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

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How to make changes in Word document in collaboration with another person?

When I send a Word document draft to my supervisor, it may take several days for him to respond. Meanwhile, I keep working on the draft, making changes to different parts of the document. In a few ...
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Unable to change default margins in Word 2013

The following is the default Page Setup for my version of Word 2013 My goal is to have an A4-sized document with the following margins: Top: 3cm Left: 3cm Bottom: 2cm Right: 2cm However, ...
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Setting page numbers to appear from a set page

In a Word 2013 document, I want page numbers to begin to appear from page 12 onwards. However, whevener I delete any page number such as 11, all other page numbers disappear. Link to Previous is ...
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Automatically keeping headings next to their content (or: No headings at the end of pages)

The following is a screenshot of a Word 2013 document. The highlighted section exhibits a section: heading plus content. This section has been split by a page break. It is possible to fix this by ...
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Finding list items in a Word 2013 document

The following comes from a Word 2013 screenshot As there is only one document open, the image shows there are several lists in a sole Word 2013 archive. I want to merge all those lists into one. ...
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Table captions and page breaks

The following is an screenshot from Word 2013 Therein, a table is presented alongside its caption, Frame 1 - WACC Assumptions. I would like to have both the table and the caption in the same page. ...
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Weird white arrow on Word 2013 document

The following image is a screenshot from MS Word 2013 The two paragraphs, beginning at "Similar to those of immobilized assets..." are preceded by weird white arrows. What are they? What can I do ...
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What is this mystery paragraph mark in Microsoft Word that cannot be copied?

In Microsoft Word 2013 on Windows 7, I keep encountering a strange paragraph mark that cannot be copy-pasted properly, which causes all kinds of problems. Unfortunately, I do not know how to produce ...
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How to create a outline so that I can navigate it later

Microsoft Word 2013: how to create an outline so that I can navigate it later. I am doing a vocabulary list of rarely used long words, frankly, I would like to using my navigation panel and be able ...
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Captions both above and below tables

Is there a mean to position captions both above and below tables? When adding captions to tables, I have to choose to place them either above or below, never both at once.
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Keep tables from breaking across pages

The picture herebelow displays a table in Word 2013 which has been split up in a page transition: My goal is to keep the integrity of this table, disallowing it to appear partially in two pages at ...
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Make numbered list item a member of previous item with a new sub-level list in the middle

I have a numbered list using a custom defined format of which I am utilizing several levels throughout the document. Here is an example of what I am getting: A. List item A 1. List item ...
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Restarting list in which a style has been applied

In a list I have been editing in Word 2013, there is an item in which the style Heading 2 has been applied. It is the first item of the list's second level and it's labeled as an f. I want the list'...
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Adjusting list indents all at once

In a document in Word 2013, I'm editing a very large list. By right-clicking a list bullet, I can change this item's indent. Yet, this only works for this single item. Is there a way to adjust ...
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How to add footnote citation in Word 2013

I want to use the traditional footnotes citation with superscript numbers, like the below example. My question: Is there any possibility in Microsoft Word to let me choose a specific book from my ...
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Duplicating page in MS Word without Copy and Paste

Does MS Word 2013 display an easy way to duplicate an entire page without using Copy and Paste or programming with Visual Basic?
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Word 2013 custom text in cross-reference stopped working

I noticed today that custom text in cross references in my document stopped working. When I started working on the doc I followed the answer in this question so whenever I wanted a cross reference to ...
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Fix corrupted font in multi level list

I've a multi level list defined in Word 2013. It's level 4 is corrupted and looks strange (all other levels are fine): (it should be "1.1. level 4 list item", but "1.1." is just masked) In "define ...
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How can I display the name of the user who made an edit in a Microsoft Word document?

I wonder how I can display the name of the user who made an edit (with track changes on) in a Microsoft Word document. For example, in the screenshot below, the string 15 iterations was deleted: how ...
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How to auto-update exports of a document?

Assuming I have a document Report.docx which gets frequently updated and has exports as say Report.pdf and Report.md. How do I adjust Word to automatically update the PDF and Markdown-Versions of the ...
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MS word: a macro to turn ON/OFF some proofing settings

What macro could turn ON/OFF some proofing settings? (Unfortunately macro recording doesn't record the setting change) I'm looking for a way to turn ON/OFF 2 proofing settings (at the same time): ...
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Code background from Visual Studio

I want to paste some code in my Word document from Visual Studio 2016, but the text has a white background. For readability I want to keep the formatting and the colors of the code. When I try to ...
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Automatic bulleted list uses wrong style

Word 2013 has the weirdest behaviour when it comes to bullets. i opened normal.dotm and defined a default bullet style and when i click the bullet button it shows this: But when I start typing on ...
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ms word 2013 massively increases file size of images inserted into new word document

I've compressed a lot of pngs in gimp using a web optimised palette. When these are saved in word whether as .doc or html the images are increased in size eg from 12kb to 99kb. The only work around I ...
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How to replace a textual address into a hyperlinked “word” in Word

I have a table with hundreds of link addresses which I need to replace with a hyperlinked word. Consider the following: I have a table with www.example.com/1 and www.example.com/2 as the cells' ...
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How to make hyperlinks show up properly in MS Word for files created in other word processors?

In my job, I am often sent articles created in a variety of word processors, which I open and edit in Word 2013. However, compatibility-wise, of course they don't play very well together. There's no ...
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Accessing macro function for all documents

I have created a macro function as: Sub updateFontCC() Dim doc As Document Set doc = ActiveDocument Dim i As Integer For i = 1 To doc.Range.Characters.Count If IsNumeric(doc.Range.Characters(...
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How do I remove unwanted text in footer?

How could I remove (setup) text which is moving below the line of footer? I set up text field as "align above and below" (screen 2) and it doesn't work :(
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How to proper align table of contents in Word 2013?

I'm struggling with following problem: I have generated table of contents and one of the item has quite long title as seen on the screenshot below. And because of that long title the page number ...
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Different Fonts Mash-up for text and numbers

I want to use a font i.e. Candara for text and at the same time, I want to use some other font for numbers in the text because the number style in the font Candara is somehow disturbing (at least for ...
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Add text inside of numbered cross-references in Word

I have cross-references to numbered items in a long Word document with the format (1), (2), (3), etc. However, I'd also like to reference items with the format: (4) a. example 4a b. example 4b c. ...
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MS Office Word 2013

I just downloaded MS Word 2013. Firstly I cant find it easily on my PC. How can I make a shortcut called WORD 2013 on my desktop like the 'old' computers we used when we were younger. Secondly, after ...
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Permanently exclude words from spell checking

I am editing a doc with a lot of surnames and proper nouns. I have gone through the Spell Check and ignored all of them and they disappear. However, when I send the doc or save it, they reappear ...
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Is it possible to mail merge a tables from the database into word?

I'm trying to use MS Word as an alternative to some basic reporting using mail merge from an MS Access database. I'm able to do basic mail merge with fields from one table. What I want to do next is ...
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Text formatting: Tab stops and center?

I'd like to center a text using the middle tab stop. My scale is in mm and I cannot find the "right" position in order to place my text precisely in the middle. On the picture: 1st line: Formatted ...
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Microsoft Word styles changing without my instructions

I'm experiencing something very frustrating. I've got a very long document with various styles for headings, the body etc. I mention its a long document because I don't want to start a new document, ...
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Custom Caption for Image Inside Multilevel Numbering

Well, before I dive into overriding the entire caption's numbering, I want to ask here. I used multilevel numbering to define my chapter number and subchapter number. However, I'm surprised that ...
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Accept multiple changes in MS Word

Can I accept all tracked changes in a specific area (where I dragged)? I'm using MS Word 2013 for Windows.
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Can document text change with captions?

I'm using MS Word 2013. If I'm using captions, is there a way to change the text within the document as I add new Figures and those numbers change?
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How to properly position Smart Art in Word 2013

I am scheduled to take the MOS 77-418 Word 2013 exam next week. One of the problems I seem to have is trying to follow the instructions in the practice exam so that the smart art I have to create ...
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How to tell Word “para.” is an abbreviation and not the end of a sentence?

In Word 2013 on my system, the sentence He turned to pg. 2 and was surprised. spell-checks cleanly. However, the sentence He turned to para. 2 and was surprised. (changing pg. to para.) flags a ...
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How to align (set) the copied and pasted text into the justified manner in ms word?

Friends I copied the long text from a pdf file and pasted it into the word document, but here the problem is it pasted the text into word document unevenly. Now I have to set the every line of the ...
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how to make table cell height smaller than text height in word

I have a table in word where I need to have cell's height smaller than the actual font permits it. I tried settting vertical cell padding to negative amounts but word doesn't let me. Can anyone help? ...
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Automatically build hyperlinks to the content of chapters

I'm creating some document in Microsoft Word, I was wondering if it was possible to have Word generate some hyperlinks under the heading 1 (chapter title) to all heading 2 (sub chapters) that are ...
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Is there a way of adding columns to a section inside a left column?

I have my Microsoft Word document already broken down into two vertical columns. It currently looks like this Left Section 1 | Right Section 1 Left Section 2 ...
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How to change Microsoft Word Blog document to LTR?

I've started to write a blog using the Word template, and for some reason, the whole document is aligned to right, instead to left. How can I change the direction so it will Left-to-Right and not ...
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Change default direction to LTR in comments in an existing MS Word document

In MS Word, when I try to comment in a file someone shared with me, the text defaults to Right to Left, even if the whole document is in English. The author of the text has Right to Left languages ...
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What is Word's non-printing symbol that is a small circle (looks like a “degrees” mark)?

What is Word's non-printing symbol that is a small circle (looks like a "degrees" mark)? I haven't found this in other articles, web searches, forums. Is it a new version of "keep with next"? This ...
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Microsoft Word 2013 failing to print checkbox character

In my .docx file, I have a checklist typed out like this: ☐ Read the prep doc ☐ Look up client notes But when I print the document, the boxes don't appear. Everything else about the document ...
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How do I protect template but allow copy paste?

I have created a template in Microsoft Word 2013 and I am trying to apply user protection to it. Do you know if there is a way to allow the user to copy and paste stuff, and fill in forms but not be ...