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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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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 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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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 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 ...
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Outlook 2011 doesn't show flagged messages

I have Outlook 2011 installed (owa access) if a flag an e-mail to follow up, it doesn't appear in the smart-folder flagged mail. I tried rebuilding the database, delete and recreate my account nothing ...
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Spotlight always asking if it should reopen already opened xls file

I am a fan of Spotlight and always tend to use it for navigating through my opened apps and docs. However I found out, that when it comes to xls files that are already opened, I get a popup with a ...
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Safari Share Submenu

I would like to be able to have both mac mail and outlook show up in the "share" folder of Safari. It appears that I can have one or the other, depending upon my 'default' mail app, but sometimes I ...
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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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Conditional Formatting based on range of cells in two pivot tables

I have two pivot tables set up. One pivot table contains training items that employees have completed based on the training system we have in place. The other pivot table has training that is required ...
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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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Office for Mac Excel app doesn't show thousand separator

I'm using OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.2, with Microsoft Office 14.2.4. Problem: Ever since I installed new updates of OS X, Excel can no longer display the thousands separator. I made a little video ...
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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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Automatically update Outlook details when password is changed

We've set up our Macs to use Mobile Accounts, so that the passwords get changed and these changes are reflected on our AD server. The problem we're having is that our clients use MS Outlook 2011, ...
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doc to docx conversion in Automator

Can someone point me to an automator workflow that: Loops through finder items (I know how to do this) Converts each .doc file to .docx Save the converted file in the same directory as the original ...
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Outlook 2011 for Mac “could not synchronize record”error

I keep getting hundreds of these "could not synchronize record.." errors, but the meetings and emails refered to in the Errors panel do not exist - I deleted them, and confirmed that they are not in ...
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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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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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Hide doesn't work (intermittently) on Microsoft Office applications

I find it SO annoying when Command + h doesn't hide an application. Somehow Microsoft's developers seemed to find a way to break that functionality on most Office apps. Anyone know why this is? ...
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MIcrosoft Outlook stopped working on Yosemite

I ran Outlook for a day after updating to Yosemite, but after a reboot, it no longer works. When I click on the Outlook icon, it bounces a few times but never runs. Looking in system.log (via ...
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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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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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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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Outlook for Mac SMTP failing on Google Apps

I have recently set up a client on Google Apps for Business. They would like to use their email via Outlook. Everything from Google Apps is perfectly synced, including folders. The client can receive ...
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Outlook for Mac - do not automatically add meetings to calendar

In Outlook (both for Windows and for Mac), the default behavior is to automatically respond with tentative to meetings requests, which results in meetings automatically added to the calendar. I ...
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Convert XML to CSV or XLSX

I have a large XML file (11MB) which I need to open in Excel for processing. I have MS Excel for Mac 2011 and when I try to open the XML file, it just opens it as plain text (seems that this is a ...
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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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Can't open PDF's in Outlook using Parallels 8 vm

All of the sudden, I am not able to open PDF's that are attached to emails, UNLESS I save/copy them to different location. Once I save it/copy it or drag it from the email to my OSX 10.8.5 Desktop, ...
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How do I setup application shortcuts to work without opening the menu manually?

I have setup application shortcuts for my signatures in Outlook 2011 for Mac as described here. However, the shortcuts don't work unless I first click the signatures dropdown. It seems like the ...
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On Microsoft Office for Mac 2011, is there a keyboard shortcut that allows you to jump to a particular folder?

On the Mac, you can press ⌘ Cmd+⇧ Shift+M to file a message. A pop-up is then generated which allows you to type to select the folder to file the message in. What I'm wondering if is there's a ...
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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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Shortcut to left align objects in PowerPoint

I would like to know the shortcut to left align selected objects in PowerPoint Mac. Some web pages show that it is alt+1, but I don't think it works. By the way, I have a french keyboard. Could ...
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View message source application reset back to TextEdit

When I right-click on a message in Outlook 2011, and click View Source, it used to open in TextEdit. I recently installed http://www.texts.io which has set itself as the default editor for that file ...
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Is it possible to create a new OneNote note in Outlook?

On Windows you have a superb integration between Outlook and OneNote: you can directly create meeting notes from Outlook appointments. This adds automatically the subject, date, location, the ...
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How can I deactivate iCloud to avoid “MobileMe Services Stopped Working” message?

I keep getting the message MobileMe Service Stopped Working each time I open Outlook 2007. I have to click on the Close Program button in the error message twice each time it shows up while Outlook is ...
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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 ...