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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
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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Format between Styles by
I have a long document (several thousand pages) that has heads using Heading Style 1 through Heading Style 5. I would like to apply a style to the body text between Heading 2 and Heading 3. Is there a way to set up a Find/Replace to do that for me? *(((({
September 20th 05 05:30 AM
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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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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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??? 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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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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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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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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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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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 04:34 PM
by rderize 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 02:41 AM
by Doug Robbins Go to last post
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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 01:36 AM
by Greg Maxey Go to last post
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Footnotes & Unwanted line separators by
Greetings to my guru friends, I have a document with Footnotes at the bottom of each section. I do NOT want to see a line separator when the footnotes start or continue to following pages. I'm using Word 2000 on XP Home. How do I get rid of the lines? *(((({
February 7th 05 01:24 AM
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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 09:48 PM
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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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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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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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