How do I get help with Microsoft Office?

You might run into a problem while using a Microsoft Office Product like Word, Excel, or Powerpoint. The problem might actually be more common than you think, and it may already have been reported and solved by someone else. For help from Microsoft, click the “?” button on the top right as pictured below (a […]

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How do I do a mail merge in Microsoft Office?

If you are planning to create a mail merge in Microsoft Office 2010 or 2013, please consult the excellent instructions on the Microsoft website: Mail merge using an Excel spreadsheet   If you are planning to create an email merge, please take a look at these instructions from Microsoft: Use Word for mail merge for […]

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How do I install or uninstall part of Microsoft Office 2013?

If you need to use a part of Microsoft Office 2013 that is not pre-installed on a faculty or staff computer, use Uninstall or change a program to install that feature. Click on the Start menu.  Select Control Panel. In the Control Panel, select or search for Programs and Features. Scroll down to and click […]

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Why did my mail merge fail?

If you are doing a Microsoft Office for Windows Mail Merge and it fails or displays inaccurate data, verify that Confirm file format conversion on open is checked.  Inaccurate data includes misformatted dates, addresses, zip codes, or dollar amounts. Go to Options.  In this version of Microsoft Word, options is in the File menu. Select […]

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Can I get a copy of Microsoft Office for my personal computer?

Bucknell University has a license agreement with Microsoft that allows eligible faculty and staff to download Office for Windows or for Mac for a heavily discounted price. This option is not available to retirees, part-time or casual employees, or students. Faculty or staff interested in a buying a copy should visit the software distribution page. You may need to create a […]

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How do I use Microsoft Query in Excel 2010?

Microsoft Query allows you to match data from one sheet in a Microsoft Office Excel 2010 spreadsheet to data in another sheet and create a new sheet that combines the data from both source sheets. Preparation Requirements: Both sheets must have column headings. Both sheets must be in the same workbook. Both sheets must have […]

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How do I find and install software?

Student, Faculty, and Staff Personally Owned Computers If you want to install software on your personally owned computer, logon to: Software Downloads for Personally Owned Computers You will only be able to see software you are eligible to install. Some examples of software available to install (subject to licensing restrictions) include JMP, Mathematica, ChemBioDraw, and […]

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How do I setup Outlook for a mail merge?

Details 1. Open Microsoft Outlook by browsing to Microsoft Office or by searching for “Outlook”. 2. Click Next.   3. Click Yes, then Next.   4. Select Manually configure server settings or additional server types.  Click Next.   5. Select Internet E-mail. Click Next. 6. Enter the following information: Your Name: The first and last […]

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