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Word 2010 heading numbering - i want to have all Exhibit numbers as A-1, etc.?

I do a lot of Exhibit A-1, A-2 headings and so on but I can only get the "-1" portion to work if I type it in manually after I get the automatic Exhibit A in place. This also allows me to cross-...
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MS Word 2019: What is the keyboard shortcut for pasting without formatting?

In Microsoft word 2019, if I want to paste using: Ctrl+Shift+v, that doesn't work, what is the new shortcut?
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MS Word Pro 2016 wildcard detailed description

Is there a MS Word Pro 2016 wildcard detailed description available? The only descriptions from Microsoft that I can find describe only the basic syntax with a few simple examples. The basic syntax is ...
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Is it possible to have a maximum width set in Microsoft Word (v16.16.3) webview?

I want to use web layout as I am writing content that will go on a webpage (no page breaks, etc). However I don't want the content to stretch past a certain width. I want something like the css ...
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Lost Word Document

I'm not sure if anyone can help with this but I've been typing like mad all day in Word (office for Mac 2016) and I have been saving the document regularly, like every 15-20 minutes because I have ...
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Cannot resize one column separate from the entire table

I would like to resize the last column in my table, without resizing the entire table. However, when I attempt to do this by pulling the border of the final column out, the entire table resizes. I ...
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Change the order of the pages in 2 pages view in Word [duplicate]

I would like to change the order of the pages in Two-page view. Currently the pages are p1 p2, p3 p4 and so on but I want it to be p2 p1, p3 p4 and so on. The reason is that I am used to read books ...
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Microsoft Word - unable to open https link within document

I cannot open links that starts with https://app.asana.com/ within MS Word 365 documents. I get: I'm using windows 10 1803 and newest MS Word 365 desktop application. Other links I can open without ...
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Microsoft Word conditional formatting to change color of cell based on value

I would like to add conditional formatting to a Word table so that if I enter a value of 1 the cell highlights green, if I enter a value more than 1 it highlights red. I would like this to be done ...
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Company Name throughout document from popup window

using the following i was able to perfectly add the information i need to a document. However, i have multiple places the company name needs to go in the document. The bookmark wont allow me to have ...
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“Partial” style in Word?

I want a "partial" style in Word 2019, such that when it's applied, the text only change some of its style settings, for example font or color, while keeping all other style settings, like line ...
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How can I find & replace a single word to multiple different words?

Using MS Word or Notepad++, I wish to find and replace a single vocabulary to multiple different synonyms. For example, from my text, I found that a specific word AAAA appears too frequently. So, I ...
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Is it possible to saveas pdf in MsWord including Headings and Word bookmarks options? I need both

I want Headings Bookmarks and Word Bookmarks when saving the word document as PDF. Is it possible? I need both option output as shown in the following screen.
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Link two tables in MS Word doc

I have a Microsoft Word document that has two somewhat redundant tables, let's say tab1 and tab2 (these tables are disjoint, in different parts of the document and have the same number of rows). I ...
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vb6 equivalent for word basic commands [closed]

can someone help me in converting the word basic commands to vb6 equivalent? I am trying to use this with word 2010 . This word basic code when I run with 2010, doesn't throw any error, But when I ...
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SUM in word table with Variable cells

I have a table in the Word program like the following: By opening this table file, I have to increase or decrease the number of rows. So I can not use the formula for the sum of the seasons (Because ...
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Word to PDF loses quality of chart

If I save (or File-> Export) a .docx document to .pdf, I lose quality of image. I want to save the file as pdf (instead of printing it to pdf) to retain the bookmarks of the text (from the titles). If ...
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Tibetan page numbers in cross-references in Word 2013

I am working on a Microsoft Word 2013 document in which I want to change the page numbers in the footer to use Tibetan numbers. I changed the font of the footer to a Unicode Tibetan font, but the ...
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MS Word 2016 equation editor: latex mode self-disables

Word 2016's equation editor allows direct entry of latex equations. On one of my computers (running Office 2016 Professional), the latex button does not stay pressed. My other computer, running ...
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How to enable Change Tracking in Word 2016 document where parts of the document is locked for editing

I have a word document with multiple pages. The first page contains few content controls, but that page is locked (using password protection), so no changes could be made on page 1. The content ...
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Word 2010 TOC Inconsistent Indentation

The following problem is really exasperating: All heading 1's in the attached document are linked to the TOC1 style, however the indentation between the chapter number and the text is different ...
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How to migrate Microsoft Office 2010 settings? [closed]

This is an extension of a previous post found here I am looking for a free solution to transfer all Word 2010 settings to another PC... I already know how to migrate Ribbon & Quick Access ...
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Start Excel on the 'pinned' files?

A recent update to Excel & Word (as of Nov 7, 2018) now starts off by showing the most recently used files with 'pinned' files now located on another tab. Is there a way to get Excel to display ...
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Word Blue Line Grammar Check

I typed an industry phrase that MS Word flagged in blue and wants me to put a hyphen between. It would be wrong if I did that. I know my option is to disable grammar check. So here are my questions: ...
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Determine the cause of a File Of Unusual Size

We are collaborating on a 40 pages long report written in MS Word 2013 and MS Word 365 (this depends on the age of each collaborators computer) which contains a lot of images. The file grew to 357 MB, ...
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Additional (search) window in MS Word?

There is an additional window opening, when the advanced search finds an entry in the header/footer within a Word document (in my case it's MS Word 2010). Is it possible to open this "window" ...
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The X-files of Office 2007 - missing saved files

There is a very serious matter reported already by multiple users that also happened to me today. After saving and closing a file in Office 2007 (excel and word reported so far) the file is just gone....
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Number of pages since I started counting in part of a Word document

I am creating a document in Word 2017 that uses sections. There are two primary parts of the document, and in each part I wish pages to be numbered in the format "Part {Part}: Page {Page} / {Pages in ...
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recovering word unsafe file on Mac

How can I recover the contents in Microsoft Word 2016 docs file that I closed without saving on Mac? When I reopen the docs file, it was showing the old content not edited one. I've tried EaseUS and ...
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Inserting a watermark picture [closed]

I am trying to insert a picture as a watermark - do I have to have the text in place first, or can I insert it after I've got the watermark on the page? I've been following the instructions for a ...
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How to change the number style language in numbering for MS Word 2010?

I have MS Word 2010 and I want to make numbering words on Arabic like this for example in one, two, three or first, second... I wanted to be in Arabic for numbing chapter in my basic language. I ...
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How to get rid of the > sign?

[W10; Lenovo laptop; Outlook 2010; Word 2010; Google Chrome; Gmail] How do I get rid of this sign >, which appear at the beginning of each line in my long list in my W10, Word 2010? Many internet ...
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Using a macbook, is there a way to make it so one key will create an open apostrophe and another will create a closed apostrophe?

I am "transliterating" Arabic so the apostrophes have nothing to do with apostrophe function. The open apostrophe represents the Arabic letter ع and the closed apostrophe represents the Arabic letter ...
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Force Word 2013 to always paste images in-line with text

For years (ages?) I've been pasting images to Word and it always was pasting them with: Layout Options > In Line with Text > In Line with Text Since I've been using this paste mode for about 20+ ...
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Horizontal line in microsoft word 2007 acting strangely and hard to remove?

I was writing a document in Word and used shift + underline continuously to make a horizontal line dividing 2 separate parts of the text. When I press enter, it automatically got changed to a thick ...
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MS Word - My text is highlighted in very light gray?

Why is my text highlighted in very light gray? I have not added a highlight color. And, just to make sure, I chose "no color" in the highlight tab. How can I remove this?
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Continuous running head title through section break and different numbering? Word 2010

I am writing an APA style document where I want to have the same running head title throughout. I have formatted the document with 2 sets of numbering, before and after the contents page. Is it ...
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MS Word: Element Visible on Top or Bottom of Page Only

How can I get an element - a line, a style, or whatever - to show only if it's the first or last line on a page? Is that even possible? I don't mean how do I get an element to be absolutely ...
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Microsoft Word 2016 Mail Merge from HTML file strips style from td tags

When I mail merge from a html file by opening it with word it seems to strip styles from each element, it also seems to change line heights and causes the template to display incorrectly. Has anyone ...
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Pen acting like touch in word 2010

With navigating Word 2010 documents on Windows 10, using the pen is interpreted as though it was touch. While the pen is correctly detected as a pen elsewhere in windows (with the special cursor), in ...
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Cross reference in Word

In order to make a cross reference, I have to choose from some predefined element types, such as Heading, Figure, Table. Is it possible to make cross references to specific paragraph styles?
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How to stop office 365 word from converting pdf from graphic to text?

I'm using word from the windows store and it keeps converting all my pdf graphs into text. How to stop it from using ORC and just show up the pdf as graphs?
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How to add caption to a top-and-bottom wrapped image? [duplicate]

I have a two column document where I want to insert an image spanning across the two columns. I figured that one way to do this is to wrap the text "Top and Bottom" around the image. However, as ...
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Macros disabled on Word

I don't know why my macros on word is suddenly disabled. I tried everything including placing the template location and my word docs as Trusted locations, Enabling all macros. It still won't run. Any ...
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1 page Word doc to EMF to Outlook?

I would like to take a one page Word document, and embed it as a vector image into an Outlook email which has a bit of cover text. I want the embed to appear as an image when opening, or previewing ...
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Word numbering - Custom Increment of List Item Numbers

Word version: Word 2016 OS: Windows 10 Pro I want to create a list that increments by 10 and not by 1 - i.e.: -- 10. blah -- 20. Blah blah -- 30. blah blah blah -- 40. You get the idea Can this ...
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Viewing PDF documents saved with Word sometimes shows no table borders

Whenever I save a document created with Word 2010 that has tables in it and borders on the table and cells and then open it in Adobe Reader, for some reason some of the cells do not show the borders, ...
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Microsoft word dot leader

Working with microsoft word to create dot leaders for the table of contents. Somehow, I managed to create dot leaders. Problem: My issue is to have double or multiple spaces between two adjacent ...
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Change referencing style from APA to IEEE in Microsoft Word

I have written a document with APA references. Now I decided to apply IEEE references instead of APA. How can I change the APA references style of my document to the IEEE style.
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I am trying to import a word 2016 document into publisher 2016 but all I get is a page of Latin

I have a document that was created in Word 2016 and want to import it into publisher 2016. The document is in English. The first page is a title page and the second page has the table of contents. ...