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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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

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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.

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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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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?

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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?

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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...

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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?

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Underlined
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A group of people need to amend the same Word file online (on a website).
Then a designated person (admin) will review the doc file and upon approval, it will be exported in pdf format.
It needs to have versioning.
Is there a software/tool that can be used to achieve this except Google Docs?
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Hi,

I have a source MS Word 2016 document with pre-defined formatting, style, alignment, numbered list, bulleted list and TOC.

I am using MS Word 2016.

Does MS Word 2016 have any feature to automatically update a target document with the pre-defined formatting, style, alignment, numbered list, bulleted list and TOC from a source document.

Please provide your valuable suggestions.

Regards,
Sriram.
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I plan to use some Wikipedia images in a book which I plan to sell. And I need to be sure I am allowed to use these pictures.

Here are two sample images with different license requirements.


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Printing_press#/media/File:PrintMus_038.jpg

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Printing_press#/media/File:Laurentius_de_Voltolina_001.jpg

How am I required to annotate them? Can I use these for commercial purposes?

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Using Word 2011 (Mac) and Word 2017 (Mac) under the Insert menu, I find no such feature as the Caption Manager.

What am I missing?

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I di not want to keep track of how many images in a chapter and need to renumber them, and all references to them, just because I inserted a new image.

How do I do this?

Can those references be re-calculated if I inserted a new image?

Thanks.
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I have a Mac and mainly use Word 2011 or Mac but also have Word 2017 installed, and ready to use when needed.

I am writing a book and expect to have lots of image, and need a formatting method for the pictures.

For example,
"Image 2.3"

would mean the third image in Chapter 2.

What alternatives are there for this? Does Word handle this automatically? I would hate to need to update this manually, just because I added a new image to the front of the chapter.

Also, what about credits? Where do they go?

I will put references at the end of the book, and would be happy to also put image sources also at the end.

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Team,

I need some recommendations for a transcribing software that will transcribe audio files to text. I will like to do this with a purchased software instead of a web service.

Please let me know if you have any suggestions.

Thank you.
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I just installed Word 2016 along with the whole Office Suite. I had Word 2011 installed and working and printing prior to installation.

After installation neither Word 2011 nor Word 2016 print. I am told "The Printer if offline."

What steps can I follow to get printing again?

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I bought the $9.99/month license so that I could run Word 2016 on my Mac, so I could use collapsable regions.

Do they exist?

If so, how the heck does it work?

In Windows, it's super simple.

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I would import the file into Excel, and it could have three columns:

Word,WordCount,File

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I am a developer and love Git. But I am writing a book and rely on Word. But Word files and Git are oil and water, since it can easily mangle the file and render it useless. Right?

How about using an RTF? Is that a format which works with source control?

I am sure a Notepad style of crude editor wold work, but I need some basic styling like font, bold, italics, etc.

What tool can I use on a Mac to write this book? I really want to be able to commit and push revisions and make my incremental changes viewable by me later.

Thanks.
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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.