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 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 ...
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Is there a way to preserve the formatting of inline images in emails in Outlook for Mac?

At my office, most users are PC based. However, a few teams have Macs. The standard email tool is Outlook, and the Mac users have Outlook for Mac. When someone sends me an email that has images ...
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Mac PPT: How do slide masters work?

It's very confusing to me. It seems like there's a master master slide and then a bunch of "sub" masters, displayed indented under it. It seems that if I want to use a master from slide deck 1 in ...
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PPT Mac: Any way to easily remove animations from a slide?

I inherited a slide deck full of builds and animations which I don't use. The only way I found to remove animations from a slide is: Click on the "animations" tab Click on the "Animation Properties" ...
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When I send email through Outlook on the Macbook, my font size is different when received in Outlook on PCs

When I send email through Outlook on the Macbook, my font size is different when received in Outlook on PCs. For example, I send a message in font size 14, but when someone opens the message on a PC ...
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Numbers: How to merge multiple sheets of products into one sheet, automatically update on change of data

What i'm trying to achieve is a database for food products split into three categories:- Frozen, Ambient and Chilled. Each category is on a separate sheet which is the data and in each category it ...
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Duplicate calendar events in Outlook 2011

Does someone have a script to merge or delete Outlook 2011 duplicate calendar entries?
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How to add shortcut for Insert Equation in PowerPoint 2016?

PowerPoint 2016 for Mac finally includes the new-style equation editor (which was already available in Word for Mac and PowerPoint for Windows). An equation can be inserted using a ribbon button ...
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Outlook Mac 2016: Exchange account keeps losing its connection

I'm using the new Outlook 2016 (v15.18). I have added my work exchange account and it functions without any problems for about a week. And then, after a week it stops being able to connect. When I ...
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Messages unflagged in Mail.app remain flagged in Outlook

When I flag a message in Mail.app (9.2 running on El Cap 10.11.3) on an Office365 account it also gets flagged in Outlook (15.18, also on El Cap). However when I un-flag it in Mail.app this ...
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Why does Microsoft Word shows heavy network activity when working locally

How come Microsoft Word shows heavy ongoing network activity even though I am working on a local document. I am not doing any activities that should require resources or capabilities, just typing and ...
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One user has problems syncing contacts from his iPhone to the exchange server

I have a user at work with an iPhone 5. He also has an iPad 2 with the same problem. He has his exchange work mail set up on his phone and has previously had no trouble syncing his contacts between ...
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Set layout for pictures in Microsoft PowerPoint for Mac

I'm working in a huge text-box in Microsoft PowerPoint for Mac. When I insert a figure I can't find settings for the layout in order to fit the figure in between the text of the textbox. Therefore if ...
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Spotlight does not load mail from Outlook after upgrade from 2011 to 2016

I upgraded Outlook (whole Office) from 2011 version to 2016, and afterwards there is no results from imported mail. Only new messages get to the search results, and because Outlook is using Spotlight ...
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How to accept incoming network connections in OS X 10.11 El Capitan?

After logging in the following message appears: Do you want the application “Microsoft Word.app” to accept incoming network connections? How do I allow Word to accept incoming network connections in ...
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Open Linked report from excel formula

If you have a "vlookup" formula in your cell & the linked report is closed is there a way of double clicking on the formula & or an easier way of opening the report, other than finding the ...
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How to change title font color/style/etc for all Powerpoint slides?

I'm using Office 2011 on a MacbookPro. How do I change the font color for each slide in my powerpoint presentation? I inherited a presentation that has been edited by multiple people, each using ...
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Keyboard shortcut to select some text in a cell in Excel

I'd like to know the shortcut I must use to do a multiple selection of some text (not adjacent words) in a unique cell. The reason is because I need to highlight some text of the same cell, and I ...
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Outlook 2016 Mac change order of accounts

Is there any way to change the order that multiple accounts are shown in the left (folders) pane of Outlook 2016 Mac's main window? Or do I have to delete the topmost account and add it again to move ...
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Force Word 2011 to retain source formatting when pasting to a different document

I frequently copy/cut and paste between one document and another. The text is always in "Times New Roman" but when I paste the pasted text is in "Calibri (Body)", despite the fact that the "Paste ...
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Problems running MS Office 2016 after upgrading to El Capitan

I updated to the new OS so that I could load Microsoft Office 2016 for MAC as my current OS did not support 2016. Now when I open excel or word, I get Microsoft Excel wants to use your ...
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PPT 2016 Beeps when I try and enter text

This must be something obvious but its eluding me. When I type new characters into a slide's text it beeps. I can delete characters. I can add new lines. But regular characters beep. Slides are ...
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Can Word documents from Mac be opened in Windows?

I received MacBook Air for Christmas. I am a university student, and use Word for essay writing. It seems that this MacBook has 'Pages'. I post my essays online through a specific way, as they ...
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How to change citation language in Microsoft Word for Mac 2015 (15.17.1)?

When I add a source without a date to my Microsoft Word document in Microsoft Word 2015 (15.17.1) on OS X 10.11.2 and insert a citation, the inserted field states (Author, kein Datum) in German (kein ...
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Disable Microsoft Office for one user

I share a Macbook Pro with another user (we are both Admins). The other user has a Microsoft Office 2016 account, and I do not. I work with a lot of CSV files, and it's extremely annoying that MS ...
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How to stop Mail.app filling up with downloaded mail

I have started using MS Outlook for mail and calendar management because of its tight integration and ease of handling mail. I have a Gmail account an iCloud account and a POP account with an ...
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Fresh Install of OS but what about the apps?

I currently have OS X El Capitan installed on my iMac I have backed up the whole HD to my 3TB NAS using "Timemachine". I have formatted a USB flash with the El CApitan installer on it ready to ...
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MS Word 2011 forces wrong keyboard change

For some strange reason, and since a very long time, every time I open word, the keyboard is automatically changed to Japanese Hiragana. Obviously, being Italian, I do not at all want such an auto ...
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Powerpoint 2011: How to set default picture box

I am working on a PowerPoint presentation template for a client. They are wanting to know if it's possible to have the picture box default automatically to a rounded corner box with a small border, ...
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Change the default save location for Excel 2016

I want to change the default save location for Excel files (Office Mac 2016), but cannot find anywhere to do it (unlike Word).
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Preserve formatting when copying from Excel for Mac 2011 to table in Word for Mac 2011

I have this table in a .xlsx file in Excel for Mac 2011. If I select the whole table and copy into a table in Word for Mac 2011, this is the result: How can I preserve the formatting when ...
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Lync sends clipped text

I use Lync in Mac OS El Capitan. I installed Lync 14.2.1. When I send some text to somebody, he gets this text as clipped. tail of chars are clipped. it is impossible to read "y" or "g". because they ...
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How to remove locally stored Exchange emails?

VIP in company who uses several people's mail boxes purchased Mac Air. Outlook 2011 by default insists on locally storing everything. 50k+ items, plus attachments later the HDD is full. I've set the ...
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Copy menu is greyed out in Microsoft Word

I'm running Word for Mac 2011 and the Copy menu is greyed out. Command-C works. This is on OS X 10.11 El Capitan. My mother-in-law has the same problem and she's on 10.9 Mavericks (I think).
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Word/Office save dialog not showing Favorite folders in sidebar [duplicate]

Somehow in the last few days Word is no longer showing any of the folders in the sidebar that are usually there. The sidebar is still in the dialog but all I see is Devices (Remote Disks) and Shared ...
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save several xls files to xlsx using automator.

I am trying to create a very basic automator app that changes a lot of .xls to .xlsx using automator. Using automator I simply searched on the left panel for excel, dragged the convert format of excel ...