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MS Outlook Calendar with color categories sync to iPhone

I have a problem with the iPhone calendar and the Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync calendar category colors. Is there a app which is compatible with the MS Exchange category colors? I understand that ...
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Help with password recovery for Word for Mac 2011 doc

I have misplaced the password for an important doc created with Mac 2011 Word. Is there a way to recover or remove the password?
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Where can I find default Microsoft fonts Calibri, Cambria?

If I want to test or use default Microsoft fonts on my Mac, and I own a post-2006 copy of Windows or Office, I believe I can legally use Calibri and Cambria although IANAL. This would be especially ...
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.csv file strange behaviour on my Mac

I have this .csv file I created and I am in trouble when I open it on my Mac. Both using excel or a text editor the file has a lot of new lines in the middle of each line, i.e. a single line is split ...
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How can I set Word's Zoom to Page width default?

When I open Word, I have to set Zoom to Page width, how can I set Page width to default setting, so I don't have to manually set this every time.
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PowerPoint presentations won't open on mac but I can see their preview on Finder. It says password-protected but it is NOT password-protected

Below is the powerpoint presentation I am trying to view. I can see it through Finder, as you can see below, but when I try to open it on OpenOffice or LibreOffice I get the dialog below. Again this ...
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Office for Mac requires activation password on every boot

I have an Office 365 subscription on a Mac Mini running Mavericks. On every boot, I am prompted to enter my Office 365 account user name and password to activate my Office for Mac installation. Is ...
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How to open a file in Excel from the command line

Is it possible to tell Excel to open a file from the command line? In Linux, I could do this using the command libreoffice --calc test.xlsx
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Outlook for Mac SMTP failing on Google Apps

I have recently set up a client on Google Apps for Business. They would like to use their email via Outlook. Everything from Google Apps is perfectly synced, including folders. The client can receive ...
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Outlook 2011, where are located messages placed in “On my computer”?

I'm using Outlook 2011 under OS X Mavericks. I moved some messages to my Exchange account to folders located in the section "On my computer". I need to know where these messages are physically ...
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Remove spacing between pages in microsoft word for mac

How can I remove the spaces (header/footer areas) between pages in MS word? On my PC, I just double click the spaces and it automatically removes them. When I try on my Mac, it just opens the header ...
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Word 2011: Insert/edit/convert “Content Controls”?

When creating a cover page via (ribbon) Document Elements > Cover Page, Word inserts a pre-designed cover page containing "items" such as the document title and author name. These items aren't ...
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Word 2011: No new paragraph / line break possible in text box?

I have a Word document (didn't create it myself) containing a text box in which I am unable to insert new paragraphs. Nothing happens at all when I hit Return in there. Shift+Return pretends to work ...
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Applescript for Outlook 2011 that moves all messages from a specific folder that match a source account to a different folder

As the Title states "Help with an Applescript for Outlook 2011 that moves all messages from a specific folder that match a source account to a different folder." So, I have a "rule" that moves all ...
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Registering Excel on iPad, when iTunes and Microsoft account emails differ?

I have an Office 365 Home Premium subscription, and so I wish to use the subscription-based features of Excel for iPad. The problem is that I use different email addresses for my iTunes and Office ...
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How to import Apple Mail archive files in Outlook 2013?

I need to import Apple Mail archived files in Outlook 2013 on Windows, but every time I open the import wizard and reach the file selection step, I cannot select the archived file. It doesn't even ...
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How to export Excel 2011 keyboard shortcuts?

I customized my Excel 2011 shortcuts on my MacBook Pro and just wanted to have the same productivity level on my Mac Mini. Is there a way I can export my Excel 2011 shortcuts or will I have to ...
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Microsoft Word notebook layout - insert equation?

Since transitioning to OSX for my everyday use, I've been using Word in notebook layout for taking notes (previously used OneNote on Windows). This works great. However, I need to insert, remove, and ...
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MSFT Word window won't resize in office 2011

My MSFT Word document won't resize, beyond a point. I'm trying to compared multiple documents on the screen at once. Thus, I'm trying to shrink them to fit on my screen. The window doesn't shrink ...
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Microsoft Word file is “being used by 'another user'”

Some MS Word DOCX files, and an occasional Excel XLSX file, appear to be open by another user when opened from a server volume. The error message is "Filename" is being used by "another user". Do you ...
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Resizing a custom image on toolbar button in PowerPoint for Mac 2011 through VBA

I have created a toolbar for PowerPoint 2011 for Mac. I have pasted custom images for icons on the toolbar buttons. The problem is the images appear very small on the buttons and when I increase the ...
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Is there an plugin for Safari that opens certain file extensions?

I have searched for quite awhile and I can't find anything that sounds similar to what I'm looking for. A lot of my files that I access from my schools website have Microsoft Office extensions like ...
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Excel 2011 crashes when I work on a large Excel file

I have a MacBook Pro running on Mavericks with 8GB of RAM. I am using a large Excel file with roughly 250k rows of data (170MB). I would like to delete several sheets in the file but every time I do, ...
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Export Keynote to PowerPoint in high resolution

When I take a Keynote (5.3 or 6.0) presentation with images (all pasted PDF files), then export the presentation to a PowerPoint presentation, all of the images become severely degraded. For ...
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Inserting several pictures into MS Word at once without using Media Browser

In Microsoft Word 2011, we can either "insert picture from file" or "insert from photo (media) browser". For users who do not have pictures stored in iPhoto or Photobooth, we are forced to use "insert ...
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I have BOX MS Office 2010 and run it on my Windows machine. Can I install it/migrate licence to OS X?

I do own BOX version of MS Office 2010. After switching to OS X is it possible to migrate my licence to the OS X version of Office or if not needed than to install it? Is it multi-platform or ...
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Is iWork for iOS a real office document editor?

Can I use iWork on my iPhone and iPad as a complement to my employer issued Windows PC? I know that iWork boasts some Microsoft Office compatibility but how is it implemented? If office documents are ...
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Does MS Word on Apple has any command line interface?

I wonder if MS Word on Apple has any command line interface? I tried the following: $ "/Applications/Microsoft Office 2011/Microsoft Word.app/Contents/MacOS/Microsoft Word" --help but no help.
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Outlook DB corruption

I have an exchange account set up in outlook which works fine until I connect to my work vpn. If I connect with outlook open, outlook loses it's connection to the server and will not reconnect. The ...
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Cannot scroll up on Chrome in Outlook Web Access

I am, as of fairly recently, unable to scroll up in my company's Outlook Web Access. This only affects the list of emails. I can scroll up in other 'panes', and scroll down everywhere. For example, I ...
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Which MacBook with Windows?

I'm working off a mid 2009 13" MBP right now which I want to replace soon. I'm thinking of getting an MBA instead - I would probably get an 11" for the road, with an external monitor for working at ...
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Removing IMAP mail on iPhone not visible in Outlook trash

If I remove an IMAP-configured mail from a custom-domain (I've bought it via a domain-registrar), it should throw it in the trash-bin. However, these deleted mails are not visible in Outlook 2010. Am ...
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Office 2011 issue with emailing an attachment

My laptop was recently upgraded to Mavericks and has Office 2011. With an office document, I like to use file>>share>>email(as attachment). When I do this now, I get an alert that Word was unable to ...
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Office for Mac 2014 [closed]

I have already tried searching, but have not really found any decent resources relating to this. Office 2011 for Mac is great (their have been many improvements since Office 2008). Anyway Microsoft ...
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excel file read-only but not locked

I open an Excel file (Excel 2008) and it opens as read-only. File info shows that it is not locked and my user account has Read-Write access and it's a LOCAL file. Please advise on how to get back ...
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Links when exporting/importing PowerPoint to Keynote

When importing a PPT into Keynote (both for OSX as well as iOS) – are hyperlinks to pages within the presentation (as well as weblinks) preserved? Many thanks!
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PowerPoint 2011 crashes when trying to format shape

Whenever I try to format shape (for example edit line) in PowerPoint it crashes leaving me with this error message: Microsoft Error Reporting log version: 2.0 Error Signature: Exception: ...
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Updating Office 2011 on Mavericks

I'm opening Microsoft Word (read; Office 2011 for Mac) for the first time after installing my new Macbook Pro Retina 13". However, if I check for an update there will be one. After I update it, there ...
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Applescript Display notification with Trigger

I have an applescript written to display a notification in the notification centre when I get a new email in outlook for mac. i.e. display notification mycontent with title mysubject subtitle ...
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How to get Outlook email indexed by Spotlight after reinstalling Office 2011?

I reinstalled Office 2011 and my Outlook email index stopped updating. I forced a reindex of the entire drive, but the email still wasn't indexing. Stopped by the Genius Bar and they suggested ...
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How can I get Apple mail or Outlook 2011 to look up SMIME encryption certificates for users?

I want the ability to lookup an encryption certificate for SMIME in Outlook for recipients who have SMIME certs, but I just don't have their public key. I noticed the keychain has a directory ...
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AppleScript to find lost Outlook mail and archive them

I'm working with a friend who uses Outlook on his Mac (I don't know why). He has several folders that were stored on his computer through Outlook that are now missing. If I run a search on his ...
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Is there a mail merge solution on OS X besides Microsoft Office?

I've been using Microsoft Office for mail merge and it is fraught with character encoding issues. I'm curious if there is another solution for mail merge besides Microsoft Office 2011 for Mac. I've ...
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Word cannot save this document due to a naming or permissions error on the destination volume

I have a mapped network folder on my Mac. About a week ago everything was fine and I could save Word documents to my personal folder on the network drive. Now, I've been getting the following ...
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Microsoft Outlook 2011 meeting updates don't actually update my meeting

When I receive a meeting update to an existing meeting, there is a header message that shows "Your calendar has been updated automatically. No response is necessary." However, the new meeting ...
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Character encoding issue with mail merge using Outlook and Word 2011

I'm using Word 2011 to generate a mail merge to Outlook 2011 (it has an Excel datasource, but I don't believe that is specifically relevant). I consistently get some characters that show up as ?? in ...
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Mavericks - set-up for multiple screens

At work I use a MacBook Pro in combination with a Thunderbolt Display. I use the laptop screen as secondary screen while I work on the large display. I updated my OS last week and am now using ...
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How to export a list of recently opened files from Office:MAC? 2011?

I recently inherited some old mac machines and was told to look for anything important on the before formatting them. One of the things that is installed on these machines is Office:MAC 2011, and ...
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Outlook 2011 Exchange Connectivity Issues

For the last few days I've been having issues with Outlook where it drop it's connecting to the exchange server and won't reconnect. It has been working fine for months now without any issues. It ...
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Outlook - Keyboard shortcut for searching across all folders

Say I want to run searches like the following: from: John to: Emily across all my Email folders (i.e. inbox, sent, etc.) in Outlook 2011. How can I set up a keyboard shortcut so that Outlook ...