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 associate different templates with different file extensions in Microsoft Word?

How can I have different default settings, or templates, (font, margin, etc) when different file types are open in MS Word 2010? For example, .txt files should have a red font, .wri files green font ...
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In Word 2010, what's the secret to getting captions to appear near the table they're describing?

I'm working on a document that has 3 columns throughout, with sidebars and tables sprinkled about quite liberally. The layout requirements are really beyond what I think Word was designed to do, but ...
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Some of my captions are missing from Word's cross-references list

When using Microsoft Word's caption and cross-referencing tools, only some of the figures with captions show up in the cross-referencing list (see the picture below). I've checked and double-checked, ...
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Most keyboard shortcuts don't work in Word 2010 on Windows 8

I can't use Ctrl+X, Ctrl+Z, Ctrl+S, Ctrl+C, Ctrl+V in Word 2010 on Windows 8. Whenever I do, nothing happens. What do I do to fix this?
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Word 2010 — How can you make heading 4, 5, etc.. visible in the table of contents?

Word has Headings 1 - 9, but by default only 1 - 3 will show in the TOC. So, to apply a style to selected text other than Heading 1 - 3, I have done this: select the text right-click the ...
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How to configure the table width inside a landscape page header to be 100%?

I have a Word 2010 document with both portrait and landscape pages. I have a table in the page header, with its width set to 100%. The problem is that on the landscape pages the header table is only ...
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How can I apply a style to the footer in Word 2010 with VBA?

I have a macro in a Word document that generates a footer based on Bookmarks. It works, except for one detail: in one of the Ref-fields in the footer, the font is always incorrect after updating. ...
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How can I automatically increment a date in word so I can have the same form for different days

I have a form for each day of the month. I want to repeat the form and have word increment the date and day of week automatically. I know how to do it with excel with the +1 but not in word.
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Can I set the default view to Page Width? [duplicate]

The default is to open up with up to four whole pages showing with tiny text. Can I change the default view/zoom to be Page Width instead?
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Strange, extra lines in images in .pdf saved with MS Word (happens with images from R and possibly other images)

I used MS Word 2010 to save a document as a .pdf file, and some of the images have strange, extra lines on them. This happens whether the source document is a .doc file or a .docx file: Can anyone ...
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Table cell height auto-fit within specified minimum and maximum. Word 2010

I have a table to control positions of elements on the cover page of a report template. Last week the height of the whole table was fixed, the effect being to restrict the length of user-input text; ...
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How to insert user-defined fields in a Word document?

How do you insert a user-defined field in a Word document? I am using Word 2010.
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Save an MS Word 2010 document where others cannot modify it

I am using Microsoft Word 2010 and I have created a document that individuals will fill out on a daily basis. When they are done I would like it to automatically be saved as a "Read Only" document in ...
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Make Microsoft Word Spellcheck Ignore Square Brackets?

I'm finishing a thesis and have used Microsoft Word to write it up. My issue is that I quote a lot, often embedded in a sentence; this means that I often have to use square brackets to get rid of ...
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How to identify number of single section for printing in MS Word 2010?

The input box "pages" in the print menu accepts the input "s17" for printing the 17th section of a document. But how do I find the correct number of the section (without counting manually from begin ...
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Populate placeholders with custom values from table

I'm creating technical documentation that lists steps for a software upgrade process. Versions, database server names, etc. change for every upgrade, but the steps remain the same. I'm looking for a ...
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Word 2010 How to Create a Macro to auto-insert Author Name in the Footer?

In a template document I want to create a macro that when the template is opened and a new document is pulled up, the "author" name will automatically insert into the footer. Is this possible? I don't ...
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Modifying names using custom styles in Word 2010

Why doesn't Word 2010 allow modification of people's names in interviews using a question/answer format when using custom styles? For example I use the style name Question for the person asking, ...
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Two subscripts in Word 2010

Word's equation editor seems to have an option for subscripts, subscripts, and both, but I can't find any option for a trailing and following subscript in the same go, as in "tpx". Any ideas?
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Set exact location on page to enter text In Word 2010

In Microsoft Word 2010 how can I set the exact spot on a page to type a character or begin text? WordPerfect had codes to Advance to Position: x.xx" and Advance to Line: x.xx" I need to fill out a ...
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Need to keep click View Ruler to set another Tab Stop, is this working as intended?

I keep having to close/open View Ruler after clicking the body of the doc in order to set another Tab stop. Is this working as intended?
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Footer Page Numbering Not Displayed in TOC

I have a Microsoft WORD 2010 document that has different sections with dual page numbering. Thus, I can have a page numbering system in the Header of each section in the format X of Y. For example ...
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Word 2010: Position table after paragraph if enough space

I have a problem with Word 2010 and the positioning of tables in my manuscript. I need to position the tabe after they are referenced in. However, if there is not enough space to place the table after ...
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Code when copied to Word 2010 looks horrible

I'm trying to collect thousands of code lines from the programming tool to Microsoft Office Word 2010 to prepare a book, but when copying the code to Word, it looks horrible. The semi-columns and ...
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Is there a way to make form letter variants in MSWord without VBA?

Is there a way to make form letter variants in MSWord without VBA? Specifically, I have a document that might include certain paragraphs or sentences (scattered throughout) depending on my exact ...
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Searching Word 2010 document for field does not return existing bookmark field

I have created a bookmark in a document by selecting the word 'foo' and inserting a bookmark with name 'bar'. Still, when I search for fields with the name bar (using the syntax ^dbar), no results ...
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Word 2010, how to create a numbering list that has only 2 value such as Ask and Answer

I am a transcriber, in Word 2010 I want to create a list style that consists of just 2 prefixes: Ask and Answer; and it looks like this: Ask: Are u happy today? Answer: Nope, & you? ...
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How quickly toggle smart quotes in Word 2010?

I'm working on a long technical document that contains numerous displays of computer code. In running text, I want my quotation marks to be curly, which means that Word's "smart quotes" ...
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How do I scroll page-wise in Microsoft Word 2010?

Any time I use Page Up/Down part of the previous page remains on screen, like so: How do I fix this so that only a single page is shown at a time?
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Matching character ranges and paragraph breaks in Find in Microsoft Word

I have several Word documents where line breaks (paragraph breaks) have been added purely for cosmetic reasons (probably by a human, but maybe by an OCR system or something similar). I want to remove ...
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How can I modify the “Picture Styles” shortcut gallery in Microsoft Office (Word and Powerpoint, specifically)?

The Microsoft Office Ribbon has a convenient gallery of styles to apply to pictures, shown here. It functions much like the Quick Styles gallery in Word for quickly applying formatting to text. But ...
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Creating different margins on the first page of a word template

I have a letterhead template and I need the first page left margin to be larger than subsequent pages. I've seen the option of placing a text box or image box in the header to push the text but this ...
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Letter and word spacing decreases in Word 2010

I checked the font menu and everything is default. Whenever I open a document, all letters are closer to each other than they should be and all words are farther than they should be. Even the ...
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MS Word macro developed on Windows 7 stopped working on XP machine [closed]

Sub test(imagePath As String) Dim kl As Shape Dim rng As Range Set rng = ActiveDocument.Bookmarks("bkmk1").Range Set kl = ActiveDocument.Shapes.AddPicture(FileName:=imagePath, ...
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Repeat the first two rows of a table as the table header **from a template**

I want to repeat the first two rows of a table as the table header on each page of a Word (2010) document. I can repeat the first two rows by highlighting both rows and checking "Repeat row as table ...
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Specify Row Height in Table Style Gallery

I am creating a new table style in Word 2010. I'd like to specify the row height, but the box is grayed out. Is there a way to add a specifies row height to a table style?
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Space before a Title

I have a title which I want to give a top margin. However, specifying a paragraph spacing before the title doesn't work if I don't have a paragraph above the title. How can I make my title have a ...
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Is it possible to have a table with different background colors which automatically update?

I want to have a table inside a Microsoft Word document. The background color of each row should be either white or gray. So lets say even numbered rows should white and odd numbered should be gray. ...
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How do I print formatting marks in Word 2010

I'd like to print formatting marks such as space indicators "·" or paragraph signs "¶" from a Word document so that I can review them off-screen. It seems like this should be simple. Instructions ...
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Microsoft Word Contents Index with links on PDF [duplicate]

I'm using Microsoft Office Word and I want that my contents index has a link to each section and that this link also work When I save the document in PDF format? Any tips? Thanks a lot
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Extend title background to page edge in Microsoft Word 2010

How can I achieve an effect like the following using Microsoft Word 2010? I want the gray background to extend till the edge for every title but I can't achieve this.
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How can I save a Word document as a PDF *without* any embedded fonts?

I have Microsoft Word 2010 and I am trying to use it to create a PDF document with a catch. I do NOT want any of the fonts used embedded. However, all the save options I have tried result in ...
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How do I perfectly center a table on the page in Microsoft Word?

I'm trying to insert a table in Microsoft Word. The entire page would consist of only this table, and I want it to be perfectly centered (both horizontally and vertically) on the page. I'm not having ...
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left and right aligned text with different page layouts

I want to make my template in Word 2010 as simple as possible for users. At the moment in the footer there is some text left aligned then a right tab stop for the page numbers. My issue is when I turn ...
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How to keep original image size when importing to Word 2010?

Whenever I import an image into a MS Word 2010 document, it randomly decides to change its size to whatever Word wants. I want my imported images to stay exactly the same size (in pixels), and if I ...
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Autocorrect Hotkey

As a programmer I have experienced a very productive feature of many code editors where if you type something incorrectly, the code editor will detect this and allow you to rectify your mistake ...
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Word 2010 (Heading/Body Text Numbering Wont' Continue)

I am desperately trying to get: Heading (TOC) 1.1 Body Text (No TOC) 1.2 Body Text (No TOC) Heading (TOC) 2.1 Body Text (No TOC) 2.2 Body Text (No TOC) I could do this in all versions until ...
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Microsoft Office Word 2010: How to “Find and Replace” an entire line using “regular expressions” (wildcards)?

I would like to "Find and Replace" entire lines in Microsoft Office Word 2010 which match some criteria. I tried to find the solution in the official documentation, but I didn't find the answer: ...
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What is a best way to export high quality Corel X5 figure ready for word

I have problem with exporting figures from Corel X5. When I am using .tiff file is too large and I have problem with handling in word. If I export it in other format, figure is not with good quality. ...
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Formatting Contents Page

I'm using Microsoft Word 2010 and I have a template for the contents page that I have to fulfil (#1). However, when I updated my contents the formatting changed and became like the image # 2. How ...