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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Move Apps from old hard drive

My 2009 MacBook's hard drive failed this weekend and I had to have it replaced on the spot or wait 3 days. I have successfully used a connection cable to connect the old hard drive to the new one and ...
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Do applications preserve xattrs when saving?

Do applications on Mac OS X (specifically the MS Office applications, but interested in others as well) generally preserve xattrs (Extended Attributes) on documents when saving them? For example, if ...
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Install Office 2008 on MAC MINI (no disk drive)

I need to install a Office 2008 on a MAC MINI that do not have disc drive. I follow the instructions on the apple site, to use the remote disc. I install the "DVD and CD Sharing" on laptop windows ...
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How to “snooze” events until 1 minute before start in Outlook 2016 for Mac

I recently switched from Mac Calendar to Outlook 2016 for Mac. I have calendar reminders set to the default 15 minutes before the event. I have an option to "snooze until 5 minutes before event" or "...
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Where is the Autocorrect file for Word 2016 stored in El Capitan?

I recently installed Word 2016 in El Capitain alongside Word 2011. 2016 picked up my preference files, including my autocorrect options, which I had used extensively in Word 2011. I then removed some ...
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how can I import figures from a pdf into a power point slide?

I have tried importing from a PDF, and using the insert tool. I tried copy and paste, I also tried converting the pdf to pptx then importing it. Each time, the figure is missing, and the caption is ...
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Emails being received with winmail.dat even when sent as plaintext

My colleague is sending emails with Microsoft Excel 2016 attachments, from Microsoft Outlook 2016, to a business partner who uses a Mac (I am not sure what version of OS) He has tried sending as html,...
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How do I add German public holidays to my Outlook 2016 OSX App

How do I add German public holidays to my Outlook 2016 OSX App? I currently have the UK holidays but want to add the German ones.
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Opening Excel ODC under OSX

A company database system is generating ODC files which, under Windows, work great at opening datasets in Excel. When I try opening these in Excel under OSX, I just get a blank screen. Any thoughts ...
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Macbook pro 15 inch mid 2012 outlook 2011

I am trying to archive my old emails on my Mac. Is there any way I can archive a specific folder, including its sub-folders, from Outlook 2011 Mac? Few methods tried, please see below, but it archives ...
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MS Word 2016 Turn Off Formatting Marks

I'm no longer able to control the visibility of formatting marks in MS Word documents using the "paragraph" button on the top menu/ribbon. I'm unable to locate an override setting that specifies to ...
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Outlook for Mac 2016: To: email address does not appear in Replies. And sometimes the “From: address field” also

A) Outlook for Mac 2016 replies does not show the email address of the “To:” Field. I know that the email is sent to me, but I like to see my the email address (I have more than one account). When I ...
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How can I troubleshoot issues with saving files to a Windows server?

Greetings from Server Fault! We are a mixed PC/Mac environment. Recently at least one user has been having problems saving files to one of our Windows server shares. The issue at hand occurs when ...
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Dark theme Office 2016

I've searched, but I couldn't find any Mac specific information. I know that Office 2016 introduced the support for different interface color schemes, including a dark one. This is supported on ...
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Enable “Total Editing Time” in Word for Mac 15

For a certain document I want to know the total editing time. In many versions of MS Word, this is a common feature, which has sometime ago - at least in Germany - been disabled due to legal issues. ...
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Reinstall Office for Mac 2011

I downloaded Office 2011 to my old computer that crashed and no way to retrieve HD contents. I lost everything. Now I have a new computer MacBook Pro and I have the key number that I had printed out ...
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Embed Keynote presentation on website

Is there any way to get a Keynote presentation up on the web somewhere? There are things like SlideShare, but they seem to only work with PowerPoint. I see that Keynote provides a variety of export ...
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Mac Mail with Outlook calendar invites

A user has an Exchange account configured in the "Mail" app on their Mac. When they send calendar invites to users (these users all have Outlook) they receive the invite into their Inbox, but it does ...
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Microsoft PowerPoint for Mac 15.12.3 [closed]

Does the Microsoft PowerPoint 15.12.3 have a trigger feature? And the Selection Pane?
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Where is a “Save As” button in Excel on my MAC Pro to save as a New File Name?

Where is a Save As Button in Excel (or Word) on OS X to save as a New File Name in a specific folder?
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Insert vector-based PDF to Powerpoint WITHOUT loosing resolution

It seems there is no solution for inserting a vector-based figure (e.g. PDF) into MS Office (Word and Powerpoint). Someone suggest to convert into a high-resolution image first, e.g. this oneand this ...
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Outlook Backup failure

I back up my emails on outlook on Mac... and there is 7gb of file with an extension .oml . Now iam trying to import them back but they are not showing into my new e-mail. Does anyone have any idea ...
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Changing Font back after copying and pasting item

My daughter was typing work on her MacBook using Microsoft word. She copied and pasted an item and then deleted item. It changed her font and won't let her finish typing like she was. How can she ...
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How to get Pages to automatically save documents as .docx files

Is there a way to get Pages to automatically save documents as .docx (Word) files? How do you do it? I'm wondering because I do not have access to Microsoft Word and this is the preferred format for ...
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How to change shape of Comment box in Excel 2011 v14.6.0 on OSX 10.11.3

Excel 2011 v14.6.0, OSX 10.11.3 The shape of the comment boxes suddenly changed from the standard square box to an arrow. How can I change the shape?
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Can't Open or Edit Microsoft Documents in Shared Folder

I recently bought a Macbook Pro - It's my first Apple purchase. My partner and I both have an Administrator login. We have put a number of documents (both Apple and Microsoft) into the shared folder. ...
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Two formulas in the same cell in Apple's Numbers

In Apple's Numbers, I have a table which calculates GAP between two values in two rows (red), I would like even to calculate gap between calculated values in the same cell (blue), is it possible?
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Getting the First Cell NOT Containing Certain Text in Numbers

I have a table in Numbers, and I'm trying to get the value of the first cell that contains the character …. In order to do so, I wanted to use MATCH(), but had no luck after I realized it could only ...
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How to generate pdf with MS WORD 2011 from Command line?

Is there a way to call MS Word 2011 from the command line to generate pdf from DOCX or PPTX?
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How to make .docx files open in Pages by default

Is there a way to make .docx (Word) files open in Pages by default? How do I do it?
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El Capitan + Microsoft Office 2016 + Category Shortcut

I am trying to add shortcut for Microsoft Outlook categories. I have found this solution for Office 2011 but it doesn't work with Office 2016 on El Capitan. Does anyone know how to assign this ...
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I saved my file every minutes, but after re-opening it it gives me an old version

I was working on a Powerpoint all morning, and I saved my file every minutes. Now when I reopen it, it gives me the version of yesterday. It almost looks like it did not save at all every time I ...
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Headings and numbering glitch(es) in MS Word for Mac 2015 Version 15.18

As in the attached screenshot image, my 4th level heading is inexplicably a block of solid black. This only appeared after sending the Word doc file as an Outlook attachment (!) also on the same Mac ...
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MS Excel on OSX - Format number in Lacs and Crores

I am using Microsoft Excel for Mac, Version 15.19.1 I would like to format a number in lacs and crores as below: ##,##,##,##0_);[red](##,##,##0);-_) Microsoft Excel doesn't really like ##,## and ...
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How do I set Outlook as the default mail option in Yosemite?

Mail merge is greyed out, in MS Word so I'm guessing that it needs to talk directly to Outlook instead of Apple's mail app. I read somewhere that Outlook as to be set as the default in Mail.app, but I ...
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How to search cells in an Excel spreadsheet on an IPad?

Is it possible to search for keywords in cell text in an Excel spreadsheet on an IPad? If so how?
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How can I prevent empty cells when hitting the delete button in excel 2013

I use data validation with a list of values (--Select--;1;2;3) for all cells in range "B7:E1006". The default value should be --select-- . With the vba code below: If someone hits the delete button ...
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Microsoft Outlook does not properly handle redefined “Paste” keyboard shortcut

I've been a windows user for a long time, and I hate the ⌘ shortcuts for stuff. Since I only use my Mac for work stuff, I figured I'd just redefine the App Shortcuts from the keyboard menu so I could ...
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Outlook for Mac notifications

I'm used to Outlook on Windows where if a meeting reminder jumps in I can close the reminders window (clicking the x) and the reminders window will jump in again in a few min (great). Far easier than ...
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Outlook for Mac 15: Show unread count by day in conversation view

In a previous version of outlook for Mac, there was a little bubble showing the unread count by day when viewing the messages arranged by conversation. However, in Outlook for Mac 15.18, this unread ...
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Microsoft Word on OS X running executable hyperlinks from 'launchd'

I'd like to create a script that calculates statistics on all opened applications and what parent process has initiated them. I would expect that the ppid for each running process will represent the ...
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How do I assign Outlook 2011 folders (on Mac) to keyboard shortcuts

There are three main Outlook folders: Inbox, Drafts, Sent Items, Deleted Items. In addition, there are others like RSS Feeds, Sync Issues etc. These all show up on the right hand menu. The only way ...
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Markup on excel on mac

What is the formula on the OS X version of Excel 2016 to add a number in a column with a markup percentage in another column.
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Microsoft Office 2016 smb server file saving issues

I have a network with Macs and Windows PCs connecting to a server with the SMB protocol (CIFS with Macs). The users share files on this server. Some of the Macs have Microsoft Office 2016. If one of ...
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Ghost contact folder in Outlook 2016 for Mac

I am migrating from Mac Mail to Outlook 2016 for Mac. When I view the "People" tab and click "Address Book" I see a random contact folder called "MA ANG". I added and deleted this contact folder in ...
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Outlook for Mac CardDAV and CalDAV

I'm looking for sync plugins for current Outlook for Mac to make it talk to CardDAV and CalDAV servers. So far I only found plugins for Windows. Any hints?
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Microsoft Office Home and Business 2016 for Mac?

I'm having trouble editing a PowerPoint deck on my MacBook Pro. A colleague suggested I get the latest Microsoft Office for Mac. I priced it on Amazon, and I came across Microsoft Office Home and ...
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Create a contact in people in Outlook 2016

In Mail for Mac I can create a contact directly from an email message. In Outlook 2016 for Mac how can I do that as well? Seems like email has made more advances that Outlook has.
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How to move cursor to the end of the line in a cell in Excel for Mac 2011

For example, In any text editor: Command+right arrow will put your cursor to the Right of the line Command+left arrow will move your cursor to the Left of the line Is there an equivalent keybord ...
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limited “where” options when saving Word document using OSX El Capitan [duplicate]

Currently using OSX version 10.11.3. Prior to downloading El Capitan I had all the options that I'd see on the Finder side bar when I wanted to save a document. see screen shot: and I could drill ...