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

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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?
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How to prevent system locale sniffing in MS Office (and other apps)

I'm hoping someone here might help me with a problem that's driving me mad for many, many months. Some background: I'm running a Windows 7 x64 Ultimate SP1 in English, all language, regional, and ...
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How do I remove my SkyDrive information from Office?

I store my OneNote notebooks on SkyDrive. On my work computers, Office 2010 retains my SkyDrive info (I installed the sign in assistant as suggested; I don't know what effect this has). I'm now ...
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Is there anyway to co-author with the Excel 2010 Desktop App?

I'm wondering if there is clean way to co-author with the Excel 2010 desktop App? Now, or possibly this could be a placeholder for the future. The current answer seems to be no with Excel 2010 desktop ...
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Change default setting on toolbar button MS Office 2010

Word 2010 When I open a folder and click on "view" I would like the default to be "Details" rather than "Icons". How do I change the default setting on the toolbar button?
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Office 2010 prompts for login to SharePoint when editing local documents

I have MS Office 2010 installed and we have intranet sites using SharePoint 2007 and 2010. When I open a document from my hard drive or create a new document in Word or Excel, I get a prompt to login ...
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Microsoft Word 2010 not spell checking some paragraphs / sections

Microsoft Word 2010 (Professional) is not spell checking some paragraphs for some reason but I would like it to do so. If I crtl a > under review tab, language, set proofing language dialogue box > ...
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Assembling Word Doc using Data from Excel- MS Office 2010

I have a questionnaire that users complete. It is in Excel. After users complete the questionnaire I would like to be able to generate a Word document that contains their answers. For example "The ...
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“Windows cannot open this file” error for PPTX and XSLX files

I'm running Windows XP SP3, MS Office 2010 Professional Plus. I'm having trouble with .pptx and .xlsx files. I know that they're suposed to be associated with MS Powerpoint/Excel 2007+, but for some ...
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Outlook email addresses erasing every time the computer is rebooted

Using Microsoft Outlook 2010 on a network with a Microsoft Exchange Server 2010. The Exchange Server is the only email address associated with my Outlook. Have not had any problems for over a year, ...
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Microsoft Office 2010 Starter stop working

Recently my Office Starter 2010 stopped working and asked to be repaired, I do so but still is not working. Is there some way to uninstall and install Office Starter 2010? I searched on Google but ...
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Exchange – two accounts on one Outlook 2010

I’ve got a problem with Outlook 2010 and Office 365 Exchange Online. I try to configure two account on one Outlook. First I add my primary account (lets says first@ms.com) and then I add second ...
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Office 2010 Pro Plus Install Failure - Setup cannot find ProPlusr.WW\ProPrWW2.cab

I'm attempting to install Office 2010 Pro Plus on a netbook running WWindows 7 Starter but the installer prompts for a file location: Setup cannot find ProPlusr.WW\ProPrWW2.cab. Browse to a valid ...
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Can I install Outlook 2007 when I already have Office 2010 Home?

I purchased a new computer using Windows 7 and to my dismay it did not come with MS Outlook. Since I have already purchased the Office 2007 for my laptop, can I install just the Outlook 2007 to use ...
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Word 2010 - Can't set default style and normal.dotm changes do not appear to “stick”

I have Microsoft Word 2010 32-bit running on Windows 7 64-bit. Ultimately I want to eradicate extra spaces after a carriage return for any new blank documents. No method that I have tried so far ...
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How to deploy an Excel/Word Add-In in a Company?

I've an Excel and a Word Add-In and want to deploy them for a whole company. They are working with Windows Serer 2008 R2, Windows 7 and Office 2010. The network is managed with Active Directory. The ...
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How to reset Office 2007/2010 (Outlook and Word) normal template back to default on Vista/Windows7

A friend has messed up email and word by changing the default font, colour and all sorts. She wants the defaults back. I believe this can be done by deleting Normal.dotm (where ever it is hidden) but ...
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Why does Word 2010 create such huge PDF files?

I have noticed only now that my Word 2010 (docx) documents that are just a single page long and include a simple WMF vector graphic and a bit of text are almost 1 MB large. The Word document is only ...
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Pivot Tables in Excel

I have a Pivot Table counting occurrences of a product on a computer. So the rows are the name of a computer. The columns are Adobe products. The last column is a COUNTA, so every machine that has a ...
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How to use MS office 2007 and MS Office 2010 simultaneously on a single Vista?

Recently I installed MS Office 2010 as a separate installation(not upgrade) on my Windows Vista. I want to use both MS office 2007 and MS Office 2010. But whenever I switch to Word 2007 from Word 2010 ...