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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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Use 2 different page number formats in same document - MS Word 2013

I have first 10 pages numbered by Roman digits. I want that the 11th page's numbering should start by 1, 2, 3 and so on... How do I do that?
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Microsoft word 2013 - how to have different footer in different pages

I'll give an example, maybe it'll make it easier for me to get an answer... I have 11 pages document I need to remove the footer from pages 3 and 11 only and keep it on the other pages, how can I do ...
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Which Preview Pane, in Word 2013 or Windows 7?

I apologise if this question is too primitive, but where's 'the preview pane' described at ...
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Trying to “automate” an MS Word Template

Using MS Word 2013. I can automate documents using C#, but for simple files I previously used bookmarks (for an older version of Word). I would CTRL+A to select all the text, then press F9 to update ...
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Add custom folders to the 'open' section in Office 2013 Word

I have a lot of go to folders in word 2013, I would like them to display on the left hand side of the 'open' menu with 'recent documents, sites, one drive computer ect. Is this possible?
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How can I create lists of links in Word 2013?

I have a set of Microsoft Word documents, and there are text links from one to another, so they all interlinked somehow. They could be placed just as a text or as a hyperlinks to other documents. I ...
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Always show comment highlights in Word 2013

To comment on text in Word, I highlight the text, click add comment, type a comment, etc. When I go to print, the commented text is highlighted. When I mouse over the comment, the commented text is ...
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How can I turn off the timestamp in a Word document comment?

In Word 2013, why do I get a phrase with advancing time after my initials when I insert a comment? How do I turn it off? My initials on the comment are correct. But, there seems to be an internal ...
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Different numbering prefixes on the same header level

I have different sections in a document that use the same level of heading, Heading 3 in this case. The headings for each section need to have a numbering system with a prefix of A, B, C, etc. I am ...
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Can I force Microsoft Word 2013 to only Undo 1 keystroke at a time?

In case there's a different solution for my use case, here are my reasons: I often use Word for writing documents with lots of lists, and when I accidentally hit enter, instead of ctrl-enter, I want ...
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Print preview one page

Using Word 2013, when I go to FilePrint it shows a preview of what is to be printed. However if I have the window maximized it shows the first two pages side by side, rather than just the first page. ...
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Changing a picture background to transparent in word 2013

How do you change the background of a picture to transparent in word 2013? I have tried using the remove background button under the picture format tool but that did not work. i also tried several ...
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How to achieve this structure

I'm trying to create a word file with the following structure: A. Heading 1 1.1 Heading 2 1.2 Heading 2 1.2.1 Heading 3 B. Heading 1 1.1 Heading 2 1.2 Heading 2 1.2.1 Heading 3 etc. I've tried to ...
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Word Syntax Error with NumPages and Formula

I'm trying to use the following as a field in word: { = { NumPages } - 1 } And I get the following error: !Syntax Error, { I seem to be using the right format per Microsoft. Any ideas? ...
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Add specific page of Visio diagram into Word document

I've got a Visio 2010 document that has multiple pages, with one workflow on each page. I'm trying to insert each of the workflows into a word 2013 document. I'm trying to do it as a direct link so I ...
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Remove hidden text and formatting in MS word 2010

A encrypted text is inserting to my word document 2010, by default word is treating the text as hidden text and its marked as red color. I got to know how to display that hidden text but, can any ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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 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 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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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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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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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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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 / ...