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Microsoft Word for Mac Annoyance # 2090 – Mountain Lion Incompatible

Microsoft Word for Mac 2011 is not compatible with Mountain Lion. I’m getting constant problems with copy/paste, table formatting and screen display.Microsoft claims that it is Mountain Lion ready but it’s the worst performing app on my installation.

This is a common, easily reproducible artifact:

Of course, I  recommend that you do not use MS Word. I’ve switched to Pages while I wait for Microsoft to patch and improve the compatibility for Mountain Lion.

29/07/2012 18:35:02.329 Microsoft Word[5842]: find_shared_window: WID 2677
29/07/2012 18:35:02.329 Microsoft Word[5842]: CGSGetWindowResolution: Invalid window 0xa75
29/07/2012 18:35:02.329 Microsoft Word[5842]: error [1000] getting window resolution
29/07/2012 18:35:02.329 Microsoft Word[5842]: find_shared_window: WID 2677
29/07/2012 18:35:02.329 Microsoft Word[5842]: CGSSetWindowResolution: Invalid window 0xa75
29/07/2012 18:35:02.330 Microsoft Word[5842]: Error [1000] setting resolution to 1
29/07/2012 18:37:28.861 Microsoft Word[5842]: find_shared_window: WID 2677
29/07/2012 18:37:28.861 Microsoft Word[5842]: CGSGetWindowResolution: Invalid window 0xa75
29/07/2012 18:37:28.861 Microsoft Word[5842]: error [1000] getting window resolution
29/07/2012 18:37:28.861 Microsoft Word[5842]: find_shared_window: WID 2677
29/07/2012 18:37:28.861 Microsoft Word[5842]: CGSSetWindowResolution: Invalid window 0xa75
29/07/2012 18:37:28.861 Microsoft Word[5842]: Error [1000] setting resolution to 1
29/07/2012 18:37:41.887 Microsoft Word[5842]: find_shared_window: WID 2677
29/07/2012 18:37:41.887 Microsoft Word[5842]: CGSGetWindowResolution: Invalid window 0xa75
29/07/2012 18:37:41.887 Microsoft Word[5842]: error [1000] getting window resolution
29/07/2012 18:37:41.888 Microsoft Word[5842]: find_shared_window: WID 2677
29/07/2012 18:37:41.888 Microsoft Word[5842]: CGSSetWindowResolution: Invalid window 0xa75
29/07/2012 18:37:41.888 Microsoft Word[5842]: Error [1000] setting resolution to 1