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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 ...
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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 ...