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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Double click on .doc opens Word but not the document

This has happened a few times on our staff laptops. A user has recieved a .doc attachment in Outlook 2007 but when they double click on the attchment it opens word but not the attachment (such as the ...
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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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How to print fold-marks on letters using Microsoft Word

Is it possible do make side lines (folding), that are independent from the text (no matter how you move your text up or down, the lines are on the same place when you print it) These lines are for my ...
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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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Last time word/office was used

Where I work at we have (3k+ computers) that is 95% windows 7, and for licensing reasons I need to figure which computers have office installed on them but haven't been used in the last 3 months. I ...
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Where is a database shape in Visio?

I am trying to document an architecture in Visio, and I can't find a shape for a database. I see servers, clients, etc. - but no database.
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Can I lock (or make uneditable) portions of a word document?

I am looking to make a letterhead for my company. Right now I currently have an image within the header of the document and an image within the footer of the document. Is there any way I can lock ...
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Math equations on black background

I am preparing a PowerPoint presentation and I need to include mathematical notations. I don't think that Microsoft Equation is able to print in white. I can write my equations in MathJax but it ...
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Why is copy paste losing all formatting by default?

Lately whenever i copy paste something (in particular within Office) by default i lose all formatting. To copy the formatting have to retry copying the content several times before it works. So far i ...
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Disable Autocorrect for a certain style sheet

Is it possible to disable auto correct (such as fixing capitalization) for a specific style template only? I'm interested in a solution for Word 2013. This is specifically for auto correct, ...
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Word file Error [on hold]

I was working on a Word file in office and copied the file to a USB memory to continue editing on my house's computer. When I opened the file I found that the Last Modified date was 26/2/2015 but, ...
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What does the Office 365 Small Business Premium “1 User/5 PCs” actually mean?

For the past year, we used four Microsoft Office 365 Small Business Licenses for four users, each with their own Office 365 accounts logged into their machines. Those licenses expired in the ...
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Make numbers copied from Excel to Word use minus sign instead of hyphen to avoid wrapping

When you copy a negative number from Excel to Word, a hyphen/minus (Unicode -) is used instead of a proper minus sign (Unicode −). This causes text to wrap after the hyphen (you ...
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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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Is KB948943 included in Office 2007 SP3

It's an old hotfix (released February 15, 2008) and it does not show on the list of hotfixes included with Office 2007 SP3 but the list only goes back to 2009. Does anyone know?
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“Incompatible Office products are installed on your machine” when opening Office documents or browsing OneDrive or SharePoint Site

I'm running Office 2013 Pro Plus 32-bit (MSI-based) on Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit. When trying to open an Excel, Word, or PowerPoint documents I get this error message: Sorry, we can't perform this ...
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MS Office 2013 refers to old file server

I recently changed to new file server. After the old one was shutdown MS Office 2013 has become nearly unusable. Almost always when I click something on the Office program it freezes and goes to not ...
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Is there a way to change Windows 7 theme without changing Office?

I'd like to use this Steam-inspired theme: http://yorgash.deviantart.com/art/Steam-VS-for-Windows-7-449032822 But when I use the theme, it changes the color scheme in Office 2013, making it pretty ...
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regex delete line contain result in office word 2013

I have a document in word. My paragraphs like: asdfasdfasdf abcYear052014 asdfasdfasdf acbYear122013 I want delete line xxxYearyyyy so in notepad++ I put .*[0-9]201[0-9]$ and replace with ...
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Excel: Find&Replace issue

I'm trying to find out, how to replace only those substrings (in my case it is ,_ where _ is a space), which starts at the beginning of the cell. I suppose, the solution should be like this regex: ...
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Who do I contact for consulting about Visio Trial error? [closed]

I want to actually reach someone in Microsoft about the errors I've been getting with my installation of their free trial version of MS Visio 2013. Long story short, I accidentally installed and tried ...
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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 could I set a Text Highlight Color—not cell shading—for a specific text within an Excel cell?

How could I set a Text Highlight Color—not cell shading—for a specific text within an Excel cell? Illustrative Example: This is a screenshot from OneNote of what I need to do on Excel also: link ...
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Office Word 2007 menu disabled for specific file

Guys i need serious help. I have been working on my project for weeks and suddenly i am unable to edit my document. The text, image, citation and caption are all highlighted in grey and the menu are ...
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MS Excel: Can I link images using a relative path?

I am working on an MS Excel document that contains a lot of (around 200) images. They are currently saved within the document, so the file becomes huge and working gets very slow. Linking the ...
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Powerpoint SlideShows which show pages not in the slideshow

As a PowerPoint 2003 user, I made extensive use of slideshows that - upon clicking on an item on the screen (i.e. a shape with a hyperlink) - jumped to page in the same PowerPoint file which is not in ...
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Convert text in PowerPoint 2011 to MP3 audio? [closed]

I know it's technically impossible to convert PowerPoint to MP3s. What I really want is to have a speech synthesizer create an MP3 file with at least the key points from each PowerPoint slide. ...
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“Not enough memory to run Microsoft Office Excel” error

One of our users had to do a Windows repair to fix a General Protection Fault error. That worked, but a bunch of programs, including Office, had to be reinstalled. The reinstalls have mostly been ...
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Given a ppt file, is it possible to save it as a template?

I'm using MS PowerPoint and I would like to use a template I found in a pptx file. How can it be saved in the template library to be used later..?
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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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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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Remove Excel data link in Visio Drawing

I am creating a server topology for one of our SharePoint farms and thought it would be easy to just link the Excel spreadsheet with our server information to the Visio drawing to auto-populate some ...
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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 to show “Update to Attendee” popup in Outlook 2010?

In Outlook 2007, after I edit a meeting/an appointment, I usually get a popup as photo below. But, in OL2010, I cannot see it any more. I want to select the "Send updates to all attendees" option ...
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Embed slides from another PowerPoint presentation

Is there any way to really reuse existing slides by embedding/linking them to a new presentation? I know the "Reuse slide" features and have read the 15679 tutorials copy-pasted from the official MS ...
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Having issues opening a docx: “Illegal qualified name character”

My SO sent me a file she's been working on that she can no longer open. I have a feeling she might be SOL after a quick google but figured I'd ask here first. Exact error msg: We're sorry. We ...
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Does Microsft Publisher 2013 have connectors?

Previous versions of MS Publisher, and other 2013 products like Powerpoint have connectors so that if you draw arrows between shapes and move the shapes around, the arrows move with it. This does not ...
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Add Custom Image library to Microsoft Office

Does Microsoft Office support the ability to use a custom image library so that we can ensure images are 'on brand'? We have an internal image library in SharePoint which should be used for all ...
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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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copy data from multiple word files to excel with vba

I know this question was already asked (Copying data from multiple word docs into one excel sheet) the thing is I can't use the answer. I'm fresh to vba, but I thought I can handle it. I was wrong. I ...
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Save a autorecovered word document with the original file name

Word auto-recovers documents that were not saved properly. Occasionally, our network reboots computers, if I have left a document open (which I do often) to continue working on it the next day, the ...
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Is there any place to legitimately download Office 2007 Home and School?

I'm 'fixing' a hosed Vista box as a favor (3 years of not running any virus software has played a toll on it) by installing Windows 7 on it. Doing a full wipe. They have a license for MS Office 2007 ...
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How do I publish/export Microsoft Access Forms

I developed some forms in Microsoft Access and have yet to connect the forms with the database. However I would like to build and maybe publish the forms so I can view them outside of Access. how do I ...
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How to disable irritating Office File Validation security alert?

I have Microsoft Office 2007 running on Windows 7. Yesterday I updated Office to the latest service pack, i.e. SP3. This morning, when opening an MS Word document (.doc format, and a document I ...
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How to get current document path to clipboard in Microsoft Office applications?

How I can get full path of current document into clipboard when working with Microsoft Office applications? I'm mostly interested in Word and Excel. Example: I have open the following file in Excel: ...
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How to create formatted tooltips in Microsoft Word

Some documents I saw years ago have a feature that, when a word ismouseovereda small popup is displayed with info in it, and when the mouse is moved away from the word, the small popup closes. Maybe ...
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Embedding files in Word document so hyperlinks to them still works when files are moved or deleted

In Microsoft Word I can create hyperlinks to files by selecting text and clickingInsert->Hyperlink. But if the file is deleted or the document itself is moved to another machine the link is broken... ...
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How can I change the language of a OneNote section (or page/notebook)

I have a OneNote section in a notebook named "Personal" and some pages in this section. I can't change the section (or page or notebook) language. I tried changing the Office default language from the ...
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Hide Some Data Labels but Not Others

I've created an excel graph that has colored bars based on their values. There are 6 series: 5 4 3 2 1 NA. I have figured out how to hide the zeroes when they show up in the 1 2 3 4 5 series but can't ...
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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 ...