Updating to 10.6.7 with Office for Mac

Some users are reporting problems with Office 2011 after updating to 10.6.7. The font issue affects older versions of Office as well.

Outlook 2011 users unable to reply or create new emails 10.6.7 breaks OpenType PostScript fonts

Issue 1: Even though Apple does not require you to quit your Office 2011 applications, you should quit applications before updating. I suggest that you quit all running applications by logging out under the Apple in the Menu . . .

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Outlook 2011 will not reply, fwd or create new emails

Problem: New Message, reply, or forward window does not open in Outlook for Mac 2011

Fix: Re-install Safari

http://www.apple.com/safari/download/

See this Microsoft KB 2456873 if re-installing Safari does not fix your problem. Also see Quit Safari to install or update Office 2011 to understand the relationship between Outlook and Safari.

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Quit Safari to install or update Office 2011

You might have seen the directions to quit Safari before installing or updating Office 2011. If you are wondering why…. Office 2011 installs Internet Plugins ( SharePointBrowserPlugin.plugin SharePointWebKitPlugin.webplugin). Outlook also uses the Safari WebKit for rendering HTML so if Safari is left open when installing this could result in problems.

The installer only looks for the three most popular browsers (Safari, Chrome, and Firefox) to quit. If you are running another browser be sure to . . .

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