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 there a way to purchase an Office License that'll work for X number of machines?

A little question really regarding Office Licenses - is there a way to purchase an Office License giving you access to X number of machines on that license - so that when you install Office you aren't ...
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reinstall XP OS but retain Office installation key? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a product key finder for a PC? Is there a way I can grab Office 2007 installation key from the already-installed and activated software? I no longer have the ...
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What does it mean to have a line spacing multiple at 1.15?

What does it mean to have a line spacing multiple at 1.15?
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Combine multiple powerpoint 2007 slide shows

I have several power point sideshows which I want to play in order and on a loop, I use Power point 2007, and can't find the 'insert slide from file' option that used to be in 2003. If push comes to ...
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Office 2013 - Save Window issue

I am unable to see the list of files in my SaveAs window. I am also not able to adjust it. is there some setting that I can change? My SaveAs window looks like this: Edit: When I click HideFolders, ...
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Office x86 vs x64

I'm running Win 8 x64, and I'm wondering which version of office to install, the x86 version or the x64? It seems to be me that an office app really shouldn't need more that 2GB of memory, so there's ...
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Why won't Access 2013 open an .mdb file?

Please not that I hardly ever use Access, so I might be missing something very obvious here, but a quick Google revealed little. I am trying to open an .mdb file used by an in-house application, ...
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How to print fold-marks on letters using Microsoft Word

Is it possible do make side lines (folding), that are independent from the text (no matter how you move your text up or down, the lines are on the same place when you print it) These lines are for my ...
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Avoid Powerpoint(/Word) 2010 creating temporary files in working directory

When opening a temporary file, Powerpoint 2010 usually creates a temporary, hidden file called ~$filename.pptx in the same directory. This is undesirable, since it can cause unnecessary activity with ...
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Can I download Office Starter 2010 legally?

Office 2010 is Microsoft's ad-supported version of Office, which is bundled & pre-installed with OEM. Recently, I wiped my hard disk off the OEM bloatware stuff and installed Windows 7 Ultimate ...
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Display PowerPoint slides on machines that don't have Office

I have a PowerPoint presentation. I want to make sure that my PowerPoint slides will even work on machines that don't have Office. I have saved my presentation as PowerPointShow (*.ppsx), but I am ...
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MS-Office 2000, XP or 2003. Which one is more light-weighted for legacy hardware? [closed]

Hardware is a laptop with first generation Athlon 1400, 128MB, very slow 30GB HDD. Windows XP is running barrely smooth with some tunning. MS-Office is the only option and the three options in ...
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Page numbers in contents and footer

I've been trying to work out how to make page numbers skip the first two pages (title page and contents), and also how to have the footer say "page x of y", rather than just the current page which ...
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Skip animations on current slide in PowerPoint

This is most likely a fairly simple question but I could not find any answers when I looked around (might be just me who is not really good at googling). I have a fairly long powerpoint presentation ...
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Office 2013 Click to Run - Primary Interop Assemblies

Given that the Office 2013 click-to-run installer allows no customisation of the installation, whatsoever, how can I install, or where can I find an installer for the Primary Interop Assemblies/.NET ...
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Font affects MS Word's spell check ability?

When I use the Wingdings font, the spell checker doesn't work (Wingdings isn't the only font I have this problem, there are others). How can I fix this, how can I force the spell checker to ignore ...
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Where is the bug reporting/feedback for Office/Excel?

I've found a bug in Excel, and I'm trying to find the place to report it to Microsoft. Normally I would check Microsoft Connect. But not only is there no active place to submit feedback on Office, ...
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Can’t install Office 2010 on desktop

I just got a new Dell laptop with Office 2010, and I went to install Office on my desktop but it won’t activate. It says the product has already been activated. I thought I could have it on both. Any ...
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Microsoft Visio Label transition arrows in UML Statechart (without square brackets)

I can't figure out how to label a transition (arrow) in a UML Statechart. With most items, I just start typing, but with the transition it says: Shape protection and/or layer properties prevent ...
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How to move bullet closer to text in Powerpoint

How can I move the bullet closer to the text in Powerpoint 2007? I want the gap to be half of what it is by default.
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What does Microsoft Office 2010 OEM installation mean?

I bought a Dell laptop and it came pre-installed with Windows 7 (64-bit). The list of software available on the laptop given by the manufacturer says it has Microsoft Office 2010 OEM installation. ...
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Microsoft Excel 97 easter egg [closed]

Does anyone remember the Microsoft Excel 97 easter egg? There were a series of inputs and keyboard presses you have to do in the cells that would take you to a 3-D space world with mountains and you ...
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How to change straight quotes to curly quotes in MS Office PowerPoint with autocorrect turned off

I do not want to use MS Office autocorrect option that is changing automatically straigh quotes to curly quotes ("smart quotes"). Most of the time I prefere straight quotes, but sometimes, in a ...
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How to check if .NET programmability support is installed for Word 2007

I have to install third party software that requires that Microsoft Office 2007 be installed with ".NET Programability Support". Does anyone know how I can tell if this was installed?
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Using Office 2003 normal.dot in Office 2010?

I have a user who I have upgraded from office 2003 to Office 2010. This user relies on his custom auto correct that he built into his normal.dot file for Word 2003. He would not like to have to ...
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Excel annoyance: How to maintain formulas in a ledger?

A common use of Excel is to create a spreadsheet which functions as a transaction ledger of some kind, where one or more fields in each row is calculated by adding a value or values from the current ...
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Find the last one to change a file?

Working several people on a local line, each logged with its users/pwd, is it possible to know who made the last modify on a file? Is it possible to know the original author, but I do not find the ...
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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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How can I save ALL of my Outlook 2010 configuration settings?

I would like to backup all of my Outlook 2010 settings, including: Signatures View configurations Font settings Any/all settings available under "Options" And so on... What files, directories and ...
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Saving PDF from word - makes random bold paragraphs

I have a 70 pages word document with many formulas, graphs and images. It moves real slowly (compared to other open word documents on the same computer). But the main problem is that when I save and ...
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In Excel 2007 where do you store macros that you want to use on all sheets that you open?

It looks like you can store it in a file called PERSONAL.XLSB and that will create "Global" (for all worksheets) macros. This file is of course stored in your user profile ...
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How do I hide meeting attendees in Outlook 2010?

Background I am an IT Service Manager of sorts in my current position. We use Outlook 2010 and Exchange at the company. For server outages, etc... I prefer to send calendar events so it can help ...
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Languages of Microsoft Office

I am in France, and I just bought the CD Microsoft Excel 2010. While installing it, there was no option to choose the language. After the installation, the language is in French which matches the ...
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How to change the substitute fonts selected for unavailable fonts by Powerpoint 2010

Apologies if this is the wrong stackexchange to ask in. I've got several dozen powerpoint files which were generated on a different computer, probably with a different version of PowerPoint (I'm not ...
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Excel: Why doesn't “File->Save As” remember the last directory between sessions?

I have already read and implemented the answer in the following post. Excel: why doesn't "File-> Save As" remember the last directory that you saved a file in However I did not have ...
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Word 2007 displaying {FORMTEXT} in place of forms

My friend is suffering from an issue in Word 2007. All the files with a form open incorrectly, with all the form fields replaced with {FORMTEXT}. I opened the same files in Word 2010 and they open ...
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What Algorithm does Microsoft Office 2010 use for Encryption?

Does it use the standard AES 128bit key for encryption? I've searched a lot on Google, but I still haven't found the algorithm is uses for encrypting. I'm encrypting a PowerPoint file.
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How to use fx autocomplete in Excel w/o mouse

When you type a formula into Excel 2007, it brings up hints for functions. For example, type =L into the fx field and a bunch of functions will appear in a drop down menu (Large, LCM, Left, etc). ...
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MS Office Home and Student

If I buy MS Office Home and Student when I install it can I just activate it like anything else, or do I actually need to provide my student details? How do they verify if your a student when you have ...
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How do I add a combobox in Word?

How do I add a combobox in a word document without creating a form? Is there a possible way? I've seen comboboxes in Excel, is it possible in word?
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Convert Microsoft Office .doc files to Office 2007 .docx file from the command line

I need to convert Microsoft Office Word .doc files into the new format (.docx) of Office 2007. I need it to be done via the command line since it's an application where people upload .doc files, and I ...
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How to associate document files with MS Office 2010 Beta?

I've installed MS Office 2010 Beta (OneClick technology). All apps launch from 1 program, Word for example has this link: "C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\microsoft shared\Virtualization ...
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Visio 2003 - Align Connectors

In Visio 2003, is there a way to align connectors among shapes? I am specifically attempting to correct the issue shown in the image below. When using connectors to imply hierarchy, I do not really ...
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Installing Office 97 breaks UAC setting UI in windows 7

Immediately after installing Office 97, I am no longer able to change the UAC level setting in the "User account control settings" dialog. I can move the slider bar to a different level up or down ...
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How to avoid rounding numbers in MS Access 2007-2013?

I have an MS Access 2007-2013 database (.accdb format) which I open in MS Access 2013. It has just one table with several columns Lat Long PositionDate -54.82045 -68.33834 ...
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File marked as locked, always by the same user

The situation is as follows: My user has modify permissions on a network share, as do her colleagues. Whenever someone opens the file, it is locked, and if someone else tries to open it, they are ...
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Microsoft Word 2013 - Cannot Paste Special

In Word 2013, I am trying to paste the contents of my clipboard which contains a formatted table from Excel into a word document. When I press ALT+E and then press S to bring up the special paste ...
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Microsoft Office Word 2010: How to “Find and Replace” an entire line using “regular expressions” (wildcards)?

I would like to "Find and Replace" entire lines in Microsoft Office Word 2010 which match some criteria. I tried to find the solution in the official documentation, but I didn't find the answer: ...
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Word autocompletion from inside document

Using office 2013. I'm working on big Word document. There are bunch of common words. The problem is, I wonder if it's possible to suggest words from inside this document while you type (on the fly)? ...
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Custom style for any new drawing element in Visio 2010

You know how easily Microsoft Word adopts your visual style of writing, like text color, size, etc and uses it for any subsequent text you write, right? Well, I can't get similar behavior with Visio, ...