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Add Text to Microsoft Office Content Control Date Picker

I am creating a template document that allows a user to pick a date and it will insert the date in the document with some formatted text. i.e. if the person picked today's date, it would output 14th ...
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Draw multiple arrows

There used to be a feature in the drawing tools of Microsoft Office that you double click a drawing tool (such as arrow) and that meant you'd draw that and your next click would draw the same of that ...
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Replace text starting with space using AutoCorrect

How to I replace the following text with another text string? "<space> QWERTY" → "qwerty" The string that is going to be replaced starts with a space. Actually a hard space. It seems like I ...
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How do you past text and keep the source structure but the destination style

I have to copy text from OneNote to Words and from Word to OneNote. In both program my content is structured with title, subtitle, paragraph,... But if I do a copy/past it will keep the source ...
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How can I add a Sequence Diagram to a Word Document?

I need to add a Sequence Diagram to a software architecture document. I know there's Visio which can handle this type of thing, but In my experience, it's difficult to use I don't have a license at ...
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Word 2016, how to align overflowing text on multiple lines in a list?

I have the following: word misaligned text: I want to achieve something like the following: without all the mess of spaces and tabs (thats how I got the top one). Is there a "proper" way to do ...
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MSWord 2007 Custom Layout keys

I am using a Lenovo T61 laptop that works fine with German IBM language. As I am a French Canadian user, I used Microsoft Keyboard Layout Creator to create a Custom Keyboard Layout and install it ...
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Import contact to Android from Word file that contains multiple .vcf files (contacts)

I have a Microsoft Word document that contains multiple .vcf files of contacts. Is there any way to import these contacts into my Android phone either using gmail or any other software? I have gone ...
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(If possible ) How to merge this “right angle shaped” cell in Word 2016?

This grid is inserted as a table. Looking at the right angled shape below. How to I merge these two cells together? When selected, there is no option to merge them? Basically, I just trying to "...
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Displaying a Image by hovering over the text or object in MSWord

Is there a way (MS Word 2010) to display an image as you select an object or hover/select a text string to what the image you are going to select will be without truly opening up the whole image. ...
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Converting Bitmap image object to Device Independent Bitmap in Microsoft Word (2010)

I am attempting to convert a Bitmap image object to Device Independent Bitmap in Microsoft Word by doing the following: Right-click on image -> Bitmap image object -> convert -> Picture (Device ...
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MS Word 2013 IEEE Citation reference number order

How should I rearrage the reference number order supposed that I have: Some cited paragraph [7] Then when I move on to add new citations and inserted it into the same paragraph the citation number ...
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Size on disk did not increase as words were added to a table in Word

Should the file on disk increase as content is added to a Word document We have a Word document which when first created from the template has 9 pages of empty Tables that have to filled in to be ...
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Leading tabs in pasted tables - MS Word for Mac version 15.18

I am pasting tables into a doc created in MS Word for Mac version 15.18. I am using either the keyboard shortcut or "paste using destination styles". Whichever method, in every cell I get leading ...
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Is there a way to format alternating lines (not paragraphs) without tables?

I've got a bunch of code I want to present clearly, and since code paper is practically impossible to get now I'd like to format alternating lines to improve legibility. It's easily done in a table, ...
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Microsoft Word 2016 isn't respecting image placement in header & footer

I'm working on a document in MW and I've placed in images to be used for the background in the footer. Formatted it so it was behind text (incase I wanted to place text on top of it later) and have ...
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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 don'...
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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 ...