Microsoft office is a set of applications by Microsoft for performing office tasks. Widely used in the PC world, and possible to run in Ubuntu under wine. Microsoft provides no support for use in this manner and is proprietary software. Open Source alternatives such as Libre Office provide a ...

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What is Wine. Is it part of Ubuntu?

I want to run MS Office on Ubuntu and have found messages saying you can do it with Wine, but I don't know what Wine is.
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Can I run MS Office apps installed under windows?

I don't have the option of installing the MS Office apps under Wine mostly as I simply don't have them, but these apps do exist on the workstation I use at work. I have installed Ubuntu on this ...
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Presenting Power Point slides in dual screen mode

I have Ubuntu 11.10 and Wine 1.3 1.3.28. I use my laptop for commercial presentations and it is common to attach it to a projector. I would like to use a Presentation Mode in Power Point where in one ...
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Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint won't save or open files

I'm a web developer, but new to linux. I am currently running ubuntu 11.10 with a gnome shell and wine (I think 1.3). I've installed microsoft office 2007, and worked through a small issue with ...
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MathType and LibreOffice Math comparison

In my office my team and I are going to type texts in the future which will include mathematical signs. Two programs are being proposed: LibreOffice Writer + Math or Microsoft Office + MathType. I ...
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Programs Icons of WineHQ

Just installed Office 2010 in my ubuntu x64 and run smooth but now I have an stetic issue dash and synapse can find the office applications :) but all the office apps are shown with the wine icon. I ...
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How to get Office 2010 (specifically Outlook) to run? [duplicate]

Although there are many alternatives out there, I'm not prepared to get away from Outlook yet, and I have many clients I'd like to switch over to Ubuntu but they need Outlook and won't switch because ...
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Does Microsoft Office 2010 still have incompatibility issues with LibreOffice

I know Microsoft Office 2003 and Microsoft Office 2007 have some incompatibility issues with LibreOffice. For example if I create a document in LibreOffice with doc format and try to open it in Office ...
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I can't find ./usr/bin/wine executable after I installed it [closed]

I've been trying to install Microsoft Office 2007 and seem easy using Wine but when I install Wine i just can't run it, I tried to install Wine 1.2 and 1.3 by terminal and by the center. In the menu ...
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How can I add wine programs to the right click context menu?

How can someone automatically add wine programs (such as Microsoft Office) to the right click context menu? In my case specifically the software is installed via play on linux. For example, when a ...
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Setting one worksheet cell range reference to another worksheet [closed]

I want to set one worksheet cell range reference to another worksheet using aspose.cells.For example i have two worksheet(wrk1 and wr2). I have some data on wrk1 and wrk2 is balnk.Now on wrk2 i want ...
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Ubuntu as the only office / commercial OS?

I was wondering if any people had any experience of using ubuntu (and other office - like software & possibly some wine installs) as their only OS. To clarify, i am asking if anyone has experience ...
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Is libreoffice able to open all the word2007+mathtype documents totally correct?

Because I write many document with office word 2007 + mathtype. I'm not request for libreoffice can edit mathtype's equations, but I want to know libreoffice can open all the office word 2007 ...
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Microsoft Office 2007 in Wine will not check Spelling & Grammar in Portuguese

I'm using Microsoft Office 2007 installed with PlayOnLinux (Wine), it's working all fine, except that it will not check Spelling & Grammar in Portuguese (Brazil). The spelling check in English ...
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How can I install Arial fonts to my Office within Wine?

I installed MS Office 2007 using PlayOnLinux, and the Arial font is italic, for some reason. Any hint on how to install it correctly? This two approaches I found in the internet have failed: To ...
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Install Office 2007 using PlayOnLinux (Wine) will not allow to enter CDKEY

I just installed Microsoft Office 2007 using PlayOnLinux (a Wine's front end), and it installed successfully, the only problem is that I can't enter the serial number, becouse the text box will not ...
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How can I get Microsoft Excel 2003 to work in Wine? [closed]

I used to be a MS Excel 2003 guru. I installed MS Office in Ubuntu with Wine, but the Macros make Excel crash. Is there any way to get this working? I've been thinking to install VMWare with WinXP, ...
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Can I open Microsoft Word and Excel files?

Can I open Microsoft Word and Excel files with Ubuntu?
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Formulae created in Excel not working in OpenOffice

I am trying to open some Microsoft Office files in which there are formulae which are apparently copy pasted and therefore can be separated from the written rest. The problem is, these formulae don't ...
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How to maintain document compatibility between LibreOffice and other office suites?

When I save a document in LibreOffice and try to open it in Office 2007 for example, most or all of the paragraphs moved somehow. For what I found out is that the document has Widows and Orphans. How ...
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Microsoft office incorrectly claims non office files

Ive installed Microsoft office via wine. Office now believes that some non-office files (my .pub public key file for example) are office files. This understandable, i know .pub is the is the file ...
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Change default application for a File type

I have installed MS Office 2007 via wine, which all works remarkably well. However, MS Office has now laid claim to any 'office' files on my computer. Is there a way to change the default ...
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Where did PlayOnLinux install Microsoft Office 2007?

After I installed playonlinux, I immediately installed the Microsoft office 2007. I pasted an .iso image on my desktop and extracted it on a folder, and after that I installed it using the ...
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How well does MS Word 2007 and MS Power Point 2007 work in Wine? [closed]

I would like to use install Ubuntu for a brother, but he needs MS Word and MS Power Point for work. Open alternatives apart, how well does MS Word 2007 and MS Power Point 2007 work in Wine?
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How do I view an Outlook .msg file?

I need to view a .msg file. It is an email from Microsoft Outlook. How can I do this in Ubuntu?
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Is it possible to run Microsoft Office 2010? [duplicate]

I was curious seeing as how my work uses it, so will it run? or is there a way of getting it to run?
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What IM do you use to login into Microsoft Office Communicator? [closed]

I've used Pidgin, but it hasn't worked 100%, so maybe you know about something better...
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How well does Microsoft Office Excel work in Wine? [closed]

Some interest in Excel 2003, but primarily in Excel 2007. Wondering if advanced features, such as macros can be made to work flawlessly. Or if there are any major issues I should know about. Using an ...