Set Outlook 2016 for Mac as default email app

Thanks to sandboxing, there is no setting in Outlook 2016 for Mac Preferences to set Outlook as the default email app. You can read the Microsoft KB: Outlook 2016 for Mac cannot be set as the default application in Mac OS X Yosemite for details on why this option was removed.

To set Outlook as default, you have open Apple Mail > Preferences > General tab to set Outlook as default. However there is a . . .

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Using Outlook with Word, Excel & PowerPoint

FAQs How do you use email merge with Word? When I select File > Share> Email As Attachment from Word, Excel or PowerPoing, Apple Mail opens even though I have set Outlook as default. Can I compose a message using Word then send with Outlook for Mac? How do I insert clip art into a mail message without first putting it into a Word document and then dragging it to the message? All the Excel . . .

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Make sure you are updated Restart your Mac Run Repair Permissions using Disk Utility Check to see if your question has already been answered. Look in Help (it’s under Help in the Menu Bar) or search for answers. If you still can’t find the answer then ask on the Microsoft for Mac Product Forums. . . .

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Word for Mac 2011 bring big changes. VBA is back! Word 2011 is more like it’s Window’s counterpart than ever before. The ribbon is a big change, but users are finding that once they get used to the new feature they are more productive. Word 2011 includes improved collaboration tools that supports Microsoft SharePoint, SkyDrive, simultaneous document editing and Microsoft’s Information Rights Management (IRM) tools. Definitely a recommended upgrade.

Office 2011: Word FAQ Macworld posts . . .

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