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How to change arabic fonts copied from pdf to traditional arabic [closed]

I can't change the arabic fonts copied from the pdf to traditional arabic fonts in word. It's not show properly when it change to the
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How to give captions including different head levels in same chapter

In a chapter I have 3 subheadings, say 4, 4.1, 4.1.1 4 General 4.1 Morphological 4.1.1 Growth Now, under heading 4, I want caption as Table 4.1 or Figure 4.1 and so on. Likewise, under heading 4.1, ...
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Can no longer update Excel chart links in Word, except with a weird workaround

I have a report where some data and charts are generated in Excel, then linked from Word. Normally, the links are updated using a macro, but all of a sudden links to charts no longer update. When I ...
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Continue caption numbering with different labels on Word 2019

I was writing my math paper, and I want to use Caption system to labelling the definitions, theorems, etc.. I am using heading numbering, so I can use heading number for caption. However, what my ...
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Is there a way to view bleed vs. workable space in Microsoft Word?

I'm currently working on formatting a document with a print size of 6" x 9". Certain pages include background images that extend to the edge of the page, so I've increased the page size to 6....
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Word: Find and Replace/Format newlines using Wildcards

I want to find all the paragraph marks in a document where there isn't any text before them (basically empty lines). The reason I want to do this is because I have a very large file where newlines are ...
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Microsoft Office 2007 Cannot save?

I'm facing a weird problem in Office Word 2007, If i edit a document like changing text color or making text bigger or samaller and try to save it its saves normally, but the problem occurs when i ...
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Cross reference format

I have a problem in the cross reference font that is appearing every time I put a cross reference like for e.g. "Table 24" within the text, it appears automatically Bold and Italic like the ...
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How can I get a list of cross-references in Microsoft Word?

I wish to know how to see the list of cross references in Microsoft Word. How can I see the things (tables, figures, etc...) that are cross referenced in one table or in one list? My end goal is to ...
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Read aloud not working on password protected document

Our school wants to use Word to create digital tests. In order to do this, the teachers create a word document, add questions and form/text fields, and then password protect the document. This way, ...
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Microsoft Word (Wildcards)

I have a file with a couple thousands of sentences like this.The document is as the following: BASIC CONCEPTS BASIC CONCEPTS. PART 1 Pronouns I, me - ich [iɦ] you - du [dʊ] he - er [ər] Greetings. ...
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What is a quick way to write "dagger" sign in MS Word equation mode?

In MS Word equation mode with the Unicode converter, I write symbols by putting the "\" sign and then typing the specific Unicode, i.e., for the summation sign I write "\sum" and ...
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How do I permanently stop an image from moving in Word on macOS?

I am using Microsoft Word 2019 (16.67) on macOS Monterey (12.6.1). I don’t know if this is a bug in Word for Mac, or if Microsoft somehow considers this a ‘feature’, but it is bloody annoying… I have ...
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Microsoft Word for Mac: ENTER-Key adds lines at the bottom

When I press the ENTER-key in Microsoft Word for Mac, the new line appears as far down as possible and if pressed again resizes all previous lines, and shifts them to be equally spaced apart. Example ...
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Searching words in a document by using the voice

I'm wondering if there is a way to search a word in a document by using the voice. So far I tried to do it in Microsoft Word, Google Docs, but without any success; it seems that this option is not ...
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Use your voice to search for and perform an action in Word

According to Microsoft, it's possible to search command by using voice in Microsoft Office (I've Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2021): In my case I cannot see the microphone button. Do you know ...
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MS Word 2016 Figure caption numbering - want to be able to be to have decimal ie Figure 7.2

I'm trying to create custom image caption numbers for figures in a report in MS Word 2016 professional. I would like to be able to have "Figure 6. description of image" and then "Figure ...
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Update of List of Tables in Microsoft Word - Caption is two lines but I want both in the Table of Tables

I have an issue in the list of Tables in Microsoft Word that when I update it, it catches only the item "Table 24" for e.g. without catching the whole caption which is "Table 24. Number ...
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Update of List of Tables in Microsoft Word page numbers only (Table of Figures, Table of Tables)

I am only able to update the whole list of tables in microsoft word but there is no option to update only the number of pages like the list of figures... does anyone have an idea about how to update ...
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Converting HTML pages to docx

I am trying to convert an html document to docx using pandoc. pandoc -s Template.html --mathjax -o Test.docx During the conversion to docx everything goes smooth less the equations. In the html file ...
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How to adjust vertical spacing in MS Word when two different fonts are on the same line of text

I'm setting up the cover pages for a musical work and listing the instrumentation required. The text I need to display is Flute 1-2 Oboe 1-2 Clarinet in Bb 1-2 Bassoon 1-2 Horn in F 1-4 Trumpet in ...
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Number equations in Word - give one number to two equations

How can I number equations in word, similar to how it is done in Latex? If I have just one equation on a line, I usually type the number to the right of it, for example: y = x+1 (3). But I have a ...
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PDF quality significantly reduced when imported to Word

I have a PDF figure that I want to place in my Word document. However the quality of the figure is significantly worse inside the Word file than individually as a PDF. How can I make sure the quality ...
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Unable to Open MS Word documents from network location

We have a software program that at certain state needs to open external word file from server (http not https) On office 2013 a warning message occur but after adding the website to trusted locations ...
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How to remove a reference from sources in microsoft word

I have cited some sources in word by mistake, and I want to completely remove them from sources but it is not possible. I've completely removed references from my document text but the delete button ...
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How can I recover an unsaved Word 2016 document that wasn't found on a search of the computer?

I am on a Windows 10 laptop working in a local version of Word 2016 that's part of Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2016. I had created a document on November 9 that I didn't save, although ...
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How to find abbreviations of 2-4 letters in length in the parenthesis in word

I have a word document, I want to select all the abbreviations in it. I tried to use the advanced search and check the wild card. However it doesn't show any results with the following code. ([\(])([A-...
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How to align text next to an image in Word?

I want to align text so it would be next to the picture but on the middle of it.
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Why is Word 2019 not saving changes that I make to a bullet Style after I close my document?

I've made multiple bullet styles in Word 2019. For one of them, I want to adjust the position of the bullet slightly. According to the value for bullet position (accessed by right-clicking on the ...
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How can I swap an image in MS Word 2021?

support.microsoft.com says: Select the picture you want to replace. Select the Picture Format (or Format) tab, and then select Change Picture: However I don't see that icon: I also don't see ...
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How to have custom table captions A-1 instead of 1-A? ms word

I want to add appendix section, so the appendix need to be numbered as "Table A-1: List of pictures" When I go to "Insert caption" --> "format", in MS word, it shows ...
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Problems with links form word to Excel

I am used to link excel tables and cells in to word using paste special/past link/HTML format (unformatted text). Sometimes I encounter with two problems that maybe are related to each other (but I am ...
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ms word dynamic table cell height

I have a table in Word filled dynamically, I need to make the last cell or row fills the height of the remaining space in the page like this. so when new row created the it still in the same page and ...
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How can I declare current page in vba macros word?

I want to know how to declare between current page, next page and a counter. I have this code: Dim docNew As Document With ActiveDocument Set Rng = .GoTo(What:=wdGoToNext) Rng.Collapse ...
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How do I stop MS Word from adding a Table of Contents when I type the word "table" in my text and press Enter?

When I type "table" in text in a MS Word document and then hit enter, it automatically adds a Table of Contents, and also adds a number of (unwanted) styles in my ribbon-style list. (Note: ...
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Why would the title of my drive document go blocky?

A recent issue I've been having with Google Docs/Drive on Edge is that, where the title of the document should be, the font will glitch. It doesn't go blurry - which is the issue I've seen - but ...
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How to put a Textbox on all word pages (No Header)?

I try to add a text box on each page to be able to modify in my own way (later) a book where it has "correct answers on that page (the pages will be on a specific page that I will not know until ...
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Prevent word from updating all fields when inserting a caption

When I insert a caption, depending on the document's size, it could take several seconds because Word is updating all fields and it's annoying. How to prevent word from updating all fields when ...
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How Insert an image on all pages of a word (With VBA macros)?

I try to insert an image every word page. I know that the command is Next in a for loop, but it is difficult for me to program it with that loop. This is my code: Sub InsertImage() Dim oILS As ...
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How do I stop text wrapping in Word 2013 for an in-line equation object?

My in-line equations in Word 2013 are wrapping to following lines. This appears to be the same or similar to the problem described in this question about Word 2010. However, all three solutions ...
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How to save RTF files in "MS Word style" without MS Word

In Helios application we are using .RTF documents saved in Microsoft Word. Microsoft Word is saving RTF files differently then any other app. E.g. 294 kB file (saved in LibreOffice Writer) has 17504 ...
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Word shows error message when saving a docx on an SQL FILESTREAM

I have a SQL Server. I created access to a file stream table. I have a UNC path to the specific folder \Pc\mssqlserver\DBShare\Files. I can open the explorer and I can navigate through the subfolders ...
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Grammar Check - Missing Comma and Sentence Fragments not working

I've been troubleshooting an issue where Word (Office 2019, Office 2021 LSTC, and Office 365) isn't detecting missing commas or fragments. In Office 2019/2021 LTSC "Sentence Fragment" isn't ...
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Getting rid of "Tell us the account you want to use to open autodiscover.xml" which pops up in Word (Office 365)

Every time I open Word, this pops up: When I type in the e-mail address associated with my personal account and hit Next, the window disappears, only to reappear the next time I open Word. I recently ...
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Microsoft Word Issue - Preventing Formatting From Automatically Being Altered When Transitioning from .doc to .docx File

I have Microsoft Word .doc files that are formatted perfectly. When transitioning the .doc files to .docx the formatting automatically is being altered/changed and I have to spend time fixing the ...
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Import completed data from one template to another

I have a word template with several drop down and text box fields fields thru out. Once the user completes it for a client they save it. When that client comes up again in the future this template ...
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Abbreviations for corporate authors for in text citations using MS Word referencing tool

Is there a way to display a short name or abbreviation for corporate authors when citing? I'm using the harvard referencing style at the moment but I don't mind what referencing style I use. I just ...
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Word - Disable boxes around paragraphs

Issue: Everytime I open a new blank document in Word it brings up some sort of template/style which looks like a table but seemingly isn't an actual table. Every Enter stroke brings up another line of ...
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Retain Hidpi images when saving *a second time* from Word as web page (HTML)

As is well known, Word can save any Word document as an HTML file, whereby Word-specific code is saved in addition to the HTML code, so that all original Word formatting is maintained. This also works ...
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MS Word: LaTeX-style object placement?

If I place a figure or table in LaTeX which does not fit on the remainder of a page, LaTeX resumes the flow of the text, and plots the object on the top or bottom of the next page. Later paragraphs ...
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