Office 2013 is a version of Microsoft Office released 2013 January.

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change Office 2013 to LTR

I purchased Microsoft Office 2013 with Hebrew package (RTL language). But I want to change the toolbars to be left-to-right like the rest of the world... Does someone know how to do it?
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How to set default font and font size in Microsoft Office Publisher 2013

I am running MS Office Publisher2013 and I find it a big hassle to change the default font, which is Calibri (Body) - Size 10 to Arial - Size 15 every time I create a textbox. In Word you can press ...
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Microsoft office 2013 freeze (not open) after working on another app for sometime

I have a problem with my microsoft office (not just word, but all microsoft office products). When i open a page, either word, excel, powerpoint .., the page working good, then if i click Alt+tab to ...
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Opening Office Document from Sharepoint fails

If I try to open any office file from sharepoint 2010 directly in office (without first manually downloading it as a copy), the office programms startsup and attempts to download the file (i.e. Word ...
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Uninstall Office 2013 Sp1 silently without removing Office

For uninstalling Office 2007/2010 Service Packs, Microsoft provided a separate tool(OARPMAN.exe) that could be downloaded and used for silent uninstallation of Service Packs. I was unable to find ...
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Microsoft Office 365 Desktop Setup Always Shows Up Upon Start Up

After I have installed office 365 each time I reboot the computer I have this window that appears: Does anyone have an idea about how I can get rid of it? Thanks for your help. Edit: Microsoft ...
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Word 2013 normal template error at logon

Recently we've had an issue come up where as soon as a user with a configured email profile logs onto Windows an error pops up before explorer.exe or the start bar loads stating: "Normal was being ...
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Replacement of Windows Shell search of Outlook 2013

Unfortunately with Outlook 2013, it is no longer possible to search emails from Windows Shell ("Windows" key and type), which is incredibly frustrating as my emails are split over many psts and ...
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Insert Excel chart into Word template [closed]

I want to create a Word template. Is it possible, that template will take information from another Excel file automaticaly? And can it use charts? User story: The user should open the template, ...
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Office Files slow to save on local drive

I having trouble saving files on Office. I've already noticed the problem with Word files and PowerPoint files. I think Excel is showing the same behavior. As son as I hit save (usually by using the ...
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Unable to open Excel or Word files in Office 2013

I updated from Office 2010 to Office 2013 last night. I am trying to open my Excel files now that I am using Office 2013, but when I do, the program opens up, but I only get a blank screen. I did ...
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Is there a way to autofill cells in Excel 2013 with keyboard shortcuts?

So very shortly, I want a shortcut equivalent to dragging the little handle in the right-bottom in a cell-selection portion in Excel 2013 (for Windows). There is many similar questions on the site, ...
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How to assign keyboard shortcuts for very specific commands in OneNote 2013?

How could I assign a keyboard shortcut for very specific commands in OneNote 2013? For example: I need to assign a keyboard shortcut for a specific text style ...
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Office Professional Plus 2013 - There are problems with your account error

In a domain environment, we've got Office Pro Plus 2013 and it's KMS activated. The issue that I'm having is that there is an account error on the top right. The account displays my UPN correctly. ...
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How to have Office 2013 Applications Open to Blank (Workbook, Document, etc) automatically?

Every time I launch microsoft excel 2013 (or Word, etc) it gives me a screen where I need to select which template I want to open - How do I avoid this selection screen, like in other versions of ...
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Using “Outlook:// Protocol”, Open Current Instance of Outlook, not New Instance

Background I'm building an Excel webapp using the Javascript API for Office, and in the webapp I have links to MS Outlook using the Outlook Protocol. Example link: <a ...
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Enable Office 2013 transition animations

I just upgraded from Office 2010 to 2013, and I can't see the transition animations I was expecting (when moving the cell selector in Excel, when the cursor blinks in Word, etc.). Lots of information ...
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Why does Outlook 2013 get confused when my network changes?

I use Outlook 2013 on my laptop, connected to Office365 Exchange. At the office I have a generic docking station which gives me dual screen, USB, Ethernet etc. Outlook works great most of the time: ...
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Does Microsft Publisher 2013 have connectors?

Previous versions of MS Publisher, and other 2013 products like Powerpoint have connectors so that if you draw arrows between shapes and move the shapes around, the arrows move with it. This does not ...
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Remove download button from “Missing proofing tools” bar in Word 2013

Is it possible to disable/remove the download button from the "Missing proofing tools" bar in Word 2013 that shows up when editing a document in a language that is currently not installed? See ...
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How to move the dotted lines while I copy in MS excel 2013

While I copy some cells in MS Excel 2013, the dotted line appears around the copied cells(widely known as the "marching ants"), but they're static. Lines don't move. In other words, the ants stopped ...
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How do I use the Phonetic() function in Excel 2013?

I am trying to use the Phonetic() function with some Japanese vocabulary words, however, it doesn't seem to be working. I assume it needs the furigana (ruby text) above the Japanese words, but Excel ...
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Microsoft Office 2013 “Product Activation Failed”, however I can still use office?

I downloaded the legitamate 30 day trial version from Microsoft's website about 3 months ago, and my trial has expired about 2 months ago. My trial came to an end on 7/22/2014, however, I am still ...
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Word 2013 template opens PowerPoint

When using Office Word 2013's new template home, I'm trying to apply a manuscript template that I found via the search bar (first option post-query). However, when I click the Create button it opens ...
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Sharing tasks in Outlook with custom categories for only the shared task folder?

I want to create a task folder for bugs, to-do's, and improvements on a development project I'm working on. I then want to share that task folder with a few users. I want to categorize the items as ...
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App Can't Be Activated with built-in administrator using “Office Home & Business 2013” on Windows 8.1?

Using Windows 8.1 with Office-Home & Business 2013 version 15.0.4641.1003. Worked with Microsoft Level 2 tech support to get Outlook working correctly on brand new laptop. They ended up having to ...
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'Clean Up Folder' for email attachments - Outlook 2013

I read http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/outlook-help/use-conversation-clean-up-to-delete-redundant-messages-HA102749184.aspx, but still don't know if this applies to emails with attachments. Suppose ...
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Even after changing Office theme, Outlook 2013 is still too bright?

I've already changed to Dark Grey (http://www.howto-outlook.com/howto/outlook2013whiteandbright.htm) and consulted ...
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Office 2013 Products suddenly can't be started

On a customer PC since this morning no Microsoft Office 2013 products are starting. (Excel, Word, Outlook). no error message is displayed no entries in event log (app and system during the try to ...
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MS Excel 2013 Basic Help, While Offline, Not Responding

Until about a week ago I could get basic help in Excel 2013. I could search for something like "text functions" and got links to those pages. Now I get no response at all after pressing enter or the ...
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saving onenote 2013 notebook as only one file only

I am using onenote 2013 and when I create a notebook, if I have 60 tabs in it, it creates 60 seperate .one files. This is a problem for me because to view the notebook on my iphone, I have to scroll ...
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Office 2013 applications close when I try to open a file from Onedrive

I have uninstalled and re-installed Onedrive and Office 2013. This is still a problem (although this has fixed the high CPU usage by csynclient.exe). Excel works fine when I open from the local drive, ...
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Office 2013 activation of different machine

I've installed Office Professional Plus 2013 on my machine, but it was installed via a downloader from Microsoft. As soon as I ran the downloader it immediately started installing it in the ...
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Hide Main PST file in email account list

I recently resetted my Outlook by deleting all PST, OST and temporary files. When I restarted Outlook, it asked me where to store a PST file (Main file, I think), so I put it somewhere. Then I set up ...
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How to password protect email sending in Outlook 2013

I am using Outlook 2013 desktop application and sometimes the Outlook 2013 WebApp. I want to password protect the email sending option so that if anyone tries to send an email using my email account, ...
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Office 2013 Crash after try to link to the SkyDrive

I've got a problem on my MS office suites After I have try to login to the SkyDrive, I found that the office will stop working when I click on "File", or the user account on the top of right hand ...
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Taskbar icon not changing when new mail arrives

When multiple users gets a new email, the icon in the taskbar (Not the notification area, just the icon on the taskbar) does not change to show the user they have a new email. Restarted office ...
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MS Office 2013 draws glitchy windows on Intel Atom netbook

I'm a proud owner of a monstrous netbook called Asus Eee PC 1101ha which has the Z520 cpu and GMA500 graphics card. It's notorious for being pretty slow. Normally, all applications look perfectly ...
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“Save As” causes Office to crash

Since recently, when doing a "Save as" in the following Microsoft Office 2013 applications, they crash: Word 2013 Excel 2013 PowerPoint 2013 The crash immediately quits the application with the ...
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Changed location of OneDrive; now Office 2013 apps crash?

My C partition is small; so I have moved OneDrive to a different partition. This works fine when I used Windows 8.1's SkyDrive app to open documents stored there; and when I used Windows Explorer. ...
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How to check whether an Office 2013 ISO is genuine or not?

I have a ISO image file of Office 2013 (Pro) obtained from a torrent site. I have geniune product keys obtained from my MSDN subscription. Is it safe to apply my keys on this torrent image? Or should ...
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bulk upgrade *.doc to *.docx

I have a several directories that contain maybe 400-500 resumes that are a mixed bag of doc and docx I would like to get all the office documents up to docx is there a way to bulk convert them?
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Uninstalled microsoft office professional 2013 but why is it still listed in my control panel?

I followed the instructions using microsoft fix it 2010 and it said that it was successfully uninstalled and I even followed the instructions from step 2 as well. But when I restarted my laptop for ...
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Onedrive needs 4.7 GB free disk space?

I already have Office 2013 installed, but not OneDrive. I downloaded the OneDrive standalone installer for business, but it says I need 4.7 GB of free disk space. Unfortunately I could only free 4.4 ...
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Excel 2013 - “Cannot complete this task with available resources”

We have a Windows 7 workstation running Office 2013 that receives the following error when using Office files from a network share. Excel cannot complete this task with available resources. Choose ...
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HOWTO: remove an un-needed Office Home 2013 “subscription” from MyOffice?

I've been installing Office on my father-in-law's new laptop. While waiting for the delivery of the copy of Office Professional 2013 that I had ordered I installed the free one month subscription to ...
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Jump Lists not showing for Office programs in Windows 7

I have a laptop running Windows 7 Home Premium. I installed Office 2010 on this laptop, and I noticed that Jump Lists were not showing. If I pin Word, Excel or PowerPoint to the taskbar or start menu, ...
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How do I get comments in MS Word 2013 to show up next to the point of insertion?

I have a document in MS Word 2013 for Windows that I have set to Track Changes. I am trying to add comments to it, as I would in a previous version of Word. However, the comments are appearing in a ...
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Office 2013 uninstall hanging

I tried Office 2013, but now wish to uninstall it. I tried to uninstall it but it always hangs at step 2 out of 4. It uses no CPU and no disk activity. So basically it's just idle. Does anyone have ...
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Running a batch at logon with Administrator Credentials to install Office C2R network installation

I'm trying to install Office 2013 C2R using GPO. The challenge here is CR2 requires administrator credentials at the same time its need execute cmd.exe with administrator privileges. I'm able to do ...