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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.

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have WOrd 2007 and Word 2016  how do I make Word 2016 the default program for all Word files
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This is a recent tech related issue that happened to someone I know.  A scam unfortunately and the hacker took advantage of a very fragile situation too.  Its amazing at what lengths hackers will go to take advantage of a person during their plight.

A friend of mine lost their dog so they made a post on Facebook about that and if anyone could help them find their missing dog.  They put their email and phone number out there in that post.  Their post was shared numerous times.  A few weeks went by and someone contacted them saying they found their dog.  My friend was very excited to hear the news and asked how they can get in touch.  The person said they need to verify my friend really owns the dog and asked them for the security code that was just sent to their phone.  Not thinking of anything other than having a chance to see their loyal friend again, they provided the security code that was sent to their phone to this stranger.

Boom.  Their email was hacked.

Guard your phone number and email folks.  Facebook is a new way to spread the word and get some traction for things we need urgency on, but displaying private information publicly, even in dire situations, can bite you in the butt.  Even if a person who is friends with you on Facebook prods for private information you have to guard yourself and consider if they've even been hacked and someone is posing as them.

It happens and it sucks.  Many of us here probably wouldn't fall for something like this, but …
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by:Brian B
what use the PIN number would be without the physical card?

Scammers probably already have the card number. It is possible to make a new card, so once they have the PIN they can do whatever they want just like they had the real card. Fortunately the new chip enabled cars make this scam more difficult.
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by:Nichole LaRue
Please verify it's your dog:

"What color is your dog?" Brown and white
"Does it have any characteristics that stand out?" Underbite and lousy attitude
"What color is it's collar?" Black
"What is your social security number?" uhhhh
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in vb  there is a panel control. Can I put a word doc file in panel ?
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by:Rob Henson
You have created a Post here. You will get better responses from Experts if you raise a question. Use the big blue button at the top of the screen or this link:

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word cannot save the document due to a file permission error using office 365
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You have made a post and it sounds like you have a question. To get the most responses from the Experts, you should probably redo this as a question using the "Ask a question" button above, or this link: https://www.experts-exchange.com/askQuestion.jsp
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I have numeric numbers in word document and I want to do superscript and subscript  with macros or wild cards. Please help
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To get the most Experts to see this you should ask it as a question using the "ask a question" button, or this link: https://www.experts-exchange.com/askQuestion.jsp
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word text in print layout not showing but fine in draft view
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This is a post. It sounds like you would like a response from the Experts. To get that you are better to ask a question: https://www.experts-exchange.com/askQuestion.jsp. Please provide as much information as possible.
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Need a report button for bad sales call attempts.

Just had an interesting sales call.  Well, there wasn't any call per se.  The phone rang and the caller ID was for a website.  When I answered, all that was playing was music and no person on the other end.  Annoying, right?  I hung up, looked up the website and found out it was a cloud VoIP website.  As soon as I went to the website a chat window popped up welcoming me.  Ugh.

Not sure if clever sales attempt phone call or rude way of luring me to their website.  I'm feeling the latter and also feeling taken advantage of.  I want to report this deceitful attempt at a sales call, but don't know if that's a thing?  If I mention the name then I also feel I'm spreading the word for them for free.  

>: (
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by:Brian Matis
Fortunately, I bet the people dealing with things like this complaint system might actually be the ones likely to care ;-)

For example: in the past I had great success with the FCC's Do Not Call list (Which I honestly wasn't expecting to work, but it absolutely did! I had needed to get a landline, and as soon as I did, it got a ton of daily telemarketing calls. Soon after adding the number to the DNC list, the calls dropped to nothing. The system worked!)
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by:Kyle Santos
Nice.  In retrospect, I am just being bitter about it haha.  Just like we at EE do need data, I'm sure FCC needs the data as well to look upon and see 'do we deal with this now?  Is it a large or small problem?' :)  Who knows maybe they've already been reported or maybe I'm the first!
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Anyone else find it amusingly ironic that the spell check software in my browser doesn't recognize the word driverless?

driverless.PNG
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by:Craig Kehler
I'm a weird hybrid, probably due to author's I read and working internationally. Not worth any real concerted effort though with Typoglycemia and all. :)
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by:Jim Horn
Maybe there's some kind of 'MBA Buzzword Bingo' dictionary file that needs to be loaded.
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by:Jackie Man
You need to install software like sophos intercept x in computers inside your network to block it.
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by:Brian Matis
Personally, I'm just avoiding opening any Word docs from anyone I don't know... And to some extent, even from people I do know... Most of my document usage these days is with Google Docs, so it's pretty rare that I need a Word doc!
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Microsoft Word

27K

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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.