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

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Word 2010: Add document as appendix to another document

I'm working on a large Word document in Word 2010. I need to include an entire document as an appendix, including title page, it's own table of contents, original line numbering, etc. The the main ...
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Using ms-excel to search and reduce particular repeated values to single value?

I have excel document which has IP address as SourceIp 192.168.2.4 ............ ............ ............ ............ 192.168.2.44 192.168.55.4 ............ ............ ............ ............ ...
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Configure style used for footnotes in MS Word 2013

I have created a style that I want to use each time I insert a footnote. How to tell MS Word 2013 to do that automatically for me instead of manually applying them myself?
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Microsoft Word 2010 regex replace

I am having a problem with a regex find and replace in Word 2010 (Windows 7). I want to convert reference citation numbers in parentheses to the same numbers in brackets. For example, (20-23) should ...
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How do get consistent Word cell border sizes

I'm trying to get consistent cell border sizes, but am having difficultly doing so. I'm used to the simplicity of HTML tables and cell. I have three tables: two-column, multi-row table (orange) - ...
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Create PDF showing only legal black bar markup in Word 2013

My Word 2013 document has tracked changes. When I save to PDF, it includes all the tracked change information (including showing deleted text). This is despite me having the view setting configured as ...
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Microsoft Word 2010 - Changing Caption Text

We were using a template for our test case design document, and suddenly our management thought of updating it. After every table, we have a line "Table xx: Steps for Test Case xx". This Test Case is ...
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Inserting Table of Figures in Word?

I am using a template file for my document in MS Word Mac 2011. I have five chapters. The figures of the first three chapters automatically come when I update the Table of Figures, but the fourth and ...
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How can I add a paragraph directly after Word table?

If I have a document with a table in it, how do I add a new paragraph directly after the table? For example: Note the cross reference (which is a hyperlink) back to Heading 1b. The only way I've ...
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Why does the cursor jump to a random place unpredictably while I am typing?

I'm using Word 2007 on a Lenovo G550 laptop with Windows 7 x32. When I'm typing text looking at keyboard and then raise my sight to the monitor, I see that the at some point cursor has jumped forward ...
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Can I cause MS Word to insert symbols for automatic line breaks?

I want to include an XML schema in a technical document created in MS Word. It has lines which are much longer than the available width on the page, so Word automatically breaks the lines. I want to ...
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How to use a bibtex (xml) library in word

I need to use ms word, but I want to use my bibtex library for citations. Therefore, I installed jabref and exported my library to an xml file. However, I do not know how to import my xml file into ...
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Microsoft Word: {command|option} + delete behaviour on Mac

The behaviour of the sequences command+delete and option+delete are annoyingly inconsistent using Word 2011 for Mac. If the character after the cursor is a space, then the key combinations above ...
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Two-column, Word document that alternates left-to-right then top-to-bottom

I'm hoping to reproduce something akin to Facebook's timeline: To do so, I figure that I need a two-column document (I know how to do this), where the flow alternates left-to-right, then ...
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Why does a background color in Word not print?

When you go to set a background color doing the the 'correct' way through 'design, page background, page color' (Word 2013), the background color never prints and you're forced to insert a shape and ...
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Wanted: TofC field command to mix Caption labels in one table

My exact config at the moment: I created an "Appendix" style, then created a Caption label "Appendix-B-" to distinguish figure numbering in the appendix from figure numbering in the main body of the ...
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Is there a way to open multiple Word files for printing?

I have a folder full of MS Word files, and I need to print them all out. There are 86 files, and strikes me as tedious to the extreme to open, print, and close all 86 of them. Is there a way to ...
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How do I copy Word tables into Excel without splitting cells into multiple rows?

I have data in a Word table that includes line and paragraph breaks. When I copy the data into Excel, it splits each line and paragraph I want into multiple cells. How do I copy the data to Excel and ...
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Master Document creating links - not saving text

I want to implement a daily reporting system for myself and work colleges. I was thinking of using MS Word to do this by creating a master document and sub documents. I create a master document with ...
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How to treat MS:Word tables in pre-press for a book?

I am putting graphics such as EMF and JPG into an MS:Word file for pre-press to print a book by offset, in black & white. But how do I deal with the ordinary tables in MS:Word? I intend to change ...
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Office 2013 programs hang when alt key is pressed

I am using Office 2013 on a Dell Windows 8 laptop. When I press the ALT key in either Word or Excel the document I am editing will immediately hang (e.g. trying to do Alt-tab, Alt-F, etc). Other ...
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How do I unlock a read-only Word document form?

Someone sent me a Word doc that consists of a form full of checkboxes and freeform fields. I am trying to insert an image version of my signature and a few extra freeform text fields so I don't have ...
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Word completely bugging when editing a shape

in word 2007 I created a line on the background, but it expanded to the whole page (with Shift)and I opened the foramtting window of the line but I can't close it it says Dimension must be between ...
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Text Box Seems To Not Be Centred But Hugging Side of Document

A family member is currently writing a book but when they loaded up the document to make some changes, all the text seems to be hugging the left hand side. Anyone know what would cause this?
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MS Word Mail Merge: Validate Data

Is it possible to implement validation rules in a Word mail merge? I want to set up the Word file so that if a given test fails, Word will take some action when attempting to complete the merge. ...
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How to repeat watermark background

How can you repeat a watermark image as a background in a MS Word 2010 document? I want the patterned image to repeat to cover the entire document from top to bottom and side to side.
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Changing a Mail Merge Word document to point to a new datasource?

I am trying to change a MSWord 2013 mail merge document so that it points to a MS SQL DB rather then the original MS Access DB which just linked to the SQL DB tables. Basically I want to remove Access ...
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How do you open the VBA editor in MS Word 2013?

How do I get to the VBA editor in MS Word 2013? All my searches return information on Excel.
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Vertically align some text to top and some to bottom on same page

I know how to vertically align text with Word 2007. However, I would like to vertically align some text at the top and some text at the bottom, all on the same page. I tried doing this by adding a ...
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Knowing if a table is in “native” Word Format

I'm sorry if this is a really dumb question, but I need to submit a document in Microsoft Word format and furthermore all tables must also be in the "native format" (their words). For the tables in my ...
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unable to read on mobile the bamini tamil text in pdf [closed]

My mobile PDF reader is able to read the PDF English File on my Sony Ericsson j108i mobile. I can create a Ms-word Text file using BAMINI (bapc_) Tamil Font. I can convert it into a PDF file. But ...
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What is a good combination of apps to edit a text/word-document across phone, tablet and desktop with intermittent Internet access? [closed]

I've got Windows and Android devices, and I'd like to be able to sync a text or Word document across all devices. As far as I'm aware, Drop box for Android only allows you pull a document. It ...
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How do I Mail Merge from a SQL DB to Word 2013 with a date filter?

I have a SQL database view that returns the data I need for my mail merge. This data needs to be filtered by a Date Range. i.e. >1/1/2014 and <3/1/2014 I have attempted to put it in the filter ...
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Apply one style to Word 2013 .docx assembled from several sources

I never use Word (I have Word 2013 on Win 8.1 Pro) and I can't figure out how to apply one consistent theme so that it applies the same font/spacing/etc. to the whole document. I use LaTeX, but my ...
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How can I set reference zoom level in Microsoft Word?

I want to make 100% zoom level the actual paper size display on my screen in Microsoft Word. Says I want to set current 125% zoom level as a reference zoom level of 100%. Is that can be done in ...
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Is it possible to change the layout of the Chrome Printed Document View

I am developing a project which requires the forms to be printed out. But the issue is that the pages here look like a letter sized page not the A4. They want to print the form in A4 size, I was ...
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How do I get comments in MS Word 2013 to show up next to the point of insertion?

I have a document in MS Word 2013 for Windows that I have set to Track Changes. I am trying to add comments to it, as I would in a previous version of Word. However, the comments are appearing in a ...
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sharing of styles shortcuts in a protected document in word 2010

I have made a document which is restricted for editing except some places which allow user to edit. This document is uploaded to a server from where one can download the file and edit what he wants in ...
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Need to re-link a data source to a letter in Word 2010

I have several document letters that are linked to a data base, most are working correctly. I am having trouble with one that I believe the link was severed. I can get it to work by clicking - ...
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Why does my MS Word Table of Contents change page number formatting randomly?

Okay. I have a Microsoft word document that I've cleaned up to illustrate my issue. The document was created in Word 2007. You can find it here: ...
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Microsoft Word Wildcards

This is long, I hope I made it clear! Please ask if something is not explained correctly I have a document that has the word "The" capitalised in many places it shouldn't be. I wish to change "The" ...
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How to make equations selectable in PDFs exported from Word?

I'm working in Microsoft Office Word 2007. I exported a document to PDF, but the equations aren't selectable, only the text. It looks like this, if I select a sentence: How can I export my ...
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How to I set up continuous paging in Word across different sections?

Background In a document I'm preparing, I have the following sections: Cover page, table of contents, introduction, etc. -- portrait orientation The second section, some challenges -- landscape ...
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Word Illustration Index works in 2013 but not in 2003

I have inserted captions in several pictures in a document I am working on. I use Word 2013 in my computer, and everything works perfectly. When I insert captions in new pictures, and then update ...
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How can I keep my Trust Center settings from resetting on every document?

I work in an environment where I edit a lot of different Word documents using Office 2010 in Windows Vista. Most documents I will edit have Track Changes enabled. That makes this checkbox the bane of ...
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All letters appear as Capital letters in Word 2007 even if CapsLock is off

In my Word 2007 all letters typing from or copying from some where else appears as capital letters. Things were fine till yesterday. I checked whether Caps Lock is on, but it is not. Is there any ...
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How do you remove all traces of tracked changes from a Word document?

My question is simple: How do you remove all traces of tracked changes from a Word document? I want to send a manuscript to my boss without my tracked changes showing. I do not in any way want my ...
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Equations cause wrong error messages in spelling check in Word, how to avoid?

If I write “Thus x is larger than y.” in normal mode in Word, no error is reported in spelling check. But if I turn “x” and “y” into equations (by selecting them and then giving the command Insert → ...
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How to copy styles in “quick styles” box from file to file in Microsoft Word? [duplicate]

I want to bring the quick styles I have in "quick style" box in .docx file A to file B. How can I do that?
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Word 2013 cross reference to footnotes using page numbers

I am trying to cross reference footnotes in Word 2013 using page numbers, however Word will only show page 1 as the number. If you click the link the hyperlink works correctly. Does anyone know how ...