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headers and multiple sections by
I routinely work with long documents with mutliptle sections. I want to have a separate header for each section and for each section, the header on the first page is blank. I set this up by creating section breaks withtin the document. Within each section, I choose View/Header/Page Set...
January 6th 05 09:05 PM
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Compare docs wont stop comparing by
I'm using Word 2000. I recently compared documents and found a few edits. It was handy. Unfortunately, when I closed the "good" document, and opened it up again, the red lines in the margins were still there! I can't get rid of them! Now, if I'm goiing to used this document, after having...
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Changing indent for all hung paragraphs by
I've got Word 2000. I've downloaded a bunch of cases. Everything is "normal" style. The hanging indents are set to hang by just 1/8 inch on the left. I want to change that to 1/2 inch. I hate to go through hundreds of pages, changing eaching hanging indent one by one. Is there a quicker...
June 15th 06 08:42 PM
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Center won't work in FIND by
I'm using Word XP. I want to find certain items that are NOT centered. In the FIND box, I can click "Control + Center" and it shows "centered". But when I click "Control + Center" again, it just goes blank. It should show "Not Centered." Can anybody help? *(((({
June 14th 06 09:25 AM
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Continuous Break is BROKEN by
I'm using Word XP. Sometimes, but not always, when I insert a continuous break, it acts like a nex-page break. I want Continuous to be continuous. Suggestions? *(((({
June 16th 06 04:51 PM
by Suzanne S. Barnhill Go to last post
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Style Shortcuts and Lost Functionality by
I'm using Word XP. I got clever and changed shortcuts for two styles: Emphasis style -- Ctrl + i Strong style -- Ctrl + b Very nice. Now I'm no longer ever doing direct formatting. HOWEVER, when I use Find/Replace, I can no longer search for bolded or italic text. The shortcuts won't...
September 7th 06 10:17 AM
by Cindy M. Go to last post
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Random Lines by
I'm using Word 2002. I've OCR'd a long text and am cleaning it up. There are lines here and there. They are not graphical lines. They are not underlines or text-created lines. They are the lines that when highlighted, show a colored round "handle" at each end. There are hundreds of them. ...
September 19th 06 06:33 PM
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2nd page header is wrong size by
I've made a letterhead template. Different first page header has my letterhead. It's a combination of 14, 12, and 10 point type. Works fine. The other page headers show the page number and the date. They show up in 14 point size. I cannot figure out how to change the template so that the...
October 4th 06 02:35 PM
by Suzanne S. Barnhill Go to last post
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Template & unwanted "properties" by
I made a letterhead template. I opened "Properties" and cleaned out everything. But One property won't go away -- CONTENTS. It has a phrase in it. Each time I save a document from this template, it tries to save under the first few words of the phrase in CONTENTS. How do I kill that...
October 4th 06 04:20 PM
by Suzanne S. Barnhill Go to last post
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Zero Width Space by
I've heard there is such a creature -- lets you use a slash, but lets the work break at the right margin. So typing "petitioner/respondent" can do a line break thusly: * * * petitioner/ respondent * * * In Word 2000, how do I get a zero-width space? *(((({
May 3rd 06 11:14 AM
by Klaus Linke Go to last post
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Auto Correct -- wants to double space! by
I've started using AutoCorrect to insert some text -- I want the text to be formatted. It consists of a pleading caption. It should be single-spaced. It goes in with double-spacing. How do I make it keep the single-space format? *(((({
March 15th 06 09:54 PM
by Suzanne S. Barnhill Go to last post
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Continuous Break - isn't continuous by
I'm inserting Section breaks in order to force footnote numbering to restart at 1 "one". The section breaks often occur in the middle of a page. I specify a continuous section break. But Word 2000 takes me to a new page anyway! How do I get a truly "continuous" section break that will let me...
January 12th 05 03:39 PM
by Suzanne S. Barnhill Go to last post
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Footnotes - Keyboard Shortcut by
I'd like to use a keyboard shortcut for inserting a footnote. Can somebody please tell me the combination? PS: Is it possible to have word automatically insert a footnote reference number, via find/replace? To replace every occurrence of ** with a separate, continuously numbered, footnote...
January 14th 05 04:39 PM
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November 14th 05 09:47 AM
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Can't Insert Doc -- by
I'm working on some documents. I want to combine them. Each document is 3-4 megs in size. Total size when comined will be about 9 meg. Word 2000 won't let me. After I insert 2-3 documents, save, close, and reopen, and try to insert document 4, i get a message saying "too many edits in the...
December 4th 05 10:20 PM
by Jonathan West Go to last post
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Word 2003 messes up my page numbering by
I use Word 2000. I saved a document onto my USB drive. I went to school, plugged in the USB, and opened the document. The school computers have Word 2003 on them. I worked on the document. When it was finished, I inserted page numbers into the footer. Instead of numbering the pages from...
January 27th 06 03:27 AM
by Suzanne S. Barnhill Go to last post
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Horrible, just Horrible! (Attn: Mr. Kenyon) Word 2003 mucks up my 2000 files! by
OK folks. I'm using Word 2000 and I'm a happy camper. The school recently installed Word 2003. When I open my documents son the school's computers, all hell breaks loose. Of course, I have to put up with the annoying settings of the school's program, since they have not turned off the squiggly...
January 28th 06 09:06 AM
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Disable INSERT Key in Word XP by
Hi -- I keep hitting the INSERT key on my laptop. Rats! I need to disable it in Word XP so that I don't turn on the overtype mode. How can I go about that? *(((({
March 3rd 06 07:22 PM
by Jay Freedman Go to last post
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Forms? Checkboxes? Gray Shading? by
What have I got here? Some kind of a form -- it's got checkboxes. If you click on one, you get a dialog box. They have gray shading. I want to keep the checkboxes, and I'd like a user to pick one and check it. But I don't want the dialog boxes or the gray shading. I'm dealing with something...
March 10th 06 01:35 AM
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Can't get Options to Stick by
I'm using Word XP. I like to set the Options to turn off most of the bells and whistles. My options aren't sticking. They used to stick. I recall that Acrobat once interfered with Word 2000 in that fashion. Acrobat doesn't seem to be the culprit here -- Word & Acrobat have been playing...
January 30th 07 07:44 PM
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