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Calendar with Mac Word not working

Question: I am not able to reset the spell check in MS Word or PowerPoint 2011 for Mac. None of the online suggestions work. I keep getting spell check complete and it is missing misspelled words. Particularly in PowerPoint. I move the presentation to an other computer and still get spell check complete and missing the words. How can that be? Answer: I checked my Mac and found that the spell check was working and wasn’t able to find a solution for him. However, he replied… Continue Reading

Outlook Groups on the Mac

Question: I am trying to create a personal contact group on Outlook 2011 for the Mac but I’m not able to select the Contact Group feature. How can I create a group in Outlook for the Mac? Answer:  If File > New > Contact Group is dimmed out you can enable this feature by opening Outlook and pull down the Outlook menu (located just to the left of File), and select Preferences. Choose the General icon(under Personal Settings) and under Folder list uncheck the box… Continue Reading

Question of the week of 7/4/11 – Mac training

Question: I just changed departments and will be working on a Mac.  It’s brand new and is supposed to be set up this Tuesday.  I haven’t used one regularly for a very long time.  Do you have any training available for the basics and/or advanced Mac info? Answer: We don’t offer hands-on training on Macs since we don’t have Macs in our training room, however there are several self-study resources available: www.apple.com and select support www.microsoft.com/mac and select “How To” tv.adobe.com provides training on products… Continue Reading

Question of the week of April 19 – Training for Mac Office?

Question: Do you ever provide training for Mac Office users? Answer:  Unfortunately, we seldom offer classes for Mac users, primarily because we do not have Macs in our training room. We will consider offering some future demonstration sessions for Mac users, however. In the meantime, check out this Microsoft website for Mac Office 2008 resources http://www.microsoft.com/mac/products/Office2008/default.mspx . It is a great “secret.”  We also have staff at our Helpdesk 559-7700 or helpdesk@unmc.edu who have access to a Mac and are eager to help you.

Question of the week of Aug 24 – Using specialized applications

Question: Is there a location on campus where I can use applications such as Adobe Photoshop or Illustrator if I don’t have it on my computer? Answer: Our Faculty Development Center located in the Business Service Center (4230 Bldg) room 2093, is available 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Other hours by appointment. Four development workstations – 3 PC and an iMac are available. Photoshop is available on both the PC and Mac platforms. Other software loaded on the various machines include: Adobe… Continue Reading