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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Install MS Office (home and student edition) on more than one Mac?

If you purchased the home and student edition of Microsoft office, can you legally install the software on more than one computer?
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Email body disappears on Outlook and OWA, if you open the email first on iPhone

I have some users which have very strange problem. If they open an email first on their mobile phones (any iOS device), email body is not displayed in outlook or in OWA, they only see the ...
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Outlook for Mac Auto Correct wont work

Hello My Auto correct in Outlook is not working . All settings under Outlook Edit menu, Spelling and Grammar are checked for auto correct. Also System Preferences are Set for Auto Correct. Computer ...
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How to uninstall individual Office365 components in Mac OS X

There is [un]surprisingly little or no useful information I could find on uninstalling individual components when you install the full Office365 suite on your Mac. All I want is Word and Excel, and ...
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Documents in Word need to be saved in a 'Recent Place' first

I have Word 2011 for Mac. When I want to save a document for the first time using Save As, in the 'Where' box I have 'Documents' showing. When I click the arrows to the right, I thought all Word ...
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Outlook quick-steps functionality on Mac

In Outlook 2010 on Windows, I use the quick steps functionality a lot to automatically sort incoming messages to different folders. The good thing is it applies these rules on subsequent messages as ...
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Import Mac Thunderbird into Windows Outlook? [closed]

I have exported all my data out of Mac Thunderbird, all the emails, contact list and address book entries, as for now I am ketting go off my mac book pro. I have got a new windows laptop that have ...
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Outlook IOS sync to Outlook Mac?

Now that Microsoft's released Outlook for iOS, does anyone know if it will sync calendars, contacts and tasks with Outlook on a Mac?
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Microsoft word 2011 not correcting words in OS X

I am using Microsoft Word for Mac 2011. Recently, I have noticed that the application is not highlighting my typos and spelling mistakes, neither autocorrecting it. I have checked some online ...
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How can I move a MS Word “toolbox” when the grab area is behind the OS X menu bar?

MS Word has positioned what they call a "toolbox" so that the area you click on to drag it is hidden behind OS X's menu bar, as shown in the screen capture below... There is no place on the palette ...
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iOS 8.1.2 and Outlook 2010 Calendar Sync Issue

Corporate environment. Outlook 2010 running on Windows 7 32bit. iOS 8.1.2 running on iPhone 6. Scenario: User 1 sets up a meeting, using Outlook 2010, and sends the invite to User 2. User 2 gets ...
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Using keyboard text shortcuts in word

I created some text "shortcuts" (well..not very short) in Keyboard. For example, when I type \alpha I get α, and if I type \sigma I get σ. While this works in almost everything on my computer, it ...
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Powerpoint can't close a file

Powerpoint has a file open that I simply can't close. If I try to, I get a white screen - and the Powerpoint Title Line - but I cannot switch windows to a different pptx. I've tried saving it with a ...
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How do I transfer Mac Office (2011) from an old Mac to a new one?

Since Office Mac (2011) can only be installed 3 times, and I have installed it 3 times already, is there a way I can get it from one of the old devices I have previously installed it on to my new Mac ...
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Powerpoint 2011 - Selection of Shapes does not work anymore

I have a totally weird problem here and I am close to tears, because that strange bug is in heavy conflict with my timeline :/. My Problem: I click on a shape (no problem with images). the shape is ...
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Import Outlook mac archives in Windows Outlook 2010

How can one import Outlook mac archived files in Windows Outlook 2010? Given that the size of the archived files is 48GB, can it be done safely?? I mean NO LOSS of Data or any other files???
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Office Word 2011 for Mac scrambles hyperlinks with different schemes

I have a very urgent question. I made my dad buy a MacBook Air just 3 days ago, I configured it completely and installed Microsoft Office 2011 for Mac, so far so good. There is only one bad ...
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Force Splotlight to search a subfolder

Background: I moved the Microsoft User Data from ~/Documents to ~/Library/Preferences because I didn't want Google Drive to sync my Office files. I can run Office products fine, but I can't search my ...
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Tell application “Microsoft Outlook” not working after Yosemite upgrade

I have two Macs. The AppleScript code below runs on one Mac ("Mac 1"), but not on the other ("Mac 2"). Mac 1 is running Snow Leopard, where Mac 2 was upgraded to Yosemite, and the AppleScript below ...
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How to automatically refresh external data in excel 2011/osx?

I have an excel spreadsheet that is pulling in data from an external CSV. I want it to refresh every time I open it, because eventually it's going to be pulling data in from 20 different files. At ...
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Outlook Edit Message

I am using the new outlook (Blue Icon) for OSX with a microsoft-online subscription account. I noticed there is an option called "Edit Message" when viewing an email in the sent-items. i was under ...
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Conditional format cells based on match in another sheet

I have 2 excel sheets (Using Microsoft excel 2011 for mac) sheet1(Column D) foo bar sheet2 abc cde foo sfd sdf dgf bar I have applied 3 rules using conditional format: 1. If any of the data in ...
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Can I access a voice memo file that's attached to an email stuck in my iPhone's outbox?

Is there a way to access a file that's attached to a message stuck in my iPhone's Outlook outbox, unsent? I attempted to send two large voice memos to an email recipient as attachments, but the ...
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Will a Microsoft Office Add-In developed in Visual Studio work for both a Windows and Mac ( osx ) versions of Ms Office?

I want to develop a Microsoft Office Word Add-In for Mac Users. I would like to know if we create it using Visual Studios in windows will it be compatible with the Mac version of office or is there a ...
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How to move app window when app is trying to use second monitor that's not present

I have OS X10.8.5 (fully patched). I'm using Office for Mac 2011 (fully patched). Earlier in the week, I was working on a PowerPoint presentation. During the earlier work, I had a second monitor ...
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Office 2011 - option + left / right keyboard shortcut not working

When using Microsoft Office 2011 (Word, Powerpoint and Excel) on my Macbook Pro (running OS X 10.9.5) the option + left arrow, option + shift + left arrow, option + right arrow and option + shift + ...
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Can the excessively limited “Recent Items” list be adjusted to include more document types?

Recent Items under the Apple menu or in the Dock could be an excellent way to quickly access files that you have been working with recently. Alas, it's functionality is destroyed by obvious document ...
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Microsoft Office crashes

After installing on my iMac the new system upgrade OS X Yosemite I cannot open any Microsoft office programs anymore, they crash while starting up. The following error message appers: Microsoft Error ...
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Spotlight always asking if it should reopen already opened xls file

I am a fan of Spotlight and always tend to use it for navigating through my opened apps and docs. However I found out, that when it comes to xls files that are already opened, I get a popup with a ...
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Safari Share Submenu

I would like to be able to have both mac mail and outlook show up in the "share" folder of Safari. It appears that I can have one or the other, depending upon my 'default' mail app, but sometimes I ...
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Outlook 2011 doesn't show flagged messages

I have Outlook 2011 installed (owa access) if a flag an e-mail to follow up, it doesn't appear in the smart-folder flagged mail. I tried rebuilding the database, delete and recreate my account nothing ...
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doc to docx conversion in Automator

Can someone point me to an automator workflow that: Loops through finder items (I know how to do this) Converts each .doc file to .docx Save the converted file in the same directory as the original ...
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MIcrosoft Outlook stopped working on Yosemite

I ran Outlook for a day after updating to Yosemite, but after a reboot, it no longer works. When I click on the Outlook icon, it bounces a few times but never runs. Looking in system.log (via ...
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Convert XML to CSV or XLSX

I have a large XML file (11MB) which I need to open in Excel for processing. I have MS Excel for Mac 2011 and when I try to open the XML file, it just opens it as plain text (seems that this is a ...
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Outlook for Mac - do not automatically add meetings to calendar

In Outlook (both for Windows and for Mac), the default behavior is to automatically respond with tentative to meetings requests, which results in meetings automatically added to the calendar. I ...
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Shortcut to left align objects in PowerPoint

I would like to know the shortcut to left align selected objects in PowerPoint Mac. Some web pages show that it is alt+1, but I don't think it works. By the way, I have a french keyboard. Could ...
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Can't open PDF's in Outlook using Parallels 8 vm

All of the sudden, I am not able to open PDF's that are attached to emails, UNLESS I save/copy them to different location. Once I save it/copy it or drag it from the email to my OSX 10.8.5 Desktop, ...
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Microsoft Word for Mac files are not closing

When trying to close a document, it won't close. A message appears stating: Word has quit unexpectedly. I've tried rebooting, moving files to different folders and deleting files, but nothing ...
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Microsoft OneNote Version 15.2.2 - Embedding Emails from Outlook

I am utilizing Microsoft OneNote version 15.2.2 on a Mac. Is it possible to embed emails from Outlook in the Notebook that can be opened? I have figured out a way to drop the email into the Notebook, ...
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How do I preserve leading zeroes in Mac Excel?

I'm using Excel (v 14.4.4) on my Mac (10.9.5). I have opened a CSV file and I wish to save it to an .xls format (Excel 97-2004 Workbook). I have a column that has 6 digit numbers, some of which ...
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Outlook 2011 for Mac “could not synchronize record”error

I keep getting hundreds of these "Could not synchronize record: [...]" errors, but the meetings and emails refered to in the Errors panel do not exist - I deleted them, and confirmed that they are not ...
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how to I access a file that was saved to my outlook templastes? [closed]

Help me. My file was saved to Outlook Templates, I remember seeing it, was in a rush to shut down, and now cannot access my file! I cannot find the folder at ALL for Outlook Templates. Can you help ...
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Outlook 2011 crashing at startup (main window buggy)

I was using Outlook (last v., updated) since the Mavericks update without any issue. But since couple of days, when I start it, the main window takes 1 or 2 real minutes to display, and is very buggy ...
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What is keyboard shortcut to cycle through worksheets in excel (office 2011) workbook on mackbook air?

It looks like the shortcut is listed as Command+PageDown, but there's no "page down" on a mackbook air. how can I cycle through the tabs (worksheets) in an excel workbook?
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Stop audio alerts for other people's calendars

I use Outlook 2013's calendar and yesterday added iCloud syncing to Outlook. At that point, I saw a plethora of choices for calendars to check. I narrowed it down to three calendars (family members) ...
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Outlook force closes because Avast finds malware

Almost as soon as I open Outlook 2011, Avast pops up with it's shield warning: That's MSIL:GenMalicious-ALS [Trj]. Outlook has then "encountered an error and needs to close"; too quickly for me to ...
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Outlook for Mac - Missing ribbons

Today I was about to send an email when I've noticed that on the Compose screen most ribbons were missing. Ribbons like 'Insert', 'Table' (IIRC), were just not there. All I got was a super simple ...
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Is it possible to automatically back up my mac to Microsoft OneDrive?

I'm not sure there is a way to do what I want to do. Now that I have Office 360 + 1TB of free space, I'd like to set my mac to do monthly backups to OneDrive. I'm looking for the following features. ...
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How do I setup application shortcuts to work without opening the menu manually?

I have setup application shortcuts for my signatures in Outlook 2011 for Mac as described here. However, the shortcuts don't work unless I first click the signatures dropdown. It seems like the ...
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Play powerpoint video or music while using other programs at same time

How can you have Powerpoint to continue to play the music or video while you are working on another program? It always stops the music or video I am showing to the audience while I click out of ...