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

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Modifying Business Card View in Outlook

The owner of my company prefers the Outlook Business Card view. I am tasked with adding the "referred by" field to this view, also making it a searchable field. I can do it individually, one by one, ...
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Viewing office 2010 documents in Internet Explorer

I have office 2010 (32 bits) on windows 7 (64bits). When viewing documents coming from our intranets (Moss 2010 or SharePoint 2003), the documents are opened inside the Office 2010 applications. In ...
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How to show current chapter in Word 2010

I want to create a header in my Word document. This header should show the current chapter title with its number and text. I already found a solution for Office 2003, but I am using Word 2010. Could ...
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Searching for a word or phrase in Windows Server 2008 R2 / Terminal Services

We have several Terminal Services users who are migrating to Windows Server 2008 R2 and Office 2010 from Server 2003 and Office 2003. One of the questions that has come up as a result of all this is: ...
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Restore OneNote Ribbon from backup

I made a full system backup (drive image) of my machine, then re-installed everything. I went from Windows 7 Home-Premium to Professional. I can't figure out what files I need to restore from the ...
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Microsoft Word: never save personal information

There is a button in Word Document Properties at the bottom of the Details tab: "Remove Properties and Personal information". I got tired of clicking on it, then saving a copy, then renaming it back ...
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How do I install Office 2010 on Windows 8 when the setup stops working?

I have installed Windows 8 developer preview. Now i want install Microsoft Office 2010 on it but when i click on setup, it shows an error message Microsoft setup bootstrapper has stopped working. ...
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Where is the help for OneNote?

I'm using Microsoft OneNote 2010. I see the ribbon (Draw). I see "Lasso Select", "Panning Hand" an various 'pens'. I want to know how to use them. I hover the cursor over them - nada. I click shift-F1 ...
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How can I fix a missing MSVCR90.dll file error?

After installing Office Home and Business 2010, SP1 and all Windows Updates, whenever I try to run Excel, I get this message... The program can't start because MSVCR90.dll is missing from your ...
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Outlook 2010 won't allow IMAP folders to be searched

In Outlook 2010 on a computer running Windows 7 Professional, I can search for email messages in non-IMAP folders, but not those in my two IMAP folders (SENT and INBOX). However, this feature on ...
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Double-clicking on Office 2010 shortcut only opens in minimized mode, not full screen

After installing Office Home and Business 2010, I doubled clicked on the Word icon (I created shortcuts for all Office applications). I expected it to open up in fullscreen view. However, it opens ...
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Common Microsoft Office 2010 crash

Just recently I have installed office professional 2010 on my laptop. Whenever I open up any program from Office such as Word, Excel, Power Point, etc. The program will shut down and I cannot load or ...
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Word 2010 content control compatibility with OpenOffice

I have documents created in Word 2010 with plain text content controls which are used as templates for letters. However when I open the documents in OpenOffice 3.3 Writer the text in these content ...
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How to open word document on a shared drive, in read-only mode, every time?

Is there a way in Office 2010 Pro, to always open the document as read-only when I open it? Let me explain. At work we store documents on a shared drive. The problem is, quite often someone may need ...
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Office Compatability Pack: no print in the context menu

I am generating docx files in my application. I want to print them out (by calling shell execute with the verb "print"). It works on PCs with Office 2007 or 2010 and it works on one PC with the ...
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Reset to default language in Outlook 2010 on Windows 7

In Outlook 2010, if I accidently, hit left Ctrl-Shift, my language changes. I keep hitting it and get a new language, but I can't get back to English. How do I reset back to my default language? ...
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How can I define template specific Ribbons in Word 2010?

In older versions of Microsoft Word one could define menus and toolbars and store them in templates. They only appeared when the corresponding templates are loaded. I want the same effect with Ribbons ...
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Outlook 2010 Authenticated RSS Feed

I am running Windows 7 x64 with Office 2010. I have a RSS feed on the same domain as my workstation. The feed requires authentication. I have enabled the 'Synchronize RSS Feeds to the Common Feed ...
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Can I still make my Microsoft Office 2010 Starter work again after an Office trial I installed has expired?

I have Microsoft Office 2010 Starter on my Windows 7 laptop when I bought it. At some point, I installed a trial version of Microsoft Publisher 2010. Now, neither Word Starter nor Excel Starter ...
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Office 2010: Download features now, not on demand

Office 2010 (the trial version, home and student edition) tries to download features when I use them the first time (e.g. Hyphenation). Is there a way to tell it to download certain/all features now, ...
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IE9 behind authenticated proxy prompts for credentials when opening office documents

Here is the scenario: Logged into a Windows 7 Enterprise SP1 computer with Internet Explorer 9, behind a proxy (squid I think, though not set up by our organisation) which uses current Windows ...
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Where is the bug reporting/feedback for Office/Excel?

I've found a bug in Excel, and I'm trying to find the place to report it to Microsoft. Normally I would check Microsoft Connect. But not only is there no active place to submit feedback on Office, ...
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VSS backup denied access to Office 2010's Q drive (Event ID 12348)

While trying to do a backup on a new netbook with Windows 7 Starter, I'm getting the following error in the Event Viewer: Event ID 12348 Volume Shadow Copy Service warning: VSS was denied ...
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Two formats for contacts in Outlook 2010

I'm using Outlook 2010 on Windows 7. Most of my contacts look like this, which is how I want them: However, some of my contacts look like this instead: Why is this, and how can I make all my ...
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Microsoft OneNote: setting a global page template

I am currently using Microsoft Office 2010. In OneNote, I know how to set a default page template for the current section. However, I was wondering if I could set a default page template for the ...
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Office 2007/2010 My Places Bar

I'm in the process of rolling out Outlook 2010 to all the users in our organization in our Citrix farm environment. Its going pretty smoothly except for one snagging problem. When users try to ...
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How do I change the default paper size to A4 in Excel 2010 (and other Office 2010 programs)?

I've looked in the usual places, page settings, and printer settings, but unless I go to Page Layout and select A4 for each new sheet, it opens as letter. I've found a few workarounds, but they all ...
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Outlook 2010 - double click calendar to make meeting requests, not appointments?

In the Outlook 2010 calendar, if you double click a timeslot you will create an appointment by default. Is there a way to create a meeting request by default instead? (Meeting requests have ...
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Can’t install Office 2010 on desktop

I just got a new Dell laptop with Office 2010, and I went to install Office on my desktop but it won’t activate. It says the product has already been activated. I thought I could have it on both. Any ...
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How do I design a form in Word that queries and inserts data from an Excel table?

I put together several document submittals per day, and for the coversheet I manually copy/paste from an Excel table into Word for the document list. Also, each coversheet has a header with the ...
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Avoid Powerpoint(/Word) 2010 creating temporary files in working directory

When opening a temporary file, Powerpoint 2010 usually creates a temporary, hidden file called ~$filename.pptx in the same directory. This is undesirable, since it can cause unnecessary activity with ...
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Can Office 2010 SP1 be installed without backup files?

As title I'd like to know if it's possible to install SP1 without backup files - that is without the uninstall option.
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Windows Cannot find C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office14\WINWORD.exe in Win7 x64?

I just installed Microsoft Office 2010 x64 But when I want to open it this error appears : Windows Cannot find 'C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office14\WINWORD.exe'. Make sure you typed the name ...
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Office Communicator starts up automatically even though I disabled it

The title says it all: I am trying desperately to keep OCS from starting automatically when I log in to Windows. The first and only thing I did was unchecking the "Automatically start Communicator ...
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Microsoft Office 2010 blocking files downloaded from the Internet

Ever since I installed Office 2010 I have to "unblock"(*) the documents/spreadsheets I download from Internet/mail. How can I change that so I don't have to do that anymore? (*): right-click on the ...
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Insert SVG directly into Microsoft Publisher without converting file format

How can I insert an SVG image into a Microsoft Publisher 2010 document as a vector image without having to first convert it to a bitmap format like PNG? Copying and pasting an SVG file into a ...
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How to use a different list number format in TOC?

I would like the major headings in my MS Word 2010 document to be formatted as: Chapter 1 Introduction My list number style does this — so far so good. However, I want the TOC to omit the word ...
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mdb files opened in 2010 lose VBA code references

Disclaimer: I just got back from some sick time, haven't seen the error myself or investigated the full range of possible causes, just looking for hints on what may be a systemic issue or something ...
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Any way to recover a lost Office 2010 product key purchased through HUP?

A year ago, I had an internship with Medtronic, where they sold Office 2010 for $10 through the Microsoft Home Use Program (HUP). I downloaded the install file and they sent the product key to my ...
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Caught in infinite loop trying to set up Outlook 2010

I tried to set up an Exchange account with Outlook 2010 today, but I think Outlook was not set to "online" at the time, so it failed. I figured I'd address the problem later. Well, it's later now, and ...
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2010 Word “Recent Documents” not accessible

I am not able to go to File/Options/Advanced, and in the Display section, change the number of Recent Documents because it is grayed out. Where do I need to got to unlock this?
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How to use Office 2010's co-authoring tools?

Office 2010 is suppose to feature some interesting collaboration tools that supposedly allows for real-time co-authoring of documents similar to what Google Docs offers. However, when me and my friend ...
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Word problem after uninstalling Office 2010, then installing Office 2003

I did a clean install of Windows 7, and Office 2010. Then I realized I hate the ribbons, uninstalled Office, and installed Office 2003. Now, this seems to have left some problem. As when I try to ...
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Office 2010 save as shortcut text is white, missing shortcuts I've added

I've noticed this since installing Office 2010. The text for the shortcuts in the Save dialog in Office 2010 is white. When an item is highlighted (mouse-over) or selected (clicked), the text goes ...
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Activation needed after restore a image

I have about 40 new Lenovo desktop and what I need is to generate an image (model) and clone it into the other 39. Simple task. I'm using acronis trueimage home 2009. I did my clean image but each ...
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Excel 2010: Home tab is blank

A user on our network has somehow managed to empty out their home tab in Excel. I've not had much luck finding a fix on Google. Does anyone have any ideas how to fix this? The tab cannot be ...
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Cannot install MS Office 2010 on Windows 7

I have formated my notebook and installed Windows 7 in Portuguese language. When I try to install MS Office 2010 I receive a dialog box saying that office does not support the language of Windows 7. ...
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Office error `Office Software Protection Platform`?

I'm having this errors when trying to install office. How can I fix this?
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Can you display a unique (counting) number on each printed page in Word/Publisher?

I have a one page document where in the header I would like to have a number starting from one, that changes on every printed page. So if I printed out a batch of 50, the first printed sheet would ...
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Exchanging a brand new laptop because of a dead pixel, is there any way to re-validate my Microsoft Office product key?

I just bought a brand new laptop (Toshiba Satellite L655-S5155) and realized AFTER I had installed Norton 360 and Microsoft Office Home and Student 2010 that the monitor has a dead pixel. I'm ...