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How do I center a label in Word? (link)

Open up your label form.
On the Home Ribbon under Paragraph click Center.
Ctrl A to select all the cells.
In the top left cell right click in the blue.
Click Center.
Save this as a template named label number form - for example 5660form.doc.

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How do I convert (open) a Word Perfect (.wpd) to Word? (link)

Save the Word Perfect or .wpd document and save to your desktop.

Open Word.

Open the document with the .wpd extension located on your desktop.

The converter will run and you Save document as a Word document.

There maybe formatting that needs to be updated. 

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How do I fix MS Word 2007 crashes? (link)
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My envelopes in Word are double spaced what do I do? (link)

View the screen shot that shows how to go to  HOME > Change Styles > Select Word 2003, then single spacing is restored, even for envelopes, within the Mailings feature.



Score: 77.5 - Updated: 6/30/2011 2:07:36 PM - Was this helpful?
Word won't save as a pdf, what can I do? (link)
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How do I create and print an envelope in Word 2007? (link)

To Create an envelope:

From the Ribbon, select the Mailings tab.
In the Create section, select the Envelopes button.
Under the Envelopes tab, enter the information for the Delivery address.
Enter the information for the Return adress if necessary.
Click Print to print your envelope.

Print will send your envelope to your default printer.
If you have a laser jet the bypass tray will have a diagram of how to place your envelope.
If you have a BizHub the envelope is loaded in the bypass tray with the side to be printed on facing down and the top towards you.

Applies To: Faculty, Staff

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Can I print both Portrait and Landscape in the same Word document? (link)

Yes you can print both in the same document.

Under the Page Layout Ribbon you have the Orientation and Breaks options.

When you get to where you want the next Orientation you click on Breaks and Select Next Page and then change the Orientation.

You can do this throughout the document.


Score: 75.0 - Updated: 4/13/2011 4:40:55 PM - Was this helpful?
I copied data from Excel into Word and it wants to update the link, what do I do? (link)

First select the entire document by clicking Control A.

Then click Control/Shift/F9 and it will remove all links.

Save the document.

Score: 75.0 - Updated: 8/3/2012 12:50:57 PM - Was this helpful?
How do I convert footnotes to endnotes in Word 2011 on a Mac? (link)
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How do I convert a document saved in Apple Pages to a Microsoft Word document? (link)

In Pages, Click File, Export, and choose Word for the file format.

NOTE:  Students must export to Word format in order for many of their professors to be able to open their documents.

Score: 73.3 - Updated: 9/20/2010 2:16:19 PM - Was this helpful?
How do I do a mail merge? (link)

Mail merges can be done in Word.  If you need assistance please contact the Information Desk at X 4357 or enter a ticket in WebHelpDesk.  See Related Resources if using Word 2010.

Score: 70.0 - Updated: 11/12/2012 11:40:36 AM - Was this helpful?
How do I keep my table formatting in Word when transferring it to Excel? (link)

1) In Word, Do a Find->Replace to change all the line breaks to $$$$

  • Find: ^p
  • Replace with: $$$$
  • Click ‘Replace All’

2) Select your table and copy it to Excel

3) In Excel, do a Find-Replace to change all the $$$$ back to line breaks

  • Find: $$$$
  • Replace with: (control-j)
  • Click ‘Replace All’


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Excel formatting of phone/social security columns does not merge to Word - is there a fix? (link)

Word 2007 and Word 2010

  1. Start Word, and then open a new blank document.
  2. Go to Word Options
    • In Word 2007, click the Office Button, and then click Word Options.
    • In Word 2010, click File, and then click Options.
  3. On the Advanced tab, go to the General section.
  4. Click to select the Confirm file format conversion on open check box, and then click OK.
  5. On the Mailings tab, click Start Mail Merge, and then select Step By Step Mail Merge Wizard.
  6. In the Mail Merge task pane, select the type of document that you want to work on, and then click Next.
  7. Under Select starting document, select the starting document that you want to use, and then click Next.
  8. Under Select recipients, click Use an existing list, and then click Browse.
  9. In the Select Data Source dialog box, locate the folder that contains the Excel workbook that you want to use as your data source, select the workbook, and then click Open.
  10. In the Confirm Data Source dialog box, click to select the Show all check box. Click MS Excel Worksheets via DDE (*.xls), and then click OK.
  11. In the Microsoft Excel dialog box, under Named or cell range, select the cell range or worksheet that contains the data that you want to use, and then click OK.
    NOTE: Your data now appears in the Mail Merge Recipients dialog box with the same formatting that appears in the Excel worksheet.
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How do I activate my Adobe PDF Toolbar in Word 2010? (link)

Office 2010 applications
    Click the File tab, and then click Option.
    Click Add-Ins on the left side of the dialog box.
    Do one of the following:
        If PDFMOutlook or Acrobat PDFMaker Office COM Add-in is not listed, choose COM Add-Ins from the Manage pop-up menu and click Go.
        If PDFMOutlook or Acrobat PDFMaker Office COM Add-in is listed under Disabled Application Add-ins, select Disabled Items from the Manage pop-up menu and click Go.

    Select PDFMOutlook or Acrobat PDFMaker Office COM Add-in and click OK.
    Restart the Office application.

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How to I create a PDF from a Word Document? (link)

1. Open the Word Document.

2. Click on File in the upper Left hand corner.

3. Click on Save As

4. Choose PDF from the Save as type drop down.

5. Name the file and click save.

The PDF will be created in the same folder as the original word document.

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How do I save my "Pages" document to "Word" to turn in my work? (link)

Students: If you are using Apple's "Pages" to create your documents,

you need to save as a Word document before you turn in your work.

Here's how:


1. In Pages, go to File > Save as

2. Click the down arrow by the Save As box.

3. Check the box, "Save Copy as: Word Document"


You can also go to: http://www.wlu.edu/x49936.xml and download

Office 2008 for the Macintosh. (W&L has a site license for Microsoft

Office for all university computers and for all student computers so

that everyone has access to a common software set.)

Applies To: Students

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What software is available on the computers in the Tucker Multimedia Center (TMC)? (link)

Adobe CS5

Office Suite

Tandberg Software

Acrobat 9


Google Earth

Applies To: Students

Score: 5.0 - Updated: 9/22/2010 2:35:55 PM - Was this helpful?
Can an Outlook mail merged email from Word be sent on behalf of someone else? (link)
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How do I reserve a room in the Science Center and/or Great Hall? (link)

To reserve Classrooms in the Science Center and/or the Great Hall, use the Calendar.
For questions about room reservations in the Science Center contact
Linda Davis.

Score: 3.8 - Updated: 4/21/2011 10:44:12 AM - Was this helpful?
How to Set Envelope Font Defaults in Microsoft Office Word 2010 (link)

Open Word 2010, click on Mailings tab on the Ribbon:

1.Click on Envelopes
2.Click on Options
3.Under Delivery Address, click on Font
4.Choose desired Font, i.e. Calibri, Regular, Size 12
5.Click on Set As Default and select Yes (Do you want to change the default envelope address font to Calibri, 12pt?)

Then, click on Font under Return Address
Repeat steps 3 to 5.
click on OK, then click on Close.
Save the document.

If the default goes back to +Headings.
Show hidden files then edit the Normal.dot template in
Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\Microsoft\Templates\normal.dot and save. 


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