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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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Blank lines appearing in a CSV exported from Excel, only on 1 Mac, other Macs don't see them

My colleague and I both use Macbook Pros on the latest Mac OS. He exports CSV files from MS Excel for Mac and sends them to me, but when I receive them I open them in a text editor and there are ...
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Mac Numbers equivalent to Microsoft Excel's Control+Arrow Keyboard Shortcut

Is there a feature in the MacOS Numbers application that allows me to jump to non-empty cells? In Excel if I hold the control key and press any of the keys ←↑→ or ↓ the cursor will navigate to the ...
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How do I remove Outlook mail from Spotlight?

I primarily use Mail.app for my Exchange mail account. But I need to keep Outlook around for those rare cases I need it (for instance editing distribution lists on the server). But this makes ...
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How do you change the Export DPI of Microsoft PowerPoint?

Office 2016 has on option in the Windows version to alter the export-DPI of PowerPoint by editing a registry key, HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office\16.0\PowerPoint\Options Where would I ...
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Automator Workflow or Apple Script to move files

I've got a MS Excel Macro enable file that reformats a csv file to a particular format and writes a new file to a folder in /use/library/group containers. It has to write it here because of the ...
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Applescript Powerpoint to create a new presentation from selected slides

I'm having a hard time believing this isn't a command directly in Powerpoint, seeing as the one thing I hear more than anything is "can you send me just that slide?". But MS isn't exactly known for ...
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Outlook does not show users names when searching through mailbox [closed]

I have an issue i have never seen before. Outlook if fine and i can see senders names with description when i receive emails, However when i search through my mailbox these names disappear does anyone ...
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How to have Farsi/Persian font in a single column of Numbers

I've got a spreadsheet in Numbers which was a .xlsx file previously. In Windows I used to have one the columns of this spreadsheet to be shown in a Farsi/Persian/Iranian font. This column is only ...
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How can I remove 'Dark Mode' from Ms Office apps without disabling it across macOS?

I am running macOS Mojave and have Dark Mode set as my default appearance in Apple > System Preferences > General. I recently updated MS Office on my Mac and the latest MS Office update (i.e. version ...
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Outlook signature corrupted

My Outlook for Mac signature has been displaying fine up until about 3 days ago. Potentially there was an update to MS Office around this time. I noticed that my signature in new emails and replies ...
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Change equations to use comma instead of points

I have a document with a lot of equations using the English notation for numbers, i.e., dots for separating decimals, like: 10.22 22.33 I am translating that to Portuguese that uses commas. So I ...
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can't access scroll menu MS Office

I am having an issue with MS Office (version 15.21.1, 2016) after upgrading to Mojave (version 10.14.1). Whenever I click on an item box which is supposed to give selection via scroll (e.g. click on ...
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Add-in error while adding an word add-in on mac

It shows an add-in error message while adding any add-in in ms word 2016 on mac.Attached a screenshot regarding the same error. Is there a way to clear the error and have one extension load?
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Cannot delete file OneNoteShareExtension_Mac.appex from Trash

I have uninstalled MS Office from my iMac and even though I followed all the steps in the instructions I ended up with a file called OneNoteShareExtension_Mac.appex in my Trash which is impossible to ...
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Office 2016 for Mac won't open any documents -> no permission

After my old iMac crashed and burned, I had to buy a new one in September. Due to the upgrade to High Sierra which was installed on the new machine, Office 2011 for Mac stopped working. I bought the ...
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How can I set dark mode for Word documents

Microsoft recently released the Dark Mode for MS Office for Mac. While the Dark Mode sets the interface to dark color palette, the page area itself still remains white and the text is black. How can ...
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Is there a way to view/edit Outlook for Mac's SQLite database to edit the signature file?

I am looking to edit the file or reference that is used in the SQLite database that Outlook uses on the Mac. Instead of having to copy and paste an HTML signature in the Outlook program, I would like ...
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Finder refuse to open shared files with Microsoft Office

We have a nfs share server mounted trough automount on which we store multiple *.xls files. Since a few days, two MacBooks refuse to open those files with the following error message: "file.xls" is ...
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Applescript Access to Outlook New Mail menu bar

I'd like to workaround a limitation with Outlook which is of it not allowing me to set a delay all emails sent by x minutes. A way I thought about working around this is to use Alfred Worklfows Hotkey ...
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Copy/Paste from documents (PDF, docx) - weird behaviour of diacritics

When I copy text from PDF (Preview) or Docx (Pages) with Czech characters, some of the Czech characters get copied with their accent "stuck" to them. To make this even weirder, this behaviour is ...
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Microsoft Word for Mac - crazy keyboard response in review comments

Problem: I am reviewing a Word document using tracked changes and inserted comments. Halfway through the process, I can no longer type normally in the inserted comments. Each time I hit a specific ...
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Mac Excel won't recognize Spanish/Portuguese accents (UTF8 or ANSI)

I'm working with Excel to open a delimited (tabbed) txt file that contains Portuguese and Spanish accents. As you can see below, in the third row there is a title "Último Año" that is correct. ...
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OneDrive for Mac crashes

I have a Macbook pro with the Mojave OS 10.14.1 I have installed Onedrive (two accounts, 1 academic and 1 personal) and they used to work fine for more than a year. Suddenly, Academic Onedrive (...
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How to batch import images (one per slide) into a PowerPoint 2016 Mac document

I am looking to import 400 separate eps files into a PowerPoint 2016 template, one per page. I have to do this monthly. Some notes: They must be EPS files, as they contain text, and the EPS files ...
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How do I insert a TAB character/indent/stop in Microsoft OneNote reliably, without creating a table?

Microsoft OneNote for macOS is inconsistent when using the TAB key: Sometimes it will create a new column when inside a table. Sometimes it will create a new row when inside a table. sometimes it ...
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MS Word - Why tables are pasted as text?

I have a table that is 1x1. Inside that table I have some text and an equation. I hover the mouse over the table and the icon that is a cross with arrows to all directions appear. I click that and ...
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Is it possible to recover an Office 2011 key from a serial number [duplicate]

A Macbook air was purchased in 2012 from Bestbuy. The receipt indicates Microsoft office was purchased: HARDWARE/SOFTWARE You purchased the following: OFFICE MAC HOME STUDENT 2011 P Serial Nbr:: ...
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MS Word: How do I align the over braces of this equation?

How do I align the over braces of this equation in word, from this into this I would like all parenthesis the same height but I think this is asking for too much... 😃
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This application requires iOS XX.x or later [duplicate]

Ages ago, if I tried to install an app on an older version of iOS, it would alert you and allow you to install the last release of the app for the iOS you are on. But when I tried again today at work ...
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MS Word for Mac: How to make all equations aligned to the left of the document and NON italic by default

I am writing a doc with thousands of equations. Every time I create a new equation it is centered horizontally on the document and the Cambria Math font is italic. How do I make by default all new ...
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How to format cases properly in MS Word? I am desperate

I am trying to add a case using the equations of MS Word. These are two different ways I have tried. The first one was obtained by adding a left Curly Brace, then a 3 row by 1 column matrix. I have ...
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Office 2011 asks for product key after upgrading to SSD Superduper

MS-Office has detected that the HDD has been upgraded to a SSD and is now read only until the Product Key is entered. Is the product key in one of the files, which can be read? How can the product ...
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Equations in Word always mangled

I have a document with thousands of equations in Word 16.17. From times to times these equations display like this I scroll up and down and sometimes the equations get fixed. Is there a way to ...
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Hidden ‘in use’ file preventing Office MAC 2011 uninstall

I am moving from Mac Office 2011 to Office 365. After running the uninstaller, An invisible file in the Excel package, Microsoft Office > Microsoft Excel > Contents > Resources > En.lproj > Help > Art ...
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Is it possible to create files directly in Folders? [duplicate]

I have just bought a MacBook and recently switched from Windows OS. Let's take the example of Microsoft Word documents. In Windows OS, I have a habit of making my MS Word files in the destination ...
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How can I create text-based aliases? (Local hyperlinks?)

I need to use deeply-buried files/folders on a hard disk at work. I can create aliases, which is helpful. An alias gives me an icon that I can double-click to open the original. But I would like to ...
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Is there a way to save a macro in word, not inside the document?

I have created a few macros that I want to apply to several docs. Every time I open a doc, I have to copy the macro to the document to run it. Is there a way to store that macro in a global library ...
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How do I make all equations in a document not italic?

Word makes all my equations italic. Is there a way to make them non-italic so any current equation and future ones will be created with regular Cambria text? I am using Word 16.17 on Mojave.
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How to change the text color in an Excel shape?

I am trying to change the text color specifically for a diamond. The background fill defaults unfortunately to blue -which I changed to white .. which is the same color as their choice for text . ...
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How do I get Outlook (MSN) mail to work on iOS on my new Phone?

I recently upgraded my iPhone and, as usually, all of my e-mail accounts transferred seamlessly when I restored my settings from a recent backup. All except my msn.com account. In this account's inbox ...
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Editing an outlook message on the iPhone

It appears that when I edit a message on the iPhone send it out to someone to read in the Outlook client, they don't see my edits? How do I fix this? We tested this a few times and seems to be ...
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.smbdelete files on High Sierra server vs Save in MS Word 2016 on Mojave

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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Remove graphic from background of PowerPoint slides

I have an old slide deck and can not discover where a graphic "lives" in it. In the screenshot here we can see the Slide Master being edited - and specifically the Footer area. The scala logo graphic ...
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Office 2016 activation issue after migration to a new computer

After migrating to a new computer when trying to active Office 2016 I'm getting the following error message: Another account from the same organization is already signed in. To switch accounts, ...
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Apple script fail on copying attachment from Outlook

I'm trying to copy all the attachments that I received from a certain sender (scanner) to a folder. I'm using Outlook and I've tried to write a script to do the job. It fails on saving the file with ...
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Importing text into PowerPoint drops all text into a single field instead of multiple slides

The most detailed "how-to" that I could find https://www.ellenfinkelstein.com/pptblog/import-text-from-word-or-notepad/ tells us to Open a Word or Notepad document. Type the content if you haven’t ...
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Why does powerpoint go to different page when I don't touch my mac?

On my Mac (specs below) MS Powerpoint (specs below) behaves very strange: It goes to a different page (page-up or page-down) on its own. Even when my Mac is not connected to power source (so no ...
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Copy from excel to URL

I'm doing my first applescript. I want to copy a short text (that's a website) from excel into the Pingdom Tools Speed Test. In the long run I want it to do it with a lot of different texts - but ...
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View Message in Full screen for Outlook for Mac 16

Outlook for Mac supports Full Screen since 2016. When I click/view a message, it is shown in 'focus' mode, only on a partial, center part of the screen. Is it possible to make the message visible on ...
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Opening .doc from Mac Classic on a modern computer

I have an old Macintosh Classic running Mac OS 7.0.3. It has Word 5 installed on it and contains a some .doc files created within it. The documents are in Czech language and contain letters like ěšč ...