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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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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 08:22 PM
by Jay Freedman 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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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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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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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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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 04:27 AM
by Suzanne S. Barnhill Go to last post
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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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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 05:39 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 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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Unprotect Word Document by
Anybody got an idea on how to unprotect a word document. I currently use a word doc that has fill-in fields, and I want to make some changes to it for my own simplification. Thanks, Jim
May 3rd 05 11:47 PM
by Jay Freedman Go to last post
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Jumpy Insertion Point Cursor by
All ofa sudden, the I-beam shaped insertion point has become jumpy. Makes it hard to select the correct portion of text. I'm using Word 2000. Don't know what's caused this. Would appreciate suggestions for a fix. Only happens in Word 2000. *(((({
May 11th 05 06:13 AM
by Graham Mayor 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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November 14th 05 10:47 AM
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Continuous Break is BROKEN by
I'm using Word XP. Sometimes, but not always, when I insert a continuous break, it acts like a nex-page break. I want Continuous to be continuous. Suggestions? *(((({
June 16th 06 04:51 PM
by Suzanne S. Barnhill Go to last post
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