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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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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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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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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 04:38 PM
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November 14th 05 09:47 AM
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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 10:20 PM
by Jonathan West 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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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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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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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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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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:-( 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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Italic -- Styles v Direct by
I'm using Word 2000. What's the difference between Italic direct formatting, and Italic styles? I have set up a character style for italic. When I insert a document, some of the italicized words update to match my custom italic style. Others do not -- they show up as style "normal." I have...
May 24th 05 06:22 PM
by Robert M. Franz (RMF) 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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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 03:48 AM
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