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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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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MS Excel - Conditional Formatting

Within the same cell i need conditional formatting (CF) applied based on the cells previous contents and the new contents. Example: Quantity field has a 10 in it, then I change it to 9. I would ...
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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 ...
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How to “snooze” events until 1 minute before start in Outlook 2016 for Mac

I recently switched from Mac Calendar to Outlook 2016 for Mac. I have calendar reminders set to the default 15 minutes before the event. I have an option to "snooze until 5 minutes before event" or "...
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Where is the Autocorrect file for Word 2016 stored in El Capitan?

I recently installed Word 2016 in El Capitain alongside Word 2011. 2016 picked up my preference files, including my autocorrect options, which I had used extensively in Word 2011. I then removed some ...
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how can I import figures from a pdf into a power point slide?

I have tried importing from a PDF, and using the insert tool. I tried copy and paste, I also tried converting the pdf to pptx then importing it. Each time, the figure is missing, and the caption is ...
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Emails being received with winmail.dat even when sent as plaintext

My colleague is sending emails with Microsoft Excel 2016 attachments, from Microsoft Outlook 2016, to a business partner who uses a Mac (I am not sure what version of OS) He has tried sending as html,...
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How do I add German public holidays to my Outlook 2016 OSX App

How do I add German public holidays to my Outlook 2016 OSX App? I currently have the UK holidays but want to add the German ones.
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Opening Excel ODC under OSX

A company database system is generating ODC files which, under Windows, work great at opening datasets in Excel. When I try opening these in Excel under OSX, I just get a blank screen. Any thoughts ...
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Macbook pro 15 inch mid 2012 outlook 2011

I am trying to archive my old emails on my Mac. Is there any way I can archive a specific folder, including its sub-folders, from Outlook 2011 Mac? Few methods tried, please see below, but it archives ...
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MS Word 2016 Turn Off Formatting Marks

I'm no longer able to control the visibility of formatting marks in MS Word documents using the "paragraph" button on the top menu/ribbon. I'm unable to locate an override setting that specifies to ...
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Outlook for Mac 2016: To: email address does not appear in Replies. And sometimes the “From: address field” also

A) Outlook for Mac 2016 replies does not show the email address of the “To:” Field. I know that the email is sent to me, but I like to see my the email address (I have more than one account). When I ...
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How can I troubleshoot issues with saving files to a Windows server?

Greetings from Server Fault! We are a mixed PC/Mac environment. Recently at least one user has been having problems saving files to one of our Windows server shares. The issue at hand occurs when ...
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Dark theme Office 2016

I've searched, but I couldn't find any Mac specific information. I know that Office 2016 introduced the support for different interface color schemes, including a dark one. This is supported on ...
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Enable “Total Editing Time” in Word for Mac 15

For a certain document I want to know the total editing time. In many versions of MS Word, this is a common feature, which has sometime ago - at least in Germany - been disabled due to legal issues. ...
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Reinstall Office for Mac 2011

I downloaded Office 2011 to my old computer that crashed and no way to retrieve HD contents. I lost everything. Now I have a new computer MacBook Pro and I have the key number that I had printed out ...
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Embed Keynote presentation on website

Is there any way to get a Keynote presentation up on the web somewhere? There are things like SlideShare, but they seem to only work with PowerPoint. I see that Keynote provides a variety of export ...
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Mac Mail with Outlook calendar invites

A user has an Exchange account configured in the "Mail" app on their Mac. When they send calendar invites to users (these users all have Outlook) they receive the invite into their Inbox, but it does ...
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Microsoft PowerPoint for Mac 15.12.3 [closed]

Does the Microsoft PowerPoint 15.12.3 have a trigger feature? And the Selection Pane?