OneNote
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Announcing the Onetastic sort feature

Omer Atay is a developer on the OneNote team, and he created Onetastic in his free time.  An update to sort your content is now available for Onetastic, an add-in to enhance OneNote functionality with a set of built-in features and an extensible macro processor that allows you to download and modify macros and add new ones yourself. If you aren’t familiar with Onetastic, check out this video introduction below…

Business Intelligence
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Webinar: Understanding the Excel Data Model

The Excel Data Model is revolutionizing how you can work with data in Excel. In this webinar, guest host Owen Duncan teaches us how Excel Data Models provide lightning fast data analysis and visualizations. Need a 30-second sneak peek? Here’s a 30-second trailer perfect for sharing in social media. What you will learn What an Excel Data Model is How to get data into a Data Model How to create relationships…

Garage Series
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Calling all Office devs: What’s new, different and better with the new app model

Curious about the new app model for Office? This week, Jeremy Chapman is joined by Jeremy Thake to talk about the new app model. They explore the developer options for Office with the building blocks, the object model and application compatibility. Beyond what’s the same, they also explain what is different and demonstrate how new apps are built in Visual Studio. Prior to joining the Office team at Microsoft, I…

Customer stories
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DeSantis Landscapes: Firm stays nimble, saves 30 to 50 hours a week with Office 365

“We are far more efficient with Office 365, saving 30 to 50 hours a week, which gives us more time in front of our clients building relationships. There’s a lot of competition in our industry, and this technology helps set us apart.” – - Dean DeSantis, President, DeSantis Landscapes – - Watch the DeSantis video for all the details

Office 15-Minute Webinars
Office 15-Minute Webinars

Webinar: Tips for searching Outlook

What’s the best way to search Outlook? Do you just type a word and press Enter? That works pretty well. But in this video we cover how to quickly narrow your search with search tools, how to narrow using search syntax, how to search for attachments, and more. Need a sneak peek? Here’s a 30-second trailer perfect for sharing in social media. What you will learn at the webinar How…

Garage Series
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The Garage Series for Office 365: Quick tour and review of Office 365

What is Office 365 and how has it evolved in the past year? This week Jeremy Chapman is joined by Office 365 General Manager, Julia White, to answer that question and give a lightning tour and review of the latest Office 365 innovations. If you haven’t been following Office 365 developments or think its primarily cloud-based email or browser-based Office, you’ll want to check out this show. Jeremy: This has…

Office 15-Minute Webinars
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Webinar: Using Windows 8.1 and Office with a mouse and keyboard

If you use a mouse and keyboard, make sure you have the Windows 8.1 Update. We’ll show you the new features, improvements (searching is a wow), and some ways Office works with Windows 8.1. Need a sneak peek? Here’s a 30-second trailer perfect for sharing in social media. What you will learn at the webinar: Using a mouse and keyboard with Windows 8.1 The new updates & improved searching Two ways…

OneNote
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Magic tricks with OneNote and Surface Pro 3

Nicole Steinbok is a Program Manager on the OneNote team. She loves the color purple, her family, and working on the team that created the magical experiences in this post. I’m so excited to be writing about OneNote on the new Surface Pro 3 integration. I’ve worked with brilliant people from the Windows, Surface and OneNote teams to create this instant note-taking experience that’s like taking notes on paper–but way better.…

OneNote
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OneNote on Surface Pro 3 in education: Writing, annotating, sketching, highlighting and drawing

Today, the Surface team announced an exclusive first look into the use of Surface Pro 3 in education. The 1:1 device-to-student vision of their IT Director, Rob Baker, at the Cincinnati Country Day School (CCDS) has created an environment in which the devices and services blend seamlessly into the learning process, enabled in large part by OneNote’s organization, collaboration and digital inking capabilities experienced on the Surface Pro 3. Check…

Garage Series
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The Garage Series for Office 365: Extending Exchange, Outlook and OWA across platforms and devices with the new app model

Can the new mail apps save you time to automatically generate personalized and data-driven email?  This week Jeremy is joined by Jason Henderson from the Exchange engineering team to answer this question and more. They explain not only how mail apps work, but also show how to build and preview them using Visual Studio and how apps can insert data directly from a web service into the body of an email. Jason also describes how OAuth…

SharePoint
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The Garage Series for Office 365: Achieving the ‘impossible’ to extend SharePoint using the new app model

Some developers may say that full trust code is required to do things in SharePoint like branding OneDrive for Business sites, building people pickers or timer jobs. This week Jeremy Chapman and Richard diZerega return to the city known for making the impossible possible – Las Vegas – to see if there are ways to build out these common developer requests in SharePoint using the new app model. Last week…