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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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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?
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Seeing All Icons on the Menu Bar

I currently have the following icons on the status bar. However, I have other applications running, specifically OneDrive, which I believe it is supposed to show an icon.         ...
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Where does OneNote for Mac store its notebook files?

"Create a new notebook" with OneNote for Mac is not possible in offline mode. :( Editing and updating your notebook, however, works flawlessly in offline mode. My question is: where does OneNote for ...
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How to map Caps Lock as a second Control Key on a Microsoft Natural Ergonomic Keyboard 4000?

I've got a Microsoft Natural Ergonomic Keyboard 4000, with the latest IntelliType drivers installed. There is an option to swap a Caps Lock and a Control key in the Microsoft Keyboard preferences pane,...
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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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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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Using “Microsoft Surface Keyboard” on Mac Sierra

I know the Microsoft Surface Keyboard isn't compatible with the lastest Mac OS. But was wondering if anyone has found workarounds to some of these problems. 1) It's not recognized as a keyboard but a ...
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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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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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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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Script to change downloaded mac wallpaper automatically?

I want to change my mac wallpaper daily with microsoft bing images. I found this script that download the daily picture automatically, but I sill have to set the wallpaper automatically. Is it ...
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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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El Capitan “Paste and Match Style” not working in Microsoft Word

I want to set up my computer to paste unformatted text by default. When I try to do this (following the advise of several online guides) my paste no longer works. I went to keyboard > shortcuts > app ...
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Remove spacing between pages in microsoft word for mac

How can I remove the spaces (header/footer areas) between pages in MS word? On my PC, I just double click the spaces and it automatically removes them. When I try on my Mac, it just opens the header ...
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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 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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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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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 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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bluetooth keyboard not in keyboard preferences

I have a Microsoft Surface Ergonomic keyboard and a 2016 touchbar MBP running macOS 10.12 (Sierra). The keyboard is connected to the MBP (I can type) but it doesn't show up in keyboard preferences (so ...
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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 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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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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Support for special Natural Ergonomic Keyboard 4000 hotkeys on OS X 10.11

I'm trying to get the special keys on my Natural Ergonomic Keyboard 4000 working under OS X El Capitan. Officially, Microsoft only offers limited support for this keyboard on Mac. The multimedia keys ...
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Microsoft Mouse Settings do not work after restart until I open preferences

I seem to have this same problem my work and home Macbook Pro Systems. Both are running Mavericks. The Mouse is a Microsoft Explorer Touch Mouse and I have the latest version (8.2) of IntelliPoint ...
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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 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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How to use the “Paste Formatting” function via Keyboard in PowerPoint?

In Powerpoint 2013 (Windows) there is a function "Paste formatting only" (Ctrl + Shift + V) that will apply formatting of the object in the clipboard to the currently selected object (see list of ...
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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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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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Microsoft 2011 for Mac

For school I have to create a Powerpoint presentation and I am experiencing a problem. My teacher asked me to use a Text Effect of Gradient Fill - Black, Outline - White, Outer Shadow and when I try ...
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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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any idea what the heck Microsoft is doing with this brew install?

I found this install script for msodbcsql at odbc-driver-13-1-for-macos-released The relevant contents are: /usr/bin/ruby -e “$(curl -fsSL https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Homebrew/install/master/...
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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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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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Can I dual boot Mac mini with Windows 8?

I am planning to buy a new computer. I want to use Visual Studio 2013 and app development for iOS. Is it possible to make a Mac Mini dual boot with Windows 8? Will I be able to run all Microsoft ...
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Cannot differentiate between LEFT ⌘ (0x37) and RIGHT ⌘ (0x36) keys

I would like to swap the right-⌘ key with the right-⌥ key. KeyRemap4MacBook's EventViewer shows that Alt Gr key acts as the left-⌘ (Command_L in EventViewer), whereas I'd like to be the right-⌘ (...
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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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One Note for Mac Images not Showing

Now that One Note as come out for Mac I was trying it out but already have a problem in that all the images I insert do not render - I get just an outline and a red cross) Tried jpg / png Via Copy/...
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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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PowerPoint 2011: How to Insert image with “crop to fit” by default?

I am preparing technical presentations with a lot of graphics using PowerPoint 2011 for Mac (version 14.4.9). Whenever I insert an image, it is set to crop to fill by default (the most useless option ...
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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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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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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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“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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Specify connection on launch for Microsoft Remote Desktop client

I'd like to be able to connect to a specific remote desktop when I start Microsoft's RDT client. I'm running the latest RDT 8.0.15 client on Yosemite. How can I do that?
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Outlook 2011 cannot delete account

Recently migrated work email to office365, therefore, all of our users have a new account on a new exchange server. Added this without fuss, but upon trying to remove the obsolete account outlook ...
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How to get Mavericks Calendar to sync with Microsoft Exchange

My company uses Microsoft Exchange server for email and calendar items. How can I get that onto Calendar in the new Mavericks OS?