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

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How do I enable “Visual Basic for Applications” in Office 2010?

I have Office Home and Student 2010 installed on a computer at work (Win 7). I recently installed ProPresenter 5 on it, and when I try to import a PowerPoint-presentation I'm told "PowerPoint is not ...
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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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How can I do a clean install of Office 2010 onto a new system that has Office 365 trial?

System: Dell M3800 Laptop running Windows 7 Pro My new laptop came with a trial of Office. In the C: \ Program Files x86 \ Microsoft Office directory, it's listed as "Office 15" and only has about ...
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Microsoft Publisher doesn't draw work area

I'm trying to open a file in Microsoft Publisher and everything seems to work, except that the work area (I dont know it's proper name, but where the pages are) doesn't seem to draw properly. It just ...
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How to stop Office 2010 from opening file in readonly mode

When I open a file from a network folder, Office always opens it in readonly mode. How to stop Office from doing this. I want it to just open it as normal and I don't need office to do any security ...
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Unnecessary Office Updates being offered?

On a relative's laptop I had selected custom installation for Office and installed only Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Recently I was doing some spring-cleaning and noticed that Windows Update (which is ...
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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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Outlook 2010 crashes when viewing mail with Japanese text

I have a user whose Outlook 2010 (32-bit) client crashes when attempting to view mail with Japanese text in the body. The client crashes both when I use the reading pane and when I try to open the ...
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OneNote 2010 keeps crashing on Windows XP

It crashes a few second after lunching, reboot, and crash again endlessly until I kill the process. I couldn't find the cache file, which some Google results suggested deleting. Moreover - ...
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Repair of Office Professional did not complete successfully

When I try and run Repair on my installation of Office Professional Plus 2010 I get the error Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2010 configuration did not complete successfully. The file ...
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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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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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How to disable automatic updates in Office 2010 Starter

Came across a Windows 7 setup with Office Starter 2010 installed. Every time the system boots, after a few minutes we get this annoying popup: "An update for Microsoft Office Starter 2010 - English ...
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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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Can I stop Lync 2010 from automatically adding contacts to my frequent contact list

Is there a way to stop Lync from adding contacts automatically to my contact list when I talk to a certain person a couple of times? There's a person I need to remove from my contact list from time to ...
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What's the easiest way to distribute ribbon customizations to a mass amount of users?

I want to remove a specific button from displaying in the Outlook 2010 toolbar/ribbon. I've already made the change on an individual machine and it seems to work fine. How can I distribute a change ...
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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 remove certain parts of a word document?

I have a word document filled with Physics equations and annotations. I want another word document to be a copy of the first document but with the annotations removed. I have all the annotations in ...
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Link Excel spreadsheet into PowerPoint presentation

I need to create a weekly PowerPoint presentation for various levels of management, to keep them apprised of the status for several categories of action items my department tracks. During normal ...
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How can I keep my Trust Center settings from resetting on every document?

I work in an environment where I edit a lot of different Word documents using Office 2010 in Windows Vista. Most documents I will edit have Track Changes enabled. That makes this checkbox the bane of ...
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What defines the order of the tabs in the new template window?

When using the templates feature in Microsoft Office, what is it that defines the order in which the sub-folders in your defined templates folder are displayed? At this point I would post an image ...
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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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MS Office 2013 Can not install again

I'm having issues installing Office 2013. When I try to install it, I get the error message ...setup.exe has stopped working This I is how my trouble started: In order to install Office ...
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How to save Word documents as HTML to be viewed in Firefox

I'm in need for saving a Word document as HTML. It has some background images, other images, texts, ... It opens correctly in Internet Explorer, but how can I save a word doc as HTML so that Firefox ...
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Choose XML Expansion Pack

I have created a template level addin for word which is initiated when a particular template is opened which shows a new button in the ribbon. If that button is clicked, it shows an action pane with ...
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Word 2010: Print 2 A5 documents per A4

I need to mirror an A5 document onto 2 halves of an A4 piece of paper. How can I do this in Word 2010 and maintain matching margins on each sheet. I found a way of doing it previously, but the 2 A5 ...
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MS-Office 2010 Professional Plus - Change Product Key error

I installed MS-Office 2010 Professional Plus 1 month ago. But now it is giving error when I open any of its product like Outlook, Word, Excel etc. Please help me what can I do for that? I do not ...
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Office 2010 professional plus Business contact manager?

Does Office 2010 Professional plus come with Business contact manager? If so how do I enable?
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Cannot open or add data file (PST) in Outlook 2010

Very strange issue here. Win 7 64-bit running Office 2010 all updates installed. I am attempting to open a PST archive file and it does not work. If I go to File -> Open -> Outlook Data File, ...
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PowerPoint file crashes PowerPoint upon opening

I have a very perplexing situation on my hands. I have 2 PowerPoint files that crash PowerPoint when attempting to open them. The problem is that this is only happening on some computers. All the ...
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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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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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Huge email sizes when using mail merge in Word 2010

So I've designed an HTML template to send out some emails on. The code is fine, everything looks great there, and it tests just fantastically. I was sending out putting my recipients in the BCC field, ...
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Custom formatting numbers in a decimal format

I have a weird problem with custom-formatting MS Excel 2010. I am just trying to make formatting of custom number, for example 110,5 should be shown as 110.5, but there is my problem: #.# or any ...
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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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Office 2010 muti region OEM?

Buying a laptop from Germany, we use OEM licensing from the US (all above board, just the OEM loophole) Are OEM licenses multi-region or will we have to buy a specific office product for use in ...
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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 to turn off Lync 2010 startup?

I don't want Lync 2010 to run automatically when I start Windows 7. How can I do that? It seems nowhere I could do it in the Option
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Does Microsoft Office 2010 have version control?

Does Microsoft Office 2010 have version control? In other words, does it automatically save old versions of files?
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Cannot edit footer in PowerPoint 2010 (seems to be embedded into background)

I am not a big expert in Microsoft PowerPoint. At work we have PowePoint 2010 installed. We have a corporation-specific template that includes a kind of footer. Now, I am not sure that I can call it a ...
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Remove windows line endings (crlf) on basic windows 7 install?

Is there a way to remove windows line endings on a basic windows 7 install. I'm working on a windows 7 computer with notepad and word 2010 at work. I'm trying to demo markdown without installing ...
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How do I get PowerPoint drag with MouseWheel to work?

here in the office in some computers you can, when zoomed in a slide, go around by dragging the screen with the mouse wheel pressed. Like the hand tool in Adobe products. This does not work but in all ...
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Audit Windows Server/Desktop Product Key usage

The company I work for has a fairly big domain of Windows Desktops and Servers. We also have standalone servers that are remote to our site but we have direct access to. We need to audit our license ...
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Cursor disappears in office 2010 applications NOT while typing

We have a problem with multiple HP Elite pads running Windows 8.1 and Office 2010 where if an Office application (mainly Word and Outlook seen so far) is running and the device is put into the docking ...
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Cannot Expand/Collapse tasks in Microsoft Project 2010

I opened an existing Microsoft Project file today and was unable to expand/collapse the subtasks use the cursor and the '+/-' signs beside the parent tasks. I am able to expand and collapse using ...
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Outlook conditional formatting - weird behavior ? ( rules are not always applies)

I have outlook 2010 at my work where my email there is : Roi@work.com. ( you could see the real email in the pic , since I don't want crawlers to scan it , I changed it here in the question). I also ...
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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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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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Uninstalling Office 2010 breaks Office 365 (Office 2013)

I have installed Office 365 alongside Office 2010 on a dozen or so Windows 7 machines, so that they may co-exist; and to mitigate the need to re-replace Office should there be any unforeseen ...