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Questions tagged [microsoft-word-2007]

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

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Normal.dotm Management Best Practice in Corporate Environments where standard look must be enforced

Is there solid guidance out there concerning the management of Microsoft Word in corporate environments where documents must conform to a standard look and layout? How to manage Normal.dotm (eg. ...
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Scroll Lock Equivalent In Word 2007/2010?

In excel you can use the scroll lock key to toggle the arrow keys to move about the spreadsheet. Can this be done in Word? If so, how?
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Why are some options unavailable when recording a macro in Word 2007?

I am trying to create a macro that works with images in Word 2007. The problem is that when I start recording my macro I can't select some options, such as the one surrounded by a red border in the ...
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Underbraces in Word math zones and dealing with stretchy parentheses

Parentheses in Word usually stretch with whatever they're containing. This might be un-noticeable for things like: For stuff like: It's definitely nice, especially compared to the fact that naïve ...
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How do I delete duplicate phrases from a very long list of phrases?

I have a newish iMac running Mountain Lion, and I'm using Word 2008. I have sorted my list, which is more than a hundred pages long and has many duplicate phrases. Each phrase is on a separate line ...
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Merge & Reformat text

I have a lot of Bible text looks like Gen 1:1 In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. Gen 1:2 The earth was empty, a formless mass cloaked in darkness. And the Spirit of God ...
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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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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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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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link field is saved as embed field

I insert { LINK Package ... } field to my document, but when I save and reopen the same document it is replaced as {EMBED Package}. How can this be avoided?
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MS Word 2007--Spacing between headers using “stylized” styles

We have a document with Styles: Heading 2, Heading 3 and Heading 4 that have color blocks around them and the double-line style border at the top and bottom of the paragraph. These styles work great ...
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How to use AND/OR Building Block content in a Word 2007 template

I am creating a Schedule of Work template and am successfully using Developer Tab and Quick Parts to allow user to choose content on an "either/or" basis: either A; OR B; OR C; etc., essentially ...
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How do I print a page that shows the various options for the different portions of a form?

I am using dropdown for various portions of a form. I would like to print a page that shows the various options for the different portions of the form. How do I do this?
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Default bullet style in Microsoft Word

My company just came out with some branding and I've been tasked with developing the new Microsoft Word (2007+) template. The marketing consultant insisted that the first level bullets must be 12pt ...
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Cross reference an embedded Excel file cell to a form field in Word 2007

I have a Word 2007 document that is using the legacy form-fill tools in a table. Within this table, I have embedded an Excel table. The Word file is protected, except for the signature blocks and the ...
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Why is my Word document losing connection to its template?

My client is having a problem with a Word template I've provided for them on their site. Specifically: They've placed the template on a shared drive (Windows mapped network drive) that everyone can ...
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Word: “Save As” does not save to current folder?

I open my customer.docx from a very nested folder. I make some changes and then I want to save the changed file as customer_response.docx in the same nested folder. That is, I want to have the ...
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VBE6.DLL Crashes Word 2007

When we open a Template created in Word 2003, with Word 2007, vbe6.dll crashes Word 2007. Any Ideas?
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Visual indication that the document needs saving in Microsoft Office 2007

Is there any visual indication that a document has been modified since it was last saved or opened in Microsof Office 2007 applications (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)? Ideally, I would like a star near the ...
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Swapping non-adjacent selections in Word

I've seen friends do the following on the Macintosh: you've written, say, "joy and comfort" and you realize it should be "comfort and joy" - on the Mac, you can select both 'comfort' and 'joy' and ...
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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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How do I get Word 2007 to stop changing the font when pasting special characters

When pasting text as "unformatted unicode text" in Word 2007, some special characters will be rendered in a different font, even when the current font at the place of insertion has these characters. ...
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Horizontal Labeled Hierarchy SmartArt in Word 2007 too tall

I have a Horizontal Labeled Hierarchy SmartArt object in my Word 2007 document and for some reason the background labels are just too tall. How I can I make it look more like this? Trying to size ...
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How do I create an odd-numbered list in Word 2007?

Is there a way to automatically create an odd-numbers list in Word 2007 without having to manually change each line number by using the "Set Numbering Value" menu item in the Paragraph section of the ...
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Inconsistent margin for footer (Word 2007)

Margins between text and footers in different page of the document is inconsistent. Margins also change while editing the footer. page 11: page 11 with footer selected: page 12: page 12 with ...
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Cross-reference format

I would like to ask how to change the format of references in the main text. The journal asks the authors to use box brackets in the main text but round brackets in the reference section. Such as: ...
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How to print a wider comment pane for MS Word?

I have a MS Word 2007 document with some fairly lengthy comment balloons and have adjusted the preferred width of the balloons to 4" (after consulting this question). The section margins are 1" (L/R) ...
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Why does the text in word run over the indent marker (run into margin)?

Why is my text in word suddenly not obeying the indent markers? It runs past the marker and into the margin. If I adjust the indent marker left or right, the edge of the paragraph does move with the ...
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Word 2007 Template Lines Printing in Document

From Avery.com, I downloaded a template for a 3265 Half-fold greeting card (8.5x11 folded in half). Using Word 2007, I built the card (graphics & text). However, when I print it there are light ...
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Embed an Excel spreadsheet in a Word 2007 document, and reflect the Excel file changes

I know how to embed an existing Excel file test.xlsx in a Word 2007 document test.docx with: Ribbon > Insert > Object > Browse and then it's inserted in the Word document. But how to make ...
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How do I copy a border in word 2007

I am making a report, I want different border in different section. I want to copy a particular border. Please help, Thanks.
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Display both section page numbers and document page numbers

I have many sections in my document. Right now in the header I'm displaying each section's individual page numbers (for example: Section one has 3 pages, so it displays page 1, page 2, page 3, and ...
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Adjust List of Figures or Tables in Word

I created a List of Figures in Word based on the caption. My caption is something like: Figure 1-Name of figure. The list of figures created in Word look like below: (after adjusting the hanging ...
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How create the following type as a cross reference in MS-WORD 2007?

I have written a research paper.The References Section has the references in the following manner: [1] Author, Rest Details The cross-reference section in word is not showing the above type in ...
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Why does Zotero for Word 2007 output APA with the first name, only on existing docs?

https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/02/ says that single-author publications at the end of a paragraph should look like this: (Tremblay, 2012) A fresh install of Zotero for Firefox and ...
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How to make text baseline and midline visible in Word?

I want to make baseline and midline (or x-height line to be precise) visible (and printable) in a line of text (presuming characters in the line are the same font and size). Is it possible to do so ...
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Is there a way to make a Venn diagram in Word 2007?

How can I draw a Venn diagram in Word 2007? All that happens when I make 2 circles is two overlapping circles.
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Emulate Repeating Section form behavior in Word 2007/2010

I have created a form in Word 2013 which has several blocks used to input user data. Each of these blocks correspond to one type of item, and each block is surrounded by a repeating section form to ...
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How do you restrict table size input in Word?

The table has 44 lines in two columns. The right column has 4 areas of 11 merged cells each. They are picture holders. When typing text into the left table rows, the row will automatically expand ...
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How to find the invisible box around words in Microsoft Word?

I have received a word document with lots of formatting including columns of text and bullets. When I make modifications to the documents, sometimes the text wraps around within the invisible box such ...
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Is it possible to automatically reupdate figure caption in Word thesis to a predefined multiset text format?

Is it possible to automatically reupdate figure caption in a Word thesis to a predefined text format? I have captions like: Figure 1. -- Decision support system for milking cows... I need to make "...
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How do I manually physically delete a page from a Word file itself?

I am trying to delete a stubborn blank page. Tried showing ¶). and deleting. Tried go to page and deleting. Tried selecting everything on the page and deleting. What I am asking to do is how ...
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Trouble running Word 2007 for legacy software with a Microsoft Office 365 installation

I have Microsoft Office 2007 installed on my work desktop. It's essential that I keep Microsoft Word 2007 as my primary word processor, as I have legacy corporate software that interfaces with it. I ...
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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 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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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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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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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 ...