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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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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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Watermark + fill-in cells + multiple pages + I need some help! by
Hello, I am trying to create templates for some commonly used legal forms, such as Summons, Subpoena, etc. Some of these forms are two pages. I have scanned the forms and put the image into the header. I have created some tables, using the draw-table tool. The idea is for the user to type in...
August 31st 05 04:31 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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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 01:35 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 09:54 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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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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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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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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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 03:39 PM
by Suzanne S. Barnhill Go to last post
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Footnotes - Keyboard Shortcut by
I'd like to use a keyboard shortcut for inserting a footnote. Can somebody please tell me the combination? PS: Is it possible to have word automatically insert a footnote reference number, via find/replace? To replace every occurrence of ** with a separate, continuously numbered, footnote...
January 14th 05 04:39 PM
by Robert M. Franz 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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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 03:37 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 01:36 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 02:54 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 02:53 AM
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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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