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How can I include only part of an image caption in a table of figures in Microsoft Word?

I did not dare to butcher fmark's comprehensive self-answer, but still want a short step-by-step, keyboard-only manual for quick reference: How to abbreviate a long image caption for list of figures ...
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Microsoft Word is skipping table caption numbers - how to debug?

If you have deleted a caption while tracked changes are on, MS Word's table of figures can pick up that entry. This can cause a discontinuity in the numbering in the table of figures that doesn't have ...
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How can I include only part of an image caption in a table of figures in Microsoft Word?

Its a bit late now, but I figured out a way to have this in the boxes as well. Ctrl + Alt + Enter does not work for figure (or table) captions that are placed inside a box. A workaround for this is ...
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Word caption style -- different style for label and number?

There is a macro for that here, but I had to change one line of the code to make it work on MS word 2019: Sub CaptionBold() Application.ScreenUpdating = False Dim RngCap As Range With ActiveDocument ...
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Microsoft Word is skipping table caption numbers - how to debug?

I just had this issue and was able to solve it in a few steps: Click on "References" -> "Cross-reference" to open the cross-reference dialog box From the "Reference type" dropdown menu, select "...
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Microsoft Word is skipping table caption numbers - how to debug?

I had the same problem and fixed it by: creating a table of figures at the head of the document to identify which page has the missing figure cutting and pasting that page into text edit using ...
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How can I remove the parentheses from equation cross-references in Word?

It is an extra step. You need to cross-reference to a bookmark. You can bookmark just the number in the caption and assign a name to the bookmark like "Eq1." Then cross-reference to the ...
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How to insert caption for multiple figures side by side

When I want to do this, I just use my snipping tool to create a new image that includes both pictures in one image.
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How do I find and remove invisible/hidden caption in Word

It is likely the hidden caption is under one of your figures in a text box On the Home tab activate the Selection Pane and use that to find the caption. Once you have the text box selected, you can ...
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Microsoft Word is skipping table caption numbers - how to debug?

Click on a figure or anything that brings up the formatting tab. On the formatting tab, click "Selection Pane." This will bring up a navigation menu that will show each and every item (not text) on a ...
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Is it possible to move all figure captions from above to below in MS Word?

You could do this with a wildcard find and replace, with 2 parts (in the replace you then swap the order of the parts). In the example below, I've assumed that your caption starts with "Figure ....
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Remove Tables & Figures from Table of Contents

Stop using your Heading Styles for your Captions Even without a sample your response about them showing up in the Navigation Pane is enough for a diagnosis. Use the Caption feature to caption your ...
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Add captions to ffmpeg video slideshow

You can create video from a set of images, and then add hardsubs to it: https://trac.ffmpeg.org/wiki/HowToBurnSubtitlesIntoVideo.
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What's a good way to save captions for images?

Open File Explorer and enable the Details Pane, once this is done jpeg and jpg files when highlighted will have a comments section where you can put a label if you wish. This comment will be save in ...
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Have the header row for the table starting from the second page

In the Header Row of the table, set the Style Name to one that will appear in your Table of Contents. for example, Heading 1 or Heading 2. The Table Name will not appear multiple times in your TOC (...
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How to correct figure numbering in a Word 2010 document

Check where the pictures are anchored - this impacts the numbering. Click on the picture and you'll see a little anchor icon somewhere in the text - you can then move this to a lower paragraph to ...
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How to correct figure numbering in a Word 2010 document

When figures are reordered it's not easy to force the figure numbers to resequence. My approach is to designate all figures "in front of text". You can reposition and reorder them as you wish. ...
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MS Word Caption Numbering & List Styles

Rather than using the Insert Caption dialog to insert your captions, instead just copy and paste an existing one. Then select the new caption paragraph and press F9 to update (ie so the numbering ...
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How to change image caption in Word

You have two options: This would need to be added manually every time, it does not create a new label format. Go to References -> Insert Caption. In the dialog box, check the option Exclude label ...
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How can I hide part of a caption in the document but show it in the contents?

You'll need to use field codes. For each figure, you can position the cursor at the end of the caption line, and press Ctrl+F9 to insert a field. Between the braces ({ }), type TC "Figure followed by ...
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Store caption into image

1) There is an optional comment field in JPEG but generally the EXIF metadata standard is used which is more compatible. Alternatively you can use either IPTC or XMP standards. All of them have ...
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Microsoft Word is skipping table caption numbers - how to debug?

Sometimes, there are hidden captions in your document. When I say hidden, I really mean hidden, and it can be a part of a figure, for example. To solve it, follow these steps: Insert a table of ...
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Microsoft Word is skipping table caption numbers - how to debug?

Check to see if you have any cross-references that are still trying to reference the old table and make sure you delete them. I just ran into this issue and it turns out I had a cross-reference still ...
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MS word: different caption style for figure and table

I created CaptionT for tables (formatted as Keep with Next) and CaptionF for figures. It works well for large figures, where the NEXT style is Figure and Figure is formatted as keep with next, ...
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MS Word: Chapter number always showing 1 (but zero in Figure) througout document

After a mind blowing process and trying different ways, including 2 previous answers (Keith Hurley , Prrao) that doesn't work for me, I found my solution. The zero (0) number in picture/table caption ...
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Word caption style -- different style for label and number?

The Caption style is a paragraph style that affects the whole caption. Create a character style to apply the characteristics you want for the label & number (e.g., typeface, size, color, bold, ...
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