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Q: Unable to save new Word or Excel document

I recently changed computers. I saved all of MY Documents And loaded tham into the new computer, along woth my Office 2000 software. My OS is now Windows XP.
When trying to save a new document I get the following message:
"Folder C:\Documents & Settings\(my name)\My Documents\(title)\ isn't accessible. The folder may be located in another volume or protected with password" I can access all of my previous documents. Just cannot add to them.

I do not have password protection. Does anyone have a clue? is Office 2000 not compatable with XP? This XP is getting to be a pain in the butt!

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A: Unable to save new Word or Excel document

Are the files set to Read Only?

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I have store word/excel to server. I experience when I open it from server and edit, when save it to the same location, it got and error and cannot be save. I have to save as my local pc and do copy/paste to the server.

How can I solve this problem?

Thank you.

A:Word/Excel document cannot save to server

It sounds like a permissions problem as though you have access to open the file, but not modify or save it.

Is this on your work network or a home network?

Do you know how to use permissions and folder/file security?

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Need help trying to save a word 2007 document. Am running Windows Vista. I have been working on this document for the past couple of days, a high school maths investigation with lots of equations and graphs copied over from 'Autograph' a 3d graphing software. I have been able to save it with ease with all this stuff on it until an hour ago. When I press CTRL+S it opens up the save as box (even though i've already saved it before). Then when i press save in this dialog box the box closes for a half a second before opening again without me pressing anything. I do it again and again and notice the little loading bar that tells you it's saving in the bottom right hand corner of the document gets stuck and then stops when the box opens up again. I've tried to rename it and this doesn't work. i copied it into an old word document and then saved that document and that document wouldn't save either. i got rid of it off that document and the old document saved perfectly. I closed it just to check it was actually not saving and it isn't. Is there something wrong with my document? or is it word? please help!

A:Unable to save a specific word 2007 document.

How large is the file? Do a Save As to a new file.

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I lost a few hours of work due to:
Suddenly unable to save a file in Excel. No warnings etc. Blissfully working (and saving) along but when I boot up again later I found the file 'not saved' but a random number file eg; BDF45000 in directory. Opens up in Excel but with only some data.

I did:
Run repair, Office 2003 Proff. (No change)
Check for 'read only' (Not the problem)
Use Reg Mechanic, cleaned up and defragged... (No change)
Save under different name. (No change)

I use AVG... could it be that a third party app interferes with a 'proper save'?.. or AVG interference whilst excel tries to save? I am a bit paranoid at this stage... not trusting the pc. Ideas?

A:Unable to save file in Excel /Word

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I have 2 comps that have this prob, both running xp sp2, I can open files (word and excel 2000 and microsoft works 4.5) from the network no prob. I can also save the files to the network drive.
The prob happens when i try to save as to the network drive, I recive the error

I can save the file to my hard drive.
I have no password on the file and the network drive is accesable.

I have unistalled and reinstalled the office (did not help).

All other programs have no problems with save as on the network.

A:unable to save as to network drive with word/excel 2000

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Each time I want to save this specific file after a modification, I got an error message and MS Word shuts down. I tried to copy/paste the text in a new document but it doesn't help.
What happened is that I first wordprocessed a part of this document with Trados (translation managing software) and thought the problem was due to this but even when copying the "trados-free" part of the doc and pasting in a new one I still can't save it: Word closes without saving.

any help would be greatly appreciated

A:Can't save my word document

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When I save an MS word document from my Kingston stick to my Documents folder, it disappears from my documents folder. Why does this happen and how can I stop it from happening?

A:when I save an MS word document it disappears

I'd like to clarify a few things.

When you "save the document", are you transferring it from a flash drive to the My Documents folder on the main drive?


Have you opened the document and then saving it to "My Documents" on the main drive?


Is the "My Documents" folder one a folder on the "Kingston stick"?

Or are you doing something else?

Orange Blossom

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I'm hoping someone might be able to point me in the right direction with what appears to be a problem with Word.

I have a Lotus Notes application that stores a lot of information, and part of that is output to a word document for printing. A user opens a document in Lotus Notes, presses a button and a Word document is created with the relevant information in it. It does this by getting Notes to launch a Word template file with the layout how we want it, and passing an XML file with all the required values from Notes so that a VBA function in the Word template can read this information in. It's quite a convoluted way of doing things I'll agree, but I am just working with a a system that was developed a long time ago and in most cases it works well.

When the user is done making any changes to the Word document, there is a macro button in Word that they press to mark the document complete. This makes the document readonly, sets a few custom properties and then saves the document.

In most cases, if you were to run through the process, everything works fine. Sometimes however, a small number of users are finding that their work isn't saved. If for example they launch a new word document, make changes and then close word, then go back to that document and make more changes before pressing the Complete button in Word, they find that the next time they go to the document it's in the state before their most recent changes, which are lost.

The Complete b... Read more

A:Word VBA fails to save document

I would look at folder permissions first on the network for the affected users, as compared to the ones that are working.

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Hey all, I was wondering if you can save a Word document as a PDF file and if so, how?


A:How to save a Word document as a PDF file?

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Hello, Many times when I open a document, for some reason the option comes up to save the document, yes or no. I have changed nothing on this document, just opened it. Anyone know why, and then should I select yes or no?

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A friend of mine has MS Word 2003 and though it always used to work, a couple of days ago, it simply began to refuse to save anything. She is typing something for school, and when she tried to save the document, the "save" dialog box disappears for a second, then pops back up.......nothing else can work, of course, so long as that box is there........she tries repeatedly to save it, but it will disappear and reappear immediately each time. The only way she can do anything is to remove the name in the "name" area and then just click on the "x" at the top right of the dialog box. At that point, everything she's typed disappears and the MS Word page is blank again.

I've never heard of such a thing, but I'm not real familiar with the Office products. Does anyone have any idea what is going on and how to fix this?

A:Solved: MS Word 2003 won't save document

Have her run a "Detect and Repair", from the Help menu.

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When I click on the save icon on the toolbar nothing happens. I've tried right click, double click but no luck.

A:Solved: Save Word 2007 Document?

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While trying to save a document or open on in word, it just freezes and says it is not responding. I had a trial version of word so I bought microsoft office and reinstalled it, and all my other office programs work except for word. I have run a virus check and have no viruses.

I have windows 7

I have read a few threads on what people have recommened, but don't quite understand what they are saying.
Please can someone help.

A:word freezing when trying to open or save document

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Hello guys.

A colleague of mine swear that she saved her Word document. At least half a dozen of time before closing it.

Now, It's gone. We looked in every folder possible. Did a search (querying the hidden file and folders and The system one)

and there is nothing.

We did a search by words in the document itself and nothing.

It wasn't saved on a Floppy, CD or USB drive nor a network drive.

Where can it possibly be?

A:Solved: Word didn't save a document

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Is there a way to get Word 2000 to save the printer settings in with the saved document?

Example: My favorite word processor, Lotus Word Pro, will save such things as which pages were printed last, whether it was printed duplex or normal, and which printer it was printed to. So, if I open the document, print it to my HP5 in duplex mode and then save the document, the next time I open and print that document, it has those same settings already set.

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I am working on an excel document. I am trying to save it to my hard drive and our network drive. Either way, an error comes up saying Document Not Saved. Does anyone know what causes this error since there is no error code.

A:Excel Document Wont Save Error

Hi there,

Possibly ...

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;103329 (XL 95/97)

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;121942 (Template, XL 97)

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;329410 (XL 2000)

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;214073 (XL 2000/2003)

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;271513 (Troubleshooting Saving..)
I'd recommend reading/printing them all. Hope these help.

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One of my user is having this problem on her Windows XP PC:

Dell GX260 with Windows XP Professional running 512MB RAM, Office XP, Acrobat 5.0

When opening a Word file & edited in Word XP, the user cannot SAVE or use SAVE AS the file, when try to exit out the file, get prompt to either SAVE, CLOSE, or CANCEL the file, at that point it will still not save the file, the only way to exit the file is to hit CLOSE to exit.

I initially thought this might be a Word Xp problem, so I ran the repair tool in Office XP, that did not fix it.

I then uninstalled Office XP, reinstalled Office XP, but that also did not fix the problem.

I then ran the Office update to download the latest patches from MicroSoft, but that also did not fix the problem.

I then UNINSTALLED Acrobat 5.0 from the PC, that FIXED the problem.

WITHOUT Acrobat 5.0 on her PC, the user was now able to open & edit a Word file, and able to SAVE the edited file, also able use SAVE AS to save the file as a new copy.

I then reinstalled Acrobat 5.0 thinking the previous copy of Acrobat 5.0 on the PC might be corrupted, as soon as Acrobat 5.0 was back on the PC, the same problem with the SAVE feature came back in Word XP.

I then installed the patch update for Acrobat 5.0, that did not fix the problem.

At this point, I am out of clues on how to fix it....The user tried Acrobat 6.0 before on the same PC, but decided to reverse back to Acrobat 5.0 because of format problem with 6.0.......so Acrobat 6.0 is no... Read more

A:Unable to Save/Save As/close Word XP file with Acrobat 5.0 installed

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Hi there this is really urgent i typed for 5hours and when I wanted to save my word closes and now lost all my work i have typed normally there would show a window of my last working files that it can bring some of it back before the 10minutes but cant find that window that pop's up anymore. Please where can I find this window I really need this task need to print it at 7. 30

A:Word closes when i want to save document!!! Lost all my work!!!! HELP

Well, if autosave was on, try going here to look for any autosave files:

Of check your word settings for save and check where your current auto save flder is set too...

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Two people use my computer, Nathan and Michael.  Both are Administrators.  When Nathan is logged on his Word 2003 documents are saved in:
C:\...Nathan\Documents.  When Michael is logged on his Word 2003 documents are also saved in:  C:\Nathan\Documents.  Obviously, the way it should work is Nathan's Word documents should be saved under his log-in and Michael's documents should be saved under Michael's log-in.  I can't make that happen.  Here's what I've tried so far: 
I go to Control Panel, Tools, Options, File Locations.  When I click Modify I can indicate a different folder for saving Word documents, but I can't change the location "Nathan."  Also, any change I make just adds the new extension to the existing.  Example:
C..\Nathan\Documents    Modified to:  C..\Nathan\Documents\Documents, etc.  Whatever I choose is added onto the existing location
I hope I've explained this clearly.  Any Word 2003 experts out there who can help on this one?  It's really got me puzzled.  Thanks in advance.

A:Changing save document location in Word 2003

the first question that ' you cannot change the location " Nathan"' , do you log out when you change the location under Michael adminstrator.
As for another question, did you try with another file name. I mean you can try with different file name, like C..\Nathan\Documents\Tutorial
Hope my answer can help you a bit. Thanks!

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I have more word documents ( .doc ) on my desktop. If i open it, and do some changes, and after saving and closing it, the file changes place on the desktop. If my file was placed on the the right side at
the desktop, after editing it, it will be moved to the left side. It will always move to the left side. I also noticed that this problem only occurs if my word file is saved as .doc. If i save my file as .docx, then it's fine. I have Windows 7 Professional
32 bit installed.


Can someone tell me, how to fix this?





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I?m using windows 7 on a HP tower.
I have a PDF fallible application (CMS100 072019 v1-0.pdf) which I?ve completed online. The filled document prints OK.
When I save it to the shows 1.26 MB (1,326,091 bytes) properties for the document.
I get the following message each time I try to save the document: Please wait???????????????.
if this message is not eventually replaced by the proper contents of the document your PDF viewer may not be able to view this type of document
??you can upgrade by going to https://www.adobe.com/go/acrreader
Any suggestions or assistance?


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Our company uses ownCloud. To access our ownCloud, we use Internet Explorer 11. Inside our ownCloud there are documents created and shared among users. When I click a Word document, a pop-message appear  -
"Do you want to save abc.docx (567 KB) from xxxxowncloud?  Save   Cancel   
How can I open the document that would launch Word automatically without getting this pop-up message?

Thank you.

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I have a word document with 6 pages of content, no tables just text. I need to import this into an excel spreed sheet. However I need everything to have its own cell. For example if my word document says:

Cows cannot jump high and cost $400
However Frogs can jump very high an $2
But cats can kind of jump high and cost $10

then I would need the cells to be filled like this

[Cows] [cannot] [jump] [high] [and] [cost] [$400]
[However] [Frogs] [can] [jump] [very] [high] [an] [$2]
[But] [cats] [can] [kind] [of] [jump] [high] [and] [cost] [$10]

Is there a way to quickly do this? I have word and excel 2010.

A:Word document -> Excel

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Hi There

I'm not sure if this is possible to do using VBA. Here is an example only.

In an Excel spread sheet, suppose that I have the following in Column A starting in Cell A2 with the coresponding Numbers in Column B starting in cell B2 :

Revenues $100,000
NOI $50,000
Costs $10,000
I also have an MS Word document minimized that has the following words: The words obviously could change.

I have been working for this company for 1 year and have made revenues of $XXXXXX. My NOI are only $XXXXXX and I also know form my accounting department that my costs are now down to $XXXXX.
What I want to do now is the following. Instead of copying and pasting from the Excel to the word document the dollar amounts, I want to create a macro that picks the dollar amounts from the Excel worksheet an places them in the proper places in the word document where the XXXXX are. To create your workbook and the MS Word Doc, use the generic default names (book1 and document1)

I believe that I have expalained myself on what I want to do. keep in mind that the text in the MS Word document is not fixed. The XXXX can be anywhere. You can use the words revenues, NOI and costs as identifiers in the word document. Also, in the Excel workbook, the information need not be specifically in Columns A or B. But once again the identifiers are the same, Revenues, NOI and Costs.



A:Excel into Word Document

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I have a non-profit org that requires multiple forms of data and information collection. I am looking for shortcuts to make my life more sane. I have an excel document with a couple hundred lines of data, including client names, addresses, etc. I also have a Word document that requires the data that is contained in the Excel document to be filled into specific places. Can I have excel generate a new Word document form a template using the Excel data? I am using Microsft Office 2007. I would need a seperate document for each line. Thanks for any help anyone can provide.

A:Excel to Word document

I have just the thing!

I am a Macro novice so please don't expect me to be able to explain how this works.

If you create a button and assign this macro to it, when clicking the button it will export everything between two cells into a word document (as an image).

The important bits you've got to worry about are:

Set wd = wdApp.Documents.Open("C:\test.doc") - c:\test.doc is the location of a word document (you have to set this up).

Range("A1:G22").CopyPicture xlScreen, xlPicture - The Range between cells is what is coppied.

Sub PasteToWord()

Dim wdApp As Object
Dim wd As Object

On Error Resume Next
Set wdApp = GetObject(, "Word.Application")
If Err.Number <> 0 Then
Set wdApp = CreateObject("Word.Application")
End If
On Error GoTo 0

Set wd = wdApp.Documents.Open("C:\test.doc")

wdApp.Visible = True

Range("A1:G22").CopyPicture xlScreen, xlPicture

End Sub

Hope this helps!

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Hi all,

I've had this recurring issue with Windows 7 and I can't seem to work around it.

I often do a little bit of office work at home and I generally email myself the files I'm interested in while I'm still @ work, sign into my company Outlook webmail when I get home, download the files, and work on them @ home.

Now, I've noticed something strange with Windows 7 and it's baffling the hell outta me!

When I open a file directly from an attachment, I can edit it fine etc., but when I attempt to save it, it says I am unable to save to the specified location! I've tried a "save as" and created a folder with no permission restrictions whatsoever and it still refuses to save! I cannot save it anywhere!!

If I save the attachment first and then edit the saved attachment, all is fine - it seems to me like a user access issue, but I can't be certain.

Any ideas people?

A:Unable to save Office document - Outlook webmail

zigz hi and welcome

Nice nick btw

Are you logged on as a std user? clean install?

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Hi! i need you help!.. I am unable to open or save files in the shared drive using Excel 2007 but i can open/save excel 2007 files saved in my local drive

The error message I get when i try to open is "Could not open...." followed by the path and excel name.

This is the error message i get when i try to save in the shared drive:

Microsoft office excel cannot acces the file". There are several possible reasons:

the file name or path does not exist
the file is being used by another program
the workbook you are trying to save has the same name as a currently open workbook

Please help

A:Unable to Open and Save Excel files in the shared drive using Excel 2007

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Received a few MS Excel files from an outside vendor as e-mail attachment. I am able to save the attachement to My Doc or desktop and then open or open them directly from Outlook 2003 or 2007.

But when I tried to save the doc with or without making changes, the spreadsheet just sits there and saying Saving at the bottom. I waited several miniutes to be saved, but it just sits there. It does not taking any extra resources. On Application event viewer, it just displayes application hang error.

A:Unable to save or save an Excel files

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I would like to get this preferably into Word and be able to use the tab key to jump to the next entry. is there any way to do this?
Ho do I reduce the size of this file so I can upload it?

A:getting a document into excel or word and being able to work with it

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I hear that it's possible to open word documents in excel. I have lots of long tables in word that I need to transfer to spreadsheets and it'll take me forever to cut and paste them. What can you suggest? My laptop uses windows xp. Thanks.

A:Opening word document in excel

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Hello again!!!!

Since d/l and installing Adobe reader 9, I am unable to save a document. If I email the document to myself, then I can save it, but if I try to save it from the original page, when I click on File>save as, I get no response. Any suggestions how to correct this?

A:Solved: Unable to save Adobe PDF document to Documents file

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I have an Excel sheet that contains data per row. At the end of each row, I want to put a button (or a hyperlink to a file) that will put the data from that row into a new Word document, something like a printer-friendly document.

Please find enclosed the Excel file and the DOC format that I need.

A:Solved: Populate Word Document from Excel

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am not able to my any one of excel sheet and word document.Last 5 days before, i worked on and today when i opened the same excel sheet ,its show a message that xls::is not a valid format.
and for word document its come in encoding.
my all document is been corrupt ,so pls help me out , how can i rectify this all my document

A:my all files excel and word document is corrupted

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I have installed on my computer Office 2007.
When i opend a Word or Excel document and than try to close it i get the following error messages: "Microsoft office Word has stoped working"
Windows is checking for a solution to the problem
A Problem coused the program to stop working correctly. Windows will close the program and notofy you if a solution is available.

In some cases i can not even close my word ofr excel document and only can do so by using the Task Manager!!!!

Any body knows how to solve this problem????

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A:Can not close windows Excel or Word document

Did you install or change anything before this began. Have you tried a repair?


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Hello, would you please assist me in solving this problem: I have an Excel object (Excel.Sheet.1) in MS Word document. I'm trying to write a Visual Basic macro for MS Word to change the data in cell A1 of this table. How can I access the cell? I can only activate the table for example like this: ActiveDocument.Fields(1).OLEFormat.Activate - this leads to the same result as double clicking on the table object...

I know how to access MS Word tables, but the problem here is that I have to work with an Excel table.. I suppose only an Excel macro can access it and modify it... And if I write an excel macro to do so, how can I call it from my MS word macro script? Does solving of this problem involve OLE, DDE...? Maybe I should run the Excel application to modify the table and then close it.. so far I have no success in doing that.. this has to be implemented in a single MS word macro.

Thank you!

A:Accessing excel worksheets in a word document (VB macro).

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Hi guys,

So here's what I'm trying to do. Basically I need to create a word document report from data in an access database. The access database basically contains risk items for different entities. So, the report will contain all the risk items for one specific entity and a summary.

What I want to be able to do is enter all this information into the database and then automatically generate the report. The database is basically setup, including the queries I need. I just don't know how get the information over to word in the way need.

The main problem is that I need a summary section that lists the number and types of risks found above, and then the details of each individual risk below. So a very simplified example:

Report for ENTITY 1.

1 High Risk
2 Medium Risks
6 Low Risks

Detailed Information
Risk 1: RISK 1's NAME
Severity: High
Infomation: This is the information about risk 1.

Risk 2: RISK 2's NAME
Severity: Medium
Information This is the information about risk 2.


I know that this is not a standard "mail merge", but I thought it might be possible using VBA. I have used a (very) little VBA, but I am willing to learn more. I just need a push in the right direction as to where I might get the information I need. Several other things I would like to be able to do (but could sacrifice if necessary) are pulling images stored as OLE objects in the access db into the report for each risk and being able to control the backg... Read more

A:Access/Excel merge to complex Word document

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Hello Everyone.

I need a help with the VBA macro.

I have one excel file & a word file. I need the data in the excel sheet to copy in to the word document.

This is what i need,

1. When you open the excel file, it has two columns Units & Comments.
2. The data in the Unit column need to replace this "XXXXXXXXXXXXX" in the word document,
3. The data in the Comments column need to replace this "cccccccc" in the word document,
4. once the unit column & comments column data is copied in to the word document. I need the word document to be saved with the file name of "XXXXXXXXXXXXX".

As a end result, i would have each file for each row in the excel file.

Is this possible? Could someone help me with this thing?

Thank you so much for looking in to this,

A:Solved: Copy data from Excel to Word Document

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I have an excel spreadsheet I have to work with a lot. I also have to turn around and type it all in again on a word document. I just need to make sure I get two different papers complete. Anyway, how do I automatically populate in word when I put the info on my excel sheet. If anyone could help me with this you would save me tons of work. I would really appreciate it. Thanks

A:How do I atutomatically populate a word document from an excel spreadsheet?

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Using Excel 2000, I want to write a macro that opens a specific word doc. I can manage in VB to open a blank word doc...but what is the command for a specific document?


A:Excel 2000: Macro to Open Specified Word Document

Sub OpenWordDoc()

Dim AppWord As Object
Set AppWord = CreateObject("Word.Application")
AppWord.Visible = True
AppWord.Documents.Open Filename:="c:\path\filename.doc"

End Sub

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This is a really "stupid" question... must be late on a Sunday night after a long holiday...
How do I change the number of previously opened documents at the bottom of the file menu in Word/Excel etc...

I'm running Windows XP Pro on a brand new Toshiba. Trying to "reset" all of my defaults.


A:Previous Document Lists for Word/Excel etal

Tools - Options - General

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I have an excel file with over 2000 names that I need to make a word merge document out of. I copied and pasted the information from excel into word 2000. I put it all in tables so that it would be separated by the fileds so that I could sort it alphabetical by city and state. But when I go to make the merge document, I already had a letter to merge the names and addresses into, it will not merge. What have I not done, or still need to do? Can someone help me please. I missed my deadline 2 days ago.

A:Excel Spreadsheet to Merge Document in Word 2000

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I have a friend who is unable to open a doc. that he has been working on for a couple of weeks. He is using microsoft works and he says he saved the doc. after each use but now when he tries to open the doc. he gets the message that works is unable to open this program and that the file may be corrupted. This happen to him once before. Any suggestions as to how to open this doc. Thanks

A:unable to open word document

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Hello.Help me please to repair word document.While I was editing a document suddenly word crashed and the document became unable to be opened: Error messages during processing Any help would be appreciated,Ricky

A:Word document unable to be opened

Hi, Microsoft Word is a product from Microsoft, not HP. Please try Microsoft Community help:           http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us?auth=1 Regards.

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<b>Hi to All</b><p>
Having received (many thanks again !) such a great reponse to an earlier 'thread' - wondered if anyone could assist with this small problem a good friend has :-<p>
On opening 'Word' he finds a letter he had deleted always on the screen ? - no file path given.<p>
File>Properties>Statistics show page statistics but no 'Created, Modified etc.. at top - appears this letter is being displayed as a default ?<p>
A search/find for files/folders using keywords or title shows nothing ?<P>
Appreciate any thoughts - thanks<p>George

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<b>P.S.</b> Sorry forgot to add - running Windows 98<p>George

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since upgrading my Desk Top and transferring my documents I now find that I am unable to read the word document. The document was created using Microsoft office 2001. Ihave downloaded the trial Microft Offine 2010 Home and Student, butd got no Joy andy help would be appreciated - Gerry

A:Unable to read word document

if i was you i wouldn't use trials. in trials you can't use much funtions (eg. older docs). i think that if you like simple (like word 2001) you can download open office for free here: OpenOffice.org - The Free and Open Productivity Suite. it can use doc formats. i am using it also. it works perfect.

edit: if you still want to use the office trial you should post something in the office part of this forum.

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Something happened to one of my Word documents. When I try to open it, it says:

The document name or path is not valid. Try these suggestions:
* Check the file permissions for the document or drive.
* Use the File Open dialog box to locate the document
(C:\Documents and Settings\.....\temp.doc)

When I first couldn't access it, it was in "Documents" (not in C:\), so I dragged it into C:\documents & Settings\... but it didn't do any good.

How can I retrieve it? When I use the File Open dialog box, it just gives me the same message.

A:unable to access WORD document

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