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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Poor quality PNG image when printing to PDF in Word 2010

I have a transparent PNG: The PNG file above was created from an EPS file to a high-resolution PNG, then resized using Photoshop. I am placing this image into a Word file on a cover page. The ...
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Header and Footer backgrounds in Word 2010

Is it possible, in Word 2010, to change the background colour in the Header/Footert, i.e. the document background is white and header/footer background green? Thanks
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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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Table of Contents Outside of Margin

I currently have an automatic table of contents generated for a report I have written. All of the headings in the report are formatted correctly and all indent as expected on the TOC. However, the ...
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Printer Properties Dialog is not showing in MS-Word 2010

In Microsoft Word 2010, I can't open the printer properties dialog. When I hit Ctrl+P, the print dialog is opened. When I try to click on "Properties" beneath the printer, nothing happens. Any ideas? ...
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Why is Excel and Office always asking me to recover documents?

Since Office 2002 (probably even 97) until Office 2010 (probably even 2013), opening Excel and Word constantly results in me being shown a list of documents that I might want to recover. As far as I ...
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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 do I remove lines appearing permanently on top and bottom of a word document?

I have these lines appearing on top and bottom of a word document (office 2010), just below and above the text (Exactly where the lines for headers and footers are). I have tried to copy the text into ...
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How to set word limit in a text box with Microsoft Word 2010

I need to set a limit on words in a text box. I have tried to insert word count in the text box but didn't seem to work.
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Unable to save new and edited word 2010 docs on hp laptop

This problem only started recently, and is a bit intermittent (I've tried several things to correct it) Basically when I click 'save as' I get the spinning blue wheel ..sometimes for so long that I ...
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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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Cross-reference tables, figures, etc.?

I'm trying to use cross-reference in a report to place links to tables, figures, and appendices. But they are not available under the Reference type. How do I get them to appear so that they are ...
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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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How do I show images in the outline view in Word 2010?

I use the outline view a lot in Word 2010. While in this view, it is not possible to see images - it had previously been possible in Word 2007. When I paste an image in structure view it ...
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How to create user-editable fields in Word?

Similar to the question How to create reusable fields in Word, I have a document (or template) with a cover sheet with data like document title, version number and sign-off date. I would like that ...
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Word 2010 Crashing

We have an office with all users using the same spec'ed PCs with the same Image deployed to them, so that the software and configuration is identical. I have one user who keeps having the install of ...
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Endless save loop in Microsoft Word

I'm trying to save a Word document as .docx, but each time I click the 'Save' button the dialog reappears and asks me where to save the file. This only happens when I try to save it as a .docx file, ...
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Adding Images side-by-side

I have three images of unequal size. I want to add them side by side horizontally in MS Word 2007/2010. Currently when I manually add them through Insert -> Picture then they are added without ...
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Use two columns in Microsoft Word separately

I want to do a two-column layout in Microsoft Word, but instead of the second column being written as a continuation of the first, I want the two columns to be written separately just like they were ...
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create hyperlink to specific bookmark or location in another Word document

I want to create a hyperlink from one Office document to a specific location in another Word document. I know how to insert a hyperlink to another location in the current document, or to insert a ...
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Word 2010 - Can't set default style and normal.dotm changes do not appear to “stick”

I have Microsoft Word 2010 32-bit running on Windows 7 64-bit. Ultimately I want to eradicate extra spaces after a carriage return for any new blank documents. No method that I have tried so far ...
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Mouse-click or other short cut to select formatting you want to find and replace? (Word 2010)

I want to replace one style with another. Both styles are available to me. Before: 1.1 This Text is Styled as H2 with Numbers After: This Text is Styled as H2 without Numbers Instead of opening ...
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Word 2010: Create a Style without a font color

Is there a way to create a Style that doesn't have a font color. The text that I want to apply the font to is already colored (different colors depending on the word), I just want they style to have ...
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ignore comments when tracking/approving changes in Word?

I use the Track Changes feature of Word extensively as I work with several other people on the same document. I always need to approve the comments when going over the changes, this gets very tedious ...
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How to identify Microsoft Word Elements

I have used Acrobat PRO to convert a PDF file to a Microsoft Word .docx file. The Word document contains a few tables. In the last row of the table, are two shadowed boxes. I am attaching a .jpg as an ...
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Word 2010 randomly sets the bullet point indent to the centre of the page

I'm unsure of what causes this to happen. I can be using bullet points with the ordinary, default indentation, and the next time round, the indentation is set to the centre of the page. Any ideas?
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How to get rid of text connected in with the Table of Contents for Word 2010?

I am just learning how to do Table of Contents and Styles. As I was marking or clicking on the Heading 1 and Heading 2 Styles, I noticed that when I generated a Table of Contents, that on Heading 2 ...
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Changing page layout without inserting a section / page break. The page break ruins my endnotes

I have a document with (let's say) 5 pages. Page 4 has my bibliography and page 5 the attachments. So when I insert an endnote in the document (for example in page 1 or 2 or 3, using references>insert ...
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Replace MS word sub-documents template and setup with master-document configuration

Over a number of years on a project I have accumulated dozens if not hundreds of word files that I am structuring for viewing and editing purposes in a master word file. These files are on a ...
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Stop Word Wrap in Word 2010 for an in-text Equation Object

In Word 2010, I have an equation object that wraps at the end of a line. Is there a way to stop it >from wrapping? (Since it's an equation object, I can't just use a no break space like would be ...
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Need for centered circumflex over Φ (the “phi” character) using Word 2010

There was a helpful answer 3 years ago about putting a circumflex over a letter by using (optional U)+302 and Alt+X. That worked! But when I try it with the phi character, the circumflex leans on the ...
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Word 2010, Multiple Columns, Vertical center one column only

I am creating a document with two columns in Microsoft Word 2010. I want the first column to be centered vertically. I want the second column to be on the same page and the vertical placement to be ...
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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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Word Outliner - How to collapse all the text that is NOT marked red?

I am using the word 2010 Outliner to write paper. As I am currently working on it, I am putting all my sources in my outline. However, some sources have to be researched further. Therefore, I am ...
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Considerations for restyling Word “Default Paragraph Font” ? (Word 2010 / Screenshots) [closed]

Questions For those of you with experience in creating Word templates, do you or don't you restyle the Default Paragraph Font (DPF)? Why or why not? Or stated another way ... Given that the ...
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Office 2010 macro issues

I have some macro enabled word documents that worked fine in Word 2003, but in 2010 I cannot get the macro security settings to behave properly. When I first open a macro enabled document, I get this ...
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Disable a specific addin for a Word document?

I have a subset of our general use documents at our office that do not play well with a particular duo of addins (Worksite related). Is there anyway to configure these documents to not use these two ...
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List style in Word when both Heading- and non-heading styles are linked to a list level

I would like to create the following styles that can produce something like below: [Heading1] [Heading2] [Normal] Text text text 1. [ListHeading1] 1.1 [ListParagraph2] Text text text 1.2 ...
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Can MS Word detect single-sentence paragraphs?

Setup: I have a long (>100 page) document and have been asked to make sure there are no single-sentence paragraphs. While this is not necessarily a strict rule of style, it is a reasonable request ...
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How can we format the `Track Change` text color/font in Word 2010?

In Track Change mode we have the display text marked as changed text in red color and underline which I wanna change. How can I do that?
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Updating Word 2007/2010 templates

If I make a template, then create a document based on it, and then change the template, the document is unchanged. Even if I after changing the template change the document and save it anew, the ...
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Why is my Word document losing connection to its template?

My client is having a problem with a Word template I've provided for them on their site. Specifically: They've placed the template on a shared drive (Windows mapped network drive) that everyone can ...
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Word 2010 - Mail Merge multiple conditions

I am attempting to get mail merge to process certain conditions eg: if mergefield spouse = 1 and mergefield lawyer = 2 and mergefield children = 3 and mergefield parent = 4 add certain text or if ...
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Modify List Paragraph style so that spacing between items is different to after

In Word 2010, is it possible to set specific paragraph spacing between each item in a list, but then have a different value for after the list? This must be done within the List Paragraph style. Is ...
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How to visually group a set of shapes in a drawing canvas in Word 2010?

I'm drawing a flow chart in Word 2010 with the drawing canvas and shapes. I have a subset of the canvas that I want to visually "group" together (maybe draw a dotted box around these shapes) so that ...
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Adjust picture size according to table width in Word 2010

When inserting a picture into a table the picture exceeds the table width. I can achieve making it fit into the table by resizing it manually. I was wondering if there is anything like a "fit to ...
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Style pane shows many instances of a style, but I can't find, change, or delete the style

I converted a file from Word 97-2003 compatible to Word 2010. The style pane shows a style that is attached to many instances of text. In this case, the style is a "re-styling" from Normal to 11 pt, ...
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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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Custom Date Format in MS Word 2010

I have a date field in a Word document which was created from a template included with Microsoft Word 2010. The default setting for this field is to display only two places of the current year. I ...