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Questions tagged [microsoft-word-2007]

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

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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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Is it possible to assign a specific style to all cross-references in Word 2007?

Nothing more to add, I would like to change the style of all cross-references I have in a Word 2007 document at once. But I have no idea how to do it. How can this be done?
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Get Table of contents to include “title” style

I know Word automatically generates a table of contents using heading levels 1 and 2. I was wondering if it was possible to make Word include the Title formatting also? I am using both Word 2010 ...
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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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How to change some of the numbers in word to be arabic numbers within Word

I have a Word document. It has two parts: one English and one Arabic. The problem is that all the numbers are English numbers [0123456789], but I want the Arabic part's numbers to be Arabic numbers [...
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How to align image same as text in Word 2007?

Look at the following picture: This is Word 2007. hello/world is a MathType formula; the second formula is an image. I want the image to be treated exactly the same as the MathType formula, ...
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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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In MS Word, how do I un-indent a bullet?

In MS Word, I have this: But what I want is this (below) How do I bring my cursor (and current-place-bullet) back to that indentation-bullet-point-level?
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Rotate a table in word

I have a word 2007 document in portrait mode. I have a table that is too wide to fit in 8.5" but would fit in 11". Is there a way to make just one page landscape? Or alternately is there a way to ...
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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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Definition lists in Microsoft Word 2007

How can I create definition lists in Microsoft Word 2007? Something like the following: Term A     A definition goes here Term B     A definition goes here
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How can I set the orientation of a single page in a multi-page document in Word 2007-2010?

How can I rotate (or insert) a single page into an Office Word document that is oriented differently that the other pages? I know this can be done. I've seen in done in Word 2003 and older documents ...
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How to programmatically iterate through subscripts,superscripts and equations found in a Word document

I have a few Word documents, each containing a few hundred pages of scientific data which includes: Chemical formulae (H2SO4 with all proper subscripts & superscripts) Scientific numbers (...
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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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How can I create limits of integration in Word 2007's equation editor?

Specifically, how can I create the limits of integration for the antiderivative of an integral (see freehand circle)?
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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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How to remove Word heading style without losing the formatting?

I have received a word file where lots of text has the style Heading 1 but was later formatted to not look like the Heading 1 style. Whenever I do a refresh of the TOC it will insert the complete ...
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Word will not set the Numbering Value that I choose

I am trying to start a list with the number 1.2.1, but what ever I do, Word keeps resetting the start number to 1.1.1. I'm selecting the list, right clicking, going to 'Numbering -> Set Numbering ...
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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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Is there a way to repeat the first two rows of a table as a header on each page in Word?

I want to repeat the first two rows of the table as the table header on each page of a Word document. I can repeat the first row by checking "Repeat row as table header" in the Table properties but I ...
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Changing the font style of line numbers in Microsoft Word 2007

I added line numbers to my document in Microsoft Word 2007. How can I change the font style of these line numbers?
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Float table to bottom of page in Word 2007

Is it possible to float a table to the bottom of a page in Word 2007? I am making a template for revisable documents for work (specs, routines etc) and I want the front page to contain the document ...
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Microsoft Word: delete blank lines or empty paragraphs

Ok, so if you search for "word delete blank lines" you get a lot of stuff but they are mostly talking about the special characters to replace two successive empty paragraphs, i.e. replace ^p^p with ^p....
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Adobe distiller: Cambria not found, using Courier

Whenever I try to print to PDF from an MS Word 2007 document, I get this error: Cambria not found, using Courier. (Even though I believe I removed ALL occurrences of Cambria from the document) The ...
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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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How to display images in draft view in Word 2007

How do I display images in draft view (or at least, some sort of a boundary box) in draft view using Word 2007?
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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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Double click on .doc opens Word but not the document

This has happened a few times on our staff laptops. A user has recieved a .doc attachment in Outlook 2007 but when they double click on the attchment it opens word but not the attachment (such as the ...
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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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How do I stop Word 2007 from automatically converting a single quote to an apostrophe?

When I type can't I get can’t. This is extremely irritating to me because when I spell check things for a blog entry and then paste it into the blog form, all my contractions have boxes (or question ...
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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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How to fix missing equations in Word 2007 when printing/converting to PDF?

I don't know why, but some of the equations in my Word 2007 document just won't print. They are left blank in the actual print, despite being correctly shown in the Print Preview. The same happens if ...
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How can I count the characters in a word document?

well I looked at the similar Qs but they were all about counting words not characters, is there a way to do this? or if not Are there any plug-ins for this purpose?
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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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Can a Word document be recovered, when its physical storage media is absent?

I have written an essay, and I saved it on my USB memory stick. Being an idiot, I have proceeded to lose my memory stick. With a deadline pending I was curious as to whether anyone knew of any way ...
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How to insert underbrace in a word document

I am trying to insert underbraces in a mathematical document in a Word 07 document but I can't do it. Can you please assist. Thanks.
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Word count excluding specific Styles?

I was wondering if there's a way to get a word count that excludes text with a specific Style in a Microsoft Word 2007 document? I've seen this related question, but I've got blocks of source code ...
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Why did Microsoft Word switch to French spell check on me?

I was editing a document in Office Word 2007 on Windows XP and suddenly all sorts of words are underlined as misspelled. I go into Word options and it talks about French dictionary! In the ...
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How do I change the colors used in MS Word 2007 track changes?

I'm reviewing a document in MS Word 2007, and when I add comments, the bubble has red text on a slightly lighter red background. This is pretty hard to read. The Track Changes Options dialog isn't of ...
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Create a cover page from image

I want to create a cover page in MS Word 2007 from an image file that I have. I want the image to occupy the full page and I want to add a few textboxes and images ON TOP OF that image. How can I do ...
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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: Resize Image by Percent - Macro

I routinely paste many screen captures into Microsoft Word 2007 and then have to manually resize them to around 75%, which becomes very tedious. The screen captures are all different sizes. I've ...
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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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What is the 'Ctrl + Alt + NumPad+' cursor in MS Word 2007?

While doodling in MS Word (as you do) I hit the 'Ctrl + Alt + NumPad+' keyboard short cut which changed my cursor to the one shown below (similar to the Mac 'Command' key symbol): The cursor doesn't ...
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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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MS Word - Reference to highest number in a numbered list?

I have a list like this: Step one Step two Step four As the list grows, I want a reference at the top of the page to say something like: The last step in this document is step 3. I want that ...
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Adding Images side-by-side

I have three images of unequal size. I want to add them side by side horizontally in MS Word 2007/2010. Currently when I manually add them through Insert -> Picture then they are added without ...
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Is there a way to add expandable thumbnails to an MS Word document?

I want to add pictures and screenshots of a web page to a document in Microsoft Word 2007. The problem is, when I add them to my document, they occupy a lot of space and don't leave much room for text....
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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 ...