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Forum: Formatting Long Documents July 31st, 2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,046
Posted By Cardlaw
Hyphenation

When I tell MS Word 2010 to automatically hyphenate my document, it only adds the optional hyphens to long words at the ends of lines, which means that when I convert the document (say to Kindle...
Forum: General Discussion November 14th, 2012, 04:36 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,450
Posted By Cardlaw
Little inline "L" character

I have an old database converted to MS Word. At the end of each record, there is a small but capital letter "L" (pic would not upload). I would like to search and replace with something else so staff...
Forum: General Discussion November 9th, 2012, 07:59 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,575
Posted By Cardlaw
Wildcard Search/Replace

As part of my cleanup of an old database converted to MS Word, I am trying to add a space after a date of birth in the format 00/00/00, because right now the last number in date of birth is next to a...
Forum: General Discussion July 30th, 2010, 07:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 533
Posted By Cardlaw
It is probably a paragraph or line border. Go...

It is probably a paragraph or line border. Go into the format menu, and select borders and shading and change the settings to remove the line.
Forum: General Discussion April 2nd, 2009, 04:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 59
Posted By Cardlaw
Is your copy of office an expired trial version?

Is your copy of office an expired trial version?
Forum: General Discussion March 31st, 2009, 07:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 86
Posted By Cardlaw
Microsoft has a Microsoft Word add-on that does...

Microsoft has a Microsoft Word add-on that does this; it is available for download for free from microsoft's web site.
I would use this rather than a third-party program.
Forum: General Discussion October 4th, 2007, 03:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 105
Posted By Cardlaw
Congratulations, your software is now officially...

Congratulations, your software is now officially 10 years out of date!
Forum: General Discussion October 2nd, 2007, 04:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 62
Posted By Cardlaw
how do you spell compatible?

how do you spell compatible?
Forum: General Discussion May 9th, 2007, 05:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 65
Posted By Cardlaw
It may also be that there are copies of the style...

It may also be that there are copies of the style in all your documents, not just the Normal template.
Forum: General Discussion April 11th, 2007, 08:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 62
Posted By Cardlaw
That is just a list of recently opened documents...

That is just a list of recently opened documents containing shortcuts, not actual documents. I would right click on the shortcut to normal.dot, get properties, and locate the original, to determine...
Forum: General Discussion April 11th, 2007, 05:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 55
Posted By Cardlaw
Buy a copy of Adobe Illustrator, and use it to...

Buy a copy of Adobe Illustrator, and use it to autotrace the letters you want to include in the logo; turn the letters into vector art, such as eps.
Forum: General Discussion March 21st, 2007, 07:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 62
Posted By Cardlaw
So how do you change the pdfmaker image...

So how do you change the pdfmaker image resolution resampling settings?
Forum: General Discussion March 20th, 2007, 08:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 62
Posted By Cardlaw
I have the same problem: If Distiller is not...

I have the same problem:
If Distiller is not being used to create the pdf, what is?
Forum: General Discussion March 6th, 2007, 03:06 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,462
Posted By Cardlaw
You need to learn the difference between...

You need to learn the difference between possessive and plural :)
Forum: General Discussion February 28th, 2007, 05:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 75
Posted By Cardlaw
Is azerty the same as a dvorak keyboard?

Is azerty the same as a dvorak keyboard?
Forum: General Discussion February 27th, 2007, 10:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 72
Posted By Cardlaw
If Word 2007 works the same as 2003, you are...

If Word 2007 works the same as 2003, you are probably viewing all "available formatting," which includes styles and all formatting used in the document.
Change the drop down to "available styles"....
Forum: General Discussion February 16th, 2007, 04:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 57
Posted By Cardlaw
Right-click on the toolbar and see if it is...

Right-click on the toolbar and see if it is listed in the available toolbars.
Forum: General Discussion February 9th, 2007, 12:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 83
Posted By Cardlaw
Umm... that's an inadequate reason to remove the...

Umm... that's an inadequate reason to remove the feature, because people use bar codes for more than to get a bulk mailing discount. Mail with bar codes reputedly arrives at its destination faster,...
Forum: General Discussion February 9th, 2007, 12:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 57
Posted By Cardlaw
I suspect that Word converts the graphic into a...

I suspect that Word converts the graphic into a different format when it imports it, which is a different size than the original.
Forum: General Discussion February 5th, 2007, 06:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 61
Posted By Cardlaw
Or... Just go to Page Setup...Paper and select...

Or...
Just go to Page Setup...Paper and select Letter from the drop down menu, then save the template.
Forum: General Discussion January 31st, 2007, 11:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 110
Posted By Cardlaw
Not a Microsoft Word question, but... The...

Not a Microsoft Word question, but...
The standard desktop icons can be restored by right-clicking on the desktop, selecting display properties, selecting the desktop tab, clicking on advanced, and...
Forum: General Discussion January 30th, 2007, 07:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 54
Posted By Cardlaw
Use Templates and Addins...Organizer to copy the...

Use Templates and Addins...Organizer to copy the macros and styles into your new normal.dot file.
The new version of Word might have its normal.dot file in a different format, thus causing problems...
Forum: General Discussion January 29th, 2007, 05:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 61
Posted By Cardlaw
If the above suggestion does not work, try...

If the above suggestion does not work, try reinstalling the PDFMaker component of Adobe Acrobat through the Adobe installer or add/remove programs control panel.
Forum: General Discussion January 29th, 2007, 05:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 56
Posted By Cardlaw
If you are using Microsoft Word forms: I have...

If you are using Microsoft Word forms: I have seen this happen in protected forms using MS Word form fields. You could try unprotecting the form; you could also check the print settings to make sure...
Forum: General Discussion January 25th, 2007, 07:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 62
Posted By Cardlaw
My first guess is that the text may be set to a...

My first guess is that the text may be set to a different language.
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