Release[ edit ] Office was originally slated for release in the second half of ; however, it was delayed until January , purportedly to allow time to fix lingering bugs. Unlike Office for Windows, Office was not offered as a public beta before its scheduled release date. Entourage , Excel , PowerPoint and Word. Mac-only features included are a publishing layout view, which offers functionality similar to Microsoft Publisher for Windows, a "Ledger Sheet mode" in Excel to ease financial tasks, and a "My Day" application offering a quick way to view the day's events. On February 21, Geoff Price revealed that the format conversion update for Office would be delayed until June in order to provide the first update to Office Limitations[ edit ] Error message in Microsoft Excel showing features that are not supported Office for Mac lacks feature parity with the Windows version. Microsoft's response is that adding VBA support in Xcode would have resulted in an additional two years added to the development cycle of Office
File Size: The issue prevents Exchange accounts in Entourage from sending meeting invitations and responses. This issue can occur when an Entourage identity is configured with more than one mail account. We strongly recommend that all Entourage users who installed Office for Mac Applies to: To verify that you have installed this update, open any Microsoft Office application for example, open Word , and then on the Word menu, click About Word.
In the dialog box, compare the version number next to Latest Installed Update. Install Instructions Print this page if you want to use it as a reference when you are offline.
Quit any applications that are running, including all Office applications, Microsoft Messenger, and Office Notifications, because they might interfere with the installation. Make sure that your computer meets the minimum system requirements. Click Download, or click the link for the language version that you want.
Follow the instructions on the screen to save the file to your hard disk. If you are using Safari, the downloaded file is saved to the desktop unless you specified a different location in the Preferences dialog box of Safari.
To check your preferences, on the Safari menu, click Preferences, and then click General. Double-click the file that you downloaded in step 5 to place the Office This step might have been performed for you.
In the Office If the installation finishes successfully, you can remove the update installer from your hard disk. To remove the update installer, first drag the Office To remove this update This update does not include an uninstall feature.
To restore your application to its original state, delete it from your hard disk, reinstall it from your original installation disk, and then install the updates that you want. Additional Information If you have trouble installing this update or using Office applications after you install this update, try the following: Make sure that the Microsoft Office folder is located in the Applications folder on the startup volume.
If it is at another location on your computer, move it to the Applications folder on your startup volume, and then try installing the update again. Restart your computer and try installing the update again. Make sure that the user account you use to authenticate the update installer is an administrator account. For more information about administrator accounts, see Mac Help.
Make sure that you downloaded the correct language version of the update for your copy of Office. If you rename or modify any of the files in the Microsoft Office folder, you cannot install product updates. To correct this issue, drag the Microsoft Office folder to the Trash, and then reinstall Office from your original installation disk. If you experience problems opening Office applications after you install this update, restart your computer.
If you continue to experience problems after you restart, reinstall Office from your original installation disk, and then install this update again. For additional assistance, visit the Microsoft Web site.