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

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Multiple find and replace in a word document

I want to do a series of find and replace operations. Unfortunately, the documents I have to work on are in Word (.docx) format so I cannot script this. These are book chapters so formatting is ...
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Word VBA: impossible to remove/reset formatting from a character style?

I am puzzled at how I can remove e.g. bold and italic formatting from a character style in Word (2010). That is, I want to clean/reset the character style, rather than saying if something should be ...
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Poor quality PNG image when printing to PDF in Word 2010

I have a transparent PNG: The PNG file above was created from an EPS file to a high-resolution PNG, then resized using Photoshop. I am placing this image into a Word file on a cover page. The ...
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How to set mergefield to show long date format?

How can I make Word 2012 display German date format in mail merge? { DATE \a "dd.MM.yy" \ * MERGEFIELD } returns 15.02.2012 for today, 15. Februar 2013 however is what I want.
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Automatically insert data into Word-Templates

Word-Templates often consist of Content-Control Boxes and I wonder if it is possible to store some data like my adress or phone number in Word to automatically insert it into the respecting boxes and ...
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How to Remove Lines of Text Containing in word?

http://textmechanic.co/Remove-Lines-of-Text-Containing.html How to do the same thing TextMechanic does in Microsoft word?
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Microsoft Word, empty space which cannot remove

I have an empty space I cannot remove. there are two signs, marked with a circle which are probably the cause of the problem, but cannot find information what is that and how to remove it. Thanks ...
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Header and Footer backgrounds in Word 2010

Is it possible, in Word 2010, to change the background colour in the Header/Footert, i.e. the document background is white and header/footer background green? Thanks
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Table of Contents Outside of Margin

I currently have an automatic table of contents generated for a report I have written. All of the headings in the report are formatted correctly and all indent as expected on the TOC. However, the ...
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Numbering in MS word turned into black boxes

I was working in a word document this morning and all was well, it has custom styles I've used many times. I made a bunch of changes to the document, saved it and sent it off. The person I sent it ...
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How can I print only pages I have selected by a checkbox to print in MS Word?

I have a protected Word document with many macros. It is approximately 45 pages long. I want to add a checkbox on the top of each page and run a macro so that only the checked pages will be printed. ...
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Run Find & Replace tool on multiple Word Documents (Office 2003)

How can I run the Find & Replace tool on multiple Word documents (whether open or closed, doesn't matter to me) in Office 2003? Thanks! OS is Windows XP.
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Way to get Microsoft Word to remember “Find and Replace” entries for auto complete the next time after closing Word?

After you use “find what”, or “replace with”, the entry will be remembered for auto complete the next time. When you quit Microsoft Word, the suggestions are no longer remembered. Is there a way to ...
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How do I repair supposedly corrupted MS Works Word files?

I have a lot of old .wps files which I'd like to open. Word 2007 reports that some are corrupt but doesn't attempt to recover them. I know some have some defunct Greek polytonic fonts and maybe ...
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How do I make columns the same (balanced) length (or depth) at the end of a document?

A style guide recently instructed me to use a two-column format, saying "The two columns on the last page should be of approximately equal length." On the last page of my document, the first column ...
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How to create forms in Word 2011 for Mac

Using Word 2011 for Mac, I want to create a form that other users can complete. However, the documentation provided by Microsoft is sparse. What controls do I use for which purposes? How do I ...
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Double click on .doc opens Word but not the document

This has happened a few times on our staff laptops. A user has recieved a .doc attachment in Outlook 2007 but when they double click on the attchment it opens word but not the attachment (such as the ...
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How do I remove lines appearing permanently on top and bottom of a word document?

I have these lines appearing on top and bottom of a word document (office 2010), just below and above the text (Exactly where the lines for headers and footers are). I have tried to copy the text into ...
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How can I add link class for Microsoft Office Word 2013 blog post?

I need to somehow add class for created link in Microsoft Office 2013, because I would like to use a lightbox for the link. I don't want open the wp-admin area, I would like to solve this in one ...
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Parse .docx, Put data into excel? [on hold]

I already have an idea on how to do this (using python-docx and openpyxl), but I wanted to see if there are any other more efficient / faster / easier ways to do this. I am using LiClipse as my ...
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How do I copy Word tables into Excel without splitting cells into multiple rows?

I have data in a Word table that includes line and paragraph breaks. When I copy the data into Excel, it splits each line and paragraph I want into multiple cells. How do I copy the data to Excel and ...
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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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Missing macros in Word 365

I'm hoping someone can help with this problem. I've just upgraded from preview to Office 365 and the problem is present in both versions (but not in the Office 2010 that I was using before). Whenever ...
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Always show comment highlights in Word 2013

To comment on text in Word, I highlight the text, click add comment, type a comment, etc. When I go to print, the commented text is highlighted. When I mouse over the comment, the commented text is ...
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Ms word easy way to cross reference?

Is there an easy way to cross reference like a keyboard short cut or a copy and paste method. I have a document with a lot of equations in it (in the hundreds) and it is becoming a pain to add cross ...
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Shortcut to create new equation in Word 2011

What is the shortcut to create a new equation in Word 2011? I have looked at this shortcut list, but it does not include that.
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Save a range of pages in a separate doc?

I am working with Windows 8.1, x64 and Word 2013. Both of them are fully patched. I need to extract two pages from an existing word document. If I were printing, I would be able to print only those ...
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Content suddenly converted to strange letters after save

I was working in a .docx Microsoft Word document, and when I hit save to save the document, all the characters were transformed to unknown characters, well unknwon characters to me at least, because ...
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Microsoft Word on my laptop is not displaying complete pages [on hold]

Microsoft Word on my laptop is not displaying complete pages. Pages are appearing as a small strip and get longer as I type. Please help on how to fix this.
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How to insert text line between two tables in Microsoft Word?

I have two tables one just below another, and I can't insert a new empty line of regular text between them. When I hit Enter, Microsoft Word only adds a new row to the first or the second table, or ...
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Change the color of specific words in Microsoft Word/Publisher

I have a paragraph of text with 5 different colors. Is is possible to just change the color of black text to another color? If not, is there an easier way than just selecting each part of the text ...
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Word 2010 Crashing

We have an office with all users using the same spec'ed PCs with the same Image deployed to them, so that the software and configuration is identical. I have one user who keeps having the install of ...
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Heading 2 does not followed by heading 1 in microsoft-word 2010 multilevel heading

In MS word 2010, I have set multilevel heading. but my heading style does not follows by previous style. For example Heading 1 is 5. after thet when I select heading 2, it should be 5.1, but it ...
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How can I change the cursor style of MS Word for Mac (2011)?

I find it difficult to see the blinking, thin vertical bar cursor in MS Word (Word for Mac 2011, ver. 14.2.5). Is it possible to change the cursor style to a box or something more easily seen? I ...
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Table of Contents is using regular (Arabic) numbers for pages whose numbers are Roman

I'm using Microsoft Office 2013 Word. Pages that have page numbers displayed as Roman numerals are displayed in the Table of Contents with Arabic numeral page numbers. Here is a screenshot of the ...
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How can I scrape only word data from a website? [duplicate]

I want to download all the word content from a particular website. Save the results in MS Word, Excel or Notepad and check which words are repeated most often and how many times.
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How to create a glossary of terms from a Microsoft Office 2007 word document

I am almost about to complete a large word document - and I have realised that I need to create a glossary of terms section. Does anyone know how I can create a glossary of terms in a word document?
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Counting specific words within a batch of Word documents

I need a count of the number of times an acronym (e.g. ‘ABC’) is used in a collection of word documents. The acronym is always three letters and in block caps. All the word documents are contained ...
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Endless save loop in Microsoft Word

I'm trying to save a Word document as .docx, but each time I click the 'Save' button the dialog reappears and asks me where to save the file. This only happens when I try to save it as a .docx file, ...
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Adding Images side-by-side

I have three images of unequal size. I want to add them side by side horizontally in MS Word 2007/2010. Currently when I manually add them through Insert -> Picture then they are added without ...
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How to change the font of the heading number in Microsoft Word 2003?

How do you change the font of the heading number? If I get into the Styles and Formatting tab, then click on the drop down arrow of the heading I want to modify, and then edit the font in the Modify ...
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Find and replace with nothing in MS Word

How can I replace any word of specified size, color, text font... with nothing, i.e., I want to remove all the words with such criteria?
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Why do (esp. background) colors invert when Pasting, but not Inserting, images into documents?

Many images on the Web show an object on a white or transparent background. When that image is copied and pasted into a document (e. g. MS Office Word/Powerpoint), the colors (esp. background colors) ...
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MS Word: Find/Replace multiple doc's at once

I have about 50 document's in which I need to replace certain word's. Is there a way I can do this at once, not opening one by one. Also it would be very useful if I can use search option. Thank's
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Column break in word - continously

Masters, I need to PASTE my content in two different column in word. (I have 300 page of old content and 300 page of new content, i want to share my partners this information side by side to compare) ...
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Use two columns in Microsoft Word separately

I want to do a two-column layout in Microsoft Word, but instead of the second column being written as a continuation of the first, I want the two columns to be written separately just like they were ...
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Can I create two separate columns in a word file?

I can create two columns in my word file, however I want each column to be separated from the other. What I am trying to accomplish is text down the left side column and pictures on the right side, ...
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Single column diagrams in double column pages

I was writing a conference paper, and I wanted to know how to insert single column large images in middle of double column text. Copy pasting the image in the middle really messes up the data and ...
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How to properly align text between table columns in Microsoft Word?

I'm working with a large table in Microsoft Word 2010. It's a pretty simple table, consisting of two colums. In the left column, I have keywords. Those keywords are linked to a specification (portion ...
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Word 2010 - Can't set default style and normal.dotm changes do not appear to “stick”

I have Microsoft Word 2010 32-bit running on Windows 7 64-bit. Ultimately I want to eradicate extra spaces after a carriage return for any new blank documents. No method that I have tried so far ...