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Questions tagged [microsoft-office]

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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CardDAV and CalDAV for Office 2016

I saw a related question but it was from 2016. I am wondering what the best CardDAV and CalDAV sync/clients there are for Office 2016.
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How to install x64(64-bit) and x86(32-bit) Microsoft Office on same pc?

Can I have both versions of Microsoft Office on same Windows? for example, Office 2007 (32-bit) and Office 2013 (64-bit). On answers.microsoft.com it was said, that's not possible. Any ways?
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What does the black shadow behind a Powerpoint slide represent [on hold]

I have a presentation in Powerpoint 2016. Initially, one, now two, of about a dozen slides has a black shadow outside the right and bottom of the slide in normal view (image of the shadow below). The ...
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How to migrate Microsoft Office 2010 settings? [on hold]

This is an extension of a previous post found here I am looking for a free solution to transfer all Word 2010 settings to another PC... I already know how to migrate Ribbon & Quick Access ...
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To build a simple online query platform [on hold]

I have a simple spreadsheet like below, it has information only and no formula for calculation etc. The user of this spreadsheet is company internal staff in different countries. I want to make a ...
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Actual OneDrive folder location

I am trying to recover some files from a laptop which has unfortunately crashed and the OneDrive folder online is full. However there is some work in that folder which for Uni which I desperately need ...
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The X-files of Office 2007 - missing saved files

There is a very serious matter reported already by multiple users that also happened to me today. After saving and closing a file in Office 2007 (excel and word reported so far) the file is just gone....
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Working with an Excel with too many sheets

I'm working on an Excel file which have a LOT of sheets which makes navigating between sheets a headache. Is there any way to show sheets in a column at left (instead of a row below cells), so I can ...
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Why does Microsoft apparently prefer 32-bit for Office instead of 64 bit?

I recently installed Microsoft Office 365, where the default installation type was 32 bit and the 64 bit option was hidden under a menu: As well as this, the installer for Microsoft Visio defaults to ...
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Is it safe to use old versions of Microsoft Office package? [closed]

I'm using at work old MS Office Package like 2010 and 2013. Is it safe to use them it because they are not supported any more. I'm using them because they are lighter and faster compared to the ...
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Cant get Microsoft Office for Mac 2011 to activate

Ive got a Mac Mini that has had 2 new hard drives in its c. 4 year life, due to upgrading require storage form 500GB to 1TB to 2TB. Each time i put a new HD i clone the contents from the old HD ...
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Excel - How to find how many times an item is ordered with another item

I have a spreadsheet of lines shipped in a month, and in each row I have a delivery number and an item number. I'm trying to find a way to find what items are commonly ordered together. For example: ...
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How to expand all sections at once in OneNote's document?

I got a .one document containing a lot of sections and subsections. I want to convert this document to .pdf or other commonly supported file that I could view on my mobile phone. Unfortunately, ...
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Outlook 2016 and Exchange 2016: Cannot open Outlook Window - Various Errors

We have a brand new setup of Exchange 2016 and Outlook 2016 (or in my case, Office 365 version of Outlook 2016 client). The computer is a Windows 10 system, and is joined to our 'new' domain that we'...
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How to stop office 365 word from converting pdf from graphic to text?

I'm using word from the windows store and it keeps converting all my pdf graphs into text. How to stop it from using ORC and just show up the pdf as graphs?
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How to add caption to a top-and-bottom wrapped image? [duplicate]

I have a two column document where I want to insert an image spanning across the two columns. I figured that one way to do this is to wrap the text "Top and Bottom" around the image. However, as ...
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Prevent cursor from moving when scrolling in Microsoft Word (Office 365)

Sometimes I like to scroll ahead in a document and see what's going on, then use the arrow keys to give a nudge back to where I was. I recently upgraded to the latest version of Office 365, after ...
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How do I use google fonts reliably with Mac version of Office 365 Word?

I would like to use some google fonts with an Office 365 Word document. I have a Mac OS version of Office 365. I understand the usual method is to set an option to embed font files when you save the ...
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Position textbox within 2 pages

I'm writing a document, where I want my figures to be automatically positioned within 2 pages (on the same or next page) from the place of the first reference at the bottom of a page, with text ...
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Is it possible to install Office 2019 on Windows 10 without uninstalling previous versions?

Upon trying to install Office 2019 (x64 version) on Windows10 x64, it displays a message: "System restart required.. Error Code: 30182-39 (2)" and links to a page suggesting to restart (which I ...
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Microsoft Discovery and Risk Assessment Server 2013 Installation

I am trying to find MSI for MS Discovery and Risk Assessment Server 2013 installation. As a pre-requite this also requires installation of "Audit and Control Management Server". I have not been able ...
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Cancelling an attendee's meeting invite without notification in Outlook 2016

I have a really nasty suspicion that my boss sneaked in behind me and cancelled an important meeting on my Outlook 2016 calendar which I had accepted and was supposed to be attending alongside him. My ...
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Is there a way to record and review actual times following a PowerPoint presentation?

By which I mean - I'd ideally like to output a report (e.g. as a spreadsheet) that shows what time(s) I arrived at each slide (or just at specific slides), including multiple entries if I moved ...
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Revert to a specific MS Office version using PowerShell on a “start with 1-click” install

I used sometimes ago a PowerShell command that makes an installed version of MS Office to revert to an older version, any of those referenced at Update history for Office 2013 But I don't remember ...
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How can I change the data source of a chart in Microsoft Word?

I have a word document that is filled with charts. All of these charts pull data from one excel file. This excel file is stored on our company network, so my worry is that when I send the word ...
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Macro for scanning paper scans only one page

I'm writing a macro for Word 2013 to scan all papers kept in the scanner feeder. The issue is that it scans only one page. I need to call macro for each page. What is wrong in my code? Sub Scan() ' ...
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Office 365 ver. 1809 - how do I specify trusted protocols?

In previous versions of Office, I could specify my trusted protocol, to avoid the trusted protocol dialog when clicking a custom link. It used to be here: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Policies\...
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How do I reload a file from disk in Microsoft PowerPoint?

I'm working on creating a presentation in PowerPoint, and would like to reload changes to it from disk made by an external tool while it is open in PowerPoint. Is it possible to achieve this without ...
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What's the relationship Outlook email format (.msg)" to Office 365 and IMAP?

I'm writing a Python CLI script with IMAPClient to parse MS Office 365 email messages. Right now I'm learning about MIME emails and looking for solutions to parse multipart messages to get to HTML ...
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sudden apparition of Office Plus “activation error 0xC004F074”

After almost three years of using a laptop with windows 10 Pro and office 2010 plus, it has recently began a series of "activation error 0xC004F074" saying that ms office is not activated and a ...
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Word 2013 Document on Shared Folder - Limit Users

I would like to know is there a way to limit 1 user at a time to a Word Document on a shared folder. 1 user meaning if someone is working on it currently that another user cannot make changes until ...
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Cant find if my office version is up to date

I'm having some trouble determining exactly which version of office is installed on a Windows server 2016. For exemple in "Account" here here nothing is chown But when i go in "about word" i have ...
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Can't install Visio 2016, “the following products can not be installed at the same time”

I'm trying to install visio 2016 (licence for 5 installs, but only 3 have been used so far) on a office PC but when I do I get this error message: I thought I this was because office 2010 was ...
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Android Tablet as input to Windows PC

I have a new computer, but as it is company provided, I had very little agency over feature choice. One thing I really want is to be able to use the draw features on MS Office. But, unfortunately, my ...
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Excel 2010 on Windows 10 does not save changes

I got reports from Excel 2010 and 2013 users that they open some Excel document, make changes (add, delete or update), save the document and then probably send it through Outlook. The problem is when ...
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I need to delete an MKLINK /J in Windows 10 18242.1000.180914-1435.RS_PRERELEASE_CLIENTPRO_OEMRET_x64FRE_ES-ES

yesterday (Madrid`s time) I've created, using Admin elevated Command Prompt the following two junctions (they´re of course in castilian), in order to try to install the new Office 2019 C2R on P: ...
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How to copy common settings across all installed MS Office applications?

I have installed MS Office 2013 on my system with following applications: MS Word MS Outlook MS Excel All these applications come up with their default settings. I want to change some of those ...
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Previous Format Breaks when Deleting Section Break in Word

My favorite program, microsoft word... has decided that if I delete the final section break (which is causing my document to have an extra blank page), it will break the formatting of the entire ...
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Create many hyperlinked cells with readable text content instead of literal URL

Generally speaking, I'm trying to create an MS Excel spreadsheet with hundreds of rows of related URLs. Column A should contain human-readable text, but the cell text is hyperlinked to an HTTP URL. ...
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Clear cached Microsoft Live account credentials in Office apps

Briefly: After logging out of all my Microsoft accounts in OneNote I was still able to open/browse OneDrive files, private to those accounts, from the recently used list. While using OneNote 2016 (...
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Calling Documents.Open for Word.Application Error converting msoFalse to type Object

How can the Documents.OpenNoRepairDialog method be invoked by powershell with all the parameters supplied at least up to the point that word documents open without errors, dialogs, or macros; and that ...
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Office Professional Plus 2016 Upgrade not taking affect

I am trying to upgrade to Office Professional Plus 2016 from 2013. The upgrade appears to have gone well, however I'm not seeing any Office 2016 apps e.g Outlook, Word etc. Can someone let me know ...
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“Replace text as you type” gets unchecked automatically

I've set up some autocorrect rules in Word, and they work well. However from time to time "replace text as you type" become unchecked, and I need to go to options and check it again. I don't have ...
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Windows Explorer crashes when selecting an Office document (.docx, .xlsx) with “Details pane” or “Preview pane” active

Title speaks for itslef. Whenever I try to select an Office document in the Explorer windows, the explorer freezes then crashes. It works perfectly fine if I disable the "Details pane" or the "Preview ...
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Prevent Microsoft Office from auto-populating Start Menu

So I'm new to Windows 10, and I'm using Classic Shell (which latches onto the Windows-native Start Menu infrastructure) in order to be able to have an old-style Start Menu which I find much more ...
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Excel - How can I probe all the precedents of a given cell?

I'm a relatively naive excel user who's been dropped in the middle of an ocean of cells. I've been tasked with coding the value of one cell in a workbook into python. Of course, this cell has multiple ...
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HOW TO SEPARATELY VISIBLE A ROW CONTENT BASED ON VALUE-without VB

I have some data from 2A to 9D. I want a separate box and need to show all details of particular row based on the age I wish. In the example I want to filter all data of a customer with age 15.(I ...
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Why won't MS Office programs scroll with dragging the scrollbar?

Occasionally, my MS Office programs will stop scrolling with the scrollbar. I have observed this with Outlook (my inbox) and Word documents. I am on Windows 10 Enterprise. The behavior I expect is ...
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re: Microsoft Office updates, licensing: perpetual license vs. Office 365

I've been confused about this because of ambiguous language since Microsoft Office 365 launched. I remember spending an hour or so trying to figure out a definitive answer at launch time. I've spent ...
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Alt+Tab Prevents Return to Microsoft Office / Office Hangs

This is a weird one. I've searched and haven't found symptoms quite like this. I'm using Windows 10 Pro (version 1803, OS Build 17134.254) with the latest updates, along with Office Professional Plus ...