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Where does Microsoft RDP 8 for Mac store its configuration

If you want to share a configuration you can select the target under My Desktops and either right-click and select Export or from the Microsoft Remote Desktop File menu select Export. The file that ...
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Seeing All Icons on the Menu Bar

AccessMenuBar solves that problem.
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Seeing All Icons on the Menu Bar

Finder has a relatively short app menu, so activating Finder is a quick way to see more menu bar icons. (And the built-in Maps app has an even shorter app menu.) Bartender collapses the menu bar ...
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Mouse hover doesn't work when Microsoft mouse is connected

I know it's an old thread but since there are no solution mentioned for the Microsoft Sculpt Ergonomic Mouse... I had the same problem and fixed it just now. It is a hardware issue where the little ...
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Seeing All Icons on the Menu Bar

App menus take precedence over menu bar items. In this case, whatever your foreground app is, it's menu options are too long, causing Window and Help to hide the menu bar items that would otherwise ...
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Is there anyway to stop Microsoft Office 2016 on macOS prompting for update?

Remove the "/Library/Application Support/Microsoft/MAU2.0" folder, which to place the Microsoft Auto Update (MAU) program. Update: I found ms-office applicaiton would create the MAU2.0 and Microsoft ...
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How do I recalculate in Excel for Mac?

To recalc in Mac: Command + = You can try also changing Excel preferences: Command , Calculation "Manually" radio button
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Can't create new notebook in Microsoft OneNote for Mac

Simple solution just found it: Go to onenote.com and log in. Make a new notebook from the webpage. Then wait a minute or two. Then quit OneNote. Then re-open it and try it again. Should work. Seems ...
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bluetooth keyboard not in keyboard preferences

It doesn't show up for me either on 10.12.2. Karabiner Elements is working great for me.
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What are these extra /Zone.Identifier files created during Windows Remote Desktop file transfer?

According to Windows: killing the Zone.Identifier NTFS alternate data stream the Zone.Information is: The Zone.Identifier NTFS alternate data stream (ADS) is appended to Internet downloads by ...
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Seeing All Icons on the Menu Bar

As others have explained the menu space is limited. But you may not need a couple of the ones you have in there so you could try and remove them to see if that gives you the room. ExpressCard ,...
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Script to change downloaded mac wallpaper automatically?

You could use this script taken from here. #!/usr/bin/env python import os import md5 import pprint import sys import subprocess from time import strftime from urllib import URLopener from urllib2 ...
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How do I install .NET Core on OSX?

These instructions come from the Microsoft site. Install HomeBrew: (Paste into Terminal.) /usr/bin/ruby -e "$(curl -fsSL https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Homebrew/install/master/install)" Update ...
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How do i disable Fn Key on Microsoft Surface Ergonomic Keyboard for OS X?

It seems like the keyboard handles the Fn key itself, rather than passing it through to the OS to handle. Since the OS doesn't receive the Fn key input, it can't do anything to change it. Therefore, ...
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Traces of Visual Studio for mac throughout macOS!

To remove, open Terminal and run sudo rm -r /usr/local/share/dotnet
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How to view the To-Do-Bar in Outlook for Mac?

I suppose this is documented by the choice of words: Outlook for PC - Use and customize the To-Do bar That view isn't present on Outlook 2016 version 16.13 or less for macOS. You'll need to run on ...
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Can you search for tags in OneNote for Mac 2016?

This functionality is not (yet) available in OneNote for Mac. Since I also use Visio and Project, I have a Windows VM with OneNote also installed. From there, I use the "Find Tag" feature and create ...
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Is Internet Explorer 11 mode available in the new Microsoft Edge for Mac browser?

No. Microsoft Edge team confirmed here that IE Mode is only going to be supported on Windows: IE mode will be supported where IE11 is currently supported so yes, it is Windows specific. Thanks!
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VS Code will not Update

Is the app still in the Downloads folder? If so, try moving it to the Applications folder and see if that fixes it. If that doesn't work, then try running the following commands in Terminal: sudo ...
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Script to change downloaded mac wallpaper automatically?

Solved! I used the Bing Wallpaper.app found here that does exactly what I needed.
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How do I recalculate in Excel for Mac?

fn + f9 works if you disable mission control shortcut (it is defined as F9 by default)
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How can I mount Microsoft OneDrive as a network drive in OSX?

You cannot mount a remote "drive" to OneDrive as the synchronization/authentication protocol is not implemented within the OS X file system. (It is in Windows, which is why can you do it). However, ...
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Why do I need to press C twice to copy in Mac MS Word 2011 and 2016?

Please loot at this: https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/msoffice/forum/msoffice_word-mso_mac/often-have-to-cmd-c-twice-to-copy-mac-office/0a3060eb-d185-46df-943d-3ed89f447d25?auth=1 When I disabled ...
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any idea what the heck Microsoft is doing with this brew install?

That's the standard way of installing Homebrew. Microsoft seems to have written an installer which relies on Homebrew being installed, so it makes sense to install it first.
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MS RDP client minimum iOS version on Apple iPad

I would trust the Apple reviewers that iOS 8.0 is the minimum required. Also, I would also plan on not buying any hardware that is 32 bit since we’re so close to iOS 11 and no more 32 bit apps. ...
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Changing drive format for OneDrive?

This extract from the Office Support Page from Microsoft lays it all out: ... • File systems: NTFS or HFS+ (case insensitive) ... See this page from 2011 on StackExchange which recommends a paid ...
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OneDrive on mac doesn show all shared folders with me

Only folders you have ‘can edit’ permission show in OneDrive desktop client. You only have ‘can view’ permission to the missing folder, so that's why it's not shown. Add and sync shared folders to ...
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Is there anyway to stop Microsoft Office 2016 on macOS prompting for update?

The most elegant way is to: Remove com.microsoft.update.agent.plist from /Library/LaunchAgents folder. Disable the accessibility to the updater with sudo chmod 500 /Library/Application\ Support/...
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Mac Catalina And Microsoft Teams Screen Sharing Permissions

There is a strange workaround for this. Screen recording will work fine if you are in full screen mode. The issue arises when you are in windowed mode or you have an external monitor connected.
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Microsoft Teams Camera Shows Black Screen

The problem can be seen in Teams device settings. Make a test call. This gives us a big clue as it highlights the video camera is unavailable due to permissions. Fix by enabling in System ...

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