Questions tagged [microsoft-word-2010]

Microsoft Word 2010, version 14, released in 2010, is the word processing software from Microsoft that lets you create and edit documents.

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Word table of content has headings of same style but has different formatting in appearance

I'd appreaciate any ideas on solving this. I think it has not been covered before in the SE - apologies if it has. In this picture below, Sections 4 and 5 (and its subsequent subsections) ought to ...
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Macro to Remove Spacing Between Graphics/Text in Word 2010 Document?

I frequently create Word (version 2010) documents that have only graphical items, and occasionally with some text beside a graphic, such as "New!" (that I would like to keep). I would like ...
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How do I show tracked changes to footnote numbering when I add a new or delete an existing footnote in a document?

I am working with a document that has existing footnotes. I am an editor and need to track the changes that I make to this document. My tracking is turned on, and when I insert a new footnote it ...
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What's the Save As keyboard shortcut?

In MS Word 2010, I have certain documents I want to Save As so I don't have to keep making duplicates. It's quite annoying to go to the File tab and click 'Save As', so I want to try and use the ...
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How to make interactive objects in Microsoft Word? (dropdown lists, checkboxes)

As I stated in the title, I'm pretty sure there is some feature that can enable me to do that. Here is a document with an example but I don't know how it was implemented: So how is that even possible ...
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First two lines of the first paragraph on each page have an extra space

I'm working with an existing document in MS Word 2010 that has an issue with the first paragraph on each page. On the first two lines of each paragraph, the line has an extra space. This is not an ...
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Put a background image in footer in Word 2010?

I want to put a background image in the footer, but can only figure out how to put an actual image in. I tried putting an actual image in but had some issues with doing so. I need the background image ...
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Inserting something at the top of a word document and regretting it

I have a bad habit of finding something like a table of data or a photo that I want to save in a new word document (immediate case, making a how-to for assembly of my P3AT), then just copy and insert ...
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portrait pages following the vertical page numbering on landscape pages

I have several landscape pages on my portrait Ms. Word 2010 document, and I want to change the page number on landscape pages to vertical position. What I have done so far: section breaks for the ...
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How Can You Find Two Separate Words with Microsoft Word Wildcards?

I've searched other answers for this - such as Microsoft Word: find all words with two 'm's using wildcard - but I can't find a solution to my issue. What I'm trying to do: I'm trying to use ...
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MS Word - How to view detailed modifications in content control

I'm using Word 2010. I create a raw text content control. I change the properties of the content control to allow carriage return. I add some text to this content control. I right-click and accept ...
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Create different margin setting for section 2 (dynamically)

I have a Word template that has for starting only 1 page and that page has specific margins and header/footer pictures. The problem is that if the user fills the 1st page and jumps to the 2nd page or ...
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Display the maximum value of a SEQ field

When inserting tables in a document, I use a header such as : Table 1 - Title If the table is bigger than one page I use a header on each page, page 2 of 3 for the table will have : Table 1 - Title (2/...
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Word will not let me change from all caps when importing headers to the table of contents

I'm using Word 2010 and I am currently under the thumb of a company style sheet. They have mandated that level three headers must be written in title format regarding capitalization and then it must ...
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How to suppress banner message "Support for Office 2010 Ending OCT 13.2020 in word 2010?

Office 2010 notifies me once I open Word. To get rid of the message you have to click the on the banner (cross symbol). How can I get rid of the message in Office 2010? (I guess it is the office 14 ...
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How to make cell “mirror” the value of a cell in another table

I'm using Microsoft Word 2010 to create an invoice, and I know formulae can be used to compute the values of cells within a single table. However, I have two tables in my document, and need a formula ...
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How to deal with tot big spaces between words when justified in MS Word?

Looking for a solution, but also for ideas. Writing a book about 500 pages, some of the lines must be justified because there is a very long word and it breaks before the long word and then there is a ...
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What does the L icon mean in Microsoft Word?

For as long as I've used Microsoft Word 2010 (it probably also exists in later versions), whenever selecting an item in a list a black L-like icon appears in the document's ruler: Adjusting this icon ...
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Microsoft Office Word Error

I had a problem with showing some pages in Word 2010 (as following image). It has never happen before. I tried many ways to fix but i couldn't. Please help!
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Links in .docx document stopped working in my Word 2010

For past about 2-3 days when I click any link in my .docx document, instead of visiting an actual page, my Word 2010 shows me the following error message: This was happening for me in Word 2013 and ...
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Keyboard shortcut for enabling margins' gridlines in Word 2013?

Weird lines appeared in my .docx documents, when I open them in Word 2013: I know what those are and how to get rid of them. Here I am asking, how did I get them in the first place? Because I am ...
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Where company-related document properties are stored in Word 2010?

tl;dr: I can insert Company Address or Company e-mails fields in my Word 2010 document, but these fields remains empty. I can't find corresponding fields in document's properties. How can I make these ...
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Identify Font File Used in Microsoft Word 2010

I know that the font files used by Microsoft Word is located at C:\Windows\Fonts I am particularly concern about the font OCR A Std. I want to locate the font files for the OCR A Std regular font, ...
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Word Flashing - Word 2010/Windows 10/1909

After deploying a firm-wide upgrade to 1903, it has been reported that Word documents start to flash between the document rendered in the Word window to a completely white window and back again, until ...
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In Word 2010, how do I duplicate two rows in a table and preserve their formatting?

I have the following table in Word: I'd like to duplicate the last two rows to make another use case. There are many ways to do this, but all that I've tried end up with unsatisfactory results. I ...
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Generating multiple versions of a document from a single MS Word doc

How I do conditionally remove content from an MS word document in order to produce different versions of it? Ideally, I would like to set a flag somewhere to do this and then "mark" the content. EDIT:...
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word 2013 header numbering in disorder - heal by copy/paste

Using office words since a few decades, I miss robustness in hierarchical header numbering since 2010. Every now an then, but more than expected, the hierarchical header numbering of headers gets ...
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how to align the last line in a paragraph centered seperately from the rest of the paragraph

I am trying to set the entire paragraph fully justified, with the last line only centered. I tried using "shift-enter" and then centering, but that centered the entire paragraph. This is how it looks ...
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Is there a way to add headers and footers to cells in a Word table?

I've got data in a table that I would like to print and cut out. However, I want to keep track of where they were in the table after I cut them. Is there a way to add a header/footer inside a cell so ...
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PDF document converted from a MS-Word file shows jpeg as text rather than images

I have a document in MS Word which includes tables that I want to display as images rather than text. In the document I have inputted them as jpegs which were created by selecting the table, pasting ...
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MS Word 2013 - Is it possible to not include headings 3 and 4 in the outline/table of contents

I'd like to set page breaks to certain styles that apply to section headings, but I don't want those headings to appear in the outline/table of contents. There's just too many of them and it would ...
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Globally adjust table borders

I have a very large Word document with 100's of tables, where all borders need to be at 1 pt width. How do I make this happen for all existing tables?
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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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Incorrect alignment in table of content for a specific heading in MS Word

I'm working on a right-to-left document in Word 2010 that uses numbered headings. There are three different customized headings. When generating the table of contents, I notice that alignment of the ...
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Find paragraph formatting and replace it with a style

I have a huge document which was converted to Word from a pdf. I am attempting to use the "format paragraph" option within the "find and replace" feature to find paragraphs that meet certain ...
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How to generate a custom word document using excel data

Basically we have to make meeting agendas for our conferences (where many firms and attend) and it's a round table discussion in which one firm is addressed at a time. The general layout is: 1.) Firm ...
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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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How to replace bullets with footnotes (with superscript numbers) in Word

I have a Microsoft Word document that has slightly over 600 numbered / bulleted lines (i.e., paragraphs).  Something like this: Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered, weak and weary,¶ ...
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Using Word Find/Replace Tool to Highlight

I want to highlight the following links using Word find/replace tool: asdasdsa.com/192jd92d2 asdasdsa.com/192jd92d223232 asdasdsa.com/192jd92d24323f23f32f Is there a way I can get Word to ...
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Cross-Reference to Heading Text of Heading generates Error! Reference source not found. after source text is updated

TL;DR: Cross-References to the Heading Text of a Heading-styled paragraph are incredibly fragile and don't survive in the real world where users edit text. Terrible workaround: Make all edits to the ...
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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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How do I get rid of the “Finalise the string” pop-up for complex scripts in Word 2010?

When typing in Sinhala in Word 2010, a tiny pop-up box appears in the top left corner (it can be moved anywhere else) with the last few keystrokes. There is a green left-downwards pointing arrow to "...
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Applying styles to old document with lots of problems in Word 2010

At work I frequently need to format documents that others have edited. Usually a document has been drafted by multiple people on different computers so the formatting is a mess. When I get the ...
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Word 2010: Find a single word at the end of the line

Is there a way to find any lines in a Word document then end with a single woes at the end of the visible line? This example if of one line, and I want to find it in a whole document, as it ends with ...
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How can I make Word use wildcards to replace text?

Say I have a document that says bit bart but I want to replace the leading b with a p, and leave everything else the same. If I: find b*t replace p*t This returns p*t p*t p*b How can I make it ...
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Issue with MS Word mail merge with footnotes

I have kind of a weird issue regarding MS Word's mail merge (MS Word 2010). I have a simple docx document with some text and some footnotes. Now I am connecting it to a csv file for starting a mail ...
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Cannot Copy MS Word Controls

As the title states - I'm trying to copy controls (a combo box) from one MS Word (2010, .docx) file to another but no matter whether I use design mode or not, it just pastes as text into the other ...
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How to change the number style language in numbering for MS Word 2010?

I have MS Word 2010 and I want to make numbering words on Arabic like this for example in one, two, three or first, second... I wanted to be in Arabic for numbing chapter in my basic language. I ...
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Continuous running head title through section break and different numbering? Word 2010

I am writing an APA style document where I want to have the same running head title throughout. I have formatted the document with 2 sets of numbering, before and after the contents page. Is it ...
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Pen acting like touch in word 2010

With navigating Word 2010 documents on Windows 10, using the pen is interpreted as though it was touch. While the pen is correctly detected as a pen elsewhere in windows (with the special cursor), in ...

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