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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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Table stick to top of the page, how to remove it?

Please have a look at this image: I have a table that is 4 pages long. The tableheader is stuck to the top of a page, and then that whole page is empty. The table continues on the next page. How ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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?
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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? ...
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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 ...
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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 ...