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Embedded excel chart in powerpoint does not print correctly from Office 2013

We have a user that has Office 2013 installed in her machine - she is the only one. The rest of the users have Office 2010. The user with 2013 is the only one with the issue. There is a powerpoint ...
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PowerView to PowerPoint?

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Linked images in PowerPoint not updating

First of all, excuse me if this question is asked on the wrong StackExchange site. I have a PowerPoint (2010) presentation with two slides. Both slides contain an image (two different images), and ...
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Powerpoint 2013 - CPU spike

for some reason when i run PPT and/or Excel 2013, and even despite pretty robust and new system (see below, please correct me if i am wrong), my computer commands of large amounts of memory and CPU, ...
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Is there a way or code that will pull data from Excel and place it in specific order on powerpoint presentation? [duplicate]

I'm going crazy trying to figure this out, there has to be an easier way. I will try to explain as best as possible: I am preparing a powerpoint presentation for a trial, it will contain aprox. ...
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Force PowerPoint to open a new Excel instance

When using the insert diagram function in PowerPoint, PowerPoint automatically opens a new Excel window. Unfortunately, if you already have an Excel workbook open, it will simply use the same Excel ...
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How do I link to excel chart data in PowerPoint with relative paths?

This question is similar to the question posted in How do I embed video in PowerPoint with relative paths? But in my case I search for an answer to get Excel charts, which are linked in an absolute ...
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How to get rid of prompts for credentials connecting to proxy Server officeimg.vo.msecnd.net in Office 2013?

I have experienced this issue mainly with Excel, Word and Powerpoint 2013, where there is constant pop-up box asking for login credentials as it tries to connect to officeimg.vo.msecnd.net I have ...
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Changing the bounds of an inserted Excel spreadsheet in a Powerpoint slide

I have a table in a Powerpoint slide that is editable with Excel. I wish to amend which rows and columns are displayed within the Powerpoint slide. I have seen the answer posted to a similar question ...
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Microsoft Office 2013: buttons/icons/text disappear

A few days ago I opened my Microsoft office programs and discovered that they are missing the editing icons at the top, some of them will appear if you scroll over them, but not all. Also, in ...
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Excel file in PowerPoint trouble shooting [duplicate]

I have a PowerPoint document with an Excel file pasted into it. When I double click on the Excel file to open it and make changes, some of the columns to the right no longer show. I've tried ...
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Need to paste a column from excel into powerpoint- how to paste so they are individual slides, not one

I have a column of 50 in excel 2003. I want to paste it into powerpoint but it continues to paste as 1 whole text box. I need 50 individual text boxes. Is this possible?
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How to update a Powerpoint slide with an external database?

I have a database of 1000 users with their name, number, photos, addresses, and other fields, etc. (in RDBMS-like say mysql, PostgreSQL). But I want to implement this mostly in Excel. So what I want ...
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How to simultaneously rename a file in MS Office and delete old version?

In Microsoft Office, when wanting to save a file to a different file name without keeping a copy of the previous file name, doing so requires two steps: First, File -> Save As... and select the new ...
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Copy excel tables into powerpoint boxes

I used to know a feature in powerpoint that allowed the following: copy an row of e.g. 4 excel cells select 4 boxes in powerpoint paste the content of the cells into the text of the 4 boxes I'm ...
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Excel or PPT: How to have two pie charts, but one legend

I would like to design a slide that shows two pie charts of the same size side-by-side, but with a single legend that is centered on the page beneath both charts. I can easily create one of the pies ...
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Any way to style the linked Excel Table in PowerPoint?

I have a linked table in my PPT (PowerPoint 2010), which is from a portion of an Excel 2010 worksheet. When I update the data in Excel, the table updates automatically in PPT, which works fine and as ...
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How do I set the default file save location of an Office document to be the same folder as the template's folder?

I have a series of Microsoft Office 2010 templates (Excel, PowerPoint and Word) spread through a pre-defined folder hierarchy. I need to make sure that when a new document is created from one of ...
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Converting PPT and XLS to TXT from Linux command line

I want to convert PowerPoint (.ppt) and Excel (.xls) files to a plain text format (.txt) from the command line on a server running Linux. The server does not have xorg or similar libraries installed, ...
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Rotating SmartArt or charts in MS PowerPoint or Excel

How do I rotate (90 degrees) a SmartArt Graphic or chart in Microsoft PowerPoint or Excel? I'm trying to show rotating spheres that when lined up, provide a topic for an intro, body and conclusion ...
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PowerPoint 2007: Setting custom cell margins causes text to display as if centered

I'm using PowerPoint 2007 and have pasted in a table from Excel 2007. When I paste it in it automatically becomes a PowerPoint table, and looks fine. However, everything is quite squashed together, so ...
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Stretch an Excel table in PowerPoint over multiple slides?

I work in a business where most people run on PowerPoint and wouldn't know what to do with an Excel sheet if it bit them. I need to regularly update a spreadsheet and put it into PowerPoint, but it ...
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Animate Excel Chart

I'm preparing for an Ignite talk and need to figure out how to animate an Excel chart, which will eventually go inside a PowerPoint. I would like to animate the following into a single chart/slide. ...
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How to make a matrix organization chart?

I'm looking for a good way to do a matrix organization chart. My toolbox includes Powerpoint, Visio, Excel but none of these give matrix organization chart template out-of-the-box. What is the best ...
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Changing bounds of excel file embedded in powerpoint

When I embed an excel files into powerpoint, I'm having two issues. On some of the spreadsheets, empty columns are displayed on the right hand side of the powerpoint slide On other spreadsheets that ...
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When embedding an Excel chart on a PowerPoint slide, why does the text look awful?

I have a recurring problem with Excel 2003/PowerPoint 2003, where I have a nice-looking chart in Excel and try to embed it on a PowerPoint slide. Quite often, the text in the chart (labels, axis ...
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Is it possible to make Microsoft Office grid snapping less “smart”?

The problem In MS Office 2007, drawing objects snap to the grid differently depending on whether I move the object up or down. Steps to reproduce Create a new PowerPoint document. Click the ...
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Split Excel table over multiple PowerPoint slides

I have a table in Excel which is too long for one PowerPoint slide. So I would like to split it over 2 or 3 slides, but have the header on each of the slides. What is the easiest way to accomplish ...