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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Desktop apps hang upon launch on Windows 8

I've been noticing a strange issue lately regarding specific apps (Opera and MS Office 2013) not fully opening when launched. For example, sometimes I'll open up Word, it'll show the loading screen, ...
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Outlook 2007 Cant Change Chinese Font

Well a strange problem in ms office 2007. We are trying to change the font from Arial Unicode MS to Microsoft Tai Le for Chinese characters and wouldn't you know it ms office just refuses to do it. ...
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Why is my PowerPoint downloading blank themes?

I have Windows 7 PC that is frozen with Deep Freeze. Whenever I turn it on and then open PowerPoint, PowerPoint deletes all of the .thmx files in ...
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Just installed new office program. Can't open old files

I just purchased a new lap top with Windows 8 and have also installed Windows Office 2013 on this new system. I have backed up and completed a restore of my old PC and now have the files on my new ...
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Autosave PDF in MS Word

This question is inspired by my use of LaTeX, where you usually share the generated PDF, not the source file. I want my .docx documents to be source files, with PDFs being the files to share. Thus I ...
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How to install 32 bit SharePoint Designer alongside 64 bit office

I currently have MS Office 2010 Professional Plus x64 installed, and need to keep it (very large spreadsheets are a common part of my day). I'm also responsible for keeping couple of SharePoint sites ...
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Where are my Office 2011 AutoRecovery files?

I have followed the following suggestion that was posted on here but it says "The folder can't be found". The path that was suggested is: /Users/username/Library/Application ...
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Fatal error in excel “Errors where detected while saving filename”

I have some of excel files and I got an error while saving that says "Errors where detected while saving file name. Microsoft Excel may be able to save the file by removing or repairing some features. ...
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Heading number and title on separate lines with different styles in office 2013

I'm trying to achieve the following in office 2013: Basically I want the heading number to be on top of the actual title. Is this possible?
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Office 2013 + OneDrive Custom Deployment

When Deploying office I create some custom settings with the setup.exe \admin tool I have two problems.. When I enable the setting to only allow logging into Office with OrgID, our Org's 365 ...
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PowerPoint 2010 - Electrocardiogram -like chart

I need to make a chart in PowerPoint (PowerPoint 2010) that is like an electrocardiogram, actually is a chromatogram, I'm trying with line charts but I can't get the "peaks" of the line. I mean, in a ...
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Need help setting up user and computer management for small business [migrated]

I work for a small business, which currently has 4 PCs, and everyone else uses laptops (about 10 other people). Some of us use Mac, but the vast majority of us are on Windows 8. We are currently ...
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how to install additional shapes into MS Power Point [closed]

I'm doing lots of diagrams for patent applications. Can additional shapes be installed into Power Point? (beyond what it comes with: flowcharts etc.) For example, the shape of a cell phone, a ...
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Need two excel windows side by side, on different monitors [duplicate]

Excel opens all workbooks in the same instance and as a result you cannot place them on different monitors (or side by side). You can extend one window across both screens and then split windows from ...
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How to convert Excel file with multiple sheets to a set of CSV files?

I have an Excel file with 20 sheets on it. Is there a way to quickly convert the file into 20 CSV files - one for each sheet? I can do it manually of course, but I'll have to be processing these ...
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Convert Excel To Text Using Office and Command line

Is there any command line option to pass to Office's Excel so it can convert .xlsx files into .txt files without showing Excel's GUI?
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Update Combobox Fields via an Access 2013 Form

Simplified version: I would like to update a table field based on a combobox: SELECT [Table].[ID], [Table].[Name] & " " & [Table].[Year], [Table].[Info1], [Table].[Info2], [Table].[Info3] ...
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Is it possible to enforce the Microsoft update service for Microsoft Office via Group Policy?

I have a group policy that forces Windows Update to run at 3:00AM every night in my workstation OUs. I have recently found a few PC that had the GPO, but were still out of date. Additionally, I have ...
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Word 2007 automatic lines from special characters

This is a feature that 2014 has but Word 2007 does not seem to, or I can't find it. Type three dashes and you get a single line. Type thee underlines and you get a bold single line. Type three equal ...
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Should I install Microsoft Office updates for products I don't install?

Each time the new Windows updates are released, part of the updates are for Microsoft Office products. However, every time it pushes product updates and fixes for some products I don't have in my PC ...
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MS Excel | how-to SUM combination of array/absolutevalue

When using Microsoft Excel you can use the SUM function to add multiple cells, like so: =SUM(A1:B7) Let's say Row-A is an array set of numbers per cell (numbers totalled by formula) and Row-B is ...
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How to assign keyboard shortcuts for very specific commands in OneNote 2013?

How could I assign a keyboard shortcut for very specific commands in OneNote 2013? For example: I need to assign a keyboard shortcut for a specific text style ...
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Does Microsoft Power Point 2013 have auto-connect?

This is the same feature as in Visio where you can rapidly connect a bunch of shapes already on the page, as opposed to clicking the connector tool each time to link two shapes. Does PP have it? If ...
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VBA substitute for Microsoft Office RT?

I've been working on VBA-based applications for automating Excel and other MS Office applications. Now I'd like to expand to MS Office RT, but I've read that Office RT has no VBA support. Is there any ...
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How Can I Comment a Block of Text in Microsoft Office Visual Basic Editor?

Sometimes when I'm writing a macro in Excel's Visual Basic Editor (VBE), I want to comment out a block of code to test the macro without it. I know I could go to each line and type an apostrophe ('), ...
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Non-renewing copy of Microsoft Office?

During a recent robbery, our churches computer was stolen. Fortunately, we are insured and had off site back-ups. The insurance company will cover the cost of a new computer including software. What ...
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Outlook displays persistent unknown error

Whenever I start MS Outlook 2003, I get the well known Microsoft's pop up window displaying: "Microsoft Office Outlook has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the ...
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Excel add maths keyboard shortcuts

How can I get excel 2013 to auto correct maths? For example change \int into ∫. I know how to do it for one symbol but is there any way to get excel to recognise all the maths auto corrects?
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What does the Repair tool do in Programs and Features?

I've noticed that some of the issues our users have within a third-party application, Microsoft Office 2010 for example, can often be resolved by running the Repair tool within Programs and Features. ...
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MS Word: chapter numbers within captions reset to 0 despite displaying correct chapter number in the dialogue box

I'm editing a document for a coworker, and one of the things I've fixed is inconsistent headers. After defining my list styles and getting the headings just right, I've continued to encounter a few ...
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Inserting Autotext (or Quickpart) into Word (2013) on the basis of a Boolean value from Access (2013)

Haven't found any info on this anywhere on the net (at least any that works--more on that in a moment). What I am trying to do is have, at the push of a button that I have created in an Access Form, ...
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powerpoint2011 looks blurry on retina display

I'm now using powerpoint2011 on my macbook pro retina'13, and found that the screen looks so blurry. I tried update my office to newest version(14.4.5), and it has made the screen suitable for retina ...
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Did Microsoft remove the option to send a file with Lync 2013?

Until recently we used the Lync option for sending files to transfer big files between our work team members. Today I was looking for this option to send a 30MB file to my colleague, but could not ...
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How do we view and resolve the difference between my version and the server version of a file?

In our MS Office Upload Center, I have a file: Name MyFile.docx Location d.docs.live.net/2234hksjdfhk2j34/Documents/Work/ (this is OneDrive) Last in Sync 10/26/2014 2:50 PM Status Please Refresh ...
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How to recover password protected power-point?

I have a powerpoint file which was written using MS Office PowerPoint 2007. When I click on my .ppt it's asking for password. I forgot my password I used to open my .ppt file. I'm using PowerPoint ...
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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 ...