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Word 2000: Creating a Master Document of document templates

Q: Word 2000: Creating a Master Document of document templates

This might be kind of tricky.

We're trying to streamline our RFQ-to-Quote process, which currently utilizes a combination of digital forms and hand-written forms passed among several departments. My boss asked me to modify the RFQ form to save him some typing (because he has to retype all the information in the final Quote), and I--not understanding the complexity of the process--very stupidly told him that it could be done fairly simply using form fields and bookmarks. He's been kind enough to grant me a lot of leniency because for him anything would be better than the current situation, so as long as I can improve on what we use now, he'll be happy.

I thought about creating form templates for each of the departments, then as the original RFQ circulated from one department to the next subsequent forms would be appended to it to create a rolling document. I'm not too happy with the that idea; there's all sorts of room for user error. I thought about creating a single document template containing every department's form, but a) I don't want any single department to be able to modify information gathered during another department's process, and b) certain departments must generate a variable number of copies of their form.

I told my boss the best way to accomplish a secure and low-maintenance RFQ-to-Quote would be to create a stand-alone Quote Generator application, but we both agree the effort is not condusive to the timeframe by which he wants me to manage this project. So here's my idea:

I want to create a Master Document template of document templates, so that my boss can create a new RFQ-to-Quote Master Document as needed while at the same time allowing each department the autonomy of generating its own documentation.

I don't think that's possible.

Has anyone else faced a similar issue, and if so, how did you address the problem?



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A: Word 2000: Creating a Master Document of document templates

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I am running XP and Word 2000 and Nortons. Word will crash if you leave the document open for a while (there is no specific time frame) and then select close (icon). The error - Microsoft Word for Windows has encountered a problem and needs to close. The details are: AppName: winword.exe
Modname: kernel32.dll
modvers: 5.1.26002180
offset 0001eb33

This has pretty much happened since I got this laptop. I have reformatted and reinstalled everything (due to another problem) and still have the same problem with word. I have used the same CD on other computers to install word and they do not have the same problem.

I use a variety of templates and plain documents in my work and can not pin point it to one template.

If you leave Word open with a document (no matter what size) and come back to it later this is when the problem happens. I started to get around it my saving first then closing, but this no longer works. The save completes and then I select Close and this is when it happens - you get the dreaded pause and then you hear the whirl of the computer and then you get the Microsoft Word for Windows has encountered a problem and needs to close. Firstly I could put up with it but is now just a nusiance.

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I created some document templates under Word 97 -- File, New and now I can't get rid of them. Can't seem to find the right key words in Microsoft's Knowledge Base to address this. Can anyone help?

Thanks in advance.

A:Document templates in word

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In my Word 2003 program, I have some templates shown that are no longer used by me. They are listed at the right hand side of the "New Documents" window under "Recently Used Templates" Can anyone tell me how I can remove unused items from this list, please? Additionally, if I click on "Templates on my Computer", only my currently used template is shown, so I want to delete the "Recently Used" list as it is surplus to requirements. Many thanks.

A:Delete Unused Document Templates in Word 2003

Please do not start more than one thread for the same issue.

If there is no response after 24 hours you can post a reply to "bump" your thread back up to the top.

Closing duplicate.

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I am preparing a chemistry textbook and have hit several interesting, undocumented limits in Word. I was able to bypass them by splitting the document into two documents and linking the second as a sub-document in the first. This introduced another interesting problem...

Each document contains several text boxes.

• Everything is visible is print preview.
• When I print each individual document, everything prints.
• [THE PROBLEM] When I print the complete document, some(?) text boxes in the first document do not print; all text boxes in the second document print. (Again, everything is visible in print preview, but not in the printed document).

Your thoughts...

Roy Jensen
Chemistry, Grant MacEwan College

A:Word 2003 master document doesn't print text boxes

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Basically at work we have these documents we need to fill out for each project which could contain up to 25 standard tasks. Each task is shown on a list and also has a table dedicated to it later in the document. The master document contains all 25 tasks and tables but not all are relevant to every job, so we have to go through and delete the ones we don't need. It'd be much more efficient if we could have a way of selecting the necessary tasks (e.g. from an index table on the front page) and having the document populated with only these tasks. I could easily do something similar in Excel using the VLOOKUP command, and if I can't find a better way then that's what I'll have to do, but this would still leave a bunch of empty tables to delete and isn't great in terms of formatting etc. so I'd rather have it all in Word if possible. Also, this would mean for some jobs the list of tasks would read e.g. 1,2,3,9,10,17 etc. when I'd much prefer it to be 1,2,3,4,5 etc.
Any advice and help regarding how to approach this problem would be greatly appreciated.

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Can anyone try and explain this?

I can have a document open and already typed up; if I go back through it to edit it, instead of the characters being 'pushed along ' either by the space bar or by the letters inserted pushing them along to accomodate the inserted ones, the charaters instead get wiped off ; as I move the characters with the space bar, they get wiped off instead of moved along

I hope that makes sense more than 'clear as mud'

but can anyone hazzard a guess as to why this happens?

A:Oddity While Creating A Document In Microsoft Word

Step 4:Add text by moving the cursor to where you want the new text and begin typing, pushing the existing text to the side. If you want to erase the old words as you type the new, press the "Insert" key on your keyboard. You can toggle between the two choices; when you are in overwrite mode the "OVR" in the status bar at the bottom of the screen will be highlighted. Another option is to highlight the text you want to delete and begin typing. The text will be erased automatically.Sticky "Insert" key?http://www.ehow.com/

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I work at a small accounting firm and earlier this year we purchased some new laptops which run 64 bit Windows 7. Since then, we have started to upgrade Office on our computers. On one of the Windows 7 computers, I installed Office 2010 last week. We also use CCH's program ProSystem fx Engagement. Now, when opening Word inside of Engagement (not sure if this happens outside of Engagement because the user can't recall it happening) an error occasionally comes up which says "error creating obj document." The user hits okay, which is the only option, and then receives a second error that says "obj document is nothing." She then again selects okay and moves on. It doesn't seem to cause any issues with functionality so I'm not rushing to fix it but we want to get rid of the errors and hopefully have an idea of how to correct it in the future.

Please keep in mind I'm a CPA helping with computer issues. Since we are relatively small, we don't actually have our own IT department or person. We have to go outside. I do pretty well keeping my home computer up and running if I can research the issue and find a solution. I've looked for a while and can't find a solution in a dumbed down language that seems to fit the issue.

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When saving a Word 2007 document as a webpage (htm, html), an extra folder is automatically created besides the hmtl document itself. This folder contains background information like pictures, wallpaper etc. Is there a way to prevent that folder from being created in the first place? I've got Word 2000 on another computer, and when I save my word documents as html files over there, that extra folder is not generated. The only time that folder is created in 2000 is if my documents contain pictures, wallpaper etc. In Word 2007, it is created all the time, even though my documents are just plain text.

A:Solved: Word 2007, saving document as html document: how to get rid of extra folder?

Managed to find the solution, it was very simple after all. One has to save the document as a filtered webpage and click "yes" when a box pops up warning you that you will use certain featuers which are specific to Office2007, such as the background. Then the document will save without that extra folder and files.

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I have two questions regarding documents created in Word 2007...

1) Can links be created within a Word document? For example, can I click on and item my table of contents and have the document jump to that particular section of the document?

2) Also, is there a way to make sections of the document hidden until the user clicks a specific word or graphic in the document?

I'd like to specify a particular instruction and include a "Show example" link that would make a detailed example appear for those who needed the extra help.

Thanks everyone!

A:Word 2007 - Links within a document? Hide/Show sections of a document?

If you created table of contents through References - Table of Contents, you can hold Ctrl and click on the item in that table, word will take you there. This feature is standard.

Also, to navigate inside document you can use bookmark option.
Insert bookmarks. Word 2010 Bookmarks
Then insert Hyperlink - in the window select second tab "Place in This Document" and choose your bookmark.

As for hiding parts of document, I do not think that is possible.
You can create that in HTML document with javascript, but not in Word document.

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Hi all.

The other day whilst in the throws of fixing another unrelated problem I came across a strange and annoying Word Document problem.

When I bought this word document up it present a very unusual icon. It was grayed out and part of the title contained a ~$ then the name of the document.

When I tried to open it, the word document only opened up to the gray page just before it should turn white displaying the text, and there it froze.

Nothing worked after that! The freeze was so bad that the only way to close the window was to turn the computer off at the tower.

After rebooting I tried it again 2 more times with the same problem freeze occurring in the Word document.

Today I again found another document that caused the same problem, this time the icon for that document was normal but right beside this icon was another malformed grayed out ~$(name) icon.

When I tried to open either of the 2 icons I got the same freezing up problem, just as before.

I tried a previously suggested step in that I opened "Word" and from there navigated to where the bad files were located.

In turn I only hi-lighted each, and at the bottom of that window clicked on the arrow for the drop down box.

I was advised that one of the presented options was to repair the file. No such option was present.

So there you have it. Any advice on this problem please?


A:[SOLVED] Word document freezes computer and document is corrupted

Hi all.

Just to advise that I am going to mark this topic as Solved......to a fashion so to speak.
I may resurrect it at a later stage if the problem re-presents it's self.

In a nut shell. I spent a lot of time today searching sites and performing tests including searches on my computer program.

I ascertained that all the aforementioned "defective " Word documents originated in the same folder. After performing several search functions with the criteria as ~$.doc no other such files were found on my computer, other that the already mentioned.

All tests suggested would not repair the said documents.

I have now deleted the offenders and I will monitor the situation. If I run into problems again I will re-post.

Thanks anyway.

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Hey guys! Is there anybody knows a program that can convert (copy) words in an image to a real document that can be edited from Word?


A:Which software can convert an image of a document to a real document (MS Word)?

If you have MS Office, as I think you do, you might try out this link:


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Can anyone give me EXACT instructions that tell me how to create a simple, "fill in the blanks" form with Word 2013 for windows 7?

Friend wants me to take a file that looks like it was made by hand and turn it into a fill in the blank form for recording meeting minutes. Basically she audio records the meetings then wants to transcribe them to a file.

I have tried to create these fill in the blank fields, but this program is not letting me put them where i want them, nor adjust the size of them.

And everything I find using google looks like it was written for a different version than what I have.

its a simple 3 page document that I have saved as a PDF and docx formats, trying to create template, or something she can use out of them.

If i have to I will create one from scratch if someone can show me how to do it.. or point me to a page on theweb that can show me properly how to do it..

Getting frustrated after spending 3 hours trying to figure this stuff out..


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I am wondering how to make an hyperlink, from a main document, to a sentence of a sub document that got included through {INCLUDETEXT \\....docx} in the main document?

I posted yesterday this question in another forum.

I do not know how long it will take to get a reply in the other forum. I post the link to the details also in this forum, in order to speed up the process of getting an insight about a posible approach or solution for this problem. I hope this does not violate any of this forum's rules.

Thanks in advance

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I work at a small non-profit and we have updated two computers with new computers running Windows 7. We use MS Word 2003. I have checked all threads on forum related to this issue, but nothing seems to correct our problem. I would be grateful for any help.

Description of issue: With a Word document open, one should be able to click "File" > "Send To" > Mail Recipient As Attachment", or any of the other mail options, and have the email composition window of Thunderbird pop up. What happens is that Word is attempting to send the attachment via Windows Live Mail. The computer basically freezes. If you try and abort or get out of Word, and error pops up stating you can't close Word until the email has been sent. Finally, you have to force a shut down of the computer.

Internet Explorer shows Thunderbird as default email client. I have check all of the other obvious places for setting the default email client, but I can't seem to find a conflict anywhere on the computer showing Windows Live Email as default client.

As a side note, this employee was using Outlook Express as their email client prior to the computer upgrade and all setting were imported into Windows Live Mail, which was initially used. The employee did not like Windows Live Mail, so I installed Thunderbird. It is used as the default email client and the only issue has been with Word. Additionally, I know that the document could be sent from Windows Explorer by right-cli... Read more

A:Can't send Word Document via Thunderbird from open document

Might try uninstalling Word, then reinstalling it.

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I am using Excel 2003 to create a database of hyperlinks to different paragraphs and then through the use of a macro I can create word documents. I inherited this macro from a different department and want to customize it for my needs. That being said I have no idea how to edit a macro this large and complex. What's the best way for me to post the macro and my questions, through email, message through this site, post it in this window? The macro is about 15 pages in length. Thanks.

A:Excel 2003 - Macro for creating word document question

First, welcome to the forum!!!

The best way for one of the Excel gurus to work on your problem would be to post your file, after you have removed any confidential data (make a copy and do the editing in it). If it is too large, zip it first (and zip is preferred to rar).
If you are unable to post the file (there seems to be a problem at times with people who don't have very many posts being able to attach files) just send me an email via my profile (include the URL link to this thread). I will respond to you and then you can send it to me, after which I will post it for you.

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Operating system Windows XP home---Microsoft Word 2000

After just finishing up a 21 post session in Malware removal successfully, I have discovered a document problem in Word 2000! I am not a heavy word user, so 2000 has always worked fine for the personal tasks I use it for.

I typed in two short lines of script IDing a software program I recently downloaded, to tape to my tower to remember when to run the program. Now whenever I go to word, the two lines of script show up on the screen? I can highlight the lines and delete them to compose a new document, but the next time I go into word they reappear again.

In trying to permanently remove the lines, I have rummaged around in word and found in "file" - ( CCleaner optimization.doc) and when I click on that I get the following Microsoft Window that states:

The document or path is not valid. Try these suggestions.
*Check the file permissions for the document or drive
*Use the file open dialog boxto locate the document
C:\...\CCleaner optimazation.doc)

How do I find this document so I can delete the file and am concerned that everything I now type in word will create a new document file! There are three other document files above this one which I never wanted to keep.!

Can I just search in my C drive and find these files and delete them?

Any help wouldbe appreciated. Thanks, Tom

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Hi to all.
Christiane has the situation where every new document she opens has the same three lines of text appearing. She deletes them and types her ducument and saves it ok. Next blank document she opens - the three lines of text re-appear.
How do I reset her blank document to be blank?

A:MS Word 2000 same text every document

1. could be loading a template
2. could be a virus

check both

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My better half has a PhD thesis in final draft. The document contains imported figures, tables, and graphs. Figures, tables, and graphs, originally located at the end of each chapter, must now be moved to inside the chapter. Is there a way to move "pages" within a document to a new location? Copy/paste is not an option because of the imported date. Thanks!

A:Reorganizing a Word 2000 Document

Hi and Welcome to TSG,
I can't advise you on the editing you need to do - however please make some back-up copies of the doc at various stages so that if something goes wrong you have a fallback to work from.
Back up to disc or flashdrive or online (possibly Omnidrive) or all three!! but please don't do what my friend did and lose their PhD work in the final edit stages...


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my computer has office 2000 and Windows Me as operating system (both are duch versions)

when i save a word document, and i try to open it again via
- windows explorer
- file + select from the 4 recently opened files
- (when i start word with the /a option)
--> everything is fine
but when i open it via
- file - open
--> layout is gone (ex. table (gridlines) is missing and all the cells are displayed to the left margin of the page with an alinia break (carriage return) at the end of each cell (line)

--> some extra info is visible at the end of the file
see below

- uninstall and reinstall of office 2000 : no changes.

who can help me out ?
probably a registry entry i have to delete ?

C:\wdw\test tabel.doc
C:\wdw\test tabel.doc
Times New Roman
Times New Roman
Microsoft Word 9.0
Root Entry
Microsoft Word-document

A:word 2000 changes layout of a document

The problem lies between the keyboard and the chair.
(Don't take offense, I love that saying!)

Open Word.
Hit File-Open.
Note that you likely have "Recover text from any file" selected as the type. Change it to Word document and all will be well.

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I have problem, when I put link to .XPS document in MS word document, i can't open this link, nothing hapens , links to other file types works fine. XPS document opens without problem with IE when opening file from folder. I tried to lower security setings in IE hidden security zone "my computer" , but this wont help. There is no problem in Windows 7 with xps links. But i need it to work in Vista. I think it's some kind of security problems. Any ideas ?

Vindows Vista32 SP2
MS Office 2007 SP2

A:Can't open .XPS document link from word document

Will this be any help:http://www.microsoft.com/whdc/xps/viewxps.mspx

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I have a very simple Word 2007 macro-enabled template that has a single ActiveX checkbox control and a simple one-line Document_New macro. When this .dotm file is stored in a network folder that has been setup in Word 2007 to be a trusted location, Word always aborts when creating a new file based on this template.

If the ActiveX control is removed, or the macro code is removed, or the file is placed in a non-trusted location (and you select the option to enable macros when you get the security banner warning), it functions just fine. It's just the combination of ActiveX, macro code in a trusted location that causes the crash. I can e-mail the file for those that want to check it out.

Anyone got any ideas how to correct this strange one?

BTW, I have Office 2007 SP2.


A:Word 2007 aborts creating new document with macro-enabled template with ActiveX

This is a known issue with Word 2007 after installing another one of their hot-fixes (KB2251419). They applied a hot-fix (KB2449499) for it in October 2010

Here's a link:

I just figured this one out as well and was having the same issue.

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As soon as I press the enter key to go to another line the document closes...Any ideas?

A:Enter key closes Word 2000 document

Hi, and welcome to the TSG forum

just possible that you have a short cut set up to exit word
i have just followed these instructions a obtained a word document and then looked to see what was set for exit - you can also search for "return" or "enter" see whats set

in word
Print a list of shortcut keys
1. On the Tools menu, point to Macro, and then click Macros.
2. In the Macros in box, click Word commands.
3. In the Macro name box, click ListCommands.
4. Click Run.
5. In the List Commands dialog box, click Current menu and keyboard settings.
6. Click OK.
7. On the File menu, click Print

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formatting a document 10 examples each...


A:simple word 2000 - formatting a document

What??? Is this some kind of inside joke?

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Can anyone offer some assistance. I am currently working on a 5 page Microsoft word 2000 document and I have not inserted any page or section breaks. The strange thing is that faint dotted lines appear accross each page when I view it in normal view. I can't seem to delete the dotted lines. When I attempt to print the document it prints out around 60 pages with a few lines of text on each page.

Many thanks for your help.


A:Microsoft Word 2000 Document Problem

Andrea: Can you send the file? [email protected]

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I am trying to edit a large document about (69 pages) in Microsoft Word 2000 and also using endnote 5.0. The document constantly freezes and I have to Allt Ctrl Del to shut the document down. It only happens with this particular document.

I have turned off the option where Endnote loads up everytime I go into word.

There are no graphics in the document and I am using windows 98 O/S.

Can anyone please offer some advice as to why this would be happening.

Thank you.


A:Word 2000 Document Constantly freezes

Sounds like it's corrupt or just about.

Do you have Word XP available to you anywhere? It's "recovery" is better than prior versions, and it just might clear up the problem.

Sorry...never heard of Endnote.

The only other thing I can suggest is to clean up your hard drive, unless this occurs on other people's PCs too.


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In trying to save word document to a floppy I get an "illegal operation" prompt. This only occurs when I attempt to right click on document icon looking for "send to" option. I can save to floppy by going to "file", "save as" and then choosing a: drive.

A:Word 2000 document saving to floppy

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Hi I have a small database for keeping track of my calls (I work in IT support) and it works fine. BUT I want to have a "Related Documentation" field, which stores one or more documents relating to the call record(i.e. manuals or Microsft KB documents), so that when I look up the call I will have a copy of any documents that I used.

NB. I DO NOT WANT TO LINK THE DOCUMENT. I have to have the document included in the database, and the field must allow more than one Word document to be included.

Any ideas.

A:Access 2000: Adding A Word document to a record

You can create a table field that is is a data type OLE Object. I think you can only add one document per entry so you may want to create a seperate table for documents only that are linked to the main call record.

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Can someone give me a code sample to insert a small txt file into a completed document. I have a Word 2000 template with a custom userbox and in one of the fields on the userbox, I want to give the option to insert a very small notepad text file into the document, if that option is selected, and I don't know what the code should be. Thanks.

A:Insert a text file into a Word 2000 document

Can someone give me a code sample to insert a small txt file into a completed document. I have a Word 2000 template with a custom userbox and in one of the fields on the userbox, I want to give the option to insert a very small notepad text file into the document, if that option is selected, and I don't know what the code should be. Thanks.

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Hi everyone,

Just recently I've started having problems opening documents that are attachments from emails... The first time I try to open it, the Microsoft 2000 logo comes on, and then the triangle with an exclamation mark comes on with the words "This file could not be found. Try one of the following..."
Here's the weird part though-- I click on OK, go back to my original email attachment, click on open attachment, and it ALWAYS winds up opening the second time. This hasn't happened once, it happens every time I receive an attachment.

Does anyone know how I can get the attachment to open up the first time???
Thanks for your responses,

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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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Dear Friends,

First of all I apologise as I know that this topic has been posted on the Forum previously but I have been unable to locate the Threads. The O.S. on our computer is XP Home Edition and we use Word 2000.

My wife is the Secretary of a local organisation and typed out three A4 sized pages of Minutes of a Meeting when she decided to end the session and resume the next day. Unfortunately in a "Senior Moment" she clicked the X in the top right hand corner and clicked no to saving the changes in the subsequent dialogue box. As a result she had to re-type the three pages.

In case this happens again I wanted to be prepared. I believe the "file" will still be on the Hard Drive until overwritten but that there is no way on XP that you can rescue it. I seem to recall however on a previous post that there may be some third party software that might be of help and I wondered whether any kind person has any information on this matter.

Thank you for reading this.

Red Cloud

A:Solved: Rescuing unsaved document in Word 2000

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When I open Microsoft Office Word 2000 on my computer, another document appears in word that I had previously typed up. I was wondering how to get rid of this so a completely new document would open up instead.

Thanks for all your help

A:Solved: Word 2000 showing another document when opened

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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 resume, it's four pages, but there are three blank pages below that I can't get rid of. When I print my resume, my printer always spits out three blank pages? When I open the document there they are. How do I delete these? I suppose it's something simple.

A:Solved: Word 2000 creates blank pages at end of document

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I'm looking for document templates that are helpful for software development.

Especially I need two kinds of templates.

- Research about specific software technology problem
(research template)

- Software concept template
Where can I find these and other document templates for software development?

Thanks for help!


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I recently responded to an email from a known contact, changing the title and deleting the message to start a new topic. I had forgotten that this email carried an Alphadex-Attachment-Warning saying:- The original e-mail attachment "Toastmaster Spreadsheet.xls.lnk.xls" is on the list of unacceptable attachments for this site and has been replaced by this warning message. I contacted Alphadex immediately by email but received no response - and in the meantime forgot I had received this warning!

I have been receiving this periodically updated spreadsheet for several years with an .xls suffix. On 20.11.2012, the spreadsheet first appeared with the suffix .xls.lnk.xls, which I have to admit I didn't notice. I was able to open it without problem twelve times between that date and the warning message which arrived on 16.5.2013.

Since using this email to start a new topic with my contact, the formatting of my filed word processing documents and custom templates have been corrupted; additionally, inserting the date from the software is displayed:{DATE\@"dd MMMMyyyy"} - although when I copied that to this message it appeared formatted in date form.

This formatting corruption is displayed on all filed documents, newly created templates and on documents filed on a USB. I am protected by AVG Premium Security 2012 and have run a computer scan which shows no virus infection.

This may be a co-incidence, but I find it strange that this, new to me, problem has ar... Read more

A:Corrupted docs and custom templates since xls.lnk.xls document

I have now discovered that the corruption was not caused by the Excel document attachment, but by a Word document. I attempted to open this attachment following my initial post on this website and was warned that opening the document 'caused a serious error' last time it was opened, so it is patently this that has corrupted my word processing documents.

Apart from corruption of the graphics (a simple coloured rectangle with rounded corners encircling the text area) and the corrupted date format, our email address in the header of all documents and templates is shown as a hyperlink, i.e. {HYPERLINK mailto:.....} and contains an old email address.

I am in serious trouble here as all my documents and templates are corrupted in this way and it will be a massive amount of work to amend them all if I am unable to find a software solution via the good offices of one of you Tech Support Guys. I really hope someone sees this and can help.


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Hello All

Win 7 Prof 32 bit
Office 2010

I've been trying to create a Task in Outlook from a Word Document that I have created on this computer. The idea is that a shortcut to the document is created as an Outlook Task. Click on the shortcut, and voila - there is the document.

The "Create Microsoft Office Task" icon DOES send the document to Outlook as a Shortcut in a Task, however, when I open the task, Outlook says:"Outlook blocked access to the following potentially unsafe attachments: Shortcut to 'document name'."

It's NOT an unsafe attachment; Outlook WILL OPEN this document if I send it as an email attachment. Outlook will open .docx files types.

This is a one person computer...no network, no sharing. And this problem has been driving me crazy. This would be a wonderful feature, if I can get it to work.

Anyone have any ideas what I (or Outlook) are doing wrong?

Thanks for your help

A:Creating a Task in Outlook 2010 from a Word 2010 Document

I think this will do the job for you:
Add & Create Outlook 2010 Tasks From Word 2010


You can create a task from Word 2010 document and save it under Outlook 2010 tasks. This feature is by default concealed but you can make it apparent on Quick Access toolbar and use it directly.

In order to use this feature, you need to make this feature apparent on Word 2010 Quick Access Toolbar, head over to Quick Access Toolbar and from small drop down button click More Commands.

You will reach Word Options dialog. Hit drop-down button present beneath the Choose commands and select All Commands. Now scroll-down the list and find Create Microsoft Outlook Task command. Select it and click Add (>>) to show it on Quick Access toolbar pane. Once added, hit OK.

First save the document and then select any portion of the text in the document from which you want to create the task, from Quick Access toolbar, click Outlook task button.

Upon click, it will create Outlook task for the Word document and you will reach Outlook Task dialog where you can set Start and Due date for the task and add more information about it. Save & close the task to view it under Outlook tasks.

When opening task in Outlook 2010, you can also view the document from which it was created from, just double-click the document to open it.

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