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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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How can I disable suggested meetings in Microsoft Outlook for Mac?

Outlook for Mac (the application, not the online version) is highlighting "Suggested Meetings" in my emails and turning them into a link to a calendar invite. I find this annoying and inaccurate, but ...
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After importing mbox, Apple Mail does not show some messages on list

SUMMARY OF PROBLEM I'm trying to export mail from Outlook to Mac. I dragged an Outlook for Mac 2011 folder into a Mac folder, which created a .mbox file. In Apple Mail, I imported this. When I ...
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Office for macOS: Word document opens in a tiny window

I'm using Office for Mac version 16.25 (2019) on a Mac macOS High Sierra. Whenever I open a Word document or create a new file, it opens in a tiny window, which occupies less than 25% of the screen ...
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Number roadmaps as A001 instead of A1 using Word page numbers

To identify roadmaps provided to participants to a biycle randonnee, I want to number them as A001 to A150, B001 to B150 and C001 to C150. After printing the required roadmaps in a printshop, I ...
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AppleScript for Excel to select/copy all cells?

Applescript can tell Excel to select a specific range of cells, e.g. select (range "A1:B20") and you can copy cells: copy (range "A1:B20") However, how can you tell Excel to select all the cells ...
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Calculate number of certain days of the week between two dates [migrated]

I'm trying to create an Excel spreadsheet to make sure that my patients (who are seen twice per week usually) receive all the visits they are authorized by insurance for within their "auth window." Is ...
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Does IMAP support accessing mail messages from a client, without downloading it to the offline mailbox first

Exchange supports a feature that makes the Email client function like a cloud app. It let's you limit the amount of mail that gets stored to the client's storage. But at the SAME TIME allows you to ...
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Excel iOS app: Keyboard shortcut for Edit cell

I am used to using F2 as the keyboard shortcut to edit a cell in Microsoft Excel for desktop. The Excel iOS seems not to have this shortcut (see Use an external keyboard with Excel for iPad). What ...
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Applescript to get MS Word current word count?

Is there an AppleScript command which will grab the word count of the currently open Microsoft Word® document?
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Adding column to multiple identically formatted tables in Numbers

I have a document in Number that contains many tables with the same format/columns but different content. I'd like to modify the format for all, adding a new, empty column in the same place with the ...
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Adding Bytes Using a Hex Editor

Due to incompatibility of root account and sandbox, I need to manually disable sandboxing of MS Office applications (so that it can be activated) by changing the value of com.apple.security.app-...
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Move a paragraph up or down in pages

In MS-Word I could move a whole paragraph up/down within the text using Shift-Alt-Up or -Down keys. No need to highlight anything, Ms-word already knows which paragraph the cursor is in. Just have the ...
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How to print .docx attachments from Gmail iPad app?

When I open a .docx formatted attachment with the Gmail iPad app, there's no option to print. I've installed the MS-Office for iPad app, but so far as I can see, there's no way to change default ...
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Excel Formula on : How to compare multiple columns in excel [closed]

I am trying to compare multiple columns in excel like below A B C D E F HN_1 1.1.1.1 Comp_1 HN_1 1.1.1.1 Comp_1 HN_2 2.2.2.2 ...
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AppleScript to create a new Outlook email using selected text as subject?

I have a workflow that involves creating emails by copying and pasting text into the subject. I think an AppleScript could do much of the heavy lifting. I'd also use Automator to set up the input as ...
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SSD Partitioning upgraded MBA (Macbook Air Model A1370) SSD

I would like to 'ghost' a 128GB to a larger M.2 SSD. Based on my experience with upgrading a Macbook to a larger SSD, MS-Office will shutdown. The PC is a MacBook Air "Core i5" 1.6 11" (Mid-2011) ...
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Can I link an image without embedding in Mac MS Word 2016?

Earlier versions of Word for Mac let me link an image without embedding it, so that a) the Word file itself didn't bloat, and b) I could modify the image once, and have the changes show in every ...
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How do you add a table in OneNote 16.24 for iPhone?

On both versions of the desktop app I'm able to add a table, but in the mobile version 16.24 on iOS 12.2 I'm unable to add a table. Most wiki's have a syntax for this, I guess OneNote is a note ...
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get rid of locked Word file on Mac

There is a file on my desktop called "~$file.docx" and I can't get rid of it. I understand (at a very low level) it is a lock file for Word, and these files have certain properties. But I just want ...
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Issues with Scheduling and Outlook Email / Outlook App / Integrated Mail on iOS?

I have the following installed on my systems: Windows Outlook iOS Integrated Calendar / Mail Integrated Outlook Mail A meeting was scheduled to do an test install and rollback of a system, and ...
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Missing Visual Basic tab Microsoft Excel

Brand new install of 365 Excel/Word/Etc. I'm trying to open the Visual Basic editor that is supposed to be on the Developers tab; however, the option isn't there. Enable Developer Tab This is how ...
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Add events to shared/subscribed calendar from mobile?

My workplace has a shared calendar which we use to add customer bookings to. The server is outlook.office365.com/owa/calendar/hash123@company.com.au/hash456/calendar.ics I have the calendar added as ...
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How can i install version 10.12.0 on my late 2008 macbook pro?

I need to install microsoft word for university but it won't let me without version 12.1.2 on the macbook however it doesn't say that the mac needs updating?
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Automatically decline meeting invites in Mail or Outlook

Many people are inviting me to meetings all the time and I'd rather they not assume that I'll be at the meeting if I don't have time to respond myself. How can I automatically and indiscriminately ...
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How do you add an exclusion for emails on the default email app or Outlook that are important when Do Not Disturb is enabled?

iOS 12 has a Do Not Disburb functionality that when turned on does not notify you of emails; but some emails are important, so is there an exclusion list for certain email addresses so that they do ...
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Excel 2016 for Mac - How do I use the same range name on different worksheets

I would like to reuse the same range name for multiple worksheets, but excel 2016 for mac does not allow me. When I try to define a range name that is defined in another worksheet with the name box (...
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Search Issues on MacOS [duplicate]

For the past 2-3 months, I am having a weird issue on my Macbook Air. I was hoping if someone here can help me out. First, spotlight stopped searching on my mac. In the picture below, I am searching ...
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Syncing and deleting categories in Outlook?

I created a bunch of Outlook categories via AppleScript using the following command: make new category with properties {name:"Snooze2", color:"blue"} These new categories work as expected, but don't ...
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iTunes Sync Calendars does not show Outlook

I want to sync my iPhone calendars with Outlook via iTunes. Here are the instructions from Microsoft support Office, which require iTunes. Step four says: Under Calendars, click Sync calendars ...
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Global keyboard shortcut doesn't work in Outlook

I set up a global keyboard shortcut (in System Preferences -> Keyboard -> Text) to replace //n with the rather lengthy domain name of my company. This works in most apps, but not in all. For example,...
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How can I change the theme (red) color of PowerPoint for Mac?

For example in the picture, the theme color of the PowerPoint is red. How can I change it to e.g. black/blue? There is no option in MS Office to do this, but how about Mac system?
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MS Office: Retrieve documents saved to “User Templates”

Sometimes, seemingly at random, when I go to save a Word document I'm working on, the "Save As" defaults to "User Templates" instead of "Docs". Sometimes I don't notice its done that and I just hit "...
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Is it OK to install one Office 2019 license on both Mac and Windows?

I have purchased a standalone version of Office 2019 for my Mac. So far so good. I also have a spare Windows 10 notebook and would like to occasionally run Office apps on it (not at the same time as ...
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OneNote seems stuck with keychain. Can't log in

This is what happened: I upgraded my passwords on different services, including Microsoft's, which I only use it to work with OneNote. As expected, all apps with login changes asked me to re-login, no ...
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Can I create fonts drawn as outlined in Word 16 for Mac?

I'm trying to make some colouring in pages for my daughter, and want to make a large letter per page for her to colour in. On Windows I could select a letter, choose font and there's an outline ...
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.smbdelete files from Word 2016 for Mac on Mac OS 10.13 file server

I am working with a Mac mini (Macmini7,1) running High Sierra 10.13.6 with SMB file sharing to a few connected computers. Things have been working fine, but since updating a couple of the client ...
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How to permanently turn off autocorrect in Office programs on macOS

So I am aware that my question is quite similar to this one but I don't think it's completely the same issue. I have: Turned autocorrect off in the macOS settings (Preferences -> Keyboard). Turned ...
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Removing numerous ‘homepage’ entries from Contacts.app with AppleScript extremely slow

A syncing issue with Outlook left me with hundreds, if not thousands of duplicate contacts. After managing to merge duplicates without Contacts crashing, I was left with 177 contacts, most of which ...
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Outlook 2016 Search no results 16.16.8

We've been having a issue at our work where a handful of users have a problem with the search in Outlook 2016 for Mac. We have tried re-indexing their Spotlight. Doesn't resolve the problem. We have ...
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Installing legacy Microsoft Office 2008 on macOS Sierra

After leaving a company that supplied MS-Office 365, I removed it from my Applications folder according to instructions from the IT support. All seemed to go well. I've preserved the deleted files on ...
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How to start a line chart at 0 in excel

I am in dire need of a solution for the Break Even chart that i have created using Microsoft Excel. Can anyone please tell me how to start the blue line (NPV of all benefits) from 0 instead of Year 0. ...
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I can’t get outlook app to load. It has the cloud. My Apple ID is active with facial recognition

I can’t get the Outlook app to load on my phone I have a cloud icon when I search for outlook in the iOS App Store. I have the app loaded on my iPad. I have my Apple ID loaded with facial ...
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Is there a way to manage/access Google Tasks from Outlook on Mac?

I'd like to use Outlook for Mac with my GSuite account. On PC, Google has a gsync utility that allows me to manage tasks from within Outlook. I don't see the equivalent feature/functionality in ...
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Recover MS Word disappeared files

Using MacOS High Sierra while had 6-7 unsaved word(V-16.23) document where I was working on. coz of my processor fan speed, I tried to check the 'Activity Monitor'. and found WindowServer is using ...
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How to fix Outlook for Mac search

Microsoft Outlook for Mac (version 16.21) is frequently unable to find email messages using the search feature, even in the case of emails that were sent relatively recently. I presume that the search ...
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Problem installing IguanaTex on Mac (can't find `.dylib` file)

I'm trying to install an experimental version of IguanaTex on my Mac. I'm stuck and need some help. Here are the directions: install AppleScript (IguanaTex.scpt) mkdir -p ~/Library/Application\ ...
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Outlook to iPhone contact synchronisation

I ran into a weird problem involving the synchronisation of contacts between Outlook (on a Windows Computer), an iPhone and an iPad. It all began when I had to do a couple of changes to a number of ...
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Force Outlook for Mac to sync

I am trying to sync a 60GB mailbox on Outlook for Mac v15 over a VPN connection. Sometimes the VPN drops out and the sync is interrupted. When I come back to it and check the Sync Status window, it ...
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How do I open a OneDrive file in Preview using Applescript?

How do I open a OneDrive for Business file using Preview using Applescript? I’ve tried this so far: tell application "Preview" to open POSIX file "Users/myname/One Drive - MySchoolOrCompany/path/to/...
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Trouble editing and writing on a presentation using Powerpoint for iPad

I have a PowerPoint presentation that I created on my Mac and have moved (using iTunes File Transfer) to my 1st-generation iPad Mini running iOS 9.3.5. When I launch my Powerpoint app on the iPad, ...