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Party planning in Excel

You are an Excel fanatic. You want to use it all the time. At least I do! You know you could be using it in your daily life, but you haven’t come across the perfect opportunity yet, right? Let me show you. I was planning my niece’s birthday the other day. My husband and I [...]

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Cue up multiple songs in PowerPoint

With PowerPoint 2011 you can add dimension to your presentation by arranging multiple songs to play on certain slides. To add multiple songs to your presentation follow these steps: 1)     Choose which slide you want your song to start playing. 2)     On the Home tab, click the Media button and select Audio Browser. 3)     The [...]

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Stay in Office for Mac for definitions

Many of us are familiar with the built-in spell and grammar check in Word for Mac and other Office for Mac programs, but did you know there’s also a dictionary built-in so you don’t have to open a browser tab or window to look up a word? Or do you have a print dictionary close [...]

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Spruce up your email with rich formatting

Outlook provides several formatting options to make your email messages look professional. Add colors to your greetings, underline or highlight key points, or use the Office Photo Browser to quickly add your iPhoto or Photo Booth images to messages. If these options in Outlook are insufficient for your needs, compose your messages in Word and [...]

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Webinar: Office for Mac 2011 and SkyDrive for the Mac

On Tuesday, 05/22, we hosted a Webinar highlighting some basic features for Office for Mac 2011 and SkyDrive on a Mac. As promised in the announcement blog, here is a recording of that session: Topics covered in this Webinar: • Outlook now on the Mac • SkyDrive for the Mac • What about the Ribbon? [...]

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Join us Tuesday for a 15-Minute Webinar on Office for Mac 2011

The Office Content Publishing team hosts free 15 minute Webinars every Tuesday. This week the session showcases how Mac and PC work better together with Office for Mac 2011 and SkyDrive. The session starts at 9:15 am Pacific Time with a Q&A to follow. Click the link below or go to http://aka.ms/offweb for more information on [...]

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Update to SP2 now available

On April 19th, we withheld the Office for Mac 2011 SP2 update through Microsoft AutoUpdate while we investigated issues that affected a small percentage of users. As of this morning, we posted a 14.2.1 update that fixes a number of issues, including the Outlook for Mac database issue, and you can read more about the [...]

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Update: Office for Mac 2011 SP2

This post is outdated – visit this link to download the most recent update. On April 12th, we released SP2 for Office for Mac 2011. The majority of our customers have been delighted with the improvements – new features and performance. Unfortunately, a small percentage are experiencing some issues with the update, specifically related to [...]

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Office for Mac 2011 SP2 database upgrade workaround

The Office 2011 SP2 release improves database resiliency and detects inconsistencies that went unnoticed prior to this release; however some users have experienced issues related to corrupted databases after the latest updates. We have support and workarounds available for you in the following situations: Before installing Office 2011 SP2, use the following article to rebuild [...]

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SP2 now available for download

This post is outdated - visit this link to download the most recent update. Service Pack 2 for Office for Mac 2011 is now available for download here: http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=29419. We appreciated your feedback! As the newest member of the Office for Mac family, Outlook 2011 continues to get the most requests from consumers and businesses alike; therefore, our top [...]

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