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Why does Microsoft Word always come to the foreground on Mac?

For some recent while, probably since updating the OS X Mavericks, Microsoft Word for OS X keeps coming to the foreground on its own when I'm doing other things, as long as a document is open in Word. If I click out to the Finder, Word makes itself the frontmost program. If I click into the browser, Word comes forward. [more inside]
posted by Mo Nickels on May 6, 2014 - 15 answers

A sticking point re: carets

The "caret" or "insertion point" is the blinking " | " symbol that indicates where typed text will appear. Does anyone know how to modify it? [more inside]
posted by foursentences on Jun 16, 2011 - 11 answers

Does Crossover Office actually work?

Have you used CrossOver Linux (the Codeweavers version of Wine)? Does it work well with MS Office 2007? I've installed regular Wine and MS Word on my (Fedora 12) computer, and it works like crap. I was curious if the commercial version worked any better. Thanks. [more inside]
posted by bluefly on May 7, 2010 - 10 answers

Looking for a font for two mailing industry Barcodes...

Anyone know where one could find a free-to-use font for POSTNET barcodes and the new Intelligent Mail Barcodes? I can do my own encoding, but my supervisor wants the fonts installed for Microsoft Word. Any help is much appricated. :)
posted by TrueVox on Jan 23, 2008 - 0 answers

How to make regular expressions work with track changes?

How can I make Microsoft Word's Find-and-Replace feature work properly with regular expressions when Track Changes is on? [more inside]
posted by Partial Law on Oct 31, 2007 - 6 answers

How can I integrate Google Docs to Microsoft Word 2007?

How can I integrate Google Docs to Microsoft Word 2007? [more inside]
posted by enriquem on Aug 2, 2007 - 2 answers

Standardizing Micro$oft Word templates-

I need to have everyone 'on the same page' so to speak. [more inside]
posted by bdave on May 9, 2006 - 3 answers

Very very minor Microsoft Word annoyance

MicrosoftWordFilter: How to always have my default view when I'm opening someone else's file? [more inside]
posted by Xalf on Mar 24, 2006 - 4 answers

Why does MS Word randomly convert English to Asian characters?

StupidMicrosoftFilter: Why, when I am working on a document in MS Word, does the text occasionally, suddenly, and seemingly randomly change from English to Asian characters? [more inside]
posted by scody on Jan 3, 2006 - 15 answers

Extracting pages from a MS Word Document

I want to do the opposite of this. I want to make many documents from one document in Microsoft Word. [more inside]
posted by schnee on Apr 25, 2005 - 4 answers

Footnote Formatting in Word

Ack! Why does Microsoft Word move a footnote to the page following the page where the footnote is inserted (e.g. footnote reference in text is on p.14, footnote itself appears on p. 15)? Or spread the footnote across the bottom of two successive pages? It's nothing to do with (a) inserting the footnote ref near the bottom of the page, or (b) having large amounts of existing footnote text on that page. There's plenty of room for the footnote, it just goes on the next page. Thanks!
posted by carter on Jul 22, 2004 - 6 answers

Word in OSX formatting.

MS Word in OSX
I’m formatting my thesis and need to create a “floating page” for my figures. This is a page that inserts itself between two full pages of text, so that the text flows around the page.
Can I do this? [more inside]
posted by nprigoda on Jul 17, 2004 - 9 answers

Clear Formatting in Word

How can I get Microsoft word to paste things as plain text by default? Why would I want the formatting of the website I'm copying my homework from anyway?
posted by Orange Goblin on Jun 22, 2004 - 15 answers

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