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

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How to include video (video file, not online video!) in microsoft word?

How can I include video (I mean video file that is on my hdd that will be included inside word file, not online video!) in Microsoft Word 2013/2016? I need to include it as a video that can be played ...
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Creating a permanent text-piece for several word documents and changing it at-once

Preliminary details I use Windows 10 home and my question deals with MS Office. I use Office 365 business. I have several work-order forms that I send to customers. The header of each document is ...
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Word / Office menus grayed out?

Somehow my copy of Microsoft Office Word (version 2013) has gotten in a bad place and all the menus are grayed out. For example, here is a screen shot of the Options dialog for example: Notice how ...
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Word: Replace text in all headers, across all sections in document?

RE Word 2010 and up: When I do Ctrl-H, and do a replace operation, only the header text in the current section (where cursor is) is replaced. This doc has 25+ sections, across 50+ pages. I don't ...
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transfer custom fields from one word document to another

I work in a large company and we have a file I have to fill in to get specifications for a job passed to our colleagues in the field, this document is held as a template and is updated from time to ...
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How do I remove “+ not at” from a style in Microsoft Word?

I set some tabstops, then later removed them and added some others. Now I want to create a style from the paragraph. When I click "new style", I get a line saying: Tab stops: 1.9 cm, Right + 3.16 ...
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How can I stop Excel and Word hanging when trying to open documents in Protected View

I have recently started encountering a problem with my Office 2016 installation on Windows 10 where any attempt to open Word or Excel documents in Protected View cause the application to hang ...
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MS Word field code error “!Syntax Error, :”

I am trying to modify a reference to only show a certain number of characters of text on the left of the string. To test my formula, I used the following field text: { =LEFT( "BLAH12345" , 3 ) } ...
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Word 2010 Updating Table of Contents

I am trying make a change to a heading in my document, when I go to the Table of Contents tab to update table it does not give me the option to Update Page Numbers Only or Entire Table, it ...
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Word: Prevent footnote from affecting vertical alignment

My text in document is vertically aligned to middle. However, when I insert a footnote, the text gets pushed to the top (because the footnote is at the bottom of the page). How to prevent this? I want ...
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Ignore phonetic guides when copying and pasting

I have a bunch of furigana in my document. Whenever I want to copy a word or passage involving furigana and paste it outside of MS Word, like into Google Translate, the furigana shows up in brackets ...
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Good way to change tables to images in Word?

My question is simple: I want to change some tables in my Word documents to images embedded in my documents with same characteristics. Currently I have two options: Taking pictures of my tables, ...
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Select all x in word

I was just wondering how to select all x in word, I am specifically thinking about: all formulas all images all legends all results of a search query Thanks,
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Search and replace consecutive capital letters in Word

I would like to find all the acronyms in a Word document. I thought of using special characters in the search field. So I am looking for [A-Z] but this gives every capital, and [A-Z][A-Z] gives only ...
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PDF: is it possible to batch replace text-boxes content?

Ok, let me explain the situation: I have huge pdfs (100 pages with lots of text) that need to be translated. The pdf has the text in textboxes and these textboxes are scattered everywhere. The ideal ...
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MS Word: Strikethrough and Highlight in Fillable Fields

I have an MS Word form created by someone else. The form was originally blank, now it has been filled out by me. I need to make a second version showing edits to the filled in parts of the form in ...
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Is it possible to change the margins for just footnotes (not the entire document)?

I am using Microsoft Word 2007 and there have been times when I would like to slightly tweak the margins for some of the footnotes. Adjusting margins for individual footnotes seems like asking too ...
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In microsoft word, while typing the text in a table, if the text is long, how can it autmatically go to next row?

I have to type long texts in table rows. I want the text to automatically go to next row of the table instead of going into a new row in the same column. For example, I want my rows to be like the ...
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How can I write only three e-mail adress in one row [closed]

-First four rows represents the format that I'm looking for (but I don't really want to hit the enter button continously. All e-mail adresses are seperated by semicolons (but mail providers might be ...
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Navigating cross-references in Word 2010 inserts diamond shape

I am having an issue with Microsoft Word and navigating cross references. I have inserted a cross reference to a chapter header and it works. When I use the alt+left arrow combination, this takes me ...
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Varying Length of Chapter Name and Page Number in a Header in MS Word

I have Chapter names with varying length and In the header I want the Chapter and the page number in the same line irrespective of the length of the Chapter name. I have tried the options, Insert > ...
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Microsoft Word field codes

I have reports I provide my clients that inputs their name address and other info in the report. I wrote this a few years ago and need to change it but I forgot the sequence. The Following field code ...
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Changing user name after comments were added in Word 2016 Mac

I have made some comments in the word file I'm working on. However, I realized that my user name was listed as "Microsoft Office User". I changed this to my own name, but the comments are still listed ...
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What is MS Word 2016 doing that eats so much data while passively open in the background? Updates disabled

I can mostly only connect to the internet using metered connections, and use Glasswire to monitor how much data each of my applications eats. I also have Office updates disabled to prevent excessive ...
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Restart and reformat section/heading numbering

I have a document with the following heading numbering system: Chapter 1 Chapter 2 Chapter 3 Appendix 1 Appendix 2 I'm trying to change this to: Chapter 1 Chapter 2 ...
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Will Excel macros continue or slow down after pc “screen-off” only not standby?

I'm running a large macro in Excel, and leaving it on all night. I realize that if your computer goes into sleep mode, it may pause the macro processing, but I didn't think that when the "screen ...
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Why is the indent of my headings changing on odd pages

I have a document in MS Word. On even pages, my H1 and H2 headings look like this: But on odd pages they look like this: How is the indent on the H2 heading being modified on the odd pages? This ...
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Style of merged cells when First column option is checked in a Word table

I have a table in Word 2013 which uses a built-in style (“Grid Table 1 Light – Accent 11”) and has Header row and First column options checked. The table has two columns, and one of its rows is merged ...
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How to disable MS Word from locking opened files

Microsoft Word has a annoying habit of whenever it opens a word file to prevent other runtimes from accessing it. As far as I can perceive, it's to prevent a lost update scenario with word files. So ...
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Generate random text in word with a specified number of words

I am starting to use more powerful tools in MS-Word such as the =rand(p,l). What I want to do is instead of doing =rand(paragraphs,lines) I would like it to generate a certain number of words like so ...
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Issues with font and hyperlinks during Word to PDF

I have read several questions here but none of them helped me; most are from 4-5 years ago. I developed a word document using the Latin Modern font, which you can find in several places out there and ...
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A couple of questions on using the “Latin Modern Roman 12” font on MS Word

I'm working on a MS Word template for a MSc thesis, but I have a couple of problems with the "Latin Modern Roman 12" font, which I would like to use. First issue On my Mac, I've installed the font ...
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Do you know how to turn these into single sentences per line?

The sample is below. It is repetitive to press backspace and enter every time. Judging from these features, we can imagine that human ancestors started polygynous or monogamous social structure ...
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Can I connect headers and footers across nonconsecutive sections?

I have a document that has headers and footers that span the entire page. There's a section in the middle that is in landscape while the rest of the document is in portrait, and I have unchecked the ...
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Making small caps in Word 2016 for Mac

How do I make small caps in Microsoft Word 2016 for Mac? The keyboard shortcut isn't working and the option no longer appears on the tool bar
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How to Open .asd When Word Doesn't Support File

Last night, or sometime between when I got off and got back on this morning, my Windows 7 Dell Latitude 3440 laptop had gotten a BlueScreen event, and my entire account's defaults were wiped. I ...
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MS Word save error?

I'm using MS Word 2013 on Windows 7. Sometimes when I try to save the file, an error message is shown. "A file error has occurred" I found that it happens when I added or edited an equation while ...
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Microsoft Office Thinks the Words In My Review Comments Are Misspelled

I'm running Microsoft Office 2013, and I just downloaded a document from a classmate. My assignment is to review his paper. After clicking on the "Review" tab and adding a comment, I find that ...
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Spike feature with non-Office programs

I learned today of the Microsoft Word spike feature. This seems handy, however I would be interested to use it outside of Microsoft Office. That is to say, I would like to copy/paste multiple texts ...
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Recover Word documents from computer lab PC when source (USB) drive no longer exists?

I lost my 60 GB USB drive quite recently back in my school's computer lab. Unfortunately, by the time I got there when I realized my USB was missing, it was already gone. So, its currently missing. ...
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Set language for comments in Office 2013

I have Polish version of Word in Office 2013, though I'm working mostly with English language documents. So far, when I was opening any document with language set to English, it was used for spell ...
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Import table into Excel 2013 and format

I was sent 5 pages of a Microsoft Word table for my sister's wedding guest's. Each individual cell contains contains all the info for a card to send in the mail: Mr. and Mrs. John Doe, 1111 Address ...
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Unicode Bidirectional Algorithm [closed]

I am writing a document alternating betweeen arabic and latin script, which is driving me crazy. I have tried to learn the Unicode Bidi algorithm but unfortunately, even after weeks of trying, I ...
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Find and Replace upper case

I would like to use the Find and Replace function to substitute a number of words which are in all caps, normal style, by a font in which they are in small caps with the first letter of each one ...
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Space at Top on Second Page of Microsoft Word

I have a two page document (Resume). On first page, I inserted my name and details inside a table--name on the left, details on the right. I then added space using [Cell Options > Top] to put a ...
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How to remedy failure of launch of redirecting links from MS Word 2002?

This URL https://goo.gl/XZsn3L works fine when pasted into a browser address bar, redirecting to https://mail.google.com/mail/ca/u/0/?shva=1#search/191538690338/14c4de2cfecba f3b as expected. But ...
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MailMerge change Picture Size [Word2013]

I have a word document witch I'm using as a Template for my MailMerge. My problem is, that when I insert the Pictures into the document the pictures are too big. I want them to have a 50 px width ...
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How to automatically place AutoText in Word styles?

I am making a screenplay in Microsoft Office Word 2007, and created various styles to quickly make formatting changes for the various aspects of the screenplay. My character style, for example, ...
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Prompt to enter (custom) document property in Microsoft Word

I created a template with a custom document property called "myproperty". I can access this using fields with the DOCPROPERTY "myproperty" command. I want to make Word prompt the user for a value and ...
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Custom Date Format in MS Word 15

I would like to have the date come automatically in the format (example for today): "15^{th} Nov. 2015". (superscript of "th" or "st" / "nd"... after the day number. Is that achievable?) Anybody ...