After Adobe , Microsoft takes stock of the situation on the compatibility of various applications with Mac OS X 10.7 Lion. According to sources,Microsoft is in close contact with the house of Cupertino to solve the problems that can occur with Office 2008 for Mac OS X 10.7 and 2011, and Lion. The problems known at this time are as follows: 

Here is a list of compatible software and related issues are currently known:

Excel 2008 or 2011

  • Excel may stop responding when you move a sheet from one workbook to another.
  • Excel 2011: English for work on MSQuery Lion. They do not work, but the equivalent versions of Excel 2011
  • Excel 2008: MSQuery not work on any version of Excel 2008 in Lion.
  • The date format can display the year with 2 instead of 4 digits.

Word 2008 or 2011

  • The date format can display the year with 2 instead of 4 digits.

PowerPoint 2008 or 2011

  • Playback duration of a presentation in full screen, pressing the Command and Tab keys to switch to another application can crash PowerPoint.
  • The transition or exit from the slideshow in full screen mode may show inconsistent items screen.
  • In switching the windows may be prompted to save the presentation.

Entourage 2008 or Outlook 2011

  • May be unable to import messages from Mail

Office 2008 or 2011

  • The instruments may have problems in the redesign and links may not work.
  • The data labels in charts may not be visible.
  • The equation editor will not work properly.

Web Applications

  • The opening of files may not work correctly with client-applications.