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 sort columns in Excel so that only one value appears in each row?

Say I have a a spreadsheet with the following data: A B C D --------------------- 2 1 0 2 3 2 1 4 5 3 3 6 7 5 6 8 11 8 10 10 ...
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Office 2010 Silent Update Installs Unwanted Publisher

I ran the office customization tool and selected that onenote and publisher not be installed and i selected that both of those be hidden and locked. after office 2010 installs i see that only word, ...
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Excel 2013 wont let me save XLSX files

So, just recently when I tried to save an excel (.xlsx) file in Excel 2013, I got the following error message: I have not changed my file block settings in the trust center however. Here is a ...
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Is it possible to display previous PowerPoint slide on secondary monitor?

One of our lecturers is trying to set up his PC so that after he advances a slide the previous one will display on our other projector. Is this possible with PowerPoint? If not, are there any ...
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Why is Word's spelling checker flagging contractions and correctly-spelled words?

I'm using Microsoft Word for Mac 2011. The spell checker is flagging all kinds of weird stuff as shown below... ("didn" as part of "didn't" is flagged.) ("couldn" as part of "couldn't" is ...
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email list of events on calendar

In office 2013 and/or Office365, is there a way to parse a calendar, and email all the events that are scheduled on a particular day? Example I'd like to get an email every day with a list of all the ...
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Controlling decimal places in Microsoft Word

I am working with loads of tables in Microsoft Word 2010. I would like to limit the numbers I have to three decimals places, along with rounding them. For example: 0.1234 will become 0.123 and ...
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Excel group files not opening

The OS is Windows XP 2003 server and the program is Microsoft Office Standard 2007 (Excel). This computer recently upgraded from Office 2003 to Office 2007. Upon clicking any .xls or .xlsx book file ...
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How do I create an MS Outlook 2010 rule that moves all messages received on a specific day of the week?

How do I create an MS Outlook 2010 rule that moves all messages received on a specific day of the week? For example: If I receive an email on a Saturday, it should be automatically moved to a folder ...
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Power Point Presentation two monitors

I need to realize a presentation with this approach: I have a PC connected to two monitors that extend the desktop. My power point presentation must run different contents on each monitor, but each ...
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How to sync Office 2013 settings

I thought that Microsoft syncs Windows and Office settings when one is signed in under the same MS Account on multiple PCs. However, I need to do annoying things like enter the custom words into a ...
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MS Word 2013 Captions, Headings and Styles with outline numbers

I have a somewhat large word document with several chapter headings, section headings and sub section headings. It also contains an appendix section. So I've used "Heading 1" for chapter headings, ...
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How can I obtain Office 2013 through the 2010 Trial version? [closed]

My computer came with the not yet bought Microsoft Office 2010 version, how can I update the package so I can then purchase the new version? I didn't see a button.
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Excel or Google Sheets - How to update smoe columns

I'm working with some back-end software that generates a work queue for our purchasing department. The work queue is a spreadsheet that looks like: ...
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Regular expressions in Microsoft Office 2013

I read the articles on regular expressions in Office already. My wish is to manipulate quoted strings. I need to replace the quote characters with parentheses. For example: "Hello World." ...
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What are the proper client side configuration settings for Outlook Desktop (to Office 365) to be able to use the server side “send as” functionality?

So, before you downvote, I've been trouble shooting this issue for 2 months. I opened a ticket with MS on 6/17/2014, this issue keeps escalating, and has stumped all of their engineers. I have 25 ...
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How do I get an event to fire when the slide changes in PowerPoint?

I already know of two supposed fixes, which I will list below, along with the reason they don't work for me. The first is to use the SlideShowNextSlide subroutine. The problem with this is that it ...
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Completely remove everything of Microsoft Office to reinstall it from crash [duplicate]

I want to have complete Microsoft Office suite be removed as nothing related to Office exists on my computer. I tried to uninstall from Control Panel but it seems the underground data still remained ...
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PowerPoint 2010/2013 how to override the photo album default template/layout

I am trying to find a way to override or customize the default layout/template that PowerPoint uses when I insert a photo album (Ribbon menu->Insert->Photo Album [in the images section]). We will be ...
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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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Autofill in Excel skipping rows

I am trying to accomplish something with excel but I cannot seem to make it work. In a worksheet I have a simple table with rows and columns. Every row is a new entry. I then have a template in ...
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How to capture text color in an Office Document

I have a Word document with some titles of a particular blue tonality, now I want to continue the document adding some others sections that uses the same colour (color that I want to use not only in ...
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After ignoring DDE function, cannot open separate instances of Excel [duplicate]

I looked up a method of opening multiple files in separate instances of MS Excel, as I have both a landscape oriented and portrait oriented monitor and need to use both. The common method of doing so ...
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Embedded excel chart in powerpoint does not print correctly from Office 2013

We have a user that has Office 2013 installed in her machine - she is the only one. The rest of the users have Office 2010. The user with 2013 is the only one with the issue. There is a powerpoint ...
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Is there any way to do a plain text regex find and replace with standard Windows software?

Long story short, I need to enable a client to routinely run a regex find and replace that looks like this on many SVG files that are up to 3mbs in size: Find: font-family=".*?" Replace with: ...
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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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Windows programs mysteriously lost licenses and activations

I have a remote desktop server that recently lost the licenses and activation information for Office, Quickbooks, and the CALs for Remote Desktops all at the same time. I went ahead and re-entered the ...
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Create a link that opens Word document on certain page

I'm working with SharePoint 2013 and I want to use hyperlinks which open a Word document directly on a certain page. I found that with PowerPoint slides, I can add &wdslideindex=30 to the URL, ...
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Explanation of the dollar sign

When referring to a cell, what is the difference between these? A1 A$1 $A1 $A$1 For my situation, I need a formula that says "when A equals 8" but more importantly the difference between each of ...
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Excel 2D-lookup on a PivotTable with changing coloumns and rows

I want to do a Vlookup on a 2D pivot table but neither the coloumns and rows of the pivot are fixed and are subject to change due to ever changing data source. How can I perform a accurate vlookup on ...
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Word Links Update Manually but not Automatically

We are using Microsoft Word 2003 documents for contracts. We are trying to link to a 2003 Excel file for the dynamic and redundant information listed in the contract like customer information, job ...
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Microsoft Equation 3.0 with Word 2013

I am having a weird issue with 2 of my workstations here. Both workstations are fairly new running Windows 7 Professional 64bit and Office 2013. When I attempt to edit a equation from Word 2013, I ...
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Office 2013: Word background image as a style

I'm currently creating a whole style for document which I will write. But now it's so that when I start a chapter, on that page (and only that page or other pages containing a chapter - as defined by ...
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Custom table styles not applied to table in Word 2013

I have been having this problem for many years, but always knew a way around this (mainly by manually going through all the tables and changing styles) but I now I am sick of it and I want to know ...
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How to perform sql query on sheets of excel

I have two tables in excel(sheets) . One has 10,000 entries , another has 1000 entries . Both of them have account number column in common . I want to select only those row in 10,000 entries which ...
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Cannot open Microsoft Access 2013 since last microsoft update

I use Windows 8 and Microsoft Office 365. I can see in Programs and Features that Microsoft Office installed the version 15.0.4631.1002 of Microsoft Office 365. Since then, if I try to open an ...
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All-in-one Office installer

Currently, I have individual installers for the following acquired from a few official sources (VLSC, Partner Network, MSDN, etc): Office 2010 Home and Business 32-bit (OEM) Office 2010 Standard ...
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Microsoft Excel Custom Label Overlay on Line Graph

I have 2 tables identical. One records the progression of projects as a percentage over dates until completion. The other is a replica table but records the daily status of the projects on the ...
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Thumbnail do not appear for office documents

The thumbnails for all Microsoft office (2010 pro) files quit working. They show the type (word, excel, etc) icon but not a thumbnail of the actual document. All other icons (pdf,etc) that show live ...
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Outlook spelling/proofing language / dictionary issue

I'm using Office 2010. Every time I try to send an email I get this: Dictionary language: Spanish (International Sort) It marks almost all the english words. I need english proofing. I already set ...
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How do I search for an actual asterisk in Excel?

I want to search for and replace "*", an actual Shift + 8 asterisk.There is no option to turn wildcards on and off like there is in Word.
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How to protect file and folder in a portable drive?

I had a situation here where I often bring my laptop outside to work or make a copy of files/documents to pendrive. Just wonder is there a way to protect the files/documents in case I lost the laptop ...
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Office 2010 muti region OEM?

Buying a laptop from Germany, we use OEM licensing from the US (all above board, just the OEM loophole) Are OEM licenses multi-region or will we have to buy a specific office product for use in ...
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copy data from multiple word files to excel with vba

I know this question was already asked (Copying data from multiple word docs into one excel sheet) the thing is I can't use the answer. I'm fresh to vba, but I thought I can handle it. I was wrong. I ...
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Where can I find my office account email for office 365

I purchased office 365. In order to install on my computer I had to log in with email so I quickly made an email. The package I purchased allowed for install on five computers. But when I try to ...
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PowerView to PowerPoint?

Is there a way to export PowerView slides/tabs to PowerPoint? I realize there are a couple articles on how to export PowerView from Sharepoint, but wondering if there is a way to do this for ...
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Microsoft office automation error

I am receiving an error when i try to create an excel workbook through a vb6 application. the error is a Microsoft Software Installer error 0x80004023. i have read over a similar question on a ...
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My computer takes 2 minutes to load MS Excel. Is RAM the culprit?

My main laptop is broken and I am using my old one. It performs office work slowly, and I was particularly upset when it took 2 minutes to load MS Excel. I know this is not a specific question, but ...
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What is the easiest way to open a Mac Pages (.pages) file on Windows?

I have moved to OS X, and although Microsoft's Office software is brilliant on Windows, on the Mac its usability leaves something to be desired compared to Apple's own counterparts (Pages, Numbers and ...
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How to Merge a Chinese-Only Doc and Its Translated English-Only Doc into A Chinese-English Bilingual Paragraph-by-Paragraph Doc

I translated a source document in Chinese into a target English document with a CAT (computer-aided translation) tool OmegaT. So, there are two documents, one is a Chinese document, and the other is ...