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How to Add or Remove Office 2019 New Context Menu Items in Windows 10

The New context menu allows users to quickly create a new item in the current location.

If you have Microsoft Office 2019 installed, it will add the following items to the New context menu by default.

  • Microsoft Access Database – Creates a New Microsoft Access Database.accdb file at current location.
  • Microsoft Word Document – Creates a New Microsoft Word Document.docx file at current location.
  • Microsoft Access Database – Opens Access to a “File New Database” dialog to create a new Database1.accdb file.
  • Microsoft PowerPoint Presentation – Creates a New Microsoft PowerPoint Presentation.pptx file at current location.
  • Microsoft Publisher Document – Creates a New Microsoft Publisher Document.pub file at current location.
  • Microsoft Excel Worksheet – Creates a New Microsoft Excel Worksheet.xlsx file at current location.

This tutorial will show you how to add or remove all or specific Microsoft Office 2019 New context menu items for all users in Windows 10.

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How to Turn On or Off Sync Office 2016 Files with OneDrive in Windows 10

OneDrive is a cloud-based storage service where you can view, browse, upload, and share the files you saved online to OneDrive.

With Office 2016 and OneDrive, you can co-edit and share files right in your Office apps like Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio. The OneDrive sync client and Office work together to sync documents in OneDrive and let you work with other people on shared documents at the same time.

Most of the time, Office 2016 automatically syncs changes to Office files saved in OneDrive. On rare occasions, if an Office app closes unexpectedly, or if changes made from different devices can’t be resolved, a sync conflict can occur. If you run into problems with changes not syncing or merging properly, you might want to change your sync settings in OneDrive.

This tutorial will show you how to turn on or off use Office 2016 to sync Office files that you open with OneDrive for your account in Windows 10.

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How to Import Outlook Email, Contacts, and Calendar from PST file

Outlook 2016 lets you focus on what’s important with a clear view of email, calendars, and contacts.

If you have already exported your Outlook email, contacts, and calendar from another instance of Outlook, you can import them to Outlook 2016, Outlook 2013, Office for business, Office 365 Small Business, Outlook Web App for Office 365, Outlook 2010, Outlook 2007, Outlook on the web for Office 365 Business, Outlook on the web for Exchange Server 2016.

This tutorial will show you how to import your Outlook email, contacts, and calendar items from a .pst file to Office 365, Outlook 2016, Outlook 2013, Outlook 2010 or Outlook 2007.

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How to Export Outlook 2016 Email, Contacts, and Calendar to PST file

Outlook 2016 lets you focus on what’s important with a clear view of email, calendars, and contacts.

You can export your email, contacts, and calendar items from Outlook to a .pst file, which is an Outlook Data File that contains your messages and other Outlook items and is saved on your computer.

This tutorial will show you how to export your Outlook 2016 email, contacts, and calendar items to a .pst file as a backup.

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How to Enable or Disable Automatic Office 2016 Updates

By default, Click-to-Run installations of Microsoft Office 2016 are configured to automatically update your Office installation when new updates are made publicly available.

If you have Give me updates for other Microsoft products when I update Windows checked in your Windows Update settings, then Windows Update will automatically install your Office 2016 updates when available.

You can also manually check for Office 2016 updates at any time unless automatic Office updates are disabled. It’s recommend that you use automatic updating—but if you choose not to, be sure to check for updates at least once a week.

This tutorial will show you how to enable or disable to automatically download and install Office 2016 updates in Windows.

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How to Check for Updates in Office 2016 for Windows

If you have Give me updates for other Microsoft products when I update Windows checked in your Windows Update settings, then Windows Update will automatically install your Office 2016 updates when available.

You can also manually check for Office 2016 updates at any time. It’s recommend that you use automatic updating—but if you choose not to, be sure to check for updates at least once a week.

This tutorial will show you how to manually check for and install updates for Office 2016 on your Windows PC.

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How to Change Background of Office 2016 for Windows

You can change the look and feel of all your Office programs by changing the Office Background. In Office 2016 you can choose from no background and Calligraphy, Circles and Shapes, Circuit, Clouds, Doodle Circles, Doodle Diamonds, Geometry, Lunchbox, School Supplies, Spring, Stars, Straws, Tree Rings, or a Underwater background.

The Office background will be applied to Excel 2016, Word 2016, Outlook 2016, PowerPoint 2016, OneNote 2016, Publisher 2016, Visio Professional 2016, Visio Standard 2016, Office 2016 if installed on your PC.

This tutorial will show you how to change the background in Office 2016 for your account on Windows PC(s).

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How to Change Theme of Office 2016 for Windows

You can change the look and feel of all your Office programs by changing the Office Theme. In Office 2016 you can choose from Colorful, Black, Dark Gray, and White themes.

The Office theme will be applied to Excel 2016, Word 2016, Outlook 2016, PowerPoint 2016, OneNote 2016, Publisher 2016, Visio Professional 2016, Visio Standard 2016, Office 2016 if installed on your PC.

The colorful theme aligns with the visuals of Microsoft’s modern Office apps by bringing their primary accent color to the ribbon.

The dark gray theme is perfect for those who prefer a softer take on high-contrast visuals.

The Black theme provides the highest-contrast visual for your Office theme. This theme will first roll out to Office Insider participants, and later to consumer and commercial Office 365 subscribers.

The white theme displays the classic look of Office.

This tutorial will show you how to change the theme in Office 2016 for your account on Windows PC(s).

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How to Recover Saved and Unsaved Versions of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint 2013 Files

If the AutoRecover and AutoSave option is turned on in Word 2013, Excel 2013, and PowerPoint 2013, then you can automatically save versions of your file while you’re working on it to avoid losing your work if a crash, power loss, or you close a file without saving happens.

This tutorial will show you how to recover a saved or unsaved recent version of an Office Word 2013, Excel 2013, or PowerPoint 2013 file.

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How to Turn On or Off AutoRecover and AutoSave for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint 2013

The AutoRecover and AutoSave feature in Word 2013, Excel 2013, and PowerPoint 2013 helps you to avoid losing your work if a crash, power loss, or you close a file without saving happens by automatically saving versions of your file while you’re working on it.

This tutorial will show you how to turn on or off AutoRecover and AutoSave feature in Office Word 2013, Excel 2013, and PowerPoint 2013.

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