, but some of the equations in my Word 2007 document just won't print. They are left blank in the actual print, despite being correctly shown in the Print Preview. The same happens if ...
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How to type a small fraction in Word 2007 equation editor?

In Word 2007’s equation editor, I can enter “1/2” and I will get a properly formatted fraction. However, there is another kind of fraction that uses a smaller font size. How do I type that one using ...
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Microsoft Word Variable without Macro

Is there a way in MS Word 2007 (& up) to have a document variable that I can define and have updated across the document when I update that variable's value. For example: My crazy neighbor has ...
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How can I insert a page break using Find/Replace dialog in Word 2007?

I'm trying to replace "----------" with a new page or a CTRL+enter keyboard shortcut. I pasted "CTRL+ENTER" into the "Replace With:" field in Microsoft Word 2007, hoping that when I clicked "Replace ...
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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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What is the 'Ctrl + Alt + NumPad+' cursor in MS Word 2007?

While doodling in MS Word (as you do) I hit the 'Ctrl + Alt + NumPad+' keyboard short cut which changed my cursor to the one shown below (similar to the Mac 'Command' key symbol): The cursor ...
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How to display images in draft view in Word 2007

How do I display images in draft view (or at least, some sort of a boundary box) in draft view using Word 2007?
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Is there a way to repeat the first two rows of a table as a header on each page in Word?

I want to repeat the first two rows of the table as the table header on each page of a Word document. I can repeat the first row by checking "Repeat row as table header" in the Table properties but I ...
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Is there a way to add expandable thumbnails to an MS Word document?

I want to add pictures and screenshots of a web page to a document in Microsoft Word 2007. The problem is, when I add them to my document, they occupy a lot of space and don't leave much room for ...
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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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Word 2007 keeps asking me if I want to save template changes

I have a Word 2007 template for papers I have to write up for school. It only contains the title page and the proper standard settings for all the quick markups. On the title page I have things like ...
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Change default font in MS word 2010?

I don't believe this has been asked before, and I'm curious, Is there any way to change the default font in MS Word 2010 beta? Or MS Word 2007? I'm getting really tired of changing fonts every time ...
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How can I set the orientation of a single page in a multi-page document in Word 2007-2010?

How can I rotate (or insert) a single page into an Office Word document that is oriented differently that the other pages? I know this can be done. I've seen in done in Word 2003 and older documents ...
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How can I count the chararcters in a word document?

well I looked at the similar Qs but they were all about counting words not characters, is there a way to do this? or if not Are there any plug-ins for this purpose?
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Open Multiple instances of the same file in Word 2007

Is there any way to open multiple instances of the same file in Word 2007? Currently, if I open a second instance of the file, the focus shifts to the file which is already open. The "split" ...
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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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Microsoft word, How to change lowercase to uppercase, and uppercase to bigger uppercase

In Microsoft word, how to change lowercase to uppercase, and uppercase to bigger uppercase. Like this:
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How make Word 2007 update all fields upon save

How do I make Word 2007 update all fields upon save? This should include fields in headers and footers. If possible, no macros and VB code please. I want to keep the documents clean.
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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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section headings happen to be the last line on a page - how to fix that?

I am using Word 2007 under Windows XP. Often, a section heading (styles like "Heading 2", Heading 3") happen to be the last line on a page. This looks very ugly and destroys the logical flow of a ...
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How do I stop Word 2007 from automatically converting a single quote to an apostrophe?

When I type can't I get can’t. This is extremely irritating to me because when I spell check things for a blog entry and then paste it into the blog form, all my contractions have boxes (or question ...
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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 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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What's a good way to share a value in multiple places in a Word document?

Let's say I have a value: \\myServer\dir1\dir2\dir3. I'd like this value to appear in multiple places in an MSWord document. However I only want to write it down once. What's a good way to do this? ...
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How to properly work with images in Word?

I'm currently writing a larger document in Word again and images (especially with captions) pose a few problems. So far I have enumerated the following options and drawbacks: Insert images in their ...
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mail merge e-mail in Word 2007 with attachment

Is there a simple way to mail merge with Word 2007 and add an attachment? I've searched google, and all results point to pasting in VB code. I want to a small team of novice users to be able to mail ...
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When to use which built-in Microsoft Word style? [closed]

Or: is there any documentation from the MS regarding the usage of individual built-in styles that I can incorporate into SOP? Word has a real abundance of built-in styles. I guess a lot of them is ...
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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 ...