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Word 2013 - Lag on saving documents

There appears to be a lag, after saving a document. When I save a document to My Documents, the file is never there. I can go back to "Recent Documents", open the word doc, save the file to the same ...
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How to prevent MS Word from modifying its styles to match those of newly opened documents?

When I open a new document not authored by me and thus most probably having a different style settings (e.g. for Normal, Heading 1, etc.), MS Word seems to forget what I have defined as its style ...
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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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Word 2016: How to Verify Height of Automatically Formatted Cell in Table?

I inserted a lot of tables in a Word 2016 document and later noticed that some came out inconsistent in terms of height -- probably due to the "Space After" option selected immediately prior to ...
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Find and replace text inside equations in word 2013

Is there a way I can "find and replace" text inside equations? e.g.: I need to replace all $\hat v$ by $v$. Since MathJax doesn't work here: Replace a "v with a ^ on top" by a "v".
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Adding dotted lines indicating the hierarchical structure in a bullet list in Microsoft Word

Is there any way to add dotted lines (or any other visual indicator) indicating the hierarchical structure in a bullet list in Microsoft Word? E.g. like some file browsers show: (I don't want any ...
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How to know which add-in is currently being loaded by Microsoft Word during launch?

When launching Microsoft Word, I see that some add-ins are being loaded: How to know which add-in word is currently being loaded in Microsoft Word? I use Microsoft Word 2013 with Windows 7 SP1 x64 ...
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Change Column align footnotes in word 2013

As you know Microsoft added multi column footnote in word 2013. But I can't change direction of column in footnote. I use Persian language in my document, and I want that the first column of footnote ...
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Add verb to Word vocabulary so Word stops claiming sentence is fragment?

I'm working with Word for Mac, version 14.3.9 (131030). The same problem exists for Word on my PC, like Word 2013 and Word 2010. Word has flagged the following sentence as a fragment: The ...
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Non-Latin numbered lists (MS Word)

(Sorry if duplicate) When creating a numbered list in MS Word 2013, I can choose the list style, e.g., 1. First item 2. Second item 3. Third item or a) First item b) Second item c) Third item ...
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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 ...
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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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Outline numbering. The text indent goes to 1.6 on “VIII” and I can't change it

I made my own outline system, (does this with the stock outline numbering also). I set text the indent to 0.5 for all levels. When I get to VIII on the list, it jumps to 1.6. If I hit enter to IX, ...
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Searching inside equations in MS word 2013

I have a question similar to this previously-asked question. But, mine is different. How can I search inside the equations I have written in MS-word 2013?
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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: 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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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 ...
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How do I number headings with the 'Heading 3' style in Word without affecting the other heading styles?

I would like my document to have the basic heading styling for Heading 1 and Heading 2 but for Heading 3 to be numbered. I can get close by defining my own modified multilevel list style but it ...
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Flicker using Word 2013

I just installed Office 2013 Professional Plus yesterday. I have a NVIDIA GTX 690 GPU. Today is the first time I actually used Word 2013. I just noticed that there is flickering whenever I scroll the ...
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How to force MS word to “cache” a large doc —while opening? (And not after beginning working on it)

I am working with large documents which (probably) requires word to "cache" large amount of data. So it freezes, (high CPU, fan) during few minutes, after few minutes of editing. The freezing probably ...
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Auto-formatting Existing Word 2013 Docs with Headings based on characters

I have 150 Word 2013 Docs that are laid out in the same, uniform way. (note: the # of articles in each document varies). Each document has a summary and some articles. Question: Is there a way to ...
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word - how to not add styles to quick styles gallery when pasting text (without using the “paste text only” option)

I am using Word 2013 and I have the following problem. When I paste text from an old document A with old styles in a nice clean document with custom styles in the quick styles gallery, I end up with ...
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Word template: Set default “paste text without formatting” at a document level

I am creating a word template (Microsoft Word 2013). When someone pastes text into this word document (e.g. from the web), I would like the text to take the default text formatting of the ...
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Word 2013 - How to create separate Table of Figures List of Tables

Using the automated Caption feature (Word 2013), how do I create separate TOC's for Table of Figures and List of Tables? They will follow below the main Table of contents (TOC) of the larger main ...
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Can't Embed Arial/ArialMT to PDF from Word?

I have a Word document in Cambria which I converted to PDF. However, the PDF oddly had ArialMT font in its properties that was not embedded. Fiddling around a bit, I found that it was inserting ...
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How to Reduce the Boldness Slightly for Cambria Font in Word?

I have a document where I use Cambria and would've preferred not to have used bold at all but I can't use caps so persistently in the following setup (font size is 10 throughout): Title: all-caps ...
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Word 2013 paragraph border/shading consistent to page border (and table border/shading)

How can I adjust a paragraph border/shading in Word 2013 to exactly match the page borders (like a table would do)? Despite all indentions and distances from text have been set to 0, the paragraph ...
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Word doc looks different in 365 and 2013

I am using Office 365 for the first time. I have a beautiful word document carefully layed out on my Mac and stored in One-drive. when I open it in Word 2013 at the Office (on a windows PC) It looks ...
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How to create this table effect in Microsoft word?

How can I create the following effects (red circles) for a table in Microsoft word?
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Open docx in bookmark location, through a hyperlink

I'm using Word 2013 and when I try to open a docx file with a hyperlink (e.g., 'file://docx_file.docx#BOOKMARK'), it will always open the document at the beginning, instead of opening it at the ...
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How do I prevent Microsoft Word from pasting a picture as a bullet?

I'm trying to make a printable list of keyboard shortcuts using images to take the place of the Win key, Ctrl key, etc. The problem is, every time I paste one of these images at the start of a line, ...
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Different numbering style for the same level in a multilevel list

Is it possible to achieve the following with Multilevel Lists in Word: 1. Heading Part II. Another Heading Part III. Another Heading 4. Another Heading Ideally, I'd like to use "Heading 1" style ...
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Importing sources from another MS Word document

I've been collaborating with another person who sent me a Word document that I need to merge with mine. He has several citations and a bibliography in the end, and so do I. Is there a way to cleanly ...
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Word 2013: Versions on SAVING, not only for AUTO-SAVING?

Word 2013 has a kind of Version Control. If you open a document, and select "Information", then you see a button for Versions. However, this Version control only works for AUTO-SAVED documents. But ...
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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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English fonts displayed RTL and mirrored in Hebrew document

Word-2013 displaying English fonts mirrored and RTL-ed when opening a word document containing English and Hebrew fonts. Example: NET Framework (LTR) while it is displayed as krowemarF TEN I created ...
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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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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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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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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 replace fonts of some characters as typing in Microsoft Word 2013

I want to replace fonts of digits and some other characters automatically as I type in Microsoft Word 2013 (something like word Auto-correct option). How can I do this by Macros?
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Excel Formula to Word

I have this formula to give me a specific day of the week. =TODAY()-(WEEKDAY(TODAY())-2) How would I set this up in Microsoft Word 2013
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Referencing issue in Word 2013

Every time I re-open my document on Word 2013, my references are not recognized, or to put it differently, my current list of references are cleared. I'm using the IEEE style of referencing and the ...
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Enable Office 2013 transition animations

I just upgraded from Office 2010 to 2013, and I can't see the transition animations I was expecting (when moving the cell selector in Excel, when the cursor blinks in Word, etc.). Lots of information ...
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Microsoft Word 2013 Suddenly Erases Page

This has happened four times now. I will be typing along, minding my own business, when all of a sudden, the document I am working on starts erasing itself, racing upwards from the bottom all the way ...
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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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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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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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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 ...