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Our Word applications are not showing the Auto Save or that dropdown that shows up in all the other Office apps *Excel, PowerPoint, etc.." (picture of Excel attached)

 

Is this normal? 

 

Any troubleshooting ideas would be much appreciated.

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I'm running Office Insider build 1801 8911.2016, and when I click File/Save as on a new file, then select Sites, I'm seeing groups in my following list that I'm not following.

 

Specifically some I don't have access to as they're private groups of which I

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Hi all - weird one for you!

 

We've got a load of Word files in a document library in SharePoint (Office 365).  The files use 2 content types (which may or may not be relevant) - here's the problem / symptoms:

  1. For existing files using the 'Document' content
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Got to the bottom of this at last!  I was syncing this library to OneDrive and apparently syncing libraries which include different content types causes problems and prev

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I have a strange issue with Word 2016 (Office 365) of one of my customers. When Word 2016 is opened the first time the user pastes in content via clipboard, word hangs for about 20-30 seconds and remains unresponisve for this time. All following c

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Problem is solved:

Affected: Office 2016 Click to Run Version 1710 Build 8625.2139 Katharina and probably some minor versions before

 

Solution: Update to the latest Vers

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Hi @Markus Bundschuh,

 

Are you copying/pasting plain text? Can you try copying text form notepad? Do you still get the long delay?

 

I've seen this kind of delay when yo

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What is the best way to distribute corporate templates for new Office documents to users?

 

I already know about the possiblity to use a shared network folder and setting the workgroup templates location in Word. However I was wondering if there is a bett

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I have a document where I need to insert current date at multiple locations, so I want an option such that if I change one of the dates, all of those should change automatically. But at the same time, I have few other date fields which need a different da

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Can I see all the existing form fields in a document in a separate window so that I can change them from that window?

 

I want it to be like a navigation pane which takes me to the selected field when I select it.

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Hey there, I love working with Word but was wondering if there is any benefit to buying and using the Acrobat dc software in conjunction with Word as I've seen some do where it adds an Acrobat tab to the Word ribbon. 

 

  1. So are there any benefits to using Ac
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Hi John

 

In my experience, I find the inbuilt PDF an excellent tool.

 

I've worked in many organisations where they have used Adobe PDF and  the default settings make im

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Has anyone else lost the Get a Sharing Link from Word and Excel when sharing? Can still do so using Online versions but has no longer showing for anyone in the clients themselves.

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Yes, I have the same issue and have been unable to resolve to date.  Have you had any luck on a resolution for the missing "Get Sharing Link" from within Word, Excel 2016

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We have a problem with Word 2016 and the 'Document Information Panel / Document Properties' when we are storing the document within SharePoint Online and have a column which is a Multi value Choice Field (Checkboxes).

 

Within SharePoint you will see the se

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Same Problem here and it is a big Issue if the Choice Field is mandatory..

 

It is also weird that if you select an option, close the window and open it again, the choice

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We are facing the same problem...
Any update on this?

Appreciate your help!

 

 

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Do you use Word Online and OneNote online in your native language? We want to hear how the localized (non-English) versions of Microsoft Office Web Applications are landing in your market. From November 13th to November 24th we are running a contest in se

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Some of my users have gotten xml parsing errors when opening some documents. Different files. Different users. However, it is not consistent. One user can open a file and get this error, while others who open that same file do not get the error. Mo

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Wait. We may be on to something. The common denominator may be the files are not opening on Win7 machines, but are opening on Win10. We installing an update to a test
Win7

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Today, at LinkedIn’s headquarters in San Francisco, we announced Resume Assistant, a new feature in Microsoft Word to help Office 365 subscribers craft compelling resumes with personalized insights powered by LinkedIn. With over 80 percent of resumes upda

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I was working with my manager this morning on an MS Word document saved to a SharePoint Online library.  We were both working in MS Word 2016 (rich client) but we did not have a very good real time co-authoring experience. He saw that I was also editing,

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The Microsoft Garage video supports the theory that you should see as they type. 

https://blogs.office.com/2015/10/30/word-real-time-co-authoring-a-closer-look/

 

Did either

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Never had a problem with it could be network issue

Hello,

 

We are looking for a way to make the login to Word 2016 with an Office 365 organisational account persistent for our users. Our users often use shared pc's to log into.

 

The problem is they always have to manually log in to Word after logging into W

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Bump to this post.

I want  add a color palette to select in a Word application

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Hello:

I want to make a template with Visual Studio and Subierlola template Office page.

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Is there a drop down box option to show one set of options and when selected, Word displays another set of text?

 

Example, if i had the following choices displayed as an option

0

1

2

 

once the person selects '0', the document will show 'This Plan element is ob

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Is there a way to make the default dictionary/spelling language in Word Online not US and honour the actual regional settings of the tenant/user?

 

It's quite annoying in an English (UK) environment as users don't always spot the difference. Particularly pr

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Hi Michael,

Word Online should follow the user's language settings (to be found in the general settings for the user).
If I set the preferred language to Dutch in the Offic

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Ever since I installed the Creator Update for Windows, Word 2016 has been over-consuming CPU.  I'm working on a book that’s sizable (95MB) because of embedded photos, but it’s been that way for a while.  I worked with books larger than this when I had Wor

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From reading your concerns and reviewing basic information with regards to your CPU (i7 core), Memory (16 GB), you have  more than enough to run your word 2016 program wi

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Hi Everyone, 

 

We used to have Show Edit Activity in the browser version of Word a few months ago. Did something happen and it went away or am I going crazy :)!

 

Thanks!

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New large-screen page view in Word—Review and edit documents using a new page view specifically designed for large-screen devices such as Surface Studio and Surface Hub. Naturally swipe to flip through pages with a fluid two-page magazine-style layout, a

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Ink Editor—Originally shown by the Windows team at //build, we are now launching Ink Editor. This makes your pen a more powerful document editing tool than ever. Strike through words to delete them, circle text to select it and automatically snap highli

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Ink Replay control with Surface Dial—In August, we introduced Ink Replay, which lets you rewind and replay ink you see in your document. Today, we announced tight integration with Surface Dial and Windows 10, making ink playback as natural to control as

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