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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Which is the minimum iOS version and iPhone version require to be able to use a virtual background in Microsoft Teams?

Which is the minimum iOS version and iPhone version required to be able to use a virtual background in Microsoft Teams? I see on https://www.windowscentral.com/teams-ios-now-supports-custom-background-...
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How can I set my MS Teams online status to "green" with CLI tools?

I use MS Teams and want to have my status always "green" even if I am 20min away from my MacBook. How can I do this with command line tools (from Homebrew)? I don't want to install a special ...
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It Terminal, when I type `ls Desktop`, I'm seeing temporary Word files randomly

I've never noticed this before, but randomly now in Terminal when I type ls Desktop I see temporary files from Microsoft Word which are prefixed with ~$ and end with: .docx I don't understand where ...
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Residual microsoft data on my iphone?

I'm trying to scan some important documents using my iPhone 11. The built in scanner (in e.g. Notes) doesn't seem to allow me to use a wide view so I'm having to resort to Microsoft Lens. Being the ...
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legitimate software source, or malware?

Needing to upgrade to a 64-bit version of Microsoft Office (in order to upgrade to Mac OS Catalina or Big Sur), I sought out a deal on Office 2019. After paying, I received an email with the ...
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How do I add actions to the ctrl+click or right click menu when using it on a link on Microsoft Outlook?

I'm using the Microsoft Outlook Mac client to read work email. Sometimes I want to open links in my default browser, and sometimes I want to open them in a different browser. When I right-click on a ...
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Outlook Dock badge count doesn't update unless app has focus

I'm using Outlook for Mac (v16.55) on Big Sur and Monterey. Recently, I've found that the Outlook icon in the dock will only update the number of unread emails after the app has been given focus. So ...
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Can you amend the 'quick' options that display on an Outlook notification when hovering over it?

When an email comes in the notification displays in the corner: Then when you cursor over it you get some notification options. In the case of Outlook the only option is DELETE: Obviously this can ...
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Batch convert Word .docx files to Pages

I have a folder of almost 100 Word documents that I need to edit in Pages, but opening as .docx and then having to save as .pages manually isn't very convenient. Thus, I want to run a script/tool that ...
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How to fix the language of Read Aloud on Word for iOS

Background I am using Microsoft Word on iPad. I want to use Read Aloud (a text-to-speech feature of Word) to review my documents. The documents are written in Japanese. Problem If a sentence in a ...
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How can I fill the page when printing an MS word document with comments

I have a word document with comments. I wanna print it with the comments, but when I try, the document and the comments pane are shrunk, and do not fill the A4 paper properly (check photo). Tried ...
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Outlook for Mac modifier keys not recognized?

I'm using a Microsoft sculpt ergnomic keyboard with my 2019 Macbook pro. I have changed the modifier keys so that CTRL is now the CMD key (as this keyboard doesn't have a command key). Keyboard ...
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Notes and M$ Outlook prevent using a custom keyboard layout

The included notes app and M$ Outlook switch off the custom layout I'm using automatically and switching back doesn't work (or instantly switches again?). This is extremely annoying and keyboard ...
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How can I stop Microsoft Word (for Mac) from printing double sided by default?

My MS Word (2016) for Mac suddenly started printing every document double-sided by default - which I do not want ;) Essentially, when I choose Print, it is selected by default on "Long-Edge ...
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Word docs from iCloud Drive just Read-Only

I moved a bunch of Word documents from a Windows PC to an iCloud Drive. On an iPad I have a working Office subscription for the Office Suite. I can create new Word files just fine, but when I open one ...
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MacOS - Excel - Copy / paste causes spinning beachball

I'm looking for suggestions as to the cause / solution to a spinning beachball every time I try and copy/paste in Excel. This happens more on some spreadsheets, but is happening in one I use ...
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How to rename Notebook in Microsoft OneNote for Mac

Following these instructions I closed the Notebook in OneNote for Mac (version 16.52), renamed the Notebook in OneDrive and re-opened the renamed Notebook in OneNote for Mac. Unfortunately the rename ...
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Batch Import Images onto Mac PPT

I have a large group of images to put into Microsoft Powerpoint and was wondering how I could do this without the Photo Album option on Windows. I am on Big Sur 11.4 with the newest PPT as of August ...
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Insert ş on my Word for Mac

I have to write my essay in Romanian language and I have to put inside the text a lot of ş or similar characters. I managed System Preferences and select Language & Text, "Input Sources" ...
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Hotkeys for Word 365 for changing font colors?

I would like to assign some hotkeys to switching font colors in word on my macbook. I just need something to toggle between red and black color. I went to Tools->Customize Keyboard0->Fonts, but ...
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Outlook's "Checking Update" Window randomly opening while browsing

Problem I was just browsing safari when I noticed this strange behavior: When I opened a new tab and copied some text into the search bar, actually two tabs opened (one empty) and the MS Office ...
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Excel Templates on Mac OS 10.15

Where are my Excel templates located on Mac OS 10.15? I know its a hidden folder and once in the right location you hold down a certain key, such as the Option or Command key, and the folder appears.
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MS Word deletes some text randomly while typing

While typing text in MS Word, sometimes it randomly deletes several of last words or lines. Using Undo or Redo doesn't help. Is it possible to fix this? May be some feature is malfunctionning, then is ...
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Set the list separator in Mac

In Windows, List separator (, as shown in my system) is a parameter that we could set: I'm trying to find this setting in my Mac, but I could not find it. Here is the only thing I could find: It ...
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How to increase decrease font size using keyboard shortcut in Microsoft apps in Macbook pro? [duplicate]

Specifically One Note application for Mac. I have tried everything from this thread but nothing worked for me.
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Consolidate Excel Formulas into Values

My client is having trouble with sheets containing formulae, so I am converting all the calculated values into hardcoded data. Apparently there is no native function to do this job. According to ...
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Outlook 2011 suddenly won't activate

We have a task-specific macbook air (sierra) with outlook 2011. Usage and available storage have prevented updating. Until about a week ago everything was fine. Now outlook isn't activated. When ...
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Use Presenter-mode in PowerPoint on only 1 of multiple monitors

I want to use "Presenter"-mode (i.e. full screen) in PowerPoint on only 1 of 2 monitors. Currently, when I try to do so it uses 1 monitor for the presentation and forces my 2nd monitor to be ...
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How do I remove or hide the green triangles from the corner of the cell when numbers are formatted as text in Excel for Mac?

It is amazing how distracting these green triangles can be when trying to read the content of a spreadsheet with many numeric values stored as text to prevent them from being displayed with scientific ...
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I have MS Office 365 and use Outlook for email send and receive. Since June 20th, I can not retrieve email @ get "Server Unavailable. 21" Fixable?

I attempted to restore my profiles from time machine before Outlook stopped retrieving email, which seems to have been a huge waste of time. I turned on logging and all I get is: Error - Server ...
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Why do microsoft word's pictures not appearing?

I recently purchased that M1 Macbook pro that I'm using for around 3 months now and I noticed that now when microsoft office Word is opened it doesn’t show any of the pictures I have included in the ...
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Word for Mac: How can you stop a category of Table of Authorities add an extra line after its entry?

I created a few different categories only to realize I missed out one later. Now I have an option to simply unwind all the changes I made in the text, and rename the top category to the one I should ...
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How do I justify the last line of a broken paragraph in Word for Mac?

When I am editing a Word document, which contains images, I need to break a paragraph, so that the image stays at the top of the page, instead of allowing the intervening image (or table for that ...
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Make Microsoft Teams Focus on the Proper Window

Is there a way to make ⌘-tab switching to Microsoft Teams actually focus on the app? There's a hidden/ invisible window called "Microsoft Teams Notification" that is always the default ...
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Export a single mail folder to an archive file in Outlook 2016 and "mount" that back later?

In Outlook 2016, I have a folder labeled "2020" with my mails from that year, and want to export it to a single file. I then wish to move that file around (to an external archive HDD or ...
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Office 365 shortcuts conflict with chrome shortcuts?

The following reference for Outlook 2016 on macOS lists CMD-N as "new message". However that is already "owned" by chrome and in fact launches a new Chrome window. Is that list of ...
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Word/Mac mouse or key combos to efficiently restructure a file working with the document map?

[[Note: This post has been retitled and rewritten. For those not familiar with it, the document map lets you see the Heading 1, Heading 2, etc. outline of your file next to the detailed manuscript.]] ...
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Outlook Dock badge count doesn't update until app has focus

I'm using Outlook for Mac (v16.49) on Big Sur (v11.3.1). Recently, I've found that the Outlook icon in the dock will only update the number of unread emails after the app has been given focus. During ...
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macOS "Verifying Microsoft [Excel/Word/Powerpoint].app" over and over again

Here's the problem I'm having with Microsoft Office apps: I see this dialog several times a month when I launch Microsoft Word/Excel/Powerpoint. Very frequently, the verification process hangs, and I ...
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Where are macos Word's Compatibility Preferences in Word v16 (office365)?

Where can I find Word's Compatibility Preferences window in Word v16.48 (part of Microsoft 365 subscription) for macos? . The Compatibility Preferences window used to look like the picture below (from ...
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Translucent box on the center of the screen after running Applescript via Excel

I have a VBA code in Excel that passes the name of an audio file to an Applescript to play the audio. Everything works well and the audio file is played but the problem is after running the code, ...
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Does any macOS email client besides Outlook allow use of public shared folders in Exchange?

I like some other email clients better than Outlook but none seems to be able to access the public shared folders in our Exchange server. Apple Mail can not access Exchange public folders. There is no ...
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My Brother printer not working in macOS Big Sur(11.3.1)

Help me please I bought my new printer Brother MFC-1910W yesterday. I'm trying to install driver and print my work by Microsoft Word but not working. I checked information in Brother Website seem like ...
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Outlook v16.47 search results are inconsistent on Big Sur

OS: 11.2.3 Outlook: v16.47 I have an Exchange account set up on Outlook that is showing inconsistent search results. When I search for from:Person1 the data comes back exactly as I would expect with ...
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macOS Keynote, Pages, Numbers, and Microsoft Office apps will not open [duplicate]

From time to time out of the blue all these apps stop open. Other apps like Transmission, Safari, VLC and Mail seem fine as do other preinstalled apps. Until recently after the system restart ...
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How to turn off new popup for spell checking in Word for Mac on macOS 11.3

After the last macOS update, a popup started appearing when you click on a misspelled word in Word for Mac. This is a very frustrating function when you work in several different languages not always ...
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How to replace newline in Excel for Mac

As it seems there are suggestions for how to replace a character or a string with newline in Excel for Mac, like this one. But trying to reverse the process does not work; e.g., to type CTRL+J or ALT+...
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Outlook on Mac: Move email messages between different accounts

I am using a Macbook with Outlook, with three mail accounts configured. I want to be able to move an email from one account with drag & drop to another mail account in the left sidebar. This works ...
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How to set the default folder for saving a Word document when the option is missing in File Locations?

I want to set the default path or folder for saving Word documents, which should be possible according to an answer to How can I change the default save location of Office for Mac?. However when ...
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Teams meeting link gets stripped from calendar entry when accepting in Apple Mail.app (connected as Exchange account)

I have an email account connected via Exchange integration in Apple Mail.app and Calendar.app I activated all sychronizations (mail, calendar, notes etc.) Now when I receive an Outlook meeting ...

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