Questions tagged [docx]

DOCX is a file extension of the Office Open XML (OOXML) document format. OOXML documents are zipped, XML-based file formats developed by Microsoft for representing a variety of office suite types of documents.

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Why are PDFs generated from MS Word so large?

I created a simple MS Word document containing just this sentence: This is a small document. Nothing else. Then I've saved this document as DOCX and a PDF. Here are the file sizes: DOCX: 12 kB ...
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How do I see the XML of my DOCX document?

I want to see my .docx in its pure XML format. Various application like internet browsers and visual studio will open the file up in Word for me. I've also tried renaming the document to .xml ...
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How can I unlock a Microsoft .docx document?

I have a Microsoft .docx document that is locked down and can't even be viewed without the forgotten password. I'm wondering if there is an easy way to unlock it or get the computer to remember the ...
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re-zipped docx files don't open in Word

I've had success unzipping and examining the interior of a .docx file, but I can't seem to get the re-zipping to work properly. I've tried no compression (command line: zip -0r ...), the archive ...
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What does X denotes in ASPX, DOCX, XLSX, PPTX etc?

Previously there were ASP, DOC, XLS, PPT etc and now ASPX, DOCX, XLSX, PPTX respectively. What does X denotes in ASPX, DOCX, XLSX, PPTX etc?
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Identifying .doc/.docx files that contain images

I'm moving my notes to evernote. To this end I need to convert .doc/.docx files to rtf. The reason for this is that I have a script to import rtf into evernote. However, some of my .doc/.docx files ...
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Which doc format should I use in LibreOffice if other users open it in MS Office

I often share documents with colleagues. I use LibreOffice (and OpenOffice). But my colleagues use Microsoft Office. My documents always look differently when opened in MS Office (.doc and .odt format)...
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Internet Explorer does not open docx files, saves them as zip

I have several docx documents on an Intranet for my work, but IE8 refuses to open them, instead only saving them as a zip (filename_docx.zip). This seems to be only an IE8 problem as both FF and ...
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Configure Google Chrome to open .docx files in Microsoft Word instead of just downloading them

When I click on a .docx attachment, Chrome just downloads it. I want it to launch Microsoft Word to open it. How do I change this?
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DOCX to PDF conversion loses hyperlinks on Mac OS X

I have a DOCX file that I'm trying to export from Word to PDF, but any way I try this, the hyperlinks stop working. Both the native PDF "Save As.." option and Print → "Save as Adobe PDF..." that ...
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How to count the number of review comments from a specific author in Word?

I have a large MS Word document with a high number of review comments (track changes feature). I'd now like to get a list of authors and the number of review comments. The number of authors is not too ...
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Why can I open .docx with OpenOffice but not .odt with Word?

I am using Office 2007 and OpenOffice 3.3. I have to be able to open and save documents in both formats .docx and .odt. As .odt is an open format why can't Word open and save documents in that Format? ...
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Unzip error “End-of-central-directory signature not found”

I have a ZIP file that open in Windown/MS Word, (actually it is a .DOCX file). Opening it with LibreOffice / Mac produces: General Error. General input/output error. File says: ../Commission Plan....
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How do I print multiple DOCX files alphabetically?

I have a ZIP file that my PHP web application outputs. It contains merged DOCX files with user names for printing. The file structure is just like this: Adam Gray.docx Amanda Black.docx Benjamin ...
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Bulk accept all changes in Microsoft Word 2010 (docx) files?

I have a few hundred Microsoft Word 2010 .docx files with revisions/changes. Is there a tool or method where I can accept all changes in all of these documents without manually opening each one, ...
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What does the 'X' in .aspx, docx, xlsx, etc… represent? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What does X denotes in ASPX, DOCX, XLSX, PPTX etc? It's one of those things you just take for granted until one day someone asks you and you realize you can't answer it. Much ...
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How do I batch convert .odt files to .docx files?

At the moment I have a large collection of .odt files and I want to batch convert them to .docx files. I am working on a windows 10 computer. There are several options recommended on the web, almost ...
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How can I print to a .doc file?

I've used programs that add a PDF Printer to the print menu allowing me to output my printed document into a PDF document. I'd like to do the same thing but output to a .doc, docx or .rtf format. ...
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Fitting images to document's margins in a docx file

I've got a docx file with many figures, all do not fit the margins of the document. I can manually adjust the sizes of the figures in the file, but would love to have some way to automate this (...
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How can I split up a document into two by even and odd pages?

I would like to split up a text document into two documents where one contains only the odd pages and the other contains only the even pages. The document is a docx but the exact format is not ...
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Command line tool to search docx file under ms dos or cygwin

Is there a command line tool that is able to search .docx file under MS DOS or Cygwin ? I have tried Grep, it's not working with .docx while working fine with .txt file. I know I could always ...
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Specifying image size when converting HTML to docx

I am using Pandoc to convert HTML to DOCX format. Everything works fine, but the resulting images are too big. If I resize them in input HTML nothing changes. I could resize the images with ...
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Why doesn't LibreOffice handle .doc[x] files well [and will this be ever fixed]? [closed]

I've been using OpenOffice for years now then I switched to LibreOffice as soon as The Document Foundation released install binaries months ago. I must admit that I'm very satisfied because I can do ...
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Is there a way to convert MS 2010 Equation to Object in MS Equation 3.0?

I have a lot of equations (for faculty) written in MS Equation (button from right side) and saved it in .docx format. All good and the best until my professor told me that he has MS 2003 and I have ...
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Convert docx to PDF [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: PDF creation software, for docx and odt How can I convert docx files to PDF format .Please give applications in both Linux and Windows platform
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Which lightweight markup languages can be converted to *.docx?

I've been trying out different lightweight text markup languages such as org-mode and Markdown. Before making a decision on which one to use, which of these languages are known to be directly ...
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Images in docx file move when I reopen the file with Libreoffice Writer

I'm using LibreOffice 4.0.0 to document my project, and I have a lot images in the document (.docx file). But, after I place the images in their correct location, save and close LibreOffice Writer ...
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Repair Corrupt .docx File

So, I corrupted a docx file, and everything I tried to repair it failed, and the temporary files were gone. The backup I had was from a few days before I made a massive addition to the file. I found ...
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MSword docx w:vanish

A coworker was using MSWord and sent a document on to our boss, who couldn't see particular blocks of text (but wasn't aware they existed). The co-worker sent the file to me to diagnose, and I couldn'...
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How to decompress and compress .odt and .docx?

I have a LibreOffice text document that I need to decompress to edit some of the meta files, and after that I need to rebuild the text document. I can decompress it with 7zip, but after that I'm not ...
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What are the default programs to open docx, PDF and ZIP files on OS X?

I'm writing an article about DOCX, PDF and ZIP extensions. But first, I need to know the programs which are used to open these extension as default (without any third-party applications). I don't ...
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How to make a fake DOC file containing only images

I want to convert a PDF file to a DOC/DOCX file. I do not want the fomatting of file be affected in this conversion. Is there any tool to put every page in the pdf file as image in a DOC file. So when ...
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Decrypt .docx file to view in OpenOffice.Org

I have been sent an encrypted .docx file as it contains confidential information, but I am on linux. I have the password, but OpenOffice.Org doesn't seem to even recognize that it is an encrypted ...
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Opening doc files as docx

I am using an application that currently can't handle Word 2007 or 2010 files. The application treats them as .doc files. This means when opening them from the application, Word treats it as .doc ...
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Open Office \ Microsoft Word compatibility problems with paragraph directions

I'm trying to use Open Office (specifically, I tested LibreOffice 3.3) for writing documents, which should be shared with MS Word users. This documents include Hebrew text, that uses right to left ...
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Adding comments on certain phrases in Word 2013

I would like to be able to allow the reader of a (readonly) Word (2013) Document to hover over a word or phrase, in the style of a translated text, whereupon they get a very simple (being key) tool-...
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Stop Microsoft Word from automatically opening .docx files downloaded through Chrome

I recently installed the Microsoft Office 2013 bundle on my computer. Since installing that, whenever I download any file Word is set up as the default program for (.docx, .doc, etc) through Google ...
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Convert links to images to images in a .docx

I have converted a DOCX file to HTML using Microsoft Word 2010, now I want to do the opposite, that is, convert this HTML back to DOCX. But Microsoft Word doesn't include all the pictures in the DOCX ...
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How do I verify if a conversion from docx to pdf is correct?

I can't check thousands of PDF files to see if the source DOCX is identical. Is there a way to do this automatically?
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Converting WordPerfect files with mail-merge logic to .docx

I am working with a large number of .frm and .wpd WordPerfect files and I am trying to convert them to .docx while retaining all of the mail-merge logic. Saving the files as .docx within WordPerfect ...
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Delete a range in MS WORD

Need to Accomplish I want to clean up the formatting for a Word document I have. I want everything between < and > to be deleted. I Tried I've tried using is MS Word's "Find and Replace" ...
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Adding custom font manually to .docx

I need to set up a Word Template for a multi user office with different operating systems (Mac and Windows). Office 2016 for Mac does not offer the possibility to embed fonts into the .docx container. ...
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Docx date properties not formatted like system dates

I have set the Windows 10 short date format to yyyy.MM.dd (in Control Panel Region settings), but when I look at a docx file's Properties from within Word 2016, I see dates formatted as dd/MM/yyyy. ...
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Word 2003 on Windows 10 fails to convert docx to doc

I have Word 2003 SP3 with all updates and the latest FileFormatConverters and its SP installed on several machines, all running W10-64 Pro. In all cases the machines got to W10 by running the W7>W10, ...
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DOCX to PDF… with Custom Document Properties

TLDR: How can I convert a DOC(X) to a PDF and keep CustomDocumentProperties and Fields - so that I can programmatically update the Custom Properties and print the PDF via a Windows Service? !TLDR We ...
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Pixel-to-pixel conversion of .docx file to PDF

I am looking for some type of DOCX to PDF converter that can be used through the command line. I don't need any of the functionality of the original .docx to be preserved. I basically just want a ...
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Word file converter that removes compatibility mode

I have a user who has a lot of files that need to be converted from .doc to docx. A fully batched process is not the right way to go but multiple files are needed. I think that a right-click in ...
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Convert HTML to DOCX on linux

Is there a way to convert HTML to DOCX file on linux. I tried https://stackoverflow.com/questions/8382366/converting-html-to-odt-doc-docx, but did not find the right way to handle CSS while converting ...
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Microsoft Word 2007, Why Put “X” at the end of doc extension?

i have a question ... Microsoft Word 2007, why put "X" at the end of "doc" Extension? what didn't do "doc" Extension? and what did now "docx" Extension? i just need to know WHY MS Word 2007 use "X" ...
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How to convert a Word 2016 '.docx' file to a High Quality picture file?

I had created my résumé in Microsoft Word 2016 (Windows 10) and saved it as '.docx' file. I have to convert my résumé to an image or picture format for uploading it on Linkedin. I had tried Snipping ...