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

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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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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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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 ...
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Microsoft Word to PDF Converter

I am looking for a freeware to convert Microsoft Word (.docx or .doc) to PDF. It would be nice to use this without installation. I would like it to run on Windows and do not want any online ...
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Combine/merge separate Word docs into larger Doc?

I've got to produce a quite a few documents (perhaps 16 or so). The documents share a number standard sections. For example, each document will have a common Introduction, and each will include a ...
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Tool to recover part of a (Word) document

I know that Recuva is a good program to use for recovering complete files that have been deleted (see here), and I've even used it a few times, but I'm looking for something different. A friend of ...
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Library for converting Microsoft .doc to .docx in Python

I need to convert .doc files to .docx within my code itself . I have done it using comtypes.client but this library basically requires Windows and Microsoft Word to be installed . What would be the ...
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Specific Word Count in office word docx files,Python Package [closed]

What would be the best approach to count number of words in a microsoft word document in terms of attributes like font size or font color . Eg: Return number of words in red font. I can code that but ...
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Program to search for word repetitions in Word documents

I have a rather large document containing a lot of text, so I am seeking for a tool automating the process of finding word repetitions. Requirements Find word repetitions (which, for example, occur ...
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Search a collection of Word and PDF files

I'm a recipe gatherer with an elaborate electric filing system who needs to make some improvements on how I search. Right now, my filing system works as everything is categorized by recipe types such ...
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PHP verify .doc/.docx document respects template

I am now writing a PHP web application which manages theses and I only have one problem left: I have to verify if the submitted document respects a given format/template (e.g. LNCS). Could you suggest ...
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PDF to Word Converter

I'm looking for a software, which is able to convert a pdf document into a docx file. I know there is Adobe Acrobat Professional which does a good job concerning this. The drawback is that it costs ...
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