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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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 ...