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Microsoft Office January 2018 Patch Day

Microsoft released updates for Microsoft Office 2013 and 2016 yesterday on the January 2018 Office non-security Patch Day. Microsoft reserves the first Tuesday of the month for the release of non-security patches […]

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Microsoft Office December 2017 Patch Day

Microsoft released updates for Microsoft Office 2010, 2013 and 2016 on the December 2017 Microsoft Office Patch Day. The company releases non-security updates for supported versions of Office on the first Tuesday […]

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How to change the language of Microsoft Office

Microsoft Office uses the language of the system to display interface elements usually. That's usually what users of the program want, but some users may want it to use a different language […]

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Fix Excel 2016 opening a blank document

For about a week now, I experienced an issue when double-clicking on Excel spreadsheets to load them in Microsoft Excel 2016. Excel would open as expected, but instead of loading the selected […]

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Microsoft Office November 2017 Patch Day

Microsoft released non-security updates for all supported versions of the company's Microsoft Office software product yesterday to the public. The company publishes non-security Office updates on the first Tuesday of each month, […]

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Disable Office DDEAUTO to mitigate attacks

There is a vulnerability in DDE in Office applications currently that is exploited actively in the wild. DDE, or Dynamic Data Exchange, is a feature of Microsoft Office that is designed to […]

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How to remove comments and other data from Word documents

Microsoft Word's commenting system is quite the useful addition to the program. You can use it to keep track of things that need to be done, add reference or additional information, or […]

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Microsoft Office October 2017 Patch Day

Microsoft released a batch of non-security patches for Microsoft Office 2013 and Microsoft Office 2016 on the October 2017 Office Patch day. The following guide provides a list of all patches that […]

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How to add a table of contents to a Word 2016 document

Adding a table of contents to a Microsoft Word 2016 document is not a complicated process. Still, if it is your first time doing so you may find it helpful if the […]

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How to create an index in Word 2016

An index can improve the accessibility of a book or document tremendously, as it lists important words and phrases, and the page numbers they are referenced on. I'm writing my first book […]

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Microsoft releases July 2017 Non-Security Office updates

Microsoft has just released non-security updates for Microsoft Office 2013 and 2016; a day later than anticipated because of 4th of July in the US. Only non-security Office updates get released by […]

Office 2007 support ends on October 10, 2017

Microsoft announced that the company's support for Microsoft Office 2007 will end on October 10, 2017, a little over three months from now. Office 2007 was the first version of the office […]

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Word 2016: Researcher and Editor tools

Microsoft announced two new tools, Researcher and Editor, for Word 2016 today that introduce better research integration and writing assistance. Word 2016 is the newest version of the popular word editing software […]

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What you need to know about Office 2016 before you install it

Microsoft has just published the Office 2016 Preview application for home and enterprise. It is available to Office 365 subscribers, other Office users and non-Office users on the Office website. If you […]

Scan and fix Office issues with the Microsoft Office Configuration Analyzer Tool

If you use Microsoft Office for more than just the occasional spreadsheet or Word document, you may have encountered issues in the past after installing a new add-in or plug-in, or making […]

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Microsoft releases Word, Excel and PowerPoint previews for Windows 10

Microsoft has released previews of several Office apps today for users running the most recent build of the company's upcoming Windows 10 operating system. The first batch of universal Office applications, meaning […]

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How to remove cloud features from Office 2013

If you are using Microsoft's most recent desktop version of Office, Office 2013, you may have noticed that the company has integrated several cloud features in it. You can sign in to […]

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Microsoft Office Mobile for Android now available without Office 365 subscription

Big news today is the launch of Microsoft Office for Apple's iPad. What most tech sites seem to have missed is that there are also changes for Microsoft Office Mobile for Android. […]