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Cannot delete “hidden” table in word 2013

I have a large document that was originally created in word 2010, and having been editing it for some time in 2013 (on windows 8). I recently moved a table by selecting it, cutting and then pasting ...
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Disable Autocorrect for a certain style sheet

Is it possible to disbale 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 autocorrect, configured ...
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How to change tab stop width for a specific style?

I've found a way to change the default tab stop width for all styles, but that is not something I want. I'd like to be able to set shorter tab stop width for source code block style only. How can I do ...
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Is there a way to search a folder for word documents then print those documents to PDFs?

Basically i was wondering if there was a program that could search a main folder like "FolderA" containing "Folder1", "Folder2" and "Folder3" for word documents and print those documents to PDFs in ...
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How to set default 'Adjust List Indents' - Word 2013

I can achieve the following for Numbering each document separately, but http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/word-help/change-bullet-indents-HA102840162.aspx doesn't instruct how to 'defaultise' this. ...
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How to repair a corrupted Microsoft Word file? [duplicate]

I'm trying to open Word 2003 file with message: The file is corrupted and cannot be opened I have crucial important data got lost due to some causes as virus infected, software and hardware ...
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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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Word-wrap URLs - Word 2013

With the bullet in front, how can I achieve ● Long URL , because MS Word 2013 always forces the Long URL to the next line, as such: ● Long URL
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Change the image format of thumbnails created in word 2013

I have noticed that thumbnails in Word 2013 are saved in emf format. Thumbnails in Word 2007 are saved in wmf format. Is there any way to configure Word 2013 to save in the wmf? In fact are there ...
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Character size and spacing in Word 2013

I am creating a questionnaire in Microsoft Word 2013 which includes lots of questions and a check box at the end. Since not all characters are the same size the check boxes do not line up, how do I ...
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repair corrupted word documents [closed]

I need a piece of software, that will let me repair most or all of the data in a corrupted word document (.doc or .docx file). I don't need to hear .doc vs .odt... because these files are already ...
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High quality thumbnails in word 2013

I've created some code that can extract thumbnails stored in docx files. I've discovered that the thumbnails created in office 2007 are large high quality images however the images stored in office ...
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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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Word Processor Margins versus Printable Area of Paper

I often get told by Word 2013 that, on trying to print, my margins are outside the printable area of the paper. Does this mean that the printer applies a 'margin' to the paper to which it cannot ...
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Make Word restart numbering automatically when I paste a list

I have a 95 page document that is nothing but a series of numbered lists. Each day I take the current list of tasks and copy-and-paste it one page down in the same document after the current date. ...
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Can I use Word 2013 as text editor with Outlook 2010?

I am using Outlook 2010 as required by my hosted email provider. Using Word 2013 as the text editor it now tells me my Outlook is not legit and has a red bar at the top as unauthorized version of ...
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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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How can I delete, break, unlink, or otherwise convert cross references to simple text in microsoft word 2013

Cross referencing figure and table captions is useful while editing a document but can become confude when copying and pasting between large documents. I need to pass my document to a colleague who ...
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Adjust decimal separator in imported charts

I am about to write an English document with the German versions of MS Word and Excel. I use Excel to create a chart which I import into the Word document (by Copy & Paste). I can tell Excel to ...
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Indenting Paragraphs For Bullets In A Table

I want to decrease the indentation on the bulleted paragraphs in even rows in a 2x6 table. I went to "Table Tools" -> "Design" -> "Table Styles" -> "More" -> "New Table Style..." and created a style ...
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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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Can I stop Word 2013 marking a name as a grammar error?

I've added the name Mally to my custom dictionary in Word 2013, so it's no longer a spelling error, but Word still thinks it should be all lower-case as I should only capitalise proper nouns. Can I ...
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Word 2013: Get the page number for the previous page

I'm trying to accomplish something very simple in Word 2013, but the feature does not seem to be available, nor can I work it out with field codes. I simply want to include, on multiple pages, ...
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Change the behavior of the file menu in Office 2013 so that the document remains visible

I want to fix the file menu, stop it taking the whole Word 2013 window. In Office 2013, its design is that when clicking File, instead of just getting a file menu, you get this (I continue ...
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Use IF with MERGEFIELDS

I am trying to us an if condition in a mailing. So far I tried this: IF {MERGEFIELD FIELD1} = "" "{MERGEFIELD FIELD2 \* MERGEFORMAT}" "{MERGEFIELD FIELD1 \* MERGEFORMAT}" \* MERGEFORMAT But it ...
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Word 2013 not auto-converting numbers to numbered lists

I often create titles/subtitles in Word using this format: 1 Title One 1.1 Subtitle One 1.2 Subtitle Two 2 Title Two 2.1 Subtitle Two etc... I have noticed that if I type the numbers with a ...
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MS Word 2013 Captions, Headings and Styles with outline numbers

I have a somewhat large word document with several chapter headings, section headings and sub section headings. It also contains an appendix section. So I've used "Heading 1" for chapter headings, ...
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Why does Microsoft Word open Word 6.0 Binary Documents and Templates in Protected View by default? Is there a reason I shouldn't turn that off?

I have a .doc file which, because of the format it's saved in, Word 2013 opens in Protected view. I can't edit, save, or print it: I would like to do at least one of those things with this file. I ...
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Cannot bold the bottom border in a Word 2013 table

When trying to apply a 1.5 pt border to the bottom of a table of multiple rows and columns the border does not change. After selecting the Line Weight of 1.5 point I have tried to apply the border ...
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microsoft word: creating subdocument 'Normal' style issues

I am creating subdocuments from a large master document. I'm using the feature to break up our specification and make it easier for my team to collaborate. It's on the order of 500 subdocuments. ...
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Word 2013: How to cut and paste from a source document to a template (.dotx) and adopt template's formatting

Created a documented procedure template (.dotx) and am now cutting and pasting text from another document (.docx) into the template. However, the text that is cut and pasted into the template is not ...
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Custom table styles not applied to table in Word 2013

I have been having this problem for many years, but always knew a way around this (mainly by manually going through all the tables and changing styles) but I now I am sick of it and I want to know ...
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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, and etc. I have tried everything mentioned here and else where from changing languages back and ...
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Word 2013: how do I make zoom level sticky?

Word's default display size is almost always too small for me. Because I use Word only at work and most of our documents use a standard template, I can say with a fair degree of certainty what zoom ...
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Bring header/footer in front of object

As the accepted answer of this question say, I covered the page with a text box to change the color of specific pages. I set wrap text attribute to behind text. The problem is the page number in the ...
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Convert Microsoft Word old Equations to new format in Word 2013

How can I convert the old Microsoft word equations (version 3) to the new format? I have an old document file full of equations, and an automatic conversion solution rather than re-typing all ...
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Change heading style: Italicize words (in heading title) without italicizing heading number

I want my headings to appear as such 1.1 History of the Universe [Body] 1.2 History of the Milky Way [Body] where the heading numbers "1.1" and "1.2" are not italicized, but the heading titles ...
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How to set a specific table-cell's paste option to be the default paste behavior in Word 2013?

When we paste text in Word 2013, there is a pop-up icon to choose paste option. I often select Entire Cell when pasting table cells and want to set it as default behavior when pasting. How can I do ...
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How to copy a table cell with shading color in Word 2013?

When copied, the pasted value of the source cell is only the cell's text; the shading color is dropped. How would I copy a cell with its shading color?
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How can I do custom fields matching with data source in Microsoft Word 2013?

I have a MS Word 2013 document that uses data from an Excel 2013 file as a source. I need to be able to match a custom field in Word to a specific column in Excel sheet. How can I do this? I know that ...
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How to compare many values with an OR statement in Word mergefields?

What I want to do is: { IF v1 = 0 OR v2 = 0 "Lorem Ipsum.." } How to write an OR in Word mergefield syntax? I'm asking especially for Word 2013 - I think the syntax has changed in 2013.
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What's Wrong with Word 2013 Print Layout View

Could of days ago, I got MS Office 2013 final version. Everything is fine except one problem. I use Word in Print Layout View. When I press enter to create new line, a stupid horizontal line appears. ...
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Bring back the object browser in Word 2013

In previous Word versions there was a very handy feature called "object browser" that allowed you to quickly navigate a document. Here is a very simple explanation of what it does: ...
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Windows 7 batch command-line to save as .pdf file for word 2013 .docx file

I need a fastest way to save my report .docx file to .pdf when never I have a new updated versin to send to others. I'm tired of using the mouse clicking File - Save as - Browse for location Is ...
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Word 2013: Disabling spellcheck for following-typed words, then reenabling for ones after

I have 2 macros, one that switches to Courier New and one that switches to Calibri. I use these to write a few lines of code in between and as part of regular paragraphs. The font change helps ...
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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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How do I get my Microsoft Word 2013 pages to align on top of each other?

As in, I don't want the pages on my screen to show like a quadrant, where page one is on the top left, then for page two it goes to the right, then page three goes below page one, and page four goes ...
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How to collapse all headers in Word 2013?

In Word 2013 we can collapse/expand a header. I want to toggle the collapsable ones for all headers. How can I do that?
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Word 2013: how to decrypt a password protected docx?

I have a word 2013 docx-file with password protection, but forgot the password. This way I can't open the file. Because the content is important to me I'm asking if there is a way to open the file / ...
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Printing a tall booklet

I need to make a booklet using A4 paper, folded along the vertical axis (see image). The folded booklet will thus be 105 × 297 mm. The final booklet will be either 3 or 4 sheets of paper (12 or 16 ...