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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Outlook is disconnected after the machine is up for 2 days

I'm using outlook 2007 with exchange. the outlook is connected to the company domain but my machine is on another domain we have. I can't figure why the outlook is disconnected after 2 days, and ...
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Why won't Alt+Shift switch languages in Microsoft Word?

I have Windows 7 RTM, Office 2007 SP1, and a computer with English and Hebrew languages installed. In most programs (e.g. notepad), Left Alt+Shift switches from Hebrew to English and vice versa. In ...
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How do I submit a bug report for Microsoft Office?

I have found a number of bugs in Microsoft Office 2007, but I can't find anywhere to submit bug reports. Does anyone have any experience submitting bug reports to Microsoft, especially on Office? I ...
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Office 2007 Installation Fails with MSI Error 2203

I'm installing Office 2007 (or any of the individual Office 2007 products) on a clean Vista SP2 machine and installer is failing with error 2203: "An internal error has occurred. ...
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Divide humongous excel sheets into multiple excel files

Not exactly a programming question but I have an excel file which has over a few thousand records and I would like to have it divided into smaller excel files of lets say a few hundred records. Whats ...
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Recovering Excel documents that were closed without saving

Can I ensure that if I mistakenly close a Microsoft Excel document without saving the latest version, that I can recover some of the work I've done? I'm using Excel 2003.
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Microsoft Office Web Applications: Is It Available for Free and For Public? [closed]

The title says it all. I am currently using Google Docs exclusively, and it's a decent piece of software and particularly strong on collaboration feature. But it would be interesting to see Microsoft ...
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“Microsoft Office (any app) has not been installed for the current user”

I had Office XP pro (2002) working, but I started to get this message. "Microsoft Office Access has not been installed for the current user. Please run setup to install the application". I ...
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Microsoft Office alternative for Windows? [closed]

Is there something similar to office for Windows but free? I am student living on a budget, office is not an option at the moment.
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Creating Flowcharts in the Office Suite

I need to create a couple of flowcharts and I am wondering which of the Microsft Office products are best suited to doing so (Word, Powerpoint, Excel?). Do any/all of these have flowchart creation ...
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Outlook 2007 reinstall & import from backup, now I have duplicates of everything

This morning I reformatted and installed Windows 7. After installing Office 2007, I imported my Outlook data from my dutifully made backup PST file. The only problem seems to be that now I have ...
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How can I use the Excel PMT function to calculate a mortgage payment?

The formula wizard asks for: Rate, NPER, PV, and FV. I have the following info: I guess the rate would be the annual interest rate (say 5.5%) divided by 12, or 0.48%. NPER is the number of ...
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How can I copy a formula multiple times and always refer to the same cell?

I have a number in cell A1 and a column of 20 numbers in the B column. I'd like to put a formula in each of the cells in the C column next to each number in the B column. Let's say it's =B1-A1, and ...
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How do I determine which Office 2007 service pack is installed?

How can I determine the service pack running for Office 2007?
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Free office suites: the most compatible with Microsoft Office?

What free office suite is the most compatible with Microsoft Office?
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Convert office document to PDF with horizontal page in the middle

I'm using CutePDF to convert a Word Document to PDF, but the document has one page in the middle with a horizontal page layout and the PDF doesn't get the horizontal page. Is there a way / tool I can ...
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How do I compare two Excel documents? [closed]

The compare function in Word 2007 is very handy -- is there a similar capability in Excel 2007? I can't seem to find it... The documents I'm trying to compare are essentially two versions of the same ...
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Windows unable to write to disk during chkdsk and office saves

Windows is failing to write out to disk for the following events. During a chkdsk operation, it's screaming that there is no disk space available to correctly write the fix operations it just ...
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Ubuntu program most compatible with Microsoft Office?

Microsoft Office uses closed document standards, and anyone who wants to read/write compatible files with a different program has to reverse engineer the formats. This process is often imperfect. ...
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Why is my Current Printer unavailable in Office?

Whenever I try to print any document from Microsoft Office 2007 in Windows Vista 64-bit there is a great possibility that the print job will fail with the following error message: Current printer ...
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Continued title numbering

Let's assume we have a small Word document containing: First Title On Level A Lorem ipsum .. Title On Level B Lorem ipsum .. Second Title On Level A Lorem ipsum .. What ...
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What is a good tool to scrub MetaData from files? [closed]

I am curious if there is a good program that will remove MetaData from multiple document types? Some programs have a "prepare document" feature but it generally only applies to one file type or ...
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Is it possible to assign a specific style to all cross-references in Word 2007?

Nothing more to add, I would like to change the style of all cross-references I have in a Word 2007 document at once. But I have no idea how to do it. How can this be done?
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Can I get word to ignore the macro security setting for one specific file?

The Word security seems to be. You can't run any macros at all so there. You can run some but I'll keep asking you are you sure are you sure are you sure until you choose option 3. You can run ...
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Excel validation - can it be used to make sure duplicates are not entered?

I have an excel spreadsheet - is it possible to have validation so that a column cannot contain a value that already exists in the column?
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Can I have multiple versions of Microsoft Office installed?

Is it possible to have multiple versions of office installed on the same machine without use of a VM? i.e. Office 2003 and Office 2007?
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What's the equivalent of Microsoft Access on the Mac?

I want to use a Microsoft Access 2007 database on my Mac. However, it appears that Office 2008 for Mac does not have an equivalent to Microsoft Access. I'm new the Mac so can anybody suggest a easy to ...
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Microsoft Office Annoyances? [closed]

What is your worst Office annoyance? It can come from any of the Office Applications (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook, Access, Infopath, Visio, OneNote). Please specify: What application and ...
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What to do after activating Microsoft Office too many times?

I swap, replace, and upgrade my main workstation pretty often and over the last couple of years, have subsequently installed/reinstalled/reactivated my copy of Office several times and finally its ...
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Links in Excel changed after a crash

A few of my users use Excel spreadsheets that have cells linked to other spread sheats. It is set up so the catering.xslx pints to the inventory,comm2002.xls. I was told that excel will crash and all ...
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How to get microsoft office outlook web access?

What are the steps to get Office Outlook Web Access in my system? I have Office Outlook only. Can anybody say how to achive this? Is there any product to achieve? Please provide detailed ...
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How do you keep Microsoft Excel running at full speed even when it does not have the window focus?

I've noticed that when Excel 2007 (and probably earlier versions) has the window focus, Excel runs at full speed which means that files open fast and long-running VBA macros execute quickly. If the ...
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Is there any way of making Excel 2007 do BACKGROUND autorecover saves like MS Word does?

I have a huge Microsoft Excel document - it is currrently about 25Mb in binary format (.xlsb)...the standard Excel format was too large and slow - but is still growing at a steady rate. (It has ...
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Can I run Microsoft Office 2007 under Ubuntu?

I am an Ubuntu user, but was wondering if it was possible to run Microsoft Office. Will Wine allow me to run it?
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Converting .doc files to .pdf

Anybody aware of a piece of software which could do MS Office .doc to .pdf conversion for me? I already tried OpenOffice but it appeared to be rather slow and resource-hungry for large documents.
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Tabbed browsing of documents in Microsoft Word

Is there any way to enable tabbed browsing of documents in Microsoft Word (at least in Office 2003) like we see in EditPlus or TextPad?
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Powerpoint in 3/4 of the screen

Is there a way to show a powerpoint presentation with black borders all around without changing the presentation? Some of our screens are now wide and will cut off the top and bottom of the ...