The Microsoft Office versions released for the Mac OS X operating system.

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Word for Mac Notebook view - insert equation

I feel like an idiot for asking this, but since I can't figure it out, and cannot find a useful result via Google, I hope this will answer the problem for me, and future Googlers. Using Word for Mac ...
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Make Excel Row Height Stay Once Sorted [duplicate]

One column has variable length data that may be one row or maybe a bunch of rows deep. (Actually another column does as well, but it doesn't get more than 3 rows deep). When I sort my spreadsheet, ...
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How to change the date format in Microsoft Word 'track changes' balloons

I'm using Microsoft Word for Mac, version 14.3.8. I've got track changes enabled, and it's flagging my changes with little balloons on the right hand-side. All well and good so far. Then it tells ...
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How to disable tracking of formatting changes in Word for Mac 2011?

I use change tracking in Microsoft Word to collaborate with others while jointly editing a document, however, I am not interested in tracking formatting changes. On the Windows version of Word, I was ...
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Sum the number of hours in Excel

I want to sum the total hours I was worked in a project. For each day, I have: Starting Time B1: 09:30:00 am Ending Time C1: 17:00:00 pm Total Hours D1: =C1-B1 (06:30) I want to sum the values ...
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Bulk unmark “marked for deletion” emails (mac)

I have an issue. ~2000 emails were marked for deletion. I can see them crossed-out (red cross) in Outlook 2011 on mac. But I can only undelete one message at a time with right-click. Is there a way to ...
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Comparing two similar lists in excel on mac to find duplicates

I have 2 rather long lists of companies (a developing main list and several other lists which need to be compared to the main) I need to find duplicates (but also fuzzy duplicates) - e.g. "A company" ...
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Tie stock quote value to cell in Excel 2011 Mac

I've been working on a mock stock portfolio in Excel, and I've been looking for ways to automatically update the data, eg. stock price and P/E ratio. I have tried using a web query to MSN Money, but ...
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Excel opens all files in directory

Excel 2011 is behaving strange. When I open a file, Excel responds by opening all (.xlsx and .csv) files in the directory! I'm running OS X Mavericks. Tried several ways of opening: double click, ...
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How to find a Word file if it isn't in auto recovery?

I have a Mac running OS X 10.6.8 and was working on my dissertation in Word, pressing Save regularly. A message came up saying Word had to unexpectedly quit, and then when I went to open my ...
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How to set a shortcut to “Customize Keyboard…” in Excel Mac 2011

I would like to set a shortcut to "Customize Keyboard..." in Excel Mac 2011 so I could open the "Customize Keyboard" menu via a simple shortcut. Apparently we can't do do it via Excel because there ...
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Excel Mac VBA Loop Through Cells and reset some values

I currently have 12 copies of a Workbook - one for each one of our company's locations. There are multiple columns, and one row for each day of the month. Every day the Location Manager fills out 2 ...
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Office for Mac is slow, but only on my user profile, not others

I have Mac OS X Lion. The Microsoft Office on my profile is extremely slow. I deleted Office and reinstalled it but the performance didn't improve. I created another user and tried to open the same ...
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Printing E-mails - Outlook for Mac

When printing an e-mail the "Attachment" icon and Attachment name do not print. How do I change the settings to correct this?
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Combine Excel worksheets despite adding new sheets

I have an Excel worksheet that works as template for a questionnaire. My aim was simply to copy the worksheet into a new one while preserving the formatting and other stuff, and I could then just fill ...
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Does the search in Microsoft Word have a proximity operator?

I need to search for a word within a certain number of words of another word. Is that possible in Microsoft Word? For example, word1 *3 word2 would return the results for 'word1' where it is 3 words ...
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Show embedded images in Mac Word

I have a client who insists on sending me screenshots as images embedded in MS Word docx files. I can view these images by opening the documents in Word on my Windows machine but on any Mac machines ...
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How to reset footnote numbers for each page?

Is it possible to have Microsoft Word reset the footnote numbers on each page? I'm using Mac Word 2011 but are there any Word versions which support this? If yes maybe I could figure out how to do it ...
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Keyboard Shortcut to Fit Column Width to Text in Mac Excel?

I know this on a PC. It is Alt+O,C,A, as explained in this question. Can someone tell me please what the keyboard shortcut is to fit the column width to the width of the text in Excel on a Mac? I'm ...
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Can't setup Thunderbird to read Outlook mail accounts

I consider myself geeky yet my soul is burning over a fairly simple problem. I need to set-up a number of email accounts on my computer. I have a remote POSTFIX/Courier server which is able to ...
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Can I customize the install package for Microsoft Office Mac 2011?

I am sending my sister a USB installer for Microsoft Office Mac 2011, for the MacBook Air I recently gave her. I don’t want to fill the limited disk space with things like Outlook and a bunch of ...
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Is it possible to import the Office 2011's themes (for Mac) to use them in Office 2007 for windows?

Is there a way to import(convert) the PowerPoint themes from office 2011 (for mac) to Office 2007 or later for Windows (supposing you own them both)? The themes included with Office for mac come in a ...
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Spell check doesn't work in protected forms in Word 2011 for Mac

We have a form template many staff members use. We created it in Word 2004 for Mac, and I was told a shortcoming was there was no way to turn on the spell checker (a real hassle!). I hoped this would ...
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I can't open a Word file because it's too large

I was creating a file with MS Word 2007 where I included a number of images. I didn't compress them as I was putting them into the file. I managed to save the file, but have not been able to reopen it ...
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Show messages from other folders in conversation view on Outlook for Mac 2011

On Outlook 2010 it is possible to show messages from other folders in the conversation view (it's an option in the Conversation Settings menu on the ribbon). Is there a similar option for Outlook ...
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Resetting Styles to Default in Microsoft Word 2008

I want to reset all my MS-Word "Styles" to their default settings; i.e. fonts, sizes, spacing, etc. There doesn't seem to be an option to do this in the "Styles" panel. Is there any other way to do ...
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How to create a “poll” in Microsoft Outlook 2011

Is it possible to create a vote/poll in a message in Microsoft Outlook 2011 for Mac OS X? Here's an example of how it could be done in Windows version of Outlook.
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How to edit multilevel list in Word 2011 Mac

I use the multilevel list feature in Word as described here to set up proper nested numbering linked to styles. I did this on Windows, and it worked well. Now I am editing the documents on my Mac ...
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Will uninstalling Microsoft Outlook for Mac affect other office products?

I have never used Outlook and never wish to use it. The only products I use from Office are Word, PowerPoint and Excel. Can I just drag Outlook to Trash. If delete Outlook will this affect the other ...
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Attach HTML as text in Outlook for Mac (2011)?

Outlook for Windows has an option when attaching files, under the arrow on the 'Insert' button on the file upload dialog box, called "Insert as text". When used with HTML files, it converts the HTML ...
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PowerPoint for Mac Office 2011 Doesn't Save Hyperlinks to PDF?

Related to this question without an answer, I'm using the latest PowerPoint for Mac (14.2.3) but when I save a PPTX as a PDF the links are gone. Is there some trick to getting them to remain? Links ...
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Open Office PST on a Mac (Mac:Office)

I have a 5Gig Outlook PST file which I want to use on my Mac with Mac::Office but I don't want to import it into Outlook on the mac, I just want to read it. If I import it, it corrupts the outlook db ...
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Where can I get the database files in Outlook for Mac?

I have a MacBook Air and want to remove Outlook from it. I cannot do am export as I don't have enough hard drive space, and also cannot export over a network. Where can I find the OLM files as with ...
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Clear all signatures from Outlook 2011 for Mac

When I try to open the signatures pane, it crashes Outlook 2011. Is there any way to wipe all of the signatures other than via the signatures menu in Outlook for Mac?
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Inserted videos don't play in PowerPoint for Mac after file has been closed and reopened

I can successfully load a video clip into a PowerPoint slide, but after I save, close and reopen the file, only the opening image of the video appears with no way to play it. The Play/pause bar ...
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Microsoft Document Connection pops up every time Macintosh restarts

I'm trying to help a friend solve a minor annoyance on his Macintosh. Every time he restarts, it pops up a Microsoft Document Connection window that's asking to add a location (either a SharePoint ...
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How to create forms in Word 2011 for Mac

Using Word 2011 for Mac, I want to create a form that other users can complete. However, the documentation provided by Microsoft is sparse. What controls do I use for which purposes? How do I ...
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Outlook 2011 fails to rebuild database and won't start in OS X

I installed Outlook 2011 a while back and never used it. Since then I created a new Mac user profile and tried running Outlook. I also had to do a restore from a Time Machine backup. Now when I ...
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Microsoft Excel on Mac unintentionally clears my cells

When I navigate through cells using the arrow keys I have encountered some annoying behavior. If I stop at some cell for a second or so, it automatically enters edit mode for that cell clearing ...
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Mac alternatives for creating/editing Word documents

I want to update documents on my Mac that are in Microsoft Word format. Other than getting Office for Mac, do I have other options that work seamlessly?
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How do I delete calendars in Outlook 2011 on OSX 10.7?

How do I delete calendars in outlook 2011 on OSX 10.7
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How do I turn a table of contents into plain formatted text?

How do I turn a table of contents into a plain formatted text without field codes? I want to cut it away from the rest of the doc as an outline. I'm using Word 2011 on a Mac.
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Installed Font in OS X is not available

I've installed a font on an OS X box, and it's enabled and shows in TextEdit, but for some reason, it will not show in Word 2011. Any pointers as to why it shows in some apps, and not others?
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Export CSV with values enclosed with double quotes

How do I export a CSV file where the values and fields are both enclosed in double quotes (") from Excel 2004 (Mac)? E.g. "Name","Telephone" "John Doe","555-5009"
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Excel on Mac doesn't show Chinese characters [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to import (and view correctly) Chinese UTF-8 encoded CSV file with Excel 2011 on Mac OS X I downloaded an Excel file, which is supposed to contain Chinese ...
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Activate spell checking in Excel - Office for Mac 2011

How can I activate spell checking in Excel in Office for Mac 2011? I would like to have spell checking just the way it is in Word or system wide in OS X.
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How can I resize and style images in Outlook for Mac 2011?

Outlook for Mac 2011 doesn't appear to have any way of resizing or otherwise styling (cropping, adding borders, etc.) images that are dropped into the body of the email. I used this heavily in ...
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I have registered MS Office 2011 for Mac and spelled the company name incorrectly, how do I change it?

I have registered MS Office 2011 for Mac and spelled the company name incorrectly. Is there anyway of changing it, or do I have reinstall?
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Word spell checking in Dutch while Mac OSX, Word and dictionary set to English

The spellchecker in Word on a Mac is using a different language than what is set for the system, program and dictionary. The language in OSX is set to English, the language in MS Word is set to ...
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Can I disable Excel's warning when saving CSV files? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Excel: Is there a registry setting to suppress the warning messages when saving spreadsheets in CSV format? Excel always says ...may contain features that are not ...