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How to format part of a figure caption in MS Word bold, and the other part regular?

I would like to generate figure captions as displayed in the image below. The figure caption should contain 3 parts: Part 1: Automatic numbering including chapter number and figure number. Font: ...
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How can I apply multilevel numbering only to some headings in MS Word and not all headings of a level?

I would like to apply multilevel numbering of headings in Microsoft Word, but only for some of the headings of Level 1, but not for all of the headings. At the moment I defined the headings as level 1 ...
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Avoid titles at the bottom of pages

I am currently learning how to properly write in MS Word. I want to avoid titles at the bottom of my pages. After looking in the internet, I tried modifying the style of my titles and the whole text. ...
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How does Word styles apply their formatting settings?

I've created several custom styles to ease myself and quickly format many Word documents. Later on their content will be migrated to Salesforce. The problem is that when I copy the content formatted ...
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Office 365 - Default Style Update for Lists

I have searched all over and have not found a working solution. I am trying to adjust the number list and bullet lists with less indent spacing. I have tried a number of different methods (from all ...
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MS Word 365: An uncomplicated way to create worksheets for students

As a teacher I am in need to create worksheets for my students, especially while many are learning from home during lockdown. The idea is that the students download the worksheet and either print it ...
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Can't change text style in word

I got a word document that has a few headings, but for some reason after i type content it automatically becomes a heading and i can't change it back t simple text (so it will appear wrong lettertype/...
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LibreOffice font styles (bold, semibold, condensed, etc)

I have switched to Linux but it don't support MS Office, so I found the alternative - LibreOffice. I need to open foreign presentations or documents that have fonts like "Bahnschrift ...
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Word orphaning heading level paragraphs before any 1+page-length table

I have an MS Word doc with a number of tables. Each table uses defined paragraph styles including a table heading style and a table body text style. Each table is configured for the heading row to ...
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How to save LibreOffice Paragraph Heading style as a style template?

In LibreOffice Writer, I have created a nice paragraph heading style: How can I save this style as a style template so it is available as a style template in new Writer documents? I have not found ...
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Create multi-character text bullet as part of MS Word style definition

I'm writing a long series of dialogs, and I'd like paragraph styles to include the character's name as a bullet, as in styles Mary and Peter below: Mary: That's an absurd idea! Peter: Well, at ...
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Word: How to (user-friendly) revert Footnote References style to default?

During re-formatting a large document major part of footsteps notes had their style changed (mostly to Normal). The original (inline) style Footsteps reference is still there, but is not assigned to ...
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Changing window style

Is there any way I could change the style of the title bar, buttons, and window outlines in Windows 10 to be identical to the window design shown in 95/98/ME? I miss it.
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Heading Numbers on the Rise Side

I desire to create a heading style so that each heading is automatically enumerated and multileveled, but the numerbs appear on the right side of the line whereas the words appear on the left. Example:...
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Importing numbered paragraph styles in Word

I have a problem with importing numbered paragraph into any template. In Template2020 file I have created four styles called Number1, Number2, Number3, Number4 with special indentations set (Numbered ...
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Word for Mac styles are not being retained and look weird after saving them

I'm using Word for Mac 16.43; I have a master template I use for documentation, and created a new document with it. If I modify elements like heading and table of contents, and save the document, next ...
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Libre office preserves some characteristics when changing parragraph style

I have a document, which has rather strict formating and for that I created my own paragraph styles. But sometimes when I copy and paste some text from somwhere else and change the paragraph style, ...
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Microsoft Outlook: How to add a shortcut for good looking quoting? (So that it is also permanently available.)

Outlook doesn't have a "Quote" button, which was a standard thing back in the days. I mean a quick shortcut to add "Quote" style to snippets of text. Like Gmail does with a ...
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Space before section heading, but not at beginning of page, in Libreoffice writer?

I want to include a "Spacing Above Paragraph" before each section heading in Libreoffice Writer. But if the section starts at the beginning of a page, I want this spacing to be omitted and ...
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What is the name of parameter for styling background color of context menu in Google Chrome?

I am looking for parameter which would let me change the background color of context menu in Google Chrome. I've visited this site Theme Tutorial - gsugsa but I couldn't find there any proper ...
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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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Libreoffice Writer — How do I select which Paragraph Styles appear in the toolbar drop-down menu?

I mainly use LibreOffice Writer as a rich text editor to write short stories, and as such I generally use the "First Line Indent" style on my text. However, this Style doesn't appear in the Set ...
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Is there a way to create a titled border around text in Word?

I know how to create a border around text in Word, but what I can't figure out (or find any help on so far) is how to create a titled border. Everything else I know just focuses on the style of the ...
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Copying into gmail without styles [duplicate]

Gmail preserves the styles of text copied from different tabs. How can I copy "just" text so that there's font (size) consistency across the text (without having to first copy to e.g. notepad).
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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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Word Import/Export Styles: How to Preserve “Always Hide”

I'm able to successfully import and styles from one file to another except for this: The "Always Hide" attribute of built-in styles is not preserved. Is there a way to set this in Word or a macro to ...
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In Microsoft® Word 2019 MSO (16.0.12730.20188) 64-bit — The colour of Headings 1/2/3 …styles is not showing

In Microsoft® Word 2019 MSO (16.0.12730.20188) 64-bit -- The colour of Heading 1 /2/3 ...styles that I assigned - Red - is not showing. I tried Modify Style but colours are NOT assigned. Other ...
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Headings don't collapse in MS Word

I am using Office 365. I have styled a document with body text, Heading One, Heading Two etc. I want to be able just to see the Heading Ones. I click right click the Heading One and then Expand/...
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How to reset all styles to MS Word defaults?

My document was imported from LibreOffice Writer and has styles defined from that: How do I restore them all to the MS Word defaults? I'm using Word 2016
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Delete or create Excel cell cell style group

In Excel, the built-in cell styles are grouped. There is "Good, Bad and Neutral", "Data and Model", "Themed Cell Styles", etc: Is there a way to interact with these groups? Like, can I delete an ...
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Pasted text loses paragraph spacing in Word document

I have Microsoft Office 365 and use the desktop version of Word on my Windows 10 laptop to edit local files. I have a one hundred-and-thirty-page Microsoft Word document with several custom paragraph ...
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How can I have spacing between tables and text when regular body paragraphs are not space separated (just indented)?

Sometimes, I use paragraphs without special spacing between them and just indent the first line. There does not seem to be a straightforward way to keep spaces between a table and the previous or ...
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LibreOffice Writer: How to rapidly set some text to SMALL CAPS?

In LibreOffice Writer, whenever I need to transform some text to SMALL CAPS, I go through these steps: Select the excerpt that I need in Small Caps; Right-click on it and choose Character > ...
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What's the purpose of 'New documents based on this template', if you don't need it to create templates?

Word 2019's Normal.dotm has no coloured styles. So I coloured, and thereby changed, multiple styles of my current .docx. I fancy them to appear by default on future .docx. I'd save my current ...
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MS Word: Proactively assign a specific style to all cross-references?

I found this great question/answer on retroactively applying a specific style to all cross-references in a document, but is there a way to define a cross-reference style proactively so that every time ...
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MS Word: remove “page break before” for one instance of heading?

I've got a heading level where I want a page break before each new section except for two instances of about a hundred. I'd like to avoid creating a new heading style for these exceptions. Is it ...
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Different default Style Set for new emails and to notes in new contacts, appointments and tasks of Microsoft Outlook

I formatted a Microsoft Outlook 365 email in my PC the way I want all new emails to be formatted by default. (An example of such settings: The left and right margins were set to 3 cm.) Then, I saved ...
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Microsoft Word: add style to gallery from VBA code

I import an HTML document into Microsoft Word for further processing. Some paragraphs in my HTML document are formatted with a class from the linked CSS like this: <p class="section_title">...
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Microsoft Word: apply style to HTML tags with a given class

I have an HTML document I am importing into Microsoft Word for the further processing. Some paragraphs in my HTML document are formatted with a class from the linked CSS, for example: <p class="...
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Word 2007 make hyperlink style show in headings

In one of my templates I need to have my hyperlink style show in headings. I am using ms built in heading styles (modified). The styles are applied to text, not paragraphs (by omitting the last ...
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How to switch Windows 10 icon text shadows on/off?

After a recent update icon titles on the Windows 10 desktop have shadows. Some users find the text harder to read with shadows. Does anybody know how/where to switch them off?
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How do I remove the colored area on top of a docx file?

I am using Office Word 2016. There is a colored area on top of every page for a docx file and I'm trying to remove it but couldn't. Here is the download link for that file, it's a resume template. ...
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Why does “Update to Match Selection” change the selection in Word?

In Word on OSX, I'm trying to update a style. Here's how I usually do it: I select a paragraph I select the style from the style sidebar I modify the paragraph I select the paragraph again I select ...
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When I'm using a list outline in Word, I want to change what style gets used when I backspace once

I think this is the right exchange for this. I've got an outline for a policy document I'm drafting. When I'm typing the name of a particular heading, if I hit enter, I want the next line to be the ...
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Microsoft Word - How to reduce text size in all styles

Using Microsoft Word for Mac 2016, I want to reduce the size for every style by one increment. For example, Heading 1, Heading 2, and Normal default to 16, 13, and 12 respectively. I would like them ...
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How do I create an absolutely new Word 2013 or 2019 template from scratch

I recall that it was quite easily doable using old Word versions, but with Word 2013 or 2019 (both Professional Pro), I would have no idea where to begin. The most promising .dotx file is named Basic ...
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How to force figures and legends to the next page if there is not enough space on the current page, swapping with the next paragraph?

I am writing my thesis and this structure of styles are common in my .docx file (each line represents one paragraph): Using style named "Main text": main text 1, paragraph break (Using style named "...
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Word Organizer does not copy style indentation or hanging indent correctly

When I use the import/export organizer to copy certain Word styles, it changes the indent and hanging indent when copying. For instance: Indent: Left: 0", Hanging: 1.25" changes to Indent: Left: 0....
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How to import Notepad++ style configuration into VSCode?

I found the stylers.model.xml file in Notepad++, but unsure how to proceed from there. Dragging it into AppData/Local/Programs/Microsoft VS Code/resources/app/extensions inside a theme-npp folder ...
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Add bold, italize or underline to be a part of a style in MS Word

I am trying to create a new style in Word, say 'My style'. But when I bold, italize or underline a word or sentence in that style, it appears as a new style 'My style (with para space) + Bold'. Is ...

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