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Apollo 11 & Excel 2010 – Watch History Reimagined for a chance to win

That got us thinking – what would it have been like if Excel had been around back then? How might things have been different? Then we thought – what better moment in time to illustrate the point than the Apollo 11 mission to the moon. I mean, it literally is Rocket Science. So, we decided to create a video to see how Excel might’ve helped the team at NASA work…

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Outlook and Office 365

The recent release of Microsoft Office 365 is a great opportunity for small and medium businesses to get the power of Microsoft Outlook and Microsoft Exchange Server together, for a lower cost than ever. If you’ve been using a POP3 or IMAP email account from your Internet service provider (ISP) or an email hosting service here are some reasons to try Microsoft Exchange Online with Office 365. The Microsoft Office…

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Excel Services content refresh is live

If you’re a developer, you may have been wondering…”When are they EVER going to revise the Excel Services JavaScript Object Model (JSOM) documentation for SharePoint Server 2010?” Well, I’m glad you asked! The SharePoint Server 2010 Software Development Kit (SDK) online documentation has been refreshed, and I’m happy to announce that as part of that refresh, the Excel Services JSOM documentation was also updated–in fact, it’s been completely revised. Keep reading…

Not there? How to say you’re Out of Office in Outlook

Can’t find the Out of Office Assistant to update your contacts for a long July 4th weekend? Well, for Outlook 2010 you find it where you find all the other options and tools: the Backstage view (click the gold File tab in the upper-left corner of the program window) and then click the Automatic Replies button. This new video training goes over the basics of setting up Automatic Replies for…

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Download Office 2010 Service Pack 1

The Office 2010 Service Pack 1 (SP1) — a bundle of updates based on what we’ve learned during Office 2010’s record-breaking first year– was released yesterday. Learn more about it in the SP1 announcement on the Microsoft Updates (Sustained Engineering Team) blog, or just go ahead and download it now from the Download Center. SP1 will be available through Microsoft Update as an automatic update in 90 days. It’s available…

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Free training: Take the next steps in growing your Excel skills

In early May, we told you about the new video series Excel Skills Builder in our post “Take the first step in growing your Excel skills.” In that post, we announced the launch of lesson 1. Well, we’ve finally finished the rest of the lessons, and wanted to share this great resource with you!   As a reminder, the skills builder is a video series that comprises short (typically under 5 minutes…

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10 new SmartArt graphics available for Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Word

Thanks for your interest in the Office SmartArt graphics. You’ve reached an expired content page. Please visit the below links on Office.com for more on how to create and use SmartArt in Office 2013: Create a SmartArt graphic Animate your SmartArt graphic Change the color of a shape, style, shape border, or entire SmartArt graphic Choose a SmartArt graphic Keyboard shortcuts for SmartArt graphics Video: Animate charts and SmartArt  

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College students learn about SkyDrive and embedding workbooks

Last month on a visit with business students at the University of Washington, everyone’s ears perked up when I led them in a hands-on exercise that showed how you can work on a spreadsheet in your web browser without having Excel installed on your computer….in fact, multiple people could  work on the same file at the same time! We were working in the Excel Web App in a file stored on SkyDrive on Live.com.  Here’s…