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Align Center mystery by kannan
Is it possible to print ALL the formatting properties of a given heading? I am completely baffled by my inability to get a heading to be centered. I do see that when I left align the heading, it goes 'outside' the left border - suggesting that the starting position for the format is off to the...
August 23rd 12 06:45 AM
by Lisa Wilke-Thissen Go to last post
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Footnote Continuous in Chapter with Multiple Sections by KarenLRB
Hi - I am new to this group and hope to be able to use it to get some questions answered. Here's my first of I am sure many questions :-) I have a 175+ page document that is broken up into multiple sections/chapters/appendices using section breaks and I have the footnotes set to restart at 1 in...
August 16th 12 07:20 PM
by Stefan Blom[_3_] Go to last post
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Images display twice in "Print Preview" by domdagbui
Hello All, A problem I've been struggling with: I noticed my page numbers increasing even though I added no new pages. It turned out that for some reason, whenever I save the document, some of the images (the ones created within MS Word) keep duplicating. I got as many as 4 dulicates for some of...
August 6th 12 09:53 AM
by domdagbui Go to last post
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Locking all footer field codes by domdagbui
Hi All, Wondering if anyone could advice me on how to lock/unlink all field codes in the footers of my 1600page document. A different footer appears on the first page of each section of the document (about 140 in all). I can go to each one manually and hit CTRL+F11 to lock but there are just too...
August 4th 12 07:52 AM
by domdagbui Go to last post
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1 Attachment(s) Need suggestion for formatting a word 2010 document by TWVM
Hi, I am writing a document and I would like to know the best practice made while formatting a word 2010 document. I have several levels of headings in my document. For example, I would like to know for the scenario mentioned in the attached document, the best practice. Please tell me if my...
August 1st 12 06:29 AM
by Venky62 Go to last post
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Inserting "Chapter " & AutoNum by [email protected]
I would like to autonumber chapters such that I get Chapter I Chapter II .... and so forth Is it possible to have a field that not only provides an autonumber but also the word "Chapter" before the number? If possible I would like each Chapter and (auto)number to be associated with a style, say,...
July 19th 12 08:32 PM
by Stefan Blom[_3_] Go to last post
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Format Painter Makes Unwanted Format Changes by Tim
I've got a very long document with many heading levels. When I try to use the format painter to transfer the style of one heading to another, I get an unwanted change in format. First, I click on the heading that has the format that I want to copy, and then click the format painter icon on the...
July 19th 12 04:27 PM
by Joda Go to last post
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REF \p Switch: language setting by FrankL
Hi, I am using a german version of Office 2010, writing english documents. I want to insert a REFerence that automatically expands to "above" or "below". Problem: it always prints out a german version "oben" or "unterhalb". I tried to change the language of the field itself (Alt-F9) as well as...
July 17th 12 11:33 AM
by Stefan Blom[_3_] Go to last post
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Cant change footnote from indenting and extra spacing by kaye123
My footnotes are indenting and I am getting 1.5 spacing. Tried to change via "modify style" and used advanced tab and changed font and para but it changed the whole document. Now I can't reset modify style because the fields for "style type" and "style based on" fields are greyed out. Possibly...
July 1st 12 04:06 PM
by Suzanne S. Barnhill Go to last post
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Create Range through VBA on the basis of criteria by Sudhir_Gawade
Hi, I want to create excel vba code which will open word file then on the basis of criteria create range and then replace some word in that range again do the same with remaining document. e.g. ----------------------- Text Text Criteria text Rang 1
June 25th 12 08:52 PM
by Stefan Blom[_3_] Go to last post
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Add 0 before decimal point through VBA by Sudhir_Gawade
Hi, In my MS Word document, there are about 50 pages. I need to add "0" where decimal value is in this format .25 or any Number. I need VBA code. I have tried with below, but it is time consuming is there other way of doing same. Sub a() With ActiveDocument For i = 1 To .Words.Count
June 10th 12 01:28 PM
by Sudhir_Gawade Go to last post
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Missing Caption Number by Himmelswüst
I'm formatting a 30+-page documents that will eventually include about 50 figures, and I'm using Word 2003. I've been able to reset the caption numbers most of the time after deleting figures or changing their position. However, in one place, the caption numbers are not in sequence, and number 10...
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June 5th 12 07:55 PM
by Stefan Blom[_3_] Go to last post
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Lost Captions, Out of Sequence Captions, ... by Jim Rodgers
I've used Word since were born. And I've almost mastered it. I've even written code that "wrote" Word docs for me into the many hundreds of pages. But I've never been able to do certain basic things (except in VBA, sometimes). One of these is now eating my lunch: The doc is about 100pp. ...
May 21st 12 05:09 PM
by Himmelswüst Go to last post
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Captions which include chapter numbers by cheddacheeze
Hi, I have been having trouble in formatting captions for a very long project. I want it to include the chapter numbers on my pictures but whenever i change the chapter number, all the top captions change with the same chapter numbers These are the steps i have undertaken Changing the...
May 19th 12 09:06 AM
by cheddacheeze Go to last post
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Odd margin problem in multi-page document by Himmelswüst
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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