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

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Convert PDF to Word document? [closed]

Any software/idea how to convert pdf document to word document?
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Batch-convert Word-documents to PDF's

Is there free a way to batch-convert many Word-docs - and just have them saved as [originalfilename].pdf?
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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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Change spelling check language for a Document in Microsoft Word 2010

Usually I use Microsoft Word 2010 to write English documents Now I'm editing a document of another language, and want to change the spelling check language of this document This change should not ...
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While editing a document in Word 2007 the document suddenly becomes read only

For work, I received a new computer with Word 2007. As I'm working on a document, everything will be going normally (write a bit, save, write a bit, save, etc) but at some apparently random point, ...
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Inserting SVG files in a Microsoft Word document

How can I convert or insert an Inkscape SVG file to a Microsoft Word document? Note: It has to be editable. The resulting exported PDF has selectable text.
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How to recover data from or repair a corrupt Word 2010 file

This is posted by proxy for a friend with no current internet access: I created a password-protected Word 2010 doc at work, brought it home using a flash disk, tried opening it using Word 2007, and ...
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Copy Image Out Of Microsoft Word

I have a few embedded images in a Microsoft Word document, is there anyway to copy the images out as jpeg files?
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Setting page numbering on Word

I have a word document. The first four pages are title and index. After that, the “Chapter 1” starts. I want page numbers to begin from the “Chapter 1” onwards only. The first 4 pages should not have ...
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How to create PDF bookmarks from Microsoft Word?

I have a PDF file which I converted From Microsoft Word. Actually I'm working on an eBook and now I want to publish it as a PDF. How do I create PDF bookmarks, either through Word or through editing ...
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Microsoft Word cannot Save

I use Microsoft Word 2010 to write long documents. These typically include a lot of sections, graphics, formulae, footnotes, a TOC, an index, a bibliography, and inline cross-references and source ...
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Breaking the Outlook 2010 e-mail blue quote line for inline responses

UPDATE: I've finally figured out a way to comprehensively fix this problem, though it took a lot of work and the creation of an Outlook 2010 addin! See below for the addin download. As far as I'm ...
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How to convert Word (doc) to PDF in linux?

I have a set of files in .doc format, that need to be converted to .pdf format. I am using Ubuntu linux.
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Syntax highlighting in Microsoft Office Word [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I easily highlight the syntax of PHP code in Word? I need to paste some code (ANSI C) in Microsoft Office Word, and I need some form of syntax highlighting ...
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From Word to PDF including bookmarks

I created a Microsoft Word file with Office 2007 and exported it via Jaws PDF Creator. Now I want some bookmarks or any kind of "linking-action" that makes it easier to navigate through the document. ...
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Shortcut keys don't work in MS-Word on Win8

I've just upgraded to Windows 8 (from XP) and re-installed my copy of Office 2007. Now the common shortcuts (Ctrl-Z, Ctrl-C, Ctrl-V etc) don't work in Word, however other shortcuts (Ctrl-P) are fine. ...
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How to create footer with chapter name and page number?

I'd like a footer that has not only page number but also chapter title (heading 1) depending on what chapter the page is in. How do I add the chapter info to the footer.
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How good is Word's password protection? [closed]

I have a password protected MS-Word 2007 file that needs to stay private. How good is Word's protection? If it's not very good, can you suggest a better method for keeping the file protected? EDIT: ...
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Keyboard shortcuts such as Ctrl-C, Ctrl-V and Ctrl-Z not working in Word 2010 on Windows 7

It seems like the shortcuts I've been using for years in previous versions of Word are not working anymore. For example Ctrl-Z, Ctrl-C, Ctrl-V are not working (there is Alt-Backspace, etc) and I have ...
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How to convert Word (doc) to PDF from Windows command line?

Anyone know how to convert word files (.doc) to PDF using the command line in Windows? We were using the service of OpenOffice, but in documents that have many tables and images, it ends up ruining ...
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Convert MathType equations to native Word 2007/2010 equations

Is it possible to convert equations typeset with MathType to native Office 2007/2010 equations? MathType doesn't seem to have that option, but I need it to parse LaTeX formulae in my Word document. ...
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Saving a Word document to PDF, how to create a table of contents?

How do I create a table of contents when saving a Word document and saving as a PDF file? That is, when you buy an e-book, it has a nice table of contents in the left pane that remains there while ...
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Make the Print dialog ask for confirmation when printing the entire document

It happens too often that I'm only wanting to print one page, but I move too fast and the entire document starts printing. Is there a way to set up a large Word document to verify that I only want ...
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“New Word Document” missing from right-click context menu?

When I right-click on an empty area of the desktop, I get a full context menu. Hovering over "New" brings up a new sub-context menu. "New Word Document" suddenly disappeared – it always used to be ...
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Converting a word document to an image (free)

Is there any free way to convert a word document to an image? I suppose you can print screen, but that is pretty painful.
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Copying data from multiple word docs into one excel sheet

I have about 4000 doc and docx files which contain a table. I've managed to import these into one excel sheet using the following script: Sub Macro1() Dim xl As Object Set xl = ...
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Microsoft Word cannot Open

I solved my Save problem by deleting one formula and illustration at a time to find out which one was causing the document to be corrupt, and then I redraw the offending illustration, and I could save ...
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Apply template to an existing Word document file

I have a bunch of really old system manuals that need to be updated, but I can't for the life of me imagine opening each one up and applying the styles, ensuring font remains same, size color, etc. I ...
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Unprotect a Word Document [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can’t edit a specific document in Word 2007 How do I remove the password protection (unprotect) on a Word document if I don't know the password? (i.e. The protection ...
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Is there a way to search for a pattern in a MS Word document?

Is there a way to look up patterns inside an MS Word document instead of an exact match? I have a document where all decimals have been written as / instead of .. For example, 1.02 has been written ...
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Automatically resize picture/image in Word?

I'm using Microsoft Word 2007. I have several large screenshots that need to be inserted into the document at various places. When I paste the pictures, I have to manually resize them to fit within ...
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Is there any way to convert a LaTeX document to any Microsoft Word format, while retaining the document's structure?

I'm currently working on a developer's manual to go with an application I'm making for work. I wrote a simple script to go through all of my code, and parse all of my comments into a LaTeX document, ...
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Word Duplicate-Paragraph Bug

Occasionally I encounter a strange bug in Microsoft Word 2010. Consider the following document part: This box contains six paragraphs: Header "Lemma" Line with word "Let" Equation Line with text ...
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How to curve text in Word 2010?

I can't find how to create curved text in Word 2010 like you could in previous versions through WordArt. The point is to have the text baseline follow some arc or circle. In WordArt presets, I can ...
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Why is my Microsoft Word window always on top of other windows?

For one reason or another, my Word suddenly decided to stay always on top of all other windows. This is terribly annoying. The odd thing is: of three documents I have open, two are on top of ...
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Split Word/PDF files into multiple documents?

I created a business card design on Word, each side of the card as one 85x55mm page. Most printers seem to want it in PDF file which is easy, but they sometimes want each side as a different document. ...
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Is there a way to convert a Word document into a PDF document?

I have seen in OpenOffice that I can directly save the document that I have made into a PDF file. They have given an option at the top for this job. Can I convert or save my Microsoft Word file ...
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How do I share a Quick Style Set I have created?

I have created a Quick Style Set in Word 2010 that I would like to share with colleagues. I have called this QSS OurReport. Another web site suggested the following For Windows 7, the folder should be ...
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Version control support in Microsoft Word 2007

When I am about to edit a Microsoft Word document, I can do undo and redo. If I close that document, undo and redo will not be available anymore. If and how does Microsoft Word support SVN or any type ...
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Disappearing cursor in Word 2010

I'm using Word 2010 under Windows 7, and when I browse through a document using the arrow keys, the Cursor in Word disappears. This is very annoying, because you do not see anymore where you are in ...
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Can I delete dictionary entries in Word?

You know how it is: Red sqiggly line under word, looks OK to me, click on "Add to Dictionary" -- sudden realisation, that's NOT how you spell it. Now what? Can I make things right again, or am I ...
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Is there a way to bookmark a wordpad or word file where you left off?

I work with very long .rtf and .doc files and am constantly opening/closing them. Is there a way to save where I am at in the file so when I reopen I'm back to that same spot?
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Can I get the spellchecker in MS Word to remember my grammar decisions?

Sometimes Word will make a incorrect grammar suggestion which I can just ignore. However every time I go to spellcheck it again, it will keep making that suggestion. Is there any way I can get it to ...
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Continued title numbering

Let's assume we have a small Word document containing: First Title On Level A Lorem ipsum .. Title On Level B Lorem ipsum .. Second Title On Level A Lorem ipsum .. What ...
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Can't edit a specific document in Word 2007

I have a document in Word 2007 that seems to be read only. There are forms in the document that I can type in, but I can't edit or reformat the rest of the document. There is probably a setting ...
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Autocorrect for “fat fingers” - MS Word

I'm wondering if anyone knows of a plug-in for MS Word which can handle key-presses of surrounding keys when typing at speed (rather like iPhone or Android autocorrect)? My use case is in ...
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How do I adjust transparency of watermark in Microsoft Word 2010?

I added a watermark to my page from Page Layout > Watermark > Custom Watermark... > Picture Watermark However, the resulting watermark was dim and fainted like it is transparent. I want it to ...
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Converting MS-Word 2003 equations to MS-Word 2007

I have a document that has been written in MS Word 2003, and contains equations and other.... Now I want to convert it to MS Word 2007 format but the equations are in the old format (MS Equation ...
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Is there a way to insert an internal anchor/bookmark into MS Word document and later reference it?

In HTML it is pretty easy to insert an anchor (or a bookmark) into a document and reference it from the same document. Can I do the same in MS Word doc? PS. Without importing HTML content into it.
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How to change the template that Word 2007 is based on?

How do I change what template is based on by default?