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VMWare ThinApp is what you are seeing. I've done some testing while it was still called Thinstall and then VMware bought it. It's nice because it allows you to use Office 2003 / Office 2007 / Office 2010 and many more applications like IE6, IE7, IE8 next to each other. Basically procedure to create it looks like this: You install yourself a clean ...


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Though my suggestion was originally denied ;), based on your observations I was probably correct after all: your friend must have had a copy of Microsoft Office which has been virtualized with VMware ThinApp. First, I verified that a copy of the regular winword.exe and excel.exe would not work by themselves. I installed Office 2003 in a Windows XP VM, then ...


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It's possible with OfficeTabs. Read more about it here.


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Yes. I use both at home.


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Here are some steps specific to Word 2003 and 2007. They may also work for 2010. Information is listed at: http://social.answers.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/wordcreate/thread/0bbde9f4-bc1e-4f1d-a468-67cf6625a51b Yes, you can transfer Normal.dot template to higher version of word, however this will transfer only auto text entries, and you have to export ...


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Yes, you can install different versions of different Office products simultaneously. The installer will ask if you want to replace the old version or install side-by-side. For example, at work I have both Access 97 and Access 2003 installed to handle both older and newer versions of MDBs.


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The official page about Microsoft Document Imaging Format (MDI) states that MDI files can only be opened or edited in Office Document Imaging. If you have this utility but can't open .mdi files with it, try the resolutions given in the following Microsoft article: KB 926198: "An .mdi file does not open in the Microsoft Office Document Imaging program that ...


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Not that I have hear of. But you can install something like PDF Printer The Bullzip PDF Printer works as a Microsoft Windows printer and allows you to write PDF documents from virtually any Microsoft Windows application. This program is FREEWARE with limitations, which means that it is FREE for personal and commercial use up to 10 users. It does ...


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I can answer for Word 2003 - on the Tools Menu, select Options. Select the File Locations Tab, and modify the location for the user templates and/or workgroup templates.


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It's not because the application is called WINWORD.EXE and the icon is the same that it is the exact same application that is shipped in Office. All Office applications have a digital signature. Right-click the winword.exe and excel.exe files and check if there is a Digital Signatures tab. You will notice those applications don't have a signature at all let ...


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I have fought with this myself for years, but I finally found the answer. From Word, press Alt-F11 to open the VB Editor. Press Ctrl-G to open the Immediate Window. Type this line and press Enter: Application.CommandBars("Research").Enabled = False


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You can download it here: http://download.microsoft.com/download/6/2/3/6233A257-16BD-4C8D-BF4C-6FA59AF9213A/OfficeSTD.exe


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Yes this is possible. By default, Office 2003 files open directly in Office 2010/2007 in Compatibility mode, which means that some new features such as Sparklines in Excel or SmartArt in Word or some animations in PowerPoint might not be available or will be greyed out. You will see [Compatibility Mode] after the file name in the title bar. If you want ...


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Turns off the Research Pane/Pain: Go to Add/Remove Programs ---> Microsoft Office ---> Add or Remove Features ---> expand Office Tools ---> disable Research Explorer Bar (there's a red X which you select to disable it. Worked for me and I was delighted to get rid of the damned thing. As I understand it you can still access the Research Pane ...


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If you encounter the following error: "This is a pre-release version of the compatibility pack and can open pre-release Office 2007 files only." And no matter what you try (ie reinstalling, repairing office & installing newest version) you cannot get rid of it then uninstall it, before running this install for Windows Installer 3.1 (if not already ...


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To change the page number sequence, you need a new section. Insert a section break where you want the change, then format the page number to deselect "Continue from previous section".


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Try the following: (1) Log on to the computer by using a user account that has administrative credentials. (2) Start an Office program, such as Word. The End User License Agreement dialog box appears. Note For Windows Vista, click Start, click All Programs, click Microsoft Office, right-click an Office program, click Run as administrator, and then click ...


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I use PDF Creator for 3 years, it's an opensource project.


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Sounds like you've done all the right research. Bottom line their is no single identical program as all of them have slight variations between windows and Mac versions but from my experience Open Office seems to be the best option for overall similarity and for keeping the older menu bar options which I prefer as well. However if you do decide to shell out ...


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Compatible? Microsoft says so. But it's buggy.


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I know this is a really old question, but having faced the same issues recently, this is how I solved it for Outlook 2003: On the File menu in a message, click Print, and then click the Options tab. Next, select the Print all linked documents check box.


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It sounds like you possibly have Word setup as a default editor for Outlook. To turn Word on or off as your default e-mail editor for all new messages: From the main Microsoft Outlook window, click the Tools menu, click Options, and then click the Mail Format tab. Select or clear the Use Microsoft Word to edit e-mail messages check box. This Applies ...


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Does it depend on how the file is opened? To explain, here's how thing go in my installation with Office 2003: If I click on the title of a document then I get the warning you mention, and if I click OK then the document opens read-only in the corresponding app. If I click next to the title to get the little popup menu and then select edit in MS Office ...


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With Office Tab, you can bring tabbed browsing to Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Office Tab


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The answer to this question may seem very strange, but I wrote the question as well as the answer here because I spent a few days trying to resolve this problem, only to realize it had the most ridiculous answer: Sometimes when you are using dual screens in Windows XP with Office 2003, this will happen. The resolution is to close Excel, disable your second ...


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Found here Choose File -> Page Setup. You see the Page Setup dialog box. Select the Sheet tab. Select the Row and Column Headings check box. To repeat rows, click the Return to Worksheet button next to the Rows to Repeat at Top text box; to repeat columns, click the Return to Worksheet button next to the Columns to Repeat at Left text box. The dialog box ...


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To transfer auto text entries, follow these steps: Copy the Normal.dot file to an external drive (floppy or flash drive). Paste the Normal.dot file into this directory: Start -> Run -> type %APPDATA% -> click OK. Click on Microsoft -> Word -> Startup and copy Normal.dot there This works for me in Office 2010.


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The file is located at Documents and Settings\Username\Application Data\Microsoft\Templates where Username is the account name you used to log in. According to this Microsoft article the template is created the first time you run Word. So there won't be a file in this location until you run Word once. I use Windows XP, so the following instructions might ...



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