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

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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

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 ...
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Microsoft Word 2013 Template with Placeholders

I need to create Microsoft Word document to be used as a template for generating other Microsoft Word documents based on template with placeholders replaced with actual values. It must be like Hello ...
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Transform option for Word Art

I don't see the transform option anywhere. I am using Microsoft Word 2013. Unfortunately, I cannot upload a picture because I don't have enough reputation points. When I go to drawing tools > ...
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How do I turn off bullet list formatting all of the lines to bullet lists in Word 2013?

I having the issue of bullet listing all of the lines when I just wanted to make 1 line be bullet listed. Here is a GIF showing what happens when I want to make "3 units" bullet-listed. How do I ...
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Word 2013 removes spaces between words

Having already checked this question, where there are no solutions, I proceed to my question. It happens with some .docx files, created by other users (using Word 2007) and sent to me by email. I do ...
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Tab stop in table cell with rotated text in Word

I have a table in Word with cells that have the text rotated 90° left. I want to put text, and then have the underline go the rest of the way to the top of the cell. The way I usually do this, which ...
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Word 2013's Quick Parts > Document Property menu is greyed out

I want to insert a Publish Date field in my document footer but the ribbon bar's INSERT > Quick Parts > Document Property menu is greyed out / disabled. How to get it to work?
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In Microsoft Word 2013 Cursor Disappears Periodically

I am seeing an issue with Microsoft Word 2013, where the text insertion cursor disappears. That is, when typing the vertical blinking cursor isn't visible. Clicking with the mouse can cause it to be ...
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Embed file inside Word document without icon?

I'm trying to embed an email message into a word document for a weekly report. I would like to make it more like an inline hyperlink than a document icon. Is this possible? I know I could link to a ...
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Image caption numbering is inverted

I want to anchor several images to the same paragraph but the numbering in the captions is inverse, like when adding another picture, the previously inserted ones get higher number, so in the end the ...
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How to use Find to highlight words and retain highlighting?

I'm using Word 2013. I can use the Find feature to pick out words from a document, then Highlight All examples that meet the search criteria. But the highlighting disappears when I try to edit the ...
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MS Word: Can't Save Any File

I have Ms Office 2013 Professional, and Word don't let me save any file. It says to check the file block settings, and i did, and there was nothing wrong there. I also checked the temp variable, ...
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Word 2013 cross referencing issue: 'cross-reference' pop-up window menu does not appear

I am a long time Word user and have used the cross-reference feature on previous Word versions (2010, 2003) without issues. This is not the case anymore after moving to Word 2013 recently. The ...
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Have a different style set in different sections of the same Word document

I have a document "template" (not yet a template file type - I hope to create that as described below) for a report. The report is broken up into different sections: Letter to the Client Table of ...
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Return to normal after AutoCorrect ending with superscript

In MS Word 2013, I have an AutoCorrect entry for Na+ to become Na⁺ (the "+" is superscripted). However, after the AutoCorrect occurs, it stays in superscript mode. How can I return to normal mode ...
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Microsoft Word Page Headers Based on Current Heading 2 Section Header

I am attempting to make a header in Microsoft Word which uses the "Heading 2" title in the header instead. I'm not very familiar with Microsoft Word because I use Linux instead, but I need this for a ...
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deleting gray square brackets in word 2013

I found at some style headings of docx (Word 2013) that are showing square bracket symbols like these [ and then at the end ] How can I delete or not show them? Sorry I don't know how to create a ...
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Change reference to embedded document in many word documents

I have a customer who has the following issue: They created many word documents that includes links to other word documents (for instance, all their headers is copied from a single document). ...
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What makes Word 2013 new documents file name have such a high number?

When you open a new document, Word automatically names it "Document1", increasing the number every time you open another new one. But some days numbers don't increase sequentially (I mean ...
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Microsoft Word 2013: Dashed grey borders around paragraphs

Word shows me a dashed border around every paragraph which is pretty confusing. It is definitely not a border, but rather a border that marks the dimensions of the paragraph. It looks like this: ...
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Group CheckBoxes In Word 2013

Can you group CheckBoxes in MS Word 2013? It seems like I should be able to select more than one since under the Developer Ribbon heading the Group button exists, but I can't seem to select more than ...