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

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MS word: different caption style for figure and table

I'm trying to add captions for figures and tables in MS word. And I want to use different style on captions for figures and captions for tables. ex) font size 10 for captions for figures, font size ...
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In MS Word 2010: Change tracking: how can I permanently set color of my changes to red?

Assume a user that use change tracking a lot on different computers on a lot of documents. Can I go to MS Word options and permanently, for ever, set that user "johnk" will always have red color ...
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OneNote to Word images downsampling

Hello, I enjoy writing on OneNote more than in Word, probably because in OneNote I don't care about the layout of my document. So, I import vector images form visio into my OneNote notebook. In ...
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How do I stop a mail merge from adding zeros to the end of amounts of currency?

I am using an excel spreadsheet as my data source in a Word document mail merge. I have formatted the amounts in excel as currency with 2 decimal places. When I complete the merge, the amounts have ...
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Something has hijacked my CTRL+ALT+1 to 5 shortcuts

I am running Windows 8.1 and I can't use CTRL+ALT+1 to 5 in any programs that have these shortcuts defined. Mainly Word and Onenote. I have tried so many things to find out if a system wide shortcut ...
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In Microsoft Word 2007, is there a way to put in a variable which can be set and altered?

I am trying to make a document in which I can add a specific date at the top (for example, 03 October 2014). This date would be the main variable from which six other dates would align themselves to. ...
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MS Word tables as link from Excel only shows a single line

I have a Word document that functions as a template using a linked table to an external Excel sheet. My problem is that when i 'paste special' to insert the link, the table shows only the last line of ...
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Word won't save

I have a problem with Word document on endless save loop, crashing, hanging, etc. I've read other related problems on here but none of the solutions have worked for me. This is my dissertation so the ...
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How do I setup a Microsoft Word 2011 template that allows two pictures per page with room for text under each?

I am setting up a form that will be used for inspection reports. I am running Mac OSX (10.8.5) with office 2011 using word. I would like to have the area for the pictures predefined so that I just ...
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Inserting Visio 2013 objects into Word 2010

I'm inserting Visio 2013 objects into a Word document. The diagrams are 8.5 x 11, and take up the full page in the Word doc. I've set up each Visio diagram to have a background page, which has ...
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Fixing Adobe Acrobat to Microsoft Word Line Munging

I have a PDF document that I am converting to Word using Adobe Acrobat (a recent version). The text converts perfectly fine, but the lines get screwed up. An excerpt from the original PDF looks ...
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How to add custom styles to navigation pane or change them with VBA

I have a Word2010 document that was created by a tool from Axure. Each heading is formated with a custom style ("AxureHeading1", "AxureHeading2", "AxureHeading3"). I was able to create a table of ...
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Microsoft Word 2013 View Page/Column Margins

In Microsoft Word 2013 is there a way to view the margins so I can see where the limits of my current column are (one column or multiple columns)? The closest I have gotten to this is by checking the ...
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Why is my Microsoft Word VBA form not showing on a MAC?

Not sure if this is the right forum but here goes... I created a word document with a form and macros then saved it as a template. The document was created with Word 2003 and saved as a template ( a ...
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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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How to display comments pane

I am trying to display the comments pane in MS Word 2010 yet I can not find how? I saw this pane enabled on a file. It docks at the bottom of MS Word window and shows all comments in the document in ...
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Table Symbol in Word for Mac manuscript file

When I create a table in Word, there is a symbol of reverse arrows with a double line in between that shows up when I put the cursor over a gridline. This indicates that I can drag the line to adjust ...
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How to change to list view for “Show All Windows” in Word for Macbook 2011 when right clicking the dock icon

I used to right click the word icon, hit "Show All Windows" and see everything I was working on in a list view. Now, I see the documents in a thumbnail view and I hate it, I want the list back. I ...
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How to export PDF from Word to a specific directory?

I know how to export PDF from Word. I always export the PDFs to one direction, with the name is same as the Word name. Is there any way to do this quickly?
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Linking word with access with ask value at open

I have a Word document that has some fields connected with Microsoft Access and I want that when the Word document is opened, it asks for the ID of the client to filter the table. The document is ...
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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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Break link with external document MS Word, Part 2

This is a follow on question to the post "Break link with external document MS Word" but I have no idea how to ask a further question in that thread (the page only offers the ability to "answer" the ...
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Word macros to resize a picture to its original size and then back to “thumbnail” size

Workflow: 1. Insert a larger picture in a MS Word 2010 document 2. Reduce the picture size to a smaller "thumbnail" size 3. Save and close the document 4. Reopen the document 5. Select the picture ...
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I'm not able to write any thing in my MS WORD 2007

I installed ms word 2007 in windows xp. I have some existing word files but I am unable to edit them. Toolbars are disabled as you can see the pic.
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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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Microsoft Word - Automatic Table of Authorhsip

Is there a way to insert an automatic table of authorship? Similar to an automatic table of figures or a table of contents. And what I mean by table of authorship: Say there are three authors of a ...
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Word Math formatting

I'm unsure of the correct terminology so I will have to use images to describe what I am after. If I have an equation with multiple steps, I want to format it to keep the equation in line over ...
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How can I make Word 2010 use a single bracket for multiple linked citations?

Currently, when I add a citation in my Word document I get something like: • Edge detection [45] [46] [47] I'd like this to be: • Edge detection [45, 46, 47] without converting the citation to ...
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Word: Autofill “Insert Hyperlink” dialog box

I'm using Word 2010 on Windows 7. When inserting hyperlink (Ctrl+K), I used to be able to switch to my browser (Opera 12) and switch back and get the address field filled with the URL from the browser ...
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Uninstalled programs history on Windows 8 [duplicate]

So I recently deleted a couple of programs which I believe that is causing some trouble to download some Microsoft programs. So I was wondering, is there any way to see a list of programs I ...
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Header and Footer backgrounds in Word 2010

Is it possible, in Word 2010, to change the background colour in the Header/Footert, i.e. the document background is white and header/footer background green? Thanks
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Default dictionary on Microsoft word?

I have word 2013 and when I am using the Single spaced template it spell checks in English (US) whist when I am using the normal blank document template it spell checks in English (UK). How do I ...
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How do I batch convert WP51 files?

How can I batch convert hundreds WordPerfect 5.1 files to simpler format such as RTF or TXT?
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Database-based word document

I will take an example, it'll be easier: So I have a database about classrooms. There is student db which contains all the students like so: id name surname slug class 0 John ...
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Document in Word does not have default styles

I opened a document already created and the default styles were not present. I set the styles to "default black and white" but there is still no "Normal" style. There is just a "Normal; chapter sub ...
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Defining math shortcuts/macros for Microsoft Word

Is it possible, in any version of Microsoft Word, to define shortcuts for recurring mathematical expressions? (preferably in a way that allows updating all occurences at once if needed) For instance, ...
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Stopping certain MS Word styles from wrapping around embedded objects

I have quite a long Word 2010 document that (for the sake of the purposes of this question) contains 1 Heading Style used repeatedly, 1 Body Text style used repeatedly, & numerous Visio objects. ...
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How to create a custom “Document Property”?

How can I create a "Document Property" like in this screenshot but with my own text?
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skipping an undo action in microsoft word

I have a long sequence of commands that I would like to undo from a document. In the very beginning, there is a complex action that I do not want to undo. Is there any way for me to skip an action ...
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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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Save As in Word will overwrite the currently open file, but not Excel

I have long used the SaveAs feature to force me to change the file name, preventing me from overwriting the currently open file. This is true in Excel, but Word has changed at some point, and it will ...
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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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windows batch file to submit a doc file for printing on the default printer

I have a list of word docs coming into a particular folder in my server. I need to submit them to the printer . I cannot maunually keep on printing as this is going to get tedious. I need a windows ...
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How to exclude Code snippets from Microsoft Words spell check

I am writing on an computer scientific report and I'm really tired of Word 2010 always switching between languages (code in english, text in german) and marking all my code red just because there are ...
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How do you create a mail merge from excel in microsoft word and then overlay multiple images on top of each other

I know how to insert images into mail merge in word one at a time and have them next to each other, but I want to mail marge three images each onto a printable label. The first image is a background ...
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Microsoft Word: Some Unicode Characters Will not Display in Any Font

When I am using Microsoft Word 2013 on Windows 8, some unicode characters do not display correctly, even when the font is changed to Arial Unicode MS. This affects what to me seems a very bizarre set ...
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Converting word doc to PNG without compression

I have some Word documents that are drawings with captions, that I would like to convert to PNG format. The problem I ran into was that the file size went from about 750 Kb in the original Word doc ...
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PDF hyperlinks work on one computer only?

I saved a bunch of PDFs from MS word using save as pdf, there were several hyperlinks in each. The links work and show up when I open the pdf either in a reader or in google docs on my computer where ...
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What defines the order of the tabs in the new template window?

When using the templates feature in Microsoft Office, what is it that defines the order in which the sub-folders in your defined templates folder are displayed? At this point I would post an image ...
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Printing doc created in webview

I've been sent a document that looks fine in web view, but when switched to print view runs way off the page. When I try to set margins the body seems to be pushed more off the page. Are there any ...