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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MS Office Powerpoint - Embedding video but not as a link

I know it is possible to link a video, either from local drive or from Youtube. But I am looking to embed the video so I can save it and email it as a .ppt file. Is this possible? I want to be able ...
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Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack “The converter failed to open the file” error & “This is a pre-release version”

What issues have people encountered with older OS's (2000, XP) and olders versions of Microsoft Office (2000, XP, 2003) with the 'Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack'? I have a couple of Windows 2000 ...
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Replace specifc text color with other color in multiple slides of same Powerpoint Presentation

I am having a presentation in which i have more than 200 slides. Evevry slide contains multiple lines. In each line of each slide, there is some part of text that is highlighted to blue color. I wan ...
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Can I snap-to-grid in Publisher 2010?

I'm used to OpenOffice where I can tell it to snap-to-grid and have the grid spacing be any number of centimetres/inches. The closest I can find to replicating this feature in Publisher 2010 is to ...
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How to open xlsx files with Excel 2013 by default on windows 8?

My xslx files open systematically with Excel 2010 when I'd like them to use Excel 2013. Everytime I right click select open with point to C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office ...
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Can I update the source of an Office mail merge without clobbering existing merge fields?

I have a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet which is being used as a data source for the mail merge in another Office document. That much works as normal. The problem is when I update the source document in ...
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Windows Office 2010 Uninstall taking very long to complete?

I work in an office of about 150 computers that me and another guy manage, I'm helping him out for about a month and the current task at hand for me is installing Office 365 on most computers. We ...
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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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Office conditional formatting broken by commas

In my company, emails are displayed under the form , []. For example, Doe, John [Marketing]. Unfortunately I think the comma confuses the conditional formatting, if I choose to go in: View -> View ...
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How do I change the colors used in MS Word 2007 track changes?

I'm reviewing a document in MS Word 2007, and when I add comments, the bubble has red text on a slightly lighter red background. This is pretty hard to read. The Track Changes Options dialog isn't of ...
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Outlook company wide started crashing on opening/working with one office365 calendar

This just started happening today with only one calendar. I've tried deleting it from all the outlook clients and reattached and when you go to add an event outlook will crash. Other calendars do not ...
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Weird Skewed Offset in Office

For some reason, I have a cut off sign in prompt instead of a generic profile image in the corner. Are there any reasons why this offset occurs for all my Microsoft Office programs? How can I fix ...
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Merge Office 2013 Calendars

I have users with office 365 calendars and some local. How can I merge them all into one calendar account that can be easily shared? I've tried doing a copy and drag and drop with no luck.
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MS Office file types icon dll location

Help! Some months ago i messed around and used Types to change some file type icons without making a system restore. I changed the Excel, Powerpoint, Onenote, Word, Access and Publisher file type ...
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Import EML emails into Outlook 2010 64-bit

Evening everyone. I'm helping setup a small office network, where a number of old PC's are being replaced with new ones with a 64-bit copy of Outlook 2010. The old emails were stored in Windows Live ...
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Is there a way to open Microsoft Publisher files in Libre Office?

Is it possible to open Microsoft Publisher files in Libre Office?
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Custom styles don't remain after closing Word and re-opening?

If I type some text, format it how I like, right-click, "Styles" and then "Save Selection as Quick New Style", the style gets added to the styles bar. However, once I close Word and re-open, there is ...
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Table of Contents is using regular (Arabic) numbers for pages whose numbers are Roman

I'm using Microsoft Office 2013 Word. Pages that have page numbers displayed as Roman numerals are displayed in the Table of Contents with Arabic numeral page numbers. Here is a screenshot of the ...
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Windows updates for non-existant updates

For a while I have been stuck with updates for Microsoft Office 2013 products that would always fail. I tried researching the error, but answers on the official microsoft forums were completely ...
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Mouse selection in Office products?

I am always pulling my hairs out of my head when I have to use Microsoft Office. Especially when it comes to select a piece of text with the mouse. I would like to clarify this once for all. ...
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Lync/Outlook Conversation History not working

I am using Lync and Outlook 2010. My past conversations are not being saved. The "Save instant message conversations in my Conversation History folder" option is checked. In outlook there is no ...
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How do I activate MSOffice 15 that came with windows 8.1 installed? As product key sticker on back of laptop is not there [closed]

It came installed on my system. I browsed the ways to activate it. Tried some crack keys but didn't work and some software that fetch keys which also didn't work. Please suggest me a way to activate ...
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Outlook 2010 Form Designer component

Which MS Office component is required to design custom forms in Outlook? I unchecked many components during Office installation and now my Outlook lets me only to open a custom form, not create one. ...
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Is there a user-friendly way to set the application used by MS Office's “XML Editor” to open non-Office XML files?

Excel and Word files in the Microsoft Office 2003 XML format use the file extension ".xml". Microsoft Office sets Windows's handler for ".xml" files to a special application "XML Editor" which opens ...
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ms word curly brackets for bulleted list

I am trying to make a bulleted list where some elements have the same description. I don't want to repeat the same description 3 times. Is there a way to put a big curly brackets around them? Like ...
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MS Office COM add-in registry location

I have some COM add-ins in Outlook/Word that I'm trying to manually configure in registry, but I am unable to locate the corresponding entries. According to ...
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How to create a custom theme in Microsoft Word Mac 2011

Background: Microsoft Office for Mac 2011, OS X 10.7.4, MacBookPro5,1 I desperately want to change the theme fonts and colors to take advantage of the interface advantages of having these elements at ...
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All Public Variables in VBA Macros in my office stopped working this morning

It turns out, I'm an idiot (or, at least, hopelessly inexperienced with this whole software development thing). The below is what I spent my whole day panicking about. I'll write an answer detailing ...
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How can I upgrade existing Office 2013 to Office 365

I have Office 2013 installed and configured and use it for everything including email. How can I switch the license over to an Office 365 license? Is it possible or do I need to reinstall everything ...
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Why do all day events not show up in the Outlook To-Do Bar?

When adding appointments as all day events in Outlook, for some reason they don't show up in the To-Do Bar. I don't want to have to keep switching from Mail to Calendar view each time I want to just ...
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Multiple selection and graph export in Excel Online

I'm exploring Microsoft's online Office Suite and I have some questions about Excel Online. 1) Is it possible to multi-select multiple cells? I'm referring to the action in the "classic" version ...
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Can't “Change All” in Word 2013 grammar checker

I am using the classic spell checker* in Word 2013. "Check grammar with spelling" is selected, writing style is "Grammar only," and "Spaces required between sentences" is 2. For some reason, when ...
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Multiple display languages in Office 2010

I'm looking to use multiple display languages as set in the title: I need to specify the language for each office program separately, somehow. For example, I want to use English Display Language for ...
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How to replicate a MS Word document's layout and formatting in a MS Access 2013 report

I'm building an order processing system in MS Access 2013 that allows the employee to input order details from the customer's form, then the system records this in the database and generates an ...
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Disable custom view in Excel

I am using a shared excel workbook that everytime a user accesses it and saves it, it saves a Custom View for them. I want to disable this settings so that every one can see only same view of the ...
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How do I stop the “configuring Visual Studio…” message when opening Microsoft Office applications?

Ever since I installed Visual Studio 2012, when starting any Office application, I get a box that says "Please wait while Windows configures Visual Studio 2012..." and I have to sit around for about a ...
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Opening Office 2010 (.docx) file in Office 2003 on Win2K Machine with Compatibility Pack Installed

I work for an organization that has a fairly old server running some critical apps. We have a road map to move these applications to a new server, but have to support the existing one for the time ...
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How to share junk mail lists between multiple computers?

I have multiple computers running Microsoft Outlook 2010 and 2013. Is there a way to share a black and white list for junk mail, so I don't have to setup those lists in every computer? Plus, I would ...
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Can Hosted Office 365 data be downloaded locally for large-scale backups?

This is (no longer) a hypothetical question from a potential customer. They use O365 and use the hosted cloud option for O365 data from Microsoft. What they want is to make local copies of all their ...
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“Security” Issue: Retained Cropped Screenshots

I made the worrying discovery today that after cropping a screenshot in Word, PowerPoint, and probably other Microsoft Office programs, the rest of the cropped screenshot is retained. This has made me ...
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Office 2010 macro issues

I have some macro enabled word documents that worked fine in Word 2003, but in 2010 I cannot get the macro security settings to behave properly. When I first open a macro enabled document, I get this ...
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Office 2011 Will not open a shared secondary 365 calendar

I have a calendar that I shared from the office 365 portal. This is not the default calendar associated with the account but a secondary one. I am not sure how this was created as it was before my ...
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How to change interface language in MS Office for Mac 2011

I have MS Office for Mac downloaded from http://de.msoffice13.com/mac (I found this link and product key in instructions) . Everything works ok but interface language is German. I have "Preferred ...
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Trouble running Word 2007 for legacy software with a Microsoft Office 365 installation

I have Microsoft Office 2007 installed on my work desktop. It's essential that I keep Microsoft Word 2007 as my primary word processor, as I have legacy corporate software that interfaces with it. I ...
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How can I change the default location/action of 'Open Outlook Data File' in Outlook 2010?

I have recently deployed a Remote Desktop Host server that functions as a remote Microsoft Office 2010 work space for users. In part of the locking down of this server I have installed all programs on ...
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Draw directly on image or move drawn lines with image in OneNote

Is there a way to draw with pen on images that are copied to MS Onenote 2013? When I usually draw with pen on image, lines do not add to image, so when I change the position of the image, lines ...
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Syncing OneNote does not work with Office 2013

I have Office 2013 both at home and at office and I am logged on to both machines. Now, when I want to sync some of the notes from Home and Office then I basically went to File> Settings>Sync but as ...
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How to stop PowerPoint from flipping photo

Using PowerPoint 2011, there is a predefined theme called "Revolution". The "Picture with Caption" slide contains a picture placeholder on the left side of the slide. The problem with this theme is ...
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Microsoft Equation 3.0 with Word 2013

I am having a weird issue with 2 of my workstations here. Both workstations are fairly new running Windows 7 Professional 64bit and Office 2013. When I attempt to edit a equation from Word 2013, I ...
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Repaired Microsoft Access MDE file with “missing MSysDb” error; now receiving “no read permission to MSysObjects” and then to MSysACEs

Microsoft Access mde file was corrupted. Started receiving the "missing MSysDb" error. Could not use Microsoft Access database tool "Compact and Repair", but received same error. The same happened ...