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Questions tagged [microsoft-word-2007]

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

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How to stop Word 2007 from inserting a line break at hyphens, without using a nonbreaking hyphen

I have a long URL that contains some hyphens, and would like to include it in a Word document. Unfortunately Word sees the hyphens and creates a rather ugly line-breaking scheme. If I replace the ...
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Word 2007/10 hide figure label in table of figures

I have a load of figures in a document with standard captions ("figure n: some caption") and would like a table of figures. However, in the table (not the captions) I don't want the label "Figure" to ...
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How to get around caption length limit?

For one of the figures in a Word 2007 document, when I add a long caption (4 lines of text) only the first few lines of text show up in the caption. I am generating the document from a command-line ...
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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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Microsoft Word cannot Save

I use Microsoft Word 2010 to write long documents. These typically include a lot of sections, graphics, formulae, footnotes, a TOC, an index, a bibliography, and inline cross-references and source ...
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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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Swap words next to each other in Word?

If I have a Word-document and want 2 words next to each other to change places with oneanother is that possible with some function or logic in Word?
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Office 2007 Mail Merge: How do I view field names instead of data?

I've just received a document which forms the basis of a mail merge as an attachment and I need to view the field names like they display in 2003 with the double chevrons e.g. <<titles>>...
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What is the keyboard shortcut for capitalization on Word 2007?

Also, is there an easy and comprehensive list of Word keyboard shortcuts anywhere ? Common tasks like capitalization should not require mouse usage, and probably Word has some "hidden" or obscure ...
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How to display page breaks in Word 2007

Is there a way to display page breaks (the horizontal dotted line) in Word 2007 within the Web Layout and Draft views? I am aware of the "Show all formatting marks" options, which isn't what I want as ...
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How can I use the keyboard to choose how to paste text in MS Word?

While using a word processor I prefer to user the keyboard almost exclusively, but when pasting text in MS Word I seem forced to use the mouse. I can find no way to specify how to treat formatting (...
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How to store VBA Macros for Office 2007 to have them always available and share them with others?

I have created some useful VBA macros for Word, Excel Outlook and PowerPoint 2007. Now I want to have them always available in the corresponding application via keyboard shortcut or icon to click ...
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Easiest way to get fully qualified/absolute paths in XP?

I am writing a procedure telling users how to insert a hyperlink into a Word document. Since our corporate network allows users to create their own drive mappings, not everyone has the same drive ...
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“Phantom” tab at start of line cannot be deleted

I have a document that has some paragraphs formatted with a seemingly unchangeable first-line indent. In paragraph format, the left indent is zero, and first line indent is "none". When turning on "...
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Save as .pdf extention for Office 2003

For Office 2003, does it support the Save As .pdf plug-in (free) as found in Office 2007?
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How do I delete a page in a Word 2007 document?

I would like to know how to delete an entire page in Word 2007. I cannot select any text inside the page. Thanks.
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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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What does the anchor symbol mean in MS word?

What does this anchor symbol mean in MS word ? It comes up to the left of some images when 'show hidden formatting' is on. I think it might be restricting group selection of an image (text boxes and ...
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How to create an augmented matrix in Word 2007+ Equations editor?

How to create an augmented matrix in Word 2007+ (2010) Equations editor? Is it possible?
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MS Word field code error - “Error! No text of specified style in document”

I just opened a word document, in MS Word 2007, and the following error appears before the Figure and Table numbers: Error! No text of specified style in document The figure/table names code (after ...
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Hiding figures and tables from document structure in Microsoft Word

In MS Word it is possible to show the document structure on the left side? Is it possible to remove the figures/tables from that list (and keep only the paragraph captions)?
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How do I create multi-line tabulations in Microsoft Word 2007?

I have Microsoft Word 2007 document: However you can see with longer word it doesn't go like I want, it would be better if it would spawn a new line like in another example below (I made it but ...
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How to update image captions in Word 2007 after you add new ones?

I can work with Image captions, they are added fine in the doc. But when I add new ones in the middle, the captions are not updated and I end up having two or more captions having the same number. ...
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Can I keep columns from breaking across pages?

In Microsoft Word 2007, if I put a passage of text into a column layout that spans two pages, Word first puts everything that fits on the first page into a column layout on the first page, then the ...
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Keeping a footnote on the same page in Word 2007

How do you keep a footnote together on the same page if it is a bit longer, it spills over to the next side?
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how to compare 2 word file? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Diff software for Word files I've a 2 ms word file and both has almost same content? I just want to see any changes between documents in content. if is there any. can anyone ...
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Incorrect TOC even though paragraph styles are correct: why?

I have the following Word 2007 document that I have built up containing personal notes. https://drive.google.com/open?id=15bASxtOf0pm6OWtJXeoszIG3iTgEKZcN It is stripped down massively just to ...
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Is there a way to have an Word 2007 template automatically update a date with the current date?

I would like to make my template template.dotx capable of adding the current date every time I open it. Is this possible using MS Word 2007 ?
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How to add padding to images/chart in MS Word with 'in line with text' wrapping?

I have a justified paragraph at the end of a two column page. On inserting a chart with "in line with text" mode under text wrapping in the middle of the paragraph, the image appears fine. How can I ...
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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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Which style to use for simple paragraph text in Word?

How do I find out what the various built-in Word styles are intended for? There are seven built-in styles that describe something along the lines of "normal base text paragraph": Normal Normal (...
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Custom word 2007 headings not showing in outline view or document map

My company has created custom word styles for headings that I am supposed to use in my documents. There are two problem I'm experiencing with the custom headings: they do not show properly in ...
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How to Apply a general Size to pictures in Microsoft Word 2007

Is it possible to apply a specific size to all the images in a microsoft Word 2007, while it's being edited. If so how can this be done. Thanks
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How do I automatically italicise text in Microsoft Word 2007

How do I automatically italicise text in Microsoft Word 2007 in a way that is font agnostic (preferably as I type)? E.g: I want "in situ" (in any font) to change automatically to "in situ" (in the ...
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Hide some text when word prints

I created a template in MS word that has our letterhead layout on it which is great if we're printing to PDF or just holding onto the document. However, if we're printing to actual paper, we'd like ...
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How to de-bloat Word 2007 .docx file

I've got a 84 page document that is over 13M in size! Another related document is much less than 1M, and it has a similar number of pages, pictures and tables. Is there a way to compact or clean up ....
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In Word 2007, how can I change the paragraph format for *only* the first list level?

I have a multi-level bulleted list in word. I want items on the highest level to be visually separated by adding additional line spacing after each of them. I do not want there to be any spacing ...
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Making CTRL+(mouse scroll) work with word 2007 for zooming?

I am using Word 2007 and am trying to use the combo: Ctrl + mouse scroll To zoom in and out of the doc. This function works fine in other programs (like google-chrome) Is there a place to fix ...
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Numbering sequences in MS Word?

I'm trying to find a feature that MS Word likely excludes, but it's worth a shot. At my job I have documents which must be formatted like so: REQ 16: The application must open maximized. REQ ...
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How do I create a Word 2007 form that will tab between text fields, and not within the text field?

I am trying to create a protected form in MS Word 2007. However, once created it won't tab between the text fields, or from a text field to the next field, it only tabs inside of the text fields. It ...
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Always compress images in Word?

In word 2007. If you go to File -> Save As -> Word Document (or word 2003 document), a save file location dialog comes up. There is a tools arrow, under which one of the options is compress pictures....
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What is the best (offline) way to convert a big PDF into Word file (excluding images)? [closed]

What is the best way to convert a big PDF into Word file (excluding images)? PDF has many images but in converted Word file i don't want those images, means in conversion process i want to exclude ...
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Microsoft Word 2007 - Force 'Word Count' to just count a specific part of document

In Microsoft Word 2007, I'd like the 'Word Count' feature to just count the words/characters in a specific part of the document automatically. I know that if I highlight a specific section, it will ...
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Use Microsoft excel sheet feature in Microsoft Word

In Microsoft Excel they have a sheets feature where I can make many sheets in one document. That helps me a lot by keeping various related data in separate sheets but in one file. I want a similar ...
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How to set default indent on bullets in Word 2007?

I know that I can use the List Bullet style in order to make bullets flush to the left margin in Word 2007; however, when I use that and try to use Tab to make the next line a deeper level, the bullet ...
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“macros have been disabled” message in Word 2007 but no macros

I open a .doc file in Word 2007 (sorry I am unable to supply the .doc) which pops up with a message above the document "Security warning: Macros have been disabled" but there are no macros shown in ...
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How to change the template that Word 2007 is based on?

How do I change what template is based on by default?
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How to delete or remove the recent documents?

I use Word 2007. There are documents I do not want to be shown in the recent documents list: How to remove them?
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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/...