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  1. Option to skip first header row of a table

    Upon creating a table that has a header row and another 'header row' that is located in the middle of the table, it is not possible for the header row in the middle of the table to repeat when the table extends onto a new page. (This feature currently only works with the header that is the very first row of the table)

    If the 'header row' in the middle of the table is also placed as the first row in the table, then a "Skip First Header Row" feature would be able to hide that first row but enable…

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    • Footnotes: Arabic style footnotes

      In most arabic literature footnotes references are surrounded with brackets and printed as superscript in the body of the text.
      but printed between brackets and as normal text in the bottom of the page.

      الحواشي : أسلوب الترقيم العربي
      في معظم المطبوعات العربية يتم إدراج مرجع الحواشي بين قوسين وكنص مرتفع ضمن المتن
      بينما تدرج بين قوسين وكنص عادي أسفل الصفحة

      88 votes
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      • Feynman Slash Notation

        A commonly used notation in Quantum Field Theory is the so-called Feynman slash notation, which is simply a forward slash going through a letter ( https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Feynman_slash_notation ). Throughout my studies this is probably the only symbol I was unable to find in MS Office.

        It would be quite convenient to add it within the Equation editor, as an "Accent" for example, allowing the user to apply it to any letter or symbol.

        26 votes
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        • Add pages to word as excel has

          Add pages to word as excel has. So related documents are located in the one location. And connecting features, so make an adjustment on one page, which is replicated (=) in another, so auto updates.

          3 votes
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          • Spell check pane improvements

            Just started using Word 2016 and have suggestions for the spell checking pane:
            1. Enable hotkeys
            The pane shows characters underlined for the options I have (Ignore Once, Ignore All, ... but they do not work with the underlined keys when holding the alt key
            2. Ensure these commands do not move
            When the suggestion box changes size, the options shift up or down, causing me to move my mouse on every friggin new spelling error it finds. Please make sure these options stay at the exact same position so I don't have to move my mouse.

            26 votes
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            • Enable thin text formatting & dont display thin fontfaces in an extra entry

              Many fonts have a light (or thin) typeface, but it's not displayed with the same entry in words font list (for example Calibri and Calibri Light). There should be an option to format text light (by clicking a button in the typeface menu)and thereby select the thin font face (similar to formatting text bold or italic).

              8 votes
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              • Word 2013 scrambles contents while editing my .mht file

                I have a word file that contains a drawing. When I save it as .mht, the contents are well preserved in the new format. Internet Explorer is able to render it properly. However if I edit the mht file directly with word, then the drawing gets scrambled.

                Issue is easily reproducible only with this specific document that I have. I would be happy to send them across if required. Also gets reproduced on another machine having similar environment

                Version:
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                Microsoft Word 2013 (15.0.4963.1000) - MSO (15.0.4963.1002) - 64bit
                Part of Microsoft Office Professional Plus

                Microsoft Windows 7 Professional
                Version…

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                • Visual Styles ("Styles Guides")

                  In Word for the Mac you had the ability to view color-coding for styles, in a column going down the left margin. They were called the Styles Guides.
                  This was so helpful, especially in 30+ page documents where style actually matters, and a quick glance to determine uniformity is absolutely paramount.

                  2 votes
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                  • Recent files. This seems to be an issue with W10 - why? Why lose this great facility?

                    Recent files. This seems to be an issue with W10 - why? Why lose this great facility or am I missing something?

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                    • letterhead

                      One of the areas which is difficult is the application of letterhead to remain solely on page 1 and formatting a document for this outcome. There should be an easy short cut to ensure letterhead remains on the first page and is not automatically copied to the next pages. At present - it is easier to put page 1 as the letterhead, then attach subsequent pages as second documents when emailing a document.

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                      • Give users the option to turn OFF the Collapse/Expand for Numbered paragraphs

                        Add an option to turn OFF the Collapse/Expand arrows for Numbering paragraphs. It is very confusing for users who may not have a great understanding of styles, and often makes it appear as if text is missing.

                        2 votes
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                        • Hi, I have not seen an easy way to delete a document under file. This was the default location to remove or delete a

                          No way to delete a Doc. from the File Menu, what is up?
                          I had to delete manually every line.
                          PTownsat

                          2 votes
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                          • Make Word free for college students

                            Have Word free for college students. It makes it hard to work on a paper in the dorms on their own laptops when ever Word will not let them do to the fact that they have to pay for it. Some of the students are on a fixed budget.

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                            • no change

                              You people have not learned over the centuries.
                              IF IT IS NOT BROKEN, DONT FIX IT, OR IN YOUR CASE DONT CHANGE IT. ADD TO IT BUT DONT CHANGE IT.

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                              • Make it possible to insert custom fractions that are the same format as the automatically formated fractions.

                                Make it possible to insert new custom fractions in the same format at the auto formatted fractions. It is possible to insert others that what you have selected, 1/4, 1/2, and 3/4 but they can not come out in the same format. Please add that. You are a bit prejudice for those three. Free up the rest of the fraction world. :)

                                1 vote
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                                • Sell and Support the only program that was worth anything XP Pro Service Pak 3

                                  If it works, don't fix it! Please bring back XP Pro. Please bring back some sanity here! I will gladly pay for it again and again and again.

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                                  • Stop automatically maximizing all minimized documents whenever a new one is opened

                                    Stop automatically maximizing all minimized documents whenever a new one is opened. This is an annoyance, a nuisance and a time-waster.

                                    6 votes
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                                    • Create and save personal formats

                                      Sometimes for school I have to create really specifically formatted documents and it would make things so much easier if you could create and save your own personal formats to use for other documents.

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                                      • Insert building block for selection on drop-down list

                                        Create a drop-down list from which you would be able to select a building block that contains more than the standard one line of text allowed in the current drop-down list properties. This would allow for quick and easy completion of forms that require lots of information.

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                                        • Reveal Formatting

                                          The links in Word 2016 Reveal Formatting should actually work. I'm a WordPerfect user from way back and much prefer to actually see the codes I'm dealing with. I only use Word when I absolutely have to and it is extremely difficult to edit someone else's drafts when you can't see the formatting codes. Before my computer crashed, I occasionally used Word 2013 (when I had to) and was finally figuring out some of the formatting using the Reveal Formatting pane. The links actually worked and would take you to where you needed to go to change formatting. Upgrading/downgrading to…

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