i just bought a new laptop with windows 7. its the first time i use windows 7 and the new microsoft word.
i googled how to change the language to arabic, but for some reason when u go menu-> word options -> advanced-> show document content, the part that is supposed to change the language isnt there.
what do i do?
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You have to add additional editing language... as shown here
I am looking for MS word 2007 tutorial in Arabic language, all links from google search were broken.
I have a user working on Word 2000 in Windows 98SE.
Her Word seems to have arabic options installed. These screw up her bullets and other symbols, as well as her dictionary and auto-correction. I don't know how the arabic stuff got there and she doesn't need them.
I haven't found any way to uninstall this option. I've looked in the menus and I've tried unistalling and reinstalling Word (but not Office), but it didn't work.
Does anyone have an idea for how I can get rid of this without reinstalling Office completely?
Hi, Albator99. Have you tried Start > Programs > Microsoft Office Tools > Language Settings?
Please I can,t read my email in Arabic , I have message im my email from 2004 in arabic and it,s shown to me as langue I don't understand ????? please help me ?
it show like this " ÇäíÉ "
For starters, what operating system are you using?
Hi all, just 2 weeks back i've come across a new problem in Word2000. I've a friend try to change the font sizes in Word 2000 when using Arabic Fonts. But she is unable to do that. But if she were to try changing the Arabic Fonts size in Excel 2000, she will be able to do that. I've tried logging on as another user id (Windows 2000) but the problem persist.
Have also tried to repair office, un-install/re-install office, re-create a new profile for her, but nothing seems to work.
I have Adobe Reader 9.3. I open some document and the program says that Arabic Transparent Bold is missing.
I tried to install Arabic Transparent Bold that I found from Google search but the problem remains
I have Adobe Reader 9.3. I open some document and the program says that Arabic Transparent Bold is missing.
I tried to install Arabic Transparent Bold that I found from Google search but the problem remainsClick to expand...
Here is a solution that I spotted on another forum and hopefully it will help you: Scroll down to Post #7
The Arabic text works fine but numbers do not in any program or browser. I have Windows 10 and its a Dell Inspiron 15 laptop 5000 series.http://forums.windowscentral.com/ask-question/445644-how-can-you-get-arabic-keyboard-type-arabic-numerals.html
i just went from windows 2000 to windows 7 professional and we had to reinstall all programs....
i need to open my company logo which was saved in microsoft office word 97-2003 - my new program is microsoft works word processor - i have tried saving it in different formats on my old computer but nothing seems to be working....
I am a novice, but with some experience in Word, plus had help from a professional. So we downloaded and intalled the keyboard and complex script and right-to-left languages as described here http://zsigri.tripod.com/fontboard/arablpk.html. We restarted when promted. Opened a Word doc, set the language and font to Arabic transparent, but it keeps switching back to Arial or New Times Roman as soon as I type. I can open Arabic documents without any problem and I can cut & paste and it all appears as it should on the page, justified to the right, etc.
Can someone please help? Thanks a million!
Oh - and I installed it on my other computer which also runs XP, but it's Office 2007. It didn't have any problems.
Does anyone noe weather vista Microsoft word support the old formated ones? Or is there any plug-in needed to support?
I'm assuming you're talking about the new office 2007? meaning word 2007?
If that is the case, then yes it does run older versions of word. In the sense that if you have a word document that was made and saved in Word 2003 it would work in 2007.
Just like when you make something in word 2007 you are able to save it as a Word 03-07 document so it works on both versions of Microsoft Word.
I have created in Word Setting View 2003 Microsoft Microsoft 97 Word To Microsoft Word on an XP Microsoft Word 2003 To Microsoft Word 97 View Setting OS some lengthy documents I created them using a view setting of I sent them to my employer who is using Windows and Microsoft Word My boss opened them with his system and they displayed on the screen at a view of He wants me to send him Word documents that he can open from the Microsoft Word 2003 To Microsoft Word 97 View Setting CD-R that I send that will automatically display at view on the screen so that Microsoft Word 2003 To Microsoft Word 97 View Setting he does not have to set the view for each document as it displays So what is the answer Is there a way that I can save my created documents so that when my boss gets them on a CD-R that they will open on his system at a view setting of Is there also a way that his system can be set to default to in reading from the CD-R My boss does not want to copy the documents to the system hard disk from my sent CD-R preferring to read and copy directly from the CD-R that I send so that the original documents will not accidentally be changed Any help would be appreciated
Welcome to BCWhat if he were to download Word 2003 Viewer?Markhttp://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/128576/microsoft-word-2003-to-microsoft-word-97-view-setting/
alright to tring Word install again is Microsoft microsoft word my problem is that i have already used microsoft word for awhile now and its been fine no problems whatsoever then Microsoft Word is tring to install microsoft word again about week ago it started doing a lot of crazy stuff when i opened it this happens every single time i open it and it states that it is preparing to install microsoft word i already have it installed then it states that it must gather the required information At first i thought it was an update so i decided to let it continue when it was finished it said that quot the feature you are trying to use is on a CD-ROM or other removable disk that is not availible please insert the microsoft word disk and hit ok quot alright the thing was it wasn t an update and i couldn t find my word CD because it hasn t asked for one ever since i installed it I then hit cancel and everything went away and about a minute later my microsoft word came up and it had no updates and was functioning fine but it was going about half the speed it usually does Other than that there were no other problems and i continued with my work The only thing that really bugs me is that this entire process takes about minutes every time I start up so its kinda of a pain is there any way to get rid of this thx to all Peace Out nbsp
I got the new version of word today on my brand new computer and I need a word processor for my job, and its not letting me pick it as my default one. When I go to the control panel and try to do it from there, it still doesn't pick it up. Why is this happening and how can I go through and change it?
I remember having deleted my Microsoft Office 2007 trial and now I can't find some of my previous word documents that I remember saving on my computer.
Is my suspicion true?
Is my suspicion true?Click to expand...
I don't think so. Try installing OpenOffice.org 3.0 and you'll be able to open those files.
I have Microsoft Office 2003 installed and also the Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack 2007. However, when I receive an e-mail with a Microsoft Word 2007 attachment, the document will not open even with the Compatibility Pack installed. I can not convert .docx to .doc. Any advice please?
Anybody able to help me with this please?
After recent full system recovery caused by one or more virus, I am unable to re-install Microsoft Word or Word Perfect on my Compaq Presario, which has Windows XP. Microsoft Word will sometimes start the process but then just stops, giving no indication of what steps to take next or what the problem is. Word Perfect seems to start the process each time but then gets hung up with updating what it describes as the SHFolder.dll. Have waited as long as 20 minutes for this update. The screen does show activity but it just never seems to get done. I cannot take the installation process past that point.
Any suggestions on how I can correct or cure this problem?
Check here: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/q303437/ for some help - probably the .dll is either corrupt or the path not recognized. Depending on whether or not this page helps, either fix it with that or lookup SHFolder.dll. on the net and download a new copy from somewhere like http://www.dll-files.com/dllindex/dll-files.shtml?shfolder and install it.
Hi Here is a strange one I have Microsoft Word on a computer running Windows XP SP I just began having a problem opening documents directly in Word The documents will open but they are not right For example I have a document that is passworded out Within Word the document will open but it does not ask for with - problem in Word docs Word Microsoft opening a password and the contents of the document Microsoft Word - problem with opening docs in Word come up scrambled Here is an excerpt of what it looks like k' p V q F t Uzjikvn nnU b g CAg t c B I sD l tL T O gt l C Ab hA gt S This goes on for Microsoft Word - problem with opening docs in Word pages However if I go into Windows Explorer and open the document by double clicking on it there it correctly asks for the password and opens fine Weird no I tried opening other documents from Word that do not have passwords They open but the documents include a bunch of formatting instructions that usually remain hidden But from Windows Explorer they Microsoft Word - problem with opening docs in Word open fine Here is an example Document opened with Windows Explorer Blaine Blair Brody Bryce EVAN English form of Welsh Iefan meaning quot God is gracious quot Lucas Quentin ---------------------------------------------- Same document opened from within Word Blaine Blair Brody Bryce EVAN English form of Welsh Iefan meaning quot God is gracious quot Lucas Quentin Normal Normal Default Paragraph Font Default Paragraph Font Hyperlink Hyperlink aC Documents and Settings Doug Application Data Microsoft Word AutoRecovery save of Document asd aC Documents and Settings Doug Application Data Microsoft Word AutoRecovery save of Document asd C Documents and Settings Doug My Documents Word Boys Names doc e Unknown Times New Roman Times New Roman Symbol Symbol Blaine Blaine Blaine Normal dot Microsoft Word Blaine Root Entry Table Table WordDocument WordDocument SummaryInformation SummaryInformation DocumentSummaryInformation DocumentSummaryInformation CompObj CompObj ObjectPool ObjectPool Microsoft Word Document MSWordDoc Word Document -------------------------------------------- Also once the document has been opened with Windows Explorer it opens correctly from the recent documents list under the File menu in Word as long as it stays on the list So it is only navigating to the document files from within Word that is a problem What may have changed recently to have caused this Over the past couple of days I have been working with one of the people at bleeping computer to try to eliminate some malware The situation with Word was NOT a symptom of the malware Word used to work fine even with malware in the computer But we ran a bunch of scans and virus fixers during the exercise Perhaps something we did screwed up Word I don't know If you think the answer is to uninstall and reinstall Word that is a simple enough remedy But I wanted to check with you before doing that in case you have heard of this and something else is actually the problem that re-installing Word won't fix Thank You
I would be hard to tell with your infection
You have an open topic in the HJT forum. You really should not make any changes until you are done there
Hya everyone. I hope i am in the right forum. Could someone tell me how to change a letter in Microsoft Works processor into word format. My son is trying to email his c.v. to companies and agencies but got a letter from a couple stating unable to open file attachment please email in word format. We do not have microsoft word just microsoft works.
Check this Microsoft page and see if helps.
Running Win XP on a home built Intel Core 2 duo platform. Just started within the last week or so. I can open the software from the CD, but not from my hard drive
Hard to explain but here goes:
When I have a sentence that I want to move to the middle of the page, I place the curser to the left of the word and try to push it right by hitting the space bar and nothing happens.
This is only when the word is all the way to the left of the page.
Is there some type of formatting that would allow this to be free so that I can push words forward??
Hi I have an access Database that has a form wich contains OLE Object fields in one I use it to paste in Microsoft Access Word a to Microsoft document Issue linking a link to an excel field and the other field I use it to paste a link to a word document This is running under windows and office Every was working fine I had to change my notebook harddisk and mother board After this I reinstall windows Issue linking to a Microsoft Word document in Microsoft Access and office The problem that I have is the following When I double click in the excel link it works fine an open my excel file When I do the same with the word link I got the following message translated because I have my notebook with spanish language quot Error during an operation over an Object Document It is possible the OLE Server is not registered To Register it reinstall it quot Its very extrange because my database worked fine before I reinstalled windows and office and the thing the it works fine with the excel link but not with the word link Please if anyone have and idea of what is going on Thanks a lot in advance for your help nbsp
Welcome to TSG jcantini,
Since no one is offering any thing here I'm going to suggest you save the document in the current version of word and reistablish/rebuild the link. I suspect this is an older version of access running with office 2010? mdb file type?
If you google "the ole server isn't registered access 2010" there are tons of confusing suggestions out there! Good luck..
Here's the Microsoft Download of the utility that will prevent booby-trapped word [.rtf] files from infecting your computer.
Microsoft Word 2013
Microsoft Word 2010
Microsoft Office Word 2007
Microsoft Office Word 2003
Still no word from Microsoft regarding if it affect WordPad.
I recently purchased an ASUS Windows bit computer I transferred my Microsoft Works Version word processor and spreadsheet files from my old computer onto the new computer I just purchased the Microsoft Office Home and Student Edition bit version from an online vendor and installed the software onto my new computer I have no problems opening my Works spreadsheet files in Excel However when I attempt to open a Works word processor file in Word I get gibberish I Microsoft Cannot Files Word in Works Microsoft Open 2013 did some research online and found out that there is a Microsoft tool called Works - Converter which allows Cannot Open Microsoft Works Files in Microsoft Word 2013 one to open Works files in Word I downloaded the Works - Converter tool from the Microsoft Support website and installed it on my PC However when I subsequently attempted to open a Works word processor file in Word a dialog box appeared with the error message Word cannot start the converter Wks Pxy cnv and the file Cannot Open Microsoft Works Files in Microsoft Word 2013 did not open properly i e I got gibberish I did a little more research online and found out that uninstalling the Works - Converter then downloading and installing the Microsoft Visual C Redistributable Package and finally reinstalling the Works - Converter may correct this problem I followed these steps but unfortunately when I attempt to open a Works word processor file in Word I get the same error message and the file does not open properly If someone can give me advice on a successful way to open Works spreadsheet files in Word I would greatly appreciate it
Reboot after any changes you make.
I need help uninstalling an add-in to Microsoft Works Suite 2006. I downloaded a program that helped me remove the actual program, Microsoft Works, but the add-in is still stuck and I can not for the life of me get this add-in to unisnstall.. This hole thing has been causing me problems for sometime now, it keeps making my WIndows Installer pop up flashing on the screen about fifty percent of the time I'm on my laptop. I have windows 7 if you need that information, I realize now the program has compatible issues..I finally got the program gone someone please help!! It is call Microsoft Works Suite Add-In for Microsoft Word.
Can anyone help me out?
I click on microsoft word to try and open it and it doesn't even make an attempt to open. My word files also won't open. They are there, but just don't open.
Thanks in advance!
May be virus problem
Is there a way to count the number of occurrences of a word in MS Word?
If not, is there a downloadable text editor or something that can do such a thing?
Replace the Word with something like QQQ .. or the the original word .. And it will tell you how many.
Then you can replace it back to what it was ... or just don't save the edited file.
be sure to include the spaces before n after the search word.
I am a 3rd year university student studying Forensic Science and i have to admit im not much of a writer and these long essays absolutly kill me...i spend so much time bringing up the word count window (time i probably should be spending writing). my question is...is there any way of having a word count always on the screen counting as i go?
does anyone know if this can be done...if so how?
please let me know if i need to download something (and where to get it) or what settings i need to change in word if that needs doing.
You still have to click the recount button though.
just deleted micorosoft works and installed microsoft word(office) BUT now i cant open my old works documents? I have read alot about this but just wanted to check here before i did anything. Im sure i know what to do but just wanted to see what other methods are suggested? thanks!
What version are you using?
e.g. for 2003:
I'm just starting to learn about Microsoft Word 10, which was bundled within an Office 10 package. I'm noticing that as I type a document, the Word Count dialog box at the bottom left remains frozen at 0. When I right-click on it, it opens, but the Word Count is checked within it. So, it's not turned off or anything. I need to limit what I'm writing to a certain number of words. I have to complete this thing within the next day or so. Unexpected need for a troubleshooting solution.
Why isn't my word count going up? And the Characters seem stuck at 67. Maybe I clicked something I shouldn't have. Otherwise, I need some guidance here. Thanks. Steve
try hitting 'save'....that should reset the word count.
Doing a fix for a friend, and this is a new one for me. Her primary concern was that all of a sudden, when she opens word, she can not type anything in a document. I tried it, and nothing happens. It opens like normal, and when you try to type, it is like the keyboard is locked out.
I found a few things on google that I tried to no avail. There was a .DLL patch I did, and I also removed so registry keys.
It is Win XP home, with 256 ram, and a P4 1.7 Proc. The version of word was installed with a software bundle that included Microsft Works.
I uninstalled Word, and reinstalled Office 2000 PRO, and the same thing is happening...
Any help would be awesome.
Find and delete all occurrences of Normal.dot on the system.
It sounds like the one in use is corrupt.
A new one will be created when word next runs.
Do not have Word open when you search for and delete normal.dot. Enable the viewing of hidden and system files to see it.
Hi guys first off I haven t been here for help in years literally this was the first place I thought of because a few years ago many generous people helped me solve my problem this place is awesome Please pardon me as I am only decently literate with computers but try my best Ok I am trying to solve an annoying problem for my parent s computer My dad was typing a normal document in Microsoft Word OS is XP with System Pack and it is Word and he said that just yesterday for the first time after typing for maybe a half hour a window would pop up with a quot runtime error quot and it would freeze untill he clicked ok on it and it would then shut down loosing all his work that he didn t save So I got on the computer and opened Microsoft Word and was able to duplicate the problem time after time but not every single time When I simply open word then click to close Word the box appears and he verified it is the same box he saw It says exactly as follows no more no less and every time reads the same - Microsoft Visual C Runtime Library Runtime Error Program C Program Files Microsoft Office Office WINWORD EXE abnormal program termination So I tried to research it and came across a fix on Microsoft s support site saying remove something called COM Add-ins I did so by following each step removing the one COM add in i found and it did not resolve the problem at all It still errors out SO I grabbed the master disk and uninstalled Microsoft Word NOT the whole Office set just Word and re-installed it figuring that would definitely fix it for him nope Today I got a phone call at work that it is doing it again So when I checked his computer it is erroring again for me just as it did last night Arghh I hope I provided enough information Please let me know if any more is needed I almost forgot to add that I updated and ran Full System scans of Norton and Spybot and found nothing Thanks a ton ahead of time for your help guys Mike nbsp
First, welcome back!!! (although, vaguely, it's like seeing your cousin after many years at a funeral...nice to see you, sorry about the circumstances....)
Well, this isn't fun - the more I looked, the more "answers" and causes I found...
(I think you probably did what the above is about - COM add-ins)
and two that seem similar, but aren't the same (good ol' MS!)
Good luck and let us know if you get this fixed - and what did it!
I have an index card in word that has cutoffs when i print on the start and at the end of the words.
It sounds like your margins are too narrow for the printer. Try adjusting them.
I have decided to try to fix a problem on my computer with the Microsoft Fix It thing that Microsoft lets us use. Unfortunately, it not only did nothing for my problem (Which I no longer care about), but it did something to Microsoft Works Word Processor, the one that comes with windows. I already tried a system restore, but I've had it for too long so my restore didn't go back far enough.
The error itself says, "Works cannot access one or more files it needs to run the Word Processor. The files may have been renamed, deleted, or moved. Try reinstalling Works, and then starting the program again." Unfortunately I don't know if it has actually been moved or deleted and I don't know how to reinstall it. Any help would be great.
If it came with Vista, it may be in Control Panel>Programmes and Features with the Windows Components list opened. You might be able to repair it that way. Failing that, if you had a Vista DVD or made a recovery set of your own, see if that can help.
I have an index card in word that has cutoffs when i print on the start and at the end of the words.
I was trying to configure Word 2000 to send email, but I can't seem to find the means to configure the bloody thing. I have tried help files, but wasn't much help.
Word itself does not send (or receive) e-mail messages. You may configure Word to be your e-mail editor, but it still requires an e-mail program (such as MS Outlook) to send messages.
You can send e-mails from within Word by using File, Send To, Mail Recipient (or Mail Recipient as Attachment), but this still uses Outlook to do the sending and receiving.
hello every one
my sister done 10 pages for her course work and she alway save it on her memory stick.
but some how, when she try to save it this time it doesn't work and the the microsoft word file turn to notepad file and when she open it, it came up with lot of question marks, i hope there is a way to convert it back into words
thx for reading and help is needed
this is the corse work>>> Rescued document.txt
any responses here?http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f217/microsoft-word-file-turn-to-notepad-file-with-non-word-text-227683.html
Recently, I'm having slow file loading while opening ms word files and excel files directly from windows explorer. It takes a minute to load, however it opens immediately if I open .doc files or .xls files directly from their application software. It also take a minute for MS Word and Excel software to shut down.
I have run my antivirus (Symantec) and MBAM but they all show no virus was found. I'm not sure what should I do next, please advice.
What version of Word & Excel?http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/303338/microsoft-word-excel-problem-with-opening-files-in-word-and-excel/
Learn about COM interoperability between Microsoft C# and large, complex COM servers. This article shows how to prepare the Office XP COM objects and how to use them in a C# program, and offers some tips on understanding why things have to be done in certain ways.
Supported Operating Systems: Windows XP
To run the sample, you will need the following software installed on your computer:
Microsoft Windows® XP or Microsoft Windows 2000 and related service packs (SPs)
Microsoft Office XP and related SPs
Microsoft .NET Framework and related SPs
Microsoft Office XP Primary Interop Assemblies (PIAs)
Microsoft Visual Studio® .NET
As per attached file, I am using the select tool to copy the text from the pdf then paste it in word.
But the pasted text doesn't show in Arabic as per the .pdf file.
I've tried all the fonts available with no success.
Any help will be most appreciated.
It won't , unless you have the arabic fonts on your computer for word to use
That is why PDF is sused as it doesn't require the user to have the fonts on their computer
Think of a PDF as a photograph of a page and you will get the idea
the language bar in the taskbar is disappered although it's enabled on the regional settings and the arabic language is installed but I can't type or change the keyboard to any other languages
Take a look at the following Tutorial (and its related links): Keyboard Input Language
I hope I am posting in the right place.
I need to transform my existing Logitech keyboard which has a German layout into one that can type into Arabic. Is there a way I can do so? I saw many stickers with Arabic alphabets for keyboards. Are these of use?
Looking forward to your help. Thank you.
Hi this may also be of help just make sure you select the correct language How to change your keyboard layouthttp://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/typing-in-arabic-676210.html
Dear Seven forums team,
greatings from cairo
how can i fix arabic system for windows 7 in my sony lab top on line ?
Please clarify your problem, and if possible post necessary screenshots.http://www.sevenforums.com/software/176736-arabic-system.html
is RC support Arabic keyboard input guys ... or not
can i read and write arabic in it just like beta
i'm using windows 7 build 7057 now and it support arabic ... pls. tel me
You can still change the keyboard to write in Arabic. Whether or not you can read Arabic, I dunno But the OS isn't available in Arabic per this statement
*Note: If you used the Hindi or Arabic language versions of the Beta, thank you for helping us test those languages. Because the RC is not available in Hindi or Arabic, we encourage you to either install Windows 7 RC in another language or reinstall a prior version of Windows before the Beta expires on August 1, 2009.
I have a form where two languages be entered at the same time, I have got the words and text entered in english and arabic , but when it comes to numbers and dates , it just stays as english . I tried through the control panel and change the neccassary but still the numbers stays english. If I completely in the control panel changed to arabic, all the english date and numbers are in arabic.
Is there a way that when pressing the ALT SHIFT the numerical also change to arabic ( text is fine in arabic ).
First, what program are you using?
it happens when you dont have an arabic font installed and selected as your text style. For example, if your default font is Times and you switch to arabic keyboard, it will let you type arabic but won't type the arabic numerals.
if you are typing in word, try to change over to an arabic font (not Adobe Arabic).
P.S. you will be able to type english numbers when you switch the keyboard to english and your font is an arabic font.
My microsoft word file is getting loaded with too many letters,etc. How do I seperate these files into seperate files by category.
I have a question about a problem with Microsoft word 2010. I know the fix is probably easy but I can not figure it out. Recently, when using word I must have clicked something without even knowing. Usually there is a little space at the top of the page and when I click on the page the curser is below the space, like with a header, even though I haven't added a header. It's just the way it is supposed to be. My problem is now when I go to new word page my cursor goes directly to the top of the page and the only way I can get the space back is to manually add a header every time. How do I get word to go back to its default settings?Thanks
You probably inadvertently changed the View so under the View tab select Print Layout and it should go back to the way you want it.
Hi, can anyone help me on this. Microsoft Word able to insert a jpg file but isn't possible to insert file for visual (formatting purpose) but without printing out. Eg I like to base on a cheque's format to create details and slot the cheque into the printer to print whatever relevant details but without the cheque image. Thanks
I would arrange 'text boxes' in word that would put information in the places you want it to print. You'll have to 'format text box' to prevent it from printing the square lines.
When I go into Microsoft Office Word it states, "Word has not been allowed by the current user. Please run setup to install the program." Has it lost all my documents and why can't I type into word to make a new document. No updates have been installed recently, although the problem has occurred in the last few days.
Also it says in the upper left hand corner "Document recovery, word has saved the following files. Save the ones you want to keep." Available files 13328 (original). Not sure what that is.
I'm working with a Tablet PC (using Windows XP Professional) and when I try to select Open or Save and then select the area to search file locations, it takes an extremely long time for the list of network drives to display.
This doesn't happen with viewing file locations either through My Computer or Windows Explorer. It does this wether the Tablet is docked or free.
I ran the Word 2002 post-Service Pack 3 hotfix package, but this did not fix the problem.
Anyone have any other suggestions? HELP!!!!!
I'm located in South Korea. I recently got a new computer at work but Microsoft Word doesn't work properly. Some of the features don't work, for example, 'line spacing' and 'background and shading'. My computer was using Word 2003. The tech person in my workplace installed Word 2007, and then Word 2010, but both versions of Word had the same problem.
He installed the Korean version of Microsoft Word and it worked perfectly, but the Korean version is of no use to me.
Do you have any idea what the problem might be and how we/he could fix it?
Thank you so much!
Just a reminder for next time -- problems with any Microsoft Office product should be posted on "Business Applications".
Please go here: http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/office-language-packs-FX101825698.aspx
I am writing a program that opens up many "read only recommended" Word documents, makes changes to them and then saves them.
The part I am having difficulty with is "skipping" the read only recommended dialog box (and opening the document as read - write).
My code for this part of the macro is
Dim PathToUse As String
Dim i As Long
Dim myDoc As Word.Document
PathToUse = "P:\My_Documents\"
On Error Resume Next
Dim Subfolders As Boolean
.LookIn = PathToUse
.SearchSubFolders = True
.FileName = "*.doc"
.MatchTextExactly = True
.FileType = msoFileTypeAllFiles
If .Execute() Then
For i = 1 To .FoundFiles.Count
Application.DisplayAlerts = False
Set myDoc = Documents.Open(.FoundFiles(i), WritePasswordDocument:="xxxxxxxxxx")
Am I correct in thinking that the IgnoreReadOnlyRecommended cannot be used as an arguement in the last line?
And if so is there another method I can use?
Many thanks in advance,
I set this up, I don't use Filesearch as it is not supported in Office 2007...so watch out.
I was able to adapt some code I use to import Excel files...
Public Sub test()
Dim strFile As String 'Filename
Dim strFileList() As String 'File Array
Dim intFile As Integer 'File Number
Dim path As String
Dim myDoc As String '
Dim fileStr As String ' string to open file
path = "P:\My_Documents\"
strFile = Dir(path & "*.doc")
While strFile <> ""
'add files to the list if meeting Criteria
intFile = intFile + 1
ReDim Preserve strFileList(1 To intFile)
strFileList(intFile) = strFile
strFile = Dir()
'see if any files were found
If intFile = 0 Then
MsgBox "No files found"
'cycle through the list of files
For intFile = 1 To UBound(strFileList)
myDoc = strFileList(intFile)
fileStr = path & myDoc
If GetAttr(fileStr) And vbReadOnly Then
' sets attribute to normal prior to opening
SetAttr fileStr, vbNormal
Documents.Open filename:=fileStr, ConfirmConversions:=False, ReadOnly:= _
False, AddToRecentFiles:=False, PasswordDocument:="", PasswordTemplate:= _
"", Revert:=False, WritePasswordDocument:="", WritePasswordTemplate:="", _
' call a procedure to make changes..
'sets back to read only
SetAttr fileStr, vbReadOnly
Documents.Open filename:=fileStr, ConfirmConversions:=False, ReadOnly:= _
False, AddToRecentFiles:=False, PasswordDocument:="", PasswordTemplate:= _
"", Revert:=False, WritePasswordDocument:="", WritePasswordTemplate:="", _
' call a procedure to make changes..
I am using word 98 at my University on a floppy disk and when I use it on XP it says it's not compatable and does not recognize it. I understand that word 98 is a 16bit program and word perfest on xp is a 32 bit program and is not compatable. I have tried downoading word 98 to xp but will not work. Is there any way around this problem? Any help is appreciated, thanks, Neesh
I use Word 97 on XP without any problems.
Is your Word 98 a legal copy?
If so I recommend you install it under XP.
I keep getting an error message and it will not open.
Could you be any more descriptive here? You're not giving anybody much to go by on this one.
What happened exactly?
What were you doing?
What is the exact error message?
What are you doing when the error message is generated?
What have you tried to fix this with (exactly)?
What has/not worked?
Try this link: http://www.theofficeexperts.com/word.htm Post back with more details please.
Please can anyone help. I was advised to have Windows 7 installed which I have had done onto my dell laptop but there is no Microsoft Word or similar. I cannot open files sent to me which require this and I need to fiz this soon as I need this for job searching and sending my CV.
Do I need to buy something else or can I download something to fix this?
Windows doesn't come necessary with Office (which is the suite containing, among other programs, Word). You can either buy Office (which costs a bit) or download some free compatible alternative like Openoffice: http://www.openoffice.org/
We have win/xp can anyone please tell me where the abc order is on this I have hunted everywhere and can't find it?
Like to put words in ABC order it was simple in 95 and 98 but cant seem to do it in xp.
I have a part time job and I have several forms that I have to fill out and would like to be able to put them in Microsoft word and be able to bring the form up and fill in the blanks and then print it off. I have read the how to on forms in Microsoft help, and can't seem to get anything to work. Can anyone out there talk me through how to do my forms in word and be able to fill in blanks without everything moving around. Thanks Sid.,
I recently got e-mailed a list that was microsoft word format...........But for some reason it has set its self as default template.................Now every time I open ```word```` its got this annoying set up with a black line flashing as a cursor..................Is there anyway to set it back to normal..
I recently upgraded to a Mac G4 and transferred software over from my Mac 7200. Now when trying to open some documents I get an alert message that says, "The application "Microsoft word" could not be opened because MicrosoftDialogLib could not be found". Any help would be appeciated.
Welcome to TSG, Jaberwalk
It would be helpful if you could tell us which versions you have installed on each machine. In the meantime, have a look at some of these articles
I have a laptop with windows 98 SE on it and I'd like to install microsoft word on that computer. Which Microsoft Office is compatible with windows 98 and is there a way that I can just install microsoft word without all the extra bells and whistles?
I know that for me, being a Windows 98 user, I initially had Office 97 first. Now I have Office 2000. So either one of those should be fine.
Ok So I dont have Microsoft Word on my computer, I had a free trial when I got it and of course its already up, but I dont really have the funds at the moment to buy it, so is there any way I can get MW for free or some program I can use to write documents, i have a program called Abiword but I wrote a resume using it and when I try to attach it to emails and things, it isnt recognized, Im frustrated and not sure what to do, because I'm in the process of trying to find a different job so I can go back to school...HELP PLEASE!
Go to http://www.openoffice.org/ and download their free office suite software. Writer, the word processor, even can save documents in Word format, as well as .pdf.
I have been having lots of problems with MS Word 2000. Earlier it was very slow in starting up. Now when I close it an error comes up. It says Winword something and in details it says page fault etc. Please help.
With Word closed, rename your normal.dot file to normal.old.
Open Outlook, then its Journal. Make sure you're not journaling Word activities (or any others for that matter!); it slows down considerably.
Let me know if it doesn't help.
I cannot open a Word document on my computer. I've tried Repairing microsoft office and even deleted office and re-installed, but nothing seems to work. All other programs in office like Excel, Powerpoint, will open, but not Word. Do you guys have any suggestions?
I typed documents in microsoft works word, my instructor informed me it needs to be typed in microsoft word and I don't even know if this computer has this program please advise me asap.. thank you
I have Office XP Pro. I can bring up a Word Doc but when I save them they get saved in Wordpad. I can't change them. This is what I've done.
Went to a Save Word Document
Put my mouse pointer over the Document
Right click the mouse
Click on Properties
Click on Change
Word is not there
Go to Browse
I don't know where to go from here
do you mean that your doc's get opened in wordpad? or they get saved with a wordpad icon?
right-click on a document >> open with... >> if you see word on the list, select it, and make sure the 'always use...' box is ticked
if you can't see word on the list, youy have to use the 'browse...' button, and navigate to the word program (winword.exe), probably somewhere in your c:\program files\microsoft office folder (or similar, i don't have it installed here right now).
How can I get my word attachments on an email I receive to open in normal view and not in reading view? When they open in the reading view, flyers open up scrambled.
Each time I try to start Microsoft Word, I get the following message,"Word failed to start correctly last time. Starting Outlook in safe mode will help you correct or isolate a startup problem in order to successfully start the program".
I haven't added any new programs to my system. So post around the web suggest that it has something to do with McAfee virus scanner. I remove McAfee as instructed, but I still have the same problem. Can anyone help me????
Did you try the built-in repair tool?
Click "Help" - "Detect and Repair".
Ok I realize this may seem ignorant to some of you and it s true I am ignorant when it comes to Microsoft Word help anyone? these things I am just wondeing if any of you know a way to save a font and size in MS word So that I can automatically use the same font and size everytime without having to select them Is there such a thing If so could you please tell me how Also in word there is an address book I have saved Microsoft Word help anyone? the names and addresses of people in there numerous times Lets say I am going to print an envelope I select the name but only the name comes up the addresses won t save I have to re-type them every time If I look at the peoples info though their addresse are still listed but they will not come up in the preview box before I print Is that how it s supposed to be shouldn t I be able to click the name and the envelope just prints everything names and addresses too Well those are my Microsoft Word help anyone? questions how to save fonts etc and also how to save addresses along with names in the address book Any help would be greatly appreciated nbsp
Alright, my family just got a new computer, with all the bakery fresh software available. The problem is, Microsoft Word isn't backwards compatible, so the older files will not open. Some of these were files that they needed for work, so they're very important. I've searched online, and the only converters I can find are wps to doc, the exact opposite of what I actually need. Do these converters work the other way too? Or can someone point me in the direction of what I need? All help appreciated, thanks!
A .wps file is created by Microsoft Works, not by MS Word. You will need to open the .wps file and then save it as a Word document. The link below is to MS's Works to Word converter:http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details...;displaylang=enRegards,Johnhttp://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/103032/microsoft-word/
Can anyone hwlp me out with finding this program on the net free of charge. The program is Microsoft Word XP
I already have microsoft office, but it doesn't seem to be working and I am not to familiar with computers. I would just like easy access to this software.
Thanks in advance
I'm pretty sure that there is no way to get Word free of charge. No way that's legal anyhow.http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/65727/microsoft-word-xp/
I have a HP Deskjet 722 printer, when I try to print from Microsoft Word, it takes much longer than usual.
Also when the print options pop up I can click properties it indents, when I click options it indents but when I click the ok it does not indents. It still prints but somthing is not right.
It still prints from word but somthing has changed to make it so slow.
I am operating Windows 98.
When I used Microsoft Word before it would pop right away, now it takes about thirty to forty seconds to finally come on the screen??
I believe that I might have a setting that is not right, and Microsoft Word is not going right to the printer?? I have checked all the printer options, they seem to be ok.
Hope this makes some sense.
I can use any help you may be able to give.
If this is a problem specific with Word, you need help from the Business Applications forum experts
When uploading and attaching a Word document I receive an error message, however after clicking ok the error message goes away and the file attaches. Also, some file folders disappear when attempting to upload a Word document. I have noticed this problem does not occur right after restarting. After a few uploads the error message is back. I'm not sure what the problem is, if Word is corrupt, and/or if I should reinstall Microsoft Office. Any ideas would be great!
each time I create a word document, it creates a backup. How can I resolve this?
TOOLS _ OPTIONS - SAVE - Uncheck always create backup
Some links that are sent to me I have to use microsoft word to open them and can't. I get a window that tells me to enter my product key to convert. I don't have a product key and was never given one with my PC win.XP. Is there a fix for this? I typed it in Search but nothing came up but a bunch threads that had nothig to do with it.
I've just discovered that my dell latitude laptop doesn't have any document based programmes on it, and when I went on line to try and download it, they wanted me to pay £109.99 for it. Does this sound too much to anyone? Any ideas how to proceed?
When I save a file on Microsoft word, the sentences come out messed up, they are all moved and not in place, they are not where I typed them. How can I fix this on my own?
Can you post a cleaned (no personal information) copy of one of these files?
I need to get a copy of microsoft word.I am o windows xp home and i dont have word and I desperately need microsoft word!!! Anyone know where I can download it from or where I can get it??thx.....
When a Word 97 document is saved in the recommended manner but then recalled the format partially or totally has changed in format, that is it appears to be in ASKI or some other unreadable format. This also seems to happen when a document is sent to the Recycle Bin then recalled. Please HELP
What do you mean, "saved in the recommended format". If you don't save it as a Word document, and depending on what you save it as, it can lose some of it's formatting. If you are saving it in Word, and it is losing formating, I would be suspicious of a virus or a corrupted Normal.dot. You can try renaming your Normal.dot to Normal.old and then trying it. If it works, then you know the Normal.dot was corrupted. If not, then delete the new one and rename the old one back since it has your personalized settings such as Macros and Auto Text.
Is there any where you can download fonts kind of like a add in just to get more to select from. Im looking for a old english style font but Word doesnt have any that i like.
Here is a link to the step by step from MicroSoft. Fontshttp://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/53715/microsoft-word/
Is there anywhere on the internet i can purchase microsoft word and instantly download the software.
I have lost the complete microsoft works of my computer.
For some reason the toolbar for microsoft word has disappeared. Not able to use any functions. please help!!!
Hey there, welcome to TSG.
Try the suggestions listed here. Thanks to Dreamboat for that link.
If that doesn't work for you, let us know.
Does anyone have a link or know where I can get a free down load of Microsoft Word. I only Have 2 documents I need it for.
Thanks for your time.
Microsoft Word is not responding
Press Control-Alt-Delete and click "Open Task Manager"
Find WINWORD.EXE, click on it, and press End Process.
I tried using Word, but there is no menu bar. I tried right-clicking and all sorts of things, but couldn't find a way to find it. So i have no menu bar nor any toold bars. All i have is this thing that splits the screen into two.
You could try doing an ALT-T, then choose customise from the drop down menu that appears. Click on the Toolbars tab, and make sure the box beside the "menu bar" etc., is checked. Click on close, and see if that works.See also this MS Knowledgebase article for other ways to restore your menu and toolbars:http://support.microsoft.com/kb/291484Hope this will help, Regards,Johnhttp://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/42294/microsoft-word/
Good Day I recently graduated school in a network administration course and have Microsoft Word found myself as the on call administrator for Microsoft Word a windows network The network is using DFS to replicate files across servers in case that information will help with the solution I need The problem is that one of my users should be able to edit all the documents in a folder while no one else is able to I have set the permissions on the folder allowing her group modify permission to the folder while all other users have only quot Read amp Execute quot quot List Folder Contents quot and quot Read quot Before this morning the documents were set to read only to ensure that users cannot edit them I am finding however that the person who should be able to edit the documents cannot do so when another user has a copy of the file open For now we re just having her call the user that has an open copy of the document and tell them to close it so she can make changes but I d like for her to be able to make changes when she pleases regardless of who else is reading the document at the time Has anyone else encountered this problem Anyone got a work around for it nbsp
Does the person allowed to edit the document get a dialog box in Word asking them if they want to open a read-only copy? If so, then it means that someone else has a copy open. Permissions on Windows unfortunately don't work with Word, meaning that even if someone can't actually save an edited document, just opening it will lock the document, not allowing anyone else it edit it either. This is just a limitation of Word. A quick option may be not to allow anyone else to open it if that is possible - either that or save a local copy, edit it and copy it back to the server.
Hope this helps
Hi guys; I tried to load Microsoft XP WORD from Microsoft Xp office. It's not working and I have to get back to my file fast could someone just tell me how I can Make Word 6.0 my default and get away from Xp word. It has changed all my file to word XP. Or do I have to reload word 6.0 .
I'm having an issue with MS Word 2007 when i try to access Thesaurus i get this message no thesaurus is available for english word 2007. What should i do?
Have you tried a repair using the original disk?
A couple of days ago I posted the following question I have written several documents in Word from the Office Suite I want to burn these documents to some CD's which I would then mail to people who are interested in the subject I have written about One of these documents files is about pages in length My question is this Some of the people who receive my CD's may not have Word installed on their computers Will they be able to read the Word documents even though Word is not installed on their computers In reply to my question I with Help Microsoft Word was told that Notepad which comes with all versions Help with Microsoft Word of Windows will open most Word files but maybe not images and tables Several people recommended including a portable version of OpenOffice on my CD This is a free open-source Office suite http portableapps com apps office openoffice portable As suggested I did download OpenOffice Portable en-us paf exe to my CD but I m not sure what to do next How is this used to read the Word files that are also on the CD Should I open the file on the CD before mailing it Should I leave the unopened exe file on the CD and expect it to work automatically for the person receiving the CD Or should I instruct the recipient to download the exe file to a folder in his hard drive If the latter should it go under Program Files or where I m very sorry to have to ask all these questions but this project is very important to me and I m trying to make it work without any major problems
Have you considered using the PDF format. You can download free convertors, such as - this. Most people will have Adobe Acrobat reader on thier computer, if they don't a free download is available from Adobe - here
Using this format will also stop anyone editing your documents easily.
Alternatively just burn a copy of the Open Office .exe file to each CD and add a ReadMe First Note pad document explaining what to do if they don't have MS Word.
Okay. . .let's try posting again.
Am using MS Word and the more I use it the more my computer develops some major glitches. As in desk top folders not wanting to open up and let me get in!
Anyway, talked with Gateway Tech and they said MS Word develops its own virus which can be found by doing a search on "Normal.dot" and eliminating it. And sure enough I always find those little critters and eliminating them does keep the computer running smoothly.
You would think tho' that if this is a known virus there would be a more permanent solution?!?
23 page Word doc (2003) sits on a network share among other files in a particular folder. All other WORD docs can be opened from the share and/or from the desktop except this one doc. Pulling this doc to the desktop and trying to open it does nothing. (Word does not respond) Opening it on diff pc with MS Office 2010, it opens fine. Everyone else can open it from their pc using WORD 2003. I've deleted normal.dot. Tried opening in WORD in safe mode - same results. I can't open the file to copy the data using WORD 2003. Moving to 2010 is not an option. Any suggestions?
When you go Open try selecting say Windows 97 or other windows versions to see if it displays and then open from there.
This is only a guess at solving problem
please help...I am desperate and a d.a and total idiot. Following your instructions I was able to delete monaronadona from my pc. BUT I also deleted microsoft word and anything that pertains to this software.
How can I get it back????A little knowledge is a dangerous thing for me.
Ok calm down first.... why don't you just reinstall word?http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/microsoft-word-229966.html
Let's say I go to "My Documents" & click on a folder, say "Recipes" & there are 15 or 20 recipes listed there. They are all shown as "Tiles", while I prefer them to be shown as "List".
So, I hit the icon that displays all my choices & change to "List".
Works great, until I go out of "My Document" & come back in & find it has been changed back to "Tiles".
Can anyone tell me how to lock "List" in?
Thank you . . .
Welcome to TSG forums.
Open My Documents, click on view click on list. It should stay that way now.