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 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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How to recover data from or repair a corrupt Word 2010 file

This is posted by proxy for a friend with no current internet access: I created a password-protected Word 2010 doc at work, brought it home using a flash disk, tried opening it using Word 2007, and ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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 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 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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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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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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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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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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Improved APA citation format in Word 2007/2010?

By default the APA citation in Word 2007 doesn't quite match APA style (e.g. it doesn't convert a citation to et. al. when the citation has been made previously and there are many authors). Is there ...
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Microsoft word 2010 Table of content formatting issue

My table of content is screwed up. The screen shot shows Chapter 4 in page 29 and Summary on page 30. But the page 30 does not have the series of dots on it. I tried re-recreating the TOC and also ...
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Wrong caption using 'Appendix' header style

I am using following style for numbering Appendixes. But when i add caption to the figure or table numbering starts from 0, not A as I expect. For example: Figure 0.1 instead Figure A.1 What am I ...
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MS Word 10 table won't delete

I created a table. Now everytime I start Word 10 the initial table I started with comes up instead of a blank document. I have tried many different ways to delete the table but everytime I re-open ...
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Why doesn't Microsoft Word “Save thumbnail” work?

I tried saving a thumbnail as seen in this post: How can I save a Word 2010 document so it has a thumbnail preview image in its metadata? but it doesn't work - No thumbnail. Why? Is it because I have ...
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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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How to save an individual page in a Word 2010 document as a separate document?

I would like to save an individual page of a Word 2010 document as a separate document in its own file. I would like to do this without simply copying and pasting into a new document, because the ...
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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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Word 2010 Equations Alter Themselves without my Approval

I regularly use Microsoft Word 2010 to write long, technical documents. One of many annoyances is that equations alter themselves without my approval. For instance, characters sometimes completely ...
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Change DOCX icon

I have a small (aesthetic) problem with my MS Word documents. After uninstalling a slew of programs (I don't remember them all) explorer no longer displays the correct icon on DOCX files (though it ...
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Mail merge - show line at empty cells

I'm setting up an account list for a symposium. I'm using a simple excel document that merges to a word dokument. The word dokument is then to be printed so every user can sign his account. All the ...
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How use Heading 1 Style for multiple top-level document entites?

I'm a relative newbie to MS Word, though I have lots of experience with other document-preparation software. As an exercise to help me get used to the Word Way of Thinking, I'm taking an existing ...