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Can I interact with background software?

I am using Unified Remote to run windows commands from my phone. Example start program, close program, fullscreen VLC, pretty much anything you can think of. It runs via a server installed on the PC, ...
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How can I share references in Word?

Currently, some coworkers and I are using Word's default (terrible) bibliography generator, with no possibility of using any third party software. How can we share bibliographical references with ...
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Word freezes when I open a second document

I have Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2013 installed (v15.0.4797.1000) on Windows 7 Ultimate edition and all of the relevant patches installed that I'm aware of. Whenever I open two documents side ...
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Remove first 5 lines from each cell in an MS Word table

How can I batch delete the first 5 lines from each cell of the 2nd column of a large table in an MS Word document (preferably Word 2003)?
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MS (Mac) Word - import styles with custom (hanging) indents to new template with Organizer

This question is a follow up to similar questions e.g. superuser.com/questions/965463/ms-word-edit-space-after-numbers-in-titles-list/965477 I've set up my numbered headings in one template document ...
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Understanding Letterhead for printing -MSWORD

I've got an request in which user is saying. "I need a letterhead formatted into a word document so that when we work on the word doc, the doc is formatted to work within the parameters. I then need ...
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How to insert big excel table in ms word format

i tried many time in ms word 2010 sheet in excel table with 17 coulmn but not able to insert table in word, it got disturb after inserting. pl explain the process how i can insert big table in ms ...
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Cannot scan using TWAIN driver from Ricoh Aficio Printer

2 days before I formatted my Windows 2008 Server SP2 system and reinstalled the same OS. There is a network printer (Ricoh Aficio MP C2030) in my office, which can be used both as a printer and a ...
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Text in Word's Review Pane is HUGE

Mac OS Yosemite here, word 2011 (365). Something that happens too often: passing a document back and forth with someone who has Word 2016, and when I get it back, the visible text in the Review Pane ...
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How can I default the Margin “Apply To” setting to “Whole Document” in Microsoft Word?

Many times I have tried to change the Page Margins only to have nothing happen, and then I need to discover again that the "Apply To" option does not default to "Whole Document" for some reason, even ...
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word VBA macro sorting

I have a structured text: hello, hellos <xxxyyy>; nice, nicer <uuuvvv>; great, greater <wwwzzz>; and would like to write the three text pieces between < > under each other: ...
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Are the Liberation fonts 100% compatible with Microsoft Office?

In LibreOffice in Linux, I can create a text document (.doc or .docx) which contains only Liberation fonts. If I send this document to someone who opens it in Microsoft Word in Windows, and they ...
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Version control in Word 2016

I currently work on a project which requires data to be written in .on-linear style. As the method is simply trial and error, I've ended up with a folder of Sapara files - one per each version, but it ...
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Blur part of an image in Word 2013 [duplicate]

Is there a way to blur a portion of an image in Word 2013? I have screenshots with sensitive data (SSN, age, etc.) and would like to retain the fidelity of the images but pixelate/blur the parts of ...
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word - how to not add styles to quick styles gallery when pasting text (without using the “paste text only” option)

I am using Word 2013 and I have the following problem. When I paste text from an old document A with old styles in a nice clean document with custom styles in the quick styles gallery, I end up with ...
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Disable hidden backup files in Word (~$somefilename.doc)

Whenever you open a word doc, a copy of some sort gets created, in the same folder. it is renamed like somedocument.doc -> ~$medocument.doc and it is 'hidden' ie, ghosted out. How do I stop Word ...
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Q: How to print x pages per sheet without scaling

my document has a page size of 9,5x17. Now i want to print 2 pages/copies of them on one sheet (A4), which is doable. But all tools (not just office) then scale those 2 copies to make as much use of ...
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How do you create 2 separate Numbered Lists within the same document? (Word 2016)

How do I create two Numbered Lists within the same Word document, one List for {1, ..., 95} and the other for {1, 2, ..., 65} (in the bolded)? It is too inefficient to type one set manually, while ...
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Microsoft word. Can I populate fields in one document from another?

I have a 'terms_of_reference' word document I send to clients (schools as it happens). It has a range of fields for 'School name', 'Contact teacher', 'Dates' and so on. When I work with a new school ...
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How to decompose Word document for easy pasting into Excel

I analyze documents and would like to be able to highlight a Word document and have the paragraph sentences separate into separate lines. This would ease having a complete document decomposed to ...
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How to format definitions for easy addition in appendix

I've got a 200+ page document that I have multiple definitions in. (IE "Automobile - means a motorized horse and carriage"). I'd like to have an appendix that I can easily update, that includes all ...
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Cannot see Save as PDF option in Microsoft Word 2010

When I want to save a document in PDF format I do not see the option in the option list of available formats offered by Ms Word 2010. I understand that this option is included with the product, you do ...
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Character spacing in word equations wrong when printed

In MS Word 2013 (Office 365 version) I wrote a document that contains some equations (using the Microsoft Equation Editor, not the Equation Tools). After printing it, I noticed bad character spacing ...
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Prefix a hanging indent with a character?

I'm formatting some VBA code for reading, and obviously a lot of the lines flow to the next line. I've applied a hanging indent to make it clear that it's a continuation of the previous line, but I'd ...
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Word switch to suppress blank document on open

How can I suppress the creation of a blank word document when users first open Word and enforce this throughout the firm. Constraints: Users won't be able to use command line switches /n. I looked ...
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Ms Word 2007: blue strokes instead of deleting, red underline of new text

I think it can be some like a "modification mode" or similar, supporting teamwork on documents, but I never experienced this functionality. What is it? What is its name? How can I revert back to the ...
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How to save one file to multiple locations simultaneously

I am currently doing my GCSE Computer Science coursework and save it to my One Drive. However I have already had one occasion where something happened to my account and all data was lost. To prevent ...
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Word for mac: How to change the default language of the spelling check

I am using canadian french input in word, though I want the word default spelling check to be English, instead of French. So I found this procedure in word help. However, it is not helpful. Even ...
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Conditionally apply formatting (table style options) to word-table last row

In word 2016 I have a document template with a predefined table-style. When I apply this table style I can choose to e.g. apply 'total row' formatting. I would like to apply total row formatting via ...
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How do you put header info from subdocuments into the table of contents of a master document?

I have over a hundred documents that I've inserted into a new master document, each subdocument has its own header which contains the document number (the numbering convention for subdocuments is A-1, ...
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Footnote spacing difference between Word and PDF

This is a really bizarre thing.... The footnote spacing in final PDF file is different from the spacing defined in the Word. Why??? I have search a lot but didn't find anything useful. Microsoft ...
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Remove word wrapping in Microsoft Word “Web Layout”

I'd like to remove word wrapping in Microsoft Word, as one can do with Notepad. Is there a way to remove the word wrap on the Web Layout of Microsoft Word?
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Keyboard shortcut for top of current page in a document

When word-processing, is there a keyboard shortcut (in MS Word or LibreOffice Writer) to move to the top of the current page in the document? For example, if the cursor is midway down page 3, is there ...
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Microsoft Word - shortcut to move cursor back and forth [duplicate]

Object: Microsoft Word for Mac 2016 Problem: This is the document with internal links that help you navigate from one part of the document to another. This is the Contract and there are multiple ...
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How can I make a two-color based table on Microsoft Word 2007?

So, I'm trying to make a 2-color based table that looks like but with different colors. When I put Make new table I get Where is the second color? How do I make a template of a table that has a ...
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Adding a vector\arrow above letter in Microsoft Word 2016 without Equation Editor

I want to get a letter with vector\arrow sign above it. How to do it without using Equation Editor in Microsoft Word 2016? Equations in MS Word are clumsy and inflexible structures and I want to avoid ...
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Picture content control - Word 2013

I would like to control a content of picture in built form. Actually I got stuck on this problem. When I set a placeholder for picture and user will choose picture A it is resized to abnormal size. It ...
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MS Word footnotes skip numbers when using Track Changes

I'm using MS Word's "Track changes" functionality to edit an academic article with a lot of footnotes. The issue I'm running into is more of a 'feature' than a bug but I'm not sure how to approach it: ...
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How to make Ctrl-PgUp and Ctrl-Pg down work when doing find in Word?

When I try to find content in a Microsoft Word 2010 document (using CTRL+F), the CTRL+PAGE UP and the CTRL+PAGE DOWN keyboard shortcuts do not seem to work as in earlier versions of Word. The ...
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How do I invert rows in a table with a new column of numbering? (Word 2016)

What did I misunderstand in the two answers to my earlier query? As advised, to my original Table 1, I added a new column to the left where I then added the green numbering. I left-clicked on the ...
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Keyboard shortcut in Word 2010 not working (creates new document instead)

Microsoft Word 2010 obviously overwrites one of my most important shortcuts with something else that I do not need (nor want). Concretely: I am used to using the shortcut Alt + T + 1 in order to ...
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EXCEL table linked to WORD overwrites WORD table properties

I have 30 EXCEL tables - Linked with Formatting - into 8 WORD documents. I would like the Table Properties ROW in the WORD document to Repeat Header and Not allow row to break across pages. This is ...
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Microsoft Word Equation Editor does not italicize text by default

I'm running Microsoft Word version 16.0.6001.1061. For some reason, when I start typing an equation with Alt + =, the font is not italicized by default. Changing the default font (to Latin Modern ...
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Word 2010 table pushed to next page

I have a word template with fillable tables, one table at the top and one table at the bottom with about 30 lines of space between for writing. When I type the first sentence (just below the first ...
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Word 2010 forms: applying “data-filled-in” style to Plain Text Content Control

Figure 1. Field in Normal style. I have created a form with pretty placeholder prompts (boxes added for demonstration) in faint colour in the Plain Text Content Controls. So far, so good. When the ...
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Page height precision in Microsoft Word

I have an issue caused due to Word not accepting the level of precision that I need for page height. Specifically, fractions of millimetres such as 12.34mm are rounded to 12.3mm. When printing labels ...
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How to create new page using template in MS Word?

I have a content structure which needs to be used on every page (defined by page breaks). Let's say, every page keeps Student's record having name, roll number, address etc. (Don't suggest using ...
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Word cutting off part of legal document

This has been a problem for a week now, and I cannot seem to find a solution. I have tried to recreate the issue by adjusting the scaling and sizing options in Word, but I cannot do it. I have also ...
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Automatically insert characters based on selected Word style

Straight to the point. Is there any possibility, preferably without scripting, to use the styles in word to insert characters in the beginning and the end of the style? For example, say I have ...
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How to scroll beyond last line in MSWord?

In MSWord when using the web layout view is there an option to allow scrolling beyong the last line? For instance I am working on a long list of items using the web layout. As my document grows ...