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Changing current mail merge to use new source data

I have a mail merge file that I created last year, I would like to use a new source data file to create new post cards. Can this be done and how do I go about doing it? I really don't want to create ...
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Heading 2 is 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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MS Word 2013 Cross-Reference feature showing the actual figure

I am using MS Word 2013. I have been using the cross-reference feature to note figure name within the body of my report. So if the figure moves to another page the or I change the figure number the ...
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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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Showing certain levels in outlines in word

In word, when we create an outline, is there a way to close lower levels from view. For instance, if the outline is Then how can we just show the levels represented by the roman numbers (I, ...
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Changing default file open dialog setting “files of type'' behaviour to ”all files"

In MS Word in Windows XP if we click ‘open’ it will open and show files. There will be some default setting for Files of type. I want to change it to All files, such that every time I click ‘open’ ...
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Remove of everything between two characters in Word (regex)

I need a regex to remove everything between the "<" and ">" characters. An example would be: <blah blah blah>Something I want <blah blah>really bad<blah blah> becomes Something ...
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MS Word autocomplete like notepad++ or MS Excel

I'm writing a big document in Microsoft Word 2013, and there are many common words. So I have to retype many words again and again. I know that there is a way to add words to the AutoComplete list but ...
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Word macro referencing Excel worked in Office 2007 but fails in 2010

I created a VBA macro in Word 2007 that determines if Excel and a specific Excel workbook is open, opens the workbook (and Excel if needed), then performs various tasks in the workbook. Under ...
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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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Don't break header/footer when making page landscape format

I have a document with a footer with page numbering and a header with some centered text. Long story short: I flipped one page to landscape format. Long story long: I made a forced page break to get ...
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Quick Access Toolbar icons won't go away

I made a Word Template some time ago. Since then, it was renamed, removed, or replaced. I had created buttons on the quick access toolbar for this template. Those buttons are still there, but the ...
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Open Word weblink with non-default browser

Could someone please help me with a simple Autohotkey code to open the web link in word to open with portable firefox (not default browser) in USB folder. Thanks in advance for help.
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How to search for text from back to front

Backstory: I am copying and pasting search results from a website into word. the pasted text looks something like the image below: Goal: I only want two lines from each set of search results ...
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How can I copy a custom Dictionary on Word 2000?

How do I copy custom dictionary on word 2000 onto a flash drive and then copy it to custom dictionary word 2003 on my new computer?
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Word 2007 issue - pasting images shows just the bottom few pixels of image

I'm running MS Office 2007 on Windows 8. I used MS Office 2003 on Windows 7 before this and never encountered this problem. Note that this is a clean install of Office 2007, not an upgrade. Two ...
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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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Very slow copy-paste in Excel and word 2007 on Vista

I'm using Office 2007 on Windows Vista and occasionally, when copying from Word to Excel, or text from a website to Word, I will get the hour glass for 10 + seconds and sometimes for about a minute. ...
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Excel 2007 and Word 2007 are very slow when closing or opening a file

I have a new PC with a fresh install of Office 2007. This computer freezes randomly when I open or close an Excel or Word file. It seems to freeze more often when the file is from a network share. ...
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Word Template - Create default text in SmartArt like Content Control

I'm creating a bunch of word templates but are completely stuck when it comes to inserting default template text into SmartArt objects. Throughout the templates I use Content Control to add custom ...
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How to make ms equation add 4 equations this way

I'm trying to add 4 equations but MS equation only goes to 3: Do you know how it is possible to add 4 equations?
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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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Word 2013 - Numbers for Referencing Review Comments

It appears Microsoft turned off auto-numbering of comments in Word 2013. So when going to Review in the ribbon and adding a "New Comment" there is no way to identify the comment when discussing with ...
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Make booklet into normal document

I was given a booklet that was made in MS Word manually - pages are split into two columns, first sheet contains first and last page, next contains second and second-to-last and so on. I was asked to ...
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Word shortcut to start bulleted list

I know there exists a keyboard shortcut CTRL+SHIFT+L to create a new bullet point, but this does not add the appropriate indentation. Is there a keyboard shortcut that exists or that I can define to ...
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Disabling auto-hiding of vertical scrollbar in Word 2013

I'm wondering whether there is any option/control to disable the automatic hiding (fade-out effect) of vertical scrollbar that happens after few seconds of mouse inactivity in Microsoft Word 2013? I ...
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How not to show pasted hyperlinks as a hyperlinks?

When I copy a hyperlink text such as a website address and paste it in MS Word, how can I just paste it as a plain text instead of a hyperlink?
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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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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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Word autocorrect options not included in template

I transferred an MS Word template to another computer making it the Normal template. Yet the auto correct options were not copied. I don't mean the word list. I mean the options such as autoformat as ...
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ms word curly brackets for bulleted list

I am trying to make a bulleted list where some elements have the same description. I don't want to repeat the same description 3 times. Is there a way to put a big curly brackets around them? Like ...
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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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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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Remove everything before the colon character (regex) in ms word

I need a regex to remove everything before the : character. An example would be: UNIDENTIFIED MALE #1: Thank you. Roll camera. Do you have numbers moving out at the sound? UNIDENTIFIED MALE ...
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How to add prefix to each paragraph of a certain style in MS Word?

Is there a way to add the same word (say 'Task') before each paragraphs of a certain style? Or before a group of paragraphs of the same style?
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How can all blank rows in a table be automatically reduced to a minimum height In Word 2010?

How can all blank rows in a Word 2010 table be automatically set at a reduced height compared with those containing text?
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Alignment of equation in word

I have this equation: And I want to align the betas on the right, and the argument(QED,ED,QD) on the left. Currently I use brackets only. Any clue on how to do it? Thanks!
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Mouse issue in Word 2007

My mouse won't highlight text or move my cursor in Word 2007, but it will here. Strange. Can I run a diagnostic on Word? This is so aggravating. Thank you in advance.
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Diagnose MS Word's for bottleneck(s)

When merging two different Word documents I sometimes get really odd errors. Sometimes in the error message is stated, that a font is missing, sometimes - "insufficient RAM or disk space", sometimes - ...
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By changing language in word changes also in browser. Why? [duplicate]

Hello I am using word in windows 8 and when I change the language through short cut left alt + shift it changes also the language to the entire pc, for example when I click to write on a browser it ...
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Creating Microsoft Word page template with table

I need to prepare a document with the format above. Dynamic parts are page number, date title, etc. I know a similar thing is possible with headers and footers but couldn't find a way to do this ...
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Inserting image in a two column word page

I am writing a report in a 2 column page format. Now I want to insert a rather large picture that requires to use full width of the page and cut the columns horizontally. How can I achiveve this? ...
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Opening Office 2010 (.docx) file in Office 2003 on Win2K Machine with Compatibility Pack Installed

I work for an organization that has a fairly old server running some critical apps. We have a road map to move these applications to a new server, but have to support the existing one for the time ...
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What is causing this pagebreak in Word 2010? [closed]

I have a Word document looking like this: I can't for the life of me figure out what is causing the pagebreak between page 2 and 3 in the image - the headings on page 3 is formatted as heading 3, ...
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Equation like font (Math Font) in MS Word outside an equation box

I'm unable to make the text outside an equation box looks like the same as inside it. Inside the equation box the font is Cambria Math Italic, I've set the normal text to this font, but it does not ...
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Word - vertical alignment of inline graphics

I want to vertically align an image that's Wrap Text option is In Line with Text. I imagine this as in css when having position: center; top: -1em; which places the image a bit higher while staying ...
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How to align all the definitions in a symbol list (Word 2010)

I'm trying to align all of the definitions in a symbol list in word 2010. Now they all look like this Anyone knows how to do this? I wanna align the definitions as well.
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Translating document to multiple languages?

My question is what's the common approach when it comes to having the same document in multiple languages to keep integrity between versions and changes, as well as format. I have to translate it ...
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Regular expression to match cell boundaries

Is there a regular expression solution in Microsoft Word to match cell boundaries? Recently I had a table with several cells starting with a space and I had to remove them, unfortunately ^ to match ...
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How do I get a number that increments for every document printed?

I would like a unique, increment, number on each document printed document. I need these numbers to start at, say, 83, for the first document. For bonus points, I plan on printing two A5 documents on ...