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Forum: Formatting Long Documents February 5th 11, 03:04 PM Posted to microsoft.public.word.formatting.longdocs
Replies: 6
Views: 1,284
Posted By Graham Mayor
Formatting

What *exactly* do you want to format in each section? All the text? Some
heading or other? Something else?
What is it that you are starting with and what do you want to end up with?

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Forum: Microsoft Word Help December 17th 10, 02:51 PM Posted to microsoft.public.word.docmanagement
Replies: 2
Views: 386
Posted By Graham Mayor
auto update of time when revising a document

You could either create numbered versions e.g.
http://www.gmayor.com/save_numbered_versions.htm
or you could use docvariable fields to store the modification date and
version number. Funnily enough...
Forum: Microsoft Word Help November 30th 10, 03:45 PM Posted to microsoft.public.word.docmanagement
Replies: 12
Views: 1,657
Posted By Graham Mayor
Don't try to "convert" an old normal.dot to normal.dotx.

Jay's method will work with 2010, but an alternative approach is to rename
the Word 2010 normal.dotm file (if it has been created) and put the old Word
2002 normal.dot file in the Word 2010 User...
Forum: Microsoft Word Help November 30th 10, 03:29 PM Posted to microsoft.public.word.docmanagement
Replies: 2
Views: 397
Posted By Graham Mayor
MODI MDI Files

MODI is not part of Office 2010.
If you have the installation disc for 2007 AND the installation disc for the
qualifying product for the upgrade to 2007 (to insert to be read at the
prompt), you...
Forum: Microsoft Word Help November 12th 10, 02:37 PM Posted to microsoft.public.word.docmanagement
Replies: 9
Views: 21,909
Posted By Graham Mayor
It depends on your definition of simple.

The macro creates a two column table with fixed width cells, each half the
distance between the current margins. Images are inserted in line and as
images will adapt to the cell width, any images...
Forum: Microsoft Word Help November 9th 10, 08:17 AM Posted to microsoft.public.word.docmanagement
Replies: 6
Views: 378
Posted By Graham Mayor
Word formating

"Steve Hodgson" wrote in message
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On 2010-11-05 07:40:22 +0000, Graham Mayor said:

The most obvious downside is that this will apply...
Forum: Page Layout November 6th 10, 04:11 PM Posted to microsoft.public.word.pagelayout
Replies: 7
Views: 1,428
Posted By Graham Mayor
watermarks and margins and focus

Don't do it like this! Put the graphic in the first page header view with a
suitable wrap option set to allow the text to avoid it. Fix the text area
with margins. Do not use text boxes for the...
Forum: Microsoft Word Help November 5th 10, 08:40 AM Posted to microsoft.public.word.docmanagement
Replies: 6
Views: 378
Posted By Graham Mayor
Word formating

See Peter's reply. There is no 'automatic' way of doing it. Replace is the
closest (or you could use a macro).

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Graham Mayor - Word MVP

My web site...
Forum: Microsoft Word Help November 3rd 10, 04:19 PM Posted to microsoft.public.word.docmanagement
Replies: 6
Views: 378
Posted By Graham Mayor
Word formating

Select the Word - CTRL+B

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Graham Mayor - Word MVP

My web site www.gmayor.com
Word MVP web site http://word.mvps.org
Forum: Microsoft Word Help October 16th 10, 08:39 AM Posted to microsoft.public.word.docmanagement
Replies: 6
Views: 1,036
Posted By Graham Mayor
Are .doc files used for electronic delivery?

If the aim is that the recipient can print a hard copy of the document and
have it appear exactly as you see it then send a PDF format document and use
only standard fonts.
If the document needs to...
Forum: Microsoft Word Help October 15th 10, 03:02 PM Posted to microsoft.public.word.docmanagement
Replies: 6
Views: 1,036
Posted By Graham Mayor
Are .doc files used for electronic delivery?

What *exactly* is it that you are trying to achieve?

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Graham Mayor - Word MVP

My web site www.gmayor.com
Word MVP web site http://word.mvps.org
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Forum: Page Layout October 10th 10, 12:32 PM Posted to microsoft.public.word.pagelayout
Replies: 11
Views: 2,428
Posted By Graham Mayor
Not borders

I think you should read the linked page again!
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Graham Mayor - Word MVP

My web site www.gmayor.com
Word MVP web site http://word.mvps.org
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Forum: Microsoft Word Help September 16th 10, 10:22 AM Posted to microsoft.public.word.docmanagement
Replies: 6
Views: 662
Posted By Graham Mayor
Macro recorder not recording properly

You are welcome :)

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Graham Mayor - Word MVP

My web site www.gmayor.com
Word MVP web site http://word.mvps.org
Forum: Microsoft Word Help September 10th 10, 06:54 AM Posted to microsoft.public.word.docmanagement
Replies: 6
Views: 662
Posted By Graham Mayor
Macro recorder not recording properly

The macro recorder, as others have suggested, cannot cope with this type of
action. You would need to create a roll-your-own function that would process
each found item separately. It seems that...
Forum: Microsoft Word Help September 4th 10, 08:45 AM Posted to microsoft.public.word.docmanagement
Replies: 8
Views: 464
Posted By Graham Mayor
I hope this group doesn't taper out

You appear to have posted via Google Groups - you can access the newsserver
directly e.g. http://www.gmayor.com/MSNews.htm
The traffic is light but we are still here.
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Forum: Microsoft Word Help August 29th 10, 03:00 PM Posted to microsoft.public.word.docmanagement
Replies: 17
Views: 2,375
Posted By Graham Mayor
macro for transposing letters Supress "Opening this document with run the following SQL command"

Yes you can remove the references to Msg2 as they are now redundant. You can
change the references to Msg3 to Msg2 if you wish, but it will work just the
same without.

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Forum: Microsoft Word Help August 29th 10, 08:29 AM Posted to microsoft.public.word.docmanagement
Replies: 17
Views: 2,375
Posted By Graham Mayor
macro for transposing letters Supress "Opening this document with run the following SQL command"

The delay is attributable to the character count used as part of the error
checking. You can remove that part of the error checking and it will respond
instantly - provided there are characters to...
Forum: Microsoft Word Help August 27th 10, 07:47 AM Posted to microsoft.public.word.docmanagement
Replies: 5
Views: 643
Posted By Graham Mayor
Alphabetizing

Actually mine is easiest of all, because I have done the work for you.:)
You don't have to learn anything.
All you have to do is copy and paste - see
http://www.gmayor.com/installing_macro.htm

"Fay...
Forum: Page Layout August 24th 10, 01:17 PM Posted to microsoft.public.word.pagelayout
Replies: 3
Views: 809
Posted By Graham Mayor
Header text only on page 1?

You could use the savedate field. However most fields do not update
automatically and if you updated the savedate field after saving to display
its revised content, the document would need to be...
Forum: Microsoft Word Help August 24th 10, 10:26 AM Posted to microsoft.public.word.docmanagement
Replies: 5
Views: 643
Posted By Graham Mayor
Alphabetizing

If you have manually typed the numbers and the names are simple forename and
surname with each row as a new paragraph as in the example (and hopefully
all with the same format - as no 5 has a...
Forum: Microsoft Word Help August 22nd 10, 06:57 AM Posted to microsoft.public.word.docmanagement
Replies: 17
Views: 2,375
Posted By Graham Mayor
Supress "Opening this document with run the following SQL command"

I have not been away :) With such low traffic, there have been few
opportunities to comment.
I don't remember the particular macro, but I don't use Windows 7 so cannot
check it out. If you post the...
Forum: Microsoft Word Help August 21st 10, 02:10 PM Posted to microsoft.public.access.formscoding,microsoft.public.word.docmanagement,microsoft.public.word.mailmerge.fields,microsoft.public.word.mailmergefields
Replies: 17
Views: 2,375
Posted By Graham Mayor
Supress "Opening this document with run the following SQL command"

If you don't make the registry change, you merely have to acknowledge the
prompt.

There's a macro at http://www.gmayor.com/word_vba_examples.htm which will
toggle the prompt on/off, but as it...
Forum: Microsoft Word Help August 11th 10, 01:58 PM Posted to microsoft.public.word.docmanagement
Replies: 3
Views: 597
Posted By Graham Mayor
[mac] word 2008: Header only after table of contents and alike

OK thanks - personally I prefer to spell things out in full. It makes it
much easier to follow should it be necessary to re-edit later.
The issue still concerns the syntax and the missing field...
Forum: Microsoft Word Help August 11th 10, 12:16 PM Posted to microsoft.public.word.docmanagement
Replies: 3
Views: 597
Posted By Graham Mayor
[mac] word 2008: Header only after table of contents and alike

Is 2 a style name?
SECTION is a field so you need
{ IF { SECTION} 1 { STYLEREF 2 }}


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My web site www.gmayor.com
Forum: Microsoft Word Help August 10th 10, 10:18 AM Posted to microsoft.public.word.docmanagement
Replies: 6
Views: 804
Posted By Graham Mayor
Wildcard problem

Depending upon what else is in the document you could search for
MY GRACE *way.com

see http://www.gmayor.com/replace_using_wildcards.htm

or you could use a macro

Dim sFindText As String
Dim r As...
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