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How to properly position Smart Art in Word 2013

I am scheduled to take the MOS 77-418 Word 2013 exam next week. One of the problems I seem to have is trying to follow the instructions in the practice exam so that the smart art I have to create ...
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word not showing all the picture

I have a pig picture that i want to insert vertically I did that but not all the picture is shown, please look, you can see that the pic is not shown completely from the button (i hope you get me ...
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Remove section break in Word without merging formatting with previous section

I'm having a heck of a time deleting section breaks after rotating page orientation in the same document: NOTE: When you delete a section break, the text that was above the break becomes part ...
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Copy and paste a shape containing UTF-8 text boxes from Office Word to Paint

In Microsoft Office 2010 I have a shape containing UTF-8 textboxes, when I copy this shape and paste it into MS Paint or any other software, the encoding of texts changes to some vague characters ...
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How to change width of comment area in Microsoft Word 2011 for mac

I'm writing a report with Microsoft Word 2011 for mac using Comment functionality. Is it possible to resize the width of comment area ? That area is too large for my preference. Update In my "...
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How do I embed a file from my computer in microsoft word so that after emailing the recipient can open that link?

When I embed a file in my word document by choosing insert->object and then email the word document, the recipient is unable to open the embedded file. How can I rectify this and send it all as one ...
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Is there a way to copy from excel to word without format getting changed?

Is there a way to copy from excel to word without the format getting changed (for example if you use a size of 6 in excel, which is not supported for the same font in word)? Currently I'm doing int ...
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Decrease headings automatically while inserting to main document

I have document with headings and generated table of content. I need to place hughe another document with headings like anex for main document. main document: Heading1 Title Heading2 SubTitle ...
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Quickest Way to Extract Data from Doc or Pdf to Spreadsheet [closed]

I have an influx of reports coming at me, and I need to extract some of the data and put it into a better format(an excel worksheet.) The reports come in docx or pdf and look something like this. ...
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Move drawing to any position in Word 2000

I'm using Word 2000 and I have problems with positioning drawings. There seems to be an invisible grid and a drawing's sides has to be on this grid. I found a way of resizing images to any size by ...
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Microsoft Word 2010: Using indexes - with and without cross-references

I am currently writing my thesis using Microsoft Word 2010. I would like to use one index for referencing technical terms at the back of the thesis as can usually be found in books1. This index ...
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Microsoft Word Making Half of the Formula Invisible in Text

I am trying to write a formula in the middle of a text and strangely Microsoft Word just vanishes half of my formula. I did everything I could, but it seems to be some problem with the inline/wrap ...
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Microsoft Word: When file saved as PDF an image apears

I have a document that has an image and then some text. When I save it as a .docx file it looks like the top image, but when I save it as a .pdf that image appears and the clipart image gets longer ...
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In word, how to make it so selecting doesn't also select the newline characters?

If i set my cursor in the middle of the line, then hit shift+end, Word will select the carriage return and newline character too. What settings would I need to change in Word 2013 in order to make it ...
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Word to PowerPoint: Equation Trouble

I'm preparing a PowerPoint presentation from a report I've already written in Word, with carefully typed-out mathematical equations in MathType or MS Equation Editor format. However, unlike text, when ...
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How do I accept tracking changes for a specific symbols and reject for the rest of the text?

I would like to accept tracked change only for specific symbols like manual line break and break section and reject any other changes. How can I proceed? I guess it should be a macros which looks for ...
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Version Control for Microsoft Word

Is there a good version control method for strongly formatted word docs? Ideally something that works with git and shows the diff in an easy-to-view format. Most of the questions I've seen on this ...
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Microsoft word - how to remove weird spaces

Suddenly in some lines in my document, the space between the words is longer than usual look the space between the red boxes is more than the normal, and that for example just happend in two ...
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How to align (set) the copied and pasted text into the justified manner in ms word?

Friends I copied the long text from a pdf file and pasted it into the word document, but here the problem is it pasted the text into word document unevenly. Now I have to set the every line of the ...
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how to make table cell height smaller than text height in word

I have a table in word where I need to have cell's height smaller than the actual font permits it. I tried settting vertical cell padding to negative amounts but word doesn't let me. Can anyone help? ...
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Word does not let me edit images using Photoshop (anymore)

Lately, whenever I try to edit an image using Image Object > Edit the following message appears: The program used to create this object is Photoshop. The program is either not installed on your ...
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In Word 2016 how to Show all documents in the same window

In word 2010 I could combine all word documents so word would only take up one slot in the taskbar. I could switch between word documents with Alt+Tab. How can I do this in word 2016? In word 2010 ...
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Word 2016: Define New Number Format dialog

I'm trying to add a multi-level numbering Style in Word 2016. The Define New Number Format dialog (see image) appears to enable this. But how does it work? The text box to enter a style functions ...
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How to prevent Word 2013 from detecting a comma used as a thousands separator as a grammar mistake?

I have a text, which contains a lots of numbers, in which a comma is used as a thousands separator like this: 1,000, meaning one thousand. When I check spelling and grammar Word underlines these ...
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Automatically build hyperlinks to the content of chapters

I'm creating some document in Microsoft Word, I was wondering if it was possible to have Word generate some hyperlinks under the heading 1 (chapter title) to all heading 2 (sub chapters) that are ...
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Word 2016 inserted RevNum field will not auto-update

I inserted the document revision from Insert->Quick Parts->Field->RevNum into my document. It never updates the number unless I use F9 after highlighting it. This occurs for all fields including ...
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Is there any way to prevent the next pages from changing when I edit spacings on current page?

In Microsoft Word, the common problem most of us face is when we are in the middle of a document (reviewing or formatting a page), and we delete some text or make some text small and the text from the ...
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Is there a way of adding columns to a section inside a left column?

I have my Microsoft Word document already broken down into two vertical columns. It currently looks like this Left Section 1 | Right Section 1 Left Section 2 ...
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How to replace straight quotes with curly quotes in pasted text

I am using Word 2007 SP3. The autoformat option, "Change straight quotes to curly quotes" is turned on. If I type text into Word directly, then straight quotes are converted correctly into curly ...
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Text boxes in Word 2010 do not print to actual size

In Word 2010, I'm trying to make text boxes that are an exact size when printed. However, when I print them, they come out smaller than that specified size. For example, if I make a text box that is ...
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How to change Microsoft Word Blog document to LTR?

I've started to write a blog using the Word template, and for some reason, the whole document is aligned to right, instead to left. How can I change the direction so it will Left-to-Right and not ...
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Is it possible to add text in front of a numbered list in word 2010?

I made a list as shown in the image. I want to type the month names before the numbers. So Month name will come first, then the numbering, and the remaining text. eg: April 1.Capsicum ...
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Generate Microsoft Word documents from plain text + style definition

I have to generate a Microsoft word document (many, but all of them using the same template), I would like to generate it in the same way in which I generate PDF documents from LaTeX sources, i.e. ...
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Ugly equations if a doc file is saved as a web page. What can be done?

I have tried to save, as web pages, doc files written in MS Word and containing equations. All formulas became quite ugly (see the image). I also copied documents in FrontPage, arranged them a bit and ...
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How to autofill content controls based on a seperate dropdown list in Word?

I have a form with multiple fields. Three of these fields are dependent on the selection chosen in a dropdown list at the top of the form. For example: if Location = New York City, then the ...
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Shortcut keys in ScreenTips Word 2016 not shown even when checked

In Word 2016 you should see shortcut keys in ScreenTips, when you have the option turned on. Like this: Even though I have this option turned on, I never see the shortcuts. See here: What's the ...
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Creating chart in microsoft word from existing table in it

I have a CRM template word file I have a table in it, which will be dynamically generated How can I draw a chart for particular table column? say Goal status column? Whenever I goto insert and add ...
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Change default direction to LTR in comments in an existing MS Word document

In MS Word, when I try to comment in a file someone shared with me, the text defaults to Right to Left, even if the whole document is in English. The author of the text has Right to Left languages ...
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MS Word goes into read-only mode when trying to save document

I just installed a clean copy of MS Word 2016 for Mac today. I opened and started writing a essay, but I can't save it. When I try to save, either with ⌘+S, ⌘+⇧+S, the save option under the file ...
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In word, the columns isn't continuous when meeting the page break and how?

Here is my question: I use three columns in the middle of my document to put three tables side by side in a sperate section. However, these columns aren't continuous when they meet the new page. What ...
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Genko Page layout Microsoft Word 2010 and 2013

One of teacher in my school wants Genko page layout which is basically page layout for japanese. I check on internet i should be seeing something like this: This is my add-in snapshot. I am ...
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Why do the borders of table in rotated textbox don't show?

I am using Word 2016 (Windows) and I copied a table from Excel into a textbox. Since the table was too wide for portrait orientation (and I didn't want to insert one landscape page using a section ...
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MS Word 2010 hyperlink issues

I'm revising a MS Word procedural document not of my creation using Word 2010. As I attempt to create hyperlinks from the Table of Contents to newly added document content, the hyperlink window that ...
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DOCX merged field automation

I am using a piece of software to help with some invoicing for my dad's small business. He writes in the app his invoice item, and then it gets merged onto a DOCX file. Unfortunately, it is plain ...
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Same Bookmark for Multiple Locations MS-Word

I am feeding Excel data into a Word document with Excel VBA. When doing this, I have many bookmarks in Word. Sometimes I need to pull the same value from Excel and feed it to multiple bookmarks in the ...
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Sending PCL codes into a Word document creates a blank page

I am creating a dynamic word packet filled with multiple merged documents, depending on the MERGEFIELD's passed in. One import part of this is to change the duplex and simplex merged documents. The ...
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How to balance columns in MS Word to make them of equal length

How can I balance the two columns of text written in MS Word (see the picture) to make them of equal length? This is the address of the *.doc file. You can try to format it.
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What are “Forms” in Microsoft Word 2010?

I'm trying to add a legacy ActiveX control (a radio button) to a Word Document in Microsoft Office 2010, but when I select it from the Controls section of the Developer tab, I am prompted with this ...
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How to format multiple 'paragraphs' with the same indent settings in Word?

I'm not sure if this has come about as a result of pasting from a Windows generated Word doc into a Mac one but some of the paragraph formatting is now slightly off. Is there a way to select blocks ...
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Why does decreasing the display size of an image in Microsoft Word decrease the file size?

So I stumbled across this while trying to keep a word document under a certain file size for email sharing. On a whim, I tried just re-sizing all of the images in the document to be smaller. Now, ...