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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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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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Don't break header/footer when making page landscape format

I have a document with a footer with page numbering and a header with some centered text. Long story short: I flipped one page to landscape format. Long story long: I made a forced page break to get ...
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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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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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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 view page/column margins

In Microsoft Word 2013 is there a way to view the margins so I can see where the limits of my current column are (one column or multiple columns)? The closest I have gotten to this is by checking the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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“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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Table of Contents is using regular (Arabic) numbers for pages whose numbers are Roman

I'm using Microsoft Office 2013 Word. Pages that have page numbers displayed as Roman numerals are displayed in the Table of Contents with Arabic numeral page numbers. Here is a screenshot of the ...
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In Word is there a way to have a numbered list with an extra space between items?

For example is there a way to have lorem ipsum... blah blah blah insert text here as opposed to lorem ipsum... blah blah blah insert text here As it is now if an extra line is created and the ...
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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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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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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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Tables from Word 2007 are chopped off in 2013

I'm merging several documents together from various text editors. Some of the tables from Word 2007 don't display correctly in Word 2013, the right side gets cut off. See image below. Any idea why ...
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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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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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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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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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Word 2013 crashes when I attempt to print

I am having issues with MS Word 2013 crashing when I try to print something at my school. The reason I say only at my school is because it appear to work at my home where I have a HP Deskjet printer. ...
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Stop Word from randomly moving my documents around Desktop?

I have a busy Desktop with dual monitors. I place a Word Doc in a particular position, I open the document, and then Word moves it to a random place. When I close the document in Word, it takes me ...
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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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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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Disable Autocorrect for a certain style sheet

Is it possible to disable auto correct (such as fixing capitalization) for a specific style template only? I'm interested in a solution for Word 2013. This is specifically for auto correct, ...
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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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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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Ignore “the file is in use by another application or user Normal.dotm”

Is there a way to tell Microsoft Word to stop bothering me with prompts about saving Normal.dotm? It's really annoying, and 99.99% of the time I really just don't care. (Seems like pretty poor UX ...
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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 ...