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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How to associate document files with MS Office 2010 Beta?

I've installed MS Office 2010 Beta (OneClick technology). All apps launch from 1 program, Word for example has this link: "C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\microsoft shared\Virtualization ...
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How to see a list of all pages in Visio 2010?

The pages are as tabs at the bottom of the screen, and it's very uncomfortable when you have 100 pages and you are looking for a specific one. Is there a better way to look through all this pages ...
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How can I turn off a toolbar in MS Outlook 2003

I've got an extra tool bar in my MS Outlook 2003 message window. I can turn it off for the individual window by going to View->Toolbars and unchecking the toolbar I no longer want, but when I close ...
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Why do all day events not show up in the Outlook To-Do Bar?

I use the calendar in Outlook 2007 as my main calendar, mainly because I have exchange so I can login to webmail and view the calendar from anywhere. Usually I put in appointments as all day events ...
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Visio 2003 - Align Connectors

In Visio 2003, is there a way to align connectors among shapes? I am specifically attempting to correct the issue shown in the image below. When using connectors to imply hierarchy, I do not really ...
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Word does not maximize to full screen

This is an odd one. I've got a user on a wide-screen Dell laptop. Everything is working great, but when he maximizes Word it leaves about a centimeter worth of space at the top of the screen, where ...
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Why is Word 2007 not allowing me to select and edit text?

I have just installed Office 2007 for a user. Word is acting strangely. If I open a document. The cursor just stays at the top left of the document and I can not place it anywhere else. I cannot ...
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Excel 2007 Save as PDF with pagesize/pagewidth auto or not breaking Excel lines

I tried to export an Excel file into PDF, but it looks horrible. I need at least that one row form Excel to be saved into a one row in PDF. I know that it is not so simple, because Excel does no have ...
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Reinstall of Microsoft Office 2010 beta isn't prompting me for upgrade vs. side-by-side installation options

I'm running Office 2007 on Windows 7. When I ran the Microsoft Office 2010 beta installation, it asked if I wanted to upgrade the existing 2007 installation or install along side 2007. I later ...
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How to open Office MSG file w/o MS Office Outlook?

How to open Office MSG file w/o MS Office Outlook? Do know any free reder? I have found one, but it is not free.
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Outlook does not show desktop notifications on a message receive

I have a number of accounts in Microsoft Office Outlook 2007, a folder for each and a rule which moves message for appropriate folder. Also it has to show a desktop notification. But it doesn't! I ...
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How can you see all properties of a mail, calendar or task item in Outlook?

I'd like to see all the properties of any item in Outlook. I know there are more properties than get exposed via the dialogs and forms within Outlook, but I don't know how to see behind-the-scenes. ...
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Error when installing Office 2007 on Ubuntu Linux 9.10 with Wine

I'm trying to install Office 2007 on Ubuntu Linux 9.10 with Wine. when I run $wine setup.exe, I get the following error message: Applying a Setup customization file requires Windows Installer 3.1 or ...
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How to Change the Microsoft Office 2007 icons?

How do I change the icons for Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc? Already went to Properties > Customize, but the change icon is pretty much not optional Is there a workaround?
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Excel 2007 does not close properly

I've noticed some odd behavior with Excel 2007 and I'm curious if others have seen this. When clicking the application close (big red X), Excel actually closed down the open workbook, yet leaves the ...
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How to set English (UK) as default editing language in Word 2007?

How to set UK language in MS word 2007 for always as default language?
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How can I create a rule in Outlook that will automatically save & unzip an attachment when an email arrives?

I get a regular email about our site's web stats from WebTrends, but it comes as a zipped attachment. I'm wondering if there's a simple way to have a rule run a script that will unzip the attachment ...
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Open blank Excel spreadsheet with all cells in text format by default

When I paste data with leading zeroes to a newly-opened blank Excel document, it strips out all leading zeroes. Is there a way for me to open up a new instance of Excel (not from a template, I ...
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How can I make Excel documents open in different windows?

Office 2007, Windows Server 2008 x64. How can I make Excel so that when I double-click a document, it opens in a new Excel instance, so that I can easily view them side-by-side as separate windows ...
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Excel annoyance: How to maintain formulas in a ledger?

A common use of Excel is to create a spreadsheet which functions as a transaction ledger of some kind, where one or more fields in each row is calculated by adding a value or values from the current ...
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Is Officetab 1.22 a virus?

I've been using the MS Office plug-in Officetab 1.22 for a while, but now Avira Antivir flags it as a virus. Is this so or just a false positive?
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Are menus dead?

I downloaded Office 2010 and have been fiddling with Excel and found the UI to be excellent. However, unless I'm missing it, menus are nowhere to be found. Are they done?
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Office 2010 can't open folder at my Skydrive

I followed the steps to upload documents to a folder at Microsofts Skydrive. Backstage,Share,Save to skydrive,(at this point it always shows Sorry, we are unable to connect to Skydrive.) Than I click ...
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MS-Office 2000, XP or 2003. Which one is more light-weighted for legacy hardware? [closed]

Hardware is a laptop with first generation Athlon 1400, 128MB, very slow 30GB HDD. Windows XP is running barrely smooth with some tunning. MS-Office is the only option and the three options in ...
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Create view based on table in MS VISIO 2003

I'm working on a physical ERD in Microsoft Visio 2003, and I want to create some views based on only one table. Right now I've having to manually add all the columns from parent table. Is there a ...
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impossible to install office after crash during office installation

I'm on windows 7 pro I was installing office 2010 beta when my computer crashed, so I had to hit the reset button after this I am unable to install any kind of office (I tried 2007 also), I also tried ...
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Office 2010 Professional Plus Trial - Product Activation Fails

I have installed Office 2010 Professional Plus Beta trial (x64 version) from MSFT site. Every thing worked fine initially. But after I rebooted machine (Win7 x64), and started Outlook 2010, i see an ...
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Office 2010 Beta - Keeps downloading when I open new documents

I installed Office 2010 Beta a few weeks ago and everytime I open any Office document (ppt, doc, xls etc.), the splash screen appears, and text under the logo says "Downloading Microsoft ...
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Possible to attach XLS inside DOC file?

Not sure if this is possible in a .DOC (I hope it is). I have seen this done it .PPTs I would like to include reference .XLS documents inside one .DOC file, doing an INSERT > FILE only inserts ...
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Is it possible to make Microsoft Office grid snapping less “smart”?

The problem In MS Office 2007, drawing objects snap to the grid differently depending on whether I move the object up or down. Steps to reproduce Create a new PowerPoint document. Click the ...
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Any alternative to Microsoft Office? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Microsoft Office alternative for Windows? Any alternative to Microsoft Office? Because it is not free. I need a free office application.
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Upgrading Visio 2000 to Visio 2007

I have Microsoft Visio 2000 SR 1, and recently purchased Microsoft Office Visio Standard 2007 with the understanding (supported by the product info and some other research) that I'd be able to ...
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Excel - working with multiple workbooks

Got about 50 workbooks that cannot be merged but need to make the data available in a nice easy way. Aany ideas how to open and close multiple workbook modally i.e control remains in some interface / ...
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Office 2007 in Windows Update when Office 2007 is not installed?

When I updated Windows 7 today, I noticed that it included several updates for Office 2007. However, I only have Office 2003 installed. Are these Office 2007 updates (a) for Office 2003, (b) for ...
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Side-By-Side Configuration Fails To Load

Windows Vista - Microsoft Office - Adobe Acrobat Hi Guys, I've got a user who is getting the following error when trying to start Microsoft Office or Adobe Acrobat: The application failed to ...
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How to print embedded images in e-mails?

My boss has been trying to print his e-mails with embedded images, but the images don't print. All we get is a placeholder space where the image should be. Ideally, we'd like to have an option to ...
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Can Office 2010 Beta 64 bit be installed on a machine with Office 2007?

When trying to install Office 2010 Beta on a machine with Office 2007, I received an error message saying it was unable to install because Office 2007 is already installed(which of course is not ...
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This copy of Microsoft Office is not genuine

I have a legitimate, already activated copy of Microsoft Office 2007 Enterprise. Both my best friend and his dad have the same copy installed on their machines as well, but they don't get this error ...
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How to auto link URLs in outlook emails?

When I compose an email in Outlook 2007, it does not auto link URL's like it used to, which is kind of annoying. Anyone know the setting to fix this?
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How can i set up outlook to prompt me to enter my tasks perfromed at the end of the day?

I can set up an appointment to do this I guess, but would there be any way to pop up some sort of window with a text box in it every day at 4:30pm, allowing me to enter some notes, click ok and it ...
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Export PowerPoint to PDF with each animation on a separate slide

I have a PowerPoint presentation where I extensively use simple animations, only appear/disappear effects triggered by the mouse (not time based), without any smooth transitions. Is it possible to ...
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Swap two fonts in all styles in Microsoft Word?

In a sample document, there are a bunch of styles (in Garamond) based on Plain Text (Courier). I would like to change those styles to another font (Georgia, for example). Since the styles in question ...
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Embed Powerpoint slides in Word document

I want to embed a powerpoint slide in a word document. I don't want to export it as JPG and insert the picture into my word document. I want it to be "dynamically linked", i.e. whenever I ...
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LaTeX Equations in MS Word/OpenOffice?

How can I turn something like: \[ H = \sum_{x \in X} p_x \log p_x \] into an image file that can be used to place into a MS Word or OpenOffice Document?
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Just switched to widescreen monitors — what should I do with all this extra width?

I just switched from two 19" monitors running 1280 X 1024 to two 22" monitors running 1680 X 1050. If I run typical apps full screen now, they tend to have a lot of unused white space. Examples: I'm ...
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Recommended Encryption type for MS Word 2003

I'd like to encrypt a document securely with MS Word. As far as I know the default encryption algorithm is not secure ("Office 97/2000 Compatible"), and neither XOR encryption. However, there are ...
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Outlook 2007 script error

I'm trying to set a folder homepage on Outlook 2007. The page works fine on this PC, but when I try it on another machine (specifically a Citrix session), I get a script error as per screenshot: ...
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How to “Track Changes” in Excel?

"Track Changes" is a very useful feature in Word, but I can't find a similar button in Excel. Does anyone know where it is?
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How to plot Excel graph of multiple series of data using smooth lines

Long time reader, first time questioner. I'm wondering how I'd use the following Excel cell data: http://screencast.com/t/ZjNkODQ3O Into a graph which looks like: http://screencast.com/t/MTVhYTY1YTMt ...
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Can I re-use my Office license after re-installing Windows?

I had Windows 7 Ultimate RC and Office Home and Student 2007 installed. Then yesterday, I installed Windows 7 Ultimate. The Office box says it includes "3 Home PC Licenses". Can I install Office ...