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Questions tagged [microsoft-word]

For recommendations for software that interoperates with the Microsoft Word application.

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Set form field value of MS Word document in PHP

I have a word template file where i defined some form fields. I want to update the value of these form fields programmatically using PHP. I did some R&D and find the phpWord library but its does ...
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Critical editing software

I’m looking for a program, compatible with Windows 10, that has an option to input two (+) different series of footnotes, e.g. one would contain comparative texts and another would contain notes. ...
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Ingesting word documents into internal systems [closed]

Current Problem: We have a vendor that provides us with a bill of lading in the form of a word document via email, and we are looking to ingest this information into our SQL Server database. I've done ...
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Tool to export psd file to Word or Power Point with editable text and fonts

I have a psd file with 3 layers: background and two text layers. When I try to convert psd => pdf => word the background image disappears and fonts have become standard. Is there any software tool ...
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How to test online a MS word based plugin on different operating system or different version of MS Word?

I want to test my application which is a plugin in the word. I want to test the application using an online site on the different version of the word or different operating system. Is there any site ...
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Third party library for converting from word to gif in ASP.NET Core or through API

I am looking for a third party library that will convert the doc/docx extensions to gif. If it would be easier to convert from doc/docx to pdf then to gif that would be fine as well. I am using ASP....
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Python library to manipulate MS Word docs which requires no installation

I would love to use python-docx, but it is only available as a .wheel, and requires PIP to install. For security reasons, our PCs are locked down tight and we can't install. There is also something ...
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Is there a Word add-in or macro for in-place image color inverting inside document text?

I have many cases when i need to invert picture colors in Word. I believe many people miss the ability too. There many build-in picture effects, yet "invert color" is absent, as of Word 2013 and below,...
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Is there any plug-in or method that saves passwords for excel and/or word?

As I stated in the question, I need such plug-in since I'm dealing with password protected excel and word files and these passwords are mostly same but long and complicated. Such plug-in will save ...
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Looking for a free for commercial use or open source .net library for pdf to docx conversion

I've got a project that involves reading pdf files and it is turning out to be more difficult than I had anticipated. Is there a library I can use to convert the pdf to docx so I can use the OpenXml ...
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Text snippet organizer, ideally for MS Word

(In desktop MS Windows) I'd like to be able to enter text snippets -- from a phrase to a page or two each -- tag each snippet with multiple tags, and at any time pull together all the snippets with a ...
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.NET Reporting Library to convert Word XML to Docx and PDF

My ERP software makes XML file as report, they are made from XSL style template. These XML files are Word 2003 XML format (someone calls it WordML), and I can open it with Microsoft Word and save it ...
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Extract text from numerous PDF and Word files

A lawyer friend of mine has thousands of files in PDF and Word format. He would like to extract the name and email addresses from these files, preferably in a CSV or Excel format. The files are not in ...
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Linux word processor with good inline Word formula support

Is there a word processor for Linux, specifically Ubuntu, which has excellent support for Word equations in existing docx documents? LibreOffice supports viewing and editing equations, but the ...
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API to read, write and manipulate msword files

I want to write some java code to read, write, edit and do other things with sets of Microsoft Word files (different Word versions). What is the best API for this, and how do I get started? P.S. I ...
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how to work on word and excel from different machines?

I use MS Word and Excel a lot. However, when i'm at work I send copy of my work to email and when i'm at home I download the copy from the email and so forth. I need a way to make my copies update ...
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Any light software to view doc, docx and ppt with easy on Win10?

MS Office, LibreOffice are too heavy and require a few moments to launch. Is there any program starting and responding very quickly?
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Report generating tool for Microsoft Word (team-based)

The Problem I work with a team of people where we frequently generate reports specific to clients, regions, and topics. Each time we begin a new report, we open up several older reports which cover ...
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System that allows me to create a form that users can fill to assemble Word/Excel files

I am being tasked with creating a form (I work as an Engineer), a bit like an Excel spreadsheet where the output will be a list of "Part numbers". I would like to be able to create a form, that has ...
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Convert more word files into pdf files - software for Windows 10

I'd like to convert more word files into pdf files with a single operation and with a software (not online). Is it possible to do it in a simple way? I have Windows 10. I tried CuteWriter, but for ...
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Is there a form-filling application or Macro that can work on MS Word documents?

When I do job applications online, I use Lastpass to do the dumb stuff like enter my name. Is there any way I can do this for MS Word based forms? It wouldn't have to be that smart, just know that ...
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IDE-like software for writing plain-English documents

I am looking for a software to write documents with features similar to IDEs for developers, but that would be optimized for writing documents in plain English. For instance: Completion: if I start ...
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Print identifier on printed document

I have many printed documents (several thousands) and want to print unique numeric identifiers on them. The identifiers should either be generated by a special algorithm (ex. Damm or Verhoeff), or ...
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Office Word reader (viewer, previewer) for Mac OS

Is there a reader that can open all Word formats and can also remember last used settings when closed? This one is important because Mac's native preview software always opens on half the screen (...
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Word add-in for frequently used comments

I have a lot of documents that I must comment on. The documents come to be in Word (.doc or .docx) format and I often type in the same comments again and again. What I mean by this is that 95% of the ...
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Alternatives to MS Word

I am currently the CTO at a healthcare consultancy company. Currently, we are working on producing a series of reports using Microsoft Word. Each file is around a hundred pages long and they are ...
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Extract bitmaps from Word documents

Some people can't be convinced to send screenshots as pictures. Instead they paste the screenshots into a Word document and send that document. It is possible to right click a bitmap in Word and ...
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Word: tool to convert numeric string to heading style

I received a text-only file which has the heading text, including the section numbers like "4.5.6.12". Is there a tool (or macro) for Microsoft Word or for RTF text that can count how many levels ...
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Track changes with in pdf documents for non-Latex reviewers

Background: I'm one of the very few people using LaTeX in my university. And every time I'm stage where I present a first draft to my professors I'm faced with the same problem. They are used to ...
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Convert Microsoft Word to PDF of minimal file size

I am aware of some Microsoft Word to PDF converters and have been using MS word itself to do this. But I am wondering if there's any conversion tool that produces the PDF files as small in file size ...
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A simple clean alternative to Microsoft Word

I'm looking for a light and simple alternative to Microsoft Word. My requirements: Fast (loads in 2/3 seconds on i7 machine) Free or less than $10 Clean Modern Design (I don't need many options) ...
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Software to Extract and Organize text from Docx

I have an influx of reports coming at me, and I need to extract some of the data and put it into a better format(an excel worksheet.) The reports come in docx or pdf and look something like this. ...
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Generate Microsoft Word documents from plain text + style definition

I have to generate a Microsoft Word document (many, but all of them using the same template). I would like to generate it in the same way in which I generate PDF documents from LaTeX sources, i.e. ...
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Software which uses Word documents in my web app/ website

I need a way for my website to be able to read (use) Word files and Mail Merge the fields in it with data from my website. The documents will be letters and cheques. Ideally I would have the Word ...
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PDF or HTML form into Database (or Excel) then Merge into Pre-formatted Word Doc

I have been searching for an answer to this problem for literally years. I am not a full programmer, but have had previous experience. I have tried to hire people to do this with little success. I ...
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interfacing markup/git with Word for document collaboration

summary partner A: underling, coder, Linux and FLOSS user, lives in text editor and web browser, accustomed to collaborating using git repos (local and online) and online-repo-supported markup. ...
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software that can edit text and have good graphics layout tools

I'm helping some colleagues design some 8.5x11 signs, I've done these in Illustrator and exported as PDF. Problem is my colleagues don't have Illustrator nor Adobe Acrobat, but they need to be able to ...
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Word-compatible (DOCX) software able to open references

I'm trying to find an alternative to Microsoft Word software, able to open and save directly docx files. I already know that the common choice is OpenOffice/LibreOffice writer, but I'm not very ...
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What are your tips on making double sided printable flashcards with onenote or other software? [closed]

TLDR VERSION: Could you recommend a software for the below or could you make a 8.5 by 11 with a symmetrical 4 height by 2 wide grid onenote page with the grid filling up the entire ...
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Software for in-place editing of the PNG image in Microsoft Word

What is a good software for in-place editing of the PNG image in Microsoft Word? Need to remove text lines in 50 figures in my CS thesis. Can't do it with Photoshop without cutting it from Word ...
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Firefox or Chrome plugin to open Word Online files in LibreOffice on Linux?

So, I'm working on Word Online, and I want to be able to open the .docx files in LibreOffice on Linux while still storing them in my OneDrive. When I go to hit the "Open in Word" button, it tells me ...
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full free library that reads doc .net 2.0

I've searched a lot for a full free library that reads doc files without office being installed I've tried NetOffice and it used interop and needs installed office I've tried Free Spire.Net and it's ...
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A version control for Word

I work in a small office inside a University and I'm in charge of the physical documents for the students like guides, questionnaire and so on. We have 10-15 students a year that work with us to get ...
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Microsoft Word Add-in to automatically copy to clipboard anything I select

I am looking for a Microsoft Word Add-in that can automatically copy to clipboard anything I select some text in Microsoft Word. Just like Auto Copy in Chrome. If possible, it should work for ...
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Lightweight Reader for Microsoft Word Documents

I am looking for a document reader that can open Microsoft Word documents for reading. I am using Mac OSX. Features I want include: Loads very quickly. I would prefer it if the program opens almost ...
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Microsoft office viewer on Linux

I am working in a big non-private hospital where we want to convert to open-source starting with office/productivity software and then installing Linux. Microsoft is all over and even if we could ...
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Recover corrupted word document

I am struggling for a week now to recover my document data. It is a .doc ( microsoft office). It got corrupted following a virus attack. I tried all sort of things, getting the archive content of the ...
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A virtual printer that will print onto a design and then save to computer on Windows

I'm after a piece of software that will show up as a virtual printer (for example how XPS printer shows in Windows in the print dialog) when selected and printed from, it overlays the print content ...
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Batch Document Creation [closed]

I draft letters that have the same basic language but with a few variations for 50+ people (e.g. name; bill amount etc). I edit these manually and feel that there must be an easier/more automated way ...
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Software for daily report in work environment

Currently I'm using MS Word 2013 for daily reporting in work place. The data in report files is a combination of freeform text, tabular information, graphics, and so on. Report file contains lots of ...