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 enable and disable building blocks in Word 2013

I use building blocks when I am writing in Microsoft Word 2013 as I write some words or sentences rather often. But sometimes, when I'm writing something totally different, word keeps popping up ...
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Replace specifc text color with other color in multiple slides of same Powerpoint Presentation

I am having a presentation in which i have more than 200 slides. Evevry slide contains multiple lines. In each line of each slide, there is some part of text that is highlighted to blue color. I wan ...
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Can I snap-to-grid in Publisher 2010?

I'm used to OpenOffice where I can tell it to snap-to-grid and have the grid spacing be any number of centimetres/inches. The closest I can find to replicating this feature in Publisher 2010 is to ...
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Can I update the source of an Office mail merge without clobbering existing merge fields?

I have a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet which is being used as a data source for the mail merge in another Office document. That much works as normal. The problem is when I update the source document in ...
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Windows Office 2010 Uninstall taking very long to complete?

I work in an office of about 150 computers that me and another guy manage, I'm helping him out for about a month and the current task at hand for me is installing Office 365 on most computers. We ...
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Office conditional formatting broken by commas

In my company, emails are displayed under the form , []. For example, Doe, John [Marketing]. Unfortunately I think the comma confuses the conditional formatting, if I choose to go in: View -> View ...
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Outlook company wide started crashing on opening/working with one office365 calendar

This just started happening today with only one calendar. I've tried deleting it from all the outlook clients and reattached and when you go to add an event outlook will crash. Other calendars do not ...
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Weird Skewed Offset in Office

For some reason, I have a cut off sign in prompt instead of a generic profile image in the corner. Are there any reasons why this offset occurs for all my Microsoft Office programs? How can I fix ...
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MS Office Powerpoint - Embedding video but not as a link

I know it is possible to link a video, either from local drive or from Youtube. But I am looking to embed the video so I can save it and email it as a .ppt file. Is this possible? I want to be able ...
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Merge Office 2013 Calendars

I have users with office 365 calendars and some local. How can I merge them all into one calendar account that can be easily shared? I've tried doing a copy and drag and drop with no luck.
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Is there a way to open Microsoft Publisher files in Libre Office?

Is it possible to open Microsoft Publisher files in Libre Office?
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MS Office file types icon dll location

Help! Some months ago i messed around and used Types to change some file type icons without making a system restore. I changed the Excel, Powerpoint, Onenote, Word, Access and Publisher file type ...
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Custom styles don't remain after closing Word and re-opening?

If I type some text, format it how I like, right-click, "Styles" and then "Save Selection as Quick New Style", the style gets added to the styles bar. However, once I close Word and re-open, there is ...
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Mouse selection in Office products?

I am always pulling my hairs out of my head when I have to use Microsoft Office. Especially when it comes to select a piece of text with the mouse. I would like to clarify this once for all. ...
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How do I activate MSOffice 15 that came with windows 8.1 installed? As product key sticker on back of laptop is not there [closed]

It came installed on my system. I browsed the ways to activate it. Tried some crack keys but didn't work and some software that fetch keys which also didn't work. Please suggest me a way to activate ...
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All Public Variables in VBA Macros in my office stopped working this morning

It turns out, I'm an idiot (or, at least, hopelessly inexperienced with this whole software development thing). The below is what I spent my whole day panicking about. I'll write an answer detailing ...
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Multiple selection and graph export in Excel Online

I'm exploring Microsoft's online Office Suite and I have some questions about Excel Online. 1) Is it possible to multi-select multiple cells? I'm referring to the action in the "classic" version ...
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Can't “Change All” in Word 2013 grammar checker

I am using the classic spell checker* in Word 2013. "Check grammar with spelling" is selected, writing style is "Grammar only," and "Spaces required between sentences" is 2. For some reason, when ...
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Multiple display languages in Office 2010

I'm looking to use multiple display languages as set in the title: I need to specify the language for each office program separately, somehow. For example, I want to use English Display Language for ...
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Can Hosted Office 365 data be downloaded locally for large-scale backups?

This is (no longer) a hypothetical question from a potential customer. They use O365 and use the hosted cloud option for O365 data from Microsoft. What they want is to make local copies of all their ...
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How to share junk mail lists between multiple computers?

I have multiple computers running Microsoft Outlook 2010 and 2013. Is there a way to share a black and white list for junk mail, so I don't have to setup those lists in every computer? Plus, I would ...
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Office 2011 Will not open a shared secondary 365 calendar

I have a calendar that I shared from the office 365 portal. This is not the default calendar associated with the account but a secondary one. I am not sure how this was created as it was before my ...
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How to stop PowerPoint from flipping photo

Using PowerPoint 2011, there is a predefined theme called "Revolution". The "Picture with Caption" slide contains a picture placeholder on the left side of the slide. The problem with this theme is ...
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How to replicate a MS Word document's layout and formatting in a MS Access 2013 report

I'm building an order processing system in MS Access 2013 that allows the employee to input order details from the customer's form, then the system records this in the database and generates an ...
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Office 2013 Presenter View slides

In previous versions of office in presenter view, you could look at all the slides at the bottom and scroll right to the one you needed and jump to it immediately. There doesn't seem to be anything ...
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Repaired Microsoft Access MDE file with “missing MSysDb” error; now receiving “no read permission to MSysObjects” and then to MSysACEs

Microsoft Access mde file was corrupted. Started receiving the "missing MSysDb" error. Could not use Microsoft Access database tool "Compact and Repair", but received same error. The same happened ...
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Windows updates for non-existant updates

For a while I have been stuck with updates for Microsoft Office 2013 products that would always fail. I tried researching the error, but answers on the official microsoft forums were completely ...
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Create orange Warning Symbol in FrameMaker

I am not sure if this is the correct place to ask this but, here goes. In FrameMaker I have created a variable using SegoeUISymbol font and "\u2621" which creates a black and white warning triangle ⚠ ...
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Trouble running Word 2007 for legacy software with a Microsoft Office 365 installation

I have Microsoft Office 2007 installed on my work desktop. It's essential that I keep Microsoft Word 2007 as my primary word processor, as I have legacy corporate software that interfaces with it. I ...
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OS X 10.9.5 and Microsoft Office 2011 corrupt table formatting troubleshoot

My task was to take three columns of data – "item #", "description", and "quick ship" (each column contains lots and lots of data...) from Excel and move that into information into a table in Word so ...
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Custom pinned document order in Office

Whenever I pin a document in Office 2013’s “open file” tab, it puts them in alphabetical order. While this is useful, it separates groups of files I use for different tasks all over the list. Is there ...
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Why MS Word changes character spacing in a document?

Apparently, MS Word changes character spacing for individual words at its will. I would like to ask: Why does this happen? Is there any benefits in this? In my opinion, it has no benefits. It even ...
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Is there a way to view Outlook search folders over POP/ IMAP option?

Of late, I have moved to using Search folders to categorize emails into bunches of my interest instead of folders. This works just great with searches. The flip side is that these search folders are ...
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Pass command line arguments to a program saved in file

I want to pass command line arguments to MS Office programs (Excel, Word, Powerpoint) like below, "C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office14\EXCEL.exe" "c:\Book1.xlsx" /e/<arg1> To able ...
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Excel go to / highlight precedents / dependents shortcut on German keyboard

Are there German equivalents for the CTRL - ] CTRL - [ CTRL - SHIFT - ] CTRL - SHIFT - [ Shortcuts? If not, any workarounds?
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What is this kind of “graphic” in MS OFFICE WORD

I recently saw this "picture" in a Word document. But i am not sure that this is a Picture. But it isnt a text either. I can't select it by click on the lines. Only way to select it is Ctrl-a. Would ...
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Calligraphic letters in MathType

I am trying to typeset equations using MathType in Microsoft Publisher. I think Publisher is an important requirement for me since I am creating an A0 poster. Is it possible to typeset calligraphic ...
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error encoding characters when open in Microsoft office a Kingsoft Office document

I've a trouble with a document which I edited with Kingsoft Office in linux, the receiver told me than the document shows weird characters where instead of tildes like á é í this is what she is ...
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How can I force office365 to ignore sessions?

My wife and I both use Office365 for our work (different employers), and the same laptop from time to time. The issue is, once she signs into her Office365 account, any time I try to go to ...
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Microsoft software overriding media controls

I'm having a problem with Microsoft Office 2013 overriding some of the media control keys on my keyboard. The keyboard has all the normal keys to control my media player (I'm using MediaMonkey): ...
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Microsoft office Saving Prompt Every Time of opening a document

When I editing a document in Microsoft office (power point and word), every time I press caps lock and delete key, the save dialogue box appears and I can't continue. When I open new blank document ...
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What is the purpose of “Microsoft Office Japanese IME?”

Recently I was perplexed, while typing Japanese into a web browser under a Japanese language edition of Windows 7, by the disappearance of the dictionary for converting kana to kanji. I typed a word, ...
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MS Word: Strange mode where typeover inserts instead

I seem to have gotten Microsoft Word (from Office 2003) into a weird mode. If I select some text with the mouse and "type over" it, the new text is inserted before the selected text instead of ...
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Excel: how to merge two tables of data?

I have two sheets with two tables of data and I'd like to merge them into a single one like this: How can I do?
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I can send email but when i try to reply i get a error message

We currently have Exchange server 2010, and lately have been receiving a lot of complaints that when users try to REPLY to an email received they get delivery failure message this only happens when ...
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Changing current mail merge to use new source data

I have a mail merge file that I created last year, I would like to use a new source data file to create new post cards. Can this be done and how do I go about doing it? I really don't want to create ...
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Slide show running on a secondary monitor pauses when focus changes

I have observed that if we change the focus (from the slide show) while running a slide show, which is set to advance automatically (in a secondary monitor) the slide show pauses automatically. ...
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Office 2016 installation halts with message “Another installation is in progress”

I was trying to do a complete purge of Microsoft Office, due to some issues I've been having with Outlook. I uninstalled office, and proceeded to reboot; this was requested as part of the uninstall to ...
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How do I upgrade from Office 2010 to Office 2013 with a 2010 language pack?

I'm running the American version of Office 2010 with the German Language Pack installed (so that Word does proper spell checking for text in German). I've downloaded the installer for Office 2013, and ...
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Powerpoint 2010 - PDF Export stops some hyperlinks from working

When we create a Power Point Presentation and link shapes to slides (as a way of navigating), I've noticed that if we then export the file to PDF some of the shapes no longer hold their hyperlinks to ...