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I Can't Preview Office Files

Warren Smith can't preview Word or Excel files in Windows Explorer. He asked the Answer Line forum for help.

How to create smart Microsoft Word templates

Learn how to make interactive document templates using Word’s Content Controls.

ClearEdits for Microsoft Word Helps You Write More Concisely

This Word add-in provides advice and tips to improve your business writing.

Though Sound on Fundamentals, Sentence Aerobics Struggles to Parse Idioms Correctly

Designed as a Word add-in, VanWrite's Sentence Aerobics tries to help you write clearer, better business documents.

Microsoft Office for the iPad: What We Know

Speculation is uniting around a November release for Microsoft to announce an iPad version of Office.


How to Create Advanced Microsoft Excel Spreadsheets

Learn how to control Excel worksheets with spin buttons, scrollbars, option buttons, and checkboxes.


Microsoft Plagued by Software Piracy

A new report from Google reveals that Microsoft dominates the field when it comes to sending takedown requests to shut down sites offering pirated software.

Why Office for iPad Is Inevitable

New reports have surfaced that Microsoft is developing Office apps for iOS and Android. If true, it's a very smart move by Microsoft.

U.S. Satisfaction With Microsoft Slips

Satisfaction with Microsoft's software slipped last year, part of an industry-wide downturn driven by U.S. consumer discontent with traditional PC programs.

CloudOn Adds Android, Google Drive Support for Its Virtual Office Service

Honeycomb and Ice Cream Sandwich tablet owners can now use CloudOn to create and edit Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint documents.