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 keep non-breaking space in cross-references

I use cross-references to figures in Microsoft Word 2010. I manually include non-breaking spaces between Figure and number, e.g., Figure[non-breaking space]1.1 if needed at the end of a line (which ...
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Making Word Documents with updatable look and feel

I'm starting a project which will produce 100s of microsoft word documents. I'd like to give them identical headers, footers, and styling. I know I can do that with a template, however, it's my ...
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Start numbered list from sub point in word

I have a style that applies to numbered headings, e.g. 1 MY STYLE ITEM 1 ...some text... 2 MY STYLE ITEM 2 ...some text... I want to change the style's numbering such that the first number is 33....
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How do I change the word count shown in MS Word's status bar?

In the status bar of MS Word, there is a word count, and if a subset of text is selected, it'll say something like "42 of 1208 words" to show the word count of the selection. If you click on that, it'...
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How do I get rid of whitespace at the bottom of a two column page in MS Word 2010?

In Microsoft Word 2010, I have a couple of pages of legal boilerplate that I want to display in columns. I'm using two columns, and the columns span two pages. For some reason, on the first of the ...
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Word - find/replace highlighted text with shaded text AND preserve all other formatting?

I create new documents from source material that others send me, and use Word's built-in gray highlighting to indicate text in the source file that's been dealt with in the new document (equivalent to ...
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MS Word Table Issues

I'm absolutely stumped. I've used MS Word somewhat religiously for the past few years but I've encountered an issue that I can't solve. I have this table, 2 columns. On the left side I've merged all ...
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Replacing smart quotes with regular quotes

I have a Word 2010 document that uses smart quotes (”). I want to find/replace them all with regular quotes ("). When I actually try this, Word says that it found and replaced X occurrences, but the ...
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How can a background image be automatically added to selected pages in Word?

I have a long Word document with plain text exported from another software and would like to add a background picture covering the full page on every 7th page (first page with background - 2nd to 6th ...
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How to print a custom physical page range in MS Word 2010?

When printing a Custom Page Range in MS Word, the page numbers to enter in the box are the logical page numbers. This can make things complicated when page numbering has multiple styles in various ...
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How do I style my lists in Word so that the first item in a nested list is inline?

I have a list that appears as so: LIST ITEM TITLE 1) (a) List Item (b) List Item (c) List Item LIST ITEM ...
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Microsoft Office 2010 Word not saving

I create a new file on Word 2010. I type a few words. Then I press Ctrl + S to save it or click on the diskette icon on the toolbar. But Word does not save. Does nothing. When I want to close the file ...
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How do I remove automatic line return in Word table?

I am currently working in Excel and Word 2010 on a data table and want to transfer it to word. Some columns contains long reference which only the first numbers are useful, other columns may ...
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How to start Microsoft Word as a simple plain text editor

As you may know, MS-Word have a predefined styles form Headings, Paragraphs, Capital letters and more you may don't want to use at all, Stored into it's default template. and whenever you start your ...
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Can functioning drawing canvas be added after objects have been created?

Can a functioning drawing canvas be added after objects have been created? I can add the canvas on the page but the connectors don't seem to be working. Many thanks.
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Recovering Word file from Encrypted External HDD

My partner is a teacher and therefore requires her external hard drive to be formatted using encryption called Endpoint. She had been writing reports and lost them. I have tried via Remote Assistance ...
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Linking bookmarks from one document to another with live updates

My question is similar to this one. However, it differs in that I am linking bookmarked text. So, I have for example 'Application Name' in Document A and I would like it to auto population a field ...
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Cannot see Save as PDF option in Microsoft Word 2010

When I want to save a document in PDF format I do not see the option in the option list of available formats offered by Ms Word 2010. I understand that this option is included with the product, you do ...
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How do I copy a url from a website to a word 2010 document as a hyperlink with the blue, underlined text?

How do I copy a url from a website to a word 2010 document as a hyperlink showing the blue, underlined text? I am not getting the option to paste and keep the source formatting, only to paste text.
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Word switch to suppress blank document on open

How can I suppress the creation of a blank word document when users first open Word and enforce this throughout the firm. Constraints: Users won't be able to use command line switches /n. I looked ...
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Remove word wrapping in Microsoft Word “Web Layout”

I'd like to remove word wrapping in Microsoft Word, as one can do with Notepad. Is there a way to remove the word wrap on the Web Layout of Microsoft Word?
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Word 2010 - Keep border under last row at end of page in tables

I'm often working in documents where there is a border on the outside of a table but none (or some) on rows. At other times, I'm working with merged rows. My question is - how do I set the ...
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Making text in Word 2010 .docm document and corresponding pdf file appear hidden on view and showing up on print

My question is the opposite to this one: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/4717055/hide-text-in-pdf-when-printing. That is I have a Word document (in word 2010 docm format), where I have a footnote ...
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How to reveal Word TOC style that I renamed and deleted but appears to still be there?

I renamed TOC 2 to TOC 2,Topic then inadvertently deleted it. Now I cannot get the TOC 2,Topic style back, nor can I the factory TOC 2 style; i.e.: I cannot find TOC 2 in any variation in the ...
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How to prevent custom TOC styles from automatically updating

At times I want to rename heading styles to reflect document structure and TOC styles to remind me of mappings. Examples - Heading 1, Part - Heading 2, Chapter and Appendix - Heading 3, Section - ...
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Keyboard shortcut in Word 2010 not working (creates new document instead)

Microsoft Word 2010 obviously overwrites one of my most important shortcuts with something else that I do not need (nor want). Concretely: I am used to using the shortcut Alt + T + 1 in order to ...
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EXCEL table linked to WORD overwrites WORD table properties

I have 30 EXCEL tables - Linked with Formatting - into 8 WORD documents. I would like the Table Properties ROW in the WORD document to Repeat Header and Not allow row to break across pages. This is ...
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Word 2010 forms: applying “data-filled-in” style to Plain Text Content Control

Figure 1. Field in Normal style. I have created a form with pretty placeholder prompts (boxes added for demonstration) in faint colour in the Plain Text Content Controls. So far, so good. When the ...
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Microsoft Word 2010 docm file does not print

I have a Microsoft Word 2010 file (saved as abcd.docm) that does not print. I reinstalled the printer driver and tried to print from other programs (Notepad, WordPad, etc.,) and they all do print. I'...
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Emulate Repeating Section form behavior in Word 2007/2010

I have created a form in Word 2013 which has several blocks used to input user data. Each of these blocks correspond to one type of item, and each block is surrounded by a repeating section form to ...
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Microsoft Word 2010 opens with wrong template

I am using my beloved MS Word 2010 on a Windows 10 PC. My problem is simple: When I open Word, the blank doc does not use all of my settings, my template. However, when I press Ctrl+N, a new doc ...
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E-mail Hyperlinks in Word 2010

I was wondering if there's a way to create a hyperlink in a Word 2010 document that opens an e-mail message and then writes the recipient in the 'To' box but also attaches this document to the e-mail ...
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Adding the word “page” to each entry in an index

I'm using Word 2010, and I could not find any way to do this. I am inserting an index at the end of my Word document. It shows the page number fine, e.g., "Zoology, 8". I would like to add "page" ...
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How do I batch-change the case of words in a Document with Word 2010?

I have a document with a scientific text. Some words (author's names etc.) are in small caps, but they need to be hard-coded all-small-caps, because the book designer asks for them that way and there ...
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Bibliography Feature in Word 2007/2010 APA style “et. al” in spanish

I'm using the APA Bibliography References built-in in Word 2007. When I insert a reference with multiple authors, there is an undesirable "y otros", (which means 'and others' in spanish). That is ...
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Changing total page count in Word 2010

I'm creating a document with a cover page, then some copyright information, followed by a table of contents. Only then do I actually start putting content in the document worthy of a page number. ...
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Cross Refence Appendix without Label

I have a document with a lot of appendixes, normally I cross reference the appendix just like any paragraph number and it brings in the entire label, for example "Appendix A." Now in my document I ...
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Navigating in numeric bullets in Microsoft Word

I have a list of questions numbered by numeric bullets like s s s Each bullet point is of variable length (from few lines to few pages). This makes me to scroll a lot to go to next bullet. I felt ...
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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 ...