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

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Why does Microsoft Word open Word 6.0 Binary Documents and Templates in Protected View by default? Is there a reason I shouldn't turn that off?

I have a .doc file which, because of the format it's saved in, Word 2013 opens in Protected view. I can't edit, save, or print it: I would like to do at least one of those things with this file. I ...
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How to change superscript text so that it is displayed in parenthesis in Word?

How to change superscript text so that it is displayed in parenthesis in Word? I have a massive amount of interlinear text in the format: x y where y is the translation of the word x. I would like ...
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Open word 2000 documents in word 2013

My parents recently updated their computer, where before they were running Word 2000, they are now running Word 2013. Word 2013 will not open files created in 2000, and none of the compatibility ...
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microsoft word: creating subdocument 'Normal' style issues

I am creating subdocuments from a large master document. I'm using the feature to break up our specification and make it easier for my team to collaborate. It's on the order of 500 subdocuments. ...
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Change of orientation stops the page numbering

I have page numbering set up. When I change orientation on two pages (using "this point forward"), the first page using landscape mode no longer has the page number. The second landscape page, and ...
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How do I quickly insert many new rows into a table in Word (2010)

I have a table which is 9 rows. It needs to be 59 rows. I know the trick where you highlight say 3 rows then do insert and it gives you three new rows. That approach obviously does not work as well ...
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Word is right aligning the first line of paragraph in bulleted list

I'm trying to make a bulleted list in Word and for some reason it is forcing the first line only to be aligned to the right. I am using Word 2010 and when I click on the relevant text it shows it as ...
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Adding custom text to a Word cross-reference field

I've got a very long document that uses multi-level numbering. I'm wanting to include cross-references (with hyperlinks) back and forth to particular sections, and I've been using the standard Word ...
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Batch format and convert word documents in mac OSX

I am looking for a way to format multiple word documents (in a same formatting) and then save them as PDF. Specifically: Format orientation, page margins, page columns, and font. Save the formatted ...
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Bring header/footer in front of object

As the accepted answer of this question say, I covered the page with a text box to change the color of specific pages. I set wrap text attribute to behind text. The problem is the page number in the ...
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How to adjust page size (not margins?) in Word

I am experiencing a bizarre quirk on Word, wherein my page's margins (or something else that I don't know the terminology for) have been adjusted without me being aware of how it happened (see picture ...
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Why does placing a Word document as input in a Web form launch the process WINWORD.EXE?

I have IE 11 on Win 7 — yes, I live dangerously. I have a Web form, like this. I click Browse... and I choose a Word document. I don't even send the form. The process WINWORD.EXE starts, and I get ...
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Automatic Table of Contents showing all the same page number

I've created an automatic table of contents within Microsoft Word. It has successfully populated the headings with the correct information; however, all of the page numbers show 1 the whole way down. ...
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How to Repair Corrupt MS Word (Docx and Doc) Files [closed]

I have a corrupted Word 2010 and 2013 file that I want to recover damaged Word file. I have tried several online freeware programs without success. I was unable to use the repair/recover feature in MS ...
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Change heading style: Italicize words (in heading title) without italicizing heading number

I want my headings to appear as such 1.1 History of the Universe [Body] 1.2 History of the Milky Way [Body] where the heading numbers "1.1" and "1.2" are not italicized, but the heading titles ...
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Microsoft Word Table of Contents displays the color of the numbered list instead of the color in the TOC style

In a Microsoft Word 2013 document I have defined Heading 1 and Heading 2 to be a numbered list in a blue font. When I generate the TOC the text of the TOC line is black but the number from the entry ...
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Can I print only the “simple markup” in Microsoft Word?

It seems like there is only an option to print all markup or print no markup in Microsoft Word (2010), even if only "show simple markup" is selected in the document itself. Is there a way to print ...
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Process Monitor Results from two Citrix Servers Application Error

I have two Citrix Servers both running an in-house bespoke software. The software generates files using a word 2003 mail merge template which runs VBA code to query an oracle database. Anyway the ...
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How to make endnotes with brackets in Word?

In a Word document, I insert endnotes, that go at the end of the document. How can I have the endnotes with brackets [1] like this [2] ? I have Office Pro Plus 2010.
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Why is Word's spelling checker flagging contractions and correctly-spelled words?

I'm using Microsoft Word for Mac 2011. The spell checker is flagging all kinds of weird stuff as shown below... ("didn" as part of "didn't" is flagged.) ("couldn" as part of "couldn't" is ...
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in Word 2007 when I cut and paste a hyperlink from a website into the Word document it isn't making it a hyperlink

I have Word 2007. I often cut and paste links from websites into Word documents. It isn't making them hyperlinks. They're just text and don't link.
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How to compare many values with an OR statement in Word mergefields?

What I want to do is: { IF v1 = 0 OR v2 = 0 "Lorem Ipsum.." } How to write an OR in Word mergefield syntax? I'm asking especially for Word 2013 - I think the syntax has changed in 2013.
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More complex auto-correct features

I am implementing a style guide. In it, it says that the € must always come before the number. e.g. 8€ is wrong, €8 is right. or that the GB must always have a space between itself and the quantity ...
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How to insert a scrollable block in Word?

I am editing a Word document. I want to insert a big block of XML in a cell of a table. I want to insert a scrollable text block. How can I do that ? This quest looks simple, but I have not found ...
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Using hyperlinks in shared documents

Is there anyway in which a Word document with hyperlinks can be shared either via Dropbox or GoogleDrive or Windows OneDrive so that the hyperlink remains intact. I'm guessing that is not "do-able" ...
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How to find comma without following space in MS Word 2003?

Sometimes I get docs from users that do not use the space bar after a comma, e.g. "Look,this is an example." In Word 2003, is there any search wildcard that I can use to find those occurences? I ...
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Controlling decimal places in Microsoft Word

I am working with loads of tables in Microsoft Word 2010. I would like to limit the numbers I have to three decimals places, along with rounding them. For example: 0.1234 will become 0.123 and ...
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MS Word: Is there a shortcut for moving between items in numbered or bulletted lists?

Are there keyboard shortcuts for moving between items in bullet or number lists in Ms Word? For example, suppose you have a numbered list and you are on the item numbered 1 and want to go to the item ...
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What's Wrong with Word 2013 Print Layout View

Could of days ago, I got MS Office 2013 final version. Everything is fine except one problem. I use Word in Print Layout View. When I press enter to create new line, a stupid horizontal line appears. ...
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EMF files damaged during PDF export in Microsoft Word

I often use EMF images to illustrate technical documents I write in Microsoft Word (since Word doesn't support SVG). But there has always been one major issue: often a single (vector) line in an EMF ...
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MS word for mac unable to select form field

I have a Word document that has form fields which I can't select or tick any of the check boxes. When trying to select it says "This command is not available because the document is locked for edit". ...
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Removing carriage returns from a mail merge field in Word

I have a mail merge field called, «ADDRESSLINE2» My data is bad how do remove the carriage return from this merge field.
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Large spaces between a bullet and the text

I am wondering why everytime I try to add a bullet into a MS word document it creates a large space after it, before the text starts It would look similar to this: - ...
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word 2010 generate pdf sometime has errors?

I has some word 2010 "save as" pdf files, has problems in Adobe Reader XI. For you to reproduce the problem, I has one pdf file on internet site for you to download. pdf sample Note: It has no ...
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Word 2013: Disabling spellcheck for following-typed words, then reenabling for ones after

I have 2 macros, one that switches to Courier New and one that switches to Calibri. I use these to write a few lines of code in between and as part of regular paragraphs. The font change helps ...
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How to find and replace numbers in MS WORD

I have Long text in Word that I want to replace numbers in it with another thing. How should I do it?
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How to put 2 page numbering in Microsoft word 2007

I'm helping my dad to make his book but I got this problem: He wants the page to be in landscape format with two columns. And in each column, there are one page number each column. A picture below is ...
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Open and sync shared OneDrive document from Windows Explorer

I am currently using Windows 8.1 and Office 365. I have a few documents that I share with colleagues, and we are trying to take advantage of OneDrive's built-in simultaneous editing tools. The problem ...
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Share custom caption label in word 2007

I created a custom caption label an use it to insert under all figures in my document. When my colleague opens the document, he sees the correct text. However, when he tries to insert another caption, ...
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Word text style with NO indentation only at the first paragraph?

Is there a way to create a Office Word text style that does not indent the first line, but that does indent all the following paragraphs? Sample: Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa aaaaaaa. ...
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MS Word: switch off all auto correction tools

I appreciate the usefulness of auto correction tools, but personally I prefer software that does only what I explicitly want it to do. Therefore, I would like to switch off all auto correction tools ...
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How do I get my Microsoft Word 2013 pages to align on top of each other?

As in, I don't want the pages on my screen to show like a quadrant, where page one is on the top left, then for page two it goes to the right, then page three goes below page one, and page four goes ...
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How to put a character at the end of line of text in MS Word?

I have a Long Text and want to put a character at the end of the lines! How can I do that?
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MS Word 2013 Captions, Headings and Styles with outline numbers

I have a somewhat large word document with several chapter headings, section headings and sub section headings. It also contains an appendix section. So I've used "Heading 1" for chapter headings, ...
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Regular expressions in Microsoft Office 2013

I read the articles on regular expressions in Office already. My wish is to manipulate quoted strings. I need to replace the quote characters with parentheses. For example: "Hello World." ...
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Text box to fill entire MS Word page

I want to create a text box that takes up the entire page in MS Word and have the text wrap above and below. However, no matter what settings I manipulate, there is always one line of text at the ...
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Can't get text box in Word to take up entire page

I want to create a text box that takes up the entire page in MS Word and have the text wrap above and below. However, no matter what settings I manipulate, there is always one line of text at the ...
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How to recover partially deleted text in Word file

I have deleted part of the text of a Word file by mistake. That was 10 days back. How can I recover the deleted text? I have tried Recuva software.
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Remove R1, R2,…from comments in word 2007

In the Comment balloon it appears always: "Comment [R1]:", in the next "Comment [R2]", etc. Can I remove the word "Comment" in the balloon and the number of comment (the number 1, 2, etc. after the ...
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Converting LaTeX Generated PDF to Word Using Acrobat XI

I've found myself, again, needing to live in both the land of LaTeX and Microsoft Word. I have Acrobat XI available, so I thought that I would just use it as a middle man in the conversion from LaTeX ...