Archive for the 'mac os x' tag

Mac Users: Make your PowerPoint Presentations PC-Compatible

April 29th, 2008

Check out this recent post at Smith College Mac User: Make your PowerPoint Presentations PC-Compatible

Update Office 2004 for Mac!

February 13th, 2008

Released yesterday (2/12), Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac 11.4 Update “fixes a vulnerability that an attacker could potentially use to overwrite the contents of your computer’s memory with malicious code.”

For a fast download, go to Version Tracker.

For more information, visit the Microsoft Office for Mac website.

More Compatibility Issues with PowerPoint and Mac OSX

December 10th, 2007

After upgrading to OS X 10.4.11 (the latest version of Tiger), many people with Intel Core Duo processors are encountering a problem with PowerPoint. Files will open and can be edited, but slideshow mode causes the program to crash. (Read more…)

Compatibility Issues with PowerPoint 2007 and Mac OSX

November 15th, 2007

Students using Windows XP or Vista and Microsoft Office 2007 with professors who use Mac OS X will need to do a little leg-work to make their presentations readable on their professor’s Mac.

While Microsoft puts the finishing touches on Office for Mac 2008, there is no simple solution for PowerPoint file compatibility between Office 2007 and Mac OS X. (Read more…)

Mac Users: Update VirusScan & Word

November 14th, 2007

Mac OS X users: McAfee VirusScan 8.6 is now available, and compatible with Leopard.

Download the latest version on the Smith Software site.

While you’re at it, update your Microsoft Office 2004 to version 11.3.9 The update fixes a problem that some users encountered while trying to print (the program would quit unexpectedly).