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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 split a directory when a field changes in Word 2010?

I'm creating a directory mail merge in Word 2010 using an xlsx file as the record source. One of my fields is "Manager". Most of the fields will be different on every line, but Manager will be ...
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Repeated header rows disappear after linked table is updated in Word

I am trying to figure out how to prevent Word from removing the "repeat as header row at the top of each page" option when a linked table is update in Word. I have ~300 linked tables in one document ...
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MS Word 2010 - how to create simple bibliography to reference it

I want to create simple bibliography that would be sorted by authors name and would be with numbered links. But I have problems doing that. I tried using bibliography feature in a Word, but it ...
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How to Modify a Word 2010 Custom Table Style when Using a Theme

Using Word 2010, and the Oriel Report theme, how do I modify a custom table style? When I create a custom table style, I'm not able to modify it. For example, when I try to change the Header Row to ...
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Table stick to top of the page, how to remove it?

Please have a look at this image: I have a table that is 4 pages long. The tableheader is stuck to the top of a page, and then that whole page is empty. The table continues on the next page. How ...
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Word wildcard search expression matching longest possible string having applied a certain character style to it

I am writing a macro to convert a Word document to LaTeX. All goes well, except one thing: The document makes heavy use of style templates, in effect using character styles to achieve a functional ...
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Which style to use for simple paragraph text in Word?

How do I find out what the various built-in Word styles are intended for? There are seven built-in styles that describe something along the lines of "normal base text paragraph": Normal Normal ...
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When to use which built-in Microsoft Word style? [closed]

Or: is there any documentation from the MS regarding the usage of individual built-in styles that I can incorporate into SOP? Word has a real abundance of built-in styles. I guess a lot of them is ...
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“Restart at 1” resets paragraph formatting of Heading style

To illustrate my problem: Create new document Enter three lines of text: "H1", "H2", "H3". Select all lines. Click style "Heading 2". Select numbering, such as "Number Aligning: ...
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Mail-merge in Word 2010 won't print static image

I'm trying to create a mail-merge letter that has an image of a signature at the bottom. However, when I do the finish and merge and print one of the records, the image isn't printed. I have tried ...
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Is there a way to add a custom automated text (like a content table)

I'm using Microsoft Word 2010. I'm typing down my maths notes, however we've got quite a lot of standard quotable equations. I would like to write them in an Appendix apart from the main content. Is ...
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Replacing superflous paragraph breaks with space using Word wildcards

I'm not very familiar with Word (2010 in this case) Wildcards language and hit a small obstacle. I have a file that underwent OCR and as a result has a lot of paragraph breaks mid-paragraph as it ...
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Mail merge for multiple records with duplicate fields. MS WORD 2010 and MS EXCEL 2010

SR Number RMA Number Part ID & Quantity Serial No 123456 2222222 CISCO1800 & 2 FCH123456 123456 2222222 CISCO1810 & 4 FCH123466 123456 ...
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Using 2010 Word how do you print 2 up ( same document side by side ) landscape so it can be cut 1/2 to save paper? [duplicate]

I want to print a book page 1 -20 on the right side and another book on the left side 1-20 front to back. They will be cut down to 5 1/2 to 8 1/2 (each side will be a complete book) and spiral bound ...
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Changing headings to numbered headings in Microsoft Word

I wrote a document in Word (Office 2010), with 3 levels of headings. I didn't bother with the numbering (ie 1.1 and 1.2 etc). I went to have a cup of tea, and had a think about it, and thought 'what ...
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Word overriding display of hidden index text

I have several documents in Word2010 in which I have created an index. With the Display Hidden Text option set off, the XE entries in the text do not display - as you would expect. However, whenever ...
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How to add Hebrew vowels in Word 2010

With older versions of windows I would do this but that doesn't work anymore with Word 2010.
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Word 2010: using a footnote twice

I know there is already a question about footnotes but this is not what I'm looking for: Referring twice to the same footnote in Word I have a 2-page document. On the first page I add a footnote. On ...
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With Word 2010 on Windows 8 machine

I have a DOTX file, created as a DOT file 10 or 12 years ago. Every time I close or save a DOCX file, made from it, it asks me to save that DOTX again. Whether I say yes or no, it doesn't seem to ...
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MS Word 2010 - Slow closing documents

MS Word 2010 has recently developed a problem where its intermittently very slow when closing a document. I have tried the Normal.dotm method and run the MS Repair option from the Installation CD and ...
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Word 2010 : can't insert cursor into a cell to type a text, but it works for the cell in next page

I'm using Word 2010, and I'm working on a guide where contents to be added inside a table of three cells. I have an issue with couple of pages where I couldn't insert the cursor into the left cell to ...
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How to change numbering style in word 2010 image caption

I use roman numbering for Header 1 style in my word 2010 document. Then I use the chapter's number for the pictures' numbering. So that the first picture in second chapter would be captioned as Figure ...
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Hide mail merge fields in Microsoft Word 2010

I have a document full of merge fields that are used to display information from a spreadsheet. Sometimes we want this data to be filled manually, so we have to print the document without these ...
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Word 2010,Add bunch of words in paragraph in one step to spell checker dictionary?

I have to create Documents in about my project that is written in about Android.I use Word 2010 and I copy some lines of my code into the Word doc then I add my descriptions.My problem is huge number ...
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Can I control Caption sequence numbering from styles other than “Heading ”?

Similar question to Wrong caption using 'Appendix' header style , so the answer may well be "I can't." I created a style called "Appendix" which is based on "Heading 1" , is at "level 1" , and ...
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How to remove extra spacing between words in Word 2010?

The space between certain words is larger than between other words; I'd like the spacing to be uniform, unless changing it is necessary to make the words fit on one line. Note, that the problem is ...
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Inserting Pages into document but don't want them numbered or included in page count

I'm using Word 2010. I need to insert some pages into my document but don't want them counted. I have a contents page but I don't want these pages included in the count for the contents. It there a ...
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Disable printing of pages with hidden text

Certain pages within my document are completely made up of hidden text. Each page commences with Heading 2 style and starts on a new page. The Table of Contents updates and removes each hidden page, ...
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How to create an augmented matrix in Word 2007+ Equations editor?

How to create an augmented matrix in Word 2007+ (2010) Equations editor? Is it possible?
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Convert table to fit print layout width

I have a bunch of word docs that I've converted from HTML, which look OK in web layout, but when we switch to print layout, they are chopped off on the right hand side. I have a macro I use to convert ...
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A rule for meeting forward notifications

Using word 2010 how do i create a rule for meeting forward notifications so they dont go into my inbox but get automatically deleted? I have tried the meeting updates and notifications option in ...
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How to properly use nested conditional Mergefield in Word 2010

I want to refer two names in my condition, for example there is at least one Referral_Name and if there's a second one put the the second one, Referral_Name_2. So far I have the following nested if ...
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Word 2010 conditional formatting with check box content control

Is there a way to create a word form with check box content control, where only the required fields are editable once check box is selected? For example If checked box A, require these 6 questions ...
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Microsoft Word: Repeating a figure without renumbering

I'm writing a paper for a scientific journal and need to repeat all of my figures at the end of the document for the editor's perusal. My figures are dynamically numbered, and the figures at the end ...
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Adding scene break marks at bottom of page in Word

I am writing a story and in some places I have a "change of scene" within a chapter. I see this in many books and have added a four line break at that point - using the Spacing - Before option in the ...
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Document structure tags for accessibility breaks PDF saved from Word

I have Word documents that needs to be saved as PDF. If I use Word 2010's "save as type: PDF" option, the PDF file created is broken (copy-paste duplicates selected text). If I disable "Include ...
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Text in images pasted in word 2010 is blurred

I'm writing a documentation in Word 2010 using the snipping tool. I take screenshots of forms in my application. When I paste them in Word, most of the time Word changes the image and text gets ...
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Safe to convert to Word 2010 XML format?

I have several huge Word documents under Subversion version control. However, this would be a lot more useful when using the XML format instead of the binary one. At first sight, saving these files in ...
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Print hidden text except TC fields

In Word 2010, is it possible to print hidden text inside my document, except TC fields? Indeed, I have a document which contains hidden text and some TC fields to generate to table of contents. ...
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Where is the custom symbol key binding/ combination file located for Word 2010 (Windows 7)?

Using Microsoft Word 2010, if you click on the Insert Symbol (Ω), you can create custom key bindings/ combinations to insert certain characters into your Word document. For example, I wanted to be ...
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Word lists continuing past normal text

I am having an issue in Word (both 2010 and 2013) where lists are continuing past where there is normal text i.e. something like this: asd asd asdasd 3. asd This is a problem ...
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Multiple Digital Signatures in Word 2010 Sometimes Fail

I regularly have a requirement to obtain multiple digital signatures on a Word 2010 docx file. The document is prepared by the author with Insert->Signature Line for each signatory before any of the ...
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Can't use tab with Word 2010

I'd like to do the following: - 2010 - 2013 bla bla bla bla bla bla bla bla - 2005 bla bla bla bla but what I get is: - 2010 - 2013 ...
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generate a tree-like hierarchy based on the headings in a word document, relative to a particular heading

I sometimes have to write proposals on the specifications of a project, most of the times a website. I like to include an 'outline' section which is basically a tree-like hierarchy of all the ...
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How to remove horizontal line of endnotes in Word 2010

It is possible in Word 2003 and Word 2007. How can it be done in Word 2010?
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Word Preface headings and remove numbering from table of contents

In Microsoft Word I used the Multi-level list option to create heading 1 Heading, 1.1 Heading, 1.1.1 Heading etc. I would like to add a preface that is recognised as a heading (so that it will appear ...
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How can I automatically format hyperlink text in Word/Outlook?

I like adding hyperlinks to my Word documents and e-mails in Outlook. I usually prefer to change the link Text to display to something more readable than just the URL. I follow patterns for some ...
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Compare button is disabled

I want to compare a word document with other one. However for some documents "Compare" button is disabled. For other documents this button is enabled and works as expected. What is wrong and how ...
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Script MS Word 2010 to open HTM Files and Save As DOCX files

I have a bunch of .htm files and I want them to be .docx files. How can I script Word to open them all and save-as them as .docx files? I'm ok with manually initiating the process. I don't need ...
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Export word document with high resolution PNG to PDF

I have a nice high resolution PNG. (Download from Dropbox) When I paste this into a new Word document, it looks good. I can't zoom in more than 500% but at that zoom level all lines are smooth, as ...