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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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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 04:27 AM
by Suzanne S. Barnhill Go to last post
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??? What's the point to Word 2003? by
Good lord -- can't we ever get to a point where we can leave well enough alone? What is the point to Word XP, and now Word 2003? Word 2000 works just fine. As far as I can tell, these newer versions just have more garbage you have to turn off in order to keep Word working for you, not...
March 29th 06 09:47 PM
by John McGhie 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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Random Lines by
I'm using Word 2002. I've OCR'd a long text and am cleaning it up. There are lines here and there. They are not graphical lines. They are not underlines or text-created lines. They are the lines that when highlighted, show a colored round "handle" at each end. There are hundreds of them. ...
September 19th 06 06:33 PM
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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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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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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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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 04:39 PM
by Suzanne S. Barnhill Go to last post
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Footnotes & Unwanted line separators by
Greetings to my guru friends, I have a document with Footnotes at the bottom of each section. I do NOT want to see a line separator when the footnotes start or continue to following pages. I'm using Word 2000 on XP Home. How do I get rid of the lines? *(((({
February 7th 05 02:24 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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Line numbers and margin errors by
I have a document that when I try to insert line numbers it tells me that the L/R margins, Column Spacing, or Paragraph indents are too large for the page in some sections. I am trying to reset everything but I can't even change the margin for a sectin because that same message pops up no matter...
March 16th 05 11:22 PM
by Suzanne S. Barnhill 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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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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STOP! background repagination? by
I'm working on some long documents -- 35+ Megs. I'd like to stop the background repagination for a while, until I get the editing and styles done. In the meantime, it just slows me down when I'm doing find/replace. How can I temporarily disable the background repagination? Thanks! *(((({
May 8th 05 07:53 PM
by Robert M. Franz (RMF) 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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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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