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Microsoft Releases Office for Mac 2011 Service Pack 3 Update

Microsoft Releases Office for Mac 2011 Service Pack 3 Update

After releasing their Office 365 subscription service and Office 2013 earlier today, Microsoft has released a critical update for Office for Mac 2011. The Office for Mac  Service Pack 3 (14.3) update contains a number of bug fixes, and adds support for Microsoft’s new Office 365 subscription program.

 

From the release notes:

Microsoft has released an update for Microsoft Office for Mac 2011. In addition to the application improvements mentioned in this article, Office for Mac 2011 is now available as a subscription offering. For more information about subscription, see the Frequently Asked Questions.

This update provides the latest fixes to Office for Mac 2011. These include the following:

  • Meeting invitation times are displayed inaccurately in Outlook for Mac
    Fixes an issue that causes meeting invitation times from non-Exchange calendar servers to be off by one hour during certain times of the year.
  • Slides in collapsed sections cover other slides in Slide Sorter view in PowerPoint for Mac
    Fixes a display issue that involves collapsed sections in Slide Sorter view.
  • Hash tags (#) in hyperlinks aren’t saved correctly in PowerPoint for Mac
    Fixes an issue in which hyperlinks that contain hash tags (#) aren’t saved correctly.
  • Crash occurs when you use Paste Special with a partial table in PowerPoint for Mac
    Fixes an issue that causes PowerPoint to crash when you use the Paste Special option to copy and paste part of a table.
  • RTF text that’s saved in PowerPoint for Windows can’t be pasted into PowerPoint for Mac
    Fixes an issue in which RTF text that’s saved in PowerPoint for Windows can’t be copied and pasted into PowerPoint for Mac.

Microsoft Office 2011 for Mac Service Pack 3 is available now through Microsoft AutoUpdate, as well as direct download from Microsoft’s website.

  1. lol….you all cant fool me….i’m not upgrading…lol muhahahaha

    1. Fshumayrqan says:

      why not?

  2. whogastim says:

    I downloaded and installed the Office 2011 14.3.0 update for Mac, yesterday. Opening a MS Office application now spawns an active process (Office365Service) that does not shut down when the application is shut down. Before the update, that process was not present. What does this process do? Why can it only be shut down from Activity Monitor? Is there a way to disable this process from starting?

    1. I don’t know. If it worries you, try contacting Microsoft support.

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