Microsoft has released an update for Microsoft Office for Mac 2011. This update provides the latest fixes to Office for Mac 2011. Additionally, this update contains stability and reliability improvements.
Improvements that are included in the update
The Office for Mac 2011 14.2 update includes the following improvements.
Improvements for all Microsoft Office for Mac 2011 applications
- Document Connection support for OneDrive (formerly SkyDrive) documents is improved.
Lets users view and access documents that are located at the root level of a OneDrive (formerly SkyDrive) folder.
- The drag-and-drop feature in Document Connection is added in Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion).
Adds a drag-and-drop feature for files in Document Connection in Mac OS X 10.7.
- Upload functionality for SharePoint sites is improved.
Fixes an issue in which you receive the following error message when you upload a file to a SharePoint site:
Upload Failed You must sign in to save your changes to the server.
- The Italian grammar checker is improved.
Fixes an issue in which the Italian grammar checker does not check a whole document.
- The German grammar checker is improved.
Fixes an issue in which the German grammar checker does not check a whole document when the document contains certain German sentences.
Improvements for Microsoft Outlook for Mac 2011
- Functionality for pasting special hyperlinks is included.
Introduces functionality that lets you paste special hyperlinks in PowerPoint.
- The list of co-authors is improved.
Fixes an issue in which you cannot see the list of co-authors in a presentation.
- Full Screen View in Lion is supported.
Supports Full Screen View in PowerPoint. Additionally, when you close slide show mode in PowerPoint, edit mode opens automatically.
Improvements for Microsoft Word for Mac 2011
- Printing PDF faxes is improved.
Fixes an issue in which Word cannot send .pdf files as faxes.
- The user information display in templates is improved.
Fixes an issue in which a Word template does not display a user's name, address, telephone number, fax number, and email address when you view the template after the template is saved in .doc format.
Downloadable list of issues that the service pack fixes
The following workbook lists the issues that Service Pack 2 fixes, and it is available for download:Download the .xlsx package that lists the fixes that are included in the Office for Mac 14.2 update
(http://download.microsoft.com/download/8/2/F/82FC2DDE-7CCF-4845-BE25-816DC8624D0A/Office Mac 14 2 Fix List.xlsx)
This is an English version of the workbook. The workbook is not available in other languages.
Before you install the Office for Mac 2011 14.2 update, make sure that the computer is running Mac OS X v10.5.8 or a later version of the Mac OS X operating system.
To verify that the computer meets this prerequisite, click About This Mac
on the Apple
How to obtain the update
The following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:
Download the Microsoft Office for Mac 14.2 update package now.
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Release Date: April 12, 2012
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For a complete list of the files that this update adds or changes, double-click the update installer, and then click Show Files
on the File menu
The Office for Mac 2011 14.2 update is also available from AutoUpdate. AutoUpdate is a program that automatically keeps Microsoft software up-to-date. To use AutoUpdate, start a Microsoft Office program. Then, on the Help
menu, click Check for Updates
For more information about resources for Office for Mac 2011, visit the following Microsoft website:http://www.microsoft.com/mac
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
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