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Microsoft Word is the word processing software from Microsoft that lets you create and edit documents.

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Returning the page number in entire multisection document [duplicate]

I have a multisection document, so want page numbers are continuing the previous page number. I did used { PAGE } for returning the page number, but it returns the page number in the current section. ...
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What to use in Word to allow receiving part to sign the document once exported to PDF?

In Microsoft Word, it is possible to create text form area, check boxes area and image form area that are editable once exported to PDF, but the signing function available in Insert > Texte > ...
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Update Excel object embedded in Word document when opened

I have an Excel sheet embedded in a Word document, this object was created from Word and no xlsx file exist for it. There is only one cell and it has a random number formula that returns a new number ...
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How can one use a .tff font in Word 2013 as unpriviliged user without PowerShell?

I would like to use a font I have available as a .ttf file for one of my texts. The obvious way to do that is to install the font system wide and use it that way. Is there a different path one could ...
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Word is compressing images even though “Do not compress images in file” is selected - why?

I have a document in Word 2013 and I've inserted some very high-resolution JPG images (line drawings). When I print to PDF, they look fine. However, as soon as I save the file and reopen it, the ...
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How do I maintain alignment in Ms-Word?

Question: Is there any way to maintain the intact aligment of the words wriitten in a "Ms-Word file"(when copied to other computers) without converting them into pdf ? My problem: In exams, we are to ...
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Word mail merge: Show only the Nth row of a table

How do I show only the Nth row of a table in a Word mail-merge? My template is of this format: { MERGEFIELD TableStart:widgetList } Foo: { MERGEFIELD foo } Bar: { MERGEFIELD bar } { MERGEFIELD ...
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Tibetan page numbers in cross-references in Word 2013

I am working on a Microsoft Word 2013 document in which I want to change the page numbers in the footer to use Tibetan numbers. I changed the font of the footer to a Unicode Tibetan font, but the ...
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How to remove some repetitive pattern in word 2013

How to remove some repetitive pattern in word 2013? for Example, think you have copied a text from wikipedia and want to delete references numbers ([1] [2] ...) all at once. How do you do that? I ...
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Macro for scanning paper scans only one page

I'm writing a macro for Word 2013 to scan all papers kept in the scanner feeder. The issue is that it scans only one page. I need to call macro for each page. What is wrong in my code? Sub Scan() ' ...
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Searching for Word 2013 documents in Open dialog changes default folder to Documents

Every time I use the Search feature in upper right corner of the legacy Open dialog it resets the default file location to the Documents folder the next time I open the dialog. I have the default file ...
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Calling Documents.Open for Word.Application Error converting msoFalse to type Object

How can the Documents.OpenNoRepairDialog method be invoked by powershell with all the parameters supplied at least up to the point that word documents open without errors, dialogs, or macros; and that ...
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“Replace text as you type” gets unchecked automatically

I've set up some autocorrect rules in Word, and they work well. However from time to time "replace text as you type" become unchecked, and I need to go to options and check it again. I don't have ...
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No space between ms word numbering and some but not all headers [duplicate]

I'm using numbering list, however, on some of the headers I get no space between the numbering and the headers. I've included an image in which you can see how there is no space between 2.8 Laravel ...
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How to remove recent templates in Microsoft Word on the Home screen?

So, I made the mistake of opening a few Business Card templates from the Microsoft Word library. Now I am greeted with fluffy pastel colors every time I startup the program, or use "File" > "New" ...
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Allow editing of custom properties in a word document template (.dotx) with 'Restrict Editing' enabled?

I am trying to build a document template for our companies technical reports. I have generated all of the graphics required, the headers the footers and the layout of the title pages. I am hoping to ...
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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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Make Document Properties Required for Word 2013

There seems to be a solution for this problem, but only for Word 97-2003, per this post: Making MS Word show a dialog asking for document properties I have it setup so that when a user opens a file ...
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Embed Macro in Document Word

Is there a way to store custom macros inside a word document? I noticed that when I distribute a document with a macro I made that it arrives "macro-less" and therefore doesn't perform as expected. I'...
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Print Serial Number or Incrementing Number in Word Document Footer

I feel this is likely a dup, but I can't find good answers and "Question's that may already have your answer" only shows an answer for excel. I'm looking to track documents printed by having a serial ...
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Microsoft Word with Automatic numbering that replace written number in text?

I write a document in word and put number of each paragraph. for example like this: 1- abasdasdasdasdasddfgasdfglkf 2- asdfasdfasjdlfjalskdfjklasdf 3- sdfsadflasdk;kfg;dkfg;dfgkdfg is there anyway ...
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How to readjust image size when pasting into a table in Word 2013?

I am trying to paste images into a table so the images readjust to the cell size. I have disabled "Automatically Resize to Fit Contents", I have selected "Specify Height - Exactly" and "Fixed Width". ...
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What to do if my Word 2013 and Adobe Acrobat DC only have Letter and A4 paper sizes and I want to have other options?

When I installed the Microsoft Word 2013, there are other sizes like the legal, A3, etc. but then as time passed only Letter and A4 sizes appear same with Adobe Acrobat DC.
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How to prevent an embedded object picture from appearing in the table of contents in Word 2013?

How do I prevent an embedded object picture from appearing in the table of contents in a Word 2013? The pictures of embedded documents (Excel and PDF) are showing up in the description line in the ...
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Preventing duplicates in drop down content control in WORD

I have a word form that has a section with a table in it. In one of the columns of the table, I am using a drop down content control. Is there a way to prevent a user from selecting the same value ...
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Remove newline when copying in Microsoft Word 2013

Whenever I copy a line or a word at the end of a line and then paste, it includes a newline. Is there anyway to prevent this behavior? I don't want it to copy or paste the newline.
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Table of Contents based on numbered lists

I have a large document formatted with lists (numbered items) and I need to create a table of content based on these lists. The problem is that there is no heading style used so regular TOC doesn't ...
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Prevent closing of embedded originated file

I've an Excel template stored as an embedded file in a Word document (to keep template and instructions together). My preferred process would be: open instructions (.docx) open embedded Excel file ...
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How to change the color of dots in whole document?

For example if I have a lot of mcq questions like this: 1. something ..... something. 2. sometihngg ..... something. They have the same number of dots, How can I change the color of dots into red ...
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table of contents in microsoft word

I have a document on my laptop in which I have some books names , the date of their publication and the writer name. now I want to make a flexible table of contents in which I can sort the books by ...
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Auto-replace within hyperlinks in a Word doc

I have a Word document with a lot of hyperlinks in it. I need to replace the "http:" in all of their addresses with "https:". Is there a way to do that automatically in Word 2013, or am I stuck ...
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words 2016 as default instead of words 2013

I have two version of Microsoft words 2013 and 2016, the reason I got both version somehow when I upgrade to words 2016 , the 2013 version is not deleted. so every default words (.docx) files still ...
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How to have two different format of headings at the same “level” in a Table Of Content?

I have the same style for headings at the Heading 1 level; they're identical except that in the table of content I would like to highlight one of them with grey background. I tried to change 2 ...
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Delete or Edit Custom Number Format in Style - MS Word 2013

So I created a new style that inserts a custom number format. After working with it a bit, I needed to edit the number format it but I couldn't figure out how. So I "Define New Number Format" again. ...
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Word 2013 Envelope printing

I recently upgraded from 2007 to 2013. 2007 had a tab under mailings for an envelope from which I could print a #10 with address. I cannot find this on 2013. Can someone tell me how to print a #10 ...
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I want word to ignore the last page Word 2013

I have a created a form in Word. The last page is a pasted "image" that is a page from an Adobe form, that I need as part of this Word form. Our form needs to allow it to expand. Right now, page 1 ...
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How can I reverse the order of headings in Microsoft Word?

I have a Word 2013 document with a few dozen headings arranged in chronological order. # 2017 ## ... ## October ## November ## December # 2018 ## January ## February I am looking ...
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Add footnotes on both sides

I need to add a two line text on the right side of the footnote, as well as the left side. Example: ABC GHI DEF ...
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MS Word - change title of Table of Contents

I'm trying to create this by not using the two standard options as I only one Heading 1 style, but using the Custom Table of Contents I am unable to choose the Title (ie "Table of Contents") and ...
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How to shift cells one place in a table in Microsoft Word 2013 after removing/inserting?

If I have a table like this: A B C D E F When I remove cell B, I want all cells to shift one place towards A like this: A C D E F How to achieve this? Also, how to get the opposite - to insert a ...
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How can I made the shading of a cell transparent?

My Word document has a background ("CONFIDENTIAL") in big letter diagonally over the page. The document has a good number of pages that consist of only tables. According to the house-style, the table ...
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Print from Word to plotter at largest page size

I can't get Word to print an entire large page (almost A2) despite the fact that my plotter can print anything up to A0 and never has a problem. I get that Word only can do to 55cm and that is limited ...
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Does numbering have shortcut?

I would like to ask a question on Word shortcuts. For bullets list, I know there is a shortcut CTRL + SHIFT + L, but for numbering, does there exist a shortcut?
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How do I show the page margin in Word 2016?

Using Word 2016 (and apparently 2013, and 365), there is no longer an option for showing a page's text boundaries. Rather it defaults to essentially paragraph boundaries. How can I get my page's ...
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Word 2013 and 2016 add Times New Roman to fontTable.xml when it isn't referenced

Reference: noto-example.docx In the referenced example, all fonts reference either Noto Sans or Noto Serif fonts. However, when saving the document, Word 2013 and 2016 both add Times New Roman to the ...
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Word Mail Merge Template Set-Up

I know how to perform a mail merge from within word, but my question is, how can I create a mail merge template that I can open from an external source such as Excel and automatically map the headers ...
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Formatting Comments in Review

In MS Word 2013, in "Review": typing in the 'New Comment'window in the right margin, the default seems to be double space -- even using the line-spacing tool won't change the typed comments to single ...
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Word Document Information Panel (DIP) fields are full width

The issue Since two weeks, I have an issue with my Word application Document Information Panel (DIP) which holds the document properties. In fact, the fields are taking the maximum width they can: ...
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How to delete Horizontal Lines drawn in MS Word

I've a word file which contains hundreds of Horizontal Lines drawn from "Insert > Shapes > Line", this document was created with earlier version of MS Word probably 2000. (currently, I'm using word ...
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Can I hide a whole paragraph using Conditional Text Automation in Microsoft Word

I have a MS Word document shared between different projects. Some paragraphs only apply to some specific projects, so I'd like to hide them using custom fields. I found this interesting page explaing ...