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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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Add chapter title as header only for current document section

I am using MS Word 2010 and I am trying to create section headers using styles as described here how to create chapter titles in document headers. However, my first chapter starts on page 10 of the ...
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Showing active style box on MS Word 2010

On MS Word 2003, next to the Font and Font size boxes was one showing the active style. Can I get that on Word 2010? Scrolling through the Styles pane rron the ribbon is wasting a huge amount of time, ...
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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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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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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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MIcrosoft Word 2003 - Can you import heading styles from other Microsoft Word documents?

For some reason, my copy of Microsoft Word 2003 has its headings all strange-like. I have a document with much nicer headings that I want to use. Is there an easy way to import these to my Word 2003 ...
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LibreOffice Calc - apply style to neighbouring cells

I have a column with data and I applied a style to it with the help of Conditional Formatting. I now wish to apply the outcome of that style to the neighbouring column that holds other data. Here is ...
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Multiple text alignments on one line in Libre Office

Is it possible to have multiple text alignments on one line in Libre Office? Something like: | | |left centre right| | ...
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Change tp paragraph style using chracter attributes in LibreOffice

I received a documnet here everything is in "default style". However, headers differ in font size and attributes, such as bold and italic. F&R allows me to find the respective headers by their ...
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Styling a word for all documents in Notepad++

I'm using a program that generates some files with no extension and I'm opening them to see whether it is related to me or not looking at some words in the file. What I need is some plug-in or ...
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sharing of styles shortcuts in a protected document in word 2010

I have made a document which is restricted for editing except some places which allow user to edit. This document is uploaded to a server from where one can download the file and edit what he wants in ...
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How to copy styles in “quick styles” box from file to file in Microsoft Word? [duplicate]

I want to bring the quick styles I have in "quick style" box in .docx file A to file B. How can I do that?
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Limited pixel values in layer effects and styles (Photoshop)

Some layer effects and styles in Photoshop have pixel settings. The problem appears when you want to scale your design. For example, in Bevel and Emboss you are able to set the Size and Soften. The ...
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In Microsoft Word 2007, how to show Table Grid in Quick Style box?

I format my table in my own style and want to save my font/shading/auto-fit formation as a style in the Quick Style box?
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How to re-arrange style items in Quick Style list in Microsoft Word?

I need to re-arrange the order of the style in Quick Style in Word as below snapshot. How can I do that?
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How to change style set for multiple Word files quickly?

Using the style set we can quickly set style(s) for ONE .docx Ms Word file. I have tens of such files need to be set to new style. How can I do that quickly without having to open each file manually? ...
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Word 2013 - How to create a new table style from an existing table style?

In Word 2013, lets say I have a few table layouts. For example Is there any way to create a new table style via the Design tab based on my existing table design, or am I forced to try to emulate ...
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Replace style set for a Word file by another file's style set?

Let's say we have two Word files #01 and #02 which are formatted as style #01 and #02 accordingly. How can we quickly replace styles in file #01 by the ones in file #02 quickly? E.g. Styles such as ...
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Multiple concurrent styles in Microsoft Word

Is it possible for text to have multiple styles concurrently in Microsoft Word? For example, I'd like to have one style for emphasis (e.g. bolded text), and another style for special notes (e.g. ...
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Working with pens in Microsoft word 2013

So I have a wacom tablet and pen connected to my machine, and I have microsoft office 2013 open as well. When I go to use the pen utility, I find it is still disabled. How do I enable this please?
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How to distribute one (1) Word 2010 template file with [macros, custom ribbon tab, quick style set]

I am developing a macro enabled Word 2010 template: MyTemplate.dotm. At the moment MyTemplate.dotm is mainly containing a ribbon with callbacks to VBA-logic, "native" in MyTemplate.dotm: ...
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Adding a bullet point in Word 2003 causes Heading 3 to be applied

Without warning, Word 2003 is now turning any bullet point into Heading 3. In addition, when I press Enter after typing my bullet point, the style is reverted back to Normal - whereas I would have ...
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Style not sticking in LibreOffice Writer

I'm using Writer to modify a .docx file. The file was originally a "template" made by my professor with pre-configured styles for different parts of the document (spacing and indentations, etc.). ...
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How can I have paragraph spacing for normal paragraphs, but no paragraph spacing within tables?

I configured my "Normal" paragraph style to have 10pt spacing before and after. Within word tables, however, I would like no (0pt) spacing before and after paragraphs. The closest I came was by ...
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Page break defined in heading style causes the table of contents to have breaks too. How can I avoid this?

I have before me a document with a working Table of Contents, it's properly styled throughout and quite pretty. I want to have each major section start on a new page, and tried to accomplish this by ...
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Which style to use for simple paragraph text in Word?

How do I find out what the various built-in Word styles are intended for? There are seven built-in styles that describe something along the lines of "normal base text paragraph": Normal Normal ...
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Word Styles out of sync

Our company upgraded to Microsoft Word 2013. When opening a document created in a prior version of Word, the Navigation Pane still shows the correct hierarchy for headings (Heading 1, Heading 2, ...
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How can I edit a pdf's css stylesheet?

I need a tool that will let me apply and edit a stylesheet to an existing pdf. The pdf is created on the fly from another program that accepts CSS at generation time. However without having anyway to ...
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Paste HTML into Word

I'm have a tough time getting my HTML that I am pasting into word to be converted to the proper styles I want. My HTML includes: dt, dd, h1-h7, p, li, ul... etc. dt and dd are not working. Word ...
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How to beautify comments in Notepad++?

I'm looking for a way (a plugin, or a macro) to style my comments for readability. For example, I want function names at the closing parantheses like : function f() { bla=bla; longcode=longcode; ...
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How to make a list, that has a trailing newline (`Chr$(11)`) after the number?

The APA style guidelines dictates, that the table caption must be formatted like that Table 23 This table contains numbers and is very interesting +--------------------+----------------+ | ...
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Trouble with LibreOffice index and styles

I have a problem with creating an index to a document: it was not created from me, and it had the headers of the chapters as normal text, without using styles. I applied styles (Header 1, 2, 3 and ...
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How do I apply two styles in the same line in LibreOffice?

Problem: How do I apply two styles in the same line in LibreOffice? The main problem is that I need two different styles: one for the index and one that is not supposed to appear in the index ...
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Libreoffice considering ordinary text as headings

I am preparing my thesis with several headings and subheadings. In fact I started writing the report first and later went on to add pages in the beginning to insert title page, certificate, abstract, ...
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When to use which built-in Microsoft Word style? [closed]

Or: is there any documentation from the MS regarding the usage of individual built-in styles that I can incorporate into SOP? Word has a real abundance of built-in styles. I guess a lot of them is ...
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Preserving accented letters in small caps in French in Word

I have a Word document where the section titles are in small caps. This document is in French. Accents in the small caps text disappear, e.g. “Caractères accentués” comes out as CARACTERES ACCENTUES. ...
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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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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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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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Where are OpenOffice writer custom styles saved?

I am creating new header styles in OpenOffice (for example My Header 1, etc...), but where are these custom styles saved? Is it in the document or the application? If I open my document on another pc, ...
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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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How to change the titlebar's font size and height in Gnome Shell windows

Is it possible to customize the font size and other properties of the window titlebars in gnome-shell?
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Adjust spacing between list elements in Word 2010

Is there a way to adjust the spacing between list elements in Word 2010? I can apply a style to the list, and then edit the style, and edit the spacing before and after the element, but this applies ...
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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 can I apply a style to the footer in Word 2010 with VBA?

I have a macro in a Word document that generates a footer based on Bookmarks. It works, except for one detail: in one of the Ref-fields in the footer, the font is always incorrect after updating. ...
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Word 2010 — How can you make heading 4, 5, etc.. visible in the table of contents?

Word has Headings 1 - 9, but by default only 1 - 3 will show in the TOC. So, to apply a style to selected text other than Heading 1 - 3, I have done this: select the text right-click the ...
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Accidentally deleted ALL Chrome cookies while trying to view some

I was trying to view the cookies in Chrome and perhaps delete them for a specific site. I tried to click the search box to enter some text to view just the cookies for the specific site, but ...
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Adding horizontal space as part of a Word Style

I'm a very reluctant user of Word who really would like to emulate the dark side (TeX) in every way possible. I have the description list almost sorted out (simulating the default settings of LaTeX), ...
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Show styles pane when Word 2010 starts

I use Word 2010 with the Navigation Pane on the left side of the screen and the Styles Pane (Ctrl+Alt+Shift+S) on the right side of the screen. Whenever I open Word, I have to set this up manually. ...