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Issue with Microsoft Word on Mac

Hopefully, this is the right site for this. I am using a 2020 MacBook Pro and Word 2016. I am having issues opening a document sent by a friend. He is able to open it, and this problem does not ...
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Mouse hover doesn't work when Microsoft mouse is connected

I'm using the Microsoft Sculpt Ergonomic Desktop for one and a half years now and had no problems with it. A couple of days ago I noticed weird behaviour with the mouse. The same behaviour was with ...
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VS Code will not Update

I'm using VS Code v1.45.1 and it will not update. It automatically checks for updates as set in preferences - default for Windows and macOS - and I'm presented with the notification dialog box ...
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MacOS RemoteApp pixalated and too big [duplicate]

If I use RemoteApp on MacOS with the official Microsoft Remote Desktop on a Retina Display the application looks pixalated and way too big. Does anyone know a fix? The resolution of the MacOS device ...
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Microsoft Teams Camera Shows Black Screen

Having tried a Mac Mini and MacBook Pro, Microsoft Teams shows a black screen in the video preview during calls. Others on the video call see the same black screen. This issue has manifested on the ...
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How can I clear metadata (personal data) from an Excel file in Microsoft 365 for macOS?

I want to make sure that an Excel file I created is purged of all personal and user metadata before passing it on, for confidentiality reasons. For Windows, there are many guides for removing ...
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Mac Catalina And Microsoft Teams Screen Sharing Permissions

I recently updated my MacBook Air OS to Catalina V 10.15.1 and since have issues screen sharing via Teams. When I try to share my screen I get an error prompting me to go to my "Security & ...
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Can't recognise Microsoft keyboard and mouse after OS Catalina update

I updated to the latest OS Catalina 10.15.4 on my MacBook Pro 15 with the Microsoft keyboard and mouse connected and working during the download process. Once the computer was updated the keyboard ...
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Installation of Office 365 for Mac is freezing at “Running Package Scripts” (Sierra)

I just downloaded Office 365 for Mac, and tried to install it in macOS Sierra 10.12.5. The installation froze when Running Package Scripts. It is a common problem. I followed this answer and launched ...
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Remove files from MS Outlook

A couple months ago I thought I'd switch from Thunderbird to Outlook, I thought it would make sense seeing as I'd started paying for MS Office. However it reminded me on just how bad Outlook is and I ...
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What are these extra /Zone.Identifier files created during Windows Remote Desktop file transfer?

Steps to Reproduce Installs Windows Remote Desktop client for mac Connect to a Windows 10 server, mounting a local folder over the connection On the remote server, copy a pdf (e.g. my_file.pdf from a ...
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Where does Microsoft Word store autorecovered documents in Catalina?

I can't seem to find the Autorecovery Save folder in Catalina. Previously I used a command line string to see the files, but that command doesn't work anymore. Is this feature still implemented with ...
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How can I test with Internet Explorer while on my Mac?

I work on a Mac, but most of my users are on Windows. What's an easy way to test my websites in IE 7, 8, & 9? Wine seems kinda buggy and unfriendly.
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Is there anyway to stop Microsoft Office 2016 on macOS prompting for update?

I want to stop this prompt: Normally I’d encourage people to keep their system / app up-to-date, but there is only one word that can describe what Microsoft had done in Office for Mac: catastrophe. ...
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How to delete on-demand files on onedrive for mac without having to download them first?

If I delete a file from onedrive for mac with files on-demand turned on and that file has not downloaded to my computer, it has to first download it and then move it to trash. This is rather annoying ...
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Microsoft Word 15 - Default Image Paste Size

Is there a way to set the default paste size of images in Microsoft Word 15? Specifically I'm looking to set them to actual copied size, currently the images are pasted to a default of fit-width &...
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How to stop MS AutoUpdate prompt

So far as I know, I don't have any Microsoft applications on my MacBook Air. I had installed Microsoft Teams in the past, which I later uninstalled by dragging the app to the trash (after I first saw ...
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Is Internet Explorer 11 mode available in the new Microsoft Edge for Mac browser?

Microsoft announced several weeks ago that it was abandoning its proprietary rendering engine for Edge and replacing it with Chromium. More recently (May 2019), it announced that it is making this new ...
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Microsoft keyboard requiring double capslock press after Sierra update

I installed Sierra last night and my Microsoft Wireless Comfort keyboard suddenly started requiring me to press CapsLock two times in order for it to activate caps lock. I plugged in an Apple ...
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Bypass “Finish setup” screen after iOS Update with devices in kiosk mode?

We've about 300 devices (+ 300 employee coperate iphones) enrolled as media entertainment tablets. After the iOS 12.3 has been released, every devices installed that update. That's fine so far, but ...
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Why is the MS To-Do App adding things to my reminders, and how do I stop it?

I have a corporate Office 365 account for work and have the Microsoft To-Do app installed to manage work related things. When I add a task, it seems to be added to my iOS reminders: I haven’t given ...
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How to read 3.5 inches Floppies with 1.7MB on them?

I have an external floppy drive (Teac FD-05PUB) that reads 1.44MB Floppies fine when they are formatted normally (classic 1.44MB MS-DOS format) but fails when floppies have 1.7MB on them (Microsoft's ...
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How do I recalculate in Excel for Mac?

This is driving me a little bit crazy. In my old PC days I used to press either F5 or F9 (I can't remember) to have Excel recalculate. What is the Mac equivalent? PS: Perhaps this is not the place ...
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How can I mount Microsoft OneDrive as a network drive in OSX?

I have a 50GB OneDrive account which is basically full. I'd like to store/access stuff directly on/from my OneDrive by mounting as a network share, rather than syncing with my Mac, and therefore ...
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MS Word documents changing to .cpio files and then to .zip files

I really need help with this issue: whenever I try to open a word document file from my Mac, the archive utility application opens up and turns the .doc file into a .cpio file and if I click on that ...
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Changing drive format for OneDrive?

I need to use OneDrive on my systems, but ran into a snag on one in particular (I don't know how or why this one machine ended up different). It's reporting that it can't be used as the file system ...
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How do i disable Fn Key on Microsoft Surface Ergonomic Keyboard for OS X?

I recently acquired a MS Surface Ergonomic Keyboard. Its a great device for everything other than a Fn lock key that is awkwardly placed between the CTRL and OPTION/WINDOWS key. I've looked at the ...
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Intellipoint software on OS X Mavericks not recognizing Intellimouse

I just upgraded my Snow Leopard 10.6.8 system to Mavericks, complete with the latest software updates, and I can't get Intellipoint working with my mouse (MS Intellimouse Optical USB). Prior to the ...
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Can you search for tags in OneNote for Mac 2016?

Searching for tagged content within a notebook in OneNote for Windows is straightforward. There's a Find Tags menu option. This option does not seem to exist in OneNote for Mac 2016. There's nothing ...
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Microsoft Sculpt Keyboard doesn't work on macOS Sierra

I have a MacBook Pro 2010 and I bought the Sculpt keyboard but I can't get it working! The keyboard just doesn't exist for macOS Sierra. I searched for drivers, tutorials, etc., but all I found were ...
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Microsoft Remote Desktop client failing to connect via Remote Desktop Gateway in AWS

I am on Microsoft Remote Desktop Version 10.2.2 on macOS 10.14 (Mojave). The error log looks like the following. An error occurred while communicating with the Remote Desktop Gateway. If this ...
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How can I copy a PDF from OneDrive to iBooks using the OneDrive iPhone app?

I have a PDF file in OneDrive that I would like to copy to iBooks on my iPhone. Usually apps have an option to copy the PDF to iBooks, but apparently the OneDrive app doesn't. I tried pressing the ...
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How do I resolve 501: Method Not Implemented in MRD for OSX El Captain?

I've gotten a MBP with El Captain installed & latest MRD (Microsoft Remote Desktop) 8.0.33 - However when I try connecting to a Windows host with it's PC name given along with credentials .. MRD ...
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Can't create new notebook in Microsoft OneNote for Mac

When I try to create a new notebook in OneNote for Mac, I receive the following error: Cannot Create This Notebook The location may not be available at this time, or you might not have ...
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Turn off iPad on-screen keyboard using Microsoft Designer Bluetooth Desktop Keyboard

I'm using Microsoft Designer Bluetooth Desktop Keyboard with an iPad. This works great, except I'm not able to turn off the onscreen keyboard. I understand that there is an eject button on the Apple ...
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MSFT Word window won't resize in office 2011

My MSFT Word document won't resize, beyond a point. I'm trying to compared multiple documents on the screen at once. Thus, I'm trying to shrink them to fit on my screen. The window doesn't shrink ...
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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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Microsoft Arc Touch mouse doesn't want to connect in MacOS High Sierra

I've been able to pair a Microsoft Arc Touch Mouse Surface with my MacBook ever since Yosemite, but when I updated to High Sierra the mouse stop connecting. When I turn on the mouse, the Bluetooth ...
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Keyboard Backspace key not working but repeats when reconnecting USB

I've been using, and enjoying, a Microsoft Sculpt Wireless keyboard for the past couple years. All of a sudden tonight the backspace key stopped working. Using the keyboard viewer, I can tell all the ...
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“PROGRAMMING KEYS” Microsoft Ergonomic Keyboard 4000 / Mac Mini OS X 10.9.5

I used to have my up and down arrow keys in the Microsoft keyboard programmed to "send backward" or "bring forward" when using InDesign on my Mac. Somehow I set it back to default settings (so they ...
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Unable to open “Remote Desktop Protocol” (RDP) URLs from command-line

I am unable to open RDP URLs from the command-line. Whenever I try to open RDP URL from command line by executing the following: open rdp://localhost/ or any other IP address, I get the following ...
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How do I install .NET Core on OSX?

What commands are needed to install .NET Core on OSX?
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How to view the To-Do-Bar in Outlook for Mac?

I am new to Apple and I have Outlook 2016 installed in my Mac. I am unable to see the To-Do-Bar which I use in Outlook for Windows. How do I view the To-Do-Bar in Outlook for Mac?
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OneDrive on mac doesn show all shared folders with me

On the website my account looks like this. There are 2 people sharing with me some files: but after I have installed one drive on mac, I can see the following files: A whole frolder from the second ...
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What does the “cdw” do exactly in the canned Search for “Recents”?

The Finder's sidebar search for "Recents" (in High Sierra) is a raw query, which can be found here: /System/Library/CoreServices/Finder.app/Contents/Resources/MyLibraries/myDocuments....
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Traces of Visual Studio for mac throughout macOS!

I recently installed Visual Studio For Mac. I didn't liked the IDE and UI so I removed it, according to steps suggested by various stack exchange community posts. Today when I used Omni Disk Sweeper ...
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Office word 2010 history/activity

I was curious if Word 2010 for Mac has a activity/history viewer for what there has been written/deleted in the document, like Google Docs has? So far I have not found anything, not even on the web (...
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Why do I need to press C twice to copy in Mac MS Word 2011 and 2016?

I have had this issue for years with MS Word 2011. I upgraded to MS Word 2016 and am still having the same problem. I can only copy if I press command, then double press C while holding down command. ...
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MS RDP client minimum iOS version on Apple iPad

Kinda new to Apple world so need some clarification here: does official MS RDP client support older iPads or no? On the official app page they say that minimum required iOS version is 8.0, but in ...
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Where does Microsoft RDP 8 for Mac store its configuration

I want to find a way to share some Microsoft RDP configuration information with my team. Where does Microsoft RDP 8 for Mac store its connections and configuration?