Questions tagged [microsoft-word]

Microsoft (Office) Word is a word processor

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Execl 2010 POL Save As PDF crashing

I am running Microsoft Excel 2010 through PlayOnLinux (POL v4.2.10 with Wine v2.22) on Ubuntu 16.04. The Save As PDF function works for most Excel files but sometimes crashes for certain Excel files ...
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Word 2010 POL Save As PDF Error

I have been running Word 2010 through PlayOnLinux (POL v4.2.10 with Wine v2.22) on Ubuntu 16.04 for a while without any problems. I recently started getting the error "This file could not be found" ...
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Copy Paste of text not working on MSoffice installed in PlayOn Linux

I have installed MSOffice 2007 in Ubuntu 18.10. Copy and paste the text inside the MS word is not working. How could I enable it?
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How to count number of occurrences of search pattern in a text in Libreoffice?

I want to know the count number of occurrences of search pattern in a text in Libreoffice V.6.0.6.2 in Ubuntu 18.04, such a feature available in Word by Microsoft when you place a pattern to search in ...
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Is it possible to show all found results together in the LibreOffice Writer?

In MS Word you can Ctrl+F to search a typographical object (sign(s), letter(s), word(s)). A full list of the results is displayed in the left pane (search-engine style: enumerated, with context, and ...
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How can i write Arabic language in Word “wine” in Ubuntu?

I've this problem for a long time and couldn't fix it , i appreciate any help for that . I'm using wine for word office with Ubuntu 14.04
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LibreOffice doesn't show 'Display'-mode Word equations correctly; is there a Linux word processor which can?

In Microsoft Word, there are two ways to display equations; Inline and Display. An inline equation is in line with text (as the name suggests), so that equations and text can be mixed. A display ...
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Cannot find my .odt file (Saved it from .doc)

A big Unfortunate thing has happened and I am really freaking out at the moment :(. My PC has dual boots (windows 10 and Ubuntu 16.0). Firstly I have started working on my assignment in MS WORD (.doc)...
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How to open .doc files containing XML code in LibreOffice?

I have a .doc file that contains XML formatting code. If I open it on Windows with MS Word it perfectly works showing tables, texts and so on. This is how it looks on MS Word: If I open it in ...
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How can I remove the color of underlines/strike through style in Libreoffice Writer

In a document like this I have underlined and strike through text. Originally, the document was created by Microsoft word. Currently this text is also colored - either blue or some yellow, depending ...
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Cannot write Arabic language in MS Word with Ubuntu

I'm new to Ubuntu. I installed Microsoft Word using wine, and I'm having problems writing in Arabic. My attempts look like this: The letters are not joining - they are displayed in end-of-word/single ...
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Word on PlayonLinux does not recognise printer

I would like to print from Microsoft Word running through PlayonLinux / Wine, but Word tells me that no printers are installed. However, my HP Deskjet F 4500 - which is linked up via USB - works on ...
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Is it possible to export citation fields when saving a Writer document (.odt) as a .doc(x)?

I would like to save my LibreOffice Writer document (.odt) containing citation fields added using Zotero as a .doc(x). However when I choose to save as .docx, doc or Office Open XML (.docx) the ...
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Word processor or workaround that won't drop MS Word formatting in margins

I'm the admin assistant for a lawyer who has his own practice. I need to be able to help him edit his pleadings. He writes the pleadings in MS Word, and I open them in LibreOffice, edit, and save them ...
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Office Templates in CrossOver Office

I have a very specific problem. I am a policy debater, and I'm trying to install a Word template called Verbatim http://paperlessdebate.com/verbatim/SitePages/Home.aspx on my Chromebook for ...
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How can I open a Microsoft Word document securely?

I got an email in my spamfilter with an attached Microsoft Word document. How can I view that file securely on Ubuntu. The 'from' email header shows that it is from a copy machine, but it could very ...
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As of 2016, is there a simple way to produce good looking MS Word documents (.docx)?

I use Word 2016 on my PC, word 2013 at college and Libre Office on my main machine. I can use Libre Office to save as a .doc or .docx file, but that often messes with the formatting: Saved as Docx ...
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Importing jabref xml reference file for Microsoft word on PlayOnLinux

I manged to successfully install Microsoft Word on PlayOnlinux. I use jabref for references which can generate an XML file which can be imported into word for citation. I can do this on word on MS ...
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Dual Boot-Microsoft Word

I have windows 7 alongside with Ubuntu 14.04, but my windows is not working anymore(blue screen of death). What I want to do, is to open and use microsoft word from my ubuntu. Is that any close to ...
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Open MS Office Documents with Google Chrome Web Apps?

I'd like to be able to edit Word, Excel, and Powerpoint files in Google "Drive" using the Docs, Sheets, and Slides Chrome Apps. I know this is possible on Windows and MAC but has anybody figured out ...
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Unability of opening documents in Microsoft Word 2010

I am not able to open certain documents in Microsoft Word 2010. When I double click on the document there is a program error displayed saying The program DW20.EXE has encountered a serious problem ...
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Copy + paste MS Word doc into Libre office doc?

On Ubuntu 14.04 I tried to copy an MS word docx.into a blank libre office document ( control C + Control V) but nothing happens. How can I do this?
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Libre Office garbles text

Last night I was working on a .doc file that I've been working on for about a week. Before leaving it for the night - I saved it as usual (it was first saved as "Microsoft Word 97/2000/XP/2003", and ...
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How can I open MS Word files in LibreOffice? [duplicate]

I would like to just use Ubuntu from now on, I don't want to go back to windows unless I have to. The problem being, I have a few documents that I need to work on in Microsoft Word. Can someone give ...
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How to change default font size in menus after Wine?

I am using Wine 1.4.1 to run MS Word 2010 in Ubuntu 12.10. Yet, the font size and menus in Word are just too small. Have a look: Is there a way for me to change the Word font size and menu sizes? I.e....
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How to open .docx files on Ubuntu?

I am unable to view images in .docx on Ubuntu. I have Ubuntu 10.10 and OpenOffice.org 3.2.1 (ooo-build 3.2.1.4, Ubuntu package 1:3.2.1-7ubuntu1.1) Is there any tool to read .docx? Please note that I ...
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Opening .docx attachments in Firefox using LibreOffice

I'm trying to open .docx files from the Outlook Web App, viewed in Firefox, with LibreOffice. LibreOffice is installed on my computer and the default application for opening .docx files. What's more, ...
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Checking LibreOffice-saved Microsoft Word files

I'm looking for a method to verify that a .doc or .docx file that has been created in Microsoft Word, and then modified in Ubuntu (in my case, with LibreOffice) will look the same when I give it to ...
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Why is Microsoft Word complaining about Libre Office's .odt files being corrupt?

Whenever I give someone a .odt file created with LibreOffice and they open it with Microsoft Word, it says that the file is corrupt. Is there a CRLF problem or are the .odt files MS Word makes and the ...
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Open a file with Microsoft Word

I have Word installed with PlayOnLinux (front-end and helper scripts for WINE). I'd like to be able to select "open with" when downloading a .doc file with Firefox and open it quickly as can be done ...
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Using RTL languages with MS Office in Wine 1.4

I've installed MS Office 2007 in Ubuntu 12.04 using Wine 1.4 with no problems, and it works fine with the English Language. However, I need to use it to work with Arabic and Hebrew, and it doesn't ...
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How to open word 5.0 files?

I tried Libreoffice but failed. I used the file command, but it only recognizes the file as "data". Is there a way to open a very old format like a Word 5.0 file? After I use catdoc,it shows this ...
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LibreOffice displays the content of .docx files differently

Guys this is getting really annoying, i installed Windows 7 alongside Ubuntu 11.10 just to use the office. Each time i want to write a document i reboot into Windows 7. It's all because of the ...