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MS Word Section Numbering (e.g. A.1.1) includes Chapter (A.1) but not Changing with Chapter Number

I have a large document with sections>chapters>subsection The first subsection in Chapter B.1 should be numbered B.1.1. I get 1.13 or something like that. This figure shows the config window in the ...
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Microsoft Word 2013 failing to print checkbox character

In my .docx file, I have a checklist typed out like this: ☐ Read the prep doc ☐ Look up client notes But when I print the document, the boxes don't appear. Everything else about the document ...
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How to adjust paragraph spacing between header and top of page?

I have a header at the top of the page. There is an image at the top of a page body. The problem is that I need 8 pts of space between that image and the header. I defined a style for that. The ...
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MS Word - convert outline to a chart?

I have an outline in MS Word I would like to convert to some kind of tree chart to visualize it. Is that possible?
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Converting a Docx file to PDF without losing any formatting

I am attempting to convert a Docx file that I have to a PDF. I have done this many times before, but this particular file has a lot of unique formatting with page breaks; some pages are landscape, ...
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Maps add in for Microsoft Word

I want to write a guide for a walking path near my home. I would have to add a lots of maps images (~300) at different locations and zoom levels. I want to be able to generate high quality static (...
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MSWORD VBA close document on save

I am trying to get a document to close when saved, using VBA. I have searched for this extensively but mostly it comes up with people trying to not turn off saving when closing a document. What I ...
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Collaborate on Microsoft Word 2016 documents with real-time co-authoring on Mac

Real-time co-authoring is a new feature of Microsoft Word 2016: https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Collaborate-on-Word-documents-with-real-time-co-authoring-7dd3040c-3f30-4fdd-bab0-8586492a1f1d ...
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open a text file such as xml or markdown as plain text without interpreting the formatinstruction in MS-Word

Is there a key combination or 'open as...' plain text menu option that can be used? Subsidiary double question: will it also work with anz file (with random byte contatint) AND what are the ...
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LibreOffice does not completely use Word's “standard” format for paragraphs

When opening existing Word documents with LibreOffice (current version: 5.0.5.2), most things look pretty well. But there is a problem: our Word's "standard" paragraph has single line spacing, and no ...
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where can I find a Locky Ransomware virus samples?

I need a locky ransomware virus sample to test it on VM for my project. Where can I get one working sample ?(Any microsoft word or excel files would work)
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Word Create Several Document Properties in Quick Parts

I am currently using Quick Parts > Document Properties to create fields that can update other parts of a Word document. I.e. if I change one field, all other similar fields will change as well. ...
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How can be open track changes after acceptance the changes

I I have amended the word file through track change, after that accepted and saved, how I can see the track changes again
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How do I change the Style of 'Error! reference source not found.'?

I read this, but wish to change the Style (colour, size, highlighting) of the error message for emphasis. It is currently black and bolded and so that can be difficult to discern.
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Move data in a table present in 2000+ .docx files to a single .xlsx file (2010)

I receive 40+ emails per week each with a word doc attached. The word documents are in the same semantic format but carry unique client data authorizing services. I only need a portion of the data ...
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Extracting certain words from varying addresses in Excel

I need to sort out these addresses but there is a big problem at hand. For example, the first address: "B-41, Vashishth Marg, Shyam Nagar, Sodala, Sodala" The problem here is "Shyam Nagar" and "...
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Can you change 'Style type' and 'Style based on' for 'Normal Style' in Word 2016?

Using Word 2016, I wish to change 'Style type' and 'Style based on' for the Normal Style (from Home > Styles > Manage Styles); but as the red rectangle depicts in the screenshot below, these two ...
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stopwatch timer for timestamping in microsoft word

I've been looking for a timer for microsoft word that can: 1. show elapsed time since I started the timer 2. allow me to take notes in word while it is running 3. allow me to press a hotkey to ...
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canvas available in ms word 2016 (mac version)?

For drawing in an MS Word for Mac 2016 document, a canvas is apparently no longer necessary. Is it nevertheless available in any way? I liked them; they helped keep things contained. UPDATE: I am ...
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How to keep non-breaking space in cross-references

I use cross-references to figures in Microsoft Word 2010. I manually include non-breaking spaces between Figure and number, e.g., Figure[non-breaking space]1.1 if needed at the end of a line (which ...
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Underline Definitions in Index? (or keep formatting from orig. text)

I'm building an index in a word document that is going to be definitions. My index will look like: Superhero - someone who is a super being.....17 Bus - an automobile that is long, like a ...
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how to save image file from source

I have following image source in RTF. {\*\shppict{\pict\pngblip\pichgoal1020\picwgoal1200 ...
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How to insert a half line space (preferably adjustable) in MS Word?

I have a long article and from place to palce the chunks of text have to be separated by empty rows like in the example: Example: Text 1 Text 2 Text 3 I need the spaces to be half the size of the ...
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Restricting comments in Word

Is there a way to lock a Word document (2010 or 2013), such that comments cannot be embedded? I am looking for the inverse of the option under document protection to restrict editing so that ONLY ...
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Appendix in Word document is being subordinated to a heading

I have formatted an appendix using Word's built-in formats but for some reason the appendix is being subordinated to the regular headings. So, for example, if I trying to insert a cross reference, I ...
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How to make text baseline and midline visible in Word?

I want to make baseline and midline (or x-height line to be precise) visible (and printable) in a line of text (presuming characters in the line are the same font and size). Is it possible to do so ...
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Word 2016 Text Vertically center in cell

As seen in the picture, why would text NOT vertically centered? What's the problem? OS: Windows 7 SP1 X64 Office 2016 Word X64 both in English
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How to Increment Chapter numbers for merged files?

I have several files, each are chapters that can be used in different Orientation Manuals. Each company department has an initial file that inserts the desired chapter files using a macro unique to ...
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Making Word Documents with updatable look and feel

I'm starting a project which will produce 100s of microsoft word documents. I'd like to give them identical headers, footers, and styling. I know I can do that with a template, however, it's my ...
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Printing 2 x A5 onto one A4 in Word

I have tried the various solutions to this and have managed to get from only one A5 doc on A4 to 2. However, the problem is that the A5 docs are tiny. I have tried numerous different settings and ...
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default paragraph font vs. underlying properties

I am creating new character styles and I do not grasp what the difference is between based on either default paragraph font or underlying properties. I'd appreciate any suggestion.
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Having some text align left and other align right, in same line

In Word 2016 is there a way to align the first portion of text to the left, then the next part to the right? For example I used tab to accomplish the bellow, but it doesn't work very well and would ...
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Need a Word doc “Submit” button which attaches doc to Lotus Notes 8.5 email with defined recipient

I need to create a "submit button" (Macro) at the end of a Microsoft Word document template form. When button is clicked it attaches the document to a Lotus Notes e-mail (we are using 8.5) and has ...
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Word's lower part of save panel is off-screen

Working with Word on OS X El Capitan, I spent some time in the "no menu bar" OS X mode: It efficiently hides the OS X menu bar and I was happy to have a few pixels more of real estate when writing. ...
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Microsoft Equation subscript not working as normal

So I've been using Microsoft Equation Editor for the past 3 months or so, and all of a sudden I'm getting a different result when I want a subscript. For example, if I want to get Dmin, I type "D_min"....
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In Word 2016, how can all Paragraph Numbering be deleted all at once?

The numbering above was generated via Home > Paragraph > Numbering or Multilevel List (I cannot remember which). This comment suggests my fault in failing to number correctly; so I am trying ...
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Can't edit last line in restricted editing in Microsoft Word

I'm using the Restrict Editing feature in Word to limit what users can change in a document. When they go to format the area that is open for them to edit they can't change the formatting if they have ...
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Add a Word 2016 startup folder for macros in the registry

I need to set a startup-folder for my macros for Microsoft Word 2016. I thought that adding a "AltStartup" registry key would work - because it works in excel but it does not seem to work with Word. ...
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MS Word VBA - Converting All Plain Text Links to Hyperlinks

I have a rather large Word file (+1,100 pages) that contains plain text links of media coverage. For instance, the Word document contains: The News Leader (AP) Va. police officer who died on her ...
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How can choice of Style be prevented from disrupting the Numbering?

I am using Word 2016. The screenshot above depicts my 2 Styles (defined via Home > Styles) for text: Style 1 in black Times New Roman, and Style 2 for red Arial. I intend Style 2 to be applied to ...
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'Continue Numbering' fails to continue all numbering below the one that I right-clicked

Word really has been tormenting and torturing me. Why does 'Continue Numbering' fail to apply to all numbering below the specific one that I right-clicked? Per the screenshot above (I accidentally ...
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Word 2016 will not Continue Numbering?

The above screenshot reveals my 2 problems: II. The red numbering should instead be 2.1 and 2.2. But when I right-click on the red numbering and click 'Continue Numbering', the '1. C' entry shifts to ...
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How to do multiple find an replaces in MS Word — possibly storing the data in a spreadsheet

I have an MS word file that I want to do multiple find and replaces on. The are a spreadsheet with two columns, e,g, cat dog rat mouse horse pony I would like to replace ...
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How can I add a shadow to a custom title style?

I'm currently writing down a few things for an RPG conversion using Word 2013. I'm a bit stuck trying to create my own heading style. The heading style should have a specific color and shadow. Also, ...
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Why sometimes Word documents decrease in size after you add more text?

There are many times when I do my usual document backup (overwriting the previous one) I discover that even though I have added a fair amount of text to the newer document (and have NOT changed the ...
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Possible to recover a word file embedded within a temporary internet word file?

I was emailed (in outlook) a word document that contained the instructions for a job test. The word document contained a number of other embedded word files, including a template for preparing your ...
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Word formats a single line to cross page borders

See the following image to illustrate the problem (Can't embed for I am new). The text is seemingly random crossing page borders in one particular line. I already deleted the text and copied the ...
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Evernote select all copy skips images

Evernote app on OS X El Capitan Evernote select all copy paste to word doesn't copy the images It only copies the text and skips all the images My goal I take screenshots while doing a task Then ...
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Suppressing headers and footers

How do I suppress headers and footers on all pages after Pg. 1 in Word 2013? Multiple places on line say to check the "different first page" box. But when I do that, the headers and footers ALL ...
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How do I change the word count shown in MS Word's status bar?

In the status bar of MS Word, there is a word count, and if a subset of text is selected, it'll say something like "42 of 1208 words" to show the word count of the selection. If you click on that, it'...