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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How can I create beautiful drawing with Microsoft word in Macbook?

I want to create nice drawings in my documents using Microsoft word in my macbook pro. I am unable to find Canvas option in the mac version which is present in the Windows counterpart. The result is ...
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Lost Email account

I tried to update my Mac outlook application using the MS office updater. I the process I lost my email account and all emails. Is there a way to recover these emails? I thought that when MS-Outlook ...
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Disabling smooth scrolling in Outlook on Mac

Is there a way to disable smooth scroll in Outlook (email reading pane)?
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Using a separate outgoing email without downloading the full delegate mailbox, Outlook 2011?

In the organisation I work for I have my own personal mailbox, and there is a group email for the department. For outgoing emails to customers I need to use this group email as my sender address, ...
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Install MS Office (home and student edition) on more than one Mac?

If you purchased the home and student edition of Microsoft office, can you legally install the software on more than one computer?
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Email body disappears on Outlook and OWA, if you open the email first on iPhone

I have some users which have very strange problem. If they open an email first on their mobile phones (any iOS device), email body is not displayed in outlook or in OWA, they only see the ...
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Outlook for Mac Auto Correct wont work

Hello My Auto correct in Outlook is not working . All settings under Outlook Edit menu, Spelling and Grammar are checked for auto correct. Also System Preferences are Set for Auto Correct. Computer ...
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How to uninstall individual Office365 components in Mac OS X

There is [un]surprisingly little or no useful information I could find on uninstalling individual components when you install the full Office365 suite on your Mac. All I want is Word and Excel, and ...
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Documents in Word need to be saved in a 'Recent Place' first

I have Word 2011 for Mac. When I want to save a document for the first time using Save As, in the 'Where' box I have 'Documents' showing. When I click the arrows to the right, I thought all Word ...
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Outlook quick-steps functionality on Mac

In Outlook 2010 on Windows, I use the quick steps functionality a lot to automatically sort incoming messages to different folders. The good thing is it applies these rules on subsequent messages as ...
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Import Mac Thunderbird into Windows Outlook?

I have exported all my data out of Mac Thunderbird, all the emails, contact list and address book entries, as for now I am ketting go off my mac book pro. I have got a new windows laptop that have ...
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Outlook IOS sync to Outlook Mac?

Now that Microsoft's released Outlook for iOS, does anyone know if it will sync calendars, contacts and tasks with Outlook on a Mac?
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Selecting default view for documents from user templates in MS Office for Mac 2011

I created a few templates in Word. When I create a document from the template (New From Template menu option), some open in Print Layout View, others in Publisher Layout View. Thinking it might have ...
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Microsoft word 2011 not correcting words in OS X

I am using Microsoft Word for Mac 2011. Recently, I have noticed that the application is not highlighting my typos and spelling mistakes, neither autocorrecting it. I have checked some online ...
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How can I move a MS Word “toolbox” when the grab area is behind the OS X menu bar?

MS Word has positioned what they call a "toolbox" so that the area you click on to drag it is hidden behind OS X's menu bar, as shown in the screen capture below... There is no place on the palette ...
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Add an additional note into an Excel cell

I am trying to add a hidden note to a cell in Excel on a Mac. Is there a way to do this?
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iOS 8.1.2 and Outlook 2010 Calendar Sync Issue

Corporate environment. Outlook 2010 running on Windows 7 32bit. iOS 8.1.2 running on iPhone 6. Scenario: User 1 sets up a meeting, using Outlook 2010, and sends the invite to User 2. User 2 gets ...
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Microsoft Word 2011 for OS X, can I do full Justification like WordPerfect 6.x for Windows?

The way MS Word justifies text is to expands the text on each line by adding space between words and letters. The last line can look really ugly if it is pretty short. I.e. huge amounts of space ...
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Outlook for Mac 2011 - when searching all folders for messages, how do I find the folder hierarchy of resulting e-mails?

I store messages in folders and subfolders, e.g. /foo/bar /bar/bar /baz/bar When I search for messages and one is found in one of the above folders, the Folder column of the reading pane shows ...
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Using keyboard text shortcuts in word

I created some text "shortcuts" (well..not very short) in Keyboard. For example, when I type \alpha I get α, and if I type \sigma I get σ. While this works in almost everything on my computer, it ...
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Extract emails from Outlook .ost files

The company I work for is in middle of some issues and requires emails from the Exchange server. I know that emails are being stored in .ost files. Just want to know if by any means I can extract ...
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Removing from dropdown when adding a shared calendar in outlook 2011

I am trying to view colleagues shared calendars on Office 2011 and found a link for it which solved my problem, however when I add a shared folder it also adds a from field on new message sending ...
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Powerpoint can't close a file

Powerpoint has a file open that I simply can't close. If I try to, I get a white screen - and the Powerpoint Title Line - but I cannot switch windows to a different pptx. I've tried saving it with a ...
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How do I transfer Mac Office (2011) from an old Mac to a new one?

Since Office Mac (2011) can only be installed 3 times, and I have installed it 3 times already, is there a way I can get it from one of the old devices I have previously installed it on to my new Mac ...
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Powerpoint 2011 - Selection of Shapes does not work anymore

I have a totally weird problem here and I am close to tears, because that strange bug is in heavy conflict with my timeline :/. My Problem: I click on a shape (no problem with images). the shape is ...
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Import Outlook mac archives in Windows Outlook 2010

How can one import Outlook mac archived files in Windows Outlook 2010? Given that the size of the archived files is 48GB, can it be done safely?? I mean NO LOSS of Data or any other files???
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got a new computer and my iphone calendar is not syncing with Outlook

I got a new computer. My emails are syncing with my phone, but my appointments are not synching. What's up with that?
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Office Word 2011 for Mac scrambles hyperlinks with different schemes

I have a very urgent question. I made my dad buy a MacBook Air just 3 days ago, I configured it completely and installed Microsoft Office 2011 for Mac, so far so good. There is only one bad ...
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Excel in Office 2011 on Yosemite lost some keyboard functionality; restart fixes

I am using Excel from Office 2011 on OS X Yosemite, and Cmd-` and Cmd-H stopped working. There was some other lost functionality on typing, but I didn't do enough testing before restarting Excel, ...
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Force Splotlight to search a subfolder

Background: I moved the Microsoft User Data from ~/Documents to ~/Library/Preferences because I didn't want Google Drive to sync my Office files. I can run Office products fine, but I can't search my ...
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Tell application “Microsoft Outlook” not working after Yosemite upgrade

I have two Macs. The AppleScript code below runs on one Mac ("Mac 1"), but not on the other ("Mac 2"). Mac 1 is running Snow Leopard, where Mac 2 was upgraded to Yosemite, and the AppleScript below ...
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How to automatically refresh external data in excel 2011/osx?

I have an excel spreadsheet that is pulling in data from an external CSV. I want it to refresh every time I open it, because eventually it's going to be pulling data in from 20 different files. At ...
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Outlook Edit Message

I am using the new outlook (Blue Icon) for OSX with a microsoft-online subscription account. I noticed there is an option called "Edit Message" when viewing an email in the sent-items. i was under ...
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Conditional format cells based on match in another sheet

I have 2 excel sheets (Using Microsoft excel 2011 for mac) sheet1(Column D) foo bar sheet2 abc cde foo sfd sdf dgf bar I have applied 3 rules using conditional format: 1. If any of the data in ...
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Outlook crashes when using key commands, on Yosemite

Outlook (Office for Mac 2011) crashes every time I use the key command for "Read" on emails. I just updated the OS to Yosemite 10.10.1
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Can I access a voice memo file that's attached to an email stuck in my iPhone's outbox?

Is there a way to access a file that's attached to a message stuck in my iPhone's Outlook outbox, unsent? I attempted to send two large voice memos to an email recipient as attachments, but the ...
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Will a Microsoft Office Add-In developed in Visual Studio work for both a Windows and Mac ( osx ) versions of Ms Office?

I want to develop a Microsoft Office Word Add-In for Mac Users. I would like to know if we create it using Visual Studios in windows will it be compatible with the Mac version of office or is there a ...
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How to move app window when app is trying to use second monitor that's not present

I have OS X10.8.5 (fully patched). I'm using Office for Mac 2011 (fully patched). Earlier in the week, I was working on a PowerPoint presentation. During the earlier work, I had a second monitor ...
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Office 2011 - option + left / right keyboard shortcut not working

When using Microsoft Office 2011 (Word, Powerpoint and Excel) on my Macbook Pro (running OS X 10.9.5) the option + left arrow, option + shift + left arrow, option + right arrow and option + shift + ...
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Can the excessively limited “Recent Items” list be adjusted to include more document types?

Recent Items under the Apple menu or in the Dock could be an excellent way to quickly access files that you have been working with recently. Alas, it's functionality is destroyed by obvious document ...
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Microsoft Office crashes

After installing on my iMac the new system upgrade OS X Yosemite I cannot open any Microsoft office programs anymore, they crash while starting up. The following error message appers: Microsoft Error ...
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Spotlight always asking if it should reopen already opened xls file

I am a fan of Spotlight and always tend to use it for navigating through my opened apps and docs. However I found out, that when it comes to xls files that are already opened, I get a popup with a ...
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Safari Share Submenu

I would like to be able to have both mac mail and outlook show up in the "share" folder of Safari. It appears that I can have one or the other, depending upon my 'default' mail app, but sometimes I ...
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Outlook 2011 doesn't show flagged messages

I have Outlook 2011 installed (owa access) if a flag an e-mail to follow up, it doesn't appear in the smart-folder flagged mail. I tried rebuilding the database, delete and recreate my account nothing ...
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Automatically update Outlook details when password is changed

We've set up our Macs to use Mobile Accounts, so that the passwords get changed and these changes are reflected on our AD server. The problem we're having is that our clients use MS Outlook 2011, ...
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doc to docx conversion in Automator

Can someone point me to an automator workflow that: Loops through finder items (I know how to do this) Converts each .doc file to .docx Save the converted file in the same directory as the original ...
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MIcrosoft Outlook stopped working on Yosemite

I ran Outlook for a day after updating to Yosemite, but after a reboot, it no longer works. When I click on the Outlook icon, it bounces a few times but never runs. Looking in system.log (via ...
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Convert XML to CSV or XLSX

I have a large XML file (11MB) which I need to open in Excel for processing. I have MS Excel for Mac 2011 and when I try to open the XML file, it just opens it as plain text (seems that this is a ...
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Outlook for Mac - do not automatically add meetings to calendar

In Outlook (both for Windows and for Mac), the default behavior is to automatically respond with tentative to meetings requests, which results in meetings automatically added to the calendar. I ...
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On Microsoft Office for Mac 2011, is there a keyboard shortcut that allows you to jump to a particular folder?

On the Mac, you can press ⌘ Cmd+⇧ Shift+M to file a message. A pop-up is then generated which allows you to type to select the folder to file the message in. What I'm wondering if is there's a ...