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.

learn more… | top users | synonyms (16)

0
votes
0answers
9 views

Excel rendering into the Clipboard

Some of my Excel handiwork doesn't copy correct into the Clipboard. Perhaps the following example is illustrative. On the top you see the Microsoft Excel for Mac 15.11.2 and on the bottom you see how ...
0
votes
0answers
9 views

MS-Office 2011 Print command crash

I have Macbook Air from 2011 with yosemite and while trying to print with MS-Office 2011 programs (word PPT Excel) I get the following error message: Microsoft Error Reporting log version: 2.0 Error ...
0
votes
1answer
27 views

Problem setting up Outlook 2011/2016 with Google-apps email

I have an email address managed Google Apps (it uses the imap.googlemail.com and smtp.googlemail.com servers, but the part after the @ is not gmail but the domain of my university). I use exactly the ...
0
votes
0answers
8 views

Opening Calendar Windows in new windows

I have a client with over 5 different shared calendars. Is there a way to open each individual calendar in their own window without having to manual uncheck and check calendars? I showed a client how ...
2
votes
2answers
39 views

Launch an older version of an application by default?

There are two sets of applications where I'm running into this issue: iWork, where I only have the new stuff installed because Software Update harasses you to install the new stuff if it detects you ...
0
votes
0answers
10 views

Open Word Doc with Pages using Applescript

How can I get the following to work in Pages? I get an error message saying the file can't be opened but if I change the path to a .pages file it works fine. tell application "Pages" activate ...
0
votes
0answers
6 views

Word. Page numbering and section breaks

Mac Word 14.5.3. Page numbering. I inserted page numbers when first starting this document. I then inserted several section breaks (next page) in my document so I could change page orientation. On ...
0
votes
0answers
9 views

SMIME cannot assigned in iOS

I can send encrypted and signed e-mails from Thunderbird and Outlook eMail Client. I can also decrypt and verify the emails. The problem is that on iOS I can't enable assign my certificates. In ...
0
votes
0answers
13 views

Word crashes when I try to add a comment [closed]

I've been trying to add comments on Word 2013 by clicking the "New Comment" option in the toolbar but every time I click it, Word crashes. Anyone know how I can fix this?
0
votes
1answer
11 views

Changing Word 2011 Save Location Drop-Down Menu

Right now when I try to save a document the location options are simply: Documents, Pictures, Downloads, etc. and then "Recent Locations". I want to be able to browse through my documents for the ...
0
votes
0answers
9 views

Microsoft Excel - Conditional formatting, finding duplicates

I need to highlight duplicates in column A, but only if column B is equal to 10. 67890 10 67891 10 67891 20 67891 30 67892 10 67892 20 67894 10 67895 10 67891 In this ...
0
votes
1answer
19 views

How do I clear out “Recent Rooms” in Outlook 2011 when I am creating a Meeting or Appointment?

How do I clear out "Recent Rooms" in Outlook 2011 for Mac when I am creating a Meeting or an Appointment? Deleting from the UI will not clear for the next time I try to schedule a meeting.
0
votes
1answer
23 views

Stop MS Word opening files automatically on launch

Continual opening of files from history. I clear history, but they appear on startup the next time. If I use option (alt) button on 'Word' dropdown, I get Quit and keep files rather than Quit and ...
0
votes
0answers
14 views

What can make Word for Macintosh turn on image placeholders?

In Word for Macintosh (14.5.2), I recently lost sight of the images contained in my Word documents. The graphics were clearly still in the document since they appeared in print (and print preview), ...
1
vote
1answer
15 views

In Microsoft Word 2011, Shift seems to be acting as a Command - how do I make it stop?

Some specific behaviors I'm observing in Microsoft Word 2011 on my Mac: Shift + F moves the cursor into the Find box on the toolbar, instead of typing a "F" character. Shift + 9 opens help instead ...
0
votes
0answers
17 views

Prevent MS Office Outlook Reminders from Stealing Focus and Changing Active Workspace

When I'm working in full screen, typing away, it's extremely disruptive to have an application steal focus. It suddenly takes keyboard focus away from where I'm typing, and immediately accepts that ...
0
votes
1answer
19 views

Applescript to emulate key strokes [duplicate]

I want applescript to input into microsoft excel "No, (tab, tab again), Yes". I can't seem to make this work. I would preferably like it to start whenever I press a hotkey or something, but having to ...
1
vote
0answers
16 views

Exponential PDF File Size in Preview

I have word document (.docx on a mac) at 3.4 MB. When I save it to PDF it becomes a whomping 90 MB. I can't make it smaller and I can't figure out why it's happening. Here are the details: I've ...
0
votes
2answers
21 views

Excel 14.4.7 - Issue saving “read only” excel spread sheets

When I save “read only” spread sheets that I receive as attachments, excel doesn’t save them as their original name. The pop-up window shows the title of the document as “Untitled”. We work with ...
0
votes
0answers
24 views

Can I disable the MS Word import warning in Pages?

Every time I open a MS Word file in Pages, I get the little warning window that says the fonts aren't going to be perfect or whatever. OK, Pages! I get it. You might not be perfect. Is there any ...
0
votes
0answers
17 views

Import vcf to Outlook contacts

How do I import a contact stored in a VCF file into Outlook for Mac (v15)? I already tried Dropping the VCF file from the finder onto the Outlook UI Searching for some Import functionality in ...
0
votes
1answer
26 views

I cannot edit Excel file in Excel for Ipad - Convert buttons does nothing

I have been trying to use a feature to open and edit Excel files from Dropbox app using Excel for iPad app. I open the Excel file in this app, and I see a notice that I cannot edit the file but I ...
0
votes
0answers
16 views

Converting Windows Macros to AppleMac

I have a Microsoft Windows Macro working in Word that I need to use on Apple Mac Windows 2011 Word but it does not work. It seems VBA macros designed to be used in Windows Word do not work when ...
0
votes
0answers
21 views

AppleScript and Microsoft Outlook

I would like to use Applescript (I'm only recently starting to use it) with Outlook to select all messages in the Inbox and apply a rule. It should be so simple! Any help gratefully received. ...
0
votes
0answers
31 views

LaTeX Beamer like navigation bar in Keynote / Powerpoint

Sometimes I have to use WYSIWYG-Editors like Keynote or Microsoft's PowerPoint to create presentations. I was wondering if there is any possibility to add this really helpful navigation bar like it is ...
0
votes
2answers
31 views

Microsoft Outlook 2011 for MAC, could not send email?

I am getting "Mail Delivery Failed" messages for some of the emails sent. As I am replying an email, I am sure that there isn't any misspelling on the recipient's email address. A typical message ...
0
votes
2answers
43 views

Exchange 2011 keeps asking for password

I am running Outlook 2011 on Yosemite/10.10.3 with all the latest updates installed. When I try to add an Exchange account to Outlook, it initially runs the sync just fine. However, for any ...
1
vote
1answer
581 views

Mac Outlook 15.11 2015 “connection to the server failed or was dropped” (Error # -3253)

In Outlook 15.11 2015 on Mavericks, I am constantly getting a "connection to the server failed or was dropped (Error # -3253)" for my pop accounts when I send/receive. I can send mail, but not receive ...
0
votes
0answers
10 views

How to find my Office for Mac key within the program? [duplicate]

I just removed my CD Optical drive from my Macbook Pro 2009 and replaced it with an SSD. I cloned my original drive using disk utility and now boot to the SSD. Everything transfered well except for ...
0
votes
0answers
24 views

Have Microsoft Word 2015 remember spelling and auto correct preferences

How can I have Microsoft Word actually remember my settings for spelling and auto correct? I am using the Microsoft Word 15 (Preview). I untick all these preferences every single time. Word refuses ...
0
votes
0answers
24 views

In Outlook for Mac is it possible to set “Respond Without Comments” to be my default when accepting an invite?

As it is, the default action on the "Respond" button is "Respond with Comments" and I have to click the drop down to send the response without comments. 99% of the time if I'm accepting an invite I ...
0
votes
0answers
4 views

Shared Calendars appear in my calendar

I am new to the Mac. Using Outlook 2011 and shared Calendars appear in my calendar--not separately. I would like to have them appear in an additional calendar. Is this possible?
0
votes
0answers
9 views

How to estimate Quality of Outlook's search?

I would like to find a method to estimate the quality of my Outlook's search periodically. When I started to use it, it was great. Managed to find everything from old emails too. Now after 2 months ...
0
votes
0answers
87 views

Synchronise Mac calendars and contacts with Outlook 2015 calendars and contacts

I have two calendars and two sets of contacts (Google and iCloud). Everything shows up fine on my Mac in Contacts and Calendar. I recently started using Outlook 2015 for Mac, which seems to have its ...
1
vote
1answer
178 views

Is it possible to use Gmail properly via Outlook 2015 for Mac?

I'm a long-term GMail user. I tend to access my GMail via the GMail website or the Inbox app on my phone, but I find it convenient to be able to access GMail via Outlook 2015 for Mac, too. I have ...
0
votes
1answer
22 views

Outlook 2011: Re-mapping keyboard shortcuts?

At work I'm using Outlook 2011 and OSX 10.10. I just sent yet another incomplete email accidentally with the shortcut CMD + right enter. Is there any way to disable this shortcut? Googling around ...
0
votes
0answers
146 views

how to setup hotmail/outlook calendar and contacts using mac os x yosemite?

When trying to setup internet accounts in my mac, it only shows mail and notes! is this a microsoft or apple issue? I am able to use on my iPad and iPhone but not my mac!
1
vote
1answer
72 views

How do I mark a document as final in word for mac 2011

I have searched quite a few websites and all of them tell to go into "Info" menu and under the "Permissions" group you select the document to be marked as final. The menu is available in Windows but ...
1
vote
0answers
22 views

Shared Calendars not available in Outlook 2011

Shared Calendars is not available in my Navigation Pane. I am trying to add colleagues calendars. I understand they should show up in a Shared Calendars Section in the Navigation Pane. But I don't ...
0
votes
1answer
47 views

Insert GRIDLINES in PowerPoint 2011

Is it possible to insert GRIDLINES (not guidelines) in PowerPoint 2011? If so, how can this be done? Edit: I'm looking for gridlines, as outlined in this post.
0
votes
0answers
17 views

Need help recovering MSFT Office for MAC 2011 Product Key [duplicate]

I am using Time Machine to backup and restore my HDD to a new HDD. When I boot from my new drive, everything works except for MSFT Office for Mac 2011 requires me to input my Product Key. My license ...
1
vote
1answer
54 views

Mac Outlook 2011

I am using an iMac with Outlook 2011 installed. Until last week, there was no issue. Now, when I open Outlook, it initializes but does not open. I tried rebuilding the database, twice. After ...
0
votes
1answer
13 views

Word format change

I am looking at some Word files last edited by a former assistant. With "showing all non-printing characters" off, it looks ok other than some strange font changes. Turning on "showing all ...
0
votes
0answers
50 views

<Applescript> how to change/set the name of an existing recipient in outlook 2011

In Outlook 2011, I replied to a email using applescript. The recipient address exists. Now I would like to set a name for this recipient. Is there a way to set or change a name for an existing ...
0
votes
1answer
401 views

How to send email from “different accounts” in Outlook iOS app (Outlook.com account)?

And by "different accounts" I mean other email addresses (and aliases) that have been setup as send (or send/recieve) accounts within the one outlook.com account. For example, within my ...
1
vote
0answers
28 views

Using Outlook/Office for Mac 2011 - internal emails sometimes show up with partial code as part of bodytext in Outlook client

Emails do not show this code when viewing in Exchange OWA (any os/browser), or Outlook 2010 on Windows. This is happening to 2 out of the 3 users I have running Office for Mac 2011. Hopefully I have ...
0
votes
0answers
44 views

MS Word “continuous” section break creates unwanted page break

I am adding section breaks to a long document and want them to be continuous (ie. No one breaks). However sometimes MS Word 2011 creates a page break where I add a "continuous" section break. ...
2
votes
2answers
280 views

Outlook for Mac 15.9 missing ribbon

I have installed a fresh copy of Outlook for Mac v15.9 twice now and after a few days of use the ribbon disappears from all of the windows (main window, email window, etc). When I select View > Ribbon ...
0
votes
1answer
250 views

Images are “Faded” Emailed from Outlook 2011 for Mac

I have a rather odd issue. I'm running in a Mac/PC environment at work. When I email an image (JPG or PNG) to someone from Outlook 2011 Mac and they open in Outlook for PC (2010), the picture always ...
1
vote
2answers
57 views

Unable to install Microsoft Office 2001 on Mac OS X

I want to install Microsoft Office 2001 on a Mac OS X whose version is 10.6.8. There is a folder and it has folders named Clipart, Office, Read Me, RESOURCE.FRK, Shared Applications and Templates. It ...