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 can I disable changes to folder last modified date?

When I open an excel file, for some reason the last modified date of the containing folder changes to the current time-stamp. I want to disable this, it causes lots of confusion, especially when I ...
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Visio: all text became covered with gray pattern

Suddenly all the text in all the documents (including any new document) looks like this: But if I double-click it to edit, the text is indeed there: I think it's some global Visio setting, but ...
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Microsoft Word 2016 no top spacing on pagebreak

When doing an pagebreak Word 2016 removes the top margin on the first paragraph. When doing an section break the margin is correct. I first thought that I have some options enabled but there is no ...
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Create a 2 tone (or 2 colour) border on a style in Microsoft Office 2010

I am trying to create a two tone border to go under headings in MS office. The goal is to look like this one: Notice how the Heading has an underline with two colours (of different sizes as well). ...
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Picture styles not available in Word

I'm not able to add style to my picture, because the toolbar is not available. In "Customize The Ribbon" window, these options are grayed out. See screenshot: How to bring these tools back? I'm ...
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Office installation won't open files downloaded from a browser

When I open an office file (I've tested Word / Excel) that I downloaded from a browser (chrome, ff, Edge), regardless of the source (gmail, dropbox web download) I get the following error: This is ...
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Uninstall individual Office 2016 programs

I installed Office Professional Plus 2016 on my windows 10 system. When I installed it, it didn't give me an option of which office programs to install, like it did in the 2010 version (ex. word, ...
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Can't Install Any Office Product (Service Office Software Protection Platform Won't Start)

I had Office 2016 installed and I went to reinstall it because I was having some issues. Now when I try to install I get the following error Error 1920. Service 'Office Software Protection ...
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How to put name and registration number in a form

I'm creating a database which stores client related information, in which there are two tables:   A. Client registration   B. Work done. So I have created 2 forms:   a. ...
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Powerpoint 2010: Reapply last text color with keyboard / Default action with ribbon hotkeys

In Powerpoint 2010 one can click the text-color chooser to reapply the last color selected. However, when navigating to it with the ribbon hotkeys – in the German version [Alt], R, F, B – the ...
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Document font substitution (LibreOffice, MS Office)

In my office we're having this little delicate problem that a brand image group has decided some changes in our graphical profile. One thing this leads to is the change of document fonts from "Times ...
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SharePoint 365 / Office 365 helpdesk template

I want to use my current Sharepoint 365 for handling helpdesk tickets. I want a really basic helpdesk utility. I tried to install some applications templates and I couldn't. I found that Office 365 ...
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Is it possible to work at the same time in Excel Online (Office 365) and in a local Excel file opened from OneDrive folder?

I'm trying to figure out how Microsoft does the syncing between Ofice Online and local One Drive files. I've tried a couple of scenarios, and so far it seems it sync properly only if not opened ...
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How to use font substitution in Word Online and Office 365 in general?

I'm trying to make a Word template for my company and we use a custom font in our brand assets, it looks fine when the font is installed but when we send the files to our clients it looks pretty bad ...
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Powerpoint 2010: Master/Child documents

I want to edit my presentation in a more structured manner, so I am searching for a way to split the presentation into child documents. The solution should ideally allow Editing subsets of the ...
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Links to a SharePoint URL fail in Office 2010 (Word/Excel)

We've have some documents (Excel/Word) that contain links to SharePoint URL's (note links not SharePoint documents or sheets, just a URL that contains '.sharepoint.com', typically a library item) ...
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Microsoft Office 2010 Word not saving

I create a new file on Word 2010. I type a few words. Then I press Ctrl + S to save it or click on the diskette icon on the toolbar. But Word does not save. Does nothing. When I want to close the file ...
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Is there an option to smooth those segmented lines in Visio 2013?

When I open a Visio 2007 Document or I create a new Document in Visio 2013 the Line-Curve Connector is shown as several segmented lines instead of real curve lines as was done in Visio 2003 - ...
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How do you move a Windows window (Excel) that is off-screen but will *not* respond to [Alt]+[Space]?

I usually have my laptop hooked up to 2 monitors, so when I wake it without those monitors, there is a good chance some windows will be off-screen. I can usually do the Select the program in ...
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What the heck have I done to my Excel sheet (and how to undo it)?

I have a lot of Excel sheets for all sorts of things - but none has ever acted up like this one here: This used to be a totally normal Excel 2007 sheet which I was able to resize, maximize etc. - ...
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How can I update Office 2016 offline installation?

I've been trying to figure out how I can update Microsoft Office on a system that is disconnected from the Internet. I've seen there are monthly updates published for Office products which one can ...
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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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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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Office 2013 First Time Run video plays every time

I have a user running Office 2013 (32-bit) on Windows 7 Professional (SP1). Every time they open an Office application, they get shown the First Run video. Office is fully updated, and I have run a ...
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OneDrive for Business giving 'Credentials Needed' error

Since using OneDrive for Business (ODfB) client, I do encounter an unexpected behaviour that seems to be spread widely. However, available solutions did not help. Its triggers are not known to me ...
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Why is my Excel 2010 window always on top?

I guess I have exactly the same issue as this poster, but in Excel. Does anyone have a solution to this?
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Office 2010 “OSETUP.DLL digital signature does not validate or is not present”

I have a Windows 7 64-bit machine. I downloaded a (paid, legitimate) copy of Microsoft Office 2010 in ISO format. I followed the directions provided, first using 7-zip to unpack the ISO and then, when ...
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How can I view a drawing.xml file extracted from an XLSX/DOCX file?

I have unzipped an Office .???X file and found within it the file xl/drawings/drawing1.xml. How can I view that file? It might be a "DrawingML" file, or something Microsoft-proprietary.
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Why is Word's spelling checker flagging contractions and correctly-spelled words?

I'm using Microsoft Word for Mac 2011. The spell checker is flagging all kinds of weird stuff as shown below... ("didn" as part of "didn't" is flagged.) ("couldn" as part of "couldn't" is ...
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How to do this in Power Point?

Please see the picture below. How to add my own picture or design to the side of the slide like this so when press F5 it will show only part of the picture. Can someone help me how to do this in ...
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We have migrated from exchange 2010 to office 365 in phone version and Desk top

Issue: sorting of email always defaults to phone messages ( or missed calls) after a setting changed. Basically sorting changes to default numerical sort when a setting is changed
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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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Change default Office behavior to never prompt for recovered files

I know this is going to sound silly. I've got a bunch of users (self included) who end up with the list of "Auto-recovered" files upon Office app closure, and get the "would you like to save or ...
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Save Pages of a Document as Separate Documents

I am currently using MS-Word 2007 (.docx) format. I have a Word Document with the following Pages: Page 1: Event Details Page 2: Event Description Page 3: Rules and Regulations Page 4: Event Budget ...
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Fatal error in excel “Errors where detected while saving filename”

I have some of excel files and I got an error while saving that says "Errors where detected while saving file name. Microsoft Excel may be able to save the file by removing or repairing some features. ...
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PowerView to PowerPoint?

Is there a way to export PowerView slides/tabs to PowerPoint? I realize there are a couple articles on how to export PowerView from Sharepoint, but wondering if there is a way to do this for ...
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How do I insert the current year in PowerPoint

I'd like to have the current year appear on the footer of my slides. I've been doing this by manually typing the year, but every year, I need to update all my slides. Can I insert the year ...
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Making Text Longer in Power Point

Does anyone know how to elongate or widen text in Microsoft Power Point? With pictures you can click on any of the re-sizing squares on the picture and do whatever you want. If you do that with the ...
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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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Copy and paste a shape containing UTF-8 text boxes from Office Word to Paint

In Microsoft Office 2010 I have a shape containing UTF-8 textboxes, when I copy this shape and paste it into MS Paint or any other software, the encoding of texts changes to some vague characters ...
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Is there an English Office Language Interface Pack?

Located in France, I have only access to a French version of Excel and would like to change it to English for programming purposes. I want to use this model, based partly on Excel VBA code. Currently ...
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How to add a constant text to all headings in Office Word

In an effort to manually change my Office Word document to Latex, I would like to change all text with heading style with a text containing the \section{heading}, in which heading is the actual text ...
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How do I select multiple attachements in Outlook 2016?

We have the office 365 version of Outlook 2016. It does not seem to be possible to select multiple attachments by holding down the Ctrl or Shift keys and clicking on them. Only one attachment at a ...
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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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How to print embedded images in e-mails?

My boss has been trying to print his e-mails with embedded images, but the images don't print. All we get is a placeholder space where the image should be. Ideally, we'd like to have an option to ...
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How install office 2010 under Wine in Linux Ubuntu?

How do I install office 2010 under Wine in Ubuntu Linux? What is the difference between the installation of office 2007 and office 2010 ?
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Outlook 2016 Email not Indexing (The protocol handler Mapi16 cannot be loaded)

There are epic threads on the internet of users upgrading to Office 2016 and finding that Outlook 2016 email is no longer indexing. Windows Search logs the following error in Event Viewer: The ...
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Office365 Users SSO for Atlassian and Slack

So we're currently using Office365 and we have just started to use the Atlassian product range and Slack. I want to try and have a central place for all my users and add / remove staff as when ...
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How to add page header with a black horizontal line in Office Word 2013?

I simply need header like this: but with a black horizontal line instead of a blue one. How to do this in Word 2013?
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Upgrading Office 2010 to 2016 - How to save settings and customizations?

We are about to upgrade from Office 2010 to 2016 (including Outlook). Our IT dept says this requires an uninstall of 2010 because of the way our license bundling works. My question is: how do I ...