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

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Different reference number styles at end of sentence and at endnote/footnote

I'm using endnotes in a MS Word 2011 doc, so I have references at the end of sentence and at the end of the document (with corresponding numbers). Both corresponding numbers have the same ...
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Clearing Computer Documents

Okay, I have hardly any basic knowledge when it comes to computers and working these systems, so I am hoping someone can help me with this. On my laptop, I frequently use Microsoft Word. I have a ...
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How to lock a group of images in Microsoft Word 2007?

I am making a chart for my grandson. I have designed a stop light; a text box with three round images (sometimes colored) to form the stop light. I should be able to lock the images so that the ...
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Auto hot-linking in-text citations to a bibliographic entry

I'm trying to find the best way to automatically create hyperlinks within a document from an in text citation, "(Author, 2014)", to its respective bibliographic entry in such a way that is seen in ...
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Creating substitution definitions in word

One of the amazing things about latex is I could create defitions in a separate source .tex file and inport those defintions into a working target file. For instance, I could define a term like ...
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How to copy text from PDF and paste into word without keeping the source format and linebreaks? [duplicate]

When I copy 2-3 paragraphs from a E-textbook PDF file and paste it to MS word,the new line(line breaks) in PDF also appears in MS word even though .It means a new line in PDF also becomes a new line ...
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How do you add variables in a Word Template?

For example, I'd like to be able to define company_name somewhere, and in the document have [company_name] and the pre-defined value will be displayed. Is this a feature that Word has?
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When creating a Document Index, all page numbers the number one (1) only

I need to build an index for a 200 pp MS Word 2013 document. I followed the steps correctly (I believe.). I selected text and then selected 'Mark All'. When I insert the index in the rear of the ...
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What is the data source of a merge document

I have a MS Word merge document (not of my own making). To get the data for the merge, the file accesses a query in an Access database. How can I discover exactly what that query is? I know I can ...
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Word allows users to create nested controls even during protection enforcement. Workaround?

I am trying to create a document with restricted editing in which users will only be allowed to fill in information in rich text controls. I will then programmatically grab the data from each rich ...
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Opening a word file in Recent documents - Office Word

There was a word .doc file I was working with in my flash drive, then after I removed the flash it has disappeared. Now I can see the file name in office in recent documents, is there any chance I ...
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shading for content controls not displaying always

I am using MS Word Professional Plus and trying to shade the content control fields, so that users of the form can easily identify the fields. I have gone under options, advanced setting and selected ...
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Insert Excel chart into Word template [closed]

I want to create a Word template. Is it possible, that template will take information from another Excel file automaticaly? And can it use charts? User story: The user should open the template, ...
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How you do you insert a space above the second page of a table with a repeated header row in a multi-page table?

I have a table that is multiple pages and includes a repeated header row at the top of each page. However, I also need to have a space on the top of each page to add a title (Appendix X Continued). ...
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Complex auto numbering in table MS Word

I have the table with three columns. First two columns have complex numbering. I want to number elements of table like this: | First Column | Second Column | __________________________________ | ...
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How to move lines to table cells

I have some data separated into lines and want to move it to some table cells, each line in a cell, so if I have 1000 lines it will be in 1000 cell, like: line1 line2 line3 will be a table with 3 ...
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How to divide paragraph by numbers

I have a paragraph that contains some numbers into some spaces in it like the following: test test test 98 test 12 test test 877 test I want to divide in into many paragraphs, bullets, or lines ...
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Can't edit document while stuck in page layout view

I don't know what the hell happened but my word doc went frozen and stuck in "print layout view" and I have zero options, I can't even close the document.
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MS Word Master document - display all subdocuments on opening

I wonder if there is any possible way to make a master document open with all subdocuments expanded, and Master document shown in normal mode. I would prefer that the readers do not need to open the ...
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moving files from one location to another while they are being used

Today I tried to move my Microsoft Word document file from one place to another when it was open in Microsoft Word. But then it said it is unable to move since it is open in Microsoft Word. Similarly ...
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Convert THOUSANDS of Word (doc) to PDF [duplicate]

I have roughly 30,000 .doc files that I need to convert to PDF. What's the best way to go about this? I have every flavor of OS you can think of...
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How can I sign an MS Word macro with a digital certificate from the local machine certificate store?

I am trying to find out how I can digitally sign a Microsoft Word macro using a valid 3rd party CA issued VBA code-signing certificate that is installed into the machine rather than the user ...
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Bug in Microsoft Word with Find and Replace when searching text containing a hyperlink?

I was trying to replace a text with a email address in the middle of it in a Word document. If I only use the Find command, then it works fine, and Microsoft Word finds the text I wanted to replace. ...
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Word 2010 Template is humongous

I created a word template from scratch to use for reports, the file is 46MB. How can I make it smaller? Why is it so big?
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Using a shortcut in Word 2013 to apply subscript with Swedish layout keyboard

I am experiencing an issue to use a shortcut to apply subscript with the given shortcut CTRL + = Since = on a Swedish layout keyboard is inputed by pressing Shift + 0. I remember this problem on elder ...
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How do I prevent new sections in a word document from using the background image and styling from the title page?

I have a document derived from a template in MS Word 2007 I inherited from a predecessor in my company and am having some difficulty making it behave. The first page of the document includes a fancy ...
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Table of contents based on custom heading style

I'm pretty sure you can do this, one of the systems analysts at an old company I worked at had this set up. Basically I want a table of contents in my page, but I don't want it based on the standard ...
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MS Word Hyperlink to Files Located in Same Folder as Document

I want to setup hyperlinks in a Word document to files (jpg) that are always located in the same folder as the Word Document I want to distribute a package of the Word document plus the supporting ...
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How to embed YouTube videos in Microsoft Word 2013?

How do I embed a YouTube video into Microsoft Word 2013 in the website editor?
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MS Word 2010 - How do I create a universal macro that will auto-insert a header if none exists?

I'd like to create a macro enabled template that will automatically insert a header into a document if none exists. This is in order to work around a printing issue that cuts off the top of the ...
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Exclude during search and replace but in Word

This is an extended version of question Is there a way to search for a pattern in MS Word document?. What if there is a number as below? 124/555% 123/3333 1233345/1222% So how can I ...
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Is there a way to search for a pattern in a MS Word document?

Is there a way to look up patterns inside an MS Word document instead of an exact match? I have a document where all decimals have been written as / instead of .. For example, 1.02 has been written ...
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How to group a picture and a shape in Word 2013?

How to group a picture and a shape in Microsoft Word 2013? I have discovered that I can't group pictures as well. Does "Group" command concerned with grouping shapes only? Are there any workarounds to ...
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Chart format corrupted or size is wrong when I copy from Excel 2013 to Word 2013

When I copy charts from Excel 2003 or Excel 2013 to Word 2013 the charts are corrupted: the fonts are too big so the titles and legend text is a mess. If I don't want the chart to update in Word ...
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VBA code to select the first shape in the current active paragraph

In Word 2013, I need a simple VBA code in my macro which selects the first shape that exists in the current active paragraph. Note: the shape that I need the code to select is a custom shape that I ...
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Accidentally clicked “Don't save” in new Word document

After accidentally closing a new document without saving, on Windows I feel I might have a chance at finding temporary files. On a Mac with MS Office 2011 is there somewhere I might find a scratch ...
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How to show or hide text in Microsoft Word on button press

I have a very long word document which consists primarily of two sections. Code Not Code (ignore the fact that any document with code has only these two sections) The code samples are often very ...
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Regular Expression using MS Word 2013

I have a text containing words in UPPERCASE followed by a space and then definitions of the word in lowercase. Now I would like to use MS Words Find and Replace to insert a CR before the UPPERCASE ...
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How to get go to working at bottom of Microsoft Word doc

I have been using The "go to" function at the bottom of the microsoft word page but suddenly it has disappeared. How do I get the GO TO function to work?
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Autosave PDF in MS Word

This question is inspired by my use of LaTeX, where you usually share the generated PDF, not the source file. I want my .docx documents to be source files, with PDFs being the files to share. Thus I ...
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Microsoft Word changing colours of theme

I want to move some highlighted code from Eclipse into Microsoft Word. But whenever I try to copy the text over the colours are modified slightly (bright green is changed to a duller green, pink is ...
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How do I separate a word document according to a list and email [closed]

I am using Office 2010. Our payslip comes in a word document and I usually print out and deliver to each staff. Each page has each employee's payslip. However, I want a macro or VB script that can ...
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Displaying data correctly in a chart Word 2013

On the horizontal axis on this graph, I only have data for 1, 5, and 25. I want the graph to display as if i had 25 values and have the data show it respectively. For example, instead of reading 1 ...
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Whats is that label “Formatted” on the right side of Word document?

I've got a word document from some colleague. After I have done some changes in formatting of that document: inserted section breaks, changed numeration etc And exactly after this a strange gray area ...
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Define outlook as a default email in word program

For some reason my MS Word does not open my Outlook to send mail, but and another program. How can I define Word to send mail through Outlook? I am using Office 2010
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Generating word documents with small differences

I regularly create word documents, each document consists of two main sections: (1) some basic text (e.g. date, title, to whom it is addressed) (2) then followed with some tables. The tables are ...
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Editing captions in Word

I have a set of captions like Table 1.1, Table 1.2 and etc. Also there are several cross-references to these captions. Now I want to change the Table to Data Table and also I don't want the ...
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MS Word 2010 - database links no longer prompting on open

I have numerous documents that used to automatically link to a database upon opening with the statement: Opening this document will run the following SQL command: SELECT * FROM ...
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Libre Office Won't Give Me A Black Font

I am trying to edit a document in Libre'Office which was... Originally created by me in Libre'Office Sent to another person who edited it in Microsoft Word Returned to me with her request that I ...
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Microsoft Word file corrupted because I opened it in emacs

So I, being dumb, decided to open my history essay in emacs and tried to edit a word. So I removed a letter from my introduction, and I saved it. The next time I opened the file in word, it said my ...