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Question: Word ate my document

I was writing in a Word file, and was saving every few minutes. After one save, my computer crashed with a blue screen... the PAGE_NON_FAULT etc. error. After re-booting my word file was nothing but squares.

Is there a way to recover my document? I have Word97.

Thanks,
Shelley

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When saving a Word 2007 document as a webpage (htm, html), an extra folder is automatically created besides the hmtl document itself. This folder contains background information like pictures, wallpaper etc. Is there a way to prevent that folder from being created in the first place? I've got Word 2000 on another computer, and when I save my word documents as html files over there, that extra folder is not generated. The only time that folder is created in 2000 is if my documents contain pictures, wallpaper etc. In Word 2007, it is created all the time, even though my documents are just plain text.
 

Answer:Solved: Word 2007, saving document as html document: how to get rid of extra folder?

Managed to find the solution, it was very simple after all. One has to save the document as a filtered webpage and click "yes" when a box pops up warning you that you will use certain featuers which are specific to Office2007, such as the background. Then the document will save without that extra folder and files.
 

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This is just one of those odd quirks I have run into. When I open a new document in Word, then open an older file, the new document closes and only the old one is displayed.Using Microsoft Office 2010, specifically Word.Windows 7 64-bitA bit of explanation, I often do research/writing for school or for fun. This issue has always happened, just one of those small annoyances.Here is the exact thing that is happening:1. I open a new (blank) word document, by clicking on the Word icon or by selecting "Open New Document" in the Word program.2. I open an older (saved) Word document, by clicking on the saved file, not by using the "Open" function in Word.3. The New (empty) document disappears, only the older document is open. I must now open a new empty document to write in. What I want to happen:1. Open new document2. Open old document3. Both new and old document are open (2 windows).Other notes in no particular order:- Word has always operated like this. Just wondering if there is a way to stop it.- I am not using the "Open" function in Word to open the older file, I am opening the older file by double-clicking it in the File explorer. When I use the "Open" function in Word, it does the same (basically "closing" the new file in order to open the old one). - I tried searching through Word's settings but couldn't find anything that seemed to relate to this behavior.- As per regular Word behavior, the new document is auto-na... Read more

Answer:Microsoft Word Question (Opening old document closes new empty document)

Yes, you are right. That is normal for MS Word.Do this:Open a new document. Type something. Even a single space. Save it with a name you want. Now open an older document. Both documents can be on the screen or cascaded.If memory is not an issue, you can haven two instances of Word.

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I have two questions regarding documents created in Word 2007...

1) Can links be created within a Word document? For example, can I click on and item my table of contents and have the document jump to that particular section of the document?

2) Also, is there a way to make sections of the document hidden until the user clicks a specific word or graphic in the document?

I'd like to specify a particular instruction and include a "Show example" link that would make a detailed example appear for those who needed the extra help.

Thanks everyone!

Answer:Word 2007 - Links within a document? Hide/Show sections of a document?

If you created table of contents through References - Table of Contents, you can hold Ctrl and click on the item in that table, word will take you there. This feature is standard.

Also, to navigate inside document you can use bookmark option.
Insert bookmarks. Word 2010 Bookmarks
Then insert Hyperlink - in the window select second tab "Place in This Document" and choose your bookmark.

As for hiding parts of document, I do not think that is possible.
You can create that in HTML document with javascript, but not in Word document.

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I am running XP and Word 2000 and Nortons. Word will crash if you leave the document open for a while (there is no specific time frame) and then select close (icon). The error - Microsoft Word for Windows has encountered a problem and needs to close. The details are: AppName: winword.exe
appver 9.0.0.3822
Modname: kernel32.dll
modvers: 5.1.26002180
offset 0001eb33

This has pretty much happened since I got this laptop. I have reformatted and reinstalled everything (due to another problem) and still have the same problem with word. I have used the same CD on other computers to install word and they do not have the same problem.

I use a variety of templates and plain documents in my work and can not pin point it to one template.

If you leave Word open with a document (no matter what size) and come back to it later this is when the problem happens. I started to get around it my saving first then closing, but this no longer works. The save completes and then I select Close and this is when it happens - you get the dreaded pause and then you hear the whirl of the computer and then you get the Microsoft Word for Windows has encountered a problem and needs to close. Firstly I could put up with it but is now just a nusiance.
 

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Hi all.

The other day whilst in the throws of fixing another unrelated problem I came across a strange and annoying Word Document problem.

When I bought this word document up it present a very unusual icon. It was grayed out and part of the title contained a ~$ then the name of the document.

When I tried to open it, the word document only opened up to the gray page just before it should turn white displaying the text, and there it froze.

Nothing worked after that! The freeze was so bad that the only way to close the window was to turn the computer off at the tower.

After rebooting I tried it again 2 more times with the same problem freeze occurring in the Word document.

Today I again found another document that caused the same problem, this time the icon for that document was normal but right beside this icon was another malformed grayed out ~$(name) icon.

When I tried to open either of the 2 icons I got the same freezing up problem, just as before.

I tried a previously suggested step in that I opened "Word" and from there navigated to where the bad files were located.

In turn I only hi-lighted each, and at the bottom of that window clicked on the arrow for the drop down box.

I was advised that one of the presented options was to repair the file. No such option was present.

So there you have it. Any advice on this problem please?

Regards

Answer:[SOLVED] Word document freezes computer and document is corrupted

Hi all.

Just to advise that I am going to mark this topic as Solved......to a fashion so to speak.
I may resurrect it at a later stage if the problem re-presents it's self.

In a nut shell. I spent a lot of time today searching sites and performing tests including searches on my computer program.

I ascertained that all the aforementioned "defective " Word documents originated in the same folder. After performing several search functions with the criteria as ~$.doc no other such files were found on my computer, other that the already mentioned.

All tests suggested would not repair the said documents.

I have now deleted the offenders and I will monitor the situation. If I run into problems again I will re-post.

Thanks anyway.
Regards

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Is there any free software out there that will allow me to scan a document and convert it into word/excel and allow editing?
 

Answer:Converting scanned document from image to a word/excel document

you are going to want to search for OCR programs.

Try "freeware OCR" in google or check out www.Softpedia.com

example: http://www.softpedia.com/get/Office-tools/Text-editors/SimpleOCR.shtml
 

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This might be kind of tricky.

We're trying to streamline our RFQ-to-Quote process, which currently utilizes a combination of digital forms and hand-written forms passed among several departments. My boss asked me to modify the RFQ form to save him some typing (because he has to retype all the information in the final Quote), and I--not understanding the complexity of the process--very stupidly told him that it could be done fairly simply using form fields and bookmarks. He's been kind enough to grant me a lot of leniency because for him anything would be better than the current situation, so as long as I can improve on what we use now, he'll be happy.

I thought about creating form templates for each of the departments, then as the original RFQ circulated from one department to the next subsequent forms would be appended to it to create a rolling document. I'm not too happy with the that idea; there's all sorts of room for user error. I thought about creating a single document template containing every department's form, but a) I don't want any single department to be able to modify information gathered during another department's process, and b) certain departments must generate a variable number of copies of their form.

I told my boss the best way to accomplish a secure and low-maintenance RFQ-to-Quote would be to create a stand-alone Quote Generator application, but we both agree the effort is not condusive to the timeframe by whic... Read more

Answer:Word 2000: Creating a Master Document of document templates

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Hey guys! Is there anybody knows a program that can convert (copy) words in an image to a real document that can be edited from Word?

Thanks
 

Answer:Which software can convert an image of a document to a real document (MS Word)?

If you have MS Office, as I think you do, you might try out this link:

http://weblogs.asp.net/jgalloway/ar...0_-You-may-already-have-it_2E002E002E00_.aspx
 

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Hi,

I work at a small non-profit and we have updated two computers with new computers running Windows 7. We use MS Word 2003. I have checked all threads on forum related to this issue, but nothing seems to correct our problem. I would be grateful for any help.

Description of issue: With a Word document open, one should be able to click "File" > "Send To" > Mail Recipient As Attachment", or any of the other mail options, and have the email composition window of Thunderbird pop up. What happens is that Word is attempting to send the attachment via Windows Live Mail. The computer basically freezes. If you try and abort or get out of Word, and error pops up stating you can't close Word until the email has been sent. Finally, you have to force a shut down of the computer.

Internet Explorer shows Thunderbird as default email client. I have check all of the other obvious places for setting the default email client, but I can't seem to find a conflict anywhere on the computer showing Windows Live Email as default client.

As a side note, this employee was using Outlook Express as their email client prior to the computer upgrade and all setting were imported into Windows Live Mail, which was initially used. The employee did not like Windows Live Mail, so I installed Thunderbird. It is used as the default email client and the only issue has been with Word. Additionally, I know that the document could be sent from Windows Explorer by right-cli... Read more

Answer:Can't send Word Document via Thunderbird from open document

Might try uninstalling Word, then reinstalling it.
 

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Hello,
I used mail merger to create 25 letters to different locations and different people. The source used for the names and address's were from an excel file. I used "Edit Individual Documents" in order to get all the letters in one document. Now the problem is i need a backup of each letter on my computer and i have no clue if its even possible to save each page in the master document as a unique document. If not, is there a way of saving each unique document of a mail merger?
Thanks in advance.
 

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On my previous computer with Windows 2000, I was able to make incremental backups of a Microsoft Word document while it was being created by me. The advantage of this was that if an "accident" happened and the document was lost or corrupted before it was completed or saved to a folder, the partially completed document could be retrieved from a special folder somewhere in C-drive. I was able to specify how often a new backup was created (ex.: every 3 minutes, ex.; every 10 minutes, etc.). It is possible that this special folder also contained backups of all previously saved Word documents, which were also being re-backed up every few minutes. -- I cannot find any reference to this on my new computer (Windows XP and Microsoft Word 2002) in the Windows search engine, or in the Word user interface "Help". I cannot remember how I found this feature on my previous (W~2000) computer. -- Thanks
 

Answer:Word document incremental backing up while the document is being created

I just found where to set up this feature (Word user interface > tools > options > save and also file locations. BUT I STILL NEED HELP BECAUSE THE FEATURE DOES NOT SEEM TO WORK.
 

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Hello


I am wondering how to make an hyperlink, from a main document, to a sentence of a sub document that got included through {INCLUDETEXT \\....docx} in the main document?

I posted yesterday this question in another forum.


I do not know how long it will take to get a reply in the other forum. I post the link to the details also in this forum, in order to speed up the process of getting an insight about a posible approach or solution for this problem. I hope this does not violate any of this forum's rules.

Thanks in advance

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I was working on a Word document that someone sent me by email in form of rar and saved the document. I now can't find the revised file and I have lost about 8 hours of work. Any ideas on where I can find this file? I looked in the email that was originally sent, but it is still the old file. I have also done searching on my computer with no luck. Help, I'm desperate!!! I have Word 2007. Please give me reply as soon as possible.
 

Answer:Cannot find the saved revised document in Word document

If you were only hitting "Save" and not "Save As" the document is likely, unfortunately, gone. You can try opening Word by itself and going through recent documents to see if it shows up. If you opened it directly from the email and the email was in Outlook, you might be able to find it in the Outlook Secure Temp Folder. To get to this folder, the easiest way is to send yourself a PDF file, open the PDF from the email then go to File | Properties and on the General tab (this is from memory, so I might be off a little bit) you'll find a location that you can click on. In this folder, you have a slight chance of finding the modified file. The only other option you have, that I can think of, would be digging through your temp folders hoping to find a .tmp or .doc file in there that has the content, but I give that about a .01% chance of happening. Good Luck!
 

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Dear all previously i have posted for Trojan issue and subsequently received responses from your team on time Now i am interested to know or get rid of issue with word 2003, installed in windows home basic 7 platform.......I work in several Word 2003 documents (on Windows 7 platform) at the same time. When I open the first document it stays open (maximized). If I open a second document, the document opens, but then immediately minimizes down to the task bar. Same result if I open a third document. If I click on the minimized documents to open them again, they open and stay open. why I am seeing a button for each open document in the Task Bar. with Thanks 

Answer:word document minimizes on taskbar if i open second document!!

Right-click on the START button - Properties - Taskbar - Group Similar Taskbar Buttons

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Can anyone help - When typing a word document my laptop keeps sending the document when I start typing. Not sure why. Any help appreciated

Answer:When typing a word document my laptop keeps sending the document

Hello

I don?t know what you mean with laptop keeps sending the document but if you have this issue with office word or some other office application, try to check some forum where you can find discussion about similar theme.

I can not give you any precise answer but it is maybe because of office specific settings or you press accidentally some key on the keyboard and on this way interrupt symbols entering.

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I have enrolled in college after 35 years away.  My professor is posting all documents in Word form.   I have Works.  Can I convert them to open into Works?  Can anybody walk me through it step by step?  I have Word installed, but haven't "bought" the program (free trial that came on computer).  When I try to save the word document and change the save as, I don't get any options except Microsoft Word 97 and All Files.

Answer:How to convert a Word Document to a Works Document

What version works and word?

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"How can I convert an Excel document into a Word document?"

Answer:How can I convert an Excel document into a Word document?

When you Paste into Word,Select Paste Special,It should offer you the choice of Unformatted TextOrWhen Paste into Word,look to lower right corner of your paste areathere will be a small Drop BoxClick on the Drop Box and select Keep Text OnlyMIKEhttp://www.skeptic.com/

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Hi,
I have problem, when I put link to .XPS document in MS word document, i can't open this link, nothing hapens , links to other file types works fine. XPS document opens without problem with IE when opening file from folder. I tried to lower security setings in IE hidden security zone "my computer" , but this wont help. There is no problem in Windows 7 with xps links. But i need it to work in Vista. I think it's some kind of security problems. Any ideas ?

Vindows Vista32 SP2
MS Office 2007 SP2

Answer:Can't open .XPS document link from word document

Will this be any help:http://www.microsoft.com/whdc/xps/viewxps.mspx

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URGENT!! (Isn't it always?) I need to convert a multiple tab excel document to a word document. I read that I can save as a pdf, then convert to word but I have only Adobe Reader. If this can be done, is there a way to conserve the original format and the links in the excel doc?I would prefer leaving in excel but the customer needs a word document. Also, just in case I can convince to leave in excel -- is there a way to print the excel file as one document without printing each tab separately? If so, how do I ensure the formatting looks good to print as a regular 8.5 x 11 document?Thanks for any help.

Answer:Converting an excel document to word document

Depending of the size and shape of your Excel sheets can't you just open Word and Insert File?MIKEhttp://www.skeptic.com/

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I'm creating a document in word 2007 at one point of the document I want to insert a link or icon that points to a separate word document, when the master document is saved both documents are saved as one file so that i can distribute it to other people not linked on a LAN. I don't need the second document to be seen but launched on a separate window when the link or icon is clicked.
Can somebody please help I've seen this on emails and PP presentations but I'm not sure if it can be done in word, I would think so!

Thank
 

Answer:Solved: Word document within a word document

Not hard at all. Open the attached - I have included the instructions to show either the other text (or at least part) or just the icon.
 

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I have a client with a problem creating new documents from the File > New > Word Document dropdown from Windows Explorer window. If I set her default font to Times New Roman it will stay for creating new documents from within Word. If she goes the other route mentioned above to create a new document it will always default to Courier. Also when she tries to save the document with the Save As item it defaults to txt instead of a .doc file. I am thinking there are two different templates for these two seperate ways of opening or creating a document.

OS is XP Pro
Word 97 SR-2B

Thanks!
 

Answer:New word Document from File > New > Word Document

bump
 

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As above.

Is there a software upgrade i need to do.

I have the password. comes up with...

"Word experienced an error while trying to open this file"

Thanks in advance

K
 

Answer:Solved: Can't open password protected Word 2007 document in Word 2003

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In Word 2010 there is a direct option to share and save any word file to SkyDrive directly simply by configuring your Windows Live ID. To Save your any doc file to SkyDrive follow the steps given below one by one and get your docment saved on your account directly from your desktop:
1. Open any Word document which you want to save to skydrive.
2.Click on File menu and then select Save to SkyDrive.
3. In the right panel th SkyDrive login page will start retrieving. As the page retrieves it will prompt you for Login credentials of yourWindows Live ID. Just give your ID and Password and login.
4. As you get login you will see your folders already present on your SkyDrive. Now you can save the document file to that folders or you can create a new folder and then click on SaveAs.
Now you can share and use your documents from anywhere in the world directly from your desktop via Office 2010. Happy Windows Computing !!!
Source: UnlockWindows

Answer:Share by saving a Word document to SkyDrive in Word 2010 directly.

Nice tip, arvind_kumar.

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The problem occurred without warning after many previous instances of trouble-free copying of Notepad text into MS Word 2010. Here?s an example of what happens:-1. I type a sentence into Notepad.2. I then attempt to copy and paste it into an open MS Word file.3. The cursor in the resulting MS Word file stops blinking on completion of the ?paste? process. A few seconds later, MS Word indicates ?not responding?.4. I press CTRL + ALT + DEL to open the Task Manager.5. On doing this and clicking on the MS Word document in the Task Manager and selecting ?End Task?, a message box stating ? WINWORDC.EXE is not responding?, with 3 option buttons, pops up. One of the 3 option buttons is ?Close program?.6. When I click on ?Close program?, another message box pops up saying ?WINWORDC is trying to recover your information?. Then, a few seconds later, the MS Word document closes (but without saving the text copied from the Notepad file).

Answer:MS Word 2010 loops / copy Notepad text into MS Word document

You could try the repair option to Microsoft Office 2010. To access it, go to control panel/program and features. Right click on Microsoft Office and select "change". Select "Repair" then continue. Good luck!

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G'day,
When I download save or display a word document which is locked some of the fonts change and this makes the documant look bad and as a result it is not paged correctly.
I am using Windows 7 and MS Office Home & Business 2010.
If I use a different computer which is XP and 2003 the document displays correctly, if I copy this to the Windows 7 PC the document font is changed.
The lock document is a form which has been locked for easy completion.

Any assistance would be appreciated.

Nyquest
 

Answer:Word 2010 changes some fonts in a downloaded locked word document

Found the problem, Windows7 and or MS Office Home & Business 2010 is missing the particular font the document wanted, it was Arial Narrow, once this font was added to the windows/font folder, the document opened correctly.
 

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i cant open that document any more please help its my project due tomorrow, when ever i try to open its says that it protected for editing

Answer:i accidently locked my word document with a pass word, help

Is it saved as read only, or protected with a password? Theoretically you should be able to do a save as to a .rtf, if you can open it read only.:: mike

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Hi,

I am developing an add-in for outlook that consists of creating a customized send button next to the standard one. when outlook is configured to use the word editor, when I add the customized send button to the command bar of the mail in edit mode, the add-in is also added in word document. The reason is that the word editor is activated in outlook. How can I tell my add-in not to add the button in word as well. I don't want to deactivate the editor word. There must be a way how to detect the opened application. I searched for my problem on the internet and people said to test if the kind of the document is word mail or word document. Here's part of my code that didn't work correctly:


//event triggered when item is opened

private void Inspectors_NewInspector(Outlook.Inspector i)

{

//some code to test if it is a maiitem, etc.



Word.Document document = (Word.Document)i.WordEditor;





if (document.Kind.ToString() == "wdDocumentEmail")

addsendbutton();

}

The problem is that the button is still showing at word level. Visual studio is not launching the condition on all the windows. So he?s adding it in word as well, although word document is a wdDocumentLetter.



I have 2 options in mind:



1- The code must not be called at new inspector level. Because this trigger is not launched in the case of the word document

2- The inspector from which we get the word editor is not the right one for word document (Word.Document ... Read more

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HiI am using office XP word, i would like to be able to attach a word document file within the text of a word document.however, i need to send the file by email so that others can open the embedded document inside the word document to read, when i try this, it opens OK, but it is a link to my local drive only.does anyone know how to attach files to word so they can be opened by others?

Answer:How to attach a word doc inside a word document

Hi,Make a folder and save the documents in it. In the main document use the hyperlink facility to link to the other document.Send both documents by email...

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Hi,I'm trying to attach a word doc using the following method:Insert/object...I can do it if I want to attach a pdf. When I click OK it opens window and lets me browse for doc to attach. When I try to do it for word I click OK and it opens a blank word document?Any help would be most appreciated, thanks.

Answer:Can't attach MS word document as an icon to word

Try Insert/File

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I have made a brochure (containing a table)in MS Word97 in *.doc format. The brochure needed to be transferred to my mother-in-law's PC for printing as we don't have a printer. Anticipating compatibility issues (we use MS Office on a system running Win98SE; she uses MS Works on a system running WinXP), I made one page and opened it on her PC. The PC read and printed my test document and I assumed it would work. I then spent the day making the brochure, FTPing and downloading it to her PC. Now when I go to open the documents, Works says that it can't read them (I tried various options - double-clicking to open; selecting different *.doc file extensions from the drop down menu etc). I downloaded the Word97 viewer from Microsoft and it, too, claims not to be able to read the documents. Is there anything I can do to make her PC recognise these documents?And why can't different Microsoft word processors read each other's file formats??? Arrrrrgh!Please help!Jill

Answer:Word viewer will not read Word document

Any version of Microsoft Word should be able to read a document from the same or an earlier version of Word. As long as you have saved the document as Word Document (*.doc). Opening the document from within Word is the safest way.

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Word 2016 is not using the up to date word document. When I go to save after opening up a brand new word doc. It tells me it will be updated to the latest word doc. I am using Office 2016 Pro on Windows 10 64bit HP laptop. Any advice would be welcome.

Thank you in advance.

Answer:Word 2016 is not using the up to date word document

Hi Hollyoaks777

Just so I have it straight, when you say "opening up a brand new document" do you mean you have a blank document that you open, say on your desktop (as a shortcut), or does this happen when you click File then New.

Have you checked Options => Save to see if there is an option box to control this behavior?
Ken

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Is there a way to close a Word document in Word 2007 without going to the dropdown menu? What happened to the little 'x' in the upper right hand corner that all other Windows programs still have? I have the minimize, maximize, and large 'X', but if I am only working on 1 Word document and click the large X, the file AND Word both shutdown. Is there any way to get the little 'x' back?

Answer:Close Word document without shutting down Word as well

Go in word options/personalize and add the command "close"
The icon to close the current document will appear on the upper left tool bar.

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Hello all,

On the 12th October I was editing a Word 2007 document on my Vista Home laptop. Throughout editing I pressed Ctrl S to save the doc over the previous version. I copied data in from several other files.
I went back yesterday to edit the document again and it has disappeared. The only version of the doc is a previous version dated 21st Sept.
I searched on all files modified after 11th Oct just in case I had saved it under another name. Not in there. The files I copied data from did come up in the search results though, soi knwo the search function is working.
I checked the default Autosave location - not in there.
I checked the recycle bin - the doc is not in there and neither are any ~ files or autosaved files. I haven't emptied my recycle bin for months.
I cannot find a word doc modified afetr the 11th October.

Can it really just have disappeared? It is my MBA dissertation paper and I worked on this edit for an awful lot of hours.

Many thanks.

Answer:Word document disappeared: Word 2007

Welcome Suzanne

I am a lot older than you, but I still remember those term papers and finals. I will dow everything that I can to help

Start with this
DiskDigger | The trusted data recovery solution

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I had created a word file yesterday. But today while working on it, I tried to save, it gave a error message and closed the word window.I have ~word.tmp file. Tried to rename/ copy but it says make sure the file is not open.Request to hel me to retrieve the file

Answer:How to retrieve a word document from a word.tmp file

Are you using Microsoft Word? Or WordPad? Word uses either .doc or .docx as the file extension, WordPad uses .rtf or .txt. If you've already named & saved the file yesterday, that's the file you should be looking for. Chances are the original is still good but any changes you made today probably didn't 'stick'.

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I have an old document created in Word Perfect 5.1 saved on a floppy disk. My present computer has Windows 98 and Microsoft Word. I need to edit and print the old Word Perfect document. Can it be translated to Word? Thanks.
 

Answer:Transfering word perferct document to Word

You should be able to hit File-Open from Word. Change the files of type (at the bottom of the dialog box) to "all files, *.*" and just double-click the Wordperfect document. It should automatically convert it.

After that, if I were you, I'd go to Tools-Options, Compatibility tab. Change compatibility to Word document. Then, hit ctrl-a to select the entire document, go to Format-Paragraph and make sure line spacing is single; then change the font to Arial, Times new roman, or other Word font, as opposed to the old Wordperfect fonts.
 

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Whenever i start word document or weird excel they ask for activation key

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Hi,

I am not sure if this is possible in word, but say I have document A. I place document A within document x, document y, and document z. Is it possible to make changes to document A and have the changes updated automatically to documents x, y, and z?
I hope this makes sense.

Thanks
 

Answer:Word Document within another document

The only simple way is to go to Insert, Object, Create from file and choose to insert your file as a link (these are 2003 instructions - would be similar in 2007, though.) However, you will then get a questions about the file having links and do you want to update...every time you open the file.
You could also just insert some text and hyperlink it to the other file.
Finally, someone could probably write some VBA that would insert the file and update it every time you opened it.
 

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Does anyone know which format is quicker to 'rip'.The size of the document is around 60 pages containing Tables, Thumbnail pictures and text.Many thanks.Angry ;)

Answer:Word Document V PDF Document

What do you mean by rip?

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Hello Experts,

I am cannot open my MS-word.docx document.
The error it get is White space expectedart:/word/docment, XML,Line,2 Column:642733.

I've tried everything I can think of! Including:
Saving it as a .zip file. Which it won't
Saving it as .txt: Which It will- But no help.
Looking at it in word pad: Still no help.

How can I find:,Line,2 Column:642733. and correct it? or at least save what Ive written to that point.
I have no idea what happened to cause this other than the flash drive didn't update on my last save...

Please please Help.. hours of work were invested....

Thank you
 

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I have installed Windows XP and every time I open a document in word I get a dialogue box telling me that the document is being used by me (i.e. my name) and asks do I want to make a copy. I press cancel and it goes away. Also, do I have to go through the login screen as a user. I'm the only one who uses it?

Answer:Word document already in use

Please can you give the exact message that you get with Word.For the login annoyance, Start, Run, type incontrol userpasswords2and click OK. Untick Users of this computer must enter a user name and password, click OK then restart your computer.

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I've just reinstalled Word 2000 and adjusted page set-up to suit the margins and top/bottom spacings I prefer. I can't remember how to save these margin settings so that they appear each time a Word document is started. Can someone help? Thanks in anticipation.

Answer:Word Document Set up

find and open normal.dot. make adjustments requiredSAVE AS normal.dot (you will need to select .dot from file types drop down)Everytime you open Word with a new/blank document it will use normal.dot as the template.

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Does anyone know how to remove a pw that was placed on a word document?? I have a letter that has a pw on it preventing changes and I need to remove it but I do not have the pw. Does anyone have any ideas???
 

Answer:pw on a word document

Simplest way is to select and copy the text to a new document.
 

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Hi, can someone help me with a document I have made in Word for myself and family to use. The page has words down the LH side, and at the bottom a box. Information has to be added to the RH side of the page and in the box.I need the LH words and the box to be locked in place so that another person entering information cannot delete these, change the position of the words change the position or size of the box. We need to save the document once the information has been entered but always to be able to find the origonal document (template).Thank you for any assistance.

Answer:Help with a word document

This came up in the Help system for Word 2000. (Go in to Help, and search for Protect and then look at the Protect Forms item.)"Prevent users from changing a form containing form fieldsAfter creating a form that users will view and complete in Word, you must protect it so that users can enter information only in the designated areas.On the Tools menu, click Protect Document. Show Me Click Forms.To assign a password to the form so that users who know the password can remove the protection and change the form, type a password in the Password box. Users who don't know the password can still enter information in the form fields.To protect the entire form, click OK. To protect only parts of a form, those parts must be in separate sections. Click Sections, and then clear the check boxes of the sections you don't want to protect. Tip When you are designing or changing a form, you can quickly protect the form or remove protection from it by clicking Protect Form on the Forms toolbar." Hope this helps you.TonyV

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I have Microsoft Office Beta 2007, and I have copied and pasted some sensitive data on the document and saved it on my hard drive, but I want to know if I can password it since I will be lettin a freind use my pc. I trust him, but just for safety reasons.
 

Answer:How to put a pw on a Word Document

This should do it... http://www.majorgeeks.com/Cryptainer_LE_d1483.html
 

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Question: word document

Every time I  try to get a blank document on word, there are two pages from an old document that keeps coming up so I have to scroll down to a blank page to start my document.  I have no idea what to do to correct this....any suggestions.Thank you  very much.........grace creel

Answer:word document

please, we need more information.  Look here:http://www.computerhope.com/forum/index.php/topic,33323.0.html

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Question: Word Document

When I try to change the 100% page size in the toolbar of word document to 'Full Width' 123% it works fine for that session, but when I go into word document again it has gone back to 100%, and will not hold even when I click on 'Save'

Answer:Word Document

You need to change the normal.doc file which is the blank template for a new word document. More info: click here

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Hi there:

everytime I open up Word, the same document opens up automatically.

When I click on the "New Blank Document" button in the tool bar, the same document opens up.

Any suggestions?
 

Answer:Cannot get rid of a Word document

Reboot in safe mode, and delete normal.dot That's the template for the blank document. Apparently, your document was saved as a .dot instead of a .doc and corrupted the blank new document.
 

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Opened a WordPad page to find \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\ the entire page .All but the first few lines had been replaced with \\\\\\\\\\\ . Can someone tell me why ? What happened ? Can I get it back ? If so how ? Thanks for any help .

Answer:Word Pad Document Is Only \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\ .

Have you scanned for infections? If so with what?

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I was using a Word document when it suddenly had to close. Now I can't get it to function properly again. Even after I turn off & reboot the computer, it still doesn't work.

When I open it, it says MS Word for Windows has encountered a problem & needs to close.
When I click for details, it says:
Error signature AppName: winwor.exe Appver: 9.0.0.2717 Modname:mso9.dll ModVer: 9.0.0.2720
Offset: 0000faf8
When I click to view technical info, it says:
Exception Information
Code: 0xc0000005 Flags: 0x00000000
Record: 0x0000000000000000 Address: 0x00000000308cfaf8

System Information
Windows NT 5.1 Buil: 2600
CPU Vendor Code: 756E6547 - 49656E69 - 6C65746E
CPU Version: 00000F29 CPU Feature Code: BFEBFBFF
CPU AMD Feature Coe: 00EAE824

Module 1
WINWORD.EXE
Image Base: 0x30000000 Image Size: 0X00000000
Checksum: 0x0086f8f5 Time Stamp: 0x36f08fb3
Version Information
Signature: feef04bd
StrucVer: 00010000
FileVer: (9.0:0.2717)
ProdVer: (9.0:0.2717)
FlagMask: 0000003f
Flags: 00000000
OS: 00000004
FileType: 00000001
SubType: 00000000
FileDate: 00000000: 00000000

Module 2
ntdll.dll
Image Base: 0x7c900000 Image Size: 0x00000000

Well, I was going to type it all. But it goes on a whole lot longer than I thought.
Does anybody know what the problem is with this document & how I can fix it?
I use Windows XP Home & Word 2000.

Thanks.
 

Answer:Does Anyone Know How To Fix This Word Document?

Does this problem only affect this one document or all Word docs? Have you tried opening the document on another PC that has MS Office Installed? Have you tried using a different Word processing program? Have you tried to start Word in SafeMode?

If you don't have access to another PC with MS Office installed you can try to download a different word processing program such as OpenOffice to see if it will open the Doc. You can also try opening the document using Notepad (right click and select "Open With" and select Notepad)

To Open Word in SAFE MODE

1. Select Run from the Windows Start menu

2. Type winword.exe /a (you must insert the space before the /a
(You may also need to type the full file path of Windword.exe))

3. Click OK

Regards,
Rollin
 

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Question: word document

found out i had a virus on my computer. Ran norton. Now all of my word documents are squares all over the page. Have they been destroyed? Is there anyway of recovering them. No i did not back my work up. Thanks
 

Answer:word document

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I need to convert a pdf file to a word document. what software should I get/use/

unless someone wants to convert it for me and email me it back?
jus send me your email and I will send you the file
 

Answer:pdf to word document

You can go to http://www.pdftoword.com/ and do it online.
 

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Question: word document

When I try to in large an image on word it stops responding how do I fix this problem
 

Answer:word document

What version of word are you using? What do you consider large? Have you tried to compress the image? If your running other processes your PC may be running out of memory.
 

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Question: New Word Document

I'm using Wins2000 professional. Every time I open a new document in Word I get three pages. I would like to know how I can get it back to only one page when I open up a new document.
 

Answer:New Word Document

hmmm, that's a weird one.

Have you added any new macros to your normal.dot template??

Anyway, try doing a search on your system for normal.dot and when you find it, rename it to normal.old and then start Word again and see what happens.

If you did not make any changes to your normal.dot template, and the above works, then you can just delete the normal.old
 

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Can someone help me figure out an easy way to get a PDF file into a Word 2007 document. I tried copy the file to my clipboard, but nothing copies into my document when I try pasting it.
 

Answer:Getting PDF into a Word document

hi, there's a few ways to do it, either with software, or online which is probably easier if you don't do it that often.

suggestions: google "convert .pdf to .doc software" for a software search or
follow this link which i normally use: http://www.convertpdftoword.net/ (quick, easy, no installations)

thanks
 

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i had to do a paper and its really long. i saved it as Xml as usual and it has been fine. i opened it to make some final fixes and it looks like this:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" standalone="yes"?><?mso-application progid="Word.Document"?>
<w:wordDocument xmlns:w="http://schemas.microsoft.com/office/word/2003/wordml" xmlns:number="urnasis:names:tcpendocument:xmlns:datastyle:1.0" xmlns:w10="urn:schemas-microsoft-comffice: word" xmlns:v="urn:schemas-microsoft-com:vml" xmlns:dt="uuid:C2F41010-65B3-11d1-A29F-00AA00C14882" xmlns:aml="http://schemas.microsoft.com/aml/2001/core" xmlns="urn:schemas-microsoft-com: office: office"
thats only a little bit of it. please tell me how to get it back to normal!
sorry about the smiles
 

Answer:Help with word document!

Retrieve in it word, then watch the box at the bottom of the screen as you file or save it as a .doc file, then review the ?xml info.

The Document Object Model (DOM) class is an in-memory representation of an XML document. The DOM allows you to programmatically read, manipulate, and modify an XML document. The XmlReader class also reads XML, however it provides non-cached, forward-only, read-only access. This means that there are no capabilities to edit the values of an attribute or content of an element, or the ability to insert and remove nodes with the XmlReader. Editing is the primary function of the DOM. It is the common and structured way that XML data is represented in memory, although the actual XML data is stored in a linear fashion when in a file or coming in from another object.
There is plenty of useful information on xml documents and file structure in the Microsoft knowledge base, or even with a Google search.
 

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How do i convert my ocr documents to word for editing?
 

Answer:OCR document to word

Welcome, sherrylabtec.

What's your OCR program? With something like OmniPage, you should just be able to choose File > Save As, and choose MS Word document. And the later versions, since at least 9.0, have wizards that will walk you through conversion.

Post back with some details about how you're scanning, and we'll help you out.
 

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I am using Windows Vista and I have Microsoft Office 2007. I have a HP Photosmart D110 Series scanner/printer. I have been told that I can produce *.doc documents from scanned JPG or PDF formats. I have not been able to achieve this, nor have I found anyone who can help me do it. All, however tell me that I should be able to do it.

I have tried Microsoft Document Imaging, but all Format is lost and the font is all the same font and text size, whereas the original had more than one font and varied test sizes.

Answer:PDF to Word document

Try with one of these

pdf to word downloads - Free software downloads and software reviews - CNET Download.com

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Question: Word Document Help

I accidentally deleted an important word document. How can I get this back.

Thanks
 

Answer:Word Document Help

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My friend have a problem. When I open a new document in MS Word I have no empty sheet, but one of his old document.
 

Answer:MS Word - New Document

He probably accidentally saved it as normal.dot, which is default Word blank template. Tell him to search for normal.dot and rename it to a more suitable title depending on the contents of the doc.

Word will recreate the normal.dot when it isn't found.
 

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How do I insert text into a word document at different angles rather than just straight across. Thanks

Answer:Help with a word document

Use the Wordart tool, create a text box and type your text in there then alter to any angle you wish. j.

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Question: Word Document

When I double click on a word document to open it, unless my current Microsoft Word 97 is already open, it attempts to open it under Microsoft Word version 2.0a. How can I fix this?

.......I got this fixed.

I have now assigned the correct program file butI get the error message xxxx.doc is not a valid win32 application. How can I fix this?
 

Answer:Word Document

Closing this - please just use the original topic, don't start a new one.
 

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My daughter wants to have check boxes in a word document, so when it is clicked a tick will be placed in the box, at the moment a cross is put there, is it possible to change this.

Answer:Word document

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Please help! I have a word document I am quite certain was saved to my desktop, only now I am unable to locate the file. I have visited recent documents in Word, it sees the document, but when I click to open the file, a pop-up appears that says the path does not exist.

I have performed a search for the file on my computer (searching all drives and files). I find the document, but again, it says the path does not exist. When I search for it this way, it shows that it is a shortcut on my computer and suggests it may have been moved. However, the search does not find it anywhere else.

I have also searched in the hidden files and folders but the document I need is not there either.

Can someone please help with other ideas of where I can try to locate the document?

Thank you for helping this girl in distress!

Answer:Word Document is MIA

The best search tool I know of is Everything. It's free from voidtools.com. It's fantastic. Keep it around.

It will quickly index your drive. You then enter at least a portion of the file name into the search box and it should find it just about as fast as you can type the name.

There's always a chance you deleted it or the file became corrupt for unknown reasons.

The "recent documents" list won't help if you moved it away from that location on purpose or accidentally, but you knew that.

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I have a word document with 6 pages of content, no tables just text. I need to import this into an excel spreed sheet. However I need everything to have its own cell. For example if my word document says:

Cows cannot jump high and cost $400
However Frogs can jump very high an $2
But cats can kind of jump high and cost $10

then I would need the cells to be filled like this

[Cows] [cannot] [jump] [high] [and] [cost] [$400]
[However] [Frogs] [can] [jump] [very] [high] [an] [$2]
[But] [cats] [can] [kind] [of] [jump] [high] [and] [cost] [$10]

Is there a way to quickly do this? I have word and excel 2010.
 

Answer:Word document -> Excel

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I have a user which needs to open a file but this comes up with the attached file window
No matter what you select the file does not come up with normal text(regardless of format).
Is there any help to this situation?
 

Answer:Microsoft Word Document

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I was working with a colleague on a document. She sent it to me as an attachment as she usually does. I opened it from my hotmail and it opened in Word, as it usually does. I worked on it for hours, saving frequently. I then saved it one last time and closed it in order to be able to send it to her. When the box for 'attachments' opened up for me to select a document, it was nowhere to be found. I looked everywhere in Word--no luck. I am using MS 7. My colleagues' computer had just crashed prior to this and the document in question had been rescued from certain death. Could it be that her computer renamed the file and when she sent it to me, although it behaved like a regular file, it actually had some funky extension? Please help me find this document! Where was it saving to? It must be somewhere.

Answer:A document disappeared within Word. Please help!

Look in the directory you saved it to--do you remember? You mention you are running Windows 7--can you open the Start menu and type a piece of the filename to have Windows search the disk for it? You had also mentioned that it could be saved with a different extension, in which case, if possible, please select All Files (*) in the File Types box. Always save and open things rather than opening them in Hotmail. That way Windows can find it in Windows Explorer.These are simple pointers that should help you.

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I had a document in Word 2003 which I saved to desktop - now when I open the said document, it is blank - yet it had information on it when it was saved.   Is there any way I can retrieve this document?Judy

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Actually, I did a search for *.doc and have discovered  not one of my Word documents have anything in them.    I changed the default from  Kingsoft writer to Windows 3 one or two days ago.  I went into Kingsoft writer, and opened up a few documents - they all opened OK.  When I tried to open the original missing document, it said something about disable macros - so I did, and the document came back.    Can any one tell me what/why it happened, and what do macros do?

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is it possible to lock up a ms word 2002 sp3 document so no one can read the document unless they have the password

Answer:password word document

File, Save As, then in the dialogue box click Tools, Security Options.

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Hello,
Recently received a Word Perfect email attachment but am unable to read. Is there a download to handle this or must I purchase a program?
My operating system is ms windows xp.
Many thanks,
marcusbaje
 

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marcusbaje said:

Hello,
Recently received a Word Perfect email attachment but am unable to read. Is there a download to handle this or must I purchase a program?
My operating system is ms windows xp.
Many thanks,
marcusbajeClick to expand...

Unless you have MS word or Wordperfect installed on your system, you can't edit the document. Try this for viewing
 

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I'm sure I've seen this question before but despite searching I can't find anyone wanting to do it this way round!Is there an easy way to convert pdf files to Word files? I've tried to select all and copy but after selection when I right click I don't get the option to copy.

Answer:Convert pdf to Word document

click here

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I am trying to figure out if there is any shareware that will assist in the retrieval of my word document.

computer indicates it has been corrupted and I have followed the attempted retrieval process in windows: open and repair with no success.

I need a way to retrieve the document with both the formatting and the text as the formatting is the area that has required 75% of my time.

Does anyone know any shareware or other paid software that is available that will do this.

thanks for your help in advance.

Answer:Corrupted Document - Word 07

Check this one out, a free trial is provided so you should be able to see what you can get out of it.
How to recovery word file? How to repair Word 2007 files?

I usually suggest Open Office 3 for recovery but as far as I know there's still not much support for 07 files.

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I have MS Works. How do I view a MS Word document that has been sent to me in an attachment? I have already downloaded a "view" program, but the document I see is not exactly like it was sent. i.e., The columns don't line up properly.
 

Answer:How to view a MS Word document

Re-save the Doc as "Rich Text Format" and open in WordPad. That should save the formatting.
 

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Word document was corrupted on boss's computer. When retrieved it had foreign symbols and some paragraphs with underscores between the letters of words. I've put an example.H_a_i_r_,_ _f_u_r_,_ _a_n_d_ _f_e_a_t_h_e_r_s_ _m_a_k_e_ _i_t_ _d_i_f_f_i_c_u_l_t_ _t_o_ _a_p_p_l_y_ _d_r_a_g_ _t_o_ _t_h_e_ _s_k_i_n_ _s_u_r_f_a_c_e_._ _T_h_e_ _s_u_p_e_r_f_i_c_i_a_l_ _f_a_s_c_i_a_ _a_n_d_ _d_e_e_p_e_r_ _t_i_s_s_u_e_s_ _c_a_n_ _b_e_ _w_o_r_k_e_d_ _b_y_ _l_i_f_t_i_n_g_ _t_h_e_ _s_k_i_n_ _(_w_h_i_c_h_ _m_a_y_ _b_e_ _q_u_i_t_e_ _l_o_o_s_e_)_ _a_n_d_ _t_h_e_n_ _u_s_i_n_g_ _v_a_r_i_o_u_s_ _m_e_c_h_a_n_i_c_a_l_ _f_o_r_c_e_s_ _t_o_ _m_o_v_e_ _t_h_e_ _t_i_s_s_u_e_s_ _i_n_t_o_ _e_a_s_e_ _a_n_d_ _b_i_n_d_.__D_i_r_e_c_t_i_o_n_.__ T_h_e_ _d_i_r_e_c_t_i_o_n_ _o_f_ _m_a_s_s_a_g_e_ _a_p_p_l_i_c_a_t_i_o_n_,_ _w_h_i_c_h_ _i_s_ _s_i_m_i_l_a_r_ _t_o_ _t_h_a_t_ _i_n_ _h_u_m_a_n_ _m_a_s_s_a_g_e_,_ _v_a_r_i_e_s_ _a_c_c_o_r_d_i_n_g_ _t_o_ _t_h_e_ _d_e_s_i_r_e_d_ _o_u_t_c_o_m_e_ _(_e_._g_._,_ _f_l_u_i_d_ _m_o_v_e_m_e_n_t_ _o_r_ _c_h_a_n_g_e_s_ _i_n_ _m_u_s_c_l_e_ _m_o_t_o_r_ _t_o_n_e_)_._I was wondering if there's a quick fix to this?

Answer:word document was corrupted

For the example that you provided, the quickest fix would be:Select all of the text in which you want the Underscore eliminated.Choose Edit...ReplacePut an Underscore in the Find What field, leave the Replace With field empty and click Replace all.

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I was wondering if anyone knew how to insert a pdf document into word without it just being a link to a file on my computer or without using.. 'embed as icon'. For example.   I want to have the filename in my document like so: blah blah blah  filename.pdf blah blah.  And if I click on filename.pdf within the word document it will open up the pdf.  I know how to do this as a simple hyperlink, but then i can only open the pdf on my computer. I need to email this word document and have other people be able to click on it and open the pdf too. any ideas on how this works?

Answer:inserting PDF into a word document

I don't think that is possible. PDF is a proprietary format that Word can't even open so I don't really see it doing anything else with a PDF file. And honestly in my mind it would be a huge security risk if Word could open some arbitrary file simply by opening a word document. But then again Microsoft have had their share of huge security mistakes so maybe you can do it.But if it was me I would simply attach both of the files to the email and be done with it.

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Please don't ask how I did this! I erased the content of a Word file and saved it. I now have an empty Word file - no surprise there then! Does anybody know how I can recover to the previous version (same file name)?I running Word 2000 under Win 98SE.Many thanks

Answer:Help - how to revover a MS f word document

It's gone for ever. :-(

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Found this information on MS web site and it seems to work.
Go to print layout
go to tools and select options
select view tab
check white space between pages (print view only)under print and web layout
Hope this solves this problem.
 

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My operating system is Windows Vista. I was typing a Word document. I edited it and came back to it a few times, so I am almost postitive I saved it. This afternoon I wanted to send it in an email but could not access it. I looked at the recent documents on Word and it is not showing up. I don't have back-up for Word. SO....is there any way I can retrieve it? Thanks!!

Answer:A lost Word Document

Have you done a search on your system for that file? Also, do you have Word set to save docs every few minutes? If not, you should.

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I am receiving word documents from a friend and I am unable to open them. I keep getting an error message that says the path file name is not valid. It won't allow me to open!

Any suggestions?

I have Windows XP and Office 2000
 

Answer:Word document accessibility

Assuming you're getting these documents as email attachments, it's possible your friend is sending you shortcuts to the file rather than the file itself, in which case the shortcut is pointing to a location on your friend's computer so the path really isn't valid on your computer.

If that's not the case, first save the attachment to your My Documents folder. Then open Word (or Wordpad, whichever you like) and open the document that way. If it has a .doc file extension and if it's not a shortcut, it should open.
 

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Hello

I was trying to make headers in this word document i have created. However i can't see the header1, header2 .....

i dont know what option selects that?



i am using word 2002, and can see something called outline level whcih gives me the otions "body text", llevel1, level2 and so on. but they dont seem to do anything when applied to text.

Answer:headers in word document

You wont see the header on the document itself, but you will when you print it out.

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when i open a word document to read its contents it comes up with loads of small squares, but if i open the same doc on a different pc its ok.am using office xp.also some text docs open up scrambbled.also some word docs will open ok eg: from a cd.

Answer:cant read word document

Sounds as though you don't have the font installed on the PC you're trying to read the document on - can you see what font it is on the different machine? Also, which version of Word was used to create the document? Word 2007 defaults to the new .docx format - if it was saved in that format, you need the Office compatibility pack click here

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Does anyone know how to convert a PDF file into a Word document. Is there any free software to do this?

Thanks a lot

CÚdric
 

Answer:Convert .pdf into a word document

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Hello, I have been working on a master's project in Word and have had various versions going; last night I made all my corrections on one version and saved it, then opened it this afternoon and finished everything and thought I had saved it again before emailing it to my prof, but the emailed version turns out to be from 2 days again and this is now the only version showing up on my computer! Even if I mistook and didn't save today, there should still be last night's version, but it's not there. I have already tried looking through all the other documents and autorecovery files (empty). Does anyone have any other ideas for recovering a document in this situation? If I could even recover last night's version it would save a lot of work.... Thanks!

Answer:Help recovering word document

Might you have saved one version is a different folder?  Have you tried a search for all Word files on your hard drive, using *.doc (or *.docx if Office 2007) as the search string?  Did you ever have a flash drive or external drive connected to your computer?  What version of Word do you have?

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Hi - -first - thanks for your help in advance.
I am trying to apply my resume to monster.com but they require it to be in microsoft word document. I only have word perfect.
What can i do to get this in that format??? - -withouit having to buy the program.....

Thanks,
Ben
 

Answer:Word Document for Monster.com

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Question: Rich word document

I have scanned a document and saved it in 'my documents' as a rich word document. What have I done wrong, that I cannot now edit it? I have just bought a new scanner (epson cX6600), and this only applies to documents since using it, documents that I saved previously,with another printer are fine.

Answer:Rich word document

should have added that I saved them from scanner to notepad.

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Is there a way to retrieve a Word document that was written on my laptop, but not saved?  I saved it on a thumb drive, but have misplaced it.  I need that file!!!  Please help.

Answer:Retrieving a Word document

If you once had the file on your computer, but deleted it, you may be able to recover it with this program:http://www.computerhope.com/forum/index.php/topic,61553.0.html

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My dissertation is due to be handed in in a few hours and the whole file has become corrupt.   
 
£20 Amazon Voucher goes to anyone who can help!
 

 
 
I have tried to look at the xml file but I cannot spot any errors as I have a fairly limited knowledge of xml.
 
 
 
I need a hero!   
 
 
 
Here is a link to the file!
 
https://www.dropbox.com/s/a4a3lqpg632dq2w/dissertation%20cover%20etc%20%281%29.docx?dl=0

Answer:Corrupt Word Document HELP!

I have no desire to join dropbox.  Is it possible to convert the file into a text-file?  In the old days, we used to say ANSI text-file, nothing but words and punctuation.

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The pages on my word doc 2007 will not number correctly...the first page will number 1, the second page will number 2...but then all other pages continue with the number 2....never had this problem before...please help, working on an academic assignment. Thanks!!

Answer:I cannot get my word document to number the p

Try doing a Diagnostic:Running Microsoft Office Diagnostics from within Excel/WordClick the Microsoft Office buttonClick on the Excel/Word Options button to bring up the Excel Options dialog box (at the bottom of window)Click on the Resources button in the left hand paneClick on the Diagnose button in the right hand paneClick ContinueClick Run DiagnosticsRunning Microsoft Office Diagnostics from the Start MenuClick on the Start buttonClick All ProgramsClick Microsoft Office folderClick Microsoft Office ToolsClick Microsoft Office DiagnosticsClick ContinueClick Run DiagnosticsSee if that is of any assistance.MIKEhttp://www.skeptic.com/

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I hope someone has a solution to my problem! I have a VBA macro that will automatically open .DOC files, apply some formatting, save it, and continue to the next .DOC file. The problem is that I need to guarantee that the .DOC file I'm opening is indeed a Word file and not some other propriatary file with a .DOC extension. I would prefer to do this within VBA, but an external program may also work (with an external call to that program?). I'm working with Word 97/Ver8, but there are some Word 6 files that need to be procesed as well. Any suggestions?
 

Answer:Is .doc file a Word document?

mariod49 said:

I hope someone has a solution to my problem! I have a VBA macro that will automatically open .DOC files, apply some formatting, save it, and continue to the next .DOC file. The problem is that I need to guarantee that the .DOC file I'm opening is indeed a Word file and not some other propriatary file with a .DOC extension. I would prefer to do this within VBA, but an external program may also work (with an external call to that program?). I'm working with Word 97/Ver8, but there are some Word 6 files that need to be procesed as well. Any suggestions?Click to expand...

I do know for a fact that a .doc file is a WORD document file.Anything beyond that I can't help you.I only know basics at this point in time.Someone will reply soon enough to give you some answers.
 

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Word document too big and cannot open what can i do recover the work?
 

Answer:word document too big and cannot open.

I moved the thread from Windows 7 to Business Applications.

I think that anybody trying to help is going to want to know from where the file came, whether it is .doc or .docx, its size, and with what application(s) you tried to open it.
 

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I'm trying to unprotect a word document, without the password -- as stated in the title. Can anyone help me with this? I read somewhere that you are supposed to save it as an html, view source, and search for <w:UnprotectPassword>, but nothing turned up there, and I didn't find "password" at all in the document. What else should i be looking for?

This is Word 2000, running on a Win98 machine. I attempted to pull it over to my ibook and mess around with it on Word: mac, but Windows 98 doesn't seem to want to talk to my computer.
 

Answer:Unprotect Word document -- without PW

http://www.soft32.com/download_8130.html one of many Google hits on "word 2000 password"
 

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