FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions - please read before posting - unofficial June posting



Charles Kenyon
07-10-2005, 12:02 AM
FAQ = Frequently Asked Questions - unofficial

This FAQ is posted weekly.- more or less
Please save yourself some time by reading it before posting to the
news group.

--- BEFORE POSTING ANYTHING PLEASE READ THESE ---

http://www.mvps.org/word/FindHelp/Posting.htm
http://www.dts-l.org/goodpost.htm

Reading these articles will help you get a quick and meaningful
response to your question rather than just more questions for you.
It may keep your message from being screened or bounced.

A few basics, in case you decide you can skip that article:
(1) Be nice; everyone answering questions here is a volunteer.
(2) Post a question in only one newsgroup generally. If you
_have to_ post in more than one, post a _single_ message and
put both newsgroups in the header for that _single_ message.
(3) Do not attach anything to a message.
(4) The only really stupid question is the one you don't ask.
(5) Do not use your real email address unless you enjoy spam. (See
bottom for sample.)

The reasons for the requests are spelled out on the web pages.

A longer version of this FAQ is also on the Internet at
http://addbalance.com/word

Newsgroup Archives:
http://groups.google.com/advanced_group_search

Best way to access these newsgroups:
http://www.gmayor.com/MSNews.htm

MVPs FAQ site: http://www.mvps.org/word/

---

Also, before posting, you might want to look at the following
questions to see if yours is among them.

1. How can I change the default font from Times Roman New 10pt to
something else?
http://addbalance.com/word/defaultfont.htm

2. Page X of Y doesn't work! (You're right, it doesn't!)
http://addbalance.com/word/pagexofy.htm or
http://www.mvps.org/word/FAQs/AppErrors/PageXofY.htm

3. How do I insert a date? Why does it (not) change when I
re-open the document?
http://addbalance.com/word/datefields1.htm

4. How can I use calculated dates in Word?
http://addbalance.com/word/datefields2.htm

5. How can I get a different header/footer on the second (and
subsequent) page(s)?
http://addbalance.com/word/headersfooters.htm

6. What are some good books for me to read about Word?
http://addbalance.com/word/wordbooks.htm or
http://www.mvps.org/word/Tutorials/BookRecommendations.htm

7. How can I best use the Master Document feature?
http://addbalance.com/word/masterdocuments.htm

8. Word 2K - How can I keep Word from opening separately for
every document?
http://addbalance.com/word/w2000taskbar.htm

9. Where can I find more information on the Web?
http://addbalance.com/word/wordwebresources.htm

10. How can I get rid of that ^$#*@& paperclip?
http://addbalance.com/word/officeassistant.htm

11. How can I get rid of that ^$#*@& web toolbar?
http://addbalance.com/word/webtoolbar.htm
(Works for reviewing toolbar, too!)

12. How can I get rid of that weird line that appears
magically?
http://addbalance.com/word/borders.htm
http://word.mvps.org/FAQs/Formatting/CantGetRidOfLine.htm

13. Why doesn't Word's Fonts list show all of the fonts I
have installed in Windows?
http://addbalance.com/word/fontsmissing.htm

14. What are some basic tips for someone who is converting
from Word Perfect?
http://addbalance.com/word/wordperfect.htm

15. How do I use (What is?) the Work menu?
http://www.mvps.org/word/FAQs/General/WorkMenu.htm
http://addbalance.com/word/workmenu.htm

16. What are some common errors people make with Word?
http://addbalance.com/word/wordcommonerrors.htm and
http://www.mvps.org/word/FAQs/General/TipsAndGotchas.htm

17. How can I print a booklet?
http://www.mvps.org/word/FAQs/Formatting/BookletPrinting.htm

18. How can I get a template to show up under a tab with
File => New?
What are templates? Global templates? Document templates?
http://addbalance.com/usersguide/template.htm

19. I need to make a form to...
If you want a fill-in-the-blanks form you want what Word
calls an online form. Look in help for that and then follow
the links at:
http://addbalance.com/word/wordwebresources.htm#Forms
especially Dian Chapman's series of articles

If you want a custom dialog box that you code with VBA
commands you want a UserForm. Take a look at:
http://www.mvps.org/word/FAQs/Userforms.htm

20. How can I enter something once in a document and have it
repeat elsewhere?
http://gregmaxey.mvps.org/Repeating_Data.htm

21. I keep getting insufficient memory errors...
http://www.mvps.org/word/FAQs/AppErrors/InsufficientMemory.htm

22. All my menus / toolbars have disappeared! Help.
http://www.mvps.org/word/FAQs/AppErrors/MissingMenusEtc.htm

23. When I try to delete I have to confirm it.
Tools => Options => General -- uncheck the two Word Perfect
options

24. I lost my CD Key, disks, etc. and can't reinstall with out it.
If Word came with your computer contact the manufacturer. If
you got it separately, contact Microsoft. Starting place:
http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=823570

25. I'm having trouble with automatic numbering! There's more to
this than meets the eye.
http://addbalance.com/usersguide/numbering.htm

26. I am asked if I want to save changes to the global template
every time I quit Word.
http://addbalance.com/word/savenormal.htm
http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/assistance/HA011514521033.aspx

27. My blank document has text in it - an old letter, etc. See
http://www.mvps.org/word/FAQs/AppErrors/BlankDocNotBlank.htm.

28. Where can I find a good tutorial?
http://addbalance.com/usersguide/index.htm
http://addbalance.com/word/wordwebresources.htm
http://www.mvps.org/word/Tutorials/index.html

29. What is an MVP?
http://www.mvps.org/word/AboutMVPs/index.html and
http://addbalance.com/word/mvp.htm

There are more questions than will fit here. For more questions
and answers, take a look at:
http://addbalance.com/word/index.htm and
http://www.mvps.org/word

Comments / corrections / additions may be sent to
mailto: wordfaq@nospam.addbalance.com. Change the address by
taking out nospam.

Posted 31 May 2005

Charles Kenyon, editor

sf
07-10-2005, 12:02 AM
On Tue, 31 May 2005 09:13:04 -0500, Charles Kenyon wrote:

> 26. I am asked if I want to save changes to the global template
> every time I quit Word.
> http://addbalance.com/word/savenormal.htm

Nice site, but I'm stuck in a loop...
Save Changes to the Global Template? Keeps Popping Up

Charles Kenyon
07-10-2005, 12:02 AM
Sorry. I don't understand. Do you mean you keep going back to that page?
That is the name or title for the page.

--
Charles Kenyon

Word New User FAQ & Web Directory: http://addbalance.com/word

Intermediate User's Guide to Microsoft Word (supplemented version of
Microsoft's Legal Users' Guide) http://addbalance.com/usersguide

See also the MVP FAQ: http://www.mvps.org/word which is awesome!
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"sf" <sf@gmail.com> wrote in message
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> On Tue, 31 May 2005 09:13:04 -0500, Charles Kenyon wrote:
>
>> 26. I am asked if I want to save changes to the global template
>> every time I quit Word.
>> http://addbalance.com/word/savenormal.htm
>
> Nice site, but I'm stuck in a loop...
> Save Changes to the Global Template? Keeps Popping Up

sf
07-10-2005, 12:02 AM
On Thu, 2 Jun 2005 08:09:29 -0500, Charles Kenyon wrote:

> Sorry. I don't understand. Do you mean you keep going back to that page?
> That is the name or title for the page.

Never mind. I see now that although it looked like I was stuck in a
loop, the information was to be found by scrolling down a screen or
two.

Charles Kenyon
07-10-2005, 12:03 AM
FAQ = Frequently Asked Questions - unofficial

This FAQ is posted weekly.- more or less
Please save yourself some time by reading it before posting to the
news group.

--- BEFORE POSTING ANYTHING PLEASE READ THESE ---

http://www.mvps.org/word/FindHelp/Posting.htm
http://www.dts-l.org/goodpost.htm

Reading these articles will help you get a quick and meaningful
response to your question rather than just more questions for you.
It may keep your message from being screened or bounced.

A few basics, in case you decide you can skip that article:
(1) Be nice; everyone answering questions here is a volunteer.
(2) Post a question in only one newsgroup generally. If you
_have to_ post in more than one, post a _single_ message and
put both newsgroups in the header for that _single_ message.
(3) Do not attach anything to a message.
(4) The only really stupid question is the one you don't ask.
(5) Do not use your real email address unless you enjoy spam. (See
bottom for sample.)

The reasons for the requests are spelled out on the web pages.

A longer version of this FAQ is also on the Internet at
http://addbalance.com/word

Newsgroup Archives:
http://groups.google.com/advanced_group_search

Best way to access these newsgroups:
http://www.gmayor.com/MSNews.htm

MVPs FAQ site: http://www.mvps.org/word/

---

Also, before posting, you might want to look at the following
questions to see if yours is among them.

1. How can I change the default font from Times Roman New 10pt to
something else?
http://addbalance.com/word/defaultfont.htm

2. Page X of Y doesn't work! (You're right, it doesn't!)
http://addbalance.com/word/pagexofy.htm or
http://www.mvps.org/word/FAQs/AppErrors/PageXofY.htm

3. How do I insert a date? Why does it (not) change when I
re-open the document?
http://addbalance.com/word/datefields1.htm

4. How can I use calculated dates in Word?
http://addbalance.com/word/datefields2.htm

5. How can I get a different header/footer on the second (and
subsequent) page(s)?
http://addbalance.com/word/headersfooters.htm

6. What are some good books for me to read about Word?
http://addbalance.com/word/wordbooks.htm or
http://www.mvps.org/word/Tutorials/BookRecommendations.htm

7. How can I best use the Master Document feature?
http://addbalance.com/word/masterdocuments.htm

8. Word 2K - How can I keep Word from opening separately for
every document?
http://addbalance.com/word/w2000taskbar.htm

9. Where can I find more information on the Web?
http://addbalance.com/word/wordwebresources.htm

10. How can I get rid of that ^$#*@& paperclip?
http://addbalance.com/word/officeassistant.htm

11. How can I get rid of that ^$#*@& web toolbar?
http://addbalance.com/word/webtoolbar.htm
(Works for reviewing toolbar, too!)

12. How can I get rid of that weird line that appears
magically?
http://addbalance.com/word/borders.htm
http://word.mvps.org/FAQs/Formatting/CantGetRidOfLine.htm

13. Why doesn't Word's Fonts list show all of the fonts I
have installed in Windows?
http://addbalance.com/word/fontsmissing.htm

14. What are some basic tips for someone who is converting
from Word Perfect?
http://addbalance.com/word/wordperfect.htm

15. How do I use (What is?) the Work menu?
http://www.mvps.org/word/FAQs/General/WorkMenu.htm
http://addbalance.com/word/workmenu.htm

16. What are some common errors people make with Word?
http://addbalance.com/word/wordcommonerrors.htm and
http://www.mvps.org/word/FAQs/General/TipsAndGotchas.htm

17. How can I print a booklet?
http://www.mvps.org/word/FAQs/Formatting/BookletPrinting.htm

18. How can I get a template to show up under a tab with
File => New?
What are templates? Global templates? Document templates?
http://addbalance.com/usersguide/template.htm

19. I need to make a form to...
If you want a fill-in-the-blanks form you want what Word
calls an online form. Look in help for that and then follow
the links at:
http://addbalance.com/word/wordwebresources.htm#Forms
especially Dian Chapman's series of articles

If you want a custom dialog box that you code with VBA
commands you want a UserForm. Take a look at:
http://www.mvps.org/word/FAQs/Userforms.htm

20. How can I enter something once in a document and have it
repeat elsewhere?
http://gregmaxey.mvps.org/Repeating_Data.htm

21. I keep getting insufficient memory errors...
http://www.mvps.org/word/FAQs/AppErrors/InsufficientMemory.htm

22. All my menus / toolbars have disappeared! Help.
http://www.mvps.org/word/FAQs/AppErrors/MissingMenusEtc.htm

23. When I try to delete I have to confirm it.
Tools => Options => General -- uncheck the two Word Perfect
options

24. I lost my CD Key, disks, etc. and can't reinstall with out it.
If Word came with your computer contact the manufacturer. If
you got it separately, contact Microsoft. Starting place:
http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=823570

25. I'm having trouble with automatic numbering! There's more to
this than meets the eye.
http://addbalance.com/usersguide/numbering.htm

26. I am asked if I want to save changes to the global template
every time I quit Word.
http://addbalance.com/word/savenormal.htm
http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/assistance/HA011514521033.aspx

27. My blank document has text in it - an old letter, etc. See
http://www.mvps.org/word/FAQs/AppErrors/BlankDocNotBlank.htm.

28. I changed the formatting on one thing and now my whole document
has changed.
http://www.mvps.org/word/FAQs/Formatting/WholeDocumentReformatted.htm

29. Where can I find a good tutorial?
http://addbalance.com/usersguide/index.htm
http://addbalance.com/word/wordwebresources.htm
http://www.mvps.org/word/Tutorials/index.html

30. What is an MVP?
http://www.mvps.org/word/AboutMVPs/index.html and
http://addbalance.com/word/mvp.htm

There are more questions than will fit here. For more questions
and answers, take a look at:
http://addbalance.com/word/index.htm and
http://www.mvps.org/word

Comments / corrections / additions may be sent to
mailto: wordfaq@nospam.addbalance.com. Change the address by
taking out nospam.

Posted 7 June 2005

Charles Kenyon, editor

Charles Kenyon
07-10-2005, 12:03 AM
FAQ = Frequently Asked Questions - unofficial

This FAQ is posted weekly.- more or less
Please save yourself some time by reading it before posting to the
news group.

--- BEFORE POSTING ANYTHING PLEASE READ THESE ---

http://www.mvps.org/word/FindHelp/Posting.htm
http://www.dts-l.org/goodpost.htm

Reading these articles will help you get a quick and meaningful
response to your question rather than just more questions for you.
It may keep your message from being screened or bounced.

A few basics, in case you decide you can skip that article:
(1) Be nice; everyone answering questions here is a volunteer.
(2) Post a question in only one newsgroup generally. If you
_have to_ post in more than one, post a _single_ message and
put both newsgroups in the header for that _single_ message.
(3) Do not attach anything to a message.
(4) The only really stupid question is the one you don't ask.
(5) Do not use your real email address unless you enjoy spam. (See
bottom for sample.)

The reasons for the requests are spelled out on the web pages.

A longer version of this FAQ is also on the Internet at
http://addbalance.com/word

Newsgroup Archives:
http://groups.google.com/advanced_group_search

Best way to access these newsgroups:
http://www.gmayor.com/MSNews.htm

MVPs FAQ site: http://www.mvps.org/word/

---

Also, before posting, you might want to look at the following
questions to see if yours is among them.

1. How can I change the default font from Times Roman New 10pt to
something else?
http://addbalance.com/word/defaultfont.htm

2. Page X of Y doesn't work! (You're right, it doesn't!)
http://addbalance.com/word/pagexofy.htm or
http://www.mvps.org/word/FAQs/AppErrors/PageXofY.htm

3. How do I insert a date? Why does it (not) change when I
re-open the document?
http://addbalance.com/word/datefields1.htm

4. How can I use calculated dates in Word?
http://addbalance.com/word/datefields2.htm

5. How can I get a different header/footer on the second (and
subsequent) page(s)?
http://addbalance.com/word/headersfooters.htm

6. What are some good books for me to read about Word?
http://addbalance.com/word/wordbooks.htm or
http://www.mvps.org/word/Tutorials/BookRecommendations.htm

7. How can I best use the Master Document feature?
http://addbalance.com/word/masterdocuments.htm

8. Word 2K - How can I keep Word from opening separately for
every document?
http://addbalance.com/word/w2000taskbar.htm

9. Where can I find more information on the Web?
http://addbalance.com/word/wordwebresources.htm

10. How can I get rid of that ^$#*@& paperclip?
http://addbalance.com/word/officeassistant.htm

11. How can I get rid of that ^$#*@& web toolbar?
http://addbalance.com/word/webtoolbar.htm
(Works for reviewing toolbar, too!)

12. How can I get rid of that weird line that appears
magically?
http://addbalance.com/word/borders.htm
http://word.mvps.org/FAQs/Formatting/CantGetRidOfLine.htm

13. Why doesn't Word's Fonts list show all of the fonts I
have installed in Windows?
http://addbalance.com/word/fontsmissing.htm

14. What are some basic tips for someone who is converting
from Word Perfect?
http://addbalance.com/word/wordperfect.htm

15. How do I use (What is?) the Work menu?
http://www.mvps.org/word/FAQs/General/WorkMenu.htm
http://addbalance.com/word/workmenu.htm

16. What are some common errors people make with Word?
http://addbalance.com/word/wordcommonerrors.htm and
http://www.mvps.org/word/FAQs/General/TipsAndGotchas.htm

17. How can I print a booklet?
http://www.mvps.org/word/FAQs/Formatting/BookletPrinting.htm

18. How can I get a template to show up under a tab with
File => New?
What are templates? Global templates? Document templates?
http://addbalance.com/usersguide/template.htm

19. I need to make a form to...
If you want a fill-in-the-blanks form you want what Word
calls an online form. Look in help for that and then follow
the links at:
http://addbalance.com/word/wordwebresources.htm#Forms
especially Dian Chapman's series of articles

If you want a custom dialog box that you code with VBA
commands you want a UserForm. Take a look at:
http://www.mvps.org/word/FAQs/Userforms.htm

20. How can I enter something once in a document and have it
repeat elsewhere?
http://gregmaxey.mvps.org/Repeating_Data.htm

21. I keep getting insufficient memory errors...
http://www.mvps.org/word/FAQs/AppErrors/InsufficientMemory.htm

22. All my menus / toolbars have disappeared! Help.
http://www.mvps.org/word/FAQs/AppErrors/MissingMenusEtc.htm

23. Changes I make to my toolbars / AutoText aren't saved! If you
have Adobe Acrobat version 7, see the last section of
http://www.gmayor.com/lose_that_adobe_acrobat_toolbar.htm

24. When I try to delete I have to confirm it.
Tools => Options => General -- uncheck the two Word Perfect
options

25. I lost my CD Key, disks, etc. and can't reinstall with out it.
If Word came with your computer contact the manufacturer. If
you got it separately, contact Microsoft. Starting place:
http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=823570

26. I'm having trouble with automatic numbering! There's more to
this than meets the eye.
http://addbalance.com/usersguide/numbering.htm

27. I am asked if I want to save changes to the global template
every time I quit Word.
http://addbalance.com/word/savenormal.htm
http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/assistance/HA011514521033.aspx

28. My blank document has text in it - an old letter, etc. See
http://www.mvps.org/word/FAQs/AppErrors/BlankDocNotBlank.htm.

29. I changed the formatting on one thing and now my whole document
has changed.
http://www.mvps.org/word/FAQs/Formatting/WholeDocumentReformatted.htm

30. Where can I find a good tutorial?
http://addbalance.com/usersguide/index.htm
http://addbalance.com/word/wordwebresources.htm
http://www.mvps.org/word/Tutorials/index.html

31. What is an MVP?
http://www.mvps.org/word/AboutMVPs/index.html and
http://addbalance.com/word/mvp.htm

There are more questions than will fit here. For more questions
and answers, take a look at:
http://addbalance.com/word/index.htm and
http://www.mvps.org/word

Comments / corrections / additions may be sent to
mailto: wordfaq@nospam.addbalance.com. Change the address by
taking out nospam.

Posted 13 June 2005

Charles Kenyon, editor

Charles Kenyon
07-10-2005, 12:04 AM
FAQ = Frequently Asked Questions - unofficial

This FAQ is posted weekly.- more or less
Please save yourself some time by reading it before posting to the
news group.

--- BEFORE POSTING ANYTHING PLEASE READ THESE ---

http://www.mvps.org/word/FindHelp/Posting.htm
http://www.dts-l.org/goodpost.htm

Reading these articles will help you get a quick and meaningful
response to your question rather than just more questions for you.
It may keep your message from being screened or bounced.

A few basics, in case you decide you can skip that article:
(1) Be nice; everyone answering questions here is a volunteer.
(2) Post a question in only one newsgroup generally. If you
_have to_ post in more than one, post a _single_ message and
put both newsgroups in the header for that _single_ message.
(3) Do not attach anything to a message.
(4) The only really stupid question is the one you don't ask.
(5) Do not use your real email address unless you enjoy spam. (See
bottom for sample.)

The reasons for the requests are spelled out on the web pages.

A longer version of this FAQ is also on the Internet at
http://addbalance.com/word

Newsgroup Archives:
http://groups.google.com/advanced_group_search

Best way to access these newsgroups:
http://www.gmayor.com/MSNews.htm

MVPs FAQ site: http://www.mvps.org/word/

---

Also, before posting, you might want to look at the following
questions to see if yours is among them.

1. How can I change the default font from Times Roman New 10pt to
something else?
http://addbalance.com/word/defaultfont.htm

2. Page X of Y doesn't work! (You're right, it doesn't!)
http://addbalance.com/word/pagexofy.htm or
http://www.mvps.org/word/FAQs/AppErrors/PageXofY.htm

3. How do I insert a date? Why does it (not) change when I
re-open the document?
http://addbalance.com/word/datefields1.htm

4. How can I use calculated dates in Word?
http://addbalance.com/word/datefields2.htm

5. How can I get a different header/footer on the second (and
subsequent) page(s)?
http://addbalance.com/word/headersfooters.htm

6. What are some good books for me to read about Word?
http://addbalance.com/word/wordbooks.htm or
http://www.mvps.org/word/Tutorials/BookRecommendations.htm

7. How can I best use the Master Document feature?
http://addbalance.com/word/masterdocuments.htm

8. Word 2K - How can I keep Word from opening separately for
every document?
http://addbalance.com/word/w2000taskbar.htm

9. Where can I find more information on the Web?
http://addbalance.com/word/wordwebresources.htm

10. How can I get rid of that ^$#*@& paperclip?
http://addbalance.com/word/officeassistant.htm

11. How can I get rid of that ^$#*@& web toolbar?
http://addbalance.com/word/webtoolbar.htm
(Works for reviewing toolbar, too!)

12. How can I get rid of that weird line that appears
magically?
http://addbalance.com/word/borders.htm
http://word.mvps.org/FAQs/Formatting/CantGetRidOfLine.htm

13. Why doesn't Word's Fonts list show all of the fonts I
have installed in Windows?
http://addbalance.com/word/fontsmissing.htm

14. What are some basic tips for someone who is converting
from Word Perfect?
http://addbalance.com/word/wordperfect.htm

15. How do I use (What is?) the Work menu?
http://www.mvps.org/word/FAQs/General/WorkMenu.htm
http://addbalance.com/word/workmenu.htm

16. What are some common errors people make with Word?
http://addbalance.com/word/wordcommonerrors.htm and
http://www.mvps.org/word/FAQs/General/TipsAndGotchas.htm

17. How can I print a booklet?
http://www.mvps.org/word/FAQs/Formatting/BookletPrinting.htm

18. How can I get a template to show up under a tab with
File => New?
What are templates? Global templates? Document templates?
http://addbalance.com/usersguide/template.htm

19. I need to make a form to...
If you want a fill-in-the-blanks form you want what Word
calls an online form. Look in help for that and then follow
the links at:
http://addbalance.com/word/wordwebresources.htm#Forms
especially Dian Chapman's series of articles

If you want a custom dialog box that you code with VBA
commands you want a UserForm. Take a look at:
http://www.mvps.org/word/FAQs/Userforms.htm

20. How can I enter something once in a document and have it
repeat elsewhere?
http://gregmaxey.mvps.org/Repeating_Data.htm

21. I keep getting insufficient memory errors...
http://www.mvps.org/word/FAQs/AppErrors/InsufficientMemory.htm

22. All my menus / toolbars have disappeared! Help.
http://www.mvps.org/word/FAQs/AppErrors/MissingMenusEtc.htm

23. Changes I make to my toolbars / AutoText aren't saved! If you
have Adobe Acrobat version 7, see the last section of
http://www.gmayor.com/lose_that_adobe_acrobat_toolbar.htm

24. When I try to delete I have to confirm it.
Tools => Options => General -- uncheck the two Word Perfect
options

25. I lost my CD Key, disks, etc. and can't reinstall with out it.
If Word came with your computer contact the manufacturer. If
you got it separately, contact Microsoft. Starting place:
http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=823570

26. I'm having trouble with automatic numbering! There's more to
this than meets the eye.
http://addbalance.com/usersguide/numbering.htm

27. I am asked if I want to save changes to the global template
every time I quit Word.
http://addbalance.com/word/savenormal.htm
http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/assistance/HA011514521033.aspx

28. My blank document has text in it - an old letter, etc. See
http://www.mvps.org/word/FAQs/AppErrors/BlankDocNotBlank.htm.

29. I changed the formatting on one thing and now my whole document
has changed.
http://www.mvps.org/word/FAQs/Formatting/WholeDocumentReformatted.htm

30. Where can I find a good tutorial?
http://addbalance.com/usersguide/index.htm
http://addbalance.com/word/wordwebresources.htm
http://www.mvps.org/word/Tutorials/index.html

31. What is an MVP?
http://www.mvps.org/word/AboutMVPs/index.html and
http://addbalance.com/word/mvp.htm

There are more questions than will fit here. For more questions
and answers, take a look at:
http://addbalance.com/word/index.htm and
http://www.mvps.org/word

Comments / corrections / additions may be sent to
mailto: wordfaq@nospam.addbalance.com. Change the address by
taking out nospam.

Posted 20 June 2005

Charles Kenyon, editor

Charles Kenyon
07-10-2005, 12:04 AM
FAQ = Frequently Asked Questions - brief - vba - unofficial

This FAQ is posted weekly.- more or less
Please save us all some time by reading it before posting to the
news group.

This newsgroup is about VBA - Visual Basic for Applications -
which is the programming language for Word 97-2003 (macros).
There is a longer FAQ with more questions and links that is
regularly posted in the non-VBA Word newsgroups. You may want
to check that out as well.

--- BEFORE POSTING ANYTHING PLEASE READ THESE ---

http://www.mvps.org/word/FindHelp/Posting.htm
http://www.dts-l.org/goodpost.htm

Reading these articles will help you get a quick and meaningful
response to your question rather than just more questions for you.
It may keep your message from being screened or bounced.

A few basics, though:
(1) Be nice; everyone answering questions here is a volunteer.
(2) Post a question in only one newsgroup generally. If you
_have to_ post in more than one, post a _single_ message and
put both newsgroups in the header for that _single_ message.
(3) Do not attach anything to a message.
(4) The only really stupid question is the one you don't ask.
(5) Do not use your real email address unless you want spam.
(See bottom for sample.)

The reasons for the requests are spelled out on the web page.

A longer version of this FAQ is also on the Internet at
http://addbalance.com/word/index.htm

Newsgroup Archives:
http://groups.google.com/advanced_group_search

MVPs FAQ site: http://www.mvps.org/word/ To the extent
there is any "official" FAQ, this is it.

---

Also, before posting, you may want to look at the following
questions to see if yours is among them.

---------- ---------- ---------- ---------- ---------- ----------
1. I see a macro in a newsgroup I would like to try. How
do I add it to my template?
http://addbalance.com/word/macrosfromnewsgroup.htm or
http://www.mvps.org/word/FAQs/MacrosVBA/CreateAMacro.htm

2. What are some good books for me to read about Word?
http://addbalance.com/word/wordbooks.htm and
http://www.mvps.org/word/Tutorials/BookRecommendations.htm

3. How can I run a macro automatically when a document opens,
closes, is created?
http://www.mvps.org/word/FAQs/MacrosVBA/DocumentEvents.htm

4. How can I distribute or backup macros / customizations?
http://word.mvps.org/FAQs/MacrosVBA/DistributeMacros.htm
http://addbalance.com/word/movetotemplate.htm

5. What is an MVP?
http://www.mvps.org/word/AboutMVPs/index.html and
http://addbalance.com/word/mvp.htm

6. I need to make a form to...

Userforms are custom dialog boxes written using vba.
If you want a fill-in-the-blanks form you want what Word
calls an online form. Look in Word's help for that,
and for more info on online forms follow the links at:
http://addbalance.com/word/wordwebresources.htm#Forms
especially Dian Chapman's series of articles

If you want a custom dialog box that you code with VBA commands
you want a UserForm. Take a look at:
http://www.mvps.org/word/FAQs/Userforms.htm

7. Where can I find more information on the Web?
http://addbalance.com/word/wordwebresources.htm#webvba
http://www.mvps.org/word/FAQs/MacrosVBA.htm
http://www.mvps.org/word/FAQs/Userforms.htm
http://www.mvps.org/word/FAQs/Customization.htm
http://www.mvps.org/word/FAQs/OfficeInterdev.htm

8. How can I enter something once in a document and have it repeat
elsewhere? (Not really vba, but it keeps being asked.)
http://gregmaxey.mvps.org/Repeating_Data.htm


Comments / corrections / additions may be sent to
wordfaq@no.spam.addbalance.com. Remove no.spam from the
address. (This is a "proofed" email address, I hope.)

Posted 20 June 2005

Charles Kenyon (the editor)

Charles Kenyon
07-10-2005, 12:04 AM
FAQ = Frequently Asked Questions - unofficial

This FAQ is posted weekly.- more or less
Please save yourself some time by reading it before posting to the
news group.

--- BEFORE POSTING ANYTHING PLEASE READ THESE ---

http://www.mvps.org/word/FindHelp/Posting.htm
http://www.dts-l.org/goodpost.htm

Reading these articles will help you get a quick and meaningful
response to your question rather than just more questions for you.
It may keep your message from being screened or bounced.

A few basics, in case you decide you can skip that article:
(1) Be nice; everyone answering questions here is a volunteer.
(2) Post a question in only one newsgroup generally. If you
_have to_ post in more than one, post a _single_ message and
put both newsgroups in the header for that _single_ message.
(3) Do not attach anything to a message.
(4) The only really stupid question is the one you don't ask.
(5) Do not use your real email address unless you enjoy spam. (See
bottom for sample.)

The reasons for the requests are spelled out on the web pages.

A longer version of this FAQ is also on the Internet at
http://addbalance.com/word

Newsgroup Archives:
http://groups.google.com/advanced_group_search

Best way to access these newsgroups:
http://www.gmayor.com/MSNews.htm

MVPs FAQ site: http://www.mvps.org/word/

---

Also, before posting, you might want to look at the following
questions to see if yours is among them.

1. How can I change the default font from Times Roman New 10pt to
something else?
http://addbalance.com/word/defaultfont.htm

2. Page X of Y doesn't work! (You're right, it doesn't!)
http://addbalance.com/word/pagexofy.htm or
http://www.mvps.org/word/FAQs/AppErrors/PageXofY.htm

3. How do I insert a date? Why does it (not) change when I
re-open the document?
http://addbalance.com/word/datefields1.htm

4. How can I use calculated dates in Word?
http://addbalance.com/word/datefields2.htm

5. How can I get a different header/footer on the second (and
subsequent) page(s)?
http://addbalance.com/word/headersfooters.htm

6. What are some good books for me to read about Word?
http://addbalance.com/word/wordbooks.htm or
http://www.mvps.org/word/Tutorials/BookRecommendations.htm

7. How can I best use the Master Document feature?
http://addbalance.com/word/masterdocuments.htm

8. Word 2K - How can I keep Word from opening separately for
every document?
http://addbalance.com/word/w2000taskbar.htm

9. Where can I find more information on the Web?
http://addbalance.com/word/wordwebresources.htm

10. How can I get rid of that ^$#*@& paperclip?
http://addbalance.com/word/officeassistant.htm

11. How can I get rid of that ^$#*@& web toolbar?
http://addbalance.com/word/webtoolbar.htm
(Works for reviewing toolbar, too!)

12. How can I get rid of that weird line that appears
magically?
http://addbalance.com/word/borders.htm
http://word.mvps.org/FAQs/Formatting/CantGetRidOfLine.htm

13. Why doesn't Word's Fonts list show all of the fonts I
have installed in Windows?
http://addbalance.com/word/fontsmissing.htm

14. What are some basic tips for someone who is converting
from Word Perfect?
http://addbalance.com/word/wordperfect.htm

15. How do I use (What is?) the Work menu?
http://www.mvps.org/word/FAQs/General/WorkMenu.htm
http://addbalance.com/word/workmenu.htm

16. What are some common errors people make with Word?
http://addbalance.com/word/wordcommonerrors.htm and
http://www.mvps.org/word/FAQs/General/TipsAndGotchas.htm

17. How can I print a booklet?
http://www.mvps.org/word/FAQs/Formatting/BookletPrinting.htm

18. How can I get a template to show up under a tab with
File => New?
What are templates? Global templates? Document templates?
http://addbalance.com/usersguide/template.htm

19. I need to make a form to...
If you want a fill-in-the-blanks form you want what Word
calls an online form. Look in help for that and then follow
the links at:
http://addbalance.com/word/wordwebresources.htm#Forms
especially Dian Chapman's series of articles

If you want a custom dialog box that you code with VBA
commands you want a UserForm. Take a look at:
http://www.mvps.org/word/FAQs/Userforms.htm

20. How can I enter something once in a document and have it
repeat elsewhere?
http://gregmaxey.mvps.org/Repeating_Data.htm

21. I keep getting insufficient memory errors...
http://www.mvps.org/word/FAQs/AppErrors/InsufficientMemory.htm

22. All my menus / toolbars have disappeared! Help.
http://www.mvps.org/word/FAQs/AppErrors/MissingMenusEtc.htm

23. Changes I make to my toolbars / AutoText aren't saved! If you
have Adobe Acrobat version 7, see the last section of
http://www.gmayor.com/lose_that_adobe_acrobat_toolbar.htm

24. When I try to delete I have to confirm it.
Tools => Options => General -- uncheck the two Word Perfect
options

25. I lost my CD Key, disks, etc. and can't reinstall with out it.
If Word came with your computer contact the manufacturer. If
you got it separately, contact Microsoft. Starting place:
http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=823570

26. I'm having trouble with automatic numbering! There's more to
this than meets the eye.
http://addbalance.com/usersguide/numbering.htm

27. I am asked if I want to save changes to the global template
every time I quit Word.
http://addbalance.com/word/savenormal.htm
http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/assistance/HA011514521033.aspx

28. My blank document has text in it - an old letter, etc. See
http://www.mvps.org/word/FAQs/AppErrors/BlankDocNotBlank.htm.

29. I changed the formatting on one thing and now my whole document
has changed.
http://www.mvps.org/word/FAQs/Formatting/WholeDocumentReformatted.htm

30. Where can I find a good tutorial?
http://addbalance.com/usersguide/index.htm
http://addbalance.com/word/wordwebresources.htm
http://www.mvps.org/word/Tutorials/index.html

31. What is an MVP?
http://www.mvps.org/word/AboutMVPs/index.html and
http://addbalance.com/word/mvp.htm

There are more questions than will fit here. For more questions
and answers, take a look at:
http://addbalance.com/word/index.htm and
http://www.mvps.org/word

Comments / corrections / additions may be sent to
mailto: wordfaq@nospam.addbalance.com. Change the address by
taking out nospam.

Posted 27 June 2005

Charles Kenyon, editor


FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions - please read before posting - unofficial June posting