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How can I permanently change all enumerations for a document

I have a document where I have many lists. For this I need to change all enumerations so that the spce between the symbol and text are as I like it. So far I only managed to change this manually for a ...
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How to work with template styles in Word 2013

I've recently been doing MOS Word 2013 Expert part two certification and there were a few tasks about template styles which I couldn't solve. "Attach to template style" with specified "file source". ...
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How to create links in a drop down menu

I have a document which I use in work. It's large and dangerous. Part of the danger lies in the chance for confusion due to the amount of information held on it. I am trying to mitigate this. I ...
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How can I Find and replace all text that has a style in MS Word 2013 without changing style on line below

I have a MS Word 2013 document with several headings that are styled as "Heading 4". My goal is to replace all text that is styled as "Heading 4" to ###### and style "Heading 5". I use the ...
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Stop the text getting separated into two columns

I am writing a journal paper using IEEE style. In that, each page is divided into two columns. The content is written in the first column and once the space is over the content goes to the second one. ...
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How to add custom document property to MS Word

I just need add some new properties in the following menu. How do I can do it? Thanks!
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MS word macro: how to change highlights form a specific color to another — inside the selected text?

I want to change the yellow highlights in the selected text (not in the whole document) to red highlights. This VBA does change the highlighted colors but it does not stop at the selected text (it ...
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Word 2013 not showing the actual page itself

I have Microsoft Word 2013. Problem is, I saved a html file once, and now it never shows the pages of opened documents, only new ones. I can see all the text, but there's no page; the text is just ...
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Swap X and Y axis table

I want to create a chart that has on X axis the time and in the Y axis the complexity. Then, in the same chart I have to put the time and the complexity of two different tests. Thus, I created a ...
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How do I insert a form input field into a footer in Word 2013 while maintaining footer formatting?

Using Word 2013, I'm trying to create a Word template which can be used which would prompt the user for multiple pieces of information ,some of which will need to be put into the document footer. ...
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Word template: Set default “paste text without formatting” at a document level

I am creating a word template (Microsoft Word 2013). When someone pastes text into this word document (e.g. from the web), I would like the text to take the default text formatting of the ...
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Word 2013 - How to create separate Table of Figures List of Tables

Using the automated Caption feature (Word 2013), how do I create separate TOC's for Table of Figures and List of Tables? They will follow below the main Table of contents (TOC) of the larger main ...
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Numbering will not continue in Word 2013?

On Windows 10, while working on a Word document, Word ceased to continue numbering. Wishing to add a number, I clicked on Home > Paragraph > Numbering and then the number 1 appeared. I then ...
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How to make 100% table width as default width?

Insert - Table - two raws and two colums, for example. Select Table - right click - Properties - Table - Width - 100 percent. How to make 100% table width as default width ?
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What default font does MS Word 2013 use to typeset formulas?

What default font does MS Word 2013 use to typeset formulas? What would be the equivalent latex package to reproduce this font with latex (at least as close as possible)?
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How to make MS word recognize copied formulas

If I copy some LaTeX source code to Word (2013) for example something like: Some text and an inline Formula $\int_a^b f(x)\,\mathrm{d}x$ and another displayed formula just like \begin{equation*} a^2 ...
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Proper way to typeset units in MS Word

I have to typeset a scientific paper in MS Word (2013). As a latex user I am used to typeset units with the siunitx package to get proper typesetting. What would be the correct way in word to do this? ...
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How to import eps to word

I'm currently writing my thesis is to involve multiple maps, I thought to save them as .eps (vector image) to reduce the size but still keep high resolution. So I try to import them as Word version ...
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Graphs in document printing smaller than original

I have a document with graphs in it. This document is in Microsoft Word 2013 (Now). Document was created before this version. My graphs are the correct size in the print preview, but when I print ...
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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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How to Reduce the Boldness Slightly for Cambria Font in Word?

I have a document where I use Cambria and would've preferred not to have used bold at all but I can't use caps so persistently in the following setup (font size is 10 throughout): Title: all-caps ...
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Word 2013 can find, but can't replace

I want to replace all double spaces () in one of my Word document to single space (). To my extreme suprise, my copy of Microsoft Word 2013 Home is able to find double spaces, but isn't able to ...
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Word 2013 paragraph border/shading consistent to page border (and table border/shading)

How can I adjust a paragraph border/shading in Word 2013 to exactly match the page borders (like a table would do)? Despite all indentions and distances from text have been set to 0, the paragraph ...
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Remove carryover multiple-line spacing before paragraph

I have a long document that is in single-line spaced paragraphs, with Space Before paragraphs of 10 points. At a few locations, I have inserted bullet points, and set these in multiple 1.15 spaced ...
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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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How to concat mail merge IF fields in Word 2013

I have Word 2013 and I have a need to display a piece of text only if a mail merge field equals 1. Simple: { IF {MERGEFIELD Discount} = 1 "You get a discount" "You don't get a discount" } However, ...
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How can I share a custom xml part between different word documents?

I have 2 word document and I want them to share data, customer name for example. When I update one document I want the data from that document to be shared to the other. I'm looking into custom xml ...
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Unable to start editing from the last point of edit in Word 2013

Word 2013 has introduced a nice feature to display a balloon, when opening a document and to allow user to scroll down to the point of last edit in that document. This balloon is displayed in my Word ...
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Use a mergefield as data for a displaybarcode-field

I am trying to use a mergefield in Word to populate the dataportion of a displaybarcode. In this case I am trying to set the employee-id as the data in a QR-code. How I thought it should be done { ...
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How to retrieve Word 2013 Content Control Drop Down List entry value

I have a Word 2013 document with 2 Content Control Drop Down List. Each of the list has Display Name in text and Value in number. Is it possible for me to create a field which conditionally display ...
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How do I set text direction in a style in Microsoft Word?

I'm creating a new style based on no style, and the text direction buttons and text, both right to left and left to right, are greyed out. How do I set the direction in a style when starting from ...
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How do I remove “+ not at” from a style in Microsoft Word?

I set some tabstops, then later removed them and added some others. Now I want to create a style from the paragraph. When I click "new style", I get a line saying: Tab stops: 1.9 cm, Right + 3.16 ...
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Ignore phonetic guides when copying and pasting

I have a bunch of furigana in my document. Whenever I want to copy a word or passage involving furigana and paste it outside of MS Word, like into Google Translate, the furigana shows up in brackets ...
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Why is the indent of my headings changing on odd pages

I have a document in MS Word. On even pages, my H1 and H2 headings look like this: But on odd pages they look like this: How is the indent on the H2 heading being modified on the odd pages? This ...
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Issues with font and hyperlinks during Word to PDF

I have read several questions here but none of them helped me; most are from 4-5 years ago. I developed a word document using the Latin Modern font, which you can find in several places out there and ...
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MS Word save error?

I'm using MS Word 2013 on Windows 7. Sometimes when I try to save the file, an error message is shown. "A file error has occurred" I found that it happens when I added or edited an equation while ...
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Microsoft Office Thinks the Words In My Review Comments Are Misspelled

I'm running Microsoft Office 2013, and I just downloaded a document from a classmate. My assignment is to review his paper. After clicking on the "Review" tab and adding a comment, I find that ...
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Space at Top on Second Page of Microsoft Word

I have a two page document (Resume). On first page, I inserted my name and details inside a table--name on the left, details on the right. I then added space using [Cell Options > Top] to put a ...
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How to link a sharepoint document library into the template path of microsoft word?

We have a library for all business templates in our company. However, access is usually performed by directly opening the template via a webbrowser. The outcome is, that instead of opening a new ...
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MailMerge change Picture Size [Word2013]

I have a word document witch I'm using as a Template for my MailMerge. My problem is, that when I insert the Pictures into the document the pictures are too big. I want them to have a 50 px width ...
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MS word: footnotes references are not recognized and set as normal style (from google doc to word)

When I download a google doc as .docx and opened it in MS word, the footnote references (little numbers) are not recognized as "footnote style" but as "normal style" (even if they behave like normal ...
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How to Modify the Start Number for Caption Numbering Word 2013?

I want to start the Figure number with "Figure 102" but everytime I insert caption, it starts with "Figure 1" :(
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Delete a reply to a comment in Microsoft Word 2013

How can I delete a reply to a comment in Microsoft Word 2013? I use Microsoft Word 2013 on Windows 7 SP1 x64 Ultimate.
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MSword spellcheck: ignore text between this and that

How can I set a spellcheck rule that will enable MSword (2013) to skip some part of the text. For instance I would ask him to skip the text between a double parenthesis. text that must be ...
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Switch back to main text after writing a comment in Word 2010/2013

The Ctrl + Alt + M shortcut allows me to quickly switch off the main text and start a comment. Is there any shortcut, that would allow me to switch back to main text after editing that comment? I'm ...
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How to change format of MS-Word Bibliography

I'm using Word 2013's built-in citation management using the IEEE style, and including a built-n bibliography generated from the citations in my document. Unfortunately, the first column of the ...
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Windows 8 winword.exe stopped interacting with windows

Aggs 2 days ago, seeminghly withot provocation on my part, MS Word 2013 stopped working. Can't view/preview/print anything related to word docs. My specs : OS Microsoft 8 Pro Time Zone Eastern ...
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How do get good looking justified paragraphs?

Avoid ugly white space in justified formatted content (i.e. lines should be spread to fill the whole width). If I have this paragraph (one paragraph, using Shift+Enter to split it into several short ...
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How to turn off Word 2013 insert column/row plus sign?

My google shows one result saying that it is NOT possible to turn it off. Any work around for us?
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MS Word 2013: automatic figure caption numbering inside text boxes with text wrapping

How to obtain text-wrapped figures with automatically numbered figure captions in Word 2013? In a two column MS Word 2013 document, I am placing figures and their captions in text boxes with text ...