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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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How to number correctly in Libre ofiice Writer?

Basic level question! I want to create a list that looks like this; 1. Item a. Item i. Item I used Number 123 style for this. Then I exit from the list, type something. Now I need to ...
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How you use a footnote multiple times?

I am using the version 2108 of Microsoft Word and recently started to learn how to use footnotes for reference in texts. I now need an option to use the same footnote for multiple paragraphs, is there ...
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Style template that makes files update their style automatically

I am writing a book made of many files. I design each file with the same styles (e.g. for headings and text body). Suppose later I want to change some styles (e.g. the heading font size), and keep it ...
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Is it possible to define a Word style that contains other styles?

In a book I am writing, I would like to have an "algorithm" environment, where an algorithm is surrounded by a border and has a certain font. I would use a style for that, however, inside ...
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Firefox on macOS: weird layout (like missing styles) on all websites since upgrade to Firefox v91?

Since I upgraded my Firefox from 90.x to 91.0, all websites I visit seem to suffer from messed up styling. Three example screenshots, but it's not restricted to any particular site, it happens ...
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Word Importing HTML "Paragraph" Styles

Hoping someone has an answer. Been working on it on & off for a week. Goal: Convert an old online blog (for the owner) into 10 Word docs totaling 3200 pages. Each part of each blog has 1 of 5 ...
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How to get "new" Figure/Table labels to retain linked Heading Style in Word 2016

I have a Word 2016 template (for this purpose, we'll call it Template 1) in which I have defined a multi-level list for use in appendices linked to Headings 7, 8, and 9 (Appendix A, A.1, A.1.1, ...
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Is it possible to prevent ad-hoc formatting in Microsoft Word?

Our company targets blind people. To support screen readers, the documents must be properly styled with predefined semantic styles. However, some of our employees keep using ad-hoc styles (i.e., they ...
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MS Word: Set style font size to default / from underlying properties

When I create a style in Word, the font size of the style gets set to whatever the font size of the text I've selected is. e.g. if I create a style while 13pt text is selected, the new style text will ...
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Word, Make Style Match "Based On" Style

I am trying to build a proper Table of contents in Word and would like to show 5 levels. I have a problem in that my TOC 5 has a bunch of customizations in it, and no matter what I do I can not get it ...
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How to make caption text style different from the caption label and numbering?

I want my image caption to look like this: I make the caption's style to align center, font size 10, font TNR, and Bold. I want the caption text to have the same style but without the Bold. I have to ...
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Restore built-in list styles gallery

I removed the list styles and can't get them back. I have tried restoring the global template Normal.dotm, but it doesn't work.
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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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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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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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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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