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 To Make Microsoft AutoUpdate Update Automatically on a Mac

Lots of programs that I run on my mac update themselves automatically in the background without any action required by me. The ones that come to mind immediately are Chrome, Dropbox, and Plex. ...
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I do not know how to install Npgsql version 3.0.3

I want to install Power Pivot and Power Qwery in Excel for Postgresql. I installed Visual Studio and I installed Npgsql in Visual Studio PM (Package Manager Console). I can see, in Power Qwery ...
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Stop Excel jumping to try and show whole column when double clicking the cell

I have a situation where I have 3 cells; the third cell is rather long and goes way outside the screen view. The second column I am working with and I constantly need to copy parts of text from the ...
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How Can I add DropBox as a “Place” in Office 2016

I would like to add DropBox as a "Place" that will show up as one of the defaults in the Save/Open menu in Office 2016. The Add a Place function provided only offers Office 365 SharePoint and OneDrive ...
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Fixing new Office 2016 Sync Conflict with OneDrive

I solved a slight variation on the issue described here... haven't posted on superuser.com before so I decided to post my findings in a new question :-) This problem came up after an Office 2016 ...
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Excel charts flickering/moving on screen

I previously posted this in Stackoverflow but was informed that this is a more relevant place...http://stackoverflow.com/questions/34203652/excel-charts-flickering-moving-on-screen We have a ...
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Opening OOXML Strict documents with Office 2011/2016 for Mac?

I have a presentation saved with Microsoft Office 2013 for windows in the .pptx OOXML Strict format. When I tried opening the file on my Mac with Office 2011, PowerPoint complained that the file is ...
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Strange issue with .docx files using OneDrive

I have really strange and irritating issue using Microsoft Office and OneDrive on my Windows 8.1 machine. Current version of Office is 2016, but same issue was also on Office 2013. For example, I ...
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How can I uninstall skype for business?

I would like to keep "normal" Skype installed. I have seen many options for "disabling" it such that it doesn't start online, but is there any way to simply uninstall it completely? edit: thanks to ...
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Where do Office Online Box documents live? Box? Microsoft?

Is Word Online a web app served up by Box, or is it at Microsoft? In other words, who has access to your document? Just Box, or both Box and Microsoft?
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Looking to setup automated notifications for forms in Word

I've created a form that has a priority drop down. I'm trying to figure out if there is a way to be notified via Outlook if the form is submitted somewhere and the drop down has high priority ...
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How do I know or detect font style versus artificial styling (typographic abomination?)?

Per a transcript from a tutorial on typography: In some programs ..., it's possible to artificially bold or italicize type. This creates an unsightly and obvious distortion of the shape of the ...
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Get Excel jump list to appear on Windows 10

I recently upgraded to Windows 10. I discovered that my Excel jump list has disappeared. I can see the jump list of other softwares such as Firefox. How do I make the Excel jump list appear? I am ...
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Two-Factor Authentication for Microsoft Office Document

I have a particularly sensitive Microsoft Office document on my computer (Excel Spreadsheet). I have password protected it, but to feel truly secure, I would like set up two-factor authentication for ...
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Find all instances of a text and make it a hyperlink with a macro

Required I want to find all occurrences of a single text in a MS Word document, make each occurence a hyperlink and change the generic hyperlink style to one of my chosing. What I have As I have no ...
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Replacing cross-reference text with custom text in Word 2013

I have the following text: ... uses broadcasts to send messages ... The broadcasts bit needs to be a cross-reference to the heading titled broadcastService. If I add the reference using ...
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How to include video (video file, not online video!) in microsoft word?

How can I include video (I mean video file that is on my hdd that will be included inside word file, not online video!) in Microsoft Word 2013/2016? I need to include it as a video that can be played ...
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Sharepoint Sites on SP 2010

Just recently on the 23rd or 24th of November we ran into a problem where everyone's "SharePoint Sites" folder on their local PC lost all the shortcuts to their sites. So we tried the usual remove ...
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Word / Office menus grayed out?

Somehow my copy of Microsoft Office Word (version 2013) has gotten in a bad place and all the menus are grayed out. For example, here is a screen shot of the Options dialog for example: Notice how ...
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Office 365 - didn't ask me which drive to install onto - how can I move it?

I just installed Office 365. I expected it to ask me where I wanted it installed - it didn't, just slapped it into '%PROGRAMFILES%' How can I move it to some location other than the C: drive ? ...
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ProduKey not returning list of keys from domain

I'm the still pretty new IT person at my company, and one of my jobs is to figure out what all software we have installed on the machines, and whatever licenses they have attached to them. I have ...
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Microsoft Visio 2013 how to resize an object and maintain its aspect ratio?

I'm using Visio 2013. I dragged and dropped a PNG image onto the drawing surface. I click on the image and the resize handles are displayed at each corner and a rotation handle is displayed at the top....
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Check installed MS Lync version from the registry

To check the version of outlook that is installed, we have a nice 'centralized' registry key: HKCR\Outlook.Application\CurVer = "Outlook.Application.XX" By 'centralized', I mean that the key's path ...
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Ignore 32-bit office applications installing MS Office 2013 64bit

I have a silent deployment setup for Office 2013-64bit. Works great as long as there aren't any 32bit Office programs installed. However these 32bit Office programs installed are Access Database ...
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Does changing the Windows 10 key affect some other software?

if I change the Windows 10 Key on a PC with Microsoft Office or some other software. Can I get some trouble with licenses? Do I have to reinstall something?
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Show content in a Powerpoint slide incrementally

I have seen Powerpoint presentations where content showed up slide incrementally. i.e. Suppose there is 20 lines of content on the slide. However, when you see the slide for first time, you only see 5 ...
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What skills can I learn on a computer without the internet? [closed]

I am currently in the army (conscription) and have been assigned an extremely boring desk job. I would like to improve my skill set as I have a lot of free time. I have access to a computer with ...
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Can I install more than one version of microsoft office in my old laptop?

My laptop is running XP SP3 which I bought 5 years ogo. I have right clicked "My Computer" to find its hardware specification: P4-CPU 3Ghz, 2GB RAM, 40GB HDD, XP SP3, Microsoft Windows It has MS ...
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Office 2013 language pack choking on dual boot computer

My machine is dual boot Vista/Win7. Managed to install Office 2013 on the Win7 side no problem, but when I try to install the Language Pack, it tells me it thinks it's on Vista, and dumps me... The ...
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MS Office Visio 2016 and 2013 Crash when saving after cut and paste

I recently installed MS Office Visio 2016. Today while doing my first major project in it, it seemed to be working fine. I was doing on my work on a signle page. At one point I had a large section ...
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How can I reset all of my MS Office preferences?

I have been working at the same organization for over a decade. Every time my computer gets upgraded, all of my settings are migrated. However, I have some settings in MS Office that appear to be ...
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How to remove Microsoft school account?

I created a school account with my school e-mail address for using the Office. Office for students I thought this would give permission for desktop use of Word, Excel and Powerpoint for free. Get ...
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Reject all Microsoft Office attachments

I have had enough of spam coming to my server with Microsoft Office attachments. No one I care about ever sends me Microsoft Office documents so I would like to reject (with a polite message) all ...
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Office Deployment Tool won't recognise downloaded install files and tries to re-download

I'm trying to install Office 2016 (business subscription) using the Office Deployment Tool 2016 (ODT) from a pre-downloaded install package. Microsoft Support have supplied me with the 1.06GB ...
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Comparing two columns in excel?

If I have two columns 2 11 9 4 7 8 How can I get the number of times that column #1 value was bigger than column #2 (once in this case)?
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Different Excel notifications on opening very similar files

Template files were prepared and sent to users. The files are essentially identical (both have identical VBA code, the same passwords on VBA, sheets and workbook structure), but it's evident that one ...
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How does one share OneDrive (Office 365) documents without requiring authentication?

You might have seen online that when people share a Google Docs document, they can just post a link and anyone can open it, right? Well, it turns out that when you do this with Office 365, making a ...
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Spike feature with non-Office programs

I learned today of the Microsoft Word spike feature. This seems handy, however I would be interested to use it outside of Microsoft Office. That is to say, I would like to copy/paste multiple texts ...
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How to combine multiple databases in excel into one strong and efficient database

I'm working in a highly reputed government company as a data entry clerk and my responsibility is to keep the contact information database updated by adding new contacts and making sure that all the ...
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Set language for comments in Office 2013

I have Polish version of Word in Office 2013, though I'm working mostly with English language documents. So far, when I was opening any document with language set to English, it was used for spell ...
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Office 2016 installation “can't find a required file” (but won't specify what file) - how to debug?

I'm trying to install Microsoft Office 2016 with a 1-user business subscription. After a variable amount of time displaying the mysterious message "We're getting things ready" the installer .exe ...
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Space at Top on Second Page of Microsoft Word

I have a two page document (Resume). On first page, I inserted my name and details inside a table--name on the left, details on the right. I then added space using [Cell Options > Top] to put a ...
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Can Office 2016 “Personal” be used for professional / business / commercial uses?

Microsoft Office 2007 Home and Student Edition came with a licensing stipulation that the software was not allowed to be used for business, professional or commercial uses. A variant of the software ...
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Prompt to enter (custom) document property in Microsoft Word

I created a template with a custom document property called "myproperty". I can access this using fields with the DOCPROPERTY "myproperty" command. I want to make Word prompt the user for a value and ...
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Does Microsoft Access have a “Document Information Panel” like other Office programs?

I really like the "Document Information Panel" that is available in Microsoft Office programs like Word and Excel. Does this feature exist somewhere in Access too? If not, is there a way to replicate ...
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Unable to Edit Indent in Table On Resume Template (Microsoft Word) No Matter What

So this thing is driving me nuts. Here's the template (Economic from Hloom) and my own version of resume based on it is complete except now I want to understand how everything here is done in Word. ...
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Onenote 2013 embedded Excel list blurry in web view

I embedded an Excel table into a OneNote page (to track a Todo list). It displays fine in the OneNote 2013 desktop app, and I can edit it there directly and also open it for editing in Excel. When I ...
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Skype for Business & Lync 2010 Compatibility

I am looking at upgrading to Skype for Business (which is part of Office 2016) with my MSDN license at work. Currently we are using the 2010 version of Lync Server. Will Skype for Business connect to ...
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Office 2016 won't open

I installed MS Office 2016 on my desktop computer with Windows 7. But Word or Excel won't start at all. Is this because I still have Office 2013 installed? Office 2013 works well.
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Language in which a character has been typed

I do not know how to find the information concerning the language in which a unicode character has been typed/entered in a document. This issue is related to the fact that one can use the option Find ...