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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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 ...
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seeing mails on macbook

I live in Shanghai for last 5 years operating a microsoftonline.com email account on my macbook (version 10.10.2) and iphone6. Until few months ago, it always went well. Lately, many a times I can’...
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Using Applescript to paste the current date into a range of Excel cells

I have a simple script written that successfully saves the current date in the format I need. I also have saved a destination range in the active sheet. I just need syntax to paste/insert it into that ...
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How to specify non-breaking space on Mac Excel - Mac version of char(160)

On Windows, you can specify non-breaking spaces in Excel formulas with char(160), for example: =A1&char(160)&A2 =substitue(cell_ref,char(160),"") On Excel for Mac (2011), however, char(160) ...
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Excel always opens spreadsheet in read-only mode

I understand this issue arose over the past 2-3 years, but I haven't seen any solution. A workbook created on a Windows PC using Office 365 - transferred to Mac (Yosemite installed) - opens in read-...
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How do I determine what TLS ciphers are being used in OSX, Outlook 2011?

I just limited all my SSL ciphers to TLS 1.X and TLS1_RSA_AES and my up-to-date OSX machine is no longer able to connect to the server via Outlook 2011. I can use Safari to connect to the same host,...
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Getting quotation marks to the bottom of a line

Quotation marks go to the top of the line in MS Word, like “this”. However, official EU text as well as some Dutch publications use quotation marks as follows: Van Slingelandt: „We vinden het ...
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Dotted underlines in Word for Macbook users 2011

I am doing an editorial job and need to underline some words with red dotted underlines. How do you do this using Word for Mac users? The version I have is 2011, on a MacBook with Snow Leopard ...
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MathType Incompatibility between Windows and Mac

I have a document in MS Word in Windows with equations in MathType. When I edit it in MS Word on the Mac, the equations get corrupted, even though we have the same version of MathType and Word on both ...
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Lync alternatives on Mac

Is there a Lync alternative on a Mac such that I can still use my Microsoft contacts? Note that I desire to keep all my outlook contacts from Lync but simply using a different service to communicate ...
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Emails not read in Outlook

I can read emails on iPhone 5c running iOS 8.2 but they do not show up in Outlook 2010 when I open Outlook 2010.
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Reviewing documents in Word for Mac - unable to change user name for commenting

I am reviewing a document on behalf of someone. I use Track Changes and I am inserting comments. I want the name of the my colleague to appear in the comments and not mine (mine appears by default as ...
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Why are .docx files shown as blank paper instead of blue Word icon?

I want to know if I can change this behaviour. .doc files are shown in the usual Word icon, as well as .dot and .dotx files. .dot files. Only the .docx files are shown as blank paper. I have attached ...
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32-bit or 64-bit version of Microsoft Office on Windows 7 64-bit bootcamp?

I wanted to ask which version I should download and install. First, I need to tell you that I use Windows 7 64-bit bootcamp on my Mac. I access it mostly via a virtual machine (VMWare). My Macbook has ...
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Microsoft (Preview) Outlook Quit Unexpectedly

I got the preview release of Office for Mac and everything works but Outlook. Every time I launch it immediately crashes with Exception Type: EXC_BAD_ACCESS (SIGSEGV) Exception Codes: ...
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Changing the target DPI when saving slides as images in PowerPoint 2011

I want to increase the target resolution when exporting slides as images in PowerPoint 2011 for Mac. In other forums it says to go to Preferences -> Save, and from there you can change the dpi. Here'...
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using functions and conditional formatting together in excel 2011

I am a teacher and am trying to create a mail merge to autocomplete a "cover sheet" showing their results for an assessment my students took recently. I have a spreadsheet where I put an 'x' (or ...
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Anyone know of an “Office Timeline” plug in for Powerpoint on Mac?

Anyone know of an "Office Timeline" plug in for Powerpoint on Mac? I love https://www.officetimeline.com, but it's for Windows only. Mac must run Fusion or such to support Windows Office, not Mac ...
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Automate Fn key switch when opening Excel

So Microsoft released a free preview of Office for Mac, and it is pretty sweet. One of my biggest problem when using Excel on a mac has always been that the most popular/frequent shortcut (F2 -> edit ...
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Mac book Air and Yosemite: presentation mode

When I present sth in presentation mode (powerpoint) I cannot switch to safari or whatsoever. My background screne is showed and I cannot get rid of it. Can someone help?
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Yosemite with exchange server : Inbox email is not updated with the latest message

I have tried this on both Outlook for Mac 2011 and native Mail app on Yosemite. The issue is all folders of email i.e Sent will be updated with the latest email but not on inbox. I can only download ...
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Outlook 2016 Exchange Error

I'm using the beta of the new Outlook 2016. When I try to add my own exchange account I constantly get the dialog telling me the server is being redirected. So then I tried to use the 'import' feature ...
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How to mass-organize iTunes library?

I'd like to try to organize the songs in my iTunes library (rename artists and albums, etc.), but my library's pretty large and it would be time consuming to manually edit my songs via the Get Info ...
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In Excel, how do you delete line breaks?

In Excel, how do you delete line breaks globally? It's totally messing up my text-to-column I need to do.
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Image Compression Power point Presentation 2011

I am trying to make a presentation, and am facing a problem. I am facing picture compression issues . In addition to this saving problem, that pictures become worse quality every time I save the file,...
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Quick and reliable solution for accessing Outlook 2011 .olm files on Windows Outlook

As I am currently using Outlook 2013 for Windows 8 and I have some crucial mails to access, which are in the form of Outlook für Mac-Archiv.olm and Harrison.olm in My Pen drive, I just carried out ...
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How to open a .zip file which is embedded in .xlsx file?

I have a .zip file which has been embedded in a .xlsx file (excel ). But everytime I double click on the file it keeps giving this message: Cannot start source application for this object. There may ...
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Sorting email in conversations with Outlook in iOS

In the latest release of Microsoft Outlook for iOS (as of 2/26/2015), is there a way to change the sort behavior of message within a conversation? If I'm not mistaken, the messages are sorted from ...
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Microsoft Office 2011 no longer working with Yosemite 10.10.2?

When trying to open either Word or Excel, I get an error saying Microsoft Word (or Excel) cannot be opened because of a problem. Check with the developer to make sure Microsoft Word works with ...
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MacBook Air and LCD Projector

When Presenting a powerpoint I tried to minimize the PP and go online to demo. The site comes up on my Laptop but not on the projection. That only displays the home screen.
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Merge two word documents into one document

Is there a way to combine two versions of the same Word for Mac 2011 into one document? I have multiple revisions with comments from co-authors and would like to combine the documents with comments ...
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How to convert to millions in Mac:Numbers?

I understand in Microsoft Excel you would use the format string $#.##,," M" so that 12,271,359 would appear as 12.27M I am alittle confused with the Numbers app on Mac (the excel equivalent) and I ...
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Cannot close Microsoft Word document

I am using Microsoft Word for Mac on my MacBook Pro OS X (Yosemite). I tried closing a Word document but clicking on the red button made it turn gray and nothing happened. I can minimize the Word ...
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Setting Work Schedule with Outlook an half hour boundaries

We use Outlook at work for scheduling. By default, the work schedule is 9AM to 5PM. You can easily change this to other hours under Preferences, but you are limited to full hour boundaries. I can't, ...
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Place document styles on the right of the document in Microsoft Word for Mac

On my PC, I can place (or doc) the MS Word styles to the right of the document/screen. Is this possible on Word 2011 for OS-X?
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Creating an adding and subtracting formula in Numbers

I'm creating a financial spreadsheet and need to ask the spreadsheet to calculate the new balance after subtracting and adding sums. For example, I want to calculate the running total in E column. I ...
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How do I move my Outlook mac files to Ms outlook 2010?

How can I move all my emails including the mailboxes from Outlook mac to Ms outlook 2010?
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Lost Email account

I tried to update my Mac outlook application using the MS office updater. I the process I lost my email account and all emails. Is there a way to recover these emails? I thought that when MS-Outlook ...
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Disabling smooth scrolling in Outlook on Mac

Is there a way to disable smooth scroll in Outlook (email reading pane)?
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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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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 pre-...
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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 ...