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Does this feature which exists for Word for Windows exist in Mac Word?

If I'm using Word for Windows, I can double click at the bottom of a page to create one big page. But if I double click at the bottom of a document inside Word on MacOS it opens up the footer prompt. Does Word for Mac have a similar "join pages" feature?
posted by professor plum with a rope on Jan 12, 2013 - 12 answers

Where'd all my fonts go, Word?

Just upgraded from Leopard to Snow Leopard. Suddenly Microsoft Office 2008 isn't seeing all 1900 of my fonts -- and some of the usual defaults are gone! What the hell happened and how can I fix it? [more inside]
posted by iLoveTheRain on Apr 6, 2012 - 9 answers

I hate mice!

I can't find a couple Word for Mac keyboard shortcuts, and my google skills haven't helped me find the answer. Can you? [more inside]
posted by pdb on Oct 14, 2010 - 5 answers

Formatting Differences in MS Word on Windows vs Mac

How consistent is MS Office between Windows and OSX? Will using MS Office on my Mac solve this formatting problem I'm having? [more inside]
posted by spikeleemajortomdickandharryconnickjrmints on Nov 19, 2009 - 13 answers

Trying to print Word documents with a specific preset from the Finder. Impossible?

OS X (10.5) Printing difficulties: Trying to print Word documents with a specific preset from the Finder. Impossible? [more inside]
posted by bigmusic on Oct 1, 2009 - 3 answers

Two Problems with Word 2008

Two questions about Word 2008, on a Mac. [more inside]
posted by interrobang on Apr 3, 2009 - 4 answers

Fonts-be-gone (from my PDF)!

Why are there 20 Mb of embedded fonts in my PDF and how can I make them go away? [more inside]
posted by heresiarch on Aug 28, 2008 - 6 answers

Help Me Move My Words

Is there a way to migrate AutoCorrect entries from Word 2003 (for Windows) to Word 2004 (for OSX)? [more inside]
posted by awenner on Nov 6, 2007 - 3 answers

When I open a blank document in Word, why is it not blank?

When I open a blank document in Word, why is it not blank? [more inside]
posted by metacort on Sep 11, 2007 - 4 answers

Special Characters in Word on OS X

How do I easily insert special characters in Word on Mac OS X? [more inside]
posted by deansfurniture5 on Sep 10, 2007 - 9 answers

Where in the heck is my scrollbar?

My scrollbar has disppeared and won't come back! I'm sure this is a stupid question with a simple answer, but I can't seem to get google to work for me to help answer it. I'm running MS Word on OS X, and my vertical scrollbar on the right hand side disappeared a few weeks ago. I nosed through pretty much every menu looking for a way to bring it back, but I can't seem to find it. It's becoming more than just a minor nuisance. The horizontal scroll bar at the bottom of the window appears just fine, it's only vertical that has gone missing. What do I need to do to bring it back?
posted by booknerd on Feb 19, 2007 - 2 answers

Making PDFs out of Word Docs and Preserving Embedded Links

How can I make a .pdf of a .doc file that maintains the copious hyperlinks in the original MS Word doc on Mac OS 10.4? [more inside]
posted by hwickline on Sep 28, 2006 - 8 answers

Faxfilter

I need to send out a fax to about 130 advertising contacts and am looking for either troubleshooting tips or recommendations for faxing software (Mac.) [more inside]
posted by emelenjr on Jul 10, 2006 - 6 answers

Word 2004 makes bad PDF?

Has anyone experienced Word 2004 on OS X generating malformed PDF? I have a friend who constantly has difficulty printing documents (that typically have a lot of equation editor objects in them.) [more inside]
posted by Wolfdog on Nov 11, 2005 - 6 answers

Mass Cyrillic to Latin translation in Excel?

I need help finding or creating a macro to transliterate Cyrillic characters to their Latin-alphabet, English-language "equivalents" without doing a massive find-and-replace by hand. [more inside]
posted by michaelkuznet on Sep 1, 2005 - 5 answers

Character Recognition Software

Can anyone recommend free (or dirt cheap) character recognition software for OSX? [more inside]
posted by felix betachat on Jul 20, 2005 - 4 answers

Setting up a spoken word studio environment with a Mac

I have the latest PowerBook G4 and would like to set something up in my home to record spoken word. I'm looking for recommendations on preamps, microphones and maybe software. From what I have read GarageBand can record vocals just fine. Does anyone have any experience they could share on that subject as well? Cost isn't really an issue, but I don't need anything super fancy or complicated.
posted by whatevrnvrmind on Mar 17, 2005 - 7 answers

MS Word Color

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When I create a background color is MS Word, and then print it out, the yellow on the screen takes on a green cast, and after a bit of fiddling, I can't seem to compensate for this effect. Is this inevitable, or, is this a function of working on a 5 year-old iMac, whose screen is losing it's phosphors? Any suggestions on how to efficiently match the screen color to the paper color? (I've adjusted the screen options in the OS already)
posted by ParisParamus on Oct 3, 2004 - 4 answers

Microsoft Word Error

All of a sudden, Word's giving me this error when trying to save anything at all, even a new document with one word in it: This operation couldn't be completed, because an error occured. The specified encoding is not supported for this operation (MacOS Error code: -8738). WTF?
posted by dobbs on Sep 24, 2004 - 5 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

Can anyone recommend a good Mac OSX native word processor that isn't MS Word?

Can anyone recommend a good Mac OS X-native word processor that isn't Microsoft Word? [more inside] [more inside]
posted by Prospero on Dec 21, 2003 - 10 answers

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