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 Move from outlook 2011 to outlook 2007?

I want to move from outlook 2011 to outlook 2007 but can't create pst from my mac pc. What should I do now??
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Word 2011 creates a 66 MB PDF from a 1 MB Word file

I have a 1 MB Word file (text with 3 or 4 PDF graphics inside, and 1 bitmap JPEG image), which Word 2011 exports as PDF into a 66 MB file. Using the "Print > Save as PDF" feature leads to a file of ...
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MS Excel shortcut Windows vs. Mac

MS Excel for Mac has quite different shortcut keys than Excel for Windows. Is there any comparison table? Rather than this ...
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What's wrong with my Outlook search?

Ever since doing OS X 10.8 updates, a pair of machines with Outlook refuse to look back further than 2 weeks during e-mail searches. Spotlight settings all look OK. I even forced an index ...
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Can I send as someone else using Mail.app on iPad?

Is this possible? In normal MS Outlook you can send as someone else (if you are on the distribution group I think). It's an option when you reply to an email. Can you do the same using Mail.app on ...
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Viewing Composite Document File V2 Documents

Every now and then I receive attachments from Windows users that show up as "Picture (Device independent Bitmap)" and - when I run "file" on the command line, they are identified as "Composite ...
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generate Keynote presentation from text or Markdown?

Is there a way to automatically generate a Keynote presentation from a source file written in text format, Markdown format, or org-mode? I know that Pandoc and other tools can generate HTML-based ...
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Mac Mail won't connect to Exchange 2007

We recently had a mail outage and eventually got mail back - it was a disk space issue. The PCs with Outlook can connect in without issues but the couple of Macs we have won't connect at all. I can ...
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Mac Outlook 2011 pasting text not at cursor

I'm using outlook for emails, each time I paste copied/cut text (from within the same email) it will not paste at the the cursor/ibar but at the top of the email text. Any solutions? Thanks in ...
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How to make Alt+delete delete word in Mac Powerpoint?

Unlike just about every other Mac Program, Alt+delete does not delete the preceding word in Mac Powerpoint 2011. I find this unnecessary inconsistency very annoying. Is there any way of making ...
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How to change default cell formats in Excel 2011?

My employer has provided me with Office 2011 on my MBP workstation, running Mountain Lion. They use networked Excel docs almost exclusively, so I need to adapt to it. There's a handy toolbar item for ...
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Word resizes pictures in document?

Whenever I add a picture to MS Word, the resolution becomes distorted along with the quality of the image. In windows, you can reset a picture and it will be displayed with the correct dimensions. ...
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How to add a line break in a cell in Excel for Mac

What key combination do I have to press to create a line break in a cell in Excel for Mac 2011? The Windows combination of Alt+Enter does not work on the Mac.
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Microsoft Outlook 2011 memory leak

Can anyone tell me why Outlook is using between 650Mb and 1.2Gb of memory? I've googled but can't find anything. Outlook isn't crashing (Seems to be the main problem others are having) but my whole ...
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Outlook in VM not responding - want to bring window to front

All, Every once in awhile, when I click on a window in MS' Outlook 2010 to bring it to the front, it doesn't respond. Sometimes, I see the outline of the window I want to bring to the front, but it ...
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keyboard shortcut for paste in Powerpoint not command V

I was trying to figure out if this is supposed to be paste keyboard shortcut in Powerpoint for Mac. On my system (OS X 10.8.2), it's showing up as a combination of control-option-C, which seems ...
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Presentation software for ipad which works also on windows 7 laptop for remote control

Very soon I have a presentation at school. and would like a suggestion regarding the application for iOS which can I use for the Powerpoint presentation. I would like an app that allows me to change a ...
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How do I remove or alter timestamps from Word 2011 (Mac Office) tracked changes?

Is there an easy way to batch change a group of Track Changes edit and comment timestamps in Microsoft Office 2011 for Mac? Can I remove the timestamps altogether (ideally without removing my name)? ...
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Restore Mac Office from TIme Machine Backup

I purchased a Mac Office license through my college, and I recently backed up and restored my Mac using Time Machine. I did not RESTORE from the Time Machine backup as a whole, but rather hand-picked ...
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Can I store my RGE file (Entourage 2008) to an network drive?

Can I store my RGE file (Entourage 2008) to an network drive instead of a local folder ?
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MS Office 2011 Word printing range of pages fails

I tried to print pages 7-8 and 11-14 of a 14 page document. Word decided it was going to print the whole document. No matter what settings I tried; whole document. Except that you can successfully ...
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Why does the Century font in Pages '09 not include italics or bold?

I am using Apple Pages '09 to write a document where the font must be in Century. In Microsoft Word, the Century font has an italics, bold, and underline option. However, in Pages '09 the only ...
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How to use different mailboxes (sent folder) in Outlook for Mac

I am a network administrator and have come across a problem regarding MS Outlook for MAC. The user has their own account already added to their outlook. They have requested that a group mailbox could ...
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Repeating Text Within a Word Document?

Using OS X 10.6.8 and Word 2011 for Mac. I have developed a Word document template for a client which is used for surveys. Each time the document is used, it has a different property address. Is ...
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Move Archived Outlook Data Record to external storage

I'm keeping a lot of old email archived in the OLM files (I was using PST in the PC). Unfortunately this is using 20GB of my 128 SSD and I'd like to move them in an external disk. What is the best way ...
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Excel Data Analysis ToolPak available for download for Microsoft Office for Mac 2011?

Does anyone know how to download the data analysis toolpack add-in for Excel 2011 for Mac? I have looked around quite a bit and can't seem to find it anywhere... did Microsoft discontinue this ...
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Microsoft Outlook 2011 constantly crashing

I just purchased Microsoft Office 2011 for Mac last week. Outlook CONSTANTLY crashes. I have tried everything… uninstall and re install twice, rebuilding main identity. Please help! I am so frustrated ...
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Disable Office for Mac 2011 First Use Registration

I'm setting up some macbooks for use in a cart for a school. Students would share the computers. When users first run any office applications, they get a window saying that they need to put in their ...
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I want to upgrade my mac but not my microsoft package - can i transfer it?

I'm going to get a new machine but would rather invest my pennies in new illustrator software than Office - can I transfer my MS package? Thanks
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Command line tool to convert DOC and DOCX files to PDF

Is there any command line tool to convert DOC and DOCX files to PDF? If no, can it be automated by some Automator script (open-print to PDF-close)?
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Powerpoint: compress or downsample large images/graphics

I'm using Powerpoint 2011, and I'm not able to find an option to easily downsample or compress images to produce a smaller output PPTX or PPT file. I don't need the high resolution in some of the ...
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How to batch convert word documents to pdf?

Is there a scriptable way that I can convert several MS Word documents to PDF? I thought this might be possible using python, but I am unable to find any advice online on how best to do this.
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Word for mac 2011 - How to use ONLY the custom dictionary?

I would like to use spelling corrections in Word for mac 2011. Since my language (slovenian) is not included, I had to find and include a custom dictionary. The installation goes like this: I import ...
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Stop Office for Mac from loading with earlier documents on top of the one I opened?

Here's an irritation that annoys me almost every working day: I need to work from a Word or Excel (for Mac, Office 2011) document. So, I find the document on the shared server, and open it. The ...
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Imported contacts are empty

I have an odd problem. I got an iphone5 and of course, I want all my contacts from my nokia into my iphone, I imported the contacts into outlook, then exported to an csv file, then imported to gmail ...
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what is format painter shortcut in mac excel 2011?

I'm looking for shortcut in the internet. No luck so far, it seems there's no shortcut for such tool. Maybe someone here knows better.
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How do I make comments visible in Microsoft Word 2011 for OS X?

I had my comments in Microsoft Word showing up on the right had pane as usual, but I must have done something to make it disappear. I can't figure out how to make it visible again. When I attempt to ...
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What is the keyboard shortcut to insert a comment during track changes in Word?

When I am editing a Word document using track changes it would be nice not to have to got to the mouse to insert a comment at the cursor (since this is most of what my editing consists of). What is ...
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How to fix iCloud Outlook calendar pasting?

I have a client that has Outlook 2007 on Windows 7. He's unable to right click and paste into the notes section of an appointment (the contextual menu doesn't even appear). I've seen other people ...
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Apple Automator Question Copy and Paste

How would I copy all of the text from a powerpoint presentation and paste it into a word document?
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Display PowerPoint notes on iPhone during presentation?

When presenting a PowerPoint (.pptx) document, I'll likely have a clicker but cannot count on having visible access to the notes I've written inside it for each slide to help me present. The ...
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Outlook for 2011 automatically moving messages to on my computer

Recently upgraded corporate computers to Mac running on a premise Exchange Server (2010) from PC. 8 of the 9 computers have no problem synchronizing between the Exchange Server and Outlook. However, ...
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Outlook 2011 Search Email

How can search email in outlook? my outlook seems didn't have search bar like in this video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1jbRYk_Cc0U Here is screenshot of my Outlook: As you can see, my outlook ...
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Why won't Office 2011 install on Snow Leopard?

I'm trying to install Office on my mother-in-law's MacBook. The installer fails every time with: 12/28/12 12:26:42 PM installd[1798] PackageKit: Install Failed: PKG: pre-install scripts for ...
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Bidirectional sync between Outlook and iPhone?

I use an iPhone 4S with iTunes 11 on Windows 7. I still haven't found a way to change the syncing direction with Outlook: The first time I used sync, I checked the option "Sync from Outlook to iPhone" ...
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vba split() not working in Mac Word 2004

I was trying to run a Word macro on a Mac. That macro contains the split() function. When I run this it is throwing an error saying function or sub not defined. StrArr = Split(InputString, ":", -1, ...
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Why does Microsoft Office 2011 open automatically upon start up?

Why do Microsoft Office Word, Excel, et cetera open automatically upon login although I've disabled the 'Open at login' feature?
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Expunge a corrupted Excel program

All my downloaded spreadsheets are going to Excel which is totally corrupted. I want them to open in Numbers instead and ditch Excel if possible.
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Word 2011: In track changes mode “final showing markup”, most text missing in some table rows

I'm using track changes to edit a large table (several columns, many rows spanning multiple pages). Some columns have only one or a few words, while others have two or three paragraphs of one to three ...
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Can't find Excel 2011 Auto-recovered spreadsheet

Yesterday morning my colleagues Excel 2011 (on Mac OSX 10.8) crashed. He reopened Excel and was asked if he wanted to recover the previous document. Yes, he said and then got a document named ...