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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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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Need help recovering MSFT Office for MAC 2011 Product Key [duplicate]

I am using Time Machine to backup and restore my HDD to a new HDD. When I boot from my new drive, everything works except for MSFT Office for Mac 2011 requires me to input my Product Key. My license ...
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Mac Outlook 2011

I am using an iMac with Outlook 2011 installed. Until last week, there was no issue. Now, when I open Outlook, it initializes but does not open. I tried rebuilding the database, twice. After ...
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Viewer for excel files

Other than openoffice, can you suggest a light free viewer for excel files?
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How to specify non-breaking space on Mac Excel - Mac version of char(160)

On Windows, you can specify non-breaking spaces in Excel formulas with char(160), for example: =A1&char(160)&A2 =substitue(cell_ref,char(160),"") On Excel for Mac (2011), however, char(160) ...
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Mail.app - keyboard shortcuts to move mail and jump to folder

I'm coming to Mail.app with a background using both Outlook (on the PC) and GMail. In every mail client I've used, there are easy keyboard shortcuts to do these: jump to any folder I want, just by ...
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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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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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Word format change

I am looking at some Word files last edited by a former assistant. With "showing all non-printing characters" off, it looks ok other than some strange font changes. Turning on "showing all ...
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How to embed a file as an icon in MS Word 2011

This should be fairly simple and it appears to be a bug in MS Word. I have a MS Word document and I simply want to embed an image in the document, but have it show up as an icon instead of the full ...
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<Applescript> how to change/set the name of an existing recipient in outlook 2011

In Outlook 2011, I replied to a email using applescript. The recipient address exists. Now I would like to set a name for this recipient. Is there a way to set or change a name for an existing ...
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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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How to not compress inserted pictures in Powerpoint 2011 for Mac?

I am trying to make a presentation for a conference, and am facing a problem that I cannot solve. I have a powerpoint presentation initially created with Powerpoint 2010 for Windows. I am facing ...
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Outlook for Mac 15.9 missing ribbon

I have installed a fresh copy of Outlook for Mac v15.9 twice now and after a few days of use the ribbon disappears from all of the windows (main window, email window, etc). When I select View > Ribbon ...
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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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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 send email from “different accounts” in Outlook iOS app (Outlook.com account)?

And by "different accounts" I mean other email addresses (and aliases) that have been setup as send (or send/recieve) accounts within the one outlook.com account. For example, within my ...
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Using Outlook/Office for Mac 2011 - internal emails sometimes show up with partial code as part of bodytext in Outlook client

Emails do not show this code when viewing in Exchange OWA (any os/browser), or Outlook 2010 on Windows. This is happening to 2 out of the 3 users I have running Office for Mac 2011. Hopefully I have ...
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Possible to generate html/text/web version of calendar for sharing?

My work uses Microsoft Exchange for our mail system. I've been using Outlook for Mac 2011. Occasionally tried Mail. One feature I really miss from Outlook for Windows is the ability to paste my ...
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What is the keyboard shortcut to set the language for text in MS Word 2011?

I usually write in English, but I often quote things in other languages like German or French. I know that you can set the language, like the font under Tools -> Language. Is there a keyboard shortcut ...
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MS Word “continuous” section break creates unwanted page break

I am adding section breaks to a long document and want them to be continuous (ie. No one breaks). However sometimes MS Word 2011 creates a page break where I add a "continuous" section break. ...
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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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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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Unable to install Microsoft Office 2001 on Mac OS X

I want to install Microsoft Office 2001 on a Mac OS X whose version is 10.6.8. There is a folder and it has folders named Clipart, Office, Read Me, RESOURCE.FRK, Shared Applications and Templates. It ...
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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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How to add automatic paragraph numbering in MS Word?

I often "reverse outline" my work by printing out my file, numbering the paragraphs by hand, and then making an "outline" of my essay/piece which then will help me to conceptualize what I am doing - ...
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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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How can I work in other applications while using PowerPoint presenter view on mac?

In Windows it is possible to switch between and work with open applications when PowerPoint is open in presenter view. In this mode, the audience sees only the PowerPoint presentation, while you use ...
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How to respond to Outlook (*ics) meeting invite through Calendar (iCal)?

I am using Calendar app as default in sync with Mail app on my MacBook (OS X Yosemite ver 10.3). Although email works flawlessly but I cannot respond to any meeting request that comes through ...
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Images from PDF to presentation: low quality

I have a PDF that has some embedded images, and for some reason I'm not able to extract them with wondershare PDF editor (they're not even seen as images). So I tried to make a screenshot with ...
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How to get read receipt with Outlook for Mac 2011 with more than one mail account?

Regarding How do I request a read receipt when sending e-mail with Outlook for Mac 2011?: There is a solution which I havent applied yet because it seemed for a single account. Is it possible to go ...
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Word 11, open file request goes to wrong location

Word 11 issue with Macbook Pro, Yosemite latest version. With Word open, the first time I click on "Open file" it goes to the Word Document File I requested. Every time after that, it goes out to the ...
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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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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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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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iPhone sending invitations to appointments it didn't create

Ok at work I received an appointment invite from a colleague in Outlook which I accepted. This event is an out of hours social event so I thought I would forward the invitation as an iCal event to my ...
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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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Losing synchronisation between iPhone and Outlook.com

My family is using outlook.com for their calendars. All events are stored there for all the family members, and everyone has access to everyone else's events (at least for reading, some for writing). ...
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Why does Microsoft Office 2011 Installer open in Finder when I click on Applications?

When I open Finder and go into the Applications folder the Microsoft Office 2011 Installer automatically starts up. Even when I close and eject it, as soon as I start scrolling in the Applications ...
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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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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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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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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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Changing dots per inch (DPI) in Powerpoint Office 2011 for Mac

I want to increase the resolution of my images in PowerPoint for (2011 for Mac). In other forums it says to go to Preferences -> Save and from there you can change the dpi...here's a fuzzy screen ...
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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 to “un-maximize” or “restore” an Excel window

In Excel, I have a window that uses all of the display real estate, apart from the dock area. Is there any way to make it use only part of the display, apart from resizing the window by dragging the ...
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How to keep a MS Word installation working after exchanging HDD without license key at hand?

I changed the HDD of a Macbook with OS X Yosemite by taking the HDD out of the computer and making a byte-by-byte copy with dd on Linux. Now MS Word refuses to start saying the copy isn't licensed. It ...
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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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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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Lost work from Word crashing

I would like to know if I can retrieve work that I did not manually save and was lost when Word has crashed after copy and paste requests. Have lost major amount of work due to this problem and would ...