Microsoft Word 2010, version 14, released in 2010, is the word processing software from Microsoft that lets you create and edit documents.

learn more… | top users | synonyms (1)

3
votes
0answers
155 views

In MS Word 2010, how do I use different styles for different indexes?

I'm using the \f switch in Microsoft Word 2010 to create multiple indexes. I need to style these indexes differently from one another, but I'm unable to work out how to apply different styles to these ...
3
votes
0answers
283 views

Using Fields to Number Theorems in Word 2010

Being as stubborn as I am, I use Microsoft Word 2010 to write a long, technical (mathematical) document. I want to number my theorems, and I also want to make them referenceable later on. I tried ...
3
votes
0answers
1k views

How to ALWAYS link an image in MS Word 2010 instead of embedding it?

I want to only link, not embed, pictures in my Word document. Yet I got a lot of images to insert! And I want to spare me the additional click into the dropdown menu one and for all, so the question ...
2
votes
0answers
191 views

Word 2010: unsolicited white space

I'm using Office Word 2010 on a Windows 7 (64 bit) OS. I've got a large document with multiple tables and images (some of which are grouped). I've managed to lock each table or image into the ...
2
votes
0answers
76 views

Footer Page Numbering Not Displayed in TOC

I have a Microsoft WORD 2010 document that has different sections with dual page numbering. Thus, I can have a page numbering system in the Header of each section in the format X of Y. For example ...
2
votes
0answers
85 views

Specify Row Height in Table Style Gallery

I am creating a new table style in Word 2010. I'd like to specify the row height, but the box is grayed out. Is there a way to add a specifies row height to a table style?
2
votes
0answers
175 views

Resizing window in Word 2010 on Windows XP

Two macros I have, one to size down a Word window down to 20% of the RH side of the screen, and the other to 80% on the LH side, have stopped working. (They are for reference files while I work on the ...
2
votes
0answers
185 views

Word 2010 freezes when inserting a document cover - how do I determine the cause of the issue?

When I insert certain document covers in Word 2010 (64-bit) the program freezes. I then have to end the process, relaunch Word and then use the recovery version of the document in order to continue ...
2
votes
0answers
803 views

Normal.dotm Management Best Practice in Corporate Environments where standard look must be enforced

Is there solid guidance out there concerning the management of Microsoft Word in corporate environments where documents must conform to a standard look and layout? How to manage Normal.dotm (eg. ...
2
votes
0answers
542 views

MS Word 2010 - Change Displayed Doc Properties in File>Info

When you click File > Info in Word 2010, you can view/edit the common properties for the document. I have added some custom properties like "Approver", "Date Completed", "Version" etc. These are used ...
2
votes
0answers
134 views

Converting word symbols to unicode characters

I have a number of word documents containing symbols from the "Symbol Font" in word - a delta, for example. Those are treated specially in the sense that if you double-click on them in Word 2010, the ...
2
votes
0answers
336 views

Get images and sizes from a Word 2010 doc, resize, and replace

This is not about Word's internal Compress Images feature. That feature is extremely limited and does not do what I need. Here is the manual version of what I need: go to an image in my Word ...
2
votes
0answers
395 views

Word 2010: Level 10 heading and beyond

My document requires that more than 9 heading levels be used. The problem is that all headings need to generate into the TOC and the page numbers need to include the heading level. Is there a way ...
2
votes
0answers
2k views

Microsoft word 2010 text wrap in table

I noticed that I have two tables in my word document. One I made and one I copied it from somewhere. The one I copied, when I resize my table, the cell text automatically wraps around if the width is ...
2
votes
0answers
505 views

Word 2010 save as PDF/A results in “This file could not be found.”

When I try to save a document as PDF/A (ISO 19005-1 compliant) in Word 2010, I get an error message: This file could not be found. OK   Help It works fine when I don't check the PDF/A ...
2
votes
0answers
693 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
15 views

After a crash figures references are in italian

I am writing a thesis using word 2010. Till now each figure had an automatic number reference starting with "Figure x" where x is an auto incrmeneting number. After a crash from next figure on I get ...
1
vote
0answers
16 views

How to Merge a Chinese-Only Doc and Its Translated English-Only Doc into A Chinese-English Bilingual Paragraph-by-Paragraph Doc

I translated a source document in Chinese into a target English document with a CAT (computer-aided translation) tool OmegaT. So, there are two documents, one is a Chinese document, and the other is ...
1
vote
0answers
29 views

Word 2010 superscript shortcut stopped working

I'm running Word 2010 on Windows 8, and as of a couple days ago, the Ctrl + Shift + + shortcut no longer does anything (whereas it used to apply superscript formatting). Oddly, Ctrl + = still makes ...
1
vote
0answers
27 views

How have character styles conveyed to index entries in MS Word 2010?

I'm getting ready to index a book about computer programming. Many index entries will have words that should be styled with my "Code" character style, but I have not been able to find out how I can ...
1
vote
0answers
17 views

pasting and automatically replace paragraph spaces with line spaces

I'm interested in saving time copy-pasting. I copy paste from websites, articles, newspapers, etc, which have different formatting. When I paste it into my word doc, it typically comes up messy ...
1
vote
0answers
29 views

How do I use an image content control without getting a corrupt document?

I'm trying to create a Word dotx template wherein I put a logo in a content control. When I change the wrapping from in line to square and save and close the template, I get a corrupt document error ...
1
vote
0answers
16 views

MSWord Table of contents H1 is formatting right-justified

I've set up "Define New Multilevel List" to allow chapter headings like 1.2.3.4, but I've got one annoying problem in my Table of Contents that I cannot resolve. I deleted the TOC and rebuilt it, ...
1
vote
0answers
14 views

Merge Mail Directory

I am using Word 2010 and trying to implement into a cover letter a listing with all the recipients of the letter. I am using the Mail Merge (Mailings > Start Mail merge > Directories). The problem is, ...
1
vote
0answers
48 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
24 views

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.
1
vote
0answers
37 views

Word converting linked excel objects to text table when updating

I have several Excel tables that I have embedded as linked objects in a Word file. They look great for the monthly report. However, when I go to update the Word doc the following month with updated ...
1
vote
0answers
29 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
44 views

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. ...
1
vote
0answers
55 views

How can I automatically format hyperlink text in Word/Outlook?

I like adding hyperlinks to my Word documents and e-mails in Outlook. I usually prefer to change the link Text to display to something more readable than just the URL. I follow patterns for some ...
1
vote
0answers
100 views

In Word 2010, what's the secret to getting captions to appear near the table they're describing?

I'm working on a document that has 3 columns throughout, with sidebars and tables sprinkled about quite liberally. The layout requirements are really beyond what I think Word was designed to do, but ...
1
vote
0answers
130 views

Set exact location on page to enter text In Word 2010

In Microsoft Word 2010 how can I set the exact spot on a page to type a character or begin text? WordPerfect had codes to Advance to Position: x.xx" and Advance to Line: x.xx" I need to fill out a ...
1
vote
0answers
167 views

Why does Google Chrome keep processes running when I don't allow background apps to run after I close?

Okay so here I close Chrome and it keeps a process running. I tell it to not let anything run after it's closed, but it still does. Also, a lot of the time, it messes with Microsoft Word 2010 and will ...
1
vote
0answers
77 views

How to get the page and paragraph number for all comments and tracked changes?

I have marked up a document with comments and tracked changes in Word 2010. However, I've been asked to restructure those comments and tracked changes to a single document with page numbers AND ...
1
vote
0answers
34 views

Table of Contents - Word 2010 - Line at bottom

At the very bottom of my table of contents there is a thin line. How do I remove this?
1
vote
0answers
106 views

Need table captions and list of tables in Arabic, not roman numeral in Word 2010

I presently have Word 2010 properly incrementing chapter numbers using multilevel lists. When I insert a table and caption it, it is properly named, i.e. Table Chapter#.Table#. The problem is that ...
1
vote
0answers
1k views

Font in Word 2010 table changes from default font

I am running Office 2010 on Windows 7. Default font is Arial 10pt. Until recently I have not had issues, but over the past few weeks when I create tables the font is Times New Roman 10pt. I have ...
1
vote
0answers
303 views

Word Document as body of email

I am using Word 2010 and I need to send a word document (with images) using either windows live mail or gmail but I need to have it appear as the body of the email NOT an attachment. Can anybody help? ...
1
vote
0answers
57 views

setting specific 'window' constraints into a word document for images

I want to enable users to simply drop any image they want into a template in Word and not require them to crop or re-size anything. If the image is larger, those areas that fall outside of my ...
1
vote
0answers
227 views

Reset Default Manuscript Style Set

I changed some of the settings in the Manuscript Style Set, but would like to reset them back to the default. I realized too late that what I should be doing is creating a new Style Set. I've searched ...
1
vote
0answers
509 views

Prefix and suffix for endnotes and differing in-text endnote formatting?

Currently, I aim to use endnotes for practical reasons on a space-restricted paper. Already I know how to realize endnotes and watched this genius YT tutorial video. The problem is: How do I achieve ...
1
vote
0answers
197 views

How to create multiple cross-references in Word?

I would like to create several cross-references from lot of words to an only word at the same time. For instance: My text: Blah blah word blah blah word' blah blah blah word'' blah The ...
1
vote
0answers
1k views

Link to Excel from Word: This object is corrupt or no longer available

I have a Word 2010 document, with linked objects to pivot tables in a Excel 2012 document. Every night, a macro runs to update the underlying data for the pivot tables in Excel, and refresh these ...
1
vote
0answers
170 views

Word 2010 Image Caption List Missing

I created a document with Word 2010 in which I inserted captions for pictures and cross reference. I saved the document in my computer and emailed it to a colleague. When she opened the document in ...
1
vote
0answers
367 views

Get Custom style on Cross Reference's Reference Type

I'm writing a quite big document that needs to have two kind of headings, one for chapters (Chapter I, I.1, I.1.1, and so on). This is achieveable using the standard Heading style and Multilevel list. ...
1
vote
0answers
24 views

Microsoft Word asking to use a document for “style”

I received a message box from Microsoft Word quoting a large piece of a password protected document and asking if it could be used for "style". There was a comment that the document would be ...
1
vote
0answers
200 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
383 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
483 views

How do I change the security level to avoid “The security level is set to High” error when merging MS docs with Adobe Acrobat X Pro?

I have MS Word 2010 and Adobe Acrobat x Pro (CS 5.5) Error when I am trying to Combine 2 Word documents - The Security level is set to High. Please run the application which created this document, ...
1
vote
0answers
336 views

How do I get Word 2010 to ignore background fill colours for tables whilst using Windows High Contrast mode

I need to use Windows 7 in High Contrast mode (black background and light-grey text). Word 2010 nicely conforms to this colour setting in most respects, changing the document colours automatically to ...