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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Change spelling check language for a Document in Microsoft Word 2010

Usually I use Microsoft Word 2010 to write English documents Now I'm editing a document of another language, and want to change the spelling check language of this document This change should not ...
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How do you easily add equation numbers to Microsoft Word 2010 equations?

How do you create equations in Word 2010 that are automatically numbered with the equation number centered vertically on the equation and right justified? While a number of references have discussed ...
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How can I make just one page of a Word document horizontal?

I'm using Microsoft Word 2010. How do I set only the last page of my document to be horizontal? All other pages have to remain vertical.
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Recover from or repair a corrupt password protected Word 2010 file

I created a password-protected Word 2010 document at work, brought it home using a flash drive, tried opening it using Word 2007, and it won't open. It doesn't even present me with a password-entry ...
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Microsoft Word cannot Save

I use Microsoft Word 2010 to write long documents. These typically include a lot of sections, graphics, formulae, footnotes, a TOC, an index, a bibliography, and inline cross-references and source ...
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How do I make a hyperlink within a Word document to another place in the same document?

(It seems like this must have already been asked, but I'm not finding it.) I have a Word 2010 document, and I want to make a link in one part of the document pointing to another part of the same ...
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How to add custom styles to navigation pane or change them with VBA

I have a Word2010 document that was created by a tool from Axure. Each heading is formated with a custom style ("AxureHeading1", "AxureHeading2", "AxureHeading3"). I was able to create a table of ...
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Registry key settings auto correct Word 2010

We have a medium size network and like to set autocorrect options in Word 2010 with a group policy. I found these settings in an earlier question: Correct TWo INitial CApitals ...
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Reference a field in word 2010

I have a table at the top of a document with a cell for Project Name and I want to mirror this at the bottom of the document to say whatever the top ones says as there is another part saying Project ...
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Microsoft Word cannot Open

I solved my Save problem by deleting one formula and illustration at a time to find out which one was causing the document to be corrupt, and then I redraw the offending illustration, and I could save ...
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Pasted image hides behind text even when set to be inline

I copied an image from MSPaint and pasted it into a Word document I'm working on. For some reason the image hides behind the text even with the default "in line with text" setting. Trying other ...
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Word Duplicate-Paragraph Bug

Occasionally I encounter a strange bug in Microsoft Word 2010. Consider the following document part: This box contains six paragraphs: Header "Lemma" Line with word "Let" Equation Line with text ...
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How do I share a Quick Style Set I have created?

I have created a Quick Style Set in Word 2010 that I would like to share with colleagues. I have called this QSS OurReport. Another web site suggested the following For Windows 7, the folder should be ...
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Stop Microsoft Word 2010 from smoothing screenshots?

When I insert JPEG screenshots into Microsoft Word, it smoothes them instead of preserving the original pixels from the bitmap. When I then print to PDF (using Acrobat Distiller), depending on my ...
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Make words look like keystrokes in Microsoft Word

Is there an easy way in Microsoft Word 2010 to make words appear like keystrokes the way we can here in Superuser? Something like this: Ctrl + V I know that <kbd> is an HTML tag, but in ...
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How can I remove header from the 2 first pages in document?

I have a long header on my document (WORD 2010) and I want to remove it from the two first pages. But I don't know how to do that.
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Custom macro buttons without writing code?

I just upgraded from Word 2003 to Word 2010. I'm mostly OK with the Ribbon, except that I've spent years maintaining and enlarging several custom toolbars full of buttons for extremely specialized ...
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Word 2010: How to reference custom document properties?

Using Word 2010, I've added a custom property to my document, Something, and I've set the value to XYZ. In the document, I hit Ctrl+F9 to insert a reference, and I type { DOCPROPERTY [Something] }. ...
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Microsoft Word 2010 - Conditional Formatting

Is there a way to apply conditional formatting to a table in Microsoft Word 2010, in much the same way that it is possible in Microsoft Excel? Thanks.
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How do you get Word 2010 to spell check inside tables?

Microsoft Word doesn't even recognize misspelled words when I have "check spelling as you type" boxed checks in the proofing options. I've even purposely misspelled words inside tables and they don't ...
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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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Where is the Text Transform option for curving text in Microsoft Word?

I have looked at the following question: How to curve text in Word 2010? Following the answer, I inserted a WordArt object. The answer said to look at Text Effects → Transform, but I can't find ...
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Formatting page numbers in Table of Contents to include text

In Word 2010 I want text (eg. VIS - 1, VIS - 2, VIS - 3, etc.) to show in front of the page number in the Table of Contents. I prefer to include the text (e.g. VIS) in the footer in front of the page ...
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Word 2010 - Registry Key for AutoCorrect Options

Microsoft states in the below mentioned article that there is a Registry Key for AutoCorrect settings in Word 2010: How to reset user options and registry settings in Word AutoCorrect ...
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How can I save a Word 2010 document so it has a thumbnail preview image in its metadata?

I would like to save a Word 2010 file so that it has automatically saves a thumbnail image of the first page. These instructions mention how to get Word 2003 to save a thumbnail in the metadata of ...
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Is there a keyboard shortcut for 'new document from template' in Word 2010?

Where 'new document' has Ctrl+N to start a new document, is there a keyboard shortcut that will present me with the templates windows to select a template to create a new document with? A search for ...
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Word 2010 saves thumbnails and tags for “Word 97-2003” only. Not for “Word documents”

If I save a document and check the "Save thumbnail" option in the "Save as" dialog, and add a tag - both don't get saved. But if I save it as a "Word 97-2003". They do. How to solve this? There are ...
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2010 Word “Recent Documents” not accessible

I am not able to go to File/Options/Advanced, and in the Display section, change the number of Recent Documents because it is grayed out. Where do I need to got to unlock this?
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Table numbering repeats in new section

All the tables are numbered correctly in document Sections 1-4 (Table 1-6) and Section 5 (Table 7), but the following Tables in Section 6 go back to Table #6 and on from there, as if Section 5 hadn't ...
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How do I change the Table of Contents in Word 2010 to show only headings 1-3?

My Word 2010 table of contents shows all headings (headings 1-6 in my particular case). I only want the first 3 levels included, so how do I exclude headings starting with level 4?
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How can I turn off proofing/spellcheck in Word 2010 for a single document?

I have a document that I open/edit often. I want to turn off the spellcheck functionality for this document, but not for all other documents (and I don't want to have to File/Options/Proofing every ...
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Word 2010 template with automatically updated fields

I want to create a Word 2010 template for my team which ensures that every page includes a footer showing the following information: Who last saved the file When the file was last saved The path and ...
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How to change the background color of a single page in Word 2010?

I can easily change the page color of every pages in my document thanks to the Page Layout Tab in the Ribbon, but I would like to change the color of a single page. Any idea about how to to this with ...
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Any way to set a default view in Word 2007 or 2010 and keep among restarts?

Every time I open a document in Word 2007 or Word 2010 on a wide-screen display I get the two-page view (which is actually very annoying for me). I would like to make Word display the one-page view, ...
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Microsoft Word - When I hit tab, it no longer indents the bullet-point in a list

When I hit tab, it no longer indents the bullet-point in a list Steps to reproduce: Create a bulleted list Hit Enter to move to the next line; a bullet-point is created Hit Tab to indent the ...
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Word 2010 cross-reference number with chapter without label

I have the following problem. First I had images and other elements labeled just by number, so from 1 to ∞. When I cross referenced I changed to number only using the following: { REF _Ref334952863 ...
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Export MS Word 2010 styles

I have a client who wishes to standardise the MS Word Style used across multiple workstations (fonts, colours, headings, paragraph settings etc). Is there any way to export then import these styles?
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Word formatting - need to align left to left, right to right in same line

I have several lines with text in Word 2010. (in different areas). I need the left side to align to the left side of the page, and the right side to align to the right side of the page. Can I do this ...
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Turning active hyperlinks back to blue

I selected all the text in a document and colored it all black (which is what I wanted to do). I didn't realize that the document had some hyperlinks in it (several pages in, in a very long ...
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How to add an image as a full-page background in Word 2010

I'm trying to add an image as a full-page background in word. I've tried page layout -> page color -> fill effect -> picture which looks fine in the preview (though when I try to zoom in or ...
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What is this “Change to Display” of math equations and why does it change the equation style in Word 2010?

I am writing an equation with the "new" Equation Editor in MS Word 2010 (Insert -> Equation). When using one of the "large operators", for example the Sigma, with lower and upper limits, there are two ...
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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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“This file originated from an internet location” - How to mark this file as local and safe?

I opened a dotx that was emailed to me and I get the prompt saying the file originates from internet location. That is fine. But I now made changes and Save As a new dotx but when I open it, it still ...
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Remove setting from style to inherit setting from base style

In my Microsoft Word 2010 document I have two paragraph styles: Normal and Subject. Subject has "Style based on" set to Normal (inherits from Normal). In Normal, I have configured a 12pt gap after ...
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How to have two headings at the same “level” in a multilevel list?

I found a good article (via Word's help) on how to set up numbered headings using multilevel lists. However, I can't find anything on how to set two different styles to the same level. For example, ...
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Expand comment select in Microsoft Word

In Microsoft Word is it possible to expand the selected comment area? Meaning that you've previously specified a comment but now want to expand the selection of that comment. As an example to get the ...
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How to have the button on quick access bar to toggle spelling check on and off in Word 2010?

I cannot find such button on the ribbon. Currently we have to open the menu File - Option - Proofing - Check grammar... I am working with with two languages i.e. English and Vietnamese, and the need ...
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how can I insert page numbers in different language in word 2010?

When I chosen Context in Numeral field in word option I can have numbers in different language font in my document. But for page number just English fonts works. I want to have page number in ...
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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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Word replacing “next page” section breaks with continuous section breaks

I have a Microsoft Word document with many section breaks, most of which are of the “Next Page” variety. On the last page I have a continuous section break. If I try to remove this continuous break, ...