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Stop Microsoft Word from automatically opening .docx files downloaded through Chrome

I recently installed the Microsoft Office 2013 bundle on my computer. Since installing that, whenever I download any file Word is set up as the default program for (.docx, .doc, etc) through Google ...
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Microsoft Word 2011 for Mac - How to merge multiple bibliographies from multiple word files

I'm working with Microsoft Word 2011 for Mac. I have a couple of Word files. Each of them has its own bibliographies. I have to merge all documents into one. To combine the files into one I imported ...
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Place string in front of underlined text in Word 2013

I have a bunch of questions with right (underlined) and wrong answers in a list like this: 1. What is love? - baby - don't - hurt - me where only the part with the right ...
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Splitting one word document into multiple documents

I have a 400 pages word document. I want to split it into 80 documents with 5 pages from the original file. 1st - 5th page : Doc1 6th - 10th page : DOc2 .. 396th - 400th page : Doc80 I am totally ...
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How do I typeset equations in Word as pretty as LaTeX does?

This might be the N+1 th question about how to put vector graphics and/or equations in MS Word, but none of the solutions I found on the net satisfy me. My ultimate goal is to be able to embed Latex ...
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How to paste graphics precisely where the cursor is blinking in MS Word 2013?

I created graphics using Shapes toolbar and grouped them and copying one object and pasting it in another Word document. The problem is when I paste graphics it appear in middle of document every ...
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Keyboard shortcut for copying filepath in MsOffice 2013

For example, in Word2010, you can copy the document filepath pressing: Alt, F, Tab , Ctrl+C. In Word 2013, the last Ctrl+C does not copy the filepath because then you have the options of: a) Copy ...
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Why does hyperlink open from Excel create multiple IE windows?

I have a excel document with SageCRM link (e.g. server/eware.dll/SessionFind?Act=ID&Mode=1&CLk=T&key0=7&key7=ID&Oppo_OpportunityId=ID) When clicked on this link from excel or word ...
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Increase the size of the comment column Microsoft Word

Is there any way to increase the size of the comment column in Microsoft Word 2013? I use Microsoft Word 2013 with Windows 7 SP1 x64 Ultimate. I am aware of Change the comment font in Microsoft ...
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Word 2013 Automatically Generated Table of Contents Numbering Issue

I am having a strange issue with an automatically generate table of contents in Microsoft Word 2013. The document is about 110 pages long with 7 headings to which the TOC links. The text is correct ...
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Styles not sticking in Design Tab when using in existing documents

I have created a Style Set (from my normal.dot) and saved it into the Design Tab. This Style Set works beautifully with new documents, BUT when I use the Style Set from the Design Tab in existing ...
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Table of Content Numbering Issues

How may I fix a numbering problem in the table of contents in Microsoft Word 2013? Problem is as follow 6.1.1.1 6.1.1.2 6.1.1.3 4.1.1.6 instead of 6.1.1.4
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“allow row to break across pages” doesn't work in my MS word 2013

I am an Office 2013 x64 Win7 user. In MS Word, when I select an entire table which is broken across the page -> right click -> table properties -> 'Row' tab -> deselect "allow row to break across ...
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How to replace fonts of some characters as typing in Microsoft Word 2013

I want to replace fonts of digits and some other characters automatically as I type in Microsoft Word 2013 (something like word Auto-correct option). How can I do this by Macros?
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Is there any reason Word 2013's Find/Replace (using wildcards) would replace things out of order?

I'm using find/replace with wildcards. Let's say I want to surround specific text strings (names of Word documents) with parentheses. Each word doc starts with BP_ and ends with docx. Find: ...
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Why does Microsoft Word only allow full point sizes or half point sizes?

Is there any technical reason why Microsoft Word only allows full point sizes or half point sizes? E.g. in Microsoft Word I cannot set the text to be of font Arial with font size 11.40: while on ...
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Exclude a sentence from punctuation grammar checking

Word complains about the grammar of the following sentence: The XML prolog is the text <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> that must appear at the beginning of the document. It wants ...
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When I past an image to word 2010/13, can I apply a default picture style

Microsoft Office Ribbon has a convenient gallery of styles to apply to pictures. It functions much like the Styles gallery in Word for quickly applying formatting to text. But whereas one can ...
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Content controls not updating in Word 2013

In Word 2013, why don't my content controls update when I edit info in them? Document was probably created with 2007.
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Excel Formula to Word

I have this formula to give me a specific day of the week. =TODAY()-(WEEKDAY(TODAY())-2) How would I set this up in Microsoft Word 2013
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Use same label on multiple places in Word 2013

I want to use one text block on several places in my Word document. When I change the text block, then it must be changed on the other places too. Is this possible? I've seen it in a Word document ...
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Ignore all the spelling errors in a selection in Microsoft Word 2013

Short version: How can I ignore all the spelling errors in a selection in Microsoft Word 2013? Example: I have the text with 3 paragraphs in Microsoft Word that contains spelling errors according ...
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Heading don't chaning color of line

It's possible set heading, that heading don't change color of line? For expample, if I have 3 lines - red, green and blue and I set heading 1, all lines will heading 1 and will have other colors ...
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How to avoid opening a MS Word 2013 doc itself again

When by error I open a docx that was already entered instead of getting a prompt remininding me that I have it already opened, it opens my previous and ALSO changing the format (getting with "old" ...
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How zoom in and out with a keyboard shortcut in MS Word 2013?

I want to avoid using the mouse, touchpad or moving cursor to the down right corner "ruler" but I could not find a keyboard shortcut to Zoom in/out in a crecendo and decrecendo way. The only one I ...
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Fonts Disappear from Word after reboot

After installing TTF CAC Shishoni Brush and rebooting the computer, Word 2013 no longer sees the font. Only after reinstalling the font will Word see it. The font remains in the Windows/Fonts ...
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ms word 2013 macro for adjusting column width in a table using keyboard

I would like to be able to adjust column widths in a table using the keyboard. is there a macro to accomplish this. I am using ms word 2013
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Change default style of a caption in Word

When inserting a figure or table, you can add a caption. It has some default styling that you can edit in the Quick Styles pane. By default in Word 2013 this is a 9pt italic font. Unfortunately, this ...
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MS Word 2013: “use destination style” as default pasting option

When I copy past (several pages of text + a lot of "heading style") from a document A to a document B I have 3 options : keep source formatting merge formatting keep text only When I past it using ...
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Office won't start correctly under windows 10 preview

So a few days ago, I was trying to open Word 2013 (part of 365 plan) to do some family work and this would constantly pop up in my face! Then when I tried to open Excel, this would always pop up ...
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Changing color of value fields in Word

I'm finishing a Word template in Word 2013. I started from an original one and applied our colors and logo. There's just one issue which I cannot get right. I'm using some fields that were on the ...
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Referencing issue in Word 2013

Every time I re-open my document on Word 2013, my references are not recognized, or to put it differently, my current list of references are cleared. I'm using the IEEE style of referencing and the ...
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Customize TOC tab leader

In Microsoft Word I can choose between dots ..., dashes --- and a line for the tab leader in the table of contents menu. But I want to increase the dots' distance, for example with some spaces between ...
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2013 Word Doc printing smaller than full size

Just got a new computer loaded with Microsoft Office 2013, and this document that I've printed many times is now printing smaller than full size. This document was some kind of template created many ...
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MS Word chops characters after a newline

I have this problem where when a line has reached it's max and auto "new line"s (or if I press shift+return, the new words/characters are chopped off. I have already have played around with line ...
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Inserting Inkscape SVG drawing with colour gradient fill into Word 2013

I am trying to plug a drawing in Inkscape SVG format into a .docx Word 2013 file. Using the solution posted under Inserting SVG files in a Microsoft Word document, I am not able to maintain the ...
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MS word Ctrl+Backspace changes style unwantedly

This might be a rare and confusing problem but I hope someone experienced with context texts can aid the issue's solution. I type in MS Word 2013 context texts i.e. Persian mixed with English. In ...
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Auto hot-linking in-text citations to a bibliographic entry

I'm trying to find the best way to automatically create hyperlinks within a document from an in text citation, "(Author, 2014)", to its respective bibliographic entry in such a way that is seen in ...
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When creating a Document Index, all page numbers the number one (1) only

I need to build an index for a 200 pp MS Word 2013 document. I followed the steps correctly (I believe.). I selected text and then selected 'Mark All'. When I insert the index in the rear of the ...
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Mail Merge using mutiple fields/next record

I am trying to merge the following: {MERGEFIELD Signer} Date Page 2 {MERGEFIELD Payername} {MERGEFIELD Number} {MERGEFIELD Description} {MERGEFIELD Year} PB If the client has multiple Payer ...
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Bug in Microsoft Word with Find and Replace when searching text containing a hyperlink?

I was trying to replace a text with a email address in the middle of it in a Word document. If I only use the Find command, then it works fine, and Microsoft Word finds the text I wanted to replace. ...
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How can I highlight all captions in word 2013

I am trying to set all captions in a document with a large number of tables and figures to the same font. Is there a way to select only the captions to amend the font at once?
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Convert text to SVG/vector in a Word document (custom fonts)

I have a couple of custom fonts which I would like to use in a handout I am sending out. However, as a base font I use a custom font that other users will not have installed. Is it possible to embed ...
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How to group a picture and a shape in Word 2013?

How to group a picture and a shape in Microsoft Word 2013? I have discovered that I can't group pictures as well. Does "Group" command concerned with grouping shapes only? Are there any workarounds to ...
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Word 2013 Multilevel numbering on heading removes heading

I can not set a multilevel numbering on my headings in Word 2013. Whenever I try to set numbering to my headings - they get corrupted. The style is completely reset, and paragraphs are not used as ...
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VBA code to select the first shape in the current active paragraph

In Word 2013, I need a simple VBA code in my macro which selects the first shape that exists in the current active paragraph. Note: the shape that I need the code to select is a custom shape that I ...
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Word auto-resized columns issue – numbers are disappeared

In Word 2013, and previous versions also, we can set table columns 's width to be auto-resized to cells 's content. One issue of this feature occurs when we using numbering list for one column e.g. ...
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Just saved file but now cannot resave or change other files to same name

I recently saved a file onto my USB (in F drive, last night) but I just tried to re-save it, where it said that there were permission issues and it wouldn't let me. I didn't put on a password or ...
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Change orientation of individual page(s) in Word [duplicate]

Is it possible to change the orientation of specific pages (only 1 in my situation) in Word 2013? I can only manage to do every page in the document. I have tried using section breaks but they seem to ...
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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.