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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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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
by Robert M. Franz (RMF) 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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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 07:22 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 01:35 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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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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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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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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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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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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Hacking the Hover Info by
I'm using Word 2000 on XP Home SP 1. When I mouse to a toolbar button, I get a little hover description of what the button does. I want the hover description to show the keyboard shortcut for the command. Can I set Word or XP to show the keyboard shortcuts? Can I hack the registry to make it do...
May 26th 05 09:50 AM
by Robert M. Franz (RMF) Go to last post
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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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How to caption my grahics by
I've got several volumes I'm working on, using Word 2000. I'm done inserting the graphics. I couldn't find a way to insert a floating grpahic or even an anchored graphic and keep 1-4 sentences of caption text with it. So I made a table, inserted the graphic into one cell, and the text into...
June 21st 05 10:19 AM
by Stefan Blom Go to last post
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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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