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Word 2013: 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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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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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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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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How can I install a .ISO in a windows environment over Group Policy using Windows Server 2013

I want to install the Office Multilanguage Pack 2013 with SP1 64bit MultiLanguage Proofing Tools but it is only supplied as a .ISO I think I can only install the Programs over Microsoft Group Policy ...
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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 ...
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Return to normal after AutoCorrect ending with superscript

In MS Word 2013, I have an AutoCorrect entry for Na+ to become Na⁺ (the "+" is superscripted). However, after the AutoCorrect occurs, it stays in superscript mode. How can I return to normal mode ...
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Microsoft Word Page Headers Based on Current Heading 2 Section Header

I am attempting to make a header in Microsoft Word which uses the "Heading 2" title in the header instead. I'm not very familiar with Microsoft Word because I use Linux instead, but I need this for a ...
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Persian citation in Microsoft Word

I have a problem with Microsoft word. My language is Farsi. When I insert citation from library that I defined in Word, the software automatically use "," instead "،". How can I fix that? For example, ...
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Change reference to embedded document in many word documents

I have a customer who has the following issue: They created many word documents that includes links to other word documents (for instance, all their headers is copied from a single document). ...
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Microsoft Word 2013: Dashed grey borders around paragraphs

Word shows me a dashed border around every paragraph which is pretty confusing. It is definitely not a border, but rather a border that marks the dimensions of the paragraph. It looks like this: ...
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Group CheckBoxes In Word 2013

Can you group CheckBoxes in MS Word 2013? It seems like I should be able to select more than one since under the Developer Ribbon heading the Group button exists, but I can't seem to select more than ...
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In MS Word, how do I prevent a bullet/number from modifying when changing the color/size of the rest of its line?

In Microsoft Word 2013, is it possible to prevent a bullet/number from changing color/size when changing the color/size of rest of the line it's on? For example, I have the following in an MS Word ...
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How to create formatted tooltips in Microsoft Word

Some documents I saw years ago have a feature that, when a word ismouseovereda small popup is displayed with info in it, and when the mouse is moved away from the word, the small popup closes. Maybe ...
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Embedding files in Word document so hyperlinks to them still works when files are moved or deleted

In Microsoft Word I can create hyperlinks to files by selecting text and clickingInsert->Hyperlink. But if the file is deleted or the document itself is moved to another machine the link is broken... ...
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define recurring sections in Word template

I would like to setup a new template for Microsoft Word that is let's say a project description. That document has an internal structure that someone has just to fill in. But at one point there comes ...
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Issue with MS Word Hyperlink to a heading

I customized the headings in a Word template that I use for writing all of my instruction documents. I wrote a document recently and used hyperlinks to help the reader jump to different sections of ...
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How to add line numbers in text of inserted documents?

I write a Word 2013 document, where I often use the insert object function. There are also Word 2013 documents to insert, containing source code. For those documents I want to show line numbers in the ...
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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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Document has become very large and slow [closed]

Currently I'm using MS Word 2013 for daily reporting in work place but after a few months, it has become around 600 pages and its size is 77MB. Every time I want to save MS Word file, it takes a while ...
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How to make Word 2013 act like Word 2007 and honor profile settings?

I'm trying to work with Word 2013 on Windows 8.1. Word is storing things like templates locally (like My Documents\Custom Office Templates), and its ignoring network locations (like ...
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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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Missing custom styles in Word 2013

Whenever I create a new document in Word 2013, its missing the styles my company uses (Paragraph, Heading, etc). Selecting Options → Show All Styles (from the Styles floating menu) does not make them ...
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Where to store Document Templates in Word 2013?

I'm working on Windows 8.1 with Word 2013. I created a Template from an existing document in Word. I placed the template in C:\Users\<me>\App Data\Roaming\Microsoft\Templates. I open Word and ...
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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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Disabling auto-hiding of vertical scrollbar in Word 2013

I'm wondering whether there is any option/control to disable the automatic hiding (fade-out effect) of vertical scrollbar that happens after few seconds of mouse inactivity in Microsoft Word 2013? I ...
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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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How can I change all items of one colour in Word document?

I have a document with text and borders in a fuchsia type colour. The RGB colour was determined using a ColorPicker tool in Gimp, and then those RGB values used for a custom text colour in the Word ...
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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 ...