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Is there a keyboard shortcut in Word for typing an arrow (symbol)?

You often see people using -> as an arrow, but I hate how it looks. I always use the → symbol. However, I always have to insert < symbol to use this, which is annoying. Is there anyway ...
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Switching languages

I'm a translator, I type in Russian and frequently check online dictionaries. I just got a laptop with Windows 10 and encountered an unfamiliar problem. When I switch between Word (really old version) ...
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How to format multiple 'paragraphs' with the same indent settings in Word?

I'm not sure if this has come about as a result of pasting from a Windows generated Word doc into a Mac one but some of the paragraph formatting is now slightly off. Is there a way to select blocks ...
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Prefixing heading numbers with custom letters, varying by section, in Microsoft Word?

By default, Microsoft Word comes with default heading styles (e.g. Heading 1, Heading 2, Heading 3….). These defaults can be changed based on need. For example, I modified the default headings to ...
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How do you copy raw Microsoft Word fields codes to another text document?

Is it possible to copy text from a Word document containing field codes, so that when asted into another application, the FIELD CODES REMAIN AS RAW TEXT. i.e. something like This is about whales { ...
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Is there a way to manually open the Recovered Documents Pane in Word 2013

Every reference that I've looked at suggests forcing a crash, and then re-opening word. This seem like an kludgey way of resolving the issue, and was hoping there was a manual way to force open the ...
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Spacing Problems with Microsoft Word with usage of Text-wrapped photos

I am writing an essay in writing workshop in which a picture is needed. Each time I add a photo the spacing between words becomes extended. When I press backspace at the end of the large space the two ...
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Changing a Mail Merge Word document to point to a new datasource?

I am trying to change a MSWord 2013 mail merge document so that it points to a MS SQL DB rather then the original MS Access DB which just linked to the SQL DB tables. Basically I want to remove Access ...
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How to repair or recover my Word and PDF files

My Windows 7 was infected and the malware destroyed both of my Word and PDF files. I searched the web much but couldn't find a way to really help me on recovering or repairing those two files. I found ...
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Richtext, excessive markup by Word

My Scenario is I have to create letters in Microsoft Word (Standard 2010) using the RTF format. When users create the letter it is serialized against a SQL server. None of those facts can change. I ...
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How to split word document into single page html files?

I have a word document of 20 pages. I want to save each page as a separate HTML file. How can I do it? I am using MS Word 2010.
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Importing an EPS vector file to Microsoft Word without losing quality

If I import an .eps picture to Microsoft Word as normal, the quality of the vector picture comes down (the image gets rasterised. In this case, the EPS was produced with the pgfplot package and ...
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Justifying Text in Word 2007

How can you justify text in Word 2007 and not have the last sentence look really spaced out? IE: The Last Line Looks Like This to fill the space.
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Get rid of gray brackets arond editable text in restricted Word docs

I'm trying to work out a problem in Word that I thought was simply a glitch from 2003 until we upgraded to 2010 and the problem persisted. For our corporate letterhead, we set up the template with ...
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Microsoft Word 2013 failing to print checkbox character

In my .docx file, I have a checklist typed out like this: ☐ Read the prep doc ☐ Look up client notes But when I print the document, the boxes don't appear. Everything else about the document ...
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Why can I see a font even if it is not installed

I do not have Seravek font installed on my system. My client sent a Microsoft Word document with contents using this font. When I select the text, it shows the correct font name i.e. Seravek. ...
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How to adjust paragraph spacing between header and top of page?

I have a header at the top of the page. There is an image at the top of a page body. The problem is that I need 8 pts of space between that image and the header. I defined a style for that. The ...
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Does Word 2013 have version control?

In Word 1997 to 2007, there was a feature that saved document versions. Word 2010 does not have this feature. Did Word 2013 restore it?
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Use a different font for bold text, instead of synthetic bold

In Word, how can we make bold text (such as by pressing Ctrl+B/the B button) use the bold variant of a differently named font from that of the non-bold font? We're using the Light weight of the Open ...
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Converting pdf files to word safely if pdf's contains equations? [duplicate]

As I indicated in the title, I need to convert files to word by keeping format fixed. Is it possible?
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How to add a new section to a numbered list in MS Word?

In Word how can I add a section into a numbered list? I have a large software requirements document that is organized using a numbered list, so I have a few paragraphs as 1, then maybe some ...
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What is the style used for visited hyperlink in MS Word?

I can change the color of hyperlink in my files by updating the "Hyperlink" style but when it is a visited hyperlink, it turns purple and underlined. I wanna change this but cannot find the Visited ...
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MS Word - convert outline to a chart?

I have an outline in MS Word I would like to convert to some kind of tree chart to visualize it. Is that possible?
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Adding Images side-by-side

I have three images of unequal size. I want to add them side by side horizontally in MS Word 2007/2010. Currently when I manually add them through Insert -> Picture then they are added without ...
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Copying and Pasting a Vertical Line in MS Word 2007

I've inserted a vertical line onto a page and I'd like to copy and paste it to all the other pages; however, when I try to do so, it keeps indenting over incrementally each time (see example below). ...
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Converting a Docx file to PDF without losing any formatting

I am attempting to convert a Docx file that I have to a PDF. I have done this many times before, but this particular file has a lot of unique formatting with page breaks; some pages are landscape, ...
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MSWORD VBA close document on save

I am trying to get a document to close when saved, using VBA. I have searched for this extensively but mostly it comes up with people trying to not turn off saving when closing a document. What I ...
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Large document is sluggish and its pictures not visible in Web Layout

I recently upgraded Office from 2010 to 2013. I have a large (700 pages) and complex document that contains text and pictures (inserted as In-Line With Text). The document has two problems: 1) ...
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Maps add in for Microsoft Word

I want to write a guide for a walking path near my home. I would have to add a lots of maps images (~300) at different locations and zoom levels. I want to be able to generate high quality static ...
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Microsoft Word not Displaying The Entire Document?

When I use Word it does not display the entire size of 8.5 x 11 or any size paper: It only displays 7 x 9 of 8.5 x 11. How can I fix this? Another problem I have is, it automatically saves a back-up ...
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Collaborate on Microsoft Word 2016 documents with real-time co-authoring on Mac

Real-time co-authoring is a new feature of Microsoft Word 2016: https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Collaborate-on-Word-documents-with-real-time-co-authoring-7dd3040c-3f30-4fdd-bab0-8586492a1f1d ...
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open a text file such as xml or markdown as plain text without interpreting the formatinstruction in MS-Word

Is there a key combination or 'open as...' plain text menu option that can be used? Subsidiary double question: will it also work with anz file (with random byte contatint) AND what are the ...
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LibreOffice does not completely use Word's “standard” format for paragraphs

When opening existing Word documents with LibreOffice (current version: 5.0.5.2), most things look pretty well. But there is a problem: our Word's "standard" paragraph has single line spacing, and no ...
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where can I find a Locky Ransomware virus samples?

I need a locky ransomware virus sample to test it on VM for my project. Where can I get one working sample ?(Any microsoft word or excel files would work)
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Word Create Several Document Properties in Quick Parts

I am currently using Quick Parts > Document Properties to create fields that can update other parts of a Word document. I.e. if I change one field, all other similar fields will change as well. ...
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Reference a field in word 2010

I have a table at the top of a document with a cell for Project Name and I want to mirror this at the bottom of the document to say whatever the top ones says as there is another part saying Project ...
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How do I show the built-in heading styles in Word 2007's Quick Styles Gallery?

I've inherited a 200+ page Word 2007 document that uses lots of individually-formatted paragraphs rather than paragraph styles. I want to generate a table of contents, but before I can do that, I need ...
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How can be open track changes after acceptance the changes

I I have amended the word file through track change, after that accepted and saved, how I can see the track changes again
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How to kill Microsoft Word 2013 after it crashes?

I have a problem which makes Microsoft Word 2013 crash. Whenever it crashes, I cannot close it - I have to reboot. Killing via Task Manager or Process Explorer doesn't seem to do anything. How do I ...
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Microsoft Word and digital signatures using PGP?

I have a document for a project that I am working on with my team, and I need to digitally sign the document in a way that can be verified by other members of the team. The catch is, internally, we ...
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Table of Contents is using regular (Arabic) numbers for pages whose numbers are Roman

I'm using Microsoft Office 2013 Word. Pages that have page numbers displayed as Roman numerals are displayed in the Table of Contents with Arabic numeral page numbers. Here is a screenshot of the ...
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How do I change the Style of 'Error! reference source not found.'?

I read this, but wish to change the Style (colour, size, highlighting) of the error message for emphasis. It is currently black and bolded and so that can be difficult to discern.
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How to make text baseline and midline visible in Word?

I want to make baseline and midline (or x-height line to be precise) visible (and printable) in a line of text (presuming characters in the line are the same font and size). Is it possible to do so ...
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How can I quickly access the Microsoft Word zoom setting on a Mac?

I get a lot of Word documents to work on, and the first thing I always do is access the zoom setting (View-> Zoom) and change the zoom to "Page Width". There's no keyboard shortcut for the zoom ...
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canvas available in ms word 2016 (mac version)?

For drawing in an MS Word for Mac 2016 document, a canvas is apparently no longer necessary. Is it nevertheless available in any way? I liked them; they helped keep things contained. UPDATE: I am ...
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Move data in a table present in 2000+ .docx files to a single .xlsx file (2010)

I receive 40+ emails per week each with a word doc attached. The word documents are in the same semantic format but carry unique client data authorizing services. I only need a portion of the data ...
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Extracting certain words from varying addresses in Excel

I need to sort out these addresses but there is a big problem at hand. For example, the first address: "B-41, Vashishth Marg, Shyam Nagar, Sodala, Sodala" The problem here is "Shyam Nagar" and ...
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How can I add a shadow to a custom title style?

I'm currently writing down a few things for an RPG conversion using Word 2013. I'm a bit stuck trying to create my own heading style. The heading style should have a specific color and shadow. Also, ...
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Insert gif in Word 2013

It is possible to insert a img gif and make it move inside a word document ? Inserting a gif is possible but, it just shows the first img. I can't find the answer on google...
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In Word 2016, how can all Paragraph Numbering be deleted all at once?

The numbering above was generated via Home > Paragraph > Numbering or Multilevel List (I cannot remember which). This comment suggests my fault in failing to number correctly; so I am trying ...