Problem:Dictating into word or any office application does not work or you receive an error on startup of Word stating that add-ins may be disabled. Cause:Natspeak add-in may be disabled. Solution: Click “file” Click “Options” Click “Add-ins” If “Natspeak.exe” is under the add-ins section “Disabled items” This will need to be enabled. To enable “add-in”:… Continue reading Dragon not working in Word.
Problem:Launching any office application, you are presented with a screen asking you to login. (Office 365 or later) Cause:Office Licenses are granted to the user by their academic e-mail address (Microsoft account from the university) and the activation is tied to that address for the duration of their course. Solution: On the first page you… Continue reading Microsoft office sign in. (Student only)
Problem When trying to open Microsoft Word or Microsoft Excel they crash. Cause This is caused by ABBYY FineReader and will display as “BEX” information after an error log in the event viewer(do not worry if you don’t know what this means just continue to the solution). ABBYY FineReader has a “COM Add-in” for Microsoft Word &… Continue reading Microsoft Office 2013 Word & Excel crashing
Problem When you open an Office 2013 program, a start screen automatically displays showing you the various templates available and a list of recent documents opened in the left column. If you would prefer to not have it displayed every time you open an Office 2013 program, it’s simple to disable. Solution 1. Open an Office… Continue reading How to Disable the Office 2013 Start Screen
Problem Launching Read and Write Gold and Microsoft Office word produces the following error: “Can’t Load Visual Basic for Applications “Make sure Visual Basic for Mac is installed on your computer. If Visual Basic for Application is installed make sure the path to the installation folder does not contain any characters outside of the system… Continue reading “Can’t Load Visual Basic for Applications” when launching Read and Write Gold for Mac