A robust family of business software designed by Microsoft: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook (or Entourage) are the main programs available on OS X.

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Select “Sent Items” on Outlook with Keyboard Maestro

Is there any way to have Keyboard Maestro select "Sent Items" on an app like Microsoft Outlook upon pressing a hot key? I have tried with "Select Menu" and "Press Button" but none of these options ...
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How can I use Keyboard Maestro to select all content in an Excel cell?

How to enable select all contents in KeyboardMaestro? I don't see any option but I saw a guide here. It wasn't clear though. Keyboard shortcut to select all text in a cell in Excel
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Forced switching between Spaces when opening Microsoft Office files

Since time immemorial, opening a Microsoft Office file has had the side effect of restoring an already-open window in the same application before displaying the newly opened file's window. This was ...
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Outlook - Smart search

Say I want to quickly find all emails by one person. In some email editors you can type "from: John" and it would understand that you are only interested in messages that John sent. Is this ...
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Stop Excel for Mac (2011) continuing formatting from last cell entered?

This drives me loopy. Sometimes (see below for when), Excel gets fixated on some cell formatting and starts applying it every time I fill in any new blank cell. I don't think this happens on Excel ...
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Mac Lync Conversation History Storage Location

Anyone know where Mac Lync 2011 stores its conversation history? Since it isn't tied to Outlook, it isn't stored on the Exchange server is it? If not, I need to back it up...
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How to import Outlook vCard into iCloud.com

I am trying to export a single contact from Outlook on Windows to iCloud.com. I successfully exported the vCard but when I import it I get: 1 contact could not be imported because there was a ...
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Keyboard shortcut to view next page in Microsoft Word for Mac?

Is there a keyboard shortcut to view the next page in Microsoft Word for Mac? In Adobe Reader, when I press the Right Arrow key, the view jumps to the next page. I am looking for something similar in ...
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apple 10.9.1 MS office two screens simultaneously working on MS word on one screen and PPT on the other

I cant have the two applications visible at the same time, one on each screen. The full double screens switches every time I switch application, it is very inconvenient, any idea on how to avoid ...
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Visualizing Data on a Mac? (MySQL db is source)

I'm having difficulty finding a promising OS X app for connecting to and visualizing data which resides in a MySQL database; it seems like there are various options for Windows, but not so much for ...
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How can I deactivate iCloud to avoid “MobileMe Services Stopped Working” message?

I keep getting the message MobileMe Service Stopped Working each time I open Outlook 2007. I have to click on the Close Program button in the error message twice each time it shows up while Outlook is ...
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Missing Print Options in Office and PowerPoint 2011

For about a year now I have not been able to print handouts in Microsoft PowerPoint 2011 (14.3.9). The option is simply not in the print dialog box. I finally discovered that this is due to using a ...
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Found mail message in Outlook for Mac, but want to find the source folder

Because I find that Outlook's internal search is sometimes unreliable, I occasionally use the Mac's spotlight search to find a particular mail message. This allows me to locate the message, which I ...
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Missing Outlook 2011 folder

MacBook Air running 10.9.1 Using Outlook 2011 v14.1.4 Not using Exchange, I configured to a Network Solutions email server, pop. I had a subfolder where I was storing emails, sub to the main inbox I ...
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Excel Mac Crashing on Mavericks

My excel Mac has been crashing ever since the upgrading to Mavericks. Could anybody with a more thorough knowledge of the problem, maybe look at my Error Message? The full error message is on paste ...
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iCloud Sync with Outlook works only one way

I just tried syncing my office PC's calendar to my iCloud account to get the calendar entries on my phone. After installing the iCloud panel for Windows and activating calendar sync Office got my ...
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Formatting from Word docs in TextEdit

When I open Word docs in TextEdit some formatting is lost, especially numbered lists, the numbers are simply not displayed. Is there some hidden preference? This is really annoying, because I have ...
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excluding Windows 7.pvm from Time Machine

If I exclude the file: MacHD>User>FH>Documents>Parallels>Windows 7.pvm from the backup made by Time Machine, do MS Word and Excel files get backed up? I have configured Parallels 8 to Share Mac User ...
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How do I disable smart quotes, apostrophes in Mac Outlook 2011?

In Mac Outlook 2011, when I type a message that contains an apostrophe or a quotation mark, Outlook corrects it to a "smart" apostrophe or a "smart" quotation mark, and I'd rather it didn't. Is ...
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Spotlight doesn't find the contents of at least one file

Goal - find a clever way to discover what Spotlight has (or hasn't indexed). I have an xls spreadsheet that has the names and emails addresses of people who attended a recent course of mine. In the ...
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Ordered list with capital letters in PowerPoint?

I'd like to create an ordered list in Powerpoint with capital letters as enumeration: Diagnostic Criteria A. Excessive anxiety and worry B. The individual finds it difficult to control ...
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Text “falling” under a table in Mac Word 2011

I'm writing an essay in Mac Word 2011 and I have copy pasted a table from Mac Excel 2011 to my document. If I try to add text above the copied excel-table the text "falls" under the table and the ...
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Updating Word for Mac 2011 Themes to Match Word for Windows 2013

Is there an expedited method of matching the default theme used in Mac Word 2011 to the theme that is used in Windows Word 2013? The default formatting scheme used in Word 2013, for Windows, is so ...
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Word crashes when inserting a comment after updating to Mavericks [duplicate]

After updating to Mavericks, MS word crashes when I insert a comment to the text. What is worse, it deletes some or all of the text in the document. I have tried changing the language and region as ...
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Pages: How to expand comments by default?

I bought my wife a new iMac for Christmas and she's one of those people who fear change and anything different than what she's used to scares her to no end. She's demanding Microsoft Office without ...
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Mac Outlook identity problem after upgrade to Mavericks

Upgrading a friends' 2011 MacBook Pro 15″ from Snow Leopard to Mavericks went as smooth as expected, however the single problem that's left concerns the Microsoft Outlook application. There seems to ...
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How to stop Microsoft Word for Mac v14.3.9 opening all recently opened files on start up?

When I open up Word for Mac now, it automatically will open the most recent files that were opened up (as many as 10 to 15 files). What command or operation stops word from opening these recent ...
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How to change default font size when preview open microsoft excel document?

I use macbook air, Preview is brilliant, But seems can not zoom out microsoft document(word, excel), So I want to change the default font size. But how?
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Word 2011 - How can I successfully omit words in a certain character style from spell check?

I think I know how this should work—but it doesn't. Please read before answering. I create a new blank document in Word 2011 and write "This is a paragraph. I want this wizzle to be skipped by spell ...
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Microsoft Office 2011 interface blurred on Retina display

I am using Microsoft Office 2011 Suite on my MacBook Pro with Retina Display. The user interfaces are super blur as shown below. Am I missing out some patches or paddings or MS Office does not ...
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Outlook 2011 - Only a handful of contact groups appear when typing in the “TO” field

This has me puzzled. One of my users has Outlook 2011 (14.3.9), connected to our Exchange server on a Mac running 10.8.5. As an administrative assistant she has lots of contact groups set up to ...
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Presentation Without Mirroring on MacBookPro

I know this is similar to other questions, but not quite. I'm used to Windows and now I have a MacBookPro at school. In Windows I can show a slide from a presentation while working on another ...
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Export Outlook Emails (Mac) to Gmail

I'm looking to export emails from Outlook and Entourage from Macs, and import them into Gmail (Google Apps). Any suggestions? Found really simple solutions for Mac Mail and Outlook for Windows, but ...
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Using Hazel or AppleScript to Convert Word to PDF

I use Hazel to sort and rename files. I would like to use Hazel to automatically convert Word docs to PDF. I think this best way to do this is with AppleScript. I have searched extensively online, but ...
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iMac slow and unresponsive after Mavericks

There have been a few questions and answers about memory usage, whether one should pay attention to the Activity Monitor, that Memory Pressure is more indicative of a system being maxed out on RAM, ...
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Which animations will work on Keynote export to PowerPoint?

I have a Keynote (iWork 9) presentation and need to export it as PowerPoint. When doing it using File : Export : PPT the slides work properly, but most of the animations are broken. Is there a ...
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How can I ignore conversations in Outlook 2011 for Mac?

Outlook for Mac 2011 does not include an "ignore conversation" feature out of the box. Is there a way to simulate that with other functionality (e.g. categories, rules, plugins, etc)? What I want to ...
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How to save sent messages in Outlook to the same folder as message being replied to?

If I am replying to an email in Folder "TEST", how do I get a reply to automatically go to the Folder "TEST" as opposed to the Sent folder? This helps with productivity so that I don't have to move ...
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Word cannot access documents after upgrade to Mavericks

Problem opening Word documents - since upgrading to Mavericks, I get the "Word cannot open this type of document" if I try to open a .doc or .docx file (files are on the server). If I log off and back ...
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How do I open Outlook .msg files on my iPad

I work with a Document Management System that has my Outlook email archive stored as .msg files... which is nice and all, but I can't get my iPad to actually open them up properly. A search through ...
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No Data in cells when opening older excel files in Office 2011 for OS 10.8

I have older excel files saved as xls. When I open them in Excel 2011 on my Mac with OS 10.8, I get all of the formatting but no data in the cells. This happens whether I double-click to open or open ...
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Change default font in Word Office for Mac 2011

How I can change the default font of Word Office for Mac 2011?
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Microsoft Office for Mac 2011: add-on that can open Visio and Project files

I've been using OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.5 and Office for Mac 2011. Is there any software or add-on that can be used to open Visio and Project files?
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“PowerPC applications are no longer supported” – Microsoft Office

I am running on Mac OS X 10.8.2. I have a licensed copy of Microsoft Office, and haven’t had a problem using it, until a recent update! Since then, whenever I try to open it I get the following ...
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Microsoft Word Forcing “Spaces” Switching

When I have Microsoft Word on one space, sometimes clicking anything on another desktop forces me to go back to the "space" where the Word window is. How can I prevent word from behaving this way?
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OS X Calendar email alerts — send via Outlook?

I'm using Mac Outlook as my primary email program (my company uses Exchange and it's the "supported" program on Mac), but I've configured Contacts/Calendar to also talk to the Exchange Server. I like ...
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How do I fix Excel 2008 Date Formats in Mavericks

I have Excel 2008 installed on my Mac, which I recently upgraded to Mavericks, migrating all my settings across. Previously (on Mountain Lion) when I entered a date like 11/12 this was interpreted as ...
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How do I request a read receipt when sending e-mail with Outlook for Mac 2011?

I've been using MAC OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.5. How do I request a read receipt when sending e-mail with Outlook for Mac 2011?
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How to create applescripts for Outlook 2011 to replicate Quicksteps?

Outlook 2010+ for PCs includes Quickstep functionality, that allows you to create multistep rules or macros to easily perform actions on selected email(s). Examples are automatically categorize an ...
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Is there a way to speed up Mac Mail and Outlook365 Sync?

Sometimes when I do a send/receive in Mac Mail my outlook messages just come down has subjects without a body. It will take a while for the body of the message to come through. Is there a way to fix ...