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Warning if opened read-only? by Sesquipedalian Sam
Every once in awhile, one of my documents will open in Read Only mode. I think this happens when the backup program that I am using (Carbonite), which backs up files continually over the Internet, has the file open at the moment that I am trying to open it in Word. Whatever the reason, is there a...
November 20th 09 01:41 AM
by Greg Maxey[_2_] Go to last post
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Keyboard shortcuts for symbols don't work by peony
While typing a bilingual document, the keyboard shortcuts to include accents, umlauts, or other non-English characters work as I begin the document, but after a few sentences they stop working. I have Office 2007. What can I do to restore the shortcuts and avoid this problem in the future? Thank...
November 19th 09 02:50 PM
by JamesR Go to last post
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file extensions by Aamir
I was looking for the table or text where vista gives a complete list and type of extensions that vista supports. I was able to find it on XP easier Thank you Aamir
November 19th 09 02:46 PM
by JamesR Go to last post
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Im unable to get print screen to work? by bartham3
Im doing homework and i need to print screen, but unable to get it to paste over to the document.
November 19th 09 02:41 PM
by JamesR Go to last post
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How to change a single page orientation in one documet? by Trisya247
I have one set document with 10 pages inside. But I need only two pages (i.e page 6&7) display as landscape format. The rest let it be potrait. How to do it?
November 19th 09 02:12 PM
by Terry Farrell Go to last post
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Inserting today's date in Word 2007 document by Mort
Such a basic problem.....Word 2007.101 for sure. I am very new to Msft 2007 Suite. I cannot figure out where is the icon or link to simply insert the date at the top of a document.
November 19th 09 01:08 PM
by Suzanne S. Barnhill Go to last post
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Word's Spell Checker Joins the French Foreign Legion by Daddy
When Word's spelling checker marks an alleged misspelling for correction, and I tell it to 'ignore' the alleged error, Word will ignore the alleged error for the current session. However, the next time I open the document, I'll often see the very same alleged misspellings flagged all over again....
November 19th 09 02:21 AM
by Daddy Go to last post
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delete a style by BK
Using Win XP and Office 2007 I was practicing with the styles manager to make sure I could create a new style and make it available to use in all new documents. I have successfully completed that task. Now I was to permanently delete that practice style from everywhere. I cannot seem to get...
November 18th 09 08:00 PM
by Stefan Blom[_3_] Go to last post
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Recurring error in Word 2007 by moon4707
Hi, I am using Word 2007. While typing in a document, I get the following recurring error: "Microsoft Office Word can't open the thesaurus. Microsoft Office Word cannot install the necessary files due to Windows Installer error 1605. This action is only valid for products that are currently...
November 18th 09 03:08 AM
by Daddy Go to last post
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Line spacing and other anomalies in scanned text by Bert Coules
I'm currently working on a document (text only, one font throughout) that has been scanned (by someone else) from a printed book. I'm seeing a curiously anomaly with regard to line spacing. I marked the entire document and set spacing to 1.5, but some double-return paragraph spaces are still...
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November 16th 09 12:39 PM
by Bert Coules Go to last post
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Forms and linking text Boxes by Michele
Good morning, I am not new to word or Basic forms for that matter how ever I am unable to work out one facet of forms that I wish to use. I have been sent a form in word 2003 which is 8 pages long. I have copied these eight pages and am able to edit my copy. 30 - 40 % of each page has the same...
November 16th 09 02:03 AM
by Jay Freedman Go to last post
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Word 2007 question by DJ
How can I use a persons name listed in the address in the salution of a letter without copying? I've tried a bookmark but am unsuccessful so far.
November 16th 09 01:47 AM
by Jay Freedman Go to last post
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Formatting changes when documents are emailed by Bert Coules
I sometimes send Word documents to a friend. He uses Word 2003, I have 2000. The documents are relatively straightforward, using a single style and an uncomplicated layout, with only two sections, the second of which has different margin and tab settings to the first, and also page...
November 15th 09 11:00 PM
by Bert Coules Go to last post
5 1,510
Anyway to get just the path without the filename? by Sesquipedalian Sam
I can use the Filename field with the \p switch to get the filename including the path ({FILENAME \p }). Is there any way to get just the path without the filename?
November 14th 09 02:13 PM
by Sesquipedalian Sam Go to last post
5 1,614
Help needed urgently - Saved over the word doc by mistate by Jcyshin
Hi guys, just want to know if anyone knows of free software that can help me recover a saved over word document. I really need this back. I have found the .tmp file but when you open it the text are all wrong, actually the text doesn't make any sense or words. Keeps saying uncompressed here or...
November 14th 09 01:09 AM
by macropod[_2_] Go to last post
1 1,197
IF/THEN/ELSE adds a blank line in mail merge WORD 2007 by gabo
Hello, I need to merge some mailings based on if the first name is not the same as nickname, print nickname else don't print anything and go to the next field. The code I have is: {IF {MERGEFIELD fName} {MERGEFIELD nName} {MERGEFIELD nName} ""} What is happening is if the first name and...
November 13th 09 11:25 PM
by Suzanne S. Barnhill Go to last post
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wondering if it's possible to create some sort of form I can use tocreate an XML document by cherold
Hi, I'm wondering if it is possible to use Word to create a form I can use to create XML documents. Basically what I would want is something where I can input certain information that will be used in a few different places in a document and other information that will go in one place. For example...
November 13th 09 07:01 PM
by cherold Go to last post
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page numbers in Word 2007 - skipping page number on first page by John Goche
Hello, I have a Microsoft Word 2007 document which has a title and table of contents on the first page and the various chapters on the following pages. I have used an automatic TOC and then clicked on the Insert tab and then Page Number - Bottom of Page to insert page numbers. My problem is that...
November 13th 09 04:04 PM
by Suzanne S. Barnhill Go to last post
1 2,592
Can I restore a file that I have accidentally saved over? by Jcyshin
Hi there, I was typing up a document and wanted to check how many words i had typed. Clicked the wrong button by mistake and auto selected the whole document. What made it worse was that my brother was next to me being a pain and saved the document, when I came back he panicked as it was all...
November 13th 09 11:57 AM
by Graham Mayor Go to last post
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How can I make my own laptop wallpaper? by Kiyori
i want to know how everyone makes their backgrounds out of random pictures that they put on their computers. i have a great idea and even greater pictures, i just need to know how to do it. help?
November 13th 09 08:58 AM
by Doug Robbins - Word MVP Go to last post
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