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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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Forms? Checkboxes? Gray Shading? by
What have I got here? Some kind of a form -- it's got checkboxes. If you click on one, you get a dialog box. They have gray shading. I want to keep the checkboxes, and I'd like a user to pick one and check it. But I don't want the dialog boxes or the gray shading. I'm dealing with something...
March 10th 06 02:35 AM
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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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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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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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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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Can't get Options to Stick by
I'm using Word XP. I like to set the Options to turn off most of the bells and whistles. My options aren't sticking. They used to stick. I recall that Acrobat once interfered with Word 2000 in that fashion. Acrobat doesn't seem to be the culprit here -- Word & Acrobat have been playing...
January 30th 07 08:44 PM
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Can't Insert Doc -- by
I'm working on some documents. I want to combine them. Each document is 3-4 megs in size. Total size when comined will be about 9 meg. Word 2000 won't let me. After I insert 2-3 documents, save, close, and reopen, and try to insert document 4, i get a message saying "too many edits in the...
December 4th 05 11:20 PM
by Jonathan West Go to last post
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November 14th 05 10:47 AM
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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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2nd post: Screen not refreshing well -- Word only! 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 4th 05 03:54 PM
by Jay Freedman Go to last post
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Fussy legal citation problem by
Has anybody figured out how to do legal citation in an easier way? I'm referring specifically to the comma following a case name -- it should not be underlined or italicized. Same goes for commas following Id. and e.g. If I get an already-typed manuscript, or a scanned manuscript, how do I change...
March 8th 05 03:53 AM
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Headers -- 17+ needed by
I've got a long document with 17 different sections. I have separated the sections by using Insert Break Next Page. I want the header of each section to be different. I seem to be able to get about 3 different headers. After that, I can't add any more headers. I'm using Word 2000. I have...
March 9th 05 07:58 AM
by Daiya Mitchell Go to last post
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Determine if the total # of pages is ODD or EVEN by
Is it possible to use field codes to determine if the document has an odd or even number of pages? I have a couple of long-winded reasons for asking - but this is essentially what I need to know, if anyone has any thoughts. I just can't figure it out. Thanks.
April 1st 05 04:20 AM
by Jay Freedman Go to last post
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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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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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Gray over Bullets -- makes them look old by
I'm using Word XP. Just recently, when I use bullets, they are shadowed in gray. I have made sure that field shading is turned off. But I still can't get the gray shadow to go away. I'm not using the Bullets toolbar button -- I'm gonig straight into Bullets & Numbering & appyling from...
February 2nd 07 04:48 AM
by Suzanne S. Barnhill Go to last post
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