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Styled Textboxes In Tables

I am trying to create a template for word documents for my University notes. I downloaded a template for a resume the other day and found this lovely effect where a textbox takes up the entire table ...
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How do I separate a word document according to a list and email [closed]

I am using Office 2010. Our payslip comes in a word document and I usually print out and deliver to each staff. Each page has each employee's payslip. However, I want a macro or VB script that can ...
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Generating word documents with small differences

I regularly create word documents, each document consists of two main sections: (1) some basic text (e.g. date, title, to whom it is addressed) (2) then followed with some tables. The tables are ...
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Pasted image hides behind text even when set to be inline

I copied an image from MSPaint and pasted it into a Word document I'm working on. For some reason the image hides behind the text even with the default "in line with text" setting. Trying other ...
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MS Word 2010 - database links no longer prompting on open

I have numerous documents that used to automatically link to a database upon opening with the statement: Opening this document will run the following SQL command: SELECT * FROM C:\somepath\...
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Transpose table in Word

Is there a way to transpose (swap rows and columns) in post-ribbon Microsoft Word (currently using 2013)? For example, in this table, I want the top headings to go on the left (én, te, etc), and the ...
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Libre Office Won't Give Me A Black Font

I am trying to edit a document in Libre'Office which was... Originally created by me in Libre'Office Sent to another person who edited it in Microsoft Word Returned to me with her request that I ...
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Heading number and title on separate lines with different styles in office 2013

I'm trying to achieve the following in office 2013: Basically I want the heading number to be on top of the actual title. Is this possible?
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Assistance with table in word

I've got a table within my document that has decided to move right up to the top of a page and for some reason I am unable to move it. I tried the Control, Shift and Enter and all it does is move the ...
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View Elements in Word Doc

I've got a word document that uses independent tables to control layout. For example: +=================+ | Table 1 | +=================+ +=================+ | Table 2 | +=============...
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how to change default table text wrapping in word 2013

Problem I'm trying to create a new table style that has some space between the text right under the table. When I select a single table and go to table properties, I can set the text wrapping to '...
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mail merge to separate documents with filename based on Merge field

I'm doing a mail merge from a Access database and I'd like to make many documents from the mail merge, instead of just one. I found a macro that lets me split the merged document after it's made, that ...
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I can't open a Word doc because it's being used by someone else

I'm the only one using this computer. When I'm done with a document, I close it. Why would I be getting this pop up message? Then it asks if I want to open a copy of it but doesn't let me.
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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 ...
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How to treat MS:Word tables in pre-press for a book?

I am putting graphics such as EMF and JPG into an MS:Word file for pre-press to print a book by offset, in black & white. But how do I deal with the ordinary tables in MS:Word? I intend to change ...
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Knowing if a table is in “native” Word Format

I'm sorry if this is a really dumb question, but I need to submit a document in Microsoft Word format and furthermore all tables must also be in the "native format" (their words). For the tables in ...
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How to sort/rank paras by the order of a specific line in Word 2013?

I want to reorder the 3 following paras, while preserving each para(graph) entirely as a whole. 2 B 3 A 1 C By clicking Home > Sort (Select Ascending Order; I just picked ...
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Converting from Word to PDF

I have a document that is over 100 pages and in it is a table that is oriented to landscape. When I save it as a PDF the table defaults back to portrait orientation. How do I get the PDF to recognize ...
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How do I turn html tags in word to formatted text

I'm trying to make multiple documents using mail merge and an access database, but there is one field where in Access I have it saved as rich text. I need it as rich text because it's a single field ...
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In MS Word, how to prevent orpahned table headers at page bottom?

I'm using MS Word 2010 to write a document. I have a table with a header row (indicated as such, 'Header Rows Repeat'). Now, the table starts pretty low on the page, and Word decides to break it ...
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How do I adjust the formatting of a Word table row to match the rest of the table?

I copied some rows from a different table, now those rows have a different length and cell sizes than the other rows of the table. Is there a way to automatically adjust the layout of the row to match ...
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Show Markup column only in selected pages

I have a .doc document which has comments and the markup column (call it A), and I want to insert it in a bigger document (B), which is the plain format master document. When I insert A to B, B takes ...
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MS Word: Can a picture be in line with text, and appear vertically centered relatively to text?

I have a picture that I want to appear in line with the text. Since the image is bigger than the font of the line, I get the picture's bottom border lined up with the bottom othe text, and the picture ...
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Word document page numbering

I have a Word 2013 (.docx) document and for some reason the page numbers have gone a bit loopy. I have a title page and then the main content. I have the following settings; In page number settings ...
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Ms Office files corrupt after recovery

Recently some xls, xlsx and doc, docx files get deleted when reinstalling Windows XP, although the files were on other partition (D:) not on the Windows partition (C:). I have recovered the files ...
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Canon PIXMA mx439 printer. Won't print the picture included in a Word document

I am trying to print a lost dog flyer, but the picture in my word document won't print, it just comes out a blur of color. I've tried realigning the cartridges, cleaning the nozzles, re-doing the ...
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Is it possible to assign a specific style to all cross-references in Word 2007?

Nothing more to add, I would like to change the style of all cross-references I have in a Word 2007 document at once. But I have no idea how to do it. How can this be done?
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What are 'line-arrest' symbols? (Microsoft Word)

I recently send in a document for correction I created with LibreOffice. I received the correction with the remark that all "line-arrests" have to be removed. Apparently they are introduced because ...
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How to link the TOC to header names (in HTML view)?

I am writing a document in HTML format. One of the elements is an automatically generated Table of Contents which is all fine except that the links point to automatically generated labels, instead of ...
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How to recover a “poof” disappearing MS Word draft?

Sometimes I'm a couple of pages into an MS Word draft and it just goes “poof”… Gone. I think there is a secret place it goes to. Can it be recovered? MS Word help is no help on this one. Where is it?...
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Word 2010 not creating normal.dotm

I'm trying to recreate a normal.dotm file because the old one has gotten corrupted. I've tried deleting the old one, messed with read-only setting in %appdata%\microsoft\template, and removed my ...
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Is it possible to create a table structure to an existing data in word 2007?

I have some data that is organized properly in MS word 2007. Now I need to put this data into a table structure. Since there is so much of such data I just cant manually arrange them. Is there a way ...
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Word 2007 automatic lines from special characters

This is a feature that 2014 has but Word 2007 does not seem to, or I can't find it. Type three dashes and you get a single line. Type thee underlines and you get a bold single line. Type three equal ...
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Controlling decimal places in Microsoft Word

I am working with loads of tables in Microsoft Word 2010. I would like to limit the numbers I have to three decimals places, along with rounding them. For example: 0.1234 will become 0.123 and 1....
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Tab key in Microsoft Word does not increase indent in bullet lists

I create a bullet list, of any type and after pressing Enter then Tab instead of increasing the indent it just injected white-space. I'm using the default template (.dot), there's been no changes to ...
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How to add custom styles to navigation pane or change them with VBA

I have a Word2010 document that was created by a tool from Axure. Each heading is formated with a custom style ("AxureHeading1", "AxureHeading2", "AxureHeading3"). I was able to create a table of ...
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Continuing with prior formatting after pasting into Microsoft Word

Lets say I start with the default font in Microsoft Word. Then I copy and paste some text from elsewhere (say a webpage). When I start typing after that, the font is whatever font the copied text had, ...
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Numbering sequences in MS Word?

I'm trying to find a feature that MS Word likely excludes, but it's worth a shot. At my job I have documents which must be formatted like so: REQ 16: The application must open maximized. REQ ...
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Word Styles duplicate

When I make a change to one of my own styles in Word, Word automatically create a new style with the same name but adds the change next to the style. How do I disable this feature? I had a look and ...
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How to Change Column Width for All Word Tables at Once

I have a lot of (> 200) tables in Word that have the same layout (two columns, six rows). I need to adjust the column widths for all of them. Is there a way to automate this?
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Sublime-Text-style autocomplete in Word?

I know that Word has a built-in autocomplete function. As far as I know, though, apart from dates, if I want a particular word to come up as a suggestion, I need to have it saved as an auto text. Is ...
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How to create paragraph breaks within conditional field codes in Word 2010

I'm trying to create a sequential list using field codes and mail merge. My problem is that certain items do not need to appear on the list, depending on how the mail merge goes. This is confusing, so ...
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How can I have only inner cell spacing? (Remove outer cell spacing)

I have a table in Word 2013 with 0.45cm cell spacing applied to the table: For the purposes of this question, I've turned on some extra borders: How can I remove the "outer" spacing, and just ...
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text autocomplete for Word or Pages

I have to write a lot. Pages after pages after pages. I use both MS Office Word and Mac OS X Pages. I’ve been trying to find an autocomplete feature that could allow the software to make suggestions ...
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Changes to header when inserting different files using same template

I'm using the Lesson Plan template to create separate plans, saved as separate files. When I insert the files into a larger Word doc, the individual lesson plan names (header) in the template are lost,...
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Regular expression/Wildcard find replace to change date format( 9/7 --> September 7th) in Word

I am editing a large document that has mansy date in mm/dd format. I would like to change them to "MMMM ddth" format. I am wanting 9/10 to be changed to September 10th. Seems like it should be: ...
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I have a four column word doc page in landscape. I want to cut and paste that into a portrait doc and display the text at 90 degrees

I have a four column word doc page in landscape. I want to cut and paste that into a portrait doc and display the text at 90 degrees with all four columns in tact. How do I do this?
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The space character before formula causes grammatical error in MS word 2013

I have an MS Word mathematical doc. Almost before all of the formulas there exist a grammatical error which when I delete the space and insert another space at the beginning of the formula it ...
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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 ...