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    [SOLVED] Thanks, and a bit of a Bronx Cheer to Microsoft....

    Thanks, and a bit of a Bronx Cheer to Microsoft.

    I thought I had stumbled on a wonderful way of shortening the reports that I do. Unfortunately in one the section of the report the paragraph...
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    [SOLVED] And thank you for the Fields lesson reference. ...

    And thank you for the Fields lesson reference.

    I still have one problem, that I cannot find in your reference. Adding the \* CHARFORMAT switch did almost everything I wanted, with one exception. ...
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    [SOLVED] Using Field "REF" without formatting

    I have been playing with the REF field function, and it works nicely. But I currently have a need for it to not be so "complete".

    REF works to copy everything inside the bookmarked text,...
  4. That did it. Thanks. [start of rant] But...

    That did it. Thanks.


    [start of rant] But why does Microsoft have to keep dumbing things down? Why? [end of rant]
  5. Bring Back the Old "Find" Search Box (2013)

    I just finished a search where I had to find the instances where a word was accidentally joined to a number. Back in the old days, bringing up Find with Ctrl-F brought up the "Find and Replace"...
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    Change template icons to a listing

    Well, they finally upgraded me to Word 2013. And, following the directions (!!), I now have my templates shown in my personal listing.

    But, they are these HUGE "thumbnails".

    I created the...
  7. That last one is really nice. Thank you.

    That last one is really nice. Thank you.
  8. Extracting text from the middle of the Cell

    I have been the recipient of a lot of help over the years, and I thank everyone that has helped. I would like to give back with something.

    I was given a list of chemicals and the Chemical...
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    Hello Eric Regarding print preview: If you...

    Hello Eric

    Regarding print preview: If you zoom out to show multiple pages, it will show the "non-printing" page. So, if I have three pages in a row, each with the page break odd enabled,...
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    Short Answer: Yes. Longer Answer: I use...

    Short Answer: Yes.

    Longer Answer: I use draft mode as a diagnostic. There I can actually see section breaks and the like. But I do most of my work in normal print mode. And, regardless of...
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    Duplex printing and Section Breaks (Odd Page)

    To save paper we are supposed to print both sides. I agree completely.

    I was doing a report, and it is in sections. Each section needs to be independent of the others, so it needs to start on an...
  12. Thank you. And, I agree about the duplex and...

    Thank you. And, I agree about the duplex and business letters. But as I have said elsewhere on this forum, I am but a mere paper pusher who must deal with the in-depth thinking that comes from...
  13. Duplex printing; Different first Page (Word 2007)

    I tried searching, but the search engine does not like "first" and "Different". It ignores them.

    In our push to cut down paper consumption, we are tasked with printing on both sides. That's...
  14. I had a similar problem, and I used Excel. I...

    I had a similar problem, and I used Excel. I first copied the names into a file using the DOS pipe command (>filename.txt).

    I then imported the file (about a thousand names) into Excel, and...
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    I know that this is old, but I wanted to add my...

    I know that this is old, but I wanted to add my two cents.

    You CAN add the filename, although it is not automatic. The windows print box has a tab called "Properties" Click on that. Go to...
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    But I was using WordPerfect 5.1 at that time. ...

    But I was using WordPerfect 5.1 at that time. (And I would still like to be able to use it)
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    Return to Last Edit (brought up again)

    In the thread "Open Doc and Return to last edit (Word 2007)" there was a rather complex way of going to the last edit point.

    The starter of the thread was trying to use a macro, and it was...
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    Generate a list of worksheets

    I know it has been discussed before, but I simply cannot find the discussion.

    I need a list of all the worksheets in a file. How to do it?

    And, is there a way to generate the list...
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    Thanks. That is really weird programming. Who...

    Thanks. That is really weird programming. Who would think that formatting the first character of the field name would be used to define the formatting of the output? And then, only if you tell the...
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    Font Attribute in a Field (Word 2007)

    I use a lot of field math in my reports. For consistency, I like many of them to be bold.

    They are in tables, if that makes a difference.

    When I recalculate them, the bolding disappears. I...
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    This works really nicely. Thank you very much.

    This works really nicely. Thank you very much.
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    Easy (?) Subscripts and Superscripts

    I am looking to easily add subscripts and superscripts in Excel. I am listing chemical reactions, and have a LOT of them.

    I am aware of the font format procedure, but oh my does that get old...
  23. Set up "table of contents" and jump to location (Excel 2007)

    I have a spreadsheet that has some useful formatting that I use in reports. (In this case it is showing the calculation of molecular weight of a compound). I would like to have an index in column...
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    Display negative numbers as (xxx) in a table

    I have a table in Word, already entered. Now the boss wants all the negative numbers to be displayed with parentheses, so
    -3,210
    would be displayed as
    (3,210)

    Is there an easy way of doing...
  25. View Table Cell Boundaries when the Border is set to "None"

    I was "migrated" to a new computer and Windows 7. I am still using Word 2007.

    On my previous computer with XP, when the cell boundaries were set as "none", a ghost image of the table boundaries...
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