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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Excel 2010 takes forever to open

I have identified a very interesting problem with Microsoft Excel 2010 on a client's computer. When opening an Excel file located on a shared folder or mapped network drive, Excel takes 2-3 minutes ...
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Cannot install Visio Professional 2013 after installing Office Professional Plus 2013

On a freshly installed Windows 8.1 (x64) computer, I successfully installed Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2013 (x64). I then proceeded to install Microsoft Visio Professional 2013 (x64) [all of ...
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Bring back the object browser in Word 2013

In previous Word versions there was a very handy feature called "object browser" that allowed you to quickly navigate a document. Here is a very simple explanation of what it does: ...
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Can't change table background color in the header in Microsoft Word 2011

Here we have 2 tables, one is in the header and another one is outside of the header. (content of the page) As you can see, I can simply change the background color of each cell in the bottom table ...
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How to change the saved Office 2013 Product Key

I installed Office 2013 and put in the product key when it asked me to. After typing in the product key, it allowed me to use MS Word once. After I closed MS Word and went to reopen it the next day, ...
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Update Combobox Fields via an Access 2013 Form

Simplified version: I would like to update a table field based on a combobox: SELECT [Table].[ID], [Table].[Name] & " " & [Table].[Year], [Table].[Info1], [Table].[Info2], [Table].[Info3] ...
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How do I add VBA in MS Office?

I've seen posts showing answers which use VBA (Visual Basic for Applications) code/macros, however, I've also noted additional comments afterwards about how to use the VBA (how to implement it). I'm ...
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Microsoft Office document is “locked for editing by 'another user'”

A few of my users are in and out of various Excel 2007 spreadsheets all day. One of them reports that "50% of the time" she tries to open a spreadsheet from the file server, an information message ...
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Win8: The program can't start because MSVCR71.dll is missing from your system [duplicate]

I am trying to install Office 2007 Standard on Windows 8. When I attempt installation, I get an error saying "The program can't start because MSVCR71.dll is missing from your system." I've looked ...
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How to extract numerical value after a certain string within a sentence in Excel cell?

I want to extract the numerical value immediately following the string "ABS" (Case sensitive) within a bulk of text in a cell from an Excel table. Not all the cell may contain the the string I'm ...
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Autosave PDF in MS Word

This question is inspired by my use of LaTeX, where you usually share the generated PDF, not the source file. I want my .docx documents to be source files, with PDFs being the files to share. Thus I ...
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copy styles from office 2010 word document to another

Can anyone tell me how to copy styles from one word (2010) document to another? Seemed like a very obvious thing but is apparantly not. Also, is there a command, script that I can run against a word ...
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How do I deactivate MS Office 2013 Home and Business?

We own two licenses of MS Office 2013 Home and Business. By mistake I installed the same one (via web install of the office.com website) on two different machines. Obviously when I try to activate the ...
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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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How do I bring back the ribbon in Office 2010?

The ribbon in Excel 2010 appears when I click on Home or Insert or one of the other tabs, but disappears again when I go back to editing my document. I'd like it to always be visible - how can I get ...
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Obtaining a list of all hyperlinks?

Is there some method by which a list of all hyperlinks in a Microsoft Office 2010 Document can be obtained? I'm trying to check a large number of large documents (a grab bag of Word, Excel and ...
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How do you get Word 2010 to spell check inside tables?

Microsoft Word doesn't even recognize misspelled words when I have "check spelling as you type" boxed checks in the proofing options. I've even purposely misspelled words inside tables and they don't ...
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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 ...
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Detect duplicate file name with different extension

I used Office File Converter (OFC) to convert my old Office documents to the newer format with a an X (docx, xlsx, pptx). OFC did not provide an option to delete converted documents. Now, I need to ...
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Flickering tables using Office 2002 on Windows 7

We are currently using Office 2002 on Windows XP but will be moving our users to Windows 7 in the next few months. Part of our business is writing research documents so there is heavy use of Word ...
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Microsoft Word 2010 not spell checking some paragraphs / sections

Microsoft Word 2010 (Professional) is not spell checking some paragraphs for some reason but I would like it to do so. If I crtl a > under review tab, language, set proofing language dialogue box > ...
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Paste textbox from Powerpoint to Word as an editable control

I have a Powerpoint 2007 file that contains a number of textboxes and shapes with text on them. I can edit, resize, change the text, etc. in these boxes in Powerpoint. However, if I select an item, ...
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Need two excel windows side by side, on different monitors [duplicate]

Excel opens all workbooks in the same instance and as a result you cannot place them on different monitors (or side by side). You can extend one window across both screens and then split windows from ...
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Desktop apps hang upon launch on Windows 8

I've been noticing a strange issue lately regarding specific apps (Opera and MS Office 2013) not fully opening when launched. For example, sometimes I'll open up Word, it'll show the loading screen, ...
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Outlook 2007 Cant Change Chinese Font

Well a strange problem in ms office 2007. We are trying to change the font from Arial Unicode MS to Microsoft Tai Le for Chinese characters and wouldn't you know it ms office just refuses to do it. ...
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Why is my PowerPoint downloading blank themes?

I have Windows 7 PC that is frozen with Deep Freeze. Whenever I turn it on and then open PowerPoint, PowerPoint deletes all of the .thmx files in ...
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Just installed new office program. Can't open old files

I just purchased a new lap top with Windows 8 and have also installed Windows Office 2013 on this new system. I have backed up and completed a restore of my old PC and now have the files on my new ...
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How to install 32 bit SharePoint Designer alongside 64 bit office

I currently have MS Office 2010 Professional Plus x64 installed, and need to keep it (very large spreadsheets are a common part of my day). I'm also responsible for keeping couple of SharePoint sites ...
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Fatal error in excel “Errors where detected while saving filename”

I have some of excel files and I got an error while saving that says "Errors where detected while saving file name. Microsoft Excel may be able to save the file by removing or repairing some features. ...
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PowerPoint 2010 - Electrocardiogram -like chart

I need to make a chart in PowerPoint (PowerPoint 2010) that is like an electrocardiogram, actually is a chromatogram, I'm trying with line charts but I can't get the "peaks" of the line. I mean, in a ...
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Outlook 2013 shows a metered connection warning on Windows 7; causes Office updates to fail

I have MS Office 2013 on a Windows 7 computer that's showing a metered connection warning in Outlook, also, Office is asking to update itself, and the update invariably fails near the end. During all ...
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Heading number and title on separate lines with different styles in office 2013

I'm trying to achieve the following in office 2013: Basically I want the heading number to be on top of the actual title. Is this possible?
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Cannot delete “hidden” table in word 2013

I have a large document that was originally created in word 2010, and having been editing it for some time in 2013 (on windows 8). I recently moved a table by selecting it, cutting and then pasting ...
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Get Table of contents to include “title” style

I know Word automatically generates a table of contents using heading levels 1 and 2. I was wondering if it was possible to make Word include the Title formatting also? I am using both Word 2010 ...
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Office 2013 + OneDrive Custom Deployment

When Deploying office I create some custom settings with the setup.exe \admin tool I have two problems.. When I enable the setting to only allow logging into Office with OrgID, our Org's 365 ...
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How to convert Excel file with multiple sheets to a set of CSV files?

I have an Excel file with 20 sheets on it. Is there a way to quickly convert the file into 20 CSV files - one for each sheet? I can do it manually of course, but I'll have to be processing these ...
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Product Key issue with MS Office 2010 click-to-run

I'm working on a client's PC that has MS Office Home and Student installed. The unusual thing is that there is no winword.exe or the like for the applications. The shortcuts point to "C:\Program ...
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MS Excel | how-to SUM combination of array/absolutevalue

When using Microsoft Excel you can use the SUM function to add multiple cells, like so: =SUM(A1:B7) Let's say Row-A is an array set of numbers per cell (numbers totalled by formula) and Row-B is ...
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Outlook 2013 deleted messages show in Gmail inbox

I am using GMail with Outlook 2013, configured as IMAP. When I select and delete multiple messages from Outlook, they are removed from the inbox and are moved to Trash. After, I do "Empty Folder" on ...
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do equations survive transition to docx and pptx?

I have doc and ppt files with equations in them created by Equation Editor. I created the files in Microsoft Office X for Mac Service Release 1. I am thinking of switching to Office Mac 2008 as that ...
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Convert Excel To Text Using Office and Command line

Is there any command line option to pass to Office's Excel so it can convert .xlsx files into .txt files without showing Excel's GUI?
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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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Disable custom view in Excel

I am using a shared excel workbook that everytime a user accesses it and saves it, it saves a Custom View for them. I want to disable this settings so that every one can see only same view of the ...
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Is it possible to enforce the Microsoft update service for Microsoft Office via Group Policy?

I have a group policy that forces Windows Update to run at 3:00AM every night in my workstation OUs. I have recently found a few PC that had the GPO, but were still out of date. Additionally, I have ...
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How can I find which Office license key was installed?

I have four computers and for each one I have a license key for Office 2007 Professional. I want to format my PC but I'm afraid that if I do, I won't know which key to re-install! Is there any way ...
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Word 2007 automatic lines from special characters

This is a feature that 2014 has but Word 2007 does not seem to, or I can't find it. Type three dashes and you get a single line. Type thee underlines and you get a bold single line. Type three equal ...
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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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Tab key in Microsoft Word does not increase indent in bullet lists

I create a bullet list, of any type and after pressing Enter then Tab instead of increasing the indent it just injected white-space. I'm using the default template (.dot), there's been no changes to ...
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Should I install Microsoft Office updates for products I don't install?

Each time the new Windows updates are released, part of the updates are for Microsoft Office products. However, every time it pushes product updates and fixes for some products I don't have in my PC ...
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Numbering sequences in MS Word?

I'm trying to find a feature that MS Word likely excludes, but it's worth a shot. At my job I have documents which must be formatted like so: REQ 16: The application must open maximized. REQ ...