Use AppleScript or VBA to paste unformatted text in Word for Mac

Working with formatted text copied from a stylized source such as a web page can make editing in Word for Mac laborious. For someone who does it frequently, selecting Edit > Paste Special, choosing Unformatted Text and clicking the OK button is a lengthy mundane process. This command has no quick keyboard shortcut and Apple’s feature to assign a keyboard shortcut won’t work because the command isn’t in a menu.

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Microsoft releases Office for Mac 2011 14.3.6 Update

Microsoft has released the Microsoft Office for Mac 2011 14.3.6 Update. (113 MB) Installation requires first installing the cumulative 14.1.0 (SP1) update. According to the new update’s description it addresses two Outlook and one Word fixes.

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Connect Office 365 Lync for Mac to Skype

Microsoft announced Lync-Skype connectivity in late May on the Lync Team Blog. This connectivity bridged their Lync enterprise collaboration tool with their free Skype voice and messaging network.

Both applications share some overlap in features:

Instant message chat Computer-to-computer voice calls Computer-to-LAN line (telephone) calls Computer-to-computer video calls Conferencing

However, each application is targeted toward different audiences. Lync remains a business-focussed platform companies can maintain on their own network or with a hosting provider. Skype . . .

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