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

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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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Is there a way so bullets write in libreoffice open the same in Microsoft Office?

I have an Open Document Text file write with LibreOffice when opened in Microsoft Word it appear very similar (which is normal). The only thing that is a little annoying are the list bullets. In ...
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Word 2007 - Use of wildcards in fields

I need to create a field in Word 2007 that will display some text when the its file is not in the expected directory (a folder called "Release"). The drive mapping and top level folders may be ...
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Can't get Word 2013 to save to Google Drive

I've tried following these instructions and these instructions and neither worked. I still don't see a Google Drive option when I click "Add a Place". One red flag I notice is both instructions say ...
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MS Word key shortcut for style

I would like to use punctuation to initiate and end a specific style in MS Word. For example, I might type ` to use a particular style and also to end it `. My reason is actually exactly this, I want ...
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Is there an 'Always on top' option for Microsoft Word 2013

I'd like to keep my word document always on top of all the windows. How to do that?
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How to set some sections in word not to print?

I'm composing some of my notes in Word, while I put many details inside, when printing, I'd like to only print some important sections. Is it possible to set some sections in word "not printable"? ...
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What changes can be made to a Paragraph style when associated with a Multi Level List

I have some Heading Styles defined that are associated to a multi Level List. Adjusting the Text Indent in Paragraph seems to work until the inden exceeds the List Indent then all sorts of weird ...
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Multi Level List formatting MSWord 2007

When I demote a list header I lose the formatting and the list number. How can I stop this from happening?
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How do I set spacing between paragraphs while keeping numbering in word vba?

I'm trying to write a macro that does the following to a selection: Keeps paragraphs that are numbered numbered Keeps paragraphs that are unnumbered unnumbered Sets line and paragraph spacing Puts ...
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Weird selection behaviour in Word 2010

I am not a very avid Word user, so I stumbled across this: When selecting text with the mouse, Word automatically aligns the selection to word boundaries. Can I disable this behaviour? I usually click ...
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MS Word 2013: How do I change which text boxes are on top of the other?

I have two text boxes. One slides under the other so that it is obstructed and covered up. How I do I make one text box have precedence over another? (In terms of depth.)
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Symbol of open set in microsoft word

In this discussion, a way to create symbol of an open set is suggested using LaTeX or as appearing in the origina picture: My university required me to write in word my document (strange indeed) ...
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Microsoft Offfice 2010 - Backup all settings, templates, layouts?

I need to format my computer. I work with large Word files and have very complicated setups of settings, layouts, templates etc. I really want to backup my settings so I can just install Office and ...
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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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How to change style set for multiple Word files quickly?

Using the style set we can quickly set style(s) for ONE .docx Ms Word file. I have tens of such files need to be set to new style. How can I do that quickly without having to open each file manually? ...
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How to re-arrange style items in Quick Style list in Microsoft Word?

I need to re-arrange the order of the style in Quick Style in Word as below snapshot. How can I do that?
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How to share Word documents based on same template (.dotm) between Word 2010 and Word 2011 users on a network?

I have a large problem in sharing a Word template (more precisely; the rendered document from the template) between Windows (Word 2010) and Mac (Word 2010) users on a network. In my test environment ...
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Is there a (reasonably easy) way to run word usage statistics on a document?

I have a rather lengthy Word document file. I would like to run an analytical report on this document that summarizes the most common words and provides a count of how often each word appears. Does ...
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How to save Review 's Track Changes setting for a .docx file in Ms Word?

When using the Track Changes feature in Microsoft Word, I usually have to turn of the formation checkbox to omit the displayed formation changed (it looks meaningless to me compared with the updated ...
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Word 2013 showing two pages side by side

All of a sudden Word started displaying 2 pages side by side in one window. I tried changing the zoom and it didn't affect anything. How can I go back to seeing 1 page at a time?
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How to turn all embedded images into linked images

I have a Word document with a large number of embedded images. To make version control easier I would like to save the document as XML and store all images separately (linked). In the docx format the ...
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Are there events defined in the word vba object model for these events?

First of all, I did look and did not find any. I want a macro to run whenever one of the following happens: The document is opened The document is saved Text is pasted into the document The ...
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Using a Table of Authorities as a Glossary in Microsoft Word 2010

I followed these instructions http://shaunakelly.com/word/layout/glossary.html. { TOA \c "1" \p \e "three_tabs" } I still see the dot leaders. I also tried inserting a TOA by clicking on the ...
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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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Microsoft Word 2013 Change citation language

How do I change the default language for every citation in my Microsoft Word 2013 document? I have an English installation, with Dutch editing language enabled, and I wrote the document in Dutch. ...
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Can't set Word 2013 Header shortcut keys…tried everything

My Word 2013 has lost the Header style shortcut keys. CTRL+ALT+1 for Header 1 CTRL+ALT+2 for Header 2 ... etc.. I have tried everything mentioned here and else where from changing languages back ...
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How do I replace all breaks in a selection in Word using VBA?

I've got a part of a document selected, and now I want to replace all manual page and section breaks (the latter of all types, such as next page even, next page uneven, next page, continuous, column) ...
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How do I select text between two “bookmarks” in Word VBA?

Note: Originally I asked how to select text from a certain point downward, but I've got a solution for that: Dim f As Word.Field For Each f In ActiveDocument.Fields If f.Type = wdFieldAddin And ...
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Force pasted address to show on one line separated by commas

I am pasting addresses into a cell in my document before printing. The cell is wide but not very tall which means when the address is pasted into the cell the bottom couple of lines are not visible. ...
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In Microsoft Word 2007, how to show Table Grid in Quick Style box?

I format my table in my own style and want to save my font/shading/auto-fit formation as a style in the Quick Style box?
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Replace style set for a Word file by another file's style set?

Let's say we have two Word files #01 and #02 which are formatted as style #01 and #02 accordingly. How can we quickly replace styles in file #01 by the ones in file #02 quickly? E.g. Styles such as ...
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Macro for hiding table colums, in multipile files, and another on to reverse it

I know almost anything about VBA so I can't really code the Macro that I need for MS Word. I hope that I could get some help here. The basic functionality that I want is to take a Word document with ...
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Adjust footer in MS Word to compensate for portrait/landscape orientation

I have used section breaks to make some pages in my document portrait and others landscape. This works great, but the only problem is that the footer (and header for that matter) are setup for ...
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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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Microsoft Word keeps read-only opened files open in read/write on network

There is a Word document with "Read-only recommended" flag switched on (see more info here). If I open the document with Word locally, it asks me whether I open it read-only. I click yes, and voila, ...
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How to align numbering item for all location in a Word document?

I want to align the numbering items in my Word document but it seems that I can only change ONE item only. Currently if I want to apply that to other similar items, I have to use Copy Formation tool. ...
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How do I set MLA citation style to use numeric reference in MS Word 2007?

The MLA citation style shows citations as (Author, YYYY) or some similar while I'd prefer it to style them numerically, like [1]. I have tried BibWord, I don't know XML. Creating references that are ...
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Updating linked images in Word 2013 distorts the image

I'm running Word 2013 and have documents with linked images. In previous versions of Word (2003 and earlier), if I updated linked images with new images, the image would be properly updated in my ...
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Word 2013 Textbox Clipping

When I insert a textbox into a Word document the content is clipped on the left side, like this: Some of the text isn't visible it doesn't help to make it bigger. Have any of you experienced ...
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Diff / Merge for Word docs

There are lots of great tools for text diff/merge, such as Araxis, BeyondCompare, and CodeCompare. Does anyone know of something similar for MS Word docs? Or maybe a suitable technique for comparing ...
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Word 2013: Include hidden headings in table of contents?

We have a Word document here which contains a number of hidden paragraphs, including headings. Depending on the respective view/print setting, these paragraphs are (or are not) shown/printed - all ...
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Enable Microsoft Word Heading Styles in a table

I have a table with content in it. I highlighted the content inside one of the table cells and set the Heading Style to Heading 2. But Word doesn't recognize it when I do a Table Of Contents. Only ...
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How Do I Set Document Language in Word for Mac?

You can change the default language, but Word for Mac doesn’t seem to have a document setting, and it brings English (US) in from other docs when you import text and infects the whole thing. Why no ...
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Word 2007: Right side of equation bigger than lift side

See: As you see, for some reason the right side is smaller than the left side, eventhough the size should be the same. Can anyone help me deal with Word's stupidity?
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*.DOC File // One Line Per Page // Date and Day On Each

I would like to print a 365 page document. In the top right hand corner of the FIRST page, I would like to have this appear... 2014 - JAN - 01 - WEDS In the top right hand corner of the pages ...
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Spacing before the paragraph right after a table?

I sometimes use Microsoft Word 2010 (and sometimes 2003). My Body Text style has space below, but not above, and I want it to stay that way. Now, when I insert a table between two paragraphs of Body ...
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listing by one particuluar column in excel for mail merging

I would like to list all of the same students with their courses. My example School Teacher Course ID LastName 705 KELLEY AP PSYCHOLOGY 1245 AARON ...
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Microsoft Word 2007 - Heading Styles

I have a word doucment which uses two heading styles. Throughout the document, Word happily uses the associated formatting for Heading styles 1 and 2. These two headings have been formatted to include ...
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TOC appears at bottom of master docs

Why does my TOC keep appearing at the bottom of my master document? I save a blank page and named it TOC, but after I insert my remaining docs, the TOC appears at the bottom instead of as the top doc. ...