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Play powerpoint video or music while using other programs at same time

How can you have Powerpoint to continue to play the music or video while you are working on another program? It always stops the music or video I am showing to the audience while I click out of ...
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Reducing “other” by removing email attachments?

All, I use MS Outlook on Exchange and store emails with attachments in a handful of mailboxes/folders. When looking at storage on my iPhone, like many, the "other" category takes up lots of space. ...
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Format of mail from Apple Mail version 7.3

My work colleagues, who use Outlook, complain that the e-mails I forward to them are not always readable, or have a lot of attachments. Is there anything I can change on my side to prevent this from ...
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Outlook MEGA database

I am the administrator of 10-15 computers, most of them Macs. One iMac Intel Dual Core, 3 GB of RAM (more than 3 y old) is running Outlook 2011 as an email client. The problem is the Mac becomes ...
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Doing a “mail merge” from Microsoft Office to send out an individualized email

I have an Excel spreadsheet with the grades of my students. Every so often I'd like to email out their current grades, one email per student, that will only include their last three homework grades or ...
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Using global DataObject for clipboard copy function in VBA (Excel for Mac): a bad idea?

I'm using a DataObject object just so I can copy to the clipboard in various VBA functions in Excel for Mac. Currently declared at module level: Dim MyDataObj As New DataObject Then in a function I ...
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CTRL+Pause/Break equivalent in Microsoft Remote Desktop 8.0.9 on Macbook Air running OSX Mavricks?

I'm running MS-Access VBA and I intend to work on it remotely on a Macbook Air running Mavericks. I hooked up a PC keyboard to it and connected remotely to my other Windows machine, ran a VBA loop, ...
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Save As in MS Office for Mac to a different location

I have Office for Mac 2011 which seems to work OK. However if I open a file from one location and wish to do Save As.. to another location, all I get is the basic list of where I can save, but ...
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.xls files suddenly won't open

Since yesterday my .xls files will not open in Office for Mac 2011. They have always done so till then. I can still open .xlxs files. The default 'open with' option is still the Microsoft Excel.app. I ...
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How do I get Word 2011 back after Microsoft Autoupdate froze?

I had a Microsoft Autoupdate freeze after the end, and after a reboot, Word won't start. How can I reset to a currently updated Office?
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Apple and PC Clients with Excel File Locking on Synology NAS Network Share

http://apple.stackexchange.com/questions/ask Apple and PC Clients with Excel File Locking on Synology NAS Network Share Environment: We're almost exclusively a mac-only environment; we have two ...
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Office 2011 - Folders on Mac OS X Server network share not visible during save

I have a computer I'm servicing running OS X Mavericks and Office 2011. I open Finder, navigate to a network share (under Shared on the left pane), and see a shared server (shows up as a Mac mini ...
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Trying to Restore Lost iCloud Contacts with Outlook

I have destroyed twenty years of Contacts, Account Numbers, doctors information and passwords which I kept all in Contacts. I use the iCloud for my iPhone, iPad Mini and non-Apple laptop. I was ...
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Implement a large email archive on a Macbook Pro 13"

I have a large email archive that I need to make accessible on my Macbook. The archive is currently in a Microsoft Outlook PST file from a Windows machine. I'm aware of tools like O2M to convert it to ...
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How to replicate MS Publisher Booklet/Brochure with Mac software?

I am looking to create a bi-fold Booklet. I have very successfully used MS Publisher in the past - loved the easy to use page set up and printing conversion. Is there comparable Mac software. iStudio ...
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MS Office no longer working

After removing duplicate files, Microsoft Office 2011 for Mac will no longer start. I know the file "mbupgx.dylib" needs to be reinstated, which I tried, following the path of the error message ...
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excel files look different on OSX Desktop w/Parallels

I have two Excel files on my OSX Desktop. One is an alias and it has the double red lines/logo of Parallels, the other does not. See attached screen shot. Can anyone tell me why this occurs? I don't ...
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how to make Terminal (unix) use Microsoft Outlook instead of Apple Mail

We use Microsoft Outlook at work so I need to be able to use Microsoft Outlook instead of Apple's Mail program when I invoke it in Bash. Can anyone help me associate programs inside of Bash?
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Drag and drop email .eml file from Outlook 2011 to Word 2011 (OSX Mavericks)

I'm working in a large organisation that is migrating from Windows to Mac. Previously there had been a workflow process where a user would drag an email from Outlook into a Word document, and the ...
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Is there a way to use automator/write an apple script to change the font in several powerpoint documents?

A recurring issue at work: A powerpoint file needs to be moved in to illustrator and saved as an .eps file. The files are almost always submitted with the font set to Calibri which Illustrator ...
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Creating an Automator/Applescript to compare two versions of an MS Word document

I'm storing MS Word documents in GIT and would like to have an rudimentary document compare system on the rare occasion that I need to diff them. I've seen: ...
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Word crashes with documents with “track changes” on

Word suddenly started crashing every time either a document with «track changes» is opened «track changes» is activated in a document and the document is changed This behaviour started without an ...
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How to change the language on date and time stamp in MS Word for Max 2011?

I am using MS Office 2011 for Mac on Macbook air with OSX 10.9.4. In the comment balloon the date and time stamp shows some different language after date. I have added the screenshot of Word document ...
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Problem with exchange email account aliases in Mail for Mac OS X Mavericks

I've always used Mail in Mac OS X but one day I decided I would try Outlook 2011 so I could manage rules and filters without having to go to OWA. I was not very happy with Outlook 2011 so I removed it ...
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Prevent Outlook meeting requests from auto-deleting

How can I prevent accepted meetings from being deleted in Office 2011? When I accept a meeting in Outlook 2011 for Mac, it always automatically moves the invitation to deleted items. I'd prefer to ...
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Create Code 128 Barcodes within Excel [duplicate]

I'm trying to create Code 128 Barcodes within Microsoft Excel. I have tried all VBA Makros and Fonts I found on Google, but none give's me a scannable result (usually there are weird characters like ...
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Pasting in search field pastes in document instead

I recently tried to find and replace a misspelled word by copying the word, pressing command+shift+H to bring up the Find and Replace dialog, then pasting into the "search" field. But instead of ...
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Loading xlsx file in Numbers, Filter Table is disabled on columns

I loaded an Excel file (XLSX format) with a table in Numbers, where I had filtered out some data based on a column (using Excel's column-based filtering options). In Numbers, I only see the filtered ...
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Create 128 Barcodes within Excel

Is there a way to create Barcodes (128 standard) on a Mac, preferably via an add-in? I need it to create barcodes in Excel sheets (or moreso a friend of mine needs it). I have tried all VBA macros ...
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Why does Numbers hide a huge PNG file in exported Excel sheets?

OK, this is a weird one. I take my blank Numbers sheet: ...and export it to Excel: Whoah, that seems a little large. Let's rename the Excel doc to .zip and have a look inside: Digging a ...
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Moving Microsoft Office from one Mac to another

I recently bought a new MacBook to replace my iMac where used Microsoft Office for Mac. I set up my MacBook and transferred everything over, but couldn't run Office without the activation key. I ...
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transfer of MS office from iMac to Macbook

I recently bought a new MacBook to replace my iMac where used MS office for mac. I set up my MacBook and transferred everything over, but couldn't run office without the activation key. So i deleted ...
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Automator workflow to build PowerPoint Presentation from multiple movies

Automator can instantly build ppsx from multiple images but I need the same for the movies / videos. I need 1 slide per file, starting to play instantly and in a loop. Is it doable?
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Default to Enabled Show Styles Guide in Word 2011

I would like to have the styles guide and direct formatting guide to be on by default. There is no option in the preferences. The options are at the bottom of the styles guide panel, as seen in the ...
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Finding all files that contain a string in Finder

This should be easy, but for some reason it is alluding me. For background, I am trying to completely remove Microsoft Outlook for Mac 2011 due to a bug that renders the application nearly unusable. ...
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Outlook 2011 - Cannot cancel large synch operation, cannot remove and start anew

I have installed the native Microsoft Outlook for Mac 2011 client on my MBP and it's been running fine for 6 months. Two weeks ago, I moved all emails to a subfolder I created with the name ...
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Office for Mac 2011 Font Tahoma working but not showing in font list

I have the following problem: Using office for mac 2011 on Mac Os 10.9.4, I can use the font Tahoma in Word and Excel, but it doesn't show in the list, where you have to pick the font. If I just ...
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outlook for mac - wrong date on the sent items

I have a problem using outlook for mac 2011, after I imported my emails, the sent items shows wrong date, When i open the message, it shows the right date, how can I fix it? i want to show the right ...
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Live dashboard for presentations

I run my school's theatre, and I'm looking for some kind of software that we can put on the projector screen before our school assembly. I want to have some elements update themselves automatically ...
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iPhone cloud app which has automatic background sync & MS Word file search

I currently use Dropbox on my iPhone. It can synchronize offline files in the background, but unfortunately I cannot search Word documents from within the application itself. I tried Box, and I am ...
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Applescript and Outlook - can't get all occurrences of repeating events

I'm trying to export a list of all the events in my Outlook Calendar into a text file using the following code: set eventDetails to "" set currentDate to current date set yearFromNow to currentDate + ...
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Unable to open multiple documents in Word or Pages using Command-O in OS X 10.9.4

When using Microsoft Word 2011 on a Mac PowerBook running 10.9.4 I am unable to use the Command-Open command to open more than one file at a time. I can open each file, one at a time, but if I drag ...
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Why does Pages, export to *.doc a file that is larger than expected?

I authored a 1 page document of about 900 words, and an embedded image (a chart). Storing/exporting this document from Pages 5.2 causes the file to expand to 1.6 MB in size. However, opening and ...
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Vertically enter an image in a Word table's cell

I'm attempting to center an image vertically in a table's cell, but all efforts thus far have failed: I have the alignment set to 'Center': The image itself doesn't appear to have any ...
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Always show text cursor while moving it in Word

The text cursor, or caret, is normally in the visible form in applications at the start of its display cycle. It then goes to the flashing sequence once you stop moving it with arrow keys or typing. ...
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Create image links in PDF

I have a Word document that has an image link (it has a URL associated with it). I would like to create a PDF rendition of this document, preserving the image link. When I save the document as PDF ...
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Increase attachment size limitation with Outlook 365

I'm having issues with sending large amounts of attachments via Outlook 365 (Home Edition) On OSX. I Can find a ton of information and fixes online for this issue in a Windows environment, or an ...
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Problem with synchronization between MS Oulook and Apple software

I am using Mac OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard) and MS Office 2011 (which includes Outlook). How synchronization works (as far as I know). You first choose (this is a tool of Outlook) to synchronize Outlook ...
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Outlook sporadically stops checking mail

I use Outlook 2011 (14.4.3) to connect to my organization's exchange server from my Mac (OS 10.9). Normally I receive mail shortly after it was sent, but on occasion Outlook will refuse to check my ...
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Microsoft Word freezes when changing font size

With MacBookPro6,2 and OS X 10.8.5, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel Mac 11 freeze when changing font size in dedicated box in top bar. Have to force to quit because Apple Beach ball keep ...