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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Opening Calendar Windows in new windows

I have a client with over 5 different shared calendars. Is there a way to open each individual calendar in their own window without having to manual uncheck and check calendars? I showed a client how ...
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Launch an older version of an application by default?

There are two sets of applications where I'm running into this issue: iWork, where I only have the new stuff installed because Software Update harasses you to install the new stuff if it detects you ...
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Open Word Doc with Pages using Applescript

How can I get the following to work in Pages? I get an error message saying the file can't be opened but if I change the path to a .pages file it works fine. tell application "Pages" activate ...
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Word. Page numbering and section breaks

Mac Word 14.5.3. Page numbering. I inserted page numbers when first starting this document. I then inserted several section breaks (next page) in my document so I could change page orientation. On ...
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SMIME cannot assigned in iOS

I can send encrypted and signed e-mails from Thunderbird and Outlook eMail Client. I can also decrypt and verify the emails. The problem is that on iOS I can't enable assign my certificates. In ...
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Changing Word 2011 Save Location Drop-Down Menu

Right now when I try to save a document the location options are simply: Documents, Pictures, Downloads, etc. and then "Recent Locations". I want to be able to browse through my documents for the ...
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Microsoft Excel - Conditional formatting, finding duplicates

I need to highlight duplicates in column A, but only if column B is equal to 10. 67890 10 67891 10 67891 20 67891 30 67892 10 67892 20 67894 10 67895 10 67891 In this ...
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How do I clear out “Recent Rooms” in Outlook 2011 when I am creating a Meeting or Appointment?

How do I clear out "Recent Rooms" in Outlook 2011 for Mac when I am creating a Meeting or an Appointment? Deleting from the UI will not clear for the next time I try to schedule a meeting.
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Stop MS Word opening files automatically on launch

Continual opening of files from history. I clear history, but they appear on startup the next time. If I use option (alt) button on 'Word' dropdown, I get Quit and keep files rather than Quit and ...
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What can make Word for Macintosh turn on image placeholders?

In Word for Macintosh (14.5.2), I recently lost sight of the images contained in my Word documents. The graphics were clearly still in the document since they appeared in print (and print preview), ...
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In Microsoft Word 2011, Shift seems to be acting as a Command - how do I make it stop?

Some specific behaviors I'm observing in Microsoft Word 2011 on my Mac: Shift + F moves the cursor into the Find box on the toolbar, instead of typing a "F" character. Shift + 9 opens help instead ...
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Prevent MS Office Outlook Reminders from Stealing Focus and Changing Active Workspace

When I'm working in full screen, typing away, it's extremely disruptive to have an application steal focus. It suddenly takes keyboard focus away from where I'm typing, and immediately accepts that ...
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Applescript to emulate key strokes [duplicate]

I want applescript to input into microsoft excel "No, (tab, tab again), Yes". I can't seem to make this work. I would preferably like it to start whenever I press a hotkey or something, but having to ...
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Exponential PDF File Size in Preview

I have word document (.docx on a mac) at 3.4 MB. When I save it to PDF it becomes a whomping 90 MB. I can't make it smaller and I can't figure out why it's happening. Here are the details: I've ...
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Excel 14.4.7 - Issue saving “read only” excel spread sheets

When I save “read only” spread sheets that I receive as attachments, excel doesn’t save them as their original name. The pop-up window shows the title of the document as “Untitled”. We work with ...
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Can I disable the MS Word import warning in Pages?

Every time I open a MS Word file in Pages, I get the little warning window that says the fonts aren't going to be perfect or whatever. OK, Pages! I get it. You might not be perfect. Is there any ...
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Import vcf to Outlook contacts

How do I import a contact stored in a VCF file into Outlook for Mac (v15)? I already tried Dropping the VCF file from the finder onto the Outlook UI Searching for some Import functionality in ...
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I cannot edit Excel file in Excel for Ipad - Convert buttons does nothing

I have been trying to use a feature to open and edit Excel files from Dropbox app using Excel for iPad app. I open the Excel file in this app, and I see a notice that I cannot edit the file but I ...
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Converting Windows Macros to AppleMac

I have a Microsoft Windows Macro working in Word that I need to use on Apple Mac Windows 2011 Word but it does not work. It seems VBA macros designed to be used in Windows Word do not work when ...
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Microsoft Outlook 2011 for MAC, could not send email?

I am getting "Mail Delivery Failed" messages for some of the emails sent. As I am replying an email, I am sure that there isn't any misspelling on the recipient's email address. A typical message ...
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Exchange 2011 keeps asking for password

I am running Outlook 2011 on Yosemite/10.10.3 with all the latest updates installed. When I try to add an Exchange account to Outlook, it initially runs the sync just fine. However, for any ...
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Mac Outlook 15.11 2015 “connection to the server failed or was dropped” (Error # -3253)

In Outlook 15.11 2015 on Mavericks, I am constantly getting a "connection to the server failed or was dropped (Error # -3253)" for my pop accounts when I send/receive. I can send mail, but not receive ...
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How to find my Office for Mac key within the program? [duplicate]

I just removed my CD Optical drive from my Macbook Pro 2009 and replaced it with an SSD. I cloned my original drive using disk utility and now boot to the SSD. Everything transfered well except for ...
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Have Microsoft Word 2015 remember spelling and auto correct preferences

How can I have Microsoft Word actually remember my settings for spelling and auto correct? I am using the Microsoft Word 15 (Preview). I untick all these preferences every single time. Word refuses ...
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In Outlook for Mac is it possible to set “Respond Without Comments” to be my default when accepting an invite?

As it is, the default action on the "Respond" button is "Respond with Comments" and I have to click the drop down to send the response without comments. 99% of the time if I'm accepting an invite I ...
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Is it possible to use Gmail properly via Outlook 2015 for Mac?

I'm a long-term GMail user. I tend to access my GMail via the GMail website or the Inbox app on my phone, but I find it convenient to be able to access GMail via Outlook 2015 for Mac, too. I have ...
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Outlook 2011: Re-mapping keyboard shortcuts?

At work I'm using Outlook 2011 and OSX 10.10. I just sent yet another incomplete email accidentally with the shortcut CMD + right enter. Is there any way to disable this shortcut? Googling around ...
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How do I mark a document as final in word for mac 2011

I have searched quite a few websites and all of them tell to go into "Info" menu and under the "Permissions" group you select the document to be marked as final. The menu is available in Windows but ...
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Shared Calendars not available in Outlook 2011

Shared Calendars is not available in my Navigation Pane. I am trying to add colleagues calendars. I understand they should show up in a Shared Calendars Section in the Navigation Pane. But I don't ...
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Insert GRIDLINES in PowerPoint 2011

Is it possible to insert GRIDLINES (not guidelines) in PowerPoint 2011? If so, how can this be done? Edit: I'm looking for gridlines, as outlined in this post.
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Mac Outlook 2011

I am using an iMac with Outlook 2011 installed. Until last week, there was no issue. Now, when I open Outlook, it initializes but does not open. I tried rebuilding the database, twice. After Googling,...
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Word format change

I am looking at some Word files last edited by a former assistant. With "showing all non-printing characters" off, it looks ok other than some strange font changes. Turning on "showing all non-...
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How to send email from “different accounts” in Outlook iOS app (Outlook.com account)?

And by "different accounts" I mean other email addresses (and aliases) that have been setup as send (or send/recieve) accounts within the one outlook.com account. For example, within my <me>@...
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Using Outlook/Office for Mac 2011 - internal emails sometimes show up with partial code as part of bodytext in Outlook client

Emails do not show this code when viewing in Exchange OWA (any os/browser), or Outlook 2010 on Windows. This is happening to 2 out of the 3 users I have running Office for Mac 2011. Hopefully I have ...
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Outlook for Mac 15.9 missing ribbon

I have installed a fresh copy of Outlook for Mac v15.9 twice now and after a few days of use the ribbon disappears from all of the windows (main window, email window, etc). When I select View > Ribbon ...
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Images are “Faded” Emailed from Outlook 2011 for Mac

I have a rather odd issue. I'm running in a Mac/PC environment at work. When I email an image (JPG or PNG) to someone from Outlook 2011 Mac and they open in Outlook for PC (2010), the picture always ...
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Unable to install Microsoft Office 2001 on Mac OS X

I want to install Microsoft Office 2001 on a Mac OS X whose version is 10.6.8. There is a folder and it has folders named Clipart, Office, Read Me, RESOURCE.FRK, Shared Applications and Templates. It ...
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How to add automatic paragraph numbering in MS Word?

I often "reverse outline" my work by printing out my file, numbering the paragraphs by hand, and then making an "outline" of my essay/piece which then will help me to conceptualize what I am doing - ...
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What is the keyboard shortcut to set the language for text in MS Word 2011?

I usually write in English, but I often quote things in other languages like German or French. I know that you can set the language, like the font under Tools -> Language. Is there a keyboard shortcut ...
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Possible to generate html/text/web version of calendar for sharing?

My work uses Microsoft Exchange for our mail system. I've been using Outlook for Mac 2011. Occasionally tried Mail. One feature I really miss from Outlook for Windows is the ability to paste my ...
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Images from PDF to presentation: low quality

I have a PDF that has some embedded images, and for some reason I'm not able to extract them with wondershare PDF editor (they're not even seen as images). So I tried to make a screenshot with cmd+alt+...
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How to get read receipt with Outlook for Mac 2011 with more than one mail account?

Regarding How do I request a read receipt when sending e-mail with Outlook for Mac 2011?: There is a solution which I havent applied yet because it seemed for a single account. Is it possible to go ...
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Losing synchronisation between iPhone and Outlook.com

My family is using outlook.com for their calendars. All events are stored there for all the family members, and everyone has access to everyone else's events (at least for reading, some for writing). ...
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Why does Microsoft Office 2011 Installer open in Finder when I click on Applications?

When I open Finder and go into the Applications folder the Microsoft Office 2011 Installer automatically starts up. Even when I close and eject it, as soon as I start scrolling in the Applications ...
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How to keep a MS Word installation working after exchanging HDD without license key at hand?

I changed the HDD of a Macbook with OS X Yosemite by taking the HDD out of the computer and making a byte-by-byte copy with dd on Linux. Now MS Word refuses to start saying the copy isn't licensed. It ...
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How do I specify placement of email signatures in Outlook for Mac 2011?

I cannot seem to find a way to set my automatic signature to be placed inline with my replies - that is, above the conversation thread and NOT at the bottom of the entire thread. It just doesn't make ...
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iPhone with Outlook 2013

I recently installed Outlook 2013 on my iPhone 5C. But I cannot find any option how to add a new contact to my list. Secondly, how can I sync my iCloud contacts with my Outlook 2013 installed on ...
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PowerPoint 2011: How to Insert image with “crop to fit” by default?

I am preparing technical presentations with a lot of graphics using PowerPoint 2011 for Mac (version 14.4.9). Whenever I insert an image, it is set to crop to fill by default (the most useless option ...
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Shortcut for conditional formatting in Excel 2011 in OS X

How do I create a keyboard shortcut for conditional formatting for Excel 2011 in OS X? I am unable to find any such shortcut.
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Word cannot be opened in Yosemite

I have updated to Yosemite on my MacBook Pro, and suddenly i cannot open Word. It gives this info: Process: Microsoft Word [594] Path: /Users/USER/Desktop/Microsoft ...