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    [SOLVED] What, then, is the proper way to indicate that I...

    What, then, is the proper way to indicate that I have resolved an issue?
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    If you don't want a character (a hyphen, as...

    If you don't want a character (a hyphen, as suggested) to display in your document, try setting an empty form field to two or three spaces in the doc variable. I recall that will not delete the doc...
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    [SOLVED] Word 2013 won't start

    I have solved this. I needed to update the VMWare Tools on my virtual machine.

    I use VMWare, and I created a new virtual machine last week, with Win 7 of the OS. I installed and activated Office...
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    We want to machine-read it, so having it visible...

    We want to machine-read it, so having it visible is probably not critical. If it's a DOCX file, I imagine there was way to peek in to the XML Parts and read the doc properties. They were worried that...
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    I Google'd "word custom tab windows explorer" and...

    I Google'd "word custom tab windows explorer" and got a couple hits. This from the MS Community site...

    The Custom tab is only available for Word 97-2003 formats. I guess the settings on that tab...
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    I use VMWare and have a dozen client PCs with...

    I use VMWare and have a dozen client PCs with various versions of Windows. Not one of them -- XP, 7, 8, 8.1 -- has a Custom tab in Windows Explorer (or File Explorer). If I Google "Custom Tab Windows...
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    Thanks. I'm using my home PC, which is a...

    Thanks.

    I'm using my home PC, which is a Windows network.

    I've attached a file, This is a text.docx. There are two custom properties -- Language and Source -- to which I have added values.
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    I know how to create and read custom properties...

    I know how to create and read custom properties in Word. We've added the property in Word, but cannot see it in Windows Explorer.

    I don't even have a Custom tab in Windows Explorer. The tabs are...
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    Document tag

    We are using Word 2010 and Word 2013. We would like to "tag" our documents, i.e. documents that are created within the enterprise, so that when they go out through our mail portal, we know that they...
  10. Thank you. The key is that Building Blocks don't...

    Thank you. The key is that Building Blocks don't load until the Organizer is displayed.
  11. I created a test template to holding custom...

    I created a test template to holding custom Building Blocks. I named it "Test for BB.dotx" and placed it in C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office12\Document Parts\1033.

    Building Block...
  12. Thank you. Interesting that the macro recording...

    Thank you. Interesting that the macro recording spills out the same code whether I chose QuickParts or AutoText. I'm really not a fan of using Building Blocks programmatically, but your info has...
  13. Need help with QuickPart in BuildingBlock template

    Our Building Blocks template has two entries with the same name. One is an AutoText; the other a QuickPart. The AutoText entry is just text; the QuickPart entry is a text box with the same text in...
  14. File>Options>Save: Check the box "Don't show the...

    File>Options>Save: Check the box "Don't show the Backstage when Opening or Saving files." This avoids much of the "clutter."
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    It was always my understanding that Microsoft...

    It was always my understanding that Microsoft implemented the Advance field so that WordPerfect documents (where Advance codes were very popular and frequently used) would convert easily to Word...
  16. Custom Doc Property / Normal template

    I want to add a custom document property to Normal template so that it's in all documents based on normal. Let's say I want the Source property to have a value of XYZ.

    I open the Normal template,...
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    What's the reason for the loop? Why not use the...

    What's the reason for the loop? Why not use the CC BeforeUpdate or OnExit event?
  18. There's a book called RibbonX by Ken Puls (and...

    There's a book called RibbonX by Ken Puls (and others). It was written for Office 2007, so it is outdated in some ways, and doesn't cover Backstage at all (introduced with 2010). But I recommend the...
  19. Here's a link to an MS page that covers this: ...

    Here's a link to an MS page that covers this:

    http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/office/ee691832%28v=office.14%29.aspx

    Modifying right-click menus is similar to modifying Ribbon and...
  20. [SOLVED] There are password busters available for $25 or...

    There are password busters available for $25 or so on the Internet. Here's a site that offers another option (3rd method).

    http://www.wikihow.com/Protect-VBA-Code

    I have always understood the...
  21. You can turn off text boundaries:...

    You can turn off text boundaries: File>Options>Advanced: in the Show Document Content section, clear Show Text Boundaries. Word 2013 shows the boundaries of each paragraph when that feature is turned...
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    You might need to consider documents that...

    You might need to consider documents that originate outside your company, perhaps something you are collaborating on with a client or another business. If the document uses styles that aren't in your...
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    Save the styles in your new normal template as a...

    Save the styles in your new normal template as a quick style set, e.g. "Normal styles". Then when users open a document that was not based on your new normal template, they can apply quick style set...
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    Edit: I think I've resolved this. I trap a new...

    Edit: I think I've resolved this. I trap a new Inspector, and then if it's a ContactItem, I set the item object. So I always have the contact item, regardless of the folder (default contacts) or...
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    Outlook Event

    I'm having difficulty with an Outlook event, and the material I've found at the Microsoft site doesn't quite work for me.

    The code, quite simplified, is as follows:


    Public WithEvents myItem...
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