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

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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 ...
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possible to enable ClearType in Office 2013?

Is it possible to enable ClearType in Office 2013 on Windows 7? Fonts appear not to be rendered quite so well as in 2007, say. Some older references say that ClearType has been crippled out of 2013, ...
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How to change the Body font in Outlook

I'm running Outlook 2013 and I was wondering how I can change the default font for email messages. Normally in Word 2013 what I do is edit the "Normal" font style to the font that I want and select ...
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Office 2013 can't open office 2010 protected file,vice versa

I couldn't achieve to produce an interchangeable protected file between Excel 2013 and Excel 2010. Excel 2010 can't open 2013s protected one and 2013 can't open 2010s protected one. I think their ...
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Excel 2013 table formatting

I currently have a table that looks like this: Company | 2013 Total | 2013 Gross $'s | 2013 Gross % | 2012 Total | etc.. | | | | | ...
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Microsoft office 2013 text cursor animation for windows system

I'm curious, is it possible to use Microsoft office 2013 text cursor animation for windows system. By this i mean the smooth animation it has..? (Noob alert) EDIT (Tip: from comment): OS: Windows ...
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Office 2013 with Windows 7 theme

I have just installed Office 2013, and I noticed that it does not use the operating system’s chrome/theme, in this case Windows 7. Before I uninstall and go back to Office 2010, can a setting be ...
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How to download multiple IMG files of Office 2013?

I have just bought Office 2013 Home and Business (only a key card), so I logged in at https://office.microsoft.com/de-de/MyAccount.aspx and downloaded an ISO image. It seems that the ISO is generated ...
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Why is Office 2013 Home and Business for personal use only?

I have just bought Office 2013 Home and Business, because I want to use it commercially. Now I'm asked to download Office (the product is only a key card), but the Microsoft website says Important ...
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How do I login to Surface Pro and use Office 2013 without internet connection?

I noticed that for successful login with my Microsoft account, I need to stay in a hotspot with the Surface Pro connected to the internet. Even more confusing is that I also need to use my Microsoft ...
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Office 2013 Trial Error 25004

I had some issues with getting an Office 2013 Professional Plus 2013 trial when I first installed it from TechNet, and I had to reinstall it. When I tried to activate it after reinstalling, I got the ...
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Removing Access 2013 password

I have MS Office Access 2013 installed on my machine. I've set an application password a while ago but now I forgot... Since this is not a mdb or accdb specific password, I couldn't find a way to ...
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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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Applying styles automatically to similar styled text

I pasted some text in a new word document. I then selected some text and created a new style using 'New Style' command from Styles dialog. That created a new 'Style1' similar to the style formatting ...
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Fixed cross reference layout “Only label and number”

I always want a e.g. figure cross reference to show only label and number. Is there a way to default to this setting instead of having to select this from the corresponding dialog each time I re-open ...
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Transparent background in Visio 2013

I'm using Visio 2013 and I'm not able so save my drawings with a transparent background (background always ends up with white color) The sheet background is "no background". When I click "save as ...
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Office 2013 backstage browse button displaying an incorrect directory

Anyone know where the Office 2013 file>save as>computer>browse button is getting its path from? We have an odd problem on some machines running Office 2013. The problem is that when the users open ...
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How to get rid of prompts for credentials connecting to proxy Server officeimg.vo.msecnd.net in Office 2013?

I have experienced this issue mainly with Excel, Word and Powerpoint 2013, where there is constant pop-up box asking for login credentials as it tries to connect to officeimg.vo.msecnd.net I have ...
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Why do I get an error on one specific PC when I try to use Office on Demand on it?

I have an Office 365 subscription. Whenever I attempt to run any Office on Demand application on my computer, I receive an error that there was an error trying to validate my Office 365 subscription ...