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

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How to insert text line between two tables in MS Word?

I have two tables one just below another, and I can't insert a new empty line of regular text inbetween. When I hit Enter, Word only adds a new row to the first or the second table, or to the text ...
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Add shared OneDrive document to my drive

This seems like something that should be very simple, but I can't figure it out. A colleague has shared a OneDrive document with me. When I click the email, the document opens in Word Online. I can ...
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Words 2013 inserts whole object itself when caption is cross referenced

I am inserting object -> Open Document Text After I added the object, I added a caption by right-clicking the object and adding the caption. Everything is fine until now. However, when I cross ...
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“The file is potentially damaged” when try to save docx file

I have here a Word 2003 and I've opened a docx-file. I made some updates while monitor changes is enabled. Now I want to save the file, but he always writes The file is potentially damaged. ...
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Word does not maximize to full screen

This is an odd one. I've got a user on a wide-screen Dell laptop. Everything is working great, but when he maximizes Word it leaves about a centimeter worth of space at the top of the screen, where ...
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Office 2010: OSETUP.DLL error after uninstalling 2013

I recently upgraded to Office 2013, but then wanted to go back to running 2010 for compatibility purposes with a client. I wasn't sure if the two would play nicely together, so I uninstalled 2013 ...
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Word documents looking for template on network drive

I have a bunch of word doc's that were created using a template - which is no longer available. If I am connected the company network when i try to open these documents Word hangs and will not open ...
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Compare button is disabled

I want to compare a word document with other one. However for some documents "Compare" button is disabled. For other documents this button is enabled and works as expected. What is wrong and how ...
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MS Word 2010 Find/Replace Wildcards

I have a long list of name with addresses and phone numbers in this format: Barn Jeffery 123 Sunny Ln. Pulaski ,315-555-5555 Sarah 456 Bull Blvd. Memphis ,256-555-5555 Tara C. 7894 Pringle St. Clw. ...
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Windows 7 breaks appearance inside office documents (word, excel)

When I scroll the excel sheet, sometimes the ribbon and even the top bar are being covered by cells. The visualization is being broken. The same thing occurs with MS Word, too. The problem occurs even ...
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Word Outliner - How to collapse all the text that is NOT marked red?

I am using the word 2010 Outliner to write paper. As I am currently working on it, I am putting all my sources in my outline. However, some sources have to be researched further. Therefore, I am ...
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Considerations for restyling Word “Default Paragraph Font” ? (Word 2010 / Screenshots)

Questions For those of you with experience in creating Word templates, do you or don't you restyle the Default Paragraph Font (DPF)? Why or why not? Or stated another way ... Given that the ...
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Office 2010 macro issues

I have some macro enabled word documents that worked fine in Word 2003, but in 2010 I cannot get the macro security settings to behave properly. When I first open a macro enabled document, I get this ...
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Reducing size of MIcrosoft Word file

I have read every "help" source I can find so far and not found an answer to my question. I have created a word document which is a template for a book - it is not saved as a .dotx file, just a ...
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How to import LaTeX equation into MS Word Equation or into MathType?

Say I have this LaTeX code: \begin{equation} \label{eq1} V_{conf}(r) = \frac{A}{r^2} + Br^2 - 2\sqrt{AB} \end{equation} How to import it in MS Word?
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Disable a specific addin for a Word document?

I have a subset of our general use documents at our office that do not play well with a particular duo of addins (Worksite related). Is there anyway to configure these documents to not use these two ...
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Word 365 on RDS does not open

I just installed a new W2012R2 server with RDS and Office 365 ProPlus. I can open Word correctly. I added it to my RemoteApps but when I try to open Word from my local PC by going to the RDS website ...
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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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List style in Word when both Heading- and non-heading styles are linked to a list level

I would like to create the following styles that can produce something like below: [Heading1] [Heading2] [Normal] Text text text 1. [ListHeading1] 1.1 [ListParagraph2] Text text text 1.2 ...
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Word 2010 Appearance in Windows 8

I installed Word 2010 from a legitimate source using my own product key, however there seems to be an issue with the appearance. There's some sort of weird box over the drop down menu and the shadow ...
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Word 2010 advanced (orange) Content Control field that updates automatically

Having the developer tab open and activate Design Mode I try to create a Content Control field that updates all instances of itsel Example: As you can see then it does not update all instances of ...
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Select a rectangular block of text in Word 2013

I'm pretty sure that older versions of Microsoft Word would let me select a rectangular block of text by holding down the Alt key while dragging the mouse from one corner to the other. When I try it ...
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Stop Word from creating a new row when I press enter when in a table

I am writing a document (in Microsoft word 2013) with a lot of tables in it. I need each table to have only one row. Consider the diagrams below. If I press enter when the cursor is in position A ...
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Can MS Word detect single-sentence paragraphs?

Setup: I have a long (>100 page) document and have been asked to make sure there are no single-sentence paragraphs. While this is not necessarily a strict rule of style, it is a reasonable request ...
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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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adding image from excel to word using mail merge

I'm using mail merge to generate a word document from an excel sheet and some cells contain images (office 2013). Is it possible to export them as well to word directly with mail merge without putting ...
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How can I move the Microsoft Word Styles Pane when the top is off the screen?

The Microsoft Word Styles Pane is opening with the top 20% off the top of the screen. How can I move it? Normal windows can be moved via the keyboard using the alt-space shortcut, but that doesn't ...
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How can I remove space between Footnode and Text?

I have a friend, who is writing a homework for their studies. She has a problem, that the max lenght of text, sould be 20 pages. We are now trying to reduce the pages ;) We have the following foot ...
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Formatting inside a form field on a locked word document

I need to be able to write material with formatting like colors, font and text size in a form field on a locked word document. I also need to be able to cut and paste pre-formatted material into ...
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Can the order of pages for “multiple pages per sheet” be changed?

I'm using Word 2013's feature to print multiple pages per sheet. I want the pages to be placed on a sheet ordered in columns / vertically instead of per rows / horizontally. That is, Word does this by ...
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Word to GIMP pasted image too small

I paste an image from Microsoft Word 2010 into GIMP 2.6.10 using Edit → Paste as → New Image, but the pasted image is less than half-size (1280×800 down to 553×347). Pasting into an ...
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How do I remove multiple hyperlinks in Microsoft Office Word easily?

As the question reads, I want to be able to select a block of text and remove all the hyperlinks in it at once.
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Why is my Word document losing connection to its template?

My client is having a problem with a Word template I've provided for them on their site. Specifically: They've placed the template on a shared drive (Windows mapped network drive) that everyone can ...
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How do I keep Word from downloading templates over the company network?

we have our templates stored on a central company server. Every time trying to open a document generated from a new template that I made, Word tries to download that template which is quite a slow ...
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How do I easily highlight PyMOL code in Microsoft Word 2013?

Now I realize that several questions similar to this one exist on Superuser (e.g., How do I easily highlight the syntax of PHP code in Word?) but I believe there is enough difference for this not to ...
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How do I get rid off Babylon's text suggestions in Microsoft Word 2013?

I have tried all the suggestions and none of them seem to work - eg: C:\Program Files\Babylon\Babylon-Pro\Utils and it wont let me remove it from Word Options\Add ins. It is really annoying and ...
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Issues with spacing when mail merging

I have set up a mail merge document in Word 2010, I have 4 colleagues (currently on Word 2007) who use the document, for two of them, when they merge it removes any spaces between mail merge fields - ...
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How to stop Word 2011 opening hyperlinks on click?

In previous versions of MS Word, there was a preference for the action to be taken when the user clicked a hyperlink: open it, or edit it. Word 2011 appears to have defaulted to opening the hyperlink, ...
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Creating multiple links in single Microsoft Word file

I am using Microsoft Word to create a CV that needs to contain multiple links all within a single Word document. I have tried creating multiple hyperlinks in a single Word document but wasn't ...
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MS Word: Change font-size in table autoformat

After trying it for a few times, I can't seem to edit the font size through Ms Word's Table -> Table Autoformat. I can edit a lot of other stuff except for the font size. Are there any explanations ...
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table of contents in Word not fitting page

I've created a table of contents but it goes out of the right margin, and the lines between the heading and number continue off so that you can't actually see the page number. I've tried shrinking ...
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Word 2013 Textbox Margins

I'm creating a document and i'm using textboxes to create columns in it. However, the picture i'm inserting is always getting cut off and is unable to stretch to the max of the textbox width Example ...
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How can I change the Author of comments in MS Word for Mac?

Is it possible to change or hide the name of the author of comments on a document? I have hundreds of documents where I have written dozens of comments, now my boss wants me to change the commenter ...
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Formatting multiple pictures in Office Word 2013

How to select and format all pictures to Brightness 20%, Contrast -40% and Sharpness 100% and select Wrapping Behind Text in Word 2013 with few clicks?
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How to insert a wide table into a page that is formatted with two columns

I have a Word document in which all text is written in 2 columns. I want to insert a table that is wider than a column, so ideally it should be inserted across both columns. But when I paste in the ...
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Effects of leaving Track Changes on when accepting or rejecting changes? (Word for PC)

I used track changes to accept or reject edits that I made to my own document. The next day I continued my work (accepting/rejecting changes) and discovered that edits that I thought I had finalized ...
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Word office 2013 - heading 3 - vertical [closed]

I used word office 2013 and I have problem with heading 3. For some reason, it is vertical in a right side. I try to move it to the left side and horizontal but it is not moving. I don't know how to ...
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Mail Merge comparison between fields

I have a meeting merge document which is populated from a CSV file with data entered online from a facilitator. I am unable to work out how to do multiple conditions, there are a maximum of 10 clients ...
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Micorsoft word is skipping caption numbers - how to debug?

I have a series of tables in a document. The caption numbers should be Table 3.1, 3.2, 3.3 etc. Unfortunately however, there is one being skipped (i.e. 3.1, 3.3, 3.4...). Perhaps this is because I ...
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How can I make a document print without borders in Microsoft Word 2010?

I've come across a really irritating problem in Microsoft Word related to printing with my Kodak Hero 5.1 printer. This printer is capable of printing single sided sheets fully borderless from within ...