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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i have one flow diagram in the word document.

how can i copy paste that same diagram in visio and make minor changes to it.

please advise
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word document i made changes to its content by adding more pages and changing digrams, headings etc.

Table of Contents in first page is not reflecting the changes with changed page numbers, navigation etc. Please advise how to fix it
When there is a word in Microsoft Word 2016 that is spelled incorrectly the word will have a read unline under it.  If I drag the mouse across the word and right click one option is Add to Dictionary.  If I chose to do so, will it add that word to the Dictionary file for all Microsoft Word files on my computer or does each document have it's own dictionary?
how to apply format painter(from line 1) to more than one lines(say line 2 at start line 10 at middle, line 20 at end) at different places in word one line at top one line at middle one line at end
Please advise
Word 2013  - Insufficient Memory - Word cannot display the requested font

When Opening a specific word document, user receives error " Insufficient Memory - Word cannot display the requested font"
I ran a repair of office 2013, Renamed to .old, Tried  opening word in safe mode - No Add-ins
Nothing seems to be working.  
I can open the document without an issue on my computer.

I've run out of ideas.

We have a shared mapped drive on Windows Server in which we need to be able to give multi-user access to some Windows Excel and Word documents. This will enable them to be collaboratively edited at the same time.

What's the simplest approach to achieve this?
I have a report where I have created a parameter with several membership types. Have added this criteria to the record selection.
when I run the report I get data for all the membership types except where the type begins with the word Junior
there are several formula in the report, have deleted each one in turn from the report but it still does not work for this group
have checked the group selection expert part, does not seem to be an issue.
Do not know where the problem may lie?
Attached below is a Word doc with a sample table that I try to copy to Excel. One row in the Word table may become multiple rows in Excel. That causes other problems when processing the Excel table. Ideally, the copy to Excel gives one row for each ACTION FIELD entry as it does in this Word table.

Word Table showing first 8 rows:
Shows first few lines of Word Table
Excel Table after copying first 8 rows has 22 rows. I would like Excel to have only 8 rows, since that is what Word had.
Shows first few lines of Excel Table - too many rows
Both the full sample Word table, and the attempted copy to Excel (with 22 rows) is attached.
I have a PowerShell script that was created by a former colleague. The idea of the script is to open a word file and compare it to the company official templates. Then, it creates an output data file where we have the compliance information for each file. We have over 3000 Word files, the reason why it is done by a script. However, when we try to run the script now,  it doesn't finish running (it stops in the 300). What I noticed is that the word processes it opens, it doesn't close after, so the CPU gets really busy and I believe that's the reason it stops.

Here's the script as of now:

#to enable powershell scripts on your machine:
# * Run a powershell command prompt as Administrator
# * type this :                Set-ExecutionPolicy Unrestricted

function Select-Folder($message='Select a folder', $path = 0) {  
    $object = New-Object -comObject Shell.Application  
    $folder = $object.BrowseForFolder(0, $message, 0, $path)  
    if ($folder -ne $null) {  
$folder = Select-Folder -mess 'Select the folder where the Resumes/CVs are'

cd $folder

$word = New-Object -Com Word.Application
$word.Visible = $false #to prevent the document you open to show
$binding = "System.Reflection.BindingFlags" -as [type]
#$files = Get-ChildItem -filter *.doc
#Just attempt to read all files in the directory
$files = Get-ChildItem
$output = Join-Path $pwd.path OUTPUT.dat

function GetTemplateName {
$word = …
using word 2016, i cannot copy text from one location to another.
when i right click the selected tekst, i get below :chow can i make it show the normal copy/paste options?
in case you want to try  here the file
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I have a Word form that has a list of options that I want to put as three content controls drop-down lists. The second depends on the first and the third depends on the second. Is it possible to do this through a VBA code? I managed to create code but I used the legacy Drop-down form field and the end form doesn't look as good, the reason why I need to do it through content controls. I also have an excel file with all the possibilities to be chosen. I'm sorry if I'm not super technical, I'm new to all this. Can someone, please, help?
UGGGGHHHH!  I accidentally added an incorrectly-spelled word to my MS word dictionary.
How can I delete the word?
Is it in a file I can edit and browse?  I have a feeling I've made this mistake more than once.
Hello fellow Experts Exchange members:

I have one user who reports that she often sends the same Word document (updated constantly) to the same users.

She reports that recently the recipients reported that the Word documents they received are missing text and have lines out-of-order.

I have attached a screenshot of the original document and the document the recipients received.  (Text has been blacked out for privacy, and missing text on the received document is indicated by brown squares).

All of the users are in the same mail domain handled by the same Exchange server, and no other users have reported any issues with Word attachments missing information.

The user attaches the Word document using the "Attach Item" button in a mail message in Outlook and not using the "Send As" button in Word.

She reports that even test messages sent to herself are missing text, but she has not experienced any other issues with her computer.

I have reviewed the event log entries on both her computer and the Exchange server but have not discovered anything suspicious.

Have any Experts Exchange members experienced a similar situation and could offer pointers on the resolution?


In a Word document I have two tables. Each with three rows and two columns. I need a Macro that would copy of the content of Cell 2 in Row 2 of Table 1 to Cell 2 in Row 2 of Table 2 such that the content from Table 1 is copied to whatever is already in Cell 2 of the Row 2 of Table 2.
I have tried some code (as provided in the code window) but this code replaces whatever is already in Cell 2 or Row 2 of Table 2. I would like my macro to copy from Table 1 to table 2 without replacing the previous content of the Cell 2 of Row 2 of Table 2. The image provided with this question should illustrate what I would like my Macro to do.
Thank you for your help.

Sub CopyTableCell()
' CopyTableCell Macro
' This code replaces the content of the target cell in Table 2. 

Dim paraOne As Range
Dim paraTwo As Range

Set paraOne = ActiveDocument.Tables(1).Rows(2).Cells(2).Range
Set paraTwo = ActiveDocument.Tables(2).Rows(2).Cells(2).Range


paraTwo.Collapse wdCollapseEnd 'get to end of cell
paraTwo.Move wdCharacter, -1 'back up over cell separator
End Sub

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Copy table rows
In Word 2016, when I select a multi level numbering scheme and apply to my document, when I type something for level 1 and then press enter so I can get a level 2 heading, when I press the tab key, the text indents, but I do not get the level 2 numbering, it remains at level 1 numbering. How can I get my multi level heading to give me the correct heading level numbers?

Thanks in advance
Using Word 365 - created a custom table of contents - want to save it to my template and use the same customized TOC in other documents

Can't seem to figure out how to do this

Any help would be appreciated

The attached file has two customized TOCs - one for the finished doc and one to help reviewers locate questions that need to be addressed
MS Word 2106 export to PDF  when read in Acrobat shows a thin black line at the left edge on most even pages of a book file.  No such line appears while in Word. Any clues to eliminating this line appreciated.
i copied a diagram from word to microsoft paint

size of the diagram almost reduced to half the size. how to maintain same size while copy pasting from Microsoft word to Microsoft paint

please advise
in a microsoft word diagram how to crop similar to how i do in the microsoft paint to erase some text on the present diagram i have

please advise
is there is a way i write new text after erasing old text?
how to do this using visio?
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open office arrows not coming horizontally

also those arrow lines now allowing me to type something on the top or on the middle of arrow lines
please advise
I want to use a Word document as a page in an Access Report. The Word page size is 8.5 X 11 with .25 margins on all 4 sides. The Access report page is set up exactly the same. The font on both document controls is Ariel 10.

The problem? When I copy the Word document over to the Access report page, the document expands to 10.5 inches wide and nothi8ng I do seems to work to get it to the 8" report width I need. I have attached two screen-shots to illustrate the issue.

Your assistance will be appreciated. I am reasonably proficient in both programs but I have exhausted my knowledge on this issue.
This code had been written for me some time ago, it worked great while needed but abandoned after there was no longer need for it.

I now have Excel 2016 and Word 2016 installed, and the Microsoft Office 16.0 Object library is referenced. (I think when originally installed, it was on Excel 2013).

 I tried reinstalling the code on a new pc,  Excel opens the appropriate Word doc ie: “Model 2.docx” and then displays Error #5941, the  “the requested member of the collection does not exist” when attempting to run it. Sometimes, its simply a VB message box with a Red X with no message.

I would appreciate any suggestions,

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Does anyone know what the best pdf editor is?  I would like to be able to open a pdf file, add texts (mainly) for form filling and to be able to save what I have edited\added\removed.  And I would like the feature to export the pdf file to word too.

I am currently using Adobe Acrobat Standard DC but am trying to avoid having to pay a monthly subscription.  

I have other tools but they do not work as well.

Any recommendations?

Thank you in advance!
Is there a way to make this document open up in edit mode when I have the restricted editing to only forms? Right now when it is protected (with no password) it opens in a view only format. Can it be changed so that the document opens up in edit mode when restrict editing is on?
We have a set of template documents/standard folder structure for when we create a new customer file on a file server (windows server 2012). Due to the location of the standard templates (they are a mix of standard word.docx, standard excel xlsx and a few of the files are the macro-enabled equivalents, e.g. xlsm/docm), at present we cannot amend the NTFS permissions to lock them down e.g. only read only access to the standard users. For the time being I cannot re-locate the files to somewhere where the staff only have read-only access to the files/folders to stop inadvertent updates - which is a pain, but I need something in place until that gets resolved. Is there any obvious/automated ways where I can quickly identify, maybe once or twice per day rather than going down the path of email alerts, if any of the files have been deleted/updated/renamed etc? If I could get some sort of script to say "yes there have been changes", "no there have not been any changes", by comparing those on the standard templates folder, to a hidden golden copy only I can access - that would be great. And/or any other solution you can think to achieve the same? I was think MD5 hashes of the entire folders/or each file may be one possible path.

Powershell seems to have a solution for almost everything, or there may be methods within office/word/excel themselves to assist.

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.