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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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In Word 2016, can I hide resolved comments when printing markup?

We use Track Changes and comments extensively - with anywhere from 2-10 people working on a single, large document. We would like to periodically print a list of just the comments to review open/...
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Office 2016 can't change or set theme font

I'm experiencing a weird issue I'm hoping you can help me resolve. I've just formatted my PC and installed a clean version of Windows 10 as well as an Office 2016 64-bit from my O365 account. All ...
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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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How can I create a style that will ONLY switch off spell-check

As a developer I often wish to paste code into my documents. Modern IDE's also provide copy/paste facilities to also copy the syntax highlighting. Sadly Word then chooses to spell-check the code with ...
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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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Word undo stack corruption (it behaves like a “redo stack”!)

Since a few days the undo stack (list of actions that can be redone) in every Word document behaves in a strange way. Just clicking the undo arrow is working correctly. Also the screen tip text which ...
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How to get page numbering in order?

I am writing a handbook and have section breaks to make the page numbers stay in order with the blank pages that are in the document. When I go to print the pages are not in order page 1 is 4 and 2 is ...
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Margin before or after a table

I'm trying to find a way to properly enforce margins around tables in Word 2016 without success. By default when you insert a paragraph after a table there will be no margin between the two, and ...
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Customising Word to check house style grammar

My organisation has recently published a lengthy document explaining our new house style and branding. I am looking for a way to check whether Word 2016 documents comply with the guidelines. I ...
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Trying to make client-specific documents with a single master template

A bit of background: My company works with several clients that require we send them documents branded with their logos. For example, Company A will receive documents with headers, footers, and ...
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How to globally change language for comment text in Word 2016?

I am working collaboratively on Word documents with a colleague from Iran. He has set the document proofing language to English, but the default system language associated with the document is still ...
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How can I fix my figure numbers when I delete an image in Word 2016?

When I delete a captioned image in Word 2016 and then refresh the document using CTRL + A and F9 it updates the captions, but they are incorrect and give me duplicate figure numbers. This is before ...
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Microsoft Word 2016: Footnote covering page number

I just encountered a strange formatting issue in Word 2016, a footnote is covering the page number (see below). Any recommendations? I can't Add blank lines at the end of the equation (Word ...
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Make Microsoft Word Display Individual Page Word Count

I don't know if this is possible to do - I haven't found any way of doing so yet (although someone mentioned it might be possible using a registery hack). I work on Microsoft Word pretty much all day ...
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Word 2016 separating multi digit footnotes on print

When printing a document in Word 2016 to PDF, multi digit numbers for footnotes get separated by the footnote text. So for a foot note that says 12 Source I'll end up with a footnote that says 1 ...
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Check for uninserted cross-references

I am using cross-references in Microsoft Word 2016 to provide citations for my exam report, but I am unable to find an easy and handy way to check for any cross-references that I haven't inserted in ...
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Why does Word 2016 remove Field Code switches in .odt?

When editing .odt files in Word 2016 using the { [REF] Bookmark [Switches ] } field code the document seems to work fine. For example referencing 1.2.3.4 Heading with { REF _Ref1234 \w } results in 1....
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How to curve multiple lines in Word 2016?

In Word 2016, on Windows 10, I can curve one line of text by going to Format/WordArt Styles:Text Effects / Follow Path:Arch. However, if I insert more than one line of text, the letters run into ...
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How do I determine the name of a table style in Microsoft Word?

Running Word 2016. I have a Word document that already contains a table of a certain style. I've gone through the list of table styles, but I can't find this style in the list. I was under the ...
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Mac Word 2016 - How do I keep the changes of image size?

In Word 2016 on El Capitan, I've changed the size of many screenshot images, each different. I did this by selecting the image, right clicking, using the Size and Position option, and selecting a ...
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Word does not let me edit images using Photoshop (anymore)

Lately, whenever I try to edit an image using Image Object > Edit the following message appears: The program used to create this object is Photoshop. The program is either not installed on your ...
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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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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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VBA 'insert file' not including contents of content controls from source document

I have a VBA form for word 2016. In this 'Main Document' I can select other word documents to insert at the cursor point into my document. The docs include mapped content controls, and I find that ...
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VLOOKUP equivalent for ms-word: help to auto-populate cells in a table

I would like to be able to enter information in the first cell of a row, and for Word to auto-populate the other cells in that row with pre-determined data. At present, the cells in the first column ...
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Endnote X9 duplicates page numbers when using in-text temporary citations

A reference like (Denison, 1990, p. 22) when converted to an unformatted citation is normally {Denison, 1990 #14@22}. The problem is when I "Update citations & Bibliography," the page number is ...
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In Word (Office 365), option to enter own correction in spell check is not available

When running spell check in previous versions of word, it was very easy to enter the correct spelling of a word if it was not one of the recommended words listed. You could then apply that change to ...
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Create PDF showing only legal black bar markup in Word 2016

The question is the same of this old one, but related to Word 2016. I want to "create PDF showing only legal black bar markup: [...] my goal is to produce a PDF that only has the vertical bar in the ...
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Can I add Restricted Editing by group, instead of individual users?

I am using Microsoft Word 2016 on Windows 8.1. My issue pertains to Restricted Editing in Word but I guess it applies to the Edit Ranges in Excel too. I have several documents with restricted editing ...
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Show Theme Names in MS Word

I am using Microsoft Word 2016. I have added some custom themes, but I can't see the name of these themes unless I hover over it. Is there a way to show its name, so it is easy to select them. ...
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Pressing Enter Key gives space instead of newline

I'm currently working on a word document, however right now though I have this weird error where my cursor floats to the right about 2 spaces after I hit Enter instead of going to a new line. If I ...
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How to set different gutter position for only one page using Microsoft Word

I am using Microsoft Word for Office 365 MSO (16.0.11029.20045) 64-bit. I want to set the gutter position to top for only one page, because that one page is A3 in size while the rest is A4, so I want ...
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MS Word customizing caption text

I'd like to customize figure captions, basically what I want: when inserting a new caption (right click on picture > insert > caption) I'd like to have a caption like this: 1. abra my text comes here ...
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MS Word fields for Date vs. CreateDate

I'm doing mail merge in MS Word 2016 using fields, to create letters that I mail out. The letters have a date on them representing the date I mail the letter. Rather than update that date every time,...
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Microsoft Word – break line with hyphen for a single word

I am using a Macbook and would like to break a single word on my document using a hyphen. Manual hyphenation is not asking me about the word I am trying to hyphenate: 'components'. I want to break ...
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'New Window' greyed out in Word

When using Microsoft Word 365 I can sometimes open two instances of the same document. View > New Window These are both live views of the same document. i.e. when making changes on one window, ...
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WORD header using conditional field code ( e.g. with IF & StyleRef)

My Word document has the headings with numbering and numbering begins with Chapter 1, 2,3 omitting ToC(Table of Content), i.e.: Table of Content 1 Chapter One 1.1 Subchapter one ... 2 Chapter Two ...
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(PC) Word 2016 page numbering

Main body of the document has multiple sections, numbered 'page X of Y', and then have enclosures at the end that are numbered separately. These enclosures throw off the {numpages} total for the main ...
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MS Word 2019 crashes while recording macros

I installed MS Word 2019 and I tried to record a macro, but program crashed and closed down. I repaired installation, and I enabled macros in "options" and trust center but problem persists. Anybody ...
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Convert tracked changes to highlighted (continued)

is there a line we could add to the following VBA routine in order to highlight one letter before and one letter after all deleted text, so that when all changes are accepted, we can still visualize ...
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Embedded PDF in Word only appears as icon

I want a one-page PDF to appear in a Word 2016 document. I used Insert --> Object --> Text From File, without checking "Display as Icon". And yet, it displays as an icon. Isn't it possible to have ...
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Cross reference should display name not number

I am working with cross reference in Word. I created a numbered list of hyperlinked files. In the body of my document, I make various references back to the numbered item and it shows the number from ...
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Warnier-Orr diagrams in MS word: aligning Math cases and stacks

I'm trying to design some Warnier-Orr diagrams using MS word 2016 and Math options. Using the "cases and stacks" brackets (Math Design tab, brackets menu, scroll down) it should be easy. However, ...
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how can I create a multilevel list that start numbering from heading 2?

I'm working on my thesis(Dissertation), I have used a multilevel list for my headings each chapter, it works fine and I'm satisfied with it. By default MS Word creates a multilevel list automatically ...
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How can I embed specific cells or cell ranges from an existing excel workbook file into MS Word

This article explains how to embed an existing Excel Workbook as an object into Ms Word: https://helpdeskgeek.com/office-tips/embed-an-excel-worksheet-into-word/ I have a workbook with multiple ...
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MS Word hyperlink to heading goes wrongly to table of contents

I have a document with a Table of Contents automatically created from headings. Within the body of the doc, I'm trying to hyperlink to several of these headings that are the basis of the TOC. In the ...
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PDF - Open hyperlinks in new window

In Microsoft Word (2016), when we create Hyperlinks, we can give the Target frame as New Window. Then every time we click on it, it will open the URL in new window. However, after we export the word ...
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Configuring MetaData fields in Word 2016

The template I have made has the "Author" field however our Word accounts are synced with our Global "Outlook Contact" so when the person is signed opens it, they pull in the Email address instead of ...
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Removing space in caption (MS Word)

I am adding a custom caption label in Word 2016. Let's say I call it Table S, pertaining to all the supplementary tables. To do so, I go to Insert Caption > New Label, and type it there. Thus, new ...