Microsoft Office 2010 is an office suite for Windows, and the successor to Office 2007.

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How do I set the default file save location of an Office document to be the same folder as the template's folder?

I have a series of Microsoft Office 2010 templates (Excel, PowerPoint and Word) spread through a pre-defined folder hierarchy. I need to make sure that when a new document is created from one of ...
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Is there a keyboard shortcut for 'new document from template' in Word 2010?

Where 'new document' has Ctrl+N to start a new document, is there a keyboard shortcut that will present me with the templates windows to select a template to create a new document with? A search for ...
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Specify a font family in Office 2010

Being a webdesigner, I wondered whether it is possible to specify a font-family for Word. A webdesigner can specify a font-family, like so: font-family: Lato, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif; So when a ...
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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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Cannot install 64-bit version of Visio due to Microsoft Office Single Image 2010

I tried to install Visio on Windows 7, but I received the below error message. You cannot install the 64-bit version of Office 2010 because you have 32-bit Office products installed. These ...
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Custom style for any new drawing element in Visio 2010

You know how easily Microsoft Word adopts your visual style of writing, like text color, size, etc and uses it for any subsequent text you write, right? Well, I can't get similar behavior with Visio, ...
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Changing the Open With Program in XP

I have a Windows XP Pro PC with Office 97 installed because there are a number of files that are only compatible with Access 97. I also have Access 2010 installed. Problem is the access files by ...
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How do I link multiple Word documents to a centralized header and footer

In our company we have recently changed our trading name and now all templates have to be changed with a new header and footer. We have over 1000 documents that need to be changed manually one by one ...
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How do I transfer my Word 2007 autocorrect settings to Word 2010?

I am running Office 2010 on Windows 7. I would like to copy the autocorrect settings from my old PC that was running Office 2007. I copied the file MSO1033, but am unable to figure out how to import ...
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Outlook 2010 — How to remove categories with Quick Step

Background I am using Quick Steps to label e-mails as "next action", "action", etc. and put them into an archive folder. Right now, these quick steps do a "clear all categories" and then add the ...
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Are files created using PowerPoint 2003 playable and editable in PowerPoint 2010?

I have made many PowerPoint presentations on Microsoft PowerPoint 2003 on Windows XP. I also have a laptop which runs Windows 7. I am considering upgrading from Microsoft PowerPoint 2003 to 2010. ...
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Force to reinstall from crash of office 2010 professional plus

Recently the macro and mail merge function of my copy of Office 2010 stopped working and that made me reinstall the system. I have tried reinstall by choosing Repair but things remain erroneous like ...
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Office 2010 - Binding XML to picture content control causes error when resized

Hell all, I creating Word 2010 documents that will have content controls that I will bind XML to. I am using the Word Content Control Toolkit to help facilitate this. I have run into an issue with ...
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Word: how to show hidden ribbon tabs?

How can I control which tabs are available to be opened in the MS Word 2010 ribbon? Under Word Options > Customize Ribbon > Main Tabs there are several groups checked (Blog Post, Insert (Blog Post), ...
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How to permanently remove attached files from OneNote?

I attached a 3 GB file to OneNote. Then removed it by selecting it and pressing delete. But file size still remained ~3 GB. I emptied the OneNote recycle bin but still the size was same. I attached ...
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Word 2010: Sentence right under picture

What I want to get is something like, that: the screenshot is from webpage. But I want to get this result on Word 2010, under absolutely aligned picture. Is that possible? If yes, how to get this ...
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Languages of Microsoft Office

I am in France, and I just bought the CD Microsoft Excel 2010. While installing it, there was no option to choose the language. After the installation, the language is in French which matches the ...
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How to re-add a missing font

I recently upgraded from Office 2007 to 2010, and that went fairly smoothly. However, afterwards, my Calibri font was gone, so my Word and Outlook started using the next available font in the list... ...
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Office 2010 Trust Center settings: How to enable data connections in the “old” way?

We're planning an upgrade Office 2003 -> 2010 and have identified a big problem. In Office 2003, if the workbook you're opening contains a query table that fetches data from a data source ...
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Word 2010 Autofit options are missing

According to the following image (found here) I should have 3 options for Autofit within Word 2010. However you can see from my screenshot that I don't. Does anyone know how to enable these extra ...
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Do the included apps of different Office 2010 versions have the same features?

I can vaguely recall that back in the time of Office XP/2003 there was a difference in features individual Office programs had. For instance, I believe Excel didn't have XML export features in basic ...
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PowePoint starting but not runinng

I'm running Office 2010. I've installed it and everything worked seamlessly. But yesterday when I've opened the presentation I faced next: the window has opened but I could't do anything with it - I ...
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Different first page header for ALL sections in MS Word 2010

Here's my problem. I have a work with several chapters. Each chapter is in a separate section. In each section on the Odd Page there is the Chapter number displayed and on the Even Page the chapter ...
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Timestamp on email is 5 minutes behind the system time for sender and recipients

Windows 7 (64-bit) Outlook 2010 (32-bit) I have a user with Outlook/Office 2010 who sends emails and the time/date is several minutes behind their local system time. Example: user1@example.com ...
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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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Microsoft Office Professional Plus

Office programs are very slow -- like five minutes -- when I'm away from the University network unless I use the VPN to link to the network. How can I decouple the program from the network?
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Force removal of semi-existent Office Standard 2010 installation

I had an Office Standard 2010 installation which did not fully un-install at the first attempt. It's still in the list of installed programs, but some of the files and registry records might already ...
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How do I save and reuse Microsoft Office themes?

I've created a bunch of Heading styles, colours, fonts, etc. that I would like to reuse in all my documents and those of my colleagues. I used the page layout tab and saved the theme to a .thmx file. ...
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Administrator of Office 2010 OneNote Notebook

I've created a shared Notebook on our server for myself and two colleagues who are working on the same project. It's password protected, so that the three of us can edit/brainstorm before the notes ...
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Can I “unactivate” a Microsoft Office 2010 key to install on a new machine?

I just acquired two Microsoft Office 2010 Professional Plus keys. But I'm replacing the machine that I have soon. I don't want to have to use one key on the current machine and then use up the other ...
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Replacing background graphics of a PowerPoint theme

I'm using this theme (this is my .pptx file). When I check the "Hide Background Graphics" checkbox, the butterflies' graphics disappear. I want to replace such buttefly graphic by my own ...
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Microsoft Office 2010 language pack proofing tool without changing UI

I may have misunderstood the literature regarding the language packs or language proofing tools. 1st of all I am not sure if they are the different names for the same thing or not. Are they? 2nd I do ...
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Migrating from Office 2007 to 2010

What is the correct way to migrate Office 2007 PST from one machine to a fresh installation with Office 2010? Several articles around the web seem to indicate that merely copying the Outlook.pst file ...
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How to stop Outlook 2010 from blue-underlining all text in read messages?

For some reason only some HTML-formatted emails I receive get blue-underlined like this screenshot. This problem is not with the original message, since my co-workers do not have this underline and I ...
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How do I bring back the ribbon in Office 2010?

The ribbon in Excel 2010 appears when I click on Home or Insert or one of the other tabs, but disappears again when I go back to editing my document. I'd like it to always be visible - how can I get ...
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How can I add keyboard shortcuts for characters and symbols in Word?

I want to apply a keybord shortcut for some international characters but don't know how. I tried looking in the File->Options->Customize the Ribbon options, but I couldn't find an appropriate option. ...
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Default copy count when using quick print in Office 2010

So I have one machine in our organization that wants to print 65 pages every time you use quick print. This is with old and new documents. This is with documents created locally or by other people. ...
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Using COUNTIF in Excel when you need to manipulate text

The problem is this: I have a column full of nouns. These nouns could be something like: "Doctor", "doctor" or "DOCTOR " (with a space at the end). Clearly I need to normalize those records before ...
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Select and delete form controls without using the mouse in Excel

I have some 0px width checkboxes in my Excel 2010 document and I can not select them by mouse. I need to delete them. Is there a way to select them not using the mouse? Is there some list of all used ...
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How to disable the automatic updates notification in office Office 2010

I am using Office 2010, i developed a small macro(in Office 2007) to merge worksheets content in a single worksheet. While trying to run the macro in 2010 a pop up comes in a sheet, which is requiring ...
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Office 2010 missing macros

I'm running a newly installed Office 2010 installation on a Windows XP machine, but whenever I try using some of its features, like equations in Word, I get this message: The function you are ...
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Microsoft Word 2010 cannot get blank document

Whenever I open Microsoft Word 2010, an old document opens up. It's the same one all the time. And even if I go and try to open a new document, this same document is alway there. How do I get rid ...
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Outlook 2010 message “The rule has a condition that the server cannot process” - how to fix?

I've just upgraded to Windows 7 & Office 2010 (from XP & Office 2007), and needed to edit a few of my Rules in Outlook. However, when I click OK to close the Rules and Alerts window I get the ...
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Office 2010: Mail merge doesn't send e-mail (Worked with Office 2007)

I have a system that currently uses a Microsoft Word template, using an Excel file as a datasource, to run a mail merge that sends an e-mail through Outlook. Using 2007, this worked without issue. ...
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How to update a subset of recurring meetings in outlook?

I have a recurring meeting booked from May 1st, 2012 to Oct 31st 2012, with no room attached. Is it possible to book a subset of the recurring events into a room, or do I have to do it one occurance ...
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When doing an e-mail merge in Office 2010, Outlook forces me to approve EVERY email sent

When doing an email merge from Excel data, via a Word template, into Outlook (all Office 2010), I get the dialog displayed above. For every single email, I have to wait 5 seconds, then click the ...
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Is there a way to customize this mini hovering toolbar?

I want to add the strike-through icon there
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Multiple select and format in MS Word 2010

In MS word 2003 was a feature when searching (CTRL+F) to check "Select all". Then you can apply format to all found fragments. In MS word 2010 you can highlight similar way. But I can't find how you ...
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Re-install after Re-format

I have lost the Office Home and Student 2010 disk, but I have my product key. How can I download the software and then apply my key?