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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Document recovery dialog in MSWord

There is [Autosaved] and [Original] files in the Document Recovery dialog, which lets me to open one or both files and then save them. The problem is that the files are very large and I cannot see ...
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Link with UNC path is broken after copying cells from Excel 2010 to Word 2010

I am trying to copy an Excel table to Word in Office 2010. Basically, if the hyperlinks are pointing to my local hard drive, there are no problem at all. However, if the hyperlink is pointing to a UNC ...
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Why footer page is appearing on the first one and not the others in Word

I'm trying to setup a footer on my Word document, with page numbering. The document has only 5 pages First page and second page are appearing on the footer setup as you can see. However, the ...
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Magnifier affects MS Word 2010 select color

When I open Magnifier while a MS Word Document is opened, and I select text in the document, it is black rather than blue. When I close Magnifier (without closing Word) and select text, the color is ...
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How do I caption a Table across multiple pages in Microsoft Word?

I have a table that is multiple pages long in Word. I'd like to have the caption associated with it to be at the top of each page so that the reader doesn't forget which table they are reading. How ...
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Cross references without labels

In word 2010, I can insert cross references of Figures, like Figure 1, Figure 2, etc. How I can show only the number of the cross references ? to get some similar to Figures 1, 2 and 3.
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Assistance with RegEx in Word

I have a Word 2010 document containing a list of blocks with predifined styles. The styles are used in another software to process these blocks. I created the document using a wrong quickpart so all ...
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How to get microsoft word to show short title in references?

In Microsoft Word 2010 I have created a reference that includes a short title. When I created my reference list the short title does not appear in the citation. How do I get word to show the short ...
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How to make Word automatically restore the documents that it had open before a reboot?

I normally have over a dozen documents open in Microsoft Word 2010. It takes quite a while to reopen those files using the File/Recent feature. I'd like Word to automatically restore the open files ...
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Automatically scale font size to fit text box

I am currently setting up a mail merge but I need the size of text in a text box to scale. I want the font size to be the biggest I can whilst fitting in the text box. I've searched around, but I ...
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How can I copy and paste the items in a “content control” dropdown into a text file?

A client sent us the schematic for a new project in a newfangled Microsoft Word document with dropdowns. (Apparently, the dropdowns are called "content controls" in Microsoft parlance.) I can't seem ...
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Preserve custom styles using copy-paste (not via Save As or the organizer)

I had a lengthy document with printing problems that I traced to a combination of Word page layout and printer settings. Unable to resolve the problem by changing those settings, it was pointless to ...
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Different Header/Footer on MS Word 2010

I need the first 2 pages with different header/footer and the remaining all pages the same header footer. So I come to the bottom of second page and then click page layout then breaks: section break ...
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Can't Embed Arial/ArialMT to PDF from Word?

I have a Word document in Cambria which I converted to PDF. However, the PDF oddly had ArialMT font in its properties that was not embedded. Fiddling around a bit, I found that it was inserting ...
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Can I import a single unicode character or unicode character set into MS Word 2010?

I am trying to paste a latin insular capital letter t (https://encrypted-tbn2.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcRfztxlipDzKUS0YjVKb0I2fHYJUTCZiwub5Cr5NAcAVvECsiwMZe-Oa9U) into a Word document - which is ...
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Document (almost) empty after being renamed

I was editing a document. I closed it. Renamed it. Reopened it and all the content is gone, except the footer. I tried to open it using Google Docs and I can see the 11 pages that I had: the charts, ...
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Creating a multipage layout on MS-Word from scratch?

I'm trying to create a document, or template, on MS-Word which will allow me to type content into 3x5 inch spaces on the page, flowing the text between these 3x5 spaces - similar to what Word does ...
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Why MS Word 2010 always on top of other applications & how to stop it ? [duplicate]

MS word 10 is always appearing on top of other applications in my windows 7x86 PC, Its bothering, how to stop it.
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How can I remove formatting from style numbering prefix in MSWord?

There is a lame user in the video cannot remove bold+uppercase from the numbering prefix in his heading style. What is his mistake? How can one do that?
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Remove carryover multiple-line spacing before paragraph

I have a long document that is in single-line spaced paragraphs, with Space Before paragraphs of 10 points. At a few locations, I have inserted bullet points, and set these in multiple 1.15 spaced ...
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Word 2016: How to Verify Height of Automatically Formatted Cell in Table?

I inserted a lot of tables in a Word 2016 document and later noticed that some came out inconsistent in terms of height -- probably due to the "Space After" option selected immediately prior to ...
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Microsoft Word 2010 - How can I edit the navigation pane text without changing the font?

I am attempting to write a longer document, and have manually added a table of contents to the document. All the links work correctly, and the text in the actual table of contents reflects the text of ...
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Representing a document in 2-up format in word

I've got a 'handover document' that I'd like to include in the appendix at the end of my Masters level thesis. Due to the length of this document, and the unlikelihood of it being read in detail, I'd ...
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MS Word 2010 Formatting Table of Contents tabs when using numbered lists

I am new to advanced MS Word formatting and trying to figure out how to use a table of contents in conjunction with a numbered list of headings. My headings look like this: 1. Foo 1.1. SubFoo A ...
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Microsoft Word 2010 mail merge - statement overdue calculations

My company hosts various events for clients (conference meetings, receptions, holiday parties, etc.). After an event is completed, we send out invoices. Monthly we also send out statements for all ...
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Restart a custom number list based on style type paragraph (not list)

I have a Word 2010 file to be converted to Kindle. Following the advice in several books, instead of using Word's built-in lists, I created my own custom lists that are styled as paragraphs. (see ...
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Navigating cross-references in Word 2010 inserts diamond shape

I am having an issue with Microsoft Word and navigating cross references. I have inserted a cross reference to a chapter header and it works. When I use the alt+left arrow combination, this takes me ...
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Long pause 4-5 seconds after clicking in certain Word 2010 Documents

I have a subset of documents that create a pause of 4-5 seconds everytime I focus on the Microsoft Word window containing it. The documents are created using a .dotx file, but seperately created ...
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How to add a custom list style to the styles pane in Word 2010

I have several custom lists that I created with "Define New List Style" in the Multi-level list dialog. For example, the list names are book-bullet, book-number, and so on. How can I get the new list ...
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Varying Length of Chapter Name and Page Number in a Header in MS Word

I have Chapter names with varying length and In the header I want the Chapter and the page number in the same line irrespective of the length of the Chapter name. I have tried the options, Insert > ...
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Use VBA in Word 2010 to search and manipuate a string

I have a macro that uses wildcards to find a particular string. I want to find another string within the result (preferably using wildcards), extract that substring and do something else with it. I ...
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MS Word 2010 Macro: Insert Merge Field

I need a macro that pops up the "Field" dialog box with "MergeField" selected in the Field Names dropdown? I've got a lot of them to insert and clicking through to this dialog will be very time ...
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Recover Word documents from computer lab PC when source (USB) drive no longer exists?

I lost my 60 GB USB drive quite recently back in my school's computer lab. Unfortunately, by the time I got there when I realized my USB was missing, it was already gone. So, its currently missing. ...
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Space at Top on Second Page of Microsoft Word

I have a two page document (Resume). On first page, I inserted my name and details inside a table--name on the left, details on the right. I then added space using [Cell Options > Top] to put a ...
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How to set position of picture in word 2010

as you see in picture, the position of picture is not right. how can set position of picture to middle of page?
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How to reset color in Microsoft Word linked style

I defined Heading 1 to Heading 9 styles so that Heading N is based on Heading N-1 with some extra style changes. This allows me to update the Heading styles consistently across all levels. However, ...
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Word 2010 Mail Merge Suppress Blank Conditional Mergefields

I cannot get a conditional Mail Merge to suppress blank lines in a relatively clean and efficient way. The only solution I have found is one I am not willing to use yet as I feel there may be a better ...
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Unable to Edit Indent in Table On Resume Template (Microsoft Word) No Matter What

So this thing is driving me nuts. Here's the template (Economic from Hloom) and my own version of resume based on it is complete except now I want to understand how everything here is done in Word. ...
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How to define a multi level numbering format in word 2010

We use a numbering format at work that looks kind of akward and it is always a pain to manually do it in word. It looks like this: I. This is level 1 1.1 This is level 2 1.1.1 This is level 3 ...
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How to protect author name in word 2010

Can anyone tell me how can I protect my author name in word 2010 after creating my document? It must be protected. No one should edit my name.
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Moving Bullets in Table in Microsoft Word

To move the bullets up or down, usually i just use the short cut "Ctrl+Alt up or down" in order to move it around But once they're in a table, instead of just moving the bullets up or down, it ...
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Greedy match in MS Word regular expression?

I need to clean up some tables in Word, where semicolons and text after them is redundant, e.g. text1 ; text 2 where above is a content of one cell and I need to remove semicolon and everything ...
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MS Word 2010 turns my text into squares

I am updating a file that I have created long time ago using Microsoft Word 2010, I enabled "Track Changes" did some changes, saved the document. When I opened it later I found all the text which I ...
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Switch back to main text after writing a comment in Word 2010/2013

The Ctrl + Alt + M shortcut allows me to quickly switch off the main text and start a comment. Is there any shortcut, that would allow me to switch back to main text after editing that comment? I'm ...
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German Word 2010 with English UI and US English Keyboard – some hotkeys do not work

System In my office I am working at a computer with a German version of Windows 7 and a German Office 2010 suite. The Windows system language has been changed to English. The Office applications ...
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Saving Word 2010 Document to PDF with Index

I need to save a Word 2010 document to PDF to send to the printer. The problem is that the PDF file is 16 pages shorter (408 vs 424) than the Word document, so the references in the Index no longer ...
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Is there a way to minimize MS Word's menu bar and status bar with a key shortcut?

MS Word's ribbon can be quickly minimized with Ctrl-F1 shortcut, giving the user a little more vertical space. Is there a way to minimize menu bar and status bar as well? My preferred solution would ...
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How to refer to a figure in Microsoft word 2010?

Suppose I have two figure in my document, figure 1 and 2. I refer to the figure 2 in the test like: "...,see figure 2." Now if I put another figure before figure 2, its number should become figure 3, ...
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MS Word Table - How to achieve this

I am wondering how can I achieve this kind of look, I assume it might be some kind of table
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Word 2010 Crashes - Unknown Module - Only Some Documents

Situation: User has Windows 7 Enterprise x64. User has Word 2010. Word opens most documents fine (both .doc and .docx). There are seemingly random documents that will crash Word with the following ...