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Q&A Git plugins for MS Word?

Is anyone aware of a plugin for MS Word that allows me to keep my documents in a git repository (gitlab compatibility would be even better)? I'm aware that git diffs won't be very meaningful, merge...

0 answers  ·  posted 4y ago by Kurt Weber‭  ·  edited 2y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A Problems with picture alignment in Microsoft Word - which other DTP software can I use?

I have been struggling to write a book on my 14 years research. I have used Microsoft Word exclusively, but I have a problem that the book uses lots of pictures, sometimes six per page and this is ...

2 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by Ivan Wain‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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Q&A How to use special characters in footnote numbering within Word

I'm using Microsoft Word 2016 for formatting my paper. I'm trying to use different footnote numbering sequences for the title page and main body. More specifically, I want to use special characters...

1 answer  ·  posted 3y ago by ppp‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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Q&A Does Microsoft Word give a correct Word Count?

I am writing a novel on Microsoft Word 2016. Does it give a correct word count that I can tell to my publisher?

2 answers  ·  posted 5y ago by Abhishek dot py‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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Q&A MS Word: images and lists break paragraph formatting

I've set up styles so that my paragraphs under level 4 headings stick together. To this end, I've set "Widow/Orphan control", "Keep with next", and "Keep lines together" for both the 4th heading st...

0 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by Harnex‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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Q&A Different header numbering formats in a document

I am writing a document with several chapters. Each chapter title uses heading 1 and the chapters have the numbers 1 to 8. All chapters are using header 1 so that I can build a table of contents. ...

1 answer  ·  posted 3y ago by Reza_va‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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Q&A Foreign words break spellchecking

I am writing a text with a lot of foreign words, and MS Word complained that there were too many ‘errors’ and stopped checking spelling. Is there a way to force spellchecking? (Short of creating a ...

1 answer  ·  posted 3y ago by Mathieu Bouville‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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Q&A Does software exist to easily markup technical documents as audio scripts?

Inspired by this question: Is there a need for better software for writers? I have an IDE¹ related question about software that can assist writers. Is there a tool to (easily) turn technical wri...

0 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by April Salutes Monica C.‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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Q&A Can I use LaTeX in a fictional code-weaving?

I'm working on a magic system that works with weaving types of power. The most commonly used power source is a magical code. I'm trying to base this code off of latex. LaTeX is a math code that is ...

2 answers  ·  posted 4y ago by FoxElemental‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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Q&A How do I remove Nikkud (vowel marks) from a Word 2016 document?

I am working on a commentary on Ethics of the Fathers and I want readers to be able to read sources I'm quoting in their original Hebrew. I am getting most of my sources from sefaria.org and unfort...

1 answer  ·  posted 5y ago by deleted user  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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Q&A Format for electronic download sales: letter sized pdf okay?

I would like to self-publish a book and sell it through Amazon, and also make it available in a variety of electronic formats. I recently bought a book for $35 as an electronic download from the a...

0 answers  ·  posted 6y ago by aparente001‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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Q&A Multiple continues references in Microsoft office word 2013

I'm writing a paper for IEEE using Microsoft office Word 2013. I want to use dynamic reference which is available in this version of Word. In a place of my article the references are similar to: ...

1 answer  ·  posted 6y ago by Babak.Abad‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by System‭

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