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

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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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Microsoft Office 2013 copatability with ODF

I am using LibreOFFice Impress on Ubuntu Linux, when saving my presentation with ppt format, I am prompted with a message saying "formatting or content that cannot be saved in the currently selected ...
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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 ...
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MS Access Personal Macro Workbook

In MS Excel I have a personal macro workbook that is with me no matter what excel file I open. Is there a similar solution available for MS Access? The reason I am working on this is that i want to ...
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How to create different translation version for 1 word document?

I have an usage manual and I have translated I have to translate them into different languages. At first, Normally this is what I supposed to do; I should create a new page or new file for each ...
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Windows Updates for non-Installed Features

I have Office Home 2013 installed without OneNote on Windows 7 64 bit. However, each time Windows checks for updates it checks for OneNote and prompt for installation, and I have to go manually to ...
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How do I install Lync?

I just installed Office 2013 for Home and Business On Windows 7. However Lync didn't get installed. How do I install Lync? I tried this but I don't have an Office 365 account.
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how can I install and activate office 2013 from a local installer (.msi or .img)?

I have purchased a few basic office 2013 licenses for a small office (no dvd's anymore). The instructions are to go and get office from the web. This is fine if you're installing in one pc, but I got ...
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Lync 2013 Does Not Maintain IM Window Size Or Position

I am using Windows 7 64-bit and I just upgraded from Lync 2010 to Lync 2013. In Lync 2010, after you closed an IM, the next IM opened would be the previous IM's size and position. From my ...
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Windows 8 and Exchange and Tasks and Outlook

I see you've gotten Tasks from Exchange to work on Windows 8. May I ask, does it need Office Enterprise/Business edition or do you know if Home/Student edition of Office allows to connect to an ...
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How do I get Outlook 2013 to open “.ost” file?

Outlook will not start because it cannot open the .ost file. I have deleted the file and get the same answer the next time I start it up (with a new 0 byte .ost). I deleted the original .ost file ...
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How to add page header with a black horizontal line in Office Word 2013?

I simply need header like this: but with a black horizontal line instead of a blue one. How to do this in Word 2013?
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Frequent application not responding errors?

Recently I've begun to get a large number of application not responding errors, or very slow program load times. I'm running Windows 7 Pro x64. Frequently the issue will be with Windows explorer, ...
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Powerpoint 2013 - Please wait while we load pictures

Ever since I "upgraded" to Powerpoint 2013 I have run into several annoyances. One of those is that every time I need to change a picture in a presentation, the screen below pops up first. Usually it ...
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Can't sign in to Office and OneNote can't connect to SkyDrive in Windows 8.1

The OneNote issue Since I installed Windows 8.1 I can't open my OneNote notebooks stored on SkyDrive with OneNote 2013. When I try to open a notebook in OneNote, I get the following error: We ...
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How to stop “Send to OneNote” window from showing when I start OneNote 2013

When I start OneNote 2013, this window pops up in the background. How do I prevent this? (I do want to use the keyboard shortcuts, but I just don't want this window to open.)
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Disable warning about loosing formatting when saving plain-text files from Word 2013

Whenever I save a plain-text document in Word, I get a warning prompting me that formatting—even when there is none—will be lost if I save in this format. How can I disable this message? I know what ...
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Office 365 - unable to deactivate

We are using Office 365 ProPlus 2013. A new user tried to activate their install and received the error that they had reached their install limit of 5 machines. Upon clicking the link the deactivate ...
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Name of automaticDestination-ms file incorrect

I'd like to ask if it is possible to somehow permanently change the default name of an automaticDestination-ms file. For some reasons, I cannot see the Jump List of Microsoft Word 2013 or pinned ...
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How to change Word 2013 thumbnails to Windows 7?

As you can see in the below screenshot, if I hover over the advanced settings button, I get a thumbnail explaining the purpose of Paragraph Settings using the Windows XP UI. I am actually running ...