Microsoft Word





Microsoft Word is a commercial document editing program that is part of the Microsoft Office suite. It features numerous text-editing tools for creating richly formatted documents, along with tools for the use of macros in Word documents. Word's native file formats are denoted either by a .doc or .docx file extension. Plugins permitting the Windows versions of Word to read and write formats it does not natively support, such as the OpenDocument format (ODF) are available. Word can import and display images in common bitmap formats such as JPG and GIF. It can also be used to create and display simple line-art.

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I need some help please about onenote notebooks .Question 1- There are onedrive folder in my documents that has onenote notebooks section that contains three one notebooks with various names that are the same on onedrive app in the taskbar the white cloud but it is different than the onenote book shortcut in taskbar when I open to add something there. How can i make the names all the same in all 3 locations {onedrive white cloud app in taskbar and onedrive folder in my document and onenote notebook in taskbar.

Question 2-I noticed that there are 2 onenote notebooks in my apps. One of them has 2016 but not the other. Is that normal and what is the difference?

Question 3-When I click on onenote notebook shortcut in taskbar I do not see a new notebook opened up rather I see all my note notebooks open up. Once again is this normal ? The reason I ask when I click on Word document shortcut in taskbar a new word document opens up.

Lastly, when deleting a notebook I got this warning dialog box.My question is how do I know if something is online only{on my PC?} or on my onedrive {what would be the location name as in (ONLINE)?


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I am looking for a method, utility or website to list how many times specific words are used in a Word document.

For example, I tend to overuse the word "Perform" when there are other suitable synonyms that can be used instead of "Perform."

So I am looking for a way of analyzing a Word document (or by copying and pasting the text) to give me a complete list of which unique words were used and how many times each word was used so I can discover trends in my writing and words that are being overused and can be replaced by synonyms to make my writing less monotonous and to give more variety and make my writing my descriptive and prolific.

I will gladly pay for such software or service that will allow this to be done.

What are the best ways of doing this?
I want to use bookmark in MS word using vba.
There is an excel sheet to find words and replace in document. In the list there are expansion of number units (eg: Hz - hertz) but I want to ignore this to replace in my word doc if its after a number(eg: 90 Hz). If it is anywhere in text then it can replace with its expansion.
So I want to use bookmark whenever it finds "number" before the "unit" and the name of the bookmark can be "autounit_1" for the 1st time it finds then for 2nd "autounit_2" and so on.
Whenever the macro will  run it will ignore the bookmark and replace the rest.

My code: it is only replacing whatever is listed in excel. I want to use bookmark in this.

Sub Replace()

Dim xl As New Excel.Application
Dim wb As Workbook
xl.Visible = False
Dim ws As Worksheet
Dim SelectedFileItem As String
Dim FDialog As FileDialog
Set FDialog = Application.FileDialog(msoFileDialogOpen)
Dim lastRow
Dim find_text
Dim replace_text
Dim oCell
Dim r As Range
Dim afile
Dim ExcelWasNotRunning As Boolean
Dim num_chk
Dim bmRange As Range

Set bmRange = ActiveDocument.Bookmarks("autounit").Range

   With FDialog
   .Title = "Select a file"
   .AllowMultiSelect = False
   .InitialFileName = "D:\OneDrive - CACTUS\Documents"
   .Filters.Add "Excel files", "*.xlsx"
    If .Show = -1 Then
        SelectedFileItem = .SelectedItems(1)
        afile = SelectedFileItem
        MsgBox "You cancelled the operation"
     Exit Sub
    End If
    End With

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I have a single user who just got a new computer and now can't embed MS Word documents in the OLE field of my Access Runtime application.   At first MS Office wasn't licensed, but we took care of that and still have the problem.  I disabled click-to-run, turned off User Account Control, went into the Trust Center of MS Word and enabled All controls related to the ActiveX Settings, I also turned off Safe mode.  I disabled all but the basic Add-Ins that are working fine on my system.  We are going to test disabling Anti-virus tomorrow morning, but wanted to see if anyone could think of anything else that might be causing this effect.  I can successfully embed other document types, like MS Excel Worksheets, WordPad document, but MS Word isn't allowing the Insert Object mechanism to embed a .doc or .docx file.

When Windows makes a shortcut Word icon on his start menu, it adds those two little arrows, like a compressed folder, not sure if that's related.  Before Office was licensed, he had two little gears instead.  He is using Windows 10 Pro, MS Office 2013 without the full MS Access and click-to-run was a background process, but killing that didn't help either.
After a table draw in the Microsoft Word of Office 2016, any two cell merge cells in the middle of the table, cursor can not be inserted into the merged cell and if the merge then any text in that cell is deleted. But this is not the problem in office 2013. This problem is only in Office 2016. The cursor enters the merge cells in Office 2013, but why is the cursor not entering the office merged in Office 2016?
Anything opened in the browser or any SW i.e. Excel Word packages, although closed prior to the system being shut down, is auto-opened when powering back up - looks like recovery files functionality. Why is it defaulting to this and what to do to correct, many thanks,
Trying to print multiple copies of one page pdf to our copier and no matter how many copies i print it only prints 1 copy.
This printer is installed through our server \\server. I dont want to add this printer directly.

Things I tried:

- Other application like word printing multiple copies - Works
- Uninstalled Adobe reader DC and resinstalled - Same issue
- Deleted this printer and readded this printer from \\server
- While troubleshooting I placed the Print queue small window on the side and watched, as I click print, it only shows Copies Column - 1  
- Checked other users in the office with same windows 10 os and same printer installed through the server - no issues printing pdfs multiple copies

What could be causing this issue, for Adobe Reader DC to only print 1 copy even though I am selecting multiple copies  ?
What else can I try ?

Is there a way to run a short macro every time a new message, or reply message, is created in Outlook?

I would set default tab to 0.25" instead of 0.50; I understand that it is not possible to do this via the underlying MS Word template.

I have been asked to build a solution that saves documents and messages emailed back and forth in Outlook into some sort
of repository that can then be accessed from anywhere. I am looking for suggestions on the best way to do this using Excel/Outlook/Access VBA code, webforms  and SQL.

My initial thoughts were to automatically send a copy (CC) message of all Outlook emails to an email address set up specifically for this as a starting point
then either store the documents on the company cloud server or in an folder or SQL database.

Hello All,
I have been searching for awhile for a SharePoint 2016 app that will convert Docx file to PDF. I have seem some scripts out there for converting using JavaScript, but none work. I have also seen some apps that will do the conversion but cost $1000s of dollars that I can't afford. I believe I can use Word automation services but I am out of my league when programing.

What I need is a way to bulk create PDF files from Word Document in a SharePoint 2016 document library. I hope to use a button to trigger the event.

Thank you,
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I have some specific questions relating to Excel vba, Word vba and MailMerge.

My questions are:
1. I can get this instruction to work from Word vba:
ActiveDocument.MailMerge.Fields.Add Range:=Selection.Range, Name:="FirstName"
I can access a Word document from Excel vba, however this instruction fails. So my question is can this instruction
be issued from an Excel macro?

2. From Word it is possible to format the output of a MailMerge field using Toggle Field Codes. How can this be done from a vba macro? I have managed to do it using find and replace but surely there is a better way?

3. From an Excel macro I can invoke a simple Word macro, with code like:
Set WD = CreateObject("Word.Application")
WD.Run "runTxtConversion", txtFile
For me this works fine so long as there is only a single Word document open.
How can I make it work if there are multiple Word document?

I would be grateful for either direct answers or references to books or on-line documents that can answer my questions.

Many thanks,


I want to create a macro in word which will find words listed in excel and replace the words in MS Word Document.
For example - In my excel the sheet contains 2 columns, 1st column Words_to_Find & 2nd column Words_to_Replace!! The list of words are Abbreviation, (Eg: DBS -Deep brain stimulation) . I want to replace the first instance in the document. Suppose if the full-form is not written in 1st instance the replace it ,
For Eg    [ (DBS) has shown wide applications for treating various disorders in the central nervous system by using high frequency stimulation (HFS) sequences of electrical pulses. ]
In the above line DBS will be replaced by Deep brain stimulation but in the pattern of underline word in the above sentence. It will replace the word with "full-form (abbreviation)".
I am attaching Excel and word document.

Thank you.
I'm working with a client on an application which will display a list of files which are available for a user to review (file types: pdf, Excel, Word, PPT, Text).

The problem is that after these files are opened:

Application.Followhyperlink pathname\filename

The user has the ability to Save or Save As from the application (Acrobat, Excel, Word, PPT, NotePad, ...) user interface.  Is there any way I can open open the files with some form of command line switch which would prevent any of those applications from allowing the user to even see the File option on the application menu?  I only want them to be able to view and then close these documents.
 I have a situation where Windows 10 fails to return a complete search result from a mapped/network drive that consists of mainly Word, PDF, Excel documents.
 I re-created index on SBS2011 server to see if it would make a difference, but to no avail.
 Some words seems to return a more complete result than some other words. it is just very inconsistent from word to word that is used in search.
 is that what we can expect or is there a way to fine tune it?

Hi All!
How to assign a value if cell contains "word" else the word retain?

Below is my sample output

CELL A              CELL B
PPM Triad      PPM
Geo Man      Geo Man
PPM Triad      PPM
PPM Triad      PPM
PPM Triad      PPM
PPM Triad      PPM
How To:  
  1. Create a Desktop or Taskbar icon for the online version of Microsoft Word 365
  2. Make .doc & .docx file types open Word 365 online

I have lost Word 2010 Starter (free, ad-based version offered on limited PCs & laptops) when I had to rebuild a PC.  One free option is to use the online version of Word in Office 365.  I am using it now, but all my Word files no longer have a default app.

Being able to open a program via icon or double-click on a file is a time-saver.  I'm not sure how to set this up, though, for the online version of Word or Excel.  Or Outlook, for that matter.

Error on Acrobat PDFMaker from Word in office 2016

Unable to find "Adobe PDF" resource files.

"Acrobat PDFMaker"

You must have Administrator priveleges to install these files.  Please contact your local system administrator.

I have completely uninstalled Adobe 2017 and office and it works for an administrator but gets this message for other user.  I have also given them administrative rights and still not a go.  

Any direction would be much appreciated.

I want to create a Word macro that will check for similar words in two documents and highlight those sentences with more than 6 similar words in 2nd document.
Example: Doc1 contains some sentences and 2nd document contains some sentences, so highlight sentences which contains more than 6 similar words in the 2nd document.

Thank you.
Word Dialog BoxOne of our software applications calls up Microsoft Word in order to print customer receipts. Each time a receipt is printed, it halts midway through and we're presented with the attached dialog box. If we click yes, the receipt prints as normal but it really is disruptive to the workflow. Is there any way to suppress this notification within Word or add an exemption of some sort?

We're running Office 365 ProPlus v16.0.10730.20088
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I can not print multiple MS Word documents (.docx suffix) that are in a single folder, from File Explorer, and the right click menu also does not work in the MS Word Open File dialogue box. All of this used to work when I was creating and printing .doc files, created with Word 2003 Pro. I currently have Word 2016 Pro. What is it about the file extension that determines multi-file printability? Can the same capability be made to happen for .docx files? TIA.
when I try to search for something that I know it is in a specific word document. That item does not show up in results . I search from start menu. Can someone please help me?
I have an aspx page with s repeater on it using s hyperlink control or (Link Button).What I intend is to click the control and it would open a  O365 word document which user can start to write.
Also when completing the document, can the document be saved in a sharepoint site?
How to check a paragraph that it contain both paragraph style and character style in it.

Sample document is attached herewith.

We have to check that paragraph style "ref" and  character style is "Volume" exist in the document using VBA macro.

Hello Experts,
I create a .dotm file %appdata%\Microsoft\Word\STARTUP in order to re-run macros.
However when I try to open the file and go the module in which are reported the sub procedure I have the following message:
2018-09-06_05h32_34.pngThis is not the case when it comes to excel. I can access to module of xlsb file and add or modify existing procedureS.

How should I proceed to add or modify procedure from dotm file in order to re-run macros for new files?
Thank you very much for your help

What I am trying to achieve here is to create a word template file, which once moved to the "C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office15\STARTUP" folder add a new tab/ group and icons which are assigned to the macros(which simply open document templates.

to this point I know how create a new tab/group and assign macro to it, also know using the organizer we can copy the macro to template and move it to the above folder.

I just don't know how to copy the ribbon settings in the template aswell.

Any help is appreciated.

Thank you.

Microsoft Word





Microsoft Word is a commercial document editing program that is part of the Microsoft Office suite. It features numerous text-editing tools for creating richly formatted documents, along with tools for the use of macros in Word documents. Word's native file formats are denoted either by a .doc or .docx file extension. Plugins permitting the Windows versions of Word to read and write formats it does not natively support, such as the OpenDocument format (ODF) are available. Word can import and display images in common bitmap formats such as JPG and GIF. It can also be used to create and display simple line-art.