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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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AutoText Image Troubles by
I've formatted an image and assigned an autotext entry. I can insert the autotext through the AutoText toolbar. I cannot get the entry to work, however. The entry is "sigAH". When I type "sigAH" in a new document, the image-autotext does not appear. What to do? *(((({
September 6th 05 01:16 AM
by Daiya Mitchell Go to last post
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Style w/Columns by
Hello, I want to make a style with 2 columns. Can someone help me to figure out how to do that? Thanks. *(((({
October 5th 05 11:23 AM
by Stefan Blom Go to last post
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How 2 get & install printer driver for Appellate Brief by
Greetings, I'll be working on an Appellate Brief for an attorney. I understand that the page layout may appear different on-screen, between his computer and mine. I understand that if I install a printer driver for HIS printer, that I can get my on-screen display to look the same as it will...
November 6th 05 05:38 PM
by Robert M. Franz (RMF) 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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??? 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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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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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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Forms & Tables Help Needed by
Hi Margaret, Good answers. In making a "form template" I don't want to set the size or position of the tables. Perhaps I wasn't clear about what I'm hoping to accomplish. I want the default for tables to be: no borders float font size and placement
September 1st 05 06:34 PM
by Robert M. Franz (RMF) Go to last post
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Hacking the Hover Info by
I'm using Word 2000 on XP Home SP 1. When I mouse to a toolbar button, I get a little hover description of what the button does. I want the hover description to show the keyboard shortcut for the command. Can I set Word or XP to show the keyboard shortcuts? Can I hack the registry to make it do...
May 26th 05 09:50 AM
by Robert M. Franz (RMF) Go to last post
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Law & Footnotes by
Arrgh ! I've got to prepare a long document of a legal text. The footnotes run from 1-99, with occasional additional footnotes numbered 45.50, 45.55, etc. How do I create custom footnote entries for the extra footnotes? When I'm done with this document, is there a way to convert the footnotes to...
February 19th 05 05:34 PM
by rderize 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 04:39 PM
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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:-( Screen slow to display by
Hello experts, Suddenly, my screen is slow to render the edits I make on my Word 2000 documents. All other programs work fine. I notice the problem when working with tables -- the lines disappear, and I have to click page up/page down or click gridlines on/off to get them to show up. In the...
March 1st 05 10:48 PM
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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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Is page # odd or even? by
How do I use field codes to determine if the current page number is odd or even? Thanks, Troy
May 18th 05 04:15 PM
by Greg Go to last post
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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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