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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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 ...
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Word “save as” folder no longer original folder after Mavericks [duplicate]

Following upgrade to Mavericks, Word for Mac 2011 has different "save as" behavior. WAS: "save as" would default to the directory of the current/open file. Now: "save as" directory goes to word ...
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Insert a Web Page into a Presentation

On Windows, there is a PowerPoint plugin that allows live webpages to be inserted into a presentation. I will be doing a presentation and it involves a web demo. I was wondering if a similar solution ...
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Office 2011 opens Documents opened via WebDav as Blank

If I open a file from a folder mounted via the WebDAV protocol in any of the Office Programs, on either of my Macs, it will open a file with no content in the body, but the title of the document will ...
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How can I stop Outlook from storing emails on my hard drive Mac Outlook 2011

Outlook 2011 appears to store deleted emails on the hard drive 'somewhere' and then periodically dumps them back into my Inbox. How can I stop this from happening? I will get hundreds every few days!! ...
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How can I move my MS Office license to a new Mac?

I have purchased a new 64-bit iMac and would like to move my version of Office for Mac 11 to it from my older iMac that is a 32-bit machine. How do I uninstall so that I may use my existing ...
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Microsoft Outlook 2010 -How to Migrate Autocomplete and Contacts Settings

I've been using Office for MAC 2011 on running Mountain Lion 10.8.5. My question is: How to migrate from Microsoft Office 2010 Outlook Auto-Complete list and contacts to Outlook for MAC 2011?
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How to open CSV file with Microsoft Excel and get the information into separate columns?

I have a problem opening my .csv files in Excel; when importing them, all the information is in one column. How do I get Excel to separate the information automatically into different columns? I have ...
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Convert an Outlook mail message to a contact?

Is there an easy way to convert an Outlook mail message into a contact? I'd like to migrate the message's content to the contact's note field. It would also be nice to be able to populate the ...
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Can I open Office 2013 files in Office 2011 Mac?

Can I open Microsoft Office 2013 files that were made on Windows with Office 2011 for Mac? Will I need wait for Office 2014 for Mac to be released?
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Word for Mac: how to increase/decrease font size with (laptop) keyboard?

Again, title says it all. On a normal Mac keyboard, shortcuts for font increase/decrease are: SHIFT CMD < - decrease SHIFT CMD > - increase However, on a laptop keyboard the latter doesn't work. ...
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Microsoft Word (2011) Focus Mode — Multi-monitor

I enjoy working in "Focus Mode" (full screen, few toolbars) on Microsoft Word (2011), but it does not seem to play well with multiple monitors, even in Mavericks. Any click outside the window will ...
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Outlook 2011 Reading pane: wrap the subject text instead of truncating with ellipsis

When viewing a mail with longer subject, in reading pane it shows the subject only in one line and if it exceeds it truncates with ellipsis notation. Is there any way to display the complete subject ...
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Disable Security Warning Excel 2011

How can I disable the security warnings in excel 2011 for mac?
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Outlook 2011 Mac - Is there a way to change folder using the keyboard only?

Recently moved to Mac from Windows world, and loving it in general, though I'm missing some support for "power users". Specifically in this case, I'd like to be able to "Move to a folder" (not a ...
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Outlook 2011 Meetings - how to add as an attachment?

I'm trying to get Outlook for Mac to do what Outlook for Windows has done for a long time. I want to create an email, attach a meeting to the email and send it - I don't want just the meeting details ...
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Lync 2011 Sign-in Issues

So on my windows laptop, Lync 2013 is set to automatically configure the connection settings, however when I try to automatically configure the connection settings on my mac it doesn't work. Is there ...
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Outlook 2011: Keyboard shortcut to assign categories?

In Outlook 2011, is there some way to assign keyboard shortcuts to specific categories, so I can categorize messages without having to use the mouse to select the drop-down from the Categories menu in ...
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Any suggestions for an ultra-lightweight spreadsheet-like application?

Does anyone have a suggestion for an ultra-light spreadsheet application which is very fast and snappy? I do most of my deep analysis using advanced statistical programs and I manipulate ...
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Selectively installing MS Office 2011 components

I've searched here and all over support.microsoft.com without success to find the answer to the following question: I am looking to purchase Office 2011 from either Amazon or directly from MS. With ...
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Mavericks: MS Word crashing on documents with comments

In short, Word crashes silently upon opening certain documents. The problem seems to be with documents that include Comments. I have tested by using WinWord to remove the comments from a file that ...
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MacOffice 2011 crashes on Mavericks

I know that this has been posted several times and each time it's a slightly different description. Neither one fits to the behaviour on my iMac (Mid 2011 / 32GB RAM) nor does any of the solutions ...
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Office 2011(mavericks). Attachments from outlook only open word & excel as read only

Whenever I receive an email in Outlook that has either a word doc or excel attachment it only allows them to be opened as "read only" documents. How can I have them open as regular documents as they ...
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Permanently remove deleted POP emails from showing up in Spotlight search

I have an Outlook email account on my iPhone 5. During setup it automatically places this account as a POP account (no option for IMAP). My problem is after I delete an email in the account (moved out ...
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Inserting a file in microsoft word 2011

I want to insert/embed a file in the Word Document. If i go to, Insert -> File and then select the file, it inserts the text present in that file. But i want to display it as only an icon. If i got ...
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Microsoft Lync Mac crashes on 10.9 Mavericks

I have a similar problem like another user had and followed all possible steps including reinstalling and cleaning up Keychain etc before. The first time I start Lync after a reinstall, I can even ...
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Following Mavericks upgrade, Microsoft Word closes silently right after opening

After the Mavericks upgrade, I'm seeing Microsoft Word close silently, no error message, about a second after opening. If I open a .docx file directly, the file displays during that one second, so it ...
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How to embed a file as an icon in MS Word 2011

This should be fairly simple and it appears to be a bug in MS Word. I have a MS Word document and I simply want to embed an image in the document, but have it show up as an icon instead of the full ...
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UI controls in Firefox, Opera, etc. are broken, old-fashioned or blurry (Retina)

I got these ugly controls in Mountain Lion when I bought my MacBook Pro with Retina display. After upgrading to Mavericks the problems still persist. Blurry drop-down list and other old-fashioned ...
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Sync Outlook mails with iPad 2 via iTunes or any without Internet connection?

I haven't found any way for syncing my Outlook mails via iTunes with USB cable to my iPad 2. Do you know any method or program for syncing your mails to read them later on the iPad without an Internet ...