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

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Navigate among word headings with keyboard shortcut?

Is there a way to navigate between headings of the same type in word with keyboard? This would be equivalent to ctrl+arrow in emacs. In outline or draft view. Can't find anything like it in help ...
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Creating different margins on the first page of a word template

I have a letterhead template and I need the first page left margin to be larger than subsequent pages. I've seen the option of placing a text box or image box in the header to push the text but this ...
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Document format: Two columns first page, one column second

I am trying (and failing) to create a Microsoft Word document that has two columns on the first page, and one column on every succeeding page. The idea is that the first page has a list of people ...
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How to fix “open in read only” failing with MS Word?

We have MS Word (2013-2011) and documents on shared drives. Usually we have the author of the document editing it, and multiple other users that should access the document in read only. ...
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Cannot adjust table padding

Tables cannot have the padding adjusted in the cell. When the 'same as the whole table' option is removed, and exact padding is entered, it does not save, or apply the padding to the table. ...
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How to add custom document property to MS Word

I just need add some new properties in the following menu. How do I can do it? Thanks!
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Insert Hyperlink in word to an excel file that will open read-only when clicked?

To manually open an excel file as read-only I usually use excel /r "filename" on the command line, or just click file, open, open as read only from excel. If I insert a hyperlink to an excel file in ...
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Navigating in numeric bullets in Microsoft Word

I have a list of questions numbered by numeric bullets like s s s Each bullet point is of variable length (from few lines to few pages). This makes me to scroll a lot to go to next bullet. I felt ...
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How do I prevent Word from shifting text down when trying to combine fonts?

I'm trying to write Byzantine music sheets (but that doesn't actually matter), but when I try to type in a character from another font the line automatically shifts down a little bit. I attached a ...
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Quickly insert an internal hyperlink in a Microsoft Word document?

When working on a word document having large number of bookmarks, inserting internal hyperlink using usual "Insert Hyperlink" dialog is laborious. You need to manually search for the bookmark in the ...
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Headings shortcut in Word?

I use headings a lot in my document and I like to use the navigation pane to quickly look through them. The "issue" is that the only way I know how to open the navigation pane is to hit ctrl+f and ...
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Assistance with RegEx in Word

I have a Word 2010 document containing a list of blocks with predifined styles. The styles are used in another software to process these blocks. I created the document using a wrong quickpart so all ...
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How to set mergefield to show long date format?

How can I make Word 2012 display German date format in mail merge? { DATE \a "dd.MM.yy" \ * MERGEFIELD } returns 15.02.2012 for today, 15. Februar 2013 however is what I want.
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Is there a way of setting a different footer size on the last page of a word document?

Using Microsfot Word 2013: Is there a way of setting a different footer size on the last page of a document? So far I have only found ways of having different footer contents, but nothing on ...
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How to prevent footnotes from causing text to be moved onto the next page in Word

I have block paragraph of text in word which includes a footnote reference. The paragraph itself would fit on the end of a page, however there would be no space for the footnote. Because Word is not ...
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How can I add an image as header and footer in Word template 2010

How can I add an image as header and footer in a Word 2010 template? Also, I want to allow user control on this; e.g., place a check box, which if selected, would apply header and footer otherwise ...
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Word 2010 How to Create a Macro to auto-insert Author Name in the Footer?

In a template document I want to create a macro that when the template is opened and a new document is pulled up, the "author" name will automatically insert into the footer. Is this possible? I don't ...
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Spacebar fails randomly on MS Word 2016

I can't replicate the bug, I only know that sometimes, when switching between the English keyboard and the Japanese Microsoft IME, the spacebar starts failing on Microsoft Word. I can't insert spaces, ...
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Picture styles not available in Word

I'm not able to add style to my picture, because the toolbar is not available. In "Customize The Ribbon" window, these options are grayed out. See screenshot: How to bring these tools back? I'm ...
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How do I delete pages from Word 2013?

How do I delete pages from a Word 2013 document? I've looked everywhere I can think of, including Page layout and have not been able to figure out how to delete an unwanted page.
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MS word macro: how to change highlights form a specific color to another — inside the selected text?

I want to change the yellow highlights in the selected text (not in the whole document) to red highlights. This VBA does change the highlighted colors but it does not stop at the selected text (it ...
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How to print 4 index cards on a single A4 sheet in Word 2003

I have an index card designed in Word. It's fairly complicated with graphics, borders and background. The page layout has been set to landscape and with size set to 4x6. How can I print this, 4x per ...
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Microsoft Word form - Preserving “lines” to type on instead of underscoring and underlining

We've got a form that somebody created in Microsoft Word 2007. As an example, it would look something like this: Name: ____________________________ Where the "line" is created by somebody typing ...
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MS Word: Change font-size in table autoformat

After trying it for a few times, I can't seem to edit the font size through Ms Word's Table -> Table Autoformat. I can edit a lot of other stuff except for the font size. Are there any explanations ...
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Change content after user has print document [closed]

I have printed a specific document from my Laptop (windows 7) to a shared printer. This document has "document name", "username/computer name" . Is there any way to remove these meta data from being ...
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How can I automatically convert all comments in a word 2010 document to footnotes?

I started writing comments on some text in word 2010, and I wrote so many that they don't fit on the page. I want to convert them to footnotes so that they come out well in print. Is there any way ...
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Grammar application rules Microsoft Word

I recently wrote a reply from the interview I had. This is what I wrote: "Within the last few days you and I started the introduction for the Employment at company x in the Technology sector working ...
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When printing duplex, how would I fix the fact that the back page prints upside down?

I am running Windows 8 with Microsoft Word, and I am making a booklet. When I try and print duplex, the first side prints fine, and then the second side prints upside down. I have tried the thing ...
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Change default style of a caption in Word [duplicate]

When inserting a figure or table, you can add a caption. It has some default styling that you can edit in the Quick Styles pane. By default in Word 2013 this is a 9pt italic font. Unfortunately, this ...
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Paste HTML into Word

I'm have a tough time getting my HTML that I am pasting into word to be converted to the proper styles I want. My HTML includes: dt, dd, h1-h7, p, li, ul... etc. dt and dd are not working. Word ...
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How do I get Word 2007 to stop changing the font when pasting special characters

When pasting text as "unformatted unicode text" in Word 2007, some special characters will be rendered in a different font, even when the current font at the place of insertion has these characters. ...
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Microsoft Word 2013 - How to make double column list

In MS word 2013 when I go to Page Layout > Columns > 2 , it creates 2 columns but they are not "individual" in the sense that I cannot start typing from the top of the right column, nor can I type in ...
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Can the MS Word Date Picker force the user to enter a date?

Seems you can type anything you want into a date picker field. Is there a way to force the user to enter a valid date in the proper format (dd-mm-yyyy vs mm-dd-yyyy)
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How to determine EMET caller mitigation?

I run EMET on my Windows machines. It works great - it stop a number of threats in their tracks by enforcing some mitigations on applications. I can't count how many times it stopped Internet Explorer ...
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Only older version of a word file is available. How can I recover a missing newer version?

I worked all day yesterday on a Word document (.doc). My habit is to save a file as I am working on it throughout the day. I even made a backup copy on my flash drive. Today, when I went to open the ...
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How to fix character spacing in Word object linked to Excel data

I'm linking data from excel into a word object, but when the data appears in word the character spacing is changed and all the letters blend together: Data as it appears in Excel: (Font = Calibri) ...
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Swap X and Y axis table

I want to create a chart that has on X axis the time and in the Y axis the complexity. Then, in the same chart I have to put the time and the complexity of two different tests. Thus, I created a ...
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word how to make a header1 after a textfield

I have a page that contains the name of the chapter, which is header1 style, and after it I inserted a text field in order to add a quote. so here is what my page looks like: I was advised to add ...
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Saving as .rtf in MS Word (MS Office 365 ProPlus - Word v15.0.4779.1002)

I am creating letters in Word and using angle brackets (< and >) to create tags for the next step of a mail merge type process. When I save the file as an .rtf and open it in Notepad, additional ...
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Microsoft word 2015 just stopped checking for spelling errors

Not sure why this happened. I've checked my preferences and spell check is on. Apparently sdkvcjwdnvfkjn is a word in the English language. I tried creating a new document but to no avail. I've ...
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MS Word Corrections

MS Word will underscore with wiggly red or blue lines words that are not in the lexicon. When I click on "Ignore" or "Ignore all", the lines disappear. But they reappear after the document is saved, ...
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Automatically resize picture/image in Word?

I'm using Microsoft Word 2007. I have several large screenshots that need to be inserted into the document at various places. When I paste the pictures, I have to manually resize them to fit within ...
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Insert an image to the left of a certain style in MS Word

[How] Can I make a paragraph style that will insert an image to the side of a paragraph? I have a certain paragraph style. I want Word to insert a small image to the left of that text (or, ideally, ...
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Remove trailing whitespace at the end of table cells

I have opened a PDF file in Word in order to edit it (the original Word document is lost). During the conversion, each line of text and each table cell was given an extra space. Of course, they don't ...
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How do you invert/reverse rows in a table in MS Word 2016?

I wish to invert or reverse all rows in the table above, so that: the green and purple rows change positions the entire rows of 2 and 3 (and not just the 2nd column) change positions instead of ...
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Mac OS X - shortcut for changing text color?

does anyone know the shortcut to change the text color on Word 2011 on a Mac? I would like to ideally select a part of the text, press a key combination, and change the color of the text to the color ...
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Find and replace a specific heading with another in Microsoft Word

I want to replace a heading (ex.Heading 1) with another heading with different styles. I tried Find and Replace Formatting in Microsoft Word, and replaced the desire style into another style I wanted. ...
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How do I remove headers / footers after the first page?

Our company letterhead has the corporate logo (in the header) and contact information (in the footer) - this format is in a Word 2010 template, and repeats into the second page. I would like to begin ...
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Weird characters in an old document I'm trying to recover

Here is a sample of the text that is in a Word file that is now labeled a .txt document. If I delete the extra space in parts that actually contain my old text, about half the text is missing when I ...
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Show blue hyperlink instead of { HYPERLINK link } in Microsoft Word

In Microsoft Word 2007, I'm getting this text rather than getting an actual hyperlink. How can I have it show the blue hyperlink instead? I'm currently using a "Print Layout" as my View. If I ...