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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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 ...
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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 ...