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MS Word Macro to change string to Numbers in long documents?

I am as beginner as it gets with VBA and macro. I am looking to record a macro for MS Word documents that converts string to number. For example the document will have like (one thousand and four) or (...
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How can I use the keyboard to choose how to paste text in MS Word?

While using a word processor I prefer to user the keyboard almost exclusively, but when pasting text in MS Word I seem forced to use the mouse. I can find no way to specify how to treat formatting (...
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Page numbers of multi-page tables in Word

I have a long table that breaks over a page, and I have placed a caption at the bottom of the table. I wish to refer to the page number on which this table starts (for a "list of tables" listing), but ...
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Word template is filling very slowly on VM

My program opens MS Word 2013 template and is filling him. The Word template on ANY physical machine is filling very fast. But on virtual machine - very slow. How to fix it? PS: VM - server 2012 R2 (...
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ms word 2013- corruption and margins set outside print area

if i have an ms word 2013 document with background rectangle shape of gradient color covering the whole page (so the margins are set outside the printable area) and get the error "one or more marins ...
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Efficient Find/Replace Heading in MS Word that Contains text

I have multiple Heading 3s in MS Word. Some of them contain specific text: "MYTEXT". I want to find all Heading 3s that include "MYTEXT" and remove that word and all text to it's left while ...
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Microsoft word page numbering resets at 99 and goes back to 1. How to fix it?

The so the sequence of page number is from 1 to 99 and then it goes back again to 1. i wonder if I could just go in the page 100 and start a new numbering sequence customized starting from 100 to fix ...
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How to design a table in MS Word that wraps text around a cell in a corner?

Here's what I want to achieve: Screenshot 1: Desired output In other words, I want the whole grey area to be one cell, the content of which wraps itself around the cell with white background. While ...
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Insert Chapter number in header or footer in Word 2016

I'd like to have the chapter number in a Word 2016 document's header. I do not see this in the 'Insert Field' options. There is a section number, but I want the header to tell the reader which chapter ...
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CRM Dynamics 2016 MS Word 2013

In Dynamics CRM 2016 we have the merge documents. I do miss the former switch options. I saw you can manipulate the format in the docx by renaming to .zip and edit the xml... but what to do? I want to ...
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Set width / height of all images in Word document

I have many images, about 100. They may have different width/height. Is it possible to import them all (insert into) Word document and set the same width or height, in centimeters, regardless of an ...
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Variables in MS Word doc

Is there something you can do when writing a MS Word document that allows one to link a variable name to any selected text? And do so in a user friendly way using the tools available out of the box? ...
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MS Office Word 2013

I just downloaded MS Word 2013. Firstly I cant find it easily on my PC. How can I make a shortcut called WORD 2013 on my desktop like the 'old' computers we used when we were younger. Secondly, after ...
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Number formating and “Quick parts” and SharePoint 2010

We have a issue when using quick parts in a word document that has it's source i a SharePoint list, and formatting of numbers. We need the formatting to be "##,##" not "##.##". We have tried to set ...
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Update same text in ten documents easy?

I am using Microsoft Word in 2016. I have ten documents with same header, text in the beginning and text in the end. The text in the middle of the dokument is custom for each document. I do not want ...
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I need to sort a list of bullets (and sub bullets) in alphabetical order

I have an issue with word's alphabetical sorting. Here is an example of what's going on: Question 1 Answer 1 Question 2 Answer 2 When I press sort, this happens: Question 1 Question 2 ...
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How to make a nice partial horizontal line in MS Word?

Creating a paper form, with lines like this: Name______ Date_______, except I want nice continuous lines that look like full horizontal lines from the paragraph menu. The lines need to start at the ...
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MS Word Find Style spanning 2 lines that contains text and replace part

I will be creating a macro for this, but first I just want to get the find/replace to function. I have occassions in my Word document where there are 2 lines of Heading 3s in a row. The first line ...
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How to change the color of some part of a caption in word

How can I change the color of some part of a caption. For example I want to have this as a caption: Table 4: The Data of oil recovery (Table 4) for appears as blue color while the other parts ...
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Is it possible to mail merge a tables from the database into word?

I'm trying to use MS Word as an alternative to some basic reporting using mail merge from an MS Access database. I'm able to do basic mail merge with fields from one table. What I want to do next is ...
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update rich text content control with out distribuing already existed data using VBA?

I need to update the Rich text content control with some new lines. I have to keep the previous data as it is and to insert new data after that in content control using VBA. Can any one help me on ...
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Force new Excel/Word document to be saved right away, while still empty

I'm really bad about having tons of things open and getting them saved. Seeing book57 open in Excel is not uncommon for me. Other than changing my computing habits, is there a way I can force Excel ...
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How can type letter “kappa” in Microsoft word 2010 with this font?

it sure looks weird but I am trying to type a specific type of kappa in my article. If I use the kappa available in "Equation" and "symbols" in "Insert" tab it looks exactly the same as small letter "...
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Saved over word document with blank document. Can I recover the old version?

I had written up my assessment and saved it. However, at some point I have saved over it with just my heading title. Can I recover my original document? I am using the current word and a MacBook Air. ...
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Making numeric bullets indent properly in Word

When I type "1." or "10." in Word, it auto generates bullet properly as follows: But when I change its value to three digits it gets extra indent which definitely looks bad : I have to manually ...
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Mathtype delay startup

For some reason or the other, when I load MS Word (Office 365), and try to create an equation with Mathtype, there is a delay load for the Mathtype interface. It takes about a minute or so to start. ...
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How to add a constant text to all headings in Office Word

In an effort to manually change my Office Word document to Latex, I would like to change all text with heading style with a text containing the \section{heading}, in which heading is the actual text ...
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Disabling office file validation in Microsoft Word 2013

Is there a way to turn off Office File validation in Microsoft Word 2013? This method that works on Word 2003 and 2007 does not seem to work for word 2013 (The Registry key is not created during the ...
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If using radio buttons, do I need to save the file as macro enabled?

I have this .docx document in which I inserted some radio buttons. And each time I save the document I get this message. And I choose 'Yes' every time because as far as I know I'm not using any ...
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Text formatting: Tab stops and center?

I'd like to center a text using the middle tab stop. My scale is in mm and I cannot find the "right" position in order to place my text precisely in the middle. On the picture: 1st line: Formatted ...
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How can I open doc as Read Only from MSWord “Recent Documents” list?

(Office Pro Plus 2010) I would like to open a non-read-only document from the "Recent Documents" list as "Read Only". The use case is that the file is on a network share and multiple users are ...
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Add cross-reference with reference numbers in range in Word

Due to convention, if there's a reference with multiple reference numbers in range in an academic paper, it should be [18-20] instead of [18][19][20]. Likewise, when referencing discretely, what I ...
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MS Word for Mac (latest version) - resetting normal.dotm

I want to reset the normal.dotm template on a Mac with the latest version of MS Word (15.x.x). I found instructions on doing this on Windows here. What's the equivalent for Mac Word? Rationale for ...
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Restrict formatting of forms and SmartArt

I'm creating a Word template for CI, so only formats i applied may be used. On the text format level i've done good job. But how can i restrict format usage of forms and SmartArt? Like line thickness,...
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MS Word Table of Contents Covers Header/Footer

I'm using Word 2010. I created a Table of Contents by going to References > Table of Contents > Automatic Table 1. When I do that, instead of having the table of contents fitting nicely between the ...
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MS Word grammar check showing “correction” identical to the original text, accepting correction then ruins formatting

If I examine the green squiggle and open the grammar dialog, it says there is an extra space between two words but I have positioned and moved the cursor and can confirm that this is not the case If ...
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How can I set the dimensions of a picture/image in terms of the page/margin/column dimensions in MS Word 2010?

In Microsoft Word 2010, when I insert an image, I can change its dimensions in the window below. The prompt is in dutch, but the items marked in yellow translate to ‘Relatively [ ] with respect to [...
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Custom Caption for Image Inside Multilevel Numbering

Well, before I dive into overriding the entire caption's numbering, I want to ask here. I used multilevel numbering to define my chapter number and subchapter number. However, I'm surprised that ...
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Office Templates (with macros) in CrossOver Office 2010

I have a very specific problem. I am a policy debater, and I'm trying to install a Word template called Verbatim http://paperlessdebate.com/verbatim/SitePages/Home.aspx on my Chromebook for ...
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Accept multiple changes in MS Word

Can I accept all tracked changes in a specific area (where I dragged)? I'm using MS Word 2013 for Windows.
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Specific cell linked to Word causes Excel hangs

I have named over 200 specific cells in excel and have pasted them as link in a Word document for easy updating the Word file each time the Excel file is updated. However, both Word and Excel often ...
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word 2013 to pdf; custom page, margins, background color leaves blank area

word 2013 background color set via design -> page color custom page size is 12.58w x 9.25 ht margins are 0 on all sides. in my so-called full page view, the background fills the whole 12.58x9.25 ...
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MS word 2016 square brackets in reference list - ISO 690

im trying to change format of reference list in MS Word 2016 so it will be like this [1]. pplk. žen. Ing. Sameš, Antonín. Beton a jeho význam pro opevňovací stavby. Praha : autor neznámý, 1637. ...
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Unwanted characters appear in word document after using save as

When I finish doing modifications and save the document using 'save as' gibberish in an unknown language (looks like Chinese) appear along with some of the words being jumbled and repeated. “Ranil,...
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Is it possible to give a paragraph indentation of previous block?

I have a document that I've styled as follows. The headings have a level of indentation. Level 1 has no indentation and level 2 and 3 have 0.5 cm and 1 cm. Then there's style called code, which is ...
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The text formatting changes when I paste text from one document to another

When I tried to copy data from one document to another document the formatting is changing. This is happening for some cases only, In some of the cases it is keeping as the source formatting. Should ...
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OFL Fonts - Allowed to embed in Word template?

I'm working on a Word template for a client who has this custom font in Open Font License. I've never done any work previously with fonts like this, and I read that it's meant to be open source and ...
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How to put text in the overlapping portion of a Venn Diagram in MS Word?

Using MS Word 2016, how can I put text into the middle (overlapping) part of the Smartart graphic for a Venn diagram, without making another textbox? With the current Venn diagram layout, I only get ...
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How to create vertical addition using the Word '13 equation editor

I wish to recreate the following vertical addition using the equation editor in Microsoft Word 2013: I have tried using an empty 3x3 matrix and filling it with the relevant symbols, however I ...
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How to turn off formatting marks for Word for Mac?

I have Word for Mac 2011, version 14.4.5. I have currently turned on the formatting marks (dots for spaces, arrows for tabs, paragraph marks, etc.). I want to turn the marks off but I don't know how. ...