A suite business software designed by Microsoft: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook (or Entourage) are the main programs available on OS X. For Outlook 2015, use the office-365 tag.

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Japanese font in Excel 2011 is terrible

Excel files containing Japanese text always look terrible with random sizes, bold characters and difficult-to-read font: Occasionally it will, momentarily, all look fine: But a few seconds later,...
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Tough question on Outlook ! using my Mac with work server

I am supplied with an awful Lenovo laptop with my job. I want to use my Mac instead, and this is possible now that we have migrated to Office 365. I can use webmail fine. However on my PC, Outlook ...
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Removing “Word” page numbers in Pages 5

I have a document that was imported from Word into Pages a while back, it auto imported page numbers that are somehow magically not selectable. They are not in the main body and not in the footer. I ...
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What is the Numbers equivalent of Excel's “Solver”?

I'm a former Excel user and particularly of the "Solver Routine" I have found nothing of that nature in Numbers. Also is there an integration routine to find the area under curves?
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Shortcuts for Inserting objects in PowerPoint for Mac

The screenshot shows the common items to be inserted into a PowerPoint Presentation. Being on a Mac, of course we are handicapped on not having mnemonics support to perform the action by the keyboard. ...
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Excel 2016 crashes when I use a given PivotTable

As the title says, I encounter an application crash when I try to use a PivotTable on an old xls file (around 24MB). Here's a part of the trace: Microsoft Error Reporting log version: 2.0 Error ...
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Insert a tab character in PowerPoint 2016

I defined a tab stop in the ruler And I would like to enter a tab character to move the cursor to the tab stop. With older versions it was possible to enter special characters with insert symbol ...
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SIP prevents Lync 2011 from starting

I'm running OS X 10.11.5, and try to start Microsoft Lync 2011. When trying to start the Lync application, it directly just exits. I see following log messages: 2016-07-18 15:32:49,309 sandboxd[149]:...
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Why are some apps keep running in OS X even if I quit them?

At least three apps are now doing the following: In its menu, I click on quit It starts quiting but then never finish quiting. I can switch to it. The icon in the dock bar shows it is running. ...
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Office 2011 to 2016

I upgraded to 2016 but it wasn't really an upgrade but a parallel install Then i imported my default identify from outlook 2011 into the 2016 and 2016 is working fine and then i deleted my outlook ...
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Unable to access multiple accounts on Outlook for Mac

I have added two accounts to outlook: showing just a sliver of them below to retain anonymity But how to switch to the newly made default? The second account B*** is still the only one showing up (...
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Getting exchange password from keychain

Is there a way using security find-internet-password or something similar to get my exchange credentials on the command line? I'm trying to write a script to auto-login into an exchange server and I'...
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Using Gmail, Apple Calendar Does Not Show My Invitees using Outlook Accepted Unless I Open the Email in Gmail

I am using Apple Mail and Calendar. I am not using the Gmail or Google calendar web interfaces. This issue happens whenever I send out an invitation to a user that is using Outlook, that is not on a ...
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outlook: apply rule to past messages

I use outlook as client for an exchange server. I created several rules that are local to the mac (as opposed to server side rules), and I want to apply them for past messages. I can't find a way. - ...
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When I first type a double apostrophe (") it is replaced with an inverted rom (the double apostrophe appears at the bottom of the line, instead).

However, the second time I type the double apostrophe it appears in the right place! This always happens. How do I correct this? Thanks
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Change decimal separator in Excel in an old spreadsheet

I created an Excel spreadsheet with Microsoft Excel Version 15.23.2 while the option for the decimal separator was set to , (comma). This setting had been made in the Language & Region settings of ...
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How to make Lync the default IM client in OS X

I want to use Lync as the default handler for schemes like: <im:xxx@yyy.com>. I can not find any interface to set it to Lync, either in Lync or in Messages.app. So, is there any solution to ...
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How to disable smart quotes in Outlook 2016

Same question, different version. Outlook 2016 doesn't have the Edit > Substitutions menu item, and it ignores the setting in System Preferences > Keyboard > Text > Use smart quotes.
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Apple script not working with folders containing special letters (hebrew)

I am basically a Java developer, but had to run an apple script on my mac to batch convert doc/docx to PDF. I run the following apple script via Automator: property theList : {"doc", "docx"} on run ...
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File locations not appearing in left sidebar of Word 2016 Open Document dialog [duplicate]

Usually when I go to open a file in Word I can select from a list of locations in the left hand column of the dialog. These locations have disappeared: How do I get them back? I've had this before ...
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Connecting to Lync Online [or Skype for Business] using the Messages App

Is it possible to make use of the Messages app to connect to Microsoft Lync / Skype for business ?
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Finder Favourites no longer appear in Open/Save dialogue in MS Office [duplicate]

I can't save Office files to my iCloud drive anymore, nor any other directories that appear in my the Favourites menu in Finder windows. I have to instead save them to (e.g.) desktop and then move ...
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iCloud mail sync with outlook 2016 on MAC

I have all the latest software - El Capitan, Outlook 2016 fully patched, and an iCloud account that I can log into (from Safari) using either thisIsMe@icloud.com or thisIsMe@gmail.com with ...
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Outlook 2016 for Mac: cannot connect to work server after password change

I've had a great experience with Outlook for Mac so far, connecting to the Exchange account for my company, but I changed my password in my work system, and now Outlook won't connect. It doesn't ...
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Applescript - Open password protected excel file

Is there a way for Applescript to open an Excel workbook (.xls) that is password protected? I see that in the library there are functions to check if a workbook has password, but I do not know the ...
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Numbers, wish to convert Excel to Vcard to import to Contacts

I have a 250+ contact Excel file that I wish to, instead of doing it by hand, one row at a time, batch-convert into iCloud Contacts -ready Vcards. Anyone have any idea how to do this? I've seen lots ...
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To hide unused rows in Excel

How do I hide all unused rows in Excel? I hate that if I scroll to fast I do not stop at the end of the data. I am running Excel 15. Here is an example. I want every row after 263 hidden so when I ...
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Syncing different iCloud calendars into different Outlook categories in the same calendar

Since the To-Do bar in Outlook 2016 for Windows 10 only wants to show one calendar (the default one), using different iCloud calendars to keep different types of events separate (family, finance, work,...
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Show tracked changes by date in Word 2011?

How can I show the edits done on a particular day? Sometimes I want to check the starting/stopping times on a day, but there seems to be no way to list the edits in chronological order or search for,...
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How to Edit .pps files?

They open like power-points in Powerpoint with animations. I would like to maintain the animations. There are just a few mistakes that I would like to correct in the body. How can you edit .pps ...
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Is it possible to bounce or redirect an email using Outlook 2016 for Mac or OWA?

Is there a way to replicate an email bounce / redirect using Office 365 hosted email using either the OWA web app or Microsoft Office 2016 for Mac? Basically, some subset of emails that get sent to ...
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Mac Outlook 2016 Inline Response Formatting

It seems like a recent update to Mac Outlook 2016 broke the formatting of replying inline. Up until recently (the last 2-3 weeks) when I would reply with inline questions/comments, it would separate ...
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Sync Outlook calendar with iCloud?

I'm looking for a way to sync my Outlook calendar (Exchange) with iCloud or with Google Mail (one way, only from Outlook to server). The reason is that I'd like to make the calendar available to ...
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Change fonts for incoming email outlook

Basic knowledge I know I how change the fonts in Mail.app, it is actually working fine and as I want. Problem: However, the change does not apply to email sent from Microsoft Outlook and opened in ...
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How do I convert “3 days” to 3 in Microsoft Excel for OSX

I have a column filled with values like 3 days, 12 days, etc How can I strip out the text and force convert these to integers?
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Insert key in mac book pro 2011 with windows 10 with bootcamp

I have a MacBook Pro 2011 running windows 10 with bootcamp. How to use "Insert key" (Ins) or equivalent on Mac keyboard, in MS word 2016 ? There isnt key insert, and fn + return doesn not work, and ...
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How to fix «event coreslct» error?

I have an AppleScript source with this code: tell "Microsoft Word" «event coreslct» (last row of table X of document Y) insert rows selection position below number of rows Z end tell After ...
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Does OS X PowerPoint lack the compare option?

I'd like to merge changes between two PowerPoint documents on my mac. This article from Microsoft suggest that that is as simple as clicking the compare button in the review tab. However, NO such ...
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Apple mail adding calendar invitations despite this being disabled

I've disabled Apple Mail from automatically adding calendar invitations, however when they're sent to me, they still get automatically added to my Apple Calendar. The problem with this, of course, is ...
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Want VBA code to make Excel Mac 2011 play sound file based on name in a cell

I'm trying to populate an Excel worksheet with controls that will play audio file examples of how to pronunce a list of words. If the content of A1 is "introduce", I want Excel to play an audio file ...
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How to resolve Microsoft Excel for Max OS X Yosemite error “Cannot use object linking and embedding”?

What is the best way to resolve Microsoft Excel for Mac OS X Yosemite error "Cannot use object linking and embedding"?
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Mac office, outlook keep calendar invite in e-mail box

When I recieve an calendar invite and send an 'accept' the message itself is being deleted out of my mail box. I know the invite itself is able to stay in your mailbox but the big question is how?! ...
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How do you sort columns left to right in MS Excel for mac?

I have a table, and I'm trying to sort by the column headers, so that the alphabetically first column is to the left, etc. I've seen various instructions, and I've tried, but when I'm in the sort ...
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How do I navigate the ribbon in Office for Mac 2016 with the keyboard?

In Office in Windows, if you tap "Alt", letters appear all over the ribbon that illuminate how to navigate through it, switching tabs and hitting buttons to do anything that's on there. How can I ...
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Attach file to Outlook 2016 email using AppleScript

I am attempting to attach a tar.gz archive of system logs to an Outlook 2016 email that gets created from another shell script. The script was modified from this one at JAMF Nation. Because the file ...
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Format cells as date time in iOS Excel app

I'm using the Microsoft Excel app (version 1.2) in an iPhone 6 (iOS 9.3.1). How can I format a cell in a cell so it appears in date time format, e.g. "03/05/16 17:49"?
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iOS Download .doc file from URL (in Safari)

One of our software suppliers normally make .doc 's downloadable via the browser (desktops). Now I'm trying to download the .doc file in Safari on iOS 9 but it just prints the document. How can I save ...
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Move Apps from old hard drive

My 2009 MacBook's hard drive failed this weekend and I had to have it replaced on the spot or wait 3 days. I have successfully used a connection cable to connect the old hard drive to the new one and ...
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Do applications preserve xattrs when saving?

Do applications on Mac OS X (specifically the MS Office applications, but interested in others as well) generally preserve xattrs (Extended Attributes) on documents when saving them? For example, if ...
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Install Office 2008 on MAC MINI (no disk drive)

I need to install a Office 2008 on a MAC MINI that do not have disc drive. I follow the instructions on the apple site, to use the remote disc. I install the "DVD and CD Sharing" on laptop windows ...