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 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 ...
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Turning active hyperlinks back to blue

I selected all the text in a document and colored it all black (which is what I wanted to do). I didn't realize that the document had some hyperlinks in it (several pages in, in a very long ...
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Error in microsoft word after writing numbered equations

I'm correcting a technical document (for English mistakes etc...) and I often meet problems like the following: I.e. every time I start a new paragraph the parser complaints about the first word ...
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Is it possible to automatically reupdate figure caption in Word thesis to a predefined multiset text format?

Is it possible to automatically reupdate figure caption in a Word thesis to a predefined text format? I have captions like: Figure 1. -- Decision support system for milking cows... I need to make ...
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What is MS Word counting or ignoring when it counts words in an open vs. closed file?

Sometimes I estimate and bill projects based on word counts, so knowing the actual count is important. If I knew what MS Word counted and did not count in an open vs. closed file, then I could choose ...
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How secure is “Save as PDF” with encryption option in Word 2010?

I'm already aware that Microsoft employs AES 128-bit advanced encryption in Word 2010 if someone wants the Word document itself password-protected. I don't. I want the PDF version of my Word document ...
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How to adjust outer table borders in a table with spacing between cells?

I have the following problem: in a table with spacing between cells (table 1 in image (1) below) I wish to remove the side borders completely, so that it has no side borders (like table 2 in image ...
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How can I get out of the search box in Word 2010?

When I hit Ctrl+ F, type a word, hit Enter, then hit Esc, about 50% of the time my cursor is put in the document with the word I searched for selected. This is the desired behavior. But often, and ...
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Formatting code blocks in Microsoft Word using styles

I'm putting together a document containing some code snippets. The way I'm doing this is to have a style called code with a monospaced font. This style has to have no spacing between paragraphs, ...
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Is there a way to avoid automatically adding extra space when typing two consecutive spaces in Word 2010?

I found that when I use a proportional font and type two consecutive spaces between words in a MS Word document, MS Word automatically increases the amount of horizontal space so that it looks far ...
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Inconsistent spacing in table of content headings

I've got a document I'm working on in Word 2010 that uses numbered headings. When generating the table of contents, I notice that the spacing between the heading numbers and the heading text is ...
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Printing problems with Word 2010 on Windows7

I am having several phantom issues with Word. When I print a certain document it will add a line space in some areas - not all. No extra spacing, hidden text exist. Looks fine when I view on ...
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How to prevent word split in MS Word because of line breaks?

I had a Word document. I edited it on my phone, and after opening it on the computer I noticed all the words at the end of a line are split because of line breaks; for example: I go to school. ...
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Word keeps displaying my Section Break (Odd page)

I want to start new chapters on odd pages. Since I have several sections I use Section Breaks. To have a new chapter starting at the next odd page I use Page Layout - Breaks - Section Breaks - Odd ...
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Word 2010 wildcard search - Find text in format ABC.DEF.XYZ

I am trying to find text in Word 2010 in the following format: ABC.DEF.XYZ. This is essentially finding code references, using Java syntax, written into the word document. Please note that a ...
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Why does the font change when I insert a linked document in Word 2010?

When I insert a linked document using Insert> Object >Create File, the text from the source document appears much larger and darker than the text in the document to which I am attaching it, even ...
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Is it possible to create a cross-reference to a heading number in another Word Document?

In Microsoft Word, is it possible to create a cross-reference that shows the heading number in another document? I created a sample source document with a numbered heading and saved it. Then, in my ...
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How to use Selection.Paragraphs.Count in Word to repeat a process X number of times

I select X number of paragraphs in Word and want to activate a macro that performs the same action on each paragraph. The action is adding a style separator before the first period in each paragraph ...
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Font won't embed in MS WORD

I have a font that is an OpenType Postscript font and I realize that it cannot be embedded into the word document. I have tried to create a screenshot of the part of the document that I would like to ...
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Renaming a bookmark in Word 2010

I often use bookmarks in Word in order to create technical documents with internal links to citations and commonly used information that needs to be consistent throughout the document. You can create ...
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Including Title style in multi-level list

I'm easily able to create a multi-level list using the heading styles: Although I'm wanting to make the Title as part of the multi-level list, so I select the title and make it part of the ...
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How to take existing numbered lists and turn them into multi-column lists

I have a variety of content contributors that build "schedules" in lots of different ways, but all use Microsoft Word 2010 (or later) for final markup. I'm trying to find a way that they can start ...
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Multiple numbering series within a single document

I have a large multilingual document which has each content page twice, one in english and one with the same content in another language. The content has many headings with multilevel numbering. ...
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Word 2010 saving only a FEW and not all changes

THis has happened twice to me ina span of 6 months. I would make a lot of changes in my document and then save them. Later when i would open them, i would see that most of the changes were not saved ...
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Is there a way to view or set custom Microsoft Word shortcuts for Mac OS when working in Windows?

I'm using a Microsoft Word 2010 (Windows version) to make some templates that contain custom shortcuts for styles, macros, etc. The templates will also be used by coworkers using Word 2011 on OS X. ...
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Certain rtf or docx files are not opening in Microsoft Word 2010 and no error is shown

On one of my computers Microsoft Word can't open certain rtf and docx files. The Word's intro window is shown then nothing happens, the document is never opened and the intro animation goes forever. ...
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How to reduce the spacing further more in Word 2010?

I have a Word file with me which is done by some other guy. This is the first page and I want to reduce the space between the first 3 lines. I set Line Spacing to 1 and Paragraph Spacing(both Before ...
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How can I print multiple copies with different text on the bottom of each page?

I have a fill-able form in Microsoft Word 2010 that is intended to replace an old carbon copy form. I need it to print three copies of each form, but have a different footer on each page that ...
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Page Numbers not Behaving as expected in Word

I'm putting page numbers in the footer of my document and I find that it will count up to nine and reset back to 1 where the the next 10 pages are all page 1 before it then goes and makes the next 10 ...
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MS Word - discrete scrolling

Is there a way, wile working on a document in two-page view, to use only discrete (page-level) scrolling and hide the margins?
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Word Template - Create default text in SmartArt like Content Control

I'm creating a bunch of word templates but are completely stuck when it comes to inserting default template text into SmartArt objects. Throughout the templates I use Content Control to add custom ...
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Microsoft Word 2010 Macro Issue

Here's a macro I recorded, but it won't run. When I click on the name and the on Run, nothing appears. I know how to record and use them, but I can't get recorded macros to run for the ff: Circle Red ...
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How to make a table of figures that were created with a style but not with captions? (Word 2010)

I have the following figure and subtitle, that was created with a style, and therefore is not a caption i can choose to create a table of contents. How can I choose this style or numbering order, ...
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Regular expression to match cell boundaries

Is there a regular expression solution in Microsoft Word to match cell boundaries? Recently I had a table with several cells starting with a space and I had to remove them, unfortunately ^ to match ...
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Insert Hyperlink in word to an excel file that will open read-only when clicked?

To manually open an excel file as read-only I usually use excel /r "filename" on the command line, or just click file, open, open as read only from excel. If I insert a hyperlink to an excel file in ...
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Update all fields in Word 2010 automatically

I want a way of updating all the fields on a document automatically. I currently have a macro which is linked to F9. This macro updates all the fields in the header and footer, as well as all the ones ...