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 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 ...
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Broken alignment of columns tables in MS Word 2010

I recently had a problem with my tables in MS Word 2010. When I open documents containing specific tables about list of documents, the first column of the non-header rows is aligned with the second ...
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Extract chart data from Word document to CSV files automatically

I have lots of charts in a Word document in docx format. If I click on Edit data, I get an Excel window which displays the data. From there, it's easy to export it to CSV. How is it possible to ...
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pasting and automatically replace paragraph spaces with line spaces

I'm interested in saving time copy-pasting. I copy paste from websites, articles, newspapers, etc, which have different formatting. When I paste it into my word doc, it typically comes up messy ...
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How do I use an image content control without getting a corrupt document?

I'm trying to create a Word dotx template wherein I put a logo in a content control. When I change the wrapping from in line to square and save and close the template, I get a corrupt document error ...
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How can we format the `Track Change` text color/font in Word 2010?

In Track Change mode we have the display text marked as changed text in red color and underline which I wanna change. How can I do that?
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How to have the button on quick access bar to toggle spelling check on and off in Word 2010?

I cannot find such button on the ribbon. Currently we have to open the menu File - Option - Proofing - Check grammar... I am working with with two languages i.e. English and Vietnamese, and the need ...
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Word 2010 header “different first page” option does not work if you select the same built-in header preset?

I have a three page Word 2010 document. I have set a header on the first page and marked the "different first page" option to make the follow page headers different. It works as expected so long as I ...
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Block protect (Keep last line of paragraph with next paragraph)

Is there a way to force Microsoft Word 2010 to keep the last line of a paragraph with the next paragraph? An example of when this is relevant is when starting a block quote; it doesn't look good to ...
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Word 2010 Plain Text Content Control restrict to numbers

Is there a possibility to restrict the input for a plain text content control in Word 2010 to numbers? And may the input be restricted to a range (for example 1 to 1000)?
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Office 2010: add radio button

I wanted to add a radio button to my document. But instead of seeing a radio button I see something like this: So I wanted to ask you how I could get rid of the text (CONTROL FORMS...) to only see ...
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How do I remove HTML from MS Word 2010 document with Find/Replace Wildcards/Regex?

I found a website to help me choose domain names. I have my shortlist which I can't export, but I need to share the list with some other team members first. It also won't let me copy and paste the ...
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Spell check in MS Word 2010 defaults to French [duplicate]

I have a Word 2010 document that makes spelling suggestions in 'French (France)' whenever I run a spellcheck on it. It's is only that document, as I opened a different Word document and it made ...
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How can I make the symbols that I insert larger by default in MS Word 2010?

I want to use the paragraph symbol, but when I insert it into my document, it's smaller than I want it to be. Is there a way to enlarge the symbol by default, either using autocorrect or something ...
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Hyperlinks pasted in MS Word 2010 inactive

Why would a link pasted into MS Word 2010 appear as plain text after you hit the carriage return and go to the next line?
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Word 2010: Add document as appendix to another document

I'm working on a large Word document in Word 2010. I need to include an entire document as an appendix, including title page, it's own table of contents, original line numbering, etc. The the main ...
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Need to change the encoding on microsoft word 2010 to english

I have recently scanned Documents onto my PC, when i try to open them in Microsoft 2010 so i can edit these documents they are opening in different encoding languages. How to i change the encoding to ...
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Microsoft Word 2010 - Changing Caption Text

We were using a template for our test case design document, and suddenly our management thought of updating it. After every table, we have a line "Table xx: Steps for Test Case xx". This Test Case is ...
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MSWord Table of contents H1 is formatting right-justified

I've set up "Define New Multilevel List" to allow chapter headings like 1.2.3.4, but I've got one annoying problem in my Table of Contents that I cannot resolve. I deleted the TOC and rebuilt it, ...
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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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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.