Posts Tagged ‘Word’

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.


Microsoft Security Bulletins For January 2014 overview

Wednesday, January 15th, 2014

Here’s 2014’s first batch of Microsoft Security updates … and a possible explanation as to why your PC rebooted itself last night.

Welcome to the overview of Microsoft’s January 2014 patch Tuesday. Microsoft has released a total of four bulletins on the first patch day of the year 2014, all of which have received the maximum severity rating of important. A severity rating of important is the second-highest possible rating after critical. It means that at least one Microsoft product has received the severity rating, while others may have received the same rating, a lower rating, or none at all if they are not affected by the vulnerability.


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.


Office 15 with PDF Support

Wednesday, May 30th, 2012

It will be interesting to see how well this works; most of the on-the-fly PDF editors that I’ve seen have left a lot to be desired …

Microsoft is not only working on a new version of its Windows operating system, but also on Office 15, the next installment of the popular Office suite of programs. Back in January of 2012, the Office team reached an important development milestone, releasing a technical preview version of Office 15 to a select group of customers, and the promise that a public beta will be released in the summer of 2012. The final version of Office 15 is expected to be released in the beginning of 2013.