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 do I stop excel and word on mac from saving files in previously opened locations

When I click Save As in either word or excel on my mac, it looks to save the file in the most recent folder which has been updated, which is more often than not the folder I have been and want to save ...
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Word 2013 template opens PowerPoint

When using Office Word 2013's new template home, I'm trying to apply a manuscript template that I found via the search bar (first option post-query). However, when I click the Create button it opens ...
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Hotkey (or similar) to quickly switch to a monospace font (“teletype”) in either LibreOffice or Microsoft Office

I find myself doing a lot of writing where I would have to change fonts for certain parts of the text. The obvious example is writing code documentation, where you'd have to reference code frequently, ...
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Outlook 2010 calendar showing appointment without accepting anything

One of the users in my office just emailed me asking why there was a calendar entry without her accepting any requests. The request came from outside the business. Am I right in thinking that when a ...
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Publisher on laptop gone after using Office 365

I had MS Publisher 2007 installed on my laptop (I own the CD). The laptop runs Windows 8.1, Publisher was working great. I decided to give the trial of Office 365 a whirl, didn't like it, and took it ...
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Printing serial number labels with Word and Mail Merge

I am trying to automate printing serial number labels in Microsoft Word. I have a spreadsheet with one column called "start" and one called "end". I want to create a word document that prints a ...
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Can I backup setting of shotcut keys on special characters in Ms-Office

I am using Ms-Office 2007 and created some shortcut keys for special characters as shown below screen-shot: Now My question is: Is there any way to backup this setting/configuration of shortcut ...
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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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Brother MFC 7340 printer/scanner won't scan to email because it can't launch Outlook 2013

I launch it, and it doesn't default to use Outlook and requires me to give the path. I do the path to the program files/ms/office/outlook.exe Try again and it gives this error: Cannot start Microsoft ...
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High quality thumbnails in word 2013

I've created some code that can extract thumbnails stored in docx files. I've discovered that the thumbnails created in office 2007 are large high quality images however the images stored in office ...
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Can't save any document by Ms-Office [wine]

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 (LTS) and installed Ms-Office by using Wine. Initially Ms-Word and Ms-Excel works fine. But recently not able to save any documents by Ms-Office. Whenever I try to save or ...
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Microsoft Word - Automatic Table of Authorhsip

Is there a way to insert an automatic table of authorship? Similar to an automatic table of figures or a table of contents. And what I mean by table of authorship: Say there are three authors of a ...
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Office 365 in English but changing default editing language

I have a quite frustrating problem. I want to use Windows and Office 365 in default English language but use my local (Czech) language as editing one. My problem is that no matter how many times I ...
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How can I disable changes to folder last modified date?

When I open an excel file, for some reason the last modified date of the containing folder changes to the current time-stamp. I want to disable this, it causes lots of confusion, especially when I ...
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Wrong modification times when saving on Samba share

I have a kvm virtual machine with Windows 8.1 with main purpose for Word/Excel and a bit of PowerPoint. Sometimes I save the virtual machine state and when turning it on again, the date and time of it ...
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why F12 won't work as hotkey to open 'save as ' dialogue box in word/excel?

F12 is the hotkey to open 'save as' dialogue in word/excel 2007, why when i do that on my own word/excel, F12 won't work as hotkey to open 'save as ' dialogue box? I am using chrome, and F12 is the ...
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Cannot install any Office on Windows 8.1

I don't know if some people already had this issue, but when I am trying to install Office 2010 or Office 2013 on Windows 8.1 Pro I always get "Keyset as registered is invalid". I also get this error ...
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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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What does the Office 365 Small Business Premium “1 User/5 PCs” actually mean?

For the past year, we used four Microsoft Office 365 Small Business Licenses for four users, each with their own Office 365 accounts logged into their machines. Those licenses expired in the ...
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How to reduce the size of Microsoft Office installation (updates)?

In 2014 Microsoft has released several updates for its Office 2013 suite: these updates are huge: ~1 GB / update / month Microsoft proposes updates for some Office components that are not even ...
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Export document properties of every file in a folder

I need to obtain the document properties of every Office file in a folder, for about 35k files. The document properties are NOT the filesystem file properties that Windows Explorer exposes, but those ...
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Synchronising Outlook 2013 Contacts

I installed the outlook 2013 desktop app on my computer. Now I'm able to send and receive e-mails and check my calendar. The problem is that I can't synchronize my entire contacts. All I can see is 20 ...
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Trouble downloading Office 365

I am trying to download Office 365 and I get an error message that Office "Couldn't install" and asking if my internet connection is working or if I have enough free space. My internet is working and ...
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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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Configure font substitution rules for MS Excel / PowerPoint

Microsoft Word provides a feature of adding substitution rules (windows registry or in MS Word: Options -> Advanced -> Font Substitution). I am looking for similar settings / registry keys to ...
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MS Excel 2013 Basic Help, While Offline, Not Responding

Until about a week ago I could get basic help in Excel 2013. I could search for something like "text functions" and got links to those pages. Now I get no response at all after pressing enter or the ...
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How do I stop the excel file being in use? [duplicate]

I'm opening an Excel file and I'm getting the File in use pop-up that says it's locked for editing by me. However, I've not got it open on this computer (I think I had it open and my machine ...
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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 ...