Excel

Tips for making your embedded Excel experience sparkle

With the Microsoft Excel Web App, you can embed your Excel workbooks on web sites and blogs and make them interactive. When we show people examples of beautiful, interactive embedded Excel workbooks, they often ask one of two things: (Excited) “How do I do that?” (Skeptical) “Can I really make my own workbooks look as good as these examples?” We love to hear that first question, because this summer we…

Excel

Why not use Excel as your calculator?

By now, you’ve gotten used to using digital calculators, such as the one in Windows or in your phone, and you know their limitations. For example, say you want to calculate mortgage interest or your grade point average — help! This is when you can switch to Excel, a vast improvement over a simple calculator. In this post, Gary Willoughby introduces you to the concept of using Excel to do simple…

OneNote

Livescribe smartpen users can now easily connect to OneNote

Smartpens are wonderful devices that can record everything you handwrite (and everything you hear, such as in a lecture). Livescribe smartpen users can now send pencasts of their notes and audio recordings directly into OneNote, where such content becomes fully searchable, thanks to OneNote’s fantastic ability to search for text in handwriting, images, and even audio recordings. Read the full blog post to learn where you can download the new version…