From the Outlook forum: Fix sharing to email issues

Outlook for Mac forum poster londonrjt posted this issue about four months ago:

I am trying to send a document I have produced as an attachment to an email. Each time I try to send the document directly from Word I get the error message: “Word was unable to mail your document. Please make sure your mail program is configured correctly and that you can send mail with it”.

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Microsoft releases Office for Mac 2011 14.3.1 Update

Microsoft has released the Microsoft Office for Mac 2011 14.3.1 Update. (105.6 MB) Although this update includes prior updates since 14.1.0, installation issues require first installing the 14.2.3 update on Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion) and OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion) systems due to GateKeeper.

According to the update’s description it addresses an issue where Office for Mac applications may report an issue with licensing although the applications continue to work. Multiple users report issues . . .

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Microsoft discontinues Messenger for Mac in favor of Skype

Microsoft acquired Skype in May 2011 for $8.5 billion. At the time no one knew what Microsoft was planning since it already had its own free Windows Messenger Live system with more than twice the number of Skype users. In late 2012 Microsoft announced it would be discontinuing its Messenger service in favor of Skype and in early January 2013 it announced March 15 would be the cutoff date. The Messenger service would continue only . . .

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