Questions tagged [ms-office]

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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MS OneNote beginning/end of line shortcuts on Mac

I am using OneNote on a Mac and the beginning of line and end of line shortcuts are Ctrl+A and Ctrl+E, respectively. I prefer the alternatives Fn+< and Fn+> instead, which work in other ...
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Microsoft Excel on Mac Error VBA Run-Time 1004 on Application Open - Endless Loop - Cannot Use Excel

When Excel is opened - no matter the document - there is a run-time error as shown in the picture below clicking on End does nothing but brings up the same error window again, causing a loop that ...
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Microsoft AutoUpdate: msupdate command returns “Daemon is busy…”

I use topgrade for updating my software stack. It's calling msupdate which always fails. '/Library/Application Support/Microsoft/MAU2.0/Microsoft AutoUpdate.app/Contents/MacOS/msupdate' ERROR: No ...
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Need help adjusting AppleScript automation for converting .pages to .docx?

How do I adjust this script to allow me to choose files not in a 'pages only' folder, and instead multiple "free" files? Keyword here is 'single'. I'm by no means a coding expert but I've ...
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How to print a selection of a PDF document: Safari on Mac using MS Word

I’m using Safari on Big Sur, and need to capture a small section of a document to send off to someone. In Safari you cannot print just a selection of a page. Suggestions on how to do this?
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Looking for a short cut that allows mouse pointer to automatically go to a specific cell of a (background running) Excel spreadsheet

Specifically, A shortcut that allows me to locate the specific cell in Excel (running in the background) quickly. I would like to be able to hotkey to the cell without having to look at the screen as ...
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New Outlook for Mac (v16.44) & Applescript

I am trying to migrate a number of AppleScripts to the new Outlook for Mac. A basic task is to retrieve selected messages. I have been using for years set msgSet to selection .. but this does not work ...
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MS Office 2019 crashes on Big Sur on startup

When I start an app from Microsoft Office 2019 (Word, Excel or Powerpoint) I get the following crash: Application Specific Information: *** Terminating app due to uncaught exception '...
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How can i delete duplicate rows but keep values from specific cells in the row?

you can see in the image below there are 5 duplicate rows and what i want to do is to delete all the duplicate rows expect the game column and the first row and imagine there are many sets like this ...
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Efficiently transfer screenshots from Ipad to Windows computer?

I write a Word documents on a windows 10 computer and want to include screenshots from my iPad. Idea is to make something on my iPad, take a screenshot and directly paste it in my word document. I can ...
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How to batch convert .docx to .doc using Automator?

I'm looking for a good way to batch convert .docx to .doc, which is necessary as there are many issues when importing more recent Word files into InDesign. I've tried the built in command line tool ...
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macOS AppleScript no longer working with image insert into Microsoft Word Document in Big Sur

I have been running this script to insert an image into a Word document table cell. It had been working well until I upgraded macOS to Big Sur. When I run the script, I now get the following error: ...
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How could I mute all notifications in Microsoft Teams on macOS 10.15.6?

Microsoft bypasses the standard notifications mechanism in macOS: there is nothing in System Preferences -> Notifications to control both the sounds and the incessant popups. Has anybody found away ...
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Using Ctrl-N,P,F,B arrow keys in Microsoft Word for Mac

I'd like to use Ctrl-N,P,F,B keys as arrow keys in Word for Mac. I believe this is the system-wide default mapping; it works on browsers, TextEdit, terminal, etc. The first problem I encountered was ...
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Primary screen changes randomly when running Outlook

I am using a MacPro, OS Catalina 10.15.7. The display changes randomly to the last used application when running Outlook. I have spent weeks with Microsoft support without being able to solve this ...
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How to fix Run-time error 53 every time I open a document in Word or a worksheet in Excel on Big Sur?

Since I installed macOS Big Sur, I have run into this problem every time I opened a document using Word or a worksheet using Excel or a slide show in PowerPoint: Run-time error '53': File not found: ...
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Microsoft Teams demands reinstall

I'm running Catalina 10.15.7 and Microsoft Teams v1.3.00.24758 When I open Teams, I get a popup that blocks the screen, and keeps me from using the app. It says: We've fixed things so updating the ...
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\hat{} symbol “^” in a LaTeX equation in Pages disappears after being exported to a MS Word file

I use Pages 10.2 (7028.0.88) on macOS 10.15.7. As I finished editing my Pages file and exported it to a .docx file for my colleagues, all the equations in it were successfully passed to the new file ...
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Microsoft Outlook on the Mac App Store - no option for in app purchase

Microsoft Outlook on the Mac App Store requires an Office 365 subscription. There is supposed to be an option to subscribe using an in app purchase - I want to use this option. However, the darn thing ...
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Where are my local mails? Not in the .olm I created?

Background I am using Outlook 16.4x with an Exchange account and all is well. Recently, I created an .olm file by using the "Export..." function and unchecking all checkboxes. This gave me ...
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Can we install/side-load outlook custom add-in for Mac programatically without manually installing

Is there a way to install outlook custom add-ins in Mac from terminal without requiring manually installation.From outlook documentation https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/office/dev/add-ins/outlook/...
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How to select all search results in MS Outlook?

While trying to archive all emails meeting a search criteria in Microsoft Outlook 16.42 I select all and archive them. More un-archived emails meeting the original criteria then appear. How can I ...
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Outlook for Mac - only sync calendar not emails

Our company has migrated our Gmail accounts to Office 365. In my local Outlook for Mac client, I've deleted my old account and added the new one. But there is still a single calendar out of my control ...
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How to Check Authentication Status in Outlook for Mac (2016)

At the University where I work, we've recently made the switch to Modern Authentication. This has caused a lot of issues for users, with previously configured mail clients not properly negotiating ...
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How to import text to columns and import numbers to text in macOS Numbers?

Windows Excel allows me to paste a body of text and in the bottom right corner of the pasted content, a menu prompt will pop up that can initiate the "Text Import Wizard" to import delimited ...
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Microsoft Teams Silencing Soundflower

I am getting very odd behaviour from Soundflower while in a Microsoft Teams Meeting using the native app. When I am not in a Teams Meeting, the system volume for Soundflower remains where set (see ...
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Apple Mail adds blank rows to CSV file

I'm having an odd problem. I've recently decided to try Apple Mail as my default mail platform. Everything is being great until a coworker noticed that the .csv files I send come out with blank rows ...
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Outlook for Macbook minimizing when writing a new message

I've got issue that is pretty annoying. Everytime I create/reply to a message, after few seconds of writing it minimizes and I need to open Outlook desktop app again. It is 2016 version. It doesn't ...
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Apple Outlook Account Remote Wipe

So I recently added an Outlook account to my iPhone for my college. I didn’t notice at the time, but I had to grant it access to remotely wipe my device. I’m not okay with this, and I can use a 3rd ...
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Having a problem with AppleScript for “load pictures like Insert Photo Album” in PowerPoint

I'm using this AppleScript in Automator (thanks to @Monomeeth post at PowerPoint Macro for Mac - load pictures like "Insert Photo Album" )to create a new PowerPoint presentation and add ...
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How to get back to Excel home/welcome screen?

When I first open Excel, I get a handy screen with “Recent,” Template, and “Sign In” options, among other things. I don’t know what this window is called, though I guess it could be called a home ...
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Is it better for performance issues to run Microsoft Teams on macOS or in a virtual machine with windows?

Microsoft Teams is known to cause performance issues on Mac OS. I have a MacBook Pro 13' 2020 with 16 GB Ram and I was wondering if it would be better for overall performance to run Teams on a Virtual ...
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Is there a way to generate a report for the number of hours per-meeting-category?

I've seen a couple of solutions recommended throughout the internet, but they're all for Windows based Outlook. Is there a way to get a report of how many hours were spent in each meeting based on ...
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Custom chart colour palette in Excel for Mac

How do I add a custom palette to this menu?
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Can't open file Excel for Mac

first query here. I'm being driven crazy by not being able to open one file from thousands. I'm using MacOS Catalina 10.15.6 & Excel for Mac 16.4. When upgrading from Office 2011 every time I ...
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Is there any security risk if a malicious Microsoft Word (.doc) file is opened with the Apple Pages app?

An infected .doc file (VirusTotal report) was sent to a Mac via email and was opened with the Apple Pages app. I did some research on my own and the only information I got is that a .doc file can ...
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Additional permissions are required to access the following files

I have a MS Word document with links to other word documents. Every time I click on one of these links, I get the "Additional permissions are required to access the following files" messages ...
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Word problem with Adobe Garamond Pro

I'm having a mysterious problem with Word (version 16.40) and the Adobe Garamond Pro font: Four variants of the font are installed (regular, italic, bold, and bold italic), but if I select regular, ...
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AppleScript adding email content to Excel

I'm trying to use the script created by Tim Vaughan and posted on this page. The problem im having is that his format is: Name: XXXX and mine is: Name: XXXX code is --APPLESCRIPT _main() on _main() ...
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Using Siri to automatically add Outlook events to iCal Calendar

Context There is currently a feature for Apple Mail whereby you can enable Siri, such that it will automatically add any event/invitation picked up in Apple Mail to your iCal calendar. For example, ...
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How do I log-out (or reset) Microsoft's RMS / AIP [Azure Information Protection] identity on a Mac for Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Outlook?

Microsoft 365 offers a RMS / Right Management Service called Azure Information Protection which is integrated with Outlook, Word, Excel. It encrypts documents of certain files, in a nutshell. On a ...
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Search e-mail message data not including a specific phrase in Outlook

In Microsoft Outlook on MacOS - How do I search for e-mail messages that do not include a specific phrase in the message data, including the header? Example: I could do a search for "stack" ...
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Transpose not in list of Commands in customize Ribbon and Toolbar in Excel

I want to add the Transpose button to the Quick Access Toolbar but I can't find it in the list of Commands. Is it there? I'm on Excel version 16.38
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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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How can I preview a onedrive file that hasn't yet been downloaded?

If a file has a cloud icon next to it, indicating that it can be downloaded, but hasn't yet been downloaded, how can I view it in Preview? I know I can open it up in another application, and then view ...
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iCloud Drive Saving Document Edits to Archive

I have an iCloud drive folder where I store my word documents. I edit the word documents while they are located in iCloud Drive. I recently noticed when I opened up a word document that it was the ...
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Can outlook365 for mac be installed and connect to an email server via a script?

Back in the old days of windows we would use 'roaming profiles' which were very buggy and unreliable but would autoconfigure some network shares and outlook so they could start using any computer. ...
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Why do Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel consistently open at login, even though I never asked them to and they are not in my 'Startup Items'

Starting around 2018, Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel consistently launch for me at login, even though I never asked them to and they are not in my 'Startup Items' I noticed this first around Mac ...
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How to set Word default save location as “On My Mac”

How I can disable the default online save location in current versions of Word for Mac? I see that it is possible to "Set Default location" to online locations, but I don't see a way to do ...
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How to Undo More than Once in Excel for Mac?

I am using Excel for Mac version 16.28 and don't see how I would be able to Undo (Command Z) more than once as after undoing once a second undo will just undo the first undo and I have the state I ...

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