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

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MS Word Header/Footer problems created from OCR

I have a newly created word doc that I made from Adobe OCR. Needless to say I had a lot of clean up to do and I have a problem that's really killing me. The footer is fine for the first 7 pages, ...
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Auto align left equations in Office Word 2013?

Is there option for aligning left equations that are inserted in new row (automatically). Every new equation has option Center.
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How to insert a wide table into a page that is formatted with two columns

I have a Word document in which all text is written in 2 columns. I want to insert a table that is wider than a column, so ideally it should be inserted across both columns. But when I paste in the ...
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How can I create a web form using Microsoft Word?

I have a Word file that I want use on a website. I want to convert it to template with fields. I created a template with multiple fields, but they are not named for use on the website. How can I ...
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Document has become very large and slow [closed]

Currently I'm using MS Word 2013 for daily reporting in work place but after a few months, it has become around 600 pages and its size is 77MB. Every time I want to save MS Word file, it takes a while ...
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What interface does Windows 7 use to search office documents?

I was wondering how Windows 7 searches the content of Word documents. Does it use the same office COM objects used for automation (the ones VBA uses)? This would mean that your would not be able to ...
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MS Office 2003 crashes when I try to use “Edit links to files” in Word

I have a 220 page document with about 100 images linked (not embedded or "inserted"). I want to save all of them in the current document. I do the following: Office Button > Prepare > Edit Links to ...
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Automatically make heading font size proportional to body text in Word

I would like the change the heading styles in Word 2010 so that the font of the heading is always 1/2 a point larger than the body text. Is there a way to make this automatic, so that if the user ...
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right-shift + right-ctrl locks ctrl key. All characters typed behave as though 'ctrl+' was inserted before the character

Currently using Windows 7 With two keyboard layouts: US Canadian Multilingual Standard. Behavior is seen in MS Word and Notepad++. Right-shift + Right-ctrl changes my language from 'US' to ...
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How do i delete the entire replace-as-you-type list from MS Word

I need to delete most of the entries from the replace-as-you-type list in Word's AutoCorrect. I only need a few entries and deleting all the unwanted ones one by one using the delete button provided ...
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It it possible to start two list levels at once in MS Word?

This has been driving my insane for years and years and I finally decided to look into it and found no solution. You know how sometimes you have a multi-level list but nothing to actually put in the ...
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Is it possible to sort a table by entry modification date? Specifically, how to access from VBA the last modification time of an object?

I have a MS Word document where I accumulate and frequently modify certain data in a very long table. So I would like to sort the data by latest modification time in the rows. Of course if I add a ...
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how to disable “recent places” in MS Word?

I know how to disable showing recent files, but how can I disable recent places?
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Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, Excel adding unnecessary letters while opening a file

Downloaded and opening a word file from web add the this kind of formatting at the end of each paragraph. What is the reason? Here is the image to let you know the problem ...
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Multileveled “same-line” list type

Is there a way to create a multileveled list in MSWord 2013 that would look like this: 1. item 2. item - item2 - item2 - item2 - item2 a) item3 b) item3 3. ...
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Creating a hanging indentation relative to a leading word(s)

So I want to do this: Some item - explanation of said item in a few sentences explanation of said item in a few sentences explanation of said item in a few sentences ...
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Programs like Chrome and Ms Word have gone a bit animated and slow

Chrome has gone a bit slow when creating/closing tabs, and when playing/pausing youtube videos Word has when highlighting text with shift and up and down arrows I see it very much. ADDED - here is a ...
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Microsoft Word protected view displays wrong formatting

Why when opening a document in Microsoft Word's Protected view are the formattings wrong? Namely i have a text box that is out of place when viewed in protected mode. I'm starting to think I posted ...
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Registry key settings auto correct Word 2010 - part 2

Am looking for a registry fix which i can push out to our exam accounts in my school. So far everything worked great with what we have (spell check disabled, etc). The only thing left is a the issue ...
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Why does text in my Word document look terrible compared with the preview in the font dialog?

I'm having a rather unusual issue with Microsoft Word. My text looks really nice in the preview section of the font dialog box but in the document it appears far more bold and condensed. Does anyone ...
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save or export document find or search results [duplicate]

Is there a way to or software that can save or export text document find or search results? Im trying to generate a summary of all chapters and pages where a word or phrase appears. *Word creates a ...
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Microsoft Office Word 2007 Table of contents copy paste not perfect

I copy pasted my graduation work from one word document to another to use different kind of template my university provided. Everything is good except two things inside table of contents. Program ...
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How to insert any Unicode character using the Unicode HEX Code on Windows (Word/Notepad/Web Broser URL or input field/other apps)?

My OS is Windows 7 (a localized version of this OS). I want to be able to enter any character in the applications mentioned in the title. I've tried some methods described on SE sites, including: ...
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Add network path to the top of Word page

What would I have to do to add the full network path to the top of a Microsoft Word 2013 document? Currently, it just shows the document name, and I would want the full network address.
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How to resize Word shape object with keyboard?

I have some shapes that are very small. I can move these with the arrow keys, but resizing them does not seem to be possible (eg. with Shift-arrow or Ctrl-arrow). The Keyboard shortcuts for working ...
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How to merge multiple bibliographies from multiple word files

I'm working with Microsoft Word 2011 for Mac. I have a couple of Word files. Each of them has its own bibliographies. I have to merge all documents into one. To combine the files into one I imported ...
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Why is text selection in some pdf's so weird? [closed]

Often when I try to select text in a pdf the text selection is behaving weirdly. In the below image my goal was to select all the lines between Microsoft Office LaTeX and Software Programming ...
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Place string in front of underlined text in Word 2013

I have a bunch of questions with right (underlined) and wrong answers in a list like this: 1. What is love? - baby - don't - hurt - me where only the part with the right ...
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MS Word 2010 - keyboard shortcut for replace that uses selected text

When I use Ctrl+F my selected text is put into the find side panel, but I need to do extra mouse steps to do a replace. When I do Ctrl+H I get a replace dialog box, but it ignores my selected text. ...
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Word 2013 displaying link as { HYPERLINK “http://domain.com/” }

I must have somehow triggered a setting in Microsoft Office Word 2013 Service Pack 1, where hyperlinks are displayed per the following screenshot: Any thoughts on how to revert this back to ...
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How do I convert from Microsoft Word to PDF while preserving hyperlinks? [duplicate]

The links are blue and underlined, but the link is not preserved. I'm aware of freepdfconverter, but I was hoping of some other way which does not require me to put my document up on the web.
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Microsoft Word output is substantially different from print preview; probably compatibility issue Word 2013 vs. Word 2003 template

I'm using Save As in Word 2013 or DoPDF to convert a Word document to PDF. When I see Word document print preview, everything is OK. But when I convert it to PDF or simply print it to paper, it comes ...
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How to change a format of inserted date in MS Word?

There are shortcut keys in MS Word to insert a date: Shift + Alt + D. But it inserts a date in this format: 1/26/1015 even when my Windows system wide settings are set for this format: 2015-01-26. ...
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How do I typeset equations in Word as pretty as LaTeX does?

This might be the N+1 th question about how to put vector graphics and/or equations in MS Word, but none of the solutions I found on the net satisfy me. My ultimate goal is to be able to embed Latex ...
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Formatting bibliography in Word 2013

I want to change the formatting of my References page, how would I do it? Ideally, I want to add breaks at the end of each reference (where the red lines are) without making the content static? ...
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How to increase font size of first letter in each word on a sentence automatic in Microsoft Word?

I'm trying to do that in automatically way: Is possible in MS Word?
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Why does some selected text highlighted differently Microsoft Word?

Usually, when I select text, the selected text remains black and Word shows me what is selected by highlighting it with a light blue background. However, for some text, when I select it, Word shows me ...
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In Microsoft Word 2010, is it possible to automatically retrieve a list of page numbers for tracked changes?

I have an upcoming project that will require a detailed list of document changes. We can either use change bars in the document itself, or provide a detailed list of revisions, including each page ...
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Footnotes in MS Word 2007 as incrementing asterisks

Is it possible to organize the footnotes in MS Word 2007 in such way that they would be automatically incremented asterisks for one page. Page1: Some text here* (first footnote). Some more text** ...
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Strange Grammar for Capital Letters

Please write down these two sentences in MS Word 2013 x64 Win7 It is a Memory-Based CF. So, we use it. It is a Memory-Based DB. So, we use it. You see that only in the first line, it asks you to ...
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Determine The Encoding of a specific character in Word 2010

I'm having a problem with a generated document (coming from crystal reports engine). Initially hyphens are visible but if the text is copied and pasted with "keep text only" option or "remove ...
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WordArt for Office 2013

OK... so I have a shiny new copy of Office 2013. (AKA Office 365) I set out today to make some WordArt in the shape of a pennat flag. However, there is not option to change the shape of the WordArt ...
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Keyboard shortcut for copying filepath in MsOffice 2013

For example, in Word2010, you can copy the document filepath pressing: Alt, F, Tab , Ctrl+C. In Word 2013, the last Ctrl+C does not copy the filepath because then you have the options of: a) Copy ...
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word 2013 figures not referencing numbered heading correctly

I am writing a large document with many tables, images, and references (using endnote), and everything was working out fine. As the document grew I decided to add Numbering to the captions and this is ...
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Archiving Several hundred Webpages to a doc or pdf [closed]

I work for a University Library and have to archive our University Bulletin (the rules, regulations, departments, courses, etc). I have done the most recent one but now have to do every year back to ...
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How to define some fields in Word document editable

I have a word document. There are some empty space in my doc and I want to define some fields that cursor only stays at there and when pressed tab cursor will go to the next field. Anyone have any ...
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categorizing files like that of Wikipedia

Is there any tool to put each of our files in a certain category like Wikipedia so we could call them with that category? there may be several category for one file (so we could not use a simple ...
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How to fix the position of a picture on a fixed page, in MS Word 2013?

I took advantage of 'fix position on page' layout option of Microsoft Word 2013 for fixing the position of a picture in the page, but it only pays attention to the position of paper related to page, ...
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How can I set layout options for my table in, MS word 2013?

MS Word 2013 has several options for setting the layout of a picture (in-line, top and bottom, ...) (fix position, move with text). But, about tables it lacks such options. When I write something in ...
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Microsoft Word Footnote Number Deleted by A Contributer

I have a problem with Word that I have no idea how to address. A contributing author has gone through every single footnote in the document and deleted the 1automatic number and replaced that with ...