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The Mac counterpart of Office 2007.

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Is it possible to search specific term in mutiple excel files and count the number of records easily?

I have 10 Excel files(WorkBooks) with same header but different data. I want to search RLL in the Name column of all the files and need to count of all the 10 records after the filter. This is a big ...
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Excel list lookup, returning multiple values separated by a "|"

OK... So I have a list of products, with the product name like this: "CC973" in column A. i.e.: A CC969 CC972 CC973 CC975 CC976 CC977 CC978 CC996 CC997 CC998 CC999 DS009 DS022 DS046 DS088 DS096 I ...
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Why isn't the first line not aligning properly in Word?

I am trying to type a document but I find that on some pages on the right hand side it doesn't align. It is part of a sentence but just doesn't auto align to be justified. It would look like this it ...
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Setting Second-Level Bullet Indent in Microsoft Word 2008

I am trying to set the indent of the second level of bullets in my "List Paragraph" style to 1". I was able to modify the first level by: Style >> Modify >> Paragraph However, there does ...
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Is it possible to set a style to show line continuations in Microsoft Word?

Sorry if the title is a little unclear. Here's the situation: I have a bunch of code in a Word document, with a style specifically for code. However, in a few cases it is not clear that a line has ...
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Is it possible to convert paragraph breaks in Word to line breaks?

When I paste text from Eclipse into Word, it puts each line on its own paragraph. Manually correcting these to line-breaks (shift+enter) is a hassle, is it possible to automate this? I'm using Word ...
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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? [closed]

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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How can I repair a PowerPoint file (or other Office file) on Mac OS X 10.6?

I have a few .ppt files that I cannot open on my iMac running Mac OS X 10.6, with Office 2008 for Mac: Does anyone have any solutions, preferably free? Note that I get the same issue with NeoOffice ...
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Is it possible to disable the splash welcome screen in Office 2008 on Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard?

I don't like splash screens.
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What is the keyboard shortcut to clear formatting on Office 2008 Mac?

I recently switched from a PC to a brand new Macbook Pro. I was happy to see that most of the keyboard shortcuts in Word 2008 where the same or almost the same than in Word 2007. However, there is one ...
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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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Non-functioning AutoFilter on Locked Cells in Office 2008 - works in Office 2007

I'm looking into a problem for someone, who works in a mixed OS environment. She has created an Excel spreadsheet in Office 2007 to act as a directory, with AutoFilter turned on for names, email ...
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Office 2008 Mac Calendar Wizard

I remember Office 2004 had a calendar wizard so that I can generate monthly calendars for a range of months. Like print out calendars from Jan 2010 to July 2010. I cant seem to find the wizard or ...
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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 "/Applications/...
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Is it possible to buy Microsoft Word for Mac as standalone?

I couldn't find a standalone Microsoft Word 2008 for Mac. I just need/want Word and nothing else. Any ideas?
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How to add graphical signatures to Entourage 2008 for Mac

I was wondering if its possible to create graphical signatures ( as opposed to plain signatures) on Entourage 2008? And please no Entourage sucks replies ( i have to use this for work)
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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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Two-page view in Word, shouldn't the first page be on the right?

Greetings Superusers, I'm putting together a lengthy document in Word, and it's going to be printed and bound duplex. I've put page-numbers "outside" etc, and all is pretty. The problem is, in the "...
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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 ...
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