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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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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exporting numbers 09 to excel with photos in spreadsheet

When I export my numbers spreadsheet with photos in the column the photos do not transfer when I import it into excel. How can I do this?
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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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Roundup cells of different values [on hold]

Col A has cells of varying amts. I want to write a formula for Column B which multiply the cells of Col A by 1.10% and roundup to the next [higher] dollar amt. I then want to Fill Down Col B
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Viewing Composite Document File V2 Documents

Every now and then I receive attachments from Windows users that show up as "Picture (Device independent Bitmap)" and - when I run "file" on the command line, they are identified as "Composite ...
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Change fonts for incoming email outlook

Basic knowledge I know I how change the fonts in Mail.app, it is actually working fine and as I want. Problem: However, the change does not apply to email sent from Microsoft Outlook and opened in ...
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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. ...
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How do I convert “3 days” to 3 in Microsoft Excel for OSX

I have a column filled with values like 3 days, 12 days, etc How can I strip out the text and force convert these to integers?
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Keyboard shortcut to select all text in a cell in Excel

Is there a keyboard shortcut key to select all the text in the current cell in Excel, if you are in the process of editing the cell?
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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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Insert key in mac book pro 2011 with windows 10 with bootcamp

I have a MacBook Pro 2011 running windows 10 with bootcamp. How to use "Insert key" (Ins) or equivalent on Mac keyboard, in MS word 2016 ? There isnt key insert, and fn + return doesn not work, and ...
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Opening .msg file in Outlook for Mac 2011

Most of my colleagues use Outlook on Windows and I need to access emails stored in .msg format (don't ask, it's complicated). My understanding is that .msg is an Outlook file format, but Outlook 2011 ...
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Excel 2011 crashes when I work on a large Excel file

I have a MacBook Pro running on Mavericks with 8GB of RAM. I am using a large Excel file with roughly 250k rows of data (170MB). I would like to delete several sheets in the file but every time I do, ...
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How to change citation language in Microsoft Word for Mac 2015 (15.17.1)?

When I add a source without a date to my Microsoft Word document in Microsoft Word 2015 (15.17.1) on OS X 10.11.2 and insert a citation, the inserted field states (Author, kein Datum) in German (kein ...
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How to fix «event coreslct» error?

I have an AppleScript source with this code: tell "Microsoft Word" «event coreslct» (last row of table X of document Y) insert rows selection position below number of rows Z end tell After ...
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Microsoft Outlook 2011 constantly crashing

I just purchased Microsoft Office 2011 for Mac last week. Outlook CONSTANTLY crashes. I have tried everything… uninstall and re install twice, rebuilding main identity. Please help! I am so frustrated ...
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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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Free .CSV text file editor for Mac OS X?

I am looking for a free editor to edit comma-delimited text files, or .csv format.
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Does OS X PowerPoint lack the compare option?

I'd like to merge changes between two PowerPoint documents on my mac. This article from Microsoft suggest that that is as simple as clicking the compare button in the review tab. However, NO such ...
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Want VBA code to make Excel Mac 2011 play sound file based on name in a cell

I'm trying to populate an Excel worksheet with controls that will play audio file examples of how to pronunce a list of words. If the content of A1 is "introduce", I want Excel to play an audio file ...
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What is the keyboard shortcut for editing a cell in Excel?

I can't find the keyboard shortcut for this on the mac. It's F2 on a windows machine.
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Apple mail adding calendar invitations despite this being disabled

I've disabled Apple Mail from automatically adding calendar invitations, however when they're sent to me, they still get automatically added to my Apple Calendar. The problem with this, of course, is ...
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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 ...
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Headings and numbering glitch(es) in MS Word for Mac 2015 Version 15.18

As in the attached screenshot image, my 4th level heading is inexplicably a block of solid black. This only appeared after sending the Word doc file as an Outlook attachment (!) also on the same Mac ...
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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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How to resolve Microsoft Excel for Max OS X Yosemite error “Cannot use object linking and embedding”?

What is the best way to resolve Microsoft Excel for Mac OS X Yosemite error "Cannot use object linking and embedding"?
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Tab not working on Microsoft Word 2011

I'm not sure what's going on here, but whenever I go to a new line, tab doesn't work. It doesn't work in other lines of the same paragraph either, but if I go back to a previous paragraph, hit tab, ...
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Do applications preserve xattrs when saving?

Do applications on Mac OS X (specifically the MS Office applications, but interested in others as well) generally preserve xattrs (Extended Attributes) on documents when saving them? For example, if ...
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How do you sort columns left to right in MS Excel for mac?

I have a table, and I'm trying to sort by the column headers, so that the alphabetically first column is to the left, etc. I've seen various instructions, and I've tried, but when I'm in the sort ...
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Doing a “mail merge” from Microsoft Office to send out an individualized email

I have an Excel spreadsheet with the grades of my students. Every so often I'd like to email out their current grades, one email per student, that will only include their last three homework grades or ...
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Mac office, outlook keep calendar invite in e-mail box

When I recieve an calendar invite and send an 'accept' the message itself is being deleted out of my mail box. I know the invite itself is able to stay in your mailbox but the big question is how?! ...
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I cannot send GMAIL using Outlook 2016

I have Outlook 2016 and I'm trying to pickup my gmail using IMAP. I can receive emails, but it does not send when doing a test send on setting up the email. Error code: 0x800cce05 SMTP Server: ...
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How do I navigate the ribbon in Office for Mac 2016 with the keyboard?

In Office in Windows, if you tap "Alt", letters appear all over the ribbon that illuminate how to navigate through it, switching tabs and hitting buttons to do anything that's on there. How can I ...
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Attach file to Outlook 2016 email using AppleScript

I am attempting to attach a tar.gz archive of system logs to an Outlook 2016 email that gets created from another shell script. The script was modified from this one at JAMF Nation. Because the file ...
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Export Outlook Emails (Mac) to Gmail

I'm looking to export emails from Outlook and Entourage from Macs, and import them into Gmail (Google Apps). Any suggestions? Found really simple solutions for Mac Mail and Outlook for Windows, but ...
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Format cells as date time in iOS Excel app

I'm using the Microsoft Excel app (version 1.2) in an iPhone 6 (iOS 9.3.1). How can I format a cell in a cell so it appears in date time format, e.g. "03/05/16 17:49"?
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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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iOS Download .doc file from URL (in Safari)

One of our software suppliers normally make .doc 's downloadable via the browser (desktops). Now I'm trying to download the .doc file in Safari on iOS 9 but it just prints the document. How can I save ...
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Move Apps from old hard drive

My 2009 MacBook's hard drive failed this weekend and I had to have it replaced on the spot or wait 3 days. I have successfully used a connection cable to connect the old hard drive to the new one and ...
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Why can't I change the normal template for microsoft word 2016 for mac?

I did a clean install of Microsoft Office for Mac 2016 from installers from my campus bookstore. I customized the install to include only Excel, Word, and PowerPoint. I have not had the previews, and ...
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How to make Finder show icon thumbnail for some Excel documents?

I have two Microsoft Excel documents that are, except for the data contained within, virtually identical. One was created as an offshoot of the other. In the Finder, the original displays a thumbnail ...
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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 ...
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How to view Microsoft Document Imaging (MDI) files on a Mac?

I've received a bunch of MDI files which I need to open on a Mac Snow Leopard. Any way around this e.g. free readers available?
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Install Office 2008 on MAC MINI (no disk drive)

I need to install a Office 2008 on a MAC MINI that do not have disc drive. I follow the instructions on the apple site, to use the remote disc. I install the "DVD and CD Sharing" on laptop windows ...
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How to “snooze” events until 1 minute before start in Outlook 2016 for Mac

I recently switched from Mac Calendar to Outlook 2016 for Mac. I have calendar reminders set to the default 15 minutes before the event. I have an option to "snooze until 5 minutes before event" or ...
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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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Duplicate calendar events in Outlook 2011

Does someone have a script to merge or delete Outlook 2011 duplicate calendar entries?
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Where is the auto save option in Microsoft Office 2016 for Word and Power Point?

Yesterday, I managed to lose a couple of hours of work, because I had forgotten to save my file. Now I wanted to enable the auto save option for Power Point and Word, which I thought would also be ...
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Where is the Autocorrect file for Word 2016 stored in El Capitan?

I recently installed Word 2016 in El Capitain alongside Word 2011. 2016 picked up my preference files, including my autocorrect options, which I had used extensively in Word 2011. I then removed some ...
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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 the red button turned gray and nothing happened. I can minimize it, but can't move it to trash ...