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 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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Spacing before the paragraph right after a table?

My Body Text style has space below, but not above, and I want it to stay that way. Now, when I insert a table between two paragraphs of Body Text, I get no space between the table and the subsequent ...
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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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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 ...