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Customize the list of recently used files
Article Many Microsoft Office programs display the last few files you opened in that program. You can use the links on this list to quickly access files. This feature i...
Access 2007, Excel 2007...
Show the Developer tab or run in developer mode
Article You should display the Developer tab or run in developer mode when you want to write macros, run macros that you previously recorded, or create applications t...
Excel 2007, Outlook 2007...
Change the program that starts when you open a file
Article Many types of files are registered in Windows Vista and Windows XP to be opened by a particular program. For example, Notepad typically starts when you open a t...
Access 2007, Excel 2007...
Create a desktop shortcut for an Office program or file
Article Create a desktop shortcut for an Office program When the Microsoft Office programs are installed, you have the choice to create a desktop shortcut for the indiv...
Access 2007, Excel 2007...
Change the appearance of Office programs
Article The appearance of the Ribbon, which is part of the Microsoft Office Fluent user interface, in the 2007 Microsoft Office system follows the Office color scheme a...
Access 2007, Excel 2007...
Show or hide ScreenTips
Article ScreenTips are small windows that display descriptive text when you rest the pointer on a command or control. Enhanced ScreenTips are larger windows that displa...
Access 2007, Excel 2007...
What happened to the ShapeSheet Reference?
Article Every object in Microsoft Office Visio has a ShapeSheet spreadsheet that stores information about that object. That includes every document, page, style, shape,...
Visio 2007
Load or unload a COM add-in
Article If you are a developer, at some point you might need to load or unload a Component Object Model (COM) add-in. If you are not a developer, you generally will not...
Visio 2007
Find more shapes and stencils
Article If you need more shapes than a particular Microsoft Office Visio template provides, you have a couple of options. You can either search Visio and the Web for sh...
Visio 2007
What happened to the ShapeSheet?
Article Every object in Microsoft Visio has a ShapeSheet spreadsheet that stores information about that object. That includes every document, page, style, shape, group,...
Visio 2010
Change Visio window color settings
Article You can change background colors in the drawing window, stencil window, print preview window, full-screen view, drawing page, and shape names in stencils. On th...
Visio 2007
Draw an arc
Article When you need more than straight lines and sharp angles, it's easy to add arcs to your Visio drawings. What do you want to do? Draw an arc using a drawing tool...
Visio 2007
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