Application suite from Microsoft which includes always Word, PowerPoint and Excel. Depending on what edition of Microsoft Office you have you can also have OneNote, Outlook, Publisher and Access.

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How to use picture manager to ensure the image is 8 bit (256 colors)

Which thing is related to colors? Hue/saturation or is it something else? I have an image and I want to ensure it is using 256 colors (8 bit) with the Microsoft Picture Manager.
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Enable Office 2013 transition animations

I just upgraded from Office 2010 to 2013, and I can't see the transition animations I was expecting (when moving the cell selector in Excel, when the cursor blinks in Word, etc.). Lots of information ...
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Installed Office 365 Home Premium, got Office Professional Plus 2013

There was MS Office professional plus 2013 installed on Windows 7. I uninstalled it. Then I bought MS Office 365 Home Premium and installed it. But when I run it, product activation window appears ...
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Why does Excel 2013 Ignore My Keystrokes?

So I was doing some copying and pasting into this new Excel file, and all of a sudden the keyboard is not being recognized in Excel. I also am unable to save this file. Anyone have ideas? Here is a ...
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How to Position a table/picture or both two pictures fixed on the top of a page in MS-Word?

I have two figures which are required to be positioned on the top or bottom in the same page in Word. I have tried the solution in ...
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Transferring Microsoft Office 2010 to a new computer

I recently bought a new computer, and would like to transfer Microsoft Office (Home and Student) 2010 to my new computer. I Googled it, but couldn't find anything useful (except for apologies that ...
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Does Microsft Publisher 2013 have connectors?

Previous versions of MS Publisher, and other 2013 products like Powerpoint have connectors so that if you draw arrows between shapes and move the shapes around, the arrows move with it. This does not ...
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Two contact points mobile into a Outlook contact

A friend of mine sent to me a video recorded the issue that a contact (named Rick) has two contact point Mobile with different value. But, when he opened Edit Contact Page to change the value of one ...
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Combining MS Word “track changes” comments from multiple readers/editors

I am a writer and use MS Word (Mac 2011) for pretty much everything, and especially the Track Changes function, which allows you to add comments to the document. I have been circulating my work to ...
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Can't change table background color in the header in Microsoft Word 2011

Here we have 2 tables, one is in the header and another one is outside of the header. (content of the page) As you can see, I can simply change the background color of each cell in the bottom table ...
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I am running window 8.1 and I can't open any Microsoft office applications.

I am running window 8.1 and I can't open any Microsoft office applications. I keep getting a message that says the application was unable to start correctly 0xc0000142
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Microsoft Word 2007: Caption with many pages in Table of Contents

I was wondering if it is possible to have a caption with more than one page in the table of contents for Microsoft Word 2007. For instance, let's say I have "Equation 1. Linear Model" on page 5 and ...
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VISIO connector

I want to know if I delete the middle manager, the connections to the middle manager will be transferred to the next highest manager instead of getting deleted. Is there a way to make this happen. Is ...
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How to replicate an anchor tag in Excel

I have an Excel (csv) like this: column1 link yahoo <a href="www.yahoo.com">Yahoo</a> google <a href="www.google.com">Google</a> Is there any way to make link ...
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Remove download button from “Missing proofing tools” bar in Word 2013

Is it possible to disable/remove the download button from the "Missing proofing tools" bar in Word 2013 that shows up when editing a document in a language that is currently not installed? See ...
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Duplicate Office documents from using OFC (detect duplicate file name with different extension)

I used Office File Converter (OFC) to convert my old Office documents to the newer format with a an X (docx, xlsx, pptx). OFC did not provide an option to delete converted documents. Now, I need to ...
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Reinstate a deleted slide in Powerpoint's Notes Page view

I received a Powerpoint presentation where someone deleted the slide in the Notes Page view. After trying this myself, doing so is deceptively simple. Open View > Notes Page, then select the slide ...
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Microsoft Publisher doesn't draw work area

I'm trying to open a file in Microsoft Publisher and everything seems to work, except that the work area (I dont know it's proper name, but where the pages are) doesn't seem to draw properly. It just ...
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No Startup folder in Microsoft Office for Mac 2011

I'm trying to save a new default worksheet in Excel for Mac 2011. Instructions say to save it in the Startup folder at this location: /Applications/Microsoft Office 2011/Office/Startup/Excel There ...
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prevent excel formatting as number

I have to copy from SQL Server Management Studio often. Many of our ID column fields are filled with numbers but have the data type varchar. When copying output from SSMS to Excel MSOffice determines ...
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why Microsoft Lync presentation(sharing) is not available from my partner window

the following is the screen shot i see but i want my partner in chat share with me her screen , but she says this buttons are not available for her. I am using Lync 2013 . what would be case?
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OneNote 2010 keeps crashing on Windows XP

It crashes a few second after lunching, reboot, and crash again endlessly until I kill the process. I couldn't find the cache file, which some Google results suggested deleting. Moreover - ...
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Office 2013 updates with office 2010

I am getting office 2013 updates with office 2010. I don't know whether to install them or not. Office is kms activated. I had first tried to install 2013 but it did not work on 8.1. It gave a error ...
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Microsoft Office 2013 “Product Activation Failed”, however I can still use office?

I downloaded the legitamate 30 day trial version from Microsoft's website about 3 months ago, and my trial has expired about 2 months ago. My trial came to an end on 7/22/2014, however, I am still ...
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MS Access - How are reports connected to queries and how can I find out which belongs to which?

I need to understand MS Access reports. I have old MDBs with connected tables from an Oracle DB. Some queries collect data. And reports are used to present data and to send it via e-mail. (~10 queries ...
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Microsoft Office 2010 Excel will not open two xls

I am using Windows 7 and Windows 8 and I see the following behavior with Microsoft Office 2010. Create two Excel files, say a.xls and b.xls Open a.xls by double clicking it. After the file is ...
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Pivot table with two headers in MS Excel

I'd soo appreciate if someone could help. My initial table looks like this: Brand Period_1 Period_1 Period_2 Period_2 ------------------------------------------------------ ...
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How do I stop excel and word on mac from saving files in previously opened locations

When I click Save As in either word or excel on my mac, it looks to save the file in the most recent folder which has been updated, which is more often than not the folder I have been and want to save ...
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Word 2013 template opens PowerPoint

When using Office Word 2013's new template home, I'm trying to apply a manuscript template that I found via the search bar (first option post-query). However, when I click the Create button it opens ...
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Can i pin Word, Excel or Powerpoint to start on Windows Phone? [migrated]

Is it possible to pin Word, Excel or Powerpoint to start on Windows Phone? I've pinned the Office hub and OneNote, but it seems i can't pin separately. I have the last Windows Phone version: ...
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Hotkey (or similar) to quickly switch to a monospace font (“teletype”) in either LibreOffice or Microsoft Office

I find myself doing a lot of writing where I would have to change fonts for certain parts of the text. The obvious example is writing code documentation, where you'd have to reference code frequently, ...
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Outlook 2010 calendar showing appointment without accepting anything

One of the users in my office just emailed me asking why there was a calendar entry without her accepting any requests. The request came from outside the business. Am I right in thinking that when a ...
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Include office primary interop assemblies to windows installer

I am new to windows installer application. I have radio buttons dialogue box in windows installer radio button1:office 2007 pia( if office 2007 installed in client sys) radion button2:office 2010 ...
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Publisher on laptop gone after using Office 365

I had MS Publisher 2007 installed on my laptop (I own the CD). The laptop runs Windows 8.1, Publisher was working great. I decided to give the trial of Office 365 a whirl, didn't like it, and took it ...
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Printing serial number labels with Word and Mail Merge

I am trying to automate printing serial number labels in Microsoft Word. I have a spreadsheet with one column called "start" and one called "end". I want to create a word document that prints a ...
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Can I backup setting of shotcut keys on special characters in Ms-Office

I am using Ms-Office 2007 and created some shortcut keys for special characters as shown below screen-shot: Now My question is: Is there any way to backup this setting/configuration of shortcut ...
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Change the image format of thumbnails created in word 2013

I have noticed that thumbnails in Word 2013 are saved in emf format. Thumbnails in Word 2007 are saved in wmf format. Is there any way to configure Word 2013 to save in the wmf? In fact are there ...
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Brother MFC 7340 printer/scanner won't scan to email because it can't launch Outlook 2013

I launch it, and it doesn't default to use Outlook and requires me to give the path. I do the path to the program files/ms/office/outlook.exe Try again and it gives this error: Cannot start Microsoft ...
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High quality thumbnails in word 2013

I've created some code that can extract thumbnails stored in docx files. I've discovered that the thumbnails created in office 2007 are large high quality images however the images stored in office ...
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Can't save any document by Ms-Office [wine]

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 (LTS) and installed Ms-Office by using Wine. Initially Ms-Word and Ms-Excel works fine. But recently not able to save any documents by Ms-Office. Whenever I try to save or ...
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Microsoft Word - Automatic Table of Authorhsip

Is there a way to insert an automatic table of authorship? Similar to an automatic table of figures or a table of contents. And what I mean by table of authorship: Say there are three authors of a ...
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Office 365 in English but changing default editing language

I have a quite frustrating problem. I want to use Windows and Office 365 in default English language but use my local (Czech) language as editing one. My problem is that no matter how many times I ...
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How can I disable changes to folder last modified date?

When I open an excel file, for some reason the last modified date of the containing folder changes to the current time-stamp. I want to disable this, it causes lots of confusion, especially when I ...
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Wrong modification times when saving on Samba share

I have a kvm virtual machine with Windows 8.1 with main purpose for Word/Excel and a bit of PowerPoint. Sometimes I save the virtual machine state and when turning it on again, the date and time of it ...
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why F12 won't work as hotkey to open 'save as ' dialogue box in word/excel?

F12 is the hotkey to open 'save as' dialogue in word/excel 2007, why when i do that on my own word/excel, F12 won't work as hotkey to open 'save as ' dialogue box? I am using chrome, and F12 is the ...
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Cannot install any Office on Windows 8.1

I don't know if some people already had this issue, but when I am trying to install Office 2010 or Office 2013 on Windows 8.1 Pro I always get "Keyset as registered is invalid". I also get this error ...
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Outlook 2013 shows a metered connection warning on Windows 7; causes Office updates to fail

I have MS Office 2013 on a Windows 7 computer that's showing a metered connection warning in Outlook, also, Office is asking to update itself, and the update invariably fails near the end. During all ...
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What does the Office 365 Small Business Premium “1 user 5 PC” actually means?

For the past year, we used 4 Office 365 Small Business License for 4 users, each with their own Office 365 accounts logged in their machines. Those licenses expired in the beginning of August and we ...
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How to reduce the size of Microsoft Office installation (updates)?

In 2014 Microsoft has released several updates for its Office 2013 suite: these updates are huge: ~1 GB / update / month Microsoft proposes updates for some Office components that are not even ...
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Export document properties of every file in a folder

I need to obtain the document properties of every Office file in a folder, for about 35k files. The document properties are NOT the filesystem file properties that Windows Explorer exposes, but those ...