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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 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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Dates merged into Word from Excel don't function as needed; dd/mm/yy treated as mm/dd/yy

To preface, This issue is taking place within a business. The only changes I can make thanks to the set-up for the documents are ones within the Word document. Despite working within the UK, the IP ...
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vb6 mail Merge code not executing select statment in the source dcument

I am using a vb application that gets the data from the database and performs mail merge on one of the template document and send the prints to printer. Now that we have upgrade to word 2010 , the VB6 ...
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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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In Word 2010, how to remove the small black line in draft mode?

I've tried to Google ways to get rid of it, but couldn't find anything. It appears everytime I enter Draft mode. Example of the line, never mind the f.lux tint:
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Viewing PDF documents saved with Word sometimes shows no table borders

Whenever I save a document created with Word 2010 that has tables in it and borders on the table and cells and then open it in Adobe Reader, for some reason some of the cells do not show the borders, ...
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How to format table's borders so they don't span through the entire table?

My table looks like this: But I need for it to look like this example: They look fairly similar but if you look closely you will see that in the example the borders stop before they reach the end ...
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MS-Word: Word field to restart Heading list count

I know that for custom sequence I can use {SEQ dummy \r 0}. Moreover, the sequence itself can start depending on the specified Heading: {SEQ dummy \s 2}. I'm looking for a field which will start the ...
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Compare three or more Word documents (*.docx)

I've seen multiple questions and answers for how to compare two Word documents, and I've seen some questions and answers for how to compare three or more raw text files, but I'm struggling to find a ...
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Fixing background shade in between letters when printing from MS Word

In Word 2010 I have a header where I've selected the font color and background color. I want the background color to show in between the letters and if a letter has a hole, like a "d", "a", or "o" ...
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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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Word: Continuous numbering for specific lower heading level

I'd like to create a certain structure in a book in Word 2010, which should lead to a table of contents similar to: 1 Introduction I First part of the book 2 A chapter 2.1 Some section ...
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How to shade only one circle out of 2 circles?

In MS Word 2010, how to shade only one circle out of 2 overlapping circles? I want it like this: But I get this: I need the overlap part to be white not yellow.
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How to correct figure numbering in a Word 2010 document

[Using MS Office Pro Plus 2010, version 14.1.7128.5000] This problem is similar to that in MS Word figure numbers are wrong and Control numbering of captions in Microsoft Word, but the solutions there ...
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Lenovo F9 turns off the screen - how to put it off

on my laptop Lenovo, F9 turns off the screen - word requires alt-F9 to update fields but only the screen turns black - particularly boring with cross references
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MS Word - Shortcut to cancel last autocorrect?

Often times when I'm typing, Word will autocorrect a word that I don't want autocorrected, and I will continue typing, either because I am not paying attention to the screen, or because I want to ...
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Some links do not work in Microsoft Word

I'm trying to add the following link to a PDF file into a Word document: https://beteiligung.karlsruhe.de/file/5b5f0efc8a2e0a140a197862/ Adding the link by pasting the URL works fine: after ...
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Disable automatic update for all Table of Contents (ToC) styles in Normal template (Word 2010+)

I sometimes want to "start from scratch" by replacing whatever the current Word Normal file with a pristine new copy and then to customize it with my preferred settings. The Normal file has all of ...
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Word 2013: How to have a different heading in the navigation pane

I've created a word document with lots of headings in the pages and these headings show up very well in the navigation pane. The issue is I have a cover page as the document's first page, I want the ...
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Splitting each page of a document into separate documents?

Is there a way to break an 85 page Word document into 85 separate documents? Adobe Acrobat can do that with the "split document" feature.
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MS Word 2010 - footnotes in heading styles showing up in header references when converted to PDF

Headings in Word that have a footnote in them are resulting in numbers followed by "F" in my headers when I convert to PDF. The headers were created using a styleRef cross-reference. Have tried ...
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Why is “Changes affect current user only” disabled in the Word Schema Settings dialog?

I'm working through this tutorial on integrating XML schemas into Word. I'm using Word 2010 on Windows 10. When I add a schema to a document (Ribbon -> Developer -> XML Schema) and go to change ...
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keep citation with block quote in MS Word

In Word, if I want to keep a heading with the following paragraph, I can select "keep with next". Cool. But what if I want to keep something with the PRECEDING paragraph. Namely, I have a block quote....
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Multilevel list formatting problems, promotion/demotion remove numbering

When I attempt to modify a multilevel list, by promoting or demoting sections, the numbering formatting goes away for the section and any subsections underneath it. I have to go up and click on ...
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How to draw mixture and allegations diagrams in MS Word 2010?

This is how a diagram of mixture and allegations looks like: I don't want to import images into MS Word 2010, because print of these images will be worse. So I need to draw this in MS Word 2010 only....
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How to alter subheading (not main heading) numbering in Microsoft Word?

I am currently trying to write a PhD thesis in Microsoft Word. For my main chapters, Heading 1 is numbered such that it reads "Chapter 1", "Chapter 2" etc. and so the Heading 2 subheadings have the ...
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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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Microsoft Word Macro [closed]

I want to write a macro in Microsoft Word. The problem I am having is that I am unable to find a strikethrough word, which is generated after comparing two documents in MS Word. I have already tried ...
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MS Word crashes if I set the space separator in the list

I have a style "Picture #" for signing pictures in a document, which is based on a standard Word's style of a multi-level list If I set up the space separator between the numerator and text Word ...
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Manipulating Word 2010 Table of Contents

I have a Word 2010 document with multiple sections. Some of the sections have page numbers and some don't. For example, perhaps page 52 of 60 is a single-page section (say section 20); then I have ...
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How to get footnotes numbering to appear on right hand side, in an Arabic document

I am typing a document in Arabic. In the footnotes the numbers used to appear of the right hand side, but for the past few days the numbers in the footnotes are appearing on the left hand side. How do ...
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Changing the formatting of white-space to match the adjacent formatting, intelligently?

Microsoft Word affords the ability to search for formatted text and to replace it and the formatting. This feature is great in my line of work, where I have to convert Word documents into online ...
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Remove <object> tag from Word 2010 when inserting image

Problem When I open an existing word document with an image or insert an image into a new document, the <object> tag becomes visible. How do I hide this tag or remove it? Background This ...
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Section Break (Odd Page) NOT creating blank page. Microsoft Word 2010, Win 7 Enterprise

So I've got the opposite problem than most people who are having trouble with section breaks. I'm working on a lengthy document with multiple sections where the page numbering restarts in the new ...
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Microsoft Word paging with internal count

Hope I'm asking in the right place I have a Word 2010 template which has the following paging formats combined in it: Arabic Roman Alphabetical Chapter formatted (1-1, A-1, ..) My client request is ...
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How to use values from non-legacy control elements in field

in word 2010 i can use the values of controls in fields, when I use the legacy controls like described here. Developer tab > Controls group > Legacy Tools control > "Legacy Forms" i can ...
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Brown, dotted line under words in whole Word 10 document

My whole document, 60+ pages, has a light-brown dotted line, kind of like an ellipsis, under all the text. After a lot of research, it is not hidden text, which is what most of my research has said ...
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Create custom metadata to be read from external application

I've seen all sorts of topics and advice about adding content controls to a document with predefined values. What I want to do is the other way around and I haven't been able to find out how to do it. ...
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How to Suppress Syntax Errors in MS Word, Mail Merge

I'm using mail merge technology to add 2 different fields. However, when no data is available for these periods, I'm getting Syntax Error!. Is there a way to suppress a Syntax Error when this occurs? ...
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Relative Hyperlinks for MS Word Document - involving subfolders

Question: I am working in MS 2010. I have several word documents with hyperlinks. The hyperlinks are linked to pdf files that are embedded in the following file tree RR (root) ---> subfolder --...
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Looking for a macro to increase a number by 1 in a Word document

I have a Word document that other users can access and change (on the same computer). At the top of that document is a line that says "Version # XXX". What I would like is to be able to run a macro ...
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Copying image from word document seems to be lossy

I had setup word to not compress image sizes in a document. In that way I can keep a number of screenshots for later use in it. However, when I select an image in a document and copies it, pasting ...
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Word 2010 - Coversheets

We have created standard coversheets for several projects. These coversheets are exchanged on standard documents to make it client specific. The font type of these coversheets is Arial. It seems that ...
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how to hide lines made by ruler in microsoft word

In my microsoft word there are lines which is shown by rulers i want to hide it i have disabled the ruler but the lines are not going off please help me to remove that lines below is link to image