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DOCX to PDF conversion loses hyperlinks on Mac OS X

I have a DOCX file that I'm trying to export from Word to PDF, but any way I try this, the hyperlinks stop working. Both the native PDF "Save As.." option and Print → "Save as Adobe PDF..." that ...
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How do I migrate Office 2008 to a new Mac without using the Migration Assistant?

I'm setting up a new Mac and want to start fresh with settings and apps so I'm selectively copying my user documents over and installing only the apps I need on the new Mac. I'm running into a ...
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Why does Office for Mac prompt me to close Google Chrome? Is that suspicious?

Office for Mac 2008 just asked me whether I wanted to update. However, on continuing with the update, a Window popped up saying that I needed to close Chrome before the update could continue. I find ...
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Where to Download Microsoft Office for Mac?

There used to be a Trial version of Microsoft Office 2008 for Mac. But I can not find it anymore on below official site: http://www.microsoft.com/mac/downloads The are mostly the updates. I can not ...
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OpenDocument format plugin for Mac Office 2008?

Is there a plugin or script that lets Microsoft Office 2008 for Mac OS X open and save files in the OpenDocument ODF (.odt, .ods, .odp, etc.) format? I am thinking something like what you can do in ...
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How do I remove Office 2008 from OS X when the “Remove Office” tool says no version of office are installed?

I have Office 2008 for OS X through Microsoft's HUP (Home Use Program). I want to reinstall, so I need to first remove it. For Office on OS X, Microsoft provides a binary called ...
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How can I tell if a user's MS Entourage 2008 (Mac OS X) has been patched to use EWS

I have a Mac desktop install of MS Office 2008 that's experiencing problems connecting to an Exchange 2007 server. Is there an easy way that I can determine from the desktop files alone if the owner ...
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How to make Office on a Mac look more like Windows, be more MacBook-friendly?

Are there some settings I can toggle to make Office act/look/feel more like the Office suite under Windows? Ultimately I would like the ribbon back but I guess small things like setting excel to not ...
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How do I make Office 2008 always append the .docx extension?

When my mother saves a document in Office 2008, she frequently, accidentally erases the .docx extension from the default filename in the save dialog when she names it. Now, you would think that Office ...
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Why is my Excel document printing on legal paper, but with letter margins?

I am trying to print an Excel spreadsheet, which is rather large. I want it to be only one page wide, and as many pages tall as is necessary. I want the font to be as large as possible, as long as ...
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DPI setting on OSX

When I open my Excel spreadsheets or Word docs on my MacBook Pro 15" (in MS Office 2008), I always need to zoom in to 125-150%. Since the zoom settings are saved with the document, I'd rather not ...