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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Word Template - Create default text in SmartArt like Content Control

I'm creating a bunch of word templates but are completely stuck when it comes to inserting default template text into SmartArt objects. Throughout the templates I use Content Control to add custom ...
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How can all blank rows in a table be automatically reduced to a minimum height In Word 2010?

How can all blank rows in a Word 2010 table be automatically set at a reduced height compared with those containing text?
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What is causing this pagebreak in Word 2010? [closed]

I have a Word document looking like this: I can't for the life of me figure out what is causing the pagebreak between page 2 and 3 in the image - the headings on page 3 is formatted as heading 3, ...
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Microsoft Word 2010 Macro Issue

Here's a macro I recorded, but it won't run. When I click on the name and the on Run, nothing appears. I know how to record and use them, but I can't get recorded macros to run for the ff: Circle Red ...
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How to make a table of figures that were created with a style but not with captions? (Word 2010)

I have the following figure and subtitle, that was created with a style, and therefore is not a caption i can choose to create a table of contents. How can I choose this style or numbering order, ...
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Regular expression to match cell boundaries

Is there a regular expression solution in Microsoft Word to match cell boundaries? Recently I had a table with several cells starting with a space and I had to remove them, unfortunately ^ to match ...
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Insert Hyperlink in word to an excel file that will open read-only when clicked?

To manually open an excel file as read-only I usually use excel /r "filename" on the command line, or just click file, open, open as read only from excel. If I insert a hyperlink to an excel file in ...
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Update all fields in Word 2010 automatically

I want a way of updating all the fields on a document automatically. I currently have a macro which is linked to F9. This macro updates all the fields in the header and footer, as well as all the ones ...
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Need to print same docx multiple times, changing a name field

I have a Word document and a 200 names list, and I would like to automate the printing, any tips on how it can easily be done?
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Is there a keyboard shortcut to return to previous position?

Is there a keyboard shortcut to return to previous position? The Shift + F5 seems to be back to last "editing position", rather than the last position of the cursor
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Save Microsoft Word 2010 document as PDF and preserving inter-document bookmarks

Using Microsoft Word 2010, on Windows 7 Enterprise Edition, without any PDF-generation COM add-ins/add-ons installed: Is it possible to save documents that have hyperlinks pointing to bookmarks in ...
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Removing Framed Paragraphs from RTF

At work I have been informed one of our RTF files is causing errors in 3rd party software due to it having framed paragraphs. I have been told to remove them. Using MS-Word how do I see/view these ...
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Word replacing “next page” section breaks with continuous section breaks

I have a Microsoft Word document with many section breaks, most of which are of the “Next Page” variety. On the last page I have a continuous section break. If I try to remove this continuous break, ...
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Different numbering style for the same level in a multilevel list

Is it possible to achieve the following with Multilevel Lists in Word: 1. Heading Part II. Another Heading Part III. Another Heading 4. Another Heading Ideally, I'd like to use "Heading 1" style ...
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MS Word 2010 - Duplicating bookmarks with Drop down form fields

I am trying to create a document that has a dropdown list with server names. The server name list changes based on the client dropdown list. When I create dropdowns for two servers, the first dropdown ...
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Mixing bullet list and numbering - how to restart numbering after every bullet?

I'm trying to create a multi level list, with bullet points and numbering. Everything is fine, all the levels are ok, however bullet points won't restart the numbering for me. When I right click on ...
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Microsoft Word 2010 Template not carying over to new page

I created a template for some "flash cards" in Microsoft Word 2010 from scratch and saved as a template. I opened a new file and was able to edit the information I wanted to and save as a document, so ...
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How to replace HTML code using MS Word 2010?

I’m trying to delete the CSS from my code using Word 2010. I’ve searched online on how to find and replace text, and tried some but none worked. Below is the code i don't want. ...
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Extend Add-Ins menu in Word 2010 Ribbon with AutoText/QuickParts

I have AutoText / QuickParts since Word 2003. For Word 2010 I moved the corresponding dot* files into the standard startup folder to get them loaded with any Word document. These are correctly ...
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Suppressing Blank Mergefields in Word 2010 Mail Merge

I'm working on combining two mail merge letters into a Master template that will know which merge letter to populate based on information in a specific column. I have successfully combined the two ...
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How to copy and paste a cell in a table in Word without losing the formatting?

I have a table in a document, in Word 2010. How can I copy and paste a cell? The whole cell, not its content. I copy a cell, it has a grey background with hatching ("shading"). Then I paste it over ...
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Likely cause(s) for Word recovering large document frequently?

I have a large Word document (*.docx) that has recently started to go into Document Recovery at frequent intervals (< 30 mins) after having previously been very stable for the 3-4 years that it has ...
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MS Word 2010 : Cannot Print Page Range of .doc File

I need to specify a page range to print in MS Word 2010 - the file in question is a .doc. Under the Print menu, the Pages field is grayed out. If I try to convert the file to .docx it completely ...
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OpenType Features on MS Word 2013 and 2010 not working with a specific font, unless I insert a combining diacritic with Alt+X

I recently downloaded and installed the Junicode font (sourceforge.net/projects/junicode/), only to find that its OpenType Features (ligatures, old-style digits, etc.) do not work on MS Word 2013 and ...
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How can I update the document properties (Comments) using data in the document?

I need to know if it is possible to add data in the document property field using the data that is already available in the document. For example: When I publish a document from a LCMS, I get a ...
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Only Show a Watermark When Document is Printed

I have a series of ISO controlled documents that need to have a watermark appear only when printed that says something like "UNCONTROLLED WHEN PRINTED". This watermark would appear in the footer of ...
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Create image as a internal link in word file (saved in pdf format) (using ms-word10)

I made a Word document, is which I created a link as text. In the same way, I created images as a link, which only work when I convert it into the PDF format. Does anyone know why my links do not ...
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Removing all manual word / line breaks in Microsoft Word

I have auto word break option enabled in my Word 2010 so most of the words breaks correctly on the end of lines. When I'm not satisfied with the results, I can always press Ctrl + - to force that ...
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How do I remove(delete) all text that has superscript formatting?

I have a large amount of text (almost 100 pages) while I was changing the font size I highlighted everything, changing the font size of the superscripts too. I actually do not need to superscripts, ...
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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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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 ...