How to install the Outlook Social Connector (video)

The installation of Outlook Social Connector is different from most downloads. Besides downloading Outlook Social Connector (for Outlook 2007 and Outlook 2003; it’s included in Outlook 2010), you must download provider files for each social network you want to connect to. Watch this short video to see how, and see the important links plus an overview of the Outlook Social Connector below. Note: To use Facebook in the Outlook Social…

SharePoint

What every SharePoint administrator needs to know about Alternate Access Mappings (Part 1 of 3)

Hi folks, this is Troy Starr from the Windows SharePoint Services Test team. Today I’d like to talk about one of the most powerful, but often one of the least understood, features in Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 and Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007. That feature is called Alternate Access Mappings. Around here, we just call it “AAM” for short. At the most basic level, AAM tells SharePoint how to map…

Word

Fine-tune your line spacing in Word 2010

Upgrading to Word 2010 from an early version of Word? Surprised by the default line spacing? Word 2007 and Word 2010 have a different line spacing default than Word 2003 and earlier versions. Back in 2007, the product designers changed the default line spacing to improve document readability, according to a 2006 blog post by Stuart Stuple, one of the Microsoft Word program managers for Word 2007. In addition to…

OneNote

Download the standalone trial version for OneNote 2010

Most of the “Download a trial” links and banners on our site will take you to trial versions of the full Microsoft Office 2010 editions. While all of these suites contain Microsoft OneNote 2010, you may prefer to evaluate OneNote 2010 as a standalone program — in English or in another language. Read the full blog post to find out where you can get the standalone trial versions for the…