Archive for the 'office' tag

Solving Office 2007 Compatibility Problems

August 8th, 2008


Right now the Smith campus is in a state of transition. Many students, faculty, and staff are already using Office 2007 for Windows and Office 2008 for Mac. In addition, all computers in the campus computer centers and classrooms will be upgraded to Office 2007 for Windows and Office 2008 for Mac by the start of the fall semester. However, some students, faculty, and staff are still using other versions of Office. (Read more…)

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…)