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  1. Is there a way to disable the "Restoring network connections" message?

    Hi folks,

    Every time I put my pc to sleep to bring it home, when I boot up at the house Windows tells me it couldn't restore my network connections because I'm not connected to the network at work...
  2. Yes, I looked for the one without spaces and it's...

    Yes, I looked for the one without spaces and it's not installed. But that's not the root cause, since the other users don't have it either and it's not doing this on their machines.
  3. Times New Roman changing to TimesNewRoman (Word 2010)

    Hi folks,

    One of my users has a document in which some of the text is being changed from Times New Roman font to TimesNewRoman (no spaces). When this happens the affected text looks similar to...
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    [SOLVED] It worked. Copied everything except the final...

    It worked. Copied everything except the final para, pasted into new document, and ran some code to add the variable & then assign the correct value. Voila!

    THANK YOU. You've me look very good in...
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    [SOLVED] Again, thank you. Yes, I'm very familiar with the...

    Again, thank you. Yes, I'm very familiar with the copy-everything-but-the-final-paragraph trick. :(
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    [SOLVED] Yes. Any update to the table or figure caption...

    Yes. Any update to the table or figure caption fields produces this same result.
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    [SOLVED] Hi Paul, Thank you as always. You are truly an...

    Hi Paul,

    Thank you as always. You are truly an invaluable resource.

    Here's the screen shot of the message displayed. 46702

    Beej
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    [SOLVED] Help with DocVariable value

    Hi folks,

    I've inherited a document written several years ago and I need to add some more tables and figures. Whoever wrote the original document did a complicated table/figure numbering, in which...
  9. [SOLVED] Copy styles from one template to multiple files (Word 2010)

    Hi folks,

    I have a custom template (.dotm) with about 10 styles in it. I want to copy those styles into about 100 documents based on Normal.dot. What's the easiest way to do this without opening...
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    Referencing endnotes in Word 2010

    Hi folks,

    Our client has insisted on using endnotes to create a bibliography at the end of a Word 2010 document. I never use Word's endnote feature and I'm a little baffled by the behavior I'm...
  11. [SOLVED] Use Excel dates to create Outlook calendar items

    Hi folks,

    We have an Excel spreadsheet with hundreds of events. Each event has a column entry with a date. We want to use each of those dates to create appointments on a group calendar so we have...
  12. Thanks Joe. I took a look at the link but that's...

    Thanks Joe. I took a look at the link but that's not my problem. Documents open with the right version as long as they aren't attachments. This means the file extensions are associated properly. I...
  13. Force Word attachments to open in Word 2010 on a dual 2010/2013 machine

    Hi folks,

    We're a 2010 environment but when our IT guys deployed some new machines they installed 2013. The claim they can't uninstall it (I call BS) so they installed 2010 as well. When the...
  14. [SOLVED] Update Field command is greyed out (Word 2010)

    Hi folks,

    A user just sent me a document in which none of the fields will update--right-clicking a field displays the correct menu, but "Update field" is greyed out. I've attached a screen shot of...
  15. [SOLVED] Charles, I've been on this board on-and-off for...

    Charles, I've been on this board on-and-off for years. This was one of the most useful series of posts I've ever seen.

    I've also been training people on and supporting Word for decades and this is...
  16. [SOLVED] The one I keep local (User Template location) is...

    The one I keep local (User Template location) is the same path the client uses so when we transfer documents back and forth it's seamless (on their end anyway).

    C:\StartingPoint Templates\

    It...
  17. [SOLVED] Word looks for document template in wrong location (Word 2010/2013)

    Hi folks,

    We do medical writing for several clients. Two of these clients use the same document template (Author.dot), but one of the clients has customized theirs with slightly different styles....
  18. Good question. This was created by another user;...

    Good question. This was created by another user; however, it's kept on our share and wasn't sent via email.
  19. Macros disable message, but only for one document [Word 2010]

    Hey folks,

    One of our clients has a template with a bunch of styles and macros to make formatting their documents easier. One of our writers is working on several of their documents right now, all...
  20. Can't run Word macros in Word 2010 with a Word 2010/2013 machine

    Hi everyone,

    My company just got a bunch of new laptops which had Office 2013 pre-installed. Our largest client has a toolbar .dot file we use and they won't support it on 2013. We asked IT to...
  21. Thanks Paul. I think that will work--I'll try it...

    Thanks Paul. I think that will work--I'll try it out next week.

    Earlier today I was checking a document in which many of the x-refs to Tables and Figures had partially broken. Many of the captions...
  22. Find the word Table (or Figure) inside fields

    Hi folks,

    I review documents to go to FDA, and they'll typically have dozens of cross-refs to Tables and Figures. Currently I use Find and search on the word "Table" (or Figure) but it finds all...
  23. Thanks Charles. Another case of MS deciding this...

    Thanks Charles. Another case of MS deciding this is how you shall work I guess. We produce regulatory documents for FDA which require cross-references formatted as blue text. I'll tell my team and...
  24. Hyperlink character style not formatting as blue (Word 2010)

    Hi folks,

    The built-in character style "Hyperlink," which is supposed to turn text to blue, isn't turning the text blue in our documents anymore (see attached document). We've seen this happen in...
  25. "Automatic" font color producing white-on-white (Word 2010)

    Hi folks,

    I'm inserting a series of callouts into a Word document via Insert-->Shapes. I've changed the default settings so the Shape Fill color for the text box portion of each callout is white...
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