Office 2011 Font Management with Mavericks

Dealing with Duplicates

Currently, the Office 2011 installer removes some Apple duplicate fonts and moves them to Fonts Disabled folder in the main Library. This helps with the duplicate font issue, but they don’t remove all duplicates.

In addition to the fonts that were disabled by the installer, you also need to disable the following duplicate fonts from the Library/Fonts/Microsoft folder. A newer version TrueType font is available in the Library/Fonts folder.

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Send & Receive

Send & Receive Basics If you can receive but not send then you have a bad SMTP configuration If you can send but not receive you have a bad POP or IMAP configuration You can try re-entering info. You can delete account and create a new one. (not just delete the data but the account) Using copy/paste can result in an extra space being added. Type carefully. Check your Keychain for corruption. Check under advanced . . .

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Sync FAQs

Sync Services is a central database on your Macintosh computer that keeps track of applications and devices that share information. You can use Sync Services to synchronize your Outlook contacts with other applications, such as the Apple Address Book and MobileMe.

If you have an Exchange account, you do not use the Sync Services central database. You are syncing to the data on the Exchange server. For this reason, you’ll have fewer issues with sync . . .

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Font Management

Basics Microsoft Office 2016 installs fonts in the application package contents.

Office 2016 installs fonts in each application folder not in the usual Fonts > Microsoft folder. Each app has its own fonts for sandboxing reasons. Office 2016 fonts are invisible to Font Book and font management software. Control-Click (Right-click) on Office 2016 app in Applications. You’ll find fonts in this location.

Contents > Resources > Fonts

Office 2016 preview has ended. You can purchase . . .

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Sync Services still causing problems for some users after SP1

Some customers still see problem with Entourage’s Sync Service after upgrading to SP1. For example, they see frequent crashes in Entourage’s sync service and constantly see conflicts for the same set of contacts and events in the sync alert dialog although they have resolved the conflicts previously.

Solution: Reset sync service in Entourage and the sync service in the OS. Until you clean up your data stored in the truth (a special database that stores . . .

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Cleaning up duplicated events

(reposting a post from

Jolly Roger posted a very useful script on The script finds and deletes duplicated events in the calendar (not discriminating what calendar they are from).You can install this script in your Entourage Script folder. Download

You can find delete duplicate scripts for messages, events and contacts here: Delete Duplicates Page

[Note added: Use iCal Dupe Deleter. It’s much faster! Make sure Sync Services is enabled while you run iCal . . .

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