Questions tagged [microsoft-office-2003]

Use this tag for questions about Microsoft Office 2003 (also known as Office 11). Do NOT use this tag for questions about the 97-2003 (.doc/.xls/.ppt) Office file format.

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How can I burn multiple non-bootable ISOs to a DVD?

I have an all-in-one ISO of Office 2003 downloaded from here on the Internet Archive. This ISO includes the files from different Office 2003 products organised in folders, plus some extras. I have ...
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Downloading Windows updates for old software

How can I download all updates to Office 2003 (in case Microsoft stops support via Windows Update)? When I try I get to "Page not found" and "This page cannot be displayed", and my Google-fu is ...
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Office 2003 can't open newer Office files

I installed the Office Compatibility Pack for Office 2003 so that I would be able to open, edit, and save newer Office files. I even installed up through Service Pack 3. However, it doesn't seem to ...
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Only Heading 7, but not Headings 1, 2, or 3 showing in Styles Box on Home Tab in Word

My styles box in Word is only showing Heading 7, no matter which recent document I open, whereas it should be showing Headings 1, 2, and 3, which are the only ones I'm using. Also expand/collapse not ...
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Disable hyperlink warnings in Microsoft Office 2003

Can I prevent Microsoft office from displaying local hyperlink warnings. I have created DWORD=DisableHyperlinkWarning and I have set value to 1. I have also done the same to Policies. The warnings ...
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How to open old Microsoft Office files using the exact formatting as they were created with?

I have a bunch of old .doc and .ppt files from around 2004, created with Microsoft Office 2003 (or Microsoft Office XP, but I think it was 2003. Is there a way to check this?) and I would like to open ...
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In office 2013 can v2003 files be retained in their original 2003 format?

So far I have been using Office 2003 and I have lots of .xls files created in 2003 version. Will they open seamlessly in Office 2013 and remain as 2003 format files? That’s how I want it to be but ...
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What are Microsoft's definitions for `keep with next`, `keep lines together,` and `widow/orphan control?`

In MS Word (2003), when I want to keep a line (that is formatted as a hyperlink+header) and subsequent lines (regular text) on the same page, the only way that works for me is to choose format/...
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Windows 7, program MS Office 2003 Basic can't install because error says cant find PCHEALTH folder

Ok, I came home from work to find that my word and excel programs icons where changed ( I think it had a ? on the short cuts. When I clicked on the shortcuts an error message came up saying that could ...
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Office 2003 activation on a Windows XP over the phone doesn't show up

I´m trying to activate a Microsoft Office 2003 on a Windows XP SP3 over the phone but when a click on "I want to activate the software by telephone" nothing happens. I can't activate it over ...
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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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Set default paste to Keep Text Only

When I paste into Word 2003 the default is Keep Source Formatting. How can I change the default to Keep Text Only?
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VBA Menu and Toolbars Went Missing

The toolbars (menu bar and quick access bar) are missing in the Visual Basic Editor in Excel. What happened? I can't click anywhere to find them to enable again! e.g. - full size
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How can I draw autoshape on an already existing image in Word 2003?

I'm drawing autoshape in Word 2003 like this: Is there anyway I can draw that shape over an existing image? I cant seem to get that done on existing image. I tried pasting the image in Word, but I ...
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How to convert embedded excel sheet to word table?

We receive word documents from clients that will sometime contains Embedded Excel Object(sheet) and we need to convert them to word table so that we can then import the documents in InDesign properly. ...
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Office 2003 file dialog can't switch input language with Windows 7

I'm using Microsoft Office 2003 (SP3) on Windows 7 (86x or 64x) My issue is when I try to save a file, in the file selection dialog Office 2003 can't change the input language or the direction (...
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Multiple electoric signatures using Word 2003

Searching for an answer whether Office Word 2003 files can support multiple electronic signatures each resource that i came up with mentions that it can be done on Word 2007+... Here are but a few ...
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Are files created using PowerPoint 2003 playable and editable in PowerPoint 2010?

I have made many PowerPoint presentations on Microsoft PowerPoint 2003 on Windows XP. I also have a laptop which runs Windows 7. I am considering upgrading from Microsoft PowerPoint 2003 to 2010. ...
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Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack "The converter failed to open the file" error & "This is a pre-release version"

What issues have people encountered with older OS's (2000, XP) and olders versions of Microsoft Office (2000, XP, 2003) with the 'Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack'? I have a couple of Windows 2000 ...
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outlook 2003 Crashes before it launches

everytime i go to open my outlook 2003 it crashes before it opens. i have done a fresh reinstall and keep getting the crash. AppName: outlook.exe AppVer: 12.0.6607.1000 ModName: kernel32.dll ...
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OEM Office 2003 without media - how to reinstall?

I'm re-installing windows and I found that I don't have the install disk for my office 2003 (standard edition). I extracted my CD key before the re-install. Where can I find an iso or installer so I ...
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how to make 2 sequences of page numbers in MS Word 2003

I need two sequences of page numbers in my document. One spanning the first few pages and a second sequence (starting at page number 1 again) right after that. When i change the page numbers setting (...
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Word problem after uninstalling Office 2010, then installing Office 2003

I did a clean install of Windows 7, and Office 2010. Then I realized I hate the ribbons, uninstalled Office, and installed Office 2003. Now, this seems to have left some problem. As when I try to ...
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Office 2010 save as shortcut text is white, missing shortcuts I've added

I've noticed this since installing Office 2010. The text for the shortcuts in the Save dialog in Office 2010 is white. When an item is highlighted (mouse-over) or selected (clicked), the text goes ...
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Customize Word 2003 toolbar

I want to remove the default images in the Word 2003 toolbar. Is there a way to change them?
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Office 2003 moving to 2010

I am in the process of creating the custom install of Office 2010 for my company's enterprise. Since the "Save My Settings" wizard is no longer available with the advent of Office 2010, is there any ...
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My System has no PPCNVCOM.EXE in the OFFICE12 folder?

I used Wordconv.exe to convert some .doc to .docx files, and I need to do the same to convert .ppt to .pptx files. I have a many I would like to convert using the command line, so using Power Point ...
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Insert object/file into Word form

I am setting up a form in MS Word. Users of the form will have to attach files that include results and other relevant data. I'd like to use a protected form, but I can't find a way to allow users ...
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Shortcut to switch MS Office doc from 'read only' to writeable, when already open?

Often I open an office document (via SharePoint) as read-only, only to later realize it needs editing. Is there an easy way to do this from within Office itself? Current workaround is to close word/...
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How to see if Office 2003 Service Pack 2 is installed remotely in AD environment

How to see if Office 2003 Service Pack 2 is installed remotely in AD environment
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How do Microsoft Word and Excel run without any installation?

I was having a discussion on bookmarks in Word with a friend, and he suggested me to check out his implementation of a query in Word. Since I did not have Microsoft Word installed, I told him I don't ...
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Save as .pdf extention for Office 2003

For Office 2003, does it support the Save As .pdf plug-in (free) as found in Office 2007?
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Need a third party software that can open .mdi files

As the topic, I would need something that can open .mdi files. I tried Microsoft Office Picture Manager and Picture and Fax viewer but no luck. Only .tif files can be opened.
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Outlook 2003, compose window shuts down after a while, using Word

I've got a user that uses MS Office 2003, with Word as the email editor in Outlook. I had a nice session of Windows Update and Security Essentials to clean up a few virus and bring the box up to date ...
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Run Find & Replace tool on multiple Word Documents (Office 2003)

How can I run the Find & Replace tool on multiple Word documents (whether open or closed, doesn't matter to me) in Office 2003? Thanks! OS is Windows XP.
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Office 2003 Templates: Change default save location

Whenever I open Office 2003 templates at work and save them, the default location is "My Documents". How can I change this?
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Horizontal scrolling with mouse wheel/keyboard in Excel 2003?

How can I scroll horizontally in Excel 2003 using the mouse wheel with the keyboard? Operating system is Windows XP.
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Unable to print specified pages in Word 2003

A user here is unable to print specified pages with Word 2003. When she press ALT-P and select "Pages", she types "1,2,4,9,10" but the whole document get printed. A reboot has been done, Office ...
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opening an office program will empty the clipboard

Steps: copy text open word, excel, new email from outlook, etc paste (nothing happens) I have to copy it again and paste it into the already open window. This doesn't happen with other vendor ...
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Winword using one core 100 %

Randonmly we have an on some computers an svchost-process that hosts windoword.exe (2003) and some other apps amd consumes 100percent of a processor core, even if word or outlook never has been ...
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Can't Reinstall Office 2003 on Windows 7 64 bit

I was having problems with Visual Studio editing ASPX pages and read on stackoverflow.com that you could just uninstall the Web Authoring Component and it would fix that problem. I couldn't uninstall ...
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Why the selected text is not replaced with inserted in Word 2003?

I didn't notice what and when happend but from some moment replacing stopped work in Word. Just imagine that I have a text block: Some text block And I select the word text: Some text block After ...
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How to transfer normal.dot on Word 2003?

I had to reinstall Vista and all of my programs and I want to know how to copy my normal.dot that I have saved on a flash drive into the word 2003 program.
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Problem opening password encrypted .docx file on Word 2003

I am having a problem opening a .docx file on my Word 2003. I have installed the Compatibility pack for 2007 but when i try to open this particular file, I receive the error "Word experienced an ...
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Using Office 2003 normal.dot in Office 2010?

I have a user who I have upgraded from office 2003 to Office 2010. This user relies on his custom auto correct that he built into his normal.dot file for Word 2003. He would not like to have to ...
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Windows XP / Outlook 2003 error messages

Can anyone help with this issue? I am trying to help someone and could use some expertise. Error Message #1: Microsoft Office Small Business Edition 2003 With CD icon "The feature you are trying ...
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How do I stop word from reverting back to Japanese input automatically?

My office word 2003 keeps changing the input back from English to Japanese when I do something like type backspace or click around in a document... I know there is a way to stop it from doing this, ...
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Excel showing hidden data?

-- Excel 2003 SP3 -- I have a spreadsheet which I know for certain has a large amount of hidden rows which are correctly hiding on my colleagues machines, and were correctly hiding on mine two days ...
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Front Page 2003 replacement [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Are there any free open source HTML editors? Hello. I have Microsoft Office 2003 installed, but no frontpage is installed. I don't know why not. It was an OEM installation. ...
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Has anyone managed to install office2007 on windows XP when office 2003 is already installed?

I've tried various ways but all failed. Is there any way to do it properly?
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