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Word Processors

A word processor is an electronic device or computer software application that performs the task of composition, editing, formatting, and sometimes printing of documents. Most modern word processors use a graphical user interface, and most are powerful systems consisting of one or more programs that can produce any arbitrary combination of images, graphics and text, the latter handled with type-setting capability. Typical features of a modern word processor include font application, spell checking, grammar checking, a built-in thesaurus, automatic text correction, Web integration, and HTML exporting, among others.

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MS Word Envelope Tool is failing

When I take a normal address and select Tools > Envelope

I get some strange view where only the left few characters in the address are shown, and the envelop is the wrong orientation.

Looks normal
Looks wrong
Why?
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I have a project where I need to print the line numbers in the left margin. I am not sure how to make that happen. Can you assist me in finding a way to print the line# for each line in a document? Thank you!
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User has Microsoft Word 2013 running on a Windows 8.1 machine.  Whenever they try and open a file that has been emailed to them, they get an error message from Word.  If they receive a .zip file, they can click on the zip to open it, which then shows a list of the files in the archive.  These files can't be opened by double-clicking.

I looked at Windows Update, but I don't see any Office 2013 updates.

Microsoft Word error message
I have been able to work around this file open error in the following way:
  • User saves file to computer (they are saving in DropBox)
  • User then right-clicks on the saved file, and selects  EDIT
  • The file appears on the screen, and can be viewed and printed.

Could this be a Word problem?  Would upgrading to Office 365  or  Office 2016 help?


Any idea why these attachments can't be opened?

Thanks
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When I use Save As PDF I get this error on many sections and have clicked Yes, since this is a trial run. But I hope to create a printable book version very soon.

How do I find the spots which are outside the printable areas?

Margin error
Also, how can I navigate inside Word to a given Section? The error references a specific section.

Thanks
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I have a Word Document for my book and need to tweak the style of the pages on the left side versus the right side uniquely.

I have odd number pages appearing on the right, so the start of the chapter, as well as page 1, are on the right side. The binding means those pages require a bit more left margin than they need on the right margin. Opposite constraints needed for even number pages.

How do I configure this?

Thanks
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I am not sure why my resume was formatted to have such crazy sections containing parts of the text.

I just want it to be one large text field...

broken up text
Is there an easy way to fix this?
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I am updating an old resume and found I needed to remove a logo from the footer.

Footer with logo
But I do not think it's part of the Footer, per say. I notice the logo prints on alternate sides of the page. And when I open the Footer menu, that logo image file is not there.

How do I remove this from the bottom of all pages?
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Hello,

Which styles in MS Word are automatically included when creating a Table of Contents (TOC)?

For example, isn't it true that styles like "Title" & "Heading #" are automatically recognized and included in a Word TOC whereas, "Normal" or "Text" are not?

If so, then is there a list somewhere which defines which styles are in each category?

Thanks
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I use Word for Mac 2017 and export to PDF using

File > Print > PDF > Save As...

The file created is fine.

But Word also has an online conversion.

Is there ay benefit to use the online version? I prefer privacy and to do the conversion locally, but would consider doing it online if there were a benefit.

Thanks.
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Quick, for those of you that care about copywriting, typography, and such: what's your favorite way to make an em-dash (—)? My current method is to do a Google search and copy/paste, but this seems terrible and I feel bad every time I do it because I know there are more efficient ways. I've been too lazy busy to train myself to do something better, but maybe learning your favorite way(s) will finally prompt me to take a more efficient approach...

Note: most of my writing is done in a web browser and I tend to bounce between Chrome on a PC and Safari on a Mac.
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I found Helvetica 12 pt to be more readable that Time 12 and used it for me entire book.

I wrote the book in Word (Mac 2017) and exported to PDF.

Is Helvetica typically available on people PC's and devices?

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I have made T.O.C.'s before and find it simple. But I do not want to use Title 1 to define the Chapter heading.

How do I do set me own?

I want it to be:

Helvetica 16
Bold
Centered

Thanks
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First I need some advice...

If I have 15 chapters, each with between 5-25 footnotes at the end. Shall I try and keep them at the end of each chapter?

I plan to create a PDF and sell the PDF.

Does the existence of footnotes distract from the next chapter? Or is it a useful way to segment the footnotes?


If so, how do I do this with Word (2017 for Mac)?

Conversely...

If I decide to put them ALL at the bottom, after the final chapter, Word would do this automatically. I could easily update the footnotes, by inserting the Chapter numbers, since al the footnotes should, in theory, be organized sequentially.

What's your advice??
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I have a book coming out in digital media and need fonts, point sizes, stylings, etc.

for :

Chapter Name
Section Name
Paragraph text

and whatever else I may be forgetting.

This needs to be readable, on portable devices also.

What do you suggest?

It will be Word (2017) saving as a Docx, but I need to SaveAs PDF.

Thanks
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Whenever WordPerfect X3 starts up, there is an error on the screen referring to a Timed Backup, that states that Document 0 backup file exists.
WordPerfect-X3-Startup-Error.jpeg
If we click on Delete, the message goes away, and then WordPerfect X3 can be used normally.

How to get rid of this error?

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User is very happy with Word Perfect X3 (thank you!)
They have created a Fax Cover  (don't give me any trouble about this either!)
They would like to have this Fax Cover saved as a document template.
There is no obvious way I can see to do this.

Any help will be appreciated.

Thanks
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My book looks like it will be in excess of 2GB. There are so many images and I have yet to do image compression. That will reduce the size enormously.

But at the same time, I am sad to take out great photo resolution and replace that.

What is the "damage" of having a high resolution high file size PDF download?

Curious to her of anyone with any negative experience with a large PDF.

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I need to create the first version of my book only using a PDF, with customer versions to follow. So I need to know the things I can make with Word, that are also supported on PDF.

Table of Contents?
Index?
Glossary?
Back Panel of book?
Inserts?

Is there a standard way to enable a PDF to have chapters that are collapsable?

Any other easy to get cool features that I cold make in Word?

Thanks
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I need a footnote multiple times but find it gets copied into the footnotes section twice.

Is there a way to re-use an existing footnote?

Thanks
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I do not use these line any longer since I can never get rid of them.

But today I have one and am stuck with it...

Line
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I really do not want to upload my Word doc to Miscosoft.com just to convert it to a PDF.

My Word (for Mac) 2011 fails when I try and use the Print > PDF  Save As feature.

When I use Word (for Mac) 2017 it requires some online conversion, so I abort it.

Do I have any options?

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My old version of Mac Word (2011) allowed me to highlight the text, then click a sample font, which i used for heading styles.

When I create a Table of Contents, these styles were key.

How do I do this with my new version of Word?

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I have Mac version 15.35 and El Capitan 10.11.6

If I have two instances of Word open, how can I use my keyboard to toggle between instances?

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I have a bunch of images that need to be uniform in size. What is the quickest way?

I use Word for Mac 15.35


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I use the latest Mac version Word...just downloaded.

And I see a few words underlined...link in the image I attached.

What does it mean?

Thanks

Underlined
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Word Processors

A word processor is an electronic device or computer software application that performs the task of composition, editing, formatting, and sometimes printing of documents. Most modern word processors use a graphical user interface, and most are powerful systems consisting of one or more programs that can produce any arbitrary combination of images, graphics and text, the latter handled with type-setting capability. Typical features of a modern word processor include font application, spell checking, grammar checking, a built-in thesaurus, automatic text correction, Web integration, and HTML exporting, among others.

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