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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using functions and conditional formatting together in excel 2011

I am a teacher and am trying to create a mail merge to autocomplete a "cover sheet" showing their results for an assessment my students took recently. I have a spreadsheet where I put an 'x' (or ...
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Mac Outlook 2011 - moving folders from On My Computer to Exchange Server

I've just noticed a very odd peculiarity about using Mac Outlook 2011 with an Exchange server. I am hoping to write a script that will allow me to highlight a folder On My Computer and move it onto ...
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Anyone know of an “Office Timeline” plug in for Powerpoint on Mac?

Anyone know of an "Office Timeline" plug in for Powerpoint on Mac? I love https://www.officetimeline.com, but it's for Windows only. Mac must run Fusion or such to support Windows Office, not Mac ...
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How to restore Outlook 15 email database?

I have got the latest version of outlook 15 for mac. Synced it with my email account and after hours of downloading i was finally able to access my emails. The next day when i opened outlook again, I ...
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matching text data on 2 excel spreadsheets

I have 2 excel spreadsheets with customer information that I need to match. The 1st has the customer name format in Customer Name, Surname Format and the 2nd sheet has it in Surname, Customer Name ...
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Automate Fn key switch when opening Excel

So Microsoft released a free preview of Office for Mac, and it is pretty sweet. One of my biggest problem when using Excel on a mac has always been that the most popular/frequent shortcut (F2 -> edit ...
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Mac book Air and Yosemite: presentation mode

When I present sth in presentation mode (powerpoint) I cannot switch to safari or whatsoever. My background screne is showed and I cannot get rid of it. Can someone help?
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Yosemite with exchange server : Inbox email is not updated with the latest message

I have tried this on both Outlook for Mac 2011 and native Mail app on Yosemite. The issue is all folders of email i.e Sent will be updated with the latest email but not on inbox. I can only download ...
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Outlook 2016 Exchange Error

I'm using the beta of the new Outlook 2016. When I try to add my own exchange account I constantly get the dialog telling me the server is being redirected. So then I tried to use the 'import' feature ...
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How to mass-organize iTunes library?

I'd like to try to organize the songs in my iTunes library (rename artists and albums, etc.), but my library's pretty large and it would be time consuming to manually edit my songs via the Get Info ...
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In Excel, how do you delete line breaks?

In Excel, how do you delete line breaks globally? It's totally messing up my text-to-column I need to do.
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Image Compression Power point Presentation 2011

I am trying to make a presentation, and am facing a problem. I am facing picture compression issues . In addition to this saving problem, that pictures become worse quality every time I save the ...
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Quick and reliable solution for accessing Outlook 2011 .olm files on Windows Outlook

As I am currently using Outlook 2013 for Windows 8 and I have some crucial mails to access, which are in the form of Outlook für Mac-Archiv.olm and Harrison.olm in My Pen drive, I just carried out ...
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Merge PowerPoint presentations with Javascript Automation

The goal is to do a 3-way merge with git using PowerPoint's mergeWithBaseline method. I can load and access a presentation with the following: PPT = Application("Microsoft PowerPoint") original = ...
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How to open a .zip file which is embedded in .xlsx file?

I have a .zip file which has been embedded in a .xlsx file (excel ). But everytime I double click on the file it keeps giving this message: Cannot start source application for this object. There may ...
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Vanished newly created auto texts and auto corrects in Mac Air Word 2011

All my newly created auto texts and auto corrects on Word 2011 Office on my Mac Air have disappeared. What have I done wrong? Can I get them back?
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Export specefic iTunes music information to spreadsheet?

Ok so I really need help with this one. I'm doing a school project and I need to be able to chart the Date Added, Date Last Played, and # of plays. Does anyone know of a way to export/copy/retrieve ...
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Sorting email in conversations with Outlook in iOS

In the latest release of Microsoft Outlook for iOS (as of 2/26/2015), is there a way to change the sort behavior of message within a conversation? If I'm not mistaken, the messages are sorted from ...
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Microsoft AutoUpdate launching repeatedly

I've had Microsoft Office 2011 installed on my MacBook Air, currently running 10.10.2, for several years. A week or so ago I updated Office to 14.4.8. We're working on rolling out Office 365 (mostly ...
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Microsoft Office 2011 no longer working with Yosemite 10.10.2?

When trying to open either Word or Excel, I get an error saying Microsoft Word (or Excel) cannot be opened because of a problem. Check with the developer to make sure Microsoft Word works with ...
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MacBook Air and LCD Projector

When Presenting a powerpoint I tried to minimize the PP and go online to demo. The site comes up on my Laptop but not on the projection. That only displays the home screen.
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Merge two word documents into one document

Is there a way to combine two versions of the same Word for Mac 2011 into one document? I have multiple revisions with comments from co-authors and would like to combine the documents with comments ...
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How to convert to millions in Mac:Numbers?

I understand in Microsoft Excel you would use the format string $#.##,," M" so that 12,271,359 would appear as 12.27M I am alittle confused with the Numbers app on Mac (the excel equivalent) and I ...
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Cannot close Microsoft Word document

I am using Microsoft Word for Mac on my MacBook Pro OS X (Yosemite). I tried closing a word document but the red button turned gray and nothing happened. I can minimize it, but can't move it to trash ...
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Setting Work Schedule with Outlook an half hour boundaries

We use Outlook at work for scheduling. By default, the work schedule is 9AM to 5PM. You can easily change this to other hours under Preferences, but you are limited to full hour boundaries. I can't, ...
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Place document styles on the right of the document in Microsoft Word for Mac

On my PC, I can place (or doc) the MS Word styles to the right of the document/screen. Is this possible on Word 2011 for OS-X?
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Creating an adding and subtracting formula in Numbers

I'm creating a financial spreadsheet and need to ask the spreadsheet to calculate the new balance after subtracting and adding sums. For example, I want to calculate the running total in E column. I ...
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How do I move my Outlook mac files to Ms outlook 2010?

How can I move all my emails including the mailboxes from Outlook mac to Ms outlook 2010?
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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 ...