Microsoft Word is the word processing software from Microsoft that lets you create and edit documents.

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Word style “keep with next” except on last item

I'm writing specifications using Word documents with a general style like this: # Heading 1 intro paragraph * bullet1 * bullet2 * bullet3 # Heading 2 intro paragraph * bullet1 * bullet2 # Heading 3 ...
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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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Word wildcards/regex search from the begining of line till the first :

In MS word 2013 I'm having multiple lines like: Duis pulvinar, enim montes : magna tincidunt penatibus nec amet a nec tristique rhoncus aliquet? porttitor diam amet : nascetur sociis dapibus ...
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MS Word 2010: Link to object in a relative directory

I'm working in a Dropbox folder on a word document. I'd like to insert a pdf object which will be updated by a script separately. The problem is that the linked object in Insert > Object > Create from ...
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How to get table legend with SEQ field in MS-Word when copying from HTML?

I have a set of generated HTML containing some tables that I want to insert in a MS-Word document: <table width="600" cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0" border="1" align="center"><tbody> ...
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Why Word removes the paragraph format when hitting the delete key? And how to solve it?

This "bug" bothers me for years already: When using the delete key on the last line of the Word document, the format gets removed completely. See the short demo clip: I am using Word 2003, but ...
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How can I create a macro to replace a footnote number with a cross-reference?

In my Word documents, I frequently have text like "See above, footnote 3." I'd like to replace the 3 with an actual cross-reference to footnote 3, so that it will be updated if the footnote numbering ...
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Remove of everything between two characters in Word (regex)

I need a regex to remove everything between the "<" and ">" characters. An example would be: <blah blah blah>Something I want <blah blah>really bad<blah blah> becomes Something ...
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How in Microsoft Word via styles can I highlight text only and not the entire line / paragraph

I can do what I am asking about manually by first selecting the word and then clicking the Text Highlight Color button. I am using Microsoft Word 2007. I want this: and not this: More Info ...
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How to set up a Macro/Hotkey to convert or batch convert PDF to word (with OCR)?

I frequently (like 10+ times a day) need to convert pdf's to word. I use the "Save as" feature in Acrobat Pro. Is there any good way to speed up this process, and boil it down to one click? Ideally, a ...
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Outline numbering. The text indent goes to 1.6 on “VIII” and I can't change it

I am working with Office 2013, on a Windows 7 computer. 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 ...
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Draft View of Word 2013 does not show blinking cursor

I noticed that I cannot see anymore the blinking cursor at the draft view of any Word 2013 docx file? since I did not have this problem, I wonder how can I restore it?
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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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Error with {n,m} wildcard search in MS Word 2010

I'm encountering a very frustrating error where I get the message "The Find What text contains a Pattern Match expression which is not valid." whenever I try to run a search+replace in Word 2010 using ...
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Sync vertical scroll between office word 2013 and nitro reader or adobe reader

I would like to be able to vertically scroll between office word 2013 and nitro reader or adobe reader at the same time. I'd prefer to use the mouse wheel to do. i find this autohotkey code for ...
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Find and Replace text in multiple Word files

I am looking for a way to search and replace text in multiple Word files. (.doc, .docx, .dotx) Currently I got over 2k word files with the following variable in my footer, called (.MEFZ) I need the ...
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how to always make MS Word open in outline mode at level 1

When I open Word, how can I set it so that it always opens in View > Outline mode, and showing only level 1 headings? I primarily use Word for making notes in Outline mode because it has pretty good ...
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MS Word Header/Footer problems created from OCR

I have a newly created word doc that I made from Adobe OCR. Needless to say I had a lot of clean up to do and I have a problem that's really killing me. The footer is fine for the first 7 pages, ...
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Auto align left equations in Office Word 2013?

Is there option for aligning left equations that are inserted in new row (automatically). Every new equation has option Center.
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How to insert a wide table into a page that is formatted with two columns

I have a Word document in which all text is written in 2 columns. I want to insert a table that is wider than a column, so ideally it should be inserted across both columns. But when I paste in the ...
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How can I create a web form using Microsoft Word?

I have a Word file that I want use on a website. I want to convert it to template with fields. I created a template with multiple fields, but they are not named for use on the website. How can I ...
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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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What interface does Windows 7 use to search office documents?

I was wondering how Windows 7 searches the content of Word documents. Does it use the same office COM objects used for automation (the ones VBA uses)? This would mean that your would not be able to ...
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MS Office 2003 crashes when I try to use “Edit links to files” in Word

I have a 220 page document with about 100 images linked (not embedded or "inserted"). I want to save all of them in the current document. I do the following: Office Button > Prepare > Edit Links to ...
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Automatically make heading font size proportional to body text in Word

I would like the change the heading styles in Word 2010 so that the font of the heading is always 1/2 a point larger than the body text. Is there a way to make this automatic, so that if the user ...
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right-shift + right-ctrl locks ctrl key. All characters typed behave as though 'ctrl+' was inserted before the character

Currently using Windows 7 With two keyboard layouts: US Canadian Multilingual Standard. Behavior is seen in MS Word and Notepad++. Right-shift + Right-ctrl changes my language from 'US' to ...
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How do i delete the entire replace-as-you-type list from MS Word

I need to delete most of the entries from the replace-as-you-type list in Word's AutoCorrect. I only need a few entries and deleting all the unwanted ones one by one using the delete button provided ...
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It it possible to start two list levels at once in MS Word?

This has been driving my insane for years and years and I finally decided to look into it and found no solution. You know how sometimes you have a multi-level list but nothing to actually put in the ...
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Is it possible to sort a table by entry modification date? Specifically, how to access from VBA the last modification time of an object?

I have a MS Word document where I accumulate and frequently modify certain data in a very long table. So I would like to sort the data by latest modification time in the rows. Of course if I add a ...
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how to disable “recent places” in MS Word?

I know how to disable showing recent files, but how can I disable recent places?
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Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, Excel adding unnecessary letters while opening a file

Downloaded and opening a word file from web add the this kind of formatting at the end of each paragraph. What is the reason? Here is the image to let you know the problem ...
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Multileveled “same-line” list type

Is there a way to create a multileveled list in MSWord 2013 that would look like this: 1. item 2. item - item2 - item2 - item2 - item2 a) item3 b) item3 3. ...
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Creating a hanging indentation relative to a leading word(s)

So I want to do this: Some item - explanation of said item in a few sentences explanation of said item in a few sentences explanation of said item in a few sentences ...
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Microsoft Word protected view displays wrong formatting

Why when opening a document in Microsoft Word's Protected view are the formattings wrong? Namely i have a text box that is out of place when viewed in protected mode. I'm starting to think I posted ...
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Registry key settings auto correct Word 2010 - part 2

Am looking for a registry fix which i can push out to our exam accounts in my school. So far everything worked great with what we have (spell check disabled, etc). The only thing left is a the issue ...
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Why does text in my Word document look terrible compared with the preview in the font dialog?

I'm having a rather unusual issue with Microsoft Word. My text looks really nice in the preview section of the font dialog box but in the document it appears far more bold and condensed. Does anyone ...
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save or export document find or search results [duplicate]

Is there a way to or software that can save or export text document find or search results? Im trying to generate a summary of all chapters and pages where a word or phrase appears. *Word creates a ...
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Microsoft Office Word 2007 Table of contents copy paste not perfect

I copy pasted my graduation work from one word document to another to use different kind of template my university provided. Everything is good except two things inside table of contents. Program ...
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How to insert any Unicode character using the Unicode HEX Code on Windows (Word/Notepad/Web Broser URL or input field/other apps)?

My OS is Windows 7 (a localized version of this OS). I want to be able to enter any character in the applications mentioned in the title. I've tried some methods described on SE sites, including: ...
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Add network path to the top of Word page

What would I have to do to add the full network path to the top of a Microsoft Word 2013 document? Currently, it just shows the document name, and I would want the full network address.
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How to resize Word shape object with keyboard?

I have some shapes that are very small. I can move these with the arrow keys, but resizing them does not seem to be possible (eg. with Shift-arrow or Ctrl-arrow). The Keyboard shortcuts for working ...
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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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Why is text selection in some pdf's so weird? [closed]

Often when I try to select text in a pdf the text selection is behaving weirdly. In the below image my goal was to select all the lines between Microsoft Office LaTeX and Software Programming ...
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Place string in front of underlined text in Word 2013

I have a bunch of questions with right (underlined) and wrong answers in a list like this: 1. What is love? - baby - don't - hurt - me where only the part with the right ...
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MS Word 2010 - keyboard shortcut for replace that uses selected text

When I use Ctrl+F my selected text is put into the find side panel, but I need to do extra mouse steps to do a replace. When I do Ctrl+H I get a replace dialog box, but it ignores my selected text. ...
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Word 2013 displaying link as { HYPERLINK “http://domain.com/” }

I must have somehow triggered a setting in Microsoft Office Word 2013 Service Pack 1, where hyperlinks are displayed per the following screenshot: Any thoughts on how to revert this back to ...
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How do I convert from Microsoft Word to PDF while preserving hyperlinks? [duplicate]

The links are blue and underlined, but the link is not preserved. I'm aware of freepdfconverter, but I was hoping of some other way which does not require me to put my document up on the web.
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Microsoft Word output is substantially different from print preview; probably compatibility issue Word 2013 vs. Word 2003 template

I'm using Save As in Word 2013 or DoPDF to convert a Word document to PDF. When I see Word document print preview, everything is OK. But when I convert it to PDF or simply print it to paper, it comes ...
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How to change a format of inserted date in MS Word?

There are shortcut keys in MS Word to insert a date: Shift + Alt + D. But it inserts a date in this format: 1/26/1015 even when my Windows system wide settings are set for this format: 2015-01-26. ...
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How do I typeset equations in Word as pretty as LaTeX does?

This might be the N+1 th question about how to put vector graphics and/or equations in MS Word, but none of the solutions I found on the net satisfy me. My ultimate goal is to be able to embed Latex ...