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Questions tagged [microsoft-office]

Questions about Microsoft's suite of office programs consisting mainly of Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

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Illustrator SVG export: Image looks small in MS Word/PowerPoint?

I have an .ai file with 14cm width, after exporting as SVG, it shows 10cm in MS Word/PowerPoint. Do the Office programs use different scale/ruler than Adobe programs? Before anyone asks, I prefer SVG ...
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How to link slides from a “parent”-ppt to other “child” copies so that changes in any copy will be automatically reflected in all others?

We have the following scenario: One "parent" presentation in pptx format with all slides we ever created Many "child" copies that are generated for different purposes and contain different ...
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Font Gadugi Regular [duplicate]

I have a question about using 'Gadugi Regular' in my logo design. Basically the logo is a star vector with the text right below it, I tried looking at the properties of gadugi file but there is no ...
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Script font for writing a constitution?

I am stuck on what script font to use for my fictional constitution. I thought first of Edwardian Script since that looks a lot like fancy handwriting but the built in double space between the letter ...
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Is it possible to a use guides in MS Office similar to Photoshop?

Is there a way to use guides in MS Office Word and PowerPoint as you can in Photoshop? I wish to do the same in Office for moving things at a certain distance as we do in Photoshop.
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MS Word — setting a section break so that it's fixed in one place

I'm creating a letterhead template for a client. I'm using a section break so that I can style the header on the first page so that it's different to the headers on all subsequent pages. My problem ...
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Different sized headers in MS Word letterhead template

I'm creating a letterhead template for MS Word 2016. I have set it up so that the first page has one image in the header, and any subsequent pages have a different image in the header. I did this ...
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Trouble with MS Word templates and 'sections'

I'm trying to create a letterhead template that works like so: Front page containing one header image Continuation page containing alternate header image All additional pages automatically use ...
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Standards for continuation sheets (letterhead templates)

I've only ever designed a couple of letterhead templates throughout my design career so far, and neither of them required continuation sheets. The front page of the one that I'm designing, has the ...
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Designing letterhead templates for MS Word — continuation sheets

I am in the process of designing a letterhead template for one of my clients so that he can use it as a template in MS Word. I don't have MS Office installed myself, I use LibreOffice. We agreed that ...
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I'm looking for a conversion table for colours in Photoshop/AI/Ind into Microsoft applications

If colours are selected in Adobe and completely defined in CMYK, RGB, HEX the (RGB) colours are translated by Microsoft applications into a different colour. Is there a conversion table from Adobe to ...
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How can I fix a faded logo in Outlook email signature

I created an company-wide email signature template on my MAC starting with an RGB vector logo from Illustrator--converted to a PNG. When some users send an email with the signature template, the logo ...
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Illustrator CS6 changes colours when saving as PNG or SVG

I'm creating artwork for a variety of purposes: Facebook Cover Photos (RGB) Business Cards & Banner Prints (CYMK) Document Headers (RGB) The red I am using for the FB Cover Photos is #b72025, ...
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Image Discolouration when printed in Microsoft Word

I have an image which was created in Adobe Photoshop and is being inserted into a Word Document. The document contains a rectangle with a coloured fill which the image sits on top of. The same RGB ...
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Tips on creating Microsoft Office 2011 Templates/Themes?

I'm attempting to create some basic branded templates in Microsoft Office (Word and PowerPoint) to be deployed for office use. Just some colours, and basic typography hierarchy so people can easily ...
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How to create an image where the colour can be changed using fill in Microsoft Word

I'm wanting to create my own images or vectors that can be placed into Microsoft Word where the colour of the vector or image can be changed using the fill tool. I've tried making vectors in ...
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How can I set InDesign top and bottom cell inset default values for Excel imported tables?

I need to import Excel tables into InDesign CS6. In order to get the text to be visible (no red dots indicating hidden text), I have to change the top and bottom Cell Insets within InDesign to zero ...
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How to make Word 2010 Justified like adobe InDesign?

I compared the screenshot of result betwen InDesign vs MsWord, and I think InDesign has better "Justify" than Microsoft Word. I think MsWord's justify is too much space between words. Is it possible ...
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Inkscape drawn image looks great in MS Word, badly pixelated in PDF. Why?

I'm a novice. But have drawn a simple logo in Inkscape. It looks great as a .png (300dpi) when inserted as a picture in MS Word. But from there when I generate a PDF of the docx the image is badly ...
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How to get MS Office fonts?

There are a couple of documents I need to edit (making small changes) from time to time, and I only have them in PDF format. That would not necessarily be a big problem, except they use some fonts I ...
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How to draw arcs of arbitrary angle, or defined by tangents in Visio?

I am using MS Visio 2013, trying to draw a circular arc which spans between two 45 degrees lines. Think about an isosceles right triangle, where the head (90 deg) vertex is trimmed to a circular shape ...
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How do I hide and show content in MS Word by clicking on a word?

What is the way to asign a text on a specific word and hide/show the text when clicking on that word in Microsoft Office Word? Much like working in Windows with folders -
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How can I efficiently make several hundred signs for a plant sale?

This is my first StackExchange question ever, yay! First I will describe how I made the signs last year: I started with a spreadsheet of plant names and prices, as well as a folder of images (one ...
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Improving readability in MS Word

When using MS Word is an absolute requirement to create a long text document, I usually suggest the following to any given user: Flush-left since MS Word doesn't allow the kind of hyphenation/...
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How to Print Onto Letterhead Designs

I'm looking to start offering letterhead designs to clients. I could of course handle the design and printing side of things no problem, but how do my clients go about setting up their documents so ...
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Can a Word Document Be turned into a Data Stream To allow for Editing over the Network to Update a link into InDesign?

So here is the idea. To have a Folder on a Server containing Word Documents for all our books and Materials. Turn These Documents into Data Streams that are linked to InDesign Documents. Allow ...
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How to Best Create Templates for Clients to edit the content/copy

The Big Question What is the best (possibly a software application) to create Documents (e.g PDF Brochures, Business Portfolios, Annual Reports etc)so that a client can edit the text content? My ...
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Best way to export a Job application to a client for easy editing

This is my first topic, so go easy on me. :D I got a customer who wants me to design her job application. I want to design it with Adobe illustrator and set up the text with indesign. However the ...
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Why does Illustrator CS6 “Save for Microsoft Office” use PNG format?

I recently made some graphs in Illustrator CS6 to insert into a MS Word document. I created my original images using the Print profile with PPI set to 300. I used the "Save for Microsoft Office" ...
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How can I lock down Microsoft Word to protect our branding?

I re-branded our organization a couple years ago and created what I thought were very "easy to use" Word templates for things like letterhead, forms, and long documents. As well intentioned as my co-...