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

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Convert Microsoft Word old Equations to new format in Word 2013

How can I convert the old Microsoft word equations (version 3) to the new format? I have an old document file full of equations, and an automatic conversion solution rather than re-typing all ...
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Powershell scripts works manually but not as a scheduled task

I have a powershell script that converts .doc to .pdf files. When I execute it manually, it works perfectly on my windows server 2012. When I execute it as a scheduled task, opens an instance of ...
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How to properly embed a preview into EPS for use in MS Word?

I know that EPS is not the best format for MS Word. Unfortunately I'm forced to use MS Word and EPS is the format I have most figures in. I'd prefer to stay with EPS in case I make other LaTeX ...
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In MS Word 2010, how do I use different styles for different indexes?

I'm using the \f switch in Microsoft Word 2010 to create multiple indexes. I need to style these indexes differently from one another, but I'm unable to work out how to apply different styles to these ...
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Is there a FOSS macro somewhere that will convert tabs to the spaces up to the next tab mark?

Would like to ensure text documents don't get mangled by badly behaving email clients on smart phones that mangle tabs, so would want to convert tabs to the number of spaces up to the next tab mark in ...
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Paragraph folding in Word?

Notice the line numbering in the screenshot below. The lines from 2 to 20 are "folded out". To see these lines one can click the plus sign. I want to create a document in Word with this ...
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Using Fields to Number Theorems in Word 2010

Being as stubborn as I am, I use Microsoft Word 2010 to write a long, technical (mathematical) document. I want to number my theorems, and I also want to make them referenceable later on. I tried ...
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How to ALWAYS link an image in MS Word 2010 instead of embedding it?

I want to only link, not embed, pictures in my Word document. Yet I got a lot of images to insert! And I want to spare me the additional click into the dropdown menu one and for all, so the question ...
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Convert rtf to pdf removing the hidden text of rtf file

I am using Ted on CentOS 6, for conversion of RTF to PDF documents via shell_exec command from php script like: shell_exec(rtf2pdf.sh test.rtf test.pdf) But the issue is that if the RTF file has any ...
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How do I number paragraphs in Word without affecting the headings?

I am trying to make a template with numbered paragraphs, but I don't want the paragraph numbering to affect the heading numbering. It currently looks like this: 1 Heading 1 2 Heading 2 2.1 ...
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How do I replace all breaks in a selection in Word using VBA?

I've got a part of a document selected, and now I want to replace all manual page and section breaks (the latter of all types, such as next page even, next page uneven, next page, continuous, column) ...
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Revert Word 2013 Spell Check to 2007 style

In Word 2007 and prior Spell Check was in a separate Pop Up that allowed editing the word inline and easy use off command keys. Word 2013 decided to go for a panel that doesn't allow editing in line ...
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Watermark per Page Not Working

I am attemptinhg to place a Watermark only on certain pages and I have followed the instruction to add new Section and unlink the section exactly as describe here: ...
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Printing a tall booklet

I need to make a booklet using A4 paper, folded along the vertical axis (see image). The folded booklet will thus be 105 × 297 mm. The final booklet will be either 3 or 4 sheets of paper (12 or 16 ...
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What determines the set of fonts that can be set in Equation Tools in MS Word 2007 and newer?

In Microsoft Word 2007 and newer, if you enter Equation Tools and then click on the Equation Options buttons (the very small button in the lower right corner of the Tools group in the Design tab), the ...
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Fixed cross reference layout “Only label and number”

I always want a e.g. figure cross reference to show only label and number. Is there a way to default to this setting instead of having to select this from the corresponding dialog each time I re-open ...
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Is is possible to search multiple fields in microsoft word at the same time?

lets say i have quite a number of unique ids like 1891, 1173, 1256... etc and i want to search them in a word document and see if all the ids exists in the doc to find out which are those missing. Is ...
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Word 2010 Table stick to top of the page, how to remove it?

Please have a look at this image: I have a table that is 4 pages long. The tableheader is stuck to the top of a page, and then that whole page is empty. The table continues on the next page. How ...
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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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Editing word in skydrive with share function

Me and my buddy are using skydrive and we are sharing a word document. We're both editing the document in Microsoft Office 2013. When we update our documents, the comments that we write in the word ...
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How to hide headers and footers in Micrsoft Word 2011?

I'm using Microsoft Word 2011 for Macintosh on OSX Mountain Lion and when viewing my document in Print Layout mode, I would like to hide the header and footers so that the text at the bottom of one ...
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Word 2010: unsolicited white space

I'm using Office Word 2010 on a Windows 7 (64 bit) OS. I've got a large document with multiple tables and images (some of which are grouped). I've managed to lock each table or image into the ...
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Adding different headers and footers in Microsoft word

Is it possible to have different headers and footers for a landscape and portrait page in one document, thus when you add a landscape page it needs to automatically use the landscape header and ...
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How to change size of embedded openoffice/libreoffice draw object in ms word document?

I am using MS Office 2010 and LibreOffice 4.1.0.4. I wanted to embed a few draw diagrams in my Word document (copy pasting from LibreOffice Draw into MS Word is not an option for me because I want to ...
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How to preserve original formatting in an epub file

After converting a basic doc file to an html file and thereafter converting it to an epub file, certain parts of my original format is getting disturbed. For example certain paragraphs are not coming ...
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Numbering sheets (not pages) in MS Word or LibreOffice

I work at a Brazilian government office. Our paper processes, which are due to retirement in favour of an eletronic one but just not yet®, require us to number sheets, not pages. So pages 1, 2, 3, ...
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Footer Page Numbering Not Displayed in TOC

I have a Microsoft WORD 2010 document that has different sections with dual page numbering. Thus, I can have a page numbering system in the Header of each section in the format X of Y. For example ...
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link field is saved as embed field

I insert { LINK Package ... } field to my document, but when I save and reopen the same document it is replaced as {EMBED Package}. How can this be avoided?
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Add QuickPart Like Date or Title in Word

I want to add a QuickPart to my document, just like the image below : But I can't find how (and I've searched). The only tutorial I found was about adding a text, but without the little label ...
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MS Word - Hidden Table Re-appears After Save, Close, Open

I have a Word document with a table at the top of the first page that I want to hide by default (it contains maintenance information and notes that doesn't always need to be shown). If I select the ...
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Word 2010: Make objects span across two pages in a booklet

In Word 2010 (and also other versions), one can make a booklet easily by selecting Book fold in Page Setup. Click for a screenshot if you have no idea what I am talking about. Here's the editing in ...
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Saving Cover Pages Microsoft Word 2008 for Mac

I am currently working with Microsoft Word Mac 2008 to create a 'Cover Page'. I am able to adjust / edit an existing template from the 'Document Elements' tab, though I want to be able to edit a ...
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How can I link an EPS file into Word for Mac 2011?

I'm trying to import an EPS file generated in ChemDraw into Word for Mac. I've used the Insert>Picture and Insert>Object options and have chosen to "Link to file". However, it appears that the EPS is ...
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Fitting images to document's margins in a docx file

I've got a docx file with many figures, all do not fit the margins of the document. I can manually adjust the sizes of the figures in the file, but would love to have some way to automate this ...
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Normal.dotm Management Best Practice in Corporate Environments where standard look must be enforced

Is there solid guidance out there concerning the management of Microsoft Word in corporate environments where documents must conform to a standard look and layout? How to manage Normal.dotm (eg. ...
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MS Word 2010 - Change Displayed Doc Properties in File>Info

When you click File > Info in Word 2010, you can view/edit the common properties for the document. I have added some custom properties like "Approver", "Date Completed", "Version" etc. These are used ...
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Converting word symbols to unicode characters

I have a number of word documents containing symbols from the "Symbol Font" in word - a delta, for example. Those are treated specially in the sense that if you double-click on them in Word 2010, the ...
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Microsoft Word 2010 - Tab does not increase bullet indents

I'm looking at the solution here: Microsoft Word - When I hit tab, it no longer indents the bullet-point in a list. However I already have that auto format option checked. Turning it off/on again and ...
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EPS file looses quality after converting docx file to pdf

I opened a PDF file in gimp with 600 dpi resolution. Then I save the file as EPS and then insert the EPS file in to a word document DOCX. Problem is when I convert the DOCX file to a new PDF file, I ...
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Get images and sizes from a Word 2010 doc, resize, and replace

This is not about Word's internal Compress Images feature. That feature is extremely limited and does not do what I need. Here is the manual version of what I need: go to an image in my Word ...
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Microsoft Word automatically password-protecting documents

I have a very weird issue I'm working on. We have some Microsoft Word documents that will randomly apply a password to it when saved. It doesn't happen all the time and I can't pinpoint if there's a ...
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Can I configure Microsoft Word to scroll to the correct “next” line when pressing the down arrow (viewing two pages wide)?

I like the feature within Word that shows two pages on the screen side-by-side (not using the "View Side by Side" feature, but simply editing the document at a high enough resolution with the zoom low ...
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Setting up Zhuyin input keyboard

I type up a lot of Chinese characters, and am quite used to typing in Pinyin. However, I'd like to teach my students, who were initially taught using Zhuyin, to use Pinyin, since Pinyin usage is far ...
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Free draw form input box for human signatures

I have a MS Word document which is more or less a form with only the input boxes enabled for editing (the rest of the document is locked). I was wondering if there is some sort of solution or plugin ...
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Word 2010: Level 10 heading and beyond

My document requires that more than 9 heading levels be used. The problem is that all headings need to generate into the TOC and the page numbers need to include the heading level. Is there a way ...
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Microsoft Office SmartArt - Continue on new line

How can I make this series continue on a new line when it become to small to see properly? This is the document I currently have: As you can see it is particually hard to read, so I would like a ...
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Working with document bookmarks in Word 2011 for Mac

I frequently work on long Microsoft Word documents that have chapter headings, and I often set up bookmarks for those chapters. However, the only way to see a list of them is to open the "Go To" ...
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Make Cross References Easier to Use in Word

Is there an add-in for Word (2007+ ) that makes inserting of cross references to headings (table of content items) or figures actually usable? I'm looking ideally for something I know from my Latex ...
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Word 2010 save as PDF/A results in “This file could not be found.”

When I try to save a document as PDF/A (ISO 19005-1 compliant) in Word 2010, I get an error message: This file could not be found. OK   Help It works fine when I don't check the PDF/A ...
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Cross reference an embedded Excel file cell to a form field in Word 2007

I have a Word 2007 document that is using the legacy form-fill tools in a table. Within this table, I have embedded an Excel table. The Word file is protected, except for the signature blocks and the ...