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Moving Shapes by gordo
In earlier versions of Word (2003 e.g.) One used to be able to drag a shape, such as a callout, and the sharp end of the triangle would not move. Now, when moving the shape, the whole thing moves. As an example, when you drag one end of a line or arrow, one end stays put. Does anyone know of a...
April 15th 13 11:51 PM
by Stefan Blom[_3_] Go to last post
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time spent editing? by Peter T. Daniels
Long ago, there was discussion of a notation somewhere in a Word document file that tells you how long (cumulatively) a document has been open. It wouldn't be useful for billing, because it doesn't tell you how long you actually worked on a file, but it could give a general idea of time spent if...
April 15th 13 12:53 PM
by Peter T. Daniels Go to last post
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Unwanted line through picture bullet points by cchatter
Hi All, I'm trying to add a picture as a bullet point in word 2010 and for some reason word is adding a line through the picture when it's a bullet point. I've tried numerous pictures and it happens with them all. I tried going to the font dialogue box, and strikethrough is checked, but it won't...
April 14th 13 07:07 PM
by Suzanne S. Barnhill[_3_] Go to last post
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changing picture format directly in word 2007 by bobi
Dear Buddies Hi I have some pictures in word 2007 in .bmp format. Is there any way to change their format to .tif directly in word? I mean without going back to their origin files. I have found sth in PictureTools--Format--size--AltText In this route, the name and format of the file is written,...
April 14th 13 07:02 PM
by Suzanne S. Barnhill[_3_] Go to last post
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Word 2003 Form Fill vs Read Only by JamieW
I have created a document in Word 2003 which I need users to only fill in the form which also includes drop down boxes. I have protected the form using the Form Fill option. How can I prevent users from being able to insert paragraphs in the form? If they hit "Enter" rather than "Tab" after...
April 13th 13 11:01 AM
by Stefan Blom[_3_] Go to last post
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I need a new symbol: How do I put a dot underneath the letter s? by amira
I need to transliterate from Arabic and don't have the letters I need in my symbols. I need the letters s, d, t, and z with a dot underneath. How can I create such new symbols? Thank you!!
April 12th 13 01:37 AM
by Nziwa Go to last post
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Can't move the verticle ruler by bister2709
On the top/side ruler there is like an arrow that moves and lets you decide where the paragraph/sentence will start. But my side ruler has no arrow thing that will let me adjust it, so now the paragraph/sentence will start at the very very top. How can i fix this...
April 10th 13 11:02 AM
by Stefan Blom[_3_] Go to last post
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Mail merge with labels ~ glitch in update all fields by Lisa
I have an HP tablet and when using Word XP I had a workaround to get all of my label fields to populate being completing the mail merge. I recently upgraded to Word 2007 and the wordaround won't work. My first row and last row populated but none of the labels in the middle. Does anyone have a...
April 6th 13 11:45 AM
by LorenzoDawson Go to last post
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Bookmarks and Formulas by esanger22
Hello all! I currently have software that exports a lawn care proposal to Word. In the software, the size of the customers property is recorded as 00.00 1,000 square feet (example. 15.87 in the program means that their lawn is 15,870 square feet). When it exports to word, it uses CUSTSIZE to...
April 5th 13 08:53 AM
by Lisa Wilke-Thissen Go to last post
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How to replace text with [ ] around it? by Barcode
I have a document that has the time or the date and time enclosed in at the start of every line as per below. ld asdd sdad sds dssdffd sdfsdf sususuhbhg shsygd sfsf All dates and times are different. I wish to delete the and everything in between them. I have tried using wild card replacing...
April 4th 13 11:47 AM
by Stefan Blom[_3_] Go to last post
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Disappearing Ruler in Word 2010 by Bill
I have noticed that on a few occasions, the ruler will disappear. I know how to reinstate the ruler but am puzzled why it disappears in the first place when I have the "Ruler" box already checked. I have taken NO known action to ever remove it! What could cause it to disappear? Thanks! Bill
April 4th 13 03:42 AM
by Bill Go to last post
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Word 2003 closes by itself by ROHMtech
I have seen this issue 1st hand. While typing Word 2003 closes - sometimes when you hit the print icon. I am told hitting the save icon can cause the issue too. I believe all the files are on a Windows 2003 server. The problem can be intermittant. We are running Windows XP and Word 2003 with all...
April 3rd 13 04:18 PM
by Stefan Blom[_3_] Go to last post
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MailMerge Field Formatting - Date and/or Text by Jenn68
Is this possible ... and if so , how? Using an Excel database as the mailmerge source, I have a column of data typically holding date values. Occassionally, there are text values like "NA" and "NR". It the mailmerge document. this column's corresponding field in most cases is to display the date...
April 2nd 13 02:41 PM
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Problems With MergeField Switches by Jenn68
I cannot understand why certain fields within my mailmerge document are not displaying the proper formats despite my switches. My datasource is an Excel worksheet. I have time fields, that are displaying in their decimal equivalents rater than the "h:mm AM/PM" format coded. {MERGEFIELD "Start" \@...
April 2nd 13 02:26 PM
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Bullet Tab Font is ALWAYS Arial! by dziesmer
HI Everyone; I'm trying to figure out how to change the default font of the TAB that follows a bulletted character. In a few important documents I regualrly convert them to Adobe PDF, and I'm trying to minimize the number of used and embedded fonts. The only reason the Arial font keeps showing...
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April 2nd 13 12:36 PM
by Stefan Blom[_3_] Go to last post
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Can't find normal.dot in Word 2003 by NonTechie
I recently installed Windows 7 and had to reinstall Office 2003. I want to modify normal.dot. Accordint to the help menu it is in C:\Documents and Settings\user name/Application Data\Microsoft\Templates. When i tey to open that file, there is no Documents and Settings folder uncer C:, and when I...
April 1st 13 08:45 PM
by sjc.36 Go to last post
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Can't open Word File because of end tag/start tag mismatch error by Bubbles[_2_]
Dear Group, My word (professional plus 2010) crashed while I was putting the finishing touches on my Master's thesis (!!) and when I tried to reopen the file I got the following error: "the file Thesis.docx cannot be opened because there are problems with the contents. Details: The XML data is...
April 1st 13 07:55 PM
by SAGD Go to last post
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Multi-Platform Form by ReviTULize
I am researching the best way to deploy a form that can be completed on a pc, android, or iOS device(phone and tablet. I have just started building a form in Word and I just need to know if i'm going in the right direction. Any input or caveats? thanks
March 29th 13 04:23 PM
by ReviTULize Go to last post
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VBscript code to protect a section in word document by MSLearner
Hi All, In a 2010 word template, I have two sections. Manually, the first section is set to protect and second section in unprotected. When open this template, the whole document is protected. Therefore, Track Change cannot be used. I am trying to create a macro (AutoOpen()) to un-protect the...
March 28th 13 12:59 PM
by MSLearner Go to last post
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ms word 2007 Headers/footers by vicsel
I have formatted a section of my document to have odd/even headers, with title on odd and author on even. Unfortunately although the headers worked perfectly al the even page numbers in my footers dissapeared. what can I do to rectify this? Advice gratefully accpted.
March 26th 13 04:19 PM
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