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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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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how can I convert all my word equations into images?

I have a file full of equations (inline and not), written in Microsoft Word 2007 and saved as a "Word Document" (.docx). I want to convert them all to images. So far, the only way that I have is to ...
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Is there a way to view a list of comments in Microsoft Word 2007?

I know how to make comments appear on the right side of the document. But is there a way to list down all comments made in the document so I see all of them at once instead of scrolling down the ...
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How to insert caption for multiple figures side by side

I'm working on a Word document, and I would like to put two figures side by side, using the same figure number (e.g. Figure 1) but with a letter for each figure (1a and 1b). What is the cleanest way ...
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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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How do I copy a word document with pictures into a Blogger post?

I am trying to copy a Word document with some formatting (e.g. bulleted lists) and pictures to a blog post using Google's Blogger. When I do direct copy/paste, everything seems to copy over ...
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Microsoft Word Variable without Macro

Is there a way in MS Word 2007 (& up) to have a document variable that I can define and have updated across the document when I update that variable's value. For example: My crazy neighbor has &...
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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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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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Word 2007 files on emacs?

Is there a word-2007 mode for emacs?
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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 keeps asking me if I want to save template changes

I have a Word 2007 template for papers I have to write up for school. It only contains the title page and the proper standard settings for all the quick markups. On the title page I have things like "...
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Control autoshape corner rounding for rounded rectangle in Word 2007

I have some textboxes in Word (some containing text, others dropped on to text with complex formatting) I have set the autoshape to 'rounded rectangle' The problem I have is that on the larger ...
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How to follow a TOC link with keyboard in Microsoft Word 2007

I prefer to use the mouse as little as possible. So far I have not been able to find a way to follow a TOC (table of contents) link in Microsoft Word using the keyboard. My goal is to be able to ...
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Internet Explorer does not open docx files, saves them as zip

I have several docx documents on an Intranet for my work, but IE8 refuses to open them, instead only saving them as a zip (filename_docx.zip). This seems to be only an IE8 problem as both FF and ...
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Open Multiple instances of the same file in Word 2007

Is there any way to open multiple instances of the same file in Word 2007? Currently, if I open a second instance of the file, the focus shifts to the file which is already open. The "split" ...
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Microsoft Word 2007 diff

Does Word 2007 come with diff functionality? If not, what's the easiest way of creating a patch file between two documents showing the changes I have made?
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Save Pages of a Document as Separate Documents

I am currently using MS-Word 2007 (.docx) format. I have a Word Document with the following Pages: Page 1: Event Details Page 2: Event Description Page 3: Rules and Regulations Page 4: Event Budget ...
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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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How can I set “Final” as the default selection instead of “Final showing markup” in Word 2007's review section?

How can I set "Final" as the default selection instead of "Final showing markup" in Word 2007's review section?
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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 type a small fraction in Word 2007 equation editor?

In Word 2007’s equation editor, I can enter “1/2” and I will get a properly formatted fraction. However, there is another kind of fraction that uses a smaller font size. How do I type that one using ...
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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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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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MS Word: Chapter number always showing 1 (but zero in Figure) througout document

I am trying to include Chapter number before Figure numbers for each Chapter in MS Word 2007. Every new Chapter would start with Figure number 1. For example the caption for first figure of Chapter 4 ...
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How can I insert a page break using Find/Replace dialog in Word 2007?

I'm trying to replace "----------" with a new page or a CTRL+enter keyboard shortcut. I pasted "CTRL+ENTER" into the "Replace With:" field in Microsoft Word 2007, hoping that when I clicked "Replace ...
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Word 2007: style name already exists or is a built-in style… but I can't find it!

I'm tidying up a large Word 2007 document that has a lot direct formatting and inconsistently applied paragraph styles in it. I want to define a new style called "Section Heading", but am told that it'...
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How to properly work with images in Word?

I'm currently writing a larger document in Word again and images (especially with captions) pose a few problems. So far I have enumerated the following options and drawbacks: Insert images in their ...
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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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When to use which built-in Microsoft Word style? [closed]

Or: is there any documentation from the MS regarding the usage of individual built-in styles that I can incorporate into SOP? Word has a real abundance of built-in styles. I guess a lot of them is ...
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How do I add a version number field to an office 2007 docx document?

I've been having a crack at using fields in Word 2007 and have hit a slight stumbling block. I want to add a field which I can use in several parts of the document to represent the current version (...
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How do I unlock a read-only Word document form?

Someone sent me a Word doc that consists of a form full of checkboxes and freeform fields. I am trying to insert an image version of my signature and a few extra freeform text fields so I don't have ...
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Change default font in MS word 2010?

I don't believe this has been asked before, and I'm curious, Is there any way to change the default font in MS Word 2010 beta? Or MS Word 2007? I'm getting really tired of changing fonts every time ...
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Microsoft Office Word (2007) - sidebar with document structure

Is it possible to visualize a sidebar with the document structure in word 2007? Something like this exists for PowerPoint (thumbnails of the slides) and in some PDF reader (thumbnails of the pages or ...
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How to lock an image in Microsoft Word 2007

I have a picture and I want to fix and lock its position in MS Word 2007. I have done this: Select the picture On the Format menu, click Picture, and then click the Layout tab Click the Advanced ...
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How do I change the font color of a specific letter throughout the entire MS Word 2007 document?

I have a text content in MS Office Word 2007. Assume something like the following : Abcd Efgh ..... Now I wanna change the color of each A in the content to red. How can I do it in MS Office Word ...
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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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Cannot modify top/bottom space for header/footer in LibreOffice, and disabled Header/Footer after export to Office 2007

I have written my Thesis in LibreOffice. Everything is fine, but my University requires to provide the Thesis in a very specific format. In LibreOffice I cannot replicate the "From Top/From Bottom" ...
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Aligning numbers in Table of Contents in Microsoft Word

I am trying to create a table of contents page for my thesis. However, when am specifying my page numbers, am not able to set them in a straight line at all, compared to the previous entry. I have ...
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How make Word 2007 update all fields upon save

How do I make Word 2007 update all fields upon save? This should include fields in headers and footers. If possible, no macros and VB code please. I want to keep the documents clean.
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Setting the first letter of a selection to be bigger and colored different than the rest

Is there an option or style where I can make a selection and on its first letter, have that be set at a larger font size, and possibly another color? Say I have a selection of text all set to 11 ...
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In Word 2007 how can I set up a repeating section for Mail Merge

In Word 2007, I want to set up a mail-merge template where multiple rows from the data-source will appear on a single page. So, something like this: ---Page-Boundry-------- Header blurb 1 Header ...
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Microsoft word, How to change lowercase to uppercase, and uppercase to bigger uppercase

In Microsoft word, how to change lowercase to uppercase, and uppercase to bigger uppercase. Like this:
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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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How to convert a SmartArt object to regular shapes

The SmartArt tool in Word is a great way to quickly create relatively complex diagrams; however, occasionally I want to use that diagram as a basis and then tweak it - for example remove some nodes ...
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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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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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Font affects MS Word's spell check ability?

When I use the Wingdings font, the spell checker doesn't work (Wingdings isn't the only font I have this problem, there are others). How can I fix this, how can I force the spell checker to ignore ...
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Vertically align some text to top and some to bottom on same page

I know how to vertically align text with Word 2007. However, I would like to vertically align some text at the top and some text at the bottom, all on the same page. I tried doing this by adding a ...