Microsoft has released the Microsoft Office 2011 for Mac 14.0.1 Update. (110.5 MB)
According to the update’s description this update addresses a critical issues in Office 2011 that may cause applications to stop responding or quit unexpectedly. It also addresses security issues that would allow an attacker to run malicious code on the computer.
Forms-based authentication for SharePoint servers No longer locks images when copying back and forth with ChemDraw, a molecule editor
Fixes . . .
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Now that an email client is not included in the Home & Student version of Office 2011, users are asking ‘can I continue to use Entourage’? The answer is yes! See Microsoft KB: 2394241 for full details. You cannot find Entourage 2008 after installing Office for Mac 2011
If you decide at a later time that you want to upgrade Office 2011 Home & Student to include Outlook, you will be able to upgrade to Home . . .
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It seems that the Office 2011 DVDs purchased from Best Buy cannot be used on older computers that do not have a “superdrive”. You need a drive that can read double layered DVDs.
One user reported he returned it to the store and they attached a ”superdrive” unit via USB port and Office 2011 was able to be installed. I suggest making a disk image in case you need to re-install in the future.
Microsoft will offer an academic edition for Office 2011. The Academic edition of Office 2011 is available only to higher education students and contains one activation. It is equivalent to the Home & Business edition (contains Outlook with Exchange support) but is not available to the general public. Students must purchase their copy through qualified educational channels.
Microsoft Office 2011 will offer these editions:
Academic Edition full packaged product (FPP) can be acquired from many . . .
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The new 11.6 inch Macbook Air has a 1366 X 768 resolution and the minimum system requirements for Office 2011 requires a 1200 X 800 resolution screen.
Office 2011 will install. Apple stores have it installed if you want to check it out. Be aware that the overall Mac Office ‘experience’ could be different on the lower resolution.
One user reported:
Excel opens a window that goes below the screen. Click the “+” button then resize . . .
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You will be able to purchase or download Office for Mac 2011 from Microsoft starting Tuesday, 26 Oct. Office for Mac 2011 will be available in stores in the US, Canada, Japan and several other countries this coming Tuesday, 26 Oct. Remaining countries to follow shortly. It will also ship from Amazon on that date if you have pre-ordered.
Update: Sorry for the confusion. You will be able to download and purchase Office 2011, but the trial . . .
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Tips for a successful install Be sure to read Steps for a successful install of Office 2011 before installing. To see a list of everything that gets installed see Installed files list for Office 2011 Check your fonts after installing. See Font Management Do you meet the requirements? See list of requirements Outlook for Mac requires Exchange server 2007 or higher. If you are still using Exchange 2003, you will need to continue to use . . .
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Our sources at Microsoft have confirmed that Office for Mac 2011 will be available as a download for Microsoft Developer Network (MSDN) and TechNet subscribers. This will be the first time Office for Mac has been offered by either of these services.
MSDN and TechNet are two subscription-based services from Microsoft, similar to the Apple Developer program. MSDN provides resources for developers using Microsoft products and TechNet provides resources for Information Technology (IT) specialists supporting Microsoft . . .
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Starting with Office for Mac 2011, activation will be required. Now that activation is required. you also need to look at the differences in how many computers your license allows you to install Office for Mac 2011. If you have multiple computers, you’ll need to know how this affects which version you purchase.
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If you’ve used Apple Mail or iPhone OS 4.0, you’re already familiar with the unified Inbox. By default, the Outlook folder list groups similar folders (Inbox, Drafts, Sent, Deleted Items ) from all your POP, IMAP and Microsoft Exchange accounts. This feature can make it easier to read all your messages. However, you can turn off this feature so that each account and all it’s folders are separated in the folder list. Unchecking reverts to . . .
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