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

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How can I order multi-level list numbers right-to-left regardless of paragraph direction?

When you create a multilevel list in Microsoft Word 2013 (or earlier versions), then by default the list numbers (e.g. 3.2.4, where 3 here is the top most level) appears correctly for Left-to-Right ...
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How to Merge a Chinese-Only Doc and Its Translated English-Only Doc into A Chinese-English Bilingual Paragraph-by-Paragraph Doc

I translated a source document in Chinese into a target English document with a CAT (computer-aided translation) tool OmegaT. So, there are two documents, one is a Chinese document, and the other is ...
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VBA code to select the first shape in the current active paragraph.in MS Word2013

i am new to VBA in word2013, i need a simple VBA code in my macro which selects the first shape which exist in the current active paragraph. (because i want to paste clipboard contents into it via ...
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Flickering tables using Office 2002 on Windows 7

We are currently using Office 2002 on Windows XP but will be moving our users to Windows 7 in the next few months. Part of our business is writing research documents so there is heavy use of Word ...
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Microsoft word 2007 numbering the sites

I have to number my pages in Word 2007, problem is, that the number 1 has to start on actual site 9. I have also 2 laying sites, so thats why I used the section brake already, and now I cant use the ...
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How to make a table span two columns?

I am making a two column document, but I have a large table that I want to make span the columns. How can I do this in Microsoft Word? ................................ TABLE ...
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MS Word to PDF. Corrupted tables borders

I´m having problems while saving a MS Word document (.doc OR .docx) to PDF (by saving it directly as PDF from MS Word, printing it with the Adobe printer, etc) on how the tables borders are displayed. ...
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How to make numbered tables with numbers that take no space in Microsoft Office Word?

I have a few tables with symbols in Word and I want to number them, but numbering seems to take a huge amount of space from each box which makes the whole thing look horrible. I can't even see half ...
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How can I stop Word duplicating all the words when I convert text to a table?

In Microsoft Word I have a list of words, one per line, many pages, like below: xxxx yyyy zzzz aaaa bbbb When I copy these lines and paste them into a 1x6 table it becomes like: xxxx xxxx xxxx ...
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How to efficiently insert a table from R into a Word document?

I am creating a Word document (.docx) using LibreOffice. I need to include some numeric results I calculated in R. They look like a simple table of numbers, with text captions for the rows and ...
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Which image formats are supported by Microsoft Word 2010 / 2011?

As the title suggests: Which image formats (raster and vector) are supported by Microsoft Word 2010 for Windows / 2011 for Mac? They should support the same formats but still. I have not found this ...
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Microsoft Word 2010 not spell checking some paragraphs / sections

Microsoft Word 2010 (Professional) is not spell checking some paragraphs for some reason but I would like it to do so. If I crtl a > under review tab, language, set proofing language dialogue box > ...
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Paste textbox from Powerpoint to Word as an editable control

I have a Powerpoint 2007 file that contains a number of textboxes and shapes with text on them. I can edit, resize, change the text, etc. in these boxes in Powerpoint. However, if I select an item, ...
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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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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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Linking Excel 2013 cell to Word 2013 table cell adds unwanted line breaks

I have a problem where I am trying to copy an excel cell that contains content using a formula, into a word document table cell and link them such that the formatting is used in word. What happens is ...
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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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Is there any word to pdf converter that can handle the the three following things?

Never convert a tabulation into some strange symbol as a square or a rombus? Correctly handle separate content I mean, in my document when I finish one section I do a lot of new lines until I start a ...
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Export .doc (word) to .cdr (coreldraw)

I have a word (.docx) file containing Arabic (right to left of course) text. Is there any way to export it to CorelDRAW (.cdr) format while retaining the ability to edit text?
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Endless loop - Word2010 [on hold]

Endless loop sporadically occurs when I choose save with existing Word document or save as with new Word document; Word 2010. Cannot get to type of file or where to save it. Storage space is fine, ...
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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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Stop Text Wrap in Word 2010 for an Equation Object

In Word 2010, I have an equation object that wraps at the end of a line. Is there a way to stop it from wrapping? (Since it's an equation object, I can't just use a no break space like would be ...
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I need to batch convert Word Perfect documets (.wpd) to word (.doc)

If I do a save as from word perfect, the formatting is retained, and everything is all good. if I try and open the files in Word 2007, the tables get all screwed up and there are some issues with the ...
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Can't insert PDF as object into WORD

I drag a .pdf file to a word document and get - The program used to created this object is AcroExch. That program is either not installed on your computer or it is not responding. To edit this ...
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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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Merged rows in column, bottom row fixed height

I've been struggling some time now with a specific problem using Tables in MS Word (2010). I have a table with 2 rows and 2 columns and the last column, the rows are merged. Now it can happen that ...
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Need to skip certain cells when tabbing through a MS Word Table

I have WORD 2010 on my machine. I am trying to tidy up a table we use alot. It's a very basic document, but has a lot of fields that need to be filled out, though for every field, there is a label ...
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How do I recover old versions of a Microsoft Word file?

My friend was working on a Microsoft Word file and made some changes in it. Suddenly Word crashed and closed. When he opens it again there was no data in the file and only one line in the header: ...
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I can't see headers or footers on Word 2007 unless in full screen view

I have a machine on a domain that does not show any headers or footers when viewing documents in word 2007, unless I switch to full screen mode. Other computers can see the headers and footers no ...
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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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PDF file opened with LibreOffice, now conversion to Word needed

Of all the software I ever tried to handle PDF files, I found LibreOffice by far the best (at least for the files tested). The number of codes when importing the odg file into DVX2 (this is a CAT ...
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How can I move linked Word/Excel files without breaking the links under Windows 7?

I currently operate under Windows XP and have multiple links between my Word and Excel files. I have to upgrade to Windows 7. When the .doc and .xls files are converted to .docm and .xlsm, ...
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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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Restricting table cell resizing in Word

Is it possible to restrict users from resizing the cells of a table in protected documents in MS Word 2010? I want to restrict them from making any changes to the layout of the table (or, at least, to ...
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Styled Textboxes In Tables

I am trying to create a template for word documents for my University notes. I downloaded a template for a resume the other day and found this lovely effect where a textbox takes up the entire table ...
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Split a table in Word without losing row title

Word has the feature to repeat title row of a table when a table is so long that it spans a bunch of pages. I need to categorize my data into several pages, and I did that by splitting the table and ...
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Word splits my tables

I am making some revisions to a document in Word. That document is split into sections with headers. The last section has a paragraph followed by a table. The revisions I am making are in the middle ...
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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

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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Word heading number blacked out

When opening the document I am working on in Word 2010 this morning, the number in heading level 1 is a black rectangle: however, it still look ok in the bookmark pane: Weird, ey?
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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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Two per page printing margins in Microsoft Word

I have a document that I created in Microsoft Word. I set up the margins so The text goes almost all the way to the edges (like .2" margins). The document is oriented portrait style and I want to ...
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Pasted image hides behind text even when set to be inline

I copied an image from MSPaint and pasted it into a Word document I'm working on. For some reason the image hides behind the text even with the default "in line with text" setting. Trying other ...
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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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Transpose table in Word

Is there a way to transpose (swap rows and columns) in post-ribbon Microsoft Word (currently using 2013)? For example, in this table, I want the top headings to go on the left (én, te, etc), and the ...
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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 ...