Microsoft Word 2008 is part of the Office 2008 suite for OS X

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How to access “in progress word count” for Mac Microsoft Word 2008

Word ordinarily counts the number of words in a document as you type, easily allowing you to keep track of how far you are into an assignment and bookmarking sections. A recent program update has ...
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Word template necessary for multiple users?

I have created a document in MS Word using a company-standard template to define many paragraph and character styles. This document now needs to be passed around to multiple (non-company) co-authors ...
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Exporting an audio recording in MS Word 2008 (Mac)

I have recorded a lecture in Microsoft Word 2008 for Mac. Now I would like to export the recording from the Word file as an .mp3 or some other audio format. How can I go about doing that? This is my ...
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Trying to print 4x6 pages on US Letter paper

Here's the goal. I'm trying to make 4x6 notecards for the play Twelfth Night. My idea was to create a Word document with page size 4x6 and then print it 2 pages to a page. The problem is that Word ...
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Setting Second-Level Bullet Indent in Microsoft Word 2008

I am trying to set the indent of the second level of bullets in my "List Paragraph" style to 1". I was able to modify the first level by: Style >> Modify >> Paragraph However, there ...
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Resetting Styles to Default in Microsoft Word 2008

I want to reset all my MS-Word "Styles" to their default settings; i.e. fonts, sizes, spacing, etc. There doesn't seem to be an option to do this in the "Styles" panel. Is there any other way to do ...
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Table of Contents and Document Elements

I am unable to use 'Table of Contents', 'Cover Page', or nay other Document Elements features on Word for Mac 2008. I have used heading options and it still does not work. There are no table of ...
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Differences between MathType and Equation Editor format in Microsoft Word?

I've been using MathType Equation Editor to create Equations in Word. They key feature I have been using is the one where you type TeX equation and render it as an equation object. This generates ...
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Vector notation in Word equation editor comes up as “r” on Mac OS X

I am using Word 2008 on Mac OS X and find that whenever I try to make denote a letter as a vector variable (with an arrow pointing to the right on top of the letter) using Equation Editor, the letter ...
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How to force Word to reload the sources.xml file?

I converted some references from my citation management program to words sources.xml file. The file should be located in the word user data folder. All tutorials say that just overwriting the ...
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Mail merging a 4-up post card in Word for Mac 2008

I need help with mail merging a 4-up postcard I have already created in Word for Mac 2008. I need one address per card (4 per page), not the same address 4 times per page. Also I need to be able to ...
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Can I set the font size in the Document Map in Word 2008?

Is there any way how to set font size in Document Map portion of Word 2008 (Mac) to something actually readable ? Or set different font?
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Equations saved from Word 2007 for Windows do not appear in Word 2008 for Mac

I am a math teacher who uses Word 2008 on the Mac, and I need to collaborate with other teachers who are using Word 2007 under Windows. When they send me a document with mathematical equations in it, ...
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C++ Style Comments for Microsoft Word 2008?

I would like to be able use some sort of C++ style commenting for Microsoft Word. E.g. If I have // line of text the entire line should be a comment and should appear in a different colour. Same ...
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Microsoft Word 2008 on the Mac sometimes “Disappears” documents, really

This happens in a computer lab environment, has happened at least 3 times. We are running Microsoft Office 2008 for mac on Leopard, everything is updated. Our user's home directories are on a ...
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Word 2008 Mac not printing to bottom of page (even to PDF!)

I'm trying to convert a (basic) InDesign newsletter to word (so it can be offloaded to other people), and am having real trouble printing to the bottom of the page (on top of the usual issues of ...
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Is it possible to buy Microsoft Word for Mac as standalone?

I couldn't find a standalone Microsoft Word 2008 for Mac. I just need/want Word and nothing else. Any ideas?
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How do I make Office 2008 always append the .docx extension?

When my mother saves a document in Office 2008, she frequently, accidentally erases the .docx extension from the default filename in the save dialog when she names it. Now, you would think that Office ...