Always use the version specific tag for your version of Microsoft Word unless asking a general non-version specific question.

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Filename field in “Save as” dialog box loses focus

When have to save a new version of a Word file, it has been my SOP to select an existing file with a similar name in order to pre-populate the filename field in the dialog box, and then edit the name. ...
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Lines drawn in Word jumping when converted to PDF

I'm working on a document that contains some coloured drawn lines, that I've gotten to pretty much where I want them. However, when I convert the document to pdf, the lines don't look the same. Some ...
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Styling checkboxes in MS Word

I've set up a form in Word using the following:...so that users can tick / untick checkboxes, but the boxes appear greyed out.Is there a way I can restyle them to look more like checkboxes do in a ...
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Symbol for Universal Set in Microsoft Word

I want to find a way to insert this symbol circled in orange.(Universal set notation used in a particular maths syllabus.)Attempts so far. Different scripts of "E" in Microsoft Word. (Palace ...
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Word 2016 template with jump stops

When making a template which includes the same text except for a few distinct additions that I need to insert, how can I include "jump stops" to signal the cursor to each desired place?I believe ...
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Prevent losing a digital Signature when a document is saved?

The questionWhat is an effective work-around to prevent a Digital Signature dropping from a file when it's saved? Or, What would be an efficient way to replicate saving data to a Macro Enabled MS ...
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Modify VB code in MS Word to change image text-wrapping

In this code for image resizing:Sub resize()Dim i As LongWith ActiveDocumentFor i=1 To .InlineShapes.CountWith .InlineShapes(i).ScaleHeight=50.ScaleWidth=...
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How to generate nice looking algorithm tables in Word?

I am looking for a way to create nice looking algorithm tables, which are mostly generated in latex documents and used in scientific papers e.g.Is there a good tutorial how to do it?I become ...
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Formatting list of figures in Word 2016

When using References > Insert Table of Figures, I can manipulate it using Paragraph > Indentation > Hanging. However, I couldn't make it similar to the figure below. Any suggestion how to format ...
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MS Word 2010 - footnotes in heading styles showing up in header references when converted to PDF

Headings in Word that have a footnote in them are resulting in numbers followed by "F" in my headers when I convert to PDF. The headers were created using a styleRef cross-reference. Have tried ...
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How convert Docx file to fillable PDF file?

How do you convert a Docx file to a PDF containing fillable form fields?Note, I'm not asking how to convert a Docx to PDF. That's trivial using Libreoffice or the print dialog. However, that ...
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Printing on colored letterhead with black and white printer

I have colored letterheads with header and footer in word format and physical printed page.I want to feed the colored letterhead to the black and white printer and print on letterhead.For that I'...
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Find and replace plain text with merge field in Word

I have an email template that currently has tokens like [[cost]]. However, I am now transitioning to using formal merge fields, which look like «cost». I have the old format at lot in this template, ...
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Cannot find Shrink One Page command in Word for Mac 2016

I'm using Word for Mac 2016 version 16.15. Apparently the 'Shrink One Page' command should be in found in Word Preferences > Ribbon & Toolbar, but there's no sign of it there. See below ...
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In Word, when typing, let cursor skip a page

I am currently in the midst of preparing a thesis, and in Microsoft Word (I am using version 14.7.2 of 2011 and I am a Mac OSX user!) I would like to have pages of figures and tables stand next to the ...