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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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Use a different font for bold text, instead of synthetic bold

In Word, how can we make bold text (such as by pressing Ctrl+B/the B button) use the bold variant of a differently named font from that of the non-bold font? We're using the Light weight of the Open ...
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Microsoft Office Word 2010: How to “Find and Replace” an entire line using “regular expressions” (wildcards)?

I would like to "Find and Replace" entire lines in Microsoft Office Word 2010 which match some criteria. I tried to find the solution in the official documentation, but I didn't find the answer: ...
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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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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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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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Can I cause MS Word to insert symbols for automatic line breaks?

I want to include an XML schema in a technical document created in MS Word. It has lines which are much longer than the available width on the page, so Word automatically breaks the lines. I want to ...
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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 ...
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How do get consistent Word cell border sizes

I'm trying to get consistent cell border sizes, but am having difficultly doing so. I'm used to the simplicity of HTML tables and cell. I have three tables: two-column, multi-row table (orange) - ...
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Microsoft Word 2010 - Changing Caption Text

We were using a template for our test case design document, and suddenly our management thought of updating it. After every table, we have a line "Table xx: Steps for Test Case xx". This Test Case is ...
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How to delete each number at the beginning of a line in Notepad or Microsoft Word?

I have a list like this: 1 http:// 2 http:// 3 http:// 4 http:// 5 http:// I would like to remove 1,2,3,4,5 without doing this manually for each line. The only tool I am using is notepad in a bare ...
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Configure style used for footnotes in MS Word 2013

I have created a style that I want to use each time I insert a footnote. How to tell MS Word 2013 to do that automatically for me instead of manually applying them myself?
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How to use a bibtex (xml) library in word

I need to use ms word, but I want to use my bibtex library for citations. Therefore, I installed jabref and exported my library to an xml file. However, I do not know how to import my xml file into ...
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Inserting Table of Figures in Word?

I am using a template file for my document in MS Word Mac 2011. I have five chapters. The figures of the first three chapters automatically come when I update the Table of Figures, but the fourth and ...
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How can I add a paragraph directly after Word table?

If I have a document with a table in it, how do I add a new paragraph directly after the table? For example: Note the cross reference (which is a hyperlink) back to Heading 1b. The only way I've ...
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Weird outline numbering in Microsoft Word 2008

This is quite a weird question, as I think I am asking the opposite of what most people want to try and achieve with outline numbering in Microsoft Word. The outline numbering associated with the ...
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Wanted: TofC field command to mix Caption labels in one table

My exact config at the moment: I created an "Appendix" style, then created a Caption label "Appendix-B-" to distinguish figure numbering in the appendix from figure numbering in the main body of the ...
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Convert Word 2010 document labels from German to English?

A German colleague of mine sent me a Word document to edit in Word 2010. When I try to label a figure, the label options I'm presented are: Abbildung Formel Tabelle How do I tell Word to present ...
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Microsoft Word: {command|option} + delete behaviour on Mac

The behaviour of the sequences command+delete and option+delete are annoyingly inconsistent using Word 2011 for Mac. If the character after the cursor is a space, then the key combinations above ...
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Two-column, Word document that alternates left-to-right then top-to-bottom

I'm hoping to reproduce something akin to Facebook's timeline: To do so, I figure that I need a two-column document (I know how to do this), where the flow alternates left-to-right, then ...
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How approach conditional text in Word 2010?

I'm working on a book to be published in both paper and digital form. The prose part of the book can reflow on digital devices, but the book has a lot of displayed sections of programming code, and ...
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Office 2013 programs hang when alt key is pressed

I am using Office 2013 on a Dell Windows 8 laptop. When I press the ALT key in either Word or Excel the document I am editing will immediately hang (e.g. trying to do Alt-tab, Alt-F, etc). Other ...
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Is there a way to open multiple Word files for printing?

I have a folder full of MS Word files, and I need to print them all out. There are 86 files, and strikes me as tedious to the extreme to open, print, and close all 86 of them. Is there a way to ...
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Master Document creating links - not saving text

I want to implement a daily reporting system for myself and work colleges. I was thinking of using MS Word to do this by creating a master document and sub documents. I create a master document with ...
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How to keep selected text highlighted when focus changes in Microsoft Word/Excel

Related to this question: Show cell selection in Excel when not in focus except that my case concerns Microsoft Word. When I select text or a column/row in Microsoft Word or Excel (2003, 2007, 2010 ...
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MS Word Mail Merge: Validate Data

Is it possible to implement validation rules in a Word mail merge? I want to set up the Word file so that if a given test fails, Word will take some action when attempting to complete the merge. ...
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MS Word inappropriate tooltip repeatedly appears

I find in MS Word 2010 that when I have a chart in my document, whenever I leave the cursor still, a tooltip appears telling me that I am hovering over the chart area (see image below). Is there any ...
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word 2007 “final without markup” as the default

In Word 2007, how do you make "Final" in the Review tab ? It is rather annoying to have the "Final showing Markup" as default.
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How to un-traverse a cross-reference in Microsoft Word on a Macintosh?

In Microsoft Word 2011 on Macintosh, you can insert cross-references within your document to hyperlink from one location to another within the document. Once a cross-reference is created, you can ...
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Word completely bugging when editing a shape

in word 2007 I created a line on the background, but it expanded to the whole page (with Shift)and I opened the foramtting window of the line but I can't close it it says Dimension must be between ...
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Why does Microsoft Word create two copies whilst in use?

Why does Microsoft Word create another copy of the same file, but hidden, whilst in use? And why does the file created whilst in use always have "~$" replacing the first 2 letters of the file name? ...
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Text Box Seems To Not Be Centred But Hugging Side of Document

A family member is currently writing a book but when they loaded up the document to make some changes, all the text seems to be hugging the left hand side. Anyone know what would cause this?
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How do I Mail Merge from a SQL DB to Word 2013 with a date filter?

I have a SQL database view that returns the data I need for my mail merge. This data needs to be filtered by a Date Range. i.e. >1/1/2014 and <3/1/2014 I have attempted to put it in the filter ...
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How do you open the VBA editor in MS Word 2013?

How do I get to the VBA editor in MS Word 2013? All my searches return information on Excel.
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Vertically align some text to top and some to bottom on same page

I know how to vertically align text with Word 2007. However, I would like to vertically align some text at the top and some text at the bottom, all on the same page. I tried doing this by adding a ...
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Prevent Microsoft Word from wrapping tables across columns and pages

When writing technical documents, it is often required for tables to not wrap across columns and page breaks, so that all data from a given table are displayed in one place. In LaTeX, there is a ...
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unable to read on mobile the bamini tamil text in pdf [closed]

My mobile PDF reader is able to read the PDF English File on my Sony Ericsson j108i mobile. I can create a Ms-word Text file using BAMINI (bapc_) Tamil Font. I can convert it into a PDF file. But ...
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Apply one style to Word 2013 .docx assembled from several sources

I never use Word (I have Word 2013 on Win 8.1 Pro) and I can't figure out how to apply one consistent theme so that it applies the same font/spacing/etc. to the whole document. I use LaTeX, but my ...
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How can I set reference zoom level in Microsoft Word?

I want to make 100% zoom level the actual paper size display on my screen in Microsoft Word. Says I want to set current 125% zoom level as a reference zoom level of 100%. Is that can be done in ...
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How do I get different formats for first and other items in nested list in Word?

I want to have nested enumerated lists with the following layout: 1. a. b. c. 2. 3. a. b. How do I do this in Word? I know it's possible in LaTeX, but that's unfortunately not an option in ...
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Office 2013 Click to Run - Primary Interop Assemblies

Given that the Office 2013 click-to-run installer allows no customisation of the installation, whatsoever, how can I install, or where can I find an installer for the Primary Interop Assemblies/.NET ...
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How to change language in MS Word table style

How in this dialog can I get rid of the Font: English (U.S.) that is shown in the summary at the bottom? I'm tired of changing the spell checking language for every table in a non-English document. ...
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How do I get comments in MS Word 2013 to show up next to the point of insertion?

I have a document in MS Word 2013 for Windows that I have set to Track Changes. I am trying to add comments to it, as I would in a previous version of Word. However, the comments are appearing in a ...
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Why does my MS Word Table of Contents change page number formatting randomly?

Okay. I have a Microsoft word document that I've cleaned up to illustrate my issue. The document was created in Word 2007. You can find it here: ...
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Need to re-link a data source to a letter in Word 2010

I have several document letters that are linked to a data base, most are working correctly. I am having trouble with one that I believe the link was severed. I can get it to work by clicking - ...
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How to get Word to not revision mark a field update whose result hasn't changed?

I am using Word 2010. AFAIK, this problem has been in Word since the beginning of time, though. When I create a field in a document, the field is updated when I force it to (e.g., with F9 or a ...
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How do I really enable events in Word VBA?

I've found the instructions to enable events, but this does not always work. When I create a new document from a template events are not enabled. I've got the class module to have word run with ...
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Word 2007 default document will not save

My Word 2007 default document will not save and open with the changes. I can open Word, templates and either Normal.dot, Normal.dotx or Normal.dotm and get the saved changes. If I close Word and ...