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MS Word 2010 hyperlink issues

I'm revising a MS Word procedural document not of my creation using Word 2010. As I attempt to create hyperlinks from the Table of Contents to newly added document content, the hyperlink window that ...
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DOCX merged field automation

I am using a piece of software to help with some invoicing for my dad's small business. He writes in the app his invoice item, and then it gets merged onto a DOCX file. Unfortunately, it is plain ...
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Same Bookmark for Multiple Locations MS-Word

I am feeding Excel data into a Word document with Excel VBA. When doing this, I have many bookmarks in Word. Sometimes I need to pull the same value from Excel and feed it to multiple bookmarks in the ...
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Sending PCL codes into a Word document creates a blank page

I am creating a dynamic word packet filled with multiple merged documents, depending on the MERGEFIELD's passed in. One import part of this is to change the duplex and simplex merged documents. The ...
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How to balance columns in MS Word to make them of equal length

How can I balance the two columns of text written in MS Word (see the picture) to make them of equal length? This is the address of the *.doc file. You can try to format it.
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What are “Forms” in Microsoft Word 2010?

I'm trying to add a legacy ActiveX control (a radio button) to a Word Document in Microsoft Office 2010, but when I select it from the Controls section of the Developer tab, I am prompted with this ...
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How to format multiple 'paragraphs' with the same indent settings in Word?

I'm not sure if this has come about as a result of pasting from a Windows generated Word doc into a Mac one but some of the paragraph formatting is now slightly off. Is there a way to select blocks ...
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Why does decreasing the display size of an image in Microsoft Word decrease the file size?

So I stumbled across this while trying to keep a word document under a certain file size for email sharing. On a whim, I tried just re-sizing all of the images in the document to be smaller. Now, ...
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Spacing Problems with Microsoft Word with usage of Text-wrapped photos

I am writing an essay in writing workshop in which a picture is needed. Each time I add a photo the spacing between words becomes extended. When I press backspace at the end of the large space the two ...
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How to repair or recover my Word and PDF files

My Windows 7 was infected and the malware destroyed both of my Word and PDF files. I searched the web much but couldn't find a way to really help me on recovering or repairing those two files. I found ...
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Switching languages

I'm a translator, I type in Russian and frequently check online dictionaries. I just got a laptop with Windows 10 and encountered an unfamiliar problem. When I switch between Word (really old version) ...
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MS Word Section Numbering (e.g. A.1.1) includes Chapter (A.1) but not Changing with Chapter Number

I have a large document with sections>chapters>subsection The first subsection in Chapter B.1 should be numbered B.1.1. I get 1.13 or something like that. This figure shows the config window in the ...
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Microsoft Word 2013 failing to print checkbox character

In my .docx file, I have a checklist typed out like this: ☐ Read the prep doc ☐ Look up client notes But when I print the document, the boxes don't appear. Everything else about the document ...
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How to adjust paragraph spacing between header and top of page?

I have a header at the top of the page. There is an image at the top of a page body. The problem is that I need 8 pts of space between that image and the header. I defined a style for that. The ...
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MS Word - convert outline to a chart?

I have an outline in MS Word I would like to convert to some kind of tree chart to visualize it. Is that possible?
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Converting a Docx file to PDF without losing any formatting

I am attempting to convert a Docx file that I have to a PDF. I have done this many times before, but this particular file has a lot of unique formatting with page breaks; some pages are landscape, ...
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Maps add in for Microsoft Word

I want to write a guide for a walking path near my home. I would have to add a lots of maps images (~300) at different locations and zoom levels. I want to be able to generate high quality static (...
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MSWORD VBA close document on save

I am trying to get a document to close when saved, using VBA. I have searched for this extensively but mostly it comes up with people trying to not turn off saving when closing a document. What I ...
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Collaborate on Microsoft Word 2016 documents with real-time co-authoring on Mac

Real-time co-authoring is a new feature of Microsoft Word 2016: https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Collaborate-on-Word-documents-with-real-time-co-authoring-7dd3040c-3f30-4fdd-bab0-8586492a1f1d ...
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open a text file such as xml or markdown as plain text without interpreting the formatinstruction in MS-Word

Is there a key combination or 'open as...' plain text menu option that can be used? Subsidiary double question: will it also work with anz file (with random byte contatint) AND what are the ...
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LibreOffice does not completely use Word's “standard” format for paragraphs

When opening existing Word documents with LibreOffice (current version: 5.0.5.2), most things look pretty well. But there is a problem: our Word's "standard" paragraph has single line spacing, and no ...
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where can I find a Locky Ransomware virus samples?

I need a locky ransomware virus sample to test it on VM for my project. Where can I get one working sample ?(Any microsoft word or excel files would work)
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Word Create Several Document Properties in Quick Parts

I am currently using Quick Parts > Document Properties to create fields that can update other parts of a Word document. I.e. if I change one field, all other similar fields will change as well. ...
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How can be open track changes after acceptance the changes

I I have amended the word file through track change, after that accepted and saved, how I can see the track changes again
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How do I change the Style of 'Error! reference source not found.'?

I read this, but wish to change the Style (colour, size, highlighting) of the error message for emphasis. It is currently black and bolded and so that can be difficult to discern.
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Move data in a table present in 2000+ .docx files to a single .xlsx file (2010)

I receive 40+ emails per week each with a word doc attached. The word documents are in the same semantic format but carry unique client data authorizing services. I only need a portion of the data ...
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Extracting certain words from varying addresses in Excel

I need to sort out these addresses but there is a big problem at hand. For example, the first address: "B-41, Vashishth Marg, Shyam Nagar, Sodala, Sodala" The problem here is "Shyam Nagar" and "...
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Can you change 'Style type' and 'Style based on' for 'Normal Style' in Word 2016?

Using Word 2016, I wish to change 'Style type' and 'Style based on' for the Normal Style (from Home > Styles > Manage Styles); but as the red rectangle depicts in the screenshot below, these two ...
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stopwatch timer for timestamping in microsoft word

I've been looking for a timer for microsoft word that can: 1. show elapsed time since I started the timer 2. allow me to take notes in word while it is running 3. allow me to press a hotkey to ...
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canvas available in ms word 2016 (mac version)?

For drawing in an MS Word for Mac 2016 document, a canvas is apparently no longer necessary. Is it nevertheless available in any way? I liked them; they helped keep things contained. UPDATE: I am ...
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How to keep non-breaking space in cross-references

I use cross-references to figures in Microsoft Word 2010. I manually include non-breaking spaces between Figure and number, e.g., Figure[non-breaking space]1.1 if needed at the end of a line (which ...
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Underline Definitions in Index? (or keep formatting from orig. text)

I'm building an index in a word document that is going to be definitions. My index will look like: Superhero - someone who is a super being.....17 Bus - an automobile that is long, like a ...
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how to save image file from source

I have following image source in RTF. {\*\shppict{\pict\pngblip\pichgoal1020\picwgoal1200 ...
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How to insert a half line space (preferably adjustable) in MS Word?

I have a long article and from place to palce the chunks of text have to be separated by empty rows like in the example: Example: Text 1 Text 2 Text 3 I need the spaces to be half the size of the ...
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Restricting comments in Word

Is there a way to lock a Word document (2010 or 2013), such that comments cannot be embedded? I am looking for the inverse of the option under document protection to restrict editing so that ONLY ...
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Appendix in Word document is being subordinated to a heading

I have formatted an appendix using Word's built-in formats but for some reason the appendix is being subordinated to the regular headings. So, for example, if I trying to insert a cross reference, I ...
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How to make text baseline and midline visible in Word?

I want to make baseline and midline (or x-height line to be precise) visible (and printable) in a line of text (presuming characters in the line are the same font and size). Is it possible to do so ...
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Word 2016 Text Vertically center in cell

As seen in the picture, why would text NOT vertically centered? What's the problem? OS: Windows 7 SP1 X64 Office 2016 Word X64 both in English
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How to Increment Chapter numbers for merged files?

I have several files, each are chapters that can be used in different Orientation Manuals. Each company department has an initial file that inserts the desired chapter files using a macro unique to ...
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Making Word Documents with updatable look and feel

I'm starting a project which will produce 100s of microsoft word documents. I'd like to give them identical headers, footers, and styling. I know I can do that with a template, however, it's my ...
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Printing 2 x A5 onto one A4 in Word

I have tried the various solutions to this and have managed to get from only one A5 doc on A4 to 2. However, the problem is that the A5 docs are tiny. I have tried numerous different settings and ...
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default paragraph font vs. underlying properties

I am creating new character styles and I do not grasp what the difference is between based on either default paragraph font or underlying properties. I'd appreciate any suggestion.
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Having some text align left and other align right, in same line

In Word 2016 is there a way to align the first portion of text to the left, then the next part to the right? For example I used tab to accomplish the bellow, but it doesn't work very well and would ...
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Need a Word doc “Submit” button which attaches doc to Lotus Notes 8.5 email with defined recipient

I need to create a "submit button" (Macro) at the end of a Microsoft Word document template form. When button is clicked it attaches the document to a Lotus Notes e-mail (we are using 8.5) and has ...
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Word's lower part of save panel is off-screen

Working with Word on OS X El Capitan, I spent some time in the "no menu bar" OS X mode: It efficiently hides the OS X menu bar and I was happy to have a few pixels more of real estate when writing. ...
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Microsoft Equation subscript not working as normal

So I've been using Microsoft Equation Editor for the past 3 months or so, and all of a sudden I'm getting a different result when I want a subscript. For example, if I want to get Dmin, I type "D_min"....
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In Word 2016, how can all Paragraph Numbering be deleted all at once?

The numbering above was generated via Home > Paragraph > Numbering or Multilevel List (I cannot remember which). This comment suggests my fault in failing to number correctly; so I am trying ...
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Can't edit last line in restricted editing in Microsoft Word

I'm using the Restrict Editing feature in Word to limit what users can change in a document. When they go to format the area that is open for them to edit they can't change the formatting if they have ...
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Add a Word 2016 startup folder for macros in the registry

I need to set a startup-folder for my macros for Microsoft Word 2016. I thought that adding a "AltStartup" registry key would work - because it works in excel but it does not seem to work with Word. ...
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Converting All Plain Text Links to Hyperlinks

I have a rather large Word file (+1,100 pages) that contains plain text links of media coverage. For instance, the Word document contains: The News Leader (AP) Va. police officer who died on her ...