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

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In Microsoft Word 2007, how to show Table Grid in Quick Style box?

I format my table in my own style and want to save my font/shading/auto-fit formation as a style in the Quick Style box?
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Replace style set for a Word file by another file's style set?

Let's say we have two Word files #01 and #02 which are formatted as style #01 and #02 accordingly. How can we quickly replace styles in file #01 by the ones in file #02 quickly? E.g. Styles such as ...
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Macro for hiding table colums, in multipile files, and another on to reverse it

I know almost anything about VBA so I can't really code the Macro that I need for MS Word. I hope that I could get some help here. The basic functionality that I want is to take a Word document with ...
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Adjust footer in MS Word to compensate for portrait/landscape orientation

I have used section breaks to make some pages in my document portrait and others landscape. This works great, but the only problem is that the footer (and header for that matter) are setup for ...
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MS Word inappropriate tooltip repeatedly appears

I find in MS Word 2010 that when I have a chart in my document, whenever I leave the cursor still, a tooltip appears telling me that I am hovering over the chart area (see image below). Is there any ...
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Microsoft Word keeps read-only opened files open in read/write on network

There is a Word document with "Read-only recommended" flag switched on (see more info here). If I open the document with Word locally, it asks me whether I open it read-only. I click yes, and voila, ...
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How to align numbering item for all location in a Word document?

I want to align the numbering items in my Word document but it seems that I can only change ONE item only. Currently if I want to apply that to other similar items, I have to use Copy Formation tool. ...
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How do I set MLA citation style to use numeric reference in MS Word 2007?

The MLA citation style shows citations as (Author, YYYY) or some similar while I'd prefer it to style them numerically, like [1]. I have tried BibWord, I don't know XML. Creating references that are ...
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Updating linked images in Word 2013 distorts the image

I'm running Word 2013 and have documents with linked images. In previous versions of Word (2003 and earlier), if I updated linked images with new images, the image would be properly updated in my ...
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Word 2013 Textbox Clipping

When I insert a textbox into a Word document the content is clipped on the left side, like this: Some of the text isn't visible it doesn't help to make it bigger. Have any of you experienced ...
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Diff / Merge for Word docs

There are lots of great tools for text diff/merge, such as Araxis, BeyondCompare, and CodeCompare. Does anyone know of something similar for MS Word docs? Or maybe a suitable technique for comparing ...
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Word 2013: Include hidden headings in table of contents?

We have a Word document here which contains a number of hidden paragraphs, including headings. Depending on the respective view/print setting, these paragraphs are (or are not) shown/printed - all ...
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Enable Microsoft Word Heading Styles in a table

I have a table with content in it. I highlighted the content inside one of the table cells and set the Heading Style to Heading 2. But Word doesn't recognize it when I do a Table Of Contents. Only ...
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How Do I Set Document Language in Word for Mac?

You can change the default language, but Word for Mac doesn’t seem to have a document setting, and it brings English (US) in from other docs when you import text and infects the whole thing. Why no ...
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Word 2007: Right side of equation bigger than lift side

See: As you see, for some reason the right side is smaller than the left side, eventhough the size should be the same. Can anyone help me deal with Word's stupidity?
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*.DOC File // One Line Per Page // Date and Day On Each

I would like to print a 365 page document. In the top right hand corner of the FIRST page, I would like to have this appear... 2014 - JAN - 01 - WEDS In the top right hand corner of the pages ...
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Spacing before the paragraph right after a table?

I sometimes use Microsoft Word 2010 (and sometimes 2003). My Body Text style has space below, but not above, and I want it to stay that way. Now, when I insert a table between two paragraphs of Body ...
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listing by one particuluar column in excel for mail merging

I would like to list all of the same students with their courses. My example School Teacher Course ID LastName 705 KELLEY AP PSYCHOLOGY 1245 AARON ...
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Microsoft Word 2007 - Heading Styles

I have a word doucment which uses two heading styles. Throughout the document, Word happily uses the associated formatting for Heading styles 1 and 2. These two headings have been formatted to include ...
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TOC appears at bottom of master docs

Why does my TOC keep appearing at the bottom of my master document? I save a blank page and named it TOC, but after I insert my remaining docs, the TOC appears at the bottom instead of as the top doc. ...
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how to select floating graphics in word using keyboard shortcut?

In MS Word, floating graphical objects such as these are considered to be on a different layer above the "page" where the text stays: However, to select these floating object I need to manually ...
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Revert Word 2013 Spell Check to 2007 style

In Word 2007 and prior Spell Check was in a separate Pop Up that allowed editing the word inline and easy use off command keys. Word 2013 decided to go for a panel that doesn't allow editing in line ...
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Unzip error “End-of-central-directory signature not found”

I have a ZIP file that open in Windown/MS Word, (actually it is a .DOCX file). Opening it with LibreOffice / Mac produces: General Error. General input/output error. File says: ../Commission ...
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Embed PDF losslessly in .docx file

Is there a way to embed a multi-page PDF in a .docx document so that it can be extracted (=saved to a file) "as is" later on the extraction process can be described easily? This is for handing ...
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Word table with page break between columns

I have a customer who requested automatic generation of word document. I managed to write the library to do this, so this is not the problem. The requested document is to contain a table - this table ...
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Set a caption color different to rest of text color in Word

Is there a way to set a caption color, for instance in blue, but have the rest of the text in black? For example, in the following sentence, only "Figure 5", will be in blue. ...
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Watermark per Page Not Working

I am attemptinhg to place a Watermark only on certain pages and I have followed the instruction to add new Section and unlink the section exactly as describe here: ...
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Word 2013 not changing footer size

I'm trying to make the space at the bottom of the page smaller so I can fit more text into it. I tried setting the footer and header to really small numbers but it doesn't seem to make a difference. ...
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MS Word Doc showing logo/watermark only in Finder preview

I have a word doc where when you look at the file preview in the Finder window on a mac (osx), it shows the first page and on the upper right corner of the page, theres a Qlikview logo (im guessing ...
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Microsoft Word said it was saving the file, but opening it brings up very old version

(I ended up solving this, see my self-answer.) I was typing in a Microsoft Word 2011 document on Mac OS X 10.8.2 that was originally four pages, and saving every one or two pages, for at least ...
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How to transform a Word document with images grouped in a Word document with flatten images, without doing steps for each group of images?

I need to upload documents in Confluence. My problem is that Conflence charge properly only flatten images, while having problems with the images grouped together. My documents are in Word and ...
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How to autofit table's row height in MS Word?

I want a table to fill a page entirely, firstly I can find an AutoFit Window option to fit the table's column width, where can I auto fit the table's height to do the same? I'm using MS Word 2013.
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pictures disappearing from Microsoft word 2010 document

I have a problem with Word 2010 where the pictures disappear sometimes. Here's how it usually happens: open a document (everything you can initially see is ok) zoom or scroll --> pictures ...
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Microsoft Word 2010 - Can't hightlight word by double clicking

I have the following issue in all Microsoft products. Assume that I have following word: test_word If I double click on it, then it only selects one part and not the whole word. This works normally ...
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source of blank page between sections in word when printing

I have a word file with 2 sections. both of them have one page only. but at print time word makes a blank page between these two sections. Note that none of these sections' start are"New Page" and no ...
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Printing 24 labels per page from Excel

I'm trying to print 24 labels per page in Word using Excel list. First page is fine, but when it moves to next page only difference is that second record from first page becomes first record on ...
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Setting default editor language in word 2007

I want to change my default editing language in word as English (India). It is not so possible to change the language setting in all users and all PCs manually. Manually we can change the default ...
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Microsoft Word: background image for numbered or bulleted lists?

I'm trying to format some custom bulleted and numbered list styles in Microsoft Word 2011 for Mac. I'd like to place a background image (or even just a background color) behind each number or bullet ...
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In MSWord 2013 how do you word count table cells

I have a table in an MSWord 2013 document (docx) and In one of the columns of the table I want to insert the word count of an adjacent column. I'm okay doing a select the text and insert a field just ...
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MS WORD. How to create link to a picture within the same document?

I had picture in document somewhere on page 2-3 inserted via MS WORD menu, and I want to crate a hyperlink in next pages to this picture, like for content table item or other place in document. How ...
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How to change color of authors in reviews in Word 2003

I am writing in review mode as a 4th author. After saving the file and opening again, the colors of authors completely changed! How does Word allocate those colors? How is it possible that after ...
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Inserting math subset and superset symbols into office word

I want to insert this equation into the MS Word using Equation Editor: I have tried: (a+b)^n=n_(C_n ) a^n which results: Is this the best it can do?
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Multiple concurrent styles in Microsoft Word

Is it possible for text to have multiple styles concurrently in Microsoft Word? For example, I'd like to have one style for emphasis (e.g. bolded text), and another style for special notes (e.g. ...
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Clear table shading in Word

I have a document with 137 tables all shaded a horrible blue and 3D style that makes them take up too much space. How do I at least get rid of the shading on them all at the same time? It would be ...
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Insert gif in Word 2013

It is possible to insert a img gif and make it move inside a word document ? Inserting a gif is possible but, it just shows the first img. I can't find the answer on google...
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Print range - print from page x until end of document

Is there any way in Microsoft Word in the print range box to print from page 3 for example to the end of the document without entering the last page number? I've tried the likes of : 12-* 12 onwards ...
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How to remove extra space between line of text and table

In Word 2013 I want to be able to have the table flush with the line of text above it. That is I don't want the extra line break. I indicated in red the area I won't removed. How can I do this? ...
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How do I make page number in footer to be away 2cm from content?

I am writing a dissertation and my page numbers in the footer have to be 2 cm away from the content, how do I do that? I am using MS Word 2007, Windows. On some pages I think it is and on some pages ...
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How can I install Microsoft Office 2010 on a Windows 8 machine?

I cannot install Microsoft Office on my Windows 8 machine. When I enter the 25-digit code, it says: The code is not a Microsoft Office 2013 code. How do I proceed? I have a 2010 license, so I would ...
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MS Word: Adding a line before and after text

How could I add a line before and after a piece of text in Word, like in this image with the word "Education":