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Microsoft word 2003 question

Q: Microsoft word 2003 question

In the old microsoft word, when you had more than one document open, they would all use the same window, and minimize within itself. However I now have 2003 and when I open a new document, they are completly seperate windows and use two buttons on the task bar. I liked having all my documents open in the same program that i can control with the x in the corner. This is hard to explain so i Hope you know what i am talking about. I know it is possible to change this setting because ive used antoher computer where it has done this. I just can not find it in the options or anywhere I have looked. Any help would be appriciated. Even maybe a term i could use to look for it. THank you

A: Microsoft word 2003 question

In Word 2002 (XP version) you can go to Tools > Options, click on the View tab and clear the checkbox labeled "Windows in Taskbar". According to the Word Help, this will force all Word document windows to be represented by a single button on the taskbar. Word 2003 should be similar.

M-dash

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I'm trying to get a Word template that has the auto-text "file name and path" inserted into the footer. I want it to update automatically whenever I save the document into a new directory. Right now it stays the same. Can anyone point me in the right direction? This is a work computer that does NOT have the ribbon.

thanks!
 

A:Microsoft Word 2003 Header-Footer Question

you just want to to state where it resides in the footer? in the header/footer section, select footer > tools button on the toolbar > insert auto text > filename and path. Then save the template, should be good to go.

and welcome to tsg.....
 

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Just recently something has changed with my Microsoft Office Word 2003 app.

I'm a writer and I have always been able to drag my pages that I have written today to a folder in My Documents and the same file would stay on my desktop for immediate access later. I realize other may not work this way but it is how I prefer to work as it has become my habit

When I try to drag and drop it now, it drops into the My Documents folder but it no longer remains on the desktop.

Now, in conjunction with this problem, I have another new problem, which is that when I write a page of text in Word and save it to a My Documents folder it doesn't go there. Also when I save a picture to My Pictures as I've always done it won't be there when I look for it. Something is preventing me from saving things and I haven't a clue what it is. I have to open the My Documents folder and drag the Word text page into it. It's the only way I can save stuff for some reason.

Can someone please tell me how I can fix this problem?

Thank you in advance.
 

A:Solved: Microsoft Office Word 2003 question

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i just went from windows 2000 to windows 7 professional and we had to reinstall all programs....
problem:
i need to open my company logo which was saved in microsoft office word 97-2003 - my new program is microsoft works word processor - i have tried saving it in different formats on my old computer but nothing seems to be working....
any suggestions?
 

A:Converting files from Microsoft Office Word 97-2003 to Microsoft Works Word Processor

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I have created in Microsoft Word 2003 on an XP OS some lengthy documents. I created them using a view setting of 150%.

I sent them to my employer, who is using Windows 98 and Microsoft Word 97. My boss opened them with his system and they displayed on the screen at a view of 200%. He wants me to send him Word documents that he can open from the CD-R that I send that will automatically display at 100% view on the screen so that he does not have to set the view for each document as it displays.

So what is the answer.

Is there a way that I can save my created documents so that when my boss gets them on a CD-R that they will open on his system at a view setting of 100%.

Is there also a way that his system can be set to default to 100% in reading from the CD-R.

My boss does not want to copy the documents to the system hard disk from my sent CD-R, preferring to read and copy directly from the CD-R that I send, so that the original documents will not accidentally be changed.

Any help would be appreciated.

A:Microsoft Word 2003 To Microsoft Word 97 View Setting

Welcome to BCWhat if he were to download Word 2003 Viewer?Mark

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I have Microsoft Office 2003 installed and also the Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack 2007. However, when I receive an e-mail with a Microsoft Word 2007 attachment, the document will not open even with the Compatibility Pack installed. I can not convert .docx to .doc. Any advice please?
 

A:Microsoft Outlook 2003 - Attachments in Microsoft Word 2007 will not open

Hi again,

Anybody able to help me with this please?
 

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Hi all, do you know if it is possible to word-wrap text around an inserted picture in Word 2003? Basically, I'm trying to create a class reunion program with a one-page bio of a person with his/her picture in the upper right-hand corner. I have pasted a picture and positioned it where I want at the top; however, it forces the text below it downwards, which is not what I want. Any ideas? Thanks in advance.
 

A:Solved: Word 2003 - Insert Picture/Word Wrap Question

Select the picture

Make sure the mouse pointer is hovering over the picture and click once with the right mouse button

Click once with the left mouse button on the menu choice "Format Picture"

Select the "Layout" tab

In the section called "Wrapping Style" click once with the left mouse button on "Square"

Beneath where it says Horizontal alignment click once with the left mouse button on "Right"

Click on OK

You should be able to type text to the left of the picture.
 

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I am a 3rd year university student studying Forensic Science and i have to admit im not much of a writer and these long essays absolutly kill me...i spend so much time bringing up the word count window (time i probably should be spending writing). my question is...is there any way of having a word count always on the screen counting as i go?

does anyone know if this can be done...if so how?

please let me know if i need to download something (and where to get it) or what settings i need to change in word if that needs doing.

Many Thanks
 

A:Microsoft Word 2003 word counter....

View->Toolbars->Word Count

You still have to click the recount button though.
 

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I was having issues with my Outlook 2003 and so I backed up my files and did an uninstall of the Microsoft Word 2003 and used MS clean uninstall tool as well.
I went to do a new install and my disc kept stopping at the same spot.
I have my licence key and now a corrupt disc. How do I go about getting an app Microsoft Word 2003 to download?
Thank you.
 

A:Microsoft Word 2003

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I assume this is some sort of TOGGLE.

I had been trying to turn OFF the damned automatic text replacement buttons, etc (as when a word should be capped or is spelled wrong).

Apparently, I tossed these BOTTONs out--or more likely toggeled them off.

Any help Most Appreciated.

THANKS

A:Microsoft Word 2003

How about Tools > Options > Spelling and Grammar > UNtick 'Check spelling as you type'?

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i have reciently occured a problem with opening of microsoft 2003 files(all of them), when i go to open the file it prompts me for permision from the user control (the computer never done this until reciently). once i give permission an error box appears(no error codes) saying that the file cannot be found. once microsoft word opens a black screen appears. i have repaired, system restored, and re-installed the programme and have now ran out of ideas. any help please???

thanks
 

A:Microsoft word 2003

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I presently use Microsoft Word 97 to do web pages. I have been asked to take over the maintenance of a site that has used Microsoft 2003. They have used frame and I would like to get rid of frames altogether. I guess my main question is: Can I disable frames in Microsoft 2003.

Thank you

Rob
 

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im wondering, how do i square root a number in MW?
does it have to do something with like Insert>Object>Equations ?? or something like that? because if it is im having that problem =/

can anyone help? thanks
 

A:Microsoft Word 2003

Hum.. You want to insert a mathematical expression in your text? Or do you want Word to calculate a quare root for you?

In case of the former, you have to install an Office component called Equation Editor.
If you have that, then you can do Insert->Object->Create New->Microsoft Equation

Otherwise, you can always draw the formula in Paint and then copy-paste to Word
 

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With Word, I have words that i use that are correct, but it keeps underlining them in red and i know you can add the words into its dictionary so that this doesn't happen for those words anymore. I forgot on where you do it, i know i should know as i've been using word since Office '95. I just always click on ignore. Someone did tell me once, but i need my memory refreshed.

A:Microsoft Word 2003 - Need Help

The easiest way I found was to run spell check and when the pop up dialog box appears on words not in Word's dictionary( red squigglies) , there is an option to ignore, change, etc., or "add to dictionary". It is there that I make a decision whether to add or not, and I add it to the general dictionary. Check the HELP to determine how to set up a *special* dictionary, if that is what you want to do, just for these words.
Hope this helps.
John

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I rebooted my computer because of a problem and on the restart the microsoft office requested the install disk which I supplied. Now I have an asian layout and numerous other things related to that in microsoft word. Any suggestions on how to get rid of this layout? Thanks in advance for any help. Joyjj

A:Microsoft Word 2003

Which program in Office?
Which Office?

Let's assume for a moment it's Word. Did you try Tools > Language > Set Language ...

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Hi Guys

i'm running windows xp, i'm having trouble opening certain e-mails, when i open one sometimes a blue Microsoft Word screen comes out in the background, you know like if i was going to write a letter, and then i get a window that states " The Command cannot be performed theres a dialog box open, close the box and continue ' but when i close it i get another window asking me for my 25 product key which i found and i type it in with caps or no caps and i get a window that states i put in the wrong product key, i can finally open the email opening it with Note Pad, but still i think i might have future problems with this product key thing is there anything i can do, like maybe download Microsoft Word ?? i'm totally lost here, any help would be greatly appreciated.
 

A:Microsoft Word 2003 !!!!!!

You have to type in the product key exactly as it appears. It is case sensitive and make sure that you type a 1 for number and l for letter, same for 0 number and O capital letter.
 

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When I try to open Microsoft Office Word 2003 a window pops up that says window installer then it says installing microsoft office word feature. It stops half way and another window pops up that says Installation error file not found. A required installation file SKU112.CAB could not be found. Original installation source required. If you installed Microsoft Office Standard edition 2003 from cd please insert your cd. If you installed Microsoft office standard edition 2003 over your computer network please browse to the installation source on your computer. Also a window popped up that says Microsoft word has not been installed for the current user. Please run setup to install application. I don't have the cd its lost. This just started doing this about a month ago. I can't open any files through microsoft office word or power point. I have windows xp. I don't know hardly anything about computers so I don't know what to do. Any help will be appreciated
 

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I have a new laptop with Windows 7 pre-installed. I'm running Microsoft Office 2003 and want to change the normal.dot file, but I can't get at it. Windows Explorer tells me it's at C:\Users\Owner\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Templates\normal.dot, but I don't see andy AppData in the Users\Owner display. Currently to open a Word file, I basically go through C - Users - Owner - My Documents - WORD.DOC

I have similar ACCESS.DOC, EXCEL.DOC, PDF.DOC, PPT.DOC folders in My Documents to get into files for those Microsoft Office programs.

A:Normal.dot in Microsoft Word 2003

In Explorer go to Tools menu, Folder Options, View, then make sure to enable Show Hidden Files Folders and Drives.

Otherwise you wont' see AppData.

Also select to Set all Folders with those settings.

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hi i'm new here but hope someone can help me! i use word all the time, recently when i highlight text and press the back space it doesnt delete also when highlighting to change to another word that i would like the type, the new word is just inserted and doesnt replace the highlighted text.im assuming this is something i have pressed as the problem is only a few days old! can anyone help me????thank you in advance (Moderator edit: thread moved to more appropriate forum. jgweed)

A:Microsoft Word 2003 Problems

can anyone help me????

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Hello:

I have a new computer.

I have 'Microsoft Office Word 2003' on my old computer and I wanted to place the program on my new computer except that I can't find the cd.

My Question:

Is there a command that I can use, say in the "run" program to transfer all the files of 'Microsoft Office Word 2003' of to a thumb drive and transfer the 'Microsoft Office Word 2003' to my new machine?

Thanks to all.

A:Microsoft Office Word 2003

I believe the answer is no, if you don't have the CD; see this link:http://ask-leo.com/can_i_transfer_my_softw...ew_machine.html

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I use WORD 2003 and I cant get a verticle ruler on the left
 

A:Solved: Microsoft WORD 2003 help

Welcome to TSG.

Are you in print layout view? That's the only view that will display the ruler in Word 2003. If so, go to Tools/Options and select the View tab. Under Print and Web Layout options, check the Vertical ruler box. Hope that helps.
 

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I bought a new Dell XPS 420 with Microsoft Works Plus 2003 preinstalled. Everything works fine except Word 2003. Certain things I try to do take forever. For instance, trying to insert a chart, print anything, copy and paste something into Word, and several other things can take 60 seconds or more to load. During this time, the program is basically froze until it completes. If I try to close it, I get the ever present ?program not responding? message.
I've tried uninstall/reinstall and ran ? repair Word?. Nothing seems to help. I downloaded the trial version of Word 2007 just to see if it would work, and it worked fine.
I'm running Vista Home Premium 64bit.
If anybody has any ideas, I would appreciate it. System Info below.


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Hi there,

I asked a similar question before in that it involved Microsoft Word 2003; and I have another in a related vein now. Is it okay/or safe to have 100 and more pictures in one .doc file? I don?t mean that the pictures here are ?as-is? -- in other words, big pictures -- but they are in fact shrunken down in the document ? sort-of like small stills, lined up. Is this okay to do?
 

A:Care with using Microsoft Word 2003

I don't see why there would be ay issues having that many images in one file.
At least if anything, it would be up to the computer, not MS Word, MS Word is made for large documents, if required in the office.
 

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hello all
I am having problem loading MS word 2003. I have windows xp installed, and had office 2003 installed on my PC. It was working fine, but lately it wont load word. it goes to start the application but just hangs there and will not start. I have tried different copies, uninstalled and reinstalled it. i run into same problem every time. when i restart my computer word starts into safe mode and i have used detect and repair from help menu.all other applications ( excel, access, power point ) work except word. I have also tried updating from Microsoft support. I am stuck, any help would be appreciated.thanks
 

A:microsoft word 2003 will not load

do a search on your system for normal.dot and when you find it, rename it to normal.old

try to open Word

if it works, and you have no macros or personal changes made to your normal.dot, then simply delete normal.old
 

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Hi!

This is driving me nuts. When trying to open a word doc microsoft word shuts down or opens in safe mode.

I have had this HP TX1410US for two weeks. I transfered files from another computer with XP using a Belkin Sync Cable.

Any ideas?

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Good Morning, I got a new laptop. Successfully loaded out MS Office 2003 from disc. I was successful in registering/validating it with Microsoft. All works fine. I am able to perform all Word functions. The only problem is every time I open Word it presents me with the End User License Agreement and asks that I ACCEPT or DECLINE. I have accepted it over 10 times, but it will ask me again the next time I load Word.

Any ideas as to whats going on? Or, any suggestions as to how I can stop the EULA persistence.

Thank you all for your help and assitance.

MHEMLOCK

A:Microsoft Word 2003 Eula

Maybe this information from Microsoft will help:"You must accept the Office End User License Agreement every time that you start an Office program":http://support.microsoft.com/kb/884202There is also this page, which references the same Knowledge Base article from Microsoft:http://uksbsguy.com/blogs/doverton/archive...-coming-up.aspx

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I have Windows XP and Microsoft Word 2003. I am trying to print a greeting card for the first time. The card size unfolded is 7 1/2 by 11. Once folded it wll be 71/2 by 5 1/2. When I choose print, I get the message "The margins of section 1 are outside the printable area of the page". I don't understand what section 1 is. I've moved the margins and I still get the same error.

Thank you for your help,
Kaye
 

A:Margins in Microsoft Word 2003

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I have never had a problem with Microsoft Word until now. I can use Word fine on my computer. In the past week or so, however, when I send Microsoft Word documents to people, sometimes they say they can open them and sometimes they say they can’t open them. It depends on the person.On some of my e-mail clients (I have multiple e-mail accounts), I can open the files I send myself (i.e. I will send an e-mail to my multiple e-mail accounts and I will attach Word documents to that e-mail. On some clients I can open the files I send myself, and others I can’t...I did a check disk /r (checkdisk repair) on March 9 and it fixed the problem. I could send Word documents and everyone could download them and I could send Word documents to myself and download them via AOL Mail, Yahoo, and everything. And then the problem came back again.When I click on the file in the mail client that doesn’t read the documents correctly, the attachment comes up as saying that the mail client interprets the .doc file as being related to Notepad (specifically listing Notepad as the program it wants to open the file in), not Word. Then when I try to open it (either straight from the e-mail or after downloading the file back to my hard drive), it tries to open in word and gives me the converter message.When it was working for a little while on March 9, the way I knew a Word document would work correctly even before trying to open a file is that AOL.com Mail would list it as being a Word doc... Read more

A:Microsoft Word 2003 nightmare

I haven't read nor absorbed your entire message.
There's one thing that comes to mind immediately - your clients may have slightly different Word. If they have 2007, you need to send them the 2007 version or have them open as previous version (if possible).

Long ago there was an office update which added some sort of converter to my Office2003. Perhaps if you save as some other than 2003 .doc it would work. That update permitted me to open a document or two someone sent me.

Edited: what is one supposed to do with that megaupload site? All I see to pay lots of UK currency. I'm willing to try to open your
files in my Office2003 but not under those conditions.

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I can fax directly from fax and scan OK. But when I try to fax from microsoft word 2003 it doesn't work. When I get into the fax wizard using "send to recipient using fax modem" it skips over where I put recipient, cover sheet and sender in so I can't send the fax.
When I try going thru printer, it inserts my doc in attachments and is unreadable. THANKS
 

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I am trying to print a flyer I made in Word 2003. I created it with borders. When I try to print it, the bottom border will not print. I am using Vista Ultimate. Can anyone help me with this? I've tried adjusting the bottom margins but still no luck. It prints just fine without a border, but with borders, the bottom one will not print. Any advice would be welcomed. Thank you.
 

A:Microsoft Word 2003 and HP 5610v all in one

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Hey,

I have a problem where Word 2003 crashes when I open a document, especially if that document is an email attachment, or something I havn't authored, it happens about 95% of the time. It usually freezes and i can't type, or use my mouse on the page, i usually have to right click on the window bar to close the window. It then pops up a window that I have chosen to close the unresponsive program and asks me to send notification to microsoft. I have dloaded all the latest security packs etc., checked the msoft website, visrus checked and run the office recovery software as well and havn't had any luck in fixing the problem.

Any ideas?

Cheers,

thelaceman
 

A:Microsoft Word 2003 keeps Crashing

word keeps crashing

Wondering if you found a solution to your problem because I have the same issue. Please let me know [email protected]
 

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Hi, I've been having this problem with MS Word 2003 for a little bit.

What happens is, I open the application, and the Word box pops up like it's about to open like it should, but then it takes forever to open, maybe over 10 minutes or so, unless I just end the process like I usually do since it takes so long.

The only thing I've noticed different about anything when I open it is, Navw32.exe starts running, and if i end that, an alert window opens that says "The document C:\Documents and Settings\David Solis\Application Data\Microsoft\Normal\Templates.dot is still infected. Do you want to delete this file?". I'll click no, and Word opens.

Any idea what any of this is, why it's doing it, and how to stop it? Thanks!

Dave
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A:Microsoft Word 2003 Problem

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I was using Word normally only a few hours before this started.

Word types random sentances by itself. It also prints multiple pages, opens new windows and changes the page set up all by itself.

I brand a file onto the computer from my USB device just before this.

Anyone got any idea what the problem is and how i can fix it.

I have already uninstalled and reinstalled the program, but the problem remains.

Help!
 

A:Freaky problem with Microsoft Word 2003...everyone please look

Virus?
 

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I've been using word 2003 in windows 7 for a couple years now and it always worked fine. Recently, I have been experiencing this issue where if I click on "save as" to save the file and then double click the C drive it just sits there and freezes for a couple minutes (and I get the "not responding" box with everything whited out). I tried to uninstall and reinstall microsoft office 2003 and the problem is still there. I don't know why it's doing that when I click on the C drive because I can save the file to the desktop or under documents right away without any freezing and then move the file -- but this is a hassle. How can I fix this problem?

Please help!

A:Microsoft word 2003 issue in windows 7

Your C: drive/partition may need defragmenting:

Windows Button >> All Programs >> Accessories >> System Tools >> Disk Defragmenter

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Heya Guys,

Not sure if this is the right place too ask, but I am all out of options.

I have this problem with Outlook 2003 & text wrapping: When the email is busy being typed, the wrapping works and it flows over to the next line automatically but when the recipient opens the email its just one long line

We use html email formats.. This problem also onle seems to happen sometimes...

If someone can point me in the right direction i would be gratefull

Thanks
Timmy

A:Microsoft Outlook 2003 & Word Wrapping

Sheesh, not even a I dont know :|

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When I open microsoft office word 2003 i can perform all functions except for the menu. The menu drop down fields are frozen. It was working fine and then all of a sudden i cannot use the menu. I'm using Windows Vista operating system. Any suggestions on how to fix this problem? Thanks
 

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Hello,

I am trying to create a letter template that has drop downs in it so that a user can choose which paragraph to put in the letter.

I can create one by using the Drop down form field but it will only let me put a certain amount of text in there.

Is there a way I can do this?

I dont want to do auto texts just the drop down.

Any help would be really really appreciated.

Thanks very much.

Kirsten
 

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I'm using an Asus Laptop K52F running Window 7 with 4 GB RAM. Suddenly the Microsoft Office 2003 has developed a problem whereas I can not save, and/or open/close various files. When I open Word to a blank page I get the message "Windows cannot open the existing (normal). When I try to close it I get different messages that I don't understand concerning saving to "normal" "yes/no", etc. then finally closes to my desktop. I uninstalled the program and then reinstalled to only get the same thing happening. Is this repairable and are there any options to fix/resolve? Thanks
 

A:Solved: Microsoft Office Word 2003

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For some reason, I cannot even open my Word 2003. I click on the icon and it shows in the bottom toolbar but doesn't open. This happens if I try to open a word file or the program.

HELP!

A:Microsoft Office Word 2003 problem

Hi Sallysara,

if you go to Add/Remove Programs, (Start, Control Panel or (My Computer Then Control Panel) The Double Click On Add/Remove Programs, Then Go Down To Microsoft Office) Click On Change Then A New Window Will Open And Click On Repair. That Should Work. If Not Put You Windows Disk In And When It Opens Click On Repair.

That Should Sort It. If Not Just Message Here Again

Jaymie.

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Hello,
I have been trying to reset my setting so when I type the indent basically starts on the top left hand corner like it used to do, but when i open word it starts all the way on the top near the beginning of the page but slightly towards the right hand side. I am trying to fix this problem but can't seem to do so, any suggestions?
 

A:Microsoft Word 2003 Indend problem

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I am using a computer in the office. There are two of us that use this computer, myself and my boss. Neither of us are really computer saavy, we understand the basics and thats about it. We only work in the office on rainy days, any other time we are outside. But we have been using Microsoft word 2003 for a few years and have never had a problem loading it until now. It takes up to 5 minutes sometimes to load the program. We are using Windows XP 2002 edition, service pack 3. The computer is a dell Dimension DM051 Intel (R) Pentium (R) D CPU 2.8GHz, 2.79 GHZ, 1.00GB of RAM. All our reports are in Word format and every time we open any report it is taking up to 5 min. to load. Is this a virus, spyware? I dont' think its the computer itself because we've never had a problem with this or any other program before. Any support or suggestions would greatly be appreciated thank you.
 

A:Microsoft Word 2003 is slow to open

Does this happen with other programs?
How full is the hard drive?
 

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hi there:
Where can i find info on the difference bet. Microsoft Outlook 2002 and 2003 and Microsoft Word 2002 and 2003?

Thanks.
Liz
 

A:Microsoft Outlook and Word 2002/2003...

You could try a Google search, Lizzy:

http://www.google.com/search?q=what...=&rls=GGLG,GGLG:2005-32,GGLG:en&start=10&sa=N
 

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Hi im trying to do a numbered list in word, which I know how to do, but i need to do a subsection in a couple of them ie: 2.a & 2.b etc. anyone know how to do this?

thanks
 

A:Microsoft Word 2003 numbered list?

Hope this helps.

http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/word-help/create-a-multilevel-list-HA010065017.aspx
 

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Scenario:

Multiple windows of word are open and when I start flipping back and forth, Word Crashes. The temp files that start with the ~ don't recycle when Word crashes either. I've been having this problem since I installed Office 2003 and I've tried reinstalling it several times.

Any ideas what could be causing this?

Thanks for your help?
 

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I've created a character at unicode hex E000. Whenever I try to enter it into Microsoft Word, however, it ends up giving me some kind of Chinese character. I tried saving the character at unicode hex E010, as well, but it just gives me another Asian character.

I don't want to have to find those Asian characters and change them, as I may need them in the future.
 

A:Importing Symbols to Microsoft Word 2003

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Hi,

I've a little problem, when I start Word 2003, it takes around 20 seconds and then I can use it.
Some times there is even a force close. (then the word 2003 freezes)

And if I type: winword /a in Start it starts up directly.
So now my default program for .doc files = winword. (which is slow)
I can't change it to /a.
(/a is add-ins??? so winword /a = word without add-ins?)
Can i disable those add-ins?

My Pc specs = the 2nd in my computer specification
vista home premium x64
4gb ram
640gb harddisk

Thanks in advance
 

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I have typed documents in word 2003 before and saved to my USB , today when I tried it tried it said "cannot save due to file permission error " Is there any solution to this problem?
 

A:Microsoft Word 2003 permission error

most USB sticks use the FAT file system and so there shouldn't be any file permission issues. Check your USB stick for errors.
 

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For almost a month iam having this problem.Whenever i paste any words in Microsoft Office Word 2003......a Popup comes saying :Please wait while Windows configures Microsoft Office Professional Edition 2003and then it pastes.It is annoying.Each time when i paste,it comes.msiexec.exe runs in the process.I disabled it in services.Then no problem in pasting.I installed a software later,then it asked for windows installer as it is needed.Then once again i enabled it.How to stop that popup from coming without disabling msiexec.exe ?

A:Microsoft Office Word 2003 problem

I have seen several suggestions for dealing with this problem, some work for some people, others don't and
some of them are potentially destructive, in my opinion, therefore I do not propose to supply any links.

However, I will tell you that I had the same problem recently. I run Office 2003 Professional Edition and
downloaded the Office 2007 trial. It was not for me and I uninstalled it. My problems then started,
with these 'Please wait while Windows configures' messages.

I tried all the usual 'repair' methods, but the only thing which fixed the problem was a complete
uninstall and reinstall of Office 2003. That would be my only suggestion and in addition,
I left the setup files on my hard disk, when asked, because there are some features that are not
immediately installed by the program, even on a full install and it saves digging out the CD/DVD
whenever you come across these features. (Don't remember too clearly which ones, I think it
may have been in connection with Publisher).

I appreciate this may be stating the obvious. If you can find an easier method, which you trust,
good luck.

btw, I am assuming that your computer is virus, adware, malware and spyware free.
You should run something like Malwarebytes and SuperAntiSpware if you haven't
checked recently; presumably you have a realtime antivirus scanner.

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When I try to open Microsoft Office Word 2003 a window pops up that says window installer then it says installing microsoft office word feature. It stops half way and another window pops up that says Installation error file not found. A required installation file SKU112.CAB could not be found. Original installation source required. If you installed Microsoft Office Standard edition 2003 from cd please insert your cd. If you installed Microsoft office standard edition 2003 over your computer network please browse to the installation source on your computer. Also a window popped up that says Microsoft word has not been installed for the current user. Please run setup to install application. I don't have the cd its lost. This just started doing this about a month ago. I can't open any files through microsoft office word or power point. I have windows xp. I don't know hardly anything about computers so I don't know what to do. Any help will be appreciated
 

A:Can't open Microsoft Office Word 2003

duplicated thread - closing this one
 

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Every time I get a word file as an attachment and open it up, it defaults to the reading layout, then I have to close that to get it to display as I want. Is there a way to disable that and only put it in that format if I want? Thanks
 

A:Solved: Microsoft Word in Office 2003

Disable opening file in reading layout in Outlook or Word.

Courtney sends...

PS: I have Office 2007, so I don't remember the exact location, but it is probably in Tools, Options.
 

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Hello,

I currently have about 30,000 lines of macros. Occasionally the people I work for want an updated list of all the macros in that file (most are user specific) so that they know what macros they have and if then need a different one or edit a current one.

What have been looking for is a way to print the names of the macros only, and not the entire marco file/code.

the first macro looks something like this..

Sub hinj()
'
' hinj Macro
' Dr. H's Corticosteroid Injection
'
Selection.TypeText Text:= _
"DESCRIPTION OF PROCEDURE"
Selection.TypeParagraph
Selection.TypeText Text:= _
"The patient's * was injected with."
end sub

(cut short for brevity)

then the next macro, and so on and so forth.

What i have been looking for is a way to print a list of the macros but not the macro themselves.

IE.. I wold like it to print out...

hinj Macro
Dr. H's Corticosteroid Injection

hhyal
Dr. H's Hyalgan Macro

hspi
Dr. H's Supartz Macro.

so on and so forth with all 375 macros printed.

Is there a way to do this? I would be most appreciative for any clue as to how to do this.
 

A:Microsoft Word 2003 macro print

Bump...

Is this not possible?
 

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Hi,
I'm having this problem with Microsoft Word.
I has never happen before and it doesn't happen with other office program like PowerPoint or Excel. Just Microsoft Word.

My Office is: Microsoft Office Word 2003 (11.5604.5606)
Part of Microsoft Office Professional Edition 2003

The problem is when I'm using my Khmer Font (Limon) and I type a certain letter (only this one letter) which use Ctrl + Alt + T it change my font to Time New Roman size 10 and the cursor also change appearance.
I'm attaching the pictures of screenshot and logs I scan with MBAM and CCleaner. Although I don't think it's virus problem.
Please help me.

Thanks,
Rasmey
 

A:Microsoft Office Word 2003 Problem

Sorry on the go

But all it is. Is that you have size 10 and then size 22 after it

I can't explain it clearly it's 10 10 10 10 10 22 22 22
And when you backspace the 22 size it stays 22 until you make it size10 again
As for that little dot, it must be the font at that size, or something
 

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The Symbol option has disapppeared from my Word application under Insert. I can't find it anywhere to recover it to the Insert tab. Can someone please tell me to how to recover it?

Thank you.
 

A:Solved: Microsoft Word 2003 problem

try this
Tools
Customize
Toolbars/Menus,
select the Menu Bar
Reset,
it should set all your main menus and built-in toolbars back to the default.
 

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Hello there.

Microsoft office 2003 problem.
When starting microsoft word on vista ulitmate, there seems to be a problem

This will automatically shut down, saying there was a problem and is shutting down...
The other programs seem fine, Excel, powerpoint, etc.

I havent a clue what this could be, has anyone else had this problem.
In the top right corner of microsoft word it will say "Finalizing Installation" and then after you type a couple of sentences it will shut down on its own..

This is for a friend of mine, who had microsoft office put on when she bought the laptop of a friend, though she does not have the disk, so i wondered if this is an installation problem.

Would this be some sort of copy of microsoft office 2003, that was put on for her
She has only found this out now as her son needs to use word for school
( vista ultimate, 64 bit, sp2)

A:Microsoft office 2003/ Problem with Word

I assume that you're opening up Word from the Start menu here...

Open up the Start Menu and go to Word. Right-click on it. Open up its Compatability tab which is the third tab.

2003 is an XP product. Therefore, Word (and Excel and Access if they're 2003 versions) should be run in compatibility mode for "Windows XP (Service Pack 2)."

If this is not so, check the box and select Windows XP from the list to make it so amd OK the box to close it.

See if it runs now.

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I am running windows xp and my Word application takes close to a minute to open up. Once open it works fine, saves quickly. I was advised to change the template normal.dot to another name....or to delete the file.....I have tried both....the first time after doing so, Word opens in a second....but then there is another normal.dot created and the next time I try to open it I am back to waiting?? any words of wisdom will be appreciated
Katy

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Whenever I try to open a saved Word document (or even a PowerPoint), the file doesn't open and I get the following message:

"The file ____ is not available.
You may be encountering this message because an anti-virus program is not allowing the file to open. This can be caused by one of two conditions. Either the anti-virus program needs to be updated (due to a compability problem with this application) or there is a virus in the file but the anti-virus program cannot properly remove or process the virus it has found....etc."

Then when I close the document, I get the following message:
"The file Normal already exists. Do you want to replace the existing file?"

I've tried deleting the file. I've restarted my computer, deleted "normal.dot" through my computer's search engine, and then opening word. I've tried renaming the file to "normal.old", and followed the instructions after that like I found on a website.
Also, I went to Tools > Macro > Macros and gone to the "Macros in" list, clicked "All active templates and documents", but there weren't any macros listed there.

I tried using the Macro Organizer, and there weren't any macros listed there either.

Many websites suggested that I open the file through MS word and then hold shift before opening it. When I try to open a file, it just says that it isn't available.

Oh, and I'm running on Windows Vista.

Is there a... Read more

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Hi Guys

I just install Microsoft word professional 2003 edition along with the service pack for office 2003, but windows XP can't seem to ready any of the files.
this is what i installed, is there something missing or do I need a driver?
office2003sp3-kb923618-fullfile-enu
office2003sp3-kb923618-fullfile-enu(2)
office2003sp3-kb923618-fullfile-enu.exe.part

I'm getting messages of: is not a valid win32 application, for the first file, and the second file it just loads the service pack, and the third file Windows need to know who created the file. I have windows look it up on the internet but it wants to download a file like "PC Mighty Max" to correct the problem. Should I do this?

Any help would be appreciated.
Thanks
Dale
 

A:Microsoft word professional 2003 install problems

spursume,

The first file [office2003sp3-kb923618-fullfile-enu] is the Office 2003 SP3 file, the second file [office2003sp3-kb923618-fullfile-enu(2)] is just a second copy of the same file. Both should be 117.7 MB in size. If neither of them are the correct size, you will need to re-download the SP3 file here.

The third file [office2003sp3-kb923618-fullfile-enu.exe.part] is an incomplete download attempt of the Office 2003 SP3 file. This is indicated by the .part extension.

You indicate that the second file " just loads the service pack." This exactly what it is supposed to do. Did you receive any errors during the install? Did the Office 2003 CD install without errors?
 

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When I bought my new computer its' 64 bit, I transferred everything from my old 32 bit computer and

everything went fine, but my word 2003  will not load the Pleading Wizard.  It loads everything else in the
word program but the PLEADING WIZARD, it was working fine in windows 10 at 32 bits
Does anyone know how to get my 2003 32 bit program to work on my new 64 bit computer?

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I've run into a bit of a weird issue with my Microsoft Word. Whenever I highlight/select text, and press any button (space, "x", backspace, delete, etc.), instead eliminating all that text and performing the action that I pressed, the text just stays in place as if I never highlighted in and the action is carried out at the beginning of the selection. I've never seen anything like this before, and I'm really not sure how to search in the help function for it, so does anyone have any idea how I might fix this? Let me know if you need more information or anything and I'll be happy to share. It's just a very irritating, very bizarre issue. Thanks!

- Carder
 

A:Microsoft Office Word 2003... Weird Issue

I don't have Word on this comp to test, but hit the insert button, and then try again, see if that changes anything.
 

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Hello, I have Windows XP purchased in 2005, and came with Microsoft Office.

I was using Microsoft word early this morning and something happened and now it won't open.

Of all my desktop icons, everything has color except the Microsoft is WHITE, which I suspected right away had been compromised.

I don't have any Microsoft word software, it came with my computer.

Help, can I get it back? I need to write some letters.

Thank you.
 

A:Solved: Microsoft Office Word 2003 is gone and won't open

This link should prove useful http://support.microsoft.com/kb/821593 often the installation files are left on the computer under c:\msocache however the above links gives the easy way to repair the installation.
 

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I'm having a strange problem with Microsoft Word 2003 SP3.

It only happens on new docs. I'm a writer and when I open ongoing projects in Word everything is fine, but when I open a new doc. my Page Setup doesn't work. If I set it to have 1" of space top, bottom and sides, it doesn't work on the top. My first line starts at the very top of the page.

Also, the ruler up the left side should be dark where that top inch of space should be, but it isn't because it's not working. I discovered a temporary fix in Page Setup by setting the top space to be 2" and the sides and bottom to be 1". However, even doing this I don't get the dark inch or so at the top of my left margin ruler.

I did a repair in ADD Remove Programs but it didn't change anything. It might be a corruption in Word because I have the same Office 2003, SP3 on my laptop and I've compared all the settings on both computers and they appear to be identical.

Has anyone here run into this problem, and do you think uninstalling and reinstalling Office might solve the problem?

Thanks in advance.
 

A:Solved: Microsoft Office 2003 Word problem

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I am attaching a bmp image of a word document with strange markings.

Can anyone tell me what they are and how do I remove them ?

Regards

FLYNNE
 

A:Solved: Microsoft Word 2003 strange markings

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Hello,

I am having issues with Word and Outlook 2003. I just upgraded them from 2000 and now I am running into a couple of issues. Help!

Microsoft Word 2003
- Can't highlight or select an area on my Word page with my mouse. I can use my keyboard, but that becomes quite annoying as you can imagine.

Microsoft Outlook 2003
- Can't highlight or select an area on my page with my mouse. I can use my keyboard, but that becomes quite annoying as you can imagine.
- Can't open Word document attachments only. I can open excel, pdf, etc..., but not Word.

I have restarted my pc, reinstalled office 2003, erased the normal.dot profile, removed the 11.0\Word\Data registry and no luck. Any solutions would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!
 

A:Can't highlight in Word 2003 and Outlook 2003. Can't open Word 2003 attachments.

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I have a Word 2003 document that resides on our server. Everyone who needs the document (it's actually a form) can open it. Is there a way to insert a box that automatically counts how many times the document has been accessed?
In other words, I want it to automatically count UP one (from the last time it was used) every time someone uses the form and display that number on the actual form.
Am I nuts???...or can it be done?

Thanks folks!!
 

A:Word 2003 question

Hi

According to its description, ConsecutiveHyphensLimit property is doubtlessly very useful. However, it might be spared for better purposes, if the document is, essentially, a form. Actually, ConsecutiveHyphensLimit property is a perfect place to store the number of times the doc has been opened, because this property, unlike properties of controls of a form, gets saved with the document.
The attachment shows it all in action.

A more ordinary solution would be to store the number in a separate (text) file.

HTH

Jimmy
 

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Hi all,
I just switched OS from XP Media Center 2005 SP3 to Vista Home Premium SP1 x64. I moved all of my MS Word files over to the new OS. Now I need to know if I can install my copy of 2003 Word on Vista x64 and have it run properly, and open my 2003 Word files. MS Office 2007 Home/Student comes with EXcel and PP which I would never use and would be a waste of money for me.
Any information on this would be most appreciated.
Thanks,
Jakeman97

A:Microsoft Office Word 2003 in Vista Home Premium x64

it should work fine. you will have to reinstall any office updates and/or service packs, though.

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Hi, my problem is that when I was using Microsoft Word 2003, I reduced the font of one of the files I was working on and the entire file just transformed so that:
after every line, this symbol appears:
before some lines, this symbol appears:
and between words, this symbol appears

This actually happened before, but i, ah, don't remember how i got rid of it. I know it's kind of a small problem, but it's really driving me crazy.

Thanks.
 

A:Solved: microsoft word (2003) files keep showing this after every line: ¶

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I keep getting error messages when trying to open files created in Word 2003. The files burn to cd without a problem but when I try to open them off of the cd I get the file may be corrupt try to use recover text option or open and repair option. The odd thing is these word 2003 files open in Office xp without any issues. I have also got an error stating I do not have adminstrative rights on my cd drive. The cd drive is not a network shared drive so I am confused by this error. I have replaced the old cd-r/rw drive with a dvd r/rw and still get the same problems. Any ideas would be greatly appreciated.

Jay
 

A:Solved: Microsoft. Word 2003 will not open files burned to cd

I think I fixed it. I replaced the ide cable and all seems to work now.
 

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I prefer to use Word 2003 rather than Word 2010, and sometimes docx require 10, tho I am sure they open in 03.    There used to be a "open with ......." and you can select the software you wish, but I am not getting that.    I just want to "set" docs to open with 2003 automatically.   For some reason both of them "instal" themselves rather than just open up. Hope someone can help. JudyEdit: Moved topic from Windows 7 to the more appropriate forum. ~ Animal

A:Easy question re Word 2003/10

For what it's worth, when I open an old document, I AM given options, which are
1. Microsoft Rod
2. Wordicon
 
No idea what Wordicon is
Google says

What is wordicon.exe?
wordicon.exe is digitally signed by Microsoft Corporation.
wordicon.exe is usually located in the 'c:\WINDOWS\Installer\{90120000-0030-0000-0000-0000000FF1CE}\' folder
 
Microsoft Word is 2010 - not sure why Microsoft Word 2003 isn't showing.

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I have tried MS help and Google but cannot solve this minor problem.

MS Word insists on making fractions such as "1/2" into tiny little numbers that are too small to read and not aligned with the following words. I cannot stand this and think it is caused by autoformatting which I did not turn on and have not been able to turn off.

Is there some way to make my fractions in documents appear in normal sized fonts?

Thanks
 

A:Solved: MS Word 2003 question

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Im trying to create a Word 2003 macro that will search for "AM^p" or "PM^p" in a document. If found, I would like it to select that entire line, and apply the bold and underline attributes. I would like it to continue doing this to the end of document. Im not sure how to do this.
 

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I am writing a companion to a book I wrote several years ago.
I am still using Word 2003 and I am wanting the formatting, etc. to match the old book.

Unfortunately, I cannot remember how I did some of the pages i.e. List of Illustrations. See snip

As I inserted pictures in the book I inserted it as a reference using a caption and named the image and the page number was automatically listed ? see snap.

Hoping someone has a better memory than mine and can help me out.

A:Word 2003 formatting question

From what I am seeing, You were using tab stops, centered text and image wrapped in line with text. Does that spark any memories? Or do you want me to explain in depth of what I am talking about?

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On my new job, I gotta translate TV shows scripts.
I work on Windows XP and with Microsoft Office Word 2003

It looks like this (example):

(00:01:02:42)
Tamara
No, I didn't know that!

(00:01:02:45)
Brandon
What!? I told her to tell you!

I wanna know if I can chose, in Word 2003, I can select all my time codes and decide to make them bold, or select all the characters names and underline them (cause I gotta respect some standards).

Thanks a lot! I hope my question is clear, I'm french...
 

A:Editing question on Word 2003

I mean, instead of highlighting each one and then do CTRL+U or I or B by hand every time...
 

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I've got a document about 41 pages, broke into multiple sections. Track changes have been on, I've been able to edit the file for a while up until an hour. Now, when i make any changes this document just closes, this has been tried and same phenomenon occurs on 3 other computers, so it must be something with the file? Any idea would be appreciated.

Some interesting characteristics:
when change is made word shuts down.
but when you use auto recover and word opens back up, the change that caused word to close is actually made.
 

A:Microsoft Word 2003 closes in error when I make a change with track changes

do you have the remove hidden data feature installed and turned on?
Otherwise, I would suspect a corrupt Normal.dot file - close Word, find and rename or delete it (Word will rebuild it when you open it again).
 

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I am using Microsoft Word 2003. Whenever the program is opened, it dispalys the four most recently opened documents in a right panel. I know that I did not open those docs, which means someone else did. But when I go to "last accessed" in the properties for each one, none of them display any recent dates. I have even opened several docs today and the "last accessed" date is not changing to today's date either.
 

A:Word 2003 Last Accessed File Question

PS - I am using Vista on that particular computer.
 

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How in the world can I save a mail merge data source in Word 2003 as a .doc file? Thanks.

Matt
 

A:Word 2003 mail merge question

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I am so glad to have found this forum!

Yes, I am using outdated software, but this 5-yr old laptop came with XP and it still works great for my purposes. I am also using Office 2003.

I have been asked to format a Word 2003 document with a header/page numbering system as follows: Name / Title / page number; e.g., Smith / Report / 17. It should appear at the upper right.

I see there is a way to do something close: Author, Page #, Date, by going to View, Header and Footer, Insert AutoText. But that's not going to cut it.

Is there a way to accomplish what I've been asked to do (Smith / Report / 17)?

Many thanks!

Tom
 

A:Header format question, XP, Word 2003

You don't need to use AutoText. Since only the page number changes, just type in the rest how you want it and insert the page number field at the end.
 

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How would I go about easily putting tables together side by side on word 2003? When I copy and paste tables of the same length, it always drops off to the next page etc. Here's a quick screenshot of what I'm trying to do, mocked up on paint

http://img688.imageshack.us/img688/5020/95947424.png
 

A:Quick Word 2003 Table Question

why not have a three column table and just make middle column width small?
Then the alignment is exact
 

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I'm considering buying another license for word 2003 to use on another computer. I'm confused about oem versions available. I thought oem versions couldn't be used except on the computer they came on, but that might be the software versions that are only installable via recovery cds and not the software that comes on its own disc or on its own disc in its own box.

Outletdeal.com has an Office 2003 Professional OEM for sale. They have OK web of trust, norton and macafee scores and were included in a nextag search, so I think they are legit. Assuming it's ok to buy an oem version, what is the difference between buying an OEM vs full version? They also sell academic versions. Should one only purchase an academic version if one fits Microsoft's criteria to purchase an academic version?

Thanks for any assistance.

A:question on buying oem word or office 2003

You cannot buy standalone OEM software legally. They come with hardware. However, Outletdeal and similar places legally sell it by including the hardware it's bundled with. In other words, they are advertising the software but what you get is the software AND the hardware it comes with. For example, Roxio is often bundled with CD/DVD drives. You buy Roxio OEM, you get a qualifying drive that it ships with. So yes, this is legal as long as they are shipping everything as the package it is licensed for.

Another thing with OEM is that the software is only supported by the vendor, not the software company. Outletdeal offers installation support as is required. I have no experience with them so I don't know anything about the quality or extent of the support.

Some OEM software does not qualify for an standard upgrade path. This can vary depending on the software, and full versions are usually upgradeable. Outletdeal states that their OEM offerings are upgradeable but I have no way to verify this or find out what, if any, stipulations there are.

If you qualify for an academic version of software, you will be asked to provide proof that you are a student or an authorized representative of an educational institution in order to purchase it. Usually this is either a purchase order from the school, a student or faculty ID or something similar. As long as you meet all the requirements of the academic licensing, then you are entitled to full support, etc.

Hope this helps.

Christa

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When I open Word or Excel in Office 2003, I get a Column on the right headed by a task pane "Getting Started" I can eliminate on a per case basis but want to eliminate it for all documents when opened. Is there a way to do this?

A:Word 2003 Task Pane Question

Word 2003

Tools / Options / View / uncheck 'Startup Task Pane'

Same procedure for Excel.

If that doesn't work, (it does on mine) there is a registry edit, but you will have to Google for that,
and you should backup your registry first, if you go that route.

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I just upgraded to Word 2003, which I use for medical transcription. With the amount of word processing I do daily, I rely heavily on automatic capitalization at the beginning of a sentence. However for some reason, it will not capitalize if the previous sentence ends with a numeral followed by a period. I have gone into Exceptions under Auto Correct; however, no numerals followed by periods are listed, so I cannot remove them and solve the problem. Any ideas? I never had this problem with my previous version of Word.

Thanks, and Happy New Year!
 

A:Word 2003 Auto Correct Question

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Is there any way to delete the "recent file" list in MS Publisher 2003? I know that in MS Office 2000, for Publisher and Word(which i am more famliar with) you can just go to the options tab and tell the program how many files to remember (under the general portion or the tab) I don't like that the next person that uses the program after me can see what file i was just working on and I can't figure out how to get that "OPEN" at the bottom of the left hand screen to not display the last files used.

even in the most basic program... Microsoft Works..., there is a way to clear the history. Any suggestions?
 

A:Microsoft Publisher 2003... Question?

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Hi,

I am a pretty new user to excel. I do have some knowledge though, as well as pretty good knowledge of computers.

Okay, now that, that is out of the way.

My question is: I have a bunch of data that I have saved in an excel spreadsheet, along with a price quote template. The data is two or three rows, ie. part#, part description, part price. Okay, 3 different cells, on one row, on three different colums, right?

Well, I want to be able to take a cell, that isn't part of this data set, and select from a drop down list the first item(Part#) and then the other 2 or 3 cells to the right of that cell automatically fill in with the right (part description, part price). How or can I do that?

Any help would be greatly appreciated and a really big help! Thanks, in advance!!!
 

A:Microsoft Excel 2003 question and help

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I had to reinstall my laptop because the previous hard drive crashed.... and by crashed i mean I can put it to power and I hear the plates scratching ...

I registered my copy of OneNote with Microsoft and since I have had absolutely zero luck going that direction..

I know the community here has some contacts and some MS people hang out on the forums and might be able to lend me a bit of a hand.

Is there any way other than purchasing another copy of OneNote to get my cd or product key again so that I may continue to use the program.

At school I am pretty much lost without it

Thank you for your time.
 

A:Microsoft OneNote 2003 CD Key Question

Can you please tell us what you have done to conclude "have had absolutely zero luck going that direction"?

Thanks.
 

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Hello,

How can I make a command button, which when clicked opens up a table in my database in the view mode?

I can't find the option anywhere when configuring the command button.

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A:Microsoft Access 2003 Question

Sam, would you mind sharing your solution, so others can see?

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For some reason my undo typing and redo typing options in Microsoft Office Word 2003 have disappeared. They should be under Edit. Will someone please tell me how to find and reset them.

Thank you.
 

A:Solved: Microsoft Word 2003 problem-Edit Menu missing commands

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Good afternoon people,

Firstly, I would like to say hello to everyone who've helped me in the past with my Access help. It's been a long absence with study commitments and such, but as is the purpose of this group, I would like to ask for some tech help:

The situation: Microsoft Word (as part of Office 2003 Professional Edition) frequently closes without user notification on my dad's laptop (Windows Vista Basic). It's recently started, and it interrupts his work. He says that the issue occurs when he minimises documents, but he didn't indicate a frequency of this occurrence. He also told me that once he successfully saves a document and closes Word, he then encounters issues when opening said document; it says that the file has been "corrupted" (I can't remember exactly what the dialog box says), and that the data can be recovered, or to proceed with opening the document. Data recovery doesn't work, and when he proceeds to open the document, Word returns "Program not responding" and "Critical error caused by the program" and other prompts of this nature, which then forces the program to quit.

I am aware that a similar problem is in the Microsoft Knowledge Base for Word 2003, but was last revised in 2004 (so covered only xp and 2000), and am not certain if this issue is the same for Windows Vista. It related to the "Handwriting Recognition" program.

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A:Solved: Microsoft Word (Office Professional Edition 2003) frequently closes

Any chance of anyone helping?
 

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I use Word 2003 for all correspondence, reports, etc., and would like to know if would be possible for me to set the default layout to Justify the print each time? In other words, when I type a letter, I always have to go back and highlight the content and then press Control "J", and wondered if I can set the program to justify automatically. Many thanks for any help.
 

A:Solved: MS Word 2003 - default/justify question

I would create a custom template and set the defaults to be what you like.
 

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Hi,

I'm working with form fields in Word 2003 and I was wondering if it were possible to create a form field with a line extending to the maximum length of characters allowed? For example:

Name:_________________________________

Where the underline is the form field. I know that MS shows them using tables to create a kind of pseudo line but I was hoping for something more...elegant? One that would be incorporated right with the form field.

Thanks for all your help!

JFresh
 

A:Solved: WORD 2003: FORM FIELDS question

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I have been working on a fillin form and have been finding that when I highlight the REF field and bold it, that the text will bold. It is when I lock the form and enter new data that only the first word in the field will get bolded. Is there something I am missing or else I can do that will fix this problem? I tried to post the file, but I do not have permission to load .dot files.
 

A:Solved: A simple Fillin question??? RIGHT??? Word 2003

Welcome to the forum.

Try checking off the "preserve formatting during updates" check box when setting up the fill-in field. It puts in a mergeformat into the field code which will maintain the format of the field.
 

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This has been bugging me for quite some time.

Whenever I open documents in Word 2003, I get the following message:

"This file needs to be opened by the Works 6.0 & 7.0 text converter, which may pose a security risk if the file you are opening is a malicious file. Chose yes to open this file only if you are sure it's from a trusted source."

Well, I created it so I trust myself but what does this mean?

Thanks.
 

A:Solved: word 2003 text coverter question

Then I'd trust yourself.

It might be an issue under "save as" format.
 

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Need help guys. I lost an item of importance today on my flight (I'm a flight attendant) and need to make a new one ASAP. It had all my announcements in it and the girl that made it is now up in Denver. Needless to say I got everything I need but I don't know how to maninuplate Word to do what I want.

Basically I need to print on postcard paper (4x6) 4 announcements per page. Thing is this postcard papaer starts out as one 8x10 sheet. How does one make Word recognize this or do I need to change the word document to a .jpeg? If I need to change it to a .jpeg, how do I do that.
 

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i could have sworn i just replied to this post, as the last of about seven

anyway, avery, the paper people, have free template downloads....this is the one for landscape....there is another for portrait
http://www.avery.com/us/Main?action=software.BlankTPLProductSKU&catalogcode=WEB01&softwarecode=4113
 

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