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.

learn more… | top users | synonyms (16)

0
votes
0answers
27 views

How do I get Word 2011 back after Microsoft Autoupdate froze?

I had a Microsoft Autoupdate freeze after the end, and after a reboot, Word won't start. How can I reset to a currently updated Office?
0
votes
0answers
771 views

Apple and PC Clients with Excel File Locking on Synology NAS Network Share

Environment: We're almost exclusively a mac-only environment; we have two people in Finance who are less than excited about making the move to OS X, so I've been asked to spin up a file server to ...
0
votes
1answer
607 views

Office 2011 - Folders on Mac OS X Server network share not visible during save

I have a computer I'm servicing running OS X Mavericks and Office 2011. I open Finder, navigate to a network share (under Shared on the left pane), and see a shared server (shows up as a Mac mini ...
0
votes
0answers
297 views

Trying to Restore Lost iCloud Contacts with Outlook

I have destroyed twenty years of Contacts, Account Numbers, doctors information and passwords which I kept all in Contacts. I use the iCloud for my iPhone, iPad Mini and non-Apple laptop. I was ...
1
vote
1answer
51 views

Implement a large email archive on a Macbook Pro 13"

I have a large email archive that I need to make accessible on my Macbook. The archive is currently in a Microsoft Outlook PST file from a Windows machine. I'm aware of tools like O2M to convert it to ...
0
votes
0answers
129 views

How to replicate MS Publisher Booklet/Brochure with Mac software?

I am looking to create a bi-fold Booklet. I have very successfully used MS Publisher in the past - loved the easy to use page set up and printing conversion. Is there comparable Mac software. iStudio ...
0
votes
0answers
146 views

MS Office no longer working

After removing duplicate files, Microsoft Office 2011 for Mac will no longer start. I know the file "mbupgx.dylib" needs to be reinstated, which I tried, following the path of the error message ...
0
votes
1answer
115 views

excel files look different on OSX Desktop w/Parallels

I have two Excel files on my OSX Desktop. One is an alias and it has the double red lines/logo of Parallels, the other does not. See attached screen shot. Can anyone tell me why this occurs? I don't ...
1
vote
1answer
104 views

how to make Terminal (unix) use Microsoft Outlook instead of Apple Mail

We use Microsoft Outlook at work so I need to be able to use Microsoft Outlook instead of Apple's Mail program when I invoke it in Bash. Can anyone help me associate programs inside of Bash?
0
votes
0answers
201 views

Drag and drop email .eml file from Outlook 2011 to Word 2011 (OSX Mavericks)

I'm working in a large organisation that is migrating from Windows to Mac. Previously there had been a workflow process where a user would drag an email from Outlook into a Word document, and the ...
1
vote
1answer
292 views

Is there a way to use automator/write an apple script to change the font in several powerpoint documents?

A recurring issue at work: A powerpoint file needs to be moved in to illustrator and saved as an .eps file. The files are almost always submitted with the font set to Calibri which Illustrator ...
1
vote
0answers
106 views

Creating an Automator/Applescript to compare two versions of an MS Word document

I'm storing MS Word documents in GIT and would like to have an rudimentary document compare system on the rare occasion that I need to diff them. I've seen: ...
1
vote
4answers
6k views

Word crashes with documents with “track changes” on

Word suddenly started crashing every time either a document with «track changes» is opened «track changes» is activated in a document and the document is changed This behaviour started without an ...
1
vote
1answer
235 views

How to change the language on date and time stamp in MS Word for Max 2011?

I am using MS Office 2011 for Mac on Macbook air with OSX 10.9.4. In the comment balloon the date and time stamp shows some different language after date. I have added the screenshot of Word document ...
0
votes
0answers
982 views

Problem with exchange email account aliases in Mail for Mac OS X Mavericks

I've always used Mail in Mac OS X but one day I decided I would try Outlook 2011 so I could manage rules and filters without having to go to OWA. I was not very happy with Outlook 2011 so I removed it ...
2
votes
1answer
840 views

Prevent Outlook meeting requests from auto-deleting

How can I prevent accepted meetings from being deleted in Office 2011? When I accept a meeting in Outlook 2011 for Mac, it always automatically moves the invitation to deleted items. I'd prefer to ...
0
votes
0answers
12 views

Create Code 128 Barcodes within Excel [duplicate]

I'm trying to create Code 128 Barcodes within Microsoft Excel. I have tried all VBA Makros and Fonts I found on Google, but none give's me a scannable result (usually there are weird characters like ...
0
votes
0answers
15 views

Pasting in search field pastes in document instead

I recently tried to find and replace a misspelled word by copying the word, pressing command+shift+H to bring up the Find and Replace dialog, then pasting into the "search" field. But instead of ...
0
votes
0answers
63 views

Loading xlsx file in Numbers, Filter Table is disabled on columns

I loaded an Excel file (XLSX format) with a table in Numbers, where I had filtered out some data based on a column (using Excel's column-based filtering options). In Numbers, I only see the filtered ...
2
votes
4answers
1k views

Create 128 Barcodes within Excel

Is there a way to create Barcodes (128 standard) on a Mac, preferably via an add-in? I need it to create barcodes in Excel sheets (or moreso a friend of mine needs it). I have tried all VBA macros ...
67
votes
3answers
24k views

Why does Numbers hide a huge PNG file in exported Excel sheets?

OK, this is a weird one. I take my blank Numbers sheet: ...and export it to Excel: Whoah, that seems a little large. Let's rename the Excel doc to .zip and have a look inside: Digging a ...
0
votes
2answers
4k views

Moving Microsoft Office from one Mac to another

I recently bought a new MacBook to replace my iMac where used Microsoft Office for Mac. I set up my MacBook and transferred everything over, but couldn't run Office without the activation key. I ...
0
votes
0answers
17 views

Automator workflow to build PowerPoint Presentation from multiple movies

Automator can instantly build ppsx from multiple images but I need the same for the movies / videos. I need 1 slide per file, starting to play instantly and in a loop. Is it doable?
1
vote
0answers
14 views

Default to Enabled Show Styles Guide in Word 2011

I would like to have the styles guide and direct formatting guide to be on by default. There is no option in the preferences. The options are at the bottom of the styles guide panel, as seen in the ...
1
vote
2answers
120 views

Finding all files that contain a string in Finder

This should be easy, but for some reason it is alluding me. For background, I am trying to completely remove Microsoft Outlook for Mac 2011 due to a bug that renders the application nearly unusable. ...
0
votes
1answer
17 views

Outlook 2011 - Cannot cancel large synch operation, cannot remove and start anew

I have installed the native Microsoft Outlook for Mac 2011 client on my MBP and it's been running fine for 6 months. Two weeks ago, I moved all emails to a subfolder I created with the name ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

Office for Mac 2011 Font Tahoma working but not showing in font list

I have the following problem: Using office for mac 2011 on Mac Os 10.9.4, I can use the font Tahoma in Word and Excel, but it doesn't show in the list, where you have to pick the font. If I just ...
0
votes
1answer
216 views

outlook for mac - wrong date on the sent items

I have a problem using outlook for mac 2011, after I imported my emails, the sent items shows wrong date, When i open the message, it shows the right date, how can I fix it? i want to show the right ...
1
vote
1answer
65 views

Live dashboard for presentations

I run my school's theatre, and I'm looking for some kind of software that we can put on the projector screen before our school assembly. I want to have some elements update themselves automatically ...
0
votes
0answers
67 views

iPhone cloud app which has automatic background sync & MS Word file search

I currently use Dropbox on my iPhone. It can synchronize offline files in the background, but unfortunately I cannot search Word documents from within the application itself. I tried Box, and I am ...
0
votes
0answers
227 views

Applescript and Outlook - can't get all occurrences of repeating events

I'm trying to export a list of all the events in my Outlook Calendar into a text file using the following code: set eventDetails to "" set currentDate to current date set yearFromNow to currentDate + ...
0
votes
1answer
590 views

Unable to open multiple documents in Word or Pages using Command-O in OS X 10.9.4

When using Microsoft Word 2011 on a Mac PowerBook running 10.9.4 I am unable to use the Command-Open command to open more than one file at a time. I can open each file, one at a time, but if I drag ...
3
votes
1answer
944 views

Why does Pages, export to *.doc a file that is larger than expected?

I authored a 1 page document of about 900 words, and an embedded image (a chart). Storing/exporting this document from Pages 5.2 causes the file to expand to 1.6 MB in size. However, opening and ...
6
votes
2answers
5k views

Always show text cursor while moving it in Word

The text cursor, or caret, is normally in the visible form in applications at the start of its display cycle. It then goes to the flashing sequence once you stop moving it with arrow keys or typing. ...
0
votes
1answer
23 views

Create image links in PDF

I have a Word document that has an image link (it has a URL associated with it). I would like to create a PDF rendition of this document, preserving the image link. When I save the document as PDF ...
1
vote
1answer
403 views

Increase attachment size limitation with Outlook 365

I'm having issues with sending large amounts of attachments via Outlook 365 (Home Edition) On OSX. I Can find a ton of information and fixes online for this issue in a Windows environment, or an ...
0
votes
1answer
218 views

Outlook sporadically stops checking mail

I use Outlook 2011 (14.4.3) to connect to my organization's exchange server from my Mac (OS 10.9). Normally I receive mail shortly after it was sent, but on occasion Outlook will refuse to check my ...
1
vote
0answers
218 views

Microsoft Word freezes when changing font size

With MacBookPro6,2 and OS X 10.8.5, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel Mac 11 freeze when changing font size in dedicated box in top bar. Have to force to quit because Apple Beach ball keep ...
1
vote
1answer
3k views

Outlook 2011 won't close in Macbook Air

Outlook 2011 has frozen in the middle of moving an email and won't close. How can I close it?
0
votes
0answers
33 views

Outlook 2011 not displaying CC in headers of forwards

I have an Outlook 2011 user for whom, when they forward emails, the CC list from the forwarded message isn't displayed, only the To and From fields. User's Attribution setting is correct in ...
1
vote
1answer
560 views

Export an email from Outlook to PDF?

Is there way to export a specific email from Mac Office 2011 in PDF (or some other portable document format)? I don't want to export a whole archive, just a particular e-mail to attach to a ticket. ...
0
votes
1answer
67 views

how to restore attachments in mac outlook?

I had an email sent to me back in february of this year with an attachment. Now when I view that email, instead of seeing the attachment, i see this: How do I recover this attachment?
1
vote
0answers
38 views

Word for Mac license

Have MacBook Pro 2010 running Mavericks. Hard drive crashed/replaced at Apple Store Minneapolis in June. Now cannot access Word for Mac. 3 choices: 1) enter product key 2) sign in to existing Office ...
0
votes
1answer
287 views

Export Folders as MBOX Files Using a Script

You can manually drag your folders to desktop to create an MBOX file, but need to create using AppleScript. please help me. thanks
4
votes
0answers
295 views

Lync and automatic reconnect

I am using Microsoft Lync (14.0.8) with Mavericks (10.9.3) on a laptop. When my IP address changes Lync does not reconnect automatically. From time to time I see a big red X icon in the dock but in ...
0
votes
2answers
445 views

How to find errors in Excel for Mac 2011 in a large sheet?

For Excel for Windows, there's an option to search a sheet for errors and go straight to them, under the "Find and select" icon in the ribbon. Excel for Mac 2011 doesn't have a "Find and select" ...
1
vote
1answer
840 views

OPEN RECENT FILE command vanished in Word for Mac Office 2008

I am running OS Maverick 10.9.3 on my Mac Book Pro and have worked happily on Office 2008 through several versions of OSX. After a recent "update" by Apple, my "Open Recent Files" vanished from my ...
0
votes
0answers
1k views

Auto Complete search suggestion drop down list in Excel 2011

I am using excel 2011 For Mac. Is it possible to have Data Validation set up so that the person can type into the cell and have the text auto complete based on the range that the DV is pulling from? ...
1
vote
2answers
32k views

How to highlight cells based on another cell's value in Excel 2011

How do I use conditional formatting to highlight a cell in one column based on the value of another cell in another column? Case in point, I'm running some tests right now. Based on input data into ...
1
vote
2answers
250 views

How do I configure an archived Outlook folder

Is there a way of configuring an archived folder in Outlook for Mac, one which I can regularly move email into and it is stored on either my hard drive or a remove drive? So I don't want to go ...