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Office 2007 Open Word Document Window

Question: Office 2007 Open Word Document Window

I have found that when I run word 2007 or any other office 2007 program and go to the open a file icon, you then get the open file window that has all of my word documents. Since I saved them with thumbnails, there is a thumbnail of each document saved. Now here comes the problem; over on the right there is the preview pane and when you click on a file for preview, I get the error message: "This file can't be previewed because of an error in the Microsoft Office Word previewer". Of course I have googled this problem, but I haven't found much info other that to run the program with the /a on the end of the desktop short cut which turns off many of Words add-ins and other things that I really don't know about. Yes when you run it in this mode, the preview handler does work as it should. Does know the cause of this behavior and have a solution?

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Answer: Office 2007 Open Word Document Window

Since running the program with the /a locks out plug-ins and such, I should of known that a plug-in was causing the problem. I disabled Adobe plug-in and it now works. How about that.

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Hi,

I need help with word 2007. When I open my document (.doc format), word automatically reformats it during loading. After this, I see a lots of garbage in the contents list. This garbage are in fact lines from my document. In the document they look just like other text, but they appear in the list. When I update the style of these lines (for example it uses normal and I just click on normal style), they disappears from the list. I save the document but next time word reformats it again and I have the exactly the same garbage in the contents list. I realized I can stop the formmating during document open by ESC, which at least does not corrupt the document again, but how do I repair the document permanently?

What is wrong with my document? How do I repair my document?
 

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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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I have Office 2007 and I downloaded a 2010 calender template. It's just about what I need and fills up the page nicely, however I've noticed that there is room to stretch the calender on the page. Trouble is I can't figure out how to do that! The little grabber thingy on the top left of each month allows you to pull it but not re-size it. How can I do that to take advantage of every single area of space on the page?
 

Answer:Want to resize Word document on Office 2007

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Hi all
can you tell me if it is possible or not to use Office web App server 2013 alone without going through SharePoint, Lync, or exchange 2013?
Let me explain:
in a society where there is an infrastructure SharePoint, Lync and exchange 2013 with office web app server 2013, is a user that does not have office on his Computer, can open office (word excel..) document, bypassing SharePoint, Lync and exchange?
If it is possible thanks to guide me on how I can find nothing on the net...
Thanks

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I'm trying to embed a PowerPoint presentation within a Word document. I'm hoping someone can walk me through how to do this. No one responded to my formatting issue I posted earlier. Perhaps someone can respond to this one?TFR,Jen

Answer:Importing a PowerPoint into a Word Document (Office 2007)

I don't have Office 2007 yet but I found this Microsoft info which may help: Link or embed a PowerPoint slide

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In a Word document in Office for XP if I type in a URL or email address it immediately turns into a link (Coloured blue). This does not happen with Word in Office 2007. Is this by design and how do I get a URL or email address to appear as a link please?

Answer:Inserting link in Office 2007 Word document?

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Judesman


In a Word document in Office for XP if I type in a URL or email address it immediately turns into a link (Coloured blue). This does not happen with Word in Office 2007. Is this by design and how do I get a URL or email address to appear as a link please?



Hello, Welcome to SF,

Try these steps and see whether it works

In Word 2007, go to Office button > Word Options > Proofing > AutoCorrect
Options > AutoFormat As You Type tab, and check the box for "Internet and
network paths with hyperlinks".

Hope this helps,
Captain

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I have office 2007 on a windows 10 machine and when I'm in OneDrive I right click on a document and click open in excel, but it does nothing, then I open it in excel online then click open in excel and it brings me to a page to purchase office 360........did they drop support for office 2007?? This is really really annoying because I'm pretty sure I was able to do it before I upgraded to windows 10.

Answer:Can't open OneDrive document in office 2007

Welcome to Windows Central.
Perhaps this link from Microsoft will help: https://support.office.com/en-us/art...f-d48f2c6427df

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microsoft word 2003

Answer:How do I open word 2007 document with 2003?

u need to install a software, file format converter

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Often when I open an existing Word 2007 or Excel 2007 document, two document windows open. One is the desired document. The other is a blank and untitled window perhaps better termed an ?empty? window with a pale blue color. None of the elements in the Ribbon are active (grayed out, or dimly ?blued out?). It is like a phantom window alongside the desired window. Nothing can be typed into the phantom. The phantom can be closed and the desired document remains. Also, the desired document can be closed and the phantom remains.

This only happens when I am opening by double left clicking on a file from within a Windows folder. If I open the file by right clicking and ?Open?, I do not get the extra document. The behavior is inconsistent; after a few various Office documents are opened, the behavior ceases and only the desired window appears. Behavior is confined to Word and Excel; double clicking on other types of documents, such as text, Acrobat, or photo files does not give this problem.

I also looked at this problem in Task Manager.
When I open a file by right-click + Open, I see one application task in T.M. that begins with the normal Word 2007 file icon on the left: a small W with a few tiny lines (within the icon) under the W. Then Filename - Microsoft Word non-commercial use; then under Status is shown Running. This is the desired file. When I open a file by double-clicking with the left mouse, two application tasks show up in T.M. Neither of these tasks has the normal ... Read more

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I get an error message every time I either open and close a new Word doc or open and close an existing doc, same thing every time. I've tried the repair feature and run Office diagnostics but nothing found. I'm attaching a screen shot of the error message and subsequent error windows.
 

Answer:Solved: Office 2007 Word gets error message when document closed

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I have an Acer Aspire 4740G laptop, running MS Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit, with Intel Core i5 CPU M 430 @ 2.27 GHz, and 2 GB RAM. I have AVG Antivirus Free Edition 2014 installed.

I have many problems and get error messages when I try to open a MS Word document or try to get MS Word program to open.

Problem #1 and Error message #1:

I cannot get past the first orange screen that says "Microsoft Word 2007". It hangs indefinitely. Error message: "There was a problem sending the command to the program."

Problem #2:

I tried to open a MS Word document with LibreOffice. It opened the first MS Word document but hanged indefinitely when I tried to open another MS Word document.

Problem #3:

I tried opening a MS Word document using MS Publisher; it had problems and hanged indefinitely.

Problem #4 and Error message #2:

I tried to create a document in MS Publisher using MS Word features (import) but it gave an error message: "Microsoft Office Publisher is connecting to printer Microsoft XPS Document Writer to get print capabilities and settings information." This hanged indefinitely.

Problem #5:

After I had imported MS Word features into MS Publisher, when I tried to use MS Publisher itself, the pull-down menus were all empty. Why were they empty? What happened there? It never happened before.

Problem #6:

I searched Windword.exe using Start > and I typed this in the Search box:

"C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12\winword.exe&... Read more

Answer:I can't open Microsoft Word 2007 program and document

Hi Faridah, Welcome to Seven forums.

Lot of errors there.

Try this for starters. Fix MS Word.

Also, try to run MS Word after unchecking the option "Run as Administrator".

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I have a weird situation opening a 'word' document. If we call this docA and I try to open it by clicking on it with 'Word' already running it will take 40 seconds to open. If I then close docA and open it again, it opens immediately. Similarly if I've previously opened docB then docA will open immediately. docA is only about 50k and other docs of various sizes are OK.
I've uninstalled and reinstalled Office XP which made no difference.
Any ideas very welcome.

Peter
 

Answer:Office XP Word slow to open first document

What is the brand and model of computer, and how much memory do you have?
There is a Microsoft Update for Office 2002 and XP that you should install if not already done.
First, I would run the free CCleaner, then consider others to remove congestion. Has your system been defragged? Have you run antispyware, adware, and antivirus scans? Suggest you run: Windows Defender, Adware 2.0.0.7, SpyBot 1.5.2. Or professional paid stuff such as AVG, SpySweeper, Spyware Doctor, Nod32, etc., if for no other reason than to rule out common causes.
Sometimes the problem is exacerbated by an install of a multifunction printer. HP, Lexmark, and Epson are particularly problematic. You would need to uninstall the printer, then reboot, and remove all evidence of it with RegClean, then reboot, defrag, then reinstall the printer.
 

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I am trying to get Word 2007 to hide my unused status bar, but unfortunately there does not seem to be an interface toggle for this in the 2007 version. I then tried to copy and paste a macro for this, which worked, but only when I manually ran it each time I opened a document. Is there a way I can set it to run automatically alongside another macro I have running when a document opens?

I know nothing about macro language...I just copied and pasted the code. So being as descriptive as possible with your solution would help me.

Thanks!
Here's the code (which currently works) for automatically adjusting the zoom on my documents:

Public Sub AutoOpen()
ActiveWindow.ActivePane.View.Zoom.Percentage = 100
End Sub
Here's the code for hiding the status bar that I want to also run automatically whenever I open a document:

Application.CommandBars("Status Bar").Visible = False
 

Answer:Running macro automatically on document open (Word 2007)

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I have got two PCs (Desktop and Laptop) connected to each other through crossover cable.

They can see each other and they can ping each other.

Desktop has got Microsoft office installed on it,,,,laptop has not got installed Microsoft office.

Desktop has got a word document file called: invoice.doc

From Laptop (does not office installed) I tried to open the invoice.doc on Desktop,,,,but I could not.

Is this normal ?

Do I need to install Microsoft office on laptop as well ?
 

Answer:Open a word document via a network from a PC does not have installed office

Yes, you need the program on both machines (or whatever machine you want to view it on).

Sharing a file does not share the programs associated with it, nor is there a way to share most applications like office.
 

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I am looking for a free word processing program similar to the Windows Office program that will open a Windows office 2007 document. Are there any out there? I found and downloaded AbiWord, but I can't figure out how to open the document I need.
 

Answer:free word processing program that will open a windows 2007 document?

You should be able to click File, click Open, browse to and select the file you want to open, and that's about it. Or right click the file, select Open with.... then browse to AbiWord's EXE file (probably in Program Files\AbiWord), and click OK. You can also try OpenOffice but it's a pretty large download at 120mb for the standard version, the 'Pro' version is about twice that size.
Open Office Standard http://www.majorgeeks.com/OpenOffice.org_For_Windows_d3461.html
Open Office Pro (aka Oxygen) http://www.majorgeeks.com/OxygenOffice_Professional_d5340.html
You can also use Universal Viewer to view the document, but you won't be able to make any changes to it or edit it in any way. UV is for viewing/printing only. If that's all you need, here's the link: http://www.majorgeeks.com/Universal_Viewer_Lite_d5422.html It integrates into the Windows right-click menu, so you'd just right click on the file in question and select Universal Viewer in the menu.
And all the programs mentioned above are 100% free to download and use!
 

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When I open any Word 2007 document (in this case one entitled ?Word 2007 test document?), I am greeted with the following:

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When I click on [OK] I get:

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When I click [X] to close, I get:

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When I click on [OK], I finally get my document:

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This has occurred since I setup the "Normal" Template to have the filename placed in a page's Footer.

Can anyone offer any advice, please?

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Hi I'm using the latest Open Office Suite, and I sent my friend a document I created in open office and he uses Word 2007, I just had the document back and I open it, and I'm greeted with the filter Selection how do I open my document??Thank youRob

Answer:Open Office Querry can't open Word 2007 Doc

Bump

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Hi, I'm using Word 2007 in Windows 7. Previously, the default was that documents opened in a new window. I loved this. With the live-view taskbar, it meant I could simply and easily navigate between open Word docs by hovering my mouse over the MSWord icon in the task bar, and then clicking the appropriate document. Somehow, this changed. Now all documents are in one window, and now navigating amongst them is an aggravating time-waste. I've tried and tried and tried to fix this, but I can't find the option to open my documents in a new window anywhere. Please help!

Answer:Word 2007 - open docs in new window

Hi,The option to show all documents in separate Windows is here:Click the Office button.Select 'Word options' at the bottom of the Office button 'page'In the Word Options dialog box, click on the 'Advanced' tab on the left hand sideScroll down the Advanced tab window to the 'Display' section and check 'Show all windows in the Taskbar'Click OK.Restart Word.I do not have Windows 7, so I don't know if this has any impact on this settingRegards

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When I open a microsoft office word document a light blue screen comes up which is usually the screen behind the word doc that opens. In order for me to pull up the doc I am looking for I have to hit the menu on top left and click recent documents and then it opens the doc. Also, if I right click and choose word to open the doc an error message pops up saying "Windows cannot find C:documents and settings/administrator/desktop/charlie/d? make sure you typed the name correctly and then try again". I am using Office 2007 and this happens with every document I open that is a word document. It does not happen with Excel

Answer:Cannot open a Microsoft word doc with office 2007

"Windows cannot find C:documents and settings/administrator/desktop/charlie/d?

Can you please post the rest of that error message.
It might be important to know what the system is looking for

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Mom's system just got hosed so I had to reinstall. I installed Win2K with SP4, Office XP, and all updates. I tried to open a .docx file with Word, and it said I needed to install a converter from here:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/...70-3ae9-4aee-8f43-c6bb74cd1466&DisplayLang=en

I did so, and now when I try to open a .docx it says,
"This is a pre-release version of the Compatibility Pack and can open pre-release Office 2007 files only. Do you want to check for a newer version of the Compatibility Pack? (OK) (Cancel)"

So I click OK and it takes me back to the above microsoft.com page to download the same thing again..

I found this:
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/926054
but:
In method 1, there is no Office2007Converters.adm file,
In method 2, there is no HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Office directory in regedit,

I wonder if the release date of 1/6/2010 for version 4 of the compatibility pack might have anything to do with the problem. Could Microsoft have possibly re-released the pre-release version as an "update"?

Word was working fine before the re-install. And I've tried opening several files which were working fine before, with no problems, so it's not the file that is broken.

Any ideas?
Thanks.
 

Answer:Office XP won't open Word 2007 files

I don't know about the Office problem, but free Open Office from Here should at least allow her to open and use those files. :wave
 

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Hi,
I can not open ms Word documents by double-clicking on them anymore, When ever I do so I get a mesage saying: "There was a problem sending the command to the program."
I do get the Word window open but there is nothing in it. I have tried this with .doc, .docx and .txt files and I get the same thing.
But I can open files if I first open word and then go to Open and select a document from there, but not by double clicking.
I am using Windows 7 Ultimate 32-bit and Microsoft Office Word 2007, can anyone help me?
 

Answer:Can not open documents in Microsoft Office Word 2007

Open Word, go to the Office Orb, then Resources, and then "Run Microsoft Office Diagnostics.

This will check out the install and do a repair if needed. You will need to the "Office cache" file on the hard drive or have the Office CD handy, if it is needed.
 

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I have written a long important file at home on MS Word 2007 and I am unable my office MS Word 2003 is unable to read it. Is there anything I can do to solve this please ??

Answer:MS Office word 2007 - unable open file

click hereyou need to download a compatability pack....

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Just wondering if any one out there might have any ideas on how i could get word to open. i have office home and student 2007 and all the other programs open fine apart from word...it opens into the little title box and stays like that or if i try open a file it says it cannot find it or word is unable to open the file.....any help much appreciated!
 

Answer:Office Word 2007 wont open grrrrrr

I would think you have to repair the office2007.
 

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I have been using Word and “Microsoft office 2007 - Document Imaging” for doing OCR and passing text to WORD. Recently it has been doing something very strange. When I try to send the OCR’d text to WORD (“Send text to Word”), WORD gives an error message:
“Server Busy. This action cannot be completed because the ‘document 1 - Microsoft Word’ program is not responding. …”
If I can minimize the empty Word document window, a small dialog box appears asking me “Do you want to convert from
[list of file formats] to WORD?” If I select HTML, The text finally appears in Word. Sometimes the Word/Document Imaging programs hang up completely and I have to go to “Task Manager” to get out of the predicament.
I have un-installed and re-installed “Microsoft Office 2007” with no success in solving the problem.
Can anyone tell me what is going on? How can I go directly to Word instead of having to convert from HTML? How did it get to HTML in the first place?

Answer:Office 2007 Word and "Document Imaging" software

Hello Frank,

Welcome to the Vista Forums.

Have you gotten all of the updates for Office? Did this start after installing other software? You could try a system restore to a point before this started. Info if needed: System Restore - How to

Hope this helps. Sorry for the slow response.
Please keep us posted.

Gary

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I have inadvertently clicked something when I had the Word Open window in view - which now opens it full screen instead of in a minimised size. How can I restore it to its smaller size?
Thanks.

Answer:MS Word - Office 2003 - open window problem

Try: Open the Word window and adjust to how you want it to be, then close Word by going to 'File' and at the very bottom of menu click on 'Exit'. Word should now remember your setting for next time it opens (and future closes can be by the white X in red box)

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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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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 using Microsoft Office 97 SR2 and Word has been working fine until this morning. It won't come up on my screen...just the help doggie. The only thing different I did this morning was clean my HP Printer. I have tried reinstalling the Office 97 SR2 and it seemed to install OK. Still the Word won't come up on the main display screen. Thank You....Ralph
 

Answer:Word: Application Window Doesn't Open, Just Office Assistant (doggie)

Does Word appear on your taskbar? I just posted the stuff below in another question. If Word drops to the taskbar, try it.

Know this: Reinstalling does nothing most of the time. There are products called Eraser 97 and Eraser 2000 that really MUST be used for a proper cleaning out of the old settings in the registry before reinstalling the Office suite.

Now this: Close Word. Start-Run and type regedit. Browse to this key:

Office 2K:
hkey_current_user\software\microsoft\office\9.0\word

Office 97:
hkey_current_user\software\microsoft\office\8.0\word

Right-click the Word folder and rename to OldWord.

Complete troubleshooting for Word can be found elsewhere on the board here, try searching. You should get them and hang onto it or bookmark it, it's really helpful.
 

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Hello All,

I manage the maintenance on a corporate jet. I have a Dell Inspiron 6400 laptop running Vista. We use Microsoft Word 2007 for our maintenance log book, oldest maintenance entries to newest. I want WORD to open my logbook document on the last page of the document when I fire it up, not the first. Any ideas? My email address is [email protected].

Thanks, Greg Stultz
 

Answer:How can I get Word 2007 to open on the last page of a multi-page document?

The only way I know how to do this is using a macro. Open the document and press ALT + F11 to open the VBA editor. In the project explorer window on the left you will need to right click the object labeled "ThisDocument" and choose "View Code"

Paste the code below into the blank code window and save the document. You will need to adjust the macro security level to medium or low from the main Word window by clicking TOOLS --> MACRO --> SECURITY
Code:
Private Sub Document_Open()

Selection.EndKey Unit:=wdStory

End Sub
You can also accomplish the same action without using a macro by opening the document and clicking CTRL + END to take you to the last page.

Regards,
Rollin
 

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MS Office 2007 - Microsoft Office Document Scanning is not able to recognize the scanner.
Every time when given scan its giving error message "Scanner not responding".
But scanner working fine when using MS Office 2003 - Microsoft Office Document Scanning. Also it works with software called Desktop Bind V2.

OS: Windows XP 32-bit
Scanner: RICOH IS200e Network Scanner.
 

Answer:Scanner not detected by MS Office 2007 - Microsoft Office Document Scanning

check if you have installed all the office updates.
check if there are any latest scanner drivers, update the drivers for your scanner.
run office diagnostic and check if there are any errors
 

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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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Hello,

When I try to open a 2007 Word or Excel document I recieve as an attachment in Outlook 2003, I get the following message:
"This action is only valid for products that are currently installed". Office 2007 compatibility pack was installed and it still did not work.

I then uninstalled Office 2003, uninstalled the Office 2007 compatibility pack and then I ran CCleaner to clean up the registry. I updated my OS (currently has Windows XP SP3) with all updates, reinstalled Office 2003, installed Office 2003 SP 3 and then reinstalled the Office 2007 compatibility pack.

I still get the same message when I try to open an Office 2007 attachment in Outlook 2003.

OS is Windows XP SP3 fully updated
Office 2003 SP 3 fully updated

Any suggestions?

Thanks in advance for any hel on this issue.

Feral Geek
 

Answer:Solved: Cannot open Office 2007 documents even with Office 2007 compatibility pack in

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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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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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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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Hello,
(Following text has been translated from French)

I have two PC:
- one HP Pavilion dv7-7180sf Notebook PC, i7-3610QM CPU
- one desktop HP p6242fr, Core2 Quad CPU Q8300
This last one has a default of file association with .doc, default describes hereafter that the first does not have although they run both under Windows 7 Family Premium (64 bits) SP1 and that the version of MS Office used is the same, i.e. 2007 SP3. The two machines are regularly updated each week by Windows Update.

Description of the default (only Word of MS Office 2007 is concerned):
First of all, I must say that to open a file .doc with the Open command of the Office Button of Word does not present any problem.
However, by double clicking on a file .doc, this one opens under another application (OpenOffice or NotePad also installed on my PC) whereas the same action on the files .docx normally opens them under Word 2007.

Of course, to solve this problem consists in modifying the files association with .doc file type by using the contextual menu ?Open with?, check the text ?Always use the selected program to open this type of file??, ?Browse? the tree structure ?C: > Program Files (x86) > Microsoft Office > Office 12? and double-click on ?Winword.exe?. But surprise, Winword does not appear in the programs list of the ?Open with? window.

Several tests were carried out:
- after having carried out the Microsoft Office 2007diagnoses (Office button > Word Options > Resources),
- after ... Read more

Answer:Can't get Word 2007 associated with .doc files in "Open with" window

Go to Control Panel/Default Programs.

In the Set Your Program Defaults you can set MS Word 2007 as default.

In the Set Program Access and Computer Defaults you can associate file types with desired programs.

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I had created a spreadsheet file in MS-Office 2007 with extensio (xls).After few day i formatted my computer and installed xp and then opend the same file using OpenOffice.I saved the changes but forgot to change the extension to xls.So after when i tried to open the file from MS-Office 2007,it tell
"The file you are trying to open is in different form than specified by the file extension.Verify thtat the file is not corrupted and is from trusted source before opening the file.Do you wnat to open the file now?"
And when i click ok...the spread sheet is blank..
then i tried opening with OpenOffice but asks for text imports...but again the spreadsheet is blank...
the size of the file is as before....
Is there any solution..or it need a professionls to get the thing done.
the file is very important for me...so pleas help me get the file...
i will be glad to get the solution...
 

Answer:cannot open excle file created from MS-Office 2007 but later saved in Open Office

Unless it contained sensitive data, could you post the Calc file here so that we can take a look.
 

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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
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I am wondering if anyone knows how to customize the "Open Office Document" program in Office 2000... this is the small program that archives shortcuts and has a tool bar on the left hand side with options that include : Web folders, Favorites, Desktop, Personal and History. I want to customize the "Look In:" tool bar...

Thanks,
Andrew
 

Answer:Office 2000: Open Office Document Shortcut

I can't find a single way to change that setting. So, here's what I'd do.

Go to your (default) folder in Windows Explorer. Right-click it and hit Create Shortcut. Then, right-click the shortcut and hit Properties. Hit Change Icon. Give it the Open Office Document icon and also rename it to Open Office Document.

Copy or cut the shortcut.

Go to C:\windows\start menu and delete the old Open Office Document Shortcut and paste the new one in there.
 

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I have a document that was created in Office 2003 and had document protection enabled. When I try and open it in Office 2007 the protected document settings indicate that there are no restrictions yet I am unable to edit the document. Does anyone know how to disable the document protection from within Office 2007.

There are many of these documents that were created in Office 2003 so setting up an office 2003 machine would be very impractical for the random times I happen upon these documents.
 

Answer:Protected Document Office 2007

This might be a ridiculous response, but here goes. What if you were able to save the document as the new Office 2007 format, and then resave it back to the Office 2003 format? Would the protection follow?
 

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I have just bought a new laptop with word 2007 installed on a free trial. I have just about got grips with it but cannot see a way to email a document as an email rather than as an attachment using outlook, which seems to be the only option. Previous versions of word allowed you to email the document in 'Outlook express' or 'Windows mail' as they now call it. Is there a way of doing this other than copying and pasting?

Answer:email a document in word 2007

Click the Office button (top left) > Word Optrions > Customize > select All Commands and add 'Sent to mail recipient' to the Quick Access Toolbar.

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I am trying to compile an index for my collected travelogues. My intention is to have the Main Entry contain the name of a country and the Sub Entry contain a place in that country (eg England/Canterbury). From what I can determine it doesn't seem possible to set a default Main Entry (eg England) and then mark sub-entries (eg Canterbury) so that each time I mark an entry it automatically becomes a sub-entry of the main entry. It seems to me (and I'm probably wrong) that compiling an index for a 124 page document will be very time consuming as I will have to manually enter the main entry and sub-entry each time I want an item to appear as a sub-entry of a main entry.

Does my post make sense? A summary of what I want is:

MAIN ENTRY: England (default so I don't have to keep typing it in)
SUB-ENTRY: Canterbury (entered by Word when I mark it)

I compiled an index for another document some time ago in the same style but can't remember what I did.
 

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I believe that the document properties in Word 2007 (especially author) is being picked up from the login name in windows XP. I know how to change the document properties on a single document, however, I would like to know how to change the document properties for WORD -- period. In other words, I don't want my login name to be the author, I want my REAL name to be the author. Also, my company name is NOT in my login info, so there is no company coming up, I would like to change these properties so that everytime I start a document it's already there. So far everytime I change the properties, then close the document and start a new one, it goes back to the original. (I assume this problem is being perpetrated throughout the Office Suite...)

Is this an option?

Thanks for any information about this you can provide,
 

Answer:word 2007 document properties

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I'm working on a Windows Server 2003 Terminal Server. We have 9 users in our office connect to this server to do everything they need to do. All users are having the same problem. There were some documents that got saved to the auto-recovery (this was several months ago). Since that time, every time we open a word doc, it shows the auto-recovery list on the left. when we close Word it asks:
"The document recovery task pane contains some recoverd files that have not been opened. Would you like to view these files the next time you start Word?"
Yes, I want to view these files OR
No, remove the files, I have saved the files I need.

We click NO to remove the files, hit OK and it tells us it "can't delete the file, can't read from the source file or disk.". then we have to click OK 6 times for each file that is in the auto-recovery pane on the left.

Any idea how to make this go away??
 

Answer:Document Recovery in Word 2007

Did you ever find a fix for this?
 

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I want to change the default margins in normal.dotm but can't find any help for Word 2007 running in Windows 7.

As I recall, it is essential to work on normal.dotm so I need to know how to open it to change it.

I should add, it is not the same as either XP or Vista.

Can anyone help, please?

TIA for any input.

Ed

Answer:Dafault New Document Word 2007

Do you mean it ?

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I'm in a bit of a muddle with a file. I run a Packard Bell computer with Windows 7 64 bit. I created a novel with word 2007, complete with an index. All seemed well until I wanted to change it in prep for making into an eBook. I removed the index marks and converted it to .doc format, and since then every time I do anything to the work it wont save it except as a new file in a new name. Then I can't delete the old file as it says it is still open (which it isn't). I can't change the name of it or move it or put it in a separate folder or anything. So now I have about six or seven of these frozen files scattered on my computer, getting confused as to which one is the most up to date, and I'm a bit worried that when I send one off for converting to eBook it might be rejected for being corrupted. I tried using an unlocker, and it said it had worked but the files are still frozen just the same. Help!!!

Answer:Word 2007 document frozen

identitycouch
Sounnds like you may be leaving temporary files around when the documents are saved/closed. Have a look in the folder where you document is stored for files with odd names starting with ~. These may be causing the problems.
For safety's sake do back everything up before deleting anything.
Hope this helps, but at least it will bring your post back to the top of the list and someone else might be able to give better advice.
Peter.

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I just started using office 2007 and I am having a problem with a document created in word 2000. I have a document that has form fields that when I use it I tab through the various form fields filling out the information and when done with that I un-protect the document (previously I had put a "protect form" button in the tool bar). In word 2007 it seems to be a more drawn out process. Is there any way to just add a protect form button again and make this a one step process? Thanks in advance!
 

Answer:protecting a document in word 2007

You could surely record a macro and assign a button to the macro, no? Alternatively, see if you can't find the menu command to protect under customizing toolbars (Tools-->Customize in 2003)
 

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Windows 7When I scan a document in the above programme the result has a black area at the bottom of the scanned page. How can this be removed - tried all the usual things nothing seems to work.JohnM.

Answer:Microsoft Office 2007 document imaging

You need to alter the size of the scanned area in your scanning software

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All of my data in my documents disappeared. I have been told by others that this happens in MS Office 2007. How do I get it back? ALL OF MY DATA IN MY DOCUMENTS DISAPPEARED. I HAVE BEEN TOLD BY OTHERS THAT THIS HAPPENS IN MS OFFICE 2007. HOW DO I GET IT BACK? edited by moderator: Shouting Eliminated

Answer:Ms office 2007 Document data disappeared

You could start by asking your question without using All Caps, which is the Internet equivalent of shouting.

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there is supposed to be an option in the tools tab of the office suite to access document and image scanner yet it doesn't appear to be there.

the software that came with the printer isn't compatable and no updates are available for the software which isn't very good anyway.

has anyone seen a link or know of a link to download this side of office as an addon or plug in?

any help would be great thanks.

edit: oh i should add it's for a vista 32 bit system not my own system.

Answer:Office 2007 document and image scanner

Apparently Microsoft says the scanning option is not available in Office 2007. Here's the quote from the Office 2007 Help section search result for scanning:

The "From Scanner or Camera" option for scanning documents and pictures is not available in Microsoft Office Word 2007. Instead, you can use your scanner to scan the document, and then you can save the file to your computer.
After you scan the document, you can use Microsoft Office Document Imaging to create a version of the document that you can edit.

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 I have lost access to the file because of the change in file formats, it was in windows old but how do I recover it and then change the file formats? It strikes me this may be a problem in a business or a charity who just didn't have
the money or just didn't see the need to upgrade to windows 10. 

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I have XP, Microsoft Home/Student 2007. I'm working on a long Word document (about 160 pages) that contains review comments: only about 10, but about 10 reviewers are named in the reviewers tab. The file crashes consistently when I navigate to a tracked change, show/hide reviews, make an edit, save the document. I've defragged the hard disk. I've re-created the normal.dotm template. I've looked at the paging size. I've tried running diagnostics and repairing the file. I'm not having the problem with shorter documents. The document was created in the version I have at work, Word 2007 enterprise. Any advice?
 

Answer:Word 2007 long document, crashes

Try reinstalling Office?? and finding all the latest updates. Sounds a bit wierd, Have you tried doing the same on a different PC?
 

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I normally have my document in the center at 100% view while typing. However, it now wants to shift the paper I am working to the far left rather than the center at 100% view. When I click page width view, it takes it to the center again but if I try and zoom out back to 100%, it shifts it to the left again. Anyone know how to fix this?

here is what I am talking about
 

Answer:Microsoft word 2007 document view

Looks like you need to change the View settings from Reading Layout to whatever you want: Normal, Web, Print, or Outline will switch it back to the 'single page' layout.
 

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Ive tried > Page Layout > Watermark . Remove Watermark
Ive also tried > Home > Editing > Select then delete

Does not seem to want to go away. I read last open thread now closed and I do not know nor do I think the last user knows how to remove - embedded in calendar???

Thanks
 

Answer:remove watermark from word 2007 document

Hey I just used this app to remove watermarks for a friend and it works ok and is easy. Don't have to dowload or install
anything.

http://www.pixlr.com/editor/
 

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Hi,
We are using Word 2007 in Vista. We have never had any problems with it since installing in 2007. Last week, I was saving a document and it opened the target folder as usual and just froze. There was no error message. The busy icon was on screen but nothing was happening. I couldn't access anything else. I had to restart using Ctrl-Alt-Del. This has happened a number of times. By default it is saving docs as .docx. I hope this is enough info. As we are typical in size of a small business, it needs to be sorted asap. Thanks for any suggestions.
 

Answer:Word 2007 Crashing when saving document

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Just a chance. Is there any way of searching for a particular font in a word document? Most of my document is Cambria, but I believe that I have inadvertantly used a Times New Roman somewhere and I can't find where!

Answer:Finding particular font in word 2007 document

Open Document - Home Tab - Find (top right of screen) Expand FIND - Click FIND - Find & Replace - enter what you want to find.

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Hello,

I am running Word 2007 on Vista. Every time I open up Word or try or try and create a new document, clicking on 'blank document', it opens up with several print screens that I created and saved as a different document.

No matter what I try and create, the 'blank' document always has these 6 print screen images in the document. Is there a way to get rid of these in my blank document template?

Thanks in advance for your help!
 

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How to remove preselected formatting Word 2007 documents. OR how to override existing formatting with different options ?

Answer:How to remove formatting from a Ms Word 2007 document

I'm not sure this is the best way to do this but you can make your changes such as tabs, borders, fonts etc and "save as" a template. Next time you run word you can click "New" and select "My Templates" and open the one you saved. I just looked into it and a better way to do this would be to make the changes you want to be the usual settings and then select the little arrow at the lower right hand corner of the "Page Setup" tab. Here you can select "Default" which will open a window that asks "Do you want to change the default settings for page setup" which is what I think you are trying to do. Good luck!message edited by chrisgraf2

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Here's what doesn't work: selecting text, clicking on font, deselecting strike-through on drop-down menu. This is the most common answer I have found so far but it doesn't work on my comp. Best guess: which is at fault A) the above answer B) my computer (i.e. virus or whatever) or C) yours truly?

Answer:How to delete strike-through from 2007 Word document?

Have you checked to see if you have Track Changes turned on?On the RibbonSelect Review TabIn the Tracking group, if the Tracking Icon is shaded a brownish color,then you have Tracking On,Turn it off by clicking the Tracking Icon.MIKEhttp://www.skeptic.com/message edited by mmcconaghy

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Hello,

I'm new to this and word 2007, so please be patient with me.

i need a bit of help. I've got approx 200 word documents (template.rtf documents) that are unique to our system and i have to back them up (in case they are changed/amended or deleted by users, and also so that we can look at these and decide where we can condense them i.e. similar letters into one document etc).
Anyhow I have managed to copy these over into a folder but the problem I have is that the name of the document is not on the actual document so when these are printed out an passed over to a third party to look at and change it looks like i am going to have to write the name of the document onto each one.

Is there a way of automatically inserting the name of document into the actual document (the footer maybe) without having to open them up?

thanks
 

Answer:Automatically insert the document name - word 2007

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Is it possible to print the file path on a word 2007 and excel document?

Answer:printing path on word 2007 document

Excel:On the Insert menu > Header and Footer > Click File Path.Word:On the Insert menu > Header > click Edit Header > click Quick Paths > click Field > click Filename > tick Add path to filename (phew!).

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Help! I have a document that needs 11 levels:
4 Headings Using legal numbering and then 7 Paragraph levels.

I have tried creating 2 List styles but still can't get it to work.

Appreciate any help.
 

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If I right click a document and click Open With/Microsoft Word it opens the document correctly.
If I left click on a document it always opens the last document opened with the right click method.
It has only recently been doing this.
I have checked Word settings and reinstalled Word without effect.
Any ideas?
Many thanks.
 

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When I click on the save icon on the toolbar nothing happens. I've tried right click, double click but no luck.
 

Answer:Solved: Save Word 2007 Document?

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Hi

I'm using Vista and office 2007.

All document are on a server Small business 2003.

In word 2007 i insert hyperlink to link an Excel document. Only the path is show.

How can i do to print the excel document automatically when i print the word document.
 

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I receive four different kinds of documents that I need to comment on extensively. I use a lot of macros, and my list is getting too long to be useful.

Using Word 2007, is there any way to divide my long, unruly list of macros into four separate lists, each of which could be used with one of the four types of documents?

I've tried searching for help and I'm either using the wrong terms, or this is nowhere nearly as straightforward as it seems like it should be.

Any help would be very much appreciated.

Thanks!
 

Answer:Macros for different document types in Word 2007

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How do you set Word 2007 so that each new document automatically have pagination, without you yourself need to insert page numbers each time. Thanks for replies!
 

Answer:Word 2007 - Automatic pagination of each new document

This may or may not be the correct way to do what you want, but it will work.

Create a Word document with the number in the Footer (I'm assuming you know how to do that). Save the blank (except for the Footer, of course) document in a convenient place and simply use it as a format for future Word documents. Problem solved.
 

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Hi there

My appoligies if there is already a thread on this topic, but I have tried to go through everything and have not picked anything up. My problem:

I have designed a letterhead layout for one of my clients in Microsoft Word 2007(there is an image inserted into the top of the document, then I have inserted text boxes containing contact details etc), now when the client opens the letterhead, she only sees the the image, the text boxes are gone???

Now she has just sent me an email explaining her problem, but when I open the attachment I see the text boxes with their content and everything else. Are we going crazy here? The ONLY thing I can think of, that would cause this problem, is that I am using Office 2007 and she is using and older version, but what boggles my mind here, is that I have saved the document as "Word 97-2003 document" and my client still can't see the text boxes (only the image header). Am I doing something wrong here? Is there something need to install?

I am using Windows XP, Professional, version 2002 (Service Pack 3) with Microsoft Office 2007, my client says she is also using XP 2002, but with Microsoft Office 2003.

Anyone's assistance here would be greatly appreciated.

Kindest Regards
Pam
 

Answer:Problem with emailing Word 2007 document

Try to save the document as an RTF (Rich Text Format) instead of a DOC. There is more compatibility with this format.
 

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Hi, I have a word document that has over one hunderd pages and I want to save certain pages only once edited i.e. page 5, 6 10, 25 etc but I cannot figure out how to do this as each time I try the whole document is saved.

Any help would be appreciated.

Many Thanks

Andy

Answer:Saving part of word 2007 document

Are you trying to make file with just those pages? Or did you make changes through out the document, and want to save only the changes to certain pages?

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I saved a Word 2007 document from Outlook Express to my computer. When I open it in Word 2007 on my desktop it appears fine. When I open it in Word 2007 on my laptop the clipart images appear appear blank. Both systems are running XP.

Any ideas how to see my images?
 

Answer:Missing Clipart in Word 2007 Document

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im not using trial anymore but still all of the icons are grayed-out (or unclickable)

before this happened, i remember the microsoft office 2007 ask something about macros.. then i clicked on the enable macros and this is what happened.. what should i do?

HELP!!!
 

Answer:office 2007 document icons are all grayed-out even for new documents

Hiya,

When you say all of the icons, do you mean the ones that are at the top of word etc when you are in it, eg edit icons etc.

Cheers.
 

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Hi.
I upgraded the Microsoft Office past weekend, now I get a error message when I open Office Word 2016 document "Word was unable to read the document" 
 
Any ideas what to do?
 
Thank you

Answer:Office Word 2016 document

Hello,
 
        I've moved your question to the Business Applications forum since those for any of the various office suites fall under that category.
 
        Is your issue occurring only for a specific single file, or a few files, or are you getting it no matter what Word document you try to open?

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Hello, 
i can't open my docx word document.i'm running office 2007 and i'm clickin all my word documents and getting the same response "the file is not available"! this is happenin with all my saved documents. their format is docx. 
Help me repair my files! 
thanks

Answer:Can't open my 2007 document

Here's a blog article with a few fixes
 
http://file-repair.blogspot.com.au/2012/12/how-to-fix-word-file-error-file-is-not.html

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I am running windows 7 on a new computer. Outlook 2007 is freezing many times after it is opened. I click on an e mail and it just freezes.
Word has done it also but not as bad.
 

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I have a 304 page .docx document in Word 2007 on a Vista-run PC. The document itself is fine, but when I copy it to my laptop which runs on Windows 7 the format changes with the result that the document shrinks to 285 pages. Also, some of the text overflows onto the next line. The result is that I can only edit the document on Vista whereas I would like to edit the document on both machines. Does anyone know what might be causing this problem?

Answer:Transferring Word 2007 document between Vista and Windows 7

Hello SydneyHarbour and welcome to the forums

What version of MS Office are you using on the Windows 7 based PC?

On the Windows 7 laptop, try selecting all of the text and clicking Normal in the styles bar:

Tom

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How can I recuperate a document I accidently erased in Word 2007?
 

Answer:Solved: Recuperating erased document from Word 2007

Hi,
Have you checked the recycle bin ... just in case? If it's not there try 'Recuva' freeware and often suggested here at TSG:
http://www.recuva.com/

Richard
 

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So I am officially desperate! I worked on a project in Microsoft Word 2007. I then went to go open it the next day and all of the text was completely gone!! I am only a beginner when it comes to computers so I have absolutely no idea what happened.
To better understand the problem here were the chain of events:
I worked on 2 documents, saved them in a folder, and then closed MSWord
I then worked on them the next day not realizing that for some reason they were opened as "Read Only"
Seeing that, I copied the the text and saved them in new documents
I went to Documents and attempted to move the new documents into the folder with the originals but an error message reading something like "this action cannot be completed because the file is open in another program" when the file was NOT open
In my frustration I attempted to move it over and over again to no avail
I gave up and closed the Documents folder and turned off my computer
The very next day I went to open the project and both the original documents and the copied ones were COMPLETELY EMPTY!!!
the files were still there but the all of text was completely gone!
Through Microsoft forums I've repeatedly tried the "Recover Text from any File" and "Open and Repair" methods
They've remained completely empty
I don't think I can redo the project correctly in the time it is due! Please any info will help. Thanks

Also, if this helps- I tried to save another Document and MSW says... Read more

Answer:Please Help! Lost text in Microsoft Word 2007 document

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Hi,

Does anyone know if it is possible to get Word 2007 to select a different default dictionary based on the current document? If I open a personal letter, for example, I want to use my personal dictionary as default, so that when I right-click to add a word, it goes in there; if, however, I am writing a technical document, I want a right-click to add to my work-related dictionary. I know I can change the default by going into options, but it is difficult to remember each time I open a document.

Any help would be very much appreciated.

Best wishes, Patrick
 

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Need help trying to save a word 2007 document. Am running Windows Vista. I have been working on this document for the past couple of days, a high school maths investigation with lots of equations and graphs copied over from 'Autograph' a 3d graphing software. I have been able to save it with ease with all this stuff on it until an hour ago. When I press CTRL+S it opens up the save as box (even though i've already saved it before). Then when i press save in this dialog box the box closes for a half a second before opening again without me pressing anything. I do it again and again and notice the little loading bar that tells you it's saving in the bottom right hand corner of the document gets stuck and then stops when the box opens up again. I've tried to rename it and this doesn't work. i copied it into an old word document and then saved that document and that document wouldn't save either. i got rid of it off that document and the old document saved perfectly. I closed it just to check it was actually not saving and it isn't. Is there something wrong with my document? or is it word? please help!
 

Answer:Unable to save a specific word 2007 document.

How large is the file? Do a Save As to a new file.
 

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I'm going to tell the whole story incase the answer is somewhere lost in one of the steps I took. I'm writing a paper for school and it needs to be on Word 2007. I have two accesses to this type of Microsoft Word. At my boyfriend's house and at school. I started it at my boyfriends house and didn't have my flash drive, so I e-mailed it as an attatchment to my yahoo e-mail. When I was at school, I opened it and worked on it again. I saved it. Later still at school, I opened it, worked on it again and saved it. As I was saving it I realized that the one I had originally opened from my boyfriend's house was the file extention .docx and the file extention my school uses, even though they both are Microsoft Word 2007, was .doc. So I saved it twice just incase one file wouldn't open. When I got to my boyfriends house, I opened the .doc file. It came up and I finished my paper. Throughout working on it, I randomly and continually clicked the "save" button. Not the "save as". When I was finally finished, I went to upload it onto the internet to turn it in like I always do, and I couldn't find it. I of course closed the program before I realized I couldn't find it, so I couldn't try to resave it as something else. I know I saved it more than once. I looked everywhere I can possibly think of!! The recent documents, my documents, everything.

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Answer:Lost But Saved Microsoft Word 2007 Document

It "saved" to a temporary folder. If you've searched the whole drive for the file name and it didn't show up, then it has already been wiped out. When working with e-mail attachments, you need to save it to a known location before making changes to it.
 

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From time to time, when I open a Word document, it is opened read only. I have no idea why this happens. It is fairly infrequent (3-4 times a month) and seems random.
 
The problem is that I don't notice that it's read only, so I go about merrily on editing the document. When I try to save it, I get the Save As dialog. In  then have to save it under a different name, delete the old copy, and rename the new one. In addition to a royal pain, it screws up my archive log.
 
Is there a way that I can have Word warn me whenever a document is opened read only?
 
Thanks

Answer:Can I get Word 2007 to warn me when a document is opened read only?

I did a little more research and found this website:
 
http://stackoverflow.com/questions/12630878/word-vba-document-readonly-status-incorrectly-returns-false

It has a document_open macro which I adapted as follows:

Sub Document_Open()
If ThisDocument.ReadOnly = False Then Exit Sub
MsgBox "This document is read only."
'UserForm1.Show
End Sub

I saved it in a Normal code module and set a breakpoint. It does get executed every time a document is opened, but the readonly test is always False, even when the document has the Read Only flag set and the title bar clearly says "(Read Only)".
 
Is there a way to modify this macro so that the MsgBox statement will execute when a document is opened read only?

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I just ran the Document Inspector on a Word 2007 document. It reported that "Custom XML data was found". I don;t know what that is and I never intentionally created any. But before I allow the Inspector to remove it, I'd like to see what it is.
 
How can I find it?
 

Answer:How to find "Custom XML Parts" in a Word (2007) document

Hope that helps you out. http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/excel-help/remove-hidden-data-and-personal-information-from-office-documents-HA010037593.aspx#BM1

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Word 2007
I would like to import specific styles from another document. I have tried making a template, but that creates an entire document. I know this should be simple, but i just can't find it in 2007.
Thanks for any help. Steve

Answer:How to import specific Word 2007 Styles from another document

It may interest to you... Apply Themes to Word 2007 documents - Word - Microsoft Office

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I have MS Word 2007 and the one thing I hate about it is it's default document settings. These are the settings that are applied when I open a new document in MS Word. Exactly what I dislike is the line spacing. It is always set to 1.15 and there is also a new setting I've never seen in a MS word application. It is simply stated as After and is measured by a pt value. This setting is always at 12 and I want it to be 0.If anybody knows how to keep these settings permanent please give me a heads up.

Answer:Microsoft Word 2007, Initial Document Properties

See if this article can helphttp://office.microsoft.com

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Hi Everyone,
I am wondering if it is possible to add new fields to the Document Property items of Quick Parts (Insert - Quick Parts - Document Property). Right now it only lists 15 items (Abstract, Author, .... Subject, Title).

I use them for doing Auto-fills (ie, if I have 30 Titles in my document, then just entering the first one will auto-populate the rest), but I would like more.

Thanks in advance!!

Brad
 

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I saved a MS Word document in MS Office 2010, Home and Student, to a folder. Later when I tried to open the .docx document. I got the message that it could not open the document and I needed to identify the program which should be used.I seem to have a problem with linksI tried to carry out a diagnostics check on the Word 2010 installation but could not find how to do it.Please can you help.Regards,George.

Answer:I saved a MS Word document in MS Office 2010,

Did you check the Properties of the file?Go to the directory/folder where the file is located.Select the file, but do not open it, just highlight it.Right click on the file.A window/menu should open.At the bottom click on PropertiesAnother window/menu should open.Near the top will be two lines:Type of File:Should say something like, Microsoft Office Word Document.Open With:Should say Microsoft WordIf the Open With: does NOT say MS Word,click the Change button next to it and select MS Word from the window/menu that should appear.MIKEhttp://www.skeptic.com/

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Question: I have many Word documents on my computer for my business and "Word" is the only program I use in the whole Microsoft Office software. I have no need for Power Point, Excel, etc. However, my word software expired and I've been told that there are some free software programs to download that will allow me to add, delete, edit and print my existing word documents. Would you please share some of these programs with me and advise me as to which one/ones are the best?
 

Answer:Microsift Office Word document editing

My own personal preference is LibreOffice, which will allow you to do everything you requested for your Word documents.

Another option is OpenOffice, which some people like, so that's worth taking a look at as well to see which one you prefer personally.
 

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i have an assignment due in very soon for a university resit, however i could not save it onto my usb stick and now the whole document has question marks and all the words have been replaced, help pliz
 

Answer:Word Office document has Question marks

Hi tafa263, and welcome to TSG.

Some possible repair methods suggested by Microsoft:

How to open documents by using the Open and Repair feature in Word
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/893672/

How to troubleshoot damaged Word documents
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/826864/

I would suggest you make a backup copy of the Word file in its current state just in case any repair attempts damage the file even more.
 

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do any of you guys know how i can do this ?? any special decoders or software???

Answer:how to convert MS 7.0 to microsoft office word document??

any one help please???

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