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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Outlook 2011: Keyboard shortcut to assign categories?

In Outlook 2011, is there some way to assign keyboard shortcuts to specific categories, so I can categorize messages without having to use the mouse to select the drop-down from the Categories menu in ...
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Any suggestions for an ultra-lightweight spreadsheet-like application?

Does anyone have a suggestion for an ultra-light spreadsheet application which is very fast and snappy? I do most of my deep analysis using advanced statistical programs and I manipulate ...
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Selectively installing MS Office 2011 components

I've searched here and all over support.microsoft.com without success to find the answer to the following question: I am looking to purchase Office 2011 from either Amazon or directly from MS. With ...
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Mavericks: MS Word crashing on documents with comments

In short, Word crashes silently upon opening certain documents. The problem seems to be with documents that include Comments. I have tested by using WinWord to remove the comments from a file that ...
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MacOffice 2011 crashes on Mavericks

I know that this has been posted several times and each time it's a slightly different description. Neither one fits to the behaviour on my iMac (Mid 2011 / 32GB RAM) nor does any of the solutions ...
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Office 2011(mavericks). Attachments from outlook only open word & excel as read only

Whenever I receive an email in Outlook that has either a word doc or excel attachment it only allows them to be opened as "read only" documents. How can I have them open as regular documents as they ...
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Inserting a file in microsoft word 2011

I want to insert/embed a file in the Word Document. If i go to, Insert -> File and then select the file, it inserts the text present in that file. But i want to display it as only an icon. If i got ...
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Microsoft Lync Mac crashes on 10.9 Mavericks

I have a similar problem like another user had and followed all possible steps including reinstalling and cleaning up Keychain etc before. The first time I start Lync after a reinstall, I can even ...
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Following Mavericks upgrade, Microsoft Word closes silently right after opening

After the Mavericks upgrade, I'm seeing Microsoft Word close silently, no error message, about a second after opening. If I open a .docx file directly, the file displays during that one second, so it ...
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How to embed a file as an icon in MS Word 2011

This should be fairly simple and it appears to be a bug in MS Word. I have a MS Word document and I simply want to embed an image in the document, but have it show up as an icon instead of the full ...
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UI controls in Firefox, Opera, etc. are broken, old-fashioned or blurry (Retina)

I got these ugly controls in Mountain Lion when I bought my MacBook Pro with Retina display. After upgrading to Mavericks the problems still persist. Blurry drop-down list and other old-fashioned ...
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Sync Outlook mails with iPad 2 via iTunes or any without Internet connection?

I haven't found any way for syncing my Outlook mails via iTunes with USB cable to my iPad 2. Do you know any method or program for syncing your mails to read them later on the iPad without an Internet ...
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Powerpoint 2011

Is there a way to change text or data on a powerpoint grid while in the presentation mode. I want to be projecting and changing text on my laptop at the same time. Is this possible
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Can't sign in with MS Lync

Since I updated OS X to 10.8.5 a week ago, I have issues signing in with Microsoft Lync: the program crashes every time. I never had issues before so I thought the latest OS update caused the issue, ...
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Convert lotus notes NSF file to Outlook PST file in Mac OS X

Is it possible to convert a nsf archive (of Lotus Notes, containing my emails) to pst, a file that Outlook for Mac 2011 can read? I seem to find loads of tools for Windows, including SSDM from Dell. ...
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PowerPoint 2011 for Mac: How to Save As PDF and Hide Hidden slides?

I'm using Microsoft PowerPoint 2011 on a Mac. When I use "Save As..." and choose PDF format, I would like a PDF that has all the slides except for slides marked as Hidden in my slide deck. But I ...
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How to reduce bounce time for reminder icon Outlook for Mac 2011?

Whenever I have a meeting reminder, it causes the notification icon to pop up in the dock and start bouncing. It seems to bounce for a very long time sometimes before it actually shows me the reminder ...
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Microsoft 2011 for Mac

For school I have to create a Powerpoint presentation and I am experiencing a problem. My teacher asked me to use a Text Effect of Gradient Fill - Black, Outline - White, Outer Shadow and when I try ...
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Microsoft Outlook for Mac - View Mailbox size

We switched from Lotus Notes 8.5.3 and we now use Microsoft Outlook 2011 for Mac in my office. Lotus Notes used to show the size of the mailbox (check the image below). Is it possible to show the ...
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Move Microsoft Office 2008 to new hard drive

I am installing a new hard drive on my Macbook Pro. I have a legitimate copy of Microsoft Office 2008 installed on my computer, but I've long since lost the install disk and license information. ...
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MS Office for Mac 2011 installed in Russian, can I switch it to English?

I have MS Office for Mac 2011 installed in Russian in my MacBook, can I switch it to English? Is it possible? ... or I would have to buy and install English version of MS Office for Mac?
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Needing FTP Software with editing and hides system files?

I am looking for FTP Client software for Mac that Doesn't show hidden system files on the server Can edit files using MS Office and then save them back onto the FTP site automatically without the ...
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Working on a MS Access file with ODBC connection on OSX

I need to open an accdb file on my MacBook Pro (OSX 10.8.5). This file uses an ODBC data source connection. So I guess my questions are: How do I setup a new ODBC data source connection on a Mac? ...
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What sub-format of Word document does Pages use for export?

I am using Pages '09 (v 4.3) and LibreOffice under OSX. When exporting a document from Pages into Word format, I am unable to open it in LibreOffice. (I would swear I had done this successfully many ...
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Outlook and iPhone 4 not synching calendar?

With iOS 6 my iPhone 4S was syncing the calendar fine from Outlook (2010) on my work PC. Now all entries on my iPhone are gone and it won't sync with Outlook, which is still showing all my ...
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Newly-created contacts in Outlook don't sync to iPhone

I hope someone can give me some guidance relative to syncing contacts between Outlook and my iPhone 5. I can sync contacts I load on my phone to Outlook, however when I enter new contacts into Outlook ...
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How do I sync my Outlook calendar with my iPhone 4

How do I sync my outlook calendar with iPhone 4? I failed to sync my outlook calendar with my iPhone 4. Since I upgraded my iTunes to 11 there is no box to check for this option like in the old ...
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ios7 not syncing properly with calendar

Upgraded to ios7 this morning and evertything seems fine apart from the calendar. With ios6 my iphone 4s was syncing the calender fine from Outlook (2010) on my work PC. Now all entries on my iphone ...
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Outlook Mac 2011 regularly crashing

I installed Outlook 2011 and imported a pst file form my old Outlook program. Outlook continues to crash and gives me the following error. It also gives me double "sent" messages for every one I send ...
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Emails in Microsoft Exchange account not following rules in iPhone

I have a work email that is on a Microsoft Exchange account, and I have certain rules of where emails go and what they do based on who is sending them. I have rules that send emails to certain ...
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Moving email from Mac Mail to Outlook

Is there a way to export and then import downloaded/saved e-mail from the default apple e-mail client to outlook 2011?
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How can I install Office from disc on iMac without SuperDrive?

I bought a new iMac, however it has no SuperDrive. I was given a gift of Microsoft Office 2011 (3 uses) in disc, but I don't have the money for external drive right now. How can I install this ...
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Where is the latest Microsoft Messenger (or alternative) that works with Exchange?

I'm using Microsoft Messenger for Mac 7.0.2, but it crashes every time the network connection is lost and has to be force quitted. I'm looking for an alternative that is more stable. It seems ...
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Stop users from deleting meeting rooms in Outlook 2010

I'm having a problem with Outlook 2010. It has currently let users delete scheduled rooms that other users have booked. How can I stop this?
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Find out which network user is using a file, causing “The operation can’t be completed because the item … is in use”

So, normally, if you run into the error "The operation can’t be completed because the item ... is in use" while trying to modify a file, you look up what is using the file with sudo lsof | grep ...
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What's the difference between `/private/var/db/receiptss/` and `/var/db/receipts/`?

I'm uninstalling Microsoft Office 2011 from a rather new MacBook running 10.8.4, and Microsoft's website says to delete (among others) all files beginning with com.microsoft located in ...
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Does Mountain Lion (10.8.4) come with SharePoint plug-ins, or did I just install these?

I did a custom installation of Microsoft Office 2011 for Mac on my MacBook Air running 10.8.4., but I changed my mind and decided to uninstall it. I only installed Word, Excel, and Proofing Tools ...
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Microsoft Office, Exchange, Calendar, Snooze issue, Resending Invitation

So here is a weird bug, I've created a Reoccurring Meeting in OSX Outlook 2011 but every time I hit snooze using OSX Notifications the Meeting Invite is sent out again with the same time. Why is this ...
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Use a combining macron in Word 2011

I need to utilize numerals with macrons positioned over them for the mathematical notation involved in the Hermann–Mauguin notation of crystalline space groups. OS X has nice Unicode support, so ...
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How to copy/paste a formula down an entire column in Excel 2011?

I have a formula that references A1:B5 for instance, the result lives in any arbitrary cell, say D1. How do I copy and paste the same formula, referencing the same values as in D1, through the entire ...
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Add AppleScripts to Git repository

I have a few AppleScript files that I would like to share with the community on GitHub. The files are located in two distinct directories: ~/Library/Scripts ~/Library/Application ...
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Enumerating messages in Outlook's Drafts folder generates an error

I would like to enumerate the messages in Outlook's 'Drafts' folder. When I run this script: tell application "Microsoft Outlook" set theMessages to every message in the drafts --returns 1 ...
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Applescript sub-procedure problem

I would like to display a comma-delimited list of values in a List. Unfortunately, I get an error that reads Microsoft Outlook got an error: Can’t continue joinList. when I attempt to use the ...
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Can anyone tell me how I can change the Open With listing on a Mac?

Do you guys know how to have the Open With show the newer version of a program rather than the older version? For example, I have Office 2011 on my computer and if I do Open With the Excel verison ...
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Easiest way to send multiple iWork attachments as Office documents

My grandmother just switched from a PC to a Mac, and I suggested that she use iWork instead of Office for Mac. Now she is getting used to iWork, but all of the people that she works with use Office. ...
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How can I control the default save location for PDFs in Microsoft Word for Mac?

In Microsoft Word for Mac 2011, I often need to save a copy of a document as a PDF. To do this, I open the print dialog, and then choose "Save as PDF" from the dropdown menu at the bottom: However, ...
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Print Excel sheet with hyperlinks to PDF format while retaining links

Hej, I'm trying to print Excel 2011 sheet with hyperlinks into pdf format, but the output file doesn't retain hyperlinks. Is there a way to preserve them in output format?
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Outlook 2011 crashing constantly (Mountain Lion)

I recently tried to send a video file that was too large via Outlook. Spinning wheel, then Outlook started crashing. Managed eventually to delete the email from my outbox, but Outlook now crashes ...
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How to bypass the Lync for Mac error complying about incompatible version of Lync server?

“Cannot sign in because the server version is incompatible with Microsoft Lync. Contact your support team with this information.” I am trying to use the Lynx for Mac 2011 (v14.0.5) instead of ...
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Excel 2011 Opens Spreadsheet As Read-Only

I have a spreadsheet (.xlsx) file that, when I open it on my MBP running Excel 2011 14.3.6, I get a pop-up telling me the file is locked and can only be opened in read-only mode. About a minute ...