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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How to set Outlook 2011 as the main contact manager?

When I installed Microsoft Outlook 2011 Lion asked me if I wanted to use it as my main Mail client. How can I make Outlook be my main contact manager in OSX? For example when I open FaceTime my ...
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How to Remote-Sync IPad Calendar with Outlook

Without installing ITunes, and without attaching my IPad3 to my PC, I want to synchronize my IPad calendar with my Outlook calendar. I thought I could make this work by creating the following ...
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How to sort tasks in Mac Office 2011 Outlook with multiple columns

I'm using Outlook 2011 for Mac and I want to sort my tasks using multiple columns. I found the hint to use the shift key while clicking on the columns, but that does not work unfortunately...
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Tab not working on Microsoft Word 2011

I'm not sure what's going on here, but whenever I go to a new line, tab doesn't work. It doesn't work in other lines of the same paragraph either, but if I go back to a previous paragraph, hit tab, ...
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email delivery - ms outlook set up

I recently purchased a 15" MBP. The unit is set up and fully operational, but I am uncertain about Outlook set up. I have MS Outlook '11 installed with 3 POP accounts created and receive mail into the ...
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Writing equations inline in Mac Word

This may be just something that I'm going to have to lose with the conversion from PC to Mac, but: On the Windows version of Word 2011, when you click equation, the program immediately goes into ...
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Best way to see multiple Microsoft Word windows?

I just made the switch from Windows to Mac, and one thing that's been bothering me is that on a Mac, I can't see multiple Word documents that I have open. On Windows, they all appear in the taskbar ...
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Word for Mac - Equations

I am finally making the switch from Windows to Mac and one big impediment/irritant is in the switch from Word for Windows to Word for Mac. I do a lot of mathematical work and have a large number of ...
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iCloud transferred but won't sync

I set up iCloud on my PC laptop from iTunes and it synced up to the cloud but won't refresh. Do I need to delete and start again or is there a better way? I have nearly 5,000 contacts and as busy ...
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How can I save a Pages document as .docx?

I've tried to save a pages document as a *.docx for Microsoft Office. Pages is able to open, edit and (auto-)save existing *.docx documents. However, there is no option to export or save a duplicate ...
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How can I zoom in TextEdit?

I am given documents from various different sources in various different formats to work with. I use TextEdit to read and make small edits to them. TextEdit can read and edit all of the formats I ...
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Mails from Apple are shown malformed in Outlook 2010 (Windows)

I have a setup with Mac and Windows clients. The Mac users use Apple Mail and all users have an HTML signature with images. When a Mac user replies to an email the text from the initial message ...
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Outlook 2011 Conditional Formatting

I'm having a hard time differentiating between the "bold" unread messages and read messages in my inbox. I would like to be able to make unread messages a different color (e.g. red)...is this ...
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Add Account in Outlook 2011 is greyed out

I try to add a new email account to Outlook 2011 for Mac. On the "Enter your account information" sheet the "Add Account" button is greyed out (only the Cancel button is visible). I cannot add a ...
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Synchronize iCloud with three computers using outlook

is it possible to synchronize calendar and contacts via iCloud with three different computers? They're all using Outlook.
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Word 2011 for Mac: keyboard shortcut for turning balloons on/off in review mode

Does anybody know if I can create a keyboard shortcut to toggle "Use balloons to display changes"? Also, is there a webpage where one can vote for features for the next Word release? I want to have ...
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How can I print e-mails landscape from Outlook 2010?

Maybe i'm missing something but from the print dialog in Office 2010 (OS X 10.7.3) i can't find where to set orientation? It doesn't appear under Outlook, Layout, Color Matching, Paper Handling, ...
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iCal can't add event invitations to iCloud calendars

When someone sends me an iCal event invitation over email, I can't seem to properly add it to a calendar I'm storing on iCloud and accessing via CalDAV. After accepting the invite, I get the error ...
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MS Word rendering problem with Apple products?

I created the Word 2010 file and then converted it to PDF in Windows. I recently tried to open this PDF file on my iPhone, the problem is only the cover page which iPhone renders quite horribly (there ...
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Reinstall Office 2011 without dmg?

I currently run Lion with Office 2011 and need to re-install Lion after wiping out my HD. I however no longer have the DVD with which I installed Office. How shall I go about re-installing it again ...
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How can I edit a .docx file in Dropbox on my iPad?

I have all my papers in a .docx on Dropbox and I'd like to be able to edit them on my iPad. How do I do this? All the free editors I've tried only support reading .docx files and they don't have ...
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How to view Microsoft Document Imaging (MDI) files on a Mac?

I've received a bunch of MDI files which I need to open on a Mac Snow Leopard. Any way around this e.g. free readers available?
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How can I hide the unread counter from Outlook 2011 Dock icon?

I find the unread counter on Microsoft Outlook 2011 for Mac distracting. Whenever it's there I feel the need to click on it. How can I hide the unread count? Mail.app provides an option to disable ...
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Where are Microsoft Office for Mac My Templates stored?

Where do Word for Mac and Powerpoint for Mac store user templates?
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How can I stop “Word is finishing analyzing your document”?

I'm writing a document about 100 pages with MS Office 2011 for Mac. While I'm editing the content, Word would halt almost every minutes with "Word is finishing analyzing your document" message and a ...
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Is there any way to view word documents within Safari on the Mac?

The title pretty much sums up the question. I have looked, and could not find anything, neither paid, nor free. I know about the DocPreview plugin, however that does not work in Safari 5.1+. There is ...
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Repeating Mail Calendar Reminders?

We have an iPhone 3G running iOS 5.0.1 (9A405), which connects to an Exchange server in Mail. Calendar is synced, and event reminders pop up with an alarm on the phone. The alarm occurs once only. ...
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How do you open two or more simultaneous sessions of Microsoft Remote Desktop Connection in Lion?

How do you open two or more simultaneous sessions of Microsoft Remote Desktop Connection in Lion? The RDC client comes with Office for Mac 2011. I work on a MacBook Pro but have to remote into Windows ...
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New iPhone 4S user looking to sync Outlook email

My IT departmant does not have activesync on our exchange server(nor do they plan to get it any time soon) are their any apps out there that will allow me to connect my iphone 4s and sync my outlook ...
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Batch conversion of xlsx to xls via CLI?

I'm trying to convert a bunch of xlsx files to xls (because some other software<cough>matlab<cough> can process xls but not xlsx on the mac). I've tried unoconv but it has issues (which ...
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How to share and project Powerpoint presentation with ARD

I would like to present a Powerpoint 2011 presentation in a classroom with ~20 student machines equipped with Apple Remote Desktop 3.5.1. There is also a projector and small screen in front. I have ...
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Font Book finds duplicate fonts installed by Microsoft Office

Once you install Microsoft Office on a Mac, you get a bunch of new fonts. This is great, except many of them conflict with existing fonts that shipped with OS X. Open Font Book. Select all fonts in ...
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Can I sync the to do list in Microsoft Entourage to an iPod touch?

Is it possible to sync the to do list in Entourage to an iPod touch. My Dad has his whole to do list in Entourage and would like to sync it with his iPod touch. How do I go about doing this?
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Full screen zoom: follow keyboard focus doesn't work well

There's a setting in full screen zoom called 'follow text focus', which is supposed to cause OSX to follow the position of the text caret instead of the mouse pointer when in full screen zoom mode. ...
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Microsoft Outlook: Viewing Messages

I am currently having an issue with Microsoft Outlook 2011. Whenever I open a message and attempt to drag it down, the moment I release my cursor the message box returns to its original position. I ...
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Outlook for Mac 2011 - How to sync with iCal (Google Calendar)?

This seems to be a common problem, but I couldn't find any solutions. I want to sync my Google Calendar with Outlook 2011 I tried this solution: Sync Google Calendar with iCal Then sync iCal ...
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Opening .msg file in Outlook for Mac 2011

Most of my colleagues use Outlook on Windows and I need to access emails stored in .msg format (don't ask, it's complicated). My understanding is that .msg is an Outlook file format, but Outlook 2011 ...
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Unable to add Exchange 2010 account to Outlook 2011

I have a user who is trying to setup Outlook 2011 with his Exchange 2010 mailbox/account. When entering the details for the account Outlook 'freezes'. This is the window it freezes at. I have tried ...
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Does Powerpoint 2003 work with Keynote

I have created a presentation in Powerpoint 2003 and have opened it in Keynote, however, when I veiw the presentation on the iPad the colors in the graphs have changed as well as the font alignment. ...
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Outlook 2011 crashing on OS X Lion

I have a user who isn't able to open Outlook 2011 on his iMac. As soon as he opens Outlook 2011 it crashes. All other Microsoft Office applications work fine. He has a iMac 27-inch, Mid 2011 running ...
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Shortcut to apply header style 4 (and 5, 6…)

In Microsoft Office Word, one press ⌘⌥1, ⌘⌥2 or ⌘⌥1 to apply header style 1, 2 or 3 respectively. This is also documented by Microsoft (see: Aligning and formatting paragraphs). However writing a ...
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Open password protected MS-Word document

I've got a password protected Word document, and I've got the password to open it. However, I do not have MS Word or any plans to buy it. How can I easily open and convert this document to something ...
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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 ...