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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Force Splotlight to search a subfolder

Background: I moved the Microsoft User Data from ~/Documents to ~/Library/Preferences because I didn't want Google Drive to sync my Office files. I can run Office products fine, but I can't search my ...
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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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Office Word 2011 for Mac scrambles hyperlinks with different schemes

I have a very urgent question. I made my dad buy a MacBook Air just 3 days ago, I configured it completely and installed Microsoft Office 2011 for Mac, so far so good. There is only one bad ...
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Excel in Office 2011 on Yosemite lost some keyboard functionality; restart fixes

I am using Excel from Office 2011 on OS X Yosemite, and Cmd-` and Cmd-H stopped working. There was some other lost functionality on typing, but I didn't do enough testing before restarting Excel, ...
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How to stop Microsoft Word for Mac v14.3.9 opening all recently opened files on start up?

When I open up Word for Mac now, it automatically will open the most recent files that were opened up (as many as 10 to 15 files). What command or operation stops word from opening these recent ...
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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 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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Tell application “Microsoft Outlook” not working after Yosemite upgrade

I have two Macs. The AppleScript code below runs on one Mac ("Mac 1"), but not on the other ("Mac 2"). Mac 1 is running Snow Leopard, where Mac 2 was upgraded to Yosemite, and the AppleScript below ...
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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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Can Keynote on iOS play PowerPoint files with audio?

I have a family member who's considering buying an iPad. The biggest needs she has is to see PowerPoint presentations with music/audio. She currently has an iMac with Microsoft Office installed, and ...
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Outlook for Mac 2011 - How to sync with iCal (Google Calendar)?

This seems to be a common problem, but I couldn't find any solutions. I want to sync my Google Calendar with Outlook 2011 I tried this solution: Sync Google Calendar with iCal Then sync iCal ...
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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 Edit Message

I am using the new outlook (Blue Icon) for OSX with a microsoft-online subscription account. I noticed there is an option called "Edit Message" when viewing an email in the sent-items. i was under ...
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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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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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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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Conditional format cells based on match in another sheet

I have 2 excel sheets (Using Microsoft excel 2011 for mac) sheet1(Column D) foo bar sheet2 abc cde foo sfd sdf dgf bar I have applied 3 rules using conditional format: 1. If any of the data in ...
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Excel Data Analysis ToolPak available for download for Microsoft Office for Mac 2011?

Does anyone know how to download the data analysis toolpack add-in for Excel 2011 for Mac? I have looked around quite a bit and can't seem to find it anywhere... did Microsoft discontinue this ...
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Why do I get “double greater/less thans” instead of double quotes in Word?

I am using Word 2011 on my Lion iMac. Sometimes as I write, when I hit the "double-quote" key, I don't get double-quotes, but another symbol that looks like "double-less-thans" or ...
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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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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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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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Outlook 2011 Reading pane: wrap the subject text instead of truncating with ellipsis

When viewing a mail with longer subject, in reading pane it shows the subject only in one line and if it exceeds it truncates with ellipsis notation. Is there any way to display the complete subject ...
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MS Outlook Calendar with color categories sync to iPhone

I have a problem with the iPhone calendar and the Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync calendar category colors. Is there a app which is compatible with the MS Exchange category colors? I understand that ...
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Is there a way to assign a keyboard shortcut Outlook 2011 to move email to a specified folder?

In Microsoft Outlook 2011, I'd like to be able to quickly highlight an email and move it to a folder (e.g. "Processed") with a simple keyboard shortcut.
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Export Keynote to PowerPoint in high resolution

When I take a Keynote (5.3 or 6.0) presentation with images (all pasted PDF files), then export the presentation to a PowerPoint presentation, all of the images become severely degraded. For ...
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Microsoft Office, Exchange, Calendar, Snooze issue, Resending Invitation

So here is a weird bug, I've created a Reoccurring Meeting in OSX Outlook 2011 but every time I hit snooze using OSX Notifications the Meeting Invite is sent out again with the same time. Why is this ...
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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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Outlook crashes when using key commands, on Yosemite

Outlook (Office for Mac 2011) crashes every time I use the key command for "Read" on emails. I just updated the OS to Yosemite 10.10.1
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Will a Microsoft Office Add-In developed in Visual Studio work for both a Windows and Mac ( osx ) versions of Ms Office?

I want to develop a Microsoft Office Word Add-In for Mac Users. I would like to know if we create it using Visual Studios in windows will it be compatible with the Mac version of office or is there a ...
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Can I access a voice memo file that's attached to an email stuck in my iPhone's outbox?

Is there a way to access a file that's attached to a message stuck in my iPhone's Outlook outbox, unsent? I attempted to send two large voice memos to an email recipient as attachments, but the ...
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Registering Excel on iPad, when iTunes and Microsoft account emails differ?

I have an Office 365 Home Premium subscription, and so I wish to use the subscription-based features of Excel for iPad. The problem is that I use different email addresses for my iTunes and Office ...
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How to import Apple Mail archive files in Outlook 2013?

I need to import Apple Mail archived files in Outlook 2013 on Windows, but every time I open the import wizard and reach the file selection step, I cannot select the archived file. It doesn't even ...
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How to move app window when app is trying to use second monitor that's not present

I have OS X10.8.5 (fully patched). I'm using Office for Mac 2011 (fully patched). Earlier in the week, I was working on a PowerPoint presentation. During the earlier work, I had a second monitor ...
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Microsoft Office 2011 right-to-left (Arabic) doesn't work

I'm facing a problem with Office 2011 for MAC, for example, when you open WORD 2011, and key in some Arabic letters, each word will appear as discrete letters not connected as one single word as it ...
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Mail.app import from Entourage failed

I am trying to import my entire folder structure from Entourage 2008 to Mail on a Mac running OS X 10.5.8. First I tried to export the whole email database from Entourage to the Desktop as a .rge ...
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Outlook 2011 - how to disable auto correction?

How can I turn off the Auto Correct feature in Outlook 2011? I was not able to find anything about that in the web. Edit: Disabling all Auto Correcting in the Preferences as Buscar웃 suggested did ...
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User Authentication in Microsoft Document Connection

How can I change the username that is used to connect to a SharePoint site in Microsoft Document Connection. When I try to connect to a site, it's showing the authentication screen, but only allows me ...
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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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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 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 can I stop “Word is finishing analyzing your document”?

I'm writing a document about 100 pages with MS Office 2011 for Mac. While I'm editing the content, Word would halt almost every minutes with "Word is finishing analyzing your document" message and a ...
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Can the excessively limited “Recent Items” list be adjusted to include more document types?

Recent Items under the Apple menu or in the Dock could be an excellent way to quickly access files that you have been working with recently. Alas, it's functionality is destroyed by obvious document ...
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How to get Outlook email indexed by Spotlight after reinstalling Office 2011?

I reinstalled Office 2011 and my Outlook email index stopped updating. I forced a reindex of the entire drive, but the email still wasn't indexing. Stopped by the Genius Bar and they suggested ...
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How can I find the product key of Office 2011 after restoring from backup?

I had to restore my iMac from a Time Machine backup. Everything seemed fine until I tried to start Office 2011 and it is asking me to re-enter my product key. I am trying to locate my key (I believe ...
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Microsoft Office crashes

After installing on my iMac the new system upgrade OS X Yosemite I cannot open any Microsoft office programs anymore, they crash while starting up. The following error message appers: Microsoft Error ...
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iCloud Sync with Outlook works only one way

I just tried syncing my office PC's calendar to my iCloud account to get the calendar entries on my phone. After installing the iCloud panel for Windows and activating calendar sync Office got my ...
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Outlook for 2011 automatically moving messages to on my computer

Recently upgraded corporate computers to Mac running on a premise Exchange Server (2010) from PC. 8 of the 9 computers have no problem synchronizing between the Exchange Server and Outlook. However, ...
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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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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 ...