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Web-based appointment scheduler for Exchange?

Does anyone know of a web-based appointment scheduler that integrates with Exchange? [more inside]
posted by CrazyGabby on Sep 16, 2008 - 3 answers

Turning a complex Excel spreadsheet with VBA functions into an online app

I want to build a web app based on an Excel spreadsheet using VBA and some Excel Solve functionality. Should I try to build my own online spreadsheet? Or is Microsoft about to release some nifty online development components compatible with Excel and VBA? [more inside]
posted by Mokusatsu on Sep 12, 2008 - 2 answers

UnWord Me

Escaping M$ Word, but getting the same formatting... [more inside]
posted by tmcw on Sep 4, 2008 - 8 answers

Mac guy seeking advice on Microsoft Certification

My job will pay for IT Certification testing at a Prometric center, and I've been reaping the benefits for years. Being a Mac guy, I've got all the critical Apple certifications. As that's complete, I'm thinking of studying for some Microsoft certs. While I'm not a Windows wizard, I use XP daily and have ample study time. What's a good MS test to start with?
posted by porn in the woods on Sep 3, 2008 - 5 answers

PDF = Pretty Damn Funky

How can I convert a Word document to a pdf while keeping the margins the same width? We are working on a 5 MB Word document, created with Word 2003 on a PC running Windows XP. The margins must be 1 inch wide. When we convert it to pdf, the right hand margin becomes 1.25 inches wide, and random phrases become boldface. We've tried Acrobat 8 and a freeware converter (dopdf).
posted by lukemeister on Aug 28, 2008 - 16 answers

Why aren't there universal 32->64 bit driver translator/emulators?

Why aren't there universal 32->64 bit driver translator/emulators? [more inside]
posted by Mokusatsu on Aug 23, 2008 - 9 answers

How much for Exchange for 500-800 users?

MS Exchange railroad: How much does it really cost for an in-house Microsoft Exchange system? [more inside]
posted by jimjam on Aug 22, 2008 - 12 answers

Can any Mac Project Planing Software export to Microsoft Project?

Is there anyway to export something from OmniPlan or similar Mac Project planner and get it to open in Microsoft Project? [more inside]
posted by UMDirector on Aug 21, 2008 - 1 answer

How can I make Microsoft Word print a complete document wirelessly?

Why are we getting incomplete printouts when attempting to print wirelessly from a laptop? [more inside]
posted by newfers on Aug 19, 2008 - 3 answers

How to buy Office 2003 online ?

Buying Office 2007 Small Business Edition online - new, sealed, licensed and legit. Where from ? [more inside]
posted by southof40 on Aug 19, 2008 - 11 answers

Making Chapbook/Zine! Need help on how to format Microsoft Word! Please help

I am making a chapbook/zine that needs to be completed by noon on Thursday. I need help on how to format Microsoft Word so I can get the job done, printed and out to public. [more inside]
posted by goalyeehah on Aug 19, 2008 - 15 answers

How can create a simple program to modify Windows Address Book and Outlook Address Book entries?

I'd like to create a simple program that would modify the phone numbers in my MS Windows and MS Outlook Address Books (reason is we got new area codes). What is the simplest programming language on windows and best way to get this done by directly accessing the address books (without exporting to CSV)? [more inside]
posted by mrbloo on Aug 13, 2008 - 8 answers

Returning Department from Active Directory Users

Active Directory filter: I need to get a list of Department entries for each user in an AD database. [more inside]
posted by deadcowdan on Aug 6, 2008 - 2 answers

How do I get rid of, then keep MS Office?

My Win XP laptop came with a trial version of Microsoft *small business* office 2007. Without really thinking about it, I imported a lot of email and Outlook data from my old laptop. Now that the trial is almost over, I bought a retail copy of Outlook 2007 and the Home/student version of Office 2007, and the product keys don't work, since I'm trying to use the product key on the Small Business edition. Can I simply uninstall the trial small biz version, install the Outlook and home/student office, and have my Outlook data intact? Or is there more to be done to accomplish this?
posted by edjusted on Jul 22, 2008 - 7 answers

User stats on Exchange 2000?

Microsoft Exchange 2000 : is there a built in function or any 3rd party utility that would allow me to export a list of all mailboxes and would include info like User Logon Name and mailbox size? [more inside]
posted by starscream on Jul 22, 2008 - 4 answers

Microsoft .net framework

My .net framework is broken and I can't repair or uninstall it - what do I do? [more inside]
posted by missmagenta on Jul 19, 2008 - 6 answers

How do I, uh, use Sharepoint?

How do I make Sharepoint usable? Less ugly? Am I missing something or is this really unintuitive? What is everyone else using? [more inside]
posted by geoff. on Jul 15, 2008 - 11 answers

How do Microsoft coding tests look like?

I have just got an e-mail from Microsoft, regarding a position I've applied for. They want me to do a 2-hour coding test, solving a couple of problems. Any idea on what these problems may look like?
posted by anonymous on Jul 14, 2008 - 8 answers

Microsoft Exchange Server for Epsilon Semi-Morons?

How do I set up Microsoft Exchange (or Outlook) Server for a small office? [more inside]
posted by loquacious on Jul 3, 2008 - 9 answers

@#$%#$ Word!

MS Word 2004 for the Mac: Annoying unexpected behavior when editing tables. [more inside]
posted by ottereroticist on Jul 1, 2008 - 3 answers

Running Queries in MS Access for non-Access Users?

Access 2003: I have this database that is truly awesome along with some equally awesome queries. Co-workers have recognized this awesomeness and want to start running their own queries but know nothing of Access. Is there a user-friendly option? [more inside]
posted by Smarson on Jul 1, 2008 - 4 answers

Please save my sanity from PowerPoint 2007.

I do PowerPoint design for a living and -- finally, begrudgingly -- I am switching to PowerPoint 2007. So far, do not like. So, a two-part question: 1. Can anyone suggest a text or video tutorial on moving to PowerPoint 2007 for 2003 power users? 2. I've seen some "make PowerPoint 2007 work like PowerPoint 2003" add-ins. Does anyone have experience/recommendations for any of those? Thanks!
posted by SampleSize on Jun 30, 2008 - 7 answers

Smart books for a smart guy using Project 2007?

Are there any good books on MS Project 2007 out there? My brother-in-law, an experienced project manager, has been using MS Project 2003 for a while and is pretty confident with the basics, but he wants to learn more, especially as he's considering upgrading to Project 2007. I'm pointing him to some local trainers, but I'd also like to find some decent books so he has the alternative of teaching himself as much as possible.
posted by maudlin on Jun 25, 2008 - 1 answer

Rules in Outlook 2003

I use Outlook 2003 at work, and I have several rules created to automatically sort my incoming mail into specific folders. I usually create a folder for each department and sub-folders for each person within that department that I communicate with. My question is: Normally when an incoming mail message is recieved and sorted automatically into a folder, the folder's name changes to bold and a number is displayed in blue indicating the number of unread messages in that folder. An example would be I have a Jason Johnson subfolder in my Human Resources folder. The Jason Johnson sub-folder goes bold when I receive a message from him, but not the Human Resources folder it is contained within. Is there a way to make the "parent" folder go bold to indicate that a subfolder within it has a new message? I hope this makes sense. Thanks in advance for your help.
posted by adustum on Jun 20, 2008 - 3 answers

Help me open my Word 2008 docs on top of already open docs!

Can someone figure out why Word 2008 on the Mac keeps my newly opened doc behind previously opened docs? [more inside]
posted by fenriq on Jun 8, 2008 - 5 answers

The Future of Zune?

What should I tell my 13-year old niece about the future of her Zune? [more inside]
posted by jaronson on Jun 6, 2008 - 18 answers

Black rectangle on Microsoft Word

There is a black rectangle across the bottom of my Word document (about an inch from the bottom of the page, about half an inch tall, stretching across the page). Can you get it to go away? [more inside]
posted by salvia on Jun 4, 2008 - 9 answers

get IE7 to play nice...

How to get EXPLORER 7 to open ? [more inside]
posted by dawdle on Jun 3, 2008 - 5 answers

How can I create or add a group of Favorites in Internet Explorer?

How can I turn a long list of hyperlinks into either a list of filenames in Windows Explorer or a list of Favorites in Internet Explorer? Say I have 1,000 hyperlinks in a list so it is 1,000 entries long (could be in an Excel file, a Word file, or on a web page). I want to have these 1,000 hyperlinks as Favorites, which seems to be the same as converting them from the content of one file to the file names of 1,000 files. I can manually save each hyperlink as the name of a file, but if there are 1,000, and if they need to be updated every week, that would be a killer. I need an automated solution.
posted by Wagging Dog on Jun 2, 2008 - 4 answers

Where O where has my little file gone?

Where did the file go after it was opened from a website and edited it in Microsoft Word? [more inside]
posted by mcarthey on May 27, 2008 - 9 answers

Scaling back Small Business Server 2003

How do I scale back Windows Server 2003 for Small Business? [more inside]
posted by adverb on May 25, 2008 - 9 answers


Can I actually buy an Office 2007 DISC? As in, the actual media? I have really struggled with this, since reinstalling Office 2007 on a reformatted 'Office-ready PC' is impossible: Reformatting obviously wipes out your Office install and the the trial version (which is the only thing available to download) is incompatible with (some of?) Microsoft's own license keys. [more inside]
posted by chuckdarwin on May 23, 2008 - 8 answers

VS.NET 2003 Migration

I am migrating Visual Studio.Net 2003 from and old dev machine to a new one. VS.NET has tons of environmental settings and GUI options that I have modified to my liking. Is there a way to copy those settings from my old dev machine to my new one? Thanks!
posted by GregWithLime on May 14, 2008 - 3 answers

How can we NOT move to Vista without hoarding XP licenses?

Can someone clarify how (volume?) licensing of XP is going to work when we refuse to move to Vista? Reading all day, nothing makes sense. Not that long left to figure it out. [more inside]
posted by bartleby on May 12, 2008 - 5 answers

How do you rate that ?

With respect to Vista - how are "Required System Ratings" defined ? [more inside]
posted by southof40 on May 12, 2008 - 5 answers

Help me make use Word 2004 instead of Word 2008

How do I change the version of Word that uses to open Word documents? [more inside]
posted by leahwrenn on May 9, 2008 - 8 answers

Make my OneNote dreams come true...

Will VMWare Fusion allow me to run Microsoft OneNote smoothly? [more inside]
posted by boubelium on May 7, 2008 - 6 answers

Microsoft Vista Business in Japanese/Chinese

Where can I buy the Japanese version and a Chinese version of Microsoft Vista Business online for use in the United States? Media and license. [more inside]
posted by schnee on May 1, 2008 - 4 answers

Word 2007 Weirdness: help?

Word/Office 2007 Weirdness: Why is Word 2007 showing a bright blue (cyan?) straight line under sections of text in this received document? [more inside]
posted by Zinger on May 1, 2008 - 8 answers

X-Box + GTA = ?

Which X-Box should I get? [more inside]
posted by Vindaloo on Apr 29, 2008 - 22 answers

Convert old Borland to new Visual Studio?

CompilerFilter: I've got an old project that was written with Borland C++ 5.0 for Windows. I've been tasked with porting this project to Visual Studio 2005. Easy way to do this? [more inside]
posted by jozxyqk on Apr 28, 2008 - 2 answers

Help with MS Outlook 2002

I am using a computerized telephone management system called Advanced Call Center. One of its features is it emails me whenever I receive a call at my business. That feature needs and uses the Telephone Applications Programming Interface (TAPI) feature within Outlook to function. [more inside]
posted by CollectiveMind on Apr 20, 2008 - 4 answers

Outlook/exchange - Pst problem

Outlook/Exchange Filter:: I have a user that has all his mail being delivered to a .pst file. How do i change it so that it keeps all the mail on the exchange server? Also, how do i get all his mail from the .pst file back on the server. He is using outlook 2007 and the exchange server is 2003.
posted by flipmiester99 on Apr 16, 2008 - 4 answers

Microsoft Office is accessing my wi-fi - how do I stop it?

How do I prevent Microsoft Office from going online? [more inside]
posted by Unsomnambulist on Apr 10, 2008 - 10 answers

How to surmount the enormous obstacle of text color?

Form Controls in Word 2007: OK, I created a form with Rich Text and Drop-Down List controls. The controls appear within a table. The question is, how do I get the resulting text (once the form is filled in) to appear in black, not gray? [more inside]
posted by freudenschade on Apr 10, 2008 - 2 answers

Arial or Times New Roman? Single spaced? Bold?

Who wants to share their favorite MS Word 2003 Style themes for writing academic papers? [more inside]
posted by billtron on Apr 7, 2008 - 11 answers

Outlook/Custom Forms/Web Site Programming Type Question

I'm trying to negotiate the oft confusing waters of Microsoft products in an Enterprise environment. Long story short: trying to link to a custom form, or at least to the "choose a form" dialog box from a web page. [more inside]
posted by finitejest on Apr 3, 2008 - 1 answer

Rolling back the years

Microsoft Visual C# 2005 Express Edition is no longer available via Microsoft. Anyone know of anywhere else it can still be downloaded ? [more inside]
posted by southof40 on Apr 1, 2008 - 2 answers

how to re-enable wmp11 combining artists/albums/etc?

I checked "Don't ask me again" when dragging one artist into another in WMP11 on vista in order to change all the names from one to another (to combine "the beatles" and "beatles" into one, in this case), expecting it to just do it without asking in the future, but now I've lost this functionality altogether. How can I re-enable it?
posted by lrodman on Mar 22, 2008 - 1 answer

Build me the perfect equation... in Microsoft Word

How do I use Word 2007's Equation Builder to create a combination of subscripted and normal size characters? [more inside]
posted by madforplaid on Mar 19, 2008 - 4 answers

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