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 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.
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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 ...