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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.

Hello experts,
Following procedures allows me to resize shapes and objects on Excel and PowerPoint.

PowerPoint:
Option Explicit

Sub Resize_All_Objects()
    Dim w As Double
    Dim h As Double
    Dim obj As Shape
    Dim i As Long
    Dim strMode As String

    If ActiveWindow.Selection.Type <> ppSelectionShapes Then
        MsgBox "Unable to proceed as objects haven't been selected"
        Exit Sub
    End If

    ' Get the mode to operate in
    strMode = InputBox("Please enter the resizing mode (L=Adjust to largest size, S=Adjust to smallest size)", "Choose Resize Mode.")
    If strMode = vbNullString Then
        MsgBox "Unable to proceed, please properly report required information", vbCritical
        Exit Sub
    End If
    
    ' Make sure the mode is valid
    strMode = UCase(strMode)
    If strMode <> "L" And strMode <> "S" Then
        MsgBox "Unable to proceed, please properly report required information", vbCritical
        Exit Sub
    End If


    ' Process based on mode selected
    Select Case strMode
        
        Case "L"
            ' Initialize max width and height
            w = 0
            h = 0
    
            ' Loop through all objects selected to assign the largest width and height to w and h
            For i = 1 To ActiveWindow.Selection.ShapeRange.Count
                Set obj = ActiveWindow.Selection.ShapeRange(i)
                If obj.Width > w Then w = obj.Width
                If obj.Height > h Then h = obj.Height
  

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Hi

If the value of Address2 is blank - how do I suppress the table row so I don't get a space?

Thanks,

Brock.





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Stand alone installation of Office 2013.
Opening Word to a new blank document has a table like grid that appears to be set as an embedded background. Can't select, modify, or delete it.
I assume the Normal.dotm file was overwritten, but when I open it in Word, it IS normal, no grids, no formatting. A new blank document.
Still, open Word, and select New Blank Document, and the grid pattern is there. It seems like the default path has been changed, yet I don't know where, or how, to point Word back towards the Normal.dotm file that appears to be corruption free.
Any ideas?
Thanks.
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I have a 5 page document. Everything is normal. But on page 3, I want to create a collapsible outline of a seminar that is coming up. How can I create this?
In other words, I want to create major headings:
1
2
3
4
and then when I expand/click on those numbers I want to have
1
    a.  
    b.
    c.  
    d. i)
        ii)
        iii)
        iv)
2
    a.
    b.
    c.
    d.

How do I create a collasable outline.
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Why does system time stop updating? I have a Dell Lattitude E6520 laptop and the system time (taskbar) stops updating after 4.5 hours since last time sync. Windows applications continue to run no problems or errors. To verify system time halt, I inserted the date/time in a Word doc and the date/time was also incorrect. Any suggestions as to why this is happening? is it a hardware or software problem?
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Experts,

I  need to set up a conditional formatting to shade cells in Col L purple for any corresponding cell in Col E that contains the word "Building".  How can i do that?  

for example
cell E6 contains the word building so shade cell L6 purple.  

thank you
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I have a  server Citrix Xeanapp 6.7 .one of my client works at home with her Laptop and She can open Citrix session over Netscaller.

She has a HP 404nde  Printer at home and connected USB to her laptop .She has when she log in citrix desktop seesion ,she can see Universell Printer (from laptopname), till here i think every thing is ok.

But when she open word or pdf document for printing and choose Universell Printer (from laptopname) under Citrix desktop seeion BUT NO PRINTING FROM LOCAL PRINTER AT HOME:

Can you please help?

Thank you
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Hi All

I have been tasked with searching through an Ex Users PST file.

There are a number of criteria being asked, for example:
1) All Emails between the Ex User and Person X
2) All Emails between the Ex User and Person Y
3) All emails between the Ex User, Person X And Person Y talking as a group
4) Emails with the word 'Blah' in it

Is there a better way of searching through this PST file other than the Search options that come with Outlook as even the Advanced Search option does not really offer these search criteria.

Any ideas or thoughts would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks
John.
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I'm using Microsoft Office 365 Pro Plus.  In Microsoft Office Word Document, how to attach excel file?
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I open the same document and keep getting the same message.  (BTW, this is on a shared server drive.
How can I get rid of this message for all documents on my network share.
errr
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Having trouble printing labels from pagepro 5650

Details of the issue are included in the attached Word file.
details.docx
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Running Word 2007 on a Windows 7 platform, I've created calendars for this year and next year.  This year's calendar opens at a zoom of 100%, but next year's calendar appears smaller.  If I use View>Zoom 100%, it appears the same as this year's calendar.  However, that setting is not retained, and the calendar opens smaller the next time.  I'd like to know how to get next year's calendar to retain a 100% zoom.   As an aside, I know that the platform and application I am using are legacy, and I am not interested in changing that.  Thanks in advance!Different sizes for calendars
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I'm using Word 365 and everytime I click on the page to type the ribbon disappears.  How do I set it up so that it shows all the time?
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i am using word 2016.
i want to set the default paper size to A4
when i do thatfrom Print> paper properties>A4, it always defers back to Letter size

How can i set it so it uses defaulkt A4 size?
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I can see the crop marks in my word document but I also want to print them.
How can I get MS Word to print my crop marks.

ALSO, I want Word to stop prompting me for special paper and just use 8 1/2" x 11" paper.
Eventually I'll be sending this to the printer but for the time being I"m okay with this printing out on 8 1/2  x 11 paper.
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Ewarenow has 5 O365 Business Premium users.. We have Word, Excel, and PowerPoint templates developed over many years.
When I start Word (for example) and click New I see an option to click on the company name registered with Microsoft: Ewarenow LLC.

But I cannot find where and how to populate that with our templates.Desired-Location.PNGHere is where they reside now
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Using Word, whenever I start the program it shows about eight or nine stock templates I can choose from:
2020-03-18_16-07-22-881.png
Other than Blank, none of these are ones I'd ever need to use.

How can I replace these with ones of my own design?

Thanks!

OT
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What are these markings at the edges of my document?
How can I generate them in MS Word?
(See graphic)
printer
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What is the difference between Calibri and Calibri (Body) (see graphic)
What can/can't I do with (body)?
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Hi,

Got great help recently with a Word Macro!

Does EXACTLY what I needed. :D!

Want to know if there's any way to add a feature to it.

This Macro allows me to search for a specific style.  Once found the Macro will focus the screen to the last character of the text.  So that, when you run the search, you may see at the top of your screen:

the force is impressed.

While the full lines of the styled text may be

The alteration of motion is ever proportional
to the motive force impressed and is made
it in direction of the right line in
which the force is impressed.


with

The alteration of motion is ever proportional
to the motive force impressed and is made
it in direction of the right line in


not visible just beyond the upper edge of the screen.

Is there any way to have the macro execute the searches BUT...to add a line or two BEFORE the point of the find?

Put another way, add a bit of space that appears before the found text block that has the style?

Sub aaai_JumpToStyle_Fwd()
On Error GoTo ErrorHandler
    Selection.Find.ClearFormatting
    Selection.Find.Style = ActiveDocument.Styles("chrAComms")
    With Selection.Find
        .Text = ""
        .Replacement.Text = ""
        .Forward = True
        .Wrap = wdFindAsk
        .Format = True
        .MatchCase = False
        

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Hi Folks,

When printing an EE article, code snippets are jumbled up...they look like this:

print-bad
Gustav Brock submitted a bug report on this more than two years ago:
Code blocks of article print view are unreadable

The EE Mod at the time, Modalot, said this:
Ouch. That renders the printout almost useless. I've filed this internally as a major bug.
Not being aware of Gustav's bug report, I submitted one about two months ago:
Print feature at articles does not format code snippets properly

In response to my bug report, the same Mod (Modalot) informed me that it is an old bug and is "still unresolved". Being more than 2-1/4 years old and filed as a "major bug" by a Mod who has been an EE member for more than 10 years, it seems to me that EE is either incapable of, or not interested in, fixing the bug. As a result, I'm looking to the experts here for a workaround. I want to use the workaround to "print-to-PDF" my 63 EE articles and the Steps at my 47 EE video Micro Tutorials. Although that's 110 publications, only some of them have code snippets, so while I would prefer as automated a solution as possible, having to do some manual effort on each one is fine. I'm also fine with a solution that requires other products, such as Microsoft Word, or other commercial software. Thanks for your ideas! Regards, Joe
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I've got a style that I do lots of commenting in.  

Microsoft Word has got a search by style built-in, but it's pretty clunky.

Is there any way to modify this Macro to have it search for a named style?

The style name I'm using is

chrAComms

And it is a character style.

Sub aaag_HeaderDown()
On Error GoTo ErrorHandler
Selection.GoTo What:=wdGoToHeading, Which:=wdGoToNext, Count:=1, Name:=""
ErrorHandler:
End Sub

Sub aaah_HeaderUp()
On Error GoTo ErrorHandler
Selection.GoTo What:=wdGoToHeading, Which:=wdGoToPrevious, Count:=1, Name:=""
ErrorHandler:
End Sub

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My thinking here is that f I can get a Macro to run the style search, I can set two keyboard shoorcuts and blaze through to the comments I need to see.

Many thanks!!

OT
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IPad (3) IOS 13.3.1

My Word Documents downloaded to my IPad from  OneDrive app are protected and cannot be edited. A message tells me they are of an older Word format which needs to be upgraded and there is an upgrade button which I press. A new version of the file appears but it too is protected. I thought of uninstalling and reinstalling Word but am afraid I will be asked for money. Is there any way around this
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Using 22pt text for some work in Word & the font Perpetua.

The font is VERY readable.

But, the line height within paragraphs at 22pt is distracting.

With Single Line spacing selected in Word, tried even 21 point and it seemed to crush lots of lines together.

In addition to Single there are 1.5, Double, At Least, Exactly and Multiple.

What combination of Spacing variables should I apply to 22pt Perpetua text to bring the lines within paragraphs about 25% closer together?

2020-03-14_01-44-24-465.png  

Thanks!

OT
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I have a potential client that is using an ERP system called Priority which produces various documents such as invoices using a Word template with mapped XML fields.

Sometimes they will produce a single document, sometimes it is a batch.

They want the document to say different things depending on the data.

If this were a Word mail merge I would use a If..Then..Else field in the mail merge, but they tell me that isn't working.  I guess that is because they aren't running a Word merge.

Can you use IF fields in this XML situation, if so how?
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Microsoft Word

28K

Solutions

21K

Contributors

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.