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

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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 ...
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View Elements in Word Doc

I've got a word document that uses independent tables to control layout. For example: +=================+ | Table 1 | +=================+ +=================+ | Table 2 | ...
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Order bibliography by type in MS Word

Is it possible to order my bibliography entries by the type of source it is and then by name? EDIT: Order by this types of sources:
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Word keeps resetting heading number to 1

I'm having a problem with word where it keeps resetting to heading number 1 like half way through the document where I want to continue the numbers. I have tried the option to continue numbering but ...
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Prevent heading from being located at the bottom of a page, but without setting it to always be at the top of a new page

I am working on my thesis and I keep running into a very annoying issue. The heading of a new section is located on the bottom of the page, and all the content of that section is located on the next ...
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Making a long table with both repeating column titles AND section titles

At my workplace we make many versions of a 5-7 page document that is basically one long table in Word 2010. The repeating header row lists the type of information in each column. The problem is that ...
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Control numbering of captions in Microsoft Word

tl;dr: My figures' numbers are out of order. How do I fix that? I have a Microsoft Word document based on the HCI Archive Format. Each page is split into two columns, and figures must be placed at ...
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Can MS Word automatically insert spaces between conjoined (pasted) words intelligently?

I'm pasting selected portions from a few different PDFs into MS Word, and in some cases entire sentences get pasted together as one word without spaces in between (eg: whatImeanistextlikethis). ...
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Select all text with similar formatting in Word 2011 for Mac?

I'm using Word 2011 for Mac. I'm writing my thesis and I now need to format them. I initially wrote some using Google Docs, and when I downloaded and try to format using word, I found that I need to ...
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Can't export comments of comparison between two PDFs, receiving error about “Tagging”/Tagged PDF

In Acrobat Pro I am receiving an odd error when attempt to export the comments on two compared PDFs: When the PDF was created, the content in it was not Tagged. Exporting comments into a Word ...
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Word: remove space before paragraph with picture

I'm writing a paper and adding charts surrounded by the text has been quite a pain. Currently I have one chart that sits in the top left corner of a page. There is approximately 4 cm left after the ...
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Switch options in indexfunction in Word 2013

How to create a structured index in Word 2013? With Word 2000 I managed to make a structured word index with the switch options. With Word 2013 (home user) it doesn't work. The help-function of Word ...
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Word document changes after saving as pdf

When i save my word-document as pdf, the word document changes. The changes which happen are: insertion of an extra table, and change in margin on that same page. The pdf looks like the word ...
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word breaks are in really stupid locations for CamelCase words

Instead of breaking at the word breaks in a CamelCase word, MS Word wants to put in breaks in really stupid locations - not even where the breaks are in the words if they were standalone. Under the ...
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Turn off language alt+shift switching feature in Microsoft Word

MS Word keeps switching current writing language on keyboard layout change. I normally write documents in Czech using czech QWERTZ layout, but I also need to write some characters not present in this ...
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How to insert both Works Cited and Biblography

I know how to use the Citations & Bibliography feature to create a list of references at the end of the document. However, how to I create both References and Bibliography list? I want the ...
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Find duplicate phrases - any tool or regex

I've got a long document, and I suspect that some phrases (one or multiple sentences) are identical or at least similiar. Is there some way to find these repetitive phrases? Some tool or regex?
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Format code and include line numbers in MS Word

I want to paste Android code both Java and XML into MS-Word. However the formatted code especially the line numbers are affected by the XML declarations. So some of my line numers are in black, others ...
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Convert rtf to pdf removing the hidden text of rtf file

I am using Ted on CentOS 6, for conversion of RTF to PDF documents via shell_exec command from php script like: shell_exec(rtf2pdf.sh test.rtf test.pdf) But the issue is that if the RTF file has any ...
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MS Office Table of figures Change link base

I got a document for updating in my work. In this document we have 'Table of Figures' at the beginning of document which provides link to all figures in document. It works correctly when I check here ...
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Getting the index entries of a Word document in VBA

I have a collection of Word docx files in various subfolders. I need to create an index file with links back to the original files. I thought that VBA might be the easiest way to do this. I can find a ...
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Word documents on harddrive opening as read only and I can't change it

Only files on my harddrive are opening as read only. This only happens when my hard drive is connected to my laptop. When my hard drive is connected to the schools computers it just opens all the ...
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Define new multilevel list vs Define new list style

What's the difference between two items in paragraph menu section of Word 2010: "Define new multilevel list" and "Define new list style"? Are these items in the same correlation as direct formatting ...
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Replacing quotation marks in Word (reg ex)

I have a large text document with inconsistent quotation marks, i.e. ...Dolore magna aliquam “lorem ipsum” dolor sit amet, 'consectetuer adipiscing" elit, volutpat. Ut "wisi" enim... and I ...
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How can I order multi-level list numbers right-to-left regardless of paragraph direction?

When you create a multilevel list in Microsoft Word 2013 (or earlier versions), then by default the list numbers (e.g. 3.2.4, where 3 here is the top most level) appears correctly for Left-to-Right ...
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English numbers in non-English subtitle

I wrote my subtitle in a word document & saved it as a txt file with UTF-8 encoding. Then I changed its format from txt to srt manually. my subtitle language is Persian. I put it in the same ...
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How can I delete a row in a case system in MS Word 2011 for Mac?

I gave up trying to make MS Word work with LaTeX syntax, so I decided to learn to use its equation system. I'm using MS Word for Mac, 2011. I wanted to insert a case structure. I usually accidentally ...
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How do I really enable events in Word VBA?

I've found the instructions to enable events, but this does not always work. When I create a new document from a template events are not enabled. I've got the class module to have word run with ...
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How do I access a new document in vba?

I made a .dot template with a few macros. However, when I create a new document based on the template I run into trouble. If I reference activedocument, I get the message that no document is open. So ...
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unable to save documents in Word

Recently, I made a Word document in Microsoft Office 2010, but when I try to save it I can't at all! After I named the file and chose the location, the program wrote "saving" in the bottom and then ...
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Up and down arrows change table cell, not line, on Apple Word

I'm using Microsoft Word on my Macbook. The document is a pre-existing form that I need to write in. This form is tabular in nature. When I'm editing text, the left and right arrow keys act normally ...
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Date Isuue in Mail Merge

Im Trying to merge an excel document as shown below to word with the fields i required. date name march 24 2014 Kiran when im trying to insert the date it is showing in a format as ...
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How do I *force* a Word 2013 document to a single language?

I have a Word 2013 document that's been translated from Thai to English. Word insists that the text is in Thai and formats it accordingly. Any new text I type will be in English. If I select all ...
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How do I number paragraphs in Word without affecting the headings?

I am trying to make a template with numbered paragraphs, but I don't want the paragraph numbering to affect the heading numbering. It currently looks like this: 1 Heading 1 2 Heading 2 2.1 ...
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MS Word 2013. How to fix this style in the ordered list?

I don't understand how to manage(delete) this BLACK square before the ordered list at level 5. If someone have some ideas please share! Thank you! Download the file
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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 ...