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

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Is there a way to make text selected via drop-down field be repeated throughout a document?

Basically, I have a drop-down list content control with two possible values, Apple and Orange. When I select either one of them, I want that word to be repeated throughout the document. Until now, ...
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How do I find a rogue keyboard shortcut?

Sometimes, I highlight text in an MS Word document and wish to add a comment about it to send to a co-author. Following this official documentation about keyboard shortcuts, I then press ALT+CTRL+M ...
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Word: remove space before paragraph with picture

I'm writing a paper and adding charts surrounded by the text has been quite a pain. Currently I have one chart that sits in the top left corner of a page. There is approximately 4 cm left after the ...
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Finding raw text on disk drive

I have lost a document I have worked very hard on. I have a backup that is three days old, but a lot of work has gone into it in the last three days. Here is the details: File still exists on my ...
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Page numbering in word

I have a word file. I changed from that file two middle pages from portait to landscape in order to be more visible. However that transforamtion change the page numbering of the file. In order to ...
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Printing multiple sheets with Mail Merge (Excel/Word)

Good morning! I need to create letters with MS Word, on each letter we need a code which is placed on the letter using Mail Merge. Some letters need to be printed more often than others. I need to ...
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Captions gets extra line between object

My problem is pretty annoying I am adding caption to my table, image etc any object And these captions sometimes gets extra new line I mean an empty line between caption and the object When i ...
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Make letterhead print on only the first page in Word

I have a letterhead document created for me. When inserting info into the document I would like the letterhead to show on the first page, only! Now it shows up on all subsequent pages, also.
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Adding the word “page” to each entry in an index

I'm using Word 2010, and I could not find any way to do this. I am inserting an index at the end of my Word document. It shows the page number fine, e.g., "Zoology, 8". I would like to add "page" ...
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Word 2013 - Create index in other than alphabetical order?

I have a large document (70 pages) with lots of index entries (XE fields). The index entries refer to books of the Bible (Gen., Exo., Lev., etc.). I need for my index to be in biblical canonical order ...
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Microsoft word insert index in page order

How do i insert the document index using MS word>>References>>Index>>Insert Index When follow the above steps my index is inserted by is of title alpha sort. I want that to be of ...
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Word Mail Merge with Excel - Can't open both at the same time

I have a word mail merge for letters using an excel file as the data source. My problem is that I am not able to have both files open at the same time for editing (i.e. the excel source data and the ...
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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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How do I make a numbered list skip numbers by default?

I have a list in MS Word with the following: 1. Outermost text 1.1. Second level text 1.1.1. Inner text 1 1.1.2. Inner text 2 1.1.3. Inner text 3 1.1.4. Inner text ...
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Disable British to American spelling Autocorrect feature

Microsoft Word keeps Autocorrecting my British spelling (e.g. organise) to American spelling (organize). How do I disable this feature, while still retaining all other features of Autocorrect?
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Saving PDF from word - makes random bold paragraphs

I have a 70 pages word document with many formulas, graphs and images. It moves real slowly (compared to other open word documents on the same computer). But the main problem is that when I save and ...
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Word and Excel crashes when attempting to display file menu

I have an issue with my Office 2016 install, which I've installed through my employer's Office 365 subscription on my home PC with Windows 10 Home on it. I've installed the 32-bit version of Office ...
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How to create links in a drop down menu

I have a document which I use in work. It's large and dangerous. Part of the danger lies in the chance for confusion due to the amount of information held on it. I am trying to mitigate this. I ...
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How can I Find and replace all text that has a style in MS Word 2013 without changing style on line below

I have a MS Word 2013 document with several headings that are styled as "Heading 4". My goal is to replace all text that is styled as "Heading 4" to ###### and style "Heading 5". I use the ...
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How can I modify inline citation style in Word 2015 for Mac?

My professor insists that we use Chicago style of bibliography, but also wants inline citations to be in this format (Author, Year). However, the default Chicago style is (Author Year). Is there a ...
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Inserting EPS file into a word document without converting it to wmf

I came across a word document (docx) with an EPS file embedded in it. When I examined the archive, I noticed that the eps file is within the media section of the word file: I tried to create a ...
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How to make a Word document force me to fill in some fields when I open it?

I have a Word document that I use for quotations. Every time I make new one, I need to change some fields (company name, person addressed, etc.). I want the file to require me to fill in those fields ...
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Index of Special Paragraphs in Word

I have a Word 2010 document where I'm using multi-level lists for numbering headings. I also want to have "special" paragraphs sprinkled throughout that are numbered sequentially in the whole ...
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Cross Refence Appendix without Label

I have a document with a lot of appendixes, normally I cross reference the appendix just like any paragraph number and it brings in the entire label, for example "Appendix A." Now in my document I ...
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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 easily highlight the syntax of PHP code in Word?

How do I easily write and syntax-highlighted PHP code (or any others programming language) in a Word 2009 document?
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Prevent Microsoft from auto starting on Mac

Whenever I start up my Mac Mini (running OS Mavericks) or Macbook Air (OS 10.9), I have to wait while Word and Excel automatically load and open. I've tried stopping this from happening via system ...
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PDFmaker freezing/crashing computer?

I convert a lot of Word documents and Powerpoints into PDFs for work. Lately my computer has consistently been freezing about once a week. I don't have enough time to sit around and wait for it to ...
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Export word document with high resolution PNG to PDF

I have a nice high resolution PNG. (Download from Dropbox) When I paste this into a new Word document, it looks good. I can't zoom in more than 500% but at that zoom level all lines are smooth, as ...
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How to batch “find-n-replace”in doc-files?

I have multiple .doc files with the following structure: [useless text #1] [useful text] [useless text #2] Blocks of useless text are the same across files. How do I batch-delete these useless ...
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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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How do you change the opacity of an image in MS Word 2007?

I see you can change brightness and contract but is there a way to just change opacity? As I have an image that I want to make the background.
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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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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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How do I batch-change the case of words in a Document with Word 2010?

I have a document with a scientific text. Some words (author's names etc.) are in small caps, but they need to be hard-coded all-small-caps, because the book designer asks for them that way and there ...
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Fill one Word Form and Get Several Different Docs Filled with same information

In my word form there are spaces for name, surname etc. I also have some other documents that have similar spaces for similar things. Every time when there is a new case, I have to fill the form, fill ...
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Autotext on Word 2011

Is using autotext the only way to have a text autofill in another part of the document? I am looking to create a document that is similar to this one: http://www.kidzmet.com/files/trivial_pursuit.pdf ...
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Word 2010 Repeating Text

I have a document that has multiple areas where the text is repeated. I would like to be able to enter this text once and have it repeat the same text throughout the document. I downloaded a template ...
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Bibliography Feature in Word 2007/2010 APA style “et. al” in spanish

I'm using the APA Bibliography References built-in in Word 2007. When I insert a reference with multiple authors, there is an undesirable "y otros", (which means 'and others' in spanish). That is ...
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MS Word: Adding a line before and after text

How could I add a line before and after a piece of text in Word, like in this image with the word "Education":
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Export Microsoft Word document for Adobe Acrobat signature

When I save a MS Word document (.docx) as a PDF, I am not able to sign it in Adobe Acrobat. Is there a way to export an MS Word doc to a signable PDF? Third party products are an option as well.
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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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For either Libreoffice or Word, how do I insert chapter and scene fields?

I am writing a play, and I want to be able to insert two fields, much like Page #. Let me explain... Each time Scene 1, Scene 2, Scene 3, etc., I want the pages in that particular field to be named ...
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How can I include only part of an image caption in a table of figures in Microsoft Word?

How can I include only part of an image caption in a table of figures in Microsoft Word? For my dissertation I am writing long captions on all my figures. This makes my table of figures very ...
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Paste as image adding extra padding inside image

So whenever I am doing a 'paste as image' from excel table to word or outlook, the table image is given extra padding both beneath and to the right. I used to be able to copy images flush with one ...
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Document Map in MS Word 2007 going bonkers

I’m working on a large project report in Microsoft Word 2007 and have been using the document map to generate the index. I have been carefully selecting the headers that need to be added to the ...
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Changing total page count in Word 2010

I'm creating a document with a cover page, then some copyright information, followed by a table of contents. Only then do I actually start putting content in the document worthy of a page number. ...
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Preview Microsoft Word in Greyscale?

If I have a Microsoft Word document with colour images, but I have a monochrome printer, how can I preview the document in greyscale to verify what the printed document will look like?
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Scroll Lock Equivalent In Word 2007/2010?

In excel you can use the scroll lock key to toggle the arrow keys to move about the spreadsheet. Can this be done in Word? If so, how?
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Streamlining formatting in large document that has been modified by several versions of Word

I'm fixing up the formating of a large old Word document that has been modified using several versions of Word. I've converted it to the newest file format .docx. I'm working on formatting issues, ...