Questions tagged [microsoft-word-2007]

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

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Certain Dragon NaturallySpeaking voice commands not working in Word, Excel

I am running Windows Vista, with MS Office 2007. I used to have Dragon NaturallySpeaking 10, and I noticed that certain commands, such as "Undo That, Italicize that, Bold that," etc. no longer worked,...
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content control in word (2007) linking a value in a drop down box to a textbox

ive searched listed code and word help and tried to manipulate others code ive got as far as creating a developer combo box with two fields the display name and a value. i have also managed to use the ...
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Share custom caption label in word 2007

I created a custom caption label an use it to insert under all figures in my document. When my colleague opens the document, he sees the correct text. However, when he tries to insert another caption, ...
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Numbering multi-level lists in Microsoft Word

I created a multilevel list with numbers for the headings. The hierarchy works with the headings. Now, I need to have regular list numbers under each heading that continue the heading number. If the ...
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How to Merge a Chinese-Only Doc and Its Translated English-Only Doc into A Chinese-English Bilingual Paragraph-by-Paragraph Doc

I translated a source document in Chinese into a target English document with a CAT (computer-aided translation) tool OmegaT. So, there are two documents, one is a Chinese document, and the other is ...
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How to remove header and footer from specific pages in Microsoft Word

I want to remove header and footer for some specific pages in Microsoft Word 2007. I know that I can use "different first page" to remove header and footer for first page, but I want to remove them ...
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Microsoft Word 2007 removing spaces between words

I'm working with another person and sharing Microsoft Word documents with them via dropbox and I'm using Word for Mac 2011 and they are using Word 2007 on windows. When they open one of the shared ...
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How to hide heading 1 numbering in ms word 2007?

I want to hide the number in the heading 1. But it couldn't happen. I've also read this solution but nothing works. I want to hide the circled numbering. Remember, it's hiding the number, not ...
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Tables from Word 2007 are chopped off in 2013

I'm merging several documents together from various text editors. Some of the tables from Word 2007 don't display correctly in Word 2013, the right side gets cut off. See image below. Any idea why ...
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Getting TOC to match Headings in Word 2007

I have a Word 2007 document with headings as follows: 1.0 INTRODUCTION                                    (centered on top of page) 1.1 Terms of Reference 1.2 Dates of Inspection & ...
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Move the page border towards the right in Word 2007

By default, if I add a border to my page, it creates the border line after some 5 pts from the leftmost of the page. Is there any way that I can increase this size? I want the left border to be ...
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Dynamically Inserting Text Based On Dropdown In Word 2007

I'm trying to make an automated report form in Word 2007 without using a lot of scripts that I don't have time to learn. Basically, the first page is a table with a bunch of dropdown fields. When the ...
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word won't put diacritics before other character is typed

I've got a problem with one of the computers I use (running Win7 Pro x64 with Office 2007). Word won't let me type any diacritics (like AltGr+a = ą, AltGr+e = ę, etc) before any other character is ...
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How can I get 2 different styles to show on one line in a Table of Contents?

In my report body, I have a section heading which must be formatted as 2 paragraphs with 2 different styles to start the section. For example: Chapter 2 [style A] Project History [style B] section ...
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Office 2007: How to sort an Excel Table from within a Word macro

I have written a Macro in WinWord2007 which lists styles and their properties in an Excel table. The table is made accessible by the following 3 lines: Dim Oxl_Sheet As Object Set Oxl_Sheet = ...
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Display text only in a merge master document (not in the resulting merged document)

I'd like to put some instructional text in a Word 2007 merge master document, but upon merging, not have the text present (or at least, not visible). The text won't print, because it is hidden, but ...
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Why is Word 2007 not allowing me to select or edit above text with cursor?

I have a problem selecting or editing text in Word 2007 which is above the cursor's current position. I am unable to select any text or even just click in the upper part of the document text, but I am ...
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How can different people track changes in the unprotected text form fields?

I am working on a protected word 2007 form. How can different people track changes in the unprotected text form fields? The text appears in black and changing the track changes option doesn't change ...
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Ms-Word introduces line breaks in RTF

I'm using a template system based on RTF + Velocity. In my RTF's I've got several VTL sentences, such as: #foreach($item in $somevar.someProp)Some may-be RTF text #end If I open the RTF file with ...
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Word 2007 cell formatting

I have created a form template in Word 2007 which include various fields. Some of the fields are to show time (i.e. 15:47:32). I’ve set the text field properties as Date HH:mm:ss. The trouble ...
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Is there any way to use Heading 1 in two different multilevel lists?

I'm working on my thesis, I have used a multilevel list for my headings each chapter, it works and I'm satisfied with it. When I'm numbering photos or tables, I previously used "Insert Caption". ...
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Insert a picture (from file) in Word: how to open current folder by default?

Is there a way to configure MS Word (2007) to open the current folder (i.e., where the active document is located) by default, and not a single application-wide default folder (as configured under ...
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Is it possible to create a table structure to an existing data in word 2007?

I have some data that is organized properly in MS word 2007. Now I need to put this data into a table structure. Since there is so much of such data I just cant manually arrange them. Is there a way ...
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Can't insert path and file name in the footer

I am trying to insert the path and file name in the footer (I am in Design mode) under Quick Parts, but the Document Property is greyed out and I can't access it. How do I insert this info into the ...
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EVENT ID 7003 Microsoft Office 12 Sessions

Microsoft Word 2007 crashed 2seconds after being launched. This happens only for the users from Active Directory. If I open the Word Document with administrator user, it works. The Event Viewer ...
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Changing styles in Word 2007

I need to change styles in Word 2007. In Word versions pre-2007 I had no problems with this, but in Word 2007+ I can't get it working. Here is what I got. I changed the Normal style to use Arial font....
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Word 2007 textbox management

I am updating a user manual that was initially written by somebody else. I know that most manuals are not written in Word, but our office only uses Microsoft Office applications. I am doing fairly ...
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Can I set the height of the header manually? (Header cutting off some of it's own content)

I am making a fairly complicated "mail merge" template (using mail merge functionality to accomplish something similar but not exactly the same as mail merge) that has a VERY large first page header, ...
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How do we copy a custom table style from Word to Outlook?

We're using Word 2007 and Outlook 2007. We've got a corporate table style defined in Word and set as the default. How do we make that table style available in Outlook mail messages? I can't see any ...
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Word 2007 .docx -cannot save document

I received a .docx document from a fellow student which I can open but not save again even when I have made no edits whatsoever. When I press Save As the dialog appears, I write in a file name and ...
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What value between 0 px and 227 px will make this dialog go away?

I have a picture contained within a drawing canvas in Word 2007. I made the mistake of right clicking and choosing format picture. This is the result: Regardless of the values I enter into any of the ...
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Opening .odf requires admin rights?

One of our users and one of her colleagues is getting an error when opening an ODF file (open office word), something about XML and then a second error message asking to repair the file (which does ...
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How can I change the order of citations in Word?

When I insert citations into my document, they are automatically ordered by their first appearance in the document. However, instead I want them to be ordered how I like, such as: Books Articles Web ...
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opening existing blog post using microsoft word 2007

Whenever I open "existing blog posts" using Microsoft Office 2007, I am presented with last 25 posts. How to open the old posts using MS office?
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DocProperty “Pages” changed by printing

I'm using a feature in Word that has worked for me for more than a decade: in the Footer, I select "Insert", "Quick Parts", "Field..." then Field names: "Page". I type "of", then insert the "...
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Super annoying Alt-Tab rendering glitch in MS Word 2007

When I switch to the Word 2007 by Alt-Tab, there is the annoying blue bar covering the text. The blue bar will disappear after re-rendering by pressing PgUp - PgDn, but it is annoying. Any idea how to ...
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Why Microsoft Word disregards page break

I'm using Word all the time and I've been using/adding Page Breaks since 90's, but this particular document which was not created by me has page break which is ignored by Word. Naturally I tried to ...
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Word Office 365 Paragraph Settings - Snap to grid disappear

I am working on a paragraph format and notice in the Paragraph Settings box there are some functions missing. Here is a comparison of 2 different word office version This is my word 365This is word ...
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Written Excel VBA to Copy text from one Word document to another Word document - Footer formatting is not retained

Please help me on the issue. I have successfully copied the content from one word document to another word document. But the footer format is changed after paste the content. Below is my code. Sub ...
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Microsoft Word 2007 Delete A Picture And Text Boxes In Another Picture Dissapear

I’ve created a file in Word 2007 with pictures of an amplifier, then used text boxes to identify various parts. Somehow a picture must have gotten inserted twice. The second picture had no text boxes....
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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 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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Microsoft Word - Align lines for each outline level

How can each multi-level list item be indented more than the previous, but individual lines under a given multi-level list item be horizontally aligned the same. For instance, 1.1.1.1.1.1 is indented ...
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Can I use a Heading style on the same line as normal text?

I have a resume formatted in Microsoft Word with job titles (formatted as Heading 2) and job location (Normal Text) listed on a single line. Unfortunately, having two different Styles on a single ...
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How do I include Table of Contents in the automatic table of contents?

I'm translating a Russian document (word 2007) in which the automatic table of contents references itself: it says "Table of Contents........3". When I try to create an automatic TOC in my file ...
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Cannot change page background colour from the toolbar

Office 2007 loaded ok. However in using word the page background is black and the text is white when trying to change page colour to white from the toolbar nothing happens it will not change to any ...
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Autocompleting/expanding text in Microsoft Word 2010

I'm creating a technical document using Microsoft Word 2010 in Windows 7. I have various pieces of long technical terminology that I regularly use, and typing this jargon manually hundreds of times ...
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MS Word Table of Contents Line Break Issue

I've got this bizarre problem. In a long, tightly formatted word doc (it's 350 book, with styles for everything).... My Header1 styles chapter headers are, for example 0 Prologue 1 Chapter One 2 ...
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Spellchecker in Word 2007 refuses to remember a new word

My MS Word 2007 refuses to put this "cytotoxicity" into its library and keeps highlighting it as wrong. It offers to change it to "cytotocixity" actually - I must have made a wrong input into its ...
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Landscape pages are turned into portrait pages only in my system

I had a ms-word document where it consists of portrait pages and some landscape pages at section breaks. When I opened the document all are turned into the portrait pages and no able to see the ...