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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How can I have my MS Word document apps open in the same location and size as it was last open.  I have to open a whole bunch of word documents but every time I open one it always to the left side (never the same place) - i would like to set the Microsoft Word apps to open in a specific side and size.  is that possible?
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Weird problem here.  Thru windows explorer, if I double click on a file, could be pdf, word or excel.  The computer takes about a minute and a half to load the program and open the file.  If I open a program and use the file open option select the same file, it loads it immediately.  This happens with every file I have tested so far.

I tried disabling all startup options and disabling the antivirus.  That didn't help.
I have a client with ACT 2013 on a Windows 10 PC. The ACT Word Processor files .wpa got associated with MS Word and do not open correctly. I need to associate .wpa with Act.UI.WordProcessor.dll in the C:\Program Files (x86)\ACT\Act for Windows folder

I have tried:
>Manually associating.WPA files to Act.UI.WordProcessor.dll but Default Apps won't display/recognize .dll programs
>Resetting the Default Apps and rebooting
>Deleting the Registry Entry for .WPA file association and rebooting
*Each of the above reverts back to MS Word.

Any suggestions?
We recently migrated a lot of users from one domain to a new domain using profwiz. This tool was great, however, one thing that we're coming across is an issue with authenticating fully into office. When the user authenticate after the first credential pass, it prompts again and then errors out to:

"Your computer's Trusted Platform Module has malfunctioned"
"Error code: 80090016"
"Keyset does not exist Keyset does not exist"

Then the app is fine whether it's Outlook, Excel, Word, etc...

Where the big issue arises is in OneDrive because that leverages cached credentials and syncing can get very wonky under these circumstances.

This also appears to be profile specific (specific to the profile that was migrated to the new domain) as any new user can log in to the machine and Auth and TPM works fine.

I've tried clearing TPM, resetting TPM and deleting TPM.
I've tried the EnableADAL regfix and that doesn't work (I also don't want to employ this as it is a hack workaround and not a fix)
I also came across renaming the following folders to no avail:


This problem is killing me and if someone knows of a bullet proof process to get this sorted out you'd be forever idolized here!
We are having a strange issue when we try to add a network printer to a Windows 10 1903 machine. We are adding a shared printer from a 2008 R2 print server, it does not seem to matter what print driver is on the share. When we double click on it it does add it since you can print from Word and Notepad, but it does not show up in "Devices and Printers" or "Printers & Scanners"

We noticed this on our customized image, so we tried hand loading a 1903 machine without any other software and still the same issue. We also hand loaded a 1709 desktop and on there, everything worked as is should. It seems the problem is only occurring on 1903

Has anyone else ran into this?

I have Outlook 2019 or something like that on my mac.

1. Is there a way of downloading only the 600 specific emails from my gmail account which has some unique label or is or ?

2. Do I use IMAP or pop (I would not want the original emails on the server to be deleted or changed in anyway

3. How then to multiple select emails in outlook and export with headers to MS Word
I have some 600 emails contained within a gmail account.  

I need to not only print each of these emails (ideally as unique email replies without the reply conversations contained below the reply mail) and I need to somehow copy all of those individual emails into a MS Word document or Google document.

Anyone could a bright idea how I can do this?  I've given up at manually doing this at 102 / 600 mails.


I have an Excel VSTO Add-in that was built when I had Office 2007 on my machine.The image
shows the missing assemblies caused by the fact that I now have Office 2019 on my machine.
Is it possible to set things up so that my Add-in will work with Office 2007 and up. So all versions of Excel, Word, Outlook

In MS Word, when you want to print the page (in a long document) where the cursor currently is, its pretty easy you just go print current page.

How can you do the same in a Google document without having to look up what page you are on?
I have an official forms to complete but I have to complete it for several hundred people.  
The data is all in an access database .
The source document is in PDF but I have successfully converted to word and slightly less successfully to Excel.  On conversion not all fields are editable in word and I really want to be able to see the data on a form in Access where all the other data sits.  The conversion to Excel does not maintain the layout in anyway.   In a perfect world the output would be editable word for certain user fields and the source document for the actual form but for now I am assuming I will just print an access report.

The source form is heavily formatted.  There are several fonts and different sizes, in the middle of sentences certain words are underlined or italisised.

I looked at the article:

I copied in the code and set up a table with a text field.  In the field I put  fonttype("abcdef",fl_ArialBold) & fonttype ("ghi",fl_ArialBold) & fonttype ("jkl",fl_TimesBold)

I tried with and without a leading "=".  I changed the format of both the table and form to rich text but I dont get evaluated formatted text in my text box

I need to do font size as well as font name/Bold but so the FontType function would need to take 5 paramaters

Fonttype(Text, Font, FontSize, Bold, Italics)

My idea was then to have a …
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I just updated to the latest version of windows 10 Developer Edition  Build18975 rs prerelease 190830-1502.  Now when I open Word, the program goes searching for a product key but can't find it.  I can then enter my existing product key (obtained from my subscription to MSDN) but Office 2013 will not recognize the reg key.  Instead I receive an error message with the System Error Code: -1073423314.  

This update to WIN10 was a major release and created a windows.old folder etc.  I have a strange feeling this happened once before some months ago.  

Would be most grateful for anyone's kind advice.  I don't want to waste yet another reg key that is unnecessary.

I am trying to build a macro that counts the number of cross references in a Word document by cross ref type:


as well as by the other types without wd enumeration (‘Figure’, ‘Equation’, and ‘Table’).

I came up with ‘Count_Crossrefs_by_Label’ (in the attached) for counting the ‘Figure’, ‘Equation’, and ‘Table’ types because of their standardized text, but am at a loss as to how to count the others.  The ‘GetCrossReferenceItems’ method seems to count all of the entities, not whether they have cross references or not.

It seems that if I can get the above wd types into a loop that also loop through the wdFieldRef types, through would give me a count by cross ref type. But I’m not having any success in doing this. Does someone know how to make this work?
Am trying to including the section number in the heading of a Word 2013 document.

Currently I have

{ STYLEREF "Heading 3" \r \ * MERGEFORMAT }

in the field code, which works well as long as the page contains a heading 3.  Some pages only have a Heading 1 or Heading 2; however, and then the header doesn't update until another page with a Heading 3 appears.

I tried putting in { SECTION } but all I get is a single-digit number, not something like "5.2.1".

Please point me in the right direction!  Thanks.
The text to speech does not register the first word inputted using Amazon Polly.

The staff member has tried this in every browser.  He is using Windows 10.  We have tried the same service on another Windows 10 machine.  He had no issues using this until he got a new PC with Windows 10.
The Word title is missing from the start menu tile and if a search is performed via Start search, nothing appears
Office 365
Windows 10, I believe version 1803
A solution was already found but I would like to know the possible reason why the Word tile is missing from the list of tiles on the Windows 10 start menu and via Start Windows search.
Note, some other Office applications appear.

I did not perform a search for the Word application via File Explorer.
Note, the problem happened with excel too, so Excel files could not be opened.
The problem was notice after a Windows 10 update /Office Update

I suspect  the Office 365 update was not completed, so the Office title/application was not re-installed, any ideas?
I have an Microsoft Access database table where I am trying to exclude "Wire" and "Fire" from a memo text field called Description.  I want everything to show up that does not have the word "Wire" and "Fire" in it.
Thanks in advance.
I have inserted 10 different hyperlinks on a Microsoft word document.

The address for each file is located on our file server and they contain our organization policies.

I am going to copy this word file to all the staff desktops.

When users open this word file I would like them to click the links straight away without pressing the Cntrl

Is there any way we can program this on this word file this way.
Hello All,

For document management and retention, if we apply a label, is there a feature that will alert the owner of the document that his document is going to get deleted in XX days.

is this possible? if yes, please let me know how?

Thank you

I have 100 separate Word documents, that contains companies policies and i would like to convert every word document into PDF.
I know to convert then individually.

But is there any software that can convert all the word documents in on go or in in batches.

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Malfunctioning AppActivate in Excel VBA 2016 for Mac is driving me nuts.

Anyone found a way to return to the Excel app having switched focus to, say Word, programmatically?

This triggers an error (works fine on a PC)
AppActivate ThisWorkbook.Windows(1).Caption

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This triggers no error on a Mac but also has zero effect. (On a PC it causes an error, but that would be fine using conditional compilation).
AppActivate "Microsoft Excel"

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I have experimented with simply minimising the Word window, but cannot then re-maximise it programmatically on a Mac either.

This works
WordApp.ActiveWindow.WindowState = wdWindowStateMinimize

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But this does not:

WordApp.ActiveWindow.WindowState = wdWindowStateNormal

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I seem only to be able to restore Word manually once I've minimised it.

Any ideas?
Hi how can I edit a word doc newsletter file. I tried to customized it but its hard to move thing around. Can you help?
I want to split the comments into words, eliminate words and categorize the comments.
Hi Experts,

under this folder i have 100 xmls
i want to see specific tags along with value
 <empid>100</empid> .. so on
how to fetch using linux command .

2.while fetching logs
how to use more command
more info.log i am giving this command logs are showing .
after that how to trace a specific word

more info.log
'textexample' i want to seach this word.

3.when to use more command and when to use less command.

suggest me best ways to trace the logs .
when log file size very huge and log is written in multiple files(i mean if i want to find logs in current and old files) how to fetch the specific word from all the logs.
Hello Community Members...

I have Windows 10 Home Edition and want a page from Publisher to send into Word as trying to make an ebook...

Have looked at the software but could not do it if it could be done...

All help Valued...

I can Mail Merge using Word.  I need to be able to maintain the hyperlinks in the word document to the end receiver of the email.

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.