Having finally run out of patience with having to install a massive security fix every time I want to use Word for Mac 2011, I'm querying the Hive Mind for recommendations for an OSX word processor that can also open/save .doc or .docx files. [more inside]
Word 2008 has stopped opening on my mid-2012 Macbook Pro, running Yosemite 10.10.3. Just bounces a couple times in the dock and then hangs; Microsoft Error Reporting hangs too. [more inside]
How do I convert from Word 94 to Word 2010 when I can't get the original files to open? How do I convert Powerpoint files to Keynote? [more inside]
Mac Word 2011 (most recent version, 14.3.9) running on most recent version of Mavericks on late 2013 15" retina MacBook Pro crashes whenever opening a document that contains comments or change tracking. A complete uninstall and reinstall of Office did not fix the problem. What gives?
Okay, gang: I'm typing a very long document on Word for Mac (I'm on page 48). Everything has been working fine until now, but as of about thirty minutes ago, hitting return doesn't advance the cursor to the next line. It just jumps about four spaces away from the end of the sentence, as though I had hit tab. But when I start typing, the word immediately jumps to the next line below. [more inside]
In Mac Word 2011 - When editing a block of existing text, with the insertion point at the end of newly typed word, using command-B or command-I seems to style the word preceding the insertion point, and that I just applied styles to, rather than turning the styles off for the word I am about to type. Can this behavior be altered? [more inside]
If I'm using Word for Windows, I can double click at the bottom of a page to create one big page. But if I double click at the bottom of a document inside Word on MacOS it opens up the footer prompt. Does Word for Mac have a similar "join pages" feature?
I am trying to batch convert a bunch of MS Word documents via Pages on my Mac. I have an Applescript that I believe will work, but I am getting hung up on a dialog box, and I am trying to see if someone could proofread the script for me. [more inside]
I am getting the following error when trying to save in .doc format in Microsoft Word 2011 for Mac (v. 14.2.0): "the save failed due to out of memory or disk space". I can open .docs, but can only save as .docx. This happens with brand new documents and old ones. [more inside]
Just upgraded from Leopard to Snow Leopard. Suddenly Microsoft Office 2008 isn't seeing all 1900 of my fonts -- and some of the usual defaults are gone! What the hell happened and how can I fix it? [more inside]
PDFs created in Word opening strangely on recipient's computer. Help? [more inside]
When I am working with notes (footnotes and endnotes) in Word for Mac 2011, there is some glitch that sometimes causes all the notes to disappear, or for my cursor to jump pages (up or down). [more inside]
Switching from Word for Mac 2004 to Word for Mac 2011. Formatting and compatibility issues. Really truly clueless. Help? [more inside]
Why does my one-pager in Word for Mac become a two-pager when I open it up in Word for Windows? [more inside]
Suddenly and out of the blue, when I try to open Microsoft Word documents, even ones that I opened a few days ago, I can't. Help! Please! [more inside]
How do I turn off the "Final Showing Markup" feature on Microsoft Word 2011 when the document is initially opened?
How do I turn off the "Final Showing Markup" feature on Microsoft Word 2011 when the document is initially opened? [more inside]
mac filter: (free) app for quick, easy mp3 audio recording of spoken word? [more inside]
Has anybody got a Microsoft Word for Mac greeting card template for A4? I want to print two a5 cards on a piece of a4, guillotine that, and then fold those into a6 cards.
My wife has a Macbook with OS 10.5.7 that she got from her school (she's a teacher). Sometimes she'll have a number of word documents open and some of them will be minimized. She'll be looking at a word document and decide she wants to restore one of the minimized word documents, but when she does, the window she restores goes behind the window that's open instead of coming to the front. [more inside]
Argh! Just pressed don't save on MS word (2004 for Mac - Macbook OSX 10.6.3) and now trying to locate autosaved previous versions of document. Help!!! More incompetence inside.... [more inside]
How can I determine how many unique words and how many repetitions are in a text? [more inside]
How consistent is MS Office between Windows and OSX? Will using MS Office on my Mac solve this formatting problem I'm having? [more inside]
OS X (10.5) Printing difficulties: Trying to print Word documents with a specific preset from the Finder. Impossible? [more inside]
My main computer is a Mac (iBook) and I use the Address Book and Apple Mail. I also manage the email list for a group, and I need to be able to export the list of email addresses to either Excel (preferably) or Word. I haven't figured out how to do that. [more inside]
What is the best, most efficient FREE way to get a bunch of people on the same page with IPA or special character fonts, across platforms? [more inside]
Please help me make a change to multiple .txt files using this funny computer code thing. [more inside]
Escaping M$ Word, but getting the same formatting... [more inside]
Emergency Tech Support: Microsoft Word 2004 for Mac has suddenly become unable to save a document. It says "Too many files are open. Please close a window." Then "Saving the autorecovery file is postponed." Then "Too many files are open. Please close a window." Then "Word has insufficient memory. Would you like to save your document as Rescued Document X?" Nothing works. There's plenty of hard drive space. There are no other open documents. What's going on? [more inside]
MSWordFilter: Why is my only save option "Save as Web Page"? [more inside]
How do I get tables from a Microsoft Word document on a Mac to transfer properly to Word on a Windows computer? [more inside]
Microsoft provides this for Windows users to strip metadata from MS Word files, but does not provide one for Mac Word users. Anyone know of a plugin/AppleScript or application that will do this on a Mac?
Opening ClarisWorks Documents on a PC? [more inside]
macfilter/wordfilter: word attachments have suddenly started downloading as something called "securedownload." [more inside]
Recovering lost files on a mac deleted by overwriting a folder via finder. [more inside]
Need toms help finding a good program or method for maintaining an outline structure within an essay. As you can tell, I'm having a hard time describing my problem. [more inside]
I'm looking for a mac word processor with French language support (spelling and grammar) to replace Microsoft Word 2004. [more inside]
Mac Word Filter: Help me turn off the Mac version of the Insert button. [more inside]
I recently installed Adobe's Creative Suite CS2 on my MacBook Pro. Since then, I've experienced an almost unbearable slowdown in Word. There must be some connection--anyone else have this problem?
How can I make a .pdf of a .doc file that maintains the copious hyperlinks in the original MS Word doc on Mac OS 10.4? [more inside]
I need to send out a fax to about 130 advertising contacts and am looking for either troubleshooting tips or recommendations for faxing software (Mac.) [more inside]
Why does Word 2004 (OS X 10.4.3) freak out when printing a PDF of a document with the "different odd and even pages" pagination setting? How can I convince it that everything is OK? [more inside]
Menu bar / keyboard control of Word for Mac - is it possible? [more inside]
How can I change the default formatting for Notebook View in Word 2004 (for Mac, of course)? [more inside]
How can I do "track changes" stuff without using Microsoft Word? [more inside]
I need help finding or creating a macro to transliterate Cyrillic characters to their Latin-alphabet, English-language "equivalents" without doing a massive find-and-replace by hand. [more inside]
Is there some way to change Word's default file save location? [more inside]
I have the latest PowerBook G4 and would like to set something up in my home to record spoken word. I'm looking for recommendations on preamps, microphones and maybe software. From what I have read GarageBand can record vocals just fine. Does anyone have any experience they could share on that subject as well? Cost isn't really an issue, but I don't need anything super fancy or complicated.
Is there a (free and easy) way to convert Word Perfect files into Word documents on my Mac? [MI]
All of a sudden, Word's giving me this error when trying to save anything at all, even a new document with one word in it: This operation couldn't be completed, because an error occured. The specified encoding is not supported for this operation (MacOS Error code: -8738). WTF?
Antique Mac question: a friend has recently moved from a Mac Performa 475 to a WinXP PC. What's the best way to transfer ~100MB of Word 5.1 files to the PC? [more inside]
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