Office For Mac

Kurt’s Power Tip #3: Optimize equation editing in Word for Mac 2011

For users who add or edit equations in their Word docs, the new equation editor in Word for Mac 2011 is a welcome new feature that makes equation editing cross-platform with Word for Windows. I’ve been editing equations on the Mac for many years (after all, in a previous life, I was the leader of [...]

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Kurt’s Power Tip #2: The Magic Behind Windows Office Compatible Fonts

Office for Mac 2011 made significant improvements in compatibility and visual fidelity with Office for Windows. But there is still one area of visual fidelity for which you, the end user, have great deal of control when you create new documents: fonts.  If you create a text document in Word, a spreadsheet in Excel, or [...]

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Kurt’s Power Tip #1: Bring Your Words to Life with Advanced Typography

As a follow up to last week’s post on how to turn your Word doc into a work of art, I’m here to tell you more about the advanced typographic controls we added to Word for Mac 2011 and how you can use them to design some really impressive looking text. Take these, for example: [...]

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Office for Mac 2011: Try It, Buy It, Love It.

Office for Mac 2011 has had a great launch. When I look at the results and what we set out to accomplish, I’m very impressed with the improvements and new features the team delivered. I can also say that Office 2011 has gone past our internal sales milestones. But, it’s really what I hear from [...]

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HighTechDad on How to Own the Office with Office for Mac 2011

Today, we’re excited to share a blog post from technology blogger, social media pundit and avid Office for Mac user, Michael Sheehan. Otherwise known throughout the inter-webs as “HighTechDad,” he has personally blogged about technology for many years, providing product reviews of hardware and software, as well as writing fixes, tutorials and other tips and [...]

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Master Office for Mac 2011 with New Training Courses from Lynda.com!

With the constant changing of technology, it has become so important for us to provide access to the best resources to help keep your skills current as technology evolves.  Having the right computer skills can be the answer to getting that new job/ promotion or bringing your ideas to life!       At lynda.com we’re very excited [...]

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Outlook for Mac and Your Calendars

Following our earlier blog post offering some initial background on support for Sync Services in Outlook 2011, we heard customer feedback here, as well as on Facebook, Twitter and our product forums and wanted to provide an update on one of the top questions we continue to see come through – where is Calendar sync [...]

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‘Tis the Season for Deals on Office for Mac!

Love it or hate it – Holiday decorations are out in full force and you can already hear holiday jingles on the radio.  That also means Black Friday deals are here! So if Office for Mac is on your list to give or receive, we wanted to give you a preview of this year’s Office [...]

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Office for Mac 2011: A Step-up in Performance

Now that Office for Mac 2011 has been available for a little while, I wanted to talk about some of the work we put into the product that you don’t see but experience every time you use it.  You should have noticed by now that Office 2011 is significantly faster than previous versions. There’s a lot of [...]

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A New Outlook on Calendaring

If you haven’t heard yet, it’s here! Office for Mac 2011, which now includes Outlook for Mac, is finally available. It’s been great to see all the interest in Outlook since the announcement and the team will be here showing off some cool things we’ve built in the coming weeks. To get things started, let’s [...]

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