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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Outlook does not show desktop notifications on a message receive

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 has to show a desktop notification. But it doesn't! I ...
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Two blue arrows at top right of icons

If this is a duplicate post, my apologies but I couldn't find one. On some icons I am seeing a two blue arrows at the top the right pointing towards each other. I first noticed it on the icons on ...
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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? [duplicate]

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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why does Windows 7 x64 Explorer.exe suddenly gobble up all available RAM and slow my system to a crawl?

UPDATE: RESOLVED - see my answer below Frequently, while I'm navigating through folders in a Windows Explorer window (Explorer.exe, not to be confused with Internet Explorer), suddenly I'll hear my ...
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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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Smileys in Outlook, how to prevent it

When I type the emoticon ":)" in Outlook 2007, it turns into a smiley face, as in a face inside of a circle...Is there a way for me to prevent Outlook from doing that? I just want a plain old colon ...
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What is the 2007 Microsoft Office Plugin for Netscape Navigator?

After installing Office 2007, the following plugin shows up in Firefox: 2007 Microsoft Office system   12.0.4518.1014 Office Plugin for Netscape Navigator What exactly does it do?
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MS Office documents suddenly become read-only [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: While editing a document in Word 2007 the document suddenly becomes read only This is really annoying. When I work on a Word or Powerpoint document in MS Office 2007, ...
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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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How do I determine which Office 2007 service pack is installed?

How can I determine the service pack running for Office 2007?
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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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How can I set the orientation of a single page in a multi-page document in Word 2007-2010?

How can I rotate (or insert) a single page into an Office Word document that is oriented differently that the other pages? I know this can be done. I've seen in done in Word 2003 and older documents ...
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Office 2007 and Office 2010 installed side by side

I have Office 2007 and Office 2010 installed side-by-side. How do I stop the setup / configuration window from appearing each time I open a different version? If I open 2007, it will go through the ...
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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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Is there a way to configure Office 2007 to use other color schemes?

The 3 color schemes (blue, silver, black) available in Office 2007 provide poor differentiation for active windows. It is really hard to locate the currently active editor (Word) window at a quick ...
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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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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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How to get normal (classic) toolbars in Office 2007?

I don't have MS Office 2007 installed, but have this question: The most obvious change in Office 2007 is the new "ribbon" interface that has replaced the classic "menu+toolbar" interface. --> Is ...
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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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Float table to bottom of page in Word 2007

Is it possible to float a table to the bottom of a page in Word 2007? I am making a template for revisable documents for work (specs, routines etc) and I want the front page to contain the document ...
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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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How do I know who I shared my Outlook calendar with?

I shared my calendar with some people and I need to know exactly who I shared it with. Is there a way to do that?
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New, separate window in PowerPoint

I'm trying to open two PowerPoint 2007 documents, and they are open, but they're STUCK in the same window. I can't look at both presentations simultaneously, which is what I want to do. I want to ...
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Paste textbox from Powerpoint to Word as an editable control

I have a Powerpoint 2007 file that contains a number of textboxes and shapes with text on them. I can edit, resize, change the text, etc. in these boxes in Powerpoint. However, if I select an item, ...
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Getting Correct Edition of Office 2007 from Serial Key

I have been asked by a Client to refresh one of their Machines. To do this i managed to get Windows XP Setup to run in Repair mode, and while in setup i ran a serial key grabber, which grabbed the ...
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Restore single occurrence from recurring appointment?

When you have a recurring appointment in MS Outlook and you delete some occurrences, is it afterwards possible to restore one of it? They don't show up in the recycle bin.
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Double click on .doc opens Word but not the document

This has happened a few times on our staff laptops. A user has recieved a .doc attachment in Outlook 2007 but when they double click on the attchment it opens word but not the attachment (such as the ...
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Advance PowerPoint slides automatically

I'm preparing for an Ignite talk and need to create a presentation in which each slide advances automatically after 15 seconds. I'm using PowerPoint 2007 and there is a setting that supposedly does ...
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Why do all day events not show up in the Outlook To-Do Bar?

When adding appointments as all day events in Outlook, for some reason they don't show up in the To-Do Bar. I don't want to have to keep switching from Mail to Calendar view each time I want to just ...
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Why is Outlook 2007 resizing images in outgoing and incoming HTML email? How can I fix this?

In my Outlook 2007 client, embedded images in incoming emails appear resized when the message is viewed. The incoming images are resized to 198px wide, despite the original size. If it was larger, it ...
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How can I flatten images in a Microsoft Word document?

I'm trying to find a way to flatten images in a Word 2007 document. I want the images that have text/labels placed/layered on top of them to be merged into a single image. Are there any tools or ...
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AutoComplete not working in Outlook 2007

When I go to create a new message in Outlook 2007, and I start typing the first few characters of a contact's name, no suggestions appear. I've just added all my contacts from a .csv file that was ...
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Can I use lookup with multiple lookup values?

I am working on a project that utilizes client and vendor data. Basically, once a client's contract is awarded to the vendor, I can enter a key (a 3 letter acronym of the vendor name) on the client ...
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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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Use Outlook 2003 with Word editor, but have Office 2007 installed

Is it possible to use Outlook 2003 and enable "Use Microsoft Office Word 2003 to edit e-mail messages" (in the Mail Format options), but also have Office 2007 installed? It appears that both Word ...
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The text “Figure” in Figure caption(???) made Word do something bad. Help me get out of this bad state!

While writing a word document (office 2007) I added a figure. Then i right-clicked on it and selected "add caption". You then get a little box in which you can add some text. The box comes containing ...
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Inline equations in PowerPoint

Is it really true that there is no way at all to insert equations (either Word 2007 math or the old Equation Editor) "inline" in a PowerPoint 2007 slide? It certainly seems to be so, but I have a ...
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“Overtype” mode in MS Powerpoint 2007?

is there any way to turn on the "Overtyping" feature in Powerpoint 2007 (you press the Insert key and then typing new characters replaces any existing characters to the right side of the insertion ...
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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 find which Office license key was installed?

I have four computers and for each one I have a license key for Office 2007 Professional. I want to format my PC but I'm afraid that if I do, I won't know which key to re-install! Is there any way ...
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ms office word 2003 and word 2007 styles

I have a paper written on Microsoft Word 2003 with a lot of styles. I wish to do another paper, but to use those styles. How can I do that? I have Microsoft Word 2003 and Word 2007 on my machine. ...
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How do I change the font color of a specific letter throughout the entire MS Word 2007 document?

I have a text content in MS Office Word 2007. Assume something like the following : Abcd Efgh ..... Now I wanna change the color of each A in the content to red. How can I do it in MS Office Word ...
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Insert Word cross-reference to a comment

In Word 2007, I would like to insert a cross-reference in one comment to another comment. While in the comment, I can go to Insert --> Cross-Reference, but I do not find any "comment" section in ...
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How to check if .NET programmability support is installed for Word 2007

I have to install third party software that requires that Microsoft Office 2007 be installed with ".NET Programability Support". Does anyone know how I can tell if this was installed?
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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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PowerPoint 2007: Paragraph and character styles?

Does PowerPoint 2007 have support for paragraph and character styles (as opposed to formatting and reformatting everything manually)? I know you can set some styles in the Slide Master view, but I ...
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Turn off Snap and Glue in MS Visio 2007 permanently

Every time I create new drawing document in Microsoft Visio 2007, drawing options "Snap" and "Glue" are turned on by default. I find both of them particularly annoying, so every time I create a new ...
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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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How to create documents from scanned images

I have a large number of Micorsoft Word documents to create, after a disk crash and patchy backups, destroyed the originals. We have a fair amount of the originals left, and instead of manually ...