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Forum: General Discussion June 6th, 2010, 05:19 PM Posted to microsoft.public.word.docmanagement
Replies: 10
Views: 682
Posted By Jay Freedman
Auto suggest

Yes, like "surely web forums are the support medium of the future".
*Somebody* at Microsoft believes it, and therefore it will happen.
Apparently nothing is too absurd or too annoying to be ruled...
Forum: Page Layout June 6th, 2010, 02:15 AM Posted to microsoft.public.word.pagelayout
Replies: 1
Views: 2,293
Posted By Jay Freedman
WORD : problem in normal.dotm ?

See http://sbarnhill.mvps.org/WordFAQs/WhiteSpace.htm.

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Jay Freedman
Microsoft Word MVP FAQ: http://word.mvps.org
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Forum: Page Layout June 6th, 2010, 01:24 AM Posted to microsoft.public.word.pagelayout
Replies: 1
Views: 2,299
Posted By Jay Freedman
Add and delete Word document Paragraph symbol

Click the button on the toolbar (again, since that's probably what
you did to turn it on) or press Ctrl+Shift+8.

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Jay Freedman
Microsoft Word MVP FAQ: http://word.mvps.org
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Forum: Tables June 6th, 2010, 12:24 AM Posted to microsoft.public.word.tables
Replies: 3
Views: 2,240
Posted By Jay Freedman
Numbering a table in a left hand column?

Twayne, that works in Excel. But in Word, there is no such thing as a
selection marker to drag, and tables don't work that way.

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Jay Freedman
Microsoft Word MVP FAQ:...
Forum: Tables June 5th, 2010, 07:44 PM Posted to microsoft.public.word.tables
Replies: 3
Views: 2,240
Posted By Jay Freedman
Numbering a table in a left hand column?

In the first cell of the column, use Insert Field, select the Seq
field, and put some letter or name after the SEQ in the Field Codes
box in the upper right of the dialog (it doesn't really matter...
Forum: General Discussion June 5th, 2010, 07:34 PM Posted to microsoft.public.word.docmanagement
Replies: 10
Views: 682
Posted By Jay Freedman
Auto suggest

I think what Daniel is suggesting is the kind of "predictive text"
that's common on cell phones. Word does not have that feature,
although it has been requested before.

There are several differences...
Forum: General Discussion June 5th, 2010, 03:13 AM Posted to microsoft.public.word.docmanagement
Replies: 2
Views: 475
Posted By Jay Freedman
Alter build-in properties

Hi Elmer,

Sorry, what works for Excel does not work for Word.

The help topic on the BuiltInDocumentProperties collection for Excel
VBA says that its members are read-only, but that isn't true. You...
Forum: Page Layout June 4th, 2010, 03:54 AM Posted to microsoft.public.word.pagelayout
Replies: 2
Views: 1,523
Posted By Jay Freedman
spurious line after \page

It looks like Mr. Petry is working directly in the code of an RTF
document. That said, I have no idea what's causing his problem (or,
for that matter, exactly what the problem is).

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Jay...
Forum: General Discussion June 4th, 2010, 02:52 AM Posted to microsoft.public.word.docmanagement
Replies: 3
Views: 437
Posted By Jay Freedman
Text Rotation

Although you can rotate the shape by 180 degrees (or any amount, if
you use the Rotate More Rotation Options button), the text inside
the shape never rotates at all. The only function that affects...
Forum: New Users June 3rd, 2010, 09:26 PM Posted to microsoft.public.word.newusers
Replies: 1
Views: 522
Posted By Jay Freedman
How can I get 2011 boxed style printable calendar

http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/templates/TC300084441033.aspx?CategoryID=CT102853591033

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Jay Freedman
Microsoft Word MVP FAQ: http://word.mvps.org
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Forum: General Discussion June 3rd, 2010, 09:23 PM Posted to microsoft.public.word.docmanagement
Replies: 1
Views: 541
Posted By Jay Freedman
Does microsoft have a template for 10-11 academic year calendar ?

There is one 2010-2011 calendar, near the end of the list of 2009-2010
calendars. To go directly to its download page, click...
Forum: New Users June 3rd, 2010, 03:45 PM Posted to microsoft.public.word.newusers
Replies: 2
Views: 448
Posted By Jay Freedman
Use jpg as border - Word 2007

See http://sbarnhill.mvps.org/WordFAQs/BorderArt.htm.

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Jay Freedman
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Forum: General Discussion June 3rd, 2010, 03:41 PM Posted to microsoft.public.word.docmanagement
Replies: 3
Views: 437
Posted By Jay Freedman
Text Rotation

Word doesn't have any provision for 180 degree rotation of text.

A workaround -- if it works for you -- is to set the orientation of the page
(or whole document) to Landscape, insert a table, and...
Forum: Page Layout June 3rd, 2010, 02:14 AM Posted to microsoft.public.word.pagelayout
Replies: 1
Views: 465
Posted By Jay Freedman
Using Different Headers in a Section.

The answer depends on how you want the header on each page to differ
from the others in the section.

If the header needs to repeat some piece of text that occurs on that
page, use a StyleRef field...
Forum: Tables June 3rd, 2010, 02:04 AM Posted to microsoft.public.word.docmanagement,microsoft.public.word.programming,microsoft.public.word.tables,microsoft.public.word.vba.general
Replies: 9
Views: 2,434
Posted By Jay Freedman
converting tabular structures in a Word document into an actual table or reading data from the tabular structures using VBA code

Hint: With the cursor in the Other box, press Ctrl+V to paste the
clipboard content. (Lots of people think they have to use a toolbar
button or a menu entry to paste, and those aren't available in...
Forum: General Discussion June 3rd, 2010, 02:04 AM Posted to microsoft.public.word.docmanagement,microsoft.public.word.programming,microsoft.public.word.tables,microsoft.public.word.vba.general
Replies: 9
Views: 496
Posted By Jay Freedman
converting tabular structures in a Word document into an actual table or reading data from the tabular structures using VBA code

Hint: With the cursor in the Other box, press Ctrl+V to paste the
clipboard content. (Lots of people think they have to use a toolbar
button or a menu entry to paste, and those aren't available in...
Forum: General Discussion June 3rd, 2010, 02:00 AM Posted to microsoft.public.word.docmanagement
Replies: 6
Views: 636
Posted By Jay Freedman
How do you print correction marks in Word

Here's a macro to do the job. See
http://www.gmayor.com/installing_macro.htm if needed.

Sub PrintableErrors()
Dim srcDoc As Document
Dim spErr As Range
Dim grErr As Range

If...
Forum: General Discussion June 2nd, 2010, 09:33 PM Posted to microsoft.public.word.docmanagement
Replies: 6
Views: 636
Posted By Jay Freedman
How do you print correction marks in Word

There is no built-in provision in Word to print those lines. You could use a
macro to format the spelling and grammar errors with real wavy underlines
(best to do this to a copy of the document,...
Forum: General Discussion June 2nd, 2010, 09:30 PM Posted to microsoft.public.word.docmanagement
Replies: 1
Views: 444
Posted By Jay Freedman
Can I limit undo store.

You can't turn it off. At various points in your macro, you can call the
method ActiveDocument.UndoClear to empty the list. Unless your computer is
seriously memory-poor, though, this probably...
Forum: Tables June 2nd, 2010, 09:26 PM Posted to microsoft.public.word.docmanagement,microsoft.public.word.programming,microsoft.public.word.tables,microsoft.public.word.vba.general
Replies: 9
Views: 2,434
Posted By Jay Freedman
converting tabular structures in a Word document into an actual table or reading data from the tabular structures using VBA code

Select the tabular structure and click Table Convert Text to Table (or
in Word 2007, Insert Table Convert Text to Table).

Before you can get this to work properly, you may have to do some...
Forum: General Discussion June 2nd, 2010, 09:26 PM Posted to microsoft.public.word.docmanagement,microsoft.public.word.programming,microsoft.public.word.tables,microsoft.public.word.vba.general
Replies: 9
Views: 496
Posted By Jay Freedman
converting tabular structures in a Word document into an actual table or reading data from the tabular structures using VBA code

Select the tabular structure and click Table Convert Text to Table (or
in Word 2007, Insert Table Convert Text to Table).

Before you can get this to work properly, you may have to do some...
Forum: New Users June 2nd, 2010, 04:22 PM Posted to microsoft.public.word.newusers
Replies: 15
Views: 903
Posted By Jay Freedman
adobe reader

If that particular file allows it (which depends on how the instruction file
was created), you can click the Tools menu in Adobe Reader, click Select &
Zoom, and click Select Tool. The mouse cursor...
Forum: Page Layout June 2nd, 2010, 03:39 PM Posted to microsoft.public.word.pagelayout
Replies: 4
Views: 512
Posted By Jay Freedman
Is it possilbe to have multiple tables of content in a single doc?

[email protected],

The article linked by trip_to_tokyo describes three different ways to put
multiple TOCs in a document. For the specific situation of a separate
appendix, only the one involving bookmarks is...
Forum: General Discussion June 2nd, 2010, 03:26 PM Posted to microsoft.public.word.docmanagement
Replies: 1
Views: 673
Posted By Jay Freedman
Why do my maths equations show strange symbols?

Start the equation editor. In the menu bar at the top of the screen, click
Style and choose Define. In the resulting dialog, make sure that the L.C.
Greek, U.C. Greek, and Symbol items are set to...
Forum: New Users June 2nd, 2010, 12:42 AM Posted to microsoft.public.word.newusers
Replies: 7
Views: 422
Posted By Jay Freedman
save as

That big round thing in the upper left corner isn't just a decoration.
It's called the "Office button", and it serves the same purpose as the
old File menu (which appears again in Word 2010,...
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