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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Adding an email address to my Outlook mobile app will give the Office 365 admin ability to access my mobile phone?

I work as a freelancer for many companies. For each company, they create an Office 365 account for me. To manage those emails, I am planning to download Outlook mobile app on my iPhone and add all ...
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Everytime I start Word or Excel I get a dialogue box: Visual Basic for Applications Run-time error 53

I'm using Mac Office 2021 and OS Monterey on an Apple MacBook Air (M2). Every time I try to open a Word or Excel document I get a dialogue box with the Run-time Error 53 message or the screen freezes ...
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How to see why Outlook calendar items from one machine stopped synchronizing to server?

I'm using macOS 10.14 Mojave, with Microsoft Outlook client synchronizing with a server. It worked fine for a long time (years). All of a sudden, I noticed that while I can see the calendar and new ...
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Out of focus scroll lag issue, on all screens

When I have multiple screen connected on my Macbook '14 M1 Max 32gb, I have input lag on 'out-of-focus screens'. When I start to scroll in an out of focus (not active) Microsoft Word window on any ...
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Is there a way to search both the main text AND footnotes at the same time in Word for Mac?

When you search for text, depending on in which you cursor is, it will search either your footnotes, or the main body. This makes it difficult if not impossible to keep exhibits orderly increase in a ...
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Word document reverts to all default styles when pressing Cmd+z

I have a heavily formatted document with several custom styles. However, when I press Cmd+Z to Undo, the document reverts to all default styles, a drastic change that I then cannot undo anymore. This ...
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How do I set outlook as default mail application if I can't open mail per company security policy [duplicate]

Is there a way to set Outlook as the default mail client on Mac without first opening Mail and going to preferences- for example on the command line? I have an admin access widget so I've been able to ...
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How to insert any multi-page .pdf's into Word for Mac without converting it into text, or having to create individual files of each page?

On macOS Monterey, v. 12.5, MacBook Air M1, 2020, and the latest version of Word for Mac (v. 16.64 (22081401), you have two options. If your .pdf is text based, and the God's pity you, you'll have no ...
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Unable to bring Microsoft Office installation to an end on macOS Catalina after computer went off

I was in the process of installing Microsoft Office when my computer went off. When I tried installing Microsoft Office back, it showed me this error: The operation couldn’t be completed (com.apple....
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Where do I download Microsoft Word 16.64 updater?

I have the perpetual license for Office 365 for Mac. I have just word installed. Today the autoupdater showed the message that version 16.64 is available for update. I have 16.63.1. Obviously ...
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Microsoft Word Inter font only showing regular and bold

I'm trying to use the Inter font in Microsoft Word but all of the different weights just show up and display as 'Regular'. I use this same font elsewhere and it works on my system, it's just an issue ...
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Letter 'c' stopped working in MS Word on mac

So in MS Word on Mac it simply does not show letter 'c'. Here it works fine, in browser letter 'c' works super fine, in the mail - everywhere but in MS Word (version 16.54 (21101001) mac monterey 12....
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Keep having Run time error 53 when opening Microsoft Office 2021

Keep having Run-time error '53' pop up window when opening Microsoft Office 2021 Word, Power point or Excel. I have reinstalled the Office completely and tried otre different suggested solutions but ...
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How to completely remove broken Excel addins?

I have tried to follow the official documentation to create a custom functions addin, but I have failed. How can I completely remove the broken addins? As you can see in the screen shots I can insert ...
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Measure time spent in each slide during rehearsals in Keynote?

Is it possible to measure the time spent in each slide in Keynote, during a rehearsal? Something like this feature of PowerPoint: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/office/rehearse-and-time-the-...
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How can I load many csv files as tabs in Excel on MacOS

I have a folder with about 140 CSV files. I would like to create one spreadsheet with each CSV being one tab. There seems to be straightforward methods to do this, but all the searches I did point to ...
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How can I automatically convert a .csv file downloaded from a specific google chrome extension to an excel file using shortcuts?

I use Voice over to access Apple’s software as I’m blind. With this in mind the best way to convey helpful information would be by usin links, code, and lists. I’m attempting to use the shortcuts app ...
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Outlook App on MacOS taking too much space

At my workplace we all have Macbook Pro laptops (different models and versions of MacOS) Went to update one and found it had 110 of its 128gb taken up by System, some digging found that most of this ...
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Search Outlook inbox with Apple mail

My university prevents me from adding my email to the Apple mail app, meaning I can only receive emails through Outlook. This is pretty inconvenient when I'm searching for a specific email, since my ...
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Quit Excel via Script

I'm trying to quit Excel via AppleScript tell application "Microsoft Excel" quit end tell Unfortunately, when I have a new spreadsheet opened, run the script and select "Do not save&...
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Apple Mail Statistics - Looking to collapse groups to count emails from various senders. Outlook or other application acceptable

I understand VBA language and used it for writing script for EXCEL and Powerpoint Macros. I recently learned that AppleScript is essentially the equivalent. Within the default MAIL application on ...
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How to add more columns in Outlook in MacOs?

On my MacBook Pro M1 2020 (macOS Monterey 12.4), I use Outlook, which has a completely different interface as the Windows version. In particular I'd like to add more columns like "to:" or &...
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Time Machine Backup Failure | .../UBF8T346G9.Office/.../Outlook 15 Profiles/.../HxStore.hxd could not be backed up

Time Machine continues to fail with the following message: I'm running: macOS Monterey v12.4 Outlook for Mac v16.61
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Where does Microsoft store accounts on MacOS?

I installed Edge (chromium) on a work computer and created a new profile using the wrong MS account (personal). I deleted that profile, but when creating another, my personal account still shows as a ...
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Use macOS keyboard cursoring conventions in Microsoft Word for Mac

By default Microsoft Word for Mac assigns Windows-like keyboard shortcuts for cursoring through a document. For example, Command-Home places the cursor at the top of the document (similar to Control-...
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After opening a .doc/.docx, I would like to save the converted .pages in same folder as .doc was opened. Does anyone know an easy way to do this?

This drives me crazy. What I usually do is drag the original folder location temporarily into the Finder Sidebar so I'm quickly able to find it in the save dialog. Hopefully there is a setting or ...
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How to hand write formula in Word for mac?

I can use the efficient handwriting formula in Word on windows. But there seems no handwriting option for formula in Word for mac. Can I find this fuction?
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"Loading services" hangs when trying to set the AutoSave on an Excel workbook

When I enabled AutoSave via a slider on the upper-left of the workbook a dialog pops up and then hangs on Loading services... : What might be wrong and what is a remedy?
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Add iCloud account to Outlook calenders on iOS

I want to add my iCloud account to my outlook calendar on my iPhone 13 (software version 15.2). Note: My iCloud account is not registered via an @icloud.com mail address. I created an app-specific ...
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How to disable Microsoft AutoUpdate on macOS? [duplicate]

The Microsoft Autoupdate app pop-up is launching very frequently on my Mac and it's very annoying. There's no option to turn it off in the menu. I've searched up the web and this forum, but the only ...
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Create an Automator action to insert a PDF table in Excel using data from picture

I'd like some help to create an Automator workflow to carry out the following please: Select a PDF file containing a table of data Convert the PDF file to an image Open Microsoft Excel and import the ...
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How can I get a link to Microsoft Outlook message?

In prior versions of Outlook, AppleScript could be used to get a link to message/s like this: tell application "Microsoft Outlook" set theSelection to (get current messages) ... In ...
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Mail.app - all history unavailable

I attempted to use Mail.app with iCloud and Outlook accounts after clean install of macOS 10.15.7 was performed on my Mac mini (late 2012). After setting the accounts, I found no messages on any ...
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Disable "Email organizer" by default in Microsoft Outlook email meeting invites on macOS

I'm using the Microsoft Outlook Office 365 desktop client for macOS, via my work computer. Version 16.58 currently. When I receive a meeting invite, the option is checked on by default to "Email ...
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macOS open Word document full screen

Is there a way to open all Word documents automatically in full screen when opening them in the Finder? I've already unticked the box under "close windows always" under "general" ...
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Open Excel file spontaneously changes to read-only

I have an Excel file that I have to update 2-3 times a week. Due to the volume of work I do inside the file, it is often open for several hours at a time. I am often able to save the file with no ...
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Unblock Add-In Apps in MS Office v16 for Mac

I am trying to install a grammar check for MS Word (macOS version) which is an Add-In App. Unfortunately, our University does not allow to install any Add-Ins as it is "blocked by administrator&...
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Is it safe to delete Microsoft-"Clones" from Library/Caches?

I tried to clean up my mac and get back storage. I tripped over a 1,98GB Folder in the Caches Folder containing a Microsoft Excel Application. its in /Library/Caches/com.microsoft.autoupdate.helper/...
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Strange file names popping up when I type `ls -l` in terminal

Quick question, when I type ls -l in my terminal from "Desktop" folder the following two files pop up. They are not hidden since I don't use the -a flag and they cannot be seen on the ...
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Text Hyperlinks export works in Powerpoint to PDF but Image Hyperlink doesn't?

I am working on a presentation using Powerpoint 365. I have hyperlinks in the form of texts and images. When I export the Powerpoint to PDF, the text hyperlinks work but the image hyperlinks don't ...
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How do I make it such that PowerPoint for macOS doesn't cause haptic feedback when dragging an image?

Whenever I drag an image across the guide lines, I get a haptic feedback on the trackpad that I'm currently using to drag the image which is very distracting. How can disable this "feature"?
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Install Microsoft Word on Mac OS Mojave

App Store is not letting me download the previous version. The current version is for Mac OS Catalina and above. I had it running last year but deleted the app. Does any one know how to install ...
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App that allows a side-by-side view of To-Do List and Calendar on macOS?

As title says - trying to get a view where I can see both side by side. I find I quickly lose track of to-do list items if they're not in my calendar, and frequently have to move things from my ...
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Microsoft Office runs on one Admin account but not another

Difficult technical issue. I have iMac (Retina 5K, 27-inch, 2019) running macOS Monterey version 12.1. The latest version of Microsoft Office was previously running on this admin account but unclear ...
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Outlook search not working

My Outlook search stopped working. There are no results for any query. There are a few suggestions online. None of them seem to work. I tried: forcing repair of database by deleting Outlook.sqllite ...
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Signed into my one drive on someone else's computer and now they have access to my work files and can save their own files in my work account. WTF?

I have signed on my work OneDrive account on someone else's computer. I know I had logged out. Yet for some reasons they still have access to all of my One Drive files and the recent save as list ...
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Is it compatible to use an Apple iPad with a Windows/HP/Dell/Lenovo laptop?

I would like to buy a laptop which has OneNote facilities for now because Apple's are a bit far expensive for me. So if I, later on, purchase an Apple iPad, will it be compatible (that is) is it ...
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Excel for Mac does not offer "Save as" for CSV format?

According to documentation I can find the "Save as" should allow selecting csv and other types: But maybe this is only for non-MacOS versions of Excel? Save an Excel Spreadsheet as csv But ...
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Applescripting MS Word: cannot save to iCloud location - active document doesn’t understand the “save as” message

I have a pretty standard AppleScript that opens a series of Word documents and converts them to PDF. The pertinent part of the script can be boiled down to: property desktopPath : (path to desktop) as ...
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Is it possible to make Office 365 on mac textbox navigation keys consistent with macOS?

I have to use MS office 365 (ex: Outlook 16.55) tools for mac. MS being MS, they have different text navigation shortcuts on mac. Is it possible to make them the same as rest of the macOS? ...
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