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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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Can I compile .NET C# code on my Mac?

You can install it with homebrew: brew install mono Then you can use it with: mcs hello.cs mono hello.exe
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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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Can I compile .NET C# code on my Mac?

If you have a Mac you can compile C# like this: Compile: mcs fileName.cs Run: mono fileName.exe If you don't have Mono installed on your Mac, you can google it and install it and then you will be ...
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Where does Microsoft Teams store its cached login credentials?

Microsoft uses the native keychain to store your identity for their macOS / iOS / iPadOS apps. As long as you have a backup or know you can sign back in to your Microsoft account, there's no harm in ...
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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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Where does Microsoft store accounts on MacOS?

This data is saved in the Apple OS Keychain (on macOS and iOS and iPadOS) so on a Mac, access your keychain using the Keychain Access app. Find Keychain Access in Launchpad or spotlight Launch it, ...
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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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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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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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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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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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How can I clear metadata (personal data) from an Excel file in Microsoft 365 for macOS?

I can't speak to how well this works, but if you go to Excel > Preferences > Security, there's a checkbox that says "Remove personal information from this file on save."
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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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How to disable Microsoft AutoUpdate on macOS?

Go to: /Library/LaunchAgents/ then look for a file called com.microsoft.update.agent.plist Edit (more info at the bottom on how to edit a plist file) the file and replace the text with: <?xml ...
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Remove spacing between pages in microsoft word for mac

This feature was added in Word 2016 for OS-X. Simply hover the cursor over the break between two pages, then double click.
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Can't create new notebook in Microsoft OneNote for Mac

Well, I experienced the same issue, It wouldn't login to my Microsoft account from the desktop application no matter how many times I tried. So, I tried to open it from the web application from ...
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Seeing All Icons on the Menu Bar

It is possible to use BetterTouchTool for that purpose. For example:
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