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

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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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Stretch underbrace VERTICALLY or make the pointing part of underbrace bigger in Microsoft Word?

I use Microsoft Word to edit an equation with underbrace. The line is as follows: \underbrace(ab+cdf-edf=9dc/ereat+asdfdgg-asfeefe-eafdgahty+atataeaattrat) The problem is the symbol for underbrace ...
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Automate different headers and footers for landscape vs. portrait pages 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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Word 2013 - Lag on saving documents

There appears to be a lag, after saving a document. When I save a document to My Documents, the file is never there. I can go back to "Recent Documents", open the word doc, save the file to the same ...
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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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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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Word 2010: Using field codes in custom number lists

what I'm trying to do is make a custom number list which not only gives the number in the list but also contains a reference to the heading it is under. This example shows how I want my numbered lists ...
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How do we view and resolve the difference between my version and the server version of a file?

In our MS Office Upload Center, I have a file: Name MyFile.docx Location d.docs.live.net/2234hksjdfhk2j34/Documents/Work/ (this is OneDrive) Last in Sync 10/26/2014 2:50 PM Status Please Refresh ...
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Microsoft Word - Antialiasing for font selection panel

Is there a way for me to enable anti-aliasing on the Font Selection pane in Microsoft Word? I know that there are other ways for me to search for fonts, but for a quick search the non-anti-aliased ...
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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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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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Get Custom style on Cross Reference's Reference Type

I'm writing a quite big document that needs to have two kind of headings, one for chapters (Chapter I, I.1, I.1.1, and so on). This is achieveable using the standard Heading style and Multilevel list. ...
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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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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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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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Diagnose MS Word's for bottleneck(s)

When merging two different Word documents I sometimes get really odd errors. Sometimes in the error message is stated, that a font is missing, sometimes - "insufficient RAM or disk space", sometimes - ...
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Is there a way to make Microsoft Word's autocorrect more aggressive?

Often when I'm typing quickly, trying to get a fleeting thought down, I make small mistakes typing. If I do it several times in a sentence, I have to go back and right click on each word and correct ...
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How to insert Page numbers in Hindu Numerals in Arabic Context?

I have set the Numerals in "Options --> Advanced" to "Context". I changed the language to Arabic in my document. When I type numbers in the document body, the numbers are displayed in Arabic numbers ...
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Add verb to Word vocabulary so Word stops claiming sentence is fragment?

I'm working with Word for Mac, version 14.3.9 (131030). The same problem exists for Word on my PC, like Word 2013 and Word 2010. Word has flagged the following sentence as a fragment: The ...
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Non-Latin numbered lists (MS Word)

(Sorry if duplicate) When creating a numbered list in MS Word 2013, I can choose the list style, e.g., 1. First item 2. Second item 3. Third item or a) First item b) Second item c) Third item ...
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Word 2010 Appearance in Windows 8

I installed Word 2010 from a legitimate source using my own product key, however there seems to be an issue with the appearance. There's some sort of weird box over the drop down menu and the shadow ...
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Word 2013 Textbox Margins

I'm creating a document and i'm using textboxes to create columns in it. However, the picture i'm inserting is always getting cut off and is unable to stretch to the max of the textbox width Example ...
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MS Office files aren't synced to OneDrive if I'm not signed in to Microsoft account in MS Office

I reported problems with typing in IE11 and MS Word 2013 here: Programs in Windows 8.1 consume a lot of CPU resources while typing in them After many experiments I understood that the problem occurs ...
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How to adjust the radius of rounded corners of cropped pictures?

I want to make an image look something like this: An image with round corners, so this is what I've done: Except the corners come out too deep compared to the first image. If you just make the ...
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How to print change bars but not the edit detail in Word 2013

I am trying to figure out how to print the vertical change bars to indicate locations where a change occurred, but show these on the final text. I have simple markup chosen as my tracking, which it ...
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Word to include grammatical errors upon printing (green and red underlines)

For my sister's Exam sheets, she wants to print word documents including the grammatical errors (green, red and blue zigzag underlines) so that her students can correct it. I suggested simply placing ...
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Disable editing read-only Word documents

Where I work we have many Word documents stored in our Subversion repository. These files are set as read-only most of the time (using the svn:needs-lock property in Subversion), to prevent multiple ...
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Word 2007 won't let me mouse-wheel-scroll past cursor after editing

I'm using MS Word 2007 at work (on an HP ProBook 6460b, if that makes a difference) and have come across an annoying issue for which I can't seem to find a solution. I'm pretty sure this doesn't ...
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Have a different style set in different sections of the same Word document

I have a document "template" (not yet a template file type - I hope to create that as described below) for a report. The report is broken up into different sections: Letter to the Client Table of ...
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Save a autorecovered word document with the original file name

Word auto-recovers documents that were not saved properly. Occasionally, our network reboots computers, if I have left a document open (which I do often) to continue working on it the next day, the ...
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Outline numbering. The text indent goes to 1.6 on “VIII” and I can't change it

I am working with Office 2013, on a Windows 7 computer. I made my own outline system, (does this with the stock outline numbering also). I set text the indent to 0.5 for all levels. When I get to ...
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What is the data source of a merge document

I have a MS Word merge document (not of my own making). To get the data for the merge, the file accesses a query in an Access database. How can I discover exactly what that query is? I know I can ...
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How can I sign an MS Word macro with a digital certificate from the local machine certificate store?

I am trying to find out how I can digitally sign a Microsoft Word macro using a valid 3rd party CA issued VBA code-signing certificate that is installed into the machine rather than the user ...
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Not enough memory error with Microsoft Word

Friend's computer (Dell, running Windows 8 64-bit) has been getting a weird error recently; whenever he tries to open a Microsoft Word file from Windows Explorer his computer tells him that there is ...
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Preserve links between copy-pasted Microsoft Word docs

How do I keep links functional between two Word Docs that are saved in the same folder, but that folder is regularly copied and pasted and given a new name? The documents always stay together, but ...
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Break link with external document MS Word, Part 2

This is a follow on question to the post "Break link with external document MS Word" but I have no idea how to ask a further question in that thread (the page only offers the ability to "answer" the ...
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microsoft word: creating subdocument 'Normal' style issues

I am creating subdocuments from a large master document. I'm using the feature to break up our specification and make it easier for my team to collaborate. It's on the order of 500 subdocuments. ...
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Can I print only the “simple markup” in Microsoft Word?

It seems like there is only an option to print all markup or print no markup in Microsoft Word (2010), even if only "show simple markup" is selected in the document itself. Is there a way to print ...
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How to find and replace hyphens with minus signs in Microsoft Word 2013?

When editing scientific texts, I often have to replace hyphens incorrectly used as minus signs with proper minus signs (i.e. U+2212). I'm working in Microsoft Word 2013 and trying to use a wildcard ...
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Create self signed certifcate for internal application

We have an internal developed .VSTO application as an add-in to Word and I need to deliver silently to a Windows 7 SOE. The domain is 2008 R2 based. However when I script the installer, it comes up ...
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pasting and automatically replace paragraph spaces with line spaces

I'm interested in saving time copy-pasting. I copy paste from websites, articles, newspapers, etc, which have different formatting. When I paste it into my word doc, it typically comes up messy ...
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How can I set reference zoom level in Microsoft Word?

I want to make 100% zoom level the actual paper size display on my screen in Microsoft Word. Says I want to set current 125% zoom level as a reference zoom level of 100%. Is that can be done in ...
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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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Using a Table of Authorities as a Glossary in Microsoft Word 2010

I followed these instructions http://shaunakelly.com/word/layout/glossary.html. { TOA \c "1" \p \e "three_tabs" } I still see the dot leaders. I also tried inserting a TOA by clicking on the ...
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how to change default table text wrapping in word 2013

Problem I'm trying to create a new table style that has some space between the text right under the table. When I select a single table and go to table properties, I can set the text wrapping to ...
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Word 2013: Include hidden headings in table of contents?

We have a Word document here which contains a number of hidden paragraphs, including headings. Depending on the respective view/print setting, these paragraphs are (or are not) shown/printed - all ...
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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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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 ...