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MS Word, how to manage the Headings in a document

In Word, I can press CTRL+F to go to Navigation, and then press the "Headings" tab in there to see section headings, which is quite useful. However, I noticed that not every heading was ...
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How to paste all PowerPoint slides to Word?

I need to paste all PowerPoint slides into a table in Word, but each slide must be in a separate block? Is this possible or must I copy and paste each slide on their own?
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How do I exhibit the character Ň (U+0147) in my Word 2010? Why the method described in the first paragraph below doesn't work for this character?

As far as I can understand, to exhibit a Unicode code point in Word, one should press the Alt key, followed by the character +  and the Unicode code point, both typed in the numeric keypad. That’s ...
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Word shows Print Preview but won't send anything to any printer, even a PDF writer [closed]

I edit or create a document in Word. I check the print preview which looks fine. When I select Print I just return to the editing view. It's not a printer problem because: the printer works with ...
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Word document with two inserted excel spreadsheets, cross referencing cells between them

I have a word document in which I have inserted two separate excel spreadsheets using the Insert tab, then Table button, then Excel Spreadsheet in the drop down menu in Word. Let's call them sheet1 ...
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MS Word, cannot remove final blank page - Table at the end of document

On the last page of my Word document that I have text, I have a table. This table ends about an inch from the bottom of that page. However, Word has then decided that it will insert a completely blank ...
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How to find and replace superscripted Numbers wrapped in square brackets in Microsoft word

I need to find all superscripted numbers wrapped in the square brackets like this [23] for example but for any number up to 90. Because I cited some references like [1] down to [90] but now I need to ...
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How to convert a list or a table of latex equations into word format

I try to convert automatically a large table of latex equations into a word table. How to do that automatically, without having to select cells, one one by one and click on convert to professional ...
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Microsoft Word keeps reverting the proofing language of non-English quotations to English

I am writing a commentary on a French publication. My own text is English, but I have a lot of quotations in French, and occasional quotations from German, Greek, and Latin texts. I carefully "...
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How to add text to the beginning and end of each line in Microsoft Word

How can a character be added to the beginning and the end of each line in Microsoft Word? For some reason, they appear in the wrong place at times. Before trying Expected result Current result What ...
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Create cross-page border in Word

I am trying to find some way to create borders that can run across a page break in Microsoft Word. The closest I have come to this objective is to create a table with a single cell. However there ...
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How to copy paste Kannada text from pdf or word doc to google translate text field?

I have a document written in Kannada both in pdf format and doc format. It is readable. But if I copy paste some text from it to the google translate text field (language set to Kannada manually), it ...
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Copy paste the values of cells from Excel

I want to copy paste the cell values what we see post pressing F9 in a cell into word. Is there any short and quick way to do this? For example - if I have a formula: =AVERAGE(E12/H12,E11/H11,E10/H10) ...
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How to change arrow style in Microsoft Word?

In Word (Windows), I inserted an arrow using Insert tab then Shapes button then arrow icon, then drawing the line. But I want to change the head style of the arrow, say, from a wide triangle to a - ...
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How to create non-collapsable heading in Microsoft Word

So in order to get my text to not collapse under heading 2, but collapsed under heading 1, I had to shift around headings and make the first phrase of the text into its own heading (hopefully I've ...
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Insert image into textbox with text wrapping in Word

Unfortunately, Microsoft has decided to get rid of Publisher, with things like changing pictures no longer working. As a result, I'm trying to make something in Word instead, with little success. How ...
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Can I create a single user-specific link to a document? [closed]

I want to sell a single online document to 30 people. The dilemma I'm facing is if one person pays, s/he can share the link to others and they might not buy again. Is it possible I generate a non-...
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Word : square blocks in front of text (TOC ?)

These square blocks appeared in front of my text in Word, but when I print of PDF, they do not show up. That's good, I don't want them, but why are they there? Is it a preview thing? Can I turn it off?...
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Word: White highlight behind text on coloured background

I can't get rid of the white shading on a title in Word. The background is a picture, so I need to remove it. The rest of the text also had it, but selecting character per character, I could turn it ...
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Regular expressions to replace text strings in a MS Word document

I have the following protocol names like GR232 or GR485 and I am looking to replace them with the expression "GR" followed by a hyphen and the appropriate three digit number, something like ...
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How to automatically add a period in table of contents that is not there in the chapter heading in MSWord

I create chapter heading using the Heading1 style with a soft return between the chapter designation and the chapter title as shown: I then add a toc somewhere else in the document and it looks like: ...
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How can I reset the Math Symbol Autocorrect in word?

How can you Reset the math autocorrect pairing between shortcuts of e.g. the form \scriptF and the mathematic symbol to default settings? How can you add a shortcut to a mathematic symbol that ...
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Microsoft Word: Collapsible Arrow can not be removed, even after switching to a normal style

My document has somehow ended up filled with these collapsible arrows. They don't hide or reveal anything, but it seems every second line (where I've entered then indented) is being treated as a ...
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MS Word randomly adds white space before a new line begins

Image of issue: In my word document that has had no issues until now, the 470th page has randomly begun adding a blank space that I cannot get rid of. No page formatting or font size changing has ...
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Dropcaps in word, how to remove the margin/line spacing

I am attempting to make headings with dropcaps. Everything works, except I am unable to get the line spacing/margin of the dropcap to line up with the top of the first line. Is there anyway to set ...
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Ignore Null Field when printing name, middle I., and last name

Using Word in a multi-print document, I would like to ignore null fields when printing. As it is now, things are fine when a filled middle initial is present, but if no middle initial is present, it ...
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Adding specific text to any bold text in Word file

Can you help me how to add word " (correct)" after every bold word, in MS Word? For example, if I have the following text: This is my example text. how do I convert it to: This is my ...
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Removing Content Control Quick Part in Microsoft Word

I have a VBA macro that will auto populate a document with content control quick parts that have blocks of text with other content controls within them. I'm attempting to write a VBA macro that will ...
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Unique ID for Fields and Cross References in Microsoft Word

I am working with a collaborative Microsoft Word Document with Figures and Tables cross referenced throughout the document. For instance, there are 75 figures linked with Captions. We have cross ...
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Published app calling Microsoft Word for a merge and failing

We run a published app on an RDS 2019 server. This works perfect, however when a specific function is used to create a mail merge to Word (it pulls client data, and job info and sets up a template) ...
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Remove border lines appearing between paragraphs formatted with the same style

I defined a custom paragraph-level style in Word 365 that, relative to the normal Style, indents the text right, applies some text level formatting, and separates the text using horizontal border ...
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Word 365 Headings that take up multiple Lines

I am attempting to make I would like the larger font to be the heading, is it possible to make a heading that would textwrap lines and float on the left side? As shown in the photo you can see that ...
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Remove paragraph spacing before very large text

Using Word, I'm creating very large labels with text that is set to a font size of 300. I have the paragraph spacing before and after set to zero, but Word insists that there be approximately two ...
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Moving Body Text out from a Heading in Word

I am using Microsoft Word 365 I'm wondering if there is a way to move the body text out to the previous heading in word. This is what my document looks now: I would like the text 'NEXT PARAGRAPH TEST ...
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Inserting fields for mail merge and space bar repeats field instead of adding space

Inserting fields into Word doc to create labels for mail merge. When I click on first name and insert, it does. I hit the space bar to put a space between first name field and last name field, but ...
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Page numbering isn't working

I am trying to set numbers on the pages but it's not working properly. For example, it starts from the first page as 1, then the second page takes the number 2, then the third page takes the number 1, ...
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How to run a Word macro from the command line?

I'm trying to save and close all open Word files (to start I only target one of them). The macro I made works when ran from Word (clicking "Execute"), but it won't run when called from the ...
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Recommended ways to automatically update several word documents with specific info

I have several word documents (20+) that need to be updated with info like dates, names, addresses, titles. What are some recommended ways to automatically update all of them? Ideally, I would like to ...
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How to create a hyperlink to a particular bookmarked spot in an MS Word Document?

I want to share a URL that links to a specific spot in an MS Word document. It would link to the web version of the document. My understanding is that you can only link to that from another Word ...
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Force Smart Tags and Accelerators to Appear (or to Disappear) in Microsoft Office Word 2019

An issue I have wondered about for years. At times it is mildly iniquitous; at other times it is seriously irritating; and some of the time it is veritably cataclysmic. Since at least MS Office 2007, ...
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Indent an Entire Paragraph in Microsoft Office Word 2019 with the TAB key (instead of indenting only a single line)

Long time reader, 1st time caller :) An inexplicble formatting problem has suddenly arisen in Word which, for some reason, seems to be un-reversible. (It occurred in Word'19, so it might also be ...
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How to keep figures and captions on their own separate page while text flows on the page before and after in Microsoft Word?

I am writing a thesis and the formatting requires that when a figure name is mentioned, that figure must appear on the next page by itself with its caption. However, the text from the rest of the ...
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Manual line break in Microsoft Word: identifying number followed by a dot

I've the following sample of text. Is it possible to use the function find and replace in Microsoft Word in order to replace all the numbers followed by a dot with a double line break (^l^l)? 1. Il ...
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How to reformat columns in a table from a Word template

I am designing a resume, using the Swiss design resume template. The only change I want to make is with the 4 columns at the bottom (see screenshot below). I would like to combine the two columns in ...
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Prevent other users from deleting my comments in Word

When using the comment feature present in most Office apps (e.g. right click on a word or sentence and select New Comment) my comment shows up on the right side panel, and others can add subcomments, ...
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Office MS 365 Apps for Enterprise restart withoutsave

I have Office MS 365 Apps for Enterprise installed and after resuming Windows 10 Enterprise after hibernate the office applications sometimes restart. This would not be so bad except that the content ...
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Why can I see comments but no field or button to reply to them in Word 2021?

I'm helping someone with a document and have used Track Changes in LibreOffice to create a comment. I then saved as .docx again and sent it back. The person on the other end* sees my comment but, ...
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In Microsoft Word, is there a way to conditionally format the cell properties of a MS Word Table (like in Microsoft Excel)?

Background: So, in Micrsoft Excel, you may colorize or affect the design/style of a cell via the "Conditional Formatting" feature that is present in the standard/plain vanilla version of ...
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In Microsoft Word, is there a way to assign particular Bullet Styles automatically to a Heading Style through the Design Features (Themes and Styles)?

What? My goal here is to have Microsoft Word automatically adjust the Bullet List Style in a conditional manner, where the condition is the specific heading style (i.e., heading 1, heading 2, heading ...
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How to paste Excel rows into Word as paragraph lines, not as a table?

I have a Word file consisting of text where each line is a link: free text with a URL behind it (Ctrl+K). I want to sort it, but Word refuses, maybe because the lines are links. I copied it and ...
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