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Basic Auto-Numbering by AARGuy
If I have a previously created doc with auto numbering like below: 1.1 ABC 1.1.1 ABC 1.2 ABC 1.3 ABC
April 29th 15 11:11 PM
by Stefan Blom[_3_] Go to last post
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Create a watermark with the page number in it? by Andy Hatfield
I would like to create a watermark with the page number in it. Really I would like to create a watermark that is a giant page number. Any suggestions? Thanks in advance. Andy
March 16th 15 11:50 PM
by Stefan Blom[_3_] Go to last post
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find & replace in footnotes by Loes
I have two long documents, with many footnotes, that need to be formatted. Both documents present a different problem in the footnotes, which I would like to solve using a regular expression. 1. Punctuation sign (full stop) missing at the end of a footnote. I use the following regular...
February 24th 15 02:21 PM
by Loes Go to last post
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1 Attachment(s) Skipping last line of page, even if not widow/orphan by Wandering Wil
Hello everyone i'm formatting my book (novel type). It's just plain text, and i would like the pages to be "square and even", that is, every page should have the same number of lines. For that purpose i unchecked widow/orphan control, because i find the occasional missing line at the bottom of...
February 24th 15 12:28 AM
by Stefan Blom[_3_] Go to last post
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Lost letters in Document No longer there by digitheadman
Howdy all, hope someone can help me here. Was working on a rather large piece of work 51 pages so far. I started breaking it up into smaller pieces and saving them to a a SD chip The first time I went back to it, I was perplexed that there were no files there and thought I just had forgot and...
January 25th 15 12:13 AM
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Find and Replace by coastal60
When using find and replace to edit a document, the history of entries made in the find/replace boxes is stored in the drop down lists beside the find/replace boxes. After closing word (mac word 2008), the history of entries is cleared the next time I open word. Why is this? Is the history of...
January 17th 15 07:13 PM
by Stefan Blom[_3_] Go to last post
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e-Certificate & VBA Lockdown by Dawn Reid
Hello Everyone I am trying add an e-certificate/signature to my templates. When I create and add an e-cert, and then forward it to a "test user" the certificate is removed, or the user does not see it. Do I need a public or other type of e-certificate for my templates, which are shared...
December 18th 14 06:31 PM
by Dawn Reid Go to last post
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MS Word not retaining changes to styles (indent values) by David G.[_2_]
I am working on reformatting a Word document for a colleague. One change I am trying to make is the indent of some bulleted items, which are under a style called "List Paragraph." The original indent settings were Left Indent .75", Hanging Indent .25". I selected the drop-down menu next to the...
December 4th 14 10:41 PM
by Stefan Blom[_3_] Go to last post
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Insert Random number in a field by plathara
Hello, I have a word document with multiple pages and needs a Field of Random numbers to be inserted (same) in all the pages of the document. Next time, if the document is modified then again the Random number is updated. Could any geeks help me in achieving this? Thanks Plathara
November 30th 14 08:38 AM
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How to change the date on different pages by Amanda Allen
I have a document of 53 pages. One for each week in the year. How can I make it where I only have to enter the date on the first page, and then word would add 7 days to the value and enter those dates on the corresponding pages. I am new to trying to use variables. Any help would sure be...
November 23rd 14 02:00 PM
by Amanda Allen Go to last post
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Issues with hyphens in Caption changing to em dash by KarenLRB
I am having a problem where my hyphens in my caption numbers are changing to em dashes. Here's what I have set: in Caption dialog box, under Options, Label is set to Figure, Position set to Below selected item, Exclude label from caption is turned on; in Numbering, Format is set to 1, 2, 3, Incluce...
May 22nd 14 10:15 PM
by Stefan Blom[_3_] Go to last post
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align text in middle of text box by Stefan Blom[_3_]
Assuming that you are using a recent version of Word, you can vertical change text alignment as follows: Click in the text box. On the Drawing Tools Format tab, click Align Text, and then click Middle. -- Stefan Blom Microsoft Word MVP
April 27th 14 10:30 PM
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Odd size pages in middle of document by AhAh
My document is 400 pages with custom margins. I can scroll through the document and see that the content (type and images) is aligned, but have noted three issues. Firstly, there are two images with visible borders (out of a total of 50) which when saved to a pdf or printed as a word doc, do not...
March 17th 14 11:57 PM
by Stefan Blom[_3_] Go to last post
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Changing font size without screwing up formatting by notmyrealnamemcgee
Hi there I'm hoping you can help me! I have an around 400 page long document to format for someone else. They need it to go from a 12-point font to a 10-point font. Unfortunately, this makes it so that there is a large white space left at the bottom. The person who created the original document...
November 25th 13 08:38 PM
by Stefan Blom[_3_] Go to last post
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Losing italics in my footnotes by kaye123
I changed my footnote spacing by using a macro (a long time ago). I don't know if my problems with this macro lately is why I have been loosing all italics in my footnotes as I work with my document. I use citation software and you can't change it manually. I don't know what is happening and...
October 25th 13 01:01 AM
by kaye123 Go to last post
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Numbered list every double paragraph by Michael888
Hi everyone! I have a long document that has paragraphs in blocks and double paragraphs between these. Normally list numbers are made at the start of every paragraph. How can I make them only after every block? Clarification: I want this: 1. Someone buys a shop.... He eats some biscuits...
September 17th 13 07:33 PM
by Stefan Blom[_3_] Go to last post
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1 Attachment(s) Editing the whole Bible and accounting for all changes as footnotes + footnote index by alexenposadas
In Microsoft Word, I wish to change 100's of words in order to create my own Bible version. So I decided all the unique words I'd like to change and I created an excel file containing 2 columns: Column A. The words to be removed. Column B. The new words to be inserted. Here's what my work looks...
September 9th 13 05:46 AM
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Automatic TOC Linking by MrWCF
I have a 900-page word document (office 2010, Vista 64-bit OS). I want to automatically generate a table of contents with links to the first word of every five pages, that is, a TOC that shows 180 words linking to page 5, 10, 15, 20, ...., 900. Is that possible?
September 3rd 13 08:37 PM
by Stefan Blom[_3_] Go to last post
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Macro to move to any problems in a long document by [email protected]
Is there any way to move to any marked errors e.g. Spelling, paragraph etc. I have a number of long documents to check. I thought I could write a macro but a google search doesn't seem to find anything.
August 26th 13 07:09 PM
by Stefan Blom[_3_] Go to last post
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How to extract particular sentences containing a distinct word and put the sentence i by Staytuned
I would like to extract particular sentence from a file (which has thousands of lines of sentences), which contains specific word, After that, I would like to put those sentences into excel format For example john eats apple while he goes home today john goes to supermarket and then he goes home...
August 22nd 13 07:44 AM
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