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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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Outlook 2016 suddenly asking for password but won't accept it

I have a windows 10 workstation that suddenly started asking for my outlook password. It is an O365 on a windows network. I have tried to reinstalled, remove, delete credentials, etc to no success. ...
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Shifting tables when filling a form created with Word for Windows

Problem image I am creating a form with the developper's tool. I use the «grey fields» to add an area where people filling the forms can write in to answer the various questions. Some of those grey ...
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Microsoft Office 365 Licensing is confused

I've got one user here that gets a popup warning every time they run core Office Desktop apps (Word, Outlook, Excel). It says they are unlicensed and should login. However, if I look at the accounts ...
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Microsoft Office Tools- permanently remove author name

I am having some trouble with Microsoft Office tools, I want to permanently remove the author name from all future created documents. Word, Excel, etc, keep pulling my computer login username (Lets ...
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Conditional Formatting Wont Work

I created 4 conditional formatting rules and for some reason, only 3 of them work. For all 4 of them, the rule type is set to "use a formula to determine which cells to format", as I want the whole ...
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Windows 10 power settings not reliable after Office 365 update [on hold]

I have customized the power settings of my laptop (disable sleep, enable hibernate, change power down and hibernate timeouts, etc). Until recently they worked very well. I've managed to compeltely ...
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MS Office 2016 GPO - Registry alternatives/equivalents

Where can I find complete list of registry values applicable to MS Office 2016 through regedit? We use Office 2016 non-VL, and cannot apply GPO for Office 2016. List of registry values would be ...
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How to transfer EXCEL macro shortcut for the same user on different office PCs

I have a problem that I quite frequently have to change PC on my work but I always keep my user settings on local drive. Every time I change the PC I have the EXCEL settings reseted and all the ...
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How to convert auto numbering list to plain text in PowerPoint 2013?

I have PowerPoint slides with numbering lists (1, 1.1, 2, 3,...), and I need to quick method to convert this list to selectable numbers, keeping format (font size and indent).
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Loss of transparency when exporting PDF from MS Office

Full disclosure, I've cross-posted this on the official MS support forum, but I have very little faith that I'll get a decent answer any time soon, and this is kinda urgent. As you'd see from that ...
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Cannot sign out of Office 365 desktop apps

I have exact problem as the one is this thread: https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/msoffice/forum/all/cannot-sign-out-of-office-365-desktop-apps/f89c7f99-a640-4037-9550-4ff426109525 I try sign out ...
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Office 2019 Professional Plus (Outlook Missing)

I just installed Office 2019 Professional Plus from Microsoft Partner Network (Microsoft Action Pack). It only installed Word,Excel and Powerpoint. In control panel it shows Office 2019 home edition. ...
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Cannot set MS Office 2013 as default even with editing registry

I have been struggling trying to set MS Office 2013 as default instead of 2007 ones. My work requires to have both of them in my PC so I cannot avoid having 2007 which I hate so much on my station. ...
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How to have Microsoft Word remember document passwords?

I am using the latest Microsoft Office apps on Windows, namely: Word, Excel and Powerpoint. Word documents can have password based security. When you open a document, you have to input the correct ...
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added Office 365 licenses, broke launching

Using our cloud session through VMWare, we had it all set up so that anyone on a certain "tier" would have access to Word, Excel, Power Point, Access, basically everything but Outlook which was ...
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How can I insert the original matched pattern (OLD STRING) into the result (NEW STRING) Using Microsoft Word's Find/Replace Feature?

Microsoft Word's find/replace feature seems like it is many-to-one. Suppose that we have a word document numbers surrounded by parentheses, such as (6) and we want to remove the parentheses and place ...
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MS Word confuses captions and cross-references

A common error I find with MS Word is that for long documents it mistakenly changes cross-references into the ENTIRE caption the cross-reference relates to. How can this be avoided? An recurring ...
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Xubuntu 18.04 install Office 365 Business with Wine fails “0040:err:seh:setup_exception stack overflow”

Well, I installed wine and I tried to open Office365 installer using the code: wine <file_name> I received this error message: 0031:err:winediag:SECUR32_initNTLMSP ntlm_auth was not found ...
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Chart on Excel with grouped data

In the image bellow, I have some data on columns Item, Type and Value. I would like to know how can I create a pie chart aggregated by the column Type. I mean, I would like just one slice for each ...
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Changing paragraph style for heading font in comments

I would like to change the paragraph style for the revision headings: VersionDifference Inserted - this marks some of the merges I was doing with other documents. The style is nonsensical, it ...
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Donating Windows 10 Laptop to a Student

I can't seem to find information on my specific case. I've decided to donate a laptop to a smaller charity where it will be given straight to a high school or college student in need. I've talked ...
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Microsoft Office 365 shows weird table caption

I am using office 365 and I when i am inserting caption to my table it shows table{SEQ table* ARABIC} instead of Table 1. How can I fix it?
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Excel pre-defined Styles keep coming back

MS Excel, MS Home and Business 2016. Looking at the ribbon, Home Tab, "Styles box", on a full width screen. I see "Conditional Formatting", "Format as Table" and then a bunch of pre-defined Styles ...
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How can I get my non-subscription-licensed Microsoft Office product key to stop claiming my subscription is expired?

In 2017 I purchased, or tried to purchase, a non-subscription installation of Microsoft Office. Now, less than two years later, Microsoft Office tells me that my key is expired. I have emailed the ...
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Adding a period after the numbering of the headings

I already have a document with numbered headings. However there's no period after each heading numbering. How do I add that?
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Outlook Categories Not Appearing in Drop Down Menu

This is the issue with Outlook categories drop down menu(in the picture). Problem is that not all categories are appearing. I'm assuming that drop down has a fix number of categories that it can ...
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Insert PDF into Word document

I need to add a PDF document to a Word document and preserve it's formatting. The PDF in question only has one page. Ideally I would like to add it similar to adding an Excel Object. I don't need to ...
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Outlook 2016/19 - registry corruption when trying to view/amend rules

When I try to access Outlook rules I get the following message: Operation failed because of a registry or installation problem. Restart Outlook to try again. If problem persists reinstall. I read ...
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Microsoft Office 2013 emails copied to folder show in deleted items folder

Microsoft Office 2013 emails copied to folder show in deleted items: folder: It seems that when I move my emails from my Inbox to a sub-folder of the same Inbox folder [that is, for my own instance ...
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re-use MS office licence?

I bought a new computer and on my old computer that still working I have MS office Professional Plus 2007 (official/legal). I would like to remove it from my old computer and install on the new one. I ...
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Show Theme Names in MS Word

I am using Microsoft Word 2016. I have added some custom themes, but I can't see the name of these themes unless I hover over it. Is there a way to show its name, so it is easy to select them. ...
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Set Microsoft Word links to open in new window/tab [migrated]

I'm unable to set Word hyperlinks to open in new window/tab. Basically, I create a Word document and paste its contents to a Wordpress, and everything is there, links do work, but they don't have "...
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Unexpected Results in Referencing another worksheet indirectly

I'm not getting the expected reference result in the following Scenario Can someone please explain this. Create a workbook with 2 x WorkSheets , Sheet1 & Sheet2 Populate Sheet2 Col A1 Down ...
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Windows 10 Recent Update Freezing Users Up (SharePoint/Office related?)

We use Windows 10 on our machines and we get constant updates automatically. Recently users started having issues where their computer would freeze up when they try to access SharePoint shortcut ...
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How do you self sign a macro for Microsoft Office for a non admin user

I am trying to self sign a macro that I wrote for Outlook, and my searches lead to SelfCert.exe I ran SelfCert.exe and was able to make a self signed certificate, and inside of Outlook I was able to ...
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How to uninstall Skype for Business from Office 365 package?

I have installed on my Windows 10 PC, Office 365 Pro package for students (https://products.office.com/pl-pl/student/office-in-education). With this package on my PC in addition to Word, PowerPoint ...
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MIcrosoft Word: Accidentally clicked 'Don't check for this issue"

I don't know if this is the right place to ask this, but I made a mistake using the Word 365 grammar and spelling checker and I need a quick answer. I recently upgraded to Office 365 (my school offers ...
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Outlook 365: Rule to check if a specific user is missing (and then forward the email to them)

I need some help with Outlook rules: Problem: Users are not attaching all invested parties to communications regarding certain topics. Example: User has problem and contacts Engineer X. Engineer Y is ...
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Add More Columns to Color Palette in PowerPoint

Can you add more color columns to the color palette (for font/highlight colors) in PowerPoint? I like the existing color palette, but it would be great, if I can pick more colors for my presentations....
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How to downgrade Office 365?

I want to downgrade my Office 365, from Version 1810, Build 11001.20108 to Version 1809, Build 10827.20138 / 16.0.10920.20003 Tried to downgrade with two methods - but both without success: a bat-...
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How to make Outlook/Office365 suggest and/or enforce a particular homonymous recipient?

A newly hired colleague came in recently, who has the same name as another colleague (who has an entirely different role and job, and works in a different department). Our corporate email addresses ...
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Office 2019 - Language pack can't be installed on the selected update Channel

I installed Office 2019 from Channel PerpetualVL2019, and try to install language packs, downloaded from here: https://support.office.com/en-us/article/language-accessory-pack-for-office-82ee1236-0f9a-...
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How to map excel keywords to their specific folders?

I have a list of supermarket items in excel say 6000 products for example. I run a software which takes one product name at a time and performs a google search, and then downloads the most relevant ...
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Which version of Office 2016 I have?

I'm trying to understand which version of Office 2016 I have. I click File and then Account. Here is the screenshot: As you could see, the build number under "About Word" button is 9029.2167. ...
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Disable Outlook “Metered Connection” warning

I connect to the internet using 4G. I have set the connection to "metered" in Windows 10. Unfortunately this means Outlook displays a "metered network" warning and will not download mail until I ...
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Powerpoint - Open PPTM (macro enabled) File on Startup

I have a PowerPoint presentation with a macro. I would like PowerPoint to open on startup the following to files. Blank.pptm (My custom PPT file with macro) Blank.pptx (Default PPT file) (Optional) (...
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Can't find Skype Conversation History. Searched for .mb file. Cannot find one on the C drive

Can't find Skype Conversation History. Searched for .mb file. Cannot find one on the C drive. Is there a trick to recovering this? A setting?
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Shortcuts Tab in Outlook 365

What exactly is Shortcuts tab in Office 365? And what is the use of it? I am not looking for keyboard shortcuts. I even searched on Outlook's own Tell me what you want to do search feature. And it ...
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Microsoft Word: Text Colour Palette results in GREY-tints (Windows 10)

I have a software problem using Windows 10 and Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2010 (64 bit). In Microsoft Word the TEXT COLOUR PALETTE doesn't work correctly (in ribbon, tab Start): If I unfold ...
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Oulook '16: Room Finder Button missing / not working after adding it (a second time) to the Ribbon Menu

I noticed I am missing the Room Finger Button in the Ribbon Menu of the New Appointment Windows of Outlook 2016. I already read this article and checked what is set in my Registry: https://support....