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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Problem with exchange email account aliases in Mail for Mac OS X Mavericks

I've always used Mail in Mac OS X but one day I decided I would try Outlook 2011 so I could manage rules and filters without having to go to OWA. I was not very happy with Outlook 2011 so I removed it ...
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With WebDAV provided by Microsoft SharePoint, how can users of OS X minimise risks of corruption and multiuser overwrites?

There are various OS X approaches to using the WebDAV service provided by Microsoft SharePoint. Integrity of data Answers to this question focus on integrity: when a file is used by a single ...
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Prevent Outlook meeting requests from auto-deleting

How can I prevent accepted meetings from being deleted in Office 2011? When I accept a meeting in Outlook 2011 for Mac, it always automatically moves the invitation to deleted items. I'd prefer to ...
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Pasting in search field pastes in document instead

I recently tried to find and replace a misspelled word by copying the word, pressing command+shift+H to bring up the Find and Replace dialog, then pasting into the "search" field. But instead of ...
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Create Code 128 Barcodes within Excel [duplicate]

I'm trying to create Code 128 Barcodes within Microsoft Excel. I have tried all VBA Makros and Fonts I found on Google, but none give's me a scannable result (usually there are weird characters like ...
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Loading xlsx file in Numbers, Filter Table is disabled on columns

I loaded an Excel file (XLSX format) with a table in Numbers, where I had filtered out some data based on a column (using Excel's column-based filtering options). In Numbers, I only see the filtered ...
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Why does Numbers hide a huge PNG file in exported Excel sheets?

OK, this is a weird one. I take my blank Numbers sheet: ...and export it to Excel: Whoah, that seems a little large. Let's rename the Excel doc to .zip and have a look inside: Digging a ...
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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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What is the best way to move Microsoft Office 2011 to a new Mac?

I've purchased Microsoft Office for Mac Home & Office 2011 (single computer), and have installed and activated on my current Mac. Given that I've already activated the software for my current ...
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transfer of MS office from iMac to Macbook

I recently bought a new MacBook to replace my iMac where used MS office for mac. I set up my MacBook and transferred everything over, but couldn't run office without the activation key. So i deleted ...
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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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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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How to import from OneNote on Windows to the Mac edition of OneNote?

I have been working on Windows 7 with Microsoft OneNote 2010. I have a huge amount of work store in OneNote. I need to open those notebooks in OneNote running on OS X 10.9, Mavericks, which has been ...
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Automator workflow to build PowerPoint Presentation from multiple movies

Automator can instantly build ppsx from multiple images but I need the same for the movies / videos. I need 1 slide per file, starting to play instantly and in a loop. Is it doable?
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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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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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Outlook 2011 - Cannot cancel large synch operation, cannot remove and start anew

I have installed the native Microsoft Outlook for Mac 2011 client on my MBP and it's been running fine for 6 months. Two weeks ago, I moved all emails to a subfolder I created with the name ...
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Default to Enabled Show Styles Guide in Word 2011

I would like to have the styles guide and direct formatting guide to be on by default. There is no option in the preferences. The options are at the bottom of the styles guide panel, as seen in the ...
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Finding all files that contain a string in Finder

This should be easy, but for some reason it is alluding me. For background, I am trying to completely remove Microsoft Outlook for Mac 2011 due to a bug that renders the application nearly unusable. ...
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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 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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outlook for mac - wrong date on the sent items

I have a problem using outlook for mac 2011, after I imported my emails, the sent items shows wrong date, When i open the message, it shows the right date, how can I fix it? i want to show the right ...
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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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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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Navigating forward/backward in Microsoft Word?

I have a Word document with internal links (i.e. a link will jump to anchor in the same document). When I click on one of these links, it jumps to that location, as it is supposed to. How can I get ...
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How do I request a read receipt when sending e-mail with Outlook for Mac 2011?

I've been using MAC OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.5. How do I request a read receipt when sending e-mail with Outlook for Mac 2011?
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Unable to open multiple documents in Word or Pages using Command-O in OS X 10.9.4

When using Microsoft Word 2011 on a Mac PowerBook running 10.9.4 I am unable to use the Command-Open command to open more than one file at a time. I can open each file, one at a time, but if I drag ...
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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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Sent items listed by sender's name (my name!) not recipient in Outlook for Mac 2011

Outlook 2011 on a Mac (OS X 10.7 Lion), on a (mostly PC) office network using Microsoft Exchange server. In Outlook 2011, in the network "Sent Items" folder, all emails are listed showing the ...
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Live dashboard for presentations

I run my school's theatre, and I'm looking for some kind of software that we can put on the projector screen before our school assembly. I want to have some elements update themselves automatically ...
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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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Recover docx files

We have just discovered that none of the passwords on our word documents work any longer, and I need a recommendation of an application that I can use to recover the files. I believe the files had ...
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iPhone cloud app which has automatic background sync & MS Word file search

I currently use Dropbox on my iPhone. It can synchronize offline files in the background, but unfortunately I cannot search Word documents from within the application itself. I tried Box, and I am ...
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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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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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Incorrect apostrophe character in MS Word 2011 on Mac

I'm using Word for Mac 2011. When using the default font - Cambria - extra spaces appear when I type an apostrophe followed by another character. See the screenshot at: As you can see in the ...
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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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Slide numbers not being applied to new slides

I have configured my deck to have slide numbers as footers on all the slides however after pasting in a few slides from another deck, these new slides don't want to accept the slide footers like the ...
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Imported contacts are empty

I have an odd problem. I got an iphone5 and of course, I want all my contacts from my nokia into my iphone, I imported the contacts into outlook, then exported to an csv file, then imported to gmail ...
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Excel 2011 Opens Spreadsheet As Read-Only

I have a spreadsheet (.xlsx) file that, when I open it on my MBP running Excel 2011 14.3.6, I get a pop-up telling me the file is locked and can only be opened in read-only mode. About a minute ...
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Applescript and Outlook - can't get all occurrences of repeating events

I'm trying to export a list of all the events in my Outlook Calendar into a text file using the following code: set eventDetails to "" set currentDate to current date set yearFromNow to currentDate + ...
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Word 2011 for Mac: How to delete a Quick Style Set?

Tryig to delete a quick style set from Word 2011 for Mac. This link claims the styles are in "/Users/USERNAME/Library/Application Support/Microsoft/Office/Style Set" and the save dialog seems to ...
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Export Notes from Entourage to Apple Mail

Is it Possible to export the notes made in Entourage 2008 V 12.0.0 to Apple Mail notes? How do I do it?
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Why does Pages, export to *.doc a file that is larger than expected?

I authored a 1 page document of about 900 words, and an embedded image (a chart). Storing/exporting this document from Pages 5.2 causes the file to expand to 1.6 MB in size. However, opening and ...
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Is there any way to view word documents within Safari on the Mac?

The title pretty much sums up the question. I have looked, and could not find anything, neither paid, nor free. I know about the DocPreview plugin, however that does not work in Safari 5.1+. There is ...
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Vertically enter an image in a Word table's cell

I'm attempting to center an image vertically in a table's cell, but all efforts thus far have failed: I have the alignment set to 'Center': The image itself doesn't appear to have any ...
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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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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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Why does Microsoft Office 2011 open automatically upon start up?

Why do Microsoft Office Word, Excel, et cetera open automatically upon login although I've disabled the 'Open at login' feature?