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  1. CTRL+M to launch Power Query Editor

    Well, we know that
    the language behind Power Query is called M;
    it takes at least three clicks to launch Power Query Editor;
    the shortcut CTRL+M is currently unassigned...
    Why not using CTRL+M to launch Power Query Editor?

    17 votes
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  2. Help "What's New" not opening

    With last night's install I can't open "What's New"

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  3. Please Fix the "Select Office for this device" screen

    I have one Personal Email connected to 6 Copies of Microsoft Office 2016 products.
    when I try to activate the Office on a new PC , I don't know which license is linked to which PC ??? and always trying to guess which license to choose …

    So Please Microsoft add the Activation code Number or the Product Key under each one , because the name method is stupid and confusing and creates a lot of issues when trying to activate a device to the same email … see attached file

    ps: in this example the correct license to choose…

    2 votes
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  4. Protect your data by using EdbMails software

    Certain methods/commands are there to recover Exchange database. Exmerge Utility, Exchange Admin Center (EAC), Exchange PowerShell (Exchange Management Shell) commands.

    With the above methods/commands, you may face many obstacles like it can’t convert heavily corrupted, encrypted, password protected, and offline EDB files, it does not support Exchange server 2007 and next versions.

    A small error can spoil your original Exchange database. Don’t worry, by using best third party tool you can recover your corrupted database as original. There are several database recovery tools available in the market. But in this blog we will suggest you one good and efficient third…

    1 vote
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  5. You are on cutting of edge

    Each time I open (almost each time) Excel or other Office app, I getting message about Cutting Edge with request to update or check my privacy settings.

    All my privacy settings looks like OK.

    Is that neccessary to ask EACH time I start a program

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  6. How Removes Password From 7z File

    SysInspire 7z Password Recovery Software is a simple way to recover lost 7z file password without a waste of more time. This 7z password remover tool solves any kind of problem-related to the 7zip file password. it removes any strong and any length password with the help of Brute Force attack, Mask attack, Dictionary attack. It supports all versions of the window up to 10, and A Free Demo Version also available on the SysInspire official website.

    Read More:- https://www.sysinspire.com/7z-password-recovery-software/

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  7. Hi,i can not find my excell activation.Thanks

    I can not find my excel activation please help me

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  8. Hi,i can not find my excell activation.Thanks

    I can not find my excel activation please help me

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  9. give me contact info so I can inform you of new e-mail address + activate my program

    give me contact info so I can inform you of new e-mail address several years ago I changed my e mail server from Road Runner to A g mail server I don't know where the product key is . office 365 came as a software package when I bought this computer. my new e-mail is gpot612@gmail.com old email was gpotvin@wi.rr.com. I can not reactivate this program at this time..

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  10. 1 vote
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  11. Provide a way to sign in to Office 365 within each app. Or at least give instructions for how to do so. Did anyone test this work flow???

    Provide a way to sign in to Office 365 within each app. Or at least give instructions for how to do so. Did anyone test this work flow???

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  12. 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.

    9 votes
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  13. 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.

    2 votes
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  14. 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…

    3 votes
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  15. 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.

    3 votes
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  16. 2 votes
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  17. Make it easy to put Excel on desktop.

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

    2 votes
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  18. 2 votes
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  19. 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

    2 votes
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  20. 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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