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 PDFs

How do I batch convert many Word documents and 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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Is there any way to restore/recover a file that was saved over to its last version?

I just wrote an extensive essay, ironically the last one of my academic career, and then, for the first time in my life, saved over it with an empty document by accident. Is all hope lost? Is there ...
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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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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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Converting a word document to an image

Is there any way to convert a Word document to an image? I suppose you can print screen, but that is pretty painful.
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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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Recover from or repair a corrupt password protected Word 2010 file

I created a password-protected Word 2010 document at work, brought it home using a flash drive, tried opening it using Word 2007, and it won't open. It doesn't even present me with a password-entry ...
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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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How can I have different text in the footer on every page of a Word document?

Is there an easy way to add different text in footer on every page of a word document?
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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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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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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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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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Numbering equations based on chapter numbers in MS-Word

I am seeking for a way to number each equation based on the chapter numbers. The number should be placed at the right side of the equation and the equation should be center-aligned. Something like ...
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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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Headers in Microsoft Word

I'm using Microsoft Word 2013, and I set the footer with a page number on the left for even pages and on the right for odd pages. Now I want to set the header in the way to write the chapter name on ...
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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 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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How to create a footer with a chapter name and page number?

I'd like a footer that has not only page number, but also the 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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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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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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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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“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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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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Turning off “Update page numbers only” in Word

When I update the fields document-wide (Ctrl + A, then F9) in a Word document that has a table of contents, a dialog appears asking if I want to update page numbers only, or update the entire table. I ...
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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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Recovering a password for a Word 2007 document [closed]

I have an old Word 2007 document that I don't remember the password for. I'm guessing a brute force attack is the way to go to get it open. Anyone know of any free tools I can use to do this?
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How to add custom styles to navigation pane or change them with VBA

I have a Word2010 document that was created by a tool from Axure. Each heading is formated with a custom style ("AxureHeading1", "AxureHeading2", "AxureHeading3"). I was able to create a table of ...
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How to change Microsoft Office Language?

I have Legal license of Microsoft Office 2010 and Legal license of Windows 8. The OS, Windows 8 is English and the Microsoft Office is Hebrew. It's very uncomfortable, because Hebrew is a ...
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Reference a field in word 2010

I have a table at the top of a document with a cell for Project Name and I want to mirror this at the bottom of the document to say whatever the top ones says as there is another part saying Project ...
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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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Why are PDFs generated from MS Word so large?

I created a simple MS Word document containing just this sentence: This is a small document. Nothing else. Then I've saved this document as DOCX and a PDF. Here are the file sizes: DOCX: 12 kB ...
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Disable Autocorrect for a certain style sheet

Is it possible to disable auto correct (such as fixing capitalization) for a specific style template only? I'm interested in a solution for Word 2013. This is specifically for auto correct, ...
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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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How do I copy Word tables into Excel without splitting cells into multiple rows?

I have data in a Word table that includes line and paragraph breaks. When I copy the data into Excel, it splits each line and paragraph I want into multiple cells. How do I copy the data to Excel and ...
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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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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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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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What type of file is ~$file?

When I had opened msoffice file that I had previously saved on my desktop, I saw another kind of file named ~$doc. What type of file is this ? I have marked both the files.
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Can you make MS Word display a black background with white text, but print the inverse?

I am documenting some software in MS Word. I want white text on black background when viewing on the computer (it saves eyes and power), but I want black text on white background to save ink in case ...
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Does Word 2013 have version control?

In Word 1997 to 2007, there was a feature that saved document versions. Word 2010 does not have this feature. Did Word 2013 restore it?