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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How to disable smart quotes in Outlook 2016

Same question, different version. Outlook 2016 doesn't have the Edit > Substitutions menu item, and it ignores the setting in System Preferences > Keyboard > Text > Use smart quotes.
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MS Office 2011 Word printing range of pages fails

I tried to print pages 7-8 and 11-14 of a 14 page document. Word decided it was going to print the whole document. No matter what settings I tried; whole document. Except that you can successfully ...
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Apple script not working with folders containing special letters (hebrew)

I am basically a Java developer, but had to run an apple script on my mac to batch convert doc/docx to PDF. I run the following apple script via Automator: property theList : {"doc", "docx"} on run ...
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File locations not appearing in left sidebar of Word 2016 Open Document dialog [duplicate]

Usually when I go to open a file in Word I can select from a list of locations in the left hand column of the dialog. These locations have disappeared: How do I get them back? I've had this before ...
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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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Mac Lync Conversation History Storage Location

Anyone know where Mac Lync 2011 stores its conversation history? Since it isn't tied to Outlook, it isn't stored on the Exchange server is it? If not, I need to back it up...
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Connecting to Lync Online [or Skype for Business] using the Messages App

Is it possible to make use of the Messages app to connect to Microsoft Lync / Skype for business ?
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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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How to remove color formatting of links in Microsoft Word?

In Microsoft Word for Mac 2011, I'm trying to edit the Hyperlink and FollowedHyperlink styles so that they don't modify the text's color that I'm hyperlinking. For example, let's say I have the ...
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Finder Favourites no longer appear in Open/Save dialogue in MS Office [duplicate]

I can't save Office files to my iCloud drive anymore, nor any other directories that appear in my the Favourites menu in Finder windows. I have to instead save them to (e.g.) desktop and then move ...
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iCloud mail sync with outlook 2016 on MAC

I have all the latest software - El Capitan, Outlook 2016 fully patched, and an iCloud account that I can log into (from Safari) using either thisIsMe@icloud.com or thisIsMe@gmail.com with ...
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Outlook 2016 for Mac: cannot connect to work server after password change

I've had a great experience with Outlook for Mac so far, connecting to the Exchange account for my company, but I changed my password in my work system, and now Outlook won't connect. It doesn't ...
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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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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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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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Applescript - Open password protected excel file

Is there a way for Applescript to open an Excel workbook (.xls) that is password protected? I see that in the library there are functions to check if a workbook has password, but I do not know the ...
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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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Numbers, wish to convert Excel to Vcard to import to Contacts

I have a 250+ contact Excel file that I wish to, instead of doing it by hand, one row at a time, batch-convert into iCloud Contacts -ready Vcards. Anyone have any idea how to do this? I've seen lots ...
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Mac Outlook 2016 Inline Response Formatting

It seems like a recent update to Mac Outlook 2016 broke the formatting of replying inline. Up until recently (the last 2-3 weeks) when I would reply with inline questions/comments, it would separate ...
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Shared Calendars not available in Outlook 2011

Shared Calendars is not available in my Navigation Pane. I am trying to add colleagues calendars. I understand they should show up in a Shared Calendars Section in the Navigation Pane. But I don't ...
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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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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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To hide unused rows in Excel

How do I hide all unused rows in Excel? I hate that if I scroll to fast I do not stop at the end of the data. I am running Excel 15. Here is an example. I want every row after 263 hidden so when I ...
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Syncing different iCloud calendars into different Outlook categories in the same calendar

Since the To-Do bar in Outlook 2016 for Windows 10 only wants to show one calendar (the default one), using different iCloud calendars to keep different types of events separate (family, finance, work,...
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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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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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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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Show tracked changes by date in Word 2011?

How can I show the edits done on a particular day? Sometimes I want to check the starting/stopping times on a day, but there seems to be no way to list the edits in chronological order or search for,...
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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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Word 2011: Keyboard shortcuts for accepting/rejecting a tracked change AND moving to the next change

Is there such a built-in shortcut for doing such action pairs? (e.g. accept+move to next, using a single shortcut) If not, how can I define such a custom shortcut?
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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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How to Edit .pps files?

They open like power-points in Powerpoint with animations. I would like to maintain the animations. There are just a few mistakes that I would like to correct in the body. How can you edit .pps ...
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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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Is it possible to bounce or redirect an email using Outlook 2016 for Mac or OWA?

Is there a way to replicate an email bounce / redirect using Office 365 hosted email using either the OWA web app or Microsoft Office 2016 for Mac? Basically, some subset of emails that get sent to ...
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MS Excel - Conditional Formatting

Within the same cell i need conditional formatting (CF) applied based on the cells previous contents and the new contents. Example: Quantity field has a 10 in it, then I change it to 9. I would ...
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Sync Outlook calendar with iCloud?

I'm looking for a way to sync my Outlook calendar (Exchange) with iCloud or with Google Mail (one way, only from Outlook to server). The reason is that I'd like to make the calendar available to ...
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Office 2011 issue with emailing an attachment

My laptop was recently upgraded to Mavericks and has Office 2011. With an office document, I like to use file>>share>>email(as attachment). When I do this now, I get an alert that Word was unable to ...
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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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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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How to export a list of recently opened files from Office:MAC? 2011?

I recently inherited some old mac machines and was told to look for anything important on the before formatting them. One of the things that is installed on these machines is Office:MAC 2011, and ...
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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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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 ...