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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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What is that triangle that collapses text called?
How do I get rid of it?
I don't even know how I turned it on.
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Users randomly receive the following error when they try to save Word documents in a share folder

word cannot complete the save due to a file permission error.

I checked and the user has permission to the folder.
1.  Information
     a. Value
     b. Required
2. Number
    a. The t
    b. Required

when copied paste above kind of information to a xyz word document from abc word document it past properly without having consistent spaces at the beginning and end. How to fix the format to align with rest of the document.
where can i get more tips on word skills. any good resources, videos appreciated

Also it shows at bottom footer Last saved as wrong date and time. how to fix that.
Please advise
Search results appear to have no file associations . it shows a blank page and you cannot click on it to open the files.  These are word documents.  you then can go into the directory and open the file ok.  Only the search results is missing the file associations.   The os is 2016 server with remote desktop.
Dear Experts:

I got a strange phenomenon on my word interface, namely in the styles pane as well as the layout dialog field.

Symbols for paragraph styles and character styles have turned into black squares. I got no idea what is going on.

I have tried the following measures to get rid of this bug:

Reset normal.dotm template several times
Did a full repair of my office 365 installation over the internet

Nothing has helped so far. Any idea from the experts what I could do?

Help is much appreciated. Thank you very much in advance.

Regards, Andreas

corrupted styles pane
I'm using ABC Spellchecker for Chrome, but it flags any word with an apostreophe, like "you're"  as a  misspellling,   How can I get it to allow apostrophes?  Thanks.
I work with a company that uses Office 2010.  The operations are run by multiple Access databases that interface with Word and Outlook using extensive VBA code and that reference specific files locations across different drives. They are considering migrating to Office 365. I am the developer and have not used Office 365.   Would like some input if this is a feasible option. Thanks.
I need to change the default location for Templates in Outlook. I know this must be done in Word. I understand the procedure to be
File -> Options -> Advanced -> General -> File Locations
HOWEVER, the File Locations button is "greyed out" thereby making those locations uneditable.
Any suggestions as to why the File Locations button is "greyed out" and what can I do about it.
We use Spamtitan email filtering appliance connecting to Exchange servers.
Since OLE macro enabled attachments were recently marked as viruses, it has been so confusing regarding how we deal with the attached files sent via emailing. We use Microsoft Word document a lot and usually macros are used. Now according to the new rule, macros are equal to viruses. All emails with macro-enabled attached files got rejected but our virus-protection app (AVG) doesn't think they are viruses. Here are my questions:
1. What can we do if macros are needed in our documents and we need to send the document files with macro via emailing?
2. Why are macros equal to viruses? Isn't it right not all macros are viruses? Only macros infected with viruses are what we need to concern, right?

We don't want to disable that feature as we believe there must be a reason for it. What do you suggest? Thanks.
I have a non-generic way of filling a grid with non-related items.

So, for example I have an entity called Stock and an entity called CustomerTypes

They are both IRepositories.

I have a third entity called StockPrice

This table is very simple – it has a StockId, CustomerTypeId, IsPrimary and StockPrice, Stockname, customertypename

The concept is based off the devexpress project available on github here:

In other words it is ripped and modified from there (The WinForms project)

I have attached a word document showing my code. I'm attempting to make something non-generic to generic but need a helping hand.question.docx
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I am studying programming with Win32 API. I am confused about what window and viewport are.

I look forward to your help. If i get an illustrations or links to an explicit explanation of this GDI concepts I will be happy.
Hi sharepoint users.

Can anyone tell me why it makes a difference, whether I open Office documents from the browser or through the office app, and why it does even depend on what files they are?


1 I open a Word Docx from IE11
-> an info bar will appear in Word that indicates that I must first click on edit to check out the document and make it writable. Before, I cannot make any changes to the document, the input is blocked! This is the desired behavior!

2 I open the same document using the recent file list or jumplist within word -> it is not checked out, but the input is not blocked and I can also save! That is undesirable.

3 If I open an Excel sheet from within IE11, the same bar appears as in 1), but neither the input is blocked nor is the sheet checked out - just as undesirable because some users are too blind to see this bar.

We use Sharepoint 2016 and Office 2016 on Win10 v1803. Everything is patched and this "problem" is always reproducible.

In short: is this behavior adjustable in Office? I know that we could make checkout mandatory, but that is not what we want.
A user is trying to access a Microsoft word file from a network drive while logged into a remote session and receives a "Access denied, contact your administrator."

 -The user has permissions to those drives in the domain controller.
 -The user has access to all other files in that folder.
 -Other users set with the same permissions have access to that file in question in that drive.

I opened security within the folder and set that user with full control. The user still does not have access to that file.
I'm getting a Run-time error 438 - object doesn't support this property or method.
this only happens like every third or fourth time I run the code
Prior to executing, I'm sure all word instances are shutdown
Environment:  Access 2016 - running VBA to manipulate MS Word 2016 document.
All the references are good I believe (included Word object module, etc)

see attached word file and simple database - see module 1 for sample
it generates a 438 on the line
owordapp.activedocument.content.selection.Goto what:=wdgotobookmark, Name:="photo"
Option Explicit
Sub photoproblem()

Dim owordapp As Object, i As Integer, a As String, v As Shape, rng As range, dir1 As String
Dim template As String, newphoto As String

dir1 = "U:\Data\photoproblem\"
template = dir1 & "SAMPlE FILE.docx"
newphoto = dir1 & "dolphin.png"

Set owordapp = CreateObject("Word.Application")

With owordapp

    .Documents.Open template
    .Visible = True
    .screenupdating = True
End With

owordapp.activedocument.content.selection.Goto what:=wdgotobookmark, Name:="photo"

Set rng = selection.range

Set v = activedocument.inlineshapes.addpicture(FileName:=newphoto, range:=rng, savewithdocument:=True).converttoshape

Set rng = Nothing
Set owordapp = Nothing

End Sub

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I would like to populate a word template document using fields (ctrl F9).
I know how to load word, open the doc with powershell
I have searched with a doc containing those fields, but unfortunately I was unable to find a way to find the fields using PowerShell.
Those fields are not bookmark but fields.
I would like to have a way to retrieve the collection of the fields and after this to be able to replace the fields by the value

any help will be greatly appreciated.

PS I know that I could also do a search and replace like [Company] --> Microsoft, but I find this the not "state of the art" way….

I need a clear, step by step, set of instructions to insert and link an Excel  2016 graph into a Word 2016 document. There are literally 100s of websites that either briefly, but inadequately, describe the process or overwhelm you with 15 variations on a theme.
Simply put,
1. I want to mark the chart in Excel
2. Put the chart into a Word doc
3. And do so that when the Word doc (which is updated monthly) reflects the changes to the Excel graph (also which is updated monthly.)
I have attached a sample Word file and sample Excel workbook. In this particular sample, the Quarterly graph is pasted into the upper 2/3rds of Page 4 of the Word file. I realize there is some one-time resizing that has to be done.

Any help is sincerely appreciated.
I have about 50 word documents containing detailed notes from interviews and meetings.

I am now compiling a single Excel spreadsheet compiling the key insights from all the interviews (one row in the spreadsheet = one insight), but I need a way to link back each insight to that section of the detailed interview notes where that insight came from (specific paragraph from a specific word document). This way, anyone who wants to read the detailed notes behind the insight can just click and jump straight to the details, and then come back to the spreadsheet to keep reading the rest of the insights (rows).

How can I implement this? I would also like to make all files available on a SharePoint site to a team of people, so the link should not be a local one.

I am willing to switch to another tool for the detailed notes (Word or OneNote or anything else) or Insights compilation (Excel) or the method of distributing them (SharePoint)
I have downloaded the program Custom UI Editor 2010 to correct an icon in a Word 2010 template. Unfortunately, several icons in a group disappeared afterwards. All the invisible icons works fine. Any idea what went wrong?
While working on a "40-Page" Microsoft Word 2016 documents, I will be on Page 25, for example, and click Save - Word will Save but then move my cursor up to the Top of Page 1. I can scroll back down to Page 20, for example, click Save again, and again, will move me up to the Top of Page 1. Not sure why it is continuously moving my cursor up to the Top of the Document when I Save?
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I have a Microsoft Word 2016 document with form fields that are being extracted by Excel VBA button.  I need to put instruction text in the gray box but when I following Google's instructions, the gray box goes away.  Unless the data is in the "gray" box, it doesn't import in the Excel file.
When exporting text to a .tab file, then opening a Word doc, then trying to insert a portion of the tab file into this Word doc, I get an error message - "Run-time error '4605':  This method or property is not available because this command is not available for reading."  When I click on Debug, it then highlights the Selection.InsertFile lines.  I've never received this error before; however, I have a new PC, Windows 10, 32-bit OpSys (to allow DOS), and MS Office Professional Plus 2013.  I checked and the .tab file does exist.  Any suggestions?

    ChangeFileOpenDirectory "R:\fmExports\MastersandMacros"
    Documents.Open FileName:="woodrich_letterhead.doc", ConfirmConversions:= _
        False, ReadOnly:=False, AddToRecentFiles:=False, PasswordDocument:="", _
        PasswordTemplate:="", Revert:=False, WritePasswordDocument:="", _
        WritePasswordTemplate:="", Format:=wdOpenFormatAuto, XMLTransform:=""
    ChangeFileOpenDirectory "R:\fmExports"
    Selection.InsertFile FileName:="woodrich4word.tab", Range:="", _
        ConfirmConversions:=False, Link:=False, Attachment:=False
Hi all,

I need to change document language/selected text language to english US/English (United States). I tried below coldes to change the language.

Selection.Range.LanguageIDFarEast = wdEnglishUS

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But, I am getting error message like below

Run-time error '5843':

One of the values passed to this method or property is out of range.

a customer called to say their printer has a defect.

they use MS Word/Excel a lot.  Whenever they use the Quick Print button on top of their screen, the customers gets multiple copies printed out of the document that is currently opened. Some other documents seem to get printed 2 times, other documents are printed up to !50! times.

there's no consistency in the number of documents printed the use quick print generate. However the number stays the same, for the same document.
i can not seem to find the settings for this.

when the customer does CTRL + P and the prints, the SAME document to the SAME printerdriver they get just one copy.
off course, the printer is not the problem, using other software on the same pc, using the same printer driver does not generate the same problem.

there must be something set that is stored behind the quick print button
Word or Excel crash when click print properties - otherwise prints OK
OS-Windows 10 with all updates
Adobe DC is fine, Wordpad & Notepad is fine even Other Canon Printer is fine

Uninstalled Office 2016-64bit and installed Office 2019-64bit

Uninstalled Printer & Re-installed printer
All was working OK until Monday morning

Any ideas
Hello All.  This might get more complicated than I originally hoped.

 I am using data from a MS Access Table to populate a MS Word Table.
     acro_spacer and  acronym

One of two  "Custom Styles"  must be added to each row of the MS Word Table when the data is added.
i was hoping that someone could provide with the correct syntax?

     If strtxtStatusAAW = "Add" Then
        objDoc.TrackRevisions = True
        strTrackRevisions = True
        tblAppA.Cell(intrsttblAppendixAWorkingRowCounter, 1).Range.Text = strttxtTermAAW
        tblAppA.Cell(intrsttblAppendixAWorkingRowCounter, 2).Range.Text = strttxtDefinitionAAW
      tblAppA.Rows(intrsttblAppendixAWorkingRowCounter).Selection.Range.Style = "acro_spacer"   BTW. Did not work.

    End If

Please hang in there with me.
This is where the possible problems start.  When I create a new document and Add the Table using VBA, The Custom Styles are not in the Styles Choice List.
They are in the list of previous documents that have used the custom styles.  See Photo Attached.

Next Questions:
Can I use VBA to Add them to the Styles List just by saying Add Style acro_spacer or acronym and then use them?
         objDoc.HeadingStyles.Add Style:="acro_spacer", Level:=2    BTW. Did not work.

Do I have to create them from scratch and then add them to the Styles List using VBA  before I …

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.