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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Can't change text color in Microsoft Word 2010

I have Microsoft Office 2010 32-bit running on Windows 7 32-bit. When text is highlighted and a color is selected from the mini-toolbar or the ribbon, the text does not change color. If I change the ...
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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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Dealing with differences in “official” fonts in Windows

I work in a multinational office. Some people have CHN copies of Windows 7/XP and Office 2007/2010 installed, others have various ENG variants. All are legit. I was surprised to discover recently ...
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Stop Microsoft Excel 2007 from formatting anything?

How can I stop Excel 2007 from modifying any character, I don't want to modify the date in any way, I don't want to modify misspells, nothing. I just want to see the exact text I'm writing.
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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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Prevent Office 2013 from creating “Custom Office Templates” directory in My Documents

Office 2013 keeps creating the directory C:\Users\user\Documents\Custom Office Templates. I like to keep My Documents tidy for quick access. Is there anyway to prevent Office from continunally re-...
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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: 16.0.4351....
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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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How to check whether an Office 2013 ISO is genuine or not?

I have a ISO image file of Office 2013 (Pro) obtained from a torrent site. I have geniune product keys obtained from my MSDN subscription. Is it safe to apply my keys on this torrent image? Or should ...
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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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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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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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Find all instances of a text and make it a hyperlink with a macro

Required I want to find all occurrences of a single text in a MS Word document, make each occurence a hyperlink and change the generic hyperlink style to one of my chosing. What I have As I have no ...
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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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Support for EPS in Office 2013

When emedding graphics in Word or Publisher documents that are destined for printing or distribution as PDFs, I use EPS format because it preserves the sharpness of the images at all magnifications. ...
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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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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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How to insert column break in PowerPoint 2010?

I found a solution for PowerPoint 2007 but it doesn't work for PowerPoint 2010 because there is no such menu. Do you know if it is hidden somewhere or other ways to insert a column break in multi-...
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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 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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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 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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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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How to set calendar availability on a per-day basis in Outlook 2007?

In Outlook 2007, you can go to "Tools" > "Options" > "Calendar Options" button and set your start and end times for the day. Is there anyway for me to further limit my calendar, so I can set my ...
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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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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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Custom one-key keyboard shortcuts in Outlook 2010 or 2013?

I'm a gmail junkie, and one of my favorite features is the keyboard shortcut "a" inside an email to archive the message. I can't remember if that was the default or if I set it to such a quick little ...
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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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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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What does the Repair tool do in Programs and Features?

I've noticed that some of the issues our users have within a third-party application, Microsoft Office 2010 for example, can often be resolved by running the Repair tool within Programs and Features. ...
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Can I delete MSOCache?

I need more space on my SSD drive and I found that MSOCache is occupying 1.3 GB. I have Microsoft Office 2010 installed. Can I safely delete MSOCache?
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Turn off auto complete /auto correct on Lync on Mac

We use Microsoft Lync as the chat application in my work place. Recently we migrated to using macs and I am seeing this problem which i didn't see on the windows version of lync which was the auto ...
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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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How to make a table of contents in Word

I want to make a table of contents in Word, but I can't get it done right. I'm not very good with it. I want to do it like this: I. first chapter.....................1 II. Second chapter................
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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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Why does Outlook 2013 not send my email?

The problem: Outlook 2013 will not send email with a particular symbol, namely a piece of paper with a pencil. Such a symbol is probably created when I edit an email. The top symbol with the ...
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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 don'...
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Add page numbers when printing from Microsoft Document Imaging

I have to pull many reports from many different pieces of software and combine them all into one format. Every one of these programs outputs an MDI file, which is Microsoft Document Imaging. Is ...
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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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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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Find broken links to other documents in MS-Office documents (Word)

In our team we have a shared folder with all the documents. Most documents contain hyperlinks to other documents. From time to time, we move some files and links get broken. I need a tool that ...
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Set default paste to Keep Text Only

When I paste into Word 2003 the default is Keep Source Formatting. How can I change the default to Keep Text Only?
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How to change Microsoft Office Language?

I have Legal license of Microsoft Office 2010 and Legal license of Windows 8. The OS, Windows 8 is English and the Microsoft Office is Hebrew. It's very uncomfortable, because Hebrew is a Right-To-...
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Microsoft Office 2010 Reinstall, Pen Input No Longer Works

Earlier today I upgraded to Office 13, found it was VERY problematic, so I uninstalled in and reinstalled office 2010. Now, in OneNote, Word, PowerPoint, etc... I can no longer use pen input with my ...
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How can I install Microsoft Office 2010 on a Windows 8 machine?

I cannot install Microsoft Office on my Windows 8 machine. When I enter the 25-digit code, it says: The code is not a Microsoft Office 2013 code. How do I proceed? I have a 2010 license, so I would ...