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Microsoft Word without subscription

I use word a lot, however I don't use onedrive at all. I tried openoffice and Libreoffice, and didn't like it. The navigation panel, the chapters, the charts I put in my documents, all the formatting, ...
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Scheduling software to schedule several people into different timeslots

Our company uses Office 365 and we have about 30 employees. Office days are from tuesday 8-5 and thursday 8-5. I need to have an individual meeting with each and every employee for about 30 minutes. ...
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What is the state of generating Word documents in 2021? (Language agnostic)

Okay, so this is a pretty generic and vague question, so please let me elaborate. We have a large codebase which we are splitting up the past years to more individual self-contained libraries. One of ...
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Alternative to Google Docs with similar feature set

I'm looking to offer people an alternative to using Google Docs (and to use it myself). I'm not constraining myself to a specific use case, like this question - I'm interested in a general alternative ...
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Free tools/softwares for office desk allocation

Currently, my company does hot desking by using data in spreadsheets. It's difficult to manage it that way. Most of the workforce are customer service people. They work in different teams(region based)...
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I need a C/C++ .DOCX reader API for reports printing (a .DOCX TO HTML converter instead would also be helpful)

I have written a simple C++ application that can print reports if needed, I am using HTML as my main reports viewer and printer, Everything is working great until lot of users became asking if I can ...
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Converter for Microsoft Office XML to OOXML (Office Open XML)?

We have some software producing a spreadsheet in the Microsoft Office XML file format (introduced in Office XP) and would like to convert this to the newer OOXML format that has been used with Office ...
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Looking for software to create instruction sheets

I want to create 4.25 inch x 6 inch instruction sheets for products I sell. I tried word or photoshop to divide a letter sized page into 2 equal parts with a dotted line but I'm not sure there must be ...
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Simple word processor and presentation application for elderly layman

I am searching for a very minimalistic or simple office application for an elderly layman. The criteria are as follows: Includes a word processor and a presentation software (could be separate ...
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WMF editor/converter for Linux?

I have some WMF file which I got from a .doc document. It has some vector graphics and some text in Arabic. I tried opening it in Inkscape, but that failed. Is there a more robust WMF editor for ...
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Linux distro for office/movies, Pentium 32bit, 1GiB memory

I have the following machine: LG Electronics Notebook width: 32 bits Intel(R) Pentium(R) M processor 1.86GHz -memory size: 1GiB Please let me know if you need more information. I want to try out ...
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Track & display absence for teams

We have a small number of teams, each ranging from 3-10 people. Obviously, people are going on vacation, get sick (children), or have other forms of absence. One primary goal here is to make sure ...
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Flat Design & feature-rich office suite

I am looking for an office suite (alternatives to Word, Powerpoint & Excel) for Linux that actually looks nice and modern, like Google Docs, but is offline, and is feature rich. When I mean ...
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Web-based stock/project manager

I've searched in old threads and also on Google. I found several interesting applications, but for a specific task. I'm looking for a single web application with these features: very simple stock ...
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Concurrent document collaboration on local servers

Does a concurrent office document collaboration service exist that does not rely on 3rd party servers? By "collaboration" I mean changes made to a document are quickly visible to others that have the ...
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Microsoft Office Compatible-Software

I require a Linux document system compatible with Microsoft Office (doc and docx for example). Currently testing Kingsoft, Free Office and Star Office. All seem to have the same functionality. ...
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An alternative to Google Docs for mostly-following text by a single author

I am organizing a team of our local tennis club. Last year I used Doodle and this time I tried Google Docs. The feedback was negative. I personally like Google Docs, but up to now I used it only on PC,...
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Is there a programmer orientated alternative to Google Docs?

I use Google Docs to collaborate with my team. We write notes about how functionality would work, post snippets of code, commands, json etc. Google Docs has several annoying features (e.g. auto-...
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Office Word reader (viewer, previewer) for Mac OS

Is there a reader that can open all Word formats and can also remember last used settings when closed? This one is important because Mac's native preview software always opens on half the screen (...
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Open source software to check whether remote office workers are actually working

For a traditional company that wants to start allowing remote work, I am looking for software to check whether office workers are doing their jobs. While the best would be to judge people on results, ...
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Anyone know of any other alternatives to Edraw Office Viewer Component or Office Components?

I want the ability to load excel workbook into a windows application form and have all the features excel have if you were to open it by itself. Edraw https://www.edrawsoft.com/officeviewer.php seems ...
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Office automation: Messages and workflows, with individual dashboard

We are a small startup, and we want to setup an office automation system (internal dashboard, or say, paper-less office), with these features: Send/Receive letters and messages to/from employees ...
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chatting/video calling app using Openfire 4.0.1

I am looking for a multi platform program (majorly win 7), which i can run using Openfire 4.0.1 server for the following uses: Instant Messaging Audio calling Video calling User online or offline ...
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Spreadsheet Software (Javascript Funtions)

With Google Docs you're able to create GoogleScripts which allows to write Javascript Functions which you can use in Google Spreadsheet columns. I looking for a spreadsheet application (offline) ...
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Gratis bulk email sender software to use on Windows 7?

I have created a mailing list in Microsoft Access 2010 that contains about 3000 emails in the following format: As you see these are researchers from all over the world with different mail servers ...
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Interactive office coffee machine tally sheet

In our office, next to the coffee machine, we have a classical paper tally sheet where people fill in when they had coffee, and someone at the end of the month will count all the marks on the sheet ...
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Software to efficiently manage my office work

After some years of experience and trials, I've found out that for me (and for many around there) the best tool to work efficiently would be software which allows to search and access from one single ...
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full free library that reads doc .net 2.0

I've searched a lot for a full free library that reads doc files without office being installed I've tried NetOffice and it used interop and needs installed office I've tried Free Spire.Net and it's ...
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Open Source Office on Windows Tablet [duplicate]

I want to view and edit Office files (doc, docx, ppt, pptx, xls, xlsx) on my Windows 8 HP Tablet. Is there a free opensource option available that lets me do so? Or any app?
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Alternative to Microsoft Office that does not require Internet or Cloud

I am looking for an Office suite that can work with MS Office files that does not require an Internet connection for installation or cloud access. I have a number of clients who require compliance ...
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Picture Viewer to easily copy & paste into MS Office Excel

I need some open/free software for opening pictures with functionality to copy and paste it into another application (Excel in this case). Currently I have to: (1) Right click the file > (2) Edit > (...
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Fullscreen image slideshow with smooth video capability

I have got a folder containing an intro video (001-intro-video.xyz), some image files (mostly JPG) ordered by their filename: 002-bla.jpg, …, 098-blub.jpg, …, and an outro video (099-outro-video.xyz)....
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office app for ios to sync directly with windows

I'm going to be purchasing an iPad Air 2 128GB WiFi (no cellular) soon and will be using it at University. I'm going to be using it as a portable device with my Windows (7) PC staying at home. I'm a ...
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Online office with password protection?

I have few confidential work/excel files which is password protected. I usually use Google Docs/Drive to keep my Office files, but they doesn't seems to support password protected files. Is there any ...
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Specific Word Count in office word docx files,Python Package [closed]

What would be the best approach to count number of words in a microsoft word document in terms of attributes like font size or font color . Eg: Return number of words in red font. I can code that but ...
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.NET library to convert Microsoft Office docs to PDF

I am looking for a library (open source or paid) that can convert Microsoft Office documents (.docx, .xlsx etc.) and images to PDF. This library must be accessible from .NET. I had a look at ABCpdf ...
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Spreadsheet software that can open several CSV as tabs in the same window?

I have 3 local CSV files that I often need to check. I don't like to have too many windows open, so tabs would be great. Is there a spreadsheet program that would open the 3 CSV files as tabs of the ...
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Is there a Microsoft Excel automated (or interactive) "VLOOKUP" program or SaaS where I can combine 2 excel sheets?

I have 2 sheets and I know to use VLOOKUP to cross-reference the sheets and join the data into one sheet. I am wondering if there is an application for windows, or an online SaaS that allows you to ...
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App for iOS similar to Office Lens

Office Lens is a Windows Phone app that does the following: Straightens images taken at an angle Auto-crops the important part of the image Shows what will be cropped before the image is taken ...
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Image + Video + Audio presenter

I am looking for software similar to PowerPoint, which can present media (image or video + audio) in conjunction with a projector. Required features Windows (preferred) or Linux Presentation of ...
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Scanning application for Mac

I'd like to find a scanning application for Mac OS X which is similar to the Linux application Simple Scan. Features I'm interested in: scan and save multiple pages in one document save documents as ...
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Library to view Word files in .Net

What libraries are available to open and graphically edit .docx files? I need to present forms provided as word files, show them to the user and let them fill in the fields, and then print it. I've ...
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Reference management for LibreOffice/OpenOffice?

I've been a student far too long and doing properly formatted citations is one of the banes of my existence. I tend to work in LO or Google Docs, then move my files over to Microsoft Word to do pesky ...
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Alternative for Microsoft Office for Linux?

Microsoft Office is relatively expensive and does not run on Linux too well. There's at least Openoffice.org LibreOffice Run MS Office in wine (does it work?) Run MS Office in CrossOffice (is it ...
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