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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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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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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How to start Microsoft Word as a simple plain text editor

As you may know, MS-Word have a predefined styles form Headings, Paragraphs, Capital letters and more you may don't want to use at all, Stored into it's default template. and whenever you start your ...
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E-mail Hyperlinks in Word 2010

I was wondering if there's a way to create a hyperlink in a Word 2010 document that opens an e-mail message and then writes the recipient in the 'To' box but also attaches this document to the e-mail ...
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Word 2016: How to Verify Height of Automatically Formatted Cell in Table?

I inserted a lot of tables in a Word 2016 document and later noticed that some came out inconsistent in terms of height -- probably due to the "Space After" option selected immediately prior to ...
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Is there a way to view or set custom Microsoft Word shortcuts for Mac OS when working in Windows?

I'm using a Microsoft Word 2010 (Windows version) to make some templates that contain custom shortcuts for styles, macros, etc. The templates will also be used by coworkers using Word 2011 on OS X. ...
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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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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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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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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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Word - find/replace highlighted text with shaded text AND preserve all other formatting?

I create new documents from source material that others send me, and use Word's built-in gray highlighting to indicate text in the source file that's been dealt with in the new document (equivalent to ...
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How can a background image be automatically added to selected pages in Word?

I have a long Word document with plain text exported from another software and would like to add a background picture covering the full page on every 7th page (first page with background - 2nd to 6th ...
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How do I style my lists in Word so that the first item in a nested list is inline?

I have a list that appears as so: LIST ITEM TITLE 1) (a) List Item (b) List Item (c) List Item LIST ITEM ...
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Microsoft Office 2010 Word not saving

I create a new file on Word 2010. I type a few words. Then I press Ctrl + S to save it or click on the diskette icon on the toolbar. But Word does not save. Does nothing. When I want to close the file ...
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Word switch to suppress blank document on open

How can I suppress the creation of a blank word document when users first open Word and enforce this throughout the firm. Constraints: Users won't be able to use command line switches /n. I looked ...
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Word 2010 - Keep border under last row at end of page in tables

I'm often working in documents where there is a border on the outside of a table but none (or some) on rows. At other times, I'm working with merged rows. My question is - how do I set the ...
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Emulate Repeating Section form behavior in Word 2007/2010

I have created a form in Word 2013 which has several blocks used to input user data. Each of these blocks correspond to one type of item, and each block is surrounded by a repeating section form to ...
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How do I batch-change the case of words in a Document with Word 2010?

I have a document with a scientific text. Some words (author's names etc.) are in small caps, but they need to be hard-coded all-small-caps, because the book designer asks for them that way and there ...
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Link with UNC path is broken after copying cells from Excel 2010 to Word 2010

I am trying to copy an Excel table to Word in Office 2010. Basically, if the hyperlinks are pointing to my local hard drive, there are no problem at all. However, if the hyperlink is pointing to a UNC ...
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Preserve custom styles using copy-paste (not via Save As or the organizer)

I had a lengthy document with printing problems that I traced to a combination of Word page layout and printer settings. Unable to resolve the problem by changing those settings, it was pointless to ...
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Can't Embed Arial/ArialMT to PDF from Word?

I have a Word document in Cambria which I converted to PDF. However, the PDF oddly had ArialMT font in its properties that was not embedded. Fiddling around a bit, I found that it was inserting ...
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Document (almost) empty after being renamed

I was editing a document. I closed it. Renamed it. Reopened it and all the content is gone, except the footer. I tried to open it using Google Docs and I can see the 11 pages that I had: the charts, ...
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Long pause 4-5 seconds after clicking in certain Word 2010 Documents

I have a subset of documents that create a pause of 4-5 seconds everytime I focus on the Microsoft Word window containing it. The documents are created using a .dotx file, but seperately created ...
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MS Word 2010 turns my text into squares

I am updating a file that I have created long time ago using Microsoft Word 2010, I enabled "Track Changes" did some changes, saved the document. When I opened it later I found all the text which I ...
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German Word 2010 with English UI and US English Keyboard – some hotkeys do not work

System In my office I am working at a computer with a German version of Windows 7 and a German Office 2010 suite. The Windows system language has been changed to English. The Office applications ...
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Error in microsoft word after writing numbered equations

I'm correcting a technical document (for English mistakes etc...) and I often meet problems like the following: I.e. every time I start a new paragraph the parser complaints about the first word ...
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Is it possible to automatically reupdate figure caption in Word thesis to a predefined multiset text format?

Is it possible to automatically reupdate figure caption in a Word thesis to a predefined text format? I have captions like: Figure 1. -- Decision support system for milking cows... I need to make ...
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How to use Selection.Paragraphs.Count in Word to repeat a process X number of times

I select X number of paragraphs in Word and want to activate a macro that performs the same action on each paragraph. The action is adding a style separator before the first period in each paragraph ...
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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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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 ...