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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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.
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In Lion, how can I configure to not automatically re-open recent files that weren't closed?

For example: I opened some files in Excel, then I close Excel, without close each file (ex.: command + Q). In the next time that I will open Excel, it is going to open my recent files that weren't ...
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MS Office always slower on Mac?

I have been using Microsoft Office Mac since the 2004 version. Right now, I have Office 2011 running on my trusty 2010 MacBook Pro with a Core i7 2.66 gHz CPU and 8 GB of memory. Starting with Mac ...
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Where is the previous recipients info in Entourage?

Where is the "Previous Recipients" info in Entourage? Can it be edited?
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How to register Outlook 2011 to send emails from iPhoto?

I had Office 2008 for Mac (with Entourage) installed. I never used Entourage and didn't have any email accounts configured. Then I installed Office 2011 without 'uninstalling' 2008 and setup Outlook ...
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If I export a Word document (authored as a versioned document using Pages 4.1 on Lion),…

will it open on Word on Windows? I don't have a Word on Windows and I've only Pages on my Mac.
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Email stuck in outbox but can't access it

I have Office 2011 installed on Mac OS 10.6 and I tried to send an email to multiple recipients and got this error: The message could not be sent because it has unresolved recipients. And now, every ...
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How can I view PowerPoint files on an iPad?

I want to play PowerPoint presentations on an iPad which I create on a computer, using MS Powerpoint 2010. I know there is an Apple app for that, but it isn't free. So, are there any other apps or ...
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How to keep PowerPoint from mirroring my monitors when switching apps?

When I'm in presentation mode in PowerPoint 2008, and I deliberately or accidentally switch to another app, PowerPoint forces my dual monitors into mirrored mode. Apart from shrinking my desktop and ...
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Any way to view Microsoft Publisher files in Mac OS X

I'm trying to view a MS Publisher file without running a Windows virtual machine. Any way to do that? It's ok if it doesn't render 100% accurately.
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What good PowerPoint editing apps are there for iPad?

It would have to be able to edit and view PowerPoint presentations. I'd prefer pptx support but I can live without it.
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Reset License Key MS Mac Office 2011

I need to enter new MS Office for Mac license key. How can I reset old one?
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Best way to View Powerpoint Presentations on Ipad

I'm not a big ipad user, but I need ot know how to view powerpoint presentations on an ipad. I have noticed alot of people mentioned to convert it to a video, pdf slides or image slides. But I have ...
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Free .CSV text file editor for Mac OS X?

I am looking for a free editor to edit comma-delimited text files, or .csv format.
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Excel CSV export encoding

According to my tests, Excel on Mac, when asked to save data as CSV file, uses MacRoman encoding. My questions are: Does it always happen or there is some setting that controls it? If there's a ...
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Is there an iPhone application same like MS Office Suite?

I am wondering if there is any iPhone application same like MS Office suite, I mean Spreadsheet, Word Processor and so on. If you know a free app it will be better if not so what is the best pro ...
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Recover docx files

We have just discovered that none of the passwords on our word documents work any longer, and I need a recommendation of an application that I can use to recover the files. I believe the files had ...
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Is there a free Office App for the iOS to read Word, Excel, PowerPoint & OneNote files?

I've looked around the AppStore for this but have not found one yet. Maybe my keywords are all messed up. Is there an app that will allow me to read files created by Microsoft Office on the iOS?
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Outlook-iPhone and private email

How can I send private email from my iphone to an Outlook user so his delegates cannot see the email?
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Spell check settings

Right now i am using Microsoft PowerPoint 2011 (on my macbook pro). I am doing a project on Hispania (an old Roman province) which today is currently Spain. My spell check has switched languages to ...
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E-Mail with attachments (<2,8 MB) has a size of >3,5 MB in Entourage. Why?

I just added two files as an attachment to an e-mail in MS Entourage 2004. In Finder, the files have a size of 2,5 MB respectively 205 kB. When I send them as an e-mail, Entourage tells me that the ...
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Outlook 2011, Where are the mails stored?

Just as the mails in Outlook under windows are stored in a PST file , where are the mails in Outlook under Mac stored ? I understand they are stored as OLM files . But can anyone tell me the exact ...
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What is the keyboard shortcut for editing a cell in Excel?

I can't find the keyboard shortcut for this on the mac. It's F2 on a windows machine.
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How do I modify Word 2011 for Mac so I can see tracked changes inline and notes simultaneously?

Background: In Word 2011 for the Mac, it's possible to view tracked changes inline -- that is, see the changes made on the screen within the text itself, as opposed seeing them in a balloon off to ...
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Microsoft Office 2011 right-to-left (Arabic) doesn't work

I'm facing a problem with Office 2011 for MAC, for example, when you open WORD 2011, and key in some Arabic letters, each word will appear as discrete letters not connected as one single word as it ...
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Microsoft Office 2011 is sluggish

I am a the tech support guy for a small church. we just purchased Microsoft office 2011 for mac. we have noticed it drastically slows our imac (not sure on the specs atm) when one of the office ...
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Outlook 2011 search doesn't work anymore

Whenever I use the search-field on Outlook 2011 I get "No results". After installation it worked for a while, but now it's just quit on me... Any tips to make it work again? Resetting some index, ...
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Is there a dashboard widget for Microsoft Outlook/Exchange calendar?

Does there exist a dashboard widget which displays my Outlook/Entourage and Exchange calendar?
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Manage local emails on two Mac computers

I use Outlook for Mac on my iMac and my Macbook (that I use when I travel). Due to storage limitations in my employers Exchange servers, I need to store emails locally (as well on the server). Is ...
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MDS Error: /var/folders/lM

I've been getting this error coming up in my system log. Having looked around for an answer, two things came up commonly: a problem with the spotlight database(s), and permissions on those folders. ...
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Print .docx without Pages.app

Sometimes I simply want to print Microsoft Word documents. If I view them in Quick Look, they display as I would like to print them. However, when I try to print them from the Finder, it opens ...
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How do I disable Microsoft Outlook 2010 calendar notifications?

I use "Mail" as my default mail client and "iCal" as my default calendar. However I have to use outlook when sending emails to work because their outlook for windows clients don't support inlining and ...
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Why isn't iPhone syncing Calendar items with Outlook?

I am trying to set up a new (Verizon) iPhone to sync Contacts and Calender entries with Outlook 2007 on a Windows Vista Ultimate PC. The Contacts sync both ways, and calendar entries created in ...
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Method for Combining Multiple Word Documents into One?

Are there any methods for combining multiple Word documents into one big document in Mac?
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What mail clients are compatible with Microsoft Exchange 2003?

Mail.app and Microsoft Outlook 2011 both only support Exchange 2007 and later. What mail clients for Snow Leopard support Exchange 2003? I'm especially interested in email. Being able to view calendar ...
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How do I sync Outlook 2011 and Google Calendar?

I am using Outlook 2011 for Mac (the office uses Exchange) and have some Google Calendars I am using for home. How do I get 2-way sync working between Outlook and Google? I could do this with iCal but ...