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Hardware acceleration is making Microsoft Word glitch and lag. What can be done to fix it?

Microsoft Word is glitching so bad due to hardware acceleration being on. Unfortunately there is no option to turn it off neither the registry trick worked. Disabling HW acceleration from Windows is ...
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If someone opens a Word document from a USB drive but does not save it to the computer, can I access the file's contents after the drive is removed?

If someone opens a Word document from USB flash drive but does not save it to the computer, can I access the file's contents after the drive has been removed? If so, how? I already tried data recovery ...
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Word, Save as PDF cuts off right and bottom

I suspect the following problem to be a user-specific setting (because it happens to one user with all documents whereas the same documents work fine with a different user) but could not find anything ...
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In Word, is there a way to re-enable the autosave files list(see them again), after once I said "no "?

During months, when I opened my Word 2016, it used to show a long list of old unsave autosaved files, whih I never had time to review and save. Once When closing Word, to the question whether I ...
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Microsoft windows 10 / office 2016 identifying or autocorrecting some but not all spelling mistakes

this problem has been perplexing me for a while now. I have windows 10 with Office 2016 installed. The problem: Most words are getting spellchecked when typed incorrectly Dyslexic type words ARE NOT ...
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Keep all footnotes in one paragraph in MS Word

I'm using MS Office Professional 2016 and I'm facing the following problem: I have some footnotes in one page of a word document, but each one of them occupies its own paragraph. What I want to have ...
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Non-Conventional MSWord Formatting Using Baselines

I'd asked this question "yesterday" over on Graphic Design SE, but I was prompted that SuperUser would be more useful in what I'm trying to accomplish. My question is regarding the use of ...
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How to copy style type in Word

As you can see in the picture, I would like just to copy style type(box). So it will add new box; e.g. when copy "Normal" box you end up with something like "Copy of Normal". ...
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When I link 2 textboxes, word automatically keeps paragraphs together

I am trying to create a document with columns in a textbox, the only way to do that seems to be to create multiple textboxes & link them. The problem is that Word automatically keeps paragraphs ...
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In MS Word change formatting for all paragraphs that share a specific format

I'm writing a document with lots of different things in it. I put 4pt spacing on the first paragraph of each new topic after the topic heading. I want to change the formatting for all those ...
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Finding missed spaces between words in microsoft word

I'm editing a lot of text in word and i'm trying to use "find & replace" to see if i have missed any spaces between sentences. e.g. "The fox jumped over the fence.The fox went to ...
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My word document have a line separation of half page. How can I solve it?

In the document: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Wnd1lCcLVwRTWA_dCjWlZfWzjqGc7_g_/edit?usp=sharing&ouid=115679852586790547345&rtpof=true&sd=true I have a huge line space, how can I fix ...
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MS word custom caption labels are missing

I'm using MS word 2016. I have word document in which I had created custom labels for captioning figures, tables, etc. But after a while they are all disappeared. Is there a way to bring them back? I'...
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How export emojis in color from Word 2021 to PDF?

Steps to reproduce my problem: Open a new blank Word 2021 document. Paste in text with characters like: ✅ ❌ (Segoe UI Emoji) Export to PDF. Notice that the color emojis that worked in Word are now ...
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How can I define ❌ as a bullet for a bullet list in Microsoft Word 2021?

I know how to get to the "Define New Bullet" > Symbol options here: But how can I search for (or paste) the specific character that I want? Sometimes I want to use ❌ or ✅ or other ...
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How to give captions including different head levels in same chapter

In a chapter I have 3 subheadings, say 4, 4.1, 4.1.1 4 General 4.1 Morphological 4.1.1 Growth Now, under heading 4, I want caption as Table 4.1 or Figure 4.1 and so on. Likewise, under heading 4.1, ...
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How can I recover an unsaved Word 2016 document that wasn't found on a search of the computer?

I am on a Windows 10 laptop working in a local version of Word 2016 that's part of Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2016. I had created a document on November 9 that I didn't save, although ...
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Problems with certain Unicode characters

I am using word, and I needed to insert the name of the Chinese Nüshu script in Nüshu (𛆁𛈬), there wasn't a font that supported it, so I downloaded every font I could find that supported it. Noto ...
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How to remove these extra spaces in a doc file?

I was wondering if there is any command in MS word to remove all the extra spaces between a huge table's border and its content and put all the lines on the same order? Let me illustrate it by some ...
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How to make numbers fit in a Word table column

I have a Word table where the numbers look like this (see the "B.I." column): As you can see, the numbers fit in the column perfectly fine, and yet Word keeps wrapping them. In order to ...
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What is cutting off bottom of text in Microsoft Word table?

The bottom half of every word in the first column is blanked out: I've already tried changing cell margins and paragraph line spacing as suggested by previous questions on superuser. I thought I was ...
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On 1st page footer have gone

I need to create a document in word 2016,where the footer on the first page should disappear, if I have enough text to reach the 2nd page. Why this happen? Does anyone has any suggestions?
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Use default tab stop in a table of content in MS Word 2016

I'm using MS Word 2016 on Windows 10. I've created a table of content with a TOC field code, and with default tab stops to 20 mm before the text (and after the numbering) for the level 2 of the TOC. I ...
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How to save/export a Word file (.docx) as a single HTML page? [duplicate]

I am using Word 2016. I want to save (export) a Word (.docx) document as a single HTML page. How can I do this
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Working with links in Word for Mac

I work with documents with a ton of links in Microsoft Word for Mac. Is there a setting so that the default is that when you click on the link, it edits the text instead of following it. When I was ...
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Multiple versions of a Word document in the same file

Waaaay back long ago when Microsoft Word allowed us to save multiple versions of a document in the same file, I did that. Years later, I've upgraded to Office 2021, and now I want to get those earlier ...
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Is there a way to make two parts of the document linked? So that if I change one part of the document the other automatically updates?

I am building a template, where the wording is important. And even more important, that the wording is used in the exact same way in another section of the document. (in the review) I know with the ...
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Stuck on thumbnails - MS Word

I'm trying to see full page view in MS Word (MS Subscription apps for Enterprise version) but it's grayed out under the View menu and only Thumbnails is available.
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How do I prevent pictures stacking when I insert them into word?

I regularly have to insert pictures into word. I used to be able to use the 'insert pictures' option and word would position the pictures one after the other expanding the document the required ...
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MS Word Captions of Figures, Tables, Equations are not transferred in "insert Caption drop down list" when file is opened in another computer

I prepared a MS-Word document in Office 2013. All the Figures, Captions of all the Tables and Equations are properly inserted and crossed referred in the document. The list of Tables and List of ...
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Office 2013, 2016 QATs remove padding at right

Can anyone help with how to remove the blank padding at right of the QATs? This is happening in both Word and Excel, 2013 and 2016.
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Using MS-Word to produce end-user software documentation as HTML

Is it possible to use Word to produce an online software manual saved as HTML? I need to write a manual for a large software system and was looking at something like Docsy to write the online ...
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Microsoft Word won't restart numbered list (abc formatting)

Using Microsoft Word 2016, I want to restart the highlight below instead of c to a. Right clicking it, selecting "Set Numbering Value", "Set value to: a", nothing happens at all. ...
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How do I insert/add text within a multilevel list for the body?

I am beyond frustrated with this issue, and cannot seem to find any resources online to help with this seemingly simple issue: How do I insert or add text within a multilevel list? I am trying to ...
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Word 2016: total page numbers of multiple sections

I am writing a document, which has cover page, contents pages, many chapters, and appendix. I put "odd section break" to contents, every chapters and appendix. To make page numbering, I ...
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Office Unable to open hyperlink because of no application associated

I have a problem with word unable to open an hyperlink. The error message I get is "Unable to open https://link...index.php?some_other_information. No application is associated to this file."...
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Replacing equation with superscript in word

I want to replace all the into inside my Word 2016. I tried changing all the equations into linear and used replace but it show the error ^' is not valid. My assumption is superscript style is not ...
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MS Word: How to display header on first page only?

I inherited a one-page MS Word doc with letterhead. In future, the content could run to two pages. How can I set up the header to appear on the first page only? I'm working in Word 2016. First off, I ...
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Microsoft Word auto update included image

I want to paste a big image into page one of a word document. Then I want to copy the same image to page two and crop it (so it only shows a section of the image). I hope to achieve that if the big ...
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How to add numbered suffixes in MS Word doc?

I have a few headings spread through out an MS Word document. I would like these headings numbered so that if I remove one, add a new one etc the rest adjust accordingly just like a numbered list. The ...
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How to create three different indexes within a same Microsoft Word document?

Sorry for this, probably, simple question. I'm creating a word document for which I have to add three different indexes: (1) Figures, (2) Tables and (3) Content (in this order). So far, I have been ...
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What is the formatting shown on the ribbon (Home tab, Font section), pertain to, at any given insertion point?

I have the following hyperlinked, superscripted text for reference citation note: (23) When I select the first character in the brackets (2), the Font section on the Home ribbon reads Segoe UI, 9, ...
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Suddenly can't open password protected .docx files in Word desktop app and web app

Screenshot File is stored in OneDrive. I created it before. It's not stored in SharePoint. Other docx files without password protection from Word open successfully. Any help would be awesome!
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Word document is corrupted, weird characters shown on Notepad, can I recover it?

After opening the file: After clicking Yes Content in Notepad Content in Notepad (2) Tried all four methods of this part of the troubleshooting guide from Microsoft. None worked. Any help would be ...
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Can I do a auto-expanding group in Word, and create it in VBA?

In my (technical) document I have a few blocks (warning/ tip/ note etc), similar to admonitions. A sample is below. At the moment, they are created manually : a grouped block of a shape, a text field, ...
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How to get "new" Figure/Table labels to retain linked Heading Style in Word 2016

I have a Word 2016 template (for this purpose, we'll call it Template 1) in which I have defined a multi-level list for use in appendices linked to Headings 7, 8, and 9 (Appendix A, A.1, A.1.1, ...
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Cannot change default language in MS Word

I have tried many way but Word just refuse to change its default proofing language. This is the screen shot. As you can see, the Normal style was selected. the language in Normal Style is Vietnamese. ...
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Issue with mail merge rejecting high-content rows

I have a mail merge creating word documents from a (macro-enabled) workbook of 77 columns (two sheets - one for dropping raw data into and another that does some cleanup before the mail merge). I ...
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How to fix uneven space between words in Microsoft Word 2016?

I have 8 pages of paragraphs with uneven space between words, I mean, sometimes one, sometimes two or three spaces between words. The uneven space intervals were originated from a macro fro word that ...
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How to disable popping up "Convert File" dialog while opening .rtf documents?

When I trying to open a Rich Text Format document (*.rtf) the following dialog is appearing: How to open *.rtf files without showing this "Convert File" dialog? Version: Microsoft Word 2016....
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