Questions tagged [microsoft-word-2007]

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

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Is there an AutoComplete feature in Word 2007?

I need something like the google suggest, or just plain old t9 from mobile phones - allow the typing of full words based on the first letters. I saw there is such a feature in word 2003, but I couldn'...
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section headings happen to be the last line on a page - how to fix that?

I am using Word 2007 under Windows XP. Often, a section heading (styles like "Heading 2", Heading 3") happen to be the last line on a page. This looks very ugly and destroys the logical flow of a ...
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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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mail merge e-mail in Word 2007 with attachment

Is there a simple way to mail merge with Word 2007 and add an attachment? I've searched google, and all results point to pasting in VB code. I want to a small team of novice users to be able to mail ...
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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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Entering hash key on Word running on Mac

I have a document open in Word 2007 on Windows XP running within Vmware Fusion, hosted from Mac OS X 10.5 and using a UK keyboard. How do I enter the #(hash) key? I'm reduced to choosing it from the ...
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Prevent style from modifying color in Word 2007

How do I prevent a style from changing the font color. I have "Automatic" selected as the font color (and the "Default" button under "Font" is disabled by the way), but whenever I apply the style, the ...
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Is there a way to make Word 2007 fail-proof?

My girlfriend has the absolute worst luck in using Word 2007, and it's very frustrating for her (and me, hearing: "OMG I LOST 3 HOURS OF WORK WHAT THE ####" every other day...). Basically, a lot of ...
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What is the shortcut to delete entire row from table in Word 2007?

I want to increase my efficiency, instead of right-click -> "delete cells"-> "delete entire row" , how can i do it quickly? i want to select a row, then press shortcut and it will delete entire row ...
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Fields and Properties in Microsoft Word 2007

I have added some advanced properties into my Microsoft Word 2007 document. These were created by doing the following: Click the Office button -> Prepare -> Properties. Under the Document Properties ...
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Converting a Word document to LaTeX format

I'm preparing a book to be published and keeping everything in .docx files. Other than text the files include graphs (jpeg) and lots of equations typed in MathType. Since MS Word is not fully ...
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Symbol for statistically independent events in LaTeX, Unicode, etc

Can someone point me to Unicode and/or LaTeX symbol that's used to indicate that two events are statistically independent? Ideally, it should be possible to produce this symbol in the equation editor ...
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What is the simplest way to remove all hyperlinks in a MS Word document?

What is the most simple way to remove all hyperlinks in an MS Word 2007 document? I have been copying and pasting contents pages and would like to remove the automatically created hyperlinks.
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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 do I remove parentheses/brackets around a term in Word 2007 equation?

Say for example I have A = (B) + C, I can't work out how to remove the parentheses/brackets around B without also deleting B. There's no way to select the brackets individually, as far as I can tell......
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Word 2007 assigning “Outline Level” Level 1 randomly on document close

Sometimes when I open a document and view the Document Map, I discover that Word 2007 SP2 has completely destroyed my outline by assigning seemingly random paragraphs an Outline Level of 1. I then ...
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Pasted images show just the bottom few pixels

I'm running MS Office 2007 on Windows 8. I've previously used MS Office 2003 on Windows 7 and never encountered this problem. Note that this is a clean install of Office 2007, not an upgrade. There ...
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How do I open an HTML file in Microsoft Word without it rendering the HTML?

I would like to open an HTML file in MS Word 2007 directly so I can use some of its search and replace features. I don't care about the file's encoding and will not actually use the final thing as ...
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How to add arrow as accent with keyboard in Word 2007 Equation Editor

I'm entering equations with vectors in, and getting a bit tired of having to use the Accents menu to add the arrow across the top of the vector symbols. So I'm looking for a way to do it using the ...
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Word 2007 displaying {FORMTEXT} in place of forms

My friend is suffering from an issue in Word 2007. All the files with a form open incorrectly, with all the form fields replaced with {FORMTEXT}. I opened the same files in Word 2010 and they open ...
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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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What is the Word 2007 shortcut key to go to the header/footer?

I need to record a macro that involves the header/footer. I want to run the macro inside several files based on the same template. While recording a macro, I cannot use the mouse to navigate through ...
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How to index tables and pictures in Word so you can get a list of them automatically?

I'm writing one of those things where you have to provide a list of all the tables and pictures at the beginning of the text. I know how to insert caption for a picture, but I'm not sure as to how can ...
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Word 2007, Adding Page Numbers to Landscape, 5.5 by 8.5 Booklet Style Document

I am publishing a 5.5 by 8.5 booklet. I created this document in Word 2007 and will be converting it to PDF. It looks good as is, but I can't seem to figure out how to add page numbers automatically ...
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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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MS Word - Export image with overlayed text boxes as image

I am trying to export an image with overlayed texboxes, arrows and shapes as a single image with a dpi of >300. At the moment I am exporting as a pdf and copying the image to Paint.NET. However, the ...
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Microsoft Word 2007 Landscape Printing

When printing a document in landscape mode using Microsoft Word 2007, the document is printed portrait and scaling (varies a little per printer). I made a new document with just text and the text is ...
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How To Delete All Shapes in Microsoft Word

I want to delete all shape in word. How can I do? Please help me. I marked in red to see:
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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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Print some pages duplex and some not

In Word (2007), is it possible to set some pages to print duplex and some not? For example, I'd like the title and contents to not be duplex, and then most of the rest of the document to be duplex. ...
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How can I print the template lines in a in Word 2007 template?

I'd like to print the label outlines from this Word label template onto some plain paper, but no matter what I try I cannot make them print; if I enter text into the template, the text prints fine (...
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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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How do I search for higlighted text by color in MS Word?

In MS word, I have many differenet highlighted colors of text. How can I search for them by color in MS Word 2007?
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How/when are the Microsoft Word 2007 date properties set?

I am a professor and was emailed a Word document (.docx) by a student, which the student claimed to have completed by the deadline (about two months ago) but her partner failed to submit. The student ...
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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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Word 2007 allows unwanted styles in Word 2003 protected documents

We use Word 2003 documents that have their styles locked down (via "Protect Document"). We have a strict list of styles because we later map the documents to XML. When we open our existing documents (...
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How to change the default amount of increase indentation in Word 2007?

The default amount of "increase indentation" whenever I highlight a few lines to indent is too big for me. I would like to halve that amount. How do you set this? I don't want to set this every time ...
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Word 2007 prompts twice for “Opening this document will run the following SQL command” for Mail Merge

I am trying to figure out why my mail merge in the a Word document is prompting me twice for seemingly two different data sources. Both prompts look like the following: . The first prompt points ...
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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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How can I change the default Shape Fill color in Word 2007?

Whenever I create a new Shape (Insert tab > Shapes), and then draw a shape, the default fill is "white." I can change the fill color, and then set my shape to "Set AutoShape Defaults," but that will ...
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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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Using Split View in Word 2007 with Print Layout

Is it possible to use the Split View with the Print Layout in Word 2007? This was possible in Word 2003, but now it appears to only be possible in Draft Layout.
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Move to next selection in Word 2007

When I have multiple selections in a Word 2007 document, such as after selecting all instances of a style, how can I move from one selection to the next? When you issue the select all instances ...
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Page numbers in Word 2007

I'm gonna skip the usual rant which normally follows upon mention of the words "Word 2007" I have a numbered section. Which has page numbers. Then, I insert a new section break at the end of the ...
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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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Spell checker in MS Word 2007 works for some languages but not for others

After browsing the help sites of MS Office for a long long time I decided to resort to your help: in MS Office Word 2007 (on 64 bit Windows 10 machine) the spell checker works for some languages but ...
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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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Image spanning multiple pages

In Word (2007), is there an option that allows an image to be split, so it could span multiple pages? The width of the image is not the problem, it is just too long. According to what I found via ...
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Why is my Word document being cropped when I print?

I'm trying to create a landscape A3 (42.0 x 29.7cm) table plan for a wedding in Microsoft Word 2007. (Yes, I know it's not the best tool for the job, but it's all I've got and it's what I know best. I'...
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Easy Update “Table of Contents” feature in Microsoft Word 2007 VS. Microsoft word 2010

I am currently working on a document that was written using Microsoft Word 2007 and I am also using Microsoft Word 2007 to update the document. It is just the way of the workplace I am now in. I ...