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How to use multiple styles within a single paragraph in MS Word

Is it possible to use more than one style in a single paragraph in MS Word? Ideally, I would like each new paragraph to start with an outline number, then a bold/underlined heading, followed by ...
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Working with multilevel lists in WORD 365, numbers are rendered as a black rectangle

When I save a document (I am using office 365 on a MAC), the user defined style for level 2 turns the numbering to a black box. None of the fixes suggested in this forum fix the problem. ItT occurs ...
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How can I double space a document in LibreOffice?

A text file of a few pages and several paragraphs was read into LibreOffice Writer and needs to be double spaced throughout the document. The sequence: Format -> paragraph -> Indents & Spacing ...
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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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In MS Word 2016, how to universalise changes to Styles to all Word documents?

Problem: Any change to Styles (e.g. Create, Modify, Remove) occurs only in the one document wherein I changed the Styles. But I need any change in any 1 document, to be effected and realised ...
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How do I return a microsoft word document to the default styles

Often when I open a word document or copy from another word document the styles end up being poorly structured. In this scenario how do I set the styles back to the default structure. Example of ...
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Automatic bulleted list uses wrong style

Word 2013 has the weirdest behaviour when it comes to bullets. i opened normal.dotm and defined a default bullet style and when i click the bullet button it shows this: But when I start typing on ...
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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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MSWord 2010 shortcut key for TOGGLING styles

I know how to assign shortcut keys to Styles. But what I would like to do is create a shortcut key that functions like the Bold/Italic/Underline keys (Ctrl-B/Ctrl-I/Ctrl-U): Namely, when I hit the ...
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Designing header in Word between horizontal lines

I am trying to design something like this in Word. ---------------------- MY TITLE ---------------------- The title would be centered, and the left and right lines would extend equally ...
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Apply the Clear Override option on a whole document in Pages

I'll try to explain my situation first, to give the question some context and hopefully make it more clear: I have a simple "plain" document (default blank template) with some text in it. All text ...
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How do I set text direction in a style in Microsoft Word?

I'm creating a new style based on no style, and the text direction buttons and text, both right to left and left to right, are greyed out. How do I set the direction in a style when starting from ...
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Microsoft Word styles changing without my instructions

I'm experiencing something very frustrating. I've got a very long document with various styles for headings, the body etc. I mention its a long document because I don't want to start a new document, ...
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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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Word 2016: Define New Number Format dialog

I'm trying to add a multi-level numbering Style in Word 2016. The Define New Number Format dialog (see image) appears to enable this. But how does it work? The text box to enter a style functions ...
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How do I change the background colour in a Word 2010 style?

I have a header style with a navy blue background (TH1 in the screen shot below). How do I change the background colour? I can see the colour defined in the markup as a pattern: Font: Verdana, 14 ...
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MS Word: Excessive space between separator and footnotes

I'm using a template to write my thesis on MS Word and I'm having a problem with the footnotes. Whenever I insert one, too much space is left blank between the separating line and the text of the ...
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apply bottom border to active tab in Atom

I have been looking around for a while on how to apply a bottom border to the actively selected tab in Atom. I have tried adding different code I found to the styles.less file but it doesn't seem to ...
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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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Appendix in Word document is being subordinated to a heading

I have formatted an appendix using Word's built-in formats but for some reason the appendix is being subordinated to the regular headings. So, for example, if I trying to insert a cross reference, I ...
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default paragraph font vs. underlying properties

I am creating new character styles and I do not grasp what the difference is between based on either default paragraph font or underlying properties. I'd appreciate any suggestion.
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How to make Mattermost unread channels more visible?

Migrating from Slack, I find that unread channels are not visible enough in Mattermost. In the screenshot below "oc" is unread, the other ones are read: QUESTION: What is the recommended (or the ...
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Force style usage in Microsoft Word

Background Develop a consistent, professional-quality corporate template using Microsoft Word. Problem People use their own fonts, change styles, and generally make a mess of standardization. This ...
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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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Add four spaces at the beginning of every selected new line in batch

In order to add lines of code to a post properly, I'd like to add four spaces (U+0020) at the beginning of every selected new line, the previous line ending in a paragraph break, so that I can just ...
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How can I save my styles' modifications for eternity in LibreOffice?

Every time I modify or create a new style in Libreoffice Text Document it works great while I'm in the document. Yet, every time I go out from Libreoffice and then I go back, all my modifications and ...
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MS (Mac) Word - import styles with custom (hanging) indents to new template with Organizer

This question is a follow up to similar questions e.g. superuser.com/questions/965463/ms-word-edit-space-after-numbers-in-titles-list/965477 I've set up my numbered headings in one template document ...
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How to start Microsoft Word as a simple plain text editor

As you may know, MS-Word have a predefined styles form Headings, Paragraphs, Capital letters and more you may don't want to use at all, Stored into it's default template. and whenever you start your ...
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How to change the font of the heading number in Microsoft Word 2003?

How do you change the font of the heading number? If I get into the Styles and Formatting tab, then click on the drop down arrow of the heading I want to modify, and then edit the font in the Modify ...
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Auto-formatting Existing Word 2013 Docs with Headings based on characters

I have 150 Word 2013 Docs that are laid out in the same, uniform way. (note: the # of articles in each document varies). Each document has a summary and some articles. Question: Is there a way to ...
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word - how to not add styles to quick styles gallery when pasting text (without using the “paste text only” option)

I am using Word 2013 and I have the following problem. When I paste text from an old document A with old styles in a nice clean document with custom styles in the quick styles gallery, I end up with ...
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Reordering styles in Microsoft Word 2007

I copied one document into another document and it seems that Heading 1 is now moved to a different location int he toolbar (ribbon). Now heading 2 till 6 are visible and on the next line (which I ...
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Word 2013 Quick Styles *change* when applied to existing document

I'm working in Word 2013 (Office 365) and trying to create a set of template files that I can eventually share with my team. I've created a clean .dotx file with the quickstyles, as well as color and ...
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Is it possible to search and replace formatting in a LibreOffice Writer document with named styles?

Say I have a document in Writer that somebody who is ignorant of styles has created by manually setting a certain font to various areas. Now I want to improve the document by upgrading the manual ...
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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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Change div width in style automatically by using angular in IE11

I am making a progress bar using angular directive and css <div counter class="rightProgress" value="top1" to="counter.top1_target"> <div class="progressPink" style="width:{{ top1 }}%">...
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How to reveal Word TOC style that I renamed and deleted but appears to still be there?

I renamed TOC 2 to TOC 2,Topic then inadvertently deleted it. Now I cannot get the TOC 2,Topic style back, nor can I the factory TOC 2 style; i.e.: I cannot find TOC 2 in any variation in the ...
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How to prevent custom TOC styles from automatically updating

At times I want to rename heading styles to reflect document structure and TOC styles to remind me of mappings. Examples - Heading 1, Part - Heading 2, Chapter and Appendix - Heading 3, Section - ...
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Word 2010 forms: applying “data-filled-in” style to Plain Text Content Control

Figure 1. Field in Normal style. I have created a form with pretty placeholder prompts (boxes added for demonstration) in faint colour in the Plain Text Content Controls. So far, so good. When the ...
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Automatically insert characters based on selected Word style

Straight to the point. Is there any possibility, preferably without scripting, to use the styles in word to insert characters in the beginning and the end of the style? For example, say I have ...
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Formatting paragraphs in Word based on leading characters

I'm trying to prepare some VBA code to be easily readable, so I'd like to highlight all the comments in the code by applying a more visible Style. However, there's quite a lot of them, so I'm looking ...
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Normal Word Style is missing

Normal style was erased from the style selection and I cannot get it back. I reload the software (office 365) and it is still missing. How do I get back to the original download?
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Is it possible to customize fonts / color of messages?

In the Mac client for Slack, I'd like to be able to change the fonts and colors for messages (e.g. have all messages / text in the message area be white text on a black background, or be a larger font,...
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Assistance with RegEx in Word

I have a Word 2010 document containing a list of blocks with predifined styles. The styles are used in another software to process these blocks. I created the document using a wrong quickpart so all ...
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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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Preserve custom styles using copy-paste (not via Save As or the organizer)

I had a lengthy document with printing problems that I traced to a combination of Word page layout and printer settings. Unable to resolve the problem by changing those settings, it was pointless to ...
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How do I disable external CSS files from loading in Firefox?

I know that I can disable the downloading of external JS files on the Firefox browser (using either about:config or certain add-ons (e.g. QuickJava)). Is there some way to block the downloading of ...
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How to change font of all in-text citations in Word 2011?

I've got a large .doc file with 20+ citations. I now want to change the font of the in-text citations (so not the bibliography part at the end of the document). How do I do this fast and easy? I ...
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How can I remove formatting from style numbering prefix in MSWord?

There is a lame user in the video cannot remove bold+uppercase from the numbering prefix in his heading style. What is his mistake? How can one do that?
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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 ...