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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Outlook MEGA database

I am the administrator of 10-15 computers, most of them Macs. One iMac Intel Dual Core, 3 GB of RAM (more than 3 y old) is running Outlook 2011 as an email client. The problem is the Mac becomes ...
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Curve text in Microsoft Word for Mac 2011

How can I make my text follow a curve or arch shape in Microsoft Word for Mac 2011?
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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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PowerPoint 2011 for Mac: How to Save As PDF and Hide Hidden slides?

I'm using Microsoft PowerPoint 2011 on a Mac. When I use "Save As..." and choose PDF format, I would like a PDF that has all the slides except for slides marked as Hidden in my slide deck. But I ...
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Using global DataObject for clipboard copy function in VBA (Excel for Mac): a bad idea?

I'm using a DataObject object just so I can copy to the clipboard in various VBA functions in Excel for Mac. Currently declared at module level: Dim MyDataObj As New DataObject Then in a function I ...
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Generate PDF with table of contents from Microsoft Word on Mac OS X

I need to generate PDF documents with a PDF table of contents from Microsoft Word 2011. The PDF table of contents can for example be viewed in Preview using View -> Table of Contents. This ...
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Outlook sporadically stops checking mail

I use Outlook 2011 (14.4.3) to connect to my organization's exchange server from my Mac (OS 10.9). Normally I receive mail shortly after it was sent, but on occasion Outlook will refuse to check my ...
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CTRL+Pause/Break equivalent in Microsoft Remote Desktop 8.0.9 on Macbook Air running OSX Mavricks?

I'm running MS-Access VBA and I intend to work on it remotely on a Macbook Air running Mavericks. I hooked up a PC keyboard to it and connected remotely to my other Windows machine, ran a VBA loop, ...
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Apple and PC Clients with Excel File Locking on Synology NAS Network Share

http://apple.stackexchange.com/questions/ask Apple and PC Clients with Excel File Locking on Synology NAS Network Share Environment: We're almost exclusively a mac-only environment; we have two ...
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Save As in MS Office for Mac to a different location

I have Office for Mac 2011 which seems to work OK. However if I open a file from one location and wish to do Save As.. to another location, all I get is the basic list of where I can save, but ...
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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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Auto Complete search suggestion drop down list in Excel 2011

I am using excel 2011 For Mac. Is it possible to have Data Validation set up so that the person can type into the cell and have the text auto complete based on the range that the DV is pulling from? ...
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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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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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Word cannot save this document due to a naming or permissions error on the destination volume

I have a mapped network folder on my Mac. About a week ago everything was fine and I could save Word documents to my personal folder on the network drive. Now, I've been getting the following ...
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.xls files suddenly won't open

Since yesterday my .xls files will not open in Office for Mac 2011. They have always done so till then. I can still open .xlxs files. The default 'open with' option is still the Microsoft Excel.app. I ...
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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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Lync 2011 Sign-in Issues

So on my windows laptop, Lync 2013 is set to automatically configure the connection settings, however when I try to automatically configure the connection settings on my mac it doesn't work. Is there ...
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How do I get Word 2011 back after Microsoft Autoupdate froze?

I had a Microsoft Autoupdate freeze after the end, and after a reboot, Word won't start. How can I reset to a currently updated Office?
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How do I open Outlook .msg files on my iPad

I work with a Document Management System that has my Outlook email archive stored as .msg files... which is nice and all, but I can't get my iPad to actually open them up properly. A search through ...
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Change default font in Word Office for Mac 2011

How I can change the default font of Word Office for Mac 2011?
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Is there a way to stop MS Word from automatically opening previously opened documents?

I know there's probably a setting in preferences, but I need to be able to do it without Word being open. The problem is one of my docx has become corrupt, so every time Word opens it immediately ...
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Office 2011 - Folders on Mac OS X Server network share not visible during save

I have a computer I'm servicing running OS X Mavericks and Office 2011. I open Finder, navigate to a network share (under Shared on the left pane), and see a shared server (shows up as a Mac mini ...
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Word for Mac: how to increase/decrease font size with (laptop) keyboard?

Again, title says it all. On a normal Mac keyboard, shortcuts for font increase/decrease are: SHIFT CMD < - decrease SHIFT CMD > - increase However, on a laptop keyboard the latter doesn't work. ...
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Outlook 2011, Where are the mails stored?

Just as the mails in Outlook under windows are stored in a PST file , where are the mails in Outlook under Mac stored ? I understand they are stored as OLM files . But can anyone tell me the exact ...
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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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Trying to Restore Lost iCloud Contacts with Outlook

I have destroyed twenty years of Contacts, Account Numbers, doctors information and passwords which I kept all in Contacts. I use the iCloud for my iPhone, iPad Mini and non-Apple laptop. I was ...
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Missing Print Options in Office and PowerPoint 2011

For about a year now I have not been able to print handouts in Microsoft PowerPoint 2011 (14.3.9). The option is simply not in the print dialog box. I finally discovered that this is due to using a ...
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Implement a large email archive on a Macbook Pro 13"

I have a large email archive that I need to make accessible on my Macbook. The archive is currently in a Microsoft Outlook PST file from a Windows machine. I'm aware of tools like O2M to convert it to ...
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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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How to replicate MS Publisher Booklet/Brochure with Mac software?

I am looking to create a bi-fold Booklet. I have very successfully used MS Publisher in the past - loved the easy to use page set up and printing conversion. Is there comparable Mac software. iStudio ...
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“PowerPC applications are no longer supported” – Microsoft Office

I am running on Mac OS X 10.8.2. I have a licensed copy of Microsoft Office, and haven’t had a problem using it, until a recent update! Since then, whenever I try to open it I get the following ...
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MS Office no longer working

After removing duplicate files, Microsoft Office 2011 for Mac will no longer start. I know the file "mbupgx.dylib" needs to be reinstated, which I tried, following the path of the error message ...
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Microsoft Office 2011 interface blurred on Retina display

I am using Microsoft Office 2011 Suite on my MacBook Pro with Retina Display. The user interfaces are super blur as shown below. Am I missing out some patches or paddings or MS Office does not ...
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excel files look different on OSX Desktop w/Parallels

I have two Excel files on my OSX Desktop. One is an alias and it has the double red lines/logo of Parallels, the other does not. See attached screen shot. Can anyone tell me why this occurs? I don't ...
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how to make Terminal (unix) use Microsoft Outlook instead of Apple Mail

We use Microsoft Outlook at work so I need to be able to use Microsoft Outlook instead of Apple's Mail program when I invoke it in Bash. Can anyone help me associate programs inside of Bash?
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How can I solve false duplicate in Mail.app?

I recently switched to Mail.app from Outlook 2011 and have been importing some of my archive messages. The problem is that for many of the messages, Mail.app seems to think they are duplicates so it ...
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How to copy/paste a formula down an entire column in Excel 2011?

I have a formula that references A1:B5 for instance, the result lives in any arbitrary cell, say D1. How do I copy and paste the same formula, referencing the same values as in D1, through the entire ...
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Drag and drop email .eml file from Outlook 2011 to Word 2011 (OSX Mavericks)

I'm working in a large organisation that is migrating from Windows to Mac. Previously there had been a workflow process where a user would drag an email from Outlook into a Word document, and the ...
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Is there a way to use automator/write an apple script to change the font in several powerpoint documents?

A recurring issue at work: A powerpoint file needs to be moved in to illustrator and saved as an .eps file. The files are almost always submitted with the font set to Calibri which Illustrator ...
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How to insert up arrow in microsoft word for mac using keyboard shortcut?

Is there a way to insert uparrow that is not a wingding in word with a keyboard shortcut? Whenever I insert the symbol from the character browser it switches my font to wingdings and it's frustrating ...
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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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Word crashes with documents with “track changes” on

Word suddenly started crashing every time either a document with «track changes» is opened «track changes» is activated in a document and the document is changed This behaviour started without an ...
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How can I save a Pages document as .docx?

I've tried to save a pages document as a *.docx for Microsoft Office. Pages is able to open, edit and (auto-)save existing *.docx documents. However, there is no option to export or save a duplicate ...
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Inserting a file in microsoft word 2011

I want to insert/embed a file in the Word Document. If i go to, Insert -> File and then select the file, it inserts the text present in that file. But i want to display it as only an icon. If i got ...
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Word:mac 2011 preserve table formatting on copy-paste

In Microsoft Word 2010 for Windows, I can duplicate a table simply by clicking its handle at the top-left (which selects the entire table), copying it and pasting it. When I do that in Word:mac, the ...
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How to add a line break in a cell in Excel for Mac

What key combination do I have to press to create a line break in a cell in Excel for Mac 2011? The Windows combination of Alt+Enter does not work on the Mac.
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Create 128 Barcodes within Excel

Is there a way to create Barcodes (128 standard) on a Mac, preferably via an add-in? I need it to create barcodes in Excel sheets (or moreso a friend of mine needs it). I have tried all VBA macros ...
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Why isn't iPhone syncing Calendar items with Outlook?

I am trying to set up a new (Verizon) iPhone to sync Contacts and Calender entries with Outlook 2007 on a Windows Vista Ultimate PC. The Contacts sync both ways, and calendar entries created in ...
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Spell check settings

Right now i am using Microsoft PowerPoint 2011 (on my macbook pro). I am doing a project on Hispania (an old Roman province) which today is currently Spain. My spell check has switched languages to ...