Tip: How to cut and paste without messing up formatting

Why does formatting sometimes get messed up when you cut and paste text? And what is that thing that appears at the end of the last sentence every time you paste-like a fly returning to honey. That thing–the Paste Options button–is your friend, a worker bee and not a fly whose only job is to follow your formatting instructions. Learning how it works keeps you from wasting time manually formatting…


OneNote Mobile for Android is now available worldwide

You asked, we listened. Today marks the exciting debut of OneNote Mobile for Android in over 20 international markets. With this release, OneNote Mobile is available across a variety of platforms, all of which let you effortlessly collect, find, use, and share your notes and ideas on the go. Read the full blog post to download OneNote Mobile to your Android phone and to get a first look at the…

“Office 15″ Begins Technical Preview

This morning, we reached an important development milestone: the beginning of the “Office 15″ Technical Preview Program. Office 15 is the codename for the next generation of the Microsoft Office products and services, and the Technical Preview is the first time we share our work with a select group of customers under non-disclosure agreements. These customers play a key role in our development process by testing early builds and providing…


How to save your Access SharePoint password

Recently, someone posted a comment on IT Impact Inc.’s blog asking how to get SharePoint to remember his password when he logged in via Access.  He wanted to avoid having to log in every time. Ben Clothier, a Senior Access Developer at IT Impact, knew the answer. He wrote a detailed blog post (with plenty of screenshots) that we’d like to share with you.  ITImpact has been building custom databases with…


Yes, it is possible to create nice looking spreadsheets

15 Spreadsheet Formatting Tips For the last couple years I’ve been meaning to pull together some of the tips that I’ve learned working on the Excel team about how to make nice looking spreadsheets. Well, last week, Rob Collie (a previous Excel Program Manager, and now CTO at Pivotstream and author of PowerPivotPro.com) beat me to it with his post “In the Browser, Aesthetics Yield a Greater Return.”