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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Lync auto achieving correspondences in outlook “Conversation History” folder

I'm using Lync 2011 and I wish to set rule to auto send all my correspondences to "conversation History" folder in outlook for achieving. Currently, all my correspondences are located locally under ...
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Force the downloaded Excel file to open in Excel.app rather than in iPad Safari

I am trying to export a workbook to Excel in my IPAD. I am able to achieve this using the Apache POI. The Excel document however is getting displayed in Safari browser itself which is not the intended ...
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Batch convert Power Point files to PDF in Mac

I'm looking for a way to batch convert PPT files to PDF for school. I've found that it's very easy to annotate and browse PDF files, and I'd like to be able to easily convert all of the powerpoint ...
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Single spacing pages versus word

Is there a way to get the spacing in Pages and Word (version 2016) to exactly match up? I have a single-spaced document in 12 pt Times New Roman, and it fits exactly two pages in Word. When I open the ...
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Outlook 2011 Keychain entry rewritten - prompting for password after 10.10.5 update - keychain issue?

After applying the Yosemite 10.10.5 update and Security Update 2015-004 (1.0), my installation of Outlook 2011 prompts me for a password every time I check for mail. I have tried repairing Keychain ...
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How to export contacts from outlook and import them into icloud

I have my 800 contacts in a windows outlook 2010 datafile. I have been using windows 6 and android phones for the last 10 years, and am now trying an iphone (9.1). On the phone are just 3 test ...
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Outlook on OS X and Sharing Photos

I have a Yosemite iMac with Outlook 2016 set up as my mail client and do not use OS X's built-in email accounts. Is there anyway to share files, or more pressingly for me, photos from Photos.app, ...
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Applescript: Automate Excel to convert .xls to .csv

I'm trying to batch process converting a folder of .xls files to .csv using Applescript for MS Excel V15.15. I'm using a sample I found online to model it : set theOutputPath to (path to desktop ...
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El Capitan Mail Reply Question

At work I am using the latest version on Outlook for Windows and when I reply to an email it open right in the viewing window. Guess it is called "Reading Pane Compose." Is there a way to do that on a ...
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Open embedded objects in word on OS X

I need to open zip files embedded in a word doc on Mac OS X. However that functionality is not available upon clicking or through any of the menu options on Word for Mac. So I tried to copy paste the ...
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Remove picture compression for Word 2011 for Mac

I'm trying to stop Word 2011 from compressing my pictures. In Windows, I can apparently do this by going to File > Options. However, there is no File > Options for Mac in Word 2011. Does anyone know ...
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Office for Mac 2015 crashing when syncing calendar data

Wondering if anyone else has experience this issue. I have a user who's Office for Mac 2015 install crashes when attempting to sync calendar data. All other functions (mail, contacts, etc) seem to be ...
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Convert XPS to PDF

I have been given an XPS file which seems to be readily opened only on Windows based machines. I was under the impression that I could use Acrobat Pro to convert the file to PDF, but it doesn't seem ...
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Outlook 2016 Item List Format

I recently upgraded from Outlook 2011 to Outlook 2016. I'm quite irritated that with the Reading Pane on the right (how I had it setup with 2011) that each message in the Item List takes up 3 lines. ...
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In Outlook for Mac, is there any way to find large attachments on my Calendar items?

I have discovered that more than half of my Exchange mailbox is being taken up by my Calendar folder. I'm sure there are a handful of meetings with obnoxiously large attachments, but I can't find any ...
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Outlook 2016 unable to connect to Exchange 2007

I have just been hired at a new company that does not seem to have much of a Mac presence... yet. They aren't blocking Mac's specifically(as far as I can tell and others have told me). On my company ...
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Where is the auto save option in Microsoft Office 2016 for Word and Power Point?

Yesterday, I managed to lose a couple of hours of work, because I had forgotten to save my file. Now I wanted to enable the auto save option for Power Point and Word, which I thought would also be ...
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Outlook for Mac - archive single email with a keyboard shortcut

In Thunderbird I can press the "A" key and archive the highlighted email to a folder named after the current year. In Outlook I've seen various ways to move to a folder via a keyboard shortcut and ...
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How to extract MS Office for Mac keys from my Mac OS X 10.6.8? [duplicate]

I have an old Mac Air 1,1 that has Office for Mac 2011 installed on it. I paid for the software and it installed the version on my machine. I don't have access to my live.microsoft.com account anymore ...
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What happened to my macros after update to Word for Mac 14.5.7?

AutoUpdate loaded the Office Service Pack 14.5.7. When I open MS Word, my macros are no longer there. I tried restoring my Normal.dotm file from ~/Library/Application Support/Microsoft/Office/User ...
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Transfer outlook 11 contacts from an old account to a new one

My HDD on my Mac was failing on me, so I quickly copied a lot of the files/folder to a new hdd I bought and had to reinstall everything. After this, the old HDD started to become unstable and wouldn't ...
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I cannot send GMAIL using Outlook 2016

I have Outlook 2016 and I'm trying to pickup my gmail using IMAP. I can receive emails, but it does not send when doing a test send on setting up the email. Error code: 0x800cce05 SMTP Server: smtp....
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Office 2016 performance issues

I just upgraded to a Macbook Pro at work with Office 2016 installed and noticed that all of the Office applications (particularly Excel) take nearly 30 seconds to open (compared to roughly 7 seconds ...
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Mail notifications without Mail.app

This is an odd request I'm sure, but does anyone know of a way to get mail notifications without setting up Mail.app? I check my Gmail and Outlook (not my choice) via a browser due to often limited ...
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How to archive mail in Outlook 2016 with a shortcut?

Outlook 2016 has removed support for AppleScript. I used to use a script to move my mail to the Archive folder on Ctrl-A. How do I restore that functionality?
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Pasting a screenshot into Powerpoint results in truncation: even though in MSWord it is perfect

The following is an image representing the source of a clipboard cut and paste operation. Actually the image shows up better in MsWord: here it is blurry However it is much worse in PowerPoint ...
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HTML Import Error From MS CRM 2013 to Excel 15.14 on a Mac

I have a user that is unable to open an excel file from his mac. He has exported a view from our MSCRM 2013 on-premise application to his mac. He recently upgraded to the new Excel 15.14 version and ...
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Microsoft Outlook for Mac 2011 “Not Responding” after upgrade to Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan

I'm experiencing issue with my Microsoft Outlook for Mac 2011 after upgrading to Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan. Activity Monitor and/or Force Quit Applications shows Microsoft Outlook is Not Responding. ...
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Office 2016 package will not install

I'm trying to install Office 2016 and it appears as though Installer will not run/install the .pkg file. When you double click on the package itself it instantly exits, leaving behind these errors: ...
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Why can't I change the normal template for microsoft word 2016 for mac?

I did a clean install of Microsoft Office for Mac 2016 from installers from my campus bookstore. I customized the install to include only Excel, Word, and PowerPoint. I have not had the previews, and ...
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Email retrieval

I have emails backed up from outlook 2011 on my iMac on time machine, outlook is no longer working every time I rebuild it says successful but not able to retrieve emails from 3 weeks ago. I've given ...
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OneNote for OS X, How to type a dash then a space without turning it into a list

I am currently using OneNote for OS X to take notes at college. I currently need to do maths when using OneNote. Whenever I type a - then a space OneNote automatically turns that into a list, when I ...
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How to get the hex color of a cell in Excel 2011

I'm trying to write a script to automatically generate an excel sheet. To keep the coloring of cells/rows consistent, I want to get the html color code from Excel to use in my script. I found this ...
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Issue with usernames for Outlook 2016

We've being testing Outlook 2016 for Mac recently and I have ran into an issue relating to authenticating with Exchange mailboxes. If I store all of the logon details into the mail profile it will ...
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Outlook for IOS 8 - default Contacts list has disappeared

I have recently move to using Outlook for IOS 8 on my iPhone 6. All good, other than my phone no longer provides details of who is calling, as my contacts details: are now held under people in the ...
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Is there a way to Time stamp a Word document to only save if opened/saved by the author?

In Microsoft Word for Mac 2008, I have a form template that I fill out multiple times with different information, then Save As another name and send it off. It was formatted with an automatic time ...
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Manipulating messages in Outlook 2011 from on IMAP account with applescript

I am currently using a great applescript that deletes duplicate messages from whatever currently selected folder. I use it mostly on IMAP folders to avoid downloading duplicate messages to POP ...
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“Print Layout” displaying strangely in Word 15 for Mac

When I selected "print layout" in Word, it used to work as intended and display documents as they would print out. Now, when I select "print layout" in any newly created Word document -- or in one ...
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Outlook 2011, displaying error messages

I am trying to set up a new account on Outlook 2011. I have filled all the details in but nothing seems to happen and the account has a yellow ball next to it on the accounts window. There are no ...
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Outlook 2016 shared calendar doesn't show appointments

I'm using Outlook 2016 on my mac connecting to office 365. I can add shared calendars fine, and most calendars work absolutely without an issue for calendars that have permissions set to User = ...
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How to view both power point slide and slide notes at the same time?

When using Microsoft PowerPoint on a Windows computer you can adjust how much of the page is dedicated to power point notes and how much is dedicated to the actual slides. On the tablet version of ...
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Deleting mails from Apple Mail Yosemite 10.10.5

In my previous iMac which was 8 years old, I had it set up to be able to automatically connect to my usual @outlook.com account whenever I clicked on the mail icon to forward a webpage to someone. ...
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Add a background to an Excel sheet (printed)

I would like to add a background image to an Excel sheet covering the whole page and print it. A background in Excel is only shown on screen and not printed. Using a large image as header in Excel ...
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Word damaged files after hard disk clone

I tried to clone a hard drive to a new SSD. Something went wrong, and the old hard drive wouldn't work with me and was now called disk2s2. The new SSD seemed to have all the data, but wouldn't boot. I ...
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Notifications (outlook mainly) pop up in secondary display OS 10.10

My appointment notifications always pop up in my non-active (I still have the white bar over my laptop display in system preferences) display, as well as if I click on the new email pop-up (which ...
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Equivalent to “Protected View” and “Enable Content” in MS Office 2016 for Mac?

I have been provided with a "form" to fill out in MS Word format. I have MS Office 2016 installed on my mac, and supposedly I am supposed to be able to click "Enable Content" to be able to fill out ...
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How to include a tab in an Excel for Mac cell - Mac equivalent of char(9)

I'm writing some guides for a procedure which involves using an Excel formula which places tabs into a cell. This guide will be used by staff on both Windows and Mac, and I want to make sure it works ...
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Need to close Word documents on Mac Air..I can see no red dot, green dot or yellow dot

When I go to full screen on a Word for Mac document, the dots (red, yellow, green) disappear, and I can't get them back. Therefore, I am not able to close a document. Can someone tell me how to ...
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How do I find the Microsoft Word normal user template?

The path provided elsewhere in this forum—~/Library/Application Support/Microsoft/Office/User Templates/My Templates—doesn't exist on my MacBook Pro, running Yosemite 10.10.5 and Office 2011. I can't ...
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How To Remove Individual Office 2016 for OS X Applications

I have Office 2016 installed - Excel, Outlook, Power Point and Word. I want to remove Outlook 2016 and leave the rest. I want to leave no trace behind, a complete remove of Outlook as if I installed ...