Microsoft Word 2010, version 14, released in 2010, is the word processing software from Microsoft that lets you create and edit documents.

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How do I get Office 2010 to save in a new file automatically, instead of prompt?

When I close a document with unsaved changes, Word prompts whether you would like to save the changes, or if you want to not save the changes. This is usually fine, but not when the system is trying ...
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Add Checkbox to Word

I want to add checkboxes in a word 2010 .doc file and also keep everything else editable. I tried the following options from Developer->Restrict Editing: "Filling in forms" but it blocks editing on ...
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How to show comments on only 1 page of a Word document

I have a Word document with reviewer comments that I want to attach as an appendix. I want the comments to appear in the attached document in the appendix but not the rest of the document. How do I do ...
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Convert tracked changes to highlighted

I am looking for an automated way to convert tracked changes in Microsoft Word 2010 to highlighted text. So, in essence what I'd like to do is: Highlight all text fragments with tracked changes ...
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How do I get the “Drawing Tools” to pop up because even after highlighting text it wont pop up?

I have Word 2010, but I want to transform my text and the Drawing Tools icon won't show up. How would I go about solving this problem?
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how to move page location in Word?

I'm using MS Word 2010. I'd like to insert a page as the last page. However, Word wants to break content on pages and insert the page into the middle of this content. The best I can do is insert it ...
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In MS Word 2010: Change tracking: how can I permanently set color of my changes to red?

Assume a user that use change tracking a lot on different computers on a lot of documents. Can I go to MS Word options and permanently, for ever, set that user johnk will always have red color ...
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Word won't save

I have a problem with Word document on endless save loop, crashing, hanging, etc. I've read other related problems on here but none of the solutions have worked for me. This is my dissertation so the ...
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Space and Tab characters show up weirdly in Word 2010

Each time I hit the spacebar, it puts a dot mid line, and when I hit tab key I get an arrow which points to the right of the line. How do I get rid of those marks?
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How to add custom styles to navigation pane or change them with VBA

I have a Word2010 document that was created by a tool from Axure. Each heading is formated with a custom style ("AxureHeading1", "AxureHeading2", "AxureHeading3"). I was able to create a table of ...
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Picture I see in Word not printing

When I am doing the bulletin I put s picture that I have downloaded in the bulletin. It is just how I want it. When I go to print preview, it shows exactly how I want it to print. But when it prints, ...
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How to display comments pane

I am trying to display the comments pane in MS Word 2010 yet I can not find how? I saw this pane enabled on a file. It docks at the bottom of MS Word window and shows all comments in the document in ...
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How can I make Word 2010 use a single bracket for multiple linked citations?

Currently, when I add a citation in my Word document I get something like: • Edge detection [45] [46] [47] I'd like this to be: • Edge detection [45, 46, 47] without converting the citation to ...
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Word: Autofill “Insert Hyperlink” dialog box

I'm using Word 2010 on Windows 7. When inserting hyperlink (Ctrl+K), I used to be able to switch to my browser (Opera 12) and switch back and get the address field filled with the URL from the browser ...
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How to set word limit in a text box with Microsoft Word 2010

I need to set a limit on words in a text box. I have tried to insert word count in the text box but didn't seem to work.
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Header and Footer backgrounds in Word 2010

Is it possible, in Word 2010, to change the background colour in the Header/Footert, i.e. the document background is white and header/footer background green? Thanks
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Table of Contents - Tab Leader

Currently, I have the following TOC: Abstract..................................i List of Tables............................iv List of Figures...........................iv 1 ...
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Stopping certain MS Word styles from wrapping around embedded objects

I have quite a long Word 2010 document that (for the sake of the purposes of this question) contains 1 Heading Style used repeatedly, 1 Body Text style used repeatedly, & numerous Visio objects. ...
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Maintaining margins with tables in landscape and portrait orientation

How do I maintain margins of 1 in when pages switch between landscape and portrait for tables created in Word?
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ContentControls in Word Template not allowing editing

I am pulling my hair out over content controls and templates in Word 2010. Here's the situation: I have a .docx document (not saved in Compatibility Mode) with a number of content controls. I set ...
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Document should be editable but not be able to be saved

I have a word document in 2010. The document is a series of questions to be asked to the customer. All the technicians open the document while talking to the customer. Technicians should be able to ...
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Preserving table borders and shades while converting to text in word 2010

I am trying to create a word 2010 template to display some data to user when he creates a new document based on it. As such, I need to display a table in the document. I have created the document ...
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Word is right aligning the first line of paragraph in bulleted list

I'm trying to make a bulleted list in Word and for some reason it is forcing the first line only to be aligned to the right. I am using Word 2010 and when I click on the relevant text it shows it as ...
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Large Microsoft Word file won't save or export to pdf

I a word file over 200 pages containing my thesis, and out of lack of a better method I am using the subdocuments feature. My subdocuments are pretty massive because they contain a lot of excel plots ...
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How to limit/change available table style options on the Design tab

I'm setting up a format that will be used by many people in different departments. I don't want each to pick a different table style from the 140 or so built-in styles. I want them to pick one of my ...
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Windows Security pop up using Word 2010

When I open a Word 2010 file, a popup appears that says "Window Security connecting to Office.microdoft.com". It asks for a username and password. It keeps popping up whether I cancel or try to close ...
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Set permanently Current Page to print

Microsoft word document - How to set print "current page only" for every time I print from that particular document. I keep printing 100 pages instead of the one I want. I know I can change each ...
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Word 2010: Print 2 A5 documents per A4

I need to mirror an A5 document onto 2 halves of an A4 piece of paper. How can I do this in Word 2010 and maintain matching margins on each sheet. I found a way of doing it previously, but the 2 A5 ...
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How to make endnotes with brackets in Word?

In a Word document, I insert endnotes, that go at the end of the document. How can I have the endnotes with brackets [1] like this [2] ? I have Office Pro Plus 2010.
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How to insert a scrollable block in Word?

I am editing a Word document. I want to insert a big block of XML in a cell of a table. I want to insert a scrollable text block. How can I do that ? This quest looks simple, but I have not found ...
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How to insert an equation into a Word 2010 document inline via an escape sequence?

I would like to be able to insert an equation into a word 2010 document without having to Click Insert -> Equation from the ribbon. As an example: the equation of a line is: \eq(y=mx+b) where m is ...
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Is there a way of getting the clean layout of 'full screen reading' but without taking up the full screen?

I like the uncluttered appearance of the 'full screen reading' view - no scroll bars, status, ruler, tool bars etc. But I want to achieve the same thing, while Word only occupies part of my screen - ...
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paragraph style in microsoft word 2010

I am working in word 2010. I have two different style which both of them are "linked style" One of them is "times new roman 18 bold" we name style A. The other one is "Calibri 15 regular italic " ...
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Is there a way to prevent hyperlinks inside a Microsoft Word document from resetting the link colors whenever the document is closed and reopened?

Say you have hyperlinks embedded in your Microsoft Word document that link to other places within your document (not to websites or other documents) and clicking a hyperlink changes the color to show ...
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Microsoft Word doc - converting a header to normal style

I have a Microsoft Word document that is formatted as a heading 4 and as a numbering like so: J2J-2 This a description and I want to convert this to normal. J2J-3 This a description and I want ...
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How to change the template default left indent from 0.25 to 0.00 for bullets in Word 2010

My company has changed their document standards to require that bullets are now set at the left margin. Every time I create a new document the bullet is indented 0.25". I've opened the NORMAL.DOTM ...
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Word 2010 prints off a summary page

After every copy (for example if I say I want to print two copies, it prints off two summary pages), Word 2010 always prints off a "summary" page of what was printed. This summary page says things ...
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Choose XML Expansion Pack

I have created a template level addin for word which is initiated when a particular template is opened which shows a new button in the ribbon. If that button is clicked, it shows an action pane with ...
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Grammar control disabled on certain rows

Dunno why but on my document, on certain rows, automatic orthographic control is disabled. Is there a way to enable it on all the document? Orthography is the methodology of writing a language. It ...
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After a crash figures references are in italian

I am writing a thesis using word 2010. Till now each figure had an automatic number reference starting with "Figure x" where x is an auto incrmeneting number. After a crash from next figure on I get ...
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Text in a table disappears before wrapping

Windows Vista Home Premium with Microsoft Office 2010. I have a table in Microsoft Word where the row size is not specified, but the columns are fixed. When I type text that should wrap, it instead ...
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How can I specify which paragraph styles should be part of the TOC in MS Word 2010?

I've written a book of about 300 pages, and I'd like to generate a TOC (table of contents) for it. All the information I can find on the web tells me how to do this based on the built-in paragraph ...
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How to Merge a Chinese-Only Doc and Its Translated English-Only Doc into A Chinese-English Bilingual Paragraph-by-Paragraph Doc

I translated a source document in Chinese into a target English document with a CAT (computer-aided translation) tool OmegaT. So, there are two documents, one is a Chinese document, and the other is ...
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Word 2010 superscript shortcut stopped working

I'm running Word 2010 on Windows 8, and as of a couple days ago, the Ctrl + Shift + + shortcut no longer does anything (whereas it used to apply superscript formatting). Oddly, Ctrl + = still makes ...
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How have character styles conveyed to index entries in MS Word 2010?

I'm getting ready to index a book about computer programming. Many index entries will have words that should be styled with my "Code" character style, but I have not been able to find out how I can ...
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How to get different top margins in different pages of TOC in MS Word?

I need to put 2 inch top margin in the first page of TOC; and 1 inch of top margin in the subsequent pages. I tried to do this by putting section breaks within the TOC. However, any time I do ...
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Quality options for printing photos in MS WORD 2010 not found

Whenever i print a document with an image in MS WORD 2010 using my printer, it comes out lighter than that of the screen. It's as if the image's saturation went down by two levels. The image looks ...
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Forms with character limits that allow for hyperlinks Word 2010

Using Word 2010 is it possible to establish a field in a form that would allow a maximum number of characters AND allow the user to enter hyperlinks?
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How to paste URL link of a copied hyperlink (NOT the text) in word 2010?

I want to copy the underlying URL of a hyperlink not the display text of that link in Microsoft Word 2010. Currently I can only have the option to paste text only - need a way to paste link only ...
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How do I modify a style so that it will appear as a section heading in a Table of Contents?

I'm creating a document in which I have used Heading 1 for chapter titles and Heading 2 and Heading 3 for sections within a chapter. Then I realize that I'd like to break the document into Parts, so I ...