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 setup the Microsoft Word 2010 Table of Contents so that it updates for Headings 1-3, 5-6? i.e. skipping out Heading level 4

I have the following style heading levels setup in Microsoft Word 2010: Heading level 1: 1 Heading level 2: 1.1 Heading level 3: 1.1.1 Heading level 4: 1.1.1.1 Heading level 5: Appendix I ...
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Word not opening specific files for a specific user

I have the problem that for specific files word is staying almost forever in starting mode (aka more than 10 minutes). Then when the starting mode is over with word is open but without a file opened ...
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Add verb to Word vocabulary so Word stops claiming sentence is fragment?

I'm working with Word for Mac, version 14.3.9 (131030). The same problem exists for Word on my PC, like Word 2013 and Word 2010. Word has flagged the following sentence as a fragment: The ...
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How to construct a regex find/replace in word 2010

I have some limited experience with basic javascript regex, which I've used to manipulate some user data entries. But now, I've been asked about manipulating MS Word 2010 documents. Specifically, my ...
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Setting hard text container size for Mail Merge?

I'm having issues with ensuring the layout of my Mail Merge document because some fields being inputted are either too long or too short. Is there a way to make a field (like a table cell) just cut ...
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Is it possible set different fonts/font sizes with different languages in Word 2010?

I'm working on a document and need to keep switching between English and Thai. I can do this easily enough, however every time I choose the Thai keyboard Word automatically uses Cordia New (14pt), ...
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How to make “number only” chapter heading

I'm trying to do some basic layout of a book in Word 2010, and one feature I want to have is un-embellished chapter numbers, like this: As you can see, I have it working. However, there's a ...
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Why is Excel and Office always asking me to recover documents?

Since Office 2002 (probably even 97) until Office 2010 (probably even 2013), opening Excel and Word constantly results in me being shown a list of documents that I might want to recover. As far as I ...
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Cross-reference tables, figures, etc.?

I'm trying to use cross-reference in a report to place links to tables, figures, and appendices. But they are not available under the Reference type. How do I get them to appear so that they are ...
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Unable to save new and edited word 2010 docs on hp laptop

This problem only started recently, and is a bit intermittent (I've tried several things to correct it) Basically when I click 'save as' I get the spinning blue wheel ..sometimes for so long that I ...
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How to create user-editable fields in Word?

Similar to the question How to create reusable fields in Word, I have a document (or template) with a cover sheet with data like document title, version number and sign-off date. I would like that ...
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How to identify Microsoft Word Elements

I have used Acrobat PRO to convert a PDF file to a Microsoft Word .docx file. The Word document contains a few tables. In the last row of the table, are two shadowed boxes. I am attaching a .jpg as an ...
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How to get rid of text connected in with the Table of Contents for Word 2010?

I am just learning how to do Table of Contents and Styles. As I was marking or clicking on the Heading 1 and Heading 2 Styles, I noticed that when I generated a Table of Contents, that on Heading 2 ...
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Changing page layout without inserting a section / page break. The page break ruins my endnotes

I have a document with (let's say) 5 pages. Page 4 has my bibliography and page 5 the attachments. So when I insert an endnote in the document (for example in page 1 or 2 or 3, using references>insert ...
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Need for centered circumflex over Φ (the “phi” character) using Word 2010

There was a helpful answer 3 years ago about putting a circumflex over a letter by using (optional U)+302 and Alt+X. That worked! But when I try it with the phi character, the circumflex leans on the ...
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Word Outliner - How to collapse all the text that is NOT marked red?

I am using the word 2010 Outliner to write paper. As I am currently working on it, I am putting all my sources in my outline. However, some sources have to be researched further. Therefore, I am ...
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Considerations for restyling Word “Default Paragraph Font” ? (Word 2010 / Screenshots) [closed]

Questions For those of you with experience in creating Word templates, do you or don't you restyle the Default Paragraph Font (DPF)? Why or why not? Or stated another way ... Given that the ...
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Disable a specific addin for a Word document?

I have a subset of our general use documents at our office that do not play well with a particular duo of addins (Worksite related). Is there anyway to configure these documents to not use these two ...
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Can MS Word detect single-sentence paragraphs?

Setup: I have a long (>100 page) document and have been asked to make sure there are no single-sentence paragraphs. While this is not necessarily a strict rule of style, it is a reasonable request ...
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Updating Word 2007/2010 templates

If I make a template, then create a document based on it, and then change the template, the document is unchanged. Even if I after changing the template change the document and save it anew, the ...
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List style in Word when both Heading- and non-heading styles are linked to a list level

I would like to create the following styles that can produce something like below: [Heading1] [Heading2] [Normal] Text text text 1. [ListHeading1] 1.1 [ListParagraph2] Text text text 1.2 ...
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Modify List Paragraph style so that spacing between items is different to after

In Word 2010, is it possible to set specific paragraph spacing between each item in a list, but then have a different value for after the list? This must be done within the List Paragraph style. Is ...
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Style pane shows many instances of a style, but I can't find, change, or delete the style

I converted a file from Word 97-2003 compatible to Word 2010. The style pane shows a style that is attached to many instances of text. In this case, the style is a "re-styling" from Normal to 11 pt, ...
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Mouse-click or other short cut to select formatting you want to find and replace? (Word 2010)

I want to replace one style with another. Both styles are available to me. Before: 1.1 This Text is Styled as H2 with Numbers After: This Text is Styled as H2 without Numbers Instead of opening ...
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Replace MS word sub-documents template and setup with master-document configuration

Over a number of years on a project I have accumulated dozens if not hundreds of word files that I am structuring for viewing and editing purposes in a master word file. These files are on a ...
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When using a multi-level list (as for an outline), tab and increase indent button do not work

Lately, I have run into this issue several times and it is driving me crazy. When I type up an outline for a paper or presentation, at first everything works fine. I can do the following: 1. ...
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Need to Selectively Merge Records to Different Places in a Word Directory-type Document

My company regularly creates "rosters" (or directory documents) that list contact info for people with roles for a trust fund. The rosters have a certain format -- people with an "Administrator" role ...
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Change multiple heading levels

I want to reorganise the my Word 2010 document and have the heading styles update accordingly. For example, I realise that the "Insects" should really be a sub-section of "Animals" rather than its ...
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From Macro to Add-in: Word 2010

tldr; I'm not sure how I can get the Add-in to recognize the active document! The goal is to set the macro to an Add-in button. I have lots of forms that have endless amounts of the old form field ...
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Why does my PDF have improper bolding/unbolding when saved from Word 2010?

I have the font "Alegreya" installed on my Windows 8.1 PC. In the "Fonts" folder, I see that this includes font styles "Black; Black Italic; Bold; Bold Italic; Italic; Regular." When I write a ...
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How to add a bunch of words to my custom dictionary in word 2010?

I have a list of 3000 words and they are custom words between legal, scientific, and common errors I want to add it to my custom dictionary and want to add in one step. how to do that please?
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M/S Word 2010 equation numbering: add a “table equation” to the equation gallery?

I'm too new here to add this as a comment so I'll try it as a new question. I tried to follow the instructions in the best answer to this question: How do you easily add equation numbers to Microsoft ...
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Microsoft Word 2013 Template with Placeholders

I need to create Microsoft Word document to be used as a template for generating other Microsoft Word documents based on template with placeholders replaced with actual values. It must be like Hello ...
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How to include HTML file in .docx file with sane styles?

I want to include the contents of an HTML file in a .docx file using Word 2010. The HTML file will contain generated content (so it doesn't necessarily have to be a HTML file, but generating RTF or ...
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Disable editing read-only Word documents

Where I work we have many Word documents stored in our Subversion repository. These files are set as read-only most of the time (using the svn:needs-lock property in Subversion), to prevent multiple ...
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How to standardise the size of imported power point slides in Micrsoft Word

I am working on a large Microsoft Word 2010 document. I need to import or copy in hundreds of different Microsoft Power Point slides. Is there a way that when each slide is inserted or copied into ...
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Word 2010 strange automatic replacements

We have come along this very weird situations at work. We are using MS Word 2010: In some documents, Word accidentaly replaces alone parts of words (of different length) with a specific word, which ...
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Repeat table header with unique first page

I'm trying to make a table header in Word 2010, but I need to have one cell that is unique to the first page in the middle of the header. Is this even possible? If so, how do I go about doing it? The ...
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Word 2010: Repeat table row as header with image

I'm trying to create a repeating table header in Word 2010, and I want to include an image inside one of the cells in this header. I've got the table cells themselves repeating correctly, but the ...
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Word 2010 - How can I underline a heading, which was aligned to the right and indented to the left, over the whole text area?

I have typeset a heading (heading 1, to be exact) with the following properties: alignment of heading 1: right-aligned indentation of heading 1: 12 cm (meaning each heading has a horizontal space of ...
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Word 2010 - Mail Merge multiple conditions

I am attempting to get mail merge to process certain conditions eg: if mergefield spouse = 1 and mergefield lawyer = 2 and mergefield children = 3 and mergefield parent = 4 add certain text or if ...
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Is there a way to align pictures added using picture content control in MS Word 2010?

I'd like to create a MS-Word Template for other users so that they can add pictures into a table easily. My idea is to start with a table, for instance 1 row x 5 columns. Then I change the table ...
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How to get rid of one footnote mark in Microsoft Word without automatic renumbering

I would like to start my page numbers for Microsoft Word. However, I would like it to start on page 2. If I try and manually insert page numbers, say I put 1 on the second page, it labels ALL the ...
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Change reference to embedded document in many word documents

I have a customer who has the following issue: They created many word documents that includes links to other word documents (for instance, all their headers is copied from a single document). ...
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I have over written my Ctrl+V function with a macro - how do I restore the original back again

I have over written my Ctrl+V function with a macro - how do I restore the original back again. I have lost the paste function of this shortcut key by over writing it with a macro.
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Edge to edge image in Word 2010

I'd like to position an image in Word 2010 so that it's edge to edge bottom to top on the page. This is for PDF printing and not physical printing, so should have nothing to do with the limitations of ...
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MS Word 2010: Link to object in a relative directory

I'm working in a Dropbox folder on a word document. I'd like to insert a pdf object which will be updated by a script separately. The problem is that the linked object in Insert > Object > Create from ...
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Word 2010 VBA applying styles but not changing font

I don't use VBA that often, and I'm trying to put together a macro which selects all text in the document with font size 13.5 pt and changes its style to Header 1. So far I have the below code: Sub ...
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Can't add Developer ribbon in Word 2010?

I originally posted this question here: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/28308686/cant-add-developer-ribbon-in-word-2010 But was directed here, so I'll repost my question: So I thought I'd enable ...
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How can I create a web form using Microsoft Word?

I have a Word file that I want use on a website. I want to convert it to template with fields. I created a template with multiple fields, but they are not named for use on the website. How can I ...