A robust family of business software designed by Microsoft: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook (or Entourage) are the main programs available on OS X.

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Why are cursor keys in Excel moving the viewport rather than the active cell?

Excel for Mac (2011) should move the currently active cell when I use the cursor keys. Currently, it is moving the viewport in the document. Is there a way to switch this back to the default setting? ...
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Office suite with spell check and dropbox sync for iOS?

I’m looking for an iOS app with spell-check that will allow me to edit Word documents and sync them with Dropbox. From reviews I’ve read neither Quick Office nor Documents to Go offer this feature. ...
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How can I get rid of excel files that I can't delete

I run OSX Lion and I have an excel spreadsheet 2011 sitting on my desktop that I regularly open, update, and save. Whenever I open, edit, and save the excel spreadsheet, a new file is created on the ...
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Populate Pages Chart Data via Applescript

Right now I'm copy and pasting between Excel and specified places in a Pages document. For instance, I'll copy cell B7 and find "B7_Value" in Pages and replace it with the copied value. Here's an ...
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How can I transfer my Microsoft Office Install to another Mac? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the best way to move Microsoft Office 2011 to a new Mac? I'm planning on reinstalling Mac OS Lion, but I don't have the MS Office install file or disk. Can I ...
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How to disable auto preview for *.doc *.docx in finder?

In finder, when I set the view mode as columns(cmd+3), finder will auto preview the file.But when I select doc/docx file the finder will be very slow even I cann't do anything for a while.How can I ...
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Can Keynote on iOS play PowerPoint files with audio?

I have a family member who's considering buying an iPad. The biggest needs she has is to see PowerPoint presentations with music/audio. She currently has an iMac with Microsoft Office installed, and ...
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Why does Microsoft Word need to allow incoming network connections?

When I turn on the Mac firewall I get prompted to allow the MS office apps (Word, Excel, Powerpoint) to accept incoming connections. Why is this, and is it safe to allow it ? I'm running Mac OS ...
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How can I solve false duplicate in Mail.app?

I recently switched to Mail.app from Outlook 2011 and have been importing some of my archive messages. The problem is that for many of the messages, Mail.app seems to think they are duplicates so it ...
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Taglocity “Clone” For Mac Outlook 2011?

I'm a huge user of Taglocity on Windows (Outlook 2010). Being a recent convert to a Mac, I'm very interested in using the Outlook app from Mac Office 2011. However, I can't get by without some at ...
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Keyboard shortcut to select all text in a cell in Excel

Is there a keyboard shortcut key to select all the text in the current cell in Excel, if you are in the process of editing the cell?
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Will a Keynote with a video in it export to PowerPoint properly?

If I put a video in a Keynote presentation, and save it as a .ppt file, will the video work in PowerPoint?
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What iPad app will allow me to present .PDFs or .PPTs that include OTF (and other) fonts?

I do quite a bit of presenting using the iPad as a presentation tool, but I am a PC user. I have always created my slides in PowerPoint, converted to PDF and presented using GoodReader. I have done ...
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Do the “Print to PDF” / “Save to PDF” options embed fonts in the PDF file?

Specifically: When doing this within the MS Office suite (Powerpoint, Word etc.), does the font get embedded within the PDF? Does Preview.app embed fonts when “Saving as PDF”? If I’m generating the ...
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Is MS Office 2008 compatible with Lion?

I am running Lion on a MacBook Pro 13" running Office 2008. I have recently begun having trouble with Word. I will be typing along and suddenly get a beach ball for no obvious reason. When the ...
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How can I read Exchange 2003 email on a Mac with Outlook 2011?

I previously here asked about a problem setting up Exchange server on Outlook 2011. The answer provided began, "Outlook 2011 requires an Exchange 2007 and above server." Problem is - my company has ...
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How can I find the product key of Office 2011 after restoring from backup?

I had to restore my iMac from a Time Machine backup. Everything seemed fine until I tried to start Office 2011 and it is asking me to re-enter my product key. I am trying to locate my key (I believe ...
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How do I open MS Word and MS Excel documents with Google Docs as default?

Is it possible to use Google Docs as the default document viewer for MS Word and Excel files?
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Which alternatives to Microsoft Excel are there for MacOS X and what are their (dis)advantages?

I'm still working with Office:mac:2004 on my MacBook 13" (2,16 GHz, 3 GB RAM, MacOS X 10.6.8) and it is quite slow in Loading the applications, so I avoid working with it if I can. What are ...
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Problem setting up Exchange server on Outlook 2011

I have an Exchange server account which works fine on my Windows Vista pc. I have set it up with no problem on my iPhone. However, on my MacBook Pro it does not work: the icon under "Default Account" ...
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Migrating to iCloud when I sync with an Exchange account in Outlook

What happens to Microsoft Exchange accounts accessed in Outlook on a Windows machine when one migrates to iCloud? Will I lose that anything when I go to iCloud?
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Can you export or share Categories in Outlook 2011?

Is there any way to export or otherwise copy Categories, with colors, between Users/Macs? They also don't yet synch to Exchange 2010, from what I can tell. I'll likely develop a default new user ...
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How do I sync MobileMe with Outlook 2011?

I have Outlook 2011 on my running Snow Leopard 10.6.8. I managed to import the mail, calendar and contacts without an issue. Under Outlook > Tools > Sync Services I selected calendar, contacts, tasks ...
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The excel doesn't show chinese characters

I download an excel file which contains chinese characters, but the excel on my macbookpro/osx/snow leopard is not able to show these chinese characters. However if I copy a chinese character from ...
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“Windows Date Format” in Excel on Mac

our internal software based on Zend throws Date Exception Errors for Excel Files from Mac Users. Same File stored on Windows passes. So someone told me that in both OpenOffice and Excel for Mac (some ...
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How can I work in other applications while using PowerPoint presenter view on mac?

In Windows it is possible to switch between and work with open applications when PowerPoint is open in presenter view. In this mode, the audience sees only the PowerPoint presentation, while you use ...
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Curve text in Microsoft Word for Mac 2011

How can I make my text follow a curve or arch shape in Microsoft Word for Mac 2011?
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Exporting MobileMe Contacts into Outlook

I've just been through a bit of wringer with this! :-) I have a client with a MobileMe account and about 350+ contacts in there. He asked me to see if there was "an easy way" to copy the contacts ...
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What is the best way to move Microsoft Office 2011 to a new Mac?

I've purchased Microsoft Office for Mac Home & Office 2011 (single computer), and have installed and activated on my current Mac. Given that I've already activated the software for my current ...
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Can I use outlook web access with mail app on iphone 4?

My company runs an exchange server which also provides outlook web access. The thing is that I cannot connect using activesync from the iphone because the exchange server is only reachable through a ...
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Dashboard Widget for Outlook:Mac2011 tasks

I am using Mac OS X 10.7.1 and Outlook for Mac 2011 (14.1.0); I am looking for a dashboard widget which could list all the tasks I have added in Outlook. Is there one such dashboard widget ...
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Compare Excel Spreadsheets

I would like to compare two excel spreadsheets. I have found many Windows-based solution but nothing for Mac OS X. Are you aware of a build-in way to perform a diff (didn't find much in the help) a ...
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Can I sync Outlook 2011 with an iCalendar feed?

I want to sync my calendar with a Basecamp generated ical feed, like: webcal://test.basecamphq.com/feed/project_ical?token=c9d3d7b7d0a77ce8b9f615c8b4c2295eproject_id=8024071 Can it be done?
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How can I make Outlook 2011 faster when navigating over “conversations”?

I receive a lot of email with the same subject. Outlook 2011 groups those emails by Conversation. When I navigate the emails in my inbox, e.g. with the Ctrl+[, Ctrl+], Outlook often stops responding ...
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Export Notes from Entourage to Apple Mail

Is it Possible to export the notes made in Entourage 2008 V 12.0.0 to Apple Mail notes? How do I do it?
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Completely removing old version of MS Office

I have been migrating my account from Mac to Mac for years now. Every time a new Office version is out, I'd install it (X, 2004, 2008, and now 2011) and remove the old one after some time. Every ...
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How can I export an MS Outlook .pst file to Apple Mail?

I want to export an MS Outlook .pst file to Apple Mail. How can I do this?
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How to make Finder show icon thumbnail for some Excel documents?

I have two Microsoft Excel documents that are, except for the data contained within, virtually identical. One was created as an offshoot of the other. In the Finder, the original displays a thumbnail ...
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How to open .CSV file with Microsoft Excel?

I was told that I could open a .CSV file with Excel. However, my Microsoft Excel refuses to recognize the file. I have tried my different ways to open it in Excel but the program didn't give me a ...
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exporting numbers 09 to excel with photos in spreadsheet

When I export my numbers spreadsheet with photos in the column the photos do not transfer when I import it into excel. How can I do this?
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MS Office 2011: Plugging Excel Data Into a Word Document

(Note: I'm am not sure if this question fits in this StackExchange site, so please correct me if it doesn't belong) To cut my problem short: I'm trying to make a Word document which prints data from ...
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Is there a way to make Windows-style SMB share paths launch correctly?

We have a mixed Windows/Mac network, with Windows fileservers, and an Exchange/Outlook mailsystem. The Windows users send out emails with links to the shared files that look like: ...
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Outlook 2011 - Mark email as read

In my Windows Outlook client I can change from the default behavior of marking an email as read only after hitting the space bar or opening the message to automatically marking an email as read after ...
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How to use auto-updatable templates with Word 2011?

I would like to have a template that I can update and be able to auto-update the documents using this templates. Currently I wasn't able to find a way to convince Word 2011 to update a document based ...
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Outlook 2011 won't open, fails with exit code 255

Outlook 2011 keeps closing about 2 seconds after launch. There is brief flashing in the toolbar at the bottom of the screen but then nothing. I have checked the console and I am seeing error 255. I ...
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What is the best dropbox compatible iPad app for MS office documents?

It's pretty simple. I just got an iPad and want to get the best app to edit word documents that I have saved in my dropbox. There are many options: pages, quick office, docs to go, office2. I am ...
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Problem opening Word (docx) file with images in Mac (Fusion)

I need to open files with images that come as Word (docx) files. I couldn't see the images if I open in Pages or Mac Office. Had to get VMWare Fusion, Win7 and Windows office, and still having ...
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Mail.app - keyboard shortcuts to move mail and jump to folder

I'm coming to Mail.app with a background using both Outlook (on the PC) and GMail. In every mail client I've used, there are easy keyboard shortcuts to do these: jump to any folder I want, just by ...
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Microsoft Excel formula or search?

I have four Microsoft Excel workbooks (excel spreadsheets). One is a list of Donors and the other three are separate campaigns which had click-throughs from an email blast. What I've been asked to do ...
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How to start/join microsoft office live meeting on mac

How can we join/start live meeting on my macbook pro. I have microsoft office installed. Do i need any other software also.