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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VBA PowerPoint Macro - Copy and Paste Slides and Notes to Word

I am trying to duplicate the "export to word" functionality that is not available on MacBook PowerPoint. The notes appear in Word, but the slide does not. Here is the code. Is there something ...
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Upgrade direct install software from App Store

I have Microsoft Office installed on my Macbook Pro which I downloaded from Microsoft's website. I see it is also available on App Store. Is it possible that the future upgrades to software can be ...
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Cannot insert image files from MS Word in MacOS Catalina

Ever since upgrade to Catalina I'm unable to insert images into Word documents. I know file access was modified in Catalina, and I've gone to Preferences > Privacy and tried to add Word to the Files ...
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Applescript: forward Outlook email as attachment

I have an AppleScript service that helps me automate reporting spam/phishing email to our IT group. I noticed that it forwards by embedding the content directly in the forwarded message, which ...
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Is it possible to print Powerpoint slides after all automation on a slide is done?

I have slides that turn certain parts into another color after 1 click, generated with MS Office Powerpoint for Mac. Similarly I have slides where pictures shrink to show text underneath after 1 ...
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word 2016 can't save document

I have a MacBook air from 2015 and as of this morning I have not been able to save my Word documents (Word 2016). I've never had issues before. When I press save on a new document, a message pops up ...
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Catalina now only saves pdf's from print box to preview not the folder I choose

I use Excel spreadsheets everyday and use the pdf print facility to send them to clients suppliers and for many other uses. Catalina now will not save the pdf's to any other folder than the preview ...
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Cannot download Office 365 on macOS El-Capitan

I have a powerpoint assignment due for my class but although I purchased Microsoft 365, I can't download it to my computer because my Mac won't update to Mojave. I contacted Apple support and even got ...
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Outlook: Two POP email accounts, how to separate inboxes?

I am using Outlook on Mojave. Until now I had only one email address, configured as POP3 account. I had one inbox, until the item, on left panel, named "On your computer" (or very similar, because i'...
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Mac no longer able to save to or open from SharePoint Online

I have an Office 365 plan and make extensive use of SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business. I also use the consumer OneDrive. My workstations include PCs and a Mac. This problem concerns only ...
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Outlook 2016 and Mac OS incompatibility - multiple episodes of loss of search functionality [duplicate]

Over the last year, I have needed to reinstall my 2016 Outlook account on my Macbook air multiple times and sometimes needed to do a repair on the indexing (more than a dozen times). It is constantly ...
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Microsoft Excel not working on macOS Catalina [duplicate]

I have Microsoft Excel 2011 installed on my MacBook Air. It worked on Mojave’s but no longer works on Catalina. When attempting to open an Excel file on my desktop it usually opens but now archives ...
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How to apply a Category to an Outlook Email using AppleScript

I have the AppleScript below for Outlook 2016. I am able to mark my mail as read, and I am able to move the email to the appropriate folder. But I can't categorize the email for some reason. Does ...
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How to use keyboard shortcut to copy formatting in Mac Word

According to this microsoft support page (shown in the animated gif at right below) To use keyboards shortcuts to copy formatting, press COMMAND + SHIFT + C to copy the formatting, select the text ...
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Word for mac: shortcuts to access Quick Access Toolbar and Ribbon

I am wondering what is the shortcut to access the Quick Access Toolbar and Ribbon in Word for Mac (Office 2019, 16.29.1). In windows you press Alt. How do you do it in Mac?
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How to use AppleScript to open excel files attached to emails?

My goal for this script is to open an attachment in excel when activated by a mail rule. It does not need any loops to go through multiple emails or attachments, just run once per email and then start ...
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How do I permanently disable logging in Outlook 365 for Mac

I ran into an weird issue today when I was prompted that I was running out of space on my disk. Digging into the issue I found that Outlook has been generating a debug log so much that it chewed ...
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How to insert “n” rows into an Excel spreadsheet?

I simply want to insert "n" rows. None of the resources that I have found have stated how to do this. The closest I have seen is "select same number of rows". That is fraught with problems. Any hints ...
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How to save the sent items in the folder where I'm replying from, in MS Outlook on Mac?

Same question has been asked before on how to fix this in the default Mail app on Mac, but I'm wondering if there is a solution also to the Microsoft Outlook app on Mac? This is the link I found ...
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How to open excel files attached to emails using AppleScript?

My goal is to write a script that opens an attachment in excel when activated by a mail rule. It does not need any loops to go through multiple emails or attachments, just run once per email and then ...
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How to control line wrap on the display of Word documents on an iPhone?

I'm displaying .doc files on an iPhone XR (iOS 13) that were created using Word 2003 on a laptop (Windows 7) and then exported using iMazing. Something on the iPhone is imposing a line wrap on lines ...
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AppleScript is unable to get a date as string

Be warned, I am a very new to AppleScript and most programming in general. The basic purpose of the script I've been working on is to read information from Excel files and put it into a FileMaker Pro ...
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How to prevent Excel files from getting quarantined?

I'm using Excel for Mac, version 16.16.14 (190909). I'm running Catalina 10.15 Beta (19A558d). All files I edit with Excel are recently quarantined (checking with ls -la@): com.apple.quarantine ...
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Office 2019 for Mac - Smiley feedback icon overlapped by Search field!

Office 2019 for Mac - Smiley feedback icon overlapped by Search field!!! Affecting all Office applications with such smile face icon in the top-right corner of the Quick Access Toolbar: Excel, ...
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Delete Outlook for Windows rule on Outlook for Mac 16

I have configured some rules on Outlook for Windows and do not have access to any Outlook for Windows any more. I can see rules created by Outlook for Windows (and Outlook on the web) but when trying ...
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Backup mails from outlook app

I had an email account configured in outlook app in my iphone. I recently lost access to the email account and only mails available are the ones already downloaded in the outlook app. I want to backup ...
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Equivalent of =SUM(ABOVE) in numbers?

I have a table like this, I need to sum all fields above (exclude the header), the following formula works: =SUM(C1:C5) When I add more rows I must rewrite the formula, then I tried something like ...
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Pop up of Microsoft Outlook Calendar reminder on all screens / desktops possible?

I use Microsoft Outlook at work. I happen to miss appointments/meetings because I do not notice the reminder of the event. Later I notice that the reminder popped up in a different screen on the main ...
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Microsoft Word locks up - “Problem connecting to server”

I just started experiencing this problem. I go to Microsoft Word -> Open Recent and I get the spinny beach ball. After a long wait, a Mac OS dialog pops up saying "There was a problem connecting to ...
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Find filename of picture inserted in a Word Document on a Mac

In a word document I included a pdf, that is a picture. However I forgot where is the source location and how it is called. Is there any way to find that out? I use Mac OS Mojave 10.14.5 on a ...
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Excel VBA Macro Grant Access All Files Grayed Out

I have a VBA script that I wrote. It accesses a data file in a Dropbox shared folder using Workbooks.Open FileName. I just updated Excel and now when the script runs it's asking me to grant access, ...
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How to Map f2 to Ctrl u in Excel (to make cell editing easier)

Just upgraded to High Sierra on my MacBook air 2011. Unfortunately my Excel keyboard shortcuts have stopped working - I was using Karabiner to map F2 (usual windows edit key) to use ctrl u, which ...
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Linked picture is blurred in Excel for Mac

When I copy a linked picture in Excel for Mac (v16 via 365 subscription) the linked image is far larger and blurred. How do I ensure the linked picture is the same size and quality as the original?
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Office Mac 16 - Disable recent items list

All Office applications offer a Open Recent... submenu (under File menu) that lists recent opened files. Is there a way to disable Open Recent... or set to zero the number of listed files? Why I ...
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How to solve the “The message could not be sent because it has unresolved recipients.” in Outlook for MacOs?

I keep getting the error msg "The message could not be sent because it has unresolved recipients." every time I sync my mail box: I have tried different solutions like this one https://answers....
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My slide show option in power point isn't working on my macbook

I am trying to use slide show option for my PowerPoint presentation on my MacBook. Is there any way to resolve this?
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Microsoft Word 15 - Default Image Paste Size

Is there a way to set the default paste size of images in Microsoft Word 15? Specifically I'm looking to set them to actual copied size, currently the images are pasted to a default of fit-width &...
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Outlook macOS version

Is there any way to change the message class of Outlook Mail on macOS? Outlook for Windows desktop allows users to change the message class of the mail item. Can I do the same for Outlook for macOS - ...
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AppleScript - Changing message status field of selected mail in Outlook

Is there anyway to change MessageStatus column of outlook mail item? Outlook grid view provides different fields for mail item. One field is message status which indicates message is read/unread or ...
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Shortcuts in Keynote

I've recently moved from Powerpoint to Keynote. While I am overall satisfied with the transition, I feel that there is too much clicking to do simple things. For instance: If I want to align objects ...
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PowerPoint for Mac - How Can I Create “Export to Word” functionality

In PowerPoint for Mac 2016 the ability to export/create handouts in Word is gone. Is it possible to recreate this functionality with a Macro?
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Can I filter multiple columns at the same time in Excel?

I haven't managed to find a good answer upon Googling this so here it goes: I've got a large data set of people and within this there are two columns I want to filter: Location and Rating. I've ...
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Is it safe to exclude Outlook 16.x data from Time Machine backups?

Every hourly Time Machine backup is quite large for me, but I don't change that many files so rapidly. I've determined that the main culprits are under ~/Library/Group Containers/UBF8T346G9.Office/...
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Weird message when I hit Send/recieve on Outlook on Mac

Now this message has just had me confused for couple of days lately. I have an outlook on Mac and It does work fine for the most part(Sending and receiving the messages successfully without any ...
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Outlook 2016: Add exchange account using script / automatic ( OSX > 10.12 )

Is there a way to add Exchange Account to Outlook using scripts / automatically ? My scenario is: Fresh install of Volume Licence Office 2016. Opened Outlook On opening Outlook, it should get ...
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Copy and paste issue from Excel to Keynote table

I'm having a big issue when copying from multiple Excel cells/rows and then pasting into a Keynote/Numbers table. When I select multiple cells in Excel with named content such as 'David goes to the ...
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Default mail program for using Mail merge

I am trying to finish the last step to mail merge on MS Word/MS Excel/MS Outlook on Mac. The email option is not enabled and it says the default email program has to be set up to complete this step. ...
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Converting PDF to Powerpoint, importing each slide as a singular picture

I have the ability to export a PDF as a powerpoint slide through Adobe Acrobat, but the image quality and font selection suffers because it is trying to convert each component into a modifiable ...
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Applescript automating setting Security Config in Outlook365

I am attempting to automate setting up laptops. So far I've managed to script adding a new account with the correct parameters. Next is to select the SSL certificates that have been installed on the ...
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How to delete email from the server?

I am using Outlook version 16.16.2 (180910) as a communication program for my company's email address. When I delete messages from my Inbox, the action done locally on my Mac, but I need it to be ...