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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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 ...
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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 ...