Office 2007, also known as Office 12, is a version of Microsoft Office. This release featured a new interface known as the Fluid Interface, or the Ribbon.

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How do I compare two Excel documents? [closed]

The compare function in Word 2007 is very handy -- is there a similar capability in Excel 2007? I can't seem to find it... The documents I'm trying to compare are essentially two versions of the same ...
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Setting page numbering on Word

I have a word document. The first four pages are title and index. After that, the “Chapter 1” starts. I want page numbers to begin from the “Chapter 1” onwards only. The first 4 pages should not have ...
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Outlook does not show desktop notifications on a message recieve

I have a number of accounts in Microsoft Office Outlook 2007, a folder for each and a rule which moves message for appropriate folder. Also it have to show a desktop notification. But it doesn't! ...
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Shortcut keys don't work in MS-Word on Win8

I've just upgraded to Windows 8 (from XP) and re-installed my copy of Office 2007. Now the common shortcuts (Ctrl-Z, Ctrl-C, Ctrl-V etc) don't work in Word, however other shortcuts (Ctrl-P) are fine. ...
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How do I force excel (and other office products) to stop opening files in the same application?

Whenever I "double click" on an Excel file and another Excel file is open, the newly opened file automatically opens in the same application window as the previously opened Excel file. This isn't ...
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Automatically resize picture/image in Word?

I'm using Microsoft Word 2007. I have several large screenshots that need to be inserted into the document at various places. When I paste the pictures, I have to manually resize them to fit within ...
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Outlook Search folder — How to filter messages that have one category but don't have another?

I'm coming from a Google Apps setup at my old company to Outlook 2007 at my new company, and I'm trying to make it feel "more like home." I plan to use Search Folders to handle my Status labels, but ...
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Can't edit a specific document in Word 2007

I have a document in Word 2007 that seems to be read only. There are forms in the document that I can type in, but I can't edit or reformat the rest of the document. There is probably a setting ...
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Can I run Microsoft Office 2007 under Ubuntu?

I am an Ubuntu user, but was wondering if it was possible to run Microsoft Office. Will Wine allow me to run it?
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How can I make Excel documents open in different windows?

Office 2007, Windows Server 2008 x64. How can I make Excel so that when I double-click a document, it opens in a new Excel instance, so that I can easily view them side-by-side as separate windows ...
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How to disable irrelevant Windows Updates

I have Microsoft Office installed, but only Word, Excel and Powerpoint. I do not have Outlook installed, and do not use it. Or Windows Mail or something similar. Nevertheless, Windows always wants to ...
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Contacts don't appear in contact book, but they appear in 'To' field. Why?

When creating a new email in Microsoft Outlook 2007 all the contact's I've ever contacted appear as they should in the 'To' field when I start to type. The problem I'm having is I need to save them ...
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Getting back to the same instance of Outlook 2007?

My problem is that I assigned a shortcut to Outlook like this: "C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12\OUTLOOK.EXE" and this worked fine and just like I wanted it to: when pressing the key I came ...
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Break link with external document MS Word

I'm using Word 2007. I created a massive (300 page) Word document by copy-pasting text, tables and images from various external (Word and Excel) documents. This might not have been the best way but I ...
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Setting up a column of “enum”-fields in Excel

I'd like to setup a column in excel with several fixed possible values (like 'in-progress', 'done', 'canceled'). I'd like to set it up so the only possible values in these column are from the fixed ...
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Split Excel table over multiple PowerPoint slides

I have a table in Excel which is too long for one PowerPoint slide. So I would like to split it over 2 or 3 slides, but have the header on each of the slides. What is the easiest way to accomplish ...
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Office & Visual Studio stuck in 256 colour mode

For no reason I can determine, all of Office 2007 and Visual Studio 2008 have started running in what looks like 256 colour mode on my (up to date) Windows XP machine: Other apps: Firefox, IE8, ...
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How to make a Table of Content auto-update?

I am using Word 2007, but saving my documents in .doc (as opposed to .docx) formats because that's company policy. I have the ToC set up fine, but is there a way to have it update automatically (at ...
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How to enable Email desktop alerts for inbox folders in outlook 2007? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Outlook does not show desktop notifications on a message recieve Right now desktop alerts only comes if mail comes in inbox only . i need desktop alerts for every folder ...
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Combine multiple powerpoint 2007 slide shows

I have several power point sideshows which I want to play in order and on a loop, I use Power point 2007, and can't find the 'insert slide from file' option that used to be in 2003. If push comes to ...
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Can't install Office on windows

I have reinstalled Windows 7 and now trying to install Microsoft Office 2007,but it gives strange error Setup can't find "Office.en-us\DW20-EXE" Please give me some hints on how to solve this ...
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How to analyze whether a PDF file is valid?

I have been running into problems with Office2007-generated PDF files. You can read all about it here. TL;DR: Some PDFs generated from PPTX files using the "Save as PDF/XPS..." add-in are ...
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Microsoft Office 2007 license self-audit?

I've been given the task of getting the company I work for into compliance. I currently have 71 users with Office 2007 installed: 35 users on key A 9 users on key B 27 users on key C Here is my ...
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Using Outlook XP and Outlook 2007/2010 side by side on the same PC

I think there are a few questions around whether Office 2000/XP vs. Office 2007/2010 can be installed side by side on the same Windows (XP). My case currently uses Outlook/Office XP and I am ...
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When I click on an Microsoft Excel .xls file, it says “There was a problem sending the command to the program”

Odd error: if I click on an Excel 2007 file to open it from within explorer, it says "There was a problem sending a command to the program". Excel opens - but it doesn't open the file. I have to then ...
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How to add a 'second elbow' to an 'elbow arrow connector' in Powerpoint 2007?

I'm trying to put together a relatively complex flow-chart thing -as part of a University assignment (health-related, and gosh, does my university love all things Microsoft Office...). Because of ...
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Search text in multiple Excel files

I'm using Microsoft Office 2007. How can I search inside multiple Excel files?
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Getting VBA error when opening Excel 2007 on new computer

I have a user with a new computer that whenever Excel is opened gives the error message Opening the VBA project in this file requires a component that is not currently installed The message is ...
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Office 2007 Installation Fails with MSI Error 2203

I'm installing Office 2007 (or any of the individual Office 2007 products) on a clean Vista SP2 machine and installer is failing with error 2203: "An internal error has occurred. ...