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Questions tagged [microsoft-word]

Always use the version specific tag for your version of Microsoft Word unless asking a general non-version specific question.

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“Microsoft Word has encountered a [redacted] and needs to close.”

Every time I try to open Word (v 15.11.2), it does not open, an instead gives a popup with the message "Microsoft Word has encountered a problem and needs to close." If I select to restart Word, the ...
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How can I extract specific text from a Word document? [on hold]

I'm looking for a way to tag, or mark specific text in a Word document so it is easy to extract only that specified text after the fact. I basically want to filter out everything except what I've ...
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How to remove some repetitive pattern in word 2013

How to remove some repetitive pattern in word 2013? for Example, think you have copied a text from wikipedia and want to delete references numbers ([1] [2] ...) all at once. How do you do that? I ...
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Looking for a way to highlight 2 characters before and 2 characters after all tracked changes

I am using a code that allows me to automatically convert all tracked changes to highlighted text. However, when the track change is a suppression, there is of course no highlight after I "Accept All ...
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Only protect part of a Word document with signature

I want to use the digital signature feature of MS Word to protect the document, however I only want to protect part of the document. For example, once signed pages 1-2 cannot be edited, but pages 3-4 ...
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How to quickly add a new top level heading in Microsoft Word

If I already have an established heading structure in Microsoft Word, what is the quickest way for me to add a new top level heading? For example, if I already have an H1 heading assigned to ...
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MS Word file styles automatically update with external document

In MS Word we have a template document (template1.docm). This document is use in SharePoint by many users to write thousands of procedure documents, saved as .mht documents. As we update styles in ...
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Word formatting only applying to every other page

I am creating a large document with a new list style created linked to heading styles to handle the formatting. I have created all my section headers and applied the appropriate heading styles, ...
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Save a Word files without Changes history

I created a Word 2016 document, sent that to person X who made edits to it in such a way to those edits would show up if I went to Review Tab --> "Simple Markup" or "All Markup." I wasn't familiar ...
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(SOLVED) Edit-Cancel behaviour in Word 365 [duplicate]

Does someone know how to set the "edit cancel" behavior to have it step-back not one character at a time, but words or phrases (normal case) ? UPDATED : Thank's to this forum, I found the solution, ...
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How can I require a user to complete document tags before saving the document?

I am trying to create a standard template for meeting papers with the individual elements populated by a userform when the template document is opened. There are three things that I am struggling to ...
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How can I change the data source of a chart in Microsoft Word?

I have a word document that is filled with charts. All of these charts pull data from one excel file. This excel file is stored on our company network, so my worry is that when I send the word ...
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Two columns from one

I have a column in word which has two parts (one Persian and one English). I need to put tab space between the two languages (there is a single space between them). to clarify: اجرای وصیت put in ...
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Excel chart into Word - losing underlines

I am trying to copy an Excel chart into Word as a picture but I am losing the underlines under certain cells. I am copying as a picture (alt+H, C, P, P, Enter), and pasting into word as a picture (Alt+...
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Microsoft Word - I want text to be shown in the Navigation Pane, but not when printing [closed]

I want to have some text in the Title #n paragraph styles (L1, L2, L3, ... Outline Levels) that is displayed when editing a document but hidden when printing. Displayed: Printed: Is that ...
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How to make sure that the format of a heading is not lost after adding a heading style and the heading numbering is retained in table of content?

My paper is structured like this: 1. Introduction 2. Conceptual background 2.1. Definition 2.2. Delineate the Boundaries of the Research 2.3. Research Streams 2.4. Theoretical ...
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How to update Office 2016 to Office 2019?

I saw that the version of Office 2019 came out, I have Office 365 ProPlus: I was interested in updating, I tried through File> Account> Update Options> Update Now, it says that I have the latest ...
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VBA to check which stylesheet is loaded in Word

I have a small macro to change styles automatically, but it won't work unless the right style sheet is selected. At the moment, it looks like this: ActiveDocument.ApplyQuickStyleSet2 ("Anthology") '...
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Microsoft Word Style Tab

I am trying to create a style in Word, which will have already a tab clicked in Title on [tab]------> This way, I will have the underline going all the way. NB. I know about the border function and ...
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Importing particular information from multiple word documents into excel

I need to scan hundreds of word documents and turn them into a database. The task is to have each word document into a row with the filename as the first column, then get excel to return a binary ...
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Macro for scanning paper scans only one page

I'm writing a macro for Word 2013 to scan all papers kept in the scanner feeder. The issue is that it scans only one page. I need to call macro for each page. What is wrong in my code? Sub Scan() ' ...
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My Macros enabled document changes name every time I open it

I have a macros enabled document with quickparts in it. When I close the document and open it again it changes names from Document 1 to Document 2, Document 3 etc. Its making it hard to have my VBA ...
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Why does my table style change when I move to a new section of my document?

I've inherited a gigantic document with lots of tabulated data. I created a custom table style, and applied it to all tables within a section of my document. I move onto the next section to apply ...
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How to format table's borders so they don't span through the entire table?

My table looks like this: But I need for it to look like this example: They look fairly similar but if you look closely you will see that in the example the borders stop before they reach the end ...
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Get back original word doc after converting to pdf

Unfortunately I submitted an assignment at university after converting a word document to a pdf with pandoc word, where I now realize some of my text was hidden since the text box was too small to fit ...
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Does anyone know how a style title could be adjusted to have custom border and shading?

Does anyone know how a style title could be adjusted to look like the following. What I am trying to achieve: When I am trying to modify the style through the tab Borders, the different colour stick ...
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MS-Word: Word field to restart Heading list count

I know that for custom sequence I can use {SEQ dummy \r 0}. Moreover, the sequence itself can start depending on the specified Heading: {SEQ dummy \s 2}. I'm looking for a field which will start the ...
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Spelling checker always does grammar check as well

In my Office 365 version of Word the user interface for the spell checker recently changed. It now looks like this... It is slow to load and I cannot turn off the grammar checking. When I go to the ...
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Compare three or more Word documents (*.docx)

I've seen multiple questions and answers for how to compare two Word documents, and I've seen some questions and answers for how to compare three or more raw text files, but I'm struggling to find a ...
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Microsoft Word - How can I specify table margins (not cell paddings)?

In Microsoft Word, how can I specify table margins (not cell paddings)? I'm composing a 100+ pages of document and I don't want to add a new Style for paragraphs below every table. I am using the ...
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Integrate data from Microsoft Word Tables to Excel Spreadsheet (Transfer information from word to excel automatically) [closed]

UPDATED-STATEMENT: 20181005@132928-FRI Post created UPDATED-STATEMENT: 20181012@093215@FRI Found out transferring data is done by the MSOfficeAutomation process using Macros & VBA's but I don't ...
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Workgroup Templates not updating for all users (Microsoft Word)

I have set up company wide templates and save them in Workgroup_Templates folder on drop box. Each user sets Word to get Workgroup Templates from the same folder, which is a path like this C:\Users\...
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Word 2013 Document on Shared Folder - Limit Users

I would like to know is there a way to limit 1 user at a time to a Word Document on a shared folder. 1 user meaning if someone is working on it currently that another user cannot make changes until ...
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Word Spaces rather than Character Spaces in MS Word

I want to control size of spaces in between words in MS Word (text alignment is not the issue as it may be default left aligned). I've tried to search it over the internet and on Stack Exchange as ...
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Fixing background shade in between letters when printing from MS Word

In Word 2010 I have a header where I've selected the font color and background color. I want the background color to show in between the letters and if a letter has a hole, like a "d", "a", or "o" ...
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Cant find if my office version is up to date

I'm having some trouble determining exactly which version of office is installed on a Windows server 2016. For exemple in "Account" here here nothing is chown But when i go in "about word" i have ...
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Word Processors: How to keep previous style when moving cursor position?

This is a general question about word processors, and I need an answer of some word processor, especially the tagged editors. How to keep the previous style when moving the cursor position? For ...
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How to remove the paragraph symbol when using two tables in two independent columns

My question is about Microsoft Word version 2016, but I am open to a solution on other versions or even a workaround. For my own purposes, I would like to be able to use two distinct tables in two ...
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Centering page numbers in front of a small header image - Word 2013

I've got a document with Word page numbers in the top right of the header. Behind the page numbers, I've placed some little circles (a .png), as a background for the page numbers themselves. The ...
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Windows 10 PC Word 2016 - mail merge switches

Doing a Word mail merge to bring in numbers from Excel via DDE. Numbers range from whole numbers to numbers with between 1 and 4 decimal places. I Need to show numbers with a comma separator for ...
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Word 2016 Converting single column table to comma-delimited

I'm constantly having to replace ^p with , in Word 2016 because I can't get it to convert to comma separated values. I think it's a bug; I don't think I'm doing something wrong with converting table ...
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How to resize a table in word symmetrically?

I've been trying to resize a table in word but even selecting the thing on the bottom right doesn't resize it symmetrically (only resizes height).
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Roboto Font changes its look

My client e-mailed me a Word document and the font files to display it (Roboto, from Google I believe). I installed them before opening the document. The document's Title style is in Roboto ...
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Previous Format Breaks when Deleting Section Break in Word

My favorite program, microsoft word... has decided that if I delete the final section break (which is causing my document to have an extra blank page), it will break the formatting of the entire ...
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Some Word headings not being converted to bookmarks in PDF

I have a word document, a newsletter, with fully defined headings and a working ToC. In the Navigation panel, all of my headings appear correctly nested. However, when I convert it to a pdf, some of ...
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Quick Parts (Autotext) - Word Template

I'm trying to make a template for contracts. Within this template I want to use Quick Parts and more specific "Autotext" and "Blank". Although whenever I choose Autotext Blank it shows "[Type here]". ...
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Office 65 MS Word with Nuance Dragon Voice

When I dictate using Dragon I get italic green high lighted text. This happens in all cases, new document, existing document I have tried all the "review" options, stop tracking etc. Nothing works If ...
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MS Word spellcheck does not see UK spelling as incorrect, even using the USA English dictionary

I am fighting a strange spelling/checking problem in MS Word (Office 365). I want Word to catch and underline in red "acknowledgements" (the UK spelling) because I write for USA clients that want to ...
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MS Word Mac How to Continue Bullet List Numbering

I am using MS Word for Mac v 16.16.2. I hae a bulleted list I would like to have continue numbering on the following line. When I press return for a new line I do not get a new bullet point. How do ...
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MS Word: How to insert logo between page border?

I would like to insert a logo in between the top of a page border, similar to the sample below. Anyone know how to accomplish this?