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Page numbering - numbers are all the same number in section 3 it should be sequential

i have a 24 Page WORD document that i want to number, i have different sections and i want to start numbering at section '2', section 2 is only one page so numbering it is not a problem, the problem ...
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Macro that changes word to a different word from a user created database

The idea is that I will be able to attach multiple words to a specific word such that u will turn into v and then w and etc. depending on how many words are used, then back to u after the options have ...
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Animation in Word

I found a tutorial to add animations to texts in Word 97. Is the feature still available in the latest version? If yes, please tell me where I can find it.
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Autocorrect (or macro) for general case: uuu,u to uuuu,

Example: I like thi,s I am hoping for a macro or autocorrect that does not require me to manually enter every word. I can’t find any information on replacing items for the general case. Thanks in ...
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Table default font size

I have multiple tables in my document. By default they use "Normal" style for any texts inside. However, while I keep my paragraph font size 14, I want to use font size 12 inside tables by ...
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Microsoft Word 365 Content Controls Tab Order in Text Box

I am trying to create a template with content control fields and some text boxes in fixed positions using the newest Microsoft Word 365. The content controls themselves work fine but when using the ...
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Eliminate Windows 10 Word startup screen

The Word startup screen is a nuisance. Every time a different folder is to be accessed, one has to waste time going through the startup screen. In Excel Options, I was able to eliminate its startup ...
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Quickly inserting columns to many locations in a Word document at once

I have a multiple choice exam I've written in MS Word 2016 with the following question format: 1. Question text that is usually long enough to cross the entire page A. Answer Choice 1 B. Answer ...
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How to Retain Font Weights when Exporting Word Doc to PDF?

I'm trying to imitated LateX style typesetting in word by using a this word template. The main issue is that when exporting as a PDF, some of the bolded text appears as regular (Computer Modern Family ...
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Microsoft Word - Replace date created field with date printed on print

I've been unable so far to find a solution to this. I need to find a way to replace the date created field with date printed when someone tries to print the document. To make it more of a challenge, I ...
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MS Word (Office 2016) Insert Hyperlink — Certain Letter Keys Not Working

I'm inserting hyperlinks to authors' names to link them to their respective entries in my References list. All entries have been bookmarked. When I open Insert Hyperlink I see the list of bookmarks, ...
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Overlapping lists with equal hierarchy in Microsoft Word

With Microsoft Word (I am using 2016), is it possible to have overlapping blocks automatically numbered independently of one another ? I currently do this with lists, basically having to separate ...
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Change default style of next paragraph after heading

As I wrote up a document with lots of headings, on different levels divided by Heading 1, Heading 2 and Heading 3, I initially was bothered by how after each Heading 1 and Heading 2, which I always ...
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How to add a new Bibliography Style (with table) to Microsoft Word?

i have added a new Bibliography Style to Microsoft word. The picture shows how it now looks like I would like to have a table created that consists of 2 columns. The citation should be displayed in ...
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Bookmark link (OLE_LINK) constnatly breaks in a Word doc stored in OneDrive/SharePoint

In my Word doc I have a "Content Control Drop-down List" and a link to that list that is set to automatically update when the value in the list changes (might be an XY problem, but it's the ...
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Word 2016 - Image being cut off on right and left

In Word 2016 I created a #10 envelope template using the page setup settings below. I'm hoping someone can help. Thanks! When I insert my logo in the upper left and check "print preview" ...
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Specific font showing Thai characters in Word fonts dropdown list

In Microsoft Word, some fonts show a few characters of non-latin text next to the font name, in the dropdown list (see image below). What is that? Why is it here at all? สวัสดี apparently means "...
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How do I maintain spell check when copy and pasting into Word?

Whenever I screenshot and paste into Word, spell check always turns off. How do I change this so that whenever I paste into Wrrd, spell check does not turn off. Note that I have changed default wrap ...
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How to hide page numbers for some pages in the Word document using field code?

I want to skip page numbers for some pages in the Word document (in my case 4, for example pages 10,12,14,17). With that I mean that page numbers for these pages are not shown, but page numbers on ...
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Footnote references in the footnote section losing their style affiliation when cut and pasted from within the same doc

I have a problem where (at least some of the time, does not happen always) when I cut text from my thesis and paste it elsewhere in the same document, the "footnote reference" style of the ...
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How do you re-run 'Spelling and Grammer' after changing a setting in Microsoft Word?

I have a document of 10 pages in Word (2016 Mac). I want to detect Oxford commas in the document. To do so, I turned on the 'detect Oxford comma' setting in Preferences > Spelling and Grammer > ...
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Copy formated text from OneNote (Web) to Word 2016

It seems ridiculous, but I am looking for two hours now to find out how to copy formated text (basically tables) from Browser-OneNote to local Word (or anything else). I am working on a Linux system ...
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Word - How can I display a section of text from document A in document B that updates in real time when I change it in either document A or B?

Is it possible to display a section e.g. paragraph from document A in multiple other documents (doc B, doc C & D) so that when I edit it in either doc A, doc B, doc C or doc D it updates that ...
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WORD/ VBA: Set a group of radio buttons in a cell via VBA Requirements, row by row

I want to place radio buttons within a table of a WORD document via VBA. In detail I want to ... Place three radio buttons in column x (3 buttons/cell), row by row . Each button should have no ...
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Microsoft Word 2016 page number to be 3 digits (001, 002, 003, …)

I have the following problem when trying to change the page numbering format. The change is from 1 to a format 001,...099, etc I have tried the way they indicated (this {PAGE \ # "000"} and ...
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At work my Word 2016 tells a .docx corrupted. LibreOffice 6.1 opens it well at home. docx file format exist for long. Word 2016 doesn't handle it?

At work, I'm trying to open a .docx file I received. My Word 2016 tells that it is corrupted. But when I try at home with LibreOffice 6.1 it opens well. Has the Word file format changed since the ...
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Word is not spell checking?

I am making notes for uni on Word and recently Word has stopped automatially spell checking. After going into the Reveiw tab > Language > Set Proofing Language, I turned off "Do not check ...
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how to use Utsaah font on Windows 10

I have installed Utsaah font. https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/typography/font-list/utsaah I want to type in Hindi. I have learned Hindi typing using US English Keyboard on Krutidev font. https://www....
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How to completely remove or reduce top/bottom margins in a table cell in Word 2016

See the table below. https://i.stack.imgur.com/8iZy1.png There is that extra space between the inner border and the value itself. My margins are set to 0 but that little space still exists and I am ...
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MS Word: Adding small numbers above and below a fraction

How do you put a small number above and a small number below a fraction in an Microsoft-Word-equation, like in the picture below (encircled in red)? The numbers aren't just raised/lowered in the usual ...
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Why mathematics add-in for microsoft Word gives strange results for calculation?

I type 40\div 12 in Microsoft Word and gives me 103 as a result!! Also in solving for a variable the results are so strange that I don't understand what is wrong? Please help on that. Thanks in ...
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Word 2016 will not show chapters in the footer in just one document

I am converting FrameMaker documents to Word documents. Every page needs to have a revision/issue number at the bottom of the page. At the moment, I am putting text boxes in the footer area, but not ...
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Microsoft Word :How to start every section with different footer style?

I am trying to start every section break with a centered page numbering style. I was able to have different sections linked together. However, I am supposed to have every section to have their own ...
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How does one insert a PDF into a MS Word document and keep comment text boxes that have been added to the PDF file

I can add a comment text box to a PDF file, but then when I insert the resultant PDF file with comment into a MS Word document the comment text box is not there. Is there a way to do this, other than ...
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Using Word on Windows 10, unable to format highlighted text, keeps changing the whole document

When I try to change the alignment of individual paragraphs, its changes the whole document. For example, I would like the title to be aligned to the right. Highlighting the text and clicking right ...
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in Word 2016: How to group all the authors under a single-color-single author so that other users will see it that way

I have a document where many author editted it. Now, for the convenient of the external (third party) reviewer, I want to centralize all the auditing (of the many authors) into one author, plus, ...
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MS Word Table Numbering

In my Word 2016 document, I have sections defined with the Word-standard header levels (e.g. 1, 1.1, 1.1.1, 2, 2.1, 2.1.1, etc.). I have tables and figures, and for the first 2 sections of my document,...
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Caption text field non editable in specific word document

I didn't find a community which seemed more suited to present this problem to. I am using MS Word 2016 on Windows 10. I've been writing a document for a while now, but today, out of the blue, when I ...
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How to use two access data sources in word mailmerge

I want to design a mailmerge in such a way that the first data source(access query) provides the customer name and number while the second data source (another access query) provides the customers ...
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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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Combining equation numbering and multi-line equation alignment in Word 2016?

Microsoft Word 2016 allows numbering equations with LaTeX-style right-aligned equation numbers using the input sequence #(NUMBER)<Enter>, producing output like sed diam nonumy eirmod tempor ...
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How can I automatically generate and consistently cross-reference equation and subequation numbers in Microsoft Word 2016?

I write this question as Q&A after picking together information from different sources. For some issues I haven't found solutions, see answer part. I want to create equations with numbering on ...
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Formatting caption for the tables or figures with field codes

I am writing a thesis. I want the caption for the tables or figures in the body of the text above the table or figure to look like this: Table 1 Proportion of Errors in Younger and Older Groups ...
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What is the default style Set in Word 2016

When you look in Design tab in Style Sets; how can you find out what is the default style set. When you fresh install Office and there are no customizations at all. I'm unable to find the name of it.
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First character of a bullet list automatically aligned at right with no option to change it

I've been working 100 hours and more in the same text document. Suddenly, today, I tried to copy-paste a block of text from the web into a bullet list and realized there was a problem I never saw ...
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MS Word 2016 - TOC - Need to add a letter (A, B, etc.) suffix to chapter referene

I have a Word 2016 .docx that contains a single chapter of a larger document. For two of the chapters I need a letter suffix for the chapter number (i.e. 3A, 3B). I have succeeded in doing this in the ...
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Selecting first word from each line of Word document

How can I select all the first words from each line of the document and replace them with invited comma around them, and highlight them?
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How do I remove a list in Microsoft Word?

I have a huge Microsoft Word document, in which for some reason, random lines throughout the document got added to a list. It mostly got applied to equations, but sometimes the list got applied to ...
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How to fill down in a table column in Word 2016?

Using Word 2016 or 2019. I have a Word document that has a table. I select a cell containing a value and also select several cells below that in the same column. Can I "fill down" so that ...
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Multiple variables for a conditional Word merge

This is my first time posting and I hope I am doing it correctly. I have a file that has a donor's information, the amount of his gift, and the fund he gave to (used to generate acknowledgment ...

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