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Microsoft working to add Lion features to Office 2011

Like it or not, Microsoft Office 2011 for Mac is the most widely-used office suite for Mac users in the enterprise. While the existing version doesn't support OS X Lion features like Auto Save, Versions, and full-screen mode, MacNN is reporting that Microsoft's Mac Business Unit is hard at work...

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Office 2004 mainstream support extended to January '12

As you probably recall, Microsoft dropped Visual Basic from Office for the Mac with Office 2008. At the time, I was working for a company that had a huge investment in systems that relied on Visual Basic, and that change was a real blow. In fact, we didn't upgrade past Office 2004 just to avoid...

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Office 2004 users not forgotten, 11.5.0 released today

OK, you aren't running the latest and greatest version of Microsoft Office for Mac -- does that make you a bad person. No! You deserve updates too, just like the new stuff does. Along with Office 2008 12.1.1 sliding out the door today, Office 2004 11.5.0 is available, and it addresses the following...

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Office 11.3.7 update fixes security hole

Welcome back, my friends, to the show that never ends -- Patch Tuesday. Microsoft's once-a-month day to caulk and fill security holes and repair product bugs has a special treat for all of us this time around: a patch for Microsoft Office 2004. The vulnerability in question also affects Windows...

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Microsoft Office Open XML File Format Converter for Mac 0.2 (Beta)

Today not only marks the release of a new beta Remote Desktop client from Microsoft, but also a new beta Microsoft Office Open XML File Format Converter for Mac 0.2 (Beta). What the heck is this? It converts Office files that use Microsoft's new Open XML file format (i.e. files created in Office...

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Office 2004 11.3.4 patch out today

The Microsoft Office 2004 11.3.4 updater is available for download, a quick-eyed reader tells us. The 12.5 MB download purports to provide "several enhancements to improve security and stability," including blocking some arbitrary execution security holes, but no more detail than that at the moment....

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Microsoft releases Office 2004 11.3.3 and Office v. X for Mac 10.1.9 updates

Office 2008 for Mac (or Office 12, if you prefer) may still be months away, but the Microsoft Mac BU team is still working to improve Office 2004 and Office v.X while we wait. Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac 11.3.3 Update and Microsoft Office v. X for Mac 10.1.9 Update include a variety of security...

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Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac 11.3.2 Update

After being punked on the Office 2004 11.3.1 update, I'm guessing there won't be a mad dash to grab the Office 2004 11.3.2 update, but just in case you have a change of heart -- the Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac 11.3.2 Update claims to offer "several improvements for PowerPoint and Entourage" and is...

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Microsoft releases, then pulls, Office 2004 11.3.1 and Office v.X 10.1.9 updates

For a brief period of time yesterday, there were updates for Office v.X as well as Office 2004 available on Microsoft's website as well as via Microsoft AutoUpdate. Both releases contained "several updates to enhance security and stability, including fixes for vulnerabilities that an attacker can...

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Microsoft says file converter for Office 2007 in the works

According to a post on Mac Mojo, the Mac BU's blog, Microsoft is committed to getting out a free file format converter so that Mac users can open Office 2007 Open XML formatted files with Office 2004 (Laurie posted about the problem earlier today). This converter is expected to be released late...

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Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac 11.2.5 Update

Microsoft released a patch for Office 2004 for Mac today which, 'fixes vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac that an attacker can use to overwrite the contents of your computer's memory with malicious code. This update also fixes issues in Microsoft Entourage 2004 for Mac and includes all...

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Microsoft updates Office 2004

Attention Office 2004 users (worry not, there is no shame in using Office), Microsoft has released an update for their venerable Office suite. The Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac 11.2.4 Update fixes some vulnerabilities in Office and addresses some issues with PowerPoint and Entourage. This updater is...

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Microsoft Office 2004 11.2.3 Update

Microsoft has released an update to their Microsoft Office 2004 suite of office software. According to the website, the update offers the following fixes and features: After you install this update, you can use Mac OS X Sync Services and Spotlight searches to sync and find Entourage items, use smart...

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Microsoft promises 5 years of Office development

During today's keynote, Jobs brought a Microsoft rep up on stage who announced a promise to develop Office for OS X for another five years (make of that what you will). They also announced that a new version of Office as a universal binary will be available later this Spring (March I believe), and...

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