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Questions tagged [microsoft-word-2007]

The version of Word from Microsoft that came out in 2006.

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How to switch writing direction (LTR/RTL) in Word 2007?

I received a word document that was probably created on a machine with some sort of right-to-left locale (e.g. Middle East). All text is in English but editing it is a pain. However, I can't figure ...
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Microsoft Word cannot Save

I use Microsoft Word 2010 to write long documents. These typically include a lot of sections, graphics, formulae, footnotes, a TOC, an index, a bibliography, and inline cross-references and source ...
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How to ignore spelling and grammar for certain text styles in Word 2007

Is there a way to ignore spelling and grammar for certain text styles in Word 2007? Some of the stuff I'm writing is pre-formatted text that looks like this and usually has stuff like if (str.length(...
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Replace newline character with another in Word 2007

Using Microsoft Word 2007, is it possible to replace the newline character (\n) with some other character? What about vice versa? (That is replace a character with the newline character).
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Any way to set a default view in Word 2007 or 2010 and keep among restarts?

Every time I open a document in Word 2007 or Word 2010 on a wide-screen display I get the two-page view (which is actually very annoying for me). I would like to make Word display the one-page view, ...
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Tab key in Microsoft Word does not increase indent in bullet lists

I create a bullet list, of any type and after pressing Enter then Tab instead of increasing the indent it just injected white-space. I'm using the default template (.dot), there's been no changes to ...
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Microsoft Word restores all open documents when clicking on a .DOC file

I tend to have a few Word documents that I keep open all the time, with notes for a long-running project. Normally they are all minimized. The problem is that when I click on a different .doc or ....
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Viewing pages from right to left in microsoft word

On 2-page view, I want to see the pages from right to left, like so: instead of This has something to do with right-to-left languages. I found a few suggested solutions that didn't work (one that ...
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Word 2007 jumplist missing

For some reason the jumplist showing recent documents on my pc has gone. The link is still pinned to the taskbar but the list shows no documents. How can I get the jumplist to show recent documents?
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Continuous page numbers in Word 2007 document with section breaks

I have a document with several section breaks and I want to add a page number to every page in the footer section. When I use Insert - Footer, it starts with 1 for every section. There are ...
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Back/Forward navigation in Word 2003/2007

I've been using Adobe Acrobat Reader since version 4. While I am reading a PDF document, I can use the Back/Forward buttons to navigate between the previously browsed pages. For example, I am on page ...
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How to change the template that Word 2007 is based on?

How do I change what template is based on by default?
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How to recover Word document that was mistakenly replaced

I worked on a Word document and also saved the file on my flash drive. When it asked me to save, I pressed the Replace document option by mistake. I can see the missing work under the Properties ...
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How to show “only number” in picture cross-reference in Word 2007 document?

I have many pictures in a document and I reference them very often in text. I don't want to lose the order so I am using Insert -> Cross-reference. This opens the cross-reference dialog where I can ...
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Prevent reviewer name from converting to “Author” after saving a Word document

When I insert a comment or make a revision to some Microsoft Word documents the comment or revision correctly reflects my User Name as the reviewer. However, after I save the document, all of my ...
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Why does the margin on a numbered list over 99 become large (2007 Word)?

Have a numbered list in 2007 Word. Everything was fine until item 100. At 100 and on, the margin between the number and the text is very large. How do I make it normal? Thanks! i.e.- 98. ...
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How to change the name of a reviewer in Word?

How can I change the name that is displayed in the track changes baloons and comments of another person (not myself)?
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MS Word: How to disable spell/grammar checking on a custom style

I often write documents that contain code snippets in them. I created a custom code style so I can quickly differentiate words or paragraphs that are code. However, C++ code is not easy on Word's ...
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Reference number brackets wrapping to next line in Word 2007's bibliography

Anyone ever encounter this problem in Word 2007? Word's automatic bibliography is not making the reference numbers column wide enough, so it's wrapping the closing bracket onto the next line. Is ...
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Include only part of a figure caption within a textbox in a table of figures in MS Word

I am writing a thesis paper with long figure captions. I have discovered how to use Style Separator to have only the first sentence appear in the list of figures, however all my captions are in text ...
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Change only the font of numerics/numbers in Word 2007

How do I change the font used by numbers, or numerics, in a Word 2007 document? For the rest of the document, they would be using another font for the letters and such, but I would like the numbers ...
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“This file originated from an internet location” - How to mark this file as local and safe?

I opened a dotx that was emailed to me and I get the prompt saying the file originates from internet location. That is fine. But I now made changes and Save As a new dotx but when I open it, it still ...
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In Word 2007, how do I make a landscape table in a portrait page?

I have a portrait page with headers and footers. I have a table which needs to be in landscape orientation due to space constraints. How do I do that? EDIT: I actually need the table to be landscape ...
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Word 2007 Equations: How to stack symbols

Does Word 2007's equation editor have any equivalent to the \stackrel or \overset commands in LaTeX? I'd like to be able to stack custom text on top of = signs, etc.
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Convert MathType equations to native Word 2007/2010 equations

Is it possible to convert equations typeset with MathType to native Office 2007/2010 equations? MathType doesn't seem to have that option, but I need it to parse LaTeX formulae in my Word document. ...
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How to set English (UK) as default editing language in Word 2007?

How to set UK language in MS word 2007 for always as default language?
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How to make a Table of Content auto-update?

I am using Word 2007, but saving my documents in .doc (as opposed to .docx) formats because that's company policy. I have the ToC set up fine, but is there a way to have it update automatically (at ...
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Change the comment font in Microsoft Word 2007

How do you change the default font of comments (whether inline or bubble) in Microsoft Word 2007?
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How can I embed all linked images into a .docx file?

Usually people ask how to extract images from a Word file; I want the opposite. Let's say I have an image in an external file, which I've inserted into a document by linking to it (it is in the same ...
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Formatting a bullet list when text wrapped next to an image

I can't find any combination of list formatting and default or custom text-wrap settings where, for item 4, the second line of text lines up correctly - i.e. where the 'n' lines up with the 'S' as ...
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What's a good way to share a value in multiple places in a Word document?

Let's say I have a value: \\myServer\dir1\dir2\dir3. I'd like this value to appear in multiple places in an MSWord document. However I only want to write it down once. What's a good way to do this? ...
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Two different page numbers in Word 2007 (one starting at 1, the other at VI)

I have a document (docA) with arabic page numbers in the header. Now docA is part of a thesis which has roman numbers in the footer. So I want to add roman page numbers to docA. This is no problem. ...
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How to persuade MS Word that .NET is one word?

I'm writing a text about my work in .NET and the word ".NET" makes Word think that the dot is the end of a sentence. How can I persuade MS Word that .NET is one word? PS: I know I can use dotNET but ...
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Lost in MSWord 2007 - How do I add Reviewers & change colors?

I have three Reviewers in my MSWord2007 document right now. I want to add a 4th Reviewer and can't figure out how. If I access the list of Reviewers in the drop down menus re: Tracking Options, I ...
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How to store VBA Macros for Office 2007 to have them always available and share them with others?

I have created some useful VBA macros for Word, Excel Outlook and PowerPoint 2007. Now I want to have them always available in the corresponding application via keyboard shortcut or icon to click ...
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Microsoft Word 2007 - Force 'Word Count' to just count a specific part of document

In Microsoft Word 2007, I'd like the 'Word Count' feature to just count the words/characters in a specific part of the document automatically. I know that if I highlight a specific section, it will ...
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Labels mail merge repeats on subsequent pages?

I'm trying to do a mail merge to print to labels. The first field in the document does not contain a { NEXT } field code, and because of this the records repeat between label pages for example: ...
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How to make word to print the header picture from the edge of the page

I have a document in which I have inserted a picture as the header. It is a banner. In print preview, the picture is placed on the edge of the page. There is no space on the top or on the left side of ...
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How to change the style of a source reference in Word?

I have a number of references in Word 2007; there is several way of referencing them and the one I find the most fitting is purely numeric, e.g. (3) for reference number 3 in the list. But since I ...
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How do I stop track changes from turning on automatically in Word?

This was originally posted as a Word 2007 question, but the issue and the solution are common to other versions of Word. Whenever I open an existing document in Word 2007 (on Windows XP), word turns ...
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Document Map in MS Word 2007 going bonkers

I’m working on a large project report in Microsoft Word 2007 and have been using the document map to generate the index. I have been carefully selecting the headers that need to be added to the ...
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Improved APA citation format in Word 2007/2010?

By default the APA citation in Word 2007 doesn't quite match APA style (e.g. it doesn't convert a citation to et. al. when the citation has been made previously and there are many authors). Is there ...
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Preventing a confirmation pop-up when updating fields in Word

In Word 2007, an obvious candidate for updating all the fields in a range is myrange.Fields.Update But if the range is the element of ActiveDocument.StoryRanges corresponding to the footnotes, ...
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Recover from or repair a corrupt password protected Word 2010 file

I created a password-protected Word 2010 document at work, brought it home using a flash drive, tried opening it using Word 2007, and it won't open. It doesn't even present me with a password-entry ...
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Numbered paragraphs in Word 2007

I have the following styles defined in Word 2007. They all have outline levels 1-6. They also correctly show up in the Table of Contents (not all, I only set the TOC up to Level 3). 1 Heading 1 1....
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Page numbers in contents and footer

I've been trying to work out how to make page numbers skip the first two pages (title page and contents), and also how to have the footer say "page x of y", rather than just the current page which ...
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Using MS Word Table Styles to Change Font Size

I made a custom table style using MS Word 2007. I set the font to be Arial 10pt and to apply to the whole table. The font changed to Arial, but the font size of my table did not change. When I go ...
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How to open recovered files in word?

My computer restarted while I was asleep because of system updates (need to turn that off), and when I opened up Word the first time after it restarted, it gave me a pane on the left hand side that ...
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MS Word field code error - “Error! No text of specified style in document”

I just opened a word document, in MS Word 2007, and the following error appears before the Figure and Table numbers: Error! No text of specified style in document The figure/table names code (after ...
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How do I create multi-line tabulations in Microsoft Word 2007?

I have Microsoft Word 2007 document: However you can see with longer word it doesn't go like I want, it would be better if it would spawn a new line like in another example below (I made it but ...