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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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How to remove I-beam character in header in Word

I have a weird I-beam character in my Word document header. How do I remove it? And no, it's not my mouse cursor ;)
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Insert/Display Two-Page Word Object in Excel Sheet

I've trying to take a two-page Word doc and insert it into an Excel 2010 worksheet. I'm not trying to link to the original document. So far I've been able to insert the object, but it only displays ...
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CustomUI for Word 2010, scrollable control (defined by XML)

I'm developing a toolbar for a new Word 2010 template (.dotm). In the picture below I'm trying to describe what I want to mimic: the scrollbar-look-a-like element thing which displays available ...
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Is it possible to set a default input language in Office 2007 and later for Spell Checking that is different from the Windows's input language?

This is what I want: I have a German keyboard layout (physical and well as set up as such in Windows), am mostly writing English in Office applications like Word and OneNote, and would like to set ...
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Reference equations using letters and numbers in Microsoft Word 2010

I want to have equations numbered like (1.1a) (1.1b). It's like this question in TEX but I want to do it in Microsoft Word 2010. I already know how to number equations using this great question How ...
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Word Document 2010 always on top

My word document stays always on top, so when I try to open any program when the word document is opened, it's being behind it and not on it. It is very frustrating. I have searched on the options ...
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How do I retrieve a lost caption / text box?

I moved a figure but the caption (in a text box) didn't move along. Now I lost it. It's probably hidden behind some text. When I search for text in the caption, search does find it and directs me ...
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How can I get the names of parent headings in Word?

I have a document: Heading 1 Heading 2 Heading 3 Body Text How can I, in the body text, get the names of each of the parent, grandparent (etc) heading to form a sentence like ...
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“Add to Dictionary” to a specific custom dictionary

When right-clicking a "spelling error" I get the option to Add to Dictionary, and it always adds to the same one (I'm trying to use two). How can I select to which dictionary to add the word, or at ...
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How do I remove headers / footers after the first page?

Our company letterhead has the corporate logo (in the header) and contact information (in the footer) - this format is in a Word 2010 template, and repeats into the second page. I would like to begin ...
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MS Word 2010 Page Number Resets to Zero

I've inserted section breaks and used the checkbox to indicate continue numbering from prior section. It looks OK until I save and reopen the document. The section has been reset to start at zero.
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Migrating a toolbar in a -.dot template file from Word 2003 to Word 2010

I have been taking over the responsibility for development of a toolbar that was originally developed for Word 2003. The toolbar resides in the file MyTemplate.dot (Word 2003) and has been developed ...
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Non-English numbers for citations

In Microsoft Word 2010, when I use the insert citation from the Citation & Bibliography pane, it always inserts English numbers. For a non-English text, this is not really good. I have set the ...
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Convert Word 2010 document labels from German to English?

A German colleague of mine sent me a Word document to edit in Word 2010. When I try to label a figure, the label options I'm presented are: Abbildung Formel Tabelle How do I tell Word to present ...
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Template not getting saved

I have a custom template which is not getting saved when I double-click it and open it. After opening, if I click on File → Save it is not doing anything. I tried the same process on another system ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...