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Open and edit files in Protected View

Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint open the file in the Protected View mode when you open a file from an online location, such as a cloud storage location, email message, or another insecure location. In the Protected View mode, most editing functions are disabled. Microsoft apps do this to prevent malicious code from accessing your computer.

How to add or remove a OneDrive storage

When you connect to any Microsoft 365 application such as Word or PowerPoint, Microsoft Office automatically connects to or creates a new OneDrive storage. If you don't plan to use OneDrive from Microsoft 365 applications, you can close this storage connection. On another side, you can easily connect to another OneDrive storage.

Working with Math Input Control dialog box

The Math Input Control dialog box allows you to use various input devices, such as external digitizers, touch screens, and even just a mouse, to write mathematical formulas in the form of equations.

How to change numbers and currency format in Windows 10

Numerical data in Word documents or Excel spreadsheets can be presented in many formats. Numeric values represent a quantity of some type: volume of sales, number of items, distance, weights, test scores, etc. Values also can be dates such as Feb 14, 2020, or times such as 1:35 PM.

How to Recover Overwritten MS Excel or Word Document

When working on MS Excel or Word documents, often users accidentally overwrite files that can cause a nuisance. The issue of data overwriting happens when a user stores a new file on the computer with the same name as an already existing file. In this type of situation, the user accidentally clicks the button “replace" the old file with the new one.

Screenshots in Windows 10 without Print Screen (PrtScn)

Many laptop keyboards lack some useful keys, such as PrtScn (the Print Screen key, used to create various screenshots). Three valuable methods can help to make different screenshots in Windows 10 without PrtScn:

How to change Desktop Alerts settings for Windows 10

By default, Outlook shows a Desktop Alert when you receive a new email, a meeting request, or a task request for 5 seconds, and then the notification disappears from your desktop. However, there are no duration settings in Outlook. You only can turn on or turn off desktop alerts. Hard to believe, but you will find the duration in the Ease of Access group that contains settings for people with vision problems.

How to open Control Panel in Windows 10

The Control Panel application is the primary place for various Windows settings controlling Windows looks and feel, and behavior of other software. The Control Panel applets configure field and number separators in Excel (you can switch semicolon to comma, comma to semicolon, comma to point, etc.) or measurement system in PowerPoint.

Importing and Exporting ribbon customization settings

From time to time you need to change a computer or laptop no matter what, e.g., a breakdown or upgrade. To keep the habitual work environment, you need to backup and restore personal ribbon customizations.

How to change decimal symbol and digit grouping symbol in Windows 10

When you work with numbers and amounts in Microsoft Word or Microsoft Excel, you can have some issues with decimal symbol or digit grouping symbol. Both symbols can be changed in the settings of the Windows system.

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