Amazon offers Office 2008 Home and Student version for $109.99

If you don’t need Exchange you can get Office 2008 very reasonably now at Amazon. $97.99 $109.99 (sorry that price was Windows version) Use this link and help support the Entourage Help Page.

If you need Exchange support and Automator actions, get the Standard version for $229.99.

Options for end of year archiving

Archive your old data in Entourage and create a new Identity for 2009. . . .

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Are receipts causing your update to fail?

Check your receipts folder if you are having problems updating after you deleted Office 2008. . . .

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Possible solution for messages showing up a .eml files

Possible solution for emails and events appearing as a folder.eml for Entourage 2008 Exchange users. . . .

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Office 12.1.5 and Apple 10.5.6 updates

If you have not installed Office 12.1.5, I suggest not installing the Mac OS X 10.5.6 at the same time. Not that I expect problems, but if you do experience a problem, it’s easier to troubleshoot one update at a time.

I installed Office 12.1.5 on December 9 when it was released then OS X 10.5.6 on December 15. I’m seeing no conflicts using Entourage 12.1.5 with Leopard 10.5.6.

Suggestions for a good update.

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Using My Day

A question came up on the You Talk list recently about Tasks. The following was posted by Nadyne Mielke, a user experience researcher for Microsoft.

My Day displays your Entourage tasks and calendar events. The default view gives you three calendar events and three tasks, but you can resize both sections (including completely hiding, so you can just not show the calendar section), and you can make the whole window as big as you want . . .

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Microsoft releases Office 2004 for Mac 11.5.3 Update

Microsoft has released the Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac 11.5.3 Update. (15 MB) The update requires that the Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac 11.5.2 Update be installed first. Download them both from Mactoptia or simply select the Check for Updates command from the Help menu in any Office 2004 application.

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Microsoft releases Office 2008 for Mac 12.1.5 Update

Microsoft has released the Microsoft Office 2008 for Mac 12.1.5 Update. (104 MB) The update requires that the Microsoft Office 2008 for Mac Service Pack 1 (12.1.0) or later be installed first. Download them both from Mactoptia or simply select the Check for Updates command from the Help menu in any Office 2008 application.

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