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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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 I have recently found a few PC that had the GPO, but were still out of date.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 ...
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How to assign keyboard shortcuts for very specific commands in OneNote 2013?

How could I assign a keyboard shortcut for very specific commands in OneNote 2013? For example: I need to assign a keyboard shortcut for a specific text style ...
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Tables from Word 2007 are chopped off in 2013

I'm merging several documents together from various text editors. Some of the tables from Word 2007 don't display correctly in Word 2013, the right side gets cut off. See image below. Any idea why ...
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VBA substitute for Microsoft Office RT?

I've been working on VBA-based applications for automating Excel and other MS Office applications. Now I'd like to expand to MS Office RT, but I've read that Office RT has no VBA support. Is there any ...
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How Can I Comment a Block of Text in Microsoft Office Visual Basic Editor?

Sometimes when I'm writing a macro in Excel's Visual Basic Editor (VBE), I want to comment out a block of code to test the macro without it. I know I could go to each line and type an apostrophe ('), ...
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How do I prevent Excel from changing the color of a clicked link?

I'm using Excel 2010. And as most Excel users know, if a cell is also a link, once you click it it turns to this awful purple color. For me this ruins the color coding I'm using to show the status ...
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Change the image format of thumbnails created in word 2013

I have noticed that thumbnails in Word 2013 are saved in emf format. Thumbnails in Word 2007 are saved in wmf format. Is there any way to configure Word 2013 to save in the wmf? In fact are there ...
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Change the language of fields in Microsoft Word

I am using Word 2010 and some built-in features with fields, such as bibliography. My Word installation is English and I am writing a report in US English. However, my computer has its locale set to ...
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Non-renewing copy of Microsoft Office?

During a recent robbery, our churches computer was stolen. Fortunately, we are insured and had off site back-ups. The insurance company will cover the cost of a new computer including software. What ...
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Outlook displays persistent unknown error

Whenever I start MS Outlook 2003, I get the well known Microsoft's pop up window displaying: "Microsoft Office Outlook has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the ...
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How to change the default tile when sending from Outlook to OneNote?

I use the "Send to OneNote" feature in Outlook quite a lot and I would like to customize the format of the note title when it is created in OneNote. Currently I have the following title being used ...
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Excel add maths keyboard shortcuts

How can I get excel 2013 to auto correct maths? For example change \int into ∫. I know how to do it for one symbol but is there any way to get excel to recognise all the maths auto corrects?
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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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How can I make Windows *actually* print multiple pages per sheet?

Office 2007 and 2010 have a setting in the print dialog that allows you to print multiple pages per sheet: However, when I try to print 4 copies of a page with 4 pages per sheet, I get 4 pages with ...
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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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Shortcut to switch MS Office doc from 'read only' to writeable, when already open?

Often I open an office document (via SharePoint) as read-only, only to later realize it needs editing. Is there an easy way to do this from within Office itself? Current workaround is to close ...
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MS Word: chapter numbers within captions reset to 0 despite displaying correct chapter number in the dialogue box

I'm editing a document for a coworker, and one of the things I've fixed is inconsistent headers. After defining my list styles and getting the headings just right, I've continued to encounter a few ...
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How can I dismiss the floating “Auto Fill options” button in Excel 2010?

Reproduce the issue Go to Excel and type fill in the first 2 rows of a column Select both rows of the column Drag down the anchor of the selection (bottom right) 1 row down Now you will see this: ...
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How to connect comments to more than one flow-chart shape in Visio 2010

Today I was constructing a flow-chart in Visio 2010. I linked a Callout to one of the process shapes (rectangles). After a bit I found the comment in the Callout applied to one other rectangle as ...
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Did Microsoft remove the option to send a file with Lync 2013?

Until recently we used the Lync option for sending files to transfer big files between our work team members. Today I was looking for this option to send a 30MB file to my colleague, but could not ...
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Inserting Autotext (or Quickpart) into Word (2013) on the basis of a Boolean value from Access (2013)

Haven't found any info on this anywhere on the net (at least any that works--more on that in a moment). What I am trying to do is have, at the push of a button that I have created in an Access Form, ...
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Increase Microsoft outlook 2007 PST file limit

I am unable to send/receive any emails in my MS outlook 2007. I am prompted with the following error Can't move the items. The file <path>\<filename>.pst has reached its maximum size. To ...
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word breaks are in really stupid locations for CamelCase words

Instead of breaking at the word breaks in a CamelCase word, MS Word wants to put in breaks in really stupid locations - not even where the breaks are in the words if they were standalone. Under the ...
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powerpoint2011 looks blurry on retina display

I'm now using powerpoint2011 on my macbook pro retina'13, and found that the screen looks so blurry. I tried update my office to newest version(14.4.5), and it has made the screen suitable for retina ...
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How do we view and resolve the difference between my version and the server version of a file?

In our MS Office Upload Center, I have a file: Name MyFile.docx Location d.docs.live.net/2234hksjdfhk2j34/Documents/Work/ (this is OneDrive) Last in Sync 10/26/2014 2:50 PM Status Please Refresh ...
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Insert object/file into Word form

I am setting up a form in MS Word. Users of the form will have to attach files that include results and other relevant data. I'd like to use a protected form, but I can't find a way to allow users ...
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Identify “Composite Document File”

In a folder containing several PowerPoint Presentations and Spreadsheets, I discovered the following file: Name: ppt115.tmp Size: 160 MB Meta: No EXIF or other metadata Type: (as identified by ...
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How do I use Expression Builder in Access to create a LOOKUP function?

I recently moved from Excel 2007 to Access 2007 to manage what never should have been spreadsheets. Unfortunately, from what I can tell, the LOOKUP function in Excel does not exactly work the same as ...
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Double click on .doc opens Word but not the document

This has happened a few times on our staff laptops. A user has recieved a .doc attachment in Outlook 2007 but when they double click on the attchment it opens word but not the attachment (such as the ...
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How to recover password protected power-point?

I have a powerpoint file which was written using MS Office PowerPoint 2007. When I click on my .ppt it's asking for password. I forgot my password I used to open my .ppt file. I'm using PowerPoint ...
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How to use picture manager to ensure the image is 8 bit (256 colors)

Which thing is related to colors? Hue/saturation or is it something else? I have an image and I want to ensure it is using 256 colors (8 bit) with the Microsoft Picture Manager.
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Enable Office 2013 transition animations

I just upgraded from Office 2010 to 2013, and I can't see the transition animations I was expecting (when moving the cell selector in Excel, when the cursor blinks in Word, etc.). Lots of information ...
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Installed Office 365 Home Premium, got Office Professional Plus 2013

There was MS Office professional plus 2013 installed on Windows 7. I uninstalled it. Then I bought MS Office 365 Home Premium and installed it. But when I run it, product activation window appears ...
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Save Pages of a Document as Separate Documents

I am currently using MS-Word 2007 (.docx) format. I have a Word Document with the following Pages: Page 1: Event Details Page 2: Event Description Page 3: Rules and Regulations Page 4: Event Budget ...
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Why does Excel 2013 Ignore My Keystrokes?

So I was doing some copying and pasting into this new Excel file, and all of a sudden the keyboard is not being recognized in Excel. I also am unable to save this file. Anyone have ideas? Here is a ...
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Transferring Microsoft Office 2010 to a new computer

I recently bought a new computer, and would like to transfer Microsoft Office (Home and Student) 2010 to my new computer. I Googled it, but couldn't find anything useful (except for apologies that ...
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How to Position a table/picture or both two pictures fixed on the top of a page in MS-Word?

I have two figures which are required to be positioned on the top or bottom in the same page in Word. I have tried the solution in ...
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Two contact points mobile into a Outlook contact

A friend of mine sent to me a video recorded the issue that a contact (named Rick) has two contact point Mobile with different value. But, when he opened Edit Contact Page to change the value of one ...
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Office 2013 Trial Error 25004

I had some issues with getting an Office 2013 Professional Plus 2013 trial when I first installed it from TechNet, and I had to reinstall it. When I tried to activate it after reinstalling, I got the ...
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How can I repair a PowerPoint file (or other Office file) on Mac OS X 10.6?

I have a few .ppt files that I cannot open on my iMac running Mac OS X 10.6, with Office 2008 for Mac: Does anyone have any solutions, preferably free? Note that I get the same issue with ...
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Combining MS Word “track changes” comments from multiple readers/editors

I am a writer and use MS Word (Mac 2011) for pretty much everything, and especially the Track Changes function, which allows you to add comments to the document. I have been circulating my work to ...
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I am running window 8.1 and I can't open any Microsoft office applications.

I am running window 8.1 and I can't open any Microsoft office applications. I keep getting a message that says the application was unable to start correctly 0xc0000142
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Microsoft Word 2007: Caption with many pages in Table of Contents

I was wondering if it is possible to have a caption with more than one page in the table of contents for Microsoft Word 2007. For instance, let's say I have "Equation 1. Linear Model" on page 5 and ...
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Microsoft Publisher doesn't draw work area

I'm trying to open a file in Microsoft Publisher and everything seems to work, except that the work area (I dont know it's proper name, but where the pages are) doesn't seem to draw properly. It just ...