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How to change the color of some part of a caption in word

How can I change the color of some part of a caption. For example I want to have this as a caption: Table 4: The Data of oil recovery (Table 4) for appears as blue color while the other parts ...
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Is it possible to mail merge a tables from the database into word?

I'm trying to use MS Word as an alternative to some basic reporting using mail merge from an MS Access database. I'm able to do basic mail merge with fields from one table. What I want to do next is ...
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update rich text content control with out distribuing already existed data using VBA?

I need to update the Rich text content control with some new lines. I have to keep the previous data as it is and to insert new data after that in content control using VBA. Can any one help me on ...
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Force new Excel/Word document to be saved right away, while still empty

I'm really bad about having tons of things open and getting them saved. Seeing book57 open in Excel is not uncommon for me. Other than changing my computing habits, is there a way I can force Excel ...
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How can type letter “kappa” in Microsoft word 2010 with this font?

it sure looks weird but I am trying to type a specific type of kappa in my article. If I use the kappa available in "Equation" and "symbols" in "Insert" tab it looks exactly the same as small letter ...
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Saved over word document with blank document. Can I recover the old version?

I had written up my assessment and saved it. However, at some point I have saved over it with just my heading title. Can I recover my original document? I am using the current word and a MacBook Air. ...
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Making numeric bullets indent properly in Word

When I type "1." or "10." in Word, it auto generates bullet properly as follows: But when I change its value to three digits it gets extra indent which definitely looks bad : I have to manually ...
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Mathtype delay startup

For some reason or the other, when I load MS Word (Office 365), and try to create an equation with Mathtype, there is a delay load for the Mathtype interface. It takes about a minute or so to start. ...
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How to add a constant text to all headings in Office Word

In an effort to manually change my Office Word document to Latex, I would like to change all text with heading style with a text containing the \section{heading}, in which heading is the actual text ...
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Disabling office file validation in Microsoft Word 2013

Is there a way to turn off Office File validation in Microsoft Word 2013? This method that works on Word 2003 and 2007 does not seem to work for word 2013 (The Registry key is not created during the ...
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If using radio buttons, do I need to save the file as macro enabled?

I have this .docx document in which I inserted some radio buttons. And each time I save the document I get this message. And I choose 'Yes' every time because as far as I know I'm not using any ...
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Text formatting: Tab stops and center?

I'd like to center a text using the middle tab stop. My scale is in mm and I cannot find the "right" position in order to place my text precisely in the middle. On the picture: 1st line: Formatted ...
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How can I open doc as Read Only from MSWord “Recent Documents” list?

(Office Pro Plus 2010) I would like to open a non-read-only document from the "Recent Documents" list as "Read Only". The use case is that the file is on a network share and multiple users are ...
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Add cross-reference with reference numbers in range in Word

Due to convention, if there's a reference with multiple reference numbers in range in an academic paper, it should be [18-20] instead of [18][19][20]. Likewise, when referencing discretely, what I ...
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MS Word for Mac (latest version) - resetting normal.dotm

I want to reset the normal.dotm template on a Mac with the latest version of MS Word (15.x.x). I found instructions on doing this on Windows here. What's the equivalent for Mac Word? Rationale for ...
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Restrict formatting of forms and SmartArt

I'm creating a Word template for CI, so only formats i applied may be used. On the text format level i've done good job. But how can i restrict format usage of forms and SmartArt? Like line ...
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MS Word Table of Contents Covers Header/Footer

I'm using Word 2010. I created a Table of Contents by going to References > Table of Contents > Automatic Table 1. When I do that, instead of having the table of contents fitting nicely between the ...
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MS Word grammar check showing “correction” identical to the original text, accepting correction then ruins formatting

If I examine the green squiggle and open the grammar dialog, it says there is an extra space between two words but I have positioned and moved the cursor and can confirm that this is not the case If ...
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How can I set the dimensions of a picture/image in terms of the page/margin/column dimensions in MS Word 2010?

In Microsoft Word 2010, when I insert an image, I can change its dimensions in the window below. The prompt is in dutch, but the items marked in yellow translate to ‘Relatively [ ] with respect to ...
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Custom Caption for Image Inside Multilevel Numbering

Well, before I dive into overriding the entire caption's numbering, I want to ask here. I used multilevel numbering to define my chapter number and subchapter number. However, I'm surprised that ...
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Office Templates (with macros) in CrossOver Office 2010

I have a very specific problem. I am a policy debater, and I'm trying to install a Word template called Verbatim http://paperlessdebate.com/verbatim/SitePages/Home.aspx on my Chromebook for ...
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Accept multiple changes in MS Word

Can I accept all tracked changes in a specific area (where I dragged)? I'm using MS Word 2013 for Windows.
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Specific cell linked to Word causes Excel hangs

I have named over 200 specific cells in excel and have pasted them as link in a Word document for easy updating the Word file each time the Excel file is updated. However, both Word and Excel often ...
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word 2013 to pdf; custom page, margins, background color leaves blank area

word 2013 background color set via design -> page color custom page size is 12.58w x 9.25 ht margins are 0 on all sides. in my so-called full page view, the background fills the whole 12.58x9.25 ...
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MS word 2016 square brackets in reference list - ISO 690

im trying to change format of reference list in MS Word 2016 so it will be like this [1]. pplk. žen. Ing. Sameš, Antonín. Beton a jeho význam pro opevňovací stavby. Praha : autor neznámý, 1637. ...
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Unwanted characters appear in word document after using save as

When I finish doing modifications and save the document using 'save as' gibberish in an unknown language (looks like Chinese) appear along with some of the words being jumbled and repeated. ...
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Is it possible to give a paragraph indentation of previous block?

I have a document that I've styled as follows. The headings have a level of indentation. Level 1 has no indentation and level 2 and 3 have 0.5 cm and 1 cm. Then there's style called code, which is ...
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The text formatting changes when I paste text from one document to another

When I tried to copy data from one document to another document the formatting is changing. This is happening for some cases only, In some of the cases it is keeping as the source formatting. Should ...
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OFL Fonts - Allowed to embed in Word template?

I'm working on a Word template for a client who has this custom font in Open Font License. I've never done any work previously with fonts like this, and I read that it's meant to be open source and ...
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How to put text in the overlapping portion of a Venn Diagram in MS Word?

Using MS Word 2016, how can I put text into the middle (overlapping) part of the Smartart graphic for a Venn diagram, without making another textbox? With the current Venn diagram layout, I only get ...
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How to create vertical addition using the Word '13 equation editor

I wish to recreate the following vertical addition using the equation editor in Microsoft Word 2013: I have tried using an empty 3x3 matrix and filling it with the relevant symbols, however I ...
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How to turn off formatting marks for Word for Mac?

I have Word for Mac 2011, version 14.4.5. I have currently turned on the formatting marks (dots for spaces, arrows for tabs, paragraph marks, etc.). I want to turn the marks off but I don't know how. ...
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Syncing column widths between tables in word

I have separate tables in MS Word that have the same set of columns. I would like for the column widths to match between the tables, rather than Word deciding on different sets of widths for each ...
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How do I “force” passages I copy to my Word files to use up all the available line space?

I like to copy noteworthy passages from PDF books to Word documents. Problem is that PDF "line width" or "line space" is narrower than the width of a Word document. Thus I get unreadable, unnecessary ...
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Formatting number styles with the headings included

I'm working on a 300 page document and I would like to know if there is a way to format the number library styles including the headings next to it?
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RegEx with Word 2013. Match string AFTER known word to End of Line or <table>

I'm using the Find and Replace feature in a large word document I have. I need to find the word REMARKS: (all bold and upppercase). REMARKS: THIS IS SOME IMPORTANT DATA At then end of that line ...
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How to properly position Smart Art in Word 2013

I am scheduled to take the MOS 77-418 Word 2013 exam next week. One of the problems I seem to have is trying to follow the instructions in the practice exam so that the smart art I have to create ...
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word not showing all the picture

I have a pig picture that i want to insert vertically I did that but not all the picture is shown, please look, you can see that the pic is not shown completely from the button (i hope you get me ...
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Remove section break in Word without merging formatting with previous section

I'm having a heck of a time deleting section breaks after rotating page orientation in the same document: NOTE: When you delete a section break, the text that was above the break becomes part ...
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Copy and paste a shape containing UTF-8 text boxes from Office Word to Paint

In Microsoft Office 2010 I have a shape containing UTF-8 textboxes, when I copy this shape and paste it into MS Paint or any other software, the encoding of texts changes to some vague characters ...
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How to change width of comment area in Microsoft Word 2011 for mac

I'm writing a report with Microsoft Word 2011 for mac using Comment functionality. Is it possible to resize the width of comment area ? That area is too large for my preference. Update In my ...
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How do I embed a file from my computer in microsoft word so that after emailing the recipient can open that link?

When I embed a file in my word document by choosing insert->object and then email the word document, the recipient is unable to open the embedded file. How can I rectify this and send it all as one ...
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Is there a way to copy from excel to word without format getting changed?

Is there a way to copy from excel to word without the format getting changed (for example if you use a size of 6 in excel, which is not supported for the same font in word)? Currently I'm doing int ...
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Can I Use a Shape In a Heading Style

I have inherited a document that has line shapes to the left of certain headings. In order to add new headings I have to copy and paste a previous one to get the line next to the heading correct. Is ...
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Decrease headings automatically while inserting to main document

I have document with headings and generated table of content. I need to place hughe another document with headings like anex for main document. main document: Heading1 Title Heading2 SubTitle ...
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Quickest Way to Extract Data from Doc or Pdf to Spreadsheet [closed]

I have an influx of reports coming at me, and I need to extract some of the data and put it into a better format(an excel worksheet.) The reports come in docx or pdf and look something like this. ...
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Move drawing to any position in Word 2000

I'm using Word 2000 and I have problems with positioning drawings. There seems to be an invisible grid and a drawing's sides has to be on this grid. I found a way of resizing images to any size by ...
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Microsoft Word 2010: Using indexes - with and without cross-references

I am currently writing my thesis using Microsoft Word 2010. I would like to use one index for referencing technical terms at the back of the thesis as can usually be found in books1. This index ...
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Microsoft Word Making Half of the Formula Invisible in Text

I am trying to write a formula in the middle of a text and strangely Microsoft Word just vanishes half of my formula. I did everything I could, but it seems to be some problem with the inline/wrap ...
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Microsoft Word: When file saved as PDF an image apears

I have a document that has an image and then some text. When I save it as a .docx file it looks like the top image, but when I save it as a .pdf that image appears and the clipart image gets longer ...