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

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Restore default hyperlink color in MS Office

In the default (blank) MS Word document template, the Hyperlink style definition includes the attribute Font Color: Hyperlink. I have a particular Word document in which the Hyperlink style has been ...
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hyperlink word table of figures in pdf

I save a word document with both Table of Contents and Table of Figures. I create a PDF using Adobe Acrobat. The table of contents in the PDF document are hyperlinked. The table of figures is not. Any ...
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Word 2010: Using field codes in custom number lists

what I'm trying to do is make a custom number list which not only gives the number in the list but also contains a reference to the heading it is under. This example shows how I want my numbered lists ...
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How to modify Word document package object (oleObject) metadata in order to fix path leaks?

I created a docx Word document and inserted a zip archive as icon using Word 2007 on Windows XP operating system, then opened that document using Word 2007 on Windows 7 operating system (on other ...
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What’s the best way of tagging bits of text for future manipulations (e.g. changing their position, their content, etc)?

Let’s say I am trying to design a personal foreign language dictionary file. The initial format of the entries is like this: • [1] [2] [3]; ...
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Apply formatting to all tables in a MS Word document [duplicate]

Is it possible to apply formatting to all tables in a single document without doing it one by one?
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How to remove the password of a .docx document

Following advice from horatio and stuartd for the question How can I unlock a Microsoft .docx document? , I've tried unzipping the .docx file, but it won't work. When I try to open it says "The ...
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Remove entry from Microsoft Word Navigation Pane

I've got Word 2010 and when I open an older document, the navigation pane contains my table of contents, how do I remove this from the navigation pane? ...
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Extend Add-Ins menu in Word 2010 Ribbon with AutoText/QuickParts

I have AutoText / QuickParts since Word 2003. For Word 2010 I moved the corresponding dot* files into the standard startup folder to get them loaded with any Word document. These are correctly ...
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Suppressing Blank Mergefields in Word 2010 Mail Merge

I'm working on combining two mail merge letters into a Master template that will know which merge letter to populate based on information in a specific column. I have successfully combined the two ...
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Mac Word keeps popping in front of the active application

I'm using MS/Word 2011 (14.5.0) on Mavericks; I use an external monitor plus the MacBook monitor. Whenever I {Cmd-Tab} to an app that's on the same monitor as Word, it forces itself to the front, ...
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How to copy and paste a cell in a table in Word without losing the formatting?

I have a table in a document, in Word 2010. How can I copy and paste a cell? The whole cell, not its content. I copy a cell, it has a grey background with hatching ("shading"). Then I paste it over ...
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How to copy drawing from LibreOffice Draw to MS Word?

What is the best way to copy a drawing (complete document) from LibreOffice Draw into an MS Word document (using MS Word) on Windows? A "naive" copy&paste form Draw to Word gives next to useless ...
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Failed to remove extra spaces using wildcards in MS Word

I have multiple instances of [word]- [word] in a text, e.g. self- interest instead of self-interest, which is the correct form. I am trying to remove the extraneous space after the stroke using MS ...
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Cannot type square brackets in Word 2013 with Ctrl + Alt on German and similar keyboard layouts

Word 2013 (Office 365) has actions assigned to some key combinations that are needed to type normal characters for example on Swiss, German and Canadian French keyboard layouts. The most annoying ...
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MS Word 2010 : Cannot Print Page Range of .doc File

I need to specify a page range to print in MS Word 2010 - the file in question is a .doc. Under the Print menu, the Pages field is grayed out. If I try to convert the file to .docx it completely ...
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How to insert Page numbers in Hindu Numerals in Arabic Context?

I have set the Numerals in "Options --> Advanced" to "Context". I changed the language to Arabic in my document. When I type numbers in the document body, the numbers are displayed in Arabic numbers ...
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Hide text unless user hovers over or highlights text (Microsoft Word 2013 save as PDF)

I am writing homework questions in Word 2013. I save as PDF and give students the PDF. I'd like to have the answer given immediately after each homework question, but with it hidden, unless the ...
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Find and replace by a single dot several series of two dots attached to the end of words

I want to replace every series of two dots in a document by a single dot, excluding the cases where there are three dots in a row, i.e., the written ellipsis (...). Yet, the series of two dots always ...
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The tab and space bar keys insert unwanted text

When my boss is using Microsoft Word or Outlook, every time she presses the tab or space bar buttons it inserts her name. How do I get it to stop doing that?
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Multiple page display order - how to switch between RTL and LTR?

I'm using MS Word 2010 on Windows 7. My regional settings are he-il, my Windows languages are Hebrew and English, and I work on both Hebrew and English documents. When I use 'Page Layout' view on ...
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Start numbering from Page 2 starting with “A”

I followed this tutorial to start numbering from page 2, however I had to set the start numbering value as 0. This works fine in case I'm using Arabic numbers, but in this case I need to number the ...
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How do I link a filtered range from excel to word?

We are using word to print labels with lists of components; say, sku ABC includes components a, b, c, and d, but sku XYZ includes components a, b, and f. Anyway, we have a master excel file that ...
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What is the simplest way to remove all hyperlinks in a MS Word document?

What is the most simple way to remove all hyperlinks in an MS Word 2007 document? I have been copying and pasting contents pages and would like to remove the automatically created hyperlinks.
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Macros in “Word commands”

Recently, I created a macro and named it TableProperties and saved it. This macro will change the AltText in table properties of all the table in the document. I opened a different document today and ...
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OpenType Features on MS Word 2013 and 2010 not working with a specific font, unless I insert a combining diacritic with Alt+X

I recently downloaded and installed the Junicode font (sourceforge.net/projects/junicode/), only to find that its OpenType Features (ligatures, old-style digits, etc.) do not work on MS Word 2013 and ...
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How to PDF a Word document that has an embedded Excel document

I created a PDF policy manual compiling several Word documents with custom headers & footers. Some documents now have attached excel exhibits. NOTE: it isn't necessary to link the spreadsheet, ...
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Find and replace {0,} occurrences in Word

Are there any alternatives to the concept {0,} which is not allowed in MS Word? For example, if I wanted to replace, by a single abbreviation, the next five terms: articul articulo articula ...
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How can I update the document properties (Comments) using data in the document?

I need to know if it is possible to add data in the document property field using the data that is already available in the document. For example: When I publish a document from a LCMS, I get a ...
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MS Word : Many eps images => very large file

I have a word file (.docx) of ~10 pages with many .eps figures included. The .docx is very big (145Mo). Microsoft Word fails to save it as a pdf. I can print it. I can export it with PDFCreator but ...
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Add levels to Docear / inheritance of highlighted text

I hope this is the right place to ask, if not, please move it :-) I am starting my masters degree in august and am currently looking for a software to manage all the information I will soon ...
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When printing duplex, how would I fix the fact that the back page prints upside down?

I am running Windows 8 with Microsoft Word, and I am making a booklet. When I try and print duplex, the first side prints fine, and then the second side prints upside down. I have tried the thing ...
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Xls sheet (or XML) to formatted doc

I have an excel sheet with four columns (Name, Address, Country, Description) with about 300 rows. I want to create a word document with this info, having each field in different format, i.e. Name ...
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Set default paste to Keep Text Only

When I paste into Word 2003 the default is Keep Source Formatting. How can I change the default to Keep Text Only?
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How can I address Microsoft Word 2011 Mac (14.4.3) freezing, possibly with a CPU burning infinite loop?

I am working with Microsoft Word 2011 Mac 14.4.3, running Yosemite 10.10.3. It has happened a couple of times with an hour that it freezes; the fans fire up like I'm burning CPU, and the menu from ...
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Opposite font formatting

I remember seeing somewhere an option to set the cursive, also called italics, formatting in such a way that, when applying it to the selected text, the value of every single character changes to its ...
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MS Word: Unable to change roman numerals in footer from upper case to lower case

I have a footer that was originally formatting page numbers as i, ii, iii, etc. but now only shows I, II, III, and so on. When I open the "Format Page Numbers" window, it shows that the lower case ...
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How to quickly move focus from the “Find” navigation pane to the beginning of the first found item

How can I most easily go from finding some text in the Navigation Pane to having the focus back on the beginning of first found instance of that text in the document? I am going through long documents ...
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How to remove indents produced from double digit numbering in Microsoft Word?

The image below accurately describes my woes: I want it to look like the following, but I really don't know how:
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How to fix list numbering indent in MS Word

I am having problems with the list numbering in Word. Whilst there are some 'solutions' online and here they do not work for me. As you can see, the common solution : 'Set left- and first-indent with ...
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Creating a footnote in MS Word?

How I can create footnotes in MS Word? I do not want to create a page footer because that would appear in all pages, but I need to write some things as footnotes on a specific page. I want to add ...
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Numbering a list in Word document starting after 1

How can I start a numbered list in Word that doesn't begin with 1? Or how can I skip a few numbers to start later? I am editing a Word document on Mac OS, I have a numbered all the points I am making ...
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How can I add a fixed amount of time to all “hh:mm” strings in a document?

I have a document that's a transcription of a video interview. The video itself has embedded SMPTE timecode as well as burnt-in timecode (BITC). The SMPTE timecode and BITC correspond to the time of ...
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Formatting text in Microsoft Word

I have a transcript formatted in hanging indents. On the left is speaker identification and time stamps, and on the right, the text. I want to make all the speaker identifications and timestamps bold. ...
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Quickly apply specified font using keyboard shortcut in Microsoft Word

Is there a way I can create a keyboard shortcut in Microsoft Word (more of like a Macro or something) so I can quickly select some text and apply a specific font? I am doing a lot of assignments ...
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Word 2013 freezes on saving

Word 2013 freezes when I try to save a file. I am installing all of the updates from Windows update and running office install again and selecting "repair it", but I still have problems when I want ...
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Blurring an image in Word 2013 while it has been placed

I have placed and styled (give height and width and some shadow) an image in a Word 2013 document. After that i've noticed there is some sensitive data on the picture, which can't be shown on the ...
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Getting page numbers on every page where I've turned off the header

i have formatted a very long text into multiple sections such that odd and even pages have different headers, and the first page of each section has a blank header. Now I want to add page numbers that ...
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Removing all manual word / line breaks in Microsoft Word

I have auto word break option enabled in my Word 2010 so most of the words breaks correctly on the end of lines. When I'm not satisfied with the results, I can always press Ctrl + - to force that ...
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break/stop numbered lists from continuing in the next table cell [Word 2013]

I'm having some issues with word when I make numbered lists that are located within several tables and cells. Word automatically continues from from previous number in the list even if it is in a ...