Posts Tagged ‘excel’

What You Need to Know about Office 2016 Before You Install It

Wednesday, May 6th, 2015

It looks like some major changes are coming to MS Office in 2016 …

Microsoft has just published the Office 2016 Preview application for home and enterprise. It is available to Office 365 subscribers, other Office users and non-Office users on the Office website. If you are not an Office 365 subscriber, you can download a 32-bit or 64-bit installer for the Office 2015 Preview from the site.


Scan and Fix Office Issues with the Microsoft Office Configuration Analyzer Tool

Thursday, April 30th, 2015

If you’re experiencing program errors and other problems with Word, Excel, PowerPoint or other Microsoft Office products, this might help you out.

If you use Microsoft Office for more than just the occasional spreadsheet or Word document, you may have encountered issues in the past after installing a new add-in or plug-in, or making configuration changes. While it is sometimes easy to correct those, others may require a deeper analysis. One of the programs that you can use for that is the Microsoft Office Configuration Analyzer Tool which was just released in a new version.


Microsoft Releases Word, Excel and PowerPoint Previews for Windows 10

Monday, February 9th, 2015

Another reminder that the Windows 10 release is right around the corner …

Microsoft has released previews of several Office apps today for users running the most recent build of the company’s upcoming Windows 10 operating system. The first batch of universal Office applications, meaning they will run on all Windows 10 devices eventually, are now available in the beta version of Windows Store that ships with Windows 10.


Read and Convert Excel Spreadsheets with Excel Reader

Tuesday, September 24th, 2013

I’ve never tried this one myself, but I have tried Microsoft’s Excel Viewer and that seemed to work fairly well.

How do you view a Microsoft Excel document without Office installed on your computer? You have quite a few options at your disposal to do that. You can install one of the big Open Source Office solutions such as OpenOffice or Libre Office, install Microsoft’s Excel Viewer, or use online services such as Google Docs or Microsoft SkyDrive to view those documents.


Google Releases Chrome Office Viewer

Thursday, May 2nd, 2013

I haven’t used Chrome Office Viewer yet myself, but I have used a few of the other Office substitutes, and found most of them somewhat disappointing, capability-wise …

If you need to open Office documents on the Internet you have quite the arsenal of services at your disposal to do just that. From Google’s own Google Drive service to Microsoft’s SkyDrive and a variety of other services that display Office formats right in your web browser of choice. And if you prefer a plain viewer, you can still use the Google Docs Viewer or Microsoft’s Office Web Viewer for that.


Office Web Viewer to Read Office Documents on the Internet

Monday, April 15th, 2013

Here’s a handy, free program that allows you to view Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint documents when you don’t have a copy of Office handy …

If you are using Microsoft’s cloud hosting and synchronization service SkyDrive you know that you can use it to view and edit Microsoft Office documents.  Microsoft up until now did not offer a comparable service to Google’s Docs Viewer which lets Internet users from all over the world view documents that are already hosted on the Internet without the need for a Google Docs account or a software like Office on the system.


Microsoft Analytics for Twitter

Thursday, June 23rd, 2011

It’s interesting that Microsoft is getting involved in analytics for Twitter …

Twitter has not only become a tool for Internet users to write and exchange messages, but also for marketers and researchers who want to analyze the dynamics or trends on the Internet platform. They can do that by searching on Twitter directly, by writing their own programs that utilize the Twitter API or use third party tools that do all the work for them.