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Questions tagged [microsoft-word-2016]

This tag should be used for questions about installation, use and troubleshooting of Microsoft Word 2016. Recommendations for purchase of, or opinions about said software are off topic.

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Word 2016 Text Vertically center in cell

As seen in the picture, why would text NOT vertically centered? What's the problem? OS: Windows 7 SP1 X64 Office 2016 Word X64 both in English
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Having some text align left and other align right, in same line

In Word 2016 is there a way to align the first portion of text to the left, then the next part to the right? For example I used tab to accomplish the bellow, but it doesn't work very well and would ...
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Word 2016: paragraph spacing not working - paragraph stuck to page top

I have a title line sentence (1-line paragraph) "Chapter 2: Literature Review" that needs to have a 72 pt paragraph spacing before the line. The line starts on a new page following a page break from ...
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In a Multilevel List, for all Levels, how can each row start with the same indent?

For each level below, how can the green row to be indented the same length as the purple? The red field fails to resolve the problem above, because inputting one value fails to adjust for the ...
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How to print Microsoft Word's gridlines?

I am trying to print gridlines in Microsoft Word. The gridlines are shown in the document, but I can't print them. They become invisible when print them. Here is what I am trying to print: If I ...
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(If possible ) How to merge this “right angle shaped” cell in Word 2016?

This grid is inserted as a table. Looking at the right angled shape below. How to I merge these two cells together? When selected, there is no option to merge them? Basically, I just trying to "...
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Adding a vector\arrow above letter in Microsoft Word 2016 without Equation Editor

I want to get a letter with vector\arrow sign above it. How to do it without using Equation Editor in Microsoft Word 2016? Equations in MS Word are clumsy and inflexible structures and I want to avoid ...
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MS Word footnotes skip numbers when using Track Changes

I'm using MS Word's "Track changes" functionality to edit an academic article with a lot of footnotes. The issue I'm running into is more of a 'feature' than a bug but I'm not sure how to approach it: ...
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Formula code in Word 2016 [mac]

I'm currently making an invoice template in word, but I'm fighting with the formula code which is used. Currently this is my table: But, the number of rows wil depend on the days which I've ...
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How do you separate two distinct tables stuck together?

Currently, the tables appear so: I tried to drag Table 2 downwards to separate it from Table 1; but instead Table 2 then jumped upward and covered Table 1:
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Streamlining formatting in large document that has been modified by several versions of Word

I'm fixing up the formating of a large old Word document that has been modified using several versions of Word. I've converted it to the newest file format .docx. I'm working on formatting issues, ...
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Cannot adjust table padding

Tables cannot have the padding adjusted in the cell. When the 'same as the whole table' option is removed, and exact padding is entered, it does not save, or apply the padding to the table. ...
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How do I prevent Word from shifting text down when trying to combine fonts?

I'm trying to write Byzantine music sheets (but that doesn't actually matter), but when I try to type in a character from another font the line automatically shifts down a little bit. I attached a ...
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In Word, how can I invert/reverse rows in a table?

I need invert or reverse the entire rows in table overhead, so that: the two rows in each colour swap positions with the other of the same colour. the table descends from 4 to 1 (instead of 1 to 4 ...
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How to make numbering right-to-left in footnotes in Microsoft Word

When using footnotes in Microsoft Word in 2 columns, the numbering will be from left to right. I'm using Word 2016 (and the problem also appears in other versions) like the problem here: http://...
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Sub numbered list

I found it very difficult to create sub-numbered list in Microsoft Word 2016. Say I want to make a numbered list and in couple of them to create a sub list something like that: 1. ... 2. a. ... b....
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Missing Cambria Math font in Windows 7

Somewhat similar to Missing Calibri fonts in Windows 8. I just uninstalled Office 2010 and installed Office 2016 and now all my equations show up as blank or with boxes instead of the proper symbols. ...
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Word count for only section of document

I know it is possible to add a word count field (NUMCOUNT) to a document to create a dynamic word count, but is it possible to limit the word count to only a section of the document? I need a ...
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In Microsoft Word, can I show Heading1 > Heading2 breadcrumb navigation in the header/footer?

In Microsoft Word (2016), I want to be able to specify a header with a sort of breadcrumb navigation showing the previous titles / heading text, to give the reader an overview of where you are in the ...
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Word hyphenation feature is not available

When opening a Document in Word 2016, I always get the following error message Word hyphenation feature is not available. Run the Microsoft Office Setup program, install this feature an then try ...
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How to stop Microsoft Word from opening file in readonly mode

When I open a file from a network folder, Word always opens it in readonly mode. How to stop Office from doing this. I want it to just open it as normal and I don't need office to do any security ...
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In Word how do I fix a missing top border on a nested table

In Word I have a table with another table in one of its cells however the nested table is missing its top border. How can I make it appear? I do have all the borders switched on for the nested table. ...
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How can I set the orientation of a single page in a multi-page document in Word 2007-2010?

How can I rotate (or insert) a single page into an Office Word document that is oriented differently that the other pages? I know this can be done. I've seen in done in Word 2003 and older documents ...