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

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Word 2010: Increase line-spacing while maintaining middle alignment vertically?

I'm trying to increase my line-spacing of a paragraph while keeping a visually attractive 'padding' that is equal at the top and bottom of the line. Increasing line-height currently 'pads' the bottom ...
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Automatically replace space with a non-breaking space after certain words

I'm trying to use Word's AutoCorrect feature to replace the space after certain words with a non-breaking space. I tried adding the pattern "theword " in the Replace field, but it refuses to ...
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Flatten Word document

I have a document with some precise formatting, created in Word. This doc was converted to PDF for distribution. Now the original is lost, and reconverting to Word using a PDF to word add-on from ...
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Getting section headins in microsoft word

In my ms word document , I insert various heading throughout my document and then make a TOC from it. I'd like for headings to be automatically number so I see: 1 My Heading 1.1 My Sub heading 1.1.1 ...
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Convert MathType equations to native Word 2007/2010 equations

Is it possible to convert equations typeset with MathType to native Office 2007/2010 equations? MathType doesn't seem to have that option, but I need it to parse LaTeX formulae in my Word document. ...
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Where can I download Microsoft VC80.CRT version 8.0.50608.0?

I've just installed Microsoft Office Home and Student 2007 in Windows XP SP3 When trying to run MS word or any other office app (Excel, PowerPoint), I get the following message: this application has ...
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Character, element, or hack to push everything after it to the next page?

I have a program that automatically populates a word document. Let's say the word document has 3 sections: A, B, and C. My program populates section B. Section B can be 1 line or 100 lines, so what I ...
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What would keep a Microsoft Word AutoNew() macro from running?

I'm using Microsoft Office 2003 and creating a bunch of template documents to standardize some tasks. I know it's standard practice to put the templates in an certain place Office expects to find ...
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Convert LaTeX equations to Word 2007/2010 equations [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to put LaTeX formulas in Word 2010? I'd like to rephrase the LaTeX Equations in MS Word/OpenOffice? question: Is there, by now, any software that can parse LaTeX ...
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Converting MS-Word 2003 equations to MS-Word 2007

I have a document that has been written in MS Word 2003, and contains equations and other.... Now I want to convert it to MS Word 2007 format but the equations are in the old format (MS Equation ...
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Is there a replace for “Tab”?

My tab key has broken. I'm due to get a replacement, but is there any key combinations I can use in the mean time instead as I'm in the middle of writing a report. Sorry, I should have specified, ...
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excel cannot open the file xxx.xlsx' because the file format is not valid error

I have difficulty open opening word and excel files suddenly. Only particular office file give me the problem. These files were previously scanned by combo fix and I believe they were damaged. The ...
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What type of file is ~$file?

When I had opened msoffice file that I had previously saved on my desktop, I saw another kind of file named ~$doc. What type of file is this ? I have marked both the files.
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place small footnotes on the same line

The informal version of the style guidelines for my college papers (a condensation of Turabian's style) states that small footnotes may be placed on the same line with a minimum of six spaces ...
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Pressing space bar in Word 2010 types '[' character

In Microsoft Word 2010, when I press the space bar, [ is typed. How can I change it back? My keyboard layout is US-English.
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Numbering equations based on chapter numbers in MS-Word

I am seeking for a way to number each equation based on the chapter numbers. The number should be placed at the right side of the equation and the equation should be center-aligned. Something like ...
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Is there a FOSS macro somewhere that will convert tabs to the spaces up to the next tab mark?

Would like to ensure text documents don't get mangled by badly behaving email clients on smart phones that mangle tabs, so would want to convert tabs to the number of spaces up to the next tab mark in ...
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Is there a way to only install MS word from MS office 2011 for the Mac OSX

Is there a way to just install MS word form the MS office 2011 on Mac OSX? If that is not possible is there way to at least get rid of the communicator, remote connection and messenger while ...
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Repeating Information In Word, Like A 2“ x 2” Header

I have a document template setup that is basically a giant table with a left column and a right column. The entire page has a header with a logo and a pattern that spans the whole width of the page. ...
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Remove unwanted hyphens using “Find & Replace”

How do I remove unwanted hyphens from some text I have copied out of a PDF into Word. The criteria is that I would like to remove any hyphen that does not have a space either to its left or right. ...
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Can basic mathematics be done in Microsoft Word?

Is there a function of MS Word that enables users to solve basic math problems, in this case addition or subtraction? I use its platform for a budget and of course I could just use a calculator but it ...
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Mac alternatives for creating/editing Word documents

I want to update documents on my Mac that are in Microsoft Word format. Other than getting Office for Mac, do I have other options that work seamlessly?
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Does Microsoft Word spellcheck require the Internet?

Does Word check spelling/grammar on Microsoft's servers or on my computer?
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Why a blank RTF file has 30.6 KB size?

I'm using Word2007 to create a RTF file. And in the end, I want to get the text source of that file like {\rtf1\ansi\ansicpg1252\deff0\deflang1033{\fonttbl{\f0\fnil\fcharset0 Verdana;}}... Here is ...
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How can I get Microsoft Word 2010 to automatically quit after printing a document from a batch file?

I'm calling "c:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office14\WINWORD.EXE" /q /n myDoc.docx /mfileprintdefault /mfileexit It prints and does not exit, which is a problem when called in a loop within ...
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How to Remove Lines of Text Containing in word?

http://textmechanic.com/Remove-Lines-of-Text-Containing.html how to do the same thing the website above does in Microsoft word?
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mail merge e-mail in Word 2007 with attachment

Is there a simple way to mail merge with Word 2007 and add an attachment? I've searched google, and all results point to pasting in VB code. I want to a small team of novice users to be able to mail ...
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Mail Merge in Microsoft Word with images from Sharepoint

Is there any way of doing a Mail Merge in Microsoft Word 2007 taking data, including images from a Sharepoint site? It's a bit crude, but I've managed to merge text by taking the data off the ...
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Word files to PDF w/o losing image quality

I will admit I am a total noob when it comes to this. I have a Word 2010 file that has images and when I do either Save As PDF or print using a PDFCreator, I always get images with jagged diagonal ...
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Multiple select and format in MS Word 2010

In MS word 2003 was a feature when searching (CTRL+F) to check "Select all". Then you can apply format to all found fragments. In MS word 2010 you can highlight similar way. But I can't find how you ...
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Incorporating vector graphics (metafile) figures from R into Microsoft Word 2007

I use the statistical programming software R from The R Project to create graphs and figures that consist entirely of vector graphics elements (i.e. points, lines, polygons, text). R permits you to ...
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Weird Microsoft Word Text Styling

I have a Microsoft Word file that was fine, and for some reason, the text is highly condensed now. The text is the Normal style and I checked the spacing on the style and it is regular spacing. I have ...
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Microsoft Word keyboard shortcuts for macros aren't working

At work, I have several Word 2007 macros in a Normal.dotm template. Under Windows XP, I had some of the macros assigned to keyboard shortcuts, e.g. Ctrl+Shift+9. Everything worked perfectly. Our IT ...
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MS Word figures with same font size (style) as document

When writing (e.g. techical reports) in Microsoft Word (or another text processor), I often produce figures as image files using a range of different programs. These programs can be matplotlib ...
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Co-Authoring and version control in Microsoft Word for Local Network

My compny has a project being wirtten in microsoft Word. I would like to version control this document. The document will be modified by more than one person, so the version control of the file ...
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Word 2010 keeps increasing spaces between letters for Heading styles

This is driving me crazy. For some reason, my document formatting suddenly changes and I see lots of spaces between individual characters for any text with a Heading 1,2 or 3. If I toggle the 'bold' ...
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Microsoft Word 2007 text location

Word 2003 displayed the text location (eg: 2.3") on the bottom of the screen. Is there a way to enable this in Word 2007?
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Minimize file size of Microsoft Word documents

What are the best ways to ensure a small filesize for Microsoft Word documents when starting from scratch reduce the size of existing Microsoft Word documents using only tools available in the ...
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Paragraph folding in Word?

Notice the line numbering in the screenshot below. The lines from 2 to 20 are "folded out". To see these lines one can click the plus sign. I want to create a document in Word with this ...
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How to get English keybindings on localized Word

At work, I have a machine with a Norwegian Word 2010 installed. It uses localized keybindings, e.g. Ctrl-K for Italics instead of Ctrl-I, since Italics is called Kursiv in Norwegian. How can I ...
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How do I open WPS files in Word Starter 2010?

Ok, this is driving me crazy. My parents have 100s of old WPS documents from an ancient version of MS Works, and they just bought a new computer with MS Word 2010 Starter on it. I ap trying to set it ...
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Changing Word version creates unwanted borders

When I or a user changes the version of a Word 2003 doc to 2010, all pictures and charts suddenly gets borders. How can this be avoided?
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Word 2007 changes all dots between digits to commas when typing Arabic

In Microsoft Word 2007, while typing in Arabic, all dots between digits change to commas. I'm using Windows 7.
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Word: Prevent indentation for first paragraph on page

In Microsoft Word, I have configured the first line of every paragraph to be indented. I want to prevent this for paragraphs that are the first paragraph after a header, and prevent it for paragraphs ...
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MS Word and a multiple monitor setup

Does anyone know how I can have two Word documents open and visible at the same time on a multiple monitor setup? In the default mode Office is displaying the documents at the same location. Any ...
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Word 2002 mail merge “command strings”

We have an MS Word 2002 document used for mail merge operations. Apart from the usual mail merge fields that one sees when pressing Alt+F9 (show field codes), it also contains strings that look like ...
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Recommended software to convert MS Word Documents to a clean RTF format

I am wondering if anyone can recommend some software to convert MS Word documents to RTF documents in a clean fashion? The RTF file will be used by other software as a template for generating other ...
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Add padding to bordered paragraph

How can I add cell padding (term related to HTML) to a paragraph in Word 2008 (for Mac). Here is a screenshot of how my paragraph looks: How can I add space between the border and the characters?
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copying text from web to Microsoft Word 2007

I have some problems with my Word, usually when I was pasting some text from web, Word also saved format of the text and backgrounds but after I changed some settings and lost this ability of Word, ...
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How do I remove a table embedded in a Microsoft Word document?

I have the unfortunate task of debugging a large Microsoft Word document that has unwanted page breaks after some paragraphs. The spaces in question previously contained an image, but remained after ...