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  1. Can we have a VLK license that works with click-to-run Office.

    I ask that you look into having a VLK license that works with click-to-run Office. I am sure I am not the only organization that has a mix of computers that have Office 365 licensed users and some that require VLK licensed users.It is a lot of work to have two different copies of office, one installed on your user machines and one installed on your kiosk machines.There is no reason that the click-to-run product should not respond to a VLK key and then act as a VLK product. We have the click-to-run on our Golden image because most of…

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  2. 9693732421

    ask me enter your confirmation code, but i don't know please help me sir

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  3. 1 vote
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  4. make its voice actived

    if you plug a mic in you can tell it what to do

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  5. I am in Mexico. When I go to office365.com/en it takes me to the Spanish Page. I don't understand why.

    Recognize the language of the computer and naturally put them in that language.

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  6. Off-line Help

    Excel Help should be configured like the Windows O/S. The basic Help package should loaded when Excel is installed. Help updates should be applied (as available) as the user connects to the Internet. This would allow users to operate in an off-line environment - as many of us still do, and still have access to Excel Help functions.

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  7. 1 vote
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  8. Rows to repeat at top of page (headings)

    This used to be a thing in Excel. In Page Setup you could specify rows to repeat on each page (top/bottom/side) for things like column headings.

    2 votes
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  9. Microsoft Office - Family License

    The current strategy of Microsoft is to sell either office 365 (yearly subscription) or single permanent license products. This I discovered only today after purchasing a new laptop for the family and tried to get my recently purchased office installed on the new PC. It would not let me do this (even under the same user account) , since I have my recently purchased office on my other PC.

    I feel this strategy is very unfriendly toward family consumers, as I have to sepdn 150 EUR for each PC to install office on it and allow all members of my…

    2 votes
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  10. 2 votes
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  11. Make it easy to put Excel on desktop.

    Where can I find the link to put it on the desktop?

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  12. 2 votes
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  13. Correction to the Office 2016 instulation process

    When you install office 2016 on a new pc it does not install MSORUN.DLL. This affects users that have Office VBA application. The office 2007 installation installed MSORUN.DLL and there is no work around that I can fine in Office 2016.

    One can copy this file from a PC with 2007 and the VBA applications will work, but there is not way most users wold know this

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  14. HELP!

    We would like to know how to extend the free usage of MS for another few months since we have purchased the product only in November 2017 ,

    Further details are given bellow

    Make : MS model surface note book

    Since only two months old , hope you would do the needful to reactive the requested.

    Your prompt reply re appreciated ,

    Sunil Fernando
    07939668844

    2 votes
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  15. view expiring date on program

    To view a program expiring date ofline without login in to the account

    2 votes
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  16. 2 votes
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  17. Disable pdf Hyperlink Warnings For Office 2016 programs

    I have a macro that opens a hyperlink from a sheet and then downloads the file associated with that hyperlink. However, if the hyperlink is to a pdf file, I get a security warning message asking me if I would like to open the file. This negates the automatic process of the macro.

    I've contacted support and they have stated that in Excel 2016 it is not possible to disable this warning message for a pdf file (however it is for other file types). I would like this feature added back in to Excel.

    The community link further describing the…

    11 votes
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  18. Create a 64-bit version of Excel

    Computer hardware and operating systems have been 64-bit for over a decade. Excel (and Office) still run as 32-bit applications, unless one goes out of their way to install 64-bit.

    Can you make changes to Excel necessary to recommend 64-bit as the default?

    (2016-05-10 Dan [MS] - added this idea to break out the 64-bit portion of this existing idea, since we've added the ability for 32-bit to address more memory: https://excel.uservoice.com/forums/304921-excel-for-windows-desktop-application/suggestions/13522164-increase-usable-memory-or-switch-to-64-bit-excel-a )

    27 votes
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  19. Bring back the "Light Gray" theme

    "White" is too light, "Dark Gray" is too dark, and "Colorful" is too green! The "Light Gray" theme from Office 2013 was perfect - please bring it back.

    22 votes
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  20. Mr.

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    EdbMails is built on some of the most advanced algorithms that can recover every last bit of information from your exchange database with ease. Not only can it repair EDB databases but also recover all the mailboxes with all their associated properties like (email, tasks, attachment etc.) in individual PST files. The PST files can then be imported into Outlook.For more…

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