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Can I create two separate columns in a word file?

I can create two columns in my word file, however I want each column to be separated from the other. What I am trying to accomplish is text down the left side column and pictures on the right side, ...
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How can I add a paragraph directly after Word table?

If I have a document with a table in it, how do I add a new paragraph directly after the table? For example: Note the cross reference (which is a hyperlink) back to Heading 1b. The only way I've ...
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Automatic reformatting of an email: toppost→bottompost

I prefer replies to emails to be formatted as "quote first, then answer" instead of top-posting. When I reply to a top-posted reply, I sometimes manually reformat the email to make it fully ...
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TEXT() function not padding as expected in Excel 2010

I have an Excel worksheet that has three pages: "Eingaben" / Input - the user types in some data "Export" - the data is formatted and padded for PRN file Export "Konstante" - contains some constant ...
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LibreOffice Calc time formatting trouble

I'm calculating a time sheet with LibreOffice with this SUM column. 00:00 08:00 08:00 08:00 08:00 08:00 00:00 04:00:00 PM The printing format of the bottom row is Time 876613:37:46 but that's not ...
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How to format a string substitute, or a text line, in Vim?

Is it possible to format the replacement string when substituting a match with Vim? Say I have a file with a 2-column table, where the entries in each row are separated with a space. The entries (and ...
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Source code line endings in LibreOffice Writer

I have a paragraph style called "Source". It has no spacing above and below, and it uses a mono-space font and gray background. I want to paste text with some longer lines into my document and it ...
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How to prevent Excel to use the OS regional settings for date patterns in formulas

According to this question I have the following problem: I want to use some Excel function (not the cell formatting) like TEXT(A1, {date_pattern}) But the person who answer my previous question make ...
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Libreoffice: format field yyyymmdd to date

How can I format a field value like 20140226 to 2014-02-26 in LibreOffice? If I use the format cell option I get strange values.
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Clear table shading in Word

I have a document with 137 tables all shaded a horrible blue and 3D style that makes them take up too much space. How do I at least get rid of the shading on them all at the same time? It would be ...
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In two columns layout, how to keep text in each column separate from the other?

I am editing odt document in LibreOffice Writer. I have the following, very simple layout, it looks like this: I would like to text in each column to stay separate from the other column. So the ...
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How do I check if the document formatting is right?

I have to submit a paper to a competition. They have strict rules on the formatting that is to be used. For example, the size of the font, the margin, the space between the paragraph and so on. I ...
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How can I turn off the page numbering for page 1 / title page only in Libre Office?

The title pretty much asks the question. I don't know how it happened that all of my pages have a "First Page" footer, but so 'tis. So: How can I get rid of the page number on page 1 / title page ...
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How can I “turn off” automatically-added dashes in LibreOffice Writer?

I added text like this to a document: — Oui, monsieur. — Bien. Quelle heure avez-vous ? — Onze heures vingt-deux, répondit Passepartout, en tirant des profondeurs de son gousset une énorme montre ...
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I've created a “section” in Open Office Org, but how to I exit from it & continue with my regular page parameters?

Using Open Office Org on my Mac os x 10.5.8, I typed text into my page, using my regular document parameters/margins, then I inserted a "section" so that what I typed in next could be entered in 2 ...
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How to make an enumeration like this?

I want to make a decent enumeration (not typing the numbers and letters myself) as follows: a. Some text b. Some text Some text a. Some text Is this possible in Word 2013? I repeat: ...
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Is there a way to remove the superfluous line breaks in an Open Office document?

I copied a large text file into an Open Office Document, and it added or "preserved" a lot of superfluous line breaks. Here's an example of what I see: When it should look like this: Es, pues, de ...
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How can I create a PDF with flowing columns?

I need to write a script in OSX that takes my input text files and automatically combines them into a PDF file that has flowing columns - that is to say, where I give it a long chunk of text and that ...
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Is it possible to remove the hyperlink background in OO Calc?

Hyperlinks in OpenOffice Calc are displayed with a solid background which covers the background color of the cell. I don't want a solid background; I want the background color of the cell to show ...
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Vim: auto-comment in new line

Vim automatically inserts a comment when I start a new line from a commented out line, because I have set formatoptions=tcroql. For example (cursor is *): // this is a comment* and after hitting ...
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How to lengthen the displayed folder name in Windows 7?

This isn't really a big issue, but just because I am being particular about it. Some folder names will get cut off in the middle of the word. Is there a setting or way, even something hackish, to ...
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Adding scene break marks at bottom of page in Word

I am writing a story and in some places I have a "change of scene" within a chapter. I see this in many books and have added a four line break at that point - using the Spacing - Before option in the ...
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Applying template to Word 2013 document

I know nothing about templates in Word, so please forgive me if this is a bad question. I'm helping a friend who is submitting an article to a journal. He has the article formatted more or less how ...
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DreamWeaver Right Code Margin

It's futile trying to search for this on Google, as all I get are new programmers' questions about CSS margin-right. Is it possible to have a right code margin line appear in DreamWeaver, so I know ...
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How to change the spacing before and after property values in Visual Studio?

So in Visual Studio, every time I assign a property to an ASP and/or HTML tag, the double-quotes are placed immediately after the equals sign, like so:  propertyName ="" Furthermore, any such ...
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Word 2013: On a multiple column page, append endnotes at end of last column

in Word 2007+, on a page with multiple columns, I would like to have the details of the footnotes/endnotes to appear at the end of the last column, instead of at the bottom of the page. See picture: ...
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Excel custom format: Date/Time written out?

I'm looking to format a datetime in Excel 2010 to display as something like this: 1.234 ==> 1 day, 5 hour, 36 minutes I know how to do something similar for simpler scenarios For just days, I ...
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Meaning of formatting mark in Word 2010

Can anyone name and explain the formatting mark that appears at the end of line 2 and start of line 3 in the image below please? The image is a screenshot taken from Word 2010 and shows text in a ...
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Is it possible to make text strikethrough while sending instant messaging in skype?

does any one know, whether or not it is possible to strike through text like this in skype while sending instant messaging or edit message which has been already sent. I searched a little, and I ...
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Code when copied to Word 2010 looks horrible

I'm trying to collect thousands of code lines from the programming tool to Microsoft Office Word 2010 to prepare a book, but when copying the code to Word, it looks horrible. The semi-columns and ...
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Word 2010, how to create a numbering list that has only 2 value such as Ask and Answer

I am a transcriber, in Word 2010 I want to create a list style that consists of just 2 prefixes: Ask and Answer; and it looks like this: Ask: Are u happy today? Answer: Nope, & you? ...
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How to make just one text column be unquoted in final CSV?

I'm using OO calc and i have one column with phone numbers that have leading 0s, which are vital for the number to be valid. I can format the cell as text but i do not want the numbers to be quoted ...
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Advanced Heading numbering and formatting in word 2010 [closed]

I am attempting to use heading styles and multilevel lists/numbering to format the headings and subheadings of my masters thesis. The style I am trying to achieve looks like this: Chapter 1 1.1 ...
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How to insert display equations in a Word document without breaking a paragraph?

Is there a way to write a display equation in Word 2013, without starting a new paragraph? For example, the following text is a single paragraph: Notice how after the display equation, there's no ...
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Changing text format based on language

I have this large MS Word document which contains irregularly formatted text that contains both arabic and english words. What I want to do is to format this document based on language. Ex: All text ...
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In Word, formatting disappears when italics shortcut is pressed while cursor is within a word

I'm sure there's an easy solution to this one, but it's such a specific situation that it's hard to Google for it. What happens is this: In Word, I press ctrl-I. I type a word. I press ctrl-I again, ...
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How to properly align text between table columns in Microsoft Word?

I'm working with a large table in Microsoft Word 2010. It's a pretty simple table, consisting of two colums. In the left column, I have keywords. Those keywords are linked to a specification (portion ...
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Retaining cell formatting in a formula

I'm looking for a way to pass along text formatting when combining cells in a formula. The image attached shows a similar instance of the result I would like. If I combine A1 and A2 and A3 with the ...
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What formatting setting could be causing this indent within the table cell?

I am creating a resume using Microsoft word with the table as my means for structure. I am seeing some weird indents taking place within one of the cell, what could be the cause of this.
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How to type one character over another in Microsoft Word

I am trying to prepare a small document in Sanskrit language. The text that I am trying to type are very well available with my Windows 8 OS and I could type them fairly well. However, my requirement ...
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How to have Tables numbered as Figures and Images be numbered in with the Tables? [duplicate]

I have used tables to help place a number of images together to make one "Figure". As well, I have used "Paste as Image" to add Tables to the document in order to maintain the Excel conditional ...
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Formatting Entire Row with Multiple Rules

I would like to change the formatting (specifically text color) for an entire row based on which selection is chosen from a drop down list in Column C. Example: If C2 equals 'XX'(one of the ...
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consistently format a messy word document

I'm wondering when several people have applied all their idiosyncratic ideas of how a document should be formatted rudimentary all throughout the document, if there's an easy way to homogenize the ...
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Keep formatting while pasting to Visual Studio 2012

I'm having trouble keeping special formatting while copying from Notepad++ to Visual Studio 2012. I can't paste it here either, so I've made some images. Notepad++ Notepad The characters in ...
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vim: remove previous code indentation and convert to another

I have a c project with multiple files (more than 100), the codes are written in Whitesmiths style, but I want to change them into K&R style indentation. Is it possible to do using vim in an ...
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Prefix and suffix for endnotes and differing in-text endnote formatting?

Currently, I aim to use endnotes for practical reasons on a space-restricted paper. Already I know how to realize endnotes and watched this genius YT tutorial video. The problem is: How do I achieve ...
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How to implement text formatting like on Stack Overflow in Thunderbird?

I am curious if there is a possibility of formatting text like in Stack Overflow's WYSIWYG editor in Thunderbird. Currently I am using Thunderbird quite frequently to send and receive code blocks, ...
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In Notepad++, when i close a file and reopen it, 4 space tabs turn into 2 spaces. How can i fix this?

This happens all the time. It screws up my formatting... If i make a tab 2 times (8 spaces) it will turn to one tab (4 spaces) and 1 tab turns to 2 spaces etc. Does anyone know how to fix this?
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Is it possible to change the font in Trello?

In Trello I'm noticing that a lowercase l (el) and an uppercase I (aye) look the same in a task. I'm starting to use an open source font called Source Sans Pro. I've tried changing it in my browser ...
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Simple document highlighting in Vim

I am looking for a filetype= argument that will format or color document constructs such as lists, headers and sub headrs. Particularly I want the filetype plugin (or syntax plugin) to interpret ...