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How to get footnote references in footer to be smaller than in the text

The default scenario is, in a blank MS Word 2007 document, the footnote reference in the text is supertext, but is the same font size as whatever your normal text is. The footnote reference in the footer is point 10. They are different sizes, even though they are both the style called "footnote reference". They look different under "reveal formatting", but I don't understand reveal formatting. [more inside]
posted by sarahkeebs on Apr 1, 2014 - 2 answers

Help me convince Word that "ed" doesn't need to be capitalized

I create a lot of school-related Word documents in which I use the word "ed" (short for "education," as in "special ed.") When I do a spelling/grammar check, Word always flags this as a possible capitalization error - even though I've removed "Ed" from the dictionary and have added "ed." It's annoying, because I may use "ed" many times in a single document. Is there a way to get Word to accept uncapitalized "ed" as is, while still running a grammar check that includes checking for capitalization errors? I'm using Word 2007.
posted by Redstart on Jan 2, 2014 - 8 answers

How do I add chapter and section numbers in MS Word 2007?

Is there an easy way to add chapter and section numbers as they correspond to a document in MS Word 2007? [more inside]
posted by nurgle on Oct 28, 2013 - 2 answers

The intransigent Word table

I really ought to know how to fix this, but I'm stumped. I copied a table with text from an html page (yes, probably my first mistake) into a Word document. [more inside]
posted by orrnyereg on Sep 19, 2013 - 6 answers

Word 2007 Reference

Dealing with numerous style complications and Tables of Contents? [more inside]
posted by alice_curiouse on Apr 5, 2012 - 6 answers

Need help with Word 2007 and styles and whatnot

Working on a project for a client where we need to send authors a template Word 2007 file with styles embedded. We want them to ONLY use our 10-12 predetermined styles. We do NOT want all the other default Word styles to be an option. [more inside]
posted by misanthropicsarah on Oct 25, 2011 - 4 answers

Corrupted bookmarks in Word 2007

Word 2007 bookmark bug. Can you help? [more inside]
posted by Dragonness on May 18, 2011 - 2 answers

Keeping comments visible in Microsoft Word 2007 pdfs

I'm trying to save a document as a pdf in Microsoft Word 2007 in such a way that comment ballons (which are visible in the document) also show up in the pdf. Google isn't helping me find a solution. [more inside]
posted by ocherdraco on Dec 1, 2010 - 7 answers

Where did my word document go?

Microsoft word emergency. Please help! [more inside]
posted by dpx.mfx on Oct 22, 2010 - 32 answers

Please help me fix Word 2007 styles issue before Wednesday deadline...

125 page document due in in two days - has been behaving fine up to now, but all of a sudden it is messing about with my header styles so when I generate the table of contents I have random sentences from elsewhere in the document. I have been through the text twice now - first time to change all the sentences that had changed style back to the normal style - but when I reopened document it just reverted back to how it was before. Second time, I used the remove formatting function and reapplied the right style, but it has just reverted back again. What am I doing wrong and how do I fix it?
posted by janecr on Sep 27, 2010 - 11 answers

How to sort out page numbering in a word doc (I know!)

I have a Word 2007 document. It has 2 sections. I want page numbering to start in section 2 at page 1. No page numbering in Section 1. Obviously I've done what I should do, ie clicked in section 2, set up page numbering to start at p 1. And it does. But section 1 gets page numbering too. Delete that and section 2's numbering goes too. Help! [more inside]
posted by LyzzyBee on Jun 8, 2010 - 3 answers

Is my document hosed?

Word 2007 freakout: Is my document hosed? [more inside]
posted by Joe Beese on Feb 7, 2010 - 3 answers

Disable stupid MS Word 2007 warning

Microsoft Word 2007: how do I disable this annoying privacy warning? Every time I save a file it pops up a window saying "Privacy Warning: This document contains macros, ActiveX controls, ...." [more inside]
posted by exogenous on Dec 22, 2009 - 6 answers

Help with autonumbering in Word2007, please!

How do I number individual tables in Word2007? (I don't mean numbering cells, or inserting captions). The numbering on my dissertation is now all screw up! [more inside]
posted by mateuslee on Apr 18, 2009 - 8 answers

tips or tricks for organizing information using Windows XP

Does anyone have any tips or tricks for organizing information using Windows XP and MS productivity software? [more inside]
posted by KokuRyu on Apr 8, 2009 - 7 answers

Convert asterisks to bullets?

Word 2007. Table with cells with lots of text. Need to convert asterisks to bulleted lists. Example inside. [more inside]
posted by limon on Nov 5, 2008 - 2 answers

Using Word2007/2003 to make a bibliography

Word 2007 vs. 2003: It's complicated to go back-and-forth! Help me write my dissertation, please! [more inside]
posted by mateuslee on May 15, 2008 - 11 answers

Word 2007 Weirdness: help?

Word/Office 2007 Weirdness: Why is Word 2007 showing a bright blue (cyan?) straight line under sections of text in this received document? [more inside]
posted by Zinger on May 1, 2008 - 8 answers

I just want the pop up to go away.

You know the pop up format menu that comes up in Word 2007 when you highlight something? How do I turn that off? [more inside]
posted by misanthropicsarah on Apr 17, 2008 - 3 answers

How to surmount the enormous obstacle of text color?

Form Controls in Word 2007: OK, I created a form with Rich Text and Drop-Down List controls. The controls appear within a table. The question is, how do I get the resulting text (once the form is filled in) to appear in black, not gray? [more inside]
posted by freudenschade on Apr 10, 2008 - 2 answers

Word 2007: "Pattern" chart-fill option?

I have a Word 2007 document with a pie chart, and this document will be printed in black & white. I want to fill the pie chart pieces with patterns so they'll be easily differentiated in black & white, but I don't see the "pattern" option. In previous versions of Office it was there, but I can't find it in 2007. (By "pattern," I'm talking about dots, or criss-crossed lines, or a "brick wall" pattern, or diagonal lines, etc.) [more inside]
posted by NYScott on Feb 22, 2008 - 7 answers

Word Shortcuts With Tabs

Word 2007 - How do I create keyboard shortcuts that include the Tab character? [more inside]
posted by Sandor Clegane on Dec 11, 2007 - 10 answers

What is the easiest way to index pre-existing bibliographies?

Bibliographic software newbie question: given an enormous backlog of hand-written bibliographies, what's my best bet for producing a database and integrating it with a book manuscript? I'd like to be able to push a button and change citation styles. No arduous data-entry, please. [more inside]
posted by anotherpanacea on Sep 2, 2007 - 10 answers

Harvard References in Word?

We're meant to do all of our University assignments with Harvard Referencing. Easy enough. However I've grown used to using Word's system of managing references and it does all the updating itself for any changes I make - has anyone got any ideas how to get Word 2007 (or 2003 / XP) to do the referencing? My Google-fu has failed me so far.
posted by philsi on Nov 8, 2006 - 2 answers

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