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 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

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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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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.

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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...

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?

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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?

Thanks.
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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.

Thanks.
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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?

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.

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