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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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. ...
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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 ...
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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. ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Add verb to Word vocabulary so Word stops claiming sentence is fragment?

I'm working with Word for Mac, version 14.3.9 (131030). The same problem exists for Word on my PC, like Word 2013 and Word 2010. Word has flagged the following sentence as a fragment: The ...
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Disable editing read-only Word documents

Where I work we have many Word documents stored in our Subversion repository. These files are set as read-only most of the time (using the svn:needs-lock property in Subversion), to prevent multiple ...
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Restrict Formatting and Editing - MS 2010

I am using restrict Formatting and Editing. I have chosen 'Filling in Forms' in the Editing Restriction drop down tab. I have chosen this one so that I can have boxes to tick, although by choosing ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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?
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Hidden Table Re-appears After Save, Close, Open

I have a Word document with a table at the top of the first page that I want to hide by default (it contains maintenance information and notes that doesn't always need to be shown). If I select the ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Different numbering style for the same level in a multilevel list

Is it possible to achieve the following with Multilevel Lists in Word: 1. Heading Part II. Another Heading Part III. Another Heading 4. Another Heading Ideally, I'd like to use "Heading 1" style ...
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How to replace HTML code using MS Word 2010?

I’m trying to delete the CSS from my code using Word 2010. I’ve searched online on how to find and replace text, and tried some but none worked. Below is the code i don't want. ...
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Extend Add-Ins menu in Word 2010 Ribbon with AutoText/QuickParts

I have AutoText / QuickParts since Word 2003. For Word 2010 I moved the corresponding dot* files into the standard startup folder to get them loaded with any Word document. These are correctly ...
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Suppressing Blank Mergefields in Word 2010 Mail Merge

I'm working on combining two mail merge letters into a Master template that will know which merge letter to populate based on information in a specific column. I have successfully combined the two ...
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MS Word 2010 : Cannot Print Page Range of .doc File

I need to specify a page range to print in MS Word 2010 - the file in question is a .doc. Under the Print menu, the Pages field is grayed out. If I try to convert the file to .docx it completely ...
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Word not opening specific files for a specific user

I have the problem that for specific files word is staying almost forever in starting mode (aka more than 10 minutes). Then when the starting mode is over with word is open but without a file opened ...
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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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Need to Selectively Merge Records to Different Places in a Word Directory-type Document

My company regularly creates "rosters" (or directory documents) that list contact info for people with roles for a trust fund. The rosters have a certain format -- people with an "Administrator" role ...
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Repeat table header with unique first page

I'm trying to make a table header in Word 2010, but I need to have one cell that is unique to the first page in the middle of the header. Is this even possible? If so, how do I go about doing it? The ...
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Disabling auto resolve via address book of Author field in Microsoft Word 2010

Is there a way to disable the Automatic resolution of names entered in the Author section of "Related People" in the Info tab of a Microsoft Word 2010 document? It appears that after entering the ...
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Why is there sporadic image resize through Format tab?

I am having some issues with resizing images through the Picture Tool - Format tab in Word 2010, this question seems to be regarding the same problem. Sporadically, if I try to set the width or ...
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MS Word 2010 - How do I create a universal macro that will auto-insert a header if none exists?

I'd like to create a macro enabled template that will automatically insert a header into a document if none exists. This is in order to work around a printing issue that cuts off the top of the ...
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VB MAcro is not working in 2010 Word document

I was using the below piece of code to insert a graph in Word through VB macro. It was working well in older versions of Word but in Word 2010 I am facing some difficulties. The issue that I ...
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Microsoft Word: table padding margin not working

So I have this handsome table in my Word 2010 document: All I want to do is to add a column to it. However, I get: The cells have a margin/padding/whatever! The margins are set to 0. Things like ...
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Batch cropping WMF

I have lots of wmf images from a simulation software which need to be included in a word document. To maintain best quality wmf seems to be the only way. The software creates a frame around the plot ...
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Can you create a table of hyperlinks within a Word document?

Is it possible in MS Word (2010) to create a table of Hyperlinks? I have a document that uses many, but it's a large document, so I'm looking for a way to allow users to find them quickly and easily. ...
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Why can't I see bookmarks in another word document when trying to create a bookmark based hyperlink?

So the document I have already has headings and a table of contents (TOC) and thus it has bookmarks However I need to link to this document from elsewhere but when I go to the other document and ...
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Can't copy a style from one document to another?

I'm trying to copy a built in style (Heading 1) which has been edited from one document to another using the import/export style. I get no errors, but the style does not copy across?
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Microsoft Word doc - converting a header to normal style

I have a Microsoft Word document that is formatted as a heading 4 and as a numbering like so: J2J-2 This a description and I want to convert this to normal. J2J-3 This a description and I want ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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, ...
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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, ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...