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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 10:05 PM
by Jay Freedman Go to last post
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??? What's the point to Word 2003? by
Good lord -- can't we ever get to a point where we can leave well enough alone? What is the point to Word XP, and now Word 2003? Word 2000 works just fine. As far as I can tell, these newer versions just have more garbage you have to turn off in order to keep Word working for you, not...
March 29th 06 09:47 PM
by John McGhie 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 10:54 PM
by Suzanne S. Barnhill Go to last post
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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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How 2 -- Have Headers pick up the Last Heading 3 Style? by
I've got Heading 3 style for each of of my Rule Headings. I want each page header to indicate which Rule we're in -- i.e., pick up the latest Heading 3 text. Can I do that? *(((({
April 18th 06 12:07 PM
by Stefan Blom Go to last post
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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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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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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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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 10:06 AM
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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 04:27 AM
by Suzanne S. Barnhill Go to last post
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Convert Footnotes to Hard Text ??? by
I've got a long document with a bazillion footnotes. I'd like to convert them to hard-coded text. How do I do that? *(((({
January 19th 05 03:41 AM
by Doug Robbins Go to last post
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Find Table in 4500+ page document by
Yep. Gotta format them special. Is there any quick way to find a few tables scattered in a long document? *(((({
January 16th 05 04:37 AM
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Wildcards and finding numerals by
When I use a wildcard, and want to include a series of three numerals in the search string -- ^#^#^# -- what code do I use? When I want to include parentheses in the search string -- ( ) --- what codes do I use? TIA. *(((({
January 16th 05 02:36 AM
by Greg Maxey Go to last post
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Unprotect Word Document by
Anybody got an idea on how to unprotect a word document. I currently use a word doc that has fill-in fields, and I want to make some changes to it for my own simplification. Thanks, Jim
May 3rd 05 11:47 PM
by Jay Freedman Go to last post
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STOP! background repagination? by
I'm working on some long documents -- 35+ Megs. I'd like to stop the background repagination for a while, until I get the editing and styles done. In the meantime, it just slows me down when I'm doing find/replace. How can I temporarily disable the background repagination? Thanks! *(((({
May 8th 05 07:53 PM
by Robert M. Franz (RMF) Go to last post
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How to caption my grahics by
I've got several volumes I'm working on, using Word 2000. I'm done inserting the graphics. I couldn't find a way to insert a floating grpahic or even an anchored graphic and keep 1-4 sentences of caption text with it. So I made a table, inserted the graphic into one cell, and the text into...
June 21st 05 10:19 AM
by Stefan Blom Go to last post
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BOLD has gone wild! by
I'm using Word 2000. Suddenly, whenever I press Control+B to apply direct formatting, I get a heading style -- sometimes heading 2, 4, or 6. The bolded text then shows up in the document map. I do not want to apply a style. I have confirmed that Control+B is assigned to Bold format. What is...
June 25th 05 11:05 PM
by Suzanne S. Barnhill Go to last post
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KILLING off the Fax Cover Sheet by
I'm using Word 2000 on XP Home. When I send a fax, the Fax Wizard opens up and wants me to choose a custom coversheet. I do not want that option. The reason is that even when I click NO, I wind up with extra files and folders in my Documents. I have a Fax Template in Word that I use. How can I...
July 16th 05 06:07 AM
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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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