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

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How can I add a fixed amount of time to all “hh:mm” strings in a document?

I have a document that's a transcription of a video interview. The video itself has embedded SMPTE timecode as well as burnt-in timecode (BITC). The SMPTE timecode and BITC correspond to the time of ...
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troubleshoot freezing process WINWORD using windbg

Background info: A few users in our network reported hanging of the WINWORD process as soon as they try to save a Word (2010) file after editting the document. Since they are working on a Citrix ...
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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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Formatting text in Microsoft Word

I have a transcript formatted in hanging indents. On the left is speaker identification and time stamps, and on the right, the text. I want to make all the speaker identifications and timestamps bold. ...
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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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Word 2013 freezes on saving

Word 2013 freezes when I try to save a file. I am installing all of the updates from Windows update and running office install again and selecting "repair it", but I still have problems when I want ...
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Importing an EPS vector file to Microsoft Word without losing quality

If I import an .eps picture to Microsoft Word as normal, the quality of the vector picture comes down (the image gets rasterised. In this case, the EPS was produced with the pgfplot package and ...
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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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Quickly apply specified font using keyboard shortcut in Microsoft Word

Is there a way I can create a keyboard shortcut in Microsoft Word (more of like a Macro or something) so I can quickly select some text and apply a specific font? I am doing a lot of assignments ...
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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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Blurring an image in Word 2013 while it has been placed

I have placed and styled (give height and width and some shadow) an image in a Word 2013 document. After that i've noticed there is some sensitive data on the picture, which can't be shown on the ...
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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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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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LS20B300BS/XL :MODEL CODE [on hold]

My computer (Samsung) monitor show only Analog with five dots. Then it shows check signal cable with red, green, blue small boxes and the next line it shows DVI in a rectangle box. How to solve this ...
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How to change the background color of a single page in Word 2010?

I can easily change the page color of every pages in my document thanks to the Page Layout Tab in the Ribbon, but I would like to change the color of a single page. Any idea about how to to this with ...
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Getting page numbers on every page where I've turned off the header

i have formatted a very long text into multiple sections such that odd and even pages have different headers, and the first page of each section has a blank header. Now I want to add page numbers that ...
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Microsoft word 2007: how to number some pages in roman numerals and the rest in regular numbers

If I have a 4 page word document, how can i number the first two as pages i, ii and the rest as 1,2,3,4 etc. Thanks.
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What is the easiest way to insert a PDF page in a Word file?

Let me explain; I have a PDF document (some legal stuff), not made by me. The author of the document has no objections, and I need to insert a few pages of that document in a Word file I'm writing (in ...
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Removing all manual word / line breaks in Microsoft Word

I have auto word break option enabled in my Word 2010 so most of the words breaks correctly on the end of lines. When I'm not satisfied with the results, I can always press Ctrl + - to force that ...
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Determine file size of image embedded in a Word document

My father called me up with an issue he needed help with. He had edited a Word document he received and found out he was unable to mail it, as it was extremely large. The number of pages was low, ...
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Microsoft Word 2007 opening all docs with field codes toggled off

Recently, something changed with my Microsoft Word 2007 installation/preferences on Windows XP, such that whenever I open a word document, all the field codes are displayed raw instead of as their ...
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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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break/stop numbered lists from continuing in the next table cell [Word 2013]

I'm having some issues with word when I make numbered lists that are located within several tables and cells. Word automatically continues from from previous number in the list even if it is in a ...
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How do I remove(delete) all text that has superscript formatting?

I have a large amount of text (almost 100 pages) while I was changing the font size I highlighted everything, changing the font size of the superscripts too. I actually do not need to superscripts, ...
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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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how can I convert all my word equations into images?

I have a file full of equations (inline and not), written in Microsoft Word 2007 and saved as a "Word Document" (.docx). I want to convert them all to images. So far, the only way that I have is to ...
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Word (Office 365) macros disappear

I have created a few simple macros in Word. One of them allows me to switch between printers without multiple clicks. I create this macro (and other simple ones) and they work. The next day, the ...
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Word 2013, ctrl+backspace includes the space between the current word and the previous

When you hold Ctrl and backspace you normally delete a word instead of a character at a time. But in Microsoft Word 2013 it includes the blank space between the word you're deleting and the word ...
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How do I add a horizontal double lined border to the right side of line numbers in Word 365?

This page has an example of how it should look with the horizontal double lines between the line numbers and the body text. example How do I put a double line between the line numbers on the left and ...
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MS Word 2010/2013 Cannot select text after typing

I have a problem that started manifesting itself a week ago. I'm using MS Word 2010 to type a mathematical document (lots of diagrams, images and, of course formulae). I noticed that I was no longer ...
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How to prompt for information when starting a new document from Microsoft Word template

I want to create a field in a template (dotx) that, when starting a new document from that template, would prompt for information. The field is something that repeats over and over in the document. I ...
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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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Multiple languages mail merge word

I'm having some trouble with Microsoft Word's mail merge feature. Every day, we send an e-mail to a bunch of people across the world. I have an around 600 rows Excel file generated daily and I send an ...
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Page Numbering with next page number

I want to know how to insert a page footer stating next page number as a page continuation (eg: "Continue with page XX") I am using MS Word 2010
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Opening Microsoft Office 365 gives blank menus and blank popups

I have recently installed Microsoft Office 365 (shows up as Office 2013) but when I open any of the applications (Word, Excel, etc.) I am presented with a popup which is nearly blank and the ribbon ...
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Microsoft Word form - Preserving “lines” to type on instead of underscoring and underlining

We've got a form that somebody created in Microsoft Word 2007. As an example, it would look something like this: Name: ____________________________ Where the "line" is created by somebody typing ...
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Cannot print from Microsoft Office (other programs work fine)

I have a TCP/IP network printer installed on 5 machines in my office. On 4 of the machines, I can print without problem from any program. On the 5th machine, I can print without problem from any ...
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How to copy a path from “recent items” in any MS Office application?

or "recent places" for that matter It's not possible to copy the location from the application, so is this list stored somewhere else e.g. registry, file system, xml config file? The problem is that ...
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Word 2007 - “Save as” / Save dialog window won't show, even for unsaved documents

I have a situation where when I try to save an unsaved document using Ctrl+S, or choosing File -> Save or File -> Save As, the save dialog window won't appear, so I can't save the document, and I have ...
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Is it possible to use the citation tool in Microsoft Word to create full citation text?

The citation management tool in Microsoft word seems to only be able to create bracketed, short-form inline citation of the sources when insert citation is used. The bibliography is the only place ...
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Export PowerPoint slides to Word without using “handouts”?

I have already read many other articles about converting/exporting, but they all use Handouts. Is there a way to export the content of the slides to Word so that the occupy full pages?
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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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Increase padding against surrounding font container in MS Word

The following screen grab shows a Heading 2 piece of text with a shaded background colour applied. This is just plain text (no tables, etc). Is it possible to increase the 'padding' such that the ...
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Word 2010 - Curly Quotes [Slovenian language]

I have a pretty rudimentary question. I would like to get curly quotes and not straight ones ("x" and 'x') in the document formatted in Slovenian language (Slavic language), which uses chevrons. I ...
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How do I create a Microsoft Word half page template that mirrors my entry on the top into the bottom?

How do I create a Microsoft Word half page template that mirrors my entry on the top into the bottom? Yes, I could just only print to 1/2 the page and turn it around and print it again, but I'm ...
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Microsoft Word expand autocorrect

How can I expand the auto-correct dialog box using a keyboard shortcut in MS Word? Example: I typed some text, it changed to Some text, and the auto-correct "prompt" showed up like this: I want to ...
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Word 2013: pages are missing in docx file (was edited with Word 2003)

I had a doc file, which was converted to a docx file with Word 2013. Everything is working here. Then I made changes on this file with Word 2003 and saved the docx. Now on a Word 2013 only the half ...
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How do I setup the Microsoft Word 2010 Table of Contents so that it updates for Headings 1-3, 5-6? i.e. skipping out Heading level 4

I have the following style heading levels setup in Microsoft Word 2010: Heading level 1: 1 Heading level 2: 1.1 Heading level 3: 1.1.1 Heading level 4: 1.1.1.1 Heading level 5: Appendix I ...
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Multi level lists look horrible

I have the following multi line document (text is just lipsum) Look at 10.1. and compare it to 9.1., 10.1. has more space between it and the test. Also the space is not the same on the first and ...
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CTRL key keeps opening the tags in Word 2013

When I'm typing in Word, I find that I keep entering the Smart Tag (I think its called) UI and my fast typing ends up triggering buttons and options in the tag's floating dialog box. It's very ...