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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 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, ...
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How to put page numbers on the left of the Microsoft Word TOC?

How can I customize a TOC (Table of Contents, or Summary) with Microsoft Word, and put page numbers on the left. Like this: 3 ..... Chapter 1 12 ..... Chapter 2 99 ..... Chapter 3
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Export Entourage Database files

I have a customer who has used Entourage 2008 on High Sierra for his email. Entourage 2008 has since stopped working. So I can't natively export to mbox. I have since installed office 365 for his ...
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February 2019 Microsoft Office Update

Recently I installed the suggested Microsoft Updates on my MacBook. The first time I opened and attempted to use Excel and Word the apps requested that I sign-in. It is not finding an account under ...
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Why can't save PDF Files via VBA in Excel 2013 for Mac

I want to save PDFs via Excel VBA. My script works on Excel 2011 and also on Excel 2016 - but not on Excel 2013 :( Here is my code for the path depending on the version: Function getPDfPath(name As ...
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MS Office on the App Store: will it work with an existing 365 subscription?

Microsoft's Office apps have recently become available on the App Store. Can I use my existing Office 365 for Business subscription with these apps?
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Procedure to Upgrade SSD without borking-up MS-Office License [duplicate]

I have upgraded a Macbook 500GB to a 128GB SSD. MS-Office 2011 detected the change and the licensing failed. I would like to avoid this problem in the future if at all possible. I would like to ...
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PowerPoint's save as PDF in AppleScript results in print job

I have a small AppleScript to save a PowerPoint pptx file as PDF from command line. I use the script every 6 months, and last autumn it still worked. But today I run into problems. I updated to 10.14 ...
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Is there a workaround for the Outlook for Mac calendar permissions bug?

As discussed here and here, Outlook for Mac users cannot load any other Outlook user's calendar if the latter user's permissions are set to show "Free/Busy Only"; they can only load Outlook calendars ...
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How to make Outlook to go to the next unread email when deleting emails

When deleting emails in Apple Mail it will automagically move the focus to the next unread email, basically it moves the focus up one line. When deleting emails in Outlook for Mac it keeps the focus ...
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What is the difference between OneDrive from AppStore and standalone installer

Right now there two options for installing OneDrive: Install from the AppStore Download and install a standalone installer What is the difference between the two if any? (but then why there are two ...
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Why Microsoft recommends restart after Office removal?

On Microsoft Office Support website: https://support.office.com/en-us/article/uninstall-office-for-mac-eefa1199-5b58-43af-8a3d-b73dc1a8cae3 the last step of uninstallation of Office recommends ...
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PowerPoint on Mac reducing quality of images when set to keep full size/quality

I am trying to insert graphs from Prism to PowerPoint on Mac. Regardless of the way I export graphs from Prism (pdf, TIFF, JPEG etc), they lose quality as soon as they are added to the PowerPoint (...
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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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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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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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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 ...