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Can I configure Microsoft Word to scroll to the correct “next” line when pressing the down arrow (viewing two pages wide)?

I like the feature within Word that shows two pages on the screen side-by-side (not using the "View Side by Side" feature, but simply editing the document at a high enough resolution with the zoom low ...
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Maintaining word order when copying Hebrew from and SE site to MS Word

When I try to copy text from Mi Yodeya (the Judaism SE site, which I usually render in Chrome) into a MS Word document (using Word 2007 on Windows 7), e.g. this one, I find that Hebrew text comes ...
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Word 2016 - keep Portrait orientation of a page but have landscape-oriented table?

I'm writing my dissertation and I have a particularly large table in the attachment section which stretches over several pages vertically and fits just about right horizontally when in landscape. The ...
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How do we view and resolve the difference between my version and the server version of a file?

In our MS Office Upload Center, I have a file: Name MyFile.docx Location d.docs.live.net/2234hksjdfhk2j34/Documents/Work/ (this is OneDrive) Last in Sync 10/26/2014 2:50 PM Status Please Refresh In ...
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Fixed cross reference layout “Only label and number”

I always want a e.g. figure cross reference to show only label and number. Is there a way to default to this setting instead of having to select this from the corresponding dialog each time I re-open ...
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Can I have LaTeX-style floats in Word?

I'm a (rather experimented) LaTeX-user... but unfortunately, I have to use Word (2000 (!)) at work. One of the things I miss the most (I mean, except the typographic quality, the macros and the math ...
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Export for PDF/A results in low-quality PDF

I have a thesis written in word with some figures. I was required to write it in Word, but in the end I managed to deal with the figures. I exported to PDF for printing, and it looks fine on screen ...
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Why is my bullet formatting reset after changing a single bullet in Microsoft Word?

I have a custom multilevel list style in Microsoft Word 2010 which uses a mix of bullets and numbers. Whenever I try to change the bullet for single level, it ends up changing list items from every ...
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How can I set a program to run as Admin when opening from file?

Ok, I need to get a little into the nitty-gritty of the registry, so here's what I got and what I want. I'm using a little Word add-in which converts latin letters to cyrillic ones, straight ...
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Can Google Docs be used to “sanitize” a word or excel document?

Sometimes I have to download some word or excel documents from incredible sites. I need not only to read but also to edit them. I heard that Microsoft Office suite is a very popular attack vector. ...
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Keyboard shortcuts not working when MSWord is open since Anniversary Upgrade

This turns out to be very hard to Google, for reasons that will become clear: I am using Windows 10. I have several keyboard shortcuts that open various programs. For example Ctrl-Alt-M opens a ...
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Disable auto-hide of scrollbar in Word 2016

Word 2016 hides the vertical scrollbar after a few seconds of inactivity. As soon as I move the mouse cursor it appears again but it disappears again after a moment. When it's hidden I can't see how ...
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Shrinking text to fit in MS Word table

I'm writing some software that takes a Microsoft Word document, replaces variables inside, then prints the final document onto an ID card. The document has limited space and must fit on a single page, ...
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Can MS-Word open encrypted ODT-Files

Is it possible to open LibreOffice encrypted documents using MS-Word 2010? The data format is odt and the password is known. Is the encryption secure?
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Word Find Everything Until A Particular Character

I'm creating a Word macro to automatically clean up output from a document generation system. I need to come up with a Word Wildcard Expression to select everything from a particular piece of text up ...

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