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What on earth is Microsoft Word wildcard search * replace doing in this case?

I'm trying to get Microsoft Word wildcard search and replace to add <b> on either side of blocks of bold-formatted characters. I've tried many things, none of which have done quite what I need, ...
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Office Word 13's CTRL + [random function character] stops working randomly

My CTRL + [random function character] - for example C for copy, S for save etc. stops working randomly on Word 2013. I have to close all documents and start Word again in order for it to start working ...
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Some Microsoft Word review comments are displayed in a popup instead of in the Markup Area when viewing “Simple Markup”

I am running Microsoft Word 2013. I received a Word document (docx format) that has a lot of review comments in it. I am using the "Previous" and "Next" buttons on the Review tab ...
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Word: How to link data from Excel (as plaintext)?

I have Excel table with some data and want this data to be linked in Word. BUT only data (no-formatting). So embeding an Excel object doen't work for me. Thank you for suggestions! Example Excel ...
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Weird behavior when creating a file in Word 2013 in Win10

Recently, this has started happening a lot, though not always, and it had never happened before in 30 years of my using Word. I create a file. It can either be blank or have content. I click "...
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Prevent Word from hyphenating in the wrong place

I have the German word "Elektronik" at the end of a line. Word hyphenates it as "Elekt-ronik" instead of "Elek-tro-nik". I have already added hyphenation hints (¬) with ...
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How to see values of for dynamic segments like Insert Caption instead of their formulas?

When I insert caption or any formula fields I am seeing like this: {SEQ Fig. \*ARABIC} instead of Fig. 1. This is for all the dynamic segments(I do not know the correct terminology) of the word like ...
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Add Padding around Pasted Text in MS Word 2013

I paste text into Word 2013 from another application. I have the "Keep Formatting" option set so I get the source formatting (including the background color). I'd like to extend the ...
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Creating multiple copies of text box in ms word

I have one textbox in a word document and want to fill that text box with different content for each page. For example if I write the following list A, B, C then I want word to create 3 pages similar ...
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How can MS Word 2013 still remember my last cursor point?

I really amazed how can MS Word 2013 still remember my last cursor point ? I deleted the document but I downloaded the document from my email inbox still it remembers where I left off. I know Vlc ...
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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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How can I access my own Word templates in Word 2013?

I am using my very own Word and PowerPoint templates and store them in %APPDATA%\Microsoft\Templates. In Word 2007 accessing them was as easy as eating a cookie. In Word 2010 this is made a bit more ...
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Is there a logic to the file name Word 2013 suggests on first save from the documents text?

The first time I save a document in Word 2013 it grabs some words from the beginning of the document to suggest as a file name. Sometimes it's one word, sometimes several. I can't see a pattern to ...
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Can’t create new file in Word 13 [closed]

When I select file new, there is no cursor or end of document marker. No menu options work. I can open an existing document and it works fine. Just can’t create a new one. Anyone seen this before? ...
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Word 2013 - How to create two multiple-level within one line?

I want to create two multiple-level within one line, I'm using word 2016. It's like this: A.1 (B.1). Heading 1 A.1.1 (B.1.1) Heading 2 A.2 (B.2). Heading 1 A.2.1 (B.2.1) Heading 2 I've tried ...
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Detect all words belonging to a different language

I have a long technical text in Spanish. There a many words in English inside the text, because the terms are not normally translated. I want to make all of them cursive, as it's mandated by Spanish ...
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Word: Replace text around a given string between two nearest paragraph marks

Using Word 2013 ... Say I have a document that has lots of instances of similar but not exactly the same text between paragraph marks, like so: text text text ¶ somethingXYZsomething¶ text text ...
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REF field omits nbsp in formatting

I'm trying to cross-refer a figure and apply some simple formatting to the cross-reference like this: ...as shown in Fig._{ REF _Ref30011011 \# "0,_c" \h }. which should result in ...as shown in ...
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Word cross-reference to only number in figure

Adding a Figure caption to an image in a text, I Include the chapter number in the caption, so it would look something like that: The problem has been addressed many times before, such as here or ...
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Custom variable in Word document

I have a software manual in MS Word whose content (mainly text) changes slightly depending on some factors. I'd like to do something like the following which uses Field codes: { IF manual_version = ...
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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 add heading numbering ms-word?

I want to create a format for my equation that is like this: But i am struggle at giving numbering like that. I have google it many times but can't find any solution fit to me. I have explored "...
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Word 2013 form tab issue

I will make a formular in word. The user should be able to tab trough the form by keyboard. The use of arrow keys will be a nice goody but is not necessary. I created a simple sample form looks like ...
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How do I add existing templates to Word 2019?

Word 2019 --- My attempts include: 1) Options -> Add-ins -> Manage: Templates -> Go -> place check on my templates 2) Options -> Advanced -> General -> File Locations -> User Templates -> Modify -> ...
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Word shading text not working for spaces before line break

In Word Home>Paragraph>Shading, I would like to shade scripts similar to what we have for in-line quote in Stack exchange /home/xxx/ I realized that if the shading is just before line break, I ...
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MS Word 2013 - What style is applied to pasted images?

I'm using Word 2013, and I paste graphs and figures from Excel as images so I don't have to mess with formatting afterwards. What Style applies to these? My issue is that there's too much space ...
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Keep caption together with table when table is in different section

I've a requirement to format table into two columns, but keep its caption in one column. It works generally well if I add a continuous section break between them. The only issue is when only the ...
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How do I stop Word 2013 from removing the page break that I enter between the Table of Contents and the body when I update all references?

When I update all references in my document (by pressing Ctrl + A, then pressing F9), Microsoft Word 2013 removes the page break that I had entered after the Table of Contents. Sometimes it does this,...
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Manually created Figure/Table labels in Word not showing up in List of Figures and List of Tables

I am having difficulty getting all my captions to show in Figure and Table lists in Word 2013. I have a 400+ page document with multiple Appendices. The Appendices titles are set up using a multilevel ...
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“Your margins are pretty small…” errors when printing

On sending to print I receive the following message: Your margins are pretty small. Some of your content might be cut off when you print. Do you still want to print? I don't know why it appears. ...
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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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Automatic reordering of citations in Word 2013 IEEE style

I'm currently working on my physics report in Word 2013 for Windows 10. I'm required to use the IEEE citation style and I want to have my bibliography ordered based on the order with which citations ...
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Is there a way to increase the padding for a border around an equation in MS Word?

Is there a way to increase the padding for a border around an equation in MS Word? I know I can change border padding around a paragraph block, but I can't figure out how (or if it's possible) to do ...
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Word suddenly using relative path for hyperlinks

Until recently, a fellow Word 2013 user was having no trouble inserting hyperlinks with absolute paths into documents. The Insert Hyperlink dialog looked like this: Now, without changing any options, ...
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Is it possible to monitor and copy the content of a section in MS Word?

I need to aggregate the content of several subsections further down in a separate section of a MS Word document. The copied content should update with the original content being edited. Basically, I ...
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How do I edit a word in a Word TOC to be different from how it appears on the chapter page?

I have created an automatic TOC in Word 2013. My chapter titles are styled to fit the design of the opening page of the chapter ("one", all lower case, written out). In the TOC itself, I would like it ...
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Compiling thesis chapters in microsoft word

I am used to the Latex typesetting where in writing my thesis, I partitioned my thesis into the various chapters and in the end used the \include keyword to compile all my chapters into the master ...
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How to auto number across two columns in a table

The normal auto numbering is row by row just like the above one, how can I make it column by column like the following? I did the second one manually, because I don't know how to do it automatically. ...
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How to show Word Header and Footer in Web layout view?

In Word 2013 or Word 2016, how does one view the header and footer in the Web layout view? I see it in the Print layout view. That's no problem. But no such luck in the Web layout view? Was the Web ...
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How to make a paragraph NOT wrap around an image in Word 2013

If I have an image with some text wrapping around it, how can I set a paragraph/style to NOT wrap around the image. See image below: The "text wrapping break" doesn't quite work for two reasons: I ...
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Disable narrator-like “thing” in Office 2013

tl;dr; Whenever when I press Right Alt+Space in any Office 2013's product, a small narrator-like thing appears on screen. This is very annoying. How can I permanently disable this feature? A thing ...
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Separate Word chart's data from Excel file

There is a certain chart in Excel that I cannot exactly replicate in Word, so I copied the chart into a Word document. However, now the chart's data are tied to the Excel document I copied the chart ...
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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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Bring Header/Footer (Images) in front of body in Microsoft Word

In Microsoft Word, I have an In Line with Text picture in my document body. (below) Then a picture inserted in the Header as In Font of Text. (below) I want to set the this picture (in Header) being ...
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How do I create a grammar rule exception for one word?

For example, every time I write Kim Jong Un the grammar checker flags the “Un” as needing to be corrected to “UN.” I don’t want to shut off the grammar checker (especially the Capitalization rules) ...
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Microsoft Word 2013 ignores language setting for footnotes

I have: Microsoft Office Home and Business 2013 English on Windows 10 Professional English, but I am editing texts in Polish. I have permanently changed Footnote Text-style's language to Polish, ...
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How add a top-down page border?

See the page border shown in image below Image link (I was not able to post the image here due to not having enough reputations on this site. Sorry about that.) In the above image, there is a page ...
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Automaically highlighting text in yellow after copy text in Word

I'm using Microsoft Word from Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2013. With Ctrl + V I can copy highlighted text in Word. Is it possible to automatically highlight text in yellow (or any other color) ...
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Word 2016 default double-click file to same window

Whenever I double-click a Word file, it opens it in a new window. I want it to open the file in a tab of the existing window by default. I would think this should be simple, but no matter how I Google ...

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