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Office and productivity software is virtually any application people use to "produce" information. That includes almost any program used to create or modify a document, image, audio or video clip. However, business application suites such as Microsoft Office, which include word processing, spreadsheet and presentation programs, are typically called productivity software, as contrasted with a "utility program," such as a file manager, which is used to organize files and folders on the computer. Many office- and business-oriented groups of programs are organized into suites.

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I really do not want to upload my Word doc to Miscosoft.com just to convert it to a PDF.

My Word (for Mac) 2011 fails when I try and use the Print > PDF  Save As feature.

When I use Word (for Mac) 2017 it requires some online conversion, so I abort it.

Do I have any options?

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My old version of Mac Word (2011) allowed me to highlight the text, then click a sample font, which i used for heading styles.

When I create a Table of Contents, these styles were key.

How do I do this with my new version of Word?

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I have Mac version 15.35 and El Capitan 10.11.6

If I have two instances of Word open, how can I use my keyboard to toggle between instances?

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I have a bunch of images that need to be uniform in size. What is the quickest way?

I use Word for Mac 15.35


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I use the latest Mac version Word...just downloaded.

And I see a few words underlined...link in the image I attached.

What does it mean?

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I am writing a lengthy book but want to make it easier for readers by breaking it up into

Sections
Chapters
Sub-Chapters sections

Can this be done in a PDF besides by just changing the headings?

I would love to see a panel on the left side which shows a node list of these, somewhat like Windows Explorer or Mac Finder.

Is this possible? If so, does it place limits on which readers can open the file?

I am writing it in Word and will use Adobe Acrobat to export Word to PDF.

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I need to:

- add an image
- make changes to that image, like adding markers, lines, notes and labels

But I need to be able to move them and update them in subsequent sessions.

Obviously, the JPG (or other format) would be the format for output, but a Gimp file format must retain these object details in the file itself so they can be saved, then updated.


How do I do this with Gimp for Mac?
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I have a Mac and need a basic image editing tool, bot not as basic as PaintBrush.

I need to ad line and text and various elements, and have the ability to change them later. I find I cannot edit a "flat image file" because I am limited to undo, and can not save the file and edit it later.

Why options do I have? I want a quick learning curve and hope I do not need some expensive tool.

I know for $29/month I can get an online license to Adobe, which totals $360/year! But I may consider that service for a few months IF it has tools I can use.

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Please provide me with a list of the best business card scanners that will scan the business cards directly into Outlook 2016 or into a format that can be quickly imported into Outlook 2016.
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I plan to release a book on PDF, at first. That's before I think about a printed version and before I invest in any particular platform.

1) On what devices will PDF not functionally work?
2) On what devices will PDF not work in practical terms?

I am most interested in making it available on many platforms, then I will be interested in offering it in the preferred technologies for certain platforms.

I would later consider a tool like Xamarin for cross-platform development. I will avoid native apps...

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Is there a way to sync reminders and tasks created in iPhone with outlook calendar-appointment and task? (iphone 7 - ios 10.3.2, Outlook 2010)
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Hi,

I have been using Excel (Google Sheets) to manage my accounts / balance sheet for the last number of years.

- income with Tax breakdown on the left
- expenses with Tax breakdown on the right
- totals at the bottom

It works well for me, however I'm slightly concerned over how easy it is to update a cell in error with '10' vs '10000' without recognising it.

Can anyone recommend any software that provides the following:

- easy interface
- export for backup
- ability to duplicate line items (recurring expenses and income) so that when a recurring payment lands in my bank account, i can duplicate a previous record and update the date
- add note to each line item

Additional Benefits
- app
- receipt management

Thanks in advance for your help.
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currently the email accounts are setup with IMAP/POP3 on Outlook. Mircrosoft office is using the one time paid off licenses, not Office 365 licenses. Is there any workarounds or 3rd parties software that can integrate with the email accounts for shared calendars?
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Hi.

I'm proposing a consulting engagement for a client with a proprietary project, which requires that I keep the project's work away from the Internet, due to confidentiality requirements.

I have two windows 10 computers (always updated) that I use on the Internet, and do not want to use any of them for this purpose. I'm thinking of buying a new laptop computer to be used exclusively for the new project.  I use McAfee Total Protection, Malwarebytes, Hitman Pro, and Epic Privacy Browser (proxy mode) on the two computers connected to the Internet.  

I'd prefer to use Microsoft Word and Excel, though I'm not attached to Microsoft products. I'll also need some specialty software (such as 3-D illustration software, and flowchart software), all of which I hope to load via CD/DVD, or transfer the downloaded installation files via flash drive from one of my online computers.

I will create, update, encrypt and store all the proprietary information files on flash drives that will never be inserted, if or when the new computer needs to connect to the Internet.

What what do you think of this strategy for keeping the proprietary project information secure?

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I want to create  3x custom checklists.  I want a master list of questions from which the 3x checklists will pull from.

Basically I have a 3 lists of procedures/checklists that need to use for about 25 different clients.
1st list will be used for all clients
2nd list will be additional items to the 1st checklist but used for a subset of the clients
3rd list will be addition items to the 2nd checklist and used for another subset of clients.

The questions will be updated regularly.

The checklists will need to be filled out on a computer, I would like radio buttons, checkboxes and pull down lists available to help fill the answers to the questions.

What is the best Microsoft program to do this?
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I had a similar problem with Office 365's Word 2016 that was solved in this thread here but the solution didn't work in my Outlook 2016.

I've now managed to get the standard Wingdings font Emoji's working in Outlook AutoCorrect as per the sample pic below;  Wingdings Font works in Outlookbut when I try to get (or add) other Emoji symbols like the ones in the picture below into AutoCorrect, I still have the frustrating problem of getting a square instead of the Symbol I've selected when I try to insert the Emoji into an email message body.
Symbol Box Screen GrabIt all appears to be correct in the AutoCorrect box as shown below AutoCorrect Box Screen Grab
but what I actually get when I type  ;)  in the email body is this: Snapshot of Square error
The exact same thing happens even if I try to Insert the Symbol into the email body from the Symbol box above.

Now, adding to the mystery is that ALL of those Symbols work perfectly well in Microsoft Word 2016 (downloaded and installed from my Microsoft Office 365 Subscription) as has been proven by the Solved question I posted in the URL LINK that I also pointed to at the start of this question.

The only Symbols my Outlook seems to want to accept are from the Wingdings Font collection. Given that Outlook uses word for writing its emails anyway, that makes no sense to me whatsoever ?!

Things that have been tried to fix this problem include the following:

  • 1. Doing a Quick Repair of Office 365.
  • 2. Doing an Online Repair of Office 365
  • 3. Uninstalling Office 365 completely and then Reinstalling it
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Hi,

After a recent update to Office 2016 ( via Office 365 Subscription ), all of the standard Emoji Auto Correct Options that worked perfectly before the update have been screwed up and just turn into a square when used now.  Ie: :) :( etc.  See example below..

:-) turns into a square instead of a smiley face, as does :-( or :-D or :-o etc..

Emoji Fail Example Snapshot
A Repair of Office 365 (both offline and online) didn't help, nor did uninstalling and then downloading and reinstalling from scratch.

Anyone know of an easy way of fixing this problem?

Thanks..
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I have someone switching from Blackberry to iphone. They want to copy over all the text messages from Blackberry to Iphone.   How can I do this?

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Hello everybody, I am desperatedly looking for some advice or technical details about using Outlook for Android app. We have just one box with Exchange 2010 SP3 running on Windows 2008 r2 server in internal AD domain (like int-ckp.cz). Internal resources are not accessible from internet, only via Cisco VPN, Echange is not published. Exchange has only selfsigned certificate. Email flow from outside stops in DMZ where postfix handles incoming email and forwards them to Exchange. All mobile devices using Active Sync work fine (after establishing vpn of course). Android and iOS native email clients has no problems, problem arises when users want to use Outlook app for Android or iOS. Outlook app just says "could not connect to server". Is there any comprehensive technical article about what and how does it work, how to set it up ? I have learned that Outlook app does not connect directly to Exchange, but it was difficult for me to capture packets from mobiles and investigate it. Is it DNS related ? Or could it be certificate issue ? Or is it just about opened ports on firewall ? Our security policy does not allow me to open direct access to resources in internal network. Is our scenario technically possible ? Thank you very much for your time and help.
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Hey All,

please see attached. How do  create a grouping slicer?
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gruping-Slicers.xlsx
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Please provide me with a list of the advantages of using Mac Outlook vs using Mac Mail.

A client would like to know the advantages of using Mac Outlook instead of using Mac Mail.
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I plan to use some Wikipedia images in a book which I plan to sell. And I need to be sure I am allowed to use these pictures.

Here are two sample images with different license requirements.


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Printing_press#/media/File:PrintMus_038.jpg

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Printing_press#/media/File:Laurentius_de_Voltolina_001.jpg

How am I required to annotate them? Can I use these for commercial purposes?

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Using Word 2011 (Mac) and Word 2017 (Mac) under the Insert menu, I find no such feature as the Caption Manager.

What am I missing?

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I di not want to keep track of how many images in a chapter and need to renumber them, and all references to them, just because I inserted a new image.

How do I do this?

Can those references be re-calculated if I inserted a new image?

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Office / Productivity

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Office and productivity software is virtually any application people use to "produce" information. That includes almost any program used to create or modify a document, image, audio or video clip. However, business application suites such as Microsoft Office, which include word processing, spreadsheet and presentation programs, are typically called productivity software, as contrasted with a "utility program," such as a file manager, which is used to organize files and folders on the computer. Many office- and business-oriented groups of programs are organized into suites.