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Sweet Tips for Office 2011 For Mac Users

The first Microsoft Office tip deals with something we all do a lot: selecting text in documents. The second tip shows you how to supercharge Undo and Redo. And my last tip is a reminder to use the always-available [more…]

Where Do I Find It in Office 2011 For Mac?

There are a handful of Microsoft Office actions, items, and commands most people seem to use frequently. So here’s where you’ll find Clip Art, Symbols, the AutoCorrect on/off switch, and application Preferences [more…]

Helpful Office 2011 For Mac Keyboard Shortcuts

Here are some of the most useful Microsoft Office 2011 For Mac keyboard shortcuts. If you want to become proficient, make all of these shortcuts, which apply to all of the Office 2011 For Mac applications [more…]

Where To Find More Help for Office 2011 For Mac

If you can’t figure out how to do something in Office 2011 For Mac, there are still at least three places you might find an answer: [more…]

Office 2011 For Mac For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Office 2011 for Mac is the latest release of Microsoft’s venerable productivity suite for the Mac. It’s chock-full of fabulous features, some of which you’ll neither need nor use. Ignore the features you [more…]

Tips that Work throughout Office 2011 for Mac

The applications in Office 2011 for Mac use many common commands and features. The following common commands and features work the same throughout all of Office 2011 for Mac’s applications [more…]

Tips and Tools for Working with Word 2011 for Mac

If you spend a lot of time using Word 2011, you’ll soon look for ways to make word processing faster and more efficient. The following commands and tools help improve word-processing efficiency in Word [more…]

Tips and Tricks for Excel 2011 for Mac

When you work frequently with Excel 2011 for Mac, you’ll want to gather some tricks for staying in charge of spreadsheets. Use these quick tips for your most common activities using Excel 2011: [more…]

Perfecting PowerPoint 2011 for Mac Presentation Skills

Don’t let your audience suffer “death by PowerPoint” with the presentations you create in PowerPoint 2011 for Mac. Spruce up your slide presentations with these handy PowerPoint 2011 features: [more…]

Outlook 2011 for Mac Basics

New to Office 2011 for Mac is Outlook 2011. With Outlook 2011 for Mac, you can manage and manipulate your e-mail, calendar, and contacts with these shortcuts: [more…]

Office 2011 for Mac All-in-One For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Get the most out of Microsoft Office 2011 for Mac with handy tips for working in Office in general as well as word processing in Word, making spreadsheets in Excel, creating PowerPoint slides, and e-mailing [more…]

Office 2011 for Mac: Compatibility among Word File Formats

You have Word 2011, but remember, not everyone else does. At times, you may need to save your Office 2011 files in a format that people with other software can open. Knowing the software capabilities of [more…]

How to Choose the Right Edition of Office 2011 for Mac

Office 2011 for Mac comes in several editions, so when installing new Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and more on your Mac, you need to do some research. Each version of Office 2011 for Mac has a different set [more…]

How to Install Office 2011 for Mac

Installing Office 2011 for Mac is pretty simple, because Microsoft Office uses the standard Apple installer. Just double-click the installer icon to start the install process. There are no surprises, and [more…]

Office 2011 for Mac: Removing a Toolbar Command

Whether you use Office 2011 for Mac or another Microsoft Office product, your toolbars can get pretty cluttered. Whenever you feel the need to tweak the interface of a Microsoft Office application, you [more…]

Office 2011 for Mac: Sharing Toolbars and Menus

After you’ve customized your Office 2011 toolbars and interface, you can share the customizations with other folks. However, make sure that you advise people that you’ve done this before you share your [more…]

Working with Templates in Office 2011 for Mac

Templates are documents, workbooks, or presentations that are used in Office 2011 for Mac as starting points to build new files upon. When you save a file as a template, it becomes available in the templates [more…]

Working with SkyDrive in Office 2011 for Mac

Collaboration is built into Office 2011 for mac. You can save your documents directly to the cloud (like SkyDrive) by choosing File→Share. Choose your public cloud using Save to SkyDrive. SkyDrive offers [more…]

Choosing a View in Word in Office 2011 for Mac

You can choose from seven different views when working within Word 2011. Each view is designed to provide a different environment, optimized for the task and your working preference. The moment you open [more…]

Office 2011 for Mac: Opening a Web Page in Word

Surfing the Web is great, but at times, you may want to edit those Web pages in Word 2011. Several approaches bring all or part of a Web page into Word in Office 2011 for Mac. [more…]

Office 2011 for Mac: Change Word’s Default Document

Perhaps you've suspected that Word 2011 must have a special template somewhere that you can use as a default when you create that seemingly plain, blank document. Well, you’re right; this special template [more…]

Migrate Microsoft Publisher Files from Windows to Office for Mac

When switching from Office for Windows to Office for Mac, you'll discover that you can't open Microsoft Publisher files in Office 2011 for Mac. You need to convert your Publisher files to Word [more…]

Find System Errors before Installing Office 2011 for Mac

Before installing Office 2011 for Mac, find hard drive errors by using your Mac's Disk Utility program. The Disk Utility can detect errors in system file permissions and verify the file structure. Using [more…]

How to Customize the Ribbon in Office 2011 for Mac

New for Office 2011, the Ribbon is like a large, thick toolbar that takes up a fixed area of screen real estate. This first iteration of the Ribbon in Office 2011 offers limited customization capabilities [more…]

How to Disable Duplicate Fonts in Office 2011 for Mac

Everyone who installs Office 2011 for Mac should examine his or her font collection. Bad fonts can cause applications to crash in Office for Mac. You can take the following steps to disable any duplicate [more…]

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