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  1. [SOLVED] The DocMaximize function isn't needed in the...

    The DocMaximize function isn't needed in the latest Word versions because it no longer has any purpose.

    In the old (Word 95 and earlier) versions that contained WordBasic, there were two types of...
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    Carlos, I have tested and confirmed that Word...

    Carlos, I have tested and confirmed that Word 2013 does not put page numbers or other header/footer text on even pages that are inserted by an Odd Page section break, either with or without the...
  3. I'm sorry it took me a while to get back here. ...

    I'm sorry it took me a while to get back here.

    To remove the need to have a reference to the library (which I think is the "Microsoft Office xx.x Object Library"), you can declare the equivalent...
  4. I don't have CorelDraw to play with, but this...

    I don't have CorelDraw to play with, but this code works as a macro in Excel after setting a reference to the "Microsoft Word xx.x Object Library" (where xx.x is whatever Office version you have on...
  5. Thread: Word 2013

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    To save a preview in every document, open the...

    To save a preview in every document, open the Normal.dotm template (using File > Open and navigating to the Templates folder), press F12 (the Save As command), and check the Save Thumbnail box in the...
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    Go to File > Options > Save and check the option...

    Go to File > Options > Save and check the option "Don't show the Backstage when opening or saving files". Then always use the Ctrl+O shortcut, which will display the Open dialog directly. The dialog...
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    It sounds like you're only using the Preview...

    It sounds like you're only using the Preview Results button, which shows one page at a time. Click the Finish & Merge button instead, and choose either to print immediately, or to merge to a new...
  8. There are a couple of ways to find the name of...

    There are a couple of ways to find the name of the attached template by using buttons on the ribbon, but if that happens to be the Normal template then all you'll see is "Normal" and not the folder...
  9. Are you using the old printer driver, the newest...

    Are you using the old printer driver, the newest (October 2009) driver from HP, or the driver that comes with Windows 7? If it isn't the newest one, download that from...
  10. RandyMc: To clear up a possible misconception:...

    RandyMc: To clear up a possible misconception: Selection.Fields(1) does not mean the same thing as ActiveDocument.Fields(1). Instead, Selection.Fields(1) refers to the first field of which any part...
  11. I'd like to add a comment on why Andrew's answer...

    I'd like to add a comment on why Andrew's answer is the best solution.

    In order to create a vertical bar in the margin next to a table without using tracked changes, you would have to insert a...
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    Right-click a text file and click Open With....

    Right-click a text file and click Open With. Assuming UltraEdit doesn't appear in the list (it didn't for me, either), click "Choose default program". If you still don't see UltraEdit, click "More...
  13. If all else fails, here's an old article...

    If all else fails, here's an old article showing how to use a page break in an IF field to force a blank even page at the end of a chapter -- you don't need section breaks if you use this.

    If you...
  14. With 25 years of experience in writing Windows...

    With 25 years of experience in writing Windows installation packages, I can guarantee that you won't be able to fix USB or other OS-related problems by making manual changes in the registry. Besides...
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    It isn't clear what "primarily located" means in...

    It isn't clear what "primarily located" means in this case. The executable files for the Office programs will be found in C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office 15\root\Office15.

    If you want to know...
  16. While mrjimphelps' advice to uninstall both...

    While mrjimphelps' advice to uninstall both versions and then install only 2010 will do the job, it shouldn't really be necessary. You can uninstall Office 2003, and then run a Repair of 2010 (in the...
  17. You can change the behavior of Win 7's Explorer...

    You can change the behavior of Win 7's Explorer to fix the first problem (expanding the folders in the left pane): Click Tools > Folder Options. On the General tab of the dialog, check "Automatically...
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    Why are you stuffing everything into a collection...

    Why are you stuffing everything into a collection and then pulling it out again? It's more efficient (and has fewer mysterious problems) if you just transfer each piece as you find it.

    There are...
  19. Make a backup copy of all the files in the folder...

    Make a backup copy of all the files in the folder %appdata%\Microsoft\Windows\Recent\AutomaticDestinations. These are binary (not text) files. Each one contains the jumplist for one application.
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    I second RG's response. In addition, unplug the...

    I second RG's response. In addition, unplug the external drive's power supply, so it won't get fried if your house is hit by lightning.

    Consider backups to the cloud (in addition to the local...
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    The Product ID shown in the System dialog is...

    The Product ID shown in the System dialog is never the same as the Product Key that you enter during installation. When you enter the product key and then activate Windows, Microsoft's activation...
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    Yes, simply restarting will do exactly the same...

    Yes, simply restarting will do exactly the same for the updates as would shutting down completely and then doing a cold start. You can ignore the button in the Windows Update window. Instead, go to...
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    Just to be sure: Do you know that the Equation ...

    Just to be sure: Do you know that the Equation Editor 3.0 is the "old" equation editor from Word 2003 and earlier, and that there is a newer equation editor that you may (or may not) find easier to...
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    For summaries of monthly updates, look at the...

    For summaries of monthly updates, look at the "What's New" posts in the blog at http://blogs.office.com/b/office365tech/archive/tags/what_2700_s+new/default.aspx.
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    There's no problem with the equation itself. The...

    There's no problem with the equation itself. The text paragraph that contains the equation is set to a line spacing of Exactly 10.9 pt, so that's the most that can be displayed. Change the...
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