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Use of LaTEX in Word

I would like to use LaTEX in Word, as described here:https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/murrays/2017/07/30/latex-math-in-office/https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Linear-format-equations-using-...
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How to copy an online hyperlinked image from Microsoft Word to Gmail

I have inserted an image from a URL into a long Word paragraph by going into INSERT - PICTURES, then pasting the URL of the image into the filename box and clicking ENTER.Next I put a hyperlink ...
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MS Word 2007: RTL and LTR languages mix makes double space

I have an RTL document, with English comments inside the text. If a line breaks in the middle of the English comment, the last RTL space before the comment and the last LTR space of the comment itself ...
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“Keep with next” paragraph option when there's a section break

I have a document where headings are centred in the page, followed by text in two columns, followed by next heading not in a column, and again more text in two columns, and so on.The change from one ...
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Convert Word Outline to Excel Columns

I have an outline in word that looks something like this:Level 1 ALevel 2 CLevel 3 DLevel 1 BI want to convert it to columns based on the outline level/indentation:Col 1 Col 2 ...
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MS Word header and footer: set table width as percentage, then adjust to section margins

My word 2016 document has several sections with different margins (orientation actually, but that's irrelevant), and a footer table with some information which changes occasionally. My problem is that ...
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MS-Word file's Header Message does not appears, if and when is required.

I have a Word File, where I've applied some Conditional Controls over the Header Messages.The problem is, these Controls are not working in the order they have designed for. For example Header ...
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How can I get the fancy new spell check and thesaurus in regular Office 2016?

I have Office 2016, the offline, pay once version. I was setting up Office 365 for a client and I saw that his version of Word has some awesome new and improved spell check with a thesaurus that ...
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Word Table Design shading and padding problems

I am implementing a table design, but for some reason when I add paragraph before/after spacing I am getting whitespace where it should be shaded. This is after pasting plain text into the table. No ...
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difference between docx and dotx

Everybody say that .docx is Microsoft Word document format and .dotx is Microsoft Word template format. But what's the difference for the end user?From my own experience I can say that opening a ....
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Auto numbering extra space at 10)

While I was typing using auto numbering in Microsoft Word 2013, at number 10, I got extra tabs unlike other numbers have, In example: 1) test 2) test 3) test 4) test 9) test 10)    ...
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Removing the duplicate table heading when moving across pages

I have copied and pasted a table into my Microsoft Word document.If I move the table up and it moves onto the previous page, the whole table moves including the heading BUT it leaves a copy of the ...
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How to insert a light gray line in Microsoft Word?

I'd like to insert a light gray horizontal line to separate my jobs on my resume, like the following (screenshot from Linkedin):Do you see the line? How do I insert this line on Microsoft Word. ...
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MS Word Relative order of non-overlapping relatively aligned objects

In MS Word (2016 at least) you can align multiple objects (e.g. textboxes, tables, frames, drawing canvases, ...) relative to some feature like the page, column, or margin. If you tell each of them to ...
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Error in opening MS Word file

I am trying to open a Word file but it is giving me an error: Is it possible to fix this error and open the file? I tried opening it in Word pad and it was able to show me few pages.
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“Word cannot complete the save”. files in Content.MSO

Firstly, I have tried googling this but I can only get results for the phrase "Word cannot complete the save due to a file permission error" but the error I am getting is simply "Word cannot complete ...
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How to select text so I can delete the same spaces vertically in a rectangle of text?

In WordPerfect X5 you can "select a rectangle" and then remove a column of text/spaces out of that rectangle of text. Can you do that in Word 2016??
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OS X MS-Word 2011: why does CTRL-SHFT-H not toggle hidden text?

The hotkey hides selected text, but I am unable to toggle and show (unhide) hidden text. I found this procedure:If it does not work for you, try reassigning it:Select Tools > Customize Keyboard...
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We're sorry. We can't open XXX.docx because we found

A word file I just saved will not open and show this error."We're sorry. We can't open XXX.docx because we found a problem with its contents"
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Revert to inheriting style property

In word you can set style to inherit properties from other style. However when you set the property to the child style once, it no longer inherits this property from the parent.The question is, is ...
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Script does not run in Browser but it works in command prompt

I am using an Windows 10 and Apache24 with php72. I am trying to run a perl script that is using Win32::OLE to open an Word document and put some content inside a document.Perl script runs fine from ...
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MS Word 2013-Text highlight color changes after saving

I noticed this recently because I'm using gray highlight to indicate which items in a list I have finished.If I'm using the light gray highlight, after I close the document and reopen it, the ...
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Just created a docx doc and image missing when I upload to google docs

I just created a docx doc and the one image in this doc is missing when I upload to google docs.I originally copied and pasted it from a web page. I tried copy and paste from the docx to google doc, ...
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Word Mail Merge Template Set-Up

I know how to perform a mail merge from within word, but my question is, how can I create a mail merge template that I can open from an external source such as Excel and automatically map the headers ...
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Word 16 - Add Customised Heading to Navigation Pane

Basically, I am creating a large document and am using customised headings. All good but how do I add these to the Navigation Pane?
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How to have <img style='width:100%'> in Word?

How to make picture in word use all the available space in width adapting the height in fonction of the picture ratio?
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In Word, find synonyms when using track changes

MS Word (2010) has a nice feature that you can right click a word and then find a list of synonyms. However, when track changes is on, in a changed part of the document, the right click (context) menu ...
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When opening a file, Word slowly counts the pages before it is ready to work

When I open a file in Microsoft Word, Word does not open the whole file immediately, but loads one page after another. There is a small counter in the lower right corner of the file window in which ...
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How to swap two words in a Microsoft Word document?

I have a very long file which refers certain persons as Petitioners and certain persons as Respondents. I want to swap these two words so that the Petitioner is changed to Respondent, and vice versa....
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Word converts JPG to PNG when added to drawing canvas

I have a word document in which I note down things I learn, some of which are accompanied by images. I recently noticed the size of my document had rocketed, so renamed it to a .zip and looked at its ...

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