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

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Arabic Text shows in wrong-direction in Word, but not Google Docs

I have a word document that shows Arabic text in the wrong direction to expected. I opened the same doc on my colleagues machine and the text shows in the correct direction. I uploaded the doc to ...
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How can I add additional connector (glue) points to a shape in word or powerpoint?

How can I add additional connector points to a shape in word or powerpoint? In openoffice draw these are called glue points. What I want in ms powerpoint: What I can do in open office draw: ...
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How do I unlock a read-only Word document form?

Someone sent me a Word doc that consists of a form full of checkboxes and freeform fields. I am trying to insert an image version of my signature and a few extra freeform text fields so I don't have ...
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How to maintain original figure numbers in pdf document saved from Word 2007 file?

I have a Word 2007 document in which the Figure numbers and List of Figures are listed exactly as I want. I generate a pdf (Adobe Reader X, Version 10.1.2) from Word 2007 document using the save as ...
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Microsoft Office Word 2013 - Turn Off the Dang Templates

When you open Word 2013, it automagically offers you up several templates to choose from for use. 'Welcome to Word', 'Blog Post', 'Icon design', etc. These are interesting and I am proud of the ...
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How do I add invisible colums in Microsoft Word for only parts of the page? (Writing a CV)

I am trying to write a CV/Resume but having a lot of trouble organizing items in neat lines. I tried inserting invisible tables first, but they introduce a slight intent. What I am looking for now ...
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Technical Detail Within the Word 2013 Program

My question refers to the clipboard feature in word 2013. I am currently a college student and during a test, I had difficulty with my answers to the following questions. Actually, my problem lies ...
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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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Multilevel numbered equations

I need to number my equations as follows: If it is under Heading 1 => "Heading 1 #"."Equation #" If it is under Heading 2 => "Heading 1 #"."Heading 2 #"."Equation number #" If it is under Heading ...
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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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Preventing Multiple Letters to One Person in Mail Merge

I'd like to use Mail Merge in Word using an Excel sheet to send the following letter to people who have borrowed my gardening tools: «GreetingLine» My records indicate that you have borrowed a(n) ...
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MS Word 2010: Link to object in a relative directory

I'm working in a Dropbox folder on a word document. I'd like to insert a pdf object which will be updated by a script separately. The problem is that the linked object in Insert > Object > Create from ...
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Merge & Reformat text

I have a lot of Bible text looks like Gen 1:1 In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. Gen 1:2 The earth was empty, a formless mass cloaked in darkness. And the Spirit of ...
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Word replacing “next page” section breaks with continuous section breaks

I have a Microsoft Word document with many section breaks, most of which are of the “Next Page” variety. On the last page I have a continuous section break. If I try to remove this continuous break, ...
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Inserting math subset and superset symbols into office word

I want to insert this equation into the MS Word using Equation Editor: I have tried: (a+b)^n=n_(C_n ) a^n which results: Is this the best it can do?
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dealing with citation frame in Auto hot-linking in-text citations to a bibliographic entry

There is a frame around the citations in my document that prevents the follow macro from working. I have not been able to find an option in either Word 2007 or 2010 to turn off the frame. Any advice ...
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Hotkey (or similar) to quickly switch to a monospace font (“teletype”) in either LibreOffice or Microsoft Office

I find myself doing a lot of writing where I would have to change fonts for certain parts of the text. The obvious example is writing code documentation, where you'd have to reference code frequently, ...
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How to copy drawing from LibreOffice Draw to MS Word?

What is the best way to copy a drawing (complete document) from LibreOffice Draw into an MS Word document (using MS Word) on Windows? A "naive" copy&paste form Draw to Word gives next to useless ...
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Microsoft Word formula to ignore letter

I am trying to use formula to multiply two numbers to the left. The problem is that in one of the left cells i have letter E, or euro sign. When there is letter, or euro sign, formula is not working ...
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my thesis saved, open again, only a little content left, the file is same size

My thesis saved, open again, only a little content left, the file is still same size, but only several words left, still 610 Kb, but only 300 words. i spent a whole night without sleep, please help ...
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MS Office COM add-in registry location

I have some COM add-ins in Outlook/Word that I'm trying to manually configure in registry, but I am unable to locate the corresponding entries. According to ...
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Hide Margin Guide in MS-Word [duplicate]

This border only appears when I'm typing. Can anyone explain to me how to hide this dotted margin guide? Thanks.
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How to get rid of large gaps in text in MS Word

When formatting a document such as a resume, MS Word often inserts a large gap in the text--sometimes as much as half a page of blank space. When I try to delete the gap, moving the cursor from the ...
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MS Word: Chapter number always showing 1 (but zero in Figure) througout document

I am trying to include Chapter number before Figure numbers for each Chapter in MS Word 2007. Every new Chapter would start with Figure number 1. For example the caption for first figure of Chapter 4 ...
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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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Adding “Calendar Type” field to “Insert Date and Time” Dialog Box

My wife got a new computer at her work, and I set it up with all of the software she had on the old machine. The old machine was a single core Intel Celeron running Windows 7 Home Premium. Her new ...
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Replace text with images in Word using VBA and avoid dialog box

I've been trying to replace specific text with a related image, but cannot stop the 'word reached end of doc, start at beginning' (press OK to keep code going) from coming up, despite Find.Wrap = ...
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How do I remove the last page from the numbering

I have a DOCX document with the following numbering format in the footer: "Page X of Y" (e.g. Page 3 of 10). I want to have 11 pages, but I want the last one not to count. That is, even though I have ...
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How do you copy raw Microsoft Word fields codes to another text document?

Is it possible to copy text from a Word document containing field codes, so that when asted into another application, the FIELD CODES REMAIN AS RAW TEXT. i.e. something like This is about whales { ...
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Removing Framed Paragraphs from RTF

At work I have been informed one of our RTF files is causing errors in 3rd party software due to it having framed paragraphs. I have been told to remove them. Using MS-Word how do I see/view these ...
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How to add a patterned shade (fill) (like diagonal strips or checker board etc.) within a table in Word 2010?

Is there a way to add a patterned shade (fill) (like diagonal strips or checker board etc.) within a table in Word 2010? If not - I guess the only way is to insert a shape and auto fit it to the cell ...
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2013 Word Doc printing smaller than full size

Just got a new computer loaded with Microsoft Office 2013, and this document that I've printed many times is now printing smaller than full size. This document was some kind of template created many ...
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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 to add padding to images/chart in MS Word with 'in line with text' wrapping?

I have a justified paragraph at the end of a two column page. On inserting a chart with "in line with text" mode under text wrapping in the middle of the paragraph, the image appears fine. How can I ...
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How can I draw a perfect circle without an enclosing square in Word?

In Word, I'm trying to draw a circle, that is a perfect circle. When I copy this circle, I only want to copy the circle part. Yet there's always a white square that encloses this circle. I don't want ...
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How to get Bash colours in a Word or PDF document

I've got a Bash script that outputs results with pretty Bash colours, and I need to include the output with colors in a Word document. I would like to avoid putting a screenshot as the ouput is ...
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Hyperlinks on images in PDF from Word 2010

I've got a Word 2010 document that I'm trying to convert to a PDF with "Save As...", preserving hyperlinks. Something odd is going on: Hyperlinks on inline text, or images that are inline, work ...
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Mac Office 365 Home Application Crash

I know what's causing my MAC PRO to crash, any Microsoft Office 365 app, but I don't know how to fix it. Either does MS tech support. So far their only answer has been to reinstall - now 3 times! ...
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Which style to use for simple paragraph text in Word?

How do I find out what the various built-in Word styles are intended for? There are seven built-in styles that describe something along the lines of "normal base text paragraph": Normal Normal ...
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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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How do I print 4 documents on one sheet with text in landscape orientation?

I want to print my document in the below format (4 pages in a sheet, with text written vertically) in Microsoft Word: I tried with the options in printing form of Microsoft Word, but it prints my ...
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Different numbering style for the same level in a multilevel list

Is it possible to achieve the following with Multilevel Lists in Word: 1. Heading Part II. Another Heading Part III. Another Heading 4. Another Heading Ideally, I'd like to use "Heading 1" style ...
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Maintaining parallel versions of documents

I would like to maintain parallel versions of my cv (résumé). What are good ways of doing this? Either with a "master document", or merging between versions? I would prefer a WYSIWYG way of editing ...
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what is fixed column width option in word?

I draw a table and select the column. in the layout tab there is auto-fit option that we can select fixed column width. but when I select this option nothing happened. how can I use this option?
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Word 2013 - Header and Footer in blank page created by odd page section break

I'm doing my dissertation and new chapters must begin in an odd page. So everytime a chapter ends I insert an odd page break. Whene exporting the blank pages are added, however, without the header ...
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Word Restrict Editing - still need Paste Unformatted?

I am creating a Word template for a large project team and have locked down the styles to a specific set using the Restrict Editing feature. Will this enable the team to use the normal copy and paste ...
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How to use multiple styles within a single paragraph in MS Word

Is it possible to use more than one style in a single paragraph in MS Word? Ideally, I would like each new paragraph to start with an outline number, then a bold/underlined heading, followed by ...
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Remove setting from style to inherit setting from base style

In my Microsoft Word 2010 document I have two paragraph styles: Normal and Subject. Subject has "Style based on" set to Normal (inherits from Normal). In Normal, I have configured a 12pt gap after ...
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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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How to solve problems relating to failure in accessing Temp Folder: C:\Users\Username\AppData\Local\Temp?

I'm running Windows 8.1 64 Bit. For about two weeks now I've been having problems with many of my program which seem to have been caused by failure to access the Temp Folder ( ...