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I don't know whether I've got the full picture here, but according to a post on TUAW the next version of Office for the Mac will NOT SUPPORT MACROS.

http://www.tuaw.com/2007/02/21/no-vi...nks/1#c3547606

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I don't know whether I've got the full picture here, but according to a post on TUAW the next version of Office for the Mac will NOT SUPPORT MACROS.

http://www.tuaw.com/2007/02/21/no-vi...nks/1#c3547606
It won't support VB macros, that doesn't mean you can't use Applescript to build macros (as I understand it). Still, this makes MS's efforts in development of Office:mac look even more half-hearted than it did in previous versions. Let's not even get into the lack of Access.
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Eh, I never used macros anyway. I'll just be glad that when it comes out I'll have a Universal version of Office :black:
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Eh, I never used macros anyway. I'll just be glad that when it comes out I'll have a Universal version of Office :black:
It's not that you don't use them, it's that other people (re: Windows People) DO use them. That makes the Mac one thing: incompatible. For home use it doesn't make much difference. For business use, it makes all the difference in the world. If your boss or customer (re: people who have little "understanding") sends you something you can't open because you use a Mac, how well will that go over?

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As long as I can still open the Word and Excel files I'm sent I'm sure there'll be a workaround for the lack of macros.

(I can't use any of the Mac Office alternatives because they don't fully support Word formatting and styles.)

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