Microsoft Office for Mac 2004 - upgrade?

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by Applebunny1, Sep 18, 2013.

  1. macrumors newbie

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    Sep 18, 2013
    #1
    I have a MACbook running on a OS X 10.5.8 system (details below). I currently have Microsoft Office for Mac 2004, but am considering upgrading to 2008 or 2011. I am not doing anything "hard core" on my home computer - just letters/some excel work, etc. I have read on forums that when users have upgraded to a newer Microsoft Office version that their old documents have either not opened or the formatting has completely gone wrong - so conversion is not good. any thoughts on this?

    Model Name: MacBook
    Model Identifier: MacBook3,1
    Processor Name: Intel Core 2 Duo
    Processor Speed: 2.2 GHz
    Number Of Processors: 1
    Total Number Of Cores: 2
    L2 Cache: 4 MB
    Memory: 1 GB
    Bus Speed: 800 MHz
     
  2. macrumors 6502

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    Aug 21, 2013
    Location:
    San Francisco
    #2
    As long as your system meets the requirements, everything should be good. You can check the requirements here. As far as formatting issues, that is due to the upgraded software.
     

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