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

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How can I see when the txt file was embedded to a word document?

Is there a possibility to search when the embedded txt file was created in the word document? I'm working in Word 2010 and the extension of the document is simple: .doc It was inserted using the Word ...
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MathType and Equation Editor dropping out and it says PPT cannot read this file in windows 8

We have created equations in PPT 2011 by Equation Editor software In MAC. While we are opening that file into windows 2008 (PC), There are fonts dropping out and it says PPT cannot read this file.If ...
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Noticeable delay when quitting Microsoft Word on OS X [closed]

Whenever I quit Microsoft Word (mac 2008 version) on OS X (version 10.9.3) there is a quite noticeable delay of up to a few seconds. During this time Word shows only the Apple and Script icons in its ...
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How do I use an image content control without getting a corrupt document?

I'm trying to create a Word dotx template wherein I put a logo in a content control. When I change the wrapping from in line to square and save and close the template, I get a corrupt document error ...
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Automatically export office documents to PDF on save? [closed]

Is there any kind of option, plugin or third-party tool that can cause a Word or Powerpoint document to be automatically exported in PDF (or other format), to a specific pâth, upon save? I'm asking ...
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Multilingual spell check on Word 2011 on OS X (English and ancient Greek)

Using Word 2011 on OS X Mavericks, I frequently produce documents using both English and polytonic Greek (i.e. ancient Greek with accents and breathings, from before the spelling reforms of 1982). ...
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Why the image slides to previous page in MS Word?

I am trying to pin an image on top of a page in a 2 column paper in MS Word 2013. My settings are these: Layout>Position>Vetical>Alignment>: Bottm relative to Top Margin. Layout>Position>Move ...
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Is there an easier way to add multiple Mail Merge fields into separate table cells?

I have to create a relatively large Microsoft Word template file that will contains a couple of hundred Mail Merge fields. Some of these are duplicate fields but that isn't too much of an issue. I ...
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How to reactivate ruler controls (tabs, indents) in Word 2013

For some unknown reason the controls in the ruler turned hidden/deactivated. Like this: They were on, now they're gone. And I see no option anywhere. How can I reactivate them?
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Is there a way to embed hidden information in a paragraph in Microsoft Word

This might seem a strange question, but I want to know if there's any way of storing additional (and invisible) text in a Word document in the same way that you might store data in an html document as ...
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Word doesn't want to open hyperlinks, and I can't find the policy setting

So I have a Surface RT (running Windows RT 8.1), and I have some Word documents with links in them. The thing is, they don't work. When I try to activate one, this happens instead: It's kind of ...
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Using Word macro to insert portion of filename in header?

I need to insert a portions of Word file name into its header. E.g., we have Word docs with filenames such as '01 00 50 Instructions to Bidders.docx' and would like to parse off '01 00 50' and ...
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link word doc to content control in another word doc

We require several separate Word 2007 documents to share a few simple pieces of information, including project name, address, and publication date, in the documents header (other pieces of information ...
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Can I create two separate columns in a word file?

I can create two columns in my word file, however I want each column to be separated from the other. What I am trying to accomplish is text down the left side column and pictures on the right side, ...
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Prevent orphaned or widowed list items

I have a document that consists of a series of: heading Bullet 1 Bullet 2 Bullet 3 ... Where the number of bullets under each heading is as few as 2, but can be at least 8 in the largest example ...
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How to resize an image box in a word image mail merge?

I have a mail merge that someone else made for me that draws an image from a folder. The image will populate within a black dotted perimeter, and there's also a larger blueish "placeholder" box that ...
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Margin in Word and Excel sheet

I need Excel sheet in Word (for calculate). I input by Insert / Object / Microsoft Excel Sheet. But I have problem with margin (via screenshot) and I dont know how I can set it? I have Word 2011 ...
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MS Word TOC that references # pages rather than page number

We frequently need to write specifications in Word which require a TOC that refers to the total number of pages in a section, rather than the page number. E.g., Section No. Pages ...
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Cursor disappears in office 2010 applications NOT while typing

We have a problem with multiple HP Elite pads running Windows 8.1 and Office 2010 where if an Office application (mainly Word and Outlook seen so far) is running and the device is put into the docking ...
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Is it possible to include content from one word doc into a second word document that dynamically updates?

I'm using MS Word 2013 I have one document that has general instructions that I would like to include multiple documents. I can add it fairly easily using Word's "Text from File" feature. However it ...
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How do I move a content control in Word

This may be a stupid question, but I don't find any option, so maybe someone here can enlighten me. I have an empty Word document where I've added a picture content control. However, I want to move ...
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Block protect (Keep last line of paragraph with next paragraph)

Is there a way to force Microsoft Word 2010 to keep the last line of a paragraph with the next paragraph? An example of when this is relevant is when starting a block quote; it doesn't look good to ...
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How to change the saved Office 2013 Product Key

I installed Office 2013 and put in the product key when it asked me to. After typing in the product key, it allowed me to use MS Word once. After I closed MS Word and went to reopen it the next day, ...
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How can I add “not italic” to a style?

I created a style for inline snippets of computer code in MS Word. When I applied the style to text in a paragraph that was italicised, I noticed that the text remained italicised, and so I selected ...
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Convert footnotes references into Harvard Referencing System in MS Word

I have doc with a lot of footnotes but now I have to convert this references into Harvard Referencing System. Example: Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit1. Sed ac purus a sem ...
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Word - Extract picture 'alt text - description'

I have a word document with 500+ embedded images. For each image in the document, I want to get the 'Description' from the 'Alt text' section of the image (when you right click on an ...
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Can I position multiple panes in a column?

I recently learned about the Style Inspector feature of MS Word, and it seems so useful that I'd like to have it on display all the time. Like the Navigation Pane, it supports being anchored to the ...
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Dot in file sizes replaced by the word “dot”

Just had a PC in where all the periods in file sizes have been replaced by either "dot" or d. Such as a 100gb drive with 20.8gb remaining would be something like: 20dot8GB Remaining. This also ...
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Kate wrap selected text

Before exposing my problem, I know that there already has been a post on this, but it didn't work. When I select a text and type ( or ) the text is just being replaced with (), even though, as ...
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Launching MS Word from elevated process leads to “run-time error 429”

Weird problem. I'm trying to open a word doc from a command prompt. C:\> \somefolder\SomeWordDoc.docx If I do this from a normal prompt, it works fine. However, if I have launched the prompt ...
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MS Word 2010 macro to renumber pages within the footer of all sections.

My problems is that I also have a divider page which originally I provided -1 in the page field to get the appropriate count. Could you please advise how I can manipulate the macro to take this back ...
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Radio buttons in Microsoft Word for Mac 2011

Is it possible to use radio buttons in Microsoft Word for Mac 2011? I am working on a form that requires "either" "or" answers. Therefore, the checkbox won't suffice. I know that they are available on ...
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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 ...