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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MSWord 2010 - form fields not formatting as desired

I set up a protected form quite a while ago with fields on page 1 (Client Name, Proposal Title, etc), which are intended to populate fields throughout the document. I tried to set formatting so the ...
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How can a Word document reference another file or document?

We are currently in the process of migrating from one server to another and are looking to programmatically step through all Word documents in our user's folders. We need to be sure any references / ...
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Word 2010 Mass styleref (caption) change & mass (ch-pg) footer from Heading 4 to Heading 3

I used wrong Heading/4 (outline level) for my chapter number. It's at a Level 4 but should have been level 3, and this is an 800 page document with a lot of Figures and a lot of section breaks with ...
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Linking lists numbers in text in Word 2010

I can't seem to find a solution to the following issue I am trying to solve. I am creating a document using lists like this: 1.0.0 Blah Blah Blah 1.1.0 more blah blah 1.1.1 some more 2.0.0 Blah2 ...
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Text variables in MS Word 2010?

If I have some kind of template like Dear [Customer name]. You have an appointment with [Doctor's Name] on [Date]. Kind regards, [Secretary's name]. Now I want to be able to easily and ...
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Merge Mail Directory

I am using Word 2010 and trying to implement into a cover letter a listing with all the recipients of the letter. I am using the Mail Merge (Mailings > Start Mail merge > Directories). The problem is, ...
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How can I save the outline view as text in Word 2010?

How can I save the outline view as text in Word 2010? Using "Save As" saves the whole document.
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Default Navigation Levels

How do I set up default Navigation levels in Word 2010. I have not seen any precise explanation that works. Suggestions about replacing Normal.dotm in the Templates folder were obscure. The ...
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Is there a (reasonably easy) way to run word usage statistics on a document?

I have a rather lengthy Word document file. I would like to run an analytical report on this document that summarizes the most common words and provides a count of how often each word appears. Does ...
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Build report from Excel file with multiple tabs?

A friend saves the data about her students into an Excel file with multiple tabs (one per year, since the list of students changes every year.) Because there are too many columns to fit in a report, ...
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How to turn all embedded images into linked images

I have a Word document with a large number of embedded images. To make version control easier I would like to save the document as XML and store all images separately (linked). In the docx format the ...
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Word 2010 Mail Merge

I have an Excel file with 4 Columns: Client_ID, Name, Date, Item bought. I have to use this data base to create a mail merge that has a table. This table has date, items that are available in the ...
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Adjust footer in MS Word to compensate for portrait/landscape orientation

I have used section breaks to make some pages in my document portrait and others landscape. This works great, but the only problem is that the footer (and header for that matter) are setup for ...
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I have Office 2010 and I'm looking for slanted type

I'm trying to use a graphic type - slanted - curved - special shape. Can I do this? Where can I access sloping or curved type?
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Word 2010: Customize ribbon to add GoBack (not WebGoBack) functionality

If you customize the ribbon, and select "All Commands" and pick off the Back and Forward buttons, you will find that these buttons will be disabled (Are these related to using Word as a web broswer?) ...
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How do I set MLA citation style to use numeric reference in MS Word 2007?

The MLA citation style shows citations as (Author, YYYY) or some similar while I'd prefer it to style them numerically, like [1]. I have tried BibWord, I don't know XML. Creating references that are ...
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Diff / Merge for Word docs

There are lots of great tools for text diff/merge, such as Araxis, BeyondCompare, and CodeCompare. Does anyone know of something similar for MS Word docs? Or maybe a suitable technique for comparing ...
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How do I prevent word from copying tabstops?

When I copy text from one word document to another, it also copies tabstops, is there a way to prevent this without resorting to plain text copy? I've set use destination styles when copying between ...
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How to set a specific style for content control?

I tried using the checkbox "Use a style to format contents" but it's not working. Word "forgets" I picked this option and nothing happens.
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pictures disappearing from Microsoft word 2010 document

I have a problem with Word 2010 where the pictures disappear sometimes. Here's how it usually happens: open a document (everything you can initially see is ok) zoom or scroll --> pictures ...
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Microsoft Word 2010 - Can't hightlight word by double clicking

I have the following issue in all Microsoft products. Assume that I have following word: test_word If I double click on it, then it only selects one part and not the whole word. This works normally ...
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Avoid problems when scaling a large Word 2010 Documentation

I don't have much experience with word-documents, so I'm asking for some helpful friendly suggestions what to pay attention to when making a large word document with lots of hyperlinks and embedded ...
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MS WORD. How to create link to a picture within the same document?

I had picture in document somewhere on page 2-3 inserted via MS WORD menu, and I want to crate a hyperlink in next pages to this picture, like for content table item or other place in document. How ...
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Word 2010 - What is the unknown character displayed as a number?

In one of our company manuals, someone in our organisation has been doing updates, but something went wrong. After the update, in many many instances of a certain word the initial letter has been ...
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Word 2010: List Indentation messed up when wrapped around table

I have a word document that I am using as a template and I intend to flow different text through it dynamically, so I can't apply any paragraph-level formatting. In any case, I am running into a ...
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Import HTML table with CSS to MS Word

I have created a table below using R with HTML code attached at the end of the question. The default output from R fits perfectly my need, but I need table to be shown and editable in MS Word. I ...
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Where are microsoft office options stored?

Suppose I change in word the option "insert/paste pictures as" from "inline with text" to "square" (the example is taken from Word 2010, but I also need the answer for 2007). Where is that option ...
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Microsoft Word 2010 Table- Single Page

Trying to keep a table on one page- tried "keep lines together" and "keep with next". Neither works- what am I doing wrong? Should I select the text of the table or the whole table? Tried both, ...
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How to copy/paste a Word a file that has a linked formatted text?

I link some datas in a word file in order to have dynamic fields. I do it by this way I add a Text field from Under Developers - Controls - Text. I write something to this text field and copy it ...
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Is it possible to view Word Notebook Layout, created on Mac, on a PC?

I created a notebook layout on a Mac (Word 2011) then my friend viewed it under his PC (Word 2010) but it opened as a normal word document instead of a notebook layout. Is there a way to fix that?
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How to distribute one (1) Word 2010 template file with [macros, custom ribbon tab, quick style set]

I am developing a macro enabled Word 2010 template: MyTemplate.dotm. At the moment MyTemplate.dotm is mainly containing a ribbon with callbacks to VBA-logic, "native" in MyTemplate.dotm: ...
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Downloadable APA Format Quick Style in Microsoft Word 2010

Is there a downloadable APA format Quick Style for Microsoft Word 2010? Instead of the default styles, I would like to have the default styles be in APA format.
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MS Word figure numbers are wrong

I'm working on a Word 2010 document (editing in Word 2013 with compatibility turned on). The document has captions on figures with chapter (set) and number on them, such as "Figure 3-1" for chapter 3, ...
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Page appears centered at 120% zoom but on the left at 100%

As the question says, if I'm zoomed to 120% on MS Word 2010 it looks like this: But as soon as I drop down to 110% it looks like this (100% shown in image) As you can see from the images I am on ...
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How to remove I-beam character in header in Word

I have a weird I-beam character in my Word document header. How do I remove it? And no, it's not my mouse cursor ;)
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Insert/Display Two-Page Word Object in Excel Sheet

I've trying to take a two-page Word doc and insert it into an Excel 2010 worksheet. I'm not trying to link to the original document. So far I've been able to insert the object, but it only displays ...
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Is it possible to accept/reject changes in a document where editing is restricted to certain areas?

I've created a template wherein only certain areas are editable. I cannot enable or disable track changes, but if I make a version wherein before I restrict editing enable track changes, changes are ...
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CustomUI for Word 2010, scrollable control (defined by XML)

I'm developing a toolbar for a new Word 2010 template (.dotm). In the picture below I'm trying to describe what I want to mimic: the scrollbar-look-a-like element thing which displays available ...
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Reference equations using letters and numbers in Microsoft Word 2010

I want to have equations numbered like (1.1a) (1.1b). It's like this question in TEX but I want to do it in Microsoft Word 2010. I already know how to number equations using this great question How ...
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Word Document 2010 always on top

My word document stays always on top, so when I try to open any program when the word document is opened, it's being behind it and not on it. It is very frustrating. I have searched on the options ...
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How do I retrieve a lost caption / text box?

I moved a figure but the caption (in a text box) didn't move along. Now I lost it. It's probably hidden behind some text. When I search for text in the caption, search does find it and directs me ...
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Have Navigation-Pane start out collapsed

When opening Word with the navigation pane on - it starts out expanded. Is there a way to have it collapsed? I know I can collapse it. I want it to start collapsed. I also know I can have the whole ...
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How can I get the names of parent headings in Word?

I have a document: Heading 1 Heading 2 Heading 3 Body Text How can I, in the body text, get the names of each of the parent, grandparent (etc) heading to form a sentence like ...
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Windows explorer runs slow when ms word has a large file open

When I open larger documents in word (~2MB) all the explorer features in windows 7 go slow (10-15 second delay to do anything with task manager, start button, file folders etc). I don't get this ...
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Is it possible to mix smart and straight quotes in ms-word

I have the option to either choose: Smart quotes: Double quotes: « TABLE » Single quotes: ’B’ or Straight quotes: Double quotes: "TABLE" Single quotes: 'B' But for my document I want to ...
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“Add to Dictionary” to a specific custom dictionary

When right-clicking a "spelling error" I get the option to Add to Dictionary, and it always adds to the same one (I'm trying to use two). How can I select to which dictionary to add the word, or at ...
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MS Word 2010 Page Number Resets to Zero

I've inserted section breaks and used the checkbox to indicate continue numbering from prior section. It looks OK until I save and reopen the document. The section has been reset to start at zero.
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How to edit Word 2010 opening docx-files

In previous Windows versions, I could edit the commandline, an application associated to a file extension, used to open a file. Now I am using Windows 7 and Word 2010 - and would like to see/edit how ...
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Migrating a toolbar in a -.dot template file from Word 2003 to Word 2010

I have been taking over the responsibility for development of a toolbar that was originally developed for Word 2003. The toolbar resides in the file MyTemplate.dot (Word 2003) and has been developed ...
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Word converting linked excel objects to text table when updating

I have several Excel tables that I have embedded as linked objects in a Word file. They look great for the monthly report. However, when I go to update the Word doc the following month with updated ...