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

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MS Word 2013 Format change for a single page without effecting the rest of the document [duplicate]

How do I make a single page landscape 11" x 17" while the rest of the document stays 8.5" x 11" in portrait?
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Large job Print automation

I regularly need to print documents off to send to a list of people. Each person n needs: The nth page from a Word Document All pages of an Excel Document (same document for every person) All ...
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Spacing Issue with Microsoft Equation Editor in Word 2010

I'm using Microsoft Equation Editor for an equation, say: X=A/B The numerator has the phrase "Consideration amount from Report". When I click outside the equation after typing, the word ...
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Automatically remove white space in parenthesis and set number of digits in Word table

I´m exporting tables from a statistics program but I am left with a table where there is white space inside the parenthesis. I´d also like to set the number of digits after the decimal point. Is there ...
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Word 2007 Merge Document - creating only one letter to recipient for multiple records

Record 1: Mary Smith, Barney Record 2: Mary Smith, Pebbles Record 3: Mary Smith , BamBam Record 4: Bill Shoe, Rocky For example, Mary Smith is listed in my database 3 times with 3 different ...
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Is there a way to open TexMaths equations (.odt) in MS Word?

For writing documents with equations, I use LibreOffice with TexMaths. The majority of collaborators use MS Word 2007, so I am forced to save into .docx so that they can read the equations and edit ...
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Is there anyway to set the context of a field in MS-Word?

In MS-Word 2013, I set display settings in Options ->Advanced - > Display so Numerals are displayed according to context. My doc is RTL document and in that context numerals should be displayed ...
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Shortcut for text mode in Word equation editor

In Word 2013, you can choose 'Normal Text' within editing an equation by going Design -> (Tools panel) -> Normal Text. Is there a shortcut for this, I would usually use LateX but I have been imposed ...
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When tracking changes, how can I change the name of who edited something on a Word document?

When tracking changes, how can I change the name of who edited something on a Word document? In my specific case, I worked on the document on different computers, and now tracked changes appear with ...
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MS Word resize the image relative to the size of the window

I would like to know if MS Word has a capability of resizing images relative to the window size i.e. when the window of the ms word is small the images will be small too (like thumbnails) and when the ...
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What does the anchor symbol mean in MS word?

What does this anchor symbol mean in MS word ? It comes up to the left of some images when 'show hidden formatting' is on. I think it might be restricting group selection of an image (text boxes and ...
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MS Word - Export image with overlayed text boxes as image

I am trying to export an image with overlayed texboxes, arrows and shapes as a single image with a dpi of >300. At the moment I am exporting as a pdf and copying the image to Paint.NET. However, the ...
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MS Word changing my fonts when pressing enter or commas

I am using Microsoft Word 2007 and I changed the style normal in order to use another font (Droid Sans), but when I press enter or insert sometime a comma, Word changes the font into Arial. Yet in ...
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Mail Merge, Split, Protect, and E-mail Word 2013 Document

I have created the perfect form for time sheets at work. My goal was to mail merge the pages with personnel data. Then protect the document with a password so people don't accidentally change the ...
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Create MS Word template from image

I have a letterhead designed. It's in Adobe Illustrator (AI), PDF, PNG, and EPS, formats. I am trying to create a template for MS Word using the letterhead as the background image. When I use the ...
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Cross-reference a single word in MS Word

I would like to cross-reference a single word/series of words, for my abbreviation list. Ie, in the document: Section Header 1.2 Sub Header 1.2.4 This is Microsoft Word 2013 (MW13) I ...
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Hyperlinks pasted in MS Word 2010 inactive

Why would a link pasted into MS Word 2010 appear as plain text after you hit the carriage return and go to the next line?
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Word 2010: Add document as appendix to another document

I'm working on a large Word document in Word 2010. I need to include an entire document as an appendix, including title page, it's own table of contents, original line numbering, etc. The the main ...
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Using ms-excel to search and reduce particular repeated values to single value?

I have excel document which has IP address as SourceIp 192.168.2.4 ............ ............ ............ ............ 192.168.2.44 192.168.55.4 ............ ............ ............ ............ ...
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Configure style used for footnotes in MS Word 2013

I have created a style that I want to use each time I insert a footnote. How to tell MS Word 2013 to do that automatically for me instead of manually applying them myself?
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Microsoft Word 2010 regex replace

I am having a problem with a regex find and replace in Word 2010 (Windows 7). I want to convert reference citation numbers in parentheses to the same numbers in brackets. For example, (20-23) should ...
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How do get consistent Word cell border sizes

I'm trying to get consistent cell border sizes, but am having difficultly doing so. I'm used to the simplicity of HTML tables and cell. I have three tables: two-column, multi-row table (orange) - ...
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Create PDF showing only legal black bar markup in Word 2013

My Word 2013 document has tracked changes. When I save to PDF, it includes all the tracked change information (including showing deleted text). This is despite me having the view setting configured as ...
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Microsoft Word 2010 - Changing Caption Text

We were using a template for our test case design document, and suddenly our management thought of updating it. After every table, we have a line "Table xx: Steps for Test Case xx". This Test Case is ...
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Inserting Table of Figures in Word?

I am using a template file for my document in MS Word Mac 2011. I have five chapters. The figures of the first three chapters automatically come when I update the Table of Figures, but the fourth and ...
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How can I add a paragraph directly after Word table?

If I have a document with a table in it, how do I add a new paragraph directly after the table? For example: Note the cross reference (which is a hyperlink) back to Heading 1b. The only way I've ...
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Why does the cursor jump to a random place unpredictably while I am typing?

I'm using Word 2007 on a Lenovo G550 laptop with Windows 7 x32. When I'm typing text looking at keyboard and then raise my sight to the monitor, I see that the at some point cursor has jumped forward ...
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Can I cause MS Word to insert symbols for automatic line breaks?

I want to include an XML schema in a technical document created in MS Word. It has lines which are much longer than the available width on the page, so Word automatically breaks the lines. I want to ...
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How to use a bibtex (xml) library in word

I need to use ms word, but I want to use my bibtex library for citations. Therefore, I installed jabref and exported my library to an xml file. However, I do not know how to import my xml file into ...
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Microsoft Word: {command|option} + delete behaviour on Mac

The behaviour of the sequences command+delete and option+delete are annoyingly inconsistent using Word 2011 for Mac. If the character after the cursor is a space, then the key combinations above ...
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Two-column, Word document that alternates left-to-right then top-to-bottom

I'm hoping to reproduce something akin to Facebook's timeline: To do so, I figure that I need a two-column document (I know how to do this), where the flow alternates left-to-right, then ...
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Why does a background color in Word not print?

When you go to set a background color doing the the 'correct' way through 'design, page background, page color' (Word 2013), the background color never prints and you're forced to insert a shape and ...
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Wanted: TofC field command to mix Caption labels in one table

My exact config at the moment: I created an "Appendix" style, then created a Caption label "Appendix-B-" to distinguish figure numbering in the appendix from figure numbering in the main body of the ...
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Is there a way to open multiple Word files for printing?

I have a folder full of MS Word files, and I need to print them all out. There are 86 files, and strikes me as tedious to the extreme to open, print, and close all 86 of them. Is there a way to ...
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How do I copy Word tables into Excel without splitting cells into multiple rows?

I have data in a Word table that includes line and paragraph breaks. When I copy the data into Excel, it splits each line and paragraph I want into multiple cells. How do I copy the data to Excel and ...
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Master Document creating links - not saving text

I want to implement a daily reporting system for myself and work colleges. I was thinking of using MS Word to do this by creating a master document and sub documents. I create a master document with ...
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How to treat MS:Word tables in pre-press for a book?

I am putting graphics such as EMF and JPG into an MS:Word file for pre-press to print a book by offset, in black & white. But how do I deal with the ordinary tables in MS:Word? I intend to change ...
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Office 2013 programs hang when alt key is pressed

I am using Office 2013 on a Dell Windows 8 laptop. When I press the ALT key in either Word or Excel the document I am editing will immediately hang (e.g. trying to do Alt-tab, Alt-F, etc). Other ...
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How do I unlock a read-only Word document form?

Someone sent me a Word doc that consists of a form full of checkboxes and freeform fields. I am trying to insert an image version of my signature and a few extra freeform text fields so I don't have ...
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Word completely bugging when editing a shape

in word 2007 I created a line on the background, but it expanded to the whole page (with Shift)and I opened the foramtting window of the line but I can't close it it says Dimension must be between ...
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Text Box Seems To Not Be Centred But Hugging Side of Document

A family member is currently writing a book but when they loaded up the document to make some changes, all the text seems to be hugging the left hand side. Anyone know what would cause this?
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MS Word Mail Merge: Validate Data

Is it possible to implement validation rules in a Word mail merge? I want to set up the Word file so that if a given test fails, Word will take some action when attempting to complete the merge. ...
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How to repeat watermark background

How can you repeat a watermark image as a background in a MS Word 2010 document? I want the patterned image to repeat to cover the entire document from top to bottom and side to side.
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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 do you open the VBA editor in MS Word 2013?

How do I get to the VBA editor in MS Word 2013? All my searches return information on Excel.
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Vertically align some text to top and some to bottom on same page

I know how to vertically align text with Word 2007. However, I would like to vertically align some text at the top and some text at the bottom, all on the same page. I tried doing this by adding a ...
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Knowing if a table is in “native” Word Format

I'm sorry if this is a really dumb question, but I need to submit a document in Microsoft Word format and furthermore all tables must also be in the "native format" (their words). For the tables in my ...
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unable to read on mobile the bamini tamil text in pdf [closed]

My mobile PDF reader is able to read the PDF English File on my Sony Ericsson j108i mobile. I can create a Ms-word Text file using BAMINI (bapc_) Tamil Font. I can convert it into a PDF file. But ...
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What is a good combination of apps to edit a text/word-document across phone, tablet and desktop with intermittent Internet access? [closed]

I've got Windows and Android devices, and I'd like to be able to sync a text or Word document across all devices. As far as I'm aware, Drop box for Android only allows you pull a document. It ...
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How do I Mail Merge from a SQL DB to Word 2013 with a date filter?

I have a SQL database view that returns the data I need for my mail merge. This data needs to be filtered by a Date Range. i.e. >1/1/2014 and <3/1/2014 I have attempted to put it in the filter ...