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break/stop numbered lists from continuing in the next table cell [Word 2013]

I'm having some issues with word when I make numbered lists that are located within several tables and cells. Word automatically continues from from previous number in the list even if it is in a ...
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Can I add a custom sort order to Word 2013?

In previous versions of Word it was possible to add a new sort order...instead of the provided sorts for number, date, etc. you could add days of the week, months, etc. Is that possible in Word 2013? ...
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How do I remove the Header and footer “area” from a word document?

I have a document, which has a normal cover. When I try to resize (upscale) a word in the first line after the header, this happens: Now I do not want the header and footer deleted, what I want is ...
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Word 2013, ctrl+backspace includes the space between the current word and the previous

When you hold Ctrl and backspace you normally delete a word instead of a character at a time. But in Microsoft Word 2013 it includes the blank space between the word you're deleting and the word ...
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How do I add a horizontal double lined border to the right side of line numbers in Word 365?

This page has an example of how it should look with the horizontal double lines between the line numbers and the body text. example How do I put a double line between the line numbers on the left and ...
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How to get Header on first page and Footer on Last page of the document in MS WORD 2013? [duplicate]

How to have the header to appear on the first page ONLY. How to have the footer to appear on the last page of ONLY. e.g If a document has 3 or more pages the first will have the header the last will ...
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Is it possible to use the citation tool in Microsoft Word to create full citation text?

The citation management tool in Microsoft word seems to only be able to create bracketed, short-form inline citation of the sources when insert citation is used. The bibliography is the only place ...
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Export PowerPoint slides to Word without using “handouts”?

I have already read many other articles about converting/exporting, but they all use Handouts. Is there a way to export the content of the slides to Word so that the occupy full pages?
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Increase padding against surrounding font container in MS Word

The following screen grab shows a Heading 2 piece of text with a shaded background colour applied. This is just plain text (no tables, etc). Is it possible to increase the 'padding' such that the ...
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Multi level lists look horrible

I have the following multi line document (text is just lipsum) Look at 10.1. and compare it to 9.1., 10.1. has more space between it and the test. Also the space is not the same on the first and ...
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Word 2013: pages are missing in docx file (was edited with Word 2003)

I had a doc file, which was converted to a docx file with Word 2013. Everything is working here. Then I made changes on this file with Word 2003 and saved the docx. Now on a Word 2013 only the half ...
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Save as a web page - lists are not saved allways with UL or OL html tag

I am getting documents created by other people that contain lists like this: List item 1 List item 2 I need to convert them to HTML and I use Save as web page in Word. There is a ...
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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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Word stopped numbering Heading 2 style

I have a document which stopped numbering the Heading 2 style. Instead of numbering it puts straight line. I tried to open the same document on other computer and the result is the same. Is there a ...
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Why do some wildcard searches produce different results when track changes is on?

In Microsoft Word 2013, I'm trying to set up an automated wildcard search, but the results I'm getting are different depending on whether track changes is on or off. In this example, I need to change ...
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Non-Latin numbered lists (MS Word)

(Sorry if duplicate) When creating a numbered list in MS Word 2013, I can choose the list style, e.g., 1. First item 2. Second item 3. Third item or a) First item b) Second item c) Third item ...
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Word 2013 - Default fonts for multiple languages?

When working with multiple (more than two) languages in the same document, how can one set a separate default font for each one? This is required in my case since the languages have unique scripts. ...
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Printing call-out borders in Word 2013

When I create a document including normal textboxes and call-outs, the borders of the call-outs print as thick even when I set the width to 0.25 (the minimum), but the textbox borders print fine. ...
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Word 2013 - How do you delete a list of numbers at the side?

I have a Word 2013 document on my PC. I have opened a 36 page document (huge, word count more than 3300). I don't know why but there is a list of numbers on the left for each line. They are not ...
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Word 2013: Versions on SAVING, not only for AUTO-SAVING?

Word 2013 has a kind of Version Control. If you open a document, and select "Information", then you see a button for Versions. However, this Version control only works for AUTO-SAVED documents. But ...
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Make Office ribbon to drop-down and hide on hover

How can I make a minimized Office ribbon to drop-down on hover over a tab and disappear after the mouse leaves it? Among other annoyances, one of the worst usability disadvantages of the Office ...
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How to have a form field auto-populated by what is entered in another form [duplicate]

I have a form that is already created, and on this form I want to list 4 vehicles. For each of those vehicles there are 5 separate options. What I would like to accomplish is to create a field for the ...
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Microsoft Word, empty space which cannot remove

I have an empty space I cannot remove. there are two signs, marked with a circle which are probably the cause of the problem, but cannot find information what is that and how to remove it. Thanks ...
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Automatically insert data into Word-Templates

Word-Templates often consist of Content-Control Boxes and I wonder if it is possible to store some data like my adress or phone number in Word to automatically insert it into the respecting boxes and ...
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Easy way to cross reference in MS Word?

Is there an easy way to add a cross reference, like a keyboard shortcut or a copy and paste method? I have a document with a lot of equations in it (in the hundreds), and it is becoming a pain to add ...
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How to have an embedded image in the footer of the last page of a MS Word document?

I want to display an image in the footer of the last page only of a Word 2013 document. The document is to be used as a mail merge template in a server-hosted CRM package (Sage CRM). For this ...
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How do I fix “Unable to load template…” error in Word 2013?

On loading Word I get error message; Unable to load template $ndeley-1.9.2 dotm (a Mendeley prog). If I dismiss this error 4 times Word loads. How do I fix this issue?
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Insert multiple objects in word 2013

How can I insert multiple objects (such as word documents, excel spreadsheets etc..) into a word document? The only option I've found is doing it one by one , by choosing 'insert object' option and ...
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how to change the allign of microsoft word 2013

the word file I am usingI paste a mathematics formula into the word, then before I know it, the align of the text after it become super weird. I cannot move the text to the left, it seems ...
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Select a rectangular block of text in Word 2013

I'm pretty sure that older versions of Microsoft Word would let me select a rectangular block of text by holding down the Alt key while dragging the mouse from one corner to the other. When I try it ...
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How can I remove space between Footnode and Text?

I have a friend, who is writing a homework for their studies. She has a problem, that the max lenght of text, sould be 20 pages. We are now trying to reduce the pages ;) We have the following foot ...
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Different Footer on different pages

I have a word 2013 file need to have the first 2 pages without Footer and then start a different footer for each of the rest pages
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Stop Word from creating a new row when I press enter when in a table

I am writing a document (in Microsoft word 2013) with a lot of tables in it. I need each table to have only one row. Consider the diagrams below. If I press enter when the cursor is in position A ...
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Words 2013 inserts whole object itself when caption is cross referenced

I am inserting object -> Open Document Text After I added the object, I added a caption by right-clicking the object and adding the caption. Everything is fine until now. However, when I cross ...
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List style in Word when both Heading- and non-heading styles are linked to a list level

I would like to create the following styles that can produce something like below: [Heading1] [Heading2] [Normal] Text text text 1. [ListHeading1] 1.1 [ListParagraph2] Text text text 1.2 ...
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Word 2013 Textbox Margins

I'm creating a document and i'm using textboxes to create columns in it. However, the picture i'm inserting is always getting cut off and is unable to stretch to the max of the textbox width Example ...
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Create a fillable PDF form with Office 2013 without Adobe?

Is there a way to create a fillable PDF form using Microsoft Office without using the Adobe Pro? It appers for 2007 and 2010 version it was only possible to create locked Word documents or not ...
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Blurry Numbers in Word 2013

When printing a Document in Word 2013 to PDF (Adobe PDF Printer coming with Acrobat X Pro) or paper chapter numbers get blurred quiet badly. Doing so with Word 2010 on the same Win 7 PC the numbers ...
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How to ignore auto-capitalization for specific words but keep it intact normally in Microsoft Word?

I have a brand name (similar to iPhone, in that it's camal-case with a lower-case first letter) that I always want to keep lower-case, even when it's at the beginning of a sentence. I'm using ...
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Moving table in Word 2013

I can't use the top-left table corner of the "cross arrow" to move it in Word 2013. The table seem to stick with the paper border. How can I move the table "manually" in Word 2013?
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MS Word: How do I format all change tracked text at once?

For document revisions/reviews my company insists on using tracked changes and manually making changed text blue. You may be wondering why we don’t just use the settings to make that text appear blue. ...
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Copy and paste without tracked changes in MS Office 2013

I'm copying and pasting from a document with tracked changes to a text-only document. Previously when copying and pasting from such, text that was strike-through (ie, changed) was not copied and did ...
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Error while exporting comments from Adobe Acrobat 9 Pro

I want to export the comments made on my PDF file into word format. I'm using Windows 7 with Acrobat 9 Pro. I also have MS Office 2013 installed and running. When I click on the Comments Menu and ...
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Document navigation keys (Ctrl+end) don't work in Word 2013 on Windows 8.1 machine

I'm using the English keyboard, unlike others who seem to be having a similar problem. I am unable to move from one part of a document to the beginning or end using CTRL+Home/End.
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How can I put a background image on a certain position on all pages?

I want to have a background image on all pages of a document. I know about the watermark "trick", but that does not help in this case because a watermark image cannot be repositioned; it always covers ...
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How to debug a problematic word document

I realize that there are tons of questions with similar symptoms, but I checked most of them and could not find an answer. My system setup is as follows; nothing special running in the background: ...
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Is there a way to change the MS Word 2013 “pick up where you left off” feature?

This is an annoying feature. I scanned through all options but don't see any option to disable. Any idea?
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Why is the “Change Picture” button missing / disabled in Word 2013?

I'm working on a Word 2013 document containing mailing labels. (Well, actually I'm creating badges for a conference - but I'm using the mailing labels mail merge functionality for that.) I created a ...
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Paragraph style in Microsoft Word overrides color

For once I'm trying to write a technical document in Microsoft Word 2013 and I need to add some code snippets from time to time. I copy the code from Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio and paste ...
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How to uninstall an App from Word 2013?

Word 2013 lets you install apps from the Office app store, which you can access from the Insert / Apps / My Apps menu. Being too curious, I did not make a proper research on this feature before ...