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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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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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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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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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Can't get Options to Stick by
I'm using Word XP. I like to set the Options to turn off most of the bells and whistles. My options aren't sticking. They used to stick. I recall that Acrobat once interfered with Word 2000 in that fashion. Acrobat doesn't seem to be the culprit here -- Word & Acrobat have been playing...
January 30th 07 07:44 PM
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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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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 01:24 AM
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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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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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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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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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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
by Suzanne S. Barnhill Go to last post
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