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Word - Missing Pages, but word count still there

I had this exact issue - and what I had to do was 'Accept changes and stop tracking' via the review tab. which seemed to fix the issue. So if your document was using or is using tracked changes, ...
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Custom Document Property in Word - Mapped Content Controls

Greg Maxey has an Add-In that does this. Enhanced Document Properties. Here is my web page on repurposing the 15 built-in ones. If you do not need them listed under Quick Parts you can create as many ...
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Prevent blurring of PDF images when inserted into a word document

You can tick this box in excel-options-advanced
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Stop Word from creating a new row when I press enter when in a table

Put your cursor in the last row / last column cell Hit TAB to create a new row below Select the entire new row and right-click, then "Delete" the new row. If you get a prompt for how to end ...
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Cursor/typing caret doesn't show when moved around in Word 2019

I had the same problem, which really drove me crazy. Finally I found the real reason. Simply turn off the "HDR" display mode will solve it.
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How can I get my text top-aligned in a Word table cell?

This just happened to me and I came here seeking an answer.. but as you can see I am creating my own response. Found out the way to adjust the word alignment would be in the ‘Layout’ tab (at the top ...
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When double clicking word document it will not launch

It sounds bizarre but I was also unable to open a Word doc. in Word 2003 under Windows 11 by double-clicking on it. Trying various things almost at random I discovered that unclicking "Run this ...
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How to give captions including different head levels in same chapter

You can achieve the numbering you want but Word makes it very difficult. You will have to avoid using the standard Word facilities, and you will not get the usual benefits of automatic numbering. Let'...
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How to give captions including different head levels in same chapter

You can set your Caption numbering to include the number from level 2, followed by a period as a separator. Here is my writing on inserting a Caption. You can use chapter numbering in captions. To do ...
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Can no longer update Excel chart links in Word, except with a weird workaround

I followed the instructions for downgrading to an earlier version. I was able to get it working with version 2202, build 14931.20120, which was the first one I tried. The known working version ...
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Cross reference format

As far as I can tell, the only reliable way to do this is to add a \* Charformat switch to the { REF } field, i.e. reveal the code so that you see something like { REF _Ref120792894 \h } change it to ...
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Continue caption numbering with different labels on Word 2019

You cannot, automatically. You can work around it. The numbering is done using SEQ Fields. See also SEQ Field. You want to change the SEQ field identifiers so they are all the same. Here is my article ...
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Default MS Word to single page view

These steps worked for me too, with the exception that I'm also using office 365 on one drive. I had to navigate to a slightly differt folder; C:\Users\(User name)\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Templates ...
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Page appears centered at 120% zoom but on the left at 100%

Old Thread but for people still looking a Solution. Click the Review Tab, and set tracking to "No Markup"
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Word automatically opening documents from previous session

While solution cannot be found yet, I found the workaround. Backup document (Note the file location) Delete document there It should notice a new Recover file would open when Word 365 is re-opened ...
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Can't insert PDF as object into WORD

My pdf files were stored on OneDrive and the insert object didn't like it. Copied locally and they inserted just fine.
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Word: Find and Replace/Format newlines using Wildcards

Search for "^p" and substitute by nothing....
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How to modify cross reference text in Microsoft Word?

Right-click on cross-ref, select Toggle Field Codes, that should change Fig. 1.1 to show something like { REF _Ref12345 }. Now in there, add \# 0, like so: { REF _Ref12345 \# 0 }. Richt-click again ...
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How to write “independent and identically distributed” symbol in MS Word?

While writing your equation, simply use: \sim \above iid Remember to hit space (as in the code) after every command so that it gets rendered without interference from other commands. Example: X \sim \...
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What is a quick way to write "dagger" sign in MS Word equation mode?

Similar to Tessets solution, but also an alternative. Win+R (Run) and then enter charmap and enter.
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How can I get a list of cross-references in Microsoft Word?

If you have a pattern, this can be quite easily achieved. For example, if the cross references always start with (see ...) then just press Ctrl-F and type "(see" in the search box. The ...
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How can I get a list of cross-references in Microsoft Word?

If you are wanting a list of everything for which a cross-reference has been made in a document, there is no such thing. You can search the document for Ref fields, though. Every time a cross-...
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What is a quick way to write "dagger" sign in MS Word equation mode?

Another strategy which can be useful if you have a bunch of symbols you don't want to memorize the alt codes for, and you're on Windows 10: If you press winkey + . (the windows key and the period at ...
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Microsoft Word (Wildcards)

Make two copies of your text and do the following replaces (Ctrl+H and "Replace All"). To extract the first component Find what : - [a-zA-Z0-9 ]{1,} Replace with : Nothing (empty) To ...
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What is a quick way to write "dagger" sign in MS Word equation mode?

If you refer to the Dagger (mark), it does have a Unicode representation : U+2020 † DAGGER And you also have : U+2021 ‡ DOUBLE DAGGER In larger format (image) : The easy method for Word and most ...
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How do I permanently stop an image from moving in Word on macOS?

Not sure there is a way to do this using the standard positioning dialogs. Your best bet may be to work around the problem by insert the image in a header or footer (i.e. so it is anchored to a ...
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Microsoft Word for Mac: ENTER-Key adds lines at the bottom

The most likely problem is that the Page Layout in the Normal.dotm template (the template that Word uses by default to create new blank documents) has the Vertical Page alignment set to Justified. If ...
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Use your voice to search for and perform an action in Word

To install Speech Recognition for your language : Enter Settings > Time & language > Language Click your language Click Options Under Speech, click Download Sign out and back again for the ...
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MS Word 2016 Figure caption numbering - want to be able to be to have decimal ie Figure 7.2

First, some observations on the "problem side" of what you are doing. A single SEQ field only really allows 'whole number' numbering. There is no way you can tell a single SEQ field to start ...
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How to include video (video file, not online video!) in microsoft word?

Have you ever tried to convert your video to gif format then copy and paste the converted video file into your document?
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MS Word 2016 Figure caption numbering - want to be able to be to have decimal ie Figure 7.2

Use Chapter Numbering in your Captions This is covered in my page on Complex Documents. Chapter Numbering for Captions You can use chapter numbering in captions. To do this, your chapters must start ...
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Update of List of Tables in Microsoft Word - Caption is two lines but I want both in the Table of Tables

Try using a line break (Shift+Enter) to separate your two lines. A Table of Tables / Figures, uses the same field as a Table of Contents with different switches. It follows the same rules. See: TOC ...
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Update of List of Tables in Microsoft Word page numbers only (Table of Figures, Table of Tables)

A Table of Tables and a Table of Figures, in Word, are the same thing - just with different labels. They both use the TOC field and the TOF style. From my webpage, here are the fields for a Table of ...
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Setting a .DOC file to open in Web Layout

How about a Macro? Sub AutoExec() Application.OnTime When:=DateAdd("s", 1, Now), Name:="SetWebView"enter End Sub Sub SetWebView() ActiveWindow.View.Type = wdWebView End Sub
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How do I selectively change numbers to subscript as part of chemical names?

Here's a VBA macro that automatically subscripts any numeric characters in the selected text. Sub AutoSubscriptSelectedNumbers() ' ' AutoSubscriptSelectedNumbers Macro ' Subscript every numeric ...
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Save and Save As fails in MS Word

Solution: accept revisions with inline formulas. I copy pasted the document to new one and save failed again. I found out that accepting all revisions removes the problem. By halving the problem ...
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How can I made the shading of a cell transparent?

Use PowerPoint’s capabilities. In PowerPoint, draw a box, fill it with the desired color and set the transparency as appropriate (PowerPoint thinks about transparency in reverse, so if you want a 10% ...
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How to adjust vertical spacing in MS Word when two different fonts are on the same line of text

A few other possibilities: Use a smaller point size for the flat character. (Changing the character scale in Font->Advanced will probably leave the character with the same vertical spacing so I don'...
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How to adjust vertical spacing in MS Word when two different fonts are on the same line of text

I hope someone can find a better way to fix this, because this method uses absolute positioning for the flat symbol and it would be very easy for the spacing to get messed up, but this is a work-...
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Number equations in Word - give one number to two equations

Not sure whether you need something that translates easily into Latex (can't help with that) or looks OK when printed/PDF'd from Word, but if you have this a + b = c d + e = f and you want those two ...
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Number equations in Word - give one number to two equations

I explain it in these posts and videos on my blog: https://wordexperto.com/2016/02/04/numerar-ecuaciones-numbering-equations-2/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uaG4w9Zukxw&list=...
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Problems with links form word to Excel

This answer may be related: Link to Excel from Word: This object is corrupt or no longer available Suggestions: Do not update with right-click "update", but rather CTRL+A to select all, ...
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Number equations in Word - give one number to two equations

On the References tab, click “Insert Caption” from the Captions section of the ribbon. In the Caption pop-up window, select “Equation” next to Label. This sets both the word and the number as the ...
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Number equations in Word - give one number to two equations

Select the equations. Go to References -> Insert caption. Click on New Label. Type (. Click OK. A number will be insterted on the Caption box. Type ). By default the numbering format will be 1,2,3....
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Issues with font and hyperlinks during Word to PDF

I finally found a solution. To have quality in the LM Math font, the .otf file must be converted to .ttf, all problems when saving as PDF and losing links/hyperlinks, equation in image format when ...
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How to remove a reference from sources in microsoft word

I would rather post this as a comment, but I don't have enough points for that. Unless your document has been corrupted in some way, the most likely reason that you still see these references listed (...
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How can I recover an unsaved Word 2016 document that wasn't found on a search of the computer?

You can look in c:\windows\temp and %localappdata%\temp It won't have the correct filename, you will kind of have to guess based on date, time, and size of the temporary file. Also you may have to ...
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How to recover corrupt MS Word file?

As others mentioned DOCX is actually a ZIP file. We can see the ZIP archive signature in the Notepad++ screendump (PK). using below method the file was partially repaired: Rename to whatever.ZIP Open ...
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How to recover corrupt MS Word file?

Try the following: opening the file in another text editor changing the file suffix to .docx, .txt .odt (maybe it is not a native .doc File)
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How to recover corrupt MS Word file?

More options to recover a word doc that will not open Try to use Wordpad to open the file. This is likely to exclude som features used in the file though, current wordpad can save in *.odt format ...
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