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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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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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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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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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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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 Change the Icon on Outlook 2013?

I would like to change the Icon for Outlook 2013. When I right-click and select Properties, 'Change Icon' is greyed out. As a supplementary question, how can I 'Run As Administrator'? That option ...
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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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How to remove lines in word?

In microsoft word 2007 it is easy to make a line seperate by typing 3 dashes and pressing enter, like so --- Normally I have no trouble removing these line seperates, but at the moment I have one I ...
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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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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.) ...
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How to fix corrupted (non-Explorer/system) icons in Windows XP

It seems like Windows XP doesn't recognize default icons of many applications in my old Dell machine e.g. Skype, Windows Live Messenger, Adobe Reader, Microsoft Office 2003. Though I can open all ...
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Setting default editor language in word 2007

I want to change my default editing language in word as English (India). It is not so possible to change the language setting in all users and all PCs manually. Manually we can change the default ...
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Can't open two instances of Visio 2013

I've faced with strange behavior of Visio. I'm opening two documents, but there is still one running application. And I can't move one, to another display. This is kind of annoying thing, and it slows ...
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Is there a CLI-only package to convert MS Office files to PDF?

Is there a command-line interface only package to convert Microsoft Office files to PDF? Specifically, I need to be able to export doc/docx (Word), ppt/pptx (PowerPoint), xls/xlsx (Excel), and ...
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Mass Convert .xls and .xlsx to .txt (Tab Delimited) on a Mac

I have about 150 .xls and .xlsx files that I need converting into tab-delimited. I tried using automator, but I was only able to do it one-by-one. It's definitely faster than opening up each one ...
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Permanently increase 'Recent Documents'

I've tried to look around for a similar question but it didn't seem as though there was one, so here's my case: I've tried to increase the number of recent documents in MS Word/Excel for a while now ...
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Office 365 Offline installer package

I have a license to install Office 365 (Home Premium) on multiple computers. Unfortunately, all I can download on the Office website is a 550KiB net-installer, i.e. one that downloads the complete ...
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Creating non-print PDF's from MS Office

Is there an easy way to create a PDF in MS Office (Word / Excel) that has the no-print flag set?
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Use of Excel 2011 to produce a line graph showing amplitude variations with distance

I have 2 columns of numbers: Column A I want to be the X axis of a smooth line graph which goes through all of the data points which shows distance and Column B I want to be the Y axis showing ...
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Convert MathType equations to native Word 2007/2010 equations

Is it possible to convert equations typeset with MathType to native Office 2007/2010 equations? MathType doesn't seem to have that option, but I need it to parse LaTeX formulae in my Word document. ...
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Excel Validation to Prevent Entry of Two Specific Characters

I'd like to place some validation against a cell in Excel that allows all characters except a "-" (hyphen) and any white space. I've attempted the following but this doesn't seem to work. ...
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oledata.mso, image001.emz - What do I do to actually open this?

I received an email from someone I know (and expected) containing 2 attachments. I was expecting a PowerPoint file, but instead received a "image001.emz" and "oledata.mso" file instead. The ...
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Will it help to uninstall Microsoft Office before installing it on a different machine?

I'm fairly sure the answer is 'no' but that's just a guess. Is there any way to de-activate the software, and possibly save the hassle of calling Microsoft?
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What are the differences between Office 2011 and Office 2011 Spanish edition?

I notice that both Office 2011 and Office 2011 Spanish edition are available at Amazon here in the US in three-user home and student editions. However, the Spanish version costs only two-thirds of ...
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Is it possible to un-install MS Office 2007 to 'un-use' an activation?

I know that there is a limit of 5 activations for the MS Office 2007 license. Over the years the computer it's been installed on has gone through a few wipes/reinstalls. I know that you can call MS ...
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Microsoft Office stopped working properly

I used the following link to include a new language and Word stopped working properly ...
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Easy Update “Table of Contents” feature in Microsoft Word 2007 VS. Microsoft word 2010

I am currently working on a document that was written using Microsoft Word 2007 and I am also using Microsoft Word 2007 to update the document. It is just the way of the workplace I am now in. I ...
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Reverse-tracing a list of numbered items

Is there a programmatic, hopefully non-macro way to reverse-trace a set of numbered items? Example: The first two columns are ones which data is entered in. You can see that item A has a ...
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How can I make Excel documents open in different windows?

Office 2007, Windows Server 2008 x64. How can I make Excel so that when I double-click a document, it opens in a new Excel instance, so that I can easily view them side-by-side as separate windows ...
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Links in Excel changed after a crash

A few of my users use Excel spreadsheets that have cells linked to other spread sheats. It is set up so the catering.xslx pints to the inventory,comm2002.xls. I was told that excel will crash and all ...
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How to insert non-English reference numbers in Office 2010?

I am using Word 2010 (Professional Plus) on a Win 7 machine. I am typing a document in Tibetan, and I would like for the reference numbers (footnote and endnote numbers) to also be in Tibetan, but ...
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Changing encryption settings for Microsoft Office 2010/2013

Although there are Office 2013 settings to change how encryption is performed, when you encrypt Open XML Format files (.docx, .xslx, .pptx, and so on) the default values — AES (Advanced Encryption ...
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How are encrypted Word documents stored?

I know that Microsoft Office files are basically just ZIP archives with a different file extension that contain XML files. However, when you select the "Encrypt with a password" option how are they ...
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Spotlight search doesn't work for Microsoft Office

For some reason when I activate spotlight search and type in "Excel" or "Word" the actual applications are never displayed in the search results. My Outlook search also isn't returning the results it ...
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Edit date field code on multiple Word Documents

I have multiple word documents that have a date field code displaying the current date. I need a way to modify each document so that it shows the CreateDate field instead of Date. The format for each ...
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Automatic LaTex document generation from Excel spreadsheet

I have some data in an Excel file from which I have to generate a report. I repeat this task fairly regularly and am looking to automate it. I have a LaTeX project into which I usually just copy data ...
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How do I package an Outlook 2010 macro for other users?

What is the best means available from within the MS Office 2010 suite to package up macro code written for Outlook, so that I can make it available to my coworkers and make it easy for them to install ...
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Set the FROM field when replying based on either the TO field or the emails Category

Is there a way in Outlook 2007 to set it up so that if a user is part of a distribution group and receives an email sent to that group, that when they click reply, it puts into the FROM field the ...
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Any way to move Office Starter To-Go to a non-flash drive?

Microsoft's Office Starter edition has an interesting option to create a portable version on a USB flash drive using the "Microsoft Office Starter To-Go Device Manager". This creates a portable ...
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Outlook 2010 Error Sending Email

For the past month or so I have been having serious issues with Outlook 2010. Essentially, at what seems like random intervals, Outlook 2010 will stop sending emails. Messages will keep coming in, ...
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Prefixing heading numbers with custom letters, varying by section, in Microsoft Word?

By default, Microsoft Word comes with default heading styles (e.g. Heading 1, Heading 2, Heading 3….). These defaults can be changed based on need. For example, I modified the default headings to ...
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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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E-Learning Web Authoring

The company I work for creates online courses for operation and maintenance of various equipment. Currently, we write the courses in Word. We have an XML schema that is applied to the document. The ...