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

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I cannot open Excel file

I have office 2010 installed and the file was working but suddenly when I try to open it It gives me following error Excel cannot open the file ... because the file format or the file extension ...
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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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OEM Office 2010 without media - how to reinstall?

I have recently purchased a new office desktop PC from Dell with OEM version of Windows 7 Pro and Office 2010 Pro. One of the reasons I always use Dell is that they always supply installation media ...
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How do I find the Target of an Advertised shortcut? [duplicate]

EDIT: Originally I used the title "How do I find the Target of a MS-Office shortcut?" but have since changed it as the problem is not specific to MS-Office shortcuts. I have MSOffice 2010 OneNote ...
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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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Why does Office 2010 fail to open an Excel file?

I have a excel file I've put on a file server. When required i access it via a dll, fill it with some data in background only (through ExecuteExcel functionality). It used to work before. Recently I ...
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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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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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How can I modify the “Picture Styles” shortcut gallery in Microsoft Office (Word and Powerpoint, specifically)?

The Microsoft Office Ribbon has a convenient gallery of styles to apply to pictures, shown here. It functions much like the Quick Styles gallery in Word for quickly applying formatting to text. But ...
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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 Filter On Bcc Info

I've created a rule that checks for messages sent to a distribution list, but I'm finding that the rules is missing messages in a thread where the sender moves the DL address to BCC. Basically, I want ...
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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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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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How to find document variables in MS Word without using a Macro

I have document with some document variables in and I'm trying to use those variables in the document. But since the variables are set by an external system (which is not well documented) I'm playing ...
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How to curve text in Word 2010?

I can't find how to create curved text in Word 2010 like you could in previous versions through WordArt. The point is to have the text baseline follow some arc or circle. In WordArt presets, I can ...
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Export MS Word 2010 styles

I have a client who wishes to standardise the MS Word Style used across multiple workstations (fonts, colours, headings, paragraph settings etc). Is there any way to export then import these styles?
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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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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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Any ways to add new (edit) shortucts in OneNote 2010?

I can't find a way to add a customized keyboard shortcut in OneNote 2010. In particular, I want to change the default "ALT + =" shortcut, which adds a new equation. (the key combination doesn't work ...
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Expand comment select in Microsoft Word

In Microsoft Word is it possible to expand the selected comment area? Meaning that you've previously specified a comment but now want to expand the selection of that comment. As an example to get the ...
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How to migrate Microsoft Office settings?

This is an extension of a previous post found here. I am looking for a free solution to transfer all settings for all Office 2010 programs (I currently use Word & Excel, but occasionally use ...
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Hotkey for insert equation to word 2010

It's not so convenient to go to insert --> equation --> insert new equation everytime you want to create a new one. I guess there must be some hotkey to insert an inline equation at the current cursor ...
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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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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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Using Office 2003 normal.dot in Office 2010?

I have a user who I have upgraded from office 2003 to Office 2010. This user relies on his custom auto correct that he built into his normal.dot file for Word 2003. He would not like to have to ...
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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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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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Using Outlook XP and Outlook 2007/2010 side by side on the same PC

I think there are a few questions around whether Office 2000/XP vs. Office 2007/2010 can be installed side by side on the same Windows (XP). My case currently uses Outlook/Office XP and I am ...
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Deploy 3rd party Apps via Microsoft Deployment ToolKit

I want to deploy an image containing Windows 7 x64, Office 2010 Professional Plus x86, Java, Adobe Reader and Flash player and SEP Client. I've made successfully an image containing Windows 7 x64, ...
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Pressing Ctrl + Shift aligns text right in Outlook and Lync

I'm used to switching languages with Ctrl+Shift, but whenever I press Right Ctrl+Right Shift in Outlook or Lync, all my text gets aligned right and there's no way to revert the effect but Ctrl+Z out ...
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How do I get Word 2016 to render text the way that Word 2010 did?

I originally had Microsoft Word 2010 installed on Windows 7. I upgraded to Windows 10 and purchased Office 365. So I have both Word 2010 and 2016 installed. I have thousands of documents. As I ...
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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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Is it possible to make a custom shortcut to “undo” in Word 2013?

It appears it does not exist in custom shortcuts window and even if I make a custom ribbon item with it in it, it does not appear in the list. Let me know if I miss something.