The process of laying out text in a document for ease of reading. Including font, size, spacing, etc.

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Excel 2013 VBA script needed for [on hold]

I have several cells that have a string of text that are partially Bold and partially NotBold. I need to delete the Bold portion of the Text in the Cells Example: lname1, fname1email1@email.com ...
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How to design a table in MS Word that wraps text around a cell in a corner?

Here's what I want to achieve: Screenshot 1: Desired output In other words, I want the whole grey area to be one cell, the content of which wraps itself around the cell with white background. While ...
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Why does Excel not recognise and format dates consistently?

I'm using data connections in excel to link to data exported from another software package. The analysis I do relies on dates captured by the software and it is very helpful to group by the dates and ...
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How to permantently apply a date format to a field in Open/Libre Office

I have a problem with both Open Office 4.1 and LibreOffice 5.1 in that neither will permanently save the direct formatting of a fixed date field. Whenever I open the document the previously applied ...
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How to organize the import statements in multiple files in Zend Studio / eclipse?

In Zend Studio / Eclipse there are some very useful code formatting functions that can be applied to the whole file, multiple files, or even to a folder tree. E.g. "Format Source" (Ctrl+Shift+F) or ...
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Text formatting: Tab stops and center?

I'd like to center a text using the middle tab stop. My scale is in mm and I cannot find the "right" position in order to place my text precisely in the middle. On the picture: 1st line: Formatted ...
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How can I delete everything else from my txt except hungarian texts?

I have a localisation file from a game, and unfortunately, this file conain all localized language, but I only need is, the hungaryan texts from them. I would like to make a video series from this ...
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Is there a way of adding columns to a section inside a left column?

I have my Microsoft Word document already broken down into two vertical columns. It currently looks like this Left Section 1 | Right Section 1 Left Section 2 ...
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Generate Microsoft Word documents from plain text + style definition

I have to generate a Microsoft word document (many, but all of them using the same template), I would like to generate it in the same way in which I generate PDF documents from LaTeX sources, i.e. ...
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open a text file such as xml or markdown as plain text without interpreting the formatinstruction in MS-Word

Is there a key combination or 'open as...' plain text menu option that can be used? Subsidiary double question: will it also work with anz file (with random byte contatint) AND what are the ...
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How can I add a shadow to a custom title style?

I'm currently writing down a few things for an RPG conversion using Word 2013. I'm a bit stuck trying to create my own heading style. The heading style should have a specific color and shadow. Also, ...
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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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Prefix a hanging indent with a character?

I'm formatting some VBA code for reading, and obviously a lot of the lines flow to the next line. I've applied a hanging indent to make it clear that it's a continuation of the previous line, but I'd ...
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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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Page height precision in Microsoft Word

I have an issue caused due to Word not accepting the level of precision that I need for page height. Specifically, fractions of millimetres such as 12.34mm are rounded to 12.3mm. When printing labels ...
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How can I permanently change all enumerations for a document

I have a document where I have many lists. For this I need to change all enumerations so that the spce between the symbol and text are as I like it. So far I only managed to change this manually for a ...
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Streamlining formatting in large document that has been modified by several versions of Word

I'm fixing up the formating of a large old Word document that has been modified using several versions of Word. I've converted it to the newest file format .docx. I'm working on formatting issues, ...
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Outlook “Highlighter” colors

I'm trying to change the colors that I can highlight text with in Microsoft Outlook, as they're pretty garish right now. Basically just trying to desaturate the colors or make them look more like ...
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How to tell word to not line break across a region of text?

I have a Microsoft Word for Mac 2011 document that includes some numbers with exponents and I don't want line breaks in the middle of the figures. For example: 100 lb×in-2 Sometimes gets ...
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Visual Studio make autoformat remove multiple newlines

Question: How do I make Visual Studio 2015 remove all occurrences of multiple newlines when autoformat is run? Is it simply impossible? Background: I use visual studio for work, and we have a ...
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How do I (can I?) keep style from applying to a column break in Word 365?

I have an Office 365 Word document which has mix of single-column and two-column sections. I want to have a title at the top of both columns. This works fine, but the style of the title is also ...
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Fix irregular shape of merged tables in MS Word 2007

I have been looking for the answer to this for quite some time, but to no avail, so I hope someone here will be able to help me. I have recently exported a document from FineReader 12 to word. The ...
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Microsoft Word for Mac adding shadows to merge fields

I recently installed Microsoft Word for Mac (2016), which seems to be a vast improvement over previous Mac editions. However, after creating a graphically complex (lots of shapes and text boxes) ...
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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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Microsoft Word 2010 - How can I edit the navigation pane text without changing the font?

I am attempting to write a longer document, and have manually added a table of contents to the document. All the links work correctly, and the text in the actual table of contents reflects the text of ...
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How to auto format code from the command line?

Let's say I have a JavaScript in someRandomFile.js and I want to run a command like: formatMyCode someRandomFile.js Then inside the file it just indent everything in a nice way. I want to do ...
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Why is the indent of my headings changing on odd pages

I have a document in MS Word. On even pages, my H1 and H2 headings look like this: But on odd pages they look like this: How is the indent on the H2 heading being modified on the odd pages? This ...
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Style of merged cells when First column option is checked in a Word table

I have a table in Word 2013 which uses a built-in style (“Grid Table 1 Light – Accent 11”) and has Header row and First column options checked. The table has two columns, and one of its rows is merged ...
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Can excell put fields in a template that can then be copied as regular text?

Ive been trying to figure this out but havent found many answers for this function. Essentially what I am trying to do is have Excell put my data fields in a text template so I can copy and paste ...
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How do I change time format in Windows 10 Windows Update scheduler?

My Date & time format are set correctly as far as I can surmise, I live in Finland, but prefer English as my OS language, yet, parts of Windows 10 UI seem to follow the 10PM/AM style instead of ...
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How do get good looking justified paragraphs?

Avoid ugly white space in justified formatted content (i.e. lines should be spread to fill the whole width). If I have this paragraph (one paragraph, using Shift+Enter to split it into several short ...
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Copy multiline formatted text into a single cell in Excel

My question is similar to Copying a multiline text into a single cell in Excel, except that the text I want to copy contains rich text formatting - bold text, colored text, bullet items, etc... If I ...
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MS Word 2013 Mail Merge: I can't seem to make it retain formatting

I am doing a merge in MS Word 2013, I have a part of the document that says: Dr. «Contacts_Last_Name» When I Toggle Field Codes, it says: Dr. {MERGEFIELD Contacts_Last_Name} I have tried to format ...
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Format a number as a number in the header row of an excel table (not as text)

I often use cascading formulas that use the previous row's value to then return a value. When I do this, sometimes the easiest way to set up the formula is just to put a 0 in the header row, and let ...
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Two text with same style, but one has numbering in MS Word 2013

I have two text with same Style (Heading 1) as seen in this picture with names text1 and text2: I'm wondering how one of them has numbering while the other does't?! Note that removing numbering ...
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Replace specifc text color with other color in multiple slides of same Powerpoint Presentation

I am having a presentation in which i have more than 200 slides. Evevry slide contains multiple lines. In each line of each slide, there is some part of text that is highlighted to blue color. I wan ...
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AWK formatting Disk Utility command formatting incorrectly

I am trying to learn awk at the moment and so I am trying it on the disk utility command. Here is the output when I run Disk Utility list disk0 /dev/disk0 (internal, physical): #: ...
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How to change Windows 10 Lock screen time format?

My Windows 10's time format is 24 hour clock, this includes the taskbar but the lock screen is still 12 hour clock format. How do I change the format of my time in lockscreen?
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How to obtain a Level 1 format that is not listed on the summary

Is there a way I can use a MS Word format that is Level 1, so I can see it in the Navigation Pane, but it is not listed in the Summary?
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In Word, how does one write around a full-page table?

When a table appears in an academic journal, the writing usually just continues around it as if it weren't there. Here's an example [ note how the text continues a sentence from the previous page. ...
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Why MS Word changes character spacing in a document?

Apparently, MS Word changes character spacing for individual words at its will. I would like to ask: Why does this happen? Is there any benefits in this? In my opinion, it has no benefits. It even ...
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Create multiple paragraphs without manually adding the paragraph tags in Notepad++?

I have 18 pdfs in multiple languages with about 15 pages in each that need to be converted to html pages. The formatting isn't retained using save as so I'm copying the content to Notepad++. Is it ...
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How can I format as code in Evernote?

Is there an easy way to format my code snippets with line numbers on it? I've tried searching for it and they say that if I copy the codes in a richtext format then I can also paste it in evernote in ...
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Libreoffice - how to disable curly quotes? [duplicate]

I don't get it why my libreoffice puts curly quotes instead of straight ones. I'm using default English language, but still it writes curly quotes in a cell. But if write quote in for example find ...
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How do I apply the same formatting to many different word documents?

I use Word for Mac 2011. I review documents from many different users. One of the things I do is standardize their formatting. For each document, before I start to read the document, I do the ...
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Excel 365 Find and Replace modifies column formatting

I have a column in spreadsheet set to 'text' format that looks like this: xxxxxx057483245 I am attemtping to replace the x's with another series of numbers. 42424242 for example. I go to find and ...
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Android Studio Formatting

I have been working on building the reformatting rules for Android Studio but I am having trouble with this sort of weird format that I like for switch statements. I like it looks like this: switch ...
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Find and high light all numbers in a certain range: MS Word 2013

Using Microsoft Word 2013, how do I highlight all numbers in a certain range. I already found out how to find and highlight all of a certain number, but this would be a big help. Example: I want to ...
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Missing the “L” shaped formatting icons in Microsoft Word

I am missing the "L" formatting (or maybe layout) things in Microsoft Word and don't know how to get them back. Below screenshot I found shows the missing parts in red circles: How can I ...
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Impress won't save bullets or spacing

I make a nice neat Libre'Office Impress document. I put paragraphs on the page, with a quarter inch spacing after them. While I am working with the document, all is well. I then save the document ...