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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Office 2016 freezing Outlook, Word, and Excel freezing up
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I have opened Microsoft Word 2016 multiple times over past months using "Run as administrator" and clicked "Remove" on the following add-ins.

Add-ins Removed from Word
Despite manually removing the add-ins multiple times, I am constantly being frustrated by those add-ins re-installing themselves whenever Microsoft Office receives an update from Microsoft. I've noted this happen several times now and can't seem to find a way to prevent it from happening.

The same behaviour occurs in both Excel and Outlook - removed add-ins reinstall and reactivate themselves. Unsure of other Office applications as I rarely use more than the three discussed here.

Other add-ins in Outlook include WinZip Courier, Avast Antivirus Pluggin and others. There is no pattern relating to the add-ins themselves. If an add-in is available, upon recieving an update for Office 365, everything is re-installed after the update and re-activated.

Does anyone know how to stop this annoying behaviour once and for all? What am I missing?

Regards, Andrew
Simple cheap web design platform needed.
Aside from MS Word, what other cheap desktop apps are available to create a simple web site?
Wordpress requires a monthly payment. Can't afford that.
How to fix this. It opens on another laptop though but if you try to save it over you get back the same error.

What could cause this and how to fix it ?
User is using chrome and all links she clicks on PDF, WORD, XML, open up a save as dialog instead of the usual download to the bottom bar or opening with the app.  No idea what would change the behavior.  this happened within the last few days.

outlook i have big email chain

i need to search on word called "xyz"

control F do not work which opens new email window,
how to do basic search in outlook which seems very complicated there

please advise
i have one flow diagram in the word document.

how can i copy paste that same diagram in visio and make minor changes to it.

please advise
word document i made changes to its content by adding more pages and changing digrams, headings etc.

Table of Contents in first page is not reflecting the changes with changed page numbers, navigation etc. Please advise how to fix it
how to put header with some thing like  "Design Document"
footer with something like Date save and time stamp
how to achieve in word
please advise
When i issue a command # esxcli storage filesystem list, I get /vmfs/volumes/598c7ef**-** along with name of the Vmware datastore
i am trying to find which of these belongs to storage's naa.600601
I  issued # esxcli storage core path list and it is listing the multipathing information and get naa number.
In other word i am trying to find the way to match the naa.6666*** with uuid. This way i can go into the storage and increase the space for the LUN .
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With Windows 7 and Office 2010 coming relatively close their support life-cycle end dates, our company are planning to move to supported releases, e.g. windows 10 and latest version of Office. We have a number of word macro enabled documents (docm) for workflows, as well as an Access Database application with front end purely built upon 2010. I am not a developer myself, but I suspect major upgrades such as completely new OS and Office versions may have adverse effects on these systems. Are there any general best practice guidelines on making the transition as smooth as possible specific to access databases to ensure they work as expected in the new releases, any specific tools that can be used in the testing etc. Or any general tips on such an exercise based on experience most welcome.

As a general observation, have you encountered many issues with word docm/access database applications when they were developed in a previous version of word/access, when you upgraded to a completely new version of word/access? Can you provide some examples of the scale of the issue, or was it relatively 'painless'.
When there is a word in Microsoft Word 2016 that is spelled incorrectly the word will have a read unline under it.  If I drag the mouse across the word and right click one option is Add to Dictionary.  If I chose to do so, will it add that word to the Dictionary file for all Microsoft Word files on my computer or does each document have it's own dictionary?
how to apply format painter(from line 1) to more than one lines(say line 2 at start line 10 at middle, line 20 at end) at different places in word one line at top one line at middle one line at end
Please advise
Word 2013  - Insufficient Memory - Word cannot display the requested font

When Opening a specific word document, user receives error " Insufficient Memory - Word cannot display the requested font"
I ran a repair of office 2013, Renamed to .old, Tried  opening word in safe mode - No Add-ins
Nothing seems to be working.  
I can open the document without an issue on my computer.

I've run out of ideas.

We have a shared mapped drive on Windows Server in which we need to be able to give multi-user access to some Windows Excel and Word documents. This will enable them to be collaboratively edited at the same time.

What's the simplest approach to achieve this?
I have a report where I have created a parameter with several membership types. Have added this criteria to the record selection.
when I run the report I get data for all the membership types except where the type begins with the word Junior
there are several formula in the report, have deleted each one in turn from the report but it still does not work for this group
have checked the group selection expert part, does not seem to be an issue.
Do not know where the problem may lie?
Attached below is a Word doc with a sample table that I try to copy to Excel. One row in the Word table may become multiple rows in Excel. That causes other problems when processing the Excel table. Ideally, the copy to Excel gives one row for each ACTION FIELD entry as it does in this Word table.

Word Table showing first 8 rows:
Shows first few lines of Word Table
Excel Table after copying first 8 rows has 22 rows. I would like Excel to have only 8 rows, since that is what Word had.
Shows first few lines of Excel Table - too many rows
Both the full sample Word table, and the attempted copy to Excel (with 22 rows) is attached.
I have a PowerShell script that was created by a former colleague. The idea of the script is to open a word file and compare it to the company official templates. Then, it creates an output data file where we have the compliance information for each file. We have over 3000 Word files, the reason why it is done by a script. However, when we try to run the script now,  it doesn't finish running (it stops in the 300). What I noticed is that the word processes it opens, it doesn't close after, so the CPU gets really busy and I believe that's the reason it stops.

Here's the script as of now:

#to enable powershell scripts on your machine:
# * Run a powershell command prompt as Administrator
# * type this :                Set-ExecutionPolicy Unrestricted

function Select-Folder($message='Select a folder', $path = 0) {  
    $object = New-Object -comObject Shell.Application  
    $folder = $object.BrowseForFolder(0, $message, 0, $path)  
    if ($folder -ne $null) {  
$folder = Select-Folder -mess 'Select the folder where the Resumes/CVs are'

cd $folder

$word = New-Object -Com Word.Application
$word.Visible = $false #to prevent the document you open to show
$binding = "System.Reflection.BindingFlags" -as [type]
#$files = Get-ChildItem -filter *.doc
#Just attempt to read all files in the directory
$files = Get-ChildItem
$output = Join-Path $pwd.path OUTPUT.dat

function GetTemplateName {
$word = …
using word 2016, i cannot copy text from one location to another.
when i right click the selected tekst, i get below :chow can i make it show the normal copy/paste options?
in case you want to try  here the file
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I have a Word form that has a list of options that I want to put as three content controls drop-down lists. The second depends on the first and the third depends on the second. Is it possible to do this through a VBA code? I managed to create code but I used the legacy Drop-down form field and the end form doesn't look as good, the reason why I need to do it through content controls. I also have an excel file with all the possibilities to be chosen. I'm sorry if I'm not super technical, I'm new to all this. Can someone, please, help?
I have recovered about 200 files that were saved in various Microsoft Office 97-2003 formats (.doc, .pub, etc). I need to convert them to Office 2010. When I looked online for a solution I found these steps -

Click the File tab.
On the Info screen, click the Convert button. A descriptive dialog box appears. ...
In the Microsoft Word dialog box, click to place a check mark by the item Do Not Ask Me Again about Converting Documents.
Click the OK button.
Click the Save button to save your document.

The problem is there is no convert button and the page is blamk.

Please advise.

Thank you.

UGGGGHHHH!  I accidentally added an incorrectly-spelled word to my MS word dictionary.
How can I delete the word?
Is it in a file I can edit and browse?  I have a feeling I've made this mistake more than once.
Anyone aware of a method to update the code signing certificate in bulk on multiple Microsoft Word docs?
Hello fellow Experts Exchange members:

I have one user who reports that she often sends the same Word document (updated constantly) to the same users.

She reports that recently the recipients reported that the Word documents they received are missing text and have lines out-of-order.

I have attached a screenshot of the original document and the document the recipients received.  (Text has been blacked out for privacy, and missing text on the received document is indicated by brown squares).

All of the users are in the same mail domain handled by the same Exchange server, and no other users have reported any issues with Word attachments missing information.

The user attaches the Word document using the "Attach Item" button in a mail message in Outlook and not using the "Send As" button in Word.

She reports that even test messages sent to herself are missing text, but she has not experienced any other issues with her computer.

I have reviewed the event log entries on both her computer and the Exchange server but have not discovered anything suspicious.

Have any Experts Exchange members experienced a similar situation and could offer pointers on the resolution?


In a Word document I have two tables. Each with three rows and two columns. I need a Macro that would copy of the content of Cell 2 in Row 2 of Table 1 to Cell 2 in Row 2 of Table 2 such that the content from Table 1 is copied to whatever is already in Cell 2 of the Row 2 of Table 2.
I have tried some code (as provided in the code window) but this code replaces whatever is already in Cell 2 or Row 2 of Table 2. I would like my macro to copy from Table 1 to table 2 without replacing the previous content of the Cell 2 of Row 2 of Table 2. The image provided with this question should illustrate what I would like my Macro to do.
Thank you for your help.

Sub CopyTableCell()
' CopyTableCell Macro
' This code replaces the content of the target cell in Table 2. 

Dim paraOne As Range
Dim paraTwo As Range

Set paraOne = ActiveDocument.Tables(1).Rows(2).Cells(2).Range
Set paraTwo = ActiveDocument.Tables(2).Rows(2).Cells(2).Range


paraTwo.Collapse wdCollapseEnd 'get to end of cell
paraTwo.Move wdCharacter, -1 'back up over cell separator
End Sub

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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.