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Converting an excel document to word document

Question: Converting an excel document to word document

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.

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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?MIKE

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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


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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 OnlyMIKE

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Hey ho,

I was chatting with a client we support today and he needs to convert a MS word document to a PDf document using an application (a 3rd party one i think) called Distiller.

We could not work out how to do this and couldn't find much on the net either.

He does have a guide which he has followed but just a blank document gets created from the Word text.

Could anyone help us out here?

Any tips, gratefully received!

Answer:Converting Word document to PDF - How to?

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I have a resume written in Word format. Unfortunately I don't have MS Office on this machine, and I'd like to avoid installing it. Is there a program that will let me open this document so I can cut-and-paste the text into something else?

Answer:Need help converting a Word document

MS has a Word Reader available at their Office site. It should do the trick.

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I'm looking for a cheap and easy way to convert a document created in Word to a file I can open up and have it look exactly the same as the Word document, in Open Office Writer. Any suggestions would be appreciated. I was thinking a conversion to an .rtf file would do, but Word doesn not directly convert to .rtf.

Answer:Converting a Word document to .rtf

Quote from: jimflint1 on October 07, 2008, 12:46:06 PMI was thinking a conversion to an .rtf file would do, but Word doesn not directly convert to .rtf.   What?  One of the options for file format when you Save As and click the drop down arrow for Save as Type is .rtf. 

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Would someone mind editing the linked form below with the following changes:

1. Enable tabbing among the fields
2. Allow text to be entered into the fields without moving the existing lines. Or, better yet replace the lines with boxes.


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Can anyone tell me how to get an old "Wordstar" document (.wsd file extention) converted to a Word document. Or any other way I can read it. I only have one file to read so I don't really want to Splash out on more software. I am running "Word 2002", I have looked for import filters but don't seem to be able to find any.

Answer:Converting old "Wordstar" document to "Word"

Try opening it as a file type "Extract text from any file" - this often gives you at least the main part of the text so that you can read it or make a new Word doc out of it.

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I am currently studying and I use online training, all my documents are given to me in PDF but they are editable. I have saved these as I complete them but now this computer is changing these PDF documents and automatically converting to word, when this occurs it is removing all my data I had in there. How do i stop this and get my editable info back the way it was please?

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Answer:PDF document are automatically converting to word.

Go to Settings > Apps > Default Apps > Choose default app by type. Locate PDF on the left and click to select which program should be used to open it.

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We have two older computers, both with Microsoft Works - as well as Word. Our newer laptop has stand alone Word 2013. I would like to know how to copy a WDB document on flash drive and put it on the laptop with Word 2013.

Answer:Converting a Microsoft WDB to a Word document

If you can save the file on the older computer as a .csv file it will open in Excel if you have that on the laptop. As far as I'm aware .wdb files are database documents so you'll probably struggle to open it in any word processing program without the use of a third party file converting program. I could well be wrong there though.

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Hi. im using the Adobe Arcrobat 6. standard version. Im trying to conver a pdf file, which i scanned from a scanner, to a word file using Adobe acrobat 6. When i converted it to world file and i open it, i cant edited. it showed as a picture. How can i converted to a edited file ? any idea?

Answer:converting PDF file to Word Document formant

If its been scanned in as a PDF, then its just a "photo" of the page.

You need to use OCR (Optical Character Recognition) software to convert a scanned image to a document. Such software (Textbridge, Iris etc) usually comes with the scanner, but do not expext miricles with it.

Having the PC decide exactly what part of the scanned image is text, what is an image and correctly decode it to the relevant parts is complex and "consumer variety" OCR is usually less than perfect.

If the PDF is in electronic format (prior to being printed and scanned) software exists that will convert it directly to text (I use Solid Converter PDF) but this approach only works where the person creating the PDF has allowed such activities.

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I scanned a form that needs to be completed to my PC (Windows XP). For some reason I cannot "edit"it. I am using Omni 2, on Canon MP450 hardware. I have been able to scan and edit documents in the past but something has gone skew F!!! I want to convert the form to WORD. Can anyone help?


Answer:Problem converting scanned document to Word. Help?

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I have been sent a Word document with titles underlined in blue, but they won't open into a hyperlink. How can I convert these to an url, please?

Thanks for your help.


Answer:Converting a Word document into hypertext link

a few things.
1. CTRL + Click usually opens links from office docs
2. it may not be a link, rather, just a pleasantly blue underlined formatted text string.
3. if the url is not embedded in the text, then you can't convert text to an (unknown) url unless that text string is a wellformed HTTP anchor that resolves to a valid domain. The sort of quantum mechanics to predict where a word(s) should be hyperlinked to has yet to be developed

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I'm having an issue with sending a Word document as an HTML email through my Microsoft Entourage. When I click "send as an HTML document" in Word the email pops up in Entourage, but it looks scrambled. The graphics are in all the wrong places and some of the text is missing.

Can you tell me what I might be doing wrong?

I am using:
Microsoft Word 2004 Version for Mac 11.3
Microsoft Entourage 2004 Version for Mac 11.3.3
Mac OS X 10.3.9


Answer:Converting a Word Document to an HTML email in Entourage

Word Document: Correct Format

Entourage Messages: Scrambled


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Does anyone know if it is possible to convert the list of files in a folder or on a data disk (as would appear on Windows Explorer or My Computer) into a Word or at least an ASCII document. I know how to copy and paste the screen image, but I'm looking for a way to actually convert the file list into a word processing document.

Answer:converting folder or disc content list to Word document

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I need to have editable text, preferably as WORD .doc to create files to be sent to another person. Is there some sort of conversion process for some wordpad text I now have?

Answer:Solved: converting text files in Win XP from wordpad to a WORD document

Simply open them in Word and save them as Word files. Nearly everyone can open WordPad files though.

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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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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 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
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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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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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?


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

Hi all.

Just to advise that I am going to mark this topic as 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.

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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?


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:

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I have created a word document with a background image that I want to convert over to a PDF file. When I convert the file using Adobe Acrobat pro 8 it does not take over the background image with it. Is there any reason why??

Answer:Solved: Background image from Word Document not converting in adobe acrobat

It worked for me when I converted it over to a PDF. How did you place the image within the background? Did you use "Format">>"Background">>"Printed Watermark"?

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Every time I try I to convert a whiteboard picture into a PowerPoint or Word doc I get an error message even though the picture is available and fine. I'm using a Lumia Icon. Tried it with Windows 8.0 and then again after I just downloaded 8.1.

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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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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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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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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


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 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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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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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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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 non-profit org that requires multiple forms of data and information collection. I am looking for shortcuts to make my life more sane. I have an excel document with a couple hundred lines of data, including client names, addresses, etc. I also have a Word document that requires the data that is contained in the Excel document to be filled into specific places. Can I have excel generate a new Word document form a template using the Excel data? I am using Microsft Office 2007. I would need a seperate document for each line. Thanks for any help anyone can provide.

Answer:Excel to Word document

I have just the thing!

I am a Macro novice so please don't expect me to be able to explain how this works.

If you create a button and assign this macro to it, when clicking the button it will export everything between two cells into a word document (as an image).

The important bits you've got to worry about are:

Set wd = wdApp.Documents.Open("C:\test.doc") - c:\test.doc is the location of a word document (you have to set this up).

Range("A1:G22").CopyPicture xlScreen, xlPicture - The Range between cells is what is coppied.

Sub PasteToWord()

Dim wdApp As Object
Dim wd As Object

On Error Resume Next
Set wdApp = GetObject(, "Word.Application")
If Err.Number <> 0 Then
Set wdApp = CreateObject("Word.Application")
End If
On Error GoTo 0

Set wd = wdApp.Documents.Open("C:\test.doc")

wdApp.Visible = True

Range("A1:G22").CopyPicture xlScreen, xlPicture

End Sub

Hope this helps!

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Hi There

I'm not sure if this is possible to do using VBA. Here is an example only.

In an Excel spread sheet, suppose that I have the following in Column A starting in Cell A2 with the coresponding Numbers in Column B starting in cell B2 :

Revenues $100,000
NOI $50,000
Costs $10,000
I also have an MS Word document minimized that has the following words: The words obviously could change.

I have been working for this company for 1 year and have made revenues of $XXXXXX. My NOI are only $XXXXXX and I also know form my accounting department that my costs are now down to $XXXXX.
What I want to do now is the following. Instead of copying and pasting from the Excel to the word document the dollar amounts, I want to create a macro that picks the dollar amounts from the Excel worksheet an places them in the proper places in the word document where the XXXXX are. To create your workbook and the MS Word Doc, use the generic default names (book1 and document1)

I believe that I have expalained myself on what I want to do. keep in mind that the text in the MS Word document is not fixed. The XXXX can be anywhere. You can use the words revenues, NOI and costs as identifiers in the word document. Also, in the Excel workbook, the information need not be specifically in Columns A or B. But once again the identifiers are the same, Revenues, NOI and Costs.



Answer:Excel into Word Document

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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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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:

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I would like to get this preferably into Word and be able to use the tab key to jump to the next entry. is there any way to do this?
Ho do I reduce the size of this file so I can upload it?

Answer:getting a document into excel or word and being able to work with it

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I hear that it's possible to open word documents in excel. I have lots of long tables in word that I need to transfer to spreadsheets and it'll take me forever to cut and paste them. What can you suggest? My laptop uses windows xp. Thanks.

Answer:Opening word document in excel

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I recently changed computers. I saved all of MY Documents And loaded tham into the new computer, along woth my Office 2000 software. My OS is now Windows XP.
When trying to save a new document I get the following message:
"Folder C:\Documents & Settings\(my name)\My Documents\(title)\ isn't accessible. The folder may be located in another volume or protected with password" I can access all of my previous documents. Just cannot add to them.

I do not have password protection. Does anyone have a clue? is Office 2000 not compatable with XP? This XP is getting to be a pain in the butt!

Answer:Unable to save new Word or Excel document

Are the files set to Read Only?

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A colleague has created a multi (15+) sheet workbook template in Excel that she wishes to enter information into on a weekly basis and convert to a Word document/report each month. Is there an easier way to transfer it to Word than copy and paste each sheet every time?I am not sure why it has to be in Word format, but she insists!!

Answer:Convert Excel workbook into Word document?

It can be done but not easily. A macro is here for an example - this would need an "outer loop" added to loop through all the sheets. And not much guarantee what the finished article will look like.I would query why it *has* to be in Word. If it is just going to be printed off, you can format Excel sheets so they print out as if they did not come from Excel.

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 8 Pro, 32 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU T7300 @ 2.00GHz, x64 Family 6 Model 15 Stepping 11
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 2045 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA Quadro NVS 135M (Microsoft Corporation - WDDM v1.2), 128 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 56008 MB, Free - 33365 MB; D: Total - 96264 MB, Free - 76569 MB; F: Total - 238472 MB, Free - 114374 MB;
Motherboard: Dell Inc.,
Antivirus: Windows Defender, Disabled
am not able to my any one of excel sheet and word document.Last 5 days before, i worked on and today when i opened the same excel sheet ,its show a message that xls::is not a valid format.
and for word document its come in encoding.
my all document is been corrupt ,so pls help me out , how can i rectify this all my document

Answer:my all files excel and word document is corrupted

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I have an Excel sheet that contains data per row. At the end of each row, I want to put a button (or a hyperlink to a file) that will put the data from that row into a new Word document, something like a printer-friendly document.

Please find enclosed the Excel file and the DOC format that I need.

Answer:Solved: Populate Word Document from Excel

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I have installed on my computer Office 2007.
When i opend a Word or Excel document and than try to close it i get the following error messages: "Microsoft office Word has stoped working"
Windows is checking for a solution to the problem
A Problem coused the program to stop working correctly. Windows will close the program and notofy you if a solution is available.

In some cases i can not even close my word ofr excel document and only can do so by using the Task Manager!!!!

Any body knows how to solve this problem????

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Professional , Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU P9700 @ 2.80GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 23 Stepping 10
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 6074 Mb
Graphics Card: Mobile Intel(R) 4 Series Express Chipset Family, -1250 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 293167 MB, Free - 162442 MB;
Motherboard: Sony Corporation, VAIO, N/A, N/A
Antivirus: BitDefender Antivirus, Updated and Enabled

Answer:Can not close windows Excel or Word document

Did you install or change anything before this began. Have you tried a repair?

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Hi all...
I have a problem here.. All my dac / excel data are ruin. The doc font become 'alien' font (image attached).
I dont know what is causing this but i hope someone know/can 'cure' my problem.
I need those files back, can anyone help me?

Thanks in advanced

Answer:Document excel/word's font become strange

You may need to re-install the font that you usually use.

see here for details on how to do this plus a bit more info.

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I have store word/excel to server. I experience when I open it from server and edit, when save it to the same location, it got and error and cannot be save. I have to save as my local pc and do copy/paste to the server.

How can I solve this problem?

Thank you.

Answer:Word/Excel document cannot save to server

It sounds like a permissions problem as though you have access to open the file, but not modify or save it.

Is this on your work network or a home network?

Do you know how to use permissions and folder/file security?

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Answer:File changed from Excel to Word document

Whilst writting a word document i opened a excel doc to confirm some information. I then closed the excel doc and continued with my work. After completing the word doc and saving it, i went back to the excel document only to find that it was now a word doc, not excel as it was. As a result it wont open..... can you help???

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Can someone please advise me as to how to convert an Excel Table into a Word Document.

Answer:Convert Excel Table into a Word Document

Select the table in Excel and click the Copy button (or press CTRL + C). Open Word and click the Paste button (or press CTRL + V). It will paste in as a Word table.

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I need to create a way of linking data in Excel to certain parts of a Word document. Each time a new row is added to my Excel file, I need the different information in that row's columns to go to different sections of a Word document, and save to a certain filepath, without opening any of the other information on the sheet. For example, I need content in column 1 to go to a certain place in my Word document, content in column 2 to go somewhere else etc etc every time a new row of information is added...

Answer:I want to link Excel details to Word Document

its not really a win 7 issue, i suggest you repost on the office forum, at the top of page under Speciality forums..i hate computers!but cant help myself....

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I have an excel file with over 2000 names that I need to make a word merge document out of. I copied and pasted the information from excel into word 2000. I put it all in tables so that it would be separated by the fileds so that I could sort it alphabetical by city and state. But when I go to make the merge document, I already had a letter to merge the names and addresses into, it will not merge. What have I not done, or still need to do? Can someone help me please. I missed my deadline 2 days ago.

Answer:Excel Spreadsheet to Merge Document in Word 2000

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Hi guys,

So here's what I'm trying to do. Basically I need to create a word document report from data in an access database. The access database basically contains risk items for different entities. So, the report will contain all the risk items for one specific entity and a summary.

What I want to be able to do is enter all this information into the database and then automatically generate the report. The database is basically setup, including the queries I need. I just don't know how get the information over to word in the way need.

The main problem is that I need a summary section that lists the number and types of risks found above, and then the details of each individual risk below. So a very simplified example:

Report for ENTITY 1.

1 High Risk
2 Medium Risks
6 Low Risks

Detailed Information
Risk 1: RISK 1's NAME
Severity: High
Infomation: This is the information about risk 1.

Risk 2: RISK 2's NAME
Severity: Medium
Information This is the information about risk 2.


I know that this is not a standard "mail merge", but I thought it might be possible using VBA. I have used a (very) little VBA, but I am willing to learn more. I just need a push in the right direction as to where I might get the information I need. Several other things I would like to be able to do (but could sacrifice if necessary) are pulling images stored as OLE objects in the access db into the report for each risk and being able to control the backg... Read more

Answer:Access/Excel merge to complex Word document

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Hello, would you please assist me in solving this problem: I have an Excel object (Excel.Sheet.1) in MS Word document. I'm trying to write a Visual Basic macro for MS Word to change the data in cell A1 of this table. How can I access the cell? I can only activate the table for example like this: ActiveDocument.Fields(1).OLEFormat.Activate - this leads to the same result as double clicking on the table object...

I know how to access MS Word tables, but the problem here is that I have to work with an Excel table.. I suppose only an Excel macro can access it and modify it... And if I write an excel macro to do so, how can I call it from my MS word macro script? Does solving of this problem involve OLE, DDE...? Maybe I should run the Excel application to modify the table and then close it.. so far I have no success in doing that.. this has to be implemented in a single MS word macro.

Thank you!

Answer:Accessing excel worksheets in a word document (VB macro).

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In Excel 2010 sheet 1, I enter document name "Text.doc or docx" into column A1 cell. Is this possible the sheet1 A1 cell could auto search "Text" document from sheet 2 at column A "k:\project base\text.doc" if match on that hyperlink then auto open "text.doc" file.Thanks for your help again.

Answer:Auto open word document in Excel hyperlink

Not sure I understand what you want to do.For a Hyperlink to work you must manually click on the Hyperlink.MIKE

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I have an excel spreadsheet I have to work with a lot. I also have to turn around and type it all in again on a word document. I just need to make sure I get two different papers complete. Anyway, how do I automatically populate in word when I put the info on my excel sheet. If anyone could help me with this you would save me tons of work. I would really appreciate it. Thanks

Answer:How do I atutomatically populate a word document from an excel spreadsheet?

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This is a really "stupid" question... must be late on a Sunday night after a long holiday...
How do I change the number of previously opened documents at the bottom of the file menu in Word/Excel etc...

I'm running Windows XP Pro on a brand new Toshiba. Trying to "reset" all of my defaults.


Answer:Previous Document Lists for Word/Excel etal

Tools - Options - General

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Hello Everyone.

I need a help with the VBA macro.

I have one excel file & a word file. I need the data in the excel sheet to copy in to the word document.

This is what i need,

1. When you open the excel file, it has two columns Units & Comments.
2. The data in the Unit column need to replace this "XXXXXXXXXXXXX" in the word document,
3. The data in the Comments column need to replace this "cccccccc" in the word document,
4. once the unit column & comments column data is copied in to the word document. I need the word document to be saved with the file name of "XXXXXXXXXXXXX".

As a end result, i would have each file for each row in the excel file.

Is this possible? Could someone help me with this thing?

Thank you so much for looking in to this,

Answer:Solved: Copy data from Excel to Word Document

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Using Excel 2000, I want to write a macro that opens a specific word doc. I can manage in VB to open a blank word doc...but what is the command for a specific document?


Answer:Excel 2000: Macro to Open Specified Word Document

Sub OpenWordDoc()

Dim AppWord As Object
Set AppWord = CreateObject("Word.Application")
AppWord.Visible = True
AppWord.Documents.Open Filename:="c:\path\filename.doc"

End Sub

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I would like to embed FREE/Non-Licensed fonts in Excel & Word documents. How?

Thanx in advance,


Answer:Embedding Fonts in a Spreadsheet in Excel or Word Document file

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I am using Excel 2003 to create a database of hyperlinks to different paragraphs and then through the use of a macro I can create word documents. I inherited this macro from a different department and want to customize it for my needs. That being said I have no idea how to edit a macro this large and complex. What's the best way for me to post the macro and my questions, through email, message through this site, post it in this window? The macro is about 15 pages in length. Thanks.

Answer:Excel 2003 - Macro for creating word document question

First, welcome to the forum!!!

The best way for one of the Excel gurus to work on your problem would be to post your file, after you have removed any confidential data (make a copy and do the editing in it). If it is too large, zip it first (and zip is preferred to rar).
If you are unable to post the file (there seems to be a problem at times with people who don't have very many posts being able to attach files) just send me an email via my profile (include the URL link to this thread). I will respond to you and then you can send it to me, after which I will post it for you.

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What I have got is a word document and an excel document.

The excel document is used to enable a userform which a person can fill out.

The word document is used for the details of the user form in excel to be transferred to the word document.

I have created the forms and the word template and i am looking for a way the following can be done when the "SAVE" button is clicked on the user form in excel.

1) Have the details from the user form transferred into the word document at the top where the corresponding headers are.

2) The word document file name automatically created(using the issue title in the user form) and inserted into the excel sheet under issues for it to be reopen and viewed in Microsoft word.

I know it would be simpler to have all this in one form but the idea is to get someone to fill out the issue only then someone of higher authority can update the issue's progress but still allowing the issue creator( or any one else) the access to re-open it and see the updates in a read only format in word.

complicated i know but that's how its got to be.

attached are the word doc and the excel doc

(See attached file: Issues Log new.doc)(See attached file: new sample issues log.xls)


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Hi, please help, I have a word & excel document that we send out to staff & a lot are saying that they are struggling to open them. (I suspect that they may not have Microsoft Office). I need to convert these 2 x documents to a format that will enable all to be able to open. Please respond asap with help.

Answer:Need easy to open document formatt for existing word & excel docs

If you can afford it, you can always get Adobe Acrobat - then all your readers only need the free Adobe Reader to read the documents. There are some free .pdf creators out there, but don't know how good they are.

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Hi all,

I'm looking for a way in either Excel or Word 2010 to add text to a line before the text. So, for example I have something like this:


And then I want to add "1 " before each line in a way that is copy pastable, so it looks like so:

1 Name1
1 Name2
1 Name3

Is there anyway to do this. it's mostly just to help with copying text from Word/Excel documents onto forums so it formats correctly. Any help at all is much appreciated


Answer:Solved: Word/Excel 2010 Adding text before each line in a Document

Hi Matt,
It's probably a little cleaner to do it in Excel than in Word, but also a few extra steps. In Word:

You can run a find a replace. Without including the quotes, find "^p" (the paragraph symbol) and replace with "^p1 " (there's a space after the 1). This replaces the paragraph break at the end of each line with another paragraph break and then "1 " at the beginning of the next line. The problem with this method is that the first line won't have a 1 in front of it (because there's no paragraph break before that line) and the last line will have a stray 1 after it. But this should be relatively minor cleanup.

Alternatively, in Excel:

Insert a column to the left of your names. Without including the quotes, enter "1" in the first cell and copy it down your spreadsheet. Insert a column to the right of your names and enter this formula (assuming your names are now in column B):

=A1&" "&B1

This should give you the result you're looking for in column C. Hope that helps.

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I am working in Excel and would like to open, print, and then close an embedded Word document with a button.

Can anyone help?

Thanks for your time!

Answer:Solved: Excel Macro to Open, Print, and Close an Embedded Word Document?

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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


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


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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!


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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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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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.


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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anyway of doing this when you scan the image with a scanner and i want to edit the text

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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...

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We have an issue that just developed. I have several Windows XP computers and two Windows 7 Professional laptops. All were working fine editing and saving files to our Window NT server. Now we get a "Document not saved" message. There is a file created, but it has "0" bytes and cannot be opened. The message states that MS Excel cannot open that file becuase it is not a valid "xlsx file. I have run virus scans on all of the coputer using Kaspersky Internet Security 2010. Found some minor bugs that were removed. Files can be saved to individual hard drives and then they can be cut and pasted to the server. I thought the permissions may have gotten changed on th eserver, but I reset those.

Answer:"Document not saved" to server from Word 07 and Excel 07

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I am looking for software that I can convert email addresses from a scanned document into some sort of text image that I can paste to Excel or word pad. I tried CVista pdfcompressor but didn't have much luck with that.Thanks Kevin

Answer:converting text from a scaned document (.jpg) to .txt

your scanning software has to have a OCR engine built into it.Did you check to see if you had it and if it was on?What scanning software are you using?

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It also says "it will not be possible to link other documents to this document." This what happens when trying to open a Word document. After these warnings Word opens without any problems and I don't see anything different, and the program works fine.
When trying to open an Excel file I get
"Windows Installer", "Preparing to Install"
This is followed by an error saying
"the Installer service could not be accessed. This can occur if you are running windows in Safe Mode or if the Installer service is not correctly installed. Contact your support person for help...."

I have recently done some changes to my services following an online guide but not sure who to either correct what I have changed or fix this current issue. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

XP Pro SP2


Answer:Word and Excel "document could not be registered"

Would suggest a restore if you are uncertain of the changes you made ....not linking problems could have protection enabled on them....

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I have a physically handwritten document(like a peice of paper with something written on it) which was scanned and now it is an image file (tif) , i need to convert this into text. I really need help

The thing is i researched on google and many forums but most of the results are , download an OCR software , Use a tablet pc , use acrobat .

The thing is the OCR software is not able to convert this image file into text
I dont have a tablet PC
I used acrobat and that never helped.

I tried a few softwares which convert handwritten documents into text but it still did not work.

can someone help me out with this puzzle ?

The thing is i have a load of handwritten files which i have to type out into text using notepad or word. If i can just convert the file into text that would save me a lot of time and effort so

Answer:Need help with converting a handwritten scanned document into text

You need to use OCR software with a scanner. Do not see any need for a tablet pc.

Here are some reviews of OCR software.
OCR - Reviews and Price Comparisons from PC Magazine

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I have 60 scanned-in pages of a document which I want to convert into a single PDF document to put on a CD. I don't want to use OCR option. I tried putting them into a single folder, but that doesn't work. Is it possible to do this?

Answer:Converting multiple images into single document

If these are in a graphics format, insert them as pictures into a single Word document and then convert that whole document to pdf.

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Can someone tell me how to convert a jpeg back to text ? I scanned a text ducument (which then becomes a jpeg) that I want to fax via computer but I need to convert it back to text so I can copy and paste it into the fax program. I remember going through this some time ago and think I found the answer here, but can't seem to locate it now. Thanks!

Answer:Converting scanned document from jpeg back to text ?

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When I open a saved word document or New blank document, the document is filled with columns or checks fully filled in the document.
How can I avoid this? How to modify the settings. Thanks in advance.

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I'm using word 2010.
I have a Mailmerge document (actually a company letter with header and footer, used by a package called "Cash4Windows" [C4W]). This document usually has the recipients name and address etc. inserted by C4W.
The document is a template - "xxx.dotx".
What I want to do is strip out the Mailmerge fields and save the document as a normal Word 2010 document, 'cos the User wants to have a blank standard company document available.
I've spent a long time fiddling with the Header and Footer to get just what the User wanted, and I know i could just cut-n-paste the Header and Footer into a new document, then save it as "xxx.docx", but when I looked on various help sites the normal method in Word 2010 seems to be
on the ribbon tab
Select Mailings
Select "Start Mail Merge"
Select "Normal Word Document"
then save the Word document.
I've tried this and it has absolutely no effect, as when I close and reopen Word and select the previously saved document, I still get the "Opening the document will run the following SQL command" splash screen!
I've tried saving the "normalised" document with various different extensions, but nothing seems to get rid of the SQL.
I've also tried opening the VBA editor (Alt+F11) to see if I can find the SQL, thinking that if I can delete the SQL it might cause Word to avoid the prompt, but I can't even find the SQL!!!
I know I'... Read more

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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


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

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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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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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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.


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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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")



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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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:,33323.0.html

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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 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

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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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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 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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Question: Word Document Help

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


Answer:Word Document Help

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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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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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