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Microsoft Word Page Number Location

I am working on a Macbook, and I am working on word 16.57. I added some page numbers at the bottom right of the pages, but the numbers show way too high up in the page. It is the first time I see it ...
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How to unlink "Documents" from OneDrive

I've been searching for the answer to this for a while and have tried all the useful solutions both here and on other sites. I recently stumbled on the solution myself by accident. In File Explorer my ...
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Make Word 365 Table of Contents ignore annexed document

I am currently writing my graduation thesis and it is a requirement to annex side documents to the main document. The problem is: These annexed documents are documents of their own. They have their ...
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What is the difference between File Type and File Format?

I've some confusion regarding the File Type and File Format. Is it that Document is a File Type and PDF a file format? or Video is a File Type and MP4 is a file format ?
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How to add numbered suffixes in MS Word doc?

I have a few headings spread through out an MS Word document. I would like these headings numbered so that if I remove one, add a new one etc the rest adjust accordingly just like a numbered list. The ...
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Need some help on document template creation in word [closed]

I need some help/suggestion or pointing to some resources about creating a template in word. The template I am trying to create is to share with third parties. The idea is the fist page has a header ...
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Some Word Documents Aren't Found...Need Help (important files)

Have tried everything I can think of to find several word documents that don't open (notification: "sorry we couldn't find is it possible it was moved renamed or deleted") . I never delete ...
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Full-text search the content of ansible-doc

I am using Ansible in an isolated network. To search for examples of a playbook, I want to do a full-text search for all the content of ansible-doc that is installed on the local machine. Is there any ...
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How to open a document on a network computer with a batch or Powershell

I would like to open a document (OpenOffice) on a laptop from my desktop PC. I do not need a full remote desktop, only that the document opens itself on the remote computer. Is there a way to do this ...
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Word Document Not Responding

I am trying to work with a Word Document since many months, but it does not respond most of the time. It opens sometimes, but is very slow and with a few edits it hangs. After doing some research, I ...
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Very old doc-file with equations

I have certain doc files, made in 1999, possibly on already old software. These doc files have had equations or other mathematical expressions in them. If I open these files with notepad, I can see &...
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How do I change part of a word with wildcards, Microsoft Word

I'm converting a timecode and need to replace a colon with a full stop - 00:00:00:000 needs to become 00:00:00.000 I've not used Wildcards before, but gave it ago with no success. What would I have to ...
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"This PC" document and picture selections won't target folders in the user's folder

Windows 10. After some messing around, OneDrive has been uninstalled, and all my personal folders are in my user's-name folder on the C drive as they should be. My libraries have been defined to ...
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How to resize a screenshot so together with its explanation it fits one document page

I am writing instructions for tablet/smartphone users. Generally I have one screenshot and some explaining text on one document page (currently a Word document). Is it automatically possible in Word ...
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Can't produce 8.5 x 11 scans of 8.5 x 11 docs from Brother scanners

Perhaps you have heard of this issue with Brother scanners. (Apparently this issue is not exclusively a Brother issue – see scanner - Can't scan to exactly letter size (8.5x11) PDF? - Super User.) I ...
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Insert "Copy" button in pdf

I want to add a button to a pdf that will copy some text to clipboard when clicked. Is it possible? If yes, how? I'm using LibreOffice Writer.
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Getting White Space While on both side Printing the Word file

I tying to use margin 0 page. While I am editing there is no problem. After printing the document to PDF there some white space left over. How to remove those white space. Margin: 0; Page-size: A4 (8....
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rd "C:\Users\Administrator\Documents" how it work?

I use the following commands: rd "C:\Users\Administrator\Documents" mklink /J "C:\Users\Administrator\Documents" "D:\Save Games\Documents" and it does not work. I've ...
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Splitting a MS Word page into 3 horizontal sections

I want to split a MS word page into 3 horizontal sections, such that the header and footer of the page do not repeat in the sections (this excludes putting 3 separate pages on one page). I have tried ...
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Difference between Input and Output in USB

I'm relatively new to the the USB field and I have come up with these equations in the USB standard (These equations are in the 5.11.3 section in the documents and are used to calculate bus ...
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How to delete Document folder from Start Menu in Windows 10?

How can I delete this folder using the registry? Is there a way?
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disable atomatic text options changes in word 2016

Often when writing a document, either by moving the cursor from current text to a different part of the text, or when I change between languages in the text, word will change the text settings on it's ...
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Removing the Onedrive Documents folder?

I don't like that onedrive is using my actual Documents folder as default. I don't like seeing the path with onedrive in it. Like if I'm saving a project, it saves inside the onedrive path. I tried ...
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Windows 10: Documents folder missing

Whenever I log in to my computer I get a notification saying: A synced folder is missing Backup and Sync is trying to sync "Documents", but the folder has either been moved or deleted. ...
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How can I change font line size in MS Word?

I installed a google font (.otf) to use it in MS Word. The problem is that with the same font size (11px), the selection highlight is much bigger, and also the line space is different. font size ...
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Pinning to Word Documents Windows 10

I recently and regrettably had to upgrade from Windows 7 to Windows 10 and am having trouble with pinning a Word document onto the Word Document program (2016 version) on the task bar. Previous in ...
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Word: How to link all of the dialogue of a novel (in a Word doc) with other documents?

This is what I'm trying to figure out: I have a Word doc containing a novel I'm writing. I'd like to move all of the dialogue for Character A into CharacterA.docx and move all of the dialogue for ...
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Why would the DIR command not be working for the documents folder in CMD?

Why would it be that I can't list the contents of the documents directory, but it works for every other folder. It is behaving like I accessed the special folder "My Documents", but I didn't. The ...
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Are all PDF readers compatible with PDF/A

I was exploring the setting for my printer/scanner, and there is an option to make all scans PDF/A Compliant. Having never heard of this, I looked it up. I understand that PDF/A is a method of ...
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Path folder for linux pdf temp files

After every time I open and read a PDF, I lose disk space (somewhere between 50mb and 800mb) , depending on the PDF size and how much I read from it. Where does Atril save temporary files?
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I took pictures of documents on my iPhone and I want upload them onto my Mac and then what do I need to do next if I need edit the documents?

I have taken pictures of the documents I need and I have them saved on my iPhone. I want to somehow take the picture of the document and either upload or convert it so I can edit the document and then ...
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Default Documents folder still being use even though changed

"Computer\HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Shell Folders\Personal" has been changed to "D:\Users[user]\OneDrive\Documents", so has the "Documents Properties" and ...
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Enter page number of some context in a sentence of a paragraph in MS Word document file

I am writing an article that has too many pages. Still i am writing and page numbers change all the time. I want to mention some page numbers in my word file which exist at few page next to current ...
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Remove the same image watermark from every page of a pdf file

I am in possession of a long PDF file. On each and every page of this file there is an annoying watermark/logo that I wish to remove. The printing shop unlawfully added their own logo on somebody else'...
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Are Master Documents still unreliable in Word 2016?

In previous versions of Microsoft Word, many expert have reported that Master Documents can easily corrupt the linked documents. Is this still the case in Word 2016. I have separate documents for ...
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Sublime Text 3 doesn't show separate files in tabs, how to switch between files?

If I open two files in Sublime Text 3 on macOS, the tab bar at the top only shows one item, i.e. just the last file I opened. There is no visual feedback that the first file is also still open, and I ...
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Opening a .doc file, which is actually an HTML file, as a .doc file

My software generates .doc files which are actually HTML files but with the ".doc" extension. When I open them in Microsoft Office they open as a .doc file and the user does not know that it is ...
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Can I add a feature to be able to create text over underlines?

I created some documents with underlines (for print outs) but now I am told they want to be able to writer on the underlines. How can I do so without having to redo all of the forms? ...
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How can one do to making screenshot documents easier? [closed]

I like to save important information in my PC for reference in future. It can sometimes be a portion of a webpage, two or three complete screen views of a webpage, etc. I want to keep similar kind of ...
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How to open old Microsoft Office files using the exact formatting as they were created with?

I have a bunch of old .doc and .ppt files from around 2004, created with Microsoft Office 2003 (or Microsoft Office XP, but I think it was 2003. Is there a way to check this?) and I would like to open ...
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Start typing anywhere on a sheet

Would anyone know if it is possible to 'preformat' a Word doc so that I can click and start to type anywhere on the sheet (within the margin limits), rather than at the (default) top left. If feature ...
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Least lossy file conversion for PDF

I need to convert a whole bunch of PDFs to some other file format (Doc, DocX, RTF etc), and then back to a PDF a little later. I need to the new PDFs to look the same as far as possible. Is there ...
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Ways to note down the download link of a downloaded document? [closed]

When download documents from Internet, for example a PDF file, or a Excel file, even save the webpage as HTML file at local drive, I want to record/remember where the link and source was from. The ...
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Is this possible that someone email me a word document and that has tracking macro?

Is this possible that someone could email me a word document and that has the ability to track input information? If someone wants to track my personal information, lets say someone sent me a ...
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Copy text from a PDF document with phonetic alphabet included

I have a long list of vocabularies in a PDF document where the foreign words are also shown in phonetic spelling, like this: el chico [ˈtʃiko] Now, I have to copy the everything into a different ...
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Microsoft Word Document has 'gone back in time' and denies any work has taken place since yesterday despite saves?

Firstly, this is not an issue associated with trying to find a file when it has been overwritten. Nor is it one where the file has been accidentally deleted. The gist of the problem is that my ...
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Documents folder's name

I have changed the path where the "Documents" folder is stored, moving it from the C: unit to the D: unit (another local unit of my PC). Initially I made a mistake moving under D: and not under D:\...
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Word corrupt rendering, contains part of interface

A couple of old documents have stopped rendering correctly on Word 2016 version 1708 (build 8431.2079) MSO (16.0.8431.2046) 32-bits. I also tested this on Word 2013 (15.0.4841.1000) MSO (15.0.4541....
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Lost important Wordpad document when power went out--seems to be gone--need magic to make it reappear

I was writing a lengthy important document, using Wordpad first to edit--editing one paragraph at a time, then copying/pasting each completed paragraph to Focus Writer (because it has more options and ...
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Should I assume doc file layout differences are not saved, just viewed?

If I open a doc file from environment A in environment B which results in differing layout and then edit and save it, should I assume those differences excluding deliberately edited parts will not be ...
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