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

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Start numbering from Page 2 starting with “A”

I followed this tutorial to start numbering from page 2, however I had to set the start numbering value as 0. This works fine in case I'm using Arabic numbers, but in this case I need to number the ...
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How do I link a filtered range from excel to word?

We are using word to print labels with lists of components; say, sku ABC includes components a, b, c, and d, but sku XYZ includes components a, b, and f. Anyway, we have a master excel file that ...
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What is the simplest way to remove all hyperlinks in a MS Word document?

What is the most simple way to remove all hyperlinks in an MS Word 2007 document? I have been copying and pasting contents pages and would like to remove the automatically created hyperlinks.
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Macros in “Word commands”

Recently, I created a macro and named it TableProperties and saved it. This macro will change the AltText in table properties of all the table in the document. I opened a different document today and ...
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OpenType Features on MS Word 2013 and 2010 not working with a specific font, unless I insert a combining diacritic with Alt+X

I recently downloaded and installed the Junicode font (sourceforge.net/projects/junicode/), only to find that its OpenType Features (ligatures, old-style digits, etc.) do not work on MS Word 2013 and ...
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How to PDF a Word document that has an embedded Excel document

I created a PDF policy manual compiling several Word documents with custom headers & footers. Some documents now have attached excel exhibits. NOTE: it isn't necessary to link the spreadsheet, ...
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Find and replace {0,} occurrences in Word

Are there any alternatives to the concept {0,} which is not allowed in MS Word? For example, if I wanted to replace, by a single abbreviation, the next five terms: articul articulo articula ...
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How can I update the document properties (Comments) using data in the document?

I need to know if it is possible to add data in the document property field using the data that is already available in the document. For example: When I publish a document from a LCMS, I get a ...
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MS Word : Many eps images => very large file

I have a word file (.docx) of ~10 pages with many .eps figures included. The .docx is very big (145Mo). Microsoft Word fails to save it as a pdf. I can print it. I can export it with PDFCreator but ...
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Add levels to Docear / inheritance of highlighted text

I hope this is the right place to ask, if not, please move it :-) I am starting my masters degree in august and am currently looking for a software to manage all the information I will soon ...
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When printing duplex, how would I fix the fact that the back page prints upside down?

I am running Windows 8 with Microsoft Word, and I am making a booklet. When I try and print duplex, the first side prints fine, and then the second side prints upside down. I have tried the thing ...
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Xls sheet (or XML) to formatted doc

I have an excel sheet with four columns (Name, Address, Country, Description) with about 300 rows. I want to create a word document with this info, having each field in different format, i.e. Name ...
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Set default paste to Keep Text Only

When I paste into Word 2003 the default is Keep Source Formatting. How can I change the default to Keep Text Only?
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How can I address Microsoft Word 2011 Mac (14.4.3) freezing, possibly with a CPU burning infinite loop?

I am working with Microsoft Word 2011 Mac 14.4.3, running Yosemite 10.10.3. It has happened a couple of times with an hour that it freezes; the fans fire up like I'm burning CPU, and the menu from ...
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Opposite font formatting

I remember seeing somewhere an option to set the cursive, also called italics, formatting in such a way that, when applying it to the selected text, the value of every single character changes to its ...
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MS Word: Unable to change roman numerals in footer from upper case to lower case

I have a footer that was originally formatting page numbers as i, ii, iii, etc. but now only shows I, II, III, and so on. When I open the "Format Page Numbers" window, it shows that the lower case ...
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How to quickly move focus from the “Find” navigation pane to the beginning of the first found item

How can I most easily go from finding some text in the Navigation Pane to having the focus back on the beginning of first found instance of that text in the document? I am going through long documents ...
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How to remove indents produced from double digit numbering in Microsoft Word?

The image below accurately describes my woes: I want it to look like the following, but I really don't know how:
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How to fix list numbering indent in MS Word

I am having problems with the list numbering in Word. Whilst there are some 'solutions' online and here they do not work for me. As you can see, the common solution : 'Set left- and first-indent with ...
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Creating a footnote in MS Word?

How I can create footnotes in MS Word? I do not want to create a page footer because that would appear in all pages, but I need to write some things as footnotes on a specific page. I want to add ...
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Numbering a list in Word document starting after 1

How can I start a numbered list in Word that doesn't begin with 1? Or how can I skip a few numbers to start later? I am editing a Word document on Mac OS, I have a numbered all the points I am making ...
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How can I add a fixed amount of time to all “hh:mm” strings in a document?

I have a document that's a transcription of a video interview. The video itself has embedded SMPTE timecode as well as burnt-in timecode (BITC). The SMPTE timecode and BITC correspond to the time of ...
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Formatting text in Microsoft Word

I have a transcript formatted in hanging indents. On the left is speaker identification and time stamps, and on the right, the text. I want to make all the speaker identifications and timestamps bold. ...
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Quickly apply specified font using keyboard shortcut in Microsoft Word

Is there a way I can create a keyboard shortcut in Microsoft Word (more of like a Macro or something) so I can quickly select some text and apply a specific font? I am doing a lot of assignments ...
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Word 2013 freezes on saving

Word 2013 freezes when I try to save a file. I am installing all of the updates from Windows update and running office install again and selecting "repair it", but I still have problems when I want ...
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Blurring an image in Word 2013 while it has been placed

I have placed and styled (give height and width and some shadow) an image in a Word 2013 document. After that i've noticed there is some sensitive data on the picture, which can't be shown on the ...
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Getting page numbers on every page where I've turned off the header

i have formatted a very long text into multiple sections such that odd and even pages have different headers, and the first page of each section has a blank header. Now I want to add page numbers that ...
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Removing all manual word / line breaks in Microsoft Word

I have auto word break option enabled in my Word 2010 so most of the words breaks correctly on the end of lines. When I'm not satisfied with the results, I can always press Ctrl + - to force that ...
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break/stop numbered lists from continuing in the next table cell [Word 2013]

I'm having some issues with word when I make numbered lists that are located within several tables and cells. Word automatically continues from from previous number in the list even if it is in a ...
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How do I remove(delete) all text that has superscript formatting?

I have a large amount of text (almost 100 pages) while I was changing the font size I highlighted everything, changing the font size of the superscripts too. I actually do not need to superscripts, ...
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Word 2013, ctrl+backspace includes the space between the current word and the previous

When you hold Ctrl and backspace you normally delete a word instead of a character at a time. But in Microsoft Word 2013 it includes the blank space between the word you're deleting and the word ...
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How do I add a horizontal double lined border to the right side of line numbers in Word 365?

This page has an example of how it should look with the horizontal double lines between the line numbers and the body text. example How do I put a double line between the line numbers on the left and ...
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Word (Office 365) macros disappear

I have created a few simple macros in Word. One of them allows me to switch between printers without multiple clicks. I create this macro (and other simple ones) and they work. The next day, the ...
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Multiple languages mail merge word

I'm having some trouble with Microsoft Word's mail merge feature. Every day, we send an e-mail to a bunch of people across the world. I have an around 600 rows Excel file generated daily and I send an ...
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Page Numbering with next page number

I want to know how to insert a page footer stating next page number as a page continuation (eg: "Continue with page XX") I am using MS Word 2010
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Opening Microsoft Office 365 gives blank menus and blank popups

I have recently installed Microsoft Office 365 (shows up as Office 2013) but when I open any of the applications (Word, Excel, etc.) I am presented with a popup which is nearly blank and the ribbon ...
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Cannot print from Microsoft Office (other programs work fine)

I have a TCP/IP network printer installed on 5 machines in my office. On 4 of the machines, I can print without problem from any program. On the 5th machine, I can print without problem from any ...
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Is it possible to use the citation tool in Microsoft Word to create full citation text?

The citation management tool in Microsoft word seems to only be able to create bracketed, short-form inline citation of the sources when insert citation is used. The bibliography is the only place ...
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Export PowerPoint slides to Word without using “handouts”?

I have already read many other articles about converting/exporting, but they all use Handouts. Is there a way to export the content of the slides to Word so that the occupy full pages?
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Increase padding against surrounding font container in MS Word

The following screen grab shows a Heading 2 piece of text with a shaded background colour applied. This is just plain text (no tables, etc). Is it possible to increase the 'padding' such that the ...
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Word 2010 - Curly Quotes [Slovenian language]

I have a pretty rudimentary question. I would like to get curly quotes and not straight ones ("x" and 'x') in the document formatted in Slovenian language (Slavic language), which uses chevrons. I ...
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How to copy a path from “recent items” in any MS Office application?

or "recent places" for that matter It's not possible to copy the location from the application, so is this list stored somewhere else e.g. registry, file system, xml config file? The problem is that ...
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Word 2007 - “Save as” / Save dialog window won't show, even for unsaved documents

I have a situation where when I try to save an unsaved document using Ctrl+S, or choosing File -> Save or File -> Save As, the save dialog window won't appear, so I can't save the document, and I have ...
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Microsoft Word expand autocorrect

How can I expand the auto-correct dialog box using a keyboard shortcut in MS Word? Example: I typed some text, it changed to Some text, and the auto-correct "prompt" showed up like this: I want to ...
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How do I setup the Microsoft Word 2010 Table of Contents so that it updates for Headings 1-3, 5-6? i.e. skipping out Heading level 4

I have the following style heading levels setup in Microsoft Word 2010: Heading level 1: 1 Heading level 2: 1.1 Heading level 3: 1.1.1 Heading level 4: 1.1.1.1 Heading level 5: Appendix I ...
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Multi level lists look horrible

I have the following multi line document (text is just lipsum) Look at 10.1. and compare it to 9.1., 10.1. has more space between it and the test. Also the space is not the same on the first and ...
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CTRL key keeps opening the tags in Word 2013

When I'm typing in Word, I find that I keep entering the Smart Tag (I think its called) UI and my fast typing ends up triggering buttons and options in the tag's floating dialog box. It's very ...
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Microsoft word 2007 picture

Lately when I print out our business letterhead, our logo has all of a sudden become distorted & cuts off part of it. It shows up in the print preview & on the screen fine. I have tried ...
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How can I print 2 pages per sheet on word 2010

I tried setting the printer to two pages per sheet but it did not come out the way I expected the printer indeed did print 2 pages but not on the long side, it printed 2 pages but on the short side ...
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How can I merge two seperate two-column sections?

By highlighting my text, I determined the flow of text in my template document (the red numbers indicate the sequence in which the text flows): However, I want the text in the first page to flow ...