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Creating “margin icons” in MS Word, ideally as part of a style

One might have seen, in many textbooks, certain paragraphs are highlighted with an "Important" icon next to them, or a "Warning!". I would like to achieve a similar thing for a document I am writing. ...
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Where can I find guidelines for how to use Excel's “Data and Model” cell styles (specifically “Linked Cell”)?

(I originally asked for "well-known" guidelines, but got no answers. In light of that I think it's fine is anyone just wants to answer with their own guidelines or a link to some they like.) I have ...
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How to set the default font style for Microsoft Word 2010?

The below screenshot shows a preset list of font styles that are available and show up under the Home tab of the ribbon with Microsoft Word 2010. Notice an orange selection showing that the Normal ...
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Word 2003 crashes when I edit the “Heading 2” style

So I have a large (~97 mb) Word document, with an ugly and inappropriate modified Heading 2 style. I open the Styles and Formatting pane, right-click on Heading 2 and choose Modify ... and Word ...
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Is it possible to swap two styles in Microsoft Word or modify the document map?

I've been writing a document in Microsoft Word and have been using the default Title style as my main heading for each section and Heading 1 for my sub-sections. However Word uses Heading 1 as the ...
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MS Word: Derive Styles from Formatting

I have copied text from a web page to MS Word (2010). The formatting of this document is done via CSS, and all headers and text is formatted in a consistent way. The formatting is retained by Word ...
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How do I disable CSS or make my own CSS style for a specific website in Google Chrome? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Change default CSS of Google Chrome Hello! I often have to view a website, that has a terrible fonts and formatting, but I really need the info from there. So, I want ...
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Are there themes that work for Firefox 4 in Mac OS X 10.6.7?

I prefer a Mac OS X styled theme, but any would be fine as long as it work on my Firefox 4 for Mac OS X.
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MS Outlook 2003: How to change default style from “paragraph” to “normal”

Is there a way to change the default style for an email message? Right now, when I click "New" mail message I get a default style of "Paragraph". I don't want it, I hate it. Can I make it go away, and ...
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Improved APA citation format in Word 2007/2010?

By default the APA citation in Word 2007 doesn't quite match APA style (e.g. it doesn't convert a citation to et. al. when the citation has been made previously and there are many authors). Is there ...
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Numbered paragraphs in Word 2007

I have the following styles defined in Word 2007. They all have outline levels 1-6. They also correctly show up in the Table of Contents (not all, I only set the TOC up to Level 3). 1 Heading 1 ...
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A dot between two numbers is converted to comma

For example when i want to write 1.1 in MS Word, the . is suddenly converted to ',' when i write the second 1. Here is a illustration of what happens: Notes: I am typing in Arabic and i want the ...
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Vista - two different menu styles

I have noticed that the window menu for most windows look like standard menus, while the window menu for the command processor (cmd.exe) look different. I assumed that cmd.exe was providing ...
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Downloadable templates and styles for Word 2010? [closed]

Where can I find downloadable templates and styles for Word 2010? I'm not a designer, but would like to find pre-packaged sets of fonts, colors and indenting that is more appealing that what is built ...
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Does Outlook 2007 support named styles?

A routine email I prepare consists of a narrative section and two evidence sections. I want the narrative in 11-point Calibri and the evidence in 9-point Bitstream Monospace. A CSS solution would ...
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What is the shortcut key to toggle the Styles sidebar in Word 2007?

What is the shortcut key to toggle the Styles sidebar in Word 2007? CtrlShiftS brings up "Apply Styles", but I want the sidebar that lists my document styles.
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Openoffice: why is a paragraph numbering style sometimes greyed out (unchangeable)?

In OpenOffice Writer 3.2, I try to change the numbering style used for Heading 2, but in the Outline & Numbering tab of the Paragraph Style dialog box, the Numbering Style option is greyed out. I ...
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Word 2007: style name already exists or is a built-in style… but I can't find it!

I'm tidying up a large Word 2007 document that has a lot direct formatting and inconsistently applied paragraph styles in it. I want to define a new style called "Section Heading", but am told that ...
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How do I show the built-in heading styles in Word 2007's Quick Styles Gallery?

I've inherited a 200+ page Word 2007 document that uses lots of individually-formatted paragraphs rather than paragraph styles. I want to generate a table of contents, but before I can do that, I need ...
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How do I modify the default styles in Word 2007?

How do I modify the default styles in Word 2007? I need to change the style "Intense Emphasis" from blue to red. Updating the Normal.dotm works well and good when I open up a new 2007 document, BUT ...
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Is there a way to copy an Excel worksheet without copying all of the cell styles in the source workbook to the target workbook?

The title pretty much says it. I have an Excel document with tons of randomly named styles that I didn't create but that I want to copy a worksheet from. When I do, it drags all of those styles into ...
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How to blacken all sites in Firefox

Is there any way by which we can blacken all the sites which we open with a BLACK background color? I have tried Stylish addon for Firefox. But I want to do it for many other sites like Google News, ...
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How to add prefix to each paragraph of a certain style in MS Word?

Is there a way to add the same word (say 'Task') before each paragraphs of a certain style? Or before a group of paragraphs of the same style?
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Is there a way to export Word styles as CSS?

We have a standard document template in word for internal documents. The Graphic Design / Technical Writing staff have all the styles rigged such that we don't have to do any formatting ourselves. ...
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Use cell formatting (e.g. “Good”, “Bad”, “Neutral”) in formulas?

I am compiling a comparison of different pieces of software in an Excel spreadsheet. It is a big long list of features (the rows), with each column being one of the applications I'm evaluating. I've ...
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Modify styles in OneNote 2010

I'm running OneNote 2010 and wondering if there is a way to edit the default styles? If you change the default font, the styles won't be changed. Is there any template, registry key or file that ...
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Save style of a text box MS Word 2007 or 2010

I've applied border, background and shadow styles etc to a text box and would like to save this so I can use it for later use. I cannot find how to do this.
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Advanced Grammar and Style Checker

I just finished writing and reviewing my masters thesis; however, I was wondering if there is an advanced grammar/style tool that'll go through my thesis and identify anything I've missed Edit: The ...
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Create latex style files

What (WYSIWYG) tools are there for creating LaTeX style files? What guides exist on how to build them by hand? Could you recommend some? =EDIT= To clarify - I'm looking for something that will ...
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Is there a away to make a chromeless Terminal on Mac OS X?

Is removing or modifying the chrome-bar (topbar) of an OS X window possible? The window in question is the window from Terminal.app.
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Can I cycle through instances of a style selected via the MS Word styles pane?

Often when I have many co-authors on a MS Word document (versions up to and inc. Word 2007) I find that some of them don't use the styles I've defined for the document, but have achieved similar ...
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Prevent style from modifying color in Word 2007

How do I prevent a style from changing the font color. I have "Automatic" selected as the font color (and the "Default" button under "Font" is disabled by the way), but whenever I apply the style, the ...
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Indicate wrapping of long code lines in Word 2007

I'm using Word 2007 and inserting code into a document. I have a style with a fixed-width font and light grey background and all, and I use Notepad++ for syntax highlighting. My problem is with ...
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Setting the first letter of a selection to be bigger and colored different than the rest

Is there an option or style where I can make a selection and on its first letter, have that be set at a larger font size, and possibly another color? Say I have a selection of text all set to 11 ...
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Apply style to body to match selection on Word document renders unknown results

While formatting a Word document, I applied the action, "Apply style to body to match selection". The document ended up looking very wrong with the formatting all over the place - it even affected ...
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What causes style corruption in MS Word?

I've had a few documents across my desk that appear to have a corrupted or recursive style for much of the body text: Char char char char char char Does anyone know what causes this and how to ...
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Is there any useful style of MS Word for code?

I need to use MS Word to make some documentation for python code. Line number, or boxing around the code, or anything would be better than just use normal format. Is there any good/useful ...
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Remove/change style of evince's red borders around links

Are you aware of a possibility to change the border size/color of the bold red border, evince paints around links (for example in PDF files, that have clickable links in the table of contents). Or is ...
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interesting page styles [closed]

i'm searching for page styles for pleasant look and feel for my page(content,layout,image organisation,article placement...). where do i get it. can you guide me with someone.
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How to disable modifying styles in word 2007?

I'm just getting used to styles (always did the formatting "manually") so this may be overly simple question to some. I wish to modify styles once and for all, and then give that "design" to some of ...
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A site for pimp my Notepad [closed]

Is there any site which have premade words and stuff for Notepad like: ______ ___ ___ /\ _ \ /\_ \ /\_ \ \ \ \L\ \\//\ \ \//\ \ __ __ _ __ ___ \ \ __ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ /'__`\ ...
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Windows to look like Mac

Does anybody know any way to make my windows computer running vista look like a mac?
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Stylish: How to import styles?

This query is about the Stylish addon for Firefox. How do I import my Stylish styles on one account/computer to another?
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How to apply external CSS stylesheet to document in Microsoft Word?

Seems like there should be a simple answer here, but can't find it in Word Help, MS Office Online, or Google... I simply want to be able to apply an external CSS stylesheet (standardstyles.css, e.g.) ...
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LaTeX letter with adress field in the right place for a “C5 envelope with window”

Does anybody know of a good way to write simple paper letters in LaTeX, so that the formatting shows the receivers address on the right place so I will show in the window of those C5 envelops with a ...
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Add Style toolbar to Word 2007

Before Word 2007, it was possible to add a custom toolbar to Word with a number of style buttons on it (for example: Heading 1, Heading 2, Body Text, List Bullet, ...). This made it easy to see and ...