Questions tagged [microsoft-word-2007]

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

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Word 2007 - “Save as” / Save dialog window won't show, even for unsaved documents

I have a situation where when I try to save an unsaved document using Ctrl+S, or choosing File -> Save or File -> Save As, the save dialog window won't appear, so I can't save the document, and I have ...
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How can I merge two seperate two-column sections?

By highlighting my text, I determined the flow of text in my template document (the red numbers indicate the sequence in which the text flows): However, I want the text in the first page to flow ...
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Extract Audio text notes to mp3 or flac

I have a audio embedded text file (.docx) How can I Extract Audio Notes from pre 2010 Word Version to MP3 or FLAC
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Updating Word 2007/2010 templates

If I make a template, then create a document based on it, and then change the template, the document is unchanged. Even if I after changing the template change the document and save it anew, the ...
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Microsoft Word is skipping table caption numbers - how to debug?

I have a series of tables in a document. The caption numbers should be Table 3.1, 3.2, 3.3 etc. Unfortunately however, there is one being skipped (i.e. 3.1, 3.3, 3.4...). Perhaps this is because I ...
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Customise heading 1 style starting number in MS word 2007

I am trying to get MS word to start a chapter number at 3. I have set the Heading 1 style numbering format to start at 3 - this shows as 3 Heading 1 in the styles list. However, when I use the style ...
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Make all sentences paragraphs in MS Word

I have text in MS Word 2007. It is needed to make all sentences paragraphs. I can go over text and press Enter after each sentence but want to do it automatically. I am thinking about using Find/...
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Word 2007: Arabic/Persian number in picure caption

I am working on a Word document that contains both Arabic/Persian and English words and numbers. Problem is if I add a caption for an image, its sequential number is in Latin format(123456789) not ...
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Word 2013 removes spaces between words

Having already checked this question, where there are no solutions, I proceed to my question. It happens with some .docx files, created by other users (using Word 2007) and sent to me by email. I do ...
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Word 2007: Placing pictures inside table

In Word 2007, I tried to create a table of 10 columns and 1 row for placing 10 pictures. Knowing that the picture placeholders (picture content control) in Word 2007 cannot be used to align with text (...
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How to delete MS Word table cell contents but not cells

I am running MS Word 2007. Is it possible to delete the contents of a table without deleting the actual cells? I've tried highlighting a bunch of cells and hitting the Backspace button but with this ...
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Word 2007 won't let me mouse-wheel-scroll past cursor after editing

I'm using MS Word 2007 at work (on an HP ProBook 6460b, if that makes a difference) and have come across an annoying issue for which I can't seem to find a solution. I'm pretty sure this doesn't ...
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Bad kerning in some words when printing Word document

I have the following setup, with everything up to date: Windows 8.1 (but it happened in Vista on a previous computer too) Microsoft Word 2007 (from Home and Student edition) HP Photosmart C4580 ...
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How can I create a web form using Microsoft Word?

I have a Word file that I want use on a website. I want to convert it to template with fields. I created a template with multiple fields, but they are not named for use on the website. How can I ...
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How to add multiple reviewers in Microsoft Word 2007 and at the same time keep track of interim document versions?

I'm using Microsoft Word 2007. I've received a document which I need to revise, but the original document already has revisions built into it. I would like to be able to stack my revisions on top of ...
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Two pages both showing as “First Page” making headers a pain

I'm not sure how I did this to my Word document, but there's two pages that are labeled with "First Page Header". Of course, with things fouled up like this, I can't make the first page have a ...
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Remove password from 2007 word document while actual password doesn't work [duplicate]

How do I remove password protection from a 2007 word document (docx)? When entering the right password I get an error message telling me the password would be wrong. But: I'm definetly sure it is ...
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Align paragraph to the bottom of the page in Microsoft Word

In LaTeX, one could use \vfill before a paragraph to align it to the bottom of the page. Is there a similar function in Microsoft Word 2007? I am trying to avoid multiple new lines or text boxes since ...
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Complex auto numbering in table MS Word

I have the table with three columns. First two columns have complex numbering. I want to number elements of table like this: | First Column | Second Column | __________________________________ | 1....
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How do I prevent new sections in a word document from using the background image and styling from the title page?

I have a document derived from a template in MS Word 2007 I inherited from a predecessor in my company and am having some difficulty making it behave. The first page of the document includes a fancy ...
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Table of contents based on custom heading style

I'm pretty sure you can do this, one of the systems analysts at an old company I worked at had this set up. Basically I want a table of contents in my page, but I don't want it based on the standard "...
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Open multiple independant instances of Word 2007

Since MS Word 2007 there seems to be a change in how Documents are opened. In older Versions, each Document could be opened in a completely independant Word Window. Now, all seem to be opened in one ...
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MS Word: chapter numbers within captions reset to 0 despite displaying correct chapter number in the dialogue box

I'm editing a document for a coworker, and one of the things I've fixed is inconsistent headers. After defining my list styles and getting the headings just right, I've continued to encounter a few ...
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Store a word to use later in MS Word 2007

I am using MS Word 2007. Here I would like to a word. Later I would like to use that word using short cut key. How can I do that?? Thanks
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How do I add placeholder text in Word 2007?

I'm working on a report but some data, which will be repeated throughout the document, are not yet ready. Is there any way to put a placeholder of some sort that will automatically adjust other than ...
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content control in Microsoft Word 7

What I require seems simple to me but I'm really struggling to sort it. I need a drop down box (combo box) that has a list containing two values. I want the first value to be displayed so the user ...
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Microsoft Word 2007: Caption with many pages in Table of Contents

I was wondering if it is possible to have a caption with more than one page in the table of contents for Microsoft Word 2007. For instance, let's say I have "Equation 1. Linear Model" on page 5 and "...
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Certain Dragon NaturallySpeaking voice commands not working in Word, Excel

I am running Windows Vista, with MS Office 2007. I used to have Dragon NaturallySpeaking 10, and I noticed that certain commands, such as "Undo That, Italicize that, Bold that," etc. no longer worked,...
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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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content control in word (2007) linking a value in a drop down box to a textbox

ive searched listed code and word help and tried to manipulate others code ive got as far as creating a developer combo box with two fields the display name and a value. i have also managed to use the ...
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Controlling page length

I want to circulate a Word 2007 document, with a page within it, that people can add to, but I do not want the total content of that page to be able to continue on to another page. When that page is ...
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how to replace empty table cell in word 2007with '-'?

How to replace empty table cell in word with '-'? It seems it's impossible to locate empty cell in word table , please note empty=nothing in it.
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Word 2007 not opening blank page

When I start Word or create a new document, it has the text of an old document in it. I do not know what to do? I need help please. I have tried deleting the file but it is still opening
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Copy one MS Word style from machine to machine? [duplicate]

I have a complex style named code in my Word 2007 normal.dotm document on one machine (setting 'New documents based on this template'). I want to transfer it to another machine (also Word 2007), also ...
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How to have an image in the footer of the last page of a MS Word document?

I need to create a document, which I will use as a template for many other documents, that contains a header that appears on the first page only, and a footer on the last page only. The length of the ...
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Share custom caption label in word 2007

I created a custom caption label an use it to insert under all figures in my document. When my colleague opens the document, he sees the correct text. However, when he tries to insert another caption, ...
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How to input a frequently-used sequence of letters

I have a sequence of letters I use all the time and I want to create a shortcut so that I don't have to retype it every time. The sequence is one letter in lower case - a number in red - a letter in ...
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Office 2007 running on Win7 64-bit hangs intermittently

I have a network with PCs running on XP and Win7(64). The application running on these PCs fetch Word 2007 files from a Win 2003 server(32) on a regular basis. The XP systems don't seem to have any ...
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How to make the spellchecker accept two languages at the same time in Word 2007?

I'm working in a bilingual environment and a lot of texts combine LangA and LangB (for example, documenting in LangB some procedure written in LangA or commenting a translation). Most of the time, a ...
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Numbering multi-level lists in Microsoft Word

I created a multilevel list with numbers for the headings. The hierarchy works with the headings. Now, I need to have regular list numbers under each heading that continue the heading number. If the ...
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How can I create table of contents in word 2007?

How can I generate a table of contents which has links to the paragraphs? I know how to create a auto-generated table of contents: Apply the Heading 1 style to that paragraph. On the Home tab, in ...
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How to Merge a Chinese-Only Doc and Its Translated English-Only Doc into A Chinese-English Bilingual Paragraph-by-Paragraph Doc

I translated a source document in Chinese into a target English document with a CAT (computer-aided translation) tool OmegaT. So, there are two documents, one is a Chinese document, and the other is ...
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“Preview” Track Changes in Word 2007/2013

I hate using Word's track changes feature, because it is very difficult to determine what the document will look like without accepting changes to the document: I don't know how many lines the ...
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When try to open word/excel 2007, I am always getting Microsoft office enterprise 2007 configuration progress pop up. How to get rid of this

I have office 2007 and 2013 in my system. I uninstalled 2013. Now When I try to open word or excel 2007 files, I am always getting installer popup. How to get rid of this pop up once for all ...
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How do I modify a style so that it will appear as a section heading in a Table of Contents?

I'm creating a document in which I have used Heading 1 for chapter titles and Heading 2 and Heading 3 for sections within a chapter. Then I realize that I'd like to break the document into Parts, so I ...
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How to remove header and footer from specific pages in Microsoft Word

I want to remove header and footer for some specific pages in Microsoft Word 2007. I know that I can use "different first page" to remove header and footer for first page, but I want to remove them ...
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Numbering Word columns

Using Word 2007: I have a table in which I want two (non-consecutive) columns numbered - the first from 1 to n, the second from a to n. I can get the popular method to work (select a column then ...
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Is there a way to embed hidden information in a paragraph in Microsoft Word

This might seem a strange question, but I want to know if there's any way of storing additional (and invisible) text in a Word document in the same way that you might store data in an html document as ...
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Prevent orphaned or widowed list items

I have a document that consists of a series of: heading Bullet 1 Bullet 2 Bullet 3 ... Where the number of bullets under each heading is as few as 2, but can be at least 8 in the largest example I'...
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bulk upgrade *.doc to *.docx

I have a several directories that contain maybe 400-500 resumes that are a mixed bag of doc and docx I would like to get all the office documents up to docx is there a way to bulk convert them?