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How can I delete an automatically created horizontal line in Microsoft Word?

When I enter --- in Word and press the Enter key, it automatically converts it to a horizontal line. That is okay, but how would I delete this line from my document?
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How can I group two ContentControl elements in different table rows?

I have a Word form that I've organized in a table. Now I want to group two (and more) checkboxes that aren't in the same table cell - but in different table rows. How can I select them in a way that ...
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Hiding Table Borders in Microsoft Word 2011 for Mac

I want to see the table borders in the document when I am editing it but not when I go to print the document. I am using Microsoft Office 2011 on a MacBook Pro. Is there any way to do this? Aside from ...
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How many copies of MS Word are required? [closed]

I have an ASP.NET application that is using MS Word to do som processing of a document. So basically a request comes into IIS into an MVC applicaiton and the application takes a Word DOCX file and ...
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How to insert an Image or Object into a special page in a Microsoft Word document?

I want to insert a big organization chart into a separate page (the only thing I want on the page is the organization chart). I want to talk about the organization chart in the previous page of the ...
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Microsoft Word: table padding margin not working

So I have this handsome table in my Word 2010 document: All I want to do is to add a column to it. However, I get: The cells have a margin/padding/whatever! The margins are set to 0. Things like ...
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Change the image format of thumbnails created in word 2013

I have noticed that thumbnails in Word 2013 are saved in emf format. Thumbnails in Word 2007 are saved in wmf format. Is there any way to configure Word 2013 to save in the wmf? In fact are there ...
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How to export Corel X5 figure in vector form ready for word

Is there solution for exporting corel vector figure in X5 to be in perfect quality for word? Or if there is no solution how to import .pdf image to .pdf text file which is already printed from word?
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Is there a Word field code for the folder path?

In MS Word you can insert a field code to show the document file name with the option to include or not the full path. What I want is to only insert the folder path excluding the file name. Macros ...
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Convert from different colors to different fonts?

I have been sent a docx-document (that I can convert intro HTML if you want) in 3 different colors: black, blue and green. The colors are different because the stand for different things. But I want ...
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Best way to Word document files to image and then image to PDF conversion?

I want to convert word .docx files containing images text to pure images and then converter that images to PDF files. Best way i found is send word files to one note, then save one note file as .docx ...
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Link Microsoft Excel to Word document

I need to link certain numbers in my word document to an excel file that I have. For example, the Revenue for FY2014 is "20,000". I would like the 20,000 to be linked to a certain cell in an excel ...
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How to normalize a Word document?

I was too cheap to hire someone to retype a really, really long scanned document full of legalese. So I OCRed it using OmniPage. But the OCR output was kind of disappointing. I got a word doc that ...
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Random letters appearing in Word 2013

I'm editing a document Word 2013 on Windows 8.1 and the document is located in my OneDrive folder. I am getting random letters appearing in the document as I type. I made a short video of the ...
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Add Macros not stored in normal.dotm to a toolbar in Microsoft Word 2011 for Mac

I know I can customise a toolbar in Microsoft Word 2011 (there is a fairly comprehensive guide here). My question is the following: When I select "Macros" in the "Command" tab of the "Customize ...
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How can I allow styling text inside a Word form field?

I have a Microsoft Word document with some legacy form fields. If I add the editing restriction "Allow only... Filling in forms" and start enforcing protection then I can enter text into the legacy ...
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MS Word, allow a word in the middle of a sentence to have capitalized first letter

More details about my question: As shown in the above screen capture, I think paragraph 1 and 2 had the same formatting, but why "The" had an indication that needs to be decapitalized? I want ...
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keeping the formatting on a fillin field

I created a Word 2013 template, with a fillin field with references ({SET module {FILLIN "What Module do you want to install?"\o}}). Some of the reference locations have underlined formatting {REF ...
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Can't remove a line or border in Word 2013

How can I remove this border or line from Ms Word I can't recall how it got there in the first place, or what it is. And I can't see a borders button in Word 2013. (I see a borders dialog box under ...
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Mail Merge Multiple Rows into one document

I have an excel file with different fields in each column: Field 1__ | Field 2__ | etc. F1 Item 1 | F2 Item 1 | etc. F1 Item 2 | F2 Item 2 | etc each field has a different number of items in it. ...
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MS Word: chapter numbers within captions reset to 0 despite displaying correct chapter number in the dialogue box

I'm editing a document for a coworker, and one of the things I've fixed is inconsistent headers. After defining my list styles and getting the headings just right, I've continued to encounter a few ...
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Mac Word 2011 Regex

So my question is about regular expressions in Mac Word 2011. I have the following phrases that need to be found within a document and would like to get rid of them all at once. Examples: [set C/G, V ...
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How to stop Word 2007 from overlapping images?

I opened a Word 2003 document in Word 2007 and if I delete or add a line, then the images from the document won't move. They simply overlap the text and I have to move each image whenever I edit the ...
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Inserting Autotext (or Quickpart) into Word (2013) on the basis of a Boolean value from Access (2013)

Haven't found any info on this anywhere on the net (at least any that works--more on that in a moment). What I am trying to do is have, at the push of a button that I have created in an Access Form, ...
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word breaks are in really stupid locations for CamelCase words

Instead of breaking at the word breaks in a CamelCase word, MS Word wants to put in breaks in really stupid locations - not even where the breaks are in the words if they were standalone. Under the ...
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How to do a move symbol in word?

Is this move symbol available in Word? I can find the left right arrow (↔) and the up down arrow (↕), but I can't find it combined. Is there an alt code or something?
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Why does OneDrive - Person appear twice in MS Word's “Save As” dialog?

Here is the Save As dialog in MS Word 2013 running on Windows 8.1 with Update. One Drive - Personal appears twice. Why is that? The first listing of it allows me to browse my files and to save. The ...
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Change the character that is appear with Merge Field in Microsoft Word

I'm trying to add a MergeField in Microsoft Word. When I add the field (QuickPart->Field->MergeFeild) it adds the field and it appears like this: «GAP WAIVER», but I need it appear like this: **GAP ...
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How can I prevent my reviewer name from converting to “Author” after saving a Microsoft Word document on Mac's MS Word 2011?

Upon insertion of a comment or revision change Microsoft Word documents correctly reflects my User Name as the reviewer. However, after I save the document, all of my comments and revisions are ...
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MS-Word: how to set a textbox with 100% width of the column in a two-columned document?

I have the following word coument, in which I would like to fix the position of the two figures on the right top of the page. Thus I inserted a text box where I want to put the two figures inside. ...
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How do we view and resolve the difference between my version and the server version of a file?

In our MS Office Upload Center, I have a file: Name MyFile.docx Location d.docs.live.net/2234hksjdfhk2j34/Documents/Work/ (this is OneDrive) Last in Sync 10/26/2014 2:50 PM Status Please Refresh ...
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Creating a list with guided lines in LibreOffice

I created the following list using LibreOffice manually. That means I created the dotted line by pressing the dot character repeatedly (or keeping it pressed for some time) but anyway I am unable to (...
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Why can't I see bookmarks in another word document when trying to create a bookmark based hyperlink?

So the document I have already has headings and a table of contents (TOC) and thus it has bookmarks However I need to link to this document from elsewhere but when I go to the other document and '...
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Hotkey to toggle spelling check in microsoft word

I need to switch the checking quickly since I often work with Vietnamese and English files. Please help!
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Arial always show up as bold in my system

Lately (I'm not sure exactly when, but sometime during the last couple of weeks) pages in my browser has looked strange, and that is because the default font (Arial) looks bold all the time. Here is ...
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How do I add placeholder text in Word 2007?

I'm working on a report but some data, which will be repeated throughout the document, are not yet ready. Is there any way to put a placeholder of some sort that will automatically adjust other than ...
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Office 2011 Mac - Unable to save Word files, plus normal.dot alert errors

There are actually 3 errors here. When I open Word, I get: Word cannot open the existing global template. () If I create a file, type a character and try to save to the desktop (that I ...
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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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Resizing multiple objects in word

I have a flowchart that I made in word which is made up off different elements such as a text box within a box and lines connected to the boxes. My question is, I want to increase the size of these ...
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How to Position a table/picture or both two pictures fixed on the top of a page in MS-Word?

I have two figures which are required to be positioned on the top or bottom in the same page in Word. I have tried the solution in http://www.techrepublic.com/blog/microsoft-office/stop-fumbling-...
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Microsoft Word 2013 Suddenly Erases Page

This has happened four times now. I will be typing along, minding my own business, when all of a sudden, the document I am working on starts erasing itself, racing upwards from the bottom all the way ...
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Word document loads incredibly slow

I have a word document (286kb) which takes almost 2 min to load. The document contains a large number of excel objects (as links from the same workbook). This is what I've tried: Remove the "old" ...
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Unzip error “End-of-central-directory signature not found”

I have a ZIP file that open in Windown/MS Word, (actually it is a .DOCX file). Opening it with LibreOffice / Mac produces: General Error. General input/output error. File says: ../Commission Plan....
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MS Word 2011 for Mac: Can the header and footer be unlinked so I can have different numbering in each?

I am working on a lengthy document. I need to have this information in the HEADER: Author, chapter #, page # OF THE CHAPTER And in the FOOTER: Consecutive document page numbers I have used ...
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Bulk accept all changes in Microsoft Word 2010 (docx) files?

I have a few hundred Microsoft Word 2010 .docx files with revisions/changes. Is there a tool or method where I can accept all changes in all of these documents without manually opening each one, ...
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Converting Gmail contents to Word

I would like to move by many of my Gmail messages into a Word document. I have been copying and pasting one at a time; but I have thousands of emails to convert; so this has been laborious. Can you ...
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Verify word document by vbscripting

Do you think vba will help me learn how to verify a word document by vbscripting. Or I have to strictly learn vb scripting for word documents. My main problem is I want to start verifying from line 7 ...
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How to highlight the current row in MS Word 2010?

Is there a way to highlight the current/active row, so that you can easily read the document like UltraEdit? Please see below picture: Update: I mean how to "automatically" highlight the current ...
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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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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 ...