Join 3,512 readers in helping fund MetaFilter (Hide)

13 posts tagged with msword and resolved. (View popular tags)
Displaying 1 through 13 of 13. Subscribe:

Workarounds for tracking changes effectively in Scrivener?

I'm a playwright in rehearsals for production of a new script. I wrote it in Scrivener, and am in love with the program except for its lack of effective change-tracking features. Ideally, I'd love to find a way to generate reports on a daily-or-so basis of the changes made to individual lines that I could email out to the whole creative team. [more inside]
posted by HeroZero on Feb 27, 2014 - 6 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

Converting a US-formatted Microsoft Word document to UK formatting?

Is there a way (a macro perhaps?) to change the spellings and punctuation in a Microsoft Word document (.docx) from "American" style to "British" (or should I say, 'British') style in one fell swoop? [more inside]
posted by dhens on Mar 11, 2013 - 7 answers

How to fix lowercase to small caps/conversion issues in Microsoft Word 2007 for certain unicode characters with diacritics?

I have a text (MS Word 2007) that cites Vietnamese authors whose names are written in latin script with diacritics, stored in Zotero in lowercase (with the initial in uppercase). When using a citation style (for footnotes and bibliography) with small caps/uppercase for the names, Word keeps some characters in lowercase: "Dương Thiệu Tống" shows up as "DƯƠNG THIệU TốNG" instead of "DƯƠNG THIỆU TỐNG". How to fix this? [more inside]
posted by elgilito on Dec 27, 2012 - 2 answers

Automate this form!

Endless paperwork! How do I automate filling out a .doc form? Challenge: cannot involve downloading/installing any new software [more inside]
posted by Wretch729 on Oct 5, 2011 - 5 answers

How best to ensure consistency output from MS Office?

How best to ensure consistency of output whilst using MS Office? As part of my role as a maths teacher I create (design) worksheets and presentations for my class. I spend a fair bit of time making sure things are consistent (e.g. Space for Name, Class), Header here etc. There must be a better way, using Forms? Templates? Themes? Can you suggest one, and some tutorials in how to best use. Thank you. [more inside]
posted by 92_elements on Mar 19, 2011 - 7 answers

What's the best tablet PC that can run MS Word?

What is the best tablet PC available for around $500 that can run MS Word? [more inside]
posted by SueSwift on Mar 3, 2011 - 11 answers

Ta shuo de bu hao.

MS Word won't display Chinese characters correctly for me. It claims the font for the characters is Arial, and when I paste the characters into a search dialog box, they display correctly, but in situ in the document they appear as placeholder boxes. Screenshot. (WinXP, SP3, Office 2002) WTF?
posted by IAmBroom on Dec 1, 2010 - 2 answers

Why it is easier to switch to a Mac than from one.

I have a large number of iWork Pages files that I would like to convert to MS Word format. Is there a way to do this that is easier/more expedient than opening each one individually in Pages and saving it as a Word file? [more inside]
posted by 4ster on May 6, 2010 - 7 answers

Need Excel macro assistance.

MS Excel gurus: I am looking for a way to export the data from a spreadsheet so that it can be displayed in a Word document as text, with the column-headers as lead-ins for each cell of data. Basically I want to turn this into this. [more inside]
posted by Ike_Arumba on Apr 6, 2010 - 8 answers

A class in L.A. to help my mom stop worrying and learn to love Excel and Word?

Please recommend beginning MS Excel and Word classes (offline) in Los Angeles for a computer-antagonistic but somewhat -knowledgeable almost-senior. [more inside]
posted by tyrantkitty on May 22, 2009 - 3 answers

How can I find all the acronyms in a large Word document?

Is there a Word plugin or standalone program that will search a Word doc and list all occurrences of a given string, preferably with surrounding words for context? [more inside]
posted by Naberius on Apr 9, 2009 - 4 answers

What can I use to write my PhD in?

PhD Filter: First year into my course, one chapter written, MS Word can no longer take the strain. It's a humanities PhD, I need a cheap/free alternative... all help appreciated. [more inside]
posted by Augenblick on Aug 29, 2008 - 37 answers

Page: 1