Microsoft Word is the word processing software from Microsoft that lets you create and edit documents.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

0
votes
1answer
16 views

How to scroll down a docx without moving the place of the cursor

Is there a way to have a shortcut key in Word (2013) that will scroll down a page while keeping the cursor at the same place in the window? That would avoid going to the last line and scroll down.
0
votes
0answers
15 views

How to know everything about Office Word and Excell? [on hold]

I'm looking for an on-line video training (free or paid) where I can learn everything about MS Word and MS Excel and how to use them professionally. Could you tell me about excellent website or ...
0
votes
0answers
10 views

How to switch writing direction (LTR/RTL) in Word 2013 on Mac

I'm working on a content table and the levels' text in coming on the right and the pages on the left, how can I make the text on the left and the numbers go on the right side? Thanks.
0
votes
1answer
15 views

Returning non-editable MathType equations to their original size

I have a Word document with about 200 pages and .docx format. There are many MathType formulas in it. After many edit on my file, most of the formulas converted to picture. I did this but it doesn't ...
0
votes
0answers
20 views

Word document page numbering

I have a Word 2013 (.docx) document and for some reason the page numbers have gone a bit loopy. I have a title page and then the main content. I have the following settings; In page number settings ...
0
votes
0answers
19 views

How to sort/rank paras by the order of a specific line in Word 2013?

I want to reorder the 3 following paras, while preserving each para(graph) entirely as a whole. 2 B 3 A 1 C By clicking Home > Sort (Select Ascending Order; I just picked ...
0
votes
1answer
13 views

How can I use the contextual menu key to insert a bullet or number list?

I moved from using Word 2003 to 2013 with a brief spell using 2007 and 2010. The more Word becomes intuitive, the less it enables users to do what they used to be able to do with keyboard shortcuts. ...
0
votes
0answers
41 views

Show Last Whitespace in Microsoft Word

Is it possible to enable in Word 2013 that the last whitespace is shown? Currently a whitespace is only shown when a new word is started. This behavior is irritating. Update: This is an example. ...
2
votes
1answer
29 views

How to Change Column Width for All Word Tables at Once

I have a lot of (> 200) tables in Word that have the same layout (two columns, six rows). I need to adjust the column widths for all of them. Is there a way to automate this?
0
votes
0answers
11 views

Searching inside equations in MS word 2013

I have a question similar to this previously-asked question. But, mine is different. How can I search inside the equations I have written in MS-word 2013?
0
votes
1answer
12 views

a cross-reference to a table in MS word, takes the table itself to my text

In MS Word 2013, I have a table and an auto-caption under it "Table 1: ...". Then I go further in my text and chose the following choice and click on the insert Then MS word takes the table itself ...
1
vote
2answers
37 views

Preventing Word from converting heading numbers into images during PDF export

Having a document with numbered headings, when I export it into PDF from Word 2013 all numbering is rendered as bitmaps in the PDF instead of text. This happens regardless if I use the built-in ...
1
vote
1answer
23 views

How to have Office 2013 Applications Open to Blank (Workbook, Document, etc) automatically?

Every time I launch microsoft excel 2013 (or Word, etc) it gives me a screen where I need to select which template I want to open - How do I avoid this selection screen, like in other versions of ...
0
votes
0answers
20 views

How to insert an Image or Object into a special page in a Microsoft Word document?

I want to insert a big organization chart into a separate page (the only thing I want on the page is the organization chart). I want to talk about the organization chart in the previous page of the ...
0
votes
1answer
33 views

Can't remove a line or border in Word 2013

How can I remove this border or line from Ms Word I can't recall how it got there in the first place, or what it is. And I can't see a borders button in Word 2013. (I see a borders dialog box under ...
1
vote
1answer
39 views

Recovering part of a Word document

Last week, a friend of mine was typing in a Microsoft word document while driving (being driven), and reports "hitting a bump in the road" and losing the content of the document. I imagine that what ...
1
vote
0answers
17 views

Enable Office 2013 transition animations

I just upgraded from Office 2010 to 2013, and I can't see the transition animations I was expecting (when moving the cell selector in Excel, when the cursor blinks in Word, etc.). Lots of information ...
1
vote
0answers
15 views

Microsoft Word 2013 Suddenly Erases Page

This has happened four times now. I will be typing along, minding my own business, when all of a sudden, the document I am working on starts erasing itself, racing upwards from the bottom all the way ...
0
votes
1answer
22 views

Use 2 different page number formats in same document - MS Word 2013

I have first 10 pages numbered by Roman digits. I want that the 11th page's numbering should start by 1, 2, 3 and so on... How do I do that?
0
votes
0answers
15 views

Microsoft word 2013 - how to have different footer in different pages

I'll give an example, maybe it'll make it easier for me to get an answer... I have 11 pages document I need to remove the footer from pages 3 and 11 only and keep it on the other pages, how can I do ...
0
votes
0answers
29 views

Add custom folders to the 'open' section in Office 2013 Word

I have a lot of go to folders in word 2013, I would like them to display on the left hand side of the 'open' menu with 'recent documents, sites, one drive computer ect. Is this possible?
0
votes
0answers
8 views

How can I create lists of links in Word 2013?

I have a set of Microsoft Word documents, and there are text links from one to another, so they all interlinked somehow. They could be placed just as a text or as a hyperlinks to other documents. I ...
1
vote
1answer
45 views

Always show comment highlights in Word 2013

To comment on text in Word, I highlight the text, click add comment, type a comment, etc. When I go to print, the commented text is highlighted. When I mouse over the comment, the commented text is ...
0
votes
1answer
34 views

How can I turn off the timestamp in a Word document comment?

In Word 2013, why do I get a phrase with advancing time after my initials when I insert a comment? How do I turn it off? My initials on the comment are correct. But, there seems to be an internal ...
0
votes
1answer
23 views

Different numbering prefixes on the same header level

I have different sections in a document that use the same level of heading, Heading 3 in this case. The headings for each section need to have a numbering system with a prefix of A, B, C, etc. I am ...
4
votes
1answer
43 views

Can I force Microsoft Word 2013 to only Undo 1 keystroke at a time?

In case there's a different solution for my use case, here are my reasons: I often use Word for writing documents with lots of lists, and when I accidentally hit enter, instead of ctrl-enter, I want ...
1
vote
2answers
111 views

Print preview one page

Using Word 2013, when I go to FilePrint it shows a preview of what is to be printed. However if I have the window maximized it shows the first two pages side by side, rather than just the first page. ...
0
votes
3answers
49 views

Changing a picture background to transparent in word 2013

How do you change the background of a picture to transparent in word 2013? I have tried using the remove background button under the picture format tool but that did not work. i also tried several ...
0
votes
1answer
30 views

How to achieve this structure

I'm trying to create a word file with the following structure: A. Heading 1 1.1 Heading 2 1.2 Heading 2 1.2.1 Heading 3 B. Heading 1 1.1 Heading 2 1.2 Heading 2 1.2.1 Heading 3 etc. I've tried to ...
0
votes
1answer
91 views

Word Syntax Error with NumPages and Formula

I'm trying to use the following as a field in word: { = { NumPages } - 1 } And I get the following error: !Syntax Error, { I seem to be using the right format per Microsoft. Any ideas? ...
4
votes
2answers
156 views

Add specific page of Visio diagram into Word document

I've got a Visio 2010 document that has multiple pages, with one workflow on each page. I'm trying to insert each of the workflows into a word 2013 document. I'm trying to do it as a direct link so I ...
0
votes
0answers
27 views

Remove hidden text and formatting in MS word 2010

A encrypted text is inserting to my word document 2010, by default word is treating the text as hidden text and its marked as red color. I got to know how to display that hidden text but, can any ...
0
votes
0answers
13 views

How to change tab stop width for a specific style?

I've found a way to change the default tab stop width for all styles, but that is not something I want. I'd like to be able to set shorter tab stop width for source code block style only. How can I do ...
0
votes
2answers
16 views

Is there a way to search a folder for word documents then print those documents to PDFs?

Basically i was wondering if there was a program that could search a main folder like "FolderA" containing "Folder1", "Folder2" and "Folder3" for word documents and print those documents to PDFs in ...
1
vote
2answers
68 views

How to set default 'Adjust List Indents' - Word 2013

I can achieve the following for Numbering each document separately, but http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/word-help/change-bullet-indents-HA102840162.aspx doesn't instruct how to 'defaultise' this. ...
0
votes
0answers
11 views

Word-wrap URLs - Word 2013

With the bullet in front, how can I achieve ● Long URL , because MS Word 2013 always forces the Long URL to the next line, as such: ● Long URL
1
vote
0answers
27 views

Change the image format of thumbnails created in word 2013

I have noticed that thumbnails in Word 2013 are saved in emf format. Thumbnails in Word 2007 are saved in wmf format. Is there any way to configure Word 2013 to save in the wmf? In fact are there ...
0
votes
3answers
25 views

Character size and spacing in Word 2013

I am creating a questionnaire in Microsoft Word 2013 which includes lots of questions and a check box at the end. Since not all characters are the same size the check boxes do not line up, how do I ...
0
votes
0answers
32 views

High quality thumbnails in word 2013

I've created some code that can extract thumbnails stored in docx files. I've discovered that the thumbnails created in office 2007 are large high quality images however the images stored in office ...
1
vote
0answers
65 views

Make Word restart numbering automatically when I paste a list

I have a 95 page document that is nothing but a series of numbered lists. Each day I take the current list of tasks and copy-and-paste it one page down in the same document after the current date. ...
0
votes
0answers
32 views

Can I use Word 2013 as text editor with Outlook 2010?

I am using Outlook 2010 as required by my hosted email provider. Using Word 2013 as the text editor it now tells me my Outlook is not legit and has a red bar at the top as unauthorized version of ...
1
vote
0answers
39 views

Indenting Paragraphs For Bullets In A Table

I want to decrease the indentation on the bulleted paragraphs in even rows in a 2x6 table. I went to "Table Tools" -> "Design" -> "Table Styles" -> "More" -> "New Table Style..." and created a style ...
0
votes
2answers
146 views

Adjust decimal separator in imported charts

I am about to write an English document with the German versions of MS Word and Excel. I use Excel to create a chart which I import into the Word document (by Copy & Paste). I can tell Excel to ...
0
votes
1answer
41 views

Can I stop Word 2013 marking a name as a grammar error?

I've added the name Mally to my custom dictionary in Word 2013, so it's no longer a spelling error, but Word still thinks it should be all lower-case as I should only capitalise proper nouns. Can I ...
2
votes
1answer
42 views

Word 2013: Get the page number for the previous page

I'm trying to accomplish something very simple in Word 2013, but the feature does not seem to be available, nor can I work it out with field codes. I simply want to include, on multiple pages, ...
0
votes
1answer
72 views

How can I delete, break, unlink, or otherwise convert cross references to simple text in microsoft word 2013

Cross referencing figure and table captions is useful while editing a document but can become confude when copying and pasting between large documents. I need to pass my document to a colleague who ...
1
vote
0answers
11 views

Use IF with MERGEFIELDS

I am trying to us an if condition in a mailing. So far I tried this: IF {MERGEFIELD FIELD1} = "" "{MERGEFIELD FIELD2 \* MERGEFORMAT}" "{MERGEFIELD FIELD1 \* MERGEFORMAT}" \* MERGEFORMAT But it ...
0
votes
0answers
8 views

Word 2013 not auto-converting numbers to numbered lists

I often create titles/subtitles in Word using this format: 1 Title One 1.1 Subtitle One 1.2 Subtitle Two 2 Title Two 2.1 Subtitle Two etc... I have noticed that if I type the numbers with a ...
2
votes
1answer
82 views

Why does Microsoft Word open Word 6.0 Binary Documents and Templates in Protected View by default? Is there a reason I shouldn't turn that off?

I have a .doc file which, because of the format it's saved in, Word 2013 opens in Protected view. I can't edit, save, or print it: I would like to do at least one of those things with this file. I ...
0
votes
0answers
22 views

Cannot bold the bottom border in a Word 2013 table

When trying to apply a 1.5 pt border to the bottom of a table of multiple rows and columns the border does not change. After selecting the Line Weight of 1.5 point I have tried to apply the border ...