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Center text without footnote symbol offsetting text

In Word 2013, how do I center text in a table column and have footnote symbol that does not offset the centered text? Below is a pictured example of what I'm talking about. The asterisks do not ...
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Microsoft Word 2013 losing parts of documents

I am working on a project with two other users who have older versions of Word. Sometimes after the documents have gone through a few rounds of editing with the other users and are sent back to me, I ...
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Can I create different versions of a heading format in Word 2013?

I'm creating a rather large document and I'm doing my best to use best practices by employing Word's styles to keep all of my formatting consistent. I'm running into one issue, though: I need some of ...
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Can type new text into an existing Word document in a different color?

I have a list of questions to answer and I want to differentiate my answers from the original text. I would rather not have to go back, select my text and change.
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Microsoft Office Headings and sub headings

I have a MS Word 2013 document that goes. Intro Methods 2.1 Method A 2.2 Method B 2.3 Method C Results Now everything is working with the MS Word Headings and subheadings. But the last ...
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How to recover word 2013 file? [duplicate]

I used a disk recovery tool to recover some previously formatted files, however I am having problems with the .docx files [MS Word]. I use MS OFFICE 2013 and below is the message on the screen when I ...
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How do I ignore all spelling errors in a Word 2013 document?

In previous versions, the right-click pop-up on a misspelled word would allow me to ignore all spelling in that particular document. But it's not there anymore and I can find no reference to being ...
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Multi-Level List Headings start from 3rd heading

How can I make multi-level list headings start from my third heading that's styled as heading 1 rather than the first heading that is styled as heading 1?
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Word 2013 - default paste options don't work

No matter what I set the default paste options to in Word 2013, text always pastes with source formatting. I've tried fiddling with everything on that section of the options pane including "smart cut ...
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Disappearing documents in Word 2013

When opening more than one document in Word 2013, if I hover over the Word icon on the Taskbar, it shows small screen images of my documents. Sometimes (not always) I open a Word document and it ...
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Is there an easier way to add multiple Mail Merge fields into separate table cells?

I have to create a relatively large Microsoft Word template file that will contains a couple of hundred Mail Merge fields. Some of these are duplicate fields but that isn't too much of an issue. I ...
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right footnotes and write from the left side?

How do I keep my footnotes on the right side and start the text from the left side? I'm changing between Arabic and English languages, so I would like to keep my footnotes on the right side, and to ...
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Word prompts me to save after exporting to a PDF

Even though I have not messed with any of the contents of the document from my hitting Ctrl+S to the time I am prompted for where to save the exported PDF, I am then confronted with "Want to save your ...
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Can I create two separate columns in a word file?

I can create two columns in my word file, however I want each column to be separated from the other. What I am trying to accomplish is text down the left side column and pictures on the right side, ...
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In Office 2013, how to set document view mode for each file?

Let's say we have two files 00.docx viewed under Print Layout mode and 11.docx Web Layout mode. In Word 2013, when I change the view mode of one file, that mode will be used for other files which I ...
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Microsoft Word Digital Signature Error: We can't read the signature please contact your help desk

I create and sign my document in Word 2013 but sometimes when I open the document and check the signature I get the error message: We can't read the signature. Please contact your help desk. In the ...
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Links in MS Word 2013

I have a number of word documents with hundred of links to ACAD drawings. Since I started to use msword2013 all these links are opened when I open or save a document which is very annoying. The ...
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Cross-reference a single word in MS Word

I would like to cross-reference a single word/series of words, for my abbreviation list. Ie, in the document: Section Header 1.2 Sub Header 1.2.4 This is Microsoft Word 2013 (MW13) I ...
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How do I make headers reset alignment after left-aligned images in Word 2013?

I have a simple Word document in which I'd like to have several headings, with an image left-aligned in each section's text. All I can actually get, however, is a situation where all text after the ...
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How can I assign section numbers automatically?

I have my sections labeled only in words, using the appropriate header hierarchy. My top level headers are header 1. Their children are header 2. Their children are header 3. etc. When I build my ...
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Create PDF showing only legal black bar markup in Word 2013

My Word 2013 document has tracked changes. When I save to PDF, it includes all the tracked change information (including showing deleted text). This is despite me having the view setting configured as ...
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How can I add a paragraph directly after Word table?

If I have a document with a table in it, how do I add a new paragraph directly after the table? For example: Note the cross reference (which is a hyperlink) back to Heading 1b. The only way I've ...
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Is it possible to sort a Table of Contents alphabetically

I would like to sort the Table of Contents of a document alphabetically rather than by page number. Suppose I have a Table of Contents automatically generated from headings like this one : TABLE ...
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Changing a Mail Merge Word document to point to a new datasource?

I am trying to change a MSWord 2013 mail merge document so that it points to a MS SQL DB rather then the original MS Access DB which just linked to the SQL DB tables. Basically I want to remove Access ...
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How do you open the VBA editor in MS Word 2013?

How do I get to the VBA editor in MS Word 2013? All my searches return information on Excel.
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How do I Mail Merge from a SQL DB to Word 2013 with a date filter?

I have a SQL database view that returns the data I need for my mail merge. This data needs to be filtered by a Date Range. i.e. >1/1/2014 and <3/1/2014 I have attempted to put it in the filter ...
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Word 2013 - How to add figures to Visio Diagrams in Word Document

I am trying to add a figure caption to a Visio diagram that I have inserted into a word document and I am having some trouble. For example, if I right click on any inserted image in my word ...
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AutoTab for MS Word Formfield

I am creating a form in Microsoft Word 2013. I want to create a IBAN fields (8 fields with max 4 chars). If I fill one of the fields in IBAN (4 chars), then I want it to automatically tab to the next ...
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How to I set up continuous paging in Word across different sections?

Background In a document I'm preparing, I have the following sections: Cover page, table of contents, introduction, etc. -- portrait orientation The second section, some challenges -- landscape ...
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Word Illustration Index works in 2013 but not in 2003

I have inserted captions in several pictures in a document I am working on. I use Word 2013 in my computer, and everything works perfectly. When I insert captions in new pictures, and then update ...
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How to repair a corrupted word 2013 document? [duplicate]

Yesterday I was working on a very important Microsoft Word (2013) document, when it suddenly crashed. Upon trying to reopen the file Word said: “The file is corrupted and cannot be opened”. I have ...
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Can only “Save As” in Microsoft Word 2013

On any *.docx document, even newly created documents, I can't save, but only Save As. Trying to Save or Ctrl+S only brings up the save as dialog. Overwriting the original doesn't work because Word ...
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Word 2013 PDF - The export failed due to an unexpected error

Like this post for Word 2007, we can't save our Word 2013 document to PDF and simply receive a generic error: Is there any way to troubleshoot this error? Playing around with the conversion options ...
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Extract Saved Word Document inside OneNote Notebook on OneDrive

In Microsoft Office 2013, saving documents on SkyOneDrive is fully integrated into Word. On a computer using Word 2013, I wrote a document and saved it into a folder in my OneDrive. When I went to a ...
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Can't get Word 2013 to save to Google Drive

I've tried following these instructions and these instructions and neither worked. I still don't see a Google Drive option when I click "Add a Place". One red flag I notice is both instructions say ...
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What changes can be made to a Paragraph style when associated with a Multi Level List

I have some Heading Styles defined that are associated to a multi Level List. Adjusting the Text Indent in Paragraph seems to work until the inden exceeds the List Indent then all sorts of weird ...
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How can I have only inner cell spacing? (Remove outer cell spacing)

I have a table in Word 2013 with 0.45cm cell spacing applied to the table: For the purposes of this question, I've turned on some extra borders: How can I remove the "outer" spacing, and just ...
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Word 2013 showing two pages side by side

All of a sudden Word started displaying 2 pages side by side in one window. I tried changing the zoom and it didn't affect anything. How can I go back to seeing 1 page at a time?
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Microsoft Word 2013 Change citation language

How do I change the default language for every citation in my Microsoft Word 2013 document? I have an English installation, with Dutch editing language enabled, and I wrote the document in Dutch. ...
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Can't set Word 2013 Header shortcut keys…tried everything

My Word 2013 has lost the Header style shortcut keys. CTRL+ALT+1 for Header 1 CTRL+ALT+2 for Header 2 ... etc.. I have tried everything mentioned here and else where from changing languages back ...
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Customized Heading Numbering in Word 2013

I know how to use styles and to use heading styles to auto-generate a TOC. This is how I want the numbering: 2.01 2.01.1 2.01.2 2.02 Etc. I cannot figure out how to achieve this no matter how I ...
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Word 2013 Textbox Clipping

When I insert a textbox into a Word document the content is clipped on the left side, like this: Some of the text isn't visible it doesn't help to make it bigger. Have any of you experienced ...
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Word 2013 - How to create a new table style from an existing table style?

In Word 2013, lets say I have a few table layouts. For example Is there any way to create a new table style via the Design tab based on my existing table design, or am I forced to try to emulate ...
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Word 2013: Include hidden headings in table of contents?

We have a Word document here which contains a number of hidden paragraphs, including headings. Depending on the respective view/print setting, these paragraphs are (or are not) shown/printed - all ...
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Revert Word 2013 Spell Check to 2007 style

In Word 2007 and prior Spell Check was in a separate Pop Up that allowed editing the word inline and easy use off command keys. Word 2013 decided to go for a panel that doesn't allow editing in line ...
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Word 2013 not changing footer size

I'm trying to make the space at the bottom of the page smaller so I can fit more text into it. I tried setting the footer and header to really small numbers but it doesn't seem to make a difference. ...
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In MSWord 2013 how do you word count table cells

I have a table in an MSWord 2013 document (docx) and In one of the columns of the table I want to insert the word count of an adjacent column. I'm okay doing a select the text and insert a field just ...
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Word 2013 displays unwanted dashed lines around all paragraphs

When I open a Word file in one of my devices (Surface Pro), each paragraph is surrounded by dashed lines. These lines doesn't show when I open my documents in any other computer. How do I get rid ...
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Insert gif in Word 2013

It is possible to insert a img gif and make it move inside a word document ? Inserting a gif is possible but, it just shows the first img. I can't find the answer on google...
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How to remove extra space between line of text and table

In Word 2013 I want to be able to have the table flush with the line of text above it. That is I don't want the extra line break. I indicated in red the area I won't removed. How can I do this? ...