Excel

Manage your spreadsheets with Data Validation in the Excel Web App (aka an awesome tool to prevent your friends from messing up your data)

If you’ve ever wanted to leverage the power of Data Validation in Excel combined with the flexibility of Web Excel, now you can!  In this post we walk through an example of how easy it is to collect information from a group of friends through Web Excel without having to worry about managing emails, receiving incorrect data, or manually aggregating information.   Read on to learn more!

Office Online
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Webinar: Working with the Office Online

In this week’s webinar, you’ll learn how to use the free, browser-based versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote, plus get the scoop on the latest updated features. NOTE: This webinar from August is still valid. Office Online was formerly known as Office Web Apps. Office Online was also updated in November, 2013 and a new webinar was created: http://aka.ms/newapp123. Check http://aka.ms/offweb for upcoming webinars. Can’t view this video? It’s also…

Office Online
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Webinar: Back to school with Office Online and OneNote

For many, school starts in just a few weeks. In this webinar, you’ll learn how Office Online can help with the dreaded team project and how to make sure your OneNote notebooks are class-ready. Plus, we’ll tell you about discounts just for students. Note: Word Online was formerly known as Word Web App. Need a sneak peek? Here’s a 30-second trailer. Go to http://aka.ms/offweb for more information on how to…

Office 365

OWA for iPhone and OWA for iPad

OWA for iPhone and OWA for iPad available now!  OWA for iPhone and OWA for iPad provide even more value to organizations on any Office 365 subscription that includes Exchange Online.  OWA for iPhone and OWA for iPad are mobile apps that offer the same email, calendar and contact functionality you get in Outlook Web App on the browser, but with additional capabilities that are only possible through native integration…

Access

The McKinstry Tool Tracker App: Using Access 2013 and Office 365 to manage critical assets

McKinstry, a builder and manager of energy-efficient commercial buildings, needed an efficient and accurate way to track tools. Microsoft worked with the company to create an app using Access 2013 (and hosted on Office 365) showing current location, availability, usage history, and storage locations. A barcode scanner sends keystrokes through a USB connection, and Access uses built-in search to instantly identify the tool based on the code in the record for that tool. A data macro checks…

Office Online

We’ve Updated Excel Web App – What’s New as of June 2013?

About a month ago, we announced that Excel Web App and the Office Web Apps are destined to become a comprehensive productivity experience on more browsers and devices (not just companions to the desktop applications). We didn’t give any specific timelines as part of that, but last week we released our first feature update since that announcement. Head over to the Excel Blog to see some of the awesome new…