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Odd margin problem in multi-page document by Himmelswst
I'm experiencing an odd problem with a multi-page document of instructions I'm currently formatting. The document consists of several sections and subsections, and I have created styles for section headers of different levels and the body text. The body text has a margin that is about half a page...
May 16th 12 11:05 PM
by Suzanne S. Barnhill Go to last post
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change on 1 sentence applied to whole document by flexible
Hi, I just got word 2010 and I am facing an annoying problem. When I change font or alignment for example on one particular sentence, the changes will be applied to that sentence and then automatically to the whole text. I need to click the undo arraw to come back to what I wanted (and click...
May 11th 12 01:39 AM
by Kiri Go to last post
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Using Pagination, Headers and Section Endnotes Simultaneously by DBinSJ
I engaged someone to format a document for me in Word 2003. The document calls for having pagination and headers, as well as endnotes unique to each section. In other words, for example, the idea is to have the endnotes for chapter 1 appear at the end of chapter 1 and so on. Now the individual I...
May 1st 12 11:14 AM
by Lisa Wilke-Thissen Go to last post
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Spell Checker is missing words by IslandKatz
I've searched this forum for an answer to my specific question and have had no luck. I have a 350-page book that I'm editing, and even though I have no options selected to ignore words in caps or words with numbers in them, Word's spell checker is missing things. Just ordinary words. I don't...
April 23rd 12 06:35 PM
by Stefan Blom[_3_] Go to last post
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re writing an actual dictionary by Sarah Herrmann
I OCRed an old Maya to Spanish dictionary (hundreds of years old and thousands of pages, as a hobby, not getting paid). Now I want to copy it from the pdf format and put it into word, then paste it into excel (I want the word in one column and the definition in another, so a tab between them,...
April 19th 12 03:25 AM
by Sarah Herrmann Go to last post
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Formatting by B~O~B
I have a report that is generated daily, and I manually format the report. Right now I have been using a Macro I record, but, it about 25 pages long. I know there has to be a easier way to the same thing. What i want to do is take the 50 or so section and apply a Header 3 format to them... I...
April 13th 12 03:48 AM
by handeiere Go to last post
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How do you insert hidden chapter markers (headings) into an existing Word outline? by GKent
I am creating a document that will contain one master document and multiple subdocuments - all of which are separate files and will represent separate chapters. I am using "list styles" to create an outline based on the generic Headings. My outline is required to be the typical outline: 1 1.1...
April 11th 12 06:39 PM
by Stefan Blom[_3_] Go to last post
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Quirky probs with Quick parts, footnotes/citations by kaye123
I really need help as just cant keep using trial and error and I am battling against a deadline. I am writing a book that has spanned several Word Versions. I now need to set it up in word 2010 and have some problems. I am using footnotes for each new chapter. Endnotes are not appropriate for...
March 14th 12 11:31 PM
by kaye123 Go to last post
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Add front/cover page from report template to an old report document? by wordtalk
Hi, Is there a way to copy the front/cover page of an existing word report template to an old word document? For example, I need to add my report template styles (customised) to an old word document report which has different template styles. I know how to copy the styles from my report template to...
March 8th 12 03:04 AM
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sorting pages alphabetically by stormy0316
I do medical transcription and have one document comprised of about 40 different patients' notes. Some are one-page notes and others two. Each patient's last name appears as the 9th word of the note. How can I sort the entire document so that the notes are alphabetized by last name? I'm working...
January 26th 12 12:50 PM
by Stefan Blom[_3_] Go to last post
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a new caption number changes others by [email protected]
Hello, I have an almost 200 page document with many figures and tables in it. I use Word 2002 and create captions using insertreferencecaption and mark there that caption numbering will follow headings, which I created using formatbullets and numbering and Words own headings there. When I...
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January 24th 12 12:16 AM
by Stefan Blom[_3_] Go to last post
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Building a customisable report template by Razberri
I need to generate a template for complex (lengthy) reports that are customisable to the work department and to different types of projects. For example: We have departments A, B and C, which report on similar, but different topics. Each of these sections then writes a report. Each of the three...
January 6th 12 02:01 PM
by Suzanne S. Barnhill Go to last post
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ISO macro to make an index list of defined terms by glnz2
Is there a free Word macro that will make (and later update) an index list of defined terms (words in "quote marks") in a document? I suppose it would be like using Insert - Index and Tables - Index, but with the macro automatically marking each "defined term" in quote marks in the document and...
January 1st 12 01:12 AM
by glnz2 Go to last post
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July 29th 11 07:55 AM
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Relevante Invites you for its upcoming Online Webinar on Excel Pivot Tables by Relevante Inc
Date: August 09 2011 Registration Fee: $129 Overview:  Create a PivotTable from scratch.  Manipulate the fields in the table.  Learn about the Field settings.  Learn about the menu options available and how it affects the table.  Sort and Filter your table quickly.
July 28th 11 07:16 AM
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Exclude numbers in parantheses using wildcard find and replace by prkhan56
Hello All, I am using Word 2010 and have a long document where there are numbers in parantheses. I wish to keep these numbers including the parantheses and the hyphen sign and delete everything in the document. eg.(1-1),(1-2)............(1-10).......many more like these with different...
July 14th 11 08:01 PM
by prkhan56 Go to last post
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Errors with image caption and table captions - jumping from 3 to 5,then from 7 to 9 to 11 by nkalush
How come my image captions works fine till i get to the fourth image where the caption states its number 5, when in fact it is number 4. the same happens with the tables. once I get to table 4, it says its table 5. then this error continues for some figures and tables, for example table 7 is...
July 7th 11 05:15 PM
by Suzanne S. Barnhill Go to last post
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can you get a bullet point to cover several paragraph? by Suzanne S. Barnhill
Use one of the List Bullet styles for your bulleted paragraphs and the corresponding List Continue style for the continuation paragraphs. They have an indent that matches the hanging indent of the bulleted style. You can modify either or both styles to your preference wrt font, Spacing...
June 10th 11 04:39 AM
by Suzanne S. Barnhill Go to last post
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Printing customised Master documents by Tavigan
I am trying to figure out if it is possible to take a master document and subdocuments and be able to print many different documents in one go. For example i have the MAIN document, and subdocuments ANNEX A, ANNEX B and ANNEX C. In one step i want to be able to select and print a set of custom...
March 23rd 11 11:17 AM
by walterabish Go to last post
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Re-numbering of existing text in long document by leucht_spur
Hi everybody, I am confronted with a pretty long document. I was told to arrange the numbering in the document, which I was able to do after plenty attempts and using the Bullets and Numbering box. BUT now I am not able to add any additional paragraphs in between the existing text. When I place a...
January 14th 11 04:05 PM
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