Questions tagged [microsoft-office-2016]

Office 2016 is a perpetual license version of Microsoft Office for both Windows and Mac. For questions about the subscription-based Office products, use [office365].

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Microsoft 365 E5 security add-on can't remove autofill email addresses in Outlook 2016

Microsoft 365 E5 security add-on blocks the ability to remove autofill addresses. Had a ticket open with Microsoft for 4 weeks about it and they could not resolve the issue. Any ideas? Steps to remove ...
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Microsoft Access: How to merge rows and sum values

Sorry if this is an amateur question, I am pretty new to Access but couldn't find this answer elsewhere. I have 8 tables indexed by branch codes, each with 12 columns for amount sold during each month ...
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Getting Yellow Bar advertisements in Office 2016 for Free Trial of Office 365

I am getting yellow bar ads now displaying in my licensed Office 2016 Home and Business products- notably Word 2016 and Outlook 2016. I do not use Office 365. The ads were occurring once a month, but ...
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Word Doc file recovery: How do I open an FSD file as a Word (docx) file?

I plugged in and turned on my computer (Windows 10) today and realized it had powered down in such a way that all of my applications had closed since I last used it. This included an unsaved document ...
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Cannot find black theme in Microsoft Office 2016. Can't enable dark mode

I am using Microsoft Office 2016. The 2016 office version I have on my desktop PC has been activated. I would like to enable dark mode. When I search on Google, the instructions say enable Black ...
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Creating MS Office setup

I have two computers I have MS Office 2016 installed in one computer. I want to install it in the another computer. My Questions: 1) Can i create a setup of MS Office using the existing installation ...
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Custom Dictionary in MS Office

With Coral Office (WordPerfect) I simply store the Custom Dictionary in Dropbox. Word corrections can then follow me on all devices that I use. How do I do this with MS Office?
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Unexpected behavior of 1 column in an Excel table

I have an issue with an Excel table on Windows 10 with Excel 2016. I have created a table. When I add a new row, my specific settings (validation, description, format) for the fields are applied ...
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How to install a new language for Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2016?

I have Czech localization and so I'd like to install English language to my Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2016 (just to be able to easily post screenshots etc. here when I post questions). First ...
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What is the default style Set in Word 2016

When you look in Design tab in Style Sets; how can you find out what is the default style set. When you fresh install Office and there are no customizations at all. I'm unable to find the name of it.
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How to stop Excel switching to horizontal scroll?

This has been driving me mad for years. I don't know if it's from Excel, Windows, or the mouse itself (Sharkoon Fireglider)... but it only happens in Excel. If the mouse is moved to the right of the ...
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Copy attachments from records in one recordset into records in another using VBA in MS Access

I've almost got this working. I'm thinking I really just need another set of eyes on this. I think my problem is just a simple programming structure issue. Either too many loops or opening/closing ...
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Still possible to deploy Office 2016 using ODT in 2020?

TLDR; I'm looking for a method for installing Office 2016 Pro Plus VL using ODT in 2020. My workplace just updated all employee computers to Windows 10, but a few of them have to be reverted back to ...
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Configure one form to be floating while the rest are tabbed? MS Access 2016

I have an MS Access database that is currently configured to use "Tabbed Documents" as shown in the "Current Database" properties. I like the appearance and cleanliness of tabbed ...
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Using VBA in Microsoft Access to read a Microsoft Excel workbook and then close it gracefully

I almost have this working. However, what I'm finding is that Microsoft Excel remains open in the background (as visible in Task Manager) even after my VBA procedure is completed. If I run the ...
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You cannot install the 32/64 bit version of Microsoft Access Database Engine because you currently have 64/32 bit Office

Got a bit of chicken and egg here; if I try to install ACEDB driver 64 bit version I see: No biggie, I thought - I'll use the 32 bit version: Hah.. I don't really get a choice about uninstalling ...
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Excel processes blocks log off or shutdown workstation

We do see lately (appr. 2 months now) that users complain about not beïng able to log off or shutdown the workstation. This occurs on laptops as wel on workstations. We have narrowed the issue down to ...
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Office 2016 only: botched PDF output from Word

There seems to be a bug in Office 2016¹ affecting footnote numbers both in the text itself as well as in the footer. Loading the same .docx file in either Office 2010 or in LibreOffice 6 and then ...
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How to recover Microsoft Office 2016 after fresh installation option given in windows security in windows 10 home?

I have a HP laptop.It came with preinstalled Office 2016.This Office 2016 does not show in control panel (Control Panel\Programs\Programs and Features). This Office is shown in Windows Setting>Apps. I ...
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Micrsoft Excel Save to OneDrive -That location is not available when Network Disconnected

I have Excel 2016 (I think - I can no longer get a simple Help About so I'm not sure) - This is a Home Use licensed version obtained using the company membership. I also have a free OneDrive account ...
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How to run a batch file after Microsoft Office 2016 has closed

Years ago, when I was running Outlook 2003, I had an add-in from CodePlex called OutlookBackupAddIn that would execute a batch file whenever Office 2003 closed, allowing the most current .PST file to ...
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Do Microsoft Windows/Office KB updates get 'rolled up' into future releases

I recently implemented the solution described in this stack exchange answer. I did not have to run the 'hotfix' or install the associated KB for the solution to solve my problem. I have run a cmd ...
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Download Office 2016 through HUP

I bought microsoft office 2016 through home use program, but I don't have access to it other than an old download link. That old download link is not working.
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MS Word: Searching key shortcuts for customization

I'm trying to change the Windows key binding for "redo." One can change key bindings in Customize Ribbon -> Customize, but it's hard to find the one exact key binding one wishes to change ...
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Outlook 2016 (and Word) are showing visible newlines; how to hide them?

I;ve just started work at a new firm where for the first time I'm using an Office newer than 2003. From the point my account was created and I logged in first time, I've been having this problem. I ...
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How do I stop Microsoft Office from associating an Outlook.com com email address used in Outlook with all my MS Office Products (Word, Excel, etd)

This has started to really annoy me and just started happening a few week / a month ago or something like that. I have a few different outlook.com email addresses I use for different personal ...
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Microsoft Word - Is it possible to create two separate lists (one bullet point, one numbered) at the same indent level?

Is this an issue with the new version of Word? I could have sworn it was possible in the past. I tried scouring the internet for solutions but haven't had any luck. MS Word - Desktop Version 1902 (...
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How to set Micorosoft office 2016 applications to open in Maximised window?

I am trying to set the applications in office 2016 to open in maximized state whenever it is opened. I tried to change the properties and set it to open in maximized state. But that will work only ...
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Open containing folder of recent document

Is there any way to open the folder of a recent document in win10, by e.g. rightclicking on the shortcut to the document? Trying to do this from the menu recent documents opened in an office program ...
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office pro plus 2016 privacy concern by organization

i am using office pro plus 2016 under a organization(my university), is that mean all the organization can access all my data while i am using office? thx i had read below link and manage the privacy ...
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In MS PowerPoint: Is there any possibility to delete all slides that are hidden?

I have a PowerPoint presentation that has several hidden slides and I want to know if there is any possibility to delete all the hidden slides without having to do it one by one.
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Powerpoint - office 2016 keeps using wrong proofing language for new text

I have powerpoint presentation in English, and my Windows system uses Czech keyboard, I'm used to it. I already set all my language settings inside powerpoint to english, as seen here: , I already ...
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Splitting data into columns

I have a spreadsheet that I'm working on. Winthin this sheet there are two columns. Column A is the unique identifier and column B has ID numbers. One identifier could have up to 1 or 5 ID's. What I ...
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How to access the Help option in MS Office [closed]

I have installed Microsoft Office 2016 on my PC, but the Help option appears to not be working or accessible. How do I activate or use the Help functionality with Microsoft Office 2016 applications?
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What connection does MS Office have to Netscape Navigator?

While poking around in the registry, I noticed a Netscape Navigator key at the following: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Netscape\Netscape Navigator That key contained two more keys "Suffixes" and "...
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Office 2016 pestering for Office 365 sign in details - how to remove O365 subscription/license?

I have a corporate laptop that used to have O365 on. The license for it was yanked by the owner, so I installed a licensed copy of 2016 instead. The problem I now face is that both sets of details ...
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Change Office 2016 setup log directory to custom location

I can't seem to figure out how to change the default Office setup.exe log location from C:\users\username\AppData\Local\Temp\SetupExe(blablabalbaba).log to somewhere else locally on the disk. This ...
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Is there a way to export a MS Access query or report without showing duplicated cells?

I'm working on a MS Access 2016 database that contains information about a collection of recipe books. I have a few tables for different types of data that are linked to each other using many-to-one ...
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Mac Excel - VBA written in Japanese gets corrupted

I have an excel file with a password-protected VBA macro written with Japanese characters that I'm having quite the trouble of working with. Whenever I tried opening it on Excel 2016 for Mac OS X, ...
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How do you change Word 2016's Display language?

(Note that I am referring to the Display language, not the keyboard.) I have configured the default language in a Windows 10 Pro user profile to Spanish (Mexico). It's working fine. All Start menu ...
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Office 2016 blocks document permanently after PC crashed

I have recently upgraded from Office 2007 to Office 2016, and ever since then I observe the following behaviour: I open a document from my Synology DS216J NAS mounted as UNC-Path via SMB for example ...
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CardDAV and CalDAV for Office 2016 [closed]

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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Office 2016 Pro Plus x64 bit - Save as issue

Office 2016 Pro Plus x64 bit version no. 16.0.4266.1001 Steps to reproduce issue: From word, powerpoint, excel or any office app, click file > save as Click any recently saved location (under ...
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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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Microsoft Word/Excel equivalent to the “Search the Menus” functionality of Google Docs/Sheets

In Google Docs/Sheets, I can hit Alt-/ (M-/ for Emacs users :) ) to bring up a menu that allows me to quickly search all the menus for a particular function and to select that function with [Enter] (e....
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How to change the Personal/Shared/Custom Template heading in File, New in Word, Excel and other office applications

Word (Office) allows us to configure a templates location. We can configure it in 3 ways: Personal folder set, Shared folder unset ("Personal" heading) Shared folder set, Personal folder unset ("...
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Office 2016 does not activate

I just bought Office 2016 Standard edition. I installed it, ran Windows Update to get the latest patches and now I want to activate Office. In the activation dialog I can either login to an account ...
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How to disable/enable office clipboard

Question: Is there any way that you can disable clipboard in Office 2016? I don't mean show/hide status when coping or similar stuff from clipboard options. I mean to completely turn it off. It so ...
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App not available under a non-admin user

I created a non-admin account on my Windows 10 laptop with Microsoft Office but PowerPoint is not present. It's available and working fine under the admin account. In the non-admin account, when I ...
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Outlook New email Envelope Icon disappears before new emails are red

We have a user that when they get a new email has the usual prompts and notifications. However when they click on the Outlook inbox or another email that has already been read, the envelope icon ...

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