Posting Outlook for Mac Exchange Setup script survey results

Microsoft released Outlook 15 for Mac 3-1/2 months ago to its Office 365 Exchange Online customers. Prior to that I had some foresight this new version would break a script I wrote originally for Microsoft Entourage and later Outlook for Mac. The script enabled administrators to help their users configure Exchange settings in environments where Autodiscover didn’t work.

In early September 2014, I posted a survey and solicited responses from Mac admins who used this . . .

Continue Reading: Posting Outlook for Mac Exchange Setup script survey results

Microsoft releases Office for Mac 2011 14.4.8 Update

Microsoft has released the Microsoft Office for Mac 2011 14.4.8 Update. (113.6 MB) Installation requires first installing the cumulative 14.1.0 (SP1) update if running an earlier version of Office for Mac 2011. According to the new update’s description it includes functional improvements for Outlook and PowerPoint. It does not address any security issues.

Fixes include:

Outlook Addresses an issue with repeated prompts for Office 365 Exchange Online accounts. Outlook . . .

Continue Reading: Microsoft releases Office for Mac 2011 14.4.8 Update

Add profile picture to Lync for Mac for Office 365

Lync contact photo

My organization is making the move to Office 365 and with it we have access to Lync Online services. Most of us are Mac users but the Lync for Mac client is a little lacking in some areas.

One of the features it lacks is the ability to allow users to add profile photos for themselves. They can’t even choose from pre-selected canned images. Instead, they’re relegated to gray, faceless placeholders. Even worse, all their . . .

Continue Reading: Add profile picture to Lync for Mac for Office 365