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Open XML file as plain text in Word

Is there a way to open an XML file in Microsoft Word and edit it as plain text? When I open my custom XML file in Word I get a dialog: "The file contains custom XML elements which are no longer ...
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How to use a bibtex (xml) library in word

I need to use ms word, but I want to use my bibtex library for citations. Therefore, I installed jabref and exported my library to an xml file. However, I do not know how to import my xml file into ...
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Firefox opening word 97-2003 documents with xml file editor

When attempting to open older Word documents in my Firefox browser, they open with the XML editor instead of in word itself. However if I click to Save the file it saves as a word document. The same ...
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any hierarchical list editor (Vim / MS Word / LaTeX / Lisp / ..) [closed]

We have hierarchically ordered items stored in a textfile and idented with tabulator. colorsredgreenbluecomputersLinuxMacWindowsnumbersonetwothree It must have guiding lines on the side, because we ...
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Microsoft Word automatically password-protecting documents

I have a very weird issue I'm working on. We have some Microsoft Word documents that will randomly apply a password to it when saved. It doesn't happen all the time and I can't pinpoint if there's a ...
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How could I embed formatted XML source in WORD documents?

I'm writing a documentation with WORD that contains XML source code (whole files) as examples. The way I'm embedding the currently XML is quite cumbersome and doesn't seem to me as really ...
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Converting a word document to XML format while preserving font information

I need to convert a Word document into an easily parseable format, so I chose XML. I found a tool which works, but it doesn't tell me which font the text is, which is my main method of parsing. Is ...
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How to share a word document with a schema attached?

On my own machine (Word 2007) I have successfully added a custom XML part to a .docx file, associated the custom XML nodes with a custom .xsd schema and I now have editable custom XML nodes - great. ...
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Mail-Merge on Steroids: Can Word 2003 do this?

I have a huge report to put together, made up of over 1,000 smaller, nearly-identical reports. Each report includes: General 1:1 information (basic mail-merge stuff) Lots of text, some of which may ...
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Preserving CDATA Editing Xml File using Microsoft Word 2003

I have an xml file that I need to edit using Microsoft Word 2003. Everything works fine but the CDATA section is lost and is converted to normal html. For example: <Description> <![CDATA[ ...
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Invalid XML Character in a Word 2007 (docx) document

I've written a Word 2007 document and now I can't open it. The error I get is: The file ... cannot be opened because there are problems with the contents. Details: Illegal xml character. Location: ...