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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

    80 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.

      36 votes
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      • baujo

        my name is baujo
        thank you so murch

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

          This baseline problem is bothering me

          18 votes
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          • Include an EPS enable opion for those of us who cannot change resgistry settings

            Instead of just disabling EPS insertion for us, please include a check box somewhere so we can accept the consequences and be allowed to insert EPSs and see them instead of the can't be displayed message. Some of us are just plain not skilled enough to make changes to the registry and get it right. You have similar check boxes for Trust, VBA etc in Office products so you should be able to give this option as a setting and NOT a registry change. I don't think MS realizes what a game changer this is for those of us who…

            7 votes
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            • MS Word Icon needs to be a distinctive color

              The current coloring of the Outlook, and Word icons are too similar in the default color scheme. My employers settings do not allow me to change the color scheme and as such I confuse the two programs at least 6 times a day. Please do do something to address this.

              3 votes
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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.....

                15 votes
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                • Option to force spellcheck to check entire document regardless if "Do not check spelling or grammar is checked".

                  Currently if a document has the "Do not check spelling or grammar" it would be a great option for spellcheck to ignore that and force check the entire document using the default language. This setting would be in the options menu of the word application itself and apply to all documents.

                  5 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.

                    29 votes
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                    • Legacy Open / Save As dialog boxes after File menu is selected.

                      The file menu in the 2016 suite is too bulky and slow for employees who work with hundreds/thousands of documents a day. An option to force legacy open/"save as" dialog boxes after the user clicks file -> open | file -> "save as"

                      4 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.

                        43 votes
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                        • Autocorrect option upon mispelling

                          Fire the moron who approved the Autocotrrect option in the misspelling dropdown. It was one of the most productive options in Word. Common typing problems could be easily & quickly added to the autocorrect library. My efficiency is down by 50% or more due to the elimination of this option. Who tests these changes in the real world???

                          2 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 :(

                            6 votes
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                            • Easy speech-to-text on PC

                              On my phone or tablet I can dictate an email, text or other document. Why can't I do that on my PC? It has a microphone and keyboard. Please add.

                              5 votes
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                              • 29 votes
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                                • 2 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…

                                    62 votes
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                                    • 4 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.

                                        17 votes
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                                        • Stop Automatically Generating Alternate Text for Pasted Images

                                          When pasting an image into a Word document, the file URL should not be used as alternate text automatically. In the technical writing field, alternate text file paths do not aid accessibility and they create issues for users who have a lot of pictures in their documents.

                                          2 votes
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