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 force office365 to ignore sessions?

My wife and I both use Office365 for our work (different employers), and the same laptop from time to time. The issue is, once she signs into her Office365 account, any time I try to go to ...
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Microsoft software overriding media controls

I'm having a problem with Microsoft Office 2013 overriding some of the media control keys on my keyboard. The keyboard has all the normal keys to control my media player (I'm using MediaMonkey): ...
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Microsoft office Saving Prompt Every Time of opening a document

When I editing a document in Microsoft office (power point and word), every time I press caps lock and delete key, the save dialogue box appears and I can't continue. When I open new blank document ...
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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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Slide show running on a secondary monitor pauses when focus changes

I have observed that if we change the focus (from the slide show) while running a slide show, which is set to advance automatically (in a secondary monitor) the slide show pauses automatically. ...
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Changing current mail merge to use new source data

I have a mail merge file that I created last year, I would like to use a new source data file to create new post cards. Can this be done and how do I go about doing it? I really don't want to create ...
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Excel: how to merge two tables of data?

I have two sheets with two tables of data and I'd like to merge them into a single one like this: How can I do?
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Uninstalling Office 2010 breaks Office 365 (Office 2013)

I have installed Office 365 alongside Office 2010 on a dozen or so Windows 7 machines, so that they may co-exist; and to mitigate the need to re-replace Office should there be any unforeseen ...
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What is the purpose of “Microsoft Office Japanese IME?”

Recently I was perplexed, while typing Japanese into a web browser under a Japanese language edition of Windows 7, by the disappearance of the dictionary for converting kana to kanji. I typed a word, ...
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MS Word: Strange mode where typeover inserts instead

I seem to have gotten Microsoft Word (from Office 2003) into a weird mode. If I select some text with the mouse and "type over" it, the new text is inserted before the selected text instead of ...
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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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Word 2007 issue - pasting images shows just the bottom few pixels of image

I'm running MS Office 2007 on Windows 8. I used MS Office 2003 on Windows 7 before this and never encountered this problem. Note that this is a clean install of Office 2007, not an upgrade. Two ...
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Download/install Office for Mac 2011 with Office 365

The current Office 365 only (for Mac) seems to offer 'Install Office 2016 for Mac'. How do I go about downloading and installing Office for Mac 2011 suite (in particular Excel for Mac 2011) with an ...
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Had to reset tablet to factory settings [closed]

After a problem, we had to reset my tablet back to factory settings. The thing is, when we bought the tablet it came with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Onenote) all free with it but when we had to ...
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Is it possible to add a data connection to an existing table in Excel?

I have a table in Excel which has a data connection to an Access database. When the data changes, I can click "Refresh" to re-query the data and update the table. However, Excel 2008 for Mac doesn't ...
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I can send email but when i try to reply i get a error message

We currently have Exchange server 2010, and lately have been receiving a lot of complaints that when users try to REPLY to an email received they get delivery failure message this only happens when ...
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How do I prevent Excel from changing the color of a clicked link?

I'm using Excel 2010. And as most Excel users know, if a cell is also a link, once you click it it turns to this awful purple color. For me this ruins the color coding I'm using to show the status ...
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Disabling auto-hiding of vertical scrollbar in Word 2013

I'm wondering whether there is any option/control to disable the automatic hiding (fade-out effect) of vertical scrollbar that happens after few seconds of mouse inactivity in Microsoft Word 2013? I ...
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How to write subscripts in Microsoft Office formulas

I have to write equations that have a lot of subscripts. What is the shortcut key in Microsoft Office to write subscripts in equations?
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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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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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How do I add VBA in MS Office?

I've seen posts showing answers which use VBA (Visual Basic for Applications) code/macros, however, I've also noted additional comments afterwards about how to use the VBA (how to implement And ...
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Office Background Color with Dark Theme

I have recently changed to a dark theme in Windows 7. This mostly works nicely, but the problem is the page backgrounds in Word and Excel (2010) become dark, too. I don't want that, because I want ...
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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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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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Office 2016 installation halts with message “Another installation is in progress”

I was trying to do a complete purge of Microsoft Office, due to some issues I've been having with Outlook. I uninstalled office, and proceeded to reboot; this was requested as part of the uninstall to ...
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Powerpoint 2010 - PDF Export stops some hyperlinks from working

When we create a Power Point Presentation and link shapes to slides (as a way of navigating), I've noticed that if we then export the file to PDF some of the shapes no longer hold their hyperlinks to ...
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How do I upgrade from Office 2010 to Office 2013 with a 2010 language pack?

I'm running the American version of Office 2010 with the German Language Pack installed (so that Word does proper spell checking for text in German). I've downloaded the installer for Office 2013, and ...
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How to create a macro for microsoft word to concatenate first and last name to generate username

I am trying to create a document in MS word that I can use to auto-generate logins and passwords for my users by just entering in a few details. The form looks like this (sample): First Name: John ...
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How do I create an Outlook rule for moving all messages flagged on a particular day?

How do I create an Outlook rule for moving all messages flagged for follow up on a particular day? For example: if a message is flagged for follow up today, I can run this rule and move it to the ...
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Hidden MS Office files, bloated HD?

At work, we were all getting upgraded to MSOffice Five Million or whatever they're up to. Most people had IT upgrade their computers, I went online and tried to do the upgrade from our company ...
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Disable the auto-upload that occurs on each save

When I save a file in a desktop (Windows) Office application, Office attempts to upload the file to my OneDrive account. It does this every time I save. This works about 90% of the time. The other 10% ...
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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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Multiple Y-axis labels in Excel 2010 line chart

I have a table containing cycling data. Date, distance, time, calories burned, max heart rate and average heart rate. They all have different value ranges. Excel scales the chart to show the calories ...
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Slow Word's startup as it tries to connect to something

Before, Microsoft Word on my PC startup very quickly and smoothly. I think it took less than 2 second to start. Recently the time to get to a ready screen suddenly increased a lot (~20s). I think it ...
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How to enter product key for trial version of Office 2013

My new laptop came with a trial version of Microsoft office Professional Plus, this trial lasts for 30 days. So I found a website that sells the key I need, here is the link to the website: ...
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Upgrade from MS Outlook 2003 to MS Outlook 2013 - how to migrate custom views and menu bars?

I'm currently working with Microsoft Outlook 2003 and want to upgrade to MS Outlook 2013``. I have made some modifications which ware important for my work and I wonder what is the easiest way to get ...
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MS office files downloaded from gmail are not opened

when i download any office file (doc, ppt, xls) from g-mail or any other website they dont open and error msg is displayed that the file is corrupted. i have re-installed MS Office but the problem is ...
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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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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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visio 2013 shortcut keyboard?

I use Microsoft Visio 2013 to create UML diagrams. When I want to add a new node to diagram, I have two option: Move mouse pointer over objects and select object from popup like this: Drag and ...
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I'm receiving Windows Update error 8024402f after changing update to include MS office

Brand new Dell desktop with Windows 7 Ultimate. Windows Update works fine until I add MS office 2007 and then change Windows update to "Get updates for other Microsoft products. Then the error ...
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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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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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Adding another Calendar in Office 2011 on Yosemite

When I try to add a calendar or open one in Office 2011, I can search for the user's calendar I want but when I select to open/add the cursor shows it's loading something. Then nothing happens. I ...
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Pospone reminder on outlook

When I set a reminder on outlook it gives me the possibility to postpone it. The default interval to postpone the reminder is 5 minutes, but it is always too short, is it possible to set another ...
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Set default view in open documents in Word (Office)

When I open a doc\docx file in MS OFFICE it opens in 2 page view. I always go to View->Zoom->One Page to change it. Then I change the Zoom itself to 100%. Is there a way to set it to open in this ...
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Outlook 2013 and Google Apps IMAP Sync only when each folder is clicked manually

I cannot use the GAMMO as it's an Click To Run version of Microsoft Outlook 2013 but I'm having this strange issue in migration from a private imap server to google apps for business in Outlook 2013. ...
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Editing attachment within Outlook 2010

I have a user on my network that is trying to open an attachment within Outlook 2010, edit said document and then save the attachment within the email. (as in not saving to his hard drive) I found a ...