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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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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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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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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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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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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Changing Table of contents direction in word 2010

I'm using word 2010 and I'm trying to create a TOC for a right-to-left language. The problem is that word creates the TOC as left-to-right, meaning that the chapter names are on the left side and the ...
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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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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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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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Outlook 2007 (2003) Rule: “Mark As Read” “Move to a specific folder” Envelope displays in system tray after message is read

After creating a rule in Outlook 2007 (or 2003) (on Windows XP) which will change certain messages to "Mark as Read" and then "Move to a Specific Folder" and the rule is executed the notification icon ...
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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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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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How can I print to OneNote without splitting the document?

I've noticed with longer pdf's, after sending to OneNote with Print and selecting a Page to insert to, OneNote ends up splitting my document into its own page and subpages (1 for each page). I want ...
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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, ...
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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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Microsoft Office: Hotkey for applying frequently used fonts?

When writing technical documents/reports, it is often a good practice to use different fonts for certain concepts, e.g. to use Consolas for the names of datatypes (in the context of software ...
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Chinese input apears after office 2010 updates

My problem-related system config is: Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Eng. Microsoft Office 2010. Russian proofing tools for office 2010. I have no idea why, but, presumably, after installing some system ...
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Microsoft Office application registration keys reported as incorrect

My acer netbook has some problems with Microsoft programs, such as Word and Powerpoint. It requests that I enter a registration key, which is located on the underside of the computer, and then when ...
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What is the best document standard to save to using Open/LibreOffice in order to maintain compatibility with Office?

For some reason I've always assumed the older formats (Office 2007/XP) DOC/XLS were the safest to maintain compatibility with Office simply due to them being aged and likely more mature, however I've ...
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How to utilize multiple monitors with Microsoft Project 2010 (or other Office 2010 products)?

My question does primarily concern Project 2010, though it would be applicable to other Office products such as Excel, which can tend to span several horizontal screens. Seems like an obvious ...
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Task hierarchy in Microsoft Outlook

Is there any way (possibly through external add-ins) to organize tasks in hierarchy (with tasks and subtasks) in Microsoft Outlook? What I need is something similar to this SharePoint Web Part.
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Expand comment select in Microsoft Word

In Microsoft Word is it possible to expand the selected comment area? Meaning that you've previously specified a comment but now want to expand the selection of that comment. As an example to get the ...
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Can i use any font commercially if they comes with software which i purchased?

Can i use any font commercially if they comes with software which i have? For example Can i use Fonts commercially which came with Windows 7 MS Office 2007 Adobe Photoshop
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Save style of a text box MS Word 2007 or 2010

I've applied border, background and shadow styles etc to a text box and would like to save this so I can use it for later use. I cannot find how to do this.
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Office 2007 install limits?

I've been able to install Office 2003 on a couple of computers that I own without any trouble. However, I just got office 2007 and I'm not able to install it on my computer and my laptop. I know ...
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How to apply external CSS stylesheet to document in Microsoft Word?

Seems like there should be a simple answer here, but can't find it in Word Help, MS Office Online, or Google... I simply want to be able to apply an external CSS stylesheet (standardstyles.css, e.g.) ...