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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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Hi I have a very long text field column that is passed as a parameter. I want to take that text and split them into multiple lines. Let's say I want to split them in every 50th character. I tried different functions using LEFT and Substring but it cuts a word when that 50th character falls in. I want to be able to not cut the word but find the the next space and break that into a line.

How can I achieve that? Please assist
Thank you
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Hello and Good Morning Everyone,

          From a previously closed post, I found out I can scan a text document straight into MS Word by using either ABBY Finereader or Paperport.  At this point, I am interested in knowing which program would work best for achieving this goal.  Any shared thoughts, suggestions, or tips will be greatly appreciated.

          Thank you.

           George
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Dear, I would like to download the Office Word 2007  Viewer.
I was unable to find this (except the https://www.microsoft.com/en-US/download/details.aspx?id=4) which is a 2003 viewer that when you install will install a first 2003 then update to a 2007.
However as I'm using GPO, the first part of the msi is installed but the second part never... so that I'm still not able to open a docx file....

Please find me a Microsoft Viewer 2007 original msi...

tks
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I am using a mail merge wizard within the Raiser's Edge database.  The merge wizard is conditional upon one field and a letter template is set up for each value in the letter field.  There are six separate letters.  The format is perfect in 5 of the 6 letters.

The merge field is a receipt number field that sits within table cell within the Word document.  ALL letters are based on the same template.  The field is formatted in each letter as Calibri 11. In 5 of the letters, the field comes out in Calibri 11.  However, for the 6th letter condition, the receipt number comes out in Tahoma 8.  I have tried using the MERGEFORMAT and charformat switches with no luck whatsoever.  In fact, when I tried the MERGEFORMAT switch, the field value completely disappeared.

I have removed this letter and have started from scratch and it just keeps happening with this particular letter code.

This is a database that is hosted through a Citrix server so I can't access the Normal file.

Does any one have any ideas that I can try?  I have been leaving this and coming back to it for the better part of a month and really need to figure out what is going on.

Thank you in advance for any help provided :)
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Word 2013; VBA. I have a series of macros that I would like to use on another computer. (All the macros are initiated by a form.)  All I need to do is initiate the form and I am off and running.

I cannot change the other computer's normal.dotm file. So I put the macros in another dotm file (I'll call it mydotm.dotm), which I can make available on the other computer.

On that other computer, I open mydotm.dotm. I can see my macros there. In another window, I open the document on which I wish to use the macros. But from there I cannot see (View/Macros) the macros that are in my mydotm.dotm file. All I get is a blank slate.

I'm stuck.

So I thought if I started with the mtdotm.dotm file active (and the other file open in another window), initiated the startup macro from there, had the macro first switch to the other document, then I could continue with the macro execution there.

As the first statement in the startup macro, I used      ActiveWindow.Next.Activate to switch to the other document. That blows up with an error 91 - "Object variable or With block variable not set" message.

Huh?

Am I taking the wrong approach, or is my switch document command wrong?

Can you point me in the right direction, please?

Thank you.
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Hi,
I need a batch script to open lots of Word files (one by one) but Word has to be closed immediately after each file opens.
So open Word file, close Word. Open Word file, close Word. Open Word file, close Word. And so on.
I created this batch file.
"C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office16\winword.exe" /a \\server\share\document.docx
taskkill.exe /s localhost /F /IM winword.exe /T

The first line runs fine but the taskkill command doesn't run at all.
So I created a separate taskkill batch file and tried running it from WITHIN the first batch file. That doesn't work either.
The taskkill command runs fine if I manually run it as a different batch file or in command prompt.

How do I get the taskkill command to automatically run after the first command opens Word?
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Having read this I was surprised and disappointed that there is no track changes feature in Powerpoint like there is in Word and Excel.  What is the reason for this illogical decision when they have it in other Office software?
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My vb.net application creates 2016 word documents. I would like to programmatically add security group names using vb.net to the word properties?
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According to this...

https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Reduce-the-file-size-of-a-picture-8db7211c-d958-457c-babd-194109eb9535?ui=en-US&rs=en-US&ad=US&fromAR=1


I should have the option:

"Under Picture Tools, on the Format tab, in the Adjust group, click Compress Pictures."

Is this not supported on Word 2017 Mac?

I need to compress the images.

Thanks
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What can I do to speed up the program ?
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This is a CRAZY missing file situation that I have no answer for at all!  Maybe someone else does, in which case I tip my cap to you!

On June 22 at 2pm a client of mine saved a Wod doc to their "Client" folder on their Windows 2008 R2 server.  Immediately after this, she opened the folder on her laptop (same machine where she had edited it), right-clicked the Word doc to rename it, and accidentally deleted it instead.  File was created in early May.  She says she last modified it on June 22, so the file in question had been on the server for at least a month.

Short story is when I go to recover it from the Windows Server Backup (of the previous day) it is not there.  Any random search of dates back to the creation date shows that the file she says she has been working on is simply not there on the Windows Server backup.

I have two other backups. One is a Robocopy backup from the server's data drive to the C drive that occurs at midnight every night (no one has network access to the server's C drive).  The Robocopy backup is a copy of files from the data folder to the destination.  It's not a mirror copy.  This means that a file deleted on the data drive does NOT result in a deletion from the backup on the C drive.

The other is a Carbonite backup that is running continuously.  When I log onto their Carbonite account, the file is not there. The folders are there, and many documents. Just not the document she is looking for.

A search of those three backups (Server…
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How can I run a batch file from within a Word macro?
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Please advise
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When I try and edit headers and footers in word, as soon as I move the mouse or try to save the change, the cursor bounces back into the doc body without even the footer change remaining. After several attempts, I can successfully make the change. Once I attempt to make another on a different page the same thing happens.

In addition, the header/footer controls don't seem to work consistently.
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Hi,
I'm the Systems Admin for a SME
Some word/excel doc's on our file server have my username populating the 'Last Saved By' field yet I have not accessed these files
Has anybody else seen this behaviour ?
I'm sure my account hasn't been compromised, I have however changed my password and run multiple anti virus/malware scans on my workstation & file server
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Hi,

Need VBA to recursively select all Doc files in the folder and sub folders to split word document based on the section break and save in the same folder to where the master file is located.

I have attached my code and I really dont know whats wrong with that. Please help.
Sub test()
'DECLARE AND SET VARIABLES
Dim Dbk As Document
Dim Filename As String
Dim Path As String
Dim i As Long
Dim DocNum As Long
Dim docOld As Document
Dim docNew As Document

Path = "\\Test-pc\d\Table Issue\"
Filename = Dir(Path & "*.doc")
'--------------------------------------------
'OPEN EXCEL FILES
 Do While Len(Filename) > 0  'IF NEXT FILE EXISTS THEN
    Set Dbk = Documents.Open(Path & Filename)
    
Dim DocPath1 As String
Dim DocName As String
    DocPath1 = ActiveDocument.Path
    DocName = Split(ActiveDocument.Name, ".")(0)

    ' Used to set criteria for moving through the document by section.
    Application.Browser.Target = wdBrowseSection

    'A mail merge document ends with a section break next page.
    'Subtracting one from the section count stop error message.
    For i = 1 To Dbk.Sections.Count
        'Select and copy the section text to the clipboard.
        Dbk.Bookmarks("\Section").range.Copy

        'Create a new document to paste text from clipboard.
        Set docNew = Documents.Add
        Selection.Paste

        ' Removes the break that is copied at the end of the section, if any.
        Selection.MoveUp Unit:=wdLine, Count:=1, Extend:=wdExtend
        

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Sir, manually selection of text in word shows default format is used...but when I press Ctrl+a, it shows default format is not used... I have copied text from notepad n even though I m getting same problem.. Please let me know how to fix it
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Hi
I have a ms word document with a table in it, I am going to scan a date code into one of the columns a number of times and I would like to be able to add the current time into another column each time I scan the date code in. Unfortunatley the user will not be able to use shortcut keys and i would prefer to give them a command button to press each time they scan a new date code.

Can anyone help please.
Thanks
Andy
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It windows 7, Office 2016 home and student. im trying to download templates for word but it gives error: something went wrong....
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I have a number of old word documents that I need to migrate to pdf but first I need to save them as DOCX but I want to save them without the Encryption password (which I have).

Anybody know how to do this?
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Find before dollar symbol content(Billion) from text file and then if text found in word document replace it as after dollar symbol content(1,000,000,000) using arrays in visual basic application.

Input text file(.txt) contains below:

Billion $ 1,000,000,000
Million $ 1,000,000
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Custom built computer, Windows 10 64 bit, up-to-date; Core i7 3.5 6-core; 32 gig ram; Invidia GTX 980 video card

My computer is set up for graphics and motion, I use several of the Adobe Creative Cloud programs plus Microsoft 365 Word, Excel and occasionally PowerPoint to pursue my business. I use a Wacom Intous 3 tablet for navigation with a mouse on the side.

This setup has operated flawlessly for two years — and then for some reason Adobe InDesign either does not respond to input from the tablet, or there is a delayed response in selecting objects or editing text. If I click on the object or text with the mouse, the response is normal. After I click on the object with the mouse, then the tablet will work normally for a while and then go back to slow or no response. The tablet works fine in Photoshop and Illustrator and Dreamweaver.

For the Microsoft programs, in Word and Excel, with the tablet, I get a small dot instead of a normal cursor which I believe is the pencil tool instead of the normal cursor. All of this began simultaneously. Sometimes I also get the dot with the mouse, but manage to get it to work normally most of the time.

I have the latest updated driver installed for the tablet. I have a current model tablet I use with my laptop and I thought since the Intuous 3 is an older tablet, that might be the problem, so I removed the old driver and tablet and installed the new tablet and driver and the results were the same, so I know the problem is not …
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Hi,
In working on my novel, I need to have my manuscript superimposed (if that's the correct word) on an Excel spreadsheet containing some relevant info. I need it to look like the following:
Word over Excel
I did the above by bring up two Word docs, going to View Side-by-Side, going to Excel and then activating only one of the Word doc windows.

However, I'd rather not have to bring up that 2nd document. However, if I open Word, and then select only one doc to view, it looks like the below....the doc in the middle...all that whitespace on either side...hiding Excel
.Word only
Bottom line: How can I bring up a single Word file and have it look like my first screenshot above?

Thanks,
Steve
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Hi,

How to save opened word with macro, in sharepoint 2013 on premise?

I want to save the word with his current name and add client name and date of creation.

I tried this, but not working:
Sub save()
Dim Client As String
Client = InputBox("Saisie de votre Client : ")
sDocName = Left(sOrigName, Len(sOrigName) - 4)
sDocName = sDocName & Client & MonthName(Month(Date))
sDocName = sDocName & ".docx"
ActiveDocument.SaveAs FileName:= _
    "https://sharepoint.contoso.com/conventions/Documentspartages/" & sDocName, _
     FileFormat:=wdFormatXMLDocument, _
LockComments:=False, Password:="", _
AddToRecentFiles _
:=True, WritePassword:="", ReadOnlyRecommended:=true, _
EmbedTrueTypeFonts _
:=False, SaveNativePictureFormat:=False, SaveFormsData:=False, _
SaveAsAOCELetter:=False
ActiveDocument.Convert
End Sub

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hi,

I need help in effectively using headers and footers.
if I want a four line header in a document , what is the proper way to make this happen ?

and for a footer, I would like to number my pages, but start at page 6 how do I accomplish this in word 2016 ?
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Microsoft Word

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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.