Application suite from Microsoft which includes always Word, PowerPoint and Excel. Depending on what edition of Microsoft Office you have you can also have OneNote, Outlook, Publisher and Access.

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Tag a contact to notify for any status change in Lync 2010

Is it possible to tag a contact for any status change (Away, Busy, Offline) and not just limited to when a contact becomes available? To elaborate, Lync to notify even when a contact status changes to ...
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Add single-document style to general pool

Background I have created a custom style which apparently was saved for only this document. Now I need it on other documents as well, so I would like to change that so that it's generally available. ...
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Croping whitespace (transparancy) from all pngs in office file (with screen-recording)

I run a small open souce assistive technology project (github link) that processes templates that users create in PowerPoint. The code dosen't deal gracefully with the case where transparency makes ...
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Moving pre-installed MS Office to another drive

I have a cheap Win 8.1 laptop with 32GB C: drive. The drive is fixed eMMC, it cannot be replaced with bigger drive. I am running out of space. The laptop has a D: drive with plenty of space. Together ...
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MS Word 2003 and later

I have hundreds of very useful macros organized on various button bars. I name my macros in an organized way, so when I create a project button bar through the Organize dialogue box all I see are ...
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Can't Install Any Office Product (Service Office Software Protection Platform Won't Start)

I had Office 2016 installed and I went to reinstall it because I was having some issues. Now when I try to install I get the following error Error 1920. Service 'Office Software Protection ...
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Microsoft Outlook has stopped working Exception code: 0xc0000005

I have an issue after installing a language pack for office now outlook doesn't start after I made the new language the default language:" Faulting application name: OUTLOOK.EXE, version: ...
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How can I transfer AutoCorrect entries from one computer's MS Word 2013 to another's?

I have tried copying whole directories listed here from the source computer to the destination computer, but this has not made the AutoCorrect entries show up on the destination computer. The ...
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Is it possible to insert citations in Microsoft Word by their tag name or any other shortcut?

I am using Microsoft Word 2013/2016 to write a thesis with 100s of references. It is very hard to find individual citations to insert them from the drop down menu list found at 'References' > ...
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Dragging recurring Calendar event from all day to a time slot does not change entire series

We currently are on Office 2013 with server side on 2013 Exchange as well. This question is on behalf of a staff member we support. She explained that in the the past they were able to drag an ...
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How do I trust a UNC path?

I have a shortcut on my desktop to a document: "\\mycompany.sharepoint.com@SSL\DavWWWRoot\MTCTeamSite\tech\Shared Documents\Team Documents\spreadsheet.xlsm" Every time I open it in Excel I have to ...
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Decreasing table row height in Word 2011 (possibly specific issue with end of row formatting)

I am working with a Microsoft Word 2011 (for Mac) document with some tables that have small row heights (what I want), and some tables with larger row heights (that I want to change). The "incorrect" ...
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Fonts not looking the same on Office 2016 for Mac & PC

Our company is using the following font family for most of our communications: Berthold Akzidenz Grotesk (can't post a direct link because of lack of rep, but it's accessible through fontsgeek.com) ...
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How to print a custom physical page range in MS Word 2010?

When printing a Custom Page Range in MS Word, the page numbers to enter in the box are the logical page numbers. This can make things complicated when page numbering has multiple styles in various ...
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Predefined chart styles in Excel available to other users?

I need to set up a MS Excel document with custom chart styles. As far as I understand the style of an existing, customised chart can be saved as a predefined chart style. I then need this style to be ...
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Microsoft Office 2010 Word not saving

I create a new file on Word 2010. I type a few words. Then I press Ctrl + S to save it or click on the diskette icon on the toolbar. But Word does not save. Does nothing. When I want to close the file ...
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How can I tell if MS Office 2016 was installed standalone (msi) or click-to-run (C2R)?

Microsoft Office 2016 Professional Plus has different versions, including Office 365, DVD Retail, and Volume Licensing. My understanding is that the Retail DVD version may either be a click-to-run ...
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Add Text to Microsoft Office Content Control Date Picker

I am creating a template document that allows a user to pick a date and it will insert the date in the document with some formatted text. i.e. if the person picked today's date, it would output 14th ...
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Cannot use web-based Google Apps Mail to share from within Office

Windows 8.1 v6.3 build 9600 MS Office 365 v15.0.4797.1003 Chrome 50.0.2661.26 (if relevant) We're a small charity just migrating to Google Apps and continuing parallel use of Office. From within ...
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Draw multiple arrows

There used to be a feature in the drawing tools of Microsoft Office that you double click a drawing tool (such as arrow) and that meant you'd draw that and your next click would draw the same of that ...
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How do you past text and keep the source structure but the destination style

I have to copy text from OneNote to Words and from Word to OneNote. In both program my content is structured with title, subtitle, paragraph,... But if I do a copy/past it will keep the source ...
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How can I add a Sequence Diagram to a Word Document?

I need to add a Sequence Diagram to a software architecture document. I know there's Visio which can handle this type of thing, but In my experience, it's difficult to use I don't have a license at ...
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Word 2016, how to align overflowing text on multiple lines in a list?

I have the following: word misaligned text: I want to achieve something like the following: without all the mess of spaces and tabs (thats how I got the top one). Is there a "proper" way to do ...
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Office 365 on Kiosk\Public workstations

Background: Company wide transitioning to O365. All workstations are domain Joined. The public workstations are mainly used as lab\training workstations which everyone can use a standard account. ...
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Office 365, delete Outlook 2016 categories

After importing contacts from gmail to outlook, I have a whole bunch of categories I cannot seem to delete. Screenshot from Outlook 2016 for Mac. On the outlook.office365.com I cannot even find these ...
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how can I copy One Note page titles into 1 page?

I have one note 2013 and Id like to be able to create a table of contents, so to speak. How can I combine or merge page titles, only the page titles into one page? I know how to combine all pages ...
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PowerPoint 2013 missing “Paste Special” context menu

This is the strangest thing. I have googled for answers but can't seem to find ones that apply. All I want to do is select a portion of an Excel file and paste/link it into a PowerPoint presentation, ...
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Why doesn't the Open File Dialog Window open?

I was recently upgraded from Windows XP to Windows 7 while my version of Office remained the same (Office 2007 pro) and I face an issue with commands/menus that try to open a popup window in the ...
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Opening documents from OneDrive in Explorer triggers Office to ask for activation, why?

I've installed OneDrive for Business in order to access/sync my work files from my college's I.T system. As my college does not provide Microsoft Office for students (some do) I bought a copy of ...
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How can I share references in Word?

Currently, some coworkers and I are using Word's default (terrible) bibliography generator, with no possibility of using any third party software. How can we share bibliographical references with ...
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Is there a search option in Windows MS Office 2013 that lets you search for specific commands?

In Visual Studio 2013, if you press Ctrl-Q you can start typing a command name and it will show you what commands match, and how to find them. In OSX, I believe this is called "spotlight" search. Is ...
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Word freezes when I open a second document

I have Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2013 installed (v15.0.4797.1000) on Windows 7 Ultimate edition and all of the relevant patches installed that I'm aware of. Whenever I open two documents side ...
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Office 2013 SP1 being offered to system that has SP1 installed already

We're preparing to upgrade from Office 2007 to Office 2013 ProPlus. I've downloaded the "Office 2013 ProPlus SP1" ISO from Microsoft VLSC and installed it on my system. The installed version ...
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Are the Liberation fonts 100% compatible with Microsoft Office?

In LibreOffice in Linux, I can create a text document (.doc or .docx) which contains only Liberation fonts. If I send this document to someone who opens it in Microsoft Word in Windows, and they ...
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scalable vector graphics support for MS Office

My group has a very old process (dates back to the 1990s) for creating simple EPS graphic representations of certain data that we include in regular reports. The reports are MS Word documents (MS ...
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Excel | How Can I Increment A Formula By 1 For A Group Of Formulas

Currently what is happening is that Im attempting to increment the formula +1. for example here is what is in b1-b4: Cell | Formula b1 | =(mark!A8)& " - "& (Config!A4) b2 | ...
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word - how to not add styles to quick styles gallery when pasting text (without using the “paste text only” option)

I am using Word 2013 and I have the following problem. When I paste text from an old document A with old styles in a nice clean document with custom styles in the quick styles gallery, I end up with ...
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How to sort contacts alphabetically in Skype for Business

I am using Skype for Business. I observed that the list of contacts is sorted alphabetically, but by first name for some people and by family name for others, e.g.: Albert Einstein Doe, ...
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Q: How to print x pages per sheet without scaling

my document has a page size of 9,5x17. Now i want to print 2 pages/copies of them on one sheet (A4), which is doable. But all tools (not just office) then scale those 2 copies to make as much use of ...
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Excel says “No enough memory to create new spreadsheet”

I can't make new spreadsheet in Excel because of low memory but i have 20+ gb on my c drive. In word when starting up, he keeps saying "Can't make file, check var temp" I think there is something ...
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what happens to MS Office if I install W10?

I have an Acer Aspire Windows 8.1 and concerned about upgrading. I am an old non-technical person so this may sound like a dumb question to the younger generation. Do i get to keep my MS Office ...
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Upgrade to Outlook 2016 Fails with Office 365 Account

I was a lucky contestant on the "Let's Test the Office 2016 Upgrade on Some Users" game at work today. I was upgrading from Office 2010 to Office 2016. All our corporate e-mail is hosted on Office ...
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I can't interact with Office without first giving it focus

On one system I'm using, if an Office application is visible on the screen, but does not have focus, clicking buttons in that application won't interact with the buttons; instead, it gives that ...
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Show To and CC separately in open message in Outlook 2016

Have a user here working in Outlook 2016. When they open a message, the To, CC and BCC names are all grouped together on one line in the message header, making the only way to see who is who if you ...
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Microsoft update (MSU) does not find updates for other Microsoft products (e.g. Office) after MSU update

This post relates to an earlier thread of mine to fix a problem with Microsoft Update (MSU) during which I had to re-install MSU under Windows 7, 64bit, SP1. I installed this Microsoft update to fix ...
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Outlook 2016 Email not Indexing (The protocol handler Mapi16 cannot be loaded)

There are epic threads on the internet of users upgrading to Office 2016 and finding that Outlook 2016 email is no longer indexing. Windows Search logs the following error in Event Viewer: The ...
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Microsoft Office 2016 update button missing

I just installed MS Office 2016 Pro Plus edition and its build version is 16.0.4312.1000. The problem is that on File -> Account page the update buttons/options are not present below the "About" ...
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Excel 2016 Macros - Windows/Mac Issue

I'm using Excel 2016 (Desktop - not online) and I've created a worbook with a Macro that I've signed using a self-signed certificate. I've set the 'trust center' settings on Windows so it will only ...
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Outlook took 30GB of hard drive, how to remove local content?

My computer only has 120GB of space, so I carefully manage how much space programs take up. yesterday I installed Outlook 2013 and synced with it 2 email accounts. Today, I have only 2GB left on my ...
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Send to OneNote in Office 2016?

In previous versions of OneNote I could press OS Key+N to bring up the Send to OneNote dialog. From this dialog I could do several things, including take a screen clipping and save it to the ...