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 use OneNote 2013 for quick calculations with small numbers

OneNote 2013 has indeed become a very handy tool for organising your thoughts. One of the great things is that is has far more shortcuts than the other Office products, enabling the user to keep the ...
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Create a fillable PDF form with Office 2013 without Adobe?

Is there a way to create a fillable PDF form using Microsoft Office without using the Adobe Pro? It appers for 2007 and 2010 version it was only possible to create locked Word documents or not ...
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Powerpoint 2013 ribbon get twice bigger on projector view

Currently I am using a Yoga 3 with Windows 8.1. I have installed Office 365 and everything seems normal however whenever I connect to projector there is a problem with Powerpoint 2013. The ribbon gets ...
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How to mark a file as originating from an internet location? “This file originated from an internet location”

This question asks how to mark a file as safe (not originated from an internet location). Is there a way to do the opposite? I.e., mark a file as originating from the internet and thus "not safe."
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Customise heading 1 style starting number in MS word 2007

I am trying to get MS word to start a chapter number at 3. I have set the Heading 1 style numbering format to start at 3 - this shows as 3 Heading 1 in the styles list. However, when I use the style ...
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Registry fix to stop Outlook etc ignoring first click?

If I click to change to another ribbon tab in Outlook when Outlook is behind another window, the tab change doesn't work. Same deal if I click anything else in Outlook. The click just gives Outlook ...
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Cannot use Buttons with VBA in 2003 but can use buttons from same sheet in 2010 Excel

I have excel 2003 and 2010 installed on our computers. I reinstalled both, did a system restore. I manually uninstalled all updates from the past month (this started happening 1-1.5 weeks ago) I am ...
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how to fix a spreadsheet language?

I am building a spreadsheet and I would like to ensure that all the content is in English, even when the spreadsheet is shared with users having another language set in Office. An example when it is ...
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MS office files downloaded from gmail are not opened

when i download any office file (doc, ppt, xls) from g-mail or any other website they dont open and error msg is displayed that the file is corrupted. i have re-installed MS Office but the problem is ...
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Pressing Tab deletes all text after cursor in a bulleted list - MS Word in Office 365

I cannot tab anymore the text inside lists. Every time I press the tab on my keyboard to insert the tab character, instead of doing so, it deletes all the text on the same line I wish to insert Tab. ...
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Keep powerpoint running minimized

Using powerpoint 2013 I have a looped powerpoint with animations playing on one of my 2 displays. I want to be able to do something on display 1 (lets say editing a word doc) while the powerpoint is ...
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Making a new heading style

I am trying to understand styles in Microsoft Word. How do I make a new heading style? Built-in heading style in word have more than just the formatting. They are collapsible in the document, they ...
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Control MS word add-ons using recorded/programmed macros

I have installed a Microsoft word add-on (Docear4Word - I think originally written in C#). The program installer places the program on the references menu of the ribbon although the buttons and ...
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All Office 2013 programs show (2) after the name when hovering over task bar

All of my Office 2013 applications are currently pinned to the task bar. When I hover over them they have a (2) next to them e.g. Excel (2) I thought it might be a duplicate install, but when I ...
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Office 2013 on Windows 8.1 gives out of memory error when opening files

We have the same error that has been posted here: Problems opening Excel attachments from Outlook Namely, when a user opens a file from the internet, the internal network or an outlook attachment ...
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MS Outlook 2013 not working in normal mode but works ok in safe mode

Been working on a laptop for 2 weeks now with this problem and desperately need help. Regarding this issue, I have search the net for solutions. In case some of you may wonder what solutions I was ...
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How to unselect Excel Cell using Keyboard Shortcut?

One can select multiple Excel cells (either contiguously or not) using the keyboard shortcut Ctrl+Click. How do you deselect one or more of these previously-selected cells?
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How to export a OneNote template?

I have built a OneNote template that I wish to share with colleagues? Is there a similar mechanism to the word .dotx files that I can use to save and share the file?
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MS Office files aren't synced to OneDrive if I'm not signed in to Microsoft account in MS Office

I reported problems with typing in IE11 and MS Word 2013 here: Programs in Windows 8.1 consume a lot of CPU resources while typing in them After many experiments I understood that the problem occurs ...
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Custom style padding in Outlook

I'm trying to create a custom code style in Outlook (with a dark background). I have it almost how I want it, except I would like some padding around the text if possible. I don't see an actual ...
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Which Office desktop versions are required to work with Office 365?

My friend uses Office 2007 and cannot get open in Excel links to work on her PC. My question is which versions of desktop Microsoft Office are supported by such Office 365?
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Update the header and footer of PowerPoint 2013 slides with the slide master

Aim: I want to be able to change the footer of a presentation (e.g. the name of the presentation or the name of the speaker). I do not want to edit each single slide on its own. Procedure: I would ...
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Excel pivot table breaking up for whole number items

I couldn't think of a better title. Please bear with me! I have the data as the following image shows: I create a pivot table using the range 'Sheet1'!$A$1:$E$33. The table displayed is as ...
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Excel 2013 - Creating 2-data series chart with column width is dynamic (depend on variable)

Using Office 2013 suite (Excel 2013), how to I create x/y graph, we additional dependencies where X columns widths dependant on additional value? For example, from values such as: Height Width ...
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Disable “Foxit Reader PDF” tab in Microsoft Office

How can I get rid of Foxit Reader PDF tab from Word / PowerPoint and other Office programs? How can I do this permanently, because I have a strange feeling, that this is a recurring problem and it ...
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Microsoft Access. Working with queries and null values

this might seem an easy question but I can't figure it out. I have a table with a number of fields. 3 of them (SizeA, SizeB, SizeC) are numbers and I have a form which uses a query to query the table. ...
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Lightweight OS for Microsoft Office and Chrome [closed]

I have an old laptop and an old PC. I want to install a new OS (Linux distro or Windows 7 or newer) that enables me to run Microsoft Office (2007+) and Chrome. Both have 2 GB of RAM. Is there a Linux ...
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Microsoft Outlook 2013 not uploading new folders on webmail

I am using Microsoft Outlook 2013 with IMAP. I create some folders/subfolder in outlook for easier managing my email. Its look like this: INBOX           ...
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How to uninstall an App from Word 2013?

Word 2013 lets you install apps from the Office app store, which you can access from the Insert / Apps / My Apps menu. Being too curious, I did not make a proper research on this feature before ...
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Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2013 - Configuration Progress

Every once in a while (like about every 2 months), I open a Word Document, and it opens, but then the following screen opens. While it's running, it keeps me from scrolling all the way through the ...
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Microsoft Word 2013 Template with Placeholders

I need to create Microsoft Word document to be used as a template for generating other Microsoft Word documents based on template with placeholders replaced with actual values. It must be like Hello ...
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How do i add separate templates in each sheet in excell?

We have a set of templates created for our need , now I create a new workbook , I want to be able to insert a custom template in one sheet and another custom template in another sheet .
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why does microsoft office ignore owner file?

We started rolling out Seafile as replacement for our old file-server. Everything works fine except some users who work on excel files together have problems with concurrent editing. Normally if one ...
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How do I turn off bullet list formatting all of the lines to bullet lists in Word 2013?

I having the issue of bullet listing all of the lines when I just wanted to make 1 line be bullet listed. Here is a GIF showing what happens when I want to make "3 units" bullet-listed. How do I ...
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Optimize Column Widths for Shortest Table Length

Is there any setting/shortcut/action to optimize the width of every column in a Microsoft Office table to give the overall shortest table length? Currently I have to manually adjust columns to see the ...
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I need to create a PowerPoint template for departmental use with fonts embedded. Which popular fonts are unrestricted?

I've got a broad need to create a PowerPoint template to be shared across a range of several dozen people, with widely varying ranges of technical aptitude and different computers. I have no ...
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issues with referential integrity (access 2007)

I kindly request for a specialist help, probably a database designer or administrator. I have been encountering this problem setting a referential integrity for two tables, setting the referential ...
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How can I get one drive to work properly with office

I use MS Word constantly and excel frequently. I prefer to save files in one drive so they can be accessed across multiple computers. However office / one drive is constantly losing track of changes, ...
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MS Word 2007 - Insert shape but keep that tool selected

I am making a flow chart in Word 2013 which involves adding a lot of arrows. At the moment I have to do it like this: Select arrow tool Draw arrow Select arrow tool Draw arrow Is there a way to ...
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Alt key codes for dashes giving wrong characters in Windows

If I type alt+0150, I get ☼, rather than – (en dash). If I type alt+0151, I get ù, rather than — (em dash). I would have expected to get dashes in both cases. I'm pretty sure it used to work. This ...
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Featured Templates not working in Microsoft PowerPoint, Excel, and Visio 2013

I do not know when exactly this became an issue, but Microsoft PowerPoint, Excel, and Visio 2013 are all having a problem with featured templates not loading. Microsoft Word and Publisher's featured ...
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Office 2013 disable account change

I've setup office 2013 with an Office 365 account. I'd like to lock the account settings and disable change account. Is it possible? Thank you!
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Embed file inside Word document without icon?

I'm trying to embed an email message into a word document for a weekly report. I would like to make it more like an inline hyperlink than a document icon. Is this possible? I know I could link to a ...
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Last time word/office was used

Where I work at we have (3k+ computers) that is 95% windows 7, and for licensing reasons I need to figure which computers have office installed on them but haven't been used in the last 3 months. I ...
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Why is copy paste losing all formatting by default?

Lately whenever i copy paste something (in particular within Office) by default i lose all formatting. To copy the formatting have to retry copying the content several times before it works. So far i ...
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Word file Error [closed]

I was working on a Word file in office and copied the file to a USB memory to continue editing on my house's computer. When I opened the file I found that the Last Modified date was 26/2/2015 but, ...
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Math equations on black background

I am preparing a PowerPoint presentation and I need to include mathematical notations. I don't think that Microsoft Equation is able to print in white. I can write my equations in MathJax but it ...
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Make numbers copied from Excel to Word use minus sign instead of hyphen to avoid wrapping

When you copy a negative number from Excel to Word, a hyphen/minus (Unicode -) is used instead of a proper minus sign (Unicode −). This causes text to wrap after the hyphen (you ...
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Is KB948943 included in Office 2007 SP3

It's an old hotfix (released February 15, 2008) and it does not show on the list of hotfixes included with Office 2007 SP3 but the list only goes back to 2009. Does anyone know?
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Is there a way to change Windows 7 theme without changing Office?

I'd like to use this Steam-inspired theme: http://yorgash.deviantart.com/art/Steam-VS-for-Windows-7-449032822 But when I use the theme, it changes the color scheme in Office 2013, making it pretty ...