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

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Use 2 different page number formats in same document - MS Word 2013

I have first 10 pages numbered by Roman digits. I want that the 11th page's numbering should start by 1, 2, 3 and so on... How do I do that?
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MS Word: formatting reveals no section breaks, but header/footer show multiple sections

I'm working with a document that has completely screwy section breaks. I can find and remove or change both continuous and next page section breaks, and if I add a section break, it shows up in the ...
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Getting non collapsed version Microsoft Word equations in front of bullets

I have a numbered bullet followed by an equation on the next line as this: When I go to start of the equation and hit backspace to bring it in front of bullet, equation formatting changes to occupy ...
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Add “flush space” / Justify a single line of text in Microsoft Word

Adobe Indesign allows you to insert flush space. Flush space is expanded so that all items on one line are equally spaced and the line is filled completely. Here is what the result should look like: ...
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content control in Microsoft Word 7

What I require seems simple to me but I'm really struggling to sort it. I need a drop down box (combo box) that has a list containing two values. I want the first value to be displayed so the user ...
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Fit content in MS Word webpage to screen

I've created a basic webpage in Microsoft Word, which is just a table with some button links. It looks great on my screen, but when I switch to a lower resolution, it doesn't shrink to fit. Rather ...
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Table with two or more header rows

I'm trying to create a table with two header rows in Word, formatted using one of the available Table Styles. The second row contains the headers, and the first row is "categories". The table is ...
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Converting a .txt file with tab as separators into a excel spreadsheet

I have lines of data in a text file where each entry is separated by tab. I want them in different columns and each line to form a separate row in excel. I tried using Data > Import but it all comes ...
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Incomplete ListViews for CrossReference

I am using Word 2010 and have to often insert cross-references. Items to be cross-referenced are mostly table numbers and figure numbers, such as Talbe 1-2 or Figures 2-4. They always include chapter ...
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Changed file name and lost editing--can old version of file's previous name be recovered

I was highlighted text in a document that is a foreign language. I finished marking where I needed to get clarifications, and changed the file name (not 'save as' a new file name, but I changed the ...
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Copying and Pasting from Word to Outlook

When I compose written copy in Word 2010 with boxes and copy and paste to Outlook, the colour of text changes completely. Also, if I hide the borders on box in Word document, when I paste to Outlook ...
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How can I alternate fonts each letter in MS word?

Is there any way I can "loop" through a list of fonts, changing each letter? example: a b c d e f where normal bold italic are all different fonts?
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How can I create lists of links in Word 2013?

I have a set of Microsoft Word documents, and there are text links from one to another, so they all interlinked somehow. They could be placed just as a text or as a hyperlinks to other documents. I ...
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Combining MS Word “track changes” comments from multiple readers/editors

I am a writer and use MS Word (Mac 2011) for pretty much everything, and especially the Track Changes function, which allows you to add comments to the document. I have been circulating my work to ...
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What is the fastest way to show an open document in the finder using Alfred or any relevant technique?

At the moment I am particularly interested in Word documents, but this also relates to Photoshop, Illustrator, and any other program I use frequently. I want the finder to open location of the ...
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Can't change table background color in the header in Microsoft Word 2011

Here we have 2 tables, one is in the header and another one is outside of the header. (content of the page) As you can see, I can simply change the background color of each cell in the bottom table ...
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Why can't I use “Find” in a password read-only Word document?

After some testing, it appears that if you use the "password to modify" feature on a Word document, and you opt to open it as read-only, it disables almost every feature, including things like "Find", ...
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Word stopped creating list elements on enter. How do you get it to do start again?

I created a custom list in word. When I'm done with one element in the list and I press enter to start a new line, I expect it to start with a new list element such that I can hit enter to come out ...
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Same Header Infomation on Different size pages in the same document

I need to be able to have the data entered in the first page header be shown on all subsequent pages. This is easy if all the pages are all the same size. How can this be achived if the pages are of ...
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Always show comment highlights in Word 2013

To comment on text in Word, I highlight the text, click add comment, type a comment, etc. When I go to print, the commented text is highlighted. When I mouse over the comment, the commented text is ...
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Microsoft Word 2007: Caption with many pages in Table of Contents

I was wondering if it is possible to have a caption with more than one page in the table of contents for Microsoft Word 2007. For instance, let's say I have "Equation 1. Linear Model" on page 5 and ...
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Arabic Fonts are gutting reversed while copying from one Word 2007 document to another

I have a word 2007 document in Arabic. I try copying a part of the document to a new Word. The Words get reversed in the new document generated. For example if the original document has the following ...
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How do I recover a unsaved portions of a word 2011 document on Mac?

I am a Mac user and am working on a paper with Word 2011. I was last working on it a couple days ago and saved it to my desktop. I'm certain of this because I later reopened it to keep working . Today ...
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Excel is pausing my word doc each time it refreshes the link between the tables that I have in excel and my word doc

I have a word doc with many linked excel tables in it. Every so often, word has to pause while the excel automatically refreshes it. How can I slow down the intervals between refreshing to say once ...
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content control in word (2007) linking a value in a drop down box to a textbox

ive searched listed code and word help and tried to manipulate others code ive got as far as creating a developer combo box with two fields the display name and a value. i have also managed to use the ...
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Word to HTML Conversion- Loss of image quality

I have a word document which has formulas and other things as images.Now when I convert this document to a HTML file (Save as Webpage) the images experience a loss in quality. This is negligible in ...
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Why is wrap text disabled around my inserted image in a Word document?

Whenever I insert an image into my Word document, it inserts it as aligned with text, and I cannot change it to the other options. They are disabled.
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Different numbering prefixes on the same header level

I have different sections in a document that use the same level of heading, Heading 3 in this case. The headings for each section need to have a numbering system with a prefix of A, B, C, etc. I am ...
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Reset Numbered List with Text Style VBA macro MS Word

I'm trying to make a VBA macro to create a Word document from Excel... Currently I'm having issues with setting up the Lists properly. I want the list indexes linked to my 2 header types. Like so: ...
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Generate an index from a Word document based on a list of words

I have a list of words: Avocado Banana Canteloupe I also have a Word doc. I want to know the page numbers where those words appear in the Word doc so that I can generate an index like this: ...
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Can I force Microsoft Word 2013 to only Undo 1 keystroke at a time?

In case there's a different solution for my use case, here are my reasons: I often use Word for writing documents with lots of lists, and when I accidentally hit enter, instead of ctrl-enter, I want ...
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Show Lync Status on Interactive Page

I have an idea for a concept and i'm not sure in what format it can/will be: Our organisation has many employees that sit across a very large office. We have a desk plan hard-copy that shows names ...
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Lost Corrupt Microsoft Word Document

I was just working on a MS word document on Word 2011 for Mac. All of sudden the document got severely corrupted, and I hadn't saved it in a few hours, so I went to the Autorecovery folder. The file ...
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Remove page margin/border

as you can see from the picture, I marked the borders with X. Basically I've already remove all margin and borders but somehow during print preview, it shows me this white border which is very ...
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Word VBA of CrossReference

I am using Word 2010 and want to create a VBA script to insert a cross-reference. I often insert a cross-reference of table numbers and figure numbers. So, I want to firstly show a dialog to answer ...
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Using an Agenda to auto-populate a Minute template

I am creating Minute and Agenda templates for meetings - is there a way to add 'reference sections' in the Minute template linking to the Agenda for the same meeting so some of the text would already ...
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Mail merge - Change data in source from merged document

I have an excel file with thousands of records. I want to mail merge and build a directory which I have done. The problem is when directory was built I noticed that there were some errors. I want to ...
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delimiting text in Excel messes up hyperlinks

I'm trying to paste a table that should never have been done in Word into Excel. Once in excel, there's a column with three separate sets of data that I wish to delimit into three columns. The third ...
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How to find and replace text in embedded excel spreadsheets in word? [closed]

I need to change the values of a series of tables (about 10) embedded in my word doc.
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Word embeded excel doc ability with filling in forms

Word 2007. I have check boxes, and text form files. I want to protect the rest of the doc from modificaiton and only allow certian amounts of text in the text forms. No problem, I select only ...
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Print preview one page

Using Word 2013, when I go to FilePrint it shows a preview of what is to be printed. However if I have the window maximized it shows the first two pages side by side, rather than just the first page. ...
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Not enough memory error with Microsoft Word

Friend's computer (Dell, running Windows 8 64-bit) has been getting a weird error recently; whenever he tries to open a Microsoft Word file from Windows Explorer his computer tells him that there is ...
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How to embed tables and figures so they are not included in word count

I need to embed the tables and figures in my thesis so that they are not included when the words are electronically counted. Any help would be appreciated. I'm sure it's straightforward but I can't ...
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How to achieve this structure

I'm trying to create a word file with the following structure: A. Heading 1 1.1 Heading 2 1.2 Heading 2 1.2.1 Heading 3 B. Heading 1 1.1 Heading 2 1.2 Heading 2 1.2.1 Heading 3 etc. I've tried to ...
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Word VBA parse text and turn it into a table

Input: ##TABLE_START## ##ROWS=3 ##COLS=2 ##Value ##Decode ##0 ##Clock running ##1 ##Clock not running ##TABLE_END## ##TABLE_START## ##ROWS=4 ##COLS=2 ##Value ##Decode ##0 ##Off ##1 ##On ##Z ##High Z ...
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What are 'line-arrest' symbols? (Microsoft Word)

I recently send in a document for correction I created with LibreOffice. I received the correction with the remark that all "line-arrests" have to be removed. Apparently they are introduced because ...
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How to delete the table row dynamically based on condition in ms word?

How to delete the table row dynamically based on condition in Microsoft Word? Suppose: Take one table in Microsoft Word 2x2 matrix on the second column if the value is "0" then we should delete that ...
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how to send a pdf or ms excel/word file while it's open?

Upon viewing a pdf, ms excel/word file, i often want to send to my colleague for viewing, and after sending, i will still need to keep it open to use it further. While each time I have to close it and ...
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Word Syntax Error with NumPages and Formula

I'm trying to use the following as a field in word: { = { NumPages } - 1 } And I get the following error: !Syntax Error, { I seem to be using the right format per Microsoft. Any ideas? ...
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Microsoft Word - Antialiasing for font selection panel

Is there a way for me to enable anti-aliasing on the Font Selection pane in Microsoft Word? I know that there are other ways for me to search for fonts, but for a quick search the non-anti-aliased ...