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

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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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Word 2013: Unable to remove the last page

I'm currently running word 2013 on windows. I have a word document that contains three pages. I did not create that document nor did I change the page sizes. When I received the document from my ...
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Word index entry syntax

When creating an index entry via Alt+Shift+X it inserts a code line like this at the current pointer position: { XE "Main entry" \t "see there" } If I click then on Insert index to create an index ...
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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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Can I insert a large Excel sheet into Word so that it shrinks to fit the page?

I don't want to manually tweak font and table dimensions. Ideally the whole thing should scale to fit the page. I'm using the 2007 version for both.
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Inserting numbering or bullets makes the text on the left of the list instead of the right

When I format a list as a list (numbered or bulleted) in Microsoft Word 2007, the text appears on the left of the list indicators (numbers or bullets).  So instead of looking like this: 1. The quick ...
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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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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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Bizzarely specific alt-tab bug in Windows 10

I've had a very specific bug ever since I upgraded to Windows 10 that no one else I've spoken to has seen, and none of the other Windows 10 alt-tab questions or threads seem to cover. I often find ...
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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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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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“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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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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Two pages both showing as “First Page” making headers a pain

I'm not sure how I did this to my Word document, but there's two pages that are labeled with "First Page Header". Of course, with things fouled up like this, I can't make the first page have a ...
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Previous Format Breaks when Deleting Section Break in Word

My favorite program, microsoft word... has decided that if I delete the final section break (which is causing my document to have an extra blank page), it will break the formatting of the entire ...
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Table cell hides equations at the bottom of the page

I have some tables in my MS word docs. Many times when the table spans multiple pages and when there is an equation in the cell on the boundary on two pages, the table's bottom boundary will not ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Table of contents based on custom heading style

I'm pretty sure you can do this, one of the systems analysts at an old company I worked at had this set up. Basically I want a table of contents in my page, but I don't want it based on the standard "...
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Hanging indent only on second line of paragraph

I am using Microsoft Word 2007 and I would like to create a paragraph style where the second line only has a hanging indent. If I create a hanging indent, the whole paragraph (except the first line) ...
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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 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 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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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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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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Word2010 rescaling image when opening position dialog

My document contains a single quadratic 33x33 px image (tif). When I open the 'position' dialog: if the image is embedded, it gets scaled to 103%. if it is linked, it gets scaled down to 97%. ...
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Labels mail merge repeats on subsequent pages?

I'm trying to do a mail merge to print to labels. The first field in the document does not contain a { NEXT } field code, and because of this the records repeat between label pages for example: ...
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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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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/...
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Microsoft Word 2007: different spacing when certain style is preceding

Is it possible to prevent Word form adding spacing between heading styles only? For example, there is a Heading 2 style, which has a "Before spacing" of 12px, which looks fine when it follows a ...
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Why are my line numbers restarting at 1 in each section even though I've chosen 'continuous'?

Using MS Word 2007. I have 5 sections. Sections 2 and 4 have line-numbering turned on, and I've chosen "continuous' (and not 'restart each section'). However, both sections begin line numbers at 1. In ...
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How to open a file created in Word 2007 pre-release version

When I try opening some old Word 2007 docx files in Word 2010, I get the error message: This file was created in a pre-release version of Word 2007 and cannot be opened in this version. I tried ...
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How to make custom list style in word [that use number in words instead numerical]?

i usually write documents in word that require to have a list style that user numbers in words instead of numerical; also in different LTR and RTL languages; i was wondering if there's a possibility ...
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How to create a glossary of terms from a Microsoft Office 2007 word document

I am almost about to complete a large word document - and I have realised that I need to create a glossary of terms section. Does anyone know how I can create a glossary of terms in a word document?
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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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MS word selecting the containing table

Is the an easy way to navigate from a call in a table to the table itself? Or just easyly select the table itself? At time there is "+" apears that clicking it selects the table but at times clicking ...
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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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How to reset color in Microsoft Word linked style

I defined Heading 1 to Heading 9 styles so that Heading N is based on Heading N-1 with some extra style changes. This allows me to update the Heading styles consistently across all levels. However, ...
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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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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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“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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Word converts JPG to PNG when added to drawing canvas

I have a word document in which I note down things I learn, some of which are accompanied by images. I recently noticed the size of my document had rocketed, so renamed it to a .zip and looked at its ...
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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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Preventing ugly hyperlinks in Word-generated PDFs?

I'm creating a document in Word 2007 on Windows XP, and using the "Save As PDF" add-in. The document contains hyperlinks. When I open that PDF in Preview.app on a Mac (OS X 10.5.8), I see ugly ...
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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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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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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 ...