Category Archives: Word 2007

Ultimate Steal

If you’ve been hankering for Office Ultimate 2007, are a student, but can’t afford it, perhaps you can now. For now through December 31, 2010, students with valid .edu addresses enrolled for at least half a credit can get Office … Continue reading

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Word 2007 Preview in Vista (Answering a User’s Question)

A user asks: Hi, Herb I read a thread you wrote about word 2007 not showing a preview in Vista. I have the same problem and wonder if you have come across a solution? Thanks, Mike I never did find … Continue reading

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Recovering lost files you accidentally saved after double-clicking an attachment

Do you ever open an attachment in Outlook, edit it in Word, and then save it to the default temporary location without remembering to save it to your Documents or other folder? In microsoft.public.word.docmanagement, someone named Eric wrote: I’ve got … Continue reading

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Answering Vicki’s questions…

Welcome to the confusing world of Word 2007, Vicky. Assuming I’ve correctly understood your questions, here are some answers. >>How do I open Word 2007? Lots of ways. Click the Start button – All Programs – Microsoft Office – Word … Continue reading

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Zoom Problem

I’m not exactly sure why, but many of us have problems using Ctrl+Wheel to zoom to increase the size of text in Word (Word 2007 especially, but also in Word 2003) in Vista. I recall having a problem with zooming … Continue reading

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Editing Previously Posted Blog Entries

When I wrote the Word 2007 Bible, there were some features that weren’t working quite right for me yet, so I could not write about them in detail. One was the Open Existing tool, shown at the right. If you … Continue reading

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Oops! Thanks, Alan Gorski!

On page 718 of the Word 2007 Bible, I incorrectly stated that the default location for changes to the QAT is Normal.dotm. If you read that and believed it, then you might’ve scratched your head ponderously if you ever deleted … Continue reading

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Adding your links/shortcuts to the Favorite Links area

If you use Office 2007 in Vista, you’ll notice that the Places bar has been replaced by a mini version of Windows Explorer. At first, this might be upsetting. But, I’ve found it to be more flexible than Windows XP’s … Continue reading

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Comments? What comments?

I just discovered that comments – most of which were spam – have been disappearing into the ether. Anyone who ever posted a comment here and wondered why I never responded… it’s because I never saw the comment. Hopefully… that … Continue reading

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Inline Picture – Slash bug in Word 2007 document search!

Fellow MVP Lisa Wilke-Thissen has discovered a pretty nasty bug in Word 2007. If you’re searching for a slash — / — (ASCII character 47), Word 2007 will also match any inline graphics. So, let’s say you’re searching for /^p … Continue reading

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