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

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What is this kind of “graphic” in MS OFFICE WORD

I recently saw this "picture" in a Word document. But i am not sure that this is a Picture. But it isnt a text either. I can't select it by click on the lines. Only way to select it is Ctrl-a. Would ...
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Default font for current document in Microsoft Word changes after pasting text

I know how to set the default font in Microsoft Word. I find that if I create a new document and paste from a different document source which uses a different font, the new document will now ignore my ...
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Open URL in Word with non-default browser via AutoHotKey

I want to use Autohotkey to open a web link in word with Portable Firefox. The browser is not the default browser and resides in USB folder. #If WinActive("ahk_class OpusApp") #w:: Send +{F10} ...
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3-level Mail Merger

I need to do a 3-level mail merge in Word 2010. I have done to 2-levels(with the help of these documents https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/211303, Mail Merge - Multiple Rows Into One Document but ...
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Can't tab lists, but can backspace or shift-tab them in word 2010

I am trying to have an outline follow the format List item (with a subsection under this one) List item List item However, word isn't letting me "tab" to create subsection. I can backspace and ...
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How do I update all fields in a Word document?

I want a way of updating all fields in a Word 2013 document. (If it works in other versions, all the better; I originally had this problem with Word 2007, and nothing seems to have changed since ...
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Word 2013 can't display all pages

When I cut and paste some pictures inside Word, suddenly the panel froze, however I could save it. After restarting, Word cannot display all the pages, it only show first 14/29 pages. I know the rest ...
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error encoding characters when open in Microsoft office a Kingsoft Office document

I've a trouble with a document which I edited with Kingsoft Office in linux, the receiver told me than the document shows weird characters where instead of tildes like á é í this is what she is ...
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Find and replace by a single dot several series of two dots attached to the end of words

I want to replace every series of two dots in a document by a single dot, excluding the cases where there are three dots in a row, i.e., the written ellipsis (...). Yet, the series of two dots always ...
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Break link with external document MS Word

I'm using Word 2007. I created a massive (300 page) Word document by copy-pasting text, tables and images from various external (Word and Excel) documents. This might not have been the best way but I ...
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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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Endless save loop in Microsoft Word

I'm trying to save a Word document as .docx, but each time I click the 'Save' button the dialog reappears and asks me where to save the file. This only happens when I try to save it as a .docx file, ...
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MS word layout issue: Text area covers only half its area

In short: I would like to be able to get the text to expand to the whole width of the window (the red rectangle on the picture) instead of being stuck to only half the window. I would also like to ...
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Word 2010: Increase line-spacing while maintaining middle alignment vertically?

I'm trying to increase my line-spacing of a paragraph while keeping a visually attractive 'padding' that is equal at the top and bottom of the line. Increasing line-height currently 'pads' the bottom ...
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Updates are available. Save your document to refresh this area

We're running MS Office 2013 on Windows 10. We've saved a document in OneDrive and have multiple people editing it. In one paragraph, there is a little icon which has this tool tip: Updates are ...
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Word 2013 not changing footer size

I'm trying to make the space at the bottom of the page smaller so I can fit more text into it. I tried setting the footer and header to really small numbers but it doesn't seem to make a difference. ...
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MS Word - discrete scrolling

Is there a way, wile working on a document in two-page view, to use only discrete (page-level) scrolling and hide the margins?
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Weird  symbol after every word in database

I can't figure out what this  symbol is. I have a webpage with some textboxes that allow users to submit info to a database. A few of the users are copying and pasting sentences from Microsoft Word. ...
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How can I change the cursor style of MS Word for Mac (2011)?

I find it difficult to see the blinking, thin vertical bar cursor in MS Word (Word for Mac 2011, ver. 14.2.5). Is it possible to change the cursor style to a box or something more easily seen? I ...
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Resizing of images (increase the size of the screen shot) in microsoft word automatically

I need to resize (increase the size) the multiple screesn shots in word document in a single click. i have a macro with me. Following is the one.. Sub ResizePics() Dim shp As Word.Shape Dim ishp ...
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How do I remove lines appearing permanently on top and bottom of a word document?

I have these lines appearing on top and bottom of a word document (office 2010), just below and above the text (Exactly where the lines for headers and footers are). I have tried to copy the text into ...
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Sort 'Drop Down List Content Control' form Alphabetically in WORD 2013

I'm using word 2013. I've created a drop down list using 'Drop-Down List Content Control' in the developer tab, but i can't seem to sort the drop down selections by Alphabetical order. Is this even ...
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About some Fonts

So I found some fonts that windows might read. Even when I copy some words on Word with those fonts, and past them on the Enternet explorer, on google. The font stay and I can save a Word page and ...
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Changing current mail merge to use new source data

I have a mail merge file that I created last year, I would like to use a new source data file to create new post cards. Can this be done and how do I go about doing it? I really don't want to create ...
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Heading 2 is not followed by Heading 1 in Microsoft Word 2010 multilevel heading

In MS word 2010, I have set multilevel heading. but my heading style does not follows by previous style. For example Heading 1 is 5. after thet when I select heading 2, it should be 5.1, but it ...
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MS Word 2013 Cross-Reference feature showing the actual figure

I am using MS Word 2013. I have been using the cross-reference feature to note figure name within the body of my report. So if the figure moves to another page the or I change the figure number the ...
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Two per page printing margins in Microsoft Word

I have a document that I created in Microsoft Word. I set up the margins so The text goes almost all the way to the edges (like .2" margins). The document is oriented portrait style and I want to ...
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Showing certain levels in outlines in word

In word, when we create an outline, is there a way to close lower levels from view. For instance, if the outline is Then how can we just show the levels represented by the roman numbers (I, ...
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Changing default file open dialog setting “files of type'' behaviour to ”all files"

In MS Word in Windows XP if we click ‘open’ it will open and show files. There will be some default setting for Files of type. I want to change it to All files, such that every time I click ‘open’ ...
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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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MS Word autocomplete like notepad++ or MS Excel

I'm writing a big document in Microsoft Word 2013, and there are many common words. So I have to retype many words again and again. I know that there is a way to add words to the AutoComplete list but ...
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Word macro referencing Excel worked in Office 2007 but fails in 2010

I created a VBA macro in Word 2007 that determines if Excel and a specific Excel workbook is open, opens the workbook (and Excel if needed), then performs various tasks in the workbook. Under ...
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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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Don't break header/footer when making page landscape format

I have a document with a footer with page numbering and a header with some centered text. Long story short: I flipped one page to landscape format. Long story long: I made a forced page break to get ...
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Quick Access Toolbar icons won't go away

I made a Word Template some time ago. Since then, it was renamed, removed, or replaced. I had created buttons on the quick access toolbar for this template. Those buttons are still there, but the ...
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How to search for text from back to front

Backstory: I am copying and pasting search results from a website into word. the pasted text looks something like the image below: Goal: I only want two lines from each set of search results ...
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How can I copy a custom Dictionary on Word 2000?

How do I copy custom dictionary on word 2000 onto a flash drive and then copy it to custom dictionary word 2003 on my new computer?
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Word 2007 issue - pasting images shows just the bottom few pixels of image

I'm running MS Office 2007 on Windows 8. I used MS Office 2003 on Windows 7 before this and never encountered this problem. Note that this is a clean install of Office 2007, not an upgrade. Two ...
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Very slow copy-paste in Excel and word 2007 on Vista

I'm using Office 2007 on Windows Vista and occasionally, when copying from Word to Excel, or text from a website to Word, I will get the hour glass for 10 + seconds and sometimes for about a minute. ...
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Excel 2007 and Word 2007 are very slow when closing or opening a file

I have a new PC with a fresh install of Office 2007. This computer freezes randomly when I open or close an Excel or Word file. It seems to freeze more often when the file is from a network share. ...
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Word Template - Create default text in SmartArt like Content Control

I'm creating a bunch of word templates but are completely stuck when it comes to inserting default template text into SmartArt objects. Throughout the templates I use Content Control to add custom ...
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How to make ms equation add 4 equations this way

I'm trying to add 4 equations but MS equation only goes to 3: Do you know how it is possible to add 4 equations?
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Word 2013 - Numbers for Referencing Review Comments

It appears Microsoft turned off auto-numbering of comments in Word 2013. So when going to Review in the ribbon and adding a "New Comment" there is no way to identify the comment when discussing with ...
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Make booklet into normal document

I was given a booklet that was made in MS Word manually - pages are split into two columns, first sheet contains first and last page, next contains second and second-to-last and so on. I was asked to ...
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Word shortcut to start bulleted list

I know there exists a keyboard shortcut CTRL+SHIFT+L to create a new bullet point, but this does not add the appropriate indentation. Is there a keyboard shortcut that exists or that I can define to ...
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Disabling auto-hiding of vertical scrollbar in Word 2013

I'm wondering whether there is any option/control to disable the automatic hiding (fade-out effect) of vertical scrollbar that happens after few seconds of mouse inactivity in Microsoft Word 2013? I ...
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How not to show pasted hyperlinks as a hyperlinks?

When I copy a hyperlink text such as a website address and paste it in MS Word, how can I just paste it as a plain text instead of a hyperlink?
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Word autocorrect options not included in template

I transferred an MS Word template to another computer making it the Normal template. Yet the auto correct options were not copied. I don't mean the word list. I mean the options such as autoformat as ...
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Remove everything before the colon character (regex) in ms word

I need a regex to remove everything before the : character. An example would be: UNIDENTIFIED MALE #1: Thank you. Roll camera. Do you have numbers moving out at the sound? UNIDENTIFIED MALE ...
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Alignment of equation in word

I have this equation: And I want to align the betas on the right, and the argument(QED,ED,QD) on the left. Currently I use brackets only. Any clue on how to do it? Thanks!