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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Access messages in Outlook's 'Drafts' folder

I would like to use a message that is stored in the 'Drafts' folder as a template for other messages. Unfortunately, I don't have the correct syntax: tell application "Microsoft Outlook" -- ...
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Syncing Contacts from iPhone to Outlook

I'd like to sync my iPhone's contacts to Outlook. The account is linked, so my email is updating, but it won't sync the contacts. How do I do it?
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How to propose rescheduling a meeting sent by someone else in Outlook for Mac 2011?

This should be easy - but there doesn't seem to be any equivalent of 'Decline and propose a new time' or even just 'Send update' for meetings in the Mac version of Outlook. The folks at Quora think ...
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Sending invitation from Outlook to iCloud calendar for all-day events

I sent myself (i.e. to my home iCloud account) invitations from my (work) Exchange account for several multi-day all-day events. However, when the invitations arrived, the calendar on my iPhone and ...
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Powerpoint changes mission control desktops every time I focus on a window

I'm trying to use PowerPoint on my Mac with Mountain Lion. I have a window that was originally opened in Desktop 1 and then I moved it to Desktop 4. Now, whenever I try to focus on the window in ...
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Adding line break within a cell on Excel. Control Option Enter doesn't work

How can I insert a line break within a cell on Excel. Control Option Enter doesn't work.
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Outlook 2011 reports incorrect font size

My copy of Outlook 2011 is behaving oddly with respect to font sizes. When I compose an email and set the text to be, for example, 12pt, the text I get when I type within the email composition window ...
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Why is there no iPhone in my iTunes 11 window?

I'm setting up a new Windows PC and trying to persuade iTunes to sync my Outlook contacts and calendar. In the answer for Where did the "sync" button go in iTunes 11? there's a picture ...
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Mac Office 2011 - Exporting a Color Palette

Just got into using Mac "full time" for work, and as I'm a bit of a nit-picker, I want to get things looking/behaving just so. Thanks to the help of the group, I've been able to get my Category list ...
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Is it possible to move the first few letters in a string to the end of a cell in Excel?

So if I have a number of cells with something like this in them: women/colour/type Is it possible to ask excel to move the women part to the end of the cell? e.g. colour/type/women I could ...
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Microsoft Publisher: Mac Equivalent?

Microsoft Publisher is an excellent piece of software on Windows. Does a Mac equivalent of Microsoft Publisher exist in its own entity ?
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How do I delete empty rows in excel but not empty cells in rows with information in them?

I am working with a large excel spreadsheet and I need to delete all the rows that are completely blank. I do not want to delete rows or cells with any information in any of the columns. Thanks in ...
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Is delegation of a calendar possible on using Office 365 and any client whatsoever on Mac?

I am looking for any way for OS X users to use Office 365's exchange calendaring service to delegate / share a calendar with another user on Office 365. I have researched the MS knowledge base which ...
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Outlook 2011 - clicking email addresses inside the application opening in Apple Mail

I use Apple Mail for my personal mail, and Outlook 2011 for work. I have Mail as my default client, as when browsing the web / writing mail, I want to send all emails from that account. However, I ...
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hyperlinked text in word cant be click once made into a pdf

Im using word 2011 to create a doc with hyper linked text using cmd K this text is fine when the document is viewed in word as you can click on the text and it opens a browser to view the web page. ...
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Easiest way to create a graphical representation of Application Usage Report?

I have several mac users who claim they need all 3 major browsers for testing websites and they need Admin privileges to keep them updated. (My Company doesn't support but Safari.) I have run an ...
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trying to get Didot font into a Parallels 8 VM

All, Can anyone direct me to a link or provide instructions on how to get the Didot font (True Type I believe) into MS Outlook 2012 running in a VM?
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Unlock locked / readonly Word 2011 document

I've got a Word .docx file which is "readonly" in Word (not in Finder->Info). Usually this problem (this time it occurred after a crash) would self-resolve after a while or I could delete a lock ...
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Outlook 2011 category colors - Windows Color Palette?

Does anybody know what are the RGB "equivalents" of the category colors that MS uses in the Windows version of Oulook 2010? Just starting to use a Mac "for real work" (vs tinkering with it as a ...
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Why did some applications have to rebuild their database after a Time Machine rollback?

Recently my system (10.8) got totally borked, so I booted into recovery mode and rewrote the entire disk from a two day old Time Machine backup. When I started back up, I found that: Spotlight ...
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Why do PNGs with embedded HTML links not open on iPhone and only allow to save as image?

My company email (sent from outlook pc) signature has social media icons at the bottom - images hyperlinked to facebook, twitter etc. The hyperlinks work perfectly when opened up on PC's and other ...
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How do I get Mac Calendar app to use outlook instead of Mail app for its email alerts

I have been trying to get away from Google lately so I am trying to use the Mac Calendar app for my calendar. I want email notifications for my events but Calendar always launches the Mail app even ...
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How can I record a video of my screen, without any noticeable compression?

So I have a client who wanted us to design them a screensaver... In PowerPoint... "The client's always right!" I have created it and need to record the animated output into a .mov file, for import ...
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Is office for the mac the only way I can open and save as word documents?

When apple people interact with people who use MS word, is the only way to do this by purchasing Office for the Mac or can pages make do? I believe pages can output to a format that is word friendly ...
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Windows Live POP email and folders “On my Computer” vanishes?

I have a strange Outlook 2011 behavior on my OS X 10.8.3 MBA. I have 2 accounts in Outlook: the Gmail using IMAP and the Windows Live using POP When I open the Outlook both accounts are showing ...
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Why does Office for Mac need Safari and Chrome closed for installation?

In an update for MS Office for Mac, the installer asks to close Chrome and Safari — why? What do those programs have to do with Microsoft Office? I only have Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
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Can spotlight locate/find files in a VM, specifically Outlook 2010?

I run Windows 7 via Parallels 8 on my MBA running OS X10.8.4. Is there a way to configure spotlight to locate/find contacts or emails in Outlook? Spotlight finds other VM created files such as Word, ...
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Incorrect apostrophe character in MS Word 2011 on Mac

I'm using Word for Mac 2011. When using the default font - Cambria - extra spaces appear when I type an apostrophe followed by another character. See the screenshot at: As you can see in the ...
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Is there a way to hide some events from an Outlook calendar?

I have an Outlook calendar synced to my iPhone which has a lot of "reminders" that I don't really want to see on my actual calendar. How can I hide some of these items from my iPhone, without ...
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Backing up Adobe CS6, Microsoft office, Camtasia on Time Machine - will they completely restore?

I have a hard drive problem. If I use Time machine to make regular backups, will Adobe CS6, Microsoft office, Camtasia and other installed programmes completely retore on a new hard drive without any ...
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Sort files according to kind in Office for Mac save dialog

I would like to arrange my folders above files so that finding where I want to file project details becomes more straightforward. I have been able to do this in Finder but when using Office for Mac ...
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How can I change the default save location of Office for Mac?

I have Office for Mac 2011 and unlike Office PC, I can't find how to change the location where my files are to be saved. The default position doesn't suit my needs and I spend a lot of time ...
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Excel 14.1.0 (110310) on OSX 10.7.5 doesn't have Full Screen function

I have OSX 10.7.5 on 2009 MacBook with Excel 14.1.0 but I don't have Full Screen function. I Googled and am sure that this version of Excel and OSX should have Full Screen, but I just can't find it. ...
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Outlook for Mac 2011: How to find the folder where a message is stored?

When I perform a search in Outlook for Mac 2011, I can't seem to figure out how to determine which folder each of the search results is stored. This questions has been answered for Office for ...
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Customize delimiter character with Excel CSV save-as

Is there any way to do this? I need to use a pipe "|" as my delimiter. On Windows you can change this during the export. On Mac I haven't found a way. As a side note, my files have commas in the ...
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Not able to send emails through Microsoft Outlook on iPhone

I use Microsoft Outlook as my email client but I also have separate Gmail account on my iPhone 4S which has no problems sending or receiving emails. On my Outlook account at home I can always receive ...
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How to not compress inserted pictures in Powerpoint 2011 for Mac?

I am trying to make a presentation for a conference, and am facing a problem that I cannot solve. I have a powerpoint presentation initially created with Powerpoint 2010 for Windows. I am facing ...
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Microsoft Word 2007 Default Language

Hi I am a first timer here. My dictionary on MS Word 2007 keeps switching back to English North America and I really want it in UK English. Does anybody know how to solve this problem?
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Import other peoples calendar from Outlook

I don't think this is possible but still not sure, maybe it is: Can I import other people's calendar into iCal? Those calendars are Microsoft Outlook Exchange Calendars.
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Shortcut for subscript in PowerPoint

Is there a keyboard shortcut to format as subscript in PowerPoint 2011? Most sources point to command-= but this zooms out. Is there a way to customize these shortcuts, or more importantly to ...
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how to set CSV delimiter in OSX Lion?

I live in Indonesia and we use the dd/mm/yyyy date format as opposed to America's mm/dd/yyyy. Questions: I changed my Language settings to Indonesia region so that this date format would be ...
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Outlook for Mac “Your database could not be rebuilt [-47]”

Recently, whenever I open Outlook, it tells me that my the database needs to be rebuilt. I attempted to and received an error the first time. I deleted the database file located in ...
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Mac Excel Control Shift RIght Arrow

It's been a while since I used Excel on a PC. In Excel on a PC, I believe if you have a set of data and want to select all the cells in the same row from where the cursor is to the last cell below a ...
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Which presentation remote controls are OS X compatible with Powerpoint?

I'm looking for a remote control to use for controlling a Powerpoint presentation, and want it to be compatible and reliable w/ OS X. Any recommendations on one that functions well with Powerpoint?
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Are the column width inches in Excel on a Mac the same as those of Windows?

Are the column width inches in Excel on a Mac the same as those of Windows? I was given homework by my instructor and the width is far too much – so do Excel on OS X and Windows behave the same in ...
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Can a new mail be sent using AppleScript + Outlook + IMAP?

I'm trying to use apple script to automate creation of a new outlook mail message. The below code will work when I have my email account sent up as pop3 but I need it to work with an IMAP account. ...
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Where is Remote Desktop Connection for Mac in Office 2011?

I've just installed Office for Mac 2001 (v14.3.3), on this page (http://www.microsoft.com/mac/remote-desktop-client) it says "Remote Desktop Connection for Mac 2 is included with every edition of ...
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Is it possible to stream a YouTube video in Powerpoint for Mac 2011?

I would like to have a video in a Powerpoint presentation, without having to download the file. So just insert a link to youtube or vimeo, and then being able to play it directly form the ...
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Office Mac - Open WebDAV URL as a command line paramater

On Windows (and even with OpenOffice), you simply do something like: WINWORD.EXE http://www.webdavserver.com/some/file.docx and Word will open it off the server and allow you to edit it. On Mac ...
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Outlook 2011 crashes when connecting to Exchange server

The problem started this morning when Outlook 2011 tried to connect to the Exchange server looking for new emails. An error message came up saying that Outlook needs to close (see screenshot). I can ...