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Find/replace inside Word 2019 equations with formatting

I translated a German text that contains many equations with Fraktur symbols. Here is an example: Now I want to replace the symbols in the equations with the corresponding Latin letters, but also ...
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Force Smart Tags and Accelerators to Appear (or to Disappear) in Microsoft Office Word 2019

An issue I have wondered about for years. At times it is mildly iniquitous; at other times it is seriously irritating; and some of the time it is veritably cataclysmic. Since at least MS Office 2007, ...
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Indent an Entire Paragraph in Microsoft Office Word 2019 with the TAB key (instead of indenting only a single line)

Long time reader, 1st time caller :) An inexplicble formatting problem has suddenly arisen in Word which, for some reason, seems to be un-reversible. (It occurred in Word'19, so it might also be ...
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How to apply two numbered heading style in the same line in MS Word

I have created numbered heading styles in word and they work fine, as shown in "1". But sometime I have to format as shown in "2". How can I have two heading styles in one line? ...
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Microsoft Word 2019 get table to push a text box

I need a styling pointer for word. I have the problem in the image attached. What I need to happen is when I insert a new row, the text box should move down. I only need this to start happening when ...
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Word 2019 Appendix numbering advances letter instead of number

I am working on adding several Appendices to my Word 2019 document. When I demote parts of the Appendix, however, the A advances instead of the number 1: Appendix A Sample Json Messages A.1 Sample 1 ...
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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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Continue caption numbering with different labels on Word 2019

I was writing my math paper, and I want to use Caption system to labelling the definitions, theorems, etc.. I am using heading numbering, so I can use heading number for caption. However, what my ...
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Why is Word 2019 not saving changes that I make to a bullet Style after I close my document?

I've made multiple bullet styles in Word 2019. For one of them, I want to adjust the position of the bullet slightly. According to the value for bullet position (accessed by right-clicking on the ...
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MS Word adds extraneous ~2 cm margin on the left regardless of margin settings

Whenever I print a document in Word 2019, the left margin on the printout is much greater than the one seen in both the Print Layout view and the Print Preview dialog, by about 2cm (other margins are ...
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How can I make actual, working internal links in a Word 2019 document?

I am working on a book in Word 2019 and would ideally like to have the docx to be fit both for making PDFs for KDP print books, and for making Kindle books. I am willing to save to HTML and patch the ...
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How do you get rid of the blank page at the end of a document in Word 2019?

I have a two-page document in Word 2019, and the second page is blank. I clicked show/hide the paragraph marks. I then tried to highlight the single paragraph mark on the second page and to then hit ...
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Display the same comment numbers in Word 2019 as seen in previous Word versions

I have printed a commented word file at work on some older version of Word (older than Word 2019). Comments were nicely numbered like this: Now I opened the file on my computer using Word 2019. ...
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Bug in Microsoft Word 2019 Affecting the Spacing Before a Heading 1 Style at the top of a page

I'm working in MS Word 2019 with Styles. When I modify the Heading 1 style, I set the spacing before at 18 pt. and I also select a page break before. This results in a Heading 1 always being at the ...
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Where is "Align at =" feauture to align equations in Word 2019?

I have three equations in MS Word 2019, I want to align them at the equal sign. I found this advice (also here): Type the first two equations in separate equation containers, just as you show them ...
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Is it possible to edit indices in equations in Word 2019?

I am editing an equation in Word 2019, I have an expression with just lower index f_t: but I want to also add an upper index to the "f_t" symbol too. I am trying to do it with the equation ...
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Deleting the Normal Template in MS Word 2019

I need to delete the Normal template in Word 2019. I tried following MicroSoft's directions found here: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/office/change-the-normal-template-normal-dotm-06de294b-d216-...
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Microsoft Word Conditional Mail Merge - Bullets in Linked Document

I am creating a conditional mail merge in Microsoft Mail Merge that uses if...then..else. Currently, it is set so that if a letter type is one of several letter types it will go to a specific file and ...
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Numbering set to wrong number when i tried to add page number

My numbering works fine and start at 1.1 and so on until i start to add page number. My numbering becomes 5.1 and it seems to follow the page number because if i try to add numbering on previous pages ...
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Weird Layout Microsoft Word (on MacOS 11.4)

I just opened MSWord for the first time in a few weeks and the layout seems to have changed and I don't know how to change it back: There seem to be no margin between the first line of the document ...
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Styles marked "Always Hidden" keep appearing in the Styles Pane

I have clients who have yet to master the idea of working with styles. Consequently, I create templates intended to expose them to only a few styles that I ever want them to see when using either the ...
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All text except footnotes disappeared in Word 2010 document

I’ve been working on a book that is (was) approaching 60,000 words. Then one day I opened the file and this is what I found…no body text or images, only the footnotes all grouped together at the ...
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How can a set the same space between paragraph and table in Word?

I have a specific spacing configuration between paragraphs and tables, as is shown in figure 1. However, the actual before and after spaces are quite different (see red and blue arrows). I would like ...
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Changing page number location in a landscape page

I currently have a document with both portrait and landscape pages. I have managed to rotate the pages using section breaks and have separated each section's header and footer from the previous and ...
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Stop Microsoft Word 2019 from defaulting to English (United States)

The language in Microsoft Word will default to English (United States) for all documents despite setting the default language as English (Australia) and changing the "Normal" style language ...
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How can I invert the colors of a Word file?

I have a word file with lot of formatting in it like page color (Black) multiple light fonts with various formatting. Now I have to print it in black and white color. I tried to replace fonts and ...
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How to get a shortcut to insert labels and cross-references in MS Word?

I regularly have to insert labels in MS Word 365 desktop application in documents and cross-reference their text. I apply them to legal definitions in contracts, and cross-referencing ensures that the ...
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Adding Custom/New Source Types and Fields to Microsoft Word (2019) Bibliography

I am currently adapting some MS Word Bibliography Styles for standards I use the most because those available for me are "decades" outdated (I also consider creating one from scratch). ...
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Styles not updating to instance documents from master template

I have a master styles .dotx file which is attached to all of my .docx instance documents. 'Automatically update document styles' is ticked. I have modified the Table Of Contents (TOC) styles so that ...
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MS Word 2019: Limit text boundaries display to margins (exclude paragraphs)?

In Word 2019, when you enable "Display text boundaries," the result shows margin boundaries (desirable) but also lines between paragraphs (not desirable). Is there a way to limit the display to only ...
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How to change right single quotation marks to left ones?

I have a word document in which all the single quotation marks are right ones: I must change all of them to left single quotation marks. I tried Find & Replace function but it didn't work. These ...
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Inconsistent Behavior in MS Word When Deleting Words

I have a weird problem in MS Word, that start's to annoy me, as I do more and more writing. I use the command Ctrl + Backspace very often to delete words, especially when I have a typo in the last ...
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How to automatically update the reference and cross-reference in MS Word?

I know we can highlight certain content, and right click on the "grey" caption and number to "update field", so that the reference/cross-reference within the highlighted area will be updated. However, ...
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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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Windows Snipping Tool image pasted into Word gets destroyed when Calc'ing with F9

When I Copy an image with the Snipping Tool (built into Windows 10) and paste into a Word document, then highlight the image, then press F9 (Calc), Word makes the image unreadable and the embedded ...
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How to stop Word from adding a blank line on a new page?

I am trying to find out if there is a possibility to stop Office Word 2019 from automatically adding a blank line on the next page. This is the scenario: I have an image with caption that is ...
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word 2019 show source comments and medium

I'm trying to show some of the extra fields that you can enter when creating a source in word 2019. This is how the bibliography looks together with an in-text citation: The thing is, I've added a ...
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Word 2019 - Footnote Columns issue

On the left is an older version of the same file. We updated a completely different section of the document, but for some reason the footnote on the olderfile stays in one column floating so the right ...
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How can I add my custom template to the Word home screen ribbon?

I have created a custom template. I can pin it to the "recent" area of the Word home screen but I wish to add it to the selection of templates at the top of the Word home screen (highlighted by a pink ...
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What is the keyboard shortcut for pasting without formatting in MS Word?

In Microsoft Word 2019, if I want to paste using: Ctrl+Shift+V, that doesn't work, what is the new shortcut?
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"Partial" style in Word?

I want a "partial" style in Word 2019, such that when it's applied, the text only change some of its style settings, for example font or color, while keeping all other style settings, like line ...
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