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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Hello Community Members...

I have a word document with about 30 pages of it...

Where on page 14 and page 23 I have done this:

Pressed the dash-key three times and touched the enter-key and it done a whole solid line across the page...

How would I DELETE this line I have tried but cannot do it lol...

All help so much VALUED...

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I have a Word 365 document 7 pages long. The header needs to start on page 2, and contain the document title which does not change, and the phrase "Page N" (no quotes) where N is the number of the page. The header begins on page 2 and should show "Page 2".

I have tried in vain and while I can get the number 2 on page 2, there is no numbering after this.

Please do not give me any links to microsoft support - I have tried them all...
I have around 10 users that need to convert PDF's into Word and I am trying to find a solution for this without to have to spend too much money buying licenses.

Do you know a solution for that?
Hi Experts

Windows 10 & Word 365 64-bit - I am trying to use the attached code to list available printers. It works successfully on 32-bit but does not on 64-bit. It appears to correctly identify that there are  5 printers but does not return the names - just the string of spaces.

I've worn Google out, and I've tried every combination I can think of regarding variable types, but I'm just not getting anywhere. Ideally, I need this to work on 32-bit and 64-bit and so have avoided the LongLong variable type.

Hoping someone knows the answer. Many thanks in advance.
How to print a PDF Saddle Stitched booklet?

I am having trouble using Word to print a booklet, and used to convert a Word booklet to the attached PDF.


This booklet appear to be intact. But, I can not get the PDF to print, using Adobe Acrobat (PDF), on my Mac, using an HP MFP M127fw.

Here is the Print window...

Adobe Print (Mac)
I select to print from pages 1 to 1 and that bring out 2 pages.

IF they were on the same sheet, opposite sides, they wold be correct.

What can you suggest I do to make it stop so I can flip the page??

I also just discovered some juicy details that probably hold the answer.

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I have a MS Access form using VBA for a field after the update.  The code is checking for a character in another field to determine what code is executed:

    If InStr(Nz(Me.LNotes, 0), "ß") = 0 Then
        Me.LastStatus = Now()

All is working fine however I just noted that if the field (LNotes - memo field) has the word "Processing" the initial code in the IF statement is NOT executed even if the character ß is not present.

Any idea why this might be?  I have been using this code for years.
I cannot open Word 2016 Hyperlink with Internet Explorer.
I have a word document with a hyperlinked text that points to a pdf document (see attached). I want this link be opened from public visitors.
The link works if I have configured Google Chrome as my default browser, but visitors have different browsers so it is not a solution to change the default Browser that opens the link.
Any Ideas on how to fix it?
Hello Community Members...

I have the latest Word and want to move pages around in the document...

For instant I want page 2 to be page 1 the Word document has about 15 pages in it...

All help VALUED...

Need this Word Booklet to print properly (Mac to HP Laser)

I have attached a booklet sample I created so I could find help to make it print like a booklet.

I use Word 16.27 (2019) ON A MAC

I feel like I am missing this "Multiple Pages"

Multiple Pages
I do not see that option aywhere.

Can you make this print like a booklet?

If you make a small change to do this, please send me back the working version and tell me what you changed.

Also, how do I make Word print the one side and request my confirmation that I flipped the pages over?

Need to easily make a composite matrix of images

I have roughly 20 images of faces I need to make into a composite. Think Brady Bunch...

4 rows, 5 columns...

But I do not want to need to reduce the size of any image. I want it to auto adjust to fit.

Suggestions for a tool?

Word has a table layout where I could drop each photo. But there will be white space. I instead want this to look like one image with 20 faces.


It need to be easy...

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Hello Community Members...

I have the Word app pinned to my Task Bar and brought up a document...

Could not find where the document was saved when looked at the title of the file...

So did a search on my computer for the file and it looks like an Edge file but a .docx extension...

When I click the app brings up the Word document BUT in the folder it brings it in Edge...

How do I change this...

I have a section break next page in word 2016 but can't delete it. How can I delete it?
Office 365
Windows 10 version 1809
Problem: When saving to a SharePoint site, via MS Word, files and folders on SharePoint do not appear.
Any suggestions?
Need a Word Template for a small booklet

I would like a template that will print a 5.5" X 8.5" booklet on roughly 4 or 5 full sized pages.

I can certainly format Word to print in the configuration I would like, but I need something bigger from a template.

I need customizable regions throughout the document which will contain 1 or more images and text.

The must be resizable since I have no idea how the content will flow, at this point. So, I need total flexibility, on the fly, to grow the section based on:

1) the amount of text
2) the minimum size an image can be printed.

So, I suppose, the big value add for this template is the resizability of a nice looking framed section. If, I needed to explicitly format it to print in booklet form, I can do that myself.

Suggestion on how to find that template?

MS Word gives us a portrait view. Any way to get a landscape view? We have lyrics to a song and we want them at the bottom of a video. We type the first two lines and get them on one page at a nice size font of 100. But when used as an overlay on the video it covers too much of the video. If we could landscape them along the bottom then the 11 words would be on two lines horizontal instead of five lines vertical. We're using Word and Paint because those are the programs that can get us the two lines of text on a document, copy pasted to paint and saved as a jpg image and opened as an image to the video creator program. And basically the only programs that we have used for such things. Thanks.
Outlook 2010 Emails with Word Attachments are not showing the paperclip for an attachment.  The attachment is there when you open the message.  It only appears to be .doc attachments.  If someone sends my user a pdf or xls it shows the paperclip.  I have done lots of searching and cant really find an answer.
I received the following error on a word document:  Word was unable to read this document.  It may be corrupt.  Try one of the following:
Open and Repair the file
Open the file with the Text Recovery converter

I'm not exactly sure where these items are located in the Office 365 apps or if it will even work but any advice would be helpful.
Could someone show me how to make a Microsoft Word macro which does the following:
1. Find a double forward slash "//"
2. Put cursor at the first found slash.
3. Highlight to the end of the line
4. Color the highlighted portion green so that the "//" to the EOL is green.

Thanks in advance,
Office 365 for Business
Windows 10
Problem: When a Word document is opened, it freezes/hangs Microsoft Word.
Note, the Word file opens correctly in Word Online
A previous version of the file opened temporarily

Things tried and did not work: Open Word in safe mode: winword.exe /a
Opened the Word file with the open and repair method
Insert the Word file with into a blank document (Word file)
Tried to export the Word file to a PDF
The file was renamed from the extension .docx to .doc
Tried to open the file in another profile

Other things to note, Windows 10 is fully updated
At one point, the file told me that someone else is using the document, but there was no proof

Proposal: Just restore the file from the previous day
Rename the Microsoft Word template
Perform an online repair of Microsoft Office 365 Pro
Try OpenOffice
Try the Word app, from the Windows Store
Try Google Docs
Try all the suggestions from Word
Try a different PDF creation tool, beside Adobe Acrobat

Any ideas?
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Programming in Word VBA.  I've built a routine to synchronize two folder structures.  The user can choose to first perform a test sync.  If so, my code creates a new document and writes the results to it, so they can review the printed list.  When they close the preview doc it re-displays the dialog so they can perform the real sync or cancel.  A Do While loop watches for the test document to be closed, then re-displays the original dialog (which has been hidden).

That's where I'm running into trouble.  I can see the new document get created, but the text in the document is not visible.  If I save that document and re-open it, the text is now readable.  Whether I save or not, when I close the document, the original dialog re-appears as desired.

I tried several methods to display the text before I go into the watch loop:  Application.Screenrefresh, reselecting the new document, inserting a MsgBox, inserting a pause of a few seconds.  Nothing displays that document.  Any suggestions?

myresult = ""
cancld = False
If cancld = True Then Exit Sub


If myresult = "test" Then

    Set newdoc = Application.documents.Add
    docname = newdoc.Name
    Synchronizing.Show (False)  'small dialog that says "synchronizing...please wait"
    somethingchanged = False
    Call SyncFoldersAddNewTest(serverlibrary, contentlibraryfolder, 

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I have an invoice generator built in Word 2016 which uses VBA and form fields to create an invoice.
What I would like to be able to do is to save the completed document as a standard Word document, without the fields etc

There are some times when the standard invoice template does not suit, so I would like to be able to edit the resulting document after it has been completed.
Does anyone know how I would re crate the attached Word Art images in Word 2016. I inherited these and 1/10 (tenths) is missing and I need to recreate.

(For wife for school)

I'm having an issue opening a Word 2016 document in Protected View I was hoping for some expertise with.

When I try to open on local drive, I"m getting this error:
OS Not Configured
I then look at the properties and have the option to "Unblock" in the security settings as shown here:

    This does open in "Protected View" on another workstation I have but NOT in my VDI environment.

    • All policies are the same, and "Protected View is Enabled in both environments - therefore the issue is I cannot open in Protected view in my VDI environment - on LOCAL storage.

    • Note 1:  If I copy the file to One Drive, or Sharepoint online and open with either Word or Word online - I do not get the error and it opens without being in protected view.

    • The only real difference I have noticed is with "Trusted Publishers".

    1. On a workstation where it opens without issue in Protected view, here is what the Trusted Publishers looks like:
    2. trustedpublishersworking.JPG

    1. On my VDI, where this does NOT open in protected mode and errors out, this is what my Trusted Publishers looks like:
    2. trustedpublishersNOTWORKING.JPG

    Other than turning off protected mode in each app for 2016, is there a reason for this or other work-around or explanation?

    Thanks in advance experts!
    I've attached a Word file describing the issue.
    We have a multiple page Word Document. Page 1 has our letterhead / logo as a header. We don't want this to appear on every page thereafter. How to we just have a header on page 1? 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.