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How can I restore Microsoft Office for mac from Time Machine?

I have a Macbook Pro running OS X 10.8.5. I took my laptop to the Apple Store today and they completely wiped it. I backed up through Time Machine on my G-Drive beforehand and am wondering how to ...
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ios7 not syncing properly with calendar

Upgraded to ios7 this morning and evertything seems fine apart from the calendar. With ios6 my iphone 4s was syncing the calender fine from Outlook (2010) on my work PC. Now all entries on my iphone ...
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Outlook Mac 2011 regularly crashing

I installed Outlook 2011 and imported a pst file form my old Outlook program. Outlook continues to crash and gives me the following error. It also gives me double "sent" messages for every one I send ...
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Emails in Microsoft Exchange account not following rules in iPhone

I have a work email that is on a Microsoft Exchange account, and I have certain rules of where emails go and what they do based on who is sending them. I have rules that send emails to certain ...
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Moving email from Mac Mail to Outlook

Is there a way to export and then import downloaded/saved e-mail from the default apple e-mail client to outlook 2011?
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How can I install Office from disc on iMac without SuperDrive?

I bought a new iMac, however it has no SuperDrive. I was given a gift of Microsoft Office 2011 (3 uses) in disc, but I don't have the money for external drive right now. How can I install this ...
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Where is the latest Microsoft Messenger (or alternative) that works with Exchange?

I'm using Microsoft Messenger for Mac 7.0.2, but it crashes every time the network connection is lost and has to be force quitted. I'm looking for an alternative that is more stable. It seems ...
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Stop users from deleting meeting rooms in Outlook 2010

I'm having a problem with Outlook 2010. It has currently let users delete scheduled rooms that other users have booked. How can I stop this?
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Find out which network user is using a file, causing “The operation can’t be completed because the item … is in use”

So, normally, if you run into the error "The operation can’t be completed because the item ... is in use" while trying to modify a file, you look up what is using the file with sudo lsof | grep ...
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What's the difference between `/private/var/db/receiptss/` and `/var/db/receipts/`?

I'm uninstalling Microsoft Office 2011 from a rather new MacBook running 10.8.4, and Microsoft's website says to delete (among others) all files beginning with com.microsoft located in ...
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Does Mountain Lion (10.8.4) come with SharePoint plug-ins, or did I just install these?

I did a custom installation of Microsoft Office 2011 for Mac on my MacBook Air running 10.8.4., but I changed my mind and decided to uninstall it. I only installed Word, Excel, and Proofing Tools ...
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Microsoft Office, Exchange, Calendar, Snooze issue, Resending Invitation

So here is a weird bug, I've created a Reoccurring Meeting in OSX Outlook 2011 but every time I hit snooze using OSX Notifications the Meeting Invite is sent out again with the same time. Why is this ...
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Use a combining macron in Word 2011

I need to utilize numerals with macrons positioned over them for the mathematical notation involved in the Hermann–Mauguin notation of crystalline space groups. OS X has nice Unicode support, so ...
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How to copy/paste a formula down an entire column in Excel 2011?

I have a formula that references A1:B5 for instance, the result lives in any arbitrary cell, say D1. How do I copy and paste the same formula, referencing the same values as in D1, through the entire ...
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Add AppleScripts to Git repository

I have a few AppleScript files that I would like to share with the community on GitHub. The files are located in two distinct directories: ~/Library/Scripts ~/Library/Application ...
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Enumerating messages in Outlook's Drafts folder generates an error

I would like to enumerate the messages in Outlook's 'Drafts' folder. When I run this script: tell application "Microsoft Outlook" set theMessages to every message in the drafts --returns 1 ...
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Applescript sub-procedure problem

I would like to display a comma-delimited list of values in a List. Unfortunately, I get an error that reads Microsoft Outlook got an error: Can’t continue joinList. when I attempt to use the ...
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Can anyone tell me how I can change the Open With listing on a Mac?

Do you guys know how to have the Open With show the newer version of a program rather than the older version? For example, I have Office 2011 on my computer and if I do Open With the Excel verison ...
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Easiest way to send multiple iWork attachments as Office documents

My grandmother just switched from a PC to a Mac, and I suggested that she use iWork instead of Office for Mac. Now she is getting used to iWork, but all of the people that she works with use Office. ...
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How can I control the default save location for PDFs in Microsoft Word for Mac?

In Microsoft Word for Mac 2011, I often need to save a copy of a document as a PDF. To do this, I open the print dialog, and then choose "Save as PDF" from the dropdown menu at the bottom: However, ...
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Print Excel sheet with hyperlinks to PDF format while retaining links

Hej, I'm trying to print Excel 2011 sheet with hyperlinks into pdf format, but the output file doesn't retain hyperlinks. Is there a way to preserve them in output format?
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How can I make Outlook open a new window on the correct screen?

Every time I write a new email in Outlook, it opens on my second monitor - even though every other Outlook window is on the primary monitor. I drag it over to the primary monitor, close the window, ...
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Outlook 2011 crashing constantly (Mountain Lion)

I recently tried to send a video file that was too large via Outlook. Spinning wheel, then Outlook started crashing. Managed eventually to delete the email from my outbox, but Outlook now crashes ...
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How to bypass the Lync for Mac error complying about incompatible version of Lync server?

“Cannot sign in because the server version is incompatible with Microsoft Lync. Contact your support team with this information.” I am trying to use the Lynx for Mac 2011 (v14.0.5) instead of ...
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Excel 2011 Opens Spreadsheet As Read-Only

I have a spreadsheet (.xlsx) file that, when I open it on my MBP running Excel 2011 14.3.6, I get a pop-up telling me the file is locked and can only be opened in read-only mode. About a minute ...
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Access messages in Outlook's 'Drafts' folder

I would like to use a message that is stored in the 'Drafts' folder as a template for other messages. Unfortunately, I don't have the correct syntax: tell application "Microsoft Outlook" -- ...
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Syncing Contacts from iPhone to Outlook

I'd like to sync my iPhone's contacts to Outlook. The account is linked, so my email is updating, but it won't sync the contacts. How do I do it?
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How to propose rescheduling a meeting sent by someone else in Outlook for Mac 2011?

This should be easy - but there doesn't seem to be any equivalent of 'Decline and propose a new time' or even just 'Send update' for meetings in the Mac version of Outlook. The folks at Quora think ...
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Sending invitation from Outlook to iCloud calendar for all-day events

I sent myself (i.e. to my home iCloud account) invitations from my (work) Exchange account for several multi-day all-day events. However, when the invitations arrived, the calendar on my iPhone and ...
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Powerpoint changes mission control desktops every time I focus on a window

I'm trying to use PowerPoint on my Mac with Mountain Lion. I have a window that was originally opened in Desktop 1 and then I moved it to Desktop 4. Now, whenever I try to focus on the window in ...
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Adding line break within a cell on Excel. Control Option Enter doesn't work

How can I insert a line break within a cell on Excel. Control Option Enter doesn't work.
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Outlook 2011 reports incorrect font size

My copy of Outlook 2011 is behaving oddly with respect to font sizes. When I compose an email and set the text to be, for example, 12pt, the text I get when I type within the email composition window ...
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Why is there no iPhone in my iTunes 11 window?

I'm setting up a new Windows PC and trying to persuade iTunes to sync my Outlook contacts and calendar. In the answer for Where did the "sync" button go in iTunes 11? there's a picture ...
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Cannot use any Microsoft product on my Mac laptop. Crash and error code

I have had an error when launching any Microsoft product on my Mac. I have trashed all Microsoft and reinstalled. And cannot get to the update button because I crash at opening with this code. Can ...
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Mac Office 2011 - Exporting a Color Palette

Just got into using Mac "full time" for work, and as I'm a bit of a nit-picker, I want to get things looking/behaving just so. Thanks to the help of the group, I've been able to get my Category list ...
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Is it possible to move the first few letters in a string to the end of a cell in Excel?

So if I have a number of cells with something like this in them: women/colour/type Is it possible to ask excel to move the women part to the end of the cell? e.g. colour/type/women I could ...
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Microsoft Publisher: Mac Equivalent?

Microsoft Publisher is an excellent piece of software on Windows. Does a Mac equivalent of Microsoft Publisher exist in its own entity ?
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How do I delete empty rows in excel but not empty cells in rows with information in them?

I am working with a large excel spreadsheet and I need to delete all the rows that are completely blank. I do not want to delete rows or cells with any information in any of the columns. Thanks in ...
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Is delegation of a calendar possible on using Office 365 and any client whatsoever on Mac?

I am looking for any way for OS X users to use Office 365's exchange calendaring service to delegate / share a calendar with another user on Office 365. I have researched the MS knowledge base which ...
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Outlook 2011 - clicking email addresses inside the application opening in Apple Mail

I use Apple Mail for my personal mail, and Outlook 2011 for work. I have Mail as my default client, as when browsing the web / writing mail, I want to send all emails from that account. However, I ...
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hyperlinked text in word cant be click once made into a pdf

Im using word 2011 to create a doc with hyper linked text using cmd K this text is fine when the document is viewed in word as you can click on the text and it opens a browser to view the web page. ...
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iPhone 5 & Outlook acct - won't send or receive emails

I'm trying to sync my Outlook account with my iPhone and while it "verifies" all information, it won't download any new or existing emails. Also, when I try to send an email, I get an error message ...
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Easiest way to create a graphical representation of Application Usage Report?

I have several mac users who claim they need all 3 major browsers for testing websites and they need Admin privileges to keep them updated. (My Company doesn't support but Safari.) I have run an ...
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trying to get Didot font into a Parallels 8 VM

All, Can anyone direct me to a link or provide instructions on how to get the Didot font (True Type I believe) into MS Outlook 2012 running in a VM?
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Unlock locked / readonly Word 2011 document

I've got a Word .docx file which is "readonly" in Word (not in Finder->Info). Usually this problem (this time it occurred after a crash) would self-resolve after a while or I could delete a lock ...
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Outlook 2011 category colors - Windows Color Palette?

Does anybody know what are the RGB "equivalents" of the category colors that MS uses in the Windows version of Oulook 2010? Just starting to use a Mac "for real work" (vs tinkering with it as a ...
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Why did some applications have to rebuild their database after a Time Machine rollback?

Recently my system (10.8) got totally borked, so I booted into recovery mode and rewrote the entire disk from a two day old Time Machine backup. When I started back up, I found that: Spotlight ...
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Why do PNGs with embedded HTML links not open on iPhone and only allow to save as image?

My company email (sent from outlook pc) signature has social media icons at the bottom - images hyperlinked to facebook, twitter etc. The hyperlinks work perfectly when opened up on PC's and other ...
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How do I get Mac Calendar app to use outlook instead of Mail app for its email alerts

I have been trying to get away from Google lately so I am trying to use the Mac Calendar app for my calendar. I want email notifications for my events but Calendar always launches the Mail app even ...
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How can I record a video of my screen, without any noticeable compression?

So I have a client who wanted us to design them a screensaver... In PowerPoint... "The client's always right!" I have created it and need to record the animated output into a .mov file, for import ...