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  1. 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

    72 votes
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    • Add the automatic spaces back to the times symbol in equation editor.

      Up until a few weeks ago, there has always been automatic spacing around all operators in equation editor. After a recent 2017 update, the times multiplication symbol no longer automatically spaces properly. All other operators continue to automatically space. This automatic spacing for the times symbol still exists in PPT and Excel, just not Word for Windows or Word for Mac. It looks like a glitch that went out in the last update.

      34 votes
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      • http://www.dessci.com/en/support/mathtype/tsn/tsn129.htm

        This baseline problem is bothering me

        12 votes
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        • Default Font

          It would be nice if in settings you could set a certain font as your default instead of Calibri. So every time you created a new doc it would be the default font and not always Calibri.

          22 votes
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          • you could have an undo button so if you by accident delete a document, you could get it back.

            I deleted a story I was making and I couldn't get it back :(

            4 votes
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            • 27 votes
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              • Inline MathType equations appear raised above the baseline in Microsoft Word

                Inline MathType equations appear raised above the baseline in Microsoft Word.
                Issue: (from website of MathType company)
                Once a saved file that contains a MathType equation at the end of a line has been re-opened in Microsoft Word, the Character Spacing Position properties will have been set to "Lowered" thus causing the baseline to shift downward relative to the surrounding text. This occurs when saving the file as a .docx format (does not occur on files saved as .doc format).

                Many users and I are using MathType and encounter the above problem. It is really inconvenient for people working with…

                51 votes
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                • Get back offline help in Office 2016

                  Yesterday I was writing Excel formulas while traveling, needed some help about the functions, and had the really bad surprise to discover that Office 2016 has no offline help anymore. This is a real pity. There are so many places where you simply can't be online. And there are people who can't afford it because mobile data is just too expensive. What's the next step, will I need to be connected to the Internet to save a document to my own hard drive, or simply to startup Word? I'm kind of tempted to downgrade to Office 2013.

                  26 votes
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                  • Allow Save As multiple formats

                    I often want to output a PDF from my document. After I have Saved As a PDF, I make changes to the word document but when I save the Word document, I have to go back and Save As the PDF!

                    I should be able to multi-select formats once, so that when I Save, it generates all selected formats. Why do I have to choose one at a time?

                    20 votes
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                    • Improve the "ignore' feature in the spell checker.

                      When I tell the program to ignore a phrase or a word, I want it to ignore it the next time I open the document. Thanks.

                      14 votes
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                      • bli bedre

                        bare gjør det

                        1 vote
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                        • More colors for Microsoft Office themes

                          It would be awesome if there were more color options for Microsoft Office themes besides black, white and dark grey. Please add more colors like green, or red or pink etc.....

                          6 votes
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                          • Defaults for reference

                            Also it would be very good if there will be an ability to make some defaults for reference. For example I need to make a reference as fig. 1 not Fig. 1 (how it is paste a reference). For now I have to go to the properties of reference and change settings of it for "all letters in lower-case" or change open all fields (Ctlr+A, then Shift+F9) and change all \h on \* Lower \h

                            4 votes
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                            • Office install change

                              When installing office and you have more than one office product in your account, there is no way of telling which product key to associate with the office install when using an offline installer, it would be nice if you provided the last 5 digits to help selecting the correct one as it's a activation nightmare as you have to guess.

                              4 votes
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                              • Read Mode: Custom column (and spacing) layout

                                As I am visually impaired, I read documents in Read Mode > Column Layout > Narrow, zoomed to about 150%.

                                For ease of reading, I'm currently using two 19" 1280x1024 displays set up in portrait mode with Word sized to span the width of both displays (x=2*1024, y=1280, combined aspect ratio=16:10)

                                However, even when I choose the 'Narrow' column layout, the text will typically be distributed across 3 columns at 150% zoom (it reverts to 4 columns at around 120% zoom where the letters are too small for my eyes), which makes the middle column useless as it is separated…

                                2 votes
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                                • 2 votes
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                                  • Grammar Suggestions

                                    Word should have an option for the user to add or delete something to its grammar rules. Adding new words to the dictionary is so useful and it would be great if the user could even choose "don't tell me if Word thinks this is wrong" because it's very annoying when Word is wrong and there's nothing you can do to correct it or make the highlighting go away

                                    25 votes
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                                    • PLEASE MAY CAN YOU PUT ON WORD SLIDE SHOW PLEASE THANK YOU

                                      IF YOU WANT TO DO A SLIDE SHOW THEN YOU CAN GO TO THE TOP OF WORD AND PRESS INSERT AND PRESS SLIDE SHOW .

                                      1 vote
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                                      • It used to be really easy to highlight then cut & paste a section of a document to move it somewhere else. Now it drags text into a mess.

                                        Now it drags the text into a mess, instead of highlighting it so it can be moved. How can this supposed "feature" be turned off?

                                        1 vote
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                                        • Scanning direct from Printer

                                          Please bring back the old version of "scanning" something on your printer /scanner and have it directly in your Word document. Now you have to make a picture of the texte or photo, put it on your computer and than bring it in to your Word document. This is too much manipulation. Please consider this ; At the moment while I am writing to you I have the lovely help of Microsoft in Holland who is explaining this to me and I hope you get from them the same advice. Greetings Mike Rijken winesafari.net

                                          2 votes
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